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10 Jan
The 33rd edition of Africa Cup of Nations is officially underway in Cameroon. The hosts got off to a great start as they came from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1. Also in Group A, Cap Verde saw off a 10-man Ethiopia 1-0. FRANCE 24's Selina Sykes is joined by FRANCE 24's James Vasina and correspondent Claudia Nsono to discuss all the action.
10 Jan
Soccer fever sweeps Cameroon as the Africa Cup of Nations prepares for kick off on Sunday. The tournament's first match takes place in the capital Yaounde between Burkina Faso and host country Cameroon, which is hosting the tournament for the first time.
10 Jan
A new women's football league is all set to launch on Monday (November 22) across Saudi Arabia. Sixteen teams will take part in the league.
9 Jan
World tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic isn't alone in having his visa canceled after arriving for the Australian Open.
8 Jan
Dubbed the "miracle coach," disabled Moroccan soccer coach, Abdelkhalek El-Ouardi trains other players to excel on the playing field.
7 Jan
Bayern Munich have reported several new cases of COVID-19 among key players, and the champions are far from alone. With players returning from winter breaks around the world, can the Bundesliga return as planned?
7 Jan
We take a look at the saga of Novak Djokovic’s detention Down Under, after the vaccine sceptic's visa exemption was revoked. But first, we see how the press is covering the violence in Kazakhstan and why the Moscow Times says Russia's involvement could be risky for the Kremlin. Plus, we discuss how the American press is praising – and lambasting – Joe Biden's January 6 speech.
7 Jan
File footage of Philippe Coutinho who has signed for Premier League club Aston Villa on loan for the remainder of the season.
6 Jan
Low COVID-19 vaccination rates in Africa Cup of Nations host Cameroon and a fourth wave of the coronavirus across much of the continent could make for sparsely-attended matches when the soccer finals kick off on Sunday. Cameroon announced last month that it would require spectators at Africa's premiere soccer competition to be fully vaccinated and show a negative test result before entering stadiums.
5 Jan
Emmanuel Macron tells Le Parisien he wants to "piss off" the unvaccinated, prompting reaction from papers and rival politicians. Papers also reflect on the upcoming anniversary of the January 6 storming of the US Capitol. There's outrage in the Australian press after Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic is granted a medical exemption from the Australian Open's vaccine requirements. Plus: we discover two stories of people using billboards to look for love.
5 Jan
Novak Djokovic confirms he will defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption from being vaccinated against COVID -19.
4 Jan
Six French police officers are set for a disciplinary hearing over a failure to prevent a horrific femicide last year. Meanwhile, The Times of India calls to "punish hatemongers" after the appearance of an app targeting Muslim women. The UK's Prince Andrew tries to avoid trial for sex trafficking thanks to a deal his accuser signed with Jeffrey Epstein. And a hockey fan alerts a team staff member to a cancerous mole – saving his life and earning a scholarship.

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In a major operation to push back against gangs, about 1,200 Brazilian military police were deployed to a neighborhood as part of a project to "change the lives of the people."
4 hours ago
With prices at the pump surging and a showdown looming with major gas supplier Russia, the French president addressed the European Parliament to mark France's rotating presidency of the bloc. We ask about what Emmanuel Macron said and didn't say about the highest fuel prices in seven years with some of Paris's petrol stations asking two euros a litre at the pump.
5 hours ago
...but he liked to party before the pandemic too! Some misleading videos have been circulating online in the midst of the scandal about parties at 10 Downing Street. We take a closer look. Also, there has been a lot of criticism online of the state of the pitches in Cameroon during the Africa Cup of Nations. Some false images are circulating. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 hours ago
The rollout of 5G service may seem like a great thing to device lovers, but for some international airlines it's a major worry. This week, American phone carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to a partial delay in activating their 5G networks in the US over safety concerns. For more, we speak to technology policy expert Roslyn Layton.