Europe Edition

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Radio France International

 2022-09-26 06:56 

Radio France International

USA set basketball World Cup record with 145-69 thumping of South Korea...

Eight of the Americans' 12-strong roster hit doubles figures, led by Brionna Jones with 24 points, eight rebounds and one assist in Sydney.A'ja Wilson drilled 20 points and Breanna Stewart 18 as the three-time defending champions ran riot, with Sh...

 2022-09-26 06:54 

Radio France International

Tokyo stocks end 2.7% lower on slowdown fears...
 2022-09-26 06:44 

Radio France International

Rohit backs Kumar as India look to fix T20 bowling...

India went past Aaron Finch's Australia by six wickets to clinch the three-match T20 series 2-1, and now host South Africa for a white-ball series starting Wednesday.The team's batsmen, including Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav, have been in good...

 2022-09-26 05:50 

Radio France International

Ex-Russian officer flees army call-up: 'I am disgusted'...

"I don't want to be killing my Slav people, my brothers, my sisters," the middle-aged man tells AFP from a modest hotel room in Finland, where he arrived on Thursday."I am physically disgusted to be in the presence of our Russian citizens ...

 2022-09-26 05:48 

Radio France International

Death toll from Venezuela floods rises to eight...

Around 40 members of a Methodist church had gathered in Tachira state on Friday when heavy rains caused flooding, state governor Freddy Bernal tweeted.Some of the worshippers were bathing in the river when the rains came down, suddenly raising the water l...

 2022-09-26 05:42 

Radio France International

Ukrainian heavy industry ground down by Russia's war...

In the gigantic ArcelorMittal steelworks and iron mine complex in Kryvyi Rih, three of the four blast furnaces have been shut down, while the mine lies dormant. The last working blast furnace, a cathedral of metal surrounded by colossal pipes, was running...

 2022-09-26 05:40 

Radio France International

Porsche, luxury carmaker with storied history...

Dial 911Porsche made waves at the Frankfurt international motor show in 1963 when it unveiled a new car with a six-cylinder engine designed to succeed its 356 model. The manufacturer originally intended to call it the 901 -- but Peugeot had already laid c...

 2022-09-26 05:38 

Radio France International

Porsche to race onto German stock exchange with mega IPO...

While the listing comes at a difficult time for global markets -- roiled by the war in Ukraine and surging inflation -- the maker of the 9-11 sports car expects to leverage its brand power. "Some potential clients may not yet be able to afford a Porsc...

 2022-09-26 04:02 

Radio France International

Macau casino stocks surge on mainland travel hopes...

Macau is the only place in China where casinos are legal and the former Portuguese colony used to dwarf Las Vegas for the scale of bets placed each month.But China's strict zero-Covid controls have laid waste to the gaming sector, hammering the city&#...

 2022-09-26 03:44 

Radio France International

Inflation hits home for Mongolians struggling for basic goods...

Each transaction nets them a small profit -- but when the value of the tugrik fluctuates it makes that more difficult, and lately the currency has taken a dive. This year the currency has fallen almost 15 percent against the US dollar -- most of that sinc...

 2022-09-26 03:40 

Radio France International

Petrol stations: running out of road?...

Faced with the drive away from hydrocarbons as governments seek to fight global warming, compounded by fuel shortages due to the Ukraine conflict and consequent soaring prices, there is little doubt that the internal combustion engine's days will like...

 2022-09-26 03:30 

Radio France International

Five rescuers killed in Philippine typhoon...

The typhoon dumped heavy rain and unleashed fierce winds as it swept across the main island of Luzon on Sunday and Monday, toppling trees and flooding low-lying communities. So far, there have been no reports of widespread severe damage.The five rescuers ...

 2022-09-26 03:10 

Radio France International

Deeply divisive Monroe biopic 'Blonde' hits Netflix...

While there is almost universal praise for the visceral lead performance by Ana de Armas, critics cannot agree whether the uncompromising, nearly three-hour film is an artistic tour de force or another cruel layer of exploitation perpetrated against the 2...

 2022-09-26 03:06 

Radio France International

US, South Korea begin naval drills after North's missile test...

Washington is Seoul's key security ally and stations about 28,500 troops in South Korea to protect it from the nuclear-armed North.South Korea's hawkish President Yoon Suk-yeol, who took office in May, has vowed to beef up joint military exercises...

 2022-09-26 03:04 

Radio France International

Pound hits record low versus dollar, markets drop on recession fears...

The selloff came as most equity markets across Asia fell again owing to a growing expectation that central bank interest rate hikes to fight runaway inflation would lead to deep and painful recessions.Officials in several countries including the United St...

 2022-09-26 02:12 

Radio France International

Little cheer as Japan, China mark 50 years of ties...

The world's second and third largest economies are key trading partners and just a few years ago seemed poised for a diplomatic blossoming, with plans for a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.Since then, ties have soured significantly as Beij...

 2022-09-26 01:46 

Radio France International

US warns Russia of 'castastrophic' consequences of nuclear strike...

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear arms in a speech Wednesday in which he announced the mobilization of reservists following Ukrainian gains on the ground.Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in an interview broadcas...

