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France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 (6 hours a day in Spanish) to 355 million households around the world in French, Arabic, English and Spanish. The four channels have a combined weekly viewership of 61.2 million viewers (measured in 67 of the 183 countries where the channel is broadcast). France 24 is the 1st international news channel in the Maghreb and in the French-speaking African countries.Source
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Germany's 'eternal chancellor' Angela Merkel marks 15 years in office

Germany's 'eternal chancellor' Angela Merkel marks 15 years in office

Add France 24 to your home screenIn power so long she has been dubbed Germany's "eternal chancellor", Angela Merkel marked 15 years at the helm of Europe's top economic power on Sunday with her popularity intact and public trust in her leadership reaching new heights., 66, has said she will step down as chancellor when her current mandate runs out in 2021 with plans to leave politics altogether.As she finishes out her fourth term she will tie Helmut Kohl's record for longest-serving post-war leader, leaving an entire generation of young with no recollection of another chancellor.Calls for...

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Netanyahu made secret trip to Saudi Arabia, met MBS and Pompeo

Netanyahu made secret trip to Saudi Arabia, met MBS and Pompeo

Add France 24 to your home screenPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu travelled to Saudi Arabia and met its crown prince, an Israeli official said on Monday, in what would be the first publicly confirmed visit there by an Israeli leader as the countries close ranks against Iran.Earlier, Israeli media said Netanyahu had secretly flown on Sunday to Neom, on the Red Sea, for talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Reports of the meeting between the crown prince and Netanyahu were denied by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al...

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to plead guilty at protest trial - France 24

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to plead guilty at protest trial - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenHong Kong (AFP)Prominent Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong announced he and two other leading activists will plead guilty at the opening of a trial over their involvement in last year's protests on Monday, adding he expects to be jailed.Hong Kong was convulsed by seven straight months of huge and often violent democracy rallies last year in which millions took to the streets.Beijing and local authorities have refused demands for free elections and have responded with a growing crackdown against democracy supporters.Wong, 24, is being prosecuted alongside Ivan...

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Brazil sees more protests after black man killed by security guards - France 24

Brazil sees more protests after black man killed by security guards - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenRio de Janeiro (AFP)New demonstrations against racism took place Sunday outside Carrefour supermarkets in Brazil to protest the death of a black man beaten to death by white guards at a Porto Alegre store branch.A video taken Thursday night in the southern city showed 40-year-old welder Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas repeatedly being punched in the face and head by a security guard while he is being restrained by another at a Carrefour market.The clip quickly went viral on social media, and triggered a first round of demonstrations on Friday as the country...

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Demonstrators decry French bill to curb police images - France 24

Demonstrators decry French bill to curb police images - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenParis (AFP)Thousands of people marched in French cities Saturday to protest a draft law that would place limits on the filming of on-duty police officers, a move condemned as a curb on press freedom.The biggest gathering of around 7,000 was near the Eiffel Tower in Paris and was closely watched by police who engaged in minor skimishes with a small group of protesters after the rally was over.Overall, police and local government data compiled by AFP indicated that roughly 22,000 people had taken part in demonstrations nationwide. In addition to...

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Merkel, Germany's 'eternal' chancellor, marks 15 years in power - France 24

Merkel, Germany's 'eternal' chancellor, marks 15 years in power - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenBerlin (AFP)In power so long she has been dubbed Germany's "eternal chancellor", Angela Merkel marks 15 years at the helm of Europe's top economic power Sunday with her popularity and public trust scaling new heights as her remaining time in office ticks down.With the coronavirus raging around the world, the pandemic has played to her strengths as a crisis manager with a head for science-based solutions.Merkel, 66, has said she will step down as chancellor when her current mandate runs out in 2021, and leave politics altogether.Assuming she finishes out her...

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Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler - France 24

Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenBrussels (AFP)Belgium's approach to policing undocumented migration will be in the dock Monday when an officer goes on trial over the shooting death of a two-year-old Kurdish girl.Mawda was fatally wounded in May 2018 when a policeman opened fire on a van being driven across Belgium by traffickers taking migrants from the continent to Britain.The officer said he had intended to shoot out a tyre to halt the suspect vehicle during a high speed chase, but his car swerved violently and the bullet went astray.The tragedy caused a scandal in Belgium and, for...

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Ethiopia rebuffs mediation attempts as Tigray offensive continues

Ethiopia rebuffs mediation attempts as Tigray offensive continues

Add France 24 to your home screenThe Ethiopian government rebuffed an African effort to mediate on Saturday, saying its troops had seized another town in their march towards the rebel-held capital of northern Tigray region.More than two weeks into 's offensive, the says Tigrayan forces are bulldozing roads and destroyed bridges to hold up the advance on regional capital Mekelle, home to about half a million people.The have promised "hell" for their advancing enemies. They have denied destroying bridges but were not reachable for comment about ploughing up roads.Hundreds, possibly thousands,...

