US: Donald Trump found in contempt for failing to provide business records
30 April 2022 | 7:12 am
The former US president has been fined $10,000 per day until he complies with a New York court order to turn over documents as part of an investigation into his business practices.
The Honduras Supreme Court has backed the extradition of former President Juan Orlando Hernandez to the US to face charges of drug trafficking. If convicted, Hernandez could face a life sentence.
Hydraulic fracturing is banned across most of Europe, but, as the EU turns to the US for an alternative gas supply, how much fracked fuel will slip in through the side door?
President Joe Biden has at last made lynchings in the United States a federal hate crime after more than a hundred years of delays.
German defense minister visits US: 'More than a routine visit'
In this edition of Encore!, we report on legendary US actor Bruce Willis's retirement because of his aphasia, a language disorder that robs people of their ability to communicate. The 67-year-old is perhaps best known for his role as New York cop John McClane in the "Die Hard" movies. We also take a trip to the 1920s to discover a new exhibition exploring an extraordinary generation of female artists. Plus, we bring you a report about women on the French rap scene.
US President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 180 million barrels of oil from the country's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. It's the third such move in six months, but the biggest amount on record, in an effort to lower soaring petrol prices. Also in the show: the EU faces a potential shortage of natural gas as Vladimir Putin doubles down on his demand for payment in roubles, and inflation in France hits its highest level since 1997.
A report from the UN's Population Fund says pregnancy is an inevitability, not a choice, for many women lacking education, autonomy or contraception.
Australia is caught in the middle of the US-China trade dispute, which is dominating Davos this year. Meanwhile, Australia has just booked its 27th consecutive year of growth, says Finance Minister Mathias Cormann.
The number of people impacted by gun violence in the United States has surged dramatically recently. DW’s Ines Pohl reports from Washington DC, which has seen its highest number of shootings in 16 years.
Daughter and senior adviser of former US President Donald Trump appeared before the congressional committee probing the attack on US Capitol last year. Her husband, Jared Kushner, had also appeared before the committee.
President Joe Biden has tested negative after coming into recent contact with Pelosi. A new WHO analysis has suggested 800 million people in Africa have had COVID-19.
In recent weeks, more and more Ukrainian and Russian nationals have been flocking to the US-Mexican border crossing of San Ysidro in a bid to seek asylum in the United States. Ukrainians manage to cross the border without too much difficulty, but Russians don't get such a warm welcome. A piece of US legislation known as Title 42 allow US authorities to turn away would-be refugees to prevent the spead of Covid-19. As a result, Russians are joining the ranks of thousands of migrants stranded in Mexico waiting to file their asylum applications. FRANCE 24's Quentin Duval reports.
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