Filipino artists stage tribute to Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington
05 August 2017 | 3:20 pm
Filipino artists in Manila staged a free tribute concert for late American vocalist Chester Bennington on Friday.
9 May 2022
In this edition, uproar in the United States after a leaked Supreme Court draft ruling shows the country is set to end 50 years of a woman's right to have an abortion. Annette Young also talks to writer Molly Jong-Fast about what life in America would look like without Roe versus Wade. Plus, the rickshaw and taxi revolution in the Indian capital of New Delhi, with authorities encouraging female drivers to get behind the wheel of new electric-powered vehicles.
10 May 2022
American rapper Young Thug arrested on gang related charges.
29 May 2022
Posts on social media claim that Russian forces captured a US admiral, Eric T. Olson, at the Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. The US Department of Defense confirmed to The FRANCE 24 Observers that Eric T. Olson retired in 2011 as an admiral for the US armed forces. But the claims that he was captured in Mariupol are false. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
4 Jun 2022
As the war in Ukraine continues, one Parisian NGO is using art as a force for unity. The "Agency of Artists in Exile" is currently inundated with requests from both Ukraine and Russia. The agency is building bridges and collaborations between artists from both countries, all of whom are united in their opposition to Vladimir Putin's war. Our team reports.
3 Jun 2022
It's royal fever! We look at joy and excitement in the papers as Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee celebrations get underway. Also in the papers, we look at reactions to the verdict in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's defamation trial. Finally, we talk about nipple pasties and how they've gone from underwear to outerwear!
19 Jun 2022
In a bid to reassert US influence in Latin America and counter Chinese influence, Biden signed a new pact to take more laborers and offer greater humanitarian assistance to migrants.
22 Jun 2022
US President Joe Biden has nominated Mohegan Indian Tribe Lifetime Chief Marilynn Malerba to oversee the US Mint. It marks the first time a Native American's signature will appear on the US currency.
26 Jun 2022
Ugandan musician and politician Bobi Wine says culture can flourish with freedom. He was part of a group of African artists invited to a DW panel to discuss opportunities for Africa's creative scene.
8 Jul 2022
We look at reactions in the British papers after yet another catastrophic day for Boris Johnson, who's refusing to resign. Also, the Pamplona bull fighting festival and Hajj pilgrimage both celebrate a return to normal after two years of COVID. We look at players to watch at the women's Euro championship underway. Finally Kim Kardashian and her behind pay tribute to Balenciaga workers in her eye-raising outfit at Paris Fashion Week!
23 Jul 2022
Unpronounceable volcanoes, Björk, Vikings, Game of Thrones – these are some of the things you might think of relating to Iceland. This remote and fascinating island, located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with a population of 360,000 people, is one of the most creative nations in the world. Is it due to isolation, the inspiration from nature or its centuries-old folklore legends? Eve Jackson goes to the land of ice and fire to find out why Iceland has such an exceptional and disproportionate amount of artists.
From a film on abortion rights to a biopic about Marilyn Monroe, there's plenty in store at this year's Deauville American Film Festival. The mistress of ceremonies, FRANCE 24's very own Genie Godula, speaks to Eve Jackson at the Normandy beach town about what to look out for during this annual celebration of US cinema.
In Russia, artists who speak out against the invasion of Ukraine are being blacklisted. A State Duma commission formed to investigate "anti-Russian cultural activities" is targeting artists, musicians and other prominent figures in the cultural sphere.
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From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Amid the conflict that has displaced millions, Russia is now pouring reinforcements into eastern Ukraine eying a possible new offensive.
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Old footage, completely unrelated to the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in the early hours of this Monday, is being shared online, while others create false earthquake predictions on Twitter. We show you the fake news to look out for following the quake in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Rwanda-backed rebels stirring ethnic divisions: Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned of a dangerous escalation of tension between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as a result of fighting involving a militia that Rwanda is accused of backing.
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We take a look at how the press is covering the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, and how, for some, the tragedy is both a natural disaster story but a political one as well. We also discuss controversies over the Grammy Awards and a trans Harry Potter video game character.
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As European countries struggle to reach their targets on reducing carbon emissions, one small landlocked country in central Asia stands as an example to the world. With nearly three quarters of its territory covered by woodland, Bhutan, with a population of around 780,000, claims to be a carbon-negative economy.