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New French law banning images of police sparks civil rights concerns, protests

New French law banning images of police sparks civil rights concerns, protests

Add France 24 to your home screenFrance’s parliament voted to approve a controversial law Friday that will ban the publication of images of on-duty police officers as well as expand the use of surveillance drones and police powers. Journalists’ groups, human rights activists and unions – including Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International’s French branch – organised protests in Paris and other French cities on Saturday.Article 24 of ’s new security bill would make it a criminal offence for anyone to disseminate images that might “harm the physical or mental integrity” of officers....

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Protests erupt in Brazil after supermarket security guards beat Black man to death

Protests erupt in Brazil after supermarket security guards beat Black man to death

Add France 24 to your home screenThe death of a black man beaten by white security guards at a supermarket sparked protests across Brazil Friday as the country celebrated Black Consciousness Day.A video of Thursday night's incident in the southern city of captured on a witness's mobile phone was broadcast on social networks and Brazilian media.As the clip went viral, around 1,000 protesters in Sao Paulo marched to a branch of the French-owned supermarket chain and stoned the glass storefront before storming the premises, trashing and burning goods, according to an AFP photographer on the...

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Rights groups, press freedom advocates protest against French security bill

Rights groups, press freedom advocates protest against French security bill

Add France 24 to your home screenThousands protested in Paris and other French cities Saturday against a security bill that would outlaw the publication of images of on-duty police officers. The government says the law is aimed at protecting officers from retribution while critics say it would violate press freedom and the ability to document police abuses. Rights campaigners and journalists organizations staged street protests in Paris and other French cities on Saturday against a security bill that they say would be a violation of the freedom of information.The would create a new criminal...

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Australia signals shift away from climate credit 'cheating' - France 24

Australia signals shift away from climate credit 'cheating' - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenSydney (AFP)Australia's prime minister said the country may no longer rely on a much-criticised accounting tactic to meet its emissions targets, stepping away from an approach international partners had labelled "cheating".Conservative leader Scott Morrison said targets under the Paris climate accord could be met without using so-called "carryover" credits -- a mechanism that reduces current emissions on paper but not in the atmosphere."We have the option of using these credits towards our next commitment period," Morrison told a business event on Friday....

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More than a dozen killed in Uganda protests over arrest of opposition leader

More than a dozen killed in Uganda protests over arrest of opposition leader

Add France 24 to your home screenSixteen people have been killed in two days of violent clashes between Ugandan security forces and supporters of detained opposition leader Bobi Wine, police said Thursday, as tensions flared two months before a presidential election.security forces fired teargas and rubber bullets at angry protesters who set fires, barricaded roads and looted stores in the capital Kampala, as calls mounted for calm ahead of the January 14 elections.The popstar-turned-presidential candidate , whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was still in detention after being for...

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Covid-19: French mental health ‘deteriorating’ amid lockdown, minister says

Covid-19: French mental health ‘deteriorating’ amid lockdown, minister says

Add France 24 to your home screenFrench Health Minister Olivier Véran said Thursday that the mental health of people in France was deteriorating during the second Covid-19 lockdown due to anxiety and uncertainty caused by the pandemic. The French health minister began his weekly press conference with a sombre assessment of how the virus – and two ensuing lockdowns – had taken a toll on people's mental wellbeing."The mental health of the French significantly deteriorated between late September and early November," he said."A consequent increase in depressive syndromes" has been observed in...

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Virus 'out of control' among Brazil's Yanomami people - France 24

Virus 'out of control' among Brazil's Yanomami people - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenSao Paulo (AFP)The spread of the new coronavirus is "completely out of control" on the Yanomami indigenous reservation in Brazil, where cases have nearly quadrupled in three months, according to a report published Thursday.The Yanomami, like all indigenous peoples in the Amazon rainforest, have little historic exposure to outside diseases, and have a tragic history of being devastated by epidemics.The report by a coalition of indigenous rights groups found virus cases on the reservation had surged from 335 in August to 1,202 in October, with 23 confirmed or...

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Hundreds protest in Santiago against Chilean president - France 24

Hundreds protest in Santiago against Chilean president - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenSantiago (AFP)Hundreds of people protested in Chile's capital Santiago on Wednesday to demand the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera over police repression of the country's social protests.Police fired tear gas and water cannon to keep around 500 protesters from approaching the Moneda presidential palace.The demonstrators blocked the capital's main Alameda thoroughfare near the palace for about two hours, leaving rush-hour commuters affected by the tear gas.The protest came three weeks after Chileans voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to replace the...

