Russia's Supreme Court rejects election ban appeal by anti-war presidential candidate - 38分前  France 24

Russia's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a ruling by electoral authorities barring anti-war candidate Boris Nadezhdin from next  month's presidential election, leaving President Vladimir Putin without any significant challengers. 
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Scientists crack mystery of how baleen whales sing underwater - 4時間前  France 24

Whales sing loud enough that their songs travel through the ocean, but knowing the mechanics behind that has been a mystery. Scientists now think they have an idea, and it's something not seen in other animals: a specialized voice box.  
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UK court concludes Assange extradition appeal hearing, opts against immediate ruling - 6時間前  France 24

Britain's High Court on Wednesday finished hearing two days of arguments over whether to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a fresh appeal against his extradition to the United States to face espionage charges.
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EU targets Chinese firms accused of supplying Russia in fresh Ukraine war sanctions - 10時間前  France 24

The EU on Wednesday agreed to ban exports to three mainland Chinese firms and blacklist North Korea's defence minister in new sanctions for the second anniversary of Russia's war on Ukraine, officials said.
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French PM Attal promises new law on prices to appease angry farmers - 12時間前  France 24

The French government will prepare by the summer a new law to better safeguard farmers' income and strengthen their position in negotiations with retailers and consumer goods companies, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal said on Wednesday. 
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Colombia's leftist ELN rebels suspend peace talks with government - 16時間前  France 24

Colombia's leftist ELN rebels pulled out of peace talks with the government on Tuesday, accusing it of violating ground rules set up when the negotiations began in 2022.
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Paris 2024 may mark ‘new era’ of anti-corruption efforts in the Olympic Games - 20時間前  France 24

Ahead of the Paris Olympics in July and August, French prosecutors are working on four enquiries into possible wrongdoing, but are the investigations a sign of problems or of genuine efforts to tackle graft?
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Inter Milan beat Atletico Madrid, PSV Eindhoven tie with Borussia Dortmund - 22時間前  France 24

Simone Inzaghi is ready to give Marko Arnautovic more game time after the wasteful Austria forward redeemed himself with the winning goal in Inter Milan's 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
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Chile reopens probe into mysterious death of poet Pablo Neruda - 1日前  France 24

Chile will once again try to resolve the mystery of what really killed Nobel laureate poet Pablo Neruda, who many believe was poisoned by the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, a court said Tuesday.
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How a wave of disinformation is endangering Rohingya refugees in Indonesia - 1日前  France 24

Dozens of photos and videos that have been either "doctored" or taken out of context so as to negatively portray Rohingya refugees have been circulating on Indonesian social media. This wave of disinformation has become so intense that the United Nations is worried about the refugees’ safety – even in Aceh province, which has, historically, been considered very welcoming. Our Observer, an Indonesian journalist who specialises in fact-checking for a publication called Mafindo, has been looking at the rise in online hate speech and fake news targeting the Rohingya.
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Boeing ousts 737 MAX chief after January mid-air scare - 50分前  France 24

Boeing announced Wednesday that the head of its 737 MAX program is departing the aviation giant less than two months after a major safety incident temporarily grounded 171 planes.
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Indian farmers pause protest after govt disperses march, offers new talks - 5時間前  France 24

Indian farmers demanding higher prices for their produce paused their protest on Wednesday after the government made a new offer to resume talks, hours after police fired tear gas and used water cannons to scatter thousands staging a march to Delhi. 
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France inducts Resistance hero Manouchian into Panthéon - 7時間前  France 24

French President Emmanuel Macron led a ceremony Wednesday honouring Missak Manouchian, a stateless poet of Armenian origin who died fighting the Nazi occupation during World War II. Manouchian becomes the first foreign Resistance fighter to enter France's Panthéon mausoleum for national heroes. 
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Norway's PM says 'not in Russia's interest to engage war with a NATO country' - 11時間前  France 24

Ahead of the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre gave an interview to FRANCE 24. The ongoing conflict has prompted senior Scandinavian defence officials to warn about the threat of war with Russia. Norway is a founding member of NATO, Finland joined the alliance last year and Sweden is in the process of doing so. "I don't think it is in Russia's interest to engage war with a NATO country," the Norwegian premier told FRANCE 24. "But being part of NATO, being part of a collective security, we need to strengthen our capacity," h...more
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Missak Manouchian to enter France's Panthéon in tribute to foreign Resistance fighters - 15時間前  France 24

Eighty years to the day since he was executed by the Nazis near Paris, Armenian Missak Manouchian, figure of the French Resistance, takes his place in Paris's Panthéon mausoleum alongside other French national heroes on Wednesday, February 21. His induction is seen as a tribute to all foreign Resistance fighters. 
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Rivals of Pakistan's ex-premier Khan announce details of power-sharing deal - 17時間前  France 24

The political rivals of Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan announced details of a power-sharing agreement late Tuesday, naming Shehbaz Sharif as their joint candidate for prime minister.
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Blinken and Lavrov expected at G20 meeting in Brazil with Gaza, Ukraine on agenda - 20時間前  France 24

G20 foreign ministers open a two-day meeting Wednesday in Brazil, with the outlook bleak for progress on a thorny agenda of conflicts and crises, from the Gaza and Ukraine wars to growing polarization.
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Two charged with murder over shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl parade - 1日前  France 24

Two men have been charged with murder over the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade which left one person dead and 22 wounded, officials said Tuesday.
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How France became the target of Azerbaijan's smear campaign - 1日前  France 24

What do the absence of French observers at Azerbaijan's February 7 presidential election, a group denouncing "French colonialism" and an online campaign targeting the 2024 Paris Olympics have in common? They are three facets of a new offensive strategy adopted by Azerbaijani diplomacy towards France. FRANCE 24 investigated this shift with the Forbidden Stories consortium and other media outlets as part of "The Baku Connection" project.
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France urges Rwanda to end ‘all support’ to M23 rebels, pull troops out of DR Congo - 1日前  France 24

France on Tuesday called on Rwanda to end “all support” for M23 rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo and to pull its troops out of the country.
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