German hospital says Kremlin critic Navalny has been discharged
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month and then being airlifted to Berlin while still in a coma.
S.Africa seeks greater African role in UN Security Council
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday urged greater African representation at the UN Security Council as well as a stimulus package for the continent as it confronts Covid-19.
EU asylum-seeker distribution won't work: Austria's Kurz
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz warned Tuesday against any attempt to force EU countries to take in asylum-seekers as the European Commission prepared to unveil a new strategy for handling migration to the bloc.
International Space Station Relocates To Avoid Collision With Debris
Astronauts on the International Space Station carried out an "avoidance maneuver" Tuesday to ensure they would not be hit by a piece of debris, said US space agency NASA, urging better management of objects in Earth's orbit.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
Macron: Europe 'Will Not Compromise' With Washington on Iran Sanctions
French President Emmanuel Macron called for a "modern new consensus" on tackling global challenges in his speech to the 75th UN General Assembly on 22 September.
Business daily - France to extend paternity leave to 28 days, doubling current limit
French President Emmanuel Macron is slated to announce an expansion of France's paternity leave policy, from 14 to 28 days of paid time off. The plan would make France one of Europe's leaders in the field. Also, Tesla unveils a new battery designed to help lower the cost of its electric cars.
In Rio’s favelas, a physiotherapist witnesses Covid-19’s long-lasting effects
In Rio de Janeiro’s poorest suburbs, Covid-19 tests have been hard to come by. Yet many residents have suffered the virus’s symptoms for months, forcing one physiotherapist to adapt her practice in response. FRANCE 24’s correspondents brings us inside her clinic.
Ginsburg’s death sparks notorious divisions, exposes frailty of US judicial system
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s mortality haunted liberals in recent years and the death of the country’s beloved “RBG” has exposed the frailties of the US judicial selection process. But can the world’s leading democracy shed the American exceptionalism woven into its national DNA and heed the lessons?
Mitt Romney backing of Supreme Court vote paves way for election-year confirmation
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah signaled on Tuesday that he is on board with the Senate's taking up a new Supreme Court nominee during the current election year, an announcement that all but ensures a nominee put forward by President Donald Trump will be confirmed barring any potential missteps by the nominee during the confirmation process.
World should not be dominated by US-China 'rivalry', Macron tells UN
World leaders must not let themselves be dominated by a geopolitical power struggle between the US and China, French President Emmanuel Macron told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday as the annual global diplomatic gathering went online amid the Covid-19 pandemic.