Spectacular shows and theme parks, the construction of an enormous ski resort near the border with South Korea... Since he took power, the young North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has launched several gargantuan projects. In the meantime, a quarter of the population of North Korea is starving. Our reporters managed to enter the country and sent us this report.
On November 8th, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, reducing vast areas of the country to ruins. The island of Leyte, where typhoon survivors found themselves living among the dead, was particularly hard hit. But the government has been unable to reach many of those most in need.
One year ago, French troops began their withdrawal from Kapisa province in Afghanistan. Over their four years of military presence, 54 French soldiers were killed. Since the French withdrawal, local development projects have fallen victim to corruption, and the Afghan army has struggled to contain the Taliban. What will happen to Afghanistan when the American troops leave?
How do you make ends meet in France on less than 800 euros a month? That's the reality for Mayan, Emilie, Noëlle and Kevin. Whether it's because of part-time contracts, illness or unemployment, their daily lives have become an uphill struggle. France 24 went to meet them.
The neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn won its first seats in parliament in Greece's 2012 elections. From xenophobic speeches to attacks on immigrants, spurred on by the financial crisis, its militants would go to any lengths to impose their ideology. But on September 17th, the murder of the far-left rapper Pavlos Fissas by a Golden Dawn sympathiser caused unanimous indignation.