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 2018-09-22 19:37 

France 24

[ World ]

Supreme Court nominee accuser agrees to testify before Senate...

The woman whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has agreed to testify in the Senate, her lawyers said Saturday according to US media....

 2018-09-22 17:04 

France 24

[ World ]

Chinese Catholics 'pray for the best' but wary after Vatican deal...

Chinese Catholics have mixed feelings about the Vatican's landmark deal with Beijing: Some in the unofficial "underground"; church remain suspicious of the government while others "pray for the best"....

 2018-09-22 15:23 

France 24

[ World ]

Libya urges 'effective' UN action to end Tripoli violence...

Libya's internationally recognised government has called on the UN to take "concrete and effective" action to protect civilians and halt fighting near the capital that has killed more than 100 people since late August....

 2018-09-22 14:28 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Bodies continue to surface in Lake Victoria ferry accident...

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to more than 170, a local deputy said Saturday, as rescue workers also managed to pull another survivor from the vessel. FRANCE 24's Julia Steers has the latest....

 2018-09-22 13:56 

France 24

[ World ]

India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Franois Hollande was quoted as saying France had no choice in local partners....

 2018-09-22 11:36 

France 24

[ Middle East ]

Gunmen kill and wound civilians in Iran terrorist attack...

Militants shot dead at least 24 people including women and children at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, state media reported, in a rare attack the government blamed on a US ally in the region. The Islamic State claimed responsibility fo...

 2018-09-22 10:55 

France 24

[ Middle East ]

Gunmen kill and wound civilians in Iran terrorist attack...

Militants shot dead at least 24 people including women and children at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, state media reported, in a rare attack the government blamed on a US ally in the region. The Islamic State claimed responsibility fo...

 2018-09-22 09:24 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Tanzania ferry disaster death toll rises...

The death toll from the ferry disaster in Lake Victoria in Tanzania has risen to 151. The country's president has vowed to arrest the ferry's management....

 2018-09-22 09:21 

France 24

Accuser of US's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh given more time for hearing...

Christine Blasey Ford, whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, was on Friday given more time to decide on testifying - hours after the US president said her account could not be true....

 2018-09-22 07:51 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Tanzania president orders arrests over ferry disaster as death toll rises...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, killing 151 passengers....

 2018-09-22 07:11 

France 24

Civilians killed as gunmen attack Iran military parade...

Militants attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing several civilians, state media reported....

 2018-09-22 05:54 

France 24

[ World ]

US media reports deputy AG discussed removing Trump from office...

Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency....

 2018-09-21 20:29 

France 24

[ World ]

JR's mobile art project seeks to get out the vote in the US...

The truck, specially made to look like a classic camera, rolled up in the morning and started churning out poster-sized portraits of smiling Texans....

 2018-09-21 18:04 

France 24

[ World ]

Abbas meets Macron in bid to get Palestinian position through to Trump...

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday seeking French support to offset US President Donald Trump's policy positions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

 2018-09-21 17:42 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Eyeing Oscar run, Kenya briefly lifts ban on lesbian love film...

A Kenyan court on Friday overturned a ban on Wanuri Kahiu's "Rafiki" though for seven days only allowing the film about a lesbian romance to be considered for the Academy Awards....

 2018-09-21 16:24 

France 24

[ France ]

Paris museum features Paul Robeson, America's first black movie star...

Paris's Quai Branly Museum is dedicating an exhibit to US entertainer Paul Robeson, Hollywood's first black star. Long blacklisted for his Communist sympathies, Robeson was finally redeemed shortly before failing health forced his retirement....

 2018-09-21 15:10 

France 24

[ World ]

Macron honours Algerians who fought for colonial France...

French President Emmanuel Macron announced honours on Friday for Algerians who fought alongside French troops in Algeria's war of independence, part of fresh moves to confront France's painful legacy in North Africa....

 2018-09-21 14:21 

France 24

[ World ]

Colombia: Cursed by coca in Catatumbo...

