Costa Rica Becomes First Central American Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Costa Rica became the latest country to legalize same-sex marriage early Tuesday when a ruling from its supreme court went into effect ending the country’s ban. Couples held ceremonies – mostly private due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some that were broadcast – to celebrate their unions before judges and notaries right after the ban … Read more Costa Rica Becomes First Central American Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Raising wages in hospitals is an emergency

#coronavirus #nurses #hospital « The #government must quickly announce that there will be a substantial increase of salaries for the lowest salaried employees. That is the emergency. » Julien Taieb, gastro-oncology chief, Hospital Georges Pompidou, member of “Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux” Watch the full show : http://f24.my/6WIs.T Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more Raising wages in hospitals is an emergency

Jose Mourinho relives winning the 2010 Champions League with Inter Milan!

SUBSCRIBE ► http://bit.ly/SSFootballSub PREMIER LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS ► http://bit.ly/SkySportsPLHighlights When Inter Milan won the Champions League on 22nd May 2010, they done so as massive underdogs. Jose Mourinho relives that night, the run in which saw his teams beat the champions of England, Spain and Germany the mindset he got players in to come over that … Read more Jose Mourinho relives winning the 2010 Champions League with Inter Milan!

Curtains for Hong Kong’s special status? China makes its move

“#China & U.S. are playing a game that is going to force everybody to take sides.” France Inter columnist Pierre Haski answers @The Daily Beast Foreign Editor Christopher Dickey on #HongKong. More in #WorldThisWeek… Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: … Read more Curtains for Hong Kong’s special status? China makes its move

South Sudan tribal clashes: hundreds killed and wounded in inter-communal violence

In this edition, reports say that some 300 people were killed in South Sudan in inter-communal violence. We speak to Professor Awol Allo, who sheds light on what is behind the tribal clashes. Also, the WHO and UNAIDS have expressed concern about people living with HIV in Africa, and how the distribution of medication could be disrupted due to … Read more South Sudan tribal clashes: hundreds killed and wounded in inter-communal violence

Mega railway bridge over Yellow River completes closure

Two sections of a massive bridge over the Yellow River, the second-longest river in China, were successfully joined together in Zhengzhou City, capital of central China’s Henan Province, on Tuesday. As part of the railways linking Zhengzhou and Jinan, capital of eastern China’s Shandong Province, the bridge has been designed as a common channel for … Read more Mega railway bridge over Yellow River completes closure

Jilin City announces further travel restrictions

China reported eight new coronavirus cases on May 15. Two were local transmissions, and six were people arriving from abroad. Meanwhile, the northeast city of Jilin has imposed further travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus. Inter-city buses and tourism vehicles cannot leave the city proper, but cargo transportation is exempted. Commuters must … Read more Jilin City announces further travel restrictions

Brian Sloan: ‘The ‘Chimera’ of Parenthood’

Speaker: Dr Brian Sloan, College Lecturer & Fellow in Law, Robinson College, Cambridge A joint seminar between Cambridge Reproduction and the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group. In 2015, The Independent newspaper reported the case of a man who had ‘failed’ a paternity test in the United States because the genetic material in his saliva was different from … Read more Brian Sloan: ‘The ‘Chimera’ of Parenthood’

COVID-19 vs Globalization

COVID-19’s global spread has implications on global trade, cross-border investment, global supply chains and globalization. Is it “de-globalizing” temporary? Or will it continue after the pandemic? CGTN anchor Tianwei hosted the Third Webinar of the Bo’ao Forum for Asia on COVID-19 vs. Globalization. The webinar was joined by Thomas Friedman, author of “The World is … Read more COVID-19 vs Globalization

UN Envoy on Youth on Youth, Peace and Security – Security Council Open VTC Briefing

Briefing by Jayathma Wickramanayake, Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth, on youth, peace and security, during the Security Council Open VTC. She dedicated her statement to all the young people who are putting their communities ahead of them-selves, within war zones, refugee camps, favelas and settlements showcasing grit and leadership that sometimes the world fails … Read more UN Envoy on Youth on Youth, Peace and Security – Security Council Open VTC Briefing

Sudan and South Sudan – Security Council Open VTC (28 April 2020)

The Security Council will discuss the latest report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abyei (S/2020/308: https://bit.ly/3aJfUHB) which covers the period from 16 October 2019 to 15 April 2020. The report provides updates on, inter alia, the political developments, the security situation, the operating environment, the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism, intercommunal dynamics, human rights … Read more Sudan and South Sudan – Security Council Open VTC (28 April 2020)

Drone video from Hart Island shows grim reality during coronavirus

Viral drone video capturing the burial of covid-19 victims on Hart Island in early April brought the elusive mass grave into the national spotlight. Only 11 miles from Manhattan, Hart Island has been the final resting place for New York’s unclaimed and poor for over a century. The island off the Bronx was thrust into … Read more Drone video from Hart Island shows grim reality during coronavirus

Shoppers in Philippines ignore social distancing rules

Crowds of shoppers ignored COVID-19 social distancing measures to visit a market in the most populous city of the Philippines. Health officials have rolled out sweeping restrictions on inter-city travel and strict curfews in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Onlooker Sam Alforte said he was about to get some supplies for his family as well … Read more Shoppers in Philippines ignore social distancing rules

Inter Milan 1-5 Arsenal (2003), Group Stage | Iconic Champions League matches

Extended highlights of Arsenal’s 5-1 demolition of Inter Milan at the San Siro in the 2003/04 UEFA Champions League group stage, featuring an iconic solo goal from Thierry Henry. Hit ‘Subscribe’ above to ensure you never miss a video from the BT Sport YouTube channel. Visit and subscribe to our ‘BT Sport Boxing’ YouTube channel … Read more Inter Milan 1-5 Arsenal (2003), Group Stage | Iconic Champions League matches

Covid-19 & China: WHO was more independent voice during SARS outbreak – Pierre Haski

Better in that out, argues France Inter international affairs columnist Pierre Haski. In The France 24 Debate, Haski condemns Donald Trump’s decision to quit the World Health Organization. Still, the U.N. health body can do more to call out member states, he says pointing to his own experience as Beijing correspondent during the 2003 SARS … Read more Covid-19 & China: WHO was more independent voice during SARS outbreak – Pierre Haski