A woman paints flowers over bullet holes in Bucha, and mass arrests cause alarm in El Salvador
10 June 2022 | 10:20 am
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With just over two weeks to go before the coronation of Britain's King Charles III on May 6, we take a closer look at his wife Camilla.
Dr Saschveen Singh, Tropical Infectious Diseases Advisor at Doctors Without Borders, joined us for Perspective to mark World Malaria Day. She told us that vaccines are "no magic bullet" but "another tool to add to our toolbox".
The accuser in one of the many trials facing Donald Trump has spoken in court about her accusations of rape. Trump is being sued for defamation after calling his accuser a liar.
The EU has big plans to step up its ammunition production to 1 million rounds per year to keep Ukraine supplied with bullets. It is set to channel up to $1 billion to arms producers to make that happen.
The first female Arab astronaut to go to space has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). Rayyanah Barnawi is one of two Saudis on Axiom Space's second private mission, which took off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the US on Sunday.
Feminists and human rights activists in Lebanon are speaking out against attempts to impose increasing restrictions on their lives in the name of "conservative values". This follows an attack on a woman at a beach in the southern city of Sidon, when an Islamic cleric and his followers told Mayssa Hanouni she didn't have the right to wear a bathing suit there before getting violent.
A 36-year-old woman is believed to be the worst serial killer in Thailand's history, according to police. The suspect denies the murders but admits to using cyanide.
The 33-year-old had been accused of going to Syria in 2016 along with her children and joining the terrorist group.
Admiral Lisa Franchetti has 38 years of experience in the US Navy and is the current vice chief of operations. However, her nomination goes against the recommendation of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
International pressure on South Africa has eased now that the Russian leader will attend the BRICS summit via video link only. The decision leaves ties between the only African nation in the alliance and Russia intact.
Despite facing initial opposition from her parents when she expressed interest in sailing, she persevered and gained their full support after beginning her training.
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The largest corruption scandal in Southeast Asia's history has shaken Vietnam's anti-graft drive. Experts have warned that the country's economic stability may be at stake.
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Talking Europe hosts Pascal Canfin, the chair of the environment committee at the European Parliament. He is a former French government minister and a former director of the French branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). We take a look at what is coming out of the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, and at the state of the EU's green transition.
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The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialised countries. Our reporters head to Louisiana where Black women are four times more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth complications than White women. Also #MeToo finally reaches Taiwan where a growing number of women have been speaking out about their experiences working with sexual predators.
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As fighting resumes between Israel and Hamas after a one-week truce, FRANCE 24 speaks to Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). He said he was "deeply concerned" at the looming prospect of Israel's offensive moving to the south of the Gaza Strip.
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Impala Platinum has halted operations at its Rustenberg complex in South Africa after 11 workers were killed and 75 injured.
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The EU is "very concerned" that Niger's military leaders revoked an EU-backed law criminalizing migration. But residents of Niger's ancient crossroad town of Agadez are overjoyed about the move.
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