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9 Dec
A German man was killed in a suspected terror attack in central Paris on Saturday. The German investigation will coincide with a probe by French anti-terror prosecutors.
26 Nov
The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges, and has stepped down from the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. Binance will pay more than $4 billion to the US government and admit wrongdoing, after it was accused of operating as an unregistered securities exchange among other violations of US money-laundering laws.
19 Oct
On August 26, an evangelical pastor and his followers attempted to attack a gang in the north of Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, armed with sticks and machetes. The gang retaliated with firearms, killing at least 21 people. What exactly happened that day? Why did ordinary churchgoers go to confront an armed gang?
15 Sep
Beijing has called a European Commission probe into Chinese electric vehicle subsidies, a "naked protectionist act."
26 Jul 2023
In France, pan-African influencers are gaining more and more followers on social media. Advocating a radical anti-Western ideology, some of them claim responsibility for the recent coups in Mali and Burkina Faso. Their narrative is similar to that of the Kremlin, which is trying to place its pawns on the African continent. FRANCE 24 profiles two French influencers who seem to have taken sides with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
29 Jun 2023
Investigators from Canada's transport safety regulator have been sent to St. John's to gather information. The ship that carried the submersible was based in the harbor on Canada's Atlantic coast.
11 Jun 2023
The Bedouin communities living in the unforgiving Badia, or the Syrian desert, are facing a surge in armed attacks. The violence reaches a peak each year between February and April: the truffle season. As tribes go out to hunt truffles, they risk being ambushed by sleeper cells of the Islamic State group, which has taken refuge in the Badia since 2019. This exclusive investigation from FRANCE 24's Observers team exposes the horrific abuses being carried out deep in the desert.
5 Jun 2023
An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.
4 Jun 2023
In Syria, the Islamic State group stands accused of executing a series of attacks targeting truffle hunters. Truffles, or 'sand truffles' as they're commonly known, grow in the desert and have become a sought-after commodity. FRANCE24's Observers team delved into this issue. Journalist Mahmoud Naffakh provides further insights.

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