Maria ressa, Dimtry Muratov wins nobel prize
27 August 2022 | 12:37 pm
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov received their Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in Oslo. The two laureates were awarded the prize on October 8 "for their courageous fight for freedom of expression" in the face of authoritarian governments.
It never happened during the entire Cold War. But all these years later, Russia's border with NATO is about to double in size. Finland remains unmoved by threats out of the Kremlin over its bid to join the US-led alliance. The same goes for neighbouring Sweden, which is so concerned by Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine that it is ready to call time on two centuries of neutrality.
A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Authorities say a suspect had complete copies of police investigation and judicial case files. Investigators also found glass shards in a getaway car, directly linking suspects to the theft of €113.8 million in jewels.
The full trial of two men charged with killing Dutch journalist Peter R. de Vries opened in Amsterdam. De Vries, one of the Netherlands' most famous crime reporters, was fatally shot dead in the street last July.
The trial of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and French footballing legend Michel Platini over alleged corrupt payments continued in Switzerland on Thursday.
In an online video, a train is seen transporting tanks. Claims on social media have suggested that these images show Finland sending military equipment towards the Russian border. The video was seen by some as a sign of imminent conflict and an escalation of the war in Ukraine. FRANCE 24's Georgina Robertson and Sophie Samaille take a look at the video in more detail.
Former soccer player Samuel Eto'o has acknowledged that he committed four crimes against the Public Treasury when he played for Barcelona Football Club in the trial that took place this morning in criminal court number 11 from Barcelona.
A viral video on Facebook, claims that Russia transported seven trucks worth of Iskander nuclear missiles to its border with Finland, in response to Finland's NATO bid. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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With a verdict expected today, the French press is taking a look back at the past 10 months of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks trial. We also discuss bombshell testimony in the January 6 Capitol riot hearings, France's new National Assembly speaker and a French media strike. Finally, we find out why double-shampooing is a no-no in Italy.
Finnish President Niinisto says Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden joining the NATO military alliance. Turkey says it "got what it wanted" after weeks of threatening to veto accession.
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