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 2021-09-26 02:57 

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At least 3 dead, several injured after Amtrak train derailment in US state of Montana...

At least three people died on Saturday and some passengers were injured after five cars of an Amtrak train went off the rails in north-central Montana, an official at a local sheriff's office said....

 2021-09-25 19:24 

France 24

[ World ]

Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont says returning to Belgium before attending October hearing in Italy...

Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said he would return to Belgium on Monday, but that he would return to Italy for a court hearing there on Spain's extradition request....

 2021-09-25 14:41 

France 24

[ World ]

Turkey flexes military muscles with drone display at Istanbul's Teknofest...

Teknofest, which Turkey claims to be the biggest tech festival in the world, takes place in Istanbul on September 21-26. And with it, an opportunity for Turkey's military to display its new jewel: drones. FRANCE 24's Istanbul correspondents Shona ...

 2021-09-25 14:01 

France 24

[ World ]

Who is out to get the judge in charge of Lebanon port explosion probe?...

Political pressure and an intense smear campaign have targeted for several weeks Tarek Bitar, the Lebanese judge in charge of the probe into the August 2020 Beirut port blast stepping up a gear with threats from a senior Hezbollah official. In the eyes of...

 2021-09-25 12:34 

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[ World ]

Germany's Merkel makes final push for successor in knife-edge poll...

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday urged Germans to give her would-be successor Armin Laschet the vote to shape Germany's future, in a last-ditch push to shore up his beleaguered campaign 24 hours before Germans vote....

 2021-09-25 12:06 

France 24

[ World ]

British govt eyes easing visa rules amid shortage of truck drivers...

In a U-turn, the British government is expected to ease visa rules for truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have triggered long lines at gas stations and some shuttered pumps....

 2021-09-25 11:21 

France 24

[ World ]

Could far-left Die Linke become part of next German government?...

As Germany goes to the polls on Sunday in general elections that mark the end of the 16-year Angela Merkel era, the extreme-left party Die Linke stands a greater chance than ever of forming part of a new government despite its roots in East Germany's ...

 2021-09-25 09:06 

France 24

[ World ]

'I am hiding here': Afghan refugees in Pakistan frustrated by lack of international support...

Afghan refugees who have fled the Taliban for Pakistan are becoming frustrated by the lack of international support. Trapped in limbo, they wonder if the rest of the world has already forgotten them. FRANCE 24 reports....

 2021-09-25 04:59 

France 24

[ World ]

Catholic Church apologises for century of abuses in Canada's residential schools...

The Catholic Church apologized "unequivocally" on Friday to Canada's indigenous peoples for a century of abuses at church-run residential schools set up by the government to assimilate children into the mainstream....

 2021-09-25 03:50 

France 24

[ World ]

US says no more Haitian migrants in Texas camp, most press on seeking asylum...

No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said....

 2021-09-25 03:25 

France 24

[ World ]

US, allies vow to pursue 'free, open' Indo-Pacific at Quad summit...

Leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia vowed on Friday to pursue a free and open Indo-Pacific region "undaunted by coercion" at their first in-person summit, which presented a united front amid shared concerns about China....

 2021-09-25 02:31 

France 24

[ World ]

China releases two Canadians held since 2018 as Huawei executive freed in Canada...

Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday, hours after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies resolved cr...

 2021-09-24 20:24 

France 24

[ World ]

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to be freed after deal with US prosecutors...

The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei reached a deferred prosecution agreement with US prosecutors Friday to avoid felony fraud charges, clearing the way for her release after nearly three years detention in Canada....

 2021-09-24 20:07 

France 24

[ World ]

French soldier killed in Mali in clash with armed terrorist group...

A French serviceman was killed early on Friday in a clash with an armed militant group in Mali, the French presidential administration said in a statement....

 2021-09-24 19:41 

France 24

[ World ]

Firefighters retreat as volcanic explosions intensify in Canary Islands...

Intensifying volcanic explosions on the Spanish island of La Palma forced firefighters to retreat and authorities to evacuate three more towns on Friday, while airlines cancelled flights due to a cloud of gas and ash, the biggest since the volcano erupted...

 2021-09-24 19:32 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Angela Merkel, Germany's 'eternal chancellor': A look back at an exceptional journey...

After 16 years leading Germany, Angela Merkel is bowing out. The chancellor will not be standing for re-election when the country goes to the polls on September 26. We take a look back at her incredible journey from growing up in East Germany to becoming ...

 2021-09-24 19:23 

France 24

[ World ]

Radicals vs realists: Should French Greens look to Germany for tips on electoral success?...

Green candidates for the French presidency are often at pains to prove they are radical enough for the party's base. But Germany's "Grnen" have long opted for the opposite path: persuading the broader electorate that they can compromise an...

