Hollywood writers reach ‘tentative’ deal with studios
29 September 2023 | 5:12 pm
Striking writers will go back to work if the deal is approved by union members. Actors are still on strike over compensation, residual payments and AI protection, among other issues.
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The UN's maritime agency announced an agreement to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry by about 2050. But many experts say the deal falls well short of what is necessary and possible.
Brussels says the bloc's trade with New Zealand could now grow by 80%. In a first for an EU trade pact, there is a section that commits both sides to targets to tackle climate change.
Actors joined demonstrations by writers who had been marching for over two months. Meanwhile, a German actors association representative expressed solidarity as the Berlin premiere of "Barbie" was set to go on actorless.
European trawlers will no longer be able to fish off the Moroccan coast once a fisheries protocol ends on Monday. Renewing the protocol could prove complicated, with Morocco seeking to secure a more advantageous deal.
A one-day summit by West African leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and the Niger Republic ended in a stalemate after the leaders met with Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Muslim Cleric Mahmoud Dicko.
China has warned that Australia, Britain and the United States were treading a "path of error and danger" after they unveiled a nuclear-powered submarine deal under a partnership known as AUKUS. The aim is to check China's ambitions in the Indo-Pacific region.
Bayern Munich have reportedly reached an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to sign Harry Kane. The Bundesliga side’s offer is said to be worth over £86.4 million (€100 million). Tottenham’s decision to accept the offer now means that Kane must decide if he makes the move or not.
The 75th edition of the award ceremony has been pushed back to January 2024. Actors and writers in Hollywood have been on strike since mid-July.
FRANCE 24's Genie Godula, who's also the mistress of ceremonies, speaks to Eve Jackson about why the Deauville American Film Festival still rocks despite the absence of big stars like Jude Law and Natalie Portman because of the strikes in Hollywood.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is urging Russia to return to a deal allowing Ukraine to export grain, easing a global food crisis. However, Moscow is seeking concessions that only the West can offer.
Analysts expect North Korea to offer artillery rounds in exchange for advanced Russian technology used for missiles, nuclear weapons and submarines. However, the details are likely to be kept secret.
The German and Ukrainian capitals marked their new partnership in Berlin, where Mayors Vitali Klitschko and Kai Wegner met at the Brandenburg Gate. "Together we are much stronger than alone," said Klitschko.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
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Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
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Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.
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