A school district in Utah, USA, called Davis School District, has ruled out the Bible in elementary and middle schools. The 72,000-student-populated School north of Salt Lake City, Utah, took this action after a complaint from a parent.
The Chinese-owned video-based app TikTok faces bans from several Western governments, who say the platform poses a national security risk. FRANCE 24's Technology Editor Peter O'Brien tells us what this could mean for the future of TikTok, which has more than one billion users worldwide.
5 Jun 2022
A photoshopped picture is circulating online of two shops in Prague that allegedly refused entry to Ukrainians. The owners of the shop has denied these claims. Meanwhile, some social media users claim that Ukrainian refugees were evicted from a hotel in Bulgaria. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
2 Nov 2021
Jimmy Lai and several other activists have gone on trial for their role in last year's unauthorized event. Most of the defendants have already pleaded guilty.
2 Aug 2021
Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare on Saturday (July 31) was provisionally suspended after testing positive for human growth hormone before the Tokyo Olympics, the Athletics Integrity Unit said in a statement.
29 Dec 2020
The US president has accused the Chinese tech firm of passing on information regarding American users to Beijing. Earlier this month, a court ruled in favor of TikTok but Trump is not giving up the case just yet.
17 Mar 2019
The recent crash of an Ethiopian Airline aeroplane has brought so much attention to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Here are some key facts about the American-made narrow-body aircraft:
3 Jun 2017
Nigerian customs displays banned food, petroleum products.
8 Feb 2017
Twitter says it has come up with new ways to make abusive tweeters less effective: hiding their content and preventing banned users from creating new accounts.
31 Jan 2017
Olympic champion Bobsleigher Dmitriy Trunenkov becomes the latest Russian sportsman to be banned for violating anti-doping rules.