Sea to stars: first Arab woman astronaut in training
10 July 2021 | 3:16 pm
The UAE's Nora al-Matrooshi is the first Arab woman to start training to be an astronaut, one of two Emiratis picked from thousands of applicants as the Gulf nation looks to the stars.
24 Aug 2021
US Vice President Kamala Harris accuses Beijing of coercion and intimidation in the disputed South China Sea during a speech in Singapore. Harris' comments come as she seeks to rally Asian allies against China and shore up US credibility in the wake of the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan.
5 Sep 2021
From the Venice Film Festival, critic Emma Jones speaks to Eve Jackson about the event’s most anticipated movies, including Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana in "Spencer" and Pedro Almodovar's "Parallel Mothers", starring Penelope Cruz. In the studio, critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about two new movies out in French cinemas: "France" with Léa Seydoux and the erotic and mysterious Japanese film "Drive My Car".
5 Sep 2021
Darlings of Spanish cinema, Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz, marked the opening of the 78th Venice Film Festival, which guarantees, a shower of stars on the red carpet despite the pandemic.
9 Sep 2021
The infamous Moria refugee camp on the Greek island Lesbos burned down one year ago. Living conditions for migrants living there have hardly improved.
10 Sep 2021
The minister reportedly fell off a cliff into a mountainous river while trying to save a cameraman. The official had previously served in the security detail for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
15 Sep 2021
The crowd of some 400 actors, athletes, poets and performers are back on the Met Gala cream carpet for New York City's biggest event of the year. "Oh I feel kind of weird, like I’ve kind of gotten used to being a little introvert," says singer Megan Thee Stallion, who was enjoying her first Met Gala.
2 Oct 2021
Lava from an erupting volcano in the Canary Islands reaches the ocean, raising fears of toxic gases being released as the molten magma hits the seawater.
1 Oct 2021
Scottish salmon is sold all over the world, but the fish come from breeding farms with methods that are condemned by environmental groups. The intensive farming of salmon, in large pens where there are too many fish, leads to them dying before they reach adulthood, mainly because of a flesh-eating parasite: sea lice. There are fears that the sea lice are now spreading far beyond the farms, contaminating wild salmon in rivers. Our France 3 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.
8 Oct 2021
In the northern Senegalese city of Saint-Louis, excavators are ripping up the beach to lay giant blocks of basalt, to keep the sea at bay. Dire warnings about the risk of rising sea levels due to climate change are already a grim reality in Saint-Louis, where seafront residents in the historic fishing quarter are abandoning their homes to the encroaching Atlantic Ocean.
9 Oct 2021
According to the US official, about 20 special forces are in Taiwan to train soldiers amid rising aggression from China. Both countries had previously denied such an arrangement existed.
17 Oct 2021
Somalia comes out on top in its long-running sea border row with Kenya. The two nations disagree over where the line should be drawn, in a part of the Indian Ocean believed to be rich in oil and gas. The UN's top court has awarded Somalia control of the disputed area. Also, the first paragliding wheelchair is now in use in Cape Town. Our reporters take you along for the ride.
17 Oct 2021
The global population of California Sea Lions has declined dramatically in recent years, mainly due to an increase in water temperatures, but at one sanctuary in northwestern Mexico, the species is bucking the trend.
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Heinz-Christian Strache faced his second corruption case in two years. This time, the court found insufficient evidence for conviction. In 2019, a scandal surrounding him brought down Austria's entire federal government.
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With Europe increasingly reluctant to take in job-seeking migrants, many Tunisians are moving to sub-Saharan countries for work.
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Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
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Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.