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26 Mar
Baky Meïté is a former captain of the Ivory Coast rugby team. Back in the spring of 2020, he put his rugby career on hold to work as a janitor in a geriatric hospital in Paris. He has now published a book, "Les Chiffons Bleus", as a tribute to his former colleagues who appear somewhat forgotten today. He joined us for Perspective.
24 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting record numbers of people in the city of El Paso, Texas. Hospitals are preparing for months of strain on the health care system, funeral homes are overwhelmed and many businesses are struggling to survive.
12 Sep 2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump tops the list of things Germans fear the most, a new survey found. But in a twist that surprised researchers, Germans reported feeling less scared overall than they've been in years.
2 Aug 2020
The US is unlikely to have recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and a battered economy by election day in November. President Trump has a solution: delay the vote. It's a dangerous strategy, says DW's Ines Pohl.
1 Aug 2020
Agricultural workers in Costa Rica - some driving tractors - have held a caravan protest against government austerity policies aimed at curbing public spending amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 Jul 2020
Globally many thousands of seafarers are stuck on their ships. They cannot go home because of the coronavirus crisis and the situation is creating a backlog in the global shipping industry.
26 Jul 2020
The trial of suspects involved in the 2018 Offa bank robbery has been stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
21 Jul 2020
In our show "The New Normal", which examines the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports from our correspondents around the globe.
20 Jul 2020
Global data analytics company; Nielsen, says the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp drop in consumer sentiment in West Africa in the second quarter of the year. Ged Nooy, Managing Director at Nielsen Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
18 Jul 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on India's economy. Due to an alarming increase in unemployment, many people are resorting to criminal activities to make ends meet. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
16 Jul 2020
Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned following a row with the Islamist Ennahda Party. The move has triggered a political crisis for the country as it contends with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
16 Jul 2020
Three of the largest banks in the United States have dramatically increased their reserves to cover losses from unpaid loans. JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup have together set aside $28 billion to cover bad debts in the three months from April to June. The lenders are expecting the damage from this crisis to be protracted, and unemployment in the US to remain over 10 percent until the end of the year, with knock-on effects on the repayment of loans from households and businesses.

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5 hours ago
The move will allow more federal funding and measures to be used to fight the disease in the US. The announcement follows a similar declaration by the World Health Organization.
5 hours ago
Germany's queer community is demanding that the Catholic Church accept their sexual identities. More than 100 members, including pastors, friars, and nuns have come out recently.
7 hours ago
Aung Kyaw Moe, human rights adviser to Myanmar's National Unity Government, speaks with DW about the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, as well as Rohingya rights and democratization.
7 hours ago
The head of the Greek intelligence service has stepped down during a scandal after a reported attempt to spy on an opposition politician. The resignation came amid swirling accusations about the use of Predator software.
8 hours ago
The richest man in the world has claimed in court that Twitter lied to him about key parts of the business. The Tesla CEO is facing a lawsuit to force him to go through with his purchase of the social media company.
8 hours ago
China's military drills in the waters around Taiwan are prompting regional powers such as Japan to rethink defense strategies. Could East Asia be on the brink of an arms race?