Monday, 24th January 2022


23 Nov 2018
A family recalls the night they lost a Malibu home to the Southern California wildfires.
13 Nov 2018
Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, discusses damage estimates for the California wildfires and the amount of infrastructure that is at risk.
13 Nov 2018
California is battling the most destructive wildfires in the state's history that could potentially cause at least $19 billion in damages.
27 Jul 2018
Emergency services in Greece continue to search for the remains of victims of wildfires that killed at least 81 people. DW went to the coastal town of Mati to report on the resilience and helpfulness of the residents.
9 Dec 2017
Officials have reported the first death in wildfires ravaging parts of Southern California. They say the body of a woman was found burned next to her overturned car.
8 Dec 2017
Wildfires in Southern California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties have destroyed hundreds of homes and scorched at least 50,000 acres of land.
29 Oct 2017
A remembrance ceremony was held in Santa Rosa, California, for victims of the deadly wildfires and to honor the first responders.
15 Oct 2017
Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday and at least 38 deaths are being blamed as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds.
15 Aug 2017
Over 2,000 Portuguese and Spanish firefighters have been battling eight wildfires in central Portugal.
14 Aug 2017
Wildfires broke out on Sunday in a village near Greece's capital forcing residents out of their homes.


1 day ago
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.
1 day ago
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.
1 day ago
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.
1 day 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.
1 day ago
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.
1 day ago
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.