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May 9 13 tweets 15 min read
🇪🇺🔴 Freshly inaugurated French President for the second time, Emmanuel #Macron addresses the European Parliament.

Follow his speech alongside Ursula von der Leyen #live here on FRANCE 24 ⤵️ twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… 🇪🇺🔴 "For Europe, the memory has always framed our future," says President of the
@EU_Commission @vonderleyen ⤵️
May 9 15 tweets 12 min read
🔴: #Russia 🇷🇺 celebrates its 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on Monday with a show of military might even as its army battles Kyiv's forces in the east of Ukraine 🇺🇦

Watch President Vladimir Putin's speech #live on FRANCE 24 ⤵️ twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… 🔴: 🇷🇺 President Vladimir #Putin begins his speech by telling Russian troops they are defending their country in Ukraine, calling it the "motherland" ⤵️
May 7 15 tweets 13 min read
#LIVE 🔴 Emmanuel #Macron will be inaugurated for a second term as France's president with a ceremony at the Elysée Palace on Saturday 🇫🇷

Follow FRANCE 24's live coverage of the event ⤵️ twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… #LIVE 🔴: #EmmanuelMacron arrives at the #presidentialinauguration.

The President of the Constitutional Council, Laurent Fabius, declares that #Macron won an absolute majority in April's presidential elections 🇫🇷🗳️
Apr 10 12 tweets 26 min read
🔴 #LIVE: Results, analysis and reactions... Follow France 24's live coverage of the French presidential election as results roll in ⤵️

#1erTour #electionpresidentielle2022 twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… The 1st round abstention rate is estimated at 26.5%, a number that has been on the rise over the past 20 years in France.

@DheepthiParis has more on the upward trend ⤵️

#Presidentielle2022 @1erTour
Apr 10 6 tweets 7 min read
🇺🇦 is ready for a tough battle with 🇷🇺 forces amassing in #Ukraine's east, President #Zelensky said Saturday.

This came a day after a #missile attack officials said killed more than 50 civilians trying to evacuate at #Kramatorsk rail station in the east.

@NRushworth reports⤵️ @NRushworth #Mariupol 🇺🇦 is a strategic port city that would let #Russia 🇷🇺 access the sea of Azov.

As Russian forces target the city, shelling has collapsed several humanitarian corridors, with residents living under constant siege.

Sinead McCausland reports⤵️
Apr 10 14 tweets 19 min read
🔴In #France, it's time to #vote🗳️... today is the first round of the #FrenchElections!

🇫🇷Follow our #liveblog as the French head to the polls this Sunday, and don't miss our special election night coverage starting 7pm Paris time! #presidentielles2022

📲f24.my/8XPA It's a beautiful morning in #Paris 🇫🇷, as French #voters 🗳️gather in polling stations to choose their candidate from the 12 names on the ballot.

F24's @JamesCreedonF24 reports from the capital's 17th arrondissement about how the process works and how voters are feeling today⤵️
Apr 8 4 tweets 7 min read
🔴What does globally renowned Indian🇮🇳 mystic @SadhguruJV think about his title as a #guru🧘‍♂️?

FRANCE 24's @DelanoDSouza speaks with #Sadhguru in an exclusive #interview, as he rides a motorcycle from Europe to India to raise awareness about soil degradation⤵️ #savesoil @SadhguruJV @DelanoDSouza 🔴Indian🇮🇳 mystic @SadhguruJV counts #WillSmith among his followers... what does the famous #guru🧘‍♂️ think about the infamous #Oscars🎬 slap, and #nonviolence in general?

FRANCE 24's @DelanoDSouza speaks with #Sadhguru in an exclusive #interview⤵️
Apr 8 9 tweets 14 min read
The #UN🇺🇳 General Assembly voted Thursday to suspend #Russia🇷🇺 from its leading #humanrights body over allegations that Russian soldiers in #Ukraine🇺🇦 engaged in rights violations.

It was a rare rebuke against a member of the UN Security Council. @ClaireARush reports⤵️ @ClaireARush #Ukrainian🇺🇦 President Volodymyr #Zelensky said on the Thursday that the situation in the town of #Borodyanka was "significantly more dreadful" than in nearby #Bucha, where Russian forces' suspected #killings of #civilians have been broadly condemned.

@smougin reports⤵️
Mar 10 6 tweets 11 min read
🔴 #EXCLUSIVE - "There are a lot of victims".

Deputy PM of #Ukraine 🇺🇦 Olha #Stefanishyna spoke with @FRANCE24's @mperelman in an exclusive #interview about the #Russian attack on a children's hospital in #Mariupol:
f24.my/8SAx.t @FRANCE24 @mperelman 🔴 #Russian bombing of a children's hospital and maternity ward in #Mariupol: "there's no doubt that this has been a targeted attack".

Deputy Prime Minister of #Ukraine 🇺🇦 Olha #Stefanishyna tells @France24_en's @mperelman in an exclusive interview: f24.my/8SAx.t
Mar 10 25 tweets 37 min read
🔴 What's the latest on the #WarInUkraine 🇺🇦?

➖ Foreign ministers from #Russia & #Ukraine to meet in Turkey Thursday
➖ Russia carried out air strike on children’s hospital in #Mariupol during ceasefire

Follow our #live for more twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… 🇷🇺 Foreign Minister #Lavrov & 🇺🇦 Foreign Minister #Kuleba met in Turkey Thursday in the first high-level meeting between the sides.

Kuleba said that he came in to arrange a humanitarian corridor, but Lavrov could not commit himself.
"No progress" was made on a ceasefire, he said
Mar 9 26 tweets 42 min read
🔴 What's the latest on #Russias's 🇷🇺 invasion of #Ukraine 🇺🇦?

