Herman Andaya's resignation comes as officials face increasing scrutiny over their response to the deadliest wildfire in recent US history. Hawaii's Attorney General has announced an independent review of the response.
NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has signed a one-year contract extension, after months seeking a consensus replacement candidate failed to bear fruit. The announcement comes a week before a NATO leaders summit.
Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla has taken over as Nigeria’s new Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Emmanuel Ogalla, a rear admiral replaced Awwal Gambo as Chief of Naval Staff. Mr. Ogalla, 55, is from Ezike Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Talking Europe interviews the head of the Council of Europe, the continent's human rights watchdog. A former Croatian minister of foreign and European affairs, Marija Pejcinovic Buric was elected to lead the Council of Europe in 2019. The organisation started out with just 10 nations in 1949, and now numbers 46, including the European Union member states and other countries that are outside the EU.
Somalia is suffering from the impact of a climate crisis it has done almost nothing to create, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, as a full-blown famine threatens to follow a drought that killed 43,000 people last year.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 from Tel Aviv, former Mossad chief Dany Yatom expressed deep concern at the prospect of Israel becoming a "dictatorship". For weeks, Israel has been rocked by a wave of protests against a bill that would curtail the independence of the country's highest court.
1 Oct 2022
Ex El Salvador soccer chief Reynaldo Vasquez sentenced to 16 months in prison after pleading guilty to a charge arising from a global FIFA corruption probe
27 Aug 2022
With the war in Ukraine now in its seventh month, the international community remains highly concerned about the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine. An uptick in fighting in recent weeks near the Russian-occupied facility, Europe's largest, has led to fears of a nuclear accident. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) wants to send a mission to inspect the plant, but has yet to gain access to it. In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director general of the IAEA, expressed hope that the visit would take place within "days".
9 May 2022
Chief Obafemi Awolowo was the leader of Nigeria's Action Group party and the first indigenous Premier of Western Nigeria. GuardianTV visited the Ikenne, Ogun State home of the late distinguished Nigerian as we look back 35 years after he left the world.
20 Feb 2022
The Munich Security Conference, Germany's prestigious independent diplomatic forum will next year be taken over by veteran German diplomat Christoph Heusgen. He is considered a man of clear words.
15 Jan 2022
Security forces appeared to have quelled massive riots in Kazakhstan although the political situation remains volatile. Karim Massimo, a close ally of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, is now suspected of treason.