Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan has been released on bail after his arrest earlier this week was ruled unlawful. For months, Khan had managed to avoid arrest, but when he was finally taken into detention while in court this past Tuesday, chaos ensued outside.
Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan have taken to the streets to protest their leader's arrest in a corruption case. Political analysts say the country cannot afford more chaos.
While European bank shares have slumped, EU leaders are not worried. But they warn to "never be complacent."
The Haitian government is under mounting pressure amid violent protests by police who accuse interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry of inaction. The UN is considering sending troops to stabilize the nation in crisis.
28 Dec 2022
The photography biennale in Bamako, Mali is one of the most important arts events in Africa. Many young artists hope to launch an international career at the event.
26 Nov 2022
Rising gas and oil prices have plunged Europe into its worst energy crisis in decades. France has been hit hard, but perhaps not for the reasons you would expect. Nuclear and hydroelectric power, the country's main sources of electricity, are both running out of steam. Has the French energy mix hit a breaking point? We take a closer look in this edition of Down to Earth.
19 Oct 2022
The French porn industry is facing its moment of reckoning. A two-year police investigation has blown the lid off widespread abuse of vulnerable women. A Senate report is now aiming to improve conditions by bringing about stricter controls. In this show, we meet three women who are trying to change the way the adult film industry in France operates.
21 Jan 2022
The rollout of 5G service may seem like a great thing to device lovers, but for some international airlines it's a major worry. This week, American phone carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to a partial delay in activating their 5G networks in the US over safety concerns. For more, we speak to technology policy expert Roslyn Layton.
27 Jul 2021
Turmoil grips Tunisia as President Kais Saied sacks the prime minister and suspends parliament with help from the army. Also, fresh anti-government protests in Eswatini leave at least two people dead. Finally, we meet the young entrepreneur in Cameroon hoping to reduce his country's reliance on fish imports. We bring you all these stories and more in this edition of Eye on Africa.
23 Jul 2021
Haitians mourned President Jovenel Moise at a funeral in his hometown, as anger over his death triggered violent protests just outside the event.
13 Jun 2021
Spain captain Sergio Busquets has tested positive for COVID-19, the national team announced on Sunday (June 6) eight days before their first match at Euro 2020. The positive test has thrown their tournament preparations into chaos with the team forced to pull out of Tuesday's warm-up friendly against Lithuania.
6 Mar 2021
"Covid has taken over" says Beverly Veres, feeling abandoned by health authorities as her two sons battle heroin addiction. In rural Pennsylvania, Beverly and her husband feel the pandemic has taken away precious help to battle the country's opioid epidemic, whilst Savannah Johnson -- a 26-year-old former drug addict -- explains that she risked relapse at the start of 2020.