➖ 🇺🇦 will evacuate civilians through six "humanitarian corridors" Wednesday
➖ 🇺🇦🇷🇺 will stop firing in Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv and Mariupol from 9 am

Follow our #live for more ⤵️ twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1… What does it mean to fight in a city that the #Russians 🇷🇺 consider strategic?

"It's okay. I'll get over it," says one of the wounded soldiers. ⤵️
Mar 8 10 tweets 13 min read
The European commission says that the #EU is resilient to a sudden drop in #Russian gas and has enough supply to last through the winter.

@DaveKeating reports on the details ⤵️ @DaveKeating "It's time to start thinking of the collateral price everyone is paying for this #war."

Ghassan Salamé, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs at #SciencesPo discusses the new #EU gas strategy ⤵️
Mar 8 6 tweets 10 min read
☮️ "Peace is not possible without women."

On #InternationalWomensDay the press is paying tribute to women and the price they are paying for the war in #Ukraine️ 🇺🇦⤵️ 🟣 In a special edition, @_51percent focuses on the plight of #Ukrainian women 🇺🇦 : the ones that chose to fight against the Russian army in #Ukraine, and also the ones forced to exile.

#InternationalWomensDay #IWD2022 #InternationalWomensDay2022

Mar 8 6 tweets 11 min read
🔴 Can #Ukraine defeat #Russia?

"We know that Russia cannot accomplish the objectives it set out to accomplish, which is to completely occupy and subjugate Ukraine", General H.R.McMaster @LTGHRMcMaster told @mperelman in an exclusive interview: f24.my/8Rn7.t @LTGHRMcMaster @mperelman 🔴 #EXCLUSIVE - "#Putin invaded #Georgia in 2008, he invaded #Ukraine in 2014." He's been engaged in a sustained campaign of subversion against the former territories of the Soviet Union."

Watch the full interview with @LTGHRMcMaster: f24.my/8Rn7.t
Feb 21 10 tweets 13 min read
#LIVE 🔴: Russian President Vladimir #Putin holds a press conference after a Security Council session 🇷🇺

"The government in Kyiv has carried out impunity, military operations in Donetsk and Luhansk and it seems as though there is a third peak in military tensions now" ⤵️ 🔴: "Across the world, and especially on the European continent, Ukraine is being instrumentalised agaist #Russia" said #VladimirPutin at a press conference about the #UkraineCrisis 🇷🇺🇺🇦
Feb 21 7 tweets 10 min read
Emmanuel #Macron announced that he would be acting as a go-between in a summit agreed upon by Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.

Yet as shelling continues in #Ukraine, Washington will only consent to a meeting if Moscow has not invaded.

@NRushworth reports⤵️ @NRushworth 🇺🇦🇷🇺 Sporadic shelling across the line dividing Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.

@cntrentF24 reports that fear is growing that "the volatility in the Donbass could be the spark that could tip this situation into conflict" ⤵️
Oct 4, 2021 4 tweets 5 min read
🇬🇧⛽ British soldiers have begun delivering #petrol to #fuel stations today after fears over tanker driver shortages led to panic buying and forced the government to offer visa waivers to foreign truckers

#fuelshortages #petrolshortage 🚚🇬🇧 "According to experts, 100,000 HGV drivers are missing, partly they left during the pandemic and didn't come back, others have left because of #Brexit," explains our correspondent in the #UK @BenedictePaviot
Oct 4, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
💰 More than a dozen heads of state and government have amassed millions in secret offshore assets, a new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveals.

FRANCE 24's Marios Sofos has more on the so-called #PandoraPapers ⤵️ #PandoraPapers: 🇰🇪 #Kenya's President Uhuru #Kenyatta and his family have for decades shielded wealth from public scrutiny through a network of offshore companies and foundations.

@NRushworth has the details ⤵️
May 25, 2021 6 tweets 9 min read
The #EU 🇪🇺 has imposed sanctions on #Belarus 🇧🇾, including banning airlines from using its airspace and airports, amid fury over the diversion of a plane to arrest an opposition journalist.

As @LukeShrago reports, EU leaders also demanded the release of #RamanPratasevich ⤵️ @LukeShrago 🇧🇾🇪🇺 "This is a threat against the safety of international civil aviation, which is why the 27 heads of government and state agreed very quickly, not only to condemn but also demand for the immediate release of #RomanProtasevich," said @eucopresident ⤵️
May 25, 2021 5 tweets 8 min read
The @UN' mission in #Mali 🇲🇱 on Monday called for the "immediate and unconditional" release of the country's president and PM, who were detained by the military.

The detentions came after a reshuffle on Monday designed to respond to criticism of the #interim government ⤵️ @UN 🇲🇱 The detentions have raised fears of a second coup as President #Ndaw and PM #Ouane lead an interim government that was installed after a putsch in August under the threat of regional sanctions.

@erinogun has a recount of the events that led up to Monday's detentions ⤵️
Mar 26, 2021 4 tweets 5 min read
🇪🇷🇪🇹#Ethiopia said #Eritrea has agreed to withdraw forces from the #Tigray region, almost five months after fighting broke out.

"Witnesses say soldiers and militia target civilians and use rape as a weapon." @MariaG_N reports from #Tigray⤵️

#TigrayCrisis @MariaG_N 🇪🇹Across #Tigray, more than half a million people were forced to flee their homes. Thousands were able to find refuge in the regional capital Mek’ele.

🎤"We don’t have enough water, food, or clothes, we’re not receiving any help from the government," says a man displaced⤵️