Hagia Sophia re-conversion, Trump’s Portland paramilitaries, EU recovery fund makes history, S. Africa’s lockdown blues
30 July 2020 | 4:29 pm
Why did Turkey choose this moment to reconvert Istanbul's Hagia Sophia from a museum back into a mosque? François Picard's panel looks at trouble at home and abroad as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rivalry with Egypt heats up over Libya. Also, after Portland, US President Donald Trump vows to deploy paramilitaries to Chicago and other US cities, plus South Africa's Covid blues with schools forced to shut again... and just how historic is the EU recovery plan?Produced by Alessandro XENOS and Anna PEREIRA
The former US president's attorneys have launched a petition to prolong a court order that bars the Justice Department from investigating documents seized by the FBI at his Florida home.
A federal appeals court has allowed the US Justice Department to resume its review of sensitive records seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
The move further escalates the dispute over classified documents discovered at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. It's unclear whether the nation's highest court will accept the request.
The committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has voted to subpoena former President Donald Trump. The vote came during the panel’s last public hearing before the midterms.
Trump Organization's tax evasion trial has kicked off. The number one task in the proceeding is picking a neutral jury.
President Joe Biden told voters in Philadelphia this is a "defining" election for democracy. Donald Trump stumped elsewhere in the southwestern part of the state.
President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump are holding rallies in Maryland and Ohio in one last ditch attempt to mobilize supporters. The outcome could see a swing toward Republicans in the Senate.
Following the US midterm elections, the press is unanimous that Donald Trump's so-called red wave turned out to be a red ripple. The former US president says he is not to blame and denies being furious at the underwhelming performance by Republican candidates. We also look at the climate impact of Russia's war in Ukraine. Meanwhile, a comment piece in The Moscow Times asks: "Is it possible to plan for life after Putin?"
The former US president wants to avoid testifying and providing documentation to a Congressional committee investigating the 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
Right-wing media questioning Trump's hold on Republicans: DW's Sumi Somaskanda
Argentinian President Alberto Fernández spoke to FRANCE 24 after being a guest speaker at the Paris Peace Forum, which ran from November 11-12 this year. Fernández also took part in a roundtable discussion with French President Emmanuel Macron, Colombian President Gustavo Petro and members of the Venezuelan opposition.
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