Paris is now more attractive to tourists thanks to Emily in Paris, new poll finds
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We look at a new report by non-profit Forbidden Stories about the work and 2007 murder of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh. And, the fallout continues from a toxic chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio as residents grapple with water, air and soil pollution.
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The Comedy Stop Festival kicked off on September 15 in Paris with performances from Australian comic Celeste Barber and local talent Paul Taylor. Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani is also in the French capital for the festival. He is performing at Paris's Apollo Theatre on Sunday, with other performances planned at the Alhambra over the weekend.
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Most people have an idea about what life in Paris is supposed to look like: the cliché of intellectual conversations, perfectly dressed Parisians, iconic monuments and of course romance. But what happens when you actually move to the City of Lights and discover a different reality? Do you give up and go home? Or do you write your own story about what life in Paris is really like, especially as a foreigner? Sutanya Dacres chose the latter with her book "Dinner for One: How Cooking in Paris Saved Me". She joined us on Perspective.
From Balmain's "music festival" runway show featuring iconic pop star Cher, to all eyes on the collection of Jean-Paul Gaultier's protégé Victor Weinsanto, FRANCE 24's Jennifer Ben Brahim brings us the highlights from Paris Fashion Week's spring/summer 2023 collections.
The French capital has joined several cities in saying it won't show matches from the World Cup in Qatar on big screens at fanzones out of protest. Though the deputy mayor admitted winter weather also played a role.
Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us more about the 33rd edition of the Dinard Film Festival, in which all three prizes went to the same movie: "Emily", a new take on Emily Brontë. But first, we look at a video of leading French actresses cutting their hair in a show of solidarity with Iranian women, who have been protesting over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
Flight AF447 plunged into the Atlantic Ocean 13 years ago, killing all 228 people on board. Airbus and Air France are accused of involuntary manslaughter and could face fines of up to $220,000 each.
Village of Books attracts tourists. Literature fans are drawn to Urueña, a small Spanish village with a multitude of bookshops.
After the Covid-19 pandemic put many international art fairs on hold, the French capital is now host to several major events displaying contemporary pieces from around the globe. Art Basel has spread its wings beyond Miami and Hong Kong to create the first edition of "Paris +", staged at the Grand Palais Éphémère. We hear from its director about the specificity of the French gallery scene.
On September 16, Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman, died in a Tehran hospital, three days after being arrested by the morality police for wearing her headscarf incorrectly. Iran has since been rocked by protests, which are closely followed and supported by the diaspora abroad.
Foreign governments are concerned the new legislation, which awaits presidential ratification, could impact foreigners visiting the country. Indonesia's Bali island is a major tourist hub.
From "Giselle" to "Swan Lake" and "The Rite of Spring", South Africa's Dada Masilo deconstructs classic ballets to tell a new story, far from the stereotypical damsel in distress but that of modern-day people who suffer modern-day issues such as homophobia, gender inequality and racism.
Caught up in the unrest that gripped Peru following the ouster of President Pedro Castillo, tourists visiting the Machu Picchu ruins have finally been able to leave the area. Stranded for days, they were relieved when rail links were partially restored. But it was not an easy trip.
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The sanctions come against the backdrop of alleged human rights violations amid protests. EU defense and foreign ministers also agreed on a €2 billion ammunition plan for Ukraine.
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