Neo-Nazi murder of Alberto Adriano remembered, 20 years on
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Dessau is notorious for two brutal deaths of Africans in separate incidents — one of which occurred in police custody and remains unresolved. Even today, few of the city’s white residents see racism as a daily problem.
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We investigate AI-generated videos that urge support for the Burkinabé military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traoré, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
We investigate AI-generated videos that call for support for the Burkinabe military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traore, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Lithium has become a vital component for the batteries that power electric cars. But with neither mines nor refineries on its soil, can Europe break its dependence on foreign imports? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
The US military shot down the high-altitude object over Alaska. It is the second foreign incursion into US airspace in two weeks.
Actors, authors, singers and other artists joined Biden in the White House East Room Tuesday (March 21) where they received either a National Medal of Arts or National Humanities Medal for their contributions to American society.
US President Joe Biden's administration defended the decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan in 2021. It followed almost two decades in the country, and led almost immediately to the Taliban reclaiming power.
Joe Biden has formally announced his campaign for re-election in 2024, asking Americans for four years to “finish this job”, possibly setting up an extraordinary rematch with Donald Trump.
France 24 Videos Fri, 5 May 2023 at 9:09 pm GMT+1 The famed Cullinan Diamond will adorn the Queen consort's headdress, replacing India's Ko Hi Noor diamond after claims it bought back painful memories of the colonial past. Some South Africans are enraged, demanding the Royal Family return the jewel.
Florence Letswalo felt she needed comfort from her partner to help alleviate the day's stress, sparking the idea for her professional cuddling business 'Pro Cuddling SA'.
Despite some progress, Africa has the world's lowest rates of blood donation. Myths and a lack of information could harm the continent's health. Experts want this to change.
Black Africans are poorly represented at major professional cycling events such as the Tour de France or the Giro d'Italia. An organization called "Team Africa Rising" is aiming to create opportunities for young people on the continent.
The Tunisian coastal city Sfax is a gateway to Europe for many African migrants. From here, they cross the Mediterranean. But Tunisia itself is mired in crisis, and a surge in racism is adding to the migrants’ problems.
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