China says U.S. politicians lying to distract from insufficient coronavirus response
28 April 2020 | 12:25 pm
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said some U.S. politicians are lying to deflect attention from their insufficient response in dealing with the new coronavirus at home.
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"Hopefully these jurors will come to a decision either way today," said Bill Cosby's spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, outside of the Norristown court on Friday.
17 Jun 2017
Bill Cosby's spokesman and attorneys speak to reporters after a Pennsylvania judge on Saturday declared a mistrial in Cosby's sexual assault case after the jury said it could not reach a verdict.
22 Jul 2017
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle.
14 Sep 2017
Army spokesman reacts to the alleged brutality of IPOB members.
30 Oct 2018
Gabon's president in Riyadh hospital for severe fatigue - government spokesman
27 Nov 2018
APC masterminded my arrest to eliminate me —Ex PDP spokesman, Metuh
12 Jul 2019
A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria recounts his side of clashes that took place between Shiite Muslims and security forces around Nigeria's parliament building, over the imprisonment of Shiite cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky.
29 Jan 2020
Senate won’t probe Omo-Agege’s alleged conviction in U.S., says Spokesman
24 Jun 2020
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Magistrate Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2 has ordered the release of detained spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere.
16 Jul 2020
Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former South African president and liberation hero Nelson Mandela, has died, the spokesman of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Monday.
22 Aug 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Mali's military junta says a transitional president will be put in place from either civil society or the military. And West Africa's regional bloc ECOWAS announces it will send a delegation to Mali in an effort to reverse a military coup that unseated President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
4 Sep 2021
Other invaders to Afghanistan "will face what the United States has faced today," says the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid during a press conference on the tarmac of Kabul airport hours after the last US troops left the country. The United States' longest military conflict drew to a close when its forces abandoned Kabul's airport, ending two decades of war.
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German airline Lufthansa has said it is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages. Its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings, is also expected to cancel flights.
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On November 17, 2018, French men and women gathered for the first time on the capital’s iconic Champs-Élysées and on hundreds of roundabouts throughout France to protest against the high cost of living. They were easily recognisable by their yellow high-visibility vests. The months-long demonstrations against the government of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent and were met with a fierce crackdown by security forces. Almost four years later, those who participated in the movement tell FRANCE 24’s reporters how the struggle has changed their lives.
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The man behind the attack that shook a small Norwegian town has been sentenced to mental health care. The prosecution and defense both argued he was not capable of criminal responsibility.
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Bottom trawling is often singled out by scientists and activists as one of the world's most destructive fishing techniques. It's prevalent in European waters. Nothing escapes the vast nets: fish, crustaceans, but also coral reefs and seagrass beds. Wherever trawlers go, the ocean floor turns into a desert. In this edition of Down to Earth we head to Spain, where bottom trawling is rife, even in marine protected areas.
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June is Pride Month, a celebration of the world's LGBTQ populations which also serves to continue the fight for equality and justice for the community. Activist Anna Sharyhina joined us on Perspective for a conversation about LGBTQ rights in Ukraine before and since the Russian invasion. Originally from Kharkiv, she co-founded the Ukrainian NGO "Sphere", which works to provide a safe space for the country's queer community and organised Kharkiv's first Pride parade in 2019.