 2022-09-26 01:38 

Radio France International

Rosangela da Silva hopes to be a different kind of Brazilian first lady...

"I am as in love as if I were 20 years old," the former two-term president has said of his wife, a long-time member of the Workers Party. He is 76, she 56. This age difference seems to have breathed new life into Lula, a leftist icon in Brazil. He...

 2022-09-26 01:36 

Radio France International

Brazilian first lady, from the shadows to the front lines...

Michelle de Paula Firmo Reinaldo, 40, and Jair Bolsonaro, 27 years her senior, met in 2007 in Congress, where he was a lawmaker and she worked as a staffer.They started dating, and Bolsonaro offered her a job. The proposal led to their getting married. Sh...

 2022-09-26 00:16 

Radio France International

US warns Russia of 'castastrophic' consequences of nuclear strike...

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear arms in a speech Wednesday in which he announced the mobilization of reservists following Ukrainian gains on the ground.Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in an interview broadcas...

 2022-09-25 23:54 

Radio France International

Defiant Internationals boss Immelman warns 'Team is no joke'...

"This team is no joke," Immelman said. "And we'll fight 'til the end every single time."The Internationals, whose roster was decimated by the defection of several top stars to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series, which made them ineli...

 2022-09-25 22:22 

Radio France International

Tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims in Ukraine despite war...

Every year, Hasidic Jewish pilgrims come to Uman in central Ukraine from across the world to visit the tomb of one of the main figures of Hasidic Judaism for the Jewish new year celebration of Rosh Hashanah."This is the most important day of the year ...

 2022-09-25 22:00 

Radio France International

Wallaby Simone helps Clermont to La Rochelle win...

Simone, 27, crossed in the first half as the visitors, the European Champions Cup holders, tasted defeat for the first time this season at a ground where they have never won in 21 attempts.La Rochelle's director of rugby, ex-Ireland fly-half Ronan O&#...

 2022-09-25 21:56 

Radio France International

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semi-finals as France survive relegation...

Les Bleus lost 2-0 in Denmark to finish with just one win from their six group games, but Croatia's 3-1 win at Austria saved the world champions from the drop.Didier Deschamps will be hoping to have a number of key men back from injury by the time Fra...

 2022-09-25 21:54 

Radio France International

United States clinches ninth consecutive Presidents Cup...

Schauffele never trailed in defeating Canada's Corey Conners 1-up, sinking a three-foot par putt at the 18th hole to lift the US squad to 15.5 points and seal the overall triumph at Quail Hollow."It feels good to win," Schauffele said. "It...

 2022-09-25 21:24 

Radio France International

Wallaby Simone helps Clermont to La Rochelle win...

Simone, 27, crossed in the first half as the visitors, the European Champions Cup holders, tasted defeat for the first time this season at a ground where they have never won in 21 attempts.La Rochelle's director of rugby, ex-Ireland fly-half Ronan O&#...

 2022-09-25 21:08 

Radio France International

Poland condemn Wales to Nations League relegation...

Gareth Bale struck the bar in stoppage time in a performance that will gives Wales boss Rob Page plenty of encouragement just two months from their first appearance at a World Cup since 1958.Page was again forced to name an experimental line-up due to inj...

 2022-09-25 21:06 

Radio France International

Thai teen Atthaya edges Kang for LPGA NW Arkansas trophy...

Atthaya, 19, started the day with a one-shot lead over Japan's Yuka Saso and had four birdies in a final-round 68 for a 17-under par total of 196 at Pinnacle Country Club.Meanwhile Kang, playing her third tournament since June after treatment for a tu...

 2022-09-25 21:04 

Radio France International

Hong Kong cardinal among activists on trial over protest fund...

Cardinal Joseph Zen, one of Asia's highest-ranking Catholic clerics, was originally detained earlier this year under a national security law that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong to quell dissent.His arrest for "colluding with foreign forces" sent...

 2022-09-25 21:02 

Radio France International

Dolphins defense holds firm as Bills downed...

A groggy Tagovailoa looked to be in bad shape after hitting his head on the turf and leaving field for treatment at the end of the first half at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium.However the Miami quarterback returned after half-time to help the Dolphins move...

 2022-09-25 18:04 

Radio France International

French police use tear gas to thwart Iran protest in Paris...

The protesters had gathered for the second day running to express outrage at the death of Mahsa Amini following her arrest by Iran's morality police last week -- and to show solidarity with the protests that have erupted in Iran.The protest had began ...

 2022-09-25 18:02 

Radio France International

In Bulgaria, Russophiles celebrate Putin...

The Balkan state -- an EU and NATO member with historically close ties to Russia -- still has many citizens nostalgic for the former Communist regime.The pro-Moscow rally came as Sofia readies to return to the polls and the country grapples with its ident...

 2022-09-25 17:52 

Radio France International

'Don't worry' tops box office amid reported cast conflict...

It was unclear whether middling reviews and reports of off-screen cast dissension -- including between the director and actress Florence Pugh -- had helped or hindered ticket sales. Regardless, the Warner Bros. film had "a very good opening, above ave...

