AFP

All Articles

- 81715 POSTS

Salvadoran troops surround a major city in crackdown on gangs

Around 10,000 Salvadoran army troops and police officers surrounded the populous city of Soyapango, on...

UK, Greece in ‘secret talks’ on Parthenon Marbles: report

The British Museum and the Greek prime minister are in the "advanced stage" of "secret...

Estonia to buy HIMARS rocket launchers from US

Estonia has agreed to buy six HIMARS rocket systems from the United States worth over...

S.Africa ruling party to discuss Ramaphosa’s future on Sunday

South Africa's ruling party is set to resume talks Sunday on the future of President...

Strong quake hits Indonesia’s Java island, injures one

A strong earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, injuring at least one...

ABB to pay $315 mn to settle US charges over South Africa bribes

Swedish-Swiss industrial company ABB agreed to pay $315 million to settle US criminal charges that...

US adds Cuba, Nicaragua, Wagner Group to religious freedom blacklist

The United States on Friday added Latin American adversaries Cuba and Nicaragua as well as...

Democrats shake up 2024 presidential primary calendar

Democrats voted on Friday to shake up their presidential primaries calendar in 2024 to give...

US Jews battle new ‘mainstreamed’ anti-Semitism

President Joe Biden's emphatic condemnation of anti-Semitism Friday was driven by an alarming normalization of...

US drops charges against Huawei exec who was held in Canada

The US Justice Department on Friday dropped all charges against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who...

French authorities chip in 111m euros for 2024 Olympics

French authorities said Friday they will increase their contribution to the 2024 Paris Olympic and...

WHO estimates 90% have some resistance to Covid

The WHO estimated Friday that 90 percent of the world population now had some resistance...

Berlin says goodbye to part of Germany’s colonial past

Berlin on Friday stripped a street and a square of German colonialists' names and dedicated...

Canada sanctions another Iran firm over drone deliveries to Russia

Canada announced Friday another round of sanctions against Iran, including a technology company that developed...

US, Brazil plan Biden-Lula meeting in Washington

Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and US officials said Friday he is planning...

Macron caps US visit with New Orleans trip, meetup with Musk

President Emmanuel Macron on Friday visited New Orleans, a city emblematic of historic Franco-American ties,...

Top French central banker in corruption probe

French prosecutors said Friday that they had opened a corruption investigation into top central banker...

US hoax trials spotlight misinformation profiteer

American radio host Alex Jones reaped millions spouting conspiracy-laden falsehoods that helped drive up sales...

WHO ‘pleased’ with China’s loosening of zero-Covid

The World Health Organization has cheered China's loosening of its zero-Covid policy, with cities across...

EU cap on Russian oil price on hold as Poland urges lower price

The West's plan to starve Russia of resources to fight its war in Ukraine by...