While the United Nations on Wednesday announced that Colombia remains the world's largest cocaine producer, our reporters visited the northeastern region of Catatumbo - one of the country's main producers of the illegal coca plant. In Catatumbo, t...

 2018-09-21 13:48 

France 24

May blasts EU rejection of Brexit blueprint, wants to 'hear from the EU'...

British Prime Minister Theresa May demanded new proposals from the EU in a pugnacious speech delivered a day after EU leaders rejected her Brexit blueprint at a summit in Austria....

 2018-09-21 10:43 

France 24

[ World ]

Video: Hero or dictator? Ugandans divided over Idi Amin Dada's legacy...

Forty years after Idi Amin Dada's bloody regime came to an end, Ugandans are divided over how to view their former leader. For older Ugandans, the president's eight years at the helm evokes nothing but bitter memories of terror, torture and massac...

 2018-09-21 10:17 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Macron rejects UK's Brexit blueprint...

Macron rejects UK's Brexit blueprint...

 2018-09-21 08:27 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Hundreds feared dead in Tanzania ferry accident...

Hundreds feared dead in Tanzania ferry accident...

 2018-09-21 05:44 

France 24

[ World ]

Vietnamese President Quang dead at 61...

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang died Friday at age 61 after a prolonged and serious illness, state media reported....

 2018-09-21 03:52 

France 24

[ World ]

Rap mogul Suge Knight to serve 28 years after admitting manslaughter...

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles court Thursday to a charge of manslaughter for a 2015 hit-and-run killing, accepting a 28-year prison sentence under a deal with prosecutors days before his murder trial was to beg...

 2018-09-21 01:33 

France 24

[ World ]

Kavanaugh accuser says will testify under right terms...

A lawyer for the woman accusing US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault said Thursday the professor will not testify on Monday as Republicans want but would be willing to appear sometime next week if certain terms are met....

 2018-09-20 23:41 

France 24

US sanctions China for buying Russian jets, missiles...

The United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China on Thursday, announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organization for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles....

 2018-09-20 20:36 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Ferry capsizes on Tanzania's Lake Victoria, killing dozens...

At least 44 people died and an unknown number went missing on Thursday when a ferry capsized in the south of Victoria, Africa's largest lake, Tanzanian government officials said....

 2018-09-20 19:38 

France 24

Russia reinstated after doping ban, but critics slam 'dark shadow' decision...

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia's anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition but also sparking claims of "treachery" over the fight against doping....

 2018-09-20 16:40 

France 24

[ World ]

France's Marine Le Pen ordered psychiatric tests over jihadist group tweets...

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group....

 2018-09-20 15:38 

France 24

[ World ]

Jacques Audiard's 'The Sisters Brothers': Who says Westerns are pass?...

The Western film's image is to many a musty one, riven with clichs. But with "The Sisters Brothers", Jacques Audiard's sublime new feature film, the French filmmaker gives the genre's perennial reputation a shot in the arm....

 2018-09-20 14:27 

France 24

[ World ]

Macron says May's Chequers Brexit blueprint 'not acceptable'...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said British Prime Minister's so-called Chequers plan for Brexit was not acceptable following two days of EU talks in the Austrian city of Salzburg....

 2018-09-20 13:43 

France 24

[ World ]

Bobi Wine arrives in Uganda from US, whisked home by police...

Ugandan security forces on Thursday whisked Bobi Wine away from the airport, where his supporters were not allowed to greet the ragga star-cum-opposition lawmaker, after his arrival from the US where he underwent medical treatment....

 2018-09-20 12:32 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Austria restricts immigration and hampers integration...

Immigration is on the menu as EU leaders gather in the Austrian city of Salzburg. But the issue is also high on the domestic agenda. Austria's coalition government, made up of the conservatives and the far right, is implementing restrictive immigratio...

 2018-09-20 12:19 

France 24

[ World ]

DR Congo political heavyweights excluded from presidential election...