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Journalists, human rights groups protest new French security bill banning images of police

Journalists, human rights groups protest new French security bill banning images of police

Add France 24 to your home screenFrench lawmakers on Tuesday began debating a bill that could ban dissemination of images of police officers' faces, triggering protests in Paris and other French cities against the potential loss of a check against abuses of power.'s security forces have long faced accusations of using brutal tactics when dealing with protesters, but also when confronting or arresting individuals, in particular from black or Arab minorities.And now, s centrist government has proposed a new that would institute reforms such as giving more autonomy to local police -- and...

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey to send peacekeepers to Azerbaijan to monitor truce

Nagorno-Karabakh: Turkey to send peacekeepers to Azerbaijan to monitor truce

Add France 24 to your home screenTurkey’s parliament on Tuesday granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government permission to deploy peacekeepers to Azerbaijan to monitor a cease-fire deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia that aims to end the conflict in the region. In a show of hands, legislators voted in favor of a one-year mandate allowing the government to send troops to , where they would observe possible violations of the truce from a joint Turkish-Russian monitoring center. The cease-fire ended six weeks of intense region.Erdogan’s government would determine the number of troops to...

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France tops 2 million Covid-19 cases

France tops 2 million Covid-19 cases

Add France 24 to your home screenFrance has surpassed two million cases of Covid-19, Director General of Health Jérôme Salomon announced at a press briefing on Tuesday as infections across Europe hit more than 15 million.reached the grim milestone of 2,036,755 confirmed cases of Salomon confirmed Tuesday, making it the world’s fourth worst for infections behind the United States, India and Brazil.Salomon added that there was an "unprecedented number of hospitalisations" amounting to 33,500. The nation's Covid-19 death toll now stands at 46,273. France recorded 1,217 Covid-19 related deaths...

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Thai police fire water cannon, tear gas at latest democracy rally - France 24

Thai police fire water cannon, tear gas at latest democracy rally - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenThai police on Tuesday fired water cannon and tear gas on pro-democracy protesters attempting to get close to parliament, where lawmakers were debating possible changes to the military-scripted constitution. Thailand has seen months of student-led demonstrations demanding reform to the constitution and monarchy, and for the current prime minister to quit. FRANCE 24's Philip Sherwell tells us more.Page not foundThe content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.

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French police clear more than 2,000 people from makeshift migrant camp near Paris

French police clear more than 2,000 people from makeshift migrant camp near Paris

Add France 24 to your home screenFrench police forcibly evacuated more than 2,000 migrants from a makeshift camp in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis near the Stade de France in the early hours of Tuesday morning.The dismantling of the migrant camp was denounced by human rights associations as part of an "endless and destructive cycle".   The forced evacuations will see the migrants moved to various reception centres and sometimes gymnasiums in the Île-de-France (greater Paris) region. From around 4:30am local time, migrants began queueing to board buses along with their...

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UN General Assembly president assails Security Council - France 24

UN General Assembly president assails Security Council - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenUnited Nations (United States) (AFP)UN General Assembly president Volkan Bozkir on Monday criticized the Security Council, saying it was failing to respond to the world's biggest challenges due to "competing interests.""The council has, on many occasions, failed to carry out its responsibility to maintain international peace and security," Bozkir, a Turkish diplomat, said at a debate on reforming the body."Competing interests among its members and frequent use of the veto have limited the Security Council's effectiveness. Even in some of the most urgent...

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Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni - France 24

Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni - France 24

Add France 24 to your home screenAkora Khattak (Pakistan) (AFP)Maulana Yousaf Shah cracks a wide smile as he rattles off a list of former students turned Taliban leaders, revelling in their victories over superpowers on Afghanistan's battlefields after graduating from Pakistan's "university of jihad".The Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary has churned out a who's who of Taliban top brass -- including many now on the hardline group's negotiating team holding talks with the Kabul government to end a 20-year war."Russia was broken into pieces by the students and graduates of Darul Uloom Haqqania and...

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Rockets fired by Ethiopia’s Tigray dissidents hit Eritrean capital

Rockets fired by Ethiopia’s Tigray dissidents hit Eritrean capital

Add France 24 to your home screenThe leader of Ethiopia's rebellious Tigray region confirmed on Sunday that his forces had fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea's capital, a major escalation that raises fears of a wider war in the Horn of Africa region.Accusing neighbouring of sending tanks and thousands of troops into in support of an government offensive, Debretsion Gebremichael, head of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) said his forces were under attack "on several fronts.""Ethiopian forces are also using the airport of Asmara," said Gebremichael, noting that this made the...

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Peru's interim president resigns after massive protests

Peru's interim president resigns after massive protests

Add France 24 to your home screenPeru's interim president, Manuel Merino, resigned on Sunday, less than a week into his new administration, after protests calling for his removal left two dead and dozens injured, plunging the country into yet another political crisis. "I want to let the whole country know that I'm resigning," Merino said in a televised address, a day after a police crackdown on protesters in left at least two people dead.Peru's interim president, Manuel Merino, resignsMerino assumed the presidency on Tuesday after the opposition-dominated Congress voted to remove his...

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