Survivors mark 77 years of liberation of Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp
12 April 2022 | 5:09 am
Some of those who survived the Buchenwald concentration camp now face a second war in Ukraine. Germany barred Russian delegates from attending the ceremonies this year after one survivor was killed.
10 Jul 2022
Rescuers are seeking survivors after an avalanche set off by the collapse of a glacier on Sunday. They're using thermal drones to try to identify body heat among the snow. But time is of the essence.
8 Jul 2022
This month marks 80 years since the Vél d'Hiv roundup, when French police detained 13,000 Parisian Jews, including 4,000 children, acting on orders from occupying German forces and their French allies in the Vichy Regime. Many were first sent to the Vélodrome d'Hiver stadium, which gave its name to this sinister chapter of French history, before being deported to Auschwitz, never to return. FRANCE 24’s Claire Paccalin and Stéphanie Trouillard met with survivors who managed to escape.
25 Jul 2022
The head of the Catholic Church began a landmark, week-long tour to Canada to apologize to Indigenous survivors for the abuse at Church-run residential schools.
5 Sep 2022
Two people died after a seven-storey building under construction collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos in the early hours of Sunday and rescue efforts were underway to find survivors, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said.
5 Sep 2022
Eight people are accused of having provided support for the perpetrator of a 2016 attack in the French city of Nice. Survivors of the attack are hoping the trial in Paris starting on September 5 will help them heal.
31 Oct 2022
Witnesses said the narrow alleys of Seoul's Itaewon district could not accommodate the thousands of revelers and authorities had not prepared a crowd-control plan.
6 Nov 2022
Jack Terry had been imprisoned in several Nazi concentration camps during World War II. He was the spokesman of the surviving inmates of the Flossenbürg camp for many years.
10 Nov 2022
Following the truce deal between Ethiopia's government and Tigray forces, the country looks ahead to peace and reconciliation. But as Amnesty International researcher Donatella Rovera warns, many women were subject to horrific attacks and not enough is being done to make sure they get justice.
25 Nov 2022
A network of women in Cameroon is helping survivors of sexual abuse. It is estimated that around half a million of the country's women and girls have experienced rape and other forms of sexual violence.
Hopes of finding more survivors of Dnipro strike are fading.
Germany has eased visa conditions for some earthquake survivors. But many of the bureaucratic hurdles remain high.
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Virgin Atlantic's Flight100 landed in New York on Tuesday, making the journey from London without using fossil fuels, thanks to a mix of renewable biomass and waste fats. This "sustainable aviation fuel" reportedly reduces life-cycle emissions by up to 70 percent but still emits CO2, as FRANCE 24's Bryan Quinn explains.
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Household Consumption accounted for the largest share of real Gross Domestic Product at market prices in the first and second quarter of this year according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Femi Oladehin, Partner at Àrgentil Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa to unpack the numbers and drivers of inflation in Nigeria.
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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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Evan Gershkovich was arrested in late March in Russia on espionage charges. The court extended his pre-trial detention until January 30.
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France will ban smoking on beaches and public parks, the country's health minister said on Tuesday, presenting a series of measures as the government looks to prevent 75,000 tobacco-related deaths per year. The measures — part of a government plan to combat smoking — aim to create a “tobacco-free generation by 2032.”
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In 1940, during World War II, a group of tirailleurs – soldiers from what were then French colonies – fought the invading German army. In France's Rhône region, just outside of Lyon, these brave men faced the enemy. Many were taken prisoner and ruthlessly executed. A military cemetery has been erected in their honour, taking the form of a traditional Senegalese burial ground.
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