The relatively new Defense Minister Boris Pistorius is in the Ukrainian capital, bearing information on future tank deliveries, and tried to accentuate the positives of German assistance to Ukraine.
12 Sep 2022
France's Secretary of State for European Affairs Laurence Boone has outlined to FRANCE 24 the sacrifices necessary to continue putting pressure on Moscow, saying "it is a war against Russia for democracy, for freedom and supporting Ukraine. We are not asking horrible things. To put the temperature at 19 degrees, that has always been the unspoken rule."
11 Sep 2022
Pakistani Climate Change Minister Sherry Rehmen: 'The images are heartbreaking'
20 Aug 2022
The number of victims of wildfires in Algeria has risen to 26 from eight reported earlier, the country's interior minister said on Wednesday
10 Aug 2022
FRANCE 24 sat down with Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine's deputy prime minister and minister of digital transformation. The ministry was created in 2019 because President Volodymyr Zelensky had promised that Ukraine would be a pioneering e-government. Since the Russian invasion, digital transformation has been put on a "war footing", Fedorov said. He told FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg about several projects: a chatbot that allows people to send information about the movements of the Russian army, a joint project on drones with the Ukrainian military, as well as the use of artificial intelligence for facial recognition. The latter includes identifying slain Russian soldiers and informing their families via social media.
9 Aug 2022
Industrial production tends to decrease when the Rhine River remains as low as it currently is, challenging Germany's industry to deal with heightened tensions around supply chains and other resources.
6 Aug 2022
It's tough being economy minister in Germany at the moment. Energy supply is under threat and companies are bracing for impact. Nonetheless, polls often place Robert Habeck as one of Germany's most popular politicians.
31 Jul 2022
Mahamat Nouradine Adam is suspected of war crimes and crimes against humanity and is still leading a rebellion.
7 Jul 2022
Britain continues to have a functioning government, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Ellis said on Thursday in a statement to parliament ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's expected resignation.
19 Jun 2022
Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in Ivory Coast's economic capital Abidjan. Although the war in Ukraine is threatening Egypt's food security, the minister believes that "pre-emptive action" undertaken by Cairo in the past few years will help "mitigate" the impact of a possible wheat shortage. Al-Mashat also called for the COP27 climate summit in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in November to be one turning of "pledges" into "implementation".
10 Jun 2022
Since February 24, Ukraine has been putting up fierce resistance against Russia: on the ground, but also in the digital sphere. FRANCE 24 spoke with Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation, George Dubinskiy. He explained that Ukraine, which suffered several large-scale cyberattacks long before February 24, has been in a digital war against Moscow "since 2014" and is defending not only its land borders, but also digital ones.
30 May 2022
FRANCE 24 interviewed Kao Kim Hourn, Cambodia's minister delegate to Prime Minister Hun Sen, from the World Economic Forum in Davos. Hourn said he believes a full reconciliation with the US will occur. He affirmed that no Chinese military base has been established in Cambodia, and said that China does not dominate the country's economy despite owning most of its debt.