Dutch parents sue TikTok for €1.4 billion
04 June 2021 | 8:26 am
A Dutch parents group claims that TikTok is putting children at risk with its content and is collecting too much data. They claim the Chinese smartphone app is in breach of EU law.
16 Jul 2021
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Peter de Vries was "always seeking the truth and standing up for justice." Top European leaders reiterated his commitment to justice.
23 Jul 2021
It is the fourth time that the wildly popular video sharing app has been blocked in Pakistan and the third time this year. Free speech advocates are critical of growing censorship since PM Imran Khan took office in 2018.
26 Jul 2021
Parents were reunited with their children in Nigeria's northwestern Kaduna on Sunday after kidnappers released 28 children taken from a school earlier this month - but dozens more are yet to return.
8 Aug 2021
After their small daughter was killed in Beirut's devastating port explosion, one Lebanese couple are fighting for an explanation — and to get their country back.
22 Aug 2021
Indonesia has one of the world's highest Covid mortality rates for children, according to its paediatric association and NGO Save the Children.
31 Aug 2021
Nigerian schoolchildren kidnapped from an Islamic seminary three months ago are reunited with their parents after their gunmen captors freed them from forest hideouts. The May 30 Tegina seminary abduction in northwest Niger State was one of the longest-running mass kidnappings at a Nigerian school since December when criminal gangs began to target students and pupils.
1 Sep 2021
TikTok tests ability for five-minute videos
30 Sep 2021
The chairman of a Dutch organization that lobbies for people's right to end their own lives has been detained. In the Netherlands, it remains illegal for somebody who is not a physician to assist in suicide.
5 Oct 2021
There are some cases of fake news that are clearer than others. Misinformation or blurring the lines of truth and propaganda is an art form that some TikTok accounts appear to have refined. We take a closer look at two examples concerning the war in Syria.
18 Oct 2021
Monday's preliminary hearing is expected to look at the police investigation into the Amsterdam shooting of the crime reporter rather than the evidence itself.
20 Oct 2021
Hailing from the Netherlands, artist Tessa Douwstra performs under the name Luwten, which means "a place without wind" in Dutch. Her music channels traditional indie songwriting through a kaleidoscope of modern pop and experimental R&B. She recently released her second LP entitled "Draft", which features 11 complex and well-crafted tracks. She tells FRANCE 24’s Florence Villeminot about wanting to writing about the transition from introspection to a more outward-focused life.
1 Nov 2021
Prosecutors labeled it "the largest haul discovered so far this year" as Rotterdam becomes a favorite European entry point for cocaine. Europol said the Netherlands and Belgium are becoming hubs for cocaine trafficking.
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President Yoon Suk-yeol is going all in on nuclear power, both at home and abroad, marking a shift from his predecessor's undecided approach.
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Police in Denmark have said a shooting in a Copenhagen shopping mall in which three people were killed does not appear terror-related. A 22-year-old, known to mental health services, was arrested soon after the incident.
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Fitch Ratings says it expects Nigeria’s economy to witness a 3.1 per cent growth this year, as it expects rising inflation, estimated at 17 per cent this year, may dampen the country’s economic growth.
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As the social affairs, youth, family, seniors and equality minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Aminata Toure has pledged to fight for more diversity in politics. She's the first Black member of a German state government.