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International Court of Justice increases pressure on Israel

On Friday, the United Nations' highest court called on Israel to 'immediately halt its military offensive' in Rafah, noting a worsening humanitarian situation in the Palestinian enclave.

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Peru's worrying decline in press freedom

In 2023, 352 assaults on Peruvian journalists were recorded, while Reporters Without Borders downgraded the Andean country to 110th place in its annual international ranking behind Ecuador and Brazil.

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Ethiopian coffee is threatened by European deforestation regulations

Unable to meet the new traceability requirements imposed by Brussels, Ethiopia could see its exports start to fall drastically in 2025.

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War in Ukraine: Why Crimea remains Kyiv's priority

Almost every night, Ukrainian missiles and drones target Russian military sites on the annexed peninsula. Behind the political objective, the aim is also to deprive the enemy of the means of detection before the arrival of Western combat aircraft.

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US Supreme Court's credibility further damaged by discovery of MAGA flags at justice's homes

The New York Times revealed that flags used by Donald Trump's supporters during the January 6 assault on the Capitol were hoisted on two properties owned by conservative Justice Samuel Alito.

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Rare-earth mining in Myanmar: 'An extreme example of widespread destruction'

As the OECD holds a forum on responsible mineral sourcing in Paris, a study by the Global Witness NGO alerts us to the impact of mining on the border with China.

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Video. Why is New Caledonia's electoral reform sparking riots?

Video - The French territory in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing its most serious tensions since the 1980s due to a new reform of the electoral body. Le Monde explains what's at stake.

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Video. Paris 2024 Olympics: What was promised and what will actually be ready?

Video - In 2016, Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics boasted lofty ambitions. But as the city counts down the days until the opening ceremony on July 26, some of these promises have fallen through.

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Video. #MeToo: The making of a historic photo on Le Monde's front page

Video - One hundred French celebrities agreed to be photographed together to denounce sexual and gender-based violence.

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Video. How billionaire Taylor Swift built her empire

Video - In 2023, the 34-year-old became the first singer in the world to achieve billionaire status solely through her music and concerts. Her career is shaking up an entire industry.