Azerbaijan arrests 6 Armenian soldiers at border
27 May 2021 | 6:33 pm
Relations between the two countries remain strained following last year's war over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
While the war rages in Ukraine, NATO has been conducting a massive military drill in Norway. The alliance says the maneuvers are designed to test troops' readiness for combat in cold conditions.
Relations between India and China took a nosedive after deadly border clashes in June 2020. The Chinese foreign minister's visit marks the first high-level trip by a Chinese official in nearly two years.
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to shore up economic relations, two years after ties between Nepal and India plummeted over a border dispute.
EU leaders brokered the agreement that will see a joint border commission established. The two countries' leaders met for the third time in six months as tensions continue to flare in the region.
In recent weeks, more and more Ukrainian and Russian nationals have been flocking to the US-Mexican border crossing of San Ysidro in a bid to seek asylum in the United States. Ukrainians manage to cross the border without too much difficulty, but Russians don't get such a warm welcome. A piece of US legislation known as Title 42 allow US authorities to turn away would-be refugees to prevent the spead of Covid-19. As a result, Russians are joining the ranks of thousands of migrants stranded in Mexico waiting to file their asylum applications. FRANCE 24's Quentin Duval reports.
When Russia launched its attack on Ukraine, some of the troops invaded from Belarus in the north to occupy the areas around Kyiv and Chernihiv. They have now withdrawn — but are they still in Belarus?
A top German court is debating the case of two army officers who have refused a mandatory vaccination against COVID-19. The two have cited their right to "physical integrity" under German law.
A photo from 2017, which users claim shows Ukrainian prisoners “caged like dogs” by the ultra-nationalist Azov regiment, has resurfaced. The misleading image actually depicts a Ukrainian soldier imprisoned for alcohol use. Also, users on social media claim that a Jerusalem pub rebranded from “Putin Pub” to “Zelensky Pub”. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Thousands of Senegalese soldiers fought for France against the Nazis in World War II. But on December 1, 1944, as many as 400 of them were murdered in cold blood: not by the Germans, but by the very French forces they fought alongside. The massacre was swept under the rug for decades, preventing victims and their relatives from any form of closure or recognition. Marie Thomas-Penette and François-Xavier Destors' new documentary "Thiaroye 44" is one of the first to explore this dark chapter of France's colonial past. The directors joined us for Perspective.
Despite jitters over the Ukraine war in many countries and Finland's decision to seek NATO membership, tanks have not been sent to the Finnish border with Russia, despite a viral video suggesting just that. We also look at false claims surrounding a recent protest in Paris.
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