 2021-09-24 17:08 

France 24

[ Europe ]

EU defence: 'France needs to convince the Germans to follow,' says Berlin's ex-ambassador to NATO...

The submarine crisis has led to a fresh French push for European strategic autonomy. But France will need German backing, just as Chancellor Angela Merkel steps down after 16 years in office. How should France navigate the post-Merkel world, and can Paris...

 2021-09-24 16:49 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Covid passport: Do they work?...

They go by various names health pass, Green Pass, Coronapass and are used by at least a dozen EU countries. Vaccine passports allow access to everyday activities such as dining, organised sports and public events, although the exact categories vary from c...

 2021-09-24 16:39 

France 24

[ France ]

Sounding off: The hidden cost of noise pollution in France...

This week, we're focusing on noise pollution in France, in the wake of a new report. For many people living in Paris and other French cities, learning to live with a constant din has become an everyday challenge. To find out more about the medical and...

 2021-09-24 16:22 

France 24

[ World ]

Costa Rica's president says climate change is 'biggest challenge of this generation'...

Costa Rica abolished its army back in 1948, and 99 percent of its energy is renewable. The small country is an exception in Latin America. Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado Quesada sat down for an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24. Ahead of November&...

 2021-09-24 16:05 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont leaves Italian jail after arrest in Sardinia...

The former president Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, was released from a jail in the Italian city of Sassari on Friday, a day after his arrest on sedition charges....

 2021-09-24 15:12 

France 24

[ World ]

Iran says nuclear talks to resume 'very soon', doesn't provide a date...

Iran will return to negotiations on resuming compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal "very soon", Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian told reporters on Friday....

 2021-09-24 14:52 

France 24

[ World ]

Macron urges new Lebanese PM Mikati to undertake 'urgent' reforms...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged the new Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati to undertake "urgent" reforms to help his crisis-wracked country, as the two men met for the first time in Paris....

 2021-09-24 14:31 

France 24

[ Europe ]

Poland's waste secret: Europe plays with fire...

When China suddenly announced in 2017 that it would no longer accept foreign waste, Poland quickly became a new dumping group for European trash. The Down to Earth team takes a closer look at an illegal business that's more lucrative than narcotics....

 2021-09-24 14:25 

France 24

[ Middle East ]

Macron urges new Lebanese PM to undertake 'urgent' reforms...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged the new Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati to undertake "urgent" reforms to help his crisis-wracked country, as the two men met for the first time in Paris. After repeating previous criticism of L...

 2021-09-24 14:14 

France 24

[ Europe ]

From Chirac to Macron: Merkel's ties with four French presidents...

Sunday September 26 will mark the end of Angela Merkel's fourth term in office. Throughout her 16 years as German chancellor, she forged strong ties with heads of state from around the world. But the relationship between Germany and France was perhaps...

 2021-09-24 13:58 

France 24

[ World ]

A tireless crisis manager: The legacy of Angela Merkel...

During her first term as German chancellor, Angela Merkel had to deal with the economic and financial crisis of 2008, which helped forge her image as a defender of Germany's interests and her fellow citizens' savings. But there would be more chall...

 2021-09-24 13:39 

France 24

[ World ]

France says Britain's Johnson offered to 're-establish cooperation' amid submarine dispute...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday that he wants to "re-establish cooperation", Macron's office said, amid a diplomatic crisis over a submarine contract with Australia....

 2021-09-24 13:16 

France 24

[ World ]

Mobile phones of five French cabinet ministers infected by Pegasus malware...

The mobile phones of at least five French ministers and a diplomatic advisor to President Emmanuel Macron were infected by the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware, sources told AFP on Friday, confirming a report by the Mediapart investigative website....

 2021-09-24 11:45 

France 24

[ World ]

Thunberg spearheads German climate protests to pressure candidates before polls...

Tens of thousands of climate activists including Greta Thunberg began descending on German cities Friday to crank up the pressure on candidates competing to succeed Angela Merkel at this weekend's general election....

 2021-09-24 10:56 

France 24

[ World ]

Cambodian prince bids to restore French football's fallen giants Saint-tienne to former glory...

Cambodian prince Norodom Ravichak has confirmed a bid to take over struggling Saint-tienne, a cash-strapped club whose declining fortunes belie its former status as French football royalty....

 2021-09-24 10:23 

France 24

[ Europe ]

UK petrol shortage: Govt urges public calm over shut fuel stations...

The UK government on Friday urged the public against panic-buying as some petrol stations closed pumps due to a lack of lorry drivers to deliver fuel. Tabloid newspaper The Sun headlined its front page "We're running on empty", with the corona...

