Eye On Africa
EYE ON AFRICA
Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagementOn tonight's show: The Kenyan Government disbands the Olympic Committee following numerous reports of mismanagement before and during the Rio Games. Feyisa Lilesa's family says…
EYE ON AFRICA
10 years on from Ivory Coast's 'Probo Koala' toxic waste disaster, victims are still waiting for justiceOn tonight's show: Boys as young as 12 are being recruited as child soldiers in South Sudan. A new report by UNICEF says more than 650 children are being trained to kill. A…
Paris Marathon security ‘considerably strengthened’Sunday’s Paris Marathon is taking place amid “considerably strengthened” security following the November 13 terror attacks in the French capital.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Bethlehem marathon: Kicking the wallINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 01.04.16: Belgian paper Le Soir publishes a poll on the state of the country following last month's terrorist attacks, a Syrian refugee pens a message…
Video: Dakar holds its first official marathonSome 8,000 runners competed in the first Dakar Marathon on Sunday, and FRANCE 24 was there to witness the excitement of participants in the first such event to be held in Senegal.
Boston bomber sentenced to deathMedia Watch takes a look at the first reactions to the death sentence handed down to the Boston Marathon bomber, Djokhar Tsarnaev. A jury decided on the ultimate punishment for…
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'Cyberattack: A new weapon for Islamists'FRENCH PAPERS: Friday 10.04.15 - The French press reacts to alleged Islamic State group sympathizers hacking the TV5 worldwide television network. Papers also continue to focus…
MIDDLE EAST MATTERS
Israel on edge: Authorities tighten security nationwideThis week, security is tightened across Israel after a spate of deadly attacks. We take a look back at recent events. Next, NGOs are facing a difficult time in Egypt: a law…
In pictures: Runners brave heavy smog at Beijing MarathonTens of thousands of runners braved heavy smog at the 34th Beijing International Marathon on Sunday, where pollution levels soared to 16 times the recommended level.
France’s Christelle Daunay wins Euro marathon goldChristelle Daunay of France broke away from Italian Valeria Straneo in the final stages of the marathon to win the European Championships title on Saturday.
In the Papers
Thank you, your Majesty!International papers focus on Spanish King Juan Carlos who announced his intention to abdicate yesterday. What challenges lie ahead for Crown Prince Felipe?
Boston holds first marathon since bombingsAlmost 36,000 runners set off under tight security at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a show of defiance a year after a bomb attack killed three people and wounded more than 260…