Twitter Asia-Pacific VP on transparency, privacy and growth
10 March 2019 | 6:19 am
Candidates running in a slew of elections across Asia this year are taking to social media to share slogans, pitch policies, rankle rivals and rouse crowds ahead of campaign rallies. Twitter Inc.'s Asia-Pacific Vice President Maya Hari tells Juliette Saly how its looking to restrict the use of fake news being spread through its platform.
10 Feb 2019
Vice President Osinbajo visits his mother after the helicopter crash.
9 May 2019
The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido.
20 Jun 2019
Women's day: Vice President Osinbajo advises men to honour women.
10 Oct 2019
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9 Oct 2019
Vice President Osinbajo meets Ngige, Trade Union Congress
20 Dec 2019
The wife of Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was charged with trying to kill her husband when she appeared in court on Monday.
17 Dec 2019
Zimbabwe: Vice president's wife in court on attempted murder and fraud charges
10 May 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Taiwan's Vice President Chen Chien-jen, an epidemiologist by training, discussed his country's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, while criticising the response of China and the World Health Organization. Chen refused to rule out the "possibility" that the coronavirus originated in a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan. He also expressed concern about a second wave of the virus appearing in autumn or winter.
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Days after the sudden death of Ivory Coast's prime minister and ruling party candidate in upcoming elections, the country's vice president resigns. The move adds further uncertainty to the political landscape. Also, Rwanda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa whose nationals can now travel to Europe's Schengen area. Despite the apparent success of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, cases are on the rise. And we examine the longstanding political and ethnic tensions in Ethiopia that fed into unrest that followed the killing of Oromo singer Hacaaluu Hundeesaa at the end of June.
20 Aug 2020
California Senator Kamala Harris was confirmed as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate for the 2020 US presidential election. She is the first woman of color to be part of a major White House ticket.
10 Sep 2020
A bomb targeting Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh has left at least four people dead and several security guards injured. No group has claimed responsibility, but Saleh is known for his anti-Taliban stance.
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Kamala Harris crashed through one of the world's highest glass ceilings to be elected America's first woman vice president, making history and helping bring to an end Donald Trump's turbulent rule. Harris came into the presidential election already a repeat trailblazer as California's first Black attorney general and the first woman of South Asian heritage elected to the US Senate. By winning the vice presidency, she will be a heartbeat away from leading the United States and poised on a stepping stone to the ultimate prize. AFPTV looks back at the moments that brought her there.
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Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis granted an interview to FRANCE 24 from the capital Nicosia. The northern third of the Republic of Cyprus has been under Turkish domination since 1974. Anastasiadis said that Russia's invasion of Ukraine uses the "exact same arguments that Turkey used to invade Cyprus". Asked about tensions with Turkey over hydrocarbons, he expressed hope that Ankara will not "will not attempt to do anything that will cause conflagration and risk peace in the region".
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A picture on social media is being shared as alleged proof that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped up his security and wears a bulletproof vest. Also, some users, including politicians, are claiming that Russian soldiers burned Ukrainian history books. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.