Violence breaks out ahead of Trump inauguration
20 January 2017 | 5:03 pm
Protesters have smashed windows of businesses in downtown Washington, D.C., just a mile from the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.
5 Jan 2022
The latest round of protests against Sudan's military are met with tear gas, sparking clashes with security forces. Rallies were held in Khartoum and neighbouring cities on Tuesday. Also, the first findings of an inquiry into corruption under former South African president Jacob Zuma establish that state decisions were shaped by private individuals and interests during his nine years in power. Finally, we sample the Pan-African offerings of award-winning experimental Congolese chef Dieuveil Malonga at his Kigali restaurant.
15 Jan 2022
A video on Twitter claims to show the mayor of Toritama, in Brazil, attacked by anti-vax protesters in response to his vaccination policies. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
18 Jan 2022
Sudanese pro-democracy protesters suffer one of the deadliest days since thousands started taking to the streets in October to denounce the military takeover. Also, sanctions on Mali's military junta continue to bite. The UN's mission in the country has also suspended all but medical evacuation flights. And hosts Cameroon finish top of Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against Cape Verde.
26 Jan 2022
Pro-junta protesters rally in Ouagadougou a day after a military takeover in Burkina Faso. Also, the head of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe, blames Monday's fatal crush at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on an inexplicably closed gate. And Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa changes the name of his party ahead of elections. Our correspondents bring us the latest on all these stories and more.
14 Feb 2022
Protesters blocking a major bridge connecting Canada and the US were ordered to clear the area by a court ruling.
17 Feb 2022
The trucker-led protesters occupying the Canadian capital Ottawa show no sign of backing down, despite a newly invoked state of emergency that grants sweeping police powers to try to end the protest over Covid-19 rules. FRANCE 24's Peter O'Brien tells us more about the standoff.
21 Feb 2022
For a second day, police have moved in to disperse the so-called "freedom convoy" near the Parliament. Downtown Ottawa has been occupied by protesters and their trucks since late last month.
23 Feb 2022
On tonight's show we focus on Sudan, where demonstrators once again have taken to the streets to call for the release of prisoners incarcerated for taking part in the recurring protests since last October's military coup. The latest demonstrations come just a day after the UN human rights expert Adama Dieng arrived on his first official visit to Sudan.
3 Mar 2022
A US House committee says former President Trump engaged in a "criminal conspiracy." The claim outlined an attempt to prevent the certification of Biden's win.
21 Apr 2022
It is the first reported shooting by Sri Lankan police since the start of this wave of protests against sharp fuel price hikes. An economic crisis is leading to a fast deteriorating situation in the country.
22 Apr 2022
Russian authorities are attempting to intimidate opponents of the war in Ukraine. Courageous activists in Kazan report what they have been doing and what consequences they face. A report from Tatarstan.
25 Apr 2022
Former U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain's Prince Harry was 'whipped like no person' he has ever seen. In a clip from an interview shot earlier this month with British television presenter Piers Morgan on April 11 at the Mar-a-Lago resort, Trump said he had never been a fan of Meghan Markle adding 'poor Harry is being led around by his nose.'
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Russian social media channels and media are sharing a doctored video that alleges Poland will form army units of "non-traditional orientation". We disprove these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Germany recently said it will supply 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Soon after that, videos surfaced online purporting to show the tanks already en route to the embattled country.
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We look at reactions in the Israeli press after nine Palestinians were killed during a raid in the West Bank. Also, singer-songwriter Rod Stewart calls for a change of government in the UK.
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Ankara cited recent anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish activities in Europe as reasons for the travel warning. The move comes after four European countries updated their travel advice for Turkey.
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Lawmakers already voted to bring elections forward to April 2024 from 2026, in the face of unrelenting protests sparked by former President Pedro Castillo's arrest.