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Act XXIII: Journalists targeted by police in Paris

Published: April 21, 2019, 8:17 am

ParisJournalists covering the Yellow Vest demonstration have reported that some of their colleagues have been arrested by the police. Others have been victims of police violence.

Greta Thunberg: ‘We must get ready to fight for a long time’

Published: April 20, 2019, 8:40 am

RomeSixteen-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told climate protesters in Rome on Friday that "the basic problem" was that nothing was being done to stop the environmental issue and that it would "years" to fight.

Wave of suicides hit French police

Published: April 20, 2019, 8:27 am

ParisTwo French police officers committed suicide on Thursday, bringing the number to 28 officials since the beginning of the year. This Friday, their colleagues gathered in front of police stations in response to the wave of suicides.

Notre Dame: Was it arson?

Published: April 20, 2019, 8:03 am

ParisOne of three jihadists involved in a foiled plot in 2016 to launch an attack on the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was sentenced to eight years in prison by a French court just days before before a fire destroyed the iconic spire and roof.

US patriots detain caravan of illegals attempting to cross into US

Published: April 19, 2019, 8:59 am

A group of American patriots successfully caught a giant caravan of some 357 migrants illegally crossing the southern border on Monday near Sunland Park, New Mexico.

South Africa’s decline worst of nations not at war

Published: April 19, 2019, 8:28 am

PretoriaA quarter of a century after South Africa's racial "liberation" the official unemployment rate is over 27 percent. Among people under 35 the rate is is an alarming 53 percent - one the highest in the world.

Russia, US do not support UK draft resolution on Libya

Published: April 19, 2019, 7:57 am

New YorkA UK-drafted resolution calling for a ceasefire in Libya at the Security Council was supported by UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame. But Russia and the US will not be supporting the British effort.

Catalonia schools remove classic children’s books over ‘sexism’

Published: April 18, 2019, 7:55 am

BarcelonaA school in Catalonia, Spain, has decided to take down 200 classic children’s books from its library shelves. The move includes classics such as Sleeping Beauty and Little Red Riding Hood because of their depiction of "sexist stereotypes".

Embattled Libyan PM warns of new migrant wave

Published: April 18, 2019, 7:28 am

Libyan prime minister Fajes al-Sarradsch has warned against a new wave of asylum seekers heading in the direction of Europe.

In a Yellow Vest through Paris

Published: April 18, 2019, 6:33 am

ParisAn exclusive FWM reportage on the Yellow Vest movement that has riled French President Emmanuel Macron for months now. Our reporter joined a group of the famous gilets jaunes.