Dozens of buses are sent to take nationals to Egypt. Also, the death toll from Kenya's starvation cult rises to 95. The pastor who encouraged his followers to fast to find salvation is still in custody.
Is America facing a banking crisis? As regulators try to stem the fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley and Signature Banks, we look at the risks for the rest of the system. Kate Moody speaks to economist Nicolas Veron from the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the European think tank Bruegel.
Nigeria's Supreme Court suspends the old-for-new currency swap deadline that has caused pre-electoral chaos. Also, Algeria is one of many countries that have sent rescue teams to Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the deadly earthquakes. Finally, we meet a prize-winning Ivorian scientist who is hoping that her work on bio-pesticides will help transform sustainable agriculture.
Protests in the South American country against President Boluarte are growing. The conflict threatens to drag Peru back into poverty, with tourism among the sectors that have been hardest hit.
18 Dec 2022
Can Dundar, the former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, one of Turkey's main newspapers, discussed the press freedom situation in his native country during an interview with FRANCE 24. "If you are challenging the government's interests, you are branded a terrorist or a traitor," he said. Dundar added that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was trying to create chaos in a bid to win the next elections, scheduled for June 2023.