 2021-09-24 10:22 

France 24

[ Africa ]

The 'neglected crisis' in Cameroon's English-speaking regions...

Our guest warns of a devastating crisis in Cameroon's western Anglophone regions, where for five years the military has been fighting separatists who want to break away from the Francophone country. Education has been one of the main casualties, with ...

 2021-09-24 10:14 

France 24

[ World ]

China's central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal...

China's central bank on Friday ruled that all financial transactions involving crypto currencies are illegal, the latest in a series of regulatory measures to crack down on crypto trading....

 2021-09-24 09:45 

France 24

[ France ]

Why are the French so sceptical about vaccines?...

The Covid-19 pandemic has put vaccine scepticism in the spotlight around the world, especially in France. Even before the epidemic turned our worlds upside down, France was one of the most vaccine hesitant countries in the world. It's a real paradox i...

 2021-09-24 08:56 

France 24

[ World ]

Yves Saint Laurent to stop using fur, bowing to animal rights pressure...

French high-end fashion brand Saint Laurent will stop using fur in its collections from next year, its parent company Kering said on Friday, joining a growing list of global companies....

 2021-09-24 08:31 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Tunisia parliament speaker urges 'peaceful struggle' against president's power grab...

The speaker of Tunisia's parliament Rached Ghannouchi called Thursday for "peaceful struggle" against a return to "absolute one-man rule", a day after President Kais Saied took steps towards rule by decree....

 2021-09-24 08:26 

France 24

[ World ]

Britain vows to resolve trucker shortage amid closure of petrol stations...

Britain on Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has forced oil giant BP to close some petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to breaking point....

 2021-09-24 08:12 

France 24

[ World ]

FRANCE 24 Spanish to broadcast 24/7 as it celebrates 4th birthday...

FRANCE 24's Spanish-language channel on Friday begins broadcasting 24 hours a day as it celebrates its fourth birthday....

 2021-09-24 07:53 

France 24

[ World ]

Le Pen's bid for French presidency off to stormy start as far-right pundit steals her thunder...

Down in the polls and clambering for momentum as she makes a third bid for France's presidency, far-right leader Marine Le Pen suddenly finds herself on unfamiliar terrain: sharing the right-wing limelight with a pundit out for glory of his own....

 2021-09-24 05:19 

France 24

[ World ]

Ex-police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal...

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has appealed his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, citing 14 complaints related to his trial earlier this year....

 2021-09-24 02:40 

France 24

[ World ]

Trump's ex-chief of staff and top aides called to testify in Capitol riot probe...

The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol has subpoenaed four former members of Donald Trump's administration, including Mark Meadows and Steve Bannon, the panel's chairman said on Thurs...

 2021-09-24 02:29 

France 24

[ World ]

China's Evergrande bondholders in limbo as debt deadline passes...

China Evergrande slipped toward a kind of limbo on Friday as time ticked away on an interest payment deadline which global markets are watching for signs of default, leaving investors on tenterhooks over the embattled property giant's fate....

 2021-09-24 02:12 

France 24

[ World ]

Merkel rivals call for stronger Europe in final election debate...

The two candidates running neck-and-neck to replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor called for a stronger European Union on Thursday, in a final TV debate that did little to shake up a race expected to end in lengthy coalition negotiations....

 2021-09-24 01:21 

France 24

[ World ]

US House approves $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defence system...

The House overwhelming passed a bill Thursday to provide $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system as Democrats moved to quash criticism from Republicans that their party is wavering in support of Israel....

 2021-09-24 01:11 

France 24

[ World ]

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy...

European MEP and former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont -- in exile in Belgium since 2017 after an attempt by the region to gain independence through a referendum that Spain ruled was unconstitutional -- was arrested in Italy on Thursday, his lawyer s...

 2021-09-23 21:22 

France 24

[ Africa ]

Namibian lawmakers debate German genocide deal...

On tonight's show: lawmakers in Namibia are debating over whether to accept a compensation deal from Germany. Berlin has offered to fund 1.1 billion euros worth of project to atone for a 4 year long genocide that began in 1904.In Uganda, President Yow...

 2021-09-23 20:41 

France 24

[ Asia-Pacific ]

Video game footage is confused for Pakistani Air Force activity in Afghanistan...

There have been several examples of Indian media getting the facts wrong on Pakistani involvement in Afghanistan. An Indian TV channel played footage from a video game, claiming it showed Pakistani Air Force activity in Afghanistan. The erroneous footage ...

 2021-09-23 20:37 

France 24

[ World ]

Submarine dispute 'not just a French problem', says EU's top diplomat...

The recent submarine dispute between France and its US, UK and Australian allies has highlighted the need for improved communication and the importance of a European military force to act as a compliment to NATO, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told...

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