 2022-09-25 17:22 

Radio France International

Migliozzi birdie seals French Open golf win...

The Italian started the day five shots off the lead but made nine birdies in a round of 62 to edge Denmark's Rasmus Hojgaard who led for three rounds.Migliozzi sealed his 16-under-par win on the last hole, clearing the lake on front of the green, almo...

 2022-09-25 16:12 

Radio France International

USA on the brink of ninth straight Presidents Cup triumph...

The US squad took an 11-7 lead into 12 concluding singles matches at Quail Hollow, needing four wins and a tie to capture the trophy again.The Americans own an 11-1-1 lead in the all-time rivalry and have never lost on home soil.But the Internationals spa...

 2022-09-25 16:10 

Radio France International

Italy's Sonego romps to Metz ATP title...
 2022-09-25 15:54 

Radio France International

Tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims in Ukraine despite war...

Every year, Hasidic Jewish pilgrims come to Uman from across the world to visit the tomb of one of the main figures of Hasidic judaism for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year.The central Ukrainian city of Uman is relatively far from the frontline, but Ukrai...

 2022-09-25 15:52 

Radio France International

David, Green help Australia to 186 in India T20 decider...

Rookie opener Green hit a 21-ball 52, with seven fours and three sixes, to put the hosts on the defensive after Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to field first. But Green received little support from other top order batters as left-arm spinner Axar P...

 2022-09-25 15:42 

Radio France International

Cubans voting on a landmark liberalization of family code...

President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his wife cast their ballots early at a Havana polling station in what he said is a needed revision of the country's 1975 Family Code.The new code, he told reporters, "is a fair, necessary, up-to-date, modern norm th...

 2022-09-25 15:34 

Radio France International

Southgate knew backlash would come at some stage of England career...

England have been relegated from the top tier of the Nations League after failing to win any of their first five games in Group A3.Southgate was booed by the travelling support after a 1-0 loss to Italy in Milan on Friday, which stretched England's ru...

 2022-09-25 15:32 

Radio France International

Auger-Aliassime downs Djokovic as Team World eye Laver Cup title...

Auger-Aliassime handed Djokovic his first defeat since May as the Canadian youngster powered to a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) victory over the Team Europe star at London's O2 Arena.Team World lead 10-8 in the Ryder Cup-style tournament and need one win from the la...

 2022-09-25 14:58 

Radio France International

Top African coach Mosimane joins Saudi club...

A close associate of Mosimane on Sunday confirmed to AFP the deal with the team based in Jeddah, but did not reveal the length of the contract or financial details.Mosimane left Egyptian club Al Ahly in June, citing the mental pressure of handling the mos...

 2022-09-25 13:34 

Radio France International

'One rabbit at a time': Kipchoge coy on future after marathon record...

The 37-year-old was on fire on an autumnal morning in the German capital, lowering his old mark by half a minute with a new best time of 2hr 01min 9sec.He told the post-race press conference "you will see" what will come next, but hinted Berlin ha...

 2022-09-25 13:14 

Radio France International

Sock and Auger-Aliassime keep Team World in Laver Cup chase...

Although Team Europe went into the finale of the three-day tournament leading 8-4, Team World were still in the hunt as Sunday's matches counted for three points each.Team Europe needed two victories from four matches on Sunday to make it a fifth succ...

 2022-09-25 13:00 

Radio France International

United Arab Emirates agrees to supply Germany with gas, diesel...

Emirati industry minister Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber called it a "landmark new agreement" that "reinforces the rapidly growing energy partnership between the UAE and Germany", at a signing attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the UAE'...

 2022-09-25 12:52 

Radio France International

Russia vows to fix mistakes after old, sick people mobilised...

When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilisation on Wednesday, he said only people with "relevant" skills or military experience would be concerned. But many expressed outrage after seeing -- sometimes absurd -- cases of auth...

 2022-09-25 12:40 

Radio France International

Argentina slam referee after four yellow cards and 22 penalties...

Two penalty tries were also awarded against the South Americans when they attempted to stop driving mauls by the reigning world champions during the second half.The Springboks beat the Pumas 38-21 on Saturday in a scrappy, penalty-riddled final round Rugb...

 2022-09-25 10:40 

Radio France International

Russia's Alexandrova shines in Seoul for third title...

The two battled to a lengthy tiebreaker after an evenly matched hour-long first set in front of more than 10,000 spectators, a record for the Seoul event.But everything changed in the second set as Russia's second-seeded Alexandrova dominated the form...

 2022-09-25 10:00 

Radio France International

Germany's Scholz cites energy supply 'progress' on UAE visit...

The German leader is touring the Gulf in the hope of sealing new energy deals to replace Russian supplies and mitigate the energy crisis resulting from Moscow's invasion of Ukraine."We have made progress on a whole series of projects here in terms...

 2022-09-25 09:40 

Radio France International

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge beats world mark at Berlin Marathon...

At the halfway point the back-to-back Olympic champion in Rio and Tokyo looked set to become the first to officially run under the elusive two-hour mark.But despite slowing slightly the 37-year-old held on to best his own record from Berlin in 2018. Kenya...

  • Need an account?  
    or