South Africa offers Zimbabwean boy face surgery after hyena attack
21 June 2021 | 6:44 am
Surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena during a nighttime church service.
A renowned Iranian filmmaker who's now based in France says it's very important for her to make films that tell the truth about her childhood and life inside Iran. Sepideh Farsi says she is able to give an independent view as to what happens in the country, unlike filmmakers who still live there. She spoke to us on Perspective about her latest film "La Sirène", or "The Siren". The animated feature tells the story of a teenage boy named Omid at the start of the 1980s Iran-Iraq war, during the siege of the city of Abadan.
Award-winning Novaya Gazeta journalist Elena Milashina has a long record of covering human rights abuses in the region, and this is not the first time she has been targeted.
A man who spent six months behind bars accused of a murder he did not commit has spoken to FRANCE 24 about how he fought to turn his life around. After the case against Kenny Imafidon was dismissed by a judge, he was named the most outstanding Black student in the UK. He's also been named one of 100 young leaders across the globe making a social impact to transform our world.
Sub-Saharan African migrants are targeted by Tunisians amidst a flare-up of racist tensions exacerbated by the killing of a local man in the port city of Sfax. Also, the UN condemns not just a humanitarian crisis but a crisis of humanity amid reports of widespread sexual assault in Sudan's war. Residents are also struggling with food and medicine shortages.
Elena Milashina is in a "difficult" condition in a Moscow hospital, her editor and Russian Nobel peace laureate Dmitry Muratov has said.
A suicide bomber has killed between 20 and 30 soldiers and injured nearly 60 more in an attack on a military academy in Mogadishu. Al-Qaeda-affiliate al-Shabab has been trying to topple Somalia's government since 2007.
Members of an "Islamic State" terror cell were on trial for their role in the 2016 subway and airport bombings in Brussels. The verdict concludes the largest trial in Belgium's history.
Taiwan held drills at its main international airport in Taipei amid concerns over Chinese aggression towards the island. Taiwan's president said the exercises are necessary in order to protect critical infrastructure.
Christian families in Pakistan pick up pieces after mob attack over 'blasphemy' On August 16, a Muslim mob attacked a Christian neighbourhood of the Pakistani town of Jaranwala. Homes and churches were burned and ransacked by a crowd of hundreds that tore through the streets of the town in the eastern Punjab province.
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The drill took place just as the joint exercises conducted by Seoul and Washington concluded. Pyongyang's intent was to show strength and "warn enemies."
Pyongyang has carried out a series of unprecedented military drills and threatened to use nuclear weapons in an invasion of South Korea. It's partly encouraged by closer alliances with Russia and China, experts say.
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