Congo Files: suspected international money laundering scheme revealed

In tonight’s show: two NGOs publish a damning report suggesting mining tycoon Dan Gertler could be evading US sanctions in DR Congo. Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa say there could be a possible international money laundering scheme involved. In Cameroon, health officials urge parents to vaccinate their children against measles. A … Read more Congo Files: suspected international money laundering scheme revealed

US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

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 revenge”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

FBI says British socialite Maxwell arrested in US “worked” with Epstein to find underage victims

Jeffrey Epstein’s close associate Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested today in New Hampshire. The British socialite who lived with Epstein has been accused multiple times of finding underage girls for him to abuse. According to FBI prosecutors, “Maxwell and Epstein worked together”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more FBI says British socialite Maxwell arrested in US “worked” with Epstein to find underage victims

Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

Jeffrey Epstein’s close associate Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested today in New Hampshire. The British socialite who lived with Epstein has been accused multiple times of finding underage girls for him to abuse. According to FBI prosecutors, “Maxwell and Epstein worked together”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Epstein’s ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

World leaders condemn China’s Hong Kong security law, US passes sanctions

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. “Countries that we hadn’t heard before, … Read more World leaders condemn China’s Hong Kong security law, US passes sanctions

US unemployment falls to 11%, but new coronavirus shutdowns underway

The United States reported the unemployment rate fell to around 11%, but this positive figure could easily degrade, as states order new shutdowns to fight a recent surge in coronavirus contaminations. US President Donald Trump tried nevertheless to reassure the population. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more US unemployment falls to 11%, but new coronavirus shutdowns underway

No protests recorded in Hong Kong two days after security law approval

After Beijing Parliament approved the new controversial Hong Kong security law on Tuesday, over 380 hundred protesters were arrested the following day. But on Thursday, no protests were recorded, as FRANCE 24’s Oliver Farry reports from the territory. China has nevertheless warned of “consequences” after the UK announced it could offer residency to up to … Read more No protests recorded in Hong Kong two days after security law approval

FRANCE 24 in Hong Kong: ‘The national security law has changed everything’

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Myanmar landslide kills over a hundred workers in jade mine collapse

A massive landslide in Northern Myanmar has left more than 120 miners dead, when heavy rainstorm created a mud wave that buried workers in a jade mine. Authorities expect the death toll to be rise as many more victims are recovered. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Myanmar landslide kills over a hundred workers in jade mine collapse

UK to face ‘consequences’ on residency offers to Hong Kong citizens, China says

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. In the following day, hundreds of … Read more UK to face ‘consequences’ on residency offers to Hong Kong citizens, China says

France stocks airplanes as companies lack room with air travel fall

The airline industry is going through its worst-ever crisis because of the coronavirus pandemic. Planes are grounded all over the world and companies lack of room to store them. In France, a decommissioned NATO base has found a new purpose, as FRANCE 24’s James André and Benoît Perrochais report. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more France stocks airplanes as companies lack room with air travel fall

Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Coronavirus, corona, covid, covid-19, covid_19, covid19, confinement, lockdown, epidemic, pandemic, WHO, health, contamination, hospital, care, healthcare, doctors, depression, infections, Tunisia, emna, chargui, tunis, trial, justice, freedom, speech, quran, cartoon, social, media, death, threat, religion, prophet, blasphemy, blogger, young, NGO, Amnesty, international Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Coronavirus pandemic spread accelerates in US with record daily spike

The US has registered a new record-breaking daily spike of Covid-19 infections, as states were about to reopen parts of their economies. California has decided to make a u-turn and delay the reopening of indoors bars and restaurants. The US “opened too early and the population was not instructed that they had to keep wearing … Read more Coronavirus pandemic spread accelerates in US with record daily spike

UK will bear ‘consequences’ offering residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law, China says

China warns countries to stay out of domestic affairs, after Australia said it was actively considering offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents and the UK announced it could offer residency to Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. In the following day, hundreds of … Read more UK will bear ‘consequences’ offering residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law, China says

China warns of ‘counter-measures’ as UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law

China warns of “consequences” after the UK announced it could offer residency to up to 3 million Hong Kong citizens, as Beijing Parliament approved the controversial new “security law” for Hong Kong on Tuesday. “These counter-measures tend to be proportional when it comes to this kind of matters, so we could imagine restrictions on British … Read more China warns of ‘counter-measures’ as UK offers residency to Hong Kong citizens over security law