'Addicted after taking it once': How meth is devastating Sudanese youth - 38分前  France 24

Many Sudanese activists are becoming concerned about the spread of the highly addictive synthetic drug methamphetamine, nicknamed “ice” or “Satan”. In light of the growing issue, some have started campaigns to raise awareness and opened rehabilitation centres. They say the government is failing to do enough. 
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Djokovic's father to skip Australian Open semifinal after Russian flag controversy - 4時間前  France 24

Novak Djokovic's father decided to stay away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion's semifinal after getting embroiled in a flap involving spectators who brought banned Russian flags to Melbourne Park, Tennis Australia said Friday.
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Haiti police block streets, force entry to airport to protest officer killings - 10時間前  France 24

Haitian police officers on Thursday blocked streets and forced their way into the country's main airport to protest the recent killing of officers by armed gangs expanding their grip on the Caribbean nation.
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US military kills senior IS group official in Somalia - 13時間前  France 24

U.S. special operations forces have killed a senior Islamic State group official and 10 other terrorist operatives in remote northern Somalia, senior Biden administration officials announced Thursday.
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Gas shortage renders Iran’s air quality ‘unbreathable’ due to mazut pollution - 19時間前  France 24

In Iran, most households rely on natural gas for their heating and hot water. But amid a cold snap and gas shortages, the population has been paralysed by sub-zero temperatures in many regions around the country. These gas shortages have not only led to widespread power cuts, but also severe air pollution from burning low-grade heavy fuel oil, known as mazut, to make up the difference. Despite denials from authorities, the FRANCE 24 Observers team found evidence that this fuel oil is partially responsible for the “unbreathable” air in some Iranian cities. 
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Mauritania's former president faces corruption charges in landmark trial - 22時間前  France 24

The trial of Mauritania's former president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz opened Wednesday with the dramatic image of the former head of state in a cage-like box answering accusations he amassed an illicit personal fortune during his 11 years in power.
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Palestinian officials say several killed in Israeli raid on West Bank refugee camp - 1日前  France 24

Israeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians, including a 60-year-old woman, and wounded several others during a raid in a flashpoint area of the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian health officials said, in one of the deadliest days in months of unrest.
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Live: Ukraine declares air raid alert over whole country, air defences down Russian missiles - 1日前  France 24

Air raid sirens were heard across the whole of Ukraine on Thursday as officials from the president's office said air defences were shooting down incoming Russian missiles, including at least two over the Mykolaiv region.  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday he wanted the West to send long-range missiles and jets to help repel Russian troops after the US and Germany both announced they will send battle tanks. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+1).
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Peruvian lawmakers call for President Boluarte's impeachment - 1日前  France 24

A group of Peruvian lawmakers on Wednesday submitted a motion seeking to impeach President Dina Boluarte after a little over a month in power citing "permanent moral incapacity".
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Meta to allow Donald Trump back on Facebook, Instagram - 1日前  France 24

Meta Platforms Inc META.O said on Wednesday it will restore former U.S. President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks, following a two-year suspension after the deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021.
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French rugby chief Bernard Laporte resigns after corruption conviction - 1時間前  France 24

Bernard Laporte on Friday resigned his role as president of France's rugby union federation after being convicted of corruption, the sports minister said. 
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Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets - 9時間前  France 24

Palestinian militants on Friday fired two rockets from the Gaza Strip towards southern Israel that were intercepted by missile defenses, and Israel then carried out strikes in Gaza.
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Former Memphis police officers charged with murder in death of Tyre Nichols - 11時間前  France 24

Five ex-Memphis police officers were charged on Thursday with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, a Black man who died three days after a traffic stop, prosecutors said.
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Families of Beirut blast victims slam infighting over investigation - 17時間前  France 24

The relaunching this week of the investigation into the August 2020 Beirut port blast triggered an unprecedented impasse with the lead judicial investigator and top prosecutor slapping charges against each other. Critics called it a “farce”, but for families of the victims still seeking justice, the parody is wrenching and frustrating.
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'Simple citizen of the world' among French detainees in Iran - 20時間前  France 24

One of seven French detainees held in Iran is a "simple citizen of the world" who merely wanted to travel, his parents said Thursday, revealing his identity for the first time.
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‘This has saved us’: UK food banks on front line of cost of living crisis face soaring demand - 1日前  France 24

As Britain faces a cost of living crisis, the last of FRANCE 24’s series of special reports focuses on food banks, institutions that are on the front line of the fight against poverty. But the demand for their services is soaring these days and smaller charities, reliant on small donors, are feeling the pinch in these difficult times. Our reporters Julien Sauvaget and Clovis Casali went to a Salvation Army center in London's East Ham neighbourhood.
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France recalls ambassador from Burkina Faso after agreeing to withdraw troops - 1日前  France 24

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French colony in Africa's Sahel region.
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Women’s football cries foul at French TV’s ‘lousy’ reporting and indifference - 1日前  France 24

Fans of women’s top football league in France are up in arms at the substandard coverage offered by French television, which they say is symptomatic of broader neglect of the sport in a country that was long a powerhouse of the women’s game in Europe but is now falling behind.
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Police investigate after deadly machete attack at two churches in Spain - 1日前  France 24

Spanish authorities said they were investigating what they called a possible "terrorist" incident after a machete-wielding man attacked several people at two churches in the southern port city of Algeciras, killing at least one person.
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IOC clears path for Russians to compete at Paris Olympics - 1日前  France 24

The IOC made clear Wednesday it wants Russians to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics as neutral athletes, in defiance of Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky’s call to exclude them entirely.
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