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18 April 2020 | 8:05 pm
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It's a feat that hasn't been repeated by a French player since 1983. It's been exactly forty years since Yannick Noah thrilled the crowds at Roland Garros – and audiences across France – when he beat Sweden’s Mats Wilander in the final of the French Open. Our guest for Perspective is Benjamin Rassat, director of the documentary "Noah-ed", which features testimony from the seven competitors the then-23-year-old beat to become France's last home champion for decades.
The European Union's Internal Market commissioner Thierry Breton has called on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg to take "immediate action" or face heavy fines after a report this week revealed Instagram to be the worst social network for child sexual abuse material.
Albi X, a German rapper with Congolese roots, was born with albinism, a rare condition that affects the production of melanin. He uses his powerful Afro-trap beats to fight stigma.
On Monday, the Moscow City Court will start examining a new case against Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. There are seven charges against him, including "extremism."
Visual artist Olowu Ife is using augmented reality (AR) to breathe life into his pieces, experimenting with different mediums to carve a niche in Nigeria’s art scene.
Dissident Paul Rusesabagina thanked the US for its efforts to release him from prison earlier this year. His made new criticisms of the Rwandan government in a video to mark the 61st anniversary of Rwanda's independence.
The American reporter Evan Gershkovich who was detained by Russian authorities on espionage charges in March met with US consular officials a second time at the Lefortovo prison in Moscow.
Threads resembles Twitter in its format, and allows users to sign in with their Instagram account. It has not been launched in the EU yet, due to data privacy concerns. Tech giant Meta officially launched Threads on Wednesday, a rival to Twitter, with more than 10 million sign ups in its first seven hours.3
In a post-Covid era where music lovers have less disposable income and organisers face higher costs, we discuss what music festivals can do to survive. We're joined by John Rostron, CEO of the Association of Independent Festivals in the UK.
LGBTQ activists are trying to counter the conservative narrative that suggests homosexuality has no place in Muslim culture. There's plenty of evidence in regional history that says otherwise.
Toomaj Salehi has avoided a death sentence over his participation in the nationwide protests last year. So far, Iran has executed seven people in connection with the unrest.
A 72-year-old man linked to those involved in the overdose death of actor Michael K Williams has been sentenced to 30 months in prison. Williams, who starred in films and series like 'The Wire' and 'Boardwalk Empire', overdosed in his Brooklyn penthouse apartment in September 2021.
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Bavarians are known for their independence. The political expression of this is the Christian Social Union — the regional conservative party and feisty southern sibling to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats.
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After a last-minute budget deal avoided another possible government shutdown in the United States, Republican infighting about the House speaker's future could end up benefiting Democrats. We also take a look at why Slovakia's elections are just the latest development suggesting unconditional Western aid to Ukraine could soon come to an end. Plus, we finish with a surprising fact about surgery: women make better surgeons than men.
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Former US President Donald Trump voluntarily appeared at a New York court to face fraud charges that could cost him control of his family empire. He called his financial statements "phenomenal" and the case a "scam."