People in the news

Today's news from around the world.

World   Europe   U.S.   Africa   Middle-East   Americas   Asia-Pacific   

powered by France 24

In Mandela address, Obama cites French World Cup champs as model of diversity
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.

Obama emerges from shadows to honour Mandela in South Africa
Former US president Barack Obama stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, during which he warned against a return to “a more brutal way of doing business”.

DR Congo opposition leader Bemba nominated for presidential election
The former vice president of DR Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was acquitted last month of war crimes, was on Friday named by his party as a candidate in presidential polls planned for December.

Central African Republic: The way of the warlord
In the war-torn Central African Republic, former rebels who mounted a coup in 2013 are now dreaming of independence. FRANCE 24’s reporters James André and Anthony Fouchard went to meet one of the most powerful armed groups in the country, in the capital of their parallel state in the north.

Home  |  Create your profile page  |  People in the news  |  Ranking  |  Voice Search  |  Countries  |  Directory  |  Company Directory  |  About WebMii  |  Contact

English  Français  Español