Titan sub: Canadian transport regulator opens investigation
29 June 2023 | 2:22 pm
Investigators from Canada's transport safety regulator have been sent to St. John's to gather information. The ship that carried the submersible was based in the harbor on Canada's Atlantic coast.
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A federal appeals court has allowed the US Justice Department to resume its review of sensitive records seized from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
8 Oct 2022
The Indonesian government has called on police to find the "perpetrators" of the tragedy that left 125 dead. Another fact-finding team will look into the causes of the events.
8 Dec 2022
Since at least 2013, the Nigerian Army has run a secret, systematic and illegal abortion programme in the country’s northeast, terminating at least 10,000 pregnancies among women and girls, many of whom had been kidnapped and raped by Islamist militants, according to dozens of witness accounts and documentation reviewed by Reuters.
The UN commissioner has called for a swift and transparent investigation into the killing of 28 people in northern Burkina Faso. A rights group said the victims belonged to a traditional hunting community.
Former Barcelona and Brazil defender Dani Alves is under investigation over an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in a nightclub in Spain last month, Catalonia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday
The Qatargate corruption scandal in Europe is getting a lot of coverage in the papers, after a former MEP struck a deal with Belgian prosecutors to reveal crucial details. Also, German paper Die Welt publishes an investigation into how Bulgarian authorities provided secret aid to Ukraine, despite the country's pro-Russian ties.
A major new investigation into election manipulation has exposed weaknesses in the security of internet platforms. The investigation claimed to expose a team of private contractors who sold disinformation services.
The Republican lawmaker has been under fire for months over lies he told during his campaign. The investigation will look at possible "unlawful activity with respect to his 2022 congressional campaign" and more.
A Taiwanese publisher detained in China is suspected of committing national security crimes, Chinese officials say. Beijing has been stepping up pressure on the self-ruled island, which it considers its own.
In Syria, the Islamic State group stands accused of executing a series of attacks targeting truffle hunters. Truffles, or 'sand truffles' as they're commonly known, grow in the desert and have become a sought-after commodity. FRANCE24's Observers team delved into this issue. Journalist Mahmoud Naffakh provides further insights.
An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.
The Bedouin communities living in the unforgiving Badia, or the Syrian desert, are facing a surge in armed attacks. The violence reaches a peak each year between February and April: the truffle season. As tribes go out to hunt truffles, they risk being ambushed by sleeper cells of the Islamic State group, which has taken refuge in the Badia since 2019. This exclusive investigation from FRANCE 24's Observers team exposes the horrific abuses being carried out deep in the desert.
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From Ridley Scott's epic about Napoleon to a film on the woman who brought the music of the tiny Cape Verde islands to a worldwide audience, join us for our film show with critic Lisa Nesselson and Ana Sofia Fonseca, the filmmaker behind the documentary "Césaria Evora — The Barefoot Diva".
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Italy is one of the main countries of arrival in Europe for thousands of minors crossing the Mediterranean on their own. Since the beginning of her mandate as prime minister, far-right leader Giorgia Meloni has prioritised the fight against illegal immigration. This fall, the Italian executive approved a decree targeting unaccompanied minor migrants.
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New EU rules set for 2024 call for banning agricultural products from deforested land, which Southeast Asian producers say will subject small farmers to impossible bureaucratic demands.
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Twenty people were killed and nearly 2,000 inmates escaped during Sunday's attack on a military barracks, a prison and other locations in Sierra Leone, officials said on Monday.
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It's been seven years in the making, but McDonald's is now rolling out 50 tweaks to its classic hamburger in the US. The global food chain hopes to make its signature product taste better and less dry. Also in this business update, the World Bank increases its climate pledges at the COP28 summit. Plus TikTok wins a significant court battle in the US, after a Montana judge said a planned statewide ban on the app was unconstitutional.
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