Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 23:30Modified: 04/07/2020 – 23:32 Between 2,000 and 3,000 people turned out Saturday in Paris for a politically engaged Gay Pride march, a week after the officially scheduled event was cancelled because of coronavirus restrictions. A young, multicultural crowd marched behind a lorry bearing a banner declaring […]

Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 21:17Modified: 04/07/2020 – 21:17 In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune says there is an opportunity to achieve “appeased relations” with France. He believes that French President Emmanuel Macron is “honest” and “proper” with regard to the country’s colonial past, welcomes the return […]

Issued on: 04/07/2020 – 17:20Modified: 04/07/2020 – 17:20 Books written by prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have started to disappear from the territory’s libraries, online records show, days after Beijing imposed a draconian national security law on the finance hub. Among the authors whose titles are no longer available are Joshua […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 13:22Modified: 03/07/2020 – 13:27 Every day thousands of people around the world continue to become direct casualties of the Covid-19. But there’s another group slowly emerging — indirect victims who have not contracted the virus but are suffering its consequences. Our reporter Julie Dungelhoff went to meet […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 19:21Modified: 03/07/2020 – 19:22 France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, warned on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic was not over and an economic crisis was already making itself felt, as he took the helm of President Emmanuel Macron’s government. “The economic crisis is already here,” Castex said, praising […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 11:45Modified: 03/07/2020 – 11:45 This week FRANCE 24 looked at how Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu’s annexation plan is threatening the Palestinian and Israeli economies; breaking the silence on China’s campaign against the Uighurs; divisive colonial statues in South Africa; and the racy days of Hollywood – before […]

Issued on: 03/07/2020 – 10:11Modified: 03/07/2020 – 10:11 Prime Minister Édouard Philippe submitted his resignation and that of his government on Friday and President Emmanuel Macron has accepted, the Élysée Palace said in a statement.  The Élysée said that Philippe would handle government affairs until a new cabinet was named. A cabinet […]

Issued on: 02/07/2020 – 21:48Modified: 02/07/2020 – 21:50 Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), tells FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman that the United States’ decision to sanction the ICC officials investigating alleged war crimes committed by US troops in Afghanistan is an act of pure “political […]

Issued on: 02/07/2020 – 12:58Modified: 02/07/2020 – 12:58 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday condemned France for the “inhuman and degrading living conditions” of three asylum-seekers who were “living in the street without any resources”.  The Strasbourg-based court ruled that authorities “had failed in their duties” with […]

Issued on: 02/07/2020 – 13:57Modified: 02/07/2020 – 13:57 The EU on Thursday called on Russia to probe reports of irregularities during a nationwide vote to approve constitutional changes allowing President Vladimir Putin to potentially extend his two-decade rule until 2036. “We are aware of reports and allegations of irregularities during […]

Issued on: 01/07/2020 – 23:56Modified: 01/07/2020 – 23:56 Britain on Wednesday extended Hong Kong residents a broader path to citizenship in response to China’s sweeping new security law for the former UK territory. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement represents the most direct international response to legislation that has been roundly condemned by Western […]

Issued on: 01/07/2020 – 19:18Modified: 01/07/2020 – 19:24 Israeli firm Redefine Meat is using 3D printing technology to produce plant-based steaks designed to mimic real meat and plans to start selling them in restaurants later this year. With a handful of other firms working on similar technology, could 3D-printed meat […]

Issued on: 30/06/2020 – 18:32Modified: 30/06/2020 – 18:32 In this edition, we’re focusing our entire programme on Israel’s planned annexation of settlements in the West Bank. The term ‘annexation’ is used when a state unilaterally incorporates another territory within its borders. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called these zones “an integral […]