Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:37:00 GMT
In Sri Lanka, investigations into Sunday's deadly terror attacks have pinned the blame on a little known extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jamaat (NTJ), which emerged in 2014 in eastern Sri Lanka.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 05:40:30 GMT
Algeria is bracing for a 10th consecutive Friday of mass protests as authorities pursue a sweeping anti-corruption drive aimed at appeasing protesters, including arresting prominent business leaders linked to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:49:47 GMT
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a series of new measures on Thursday, the result of months of "Great National Debate" he launched in response to the Yellow Vest protests. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look at some of Macron's plans.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:10:33 GMT
Over 10 million people in the Horn of Africa region are at risk of food insecurity. But on a small scale, some people are working to reverse the trend. That's what's happening in a village in the Tigray region, about 800 kilometres from Ethiopia's capital. Since the end of the 1990s, food production there has been multiplied by ten and farmer incomes by twenty. Today, this village serves as an example. Our team reports.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:40:01 GMT
People around the world are becoming angrier and more stressed – especially in Armenia and Greece, the annual Gallup Global Emotions Report has found.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:26:06 GMT
A powerful cyclone made landfall in northern Mozambique Thursday evening, barely a month after a super-storm slammed into the country's centre, leaving hundreds dead and causing devastation.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:40:15 GMT
The Japanese archipelago of Okinawa was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Over 82 days in early 1945, an estimated 200,000 soldiers and civilians died in a "typhoon of steel". The legacy of war survives to this day. The United States never left the islands, setting up 32 military bases there. They were used during the wars in Vietnam and Korea, as well as more recently in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:41:52 GMT
Over 150 indigenous leaders met with lawmakers to discuss land rights and the role of their communities in the protection of the environment Thursday amid protests against the policies of Brazil's new far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:57:21 GMT
Three journalists face questioning next month by France’s domestic intelligence agency after releasing a classified report detailing French weapons being used in Yemen. In a statement on Thursday, 37 news outlets voiced support for their colleagues.
Week in Review: Notre-Dame probe looks at safety violations, Uma Thurman & the secret tailor of Cannes
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:29:45 GMT
Notre-Dame fire investigators zero in on safety violations, FRANCE 24 speaks to the tailor to the stars at Cannes, Uma Thurman discusses her new show "Chambers" and India votes in the world's largest election.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:01:50 GMT
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena said Friday that the leader of a group suspected of plotting the deadly Easter bombings died in the blast at the Shangri-La hotel, one of six sites targeted in attacks that killed more than 250 people.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:40:23 GMT
The mayors of 13 major French cities, frustrated over a lack of shelter for asylum seekers, have penned an open letter to the government demanding it do more to address the situation.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:21:34 GMT
Vast crowds of demonstrators converged outside Sudan's defence minustry Thursday after protest leaders called for a "million-strong" march demanding that the ruling military council hand power to a civilian administration.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:36:51 GMT
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:58:35 GMT
President Emmanuel Macron Thursday promised significant tax cuts but also a return to public order in France as he revealed his long-awaited response to nearly half a year of street protests.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:33:21 GMT
Intensified fighting for control of the Libyan capital is turning residential areas of Tripoli into "battlefields", the Red Cross said Thursday, amid a row over France’s alleged backing of military strongman Khalifa Haftar.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 04:52:12 GMT
Russia's Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong-un met for their first-ever summit on Thursday, with the Russian leader declaring that Pyongyang is ready to proceed towards denuclearisation – but needs solid security guarantees to do so.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:45:09 GMT
On the show this week, we focus on Indian women and the role they are expected to play in shaping the outcome of the country's election. Women who choose to run as candidates face discrimination, however, as our team on the ground found out. Plus we speak to novelist and filmmaker Vijay Singh to find out what he makes of five years of Modi rule, and ask him if the PM should return to office.