Forever chemicals: Evidence mounts of growing health scandal
29 June 2023 | 12:08 pm
So-called forever chemicals are everywhere: in rivers, tap water, in our food and even in the hair of French MPs. Tests conducted on 14 French Green lawmakers have revealed the presence of toxic polyfluorinated substances (PFAS), some of which are banned in France. Some lawmakers are now calling for a total ban on this category of chemical molecules. FRANCE 24's Science Editor Julia Sieger tells us more.
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In this edition, an investigatory committee for the United Nations is accusing the Malian army of committing war crimes, in a report detailing violence in the country in recent years. Also, the UN is appealing for more than $150 million in additional funding to urgently improve conditions for refugees who have fled fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. And, the Ivory Coast is setting up its first protected marine area as it seeks to protect endangered marine wildlife. We speak to Angela Formia from the Wildlife Conservation Society.
6 Jan 2021
Court admits Governor Obaseki's certificates as evidence
7 Jan 2022
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8 Mar 2022
DW's Lewis Sanders on mounting evidence of alleged war crimes in Ukraine
31 Mar 2022
UK military intelligence expects heavy fighting in Kyiv suburbs in the days ahead. The EBRD has forecast a dire economic picture for both Ukraine and Russia due to the war. Follow DW for the latest.
6 May 2022
"Russian-identified forces" may have committed grave abuses against civilians in the Central African Republic, Human Rights Watch has said in a new report.
2 Jun 2022
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10 Aug 2022
UN investigators have said there is growing evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar since last year's military coup. The team said it had compiled documentary evidence of the junta's crackdown on dissent.
11 Sep 2022
US prosecutors said Trump representatives obstructed justice by concealing and removing government records during a search of the former president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
13 Nov 2022
During the US midterm elections, not everything went smoothly for voters in Maricopa County, Arizona. In the early hours of Election Day, at least 20 percent of voting machines in the county experienced technical problems. Right-wing media and angry voters were quick to spread misinformation on the issue. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
24 Dec 2022
A leaked report from UN experts accuses Rwanda's army of running military operations against DR Congo. Rwanda has long denied Kinshasa's accusations that it supports the M23 rebels.
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From Ridley Scott's epic about Napoleon to a film on the woman who brought the music of the tiny Cape Verde islands to a worldwide audience, join us for our film show with critic Lisa Nesselson and Ana Sofia Fonseca, the filmmaker behind the documentary "Césaria Evora — The Barefoot Diva".
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Italy is one of the main countries of arrival in Europe for thousands of minors crossing the Mediterranean on their own. Since the beginning of her mandate as prime minister, far-right leader Giorgia Meloni has prioritised the fight against illegal immigration. This fall, the Italian executive approved a decree targeting unaccompanied minor migrants.
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New EU rules set for 2024 call for banning agricultural products from deforested land, which Southeast Asian producers say will subject small farmers to impossible bureaucratic demands.
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Twenty people were killed and nearly 2,000 inmates escaped during Sunday's attack on a military barracks, a prison and other locations in Sierra Leone, officials said on Monday.
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It's been seven years in the making, but McDonald's is now rolling out 50 tweaks to its classic hamburger in the US. The global food chain hopes to make its signature product taste better and less dry. Also in this business update, the World Bank increases its climate pledges at the COP28 summit. Plus TikTok wins a significant court battle in the US, after a Montana judge said a planned statewide ban on the app was unconstitutional.
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