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally excluding two heavyweight opposition figures....

 2018-09-20 07:42 

France 24

[ World ]

UN says coca cultivation hit new high in Colombia last year...

Colombia's acreage of coca, the raw material for cocaine, expanded 17 percent to hit a new record last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as the government mulls whether to restart aerial fumigation with the herbicide glyphosate....

 2018-09-20 06:31 

France 24

[ World ]

Man City start Champions League campaign with shock loss to Lyon...

If Manchester City wants to finally win a first Champions League title, it will have to start taking the competition a bit more seriously - on and off the field....

 2018-09-20 05:42 

France 24

[ World ]

Presidents of the two Koreas cap summit with trek up Mount Paektu...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in cleared a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: Climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un....

 2018-09-19 20:48 

France 24

[ World ]

Progress elusive as May appeals to EU to soften Brexit stance...

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged fellow European Union leaders at an informal summit on Wednesday to follow her lead and adapt their Brexit negotiating stance to secure a good deal....

 2018-09-19 18:04 

France 24

[ Asia-Pacific ]

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites...

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to Seoul by a North Korean leader. Will he keep those promises? In the midst of...

 2018-09-19 16:58 

France 24

[ World ]

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib arrested in massive 1MDB corruption case...

Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday and will be charged over allegations that $628 million linked to state investment fund 1MDB ended up in his personal bank accounts, officials said....

 2018-09-19 15:02 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives...

In 2015, a political crisis in Burundi sparked deadly violence. Since then, more than 400,000 Burundians have fled the country, some of them to Kenya. But even there, many still fear for their lives. Our correspondents report....

 2018-09-19 14:57 

France 24

[ World ]

Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' Facebook posts on Aung San Suu Kyi...

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country....

 2018-09-19 14:37 

France 24

[ World ]

Judge Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe on sexual assault allegations...

The woman who accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault wants the FBI to investigate her allegations before she testifies at a Senate judiciary committee hearing next week, according to her lawyers....

 2018-09-19 14:26 

France 24

[ World ]

Rapper I-NZ's 'This is Iraq': When music gets political...

This week, we meet Dubai-based Iraqi rapper I-NZ. Earlier this summer, he released a song about what has happened to his country since the US-led invasion in 2003. "This is Iraq", a parody of Childish Gambino's "This is America", has h...

 2018-09-19 14:19 

France 24

[ Asia-Pacific ]

Myanmar court hands former columnist seven years for 'inciting hatred against government'...

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country....

 2018-09-19 11:43 

France 24

[ World ]

Macron's former aide defends himself before Senate...

French President Emmanuel Macron's closest security officer, fired after video showed him beating May Day protesters, defended himself before a Senate inquiry on Wednesday, saying he was neither a police officer nor a genuine bodyguard....

 2018-09-19 09:54 

France 24

Frenchman at heart of scandal at Swedish Academy goes on trial for rape...

Jean-Claude Arnault, the Frenchman at the centre of a sexual assault scandal that prompted several members of the prestigious Swedish Academy to quit, went on trial Wednesday for two counts of rape that emerged during the #MeToo campaign....

 2018-09-19 05:32 

France 24

[ Middle East ]

Millions of children at risk of famine in war-torn Yemen...

Fears were growing of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen after Saudi-backed government forces launched a series of attacks on rebel-held Hodeida, as a charity warned Wednesday that more than five million children were at risk of famine in the war-torn state....

 2018-09-19 05:20 

France 24

[ World ]

Macron bodyguard braces for Senate grilling over assault scandal...

The disgraced former bodyguard at the centre of the biggest scandal of Emmanuel Macron's young presidency is due to appear Wednesday before a Senate committee which will quiz him over his close ties to France's maverick leader....

 2018-09-19 03:52 

France 24

[ World ]

North Korea says will dismantle nuclear test sites, allow inspectors...

North Korea has agreed to "permanently"; abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the US takes reciprocal action, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wedn...

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