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24 Nov
Italian authorities said the criminal network forced 41 Nigerian women into prostitution while nine were forced to beg for money on the streets. The exploitation stretched outside Italy into Germany and Libya.
10 Nov
The stats show Germany is "one of the safest countries in the world," the interior minister say. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled an increase in domestic violence.
8 Nov
Six months ago, DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi placed North Kivu and Ituri – two provinces in the east of the country – under "a state of siege", effectively imposing martial law in a region that has been rocked by conflict for decades. Today, although the government claims that hundreds of armed militiamen have surrendered, massacres continue and security forces face mounting criticism. In the city of Beni, the justice system has ground to a halt and crime has soared. Our correspondents report.
19 Oct
The South American country is grappling with a surge in violent crime and deadly prison riots. The government has pointed to drug trafficking and consumption as the underlying problem.
16 Oct
Meet the Cape Verdean boxing champion Walter Barros who is using his love of sport to help young people stay away from violence and crime.
11 Sep
The French cement company has been accused of paying millions of euros to militants, including the "Islamic State," to keep its plant in Syria running.
24 Jul 2021
It's a neighbourhood watch with a difference. A clean-nosed crew, sniffing out trouble and keeping the streets safe for school kids: meet the pups of Tokyo's Wan Wan patrol.
9 Jul 2021
The Netherlands is outraged over Tuesday night’s shooting of Dutch crime reporter Robert R. de Vries. The attempted murder is seen as a direct attack on freedom of the press.
19 May 2021
42-year-old Nigerian and an aide to a state governor in Nigeria, Abidemi Rufai, has been arrested for wire fraud schemes in the United States. Abidemi Rufai was picked up at the JFK Airport, New York by the FBI while trying to board his flight back to Nigeria.
20 Mar 2021
The former member of the Gambian armed forces is suspected of involvement in crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder under then President Yahya Jammeh.
16 Mar 2021
Police parade 101 suspects arrested for various crimes in Kano
7 Feb 2021
Thirty years after a fatal arson attack on a hostel for asylum-seekers, German prosecutors have said fresh clues pointing to a far-right crime had prompted searches of a suspect's home.

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Intelligent, dedicated, magnetic and beautiful are just some of the words that have been used to pay tribute to the French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who has died after a skiing accident in the Alps. Known for portraying the young Hannibal Lector and the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, his tragic death at 37 has shocked the film world. In this show we look back at some of his previous films and interviews with the FRANCE 24 team.
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In a special edition, we're focusing on a significant global trend; the ongoing decline in birth rates. In 2017, research by the University of Washington found an ongoing decrease in fertility rates globally meant almost every country could have shrinking populations by the end of the century and that 23 nations – including Spain and Japan – could see their populations halve by the year 2100.
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On January 13, in the first European trial against a high-ranking Syrian regime official, a former senior intelligence officer was sentenced to life in prison in Germany for crimes against humanity. Former head of interrogation at a detention centre in Damascus, Anwar Raslan was found guilty on 4,000 counts of torture and the murder of 27 detainees, less than a year after one of his subordinates was convicted by the same German court. It’s been a long road to justice for victims and their lawyers tracking down former torturers who have settled in Europe since 2013.
5 hours ago
The prestigious campus of the Cité Universitaire Internationale in Paris is a gateway to the City of Lights for students from around the world. It's made up of a patchwork of international residences – including the Hellenic Foundation, a little slice of Greek history in the French capital. Our reporters take us on a guided tour.
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At least 16 people have died in a fire at a disco in an upmarket district of Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, the government says. The disaster comes as the country hosts the AFCON football tournament.
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With its majestic fortress surveying the- land below, Jodhpur embodies all the splendour of Rajasthan, the land of kings in northwestern India. Founded in the 15th century, the mythical city is also nicknamed the Blue City because of the many houses that proudly display the colour. They are painted and repainted in blue every year, according to an ancestral tradition. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec.