Airplane crash in Portugal kills five people
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Five people have died after a private aeroplane crashed near a supermarket in Tires on Monday.
10 Jul 2021
The UN Security Council accuses Russian mercenaries of human rights violations in the Central African Republic. Western mercenaries and companies also operate in Africa — often in a highly opaque manner.
11 Sep 2021
The state is supposed to protect families. But not all children are safe at home. A study shows that children who experience sexual violence at home rarely get help.
24 Nov 2021
India may ban the use of all cryptocurrencies, barring a few exceptions, if the government’s bill to "regulate" virtual money is cleared by parliament. The central bank plans to issue its own digital currency.
9 Jan 2022
On December 23, Mali was accused by several of its international partners, including France, of allowing mercenaries from the Russian private security firm Wagner Group into its territory. Though the Malian government denied the accusations, several Russian military airplanes have flown between Bamako and Russia over the past few months. We take a closer look.
19 Mar 2022
The UK national broadcaster has apologized to Patrick Jephson, who served as Princess Diana's private secretary when the BBC's Martin Bashir conducted a controversial interview.
3 Apr 2022
In this edition of the show, we examine the so-called "McKinsey Affair", an issue that French President Emmanuel Macron's opponents have described as a scandal. The incumbent is under fire for paying expensive fees to management consultants for their services in the public sector. Macron's opponents say he should have given precedence to France's highly trained civil servants. Could this issue hurt his presidential campaign?
11 Apr 2022
The Axiom-1 crew underwent rigorous astronaut training with both NASA and SpaceX to prepare for eight days of science and biomedical research aboard the International Space Station.
16 Sep 2022
The palace revealed more details of the plan for the queen's state funeral service in Westminster Abbey. Meanwhile, thousands queued for many hours to file past the queen's coffin.
16 Oct 2022
The German pilots' union Cockpit said the strike is over employee workload and failure to reach an agreement on wages. It is the third major strike to hit the Lufthansa group this year.
We take a look at how the French press is covering plans by major labour unions to hold strike action on Thursday, January 19. We also find out about a Paris referendum on scooters, a mass kidnapping in Burkina Faso, varied views on Martin Luther King Jr Day (including a controversial statue) and finally, why Blue Monday isn't really a thing.
US President Joe Biden addressed concerns after a Chinese spy balloon was shot down earlier this month. Even less is known about other objects that have been shot down after the spy balloon.
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After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
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The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
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A woman who was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) as a young child in her native Somalia has told FRANCE 24 how she managed to turn her life around and transform her horrific experience into a force for good. Shamsa Araweelo has received around 70 million views of her TikTok videos, in which she explains using rubber models exactly what FGM does to a woman.
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The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
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