Deadly cyclone batters Fiji, sparks flooding
01 February 2021 | 12:06 pm
Cylone Ana caused severe flooding across the Pacific island nation, forcing around 10,000 people to evacuate. The country's leader blamed climate change for the storm — the second to hit Fiji in as many months.
It is the first Lunar New Year celebration since China's communist leadership lifted the country's strict measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
French luxury goods giant LVMH is not feeling the post-Covid pinch. The group has released its figures for 2022, which show revenue just below the bar of €80 billion. Meanwhile, shipments of smartphones have dropped to a near-decade low. Finally, we find out about a lawsuit that involves King Charles III and Elon Musk.
Ismail Mashalm, the man who tore up his academic records on television to protest the ban on the education of women and girls, was detained for "provocative actions."
Three top contenders are competing to take over from Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in a battle that pits the old guard against a third-party candidate who is seeking to harness anger among young Nigerians.
In November 2022, thousands of young Chinese people took to the streets to protest repeated Covid-19 lockdowns, constant PCR tests and to demand greater freedom. The movement was stifled in a few days and authorities abandoned their strict zero-Covid policy. But if China's youth took the risk to voice their anger, it's because their frustration goes well beyond Covid rules. FRANCE 24's Lou Kisiela, Antoine Morel and Yan Chen report.
Voters returned to polling booths across the German capital after a botched 2021 election was declared invalid. More voters picked the center-right CDU than any other party, but its candidate may not get to be mayor.
Whenever a Black actor is cast in the remake of a popular film, there's an uproar. Recently, Disney attracted criticism for doing that with its upcoming film The Little Mermaid.
Only three out of 18 candidates stand a realistic chance of winning the presidency on February 25. Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi each believe they can win the election in Africa's most populous state.
Estonia wants Brussels to find and fund more ammunition for Kyiv. The European Commission believes its recent experience with COVID vaccines will work for much-needed missiles for Ukraine.
The figure represents almost 800 women dying every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy or childbirth. Maternal mortality rates have increased in the world's poorest regions.
Left with no choice, thousands of Syrians living in earthquake-hit parts of Turkey are returning home. There they face everything from attacks by the Syrian government to ongoing uncertainty about a return to Turkey.
FBI Director Christopher Wray has accused China of obstructing US efforts to find the cause of the coronavirus pandemic. He said his agency believes COVID-19 spread due to a lab accident in the city of Wuhan.
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