Myanmar coup: Mass protests fail to attract global solidarity
24 March 2021 | 9:07 am
EU and US sanctions against Myanmar's army cannot hide the fact that the Southeast Asian country's democracy movement is largely on its own.
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British Ambassador to the United Nations Karen Pierce on Monday (March 26) said "it's very welcome that our allies have shown such solidarity" in expelling Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with military-grade nerve agent in the English town of Salisbury.
10 Apr 2018
Syrians in Atarib and Idlib protested against a suspected poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, according to videos uploaded to a social media website on Monday (April 9).
19 Apr 2018
Members of All Progressives Congress from Delta State have threatened to take legal action against the entire Senate over the suspension of the Senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege.
31 Jul 2019
The United States Women's National Team have received support from the union representing their male counterparts in their ongoing legal dispute over equal pay. Elsewhere, coach Jill Ellis is to step down.
12 Feb 2020
Sowore's Trial: Moment Wole Soyinka, Shehu Sani stormed court in solidarity
26 Feb 2020
Convener of the #RevolutionNow campaign and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoleye Sowere on Tuesday stormed a Federal High Court in Abuja in solidarity support of the embattled former Senator, Shehu Sani.
21 Mar 2020
Italians affected by the coronavirus outbreak are describing the situation as "being in a war." With parts of the country in virtual lockdown, young volunteers are providing a little solace, especially for the elderly.
5 Apr 2020
As France endures its third week of lockdown to fight the spread of COVID-19, solidarity is stepping up a gear. From home-made face masks and protective shields, to the distribution of meals to the most vulnerable, initiatives to help others are springing up throughout the country. In Paris and Normandy, our reporters Clovis Casali and Julie Dungelhoeff went to meet French people who are refusing to sit back and want to help those most affected by this unprecedented crisis.
12 Apr 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline workers need masks and morale-boosters. Teri Schultz visits a Belgian sweet shop that offers both.
13 Apr 2020
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called efforts to curb coronavirus a "test of our humanity." It is the first time a German president has formally addressed the nation on television other than at Christmas.
13 Apr 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner for the Internal Market and former French finance minister, reacted to the rescue deal reached on April 9 between EU finance ministers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. He was speaking after a week which has turned into a psychodrama for the European Union, with an interminable Eurogroup meeting, worrying growth figures and a clear need for recovery.
24 Apr 2020
It's become the mantra of the coronavirus crisis: "Everything will be different after this." The pandemic has exposed weaknesses in health care systems and economies. How will Europe emerge from this crisis?
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We take a look at some fake news stories that have been circulating in the context of the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case in the US.
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Portuguese officials confirmed five cases of the monkeypox disease. The viral infection, rarely found in Europe, has also been reported in Spain and Britain.
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Papers in Spain brace for the first visit of former king Juan Carlos since he went into exile amid investigations of tax evasion. In France, a parliamentary candidate from Emmanuel Macron's party who was convicted of domestic violence has been forced to withdraw after the controversy overwhelmed the party. Papers in the US hail the landmark equal pay deal agreed between the men's and women's football teams. Plus, should elephants be considered human?
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The influx of cash aims to support the financing of Ukraine's government, as Russia's war has decimated tax revenue. The grant is part of over €18 billion pledged by G7 finance ministers during their summit in Germany.
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A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich. First cases were also detected in France and Belgium.