Argentina seeks to cash in on Russia import bansArgentina's industry and agriculture ministers are meeting officials in Moscow later as the country seeks to cash in on import bans on food from North America and Europe. Arge...
US-Africa summit: Obama unveils $33 billion US investment plan for AfricaOver the past decade, sub-Saharan African countries have seen a staggering level of growth. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the US has been holding an unprecedented summit, hostin...
Malaysia Airlines to re-structure following disastersAfter months of uncertainty about its future, the parent company of Malaysia Airlines has confirmed it will buy out the minority shareholders and re-structure the struggling firm....
Hundreds dead after quake strikes Yunnan provinceAn earthquake of at least 6.1 magnitude struck China’s Yunnan province on Sunday, killing at least 589 people and injuring more than 1,800 with hundreds still missing, state media...
Crédit Agricole takes €700m hit over bailed-out Portuguese bankCrédit Agricole is to write off its stake in the troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo, at a cost of €708 million. It comes after the Lisbon government announced a €4.9 b...
Scores killed in China factory explosionAt least 65 people were killed Saturday in eastern China by an explosion at an automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
Renault's women drivers ad deemed sexistRenault has pulled an ad from YouTube because of accusations that it is sexist. First up though, pop stars risk abuse and even death threats for publicly taking sides in the Israel...
Fake Twitter accounts spread Chinese propagandaIn this edition: Chinese propagandists use fake Twitter accounts to promote Beijing's policies; Turkish women posting selfies to protest comments made by the Deputy PM; and a...
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Israeli strike takes out Gaza power stationLive from the newsroom, FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry provides an overview of world newspaper headlines.
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Hong Kong in rebellion against the 'motherland'In 1997 Hong Kong was proud to re-establish its Chinese identity after more than 150 years under British colonisation. But the atmosphere has changed and Hong Kong is now in open r...
Apple aims to satisfy China's hunger for smartphonesApple's iPad sales have slumped for two consecutive quarters but its iPhone is surging. Worldwide demand for the iPhone is up 13%, and nowhere is demand as strong as in China.
China steps up communist education to guard against ‘moral decline’China’s Communist Party will step up the ideological education of its officials to strengthen their faith in communism and guard against the influence of Western moral standards, a...
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