Transformers explode in New York leading to power outages
08 March 2018 | 9:20 am
At least 18 inches of snow reportedly fell in New Windsor, New York. Power outages also occurred due to strong winds downing trees and transformers seen exploding in this video.
Sotheby's presents in New York a blue diamond valued at 48 million dollars
Could inflation prove more perilous to livelihoods than lockdown? The latest figures from France and its neighbours show light at the end of the public health crisis tunnel, but there's no time to celebrate. The recovery has spawned a bidding war over goods and raw materials that's cancelled out wage hikes for an in-demand labour force.
They are old, they are male - and they don't plan to leave anytime soon. Africa is very familiar with leaders who regularly switch up the rules to stay in office. But when they overstay their term, how can Africans get their leaders to finally step down?
The decommissioned Chernobyl nuclear site has been knocked off Ukraine's power grid. Operations such as water cooling to manage the heat of spent fuel at the site still require power.
France to build up to 14 new nuclear reactors by 2050, says Macron. Emmanuel Macron has announced a “renaissance” for the French nuclear industry with a vast programme to build as many as 14 new reactors, arguing that it would help end the country's reliance on fossil fuels and make France carbon neutral by 2050.
Police said they arrested a man after a series of shootings of homeless men in Washington, DC, and New York that killed two. The man was arrested early morning in southeast Washington, DC.
The leader of the continent's top crude oil producer apologises to the country for fuel shortages. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the race is also on to resolve a national grid failure. Meanwhile, our reporters follow a joint operation between the Ugandan and Congolese armies to track down the ADF militia, who are believed to be behind the killing of thousands of people in eastern DR Congo. And we take a closer look at Colombian entrepreneur Claudia Castellanos' flourishing business in Eswatini.
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A federal judge has found it "more likely than not" that Donald Trump illegally tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The judge ordered John Eastman, a Trump lawyer, to turn over emails to investigators.
Leonid Volkov, a top aide to jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, spoke to FRANCE 24 from the Lithuanian capital Vilnius on Tuesday. He expressed concern about the safety of his boss, who was recently sentenced to nine more years in prison, saying that the world “should keep an eye on him”.
On March 30, Russia's foreign minister made his first visit to China since the start of the war in Ukraine, declaring that Moscow and Beijing will move towards a "multipolar, just, democratic world order". US President Joe Biden, meanwhile, told a business roundtable meeting that the US must lead what he described as a "new world order". So what does Russia's invasion of Ukraine say about the new global balance of power? Michael Cox, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics, joined us for Perspective to tell us more.
With the climate crisis beginning to gain some traction in the France presidential campaign, we focus on a clean but little exploited source of power: geothermal energy, which creates electricity from the Earth's heat. Kenya has become a major producer, with its geothermal power plants now providing a third of the country's electricity. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec and Jennie Shin.
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