NYC food banks provide Thanksgiving meals for people in need
24 November 2020 | 7:07 am
Hundreds of people pick up holiday meals at food banks in New York City days before Thanksgiving, as the US continues to battle high unemployment from the coronavirus-induced recession. US authorities have urged Americans not to travel for the holiday, with virus cases soaring soaring past 12 million confirmed cases in the world's worst-hit country.
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Germany hopes the success of the 2023 Special Olympics leaves a lasting impact and boosts the country's chances of potentially hosting the 2036 Olympics and Paralympics.
Nepal has one of the world's highest rates of cataracts and subsequent blindness, with devastating consequences for the country's poor subsistence farmers. But one surgeon has been working to change that, running treatment camps for years in remote parts of the country. Now, with fresh funding from an ex-convict-turned-tech multimillionaire, he's able to perform the life-changing surgery on ever more people and has ambitious plans. We take a closer look.
Police said that two people had been killed in the attack, and that more than one shooter had been involved. Police later said around half of the 28 people injured were under the age of 18.
Despite government incentives, high youth unemployment and financial stress are keeping young people from choosing to marry and start families.
It is one of the in one of the deadliest air attacks yet in the three months of fighting between Sudan's rival generals.
ICC chief prosecutorKarim Khan, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, told FRANCE 24 that he had decided to open fresh investigations into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the ongoing fighting in Sudan. He said his office had received numerous reports from many sources of crimes such as destruction of property, executions, killings and rapes.
Inflation and an influx of refugees have put growing pressure on food banks. Will the German state step into the breach?
Prices in the landlocked Sahel nation have been shooting up following last week's coup d'etat. Sanctions slapped on Niger by ECOWAS are already affecting much of the impovrished nation's economic life.
Young environmental activists sued the US state for allowing fossil fuel development which they argue harms their physical and mental health. The trial is believed to be the first of its kind in the US.
On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr called for civil and economic rights for Black Americans; an end to racism in the United States. But 60 years after that iconic "I Have a Dream" speech, much more still needs to be done. In this second instalment of Inside the Americas from Atlanta, FRANCE 24's Genie Godula meets the people who are fighting for racial equality today in all its forms.
‘It is a battle between the will of the people and dis-information but democracy triumphs’ – Shettima
Nigeria's presidential election tribunal on Wednesday rejected challenges by opposition rivals to Bola Tinubu's win in February's disputed vote, following a pattern seen in previous election years in Africa's most populous country.
Forced exile, grief, pressures of assimilation and generational trauma are recurring themes for many, if not most narratives about the refugee experience. They're at the heart of author Cecile Pin's first book, “Wandering Souls”, which recounts the lesser known stories of Vietnamese boat people who fled to the United Kingdom. She joined us for Perspective.
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