The French President, Francois Hollande, is in Algeria. He did not apologize directly for France's brutal colonial rule over the North African country. But Hollande did acknowledge Algerian suffering under his country's rule.
World leaders have conveyed their condolences after the crash of Germanwings flight 9525, which killed 150 people. The plane went down in a remote area of the French Alps on Tuesday morning.
An aircraft operated by the budget airline Germanwings has crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. There was no immediate word on a possible cause, but one of the black boxes has been recovered.
A Germanwings airliner carrying 144 passengers and six crew has crashed in the French Alps. France's transport minister says there are no survivors. DW reports on events as they happen.
Investigators are to resume searching for clues about the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. The leaders of Germany, Spain and France are due to arrive at the crash site today to pay their respects.