Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of using banned weapons

After six weeks of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces, a Russian-brokered ceasefire has resulted in a military victory for Azerbaijan. But Yerevan now accuses Baku of using cluster bombs, which are banned under international law, and white phosphorus, a devastating incendiary weapon. FRANCE 24’s Luke Shrago, Roméo Langlois and Mohamed Farhat bring us this exclusive report from Yerevan’s military hospital, where French-Armenian volunteers are gathering evidence.

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Covid-19: EU strikes deal with Moderna for up to 160 million vaccine doses

The European Union has reached a deal with US biotech firm Moderna for the supply of up to 160 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, the president of the European Commission said on Tuesday. 

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Anger mounts over police use of excessive force to clear Paris migrant camp

French police on Tuesday faced accusations of a “scandalous” use of excessive force after they fired tear gas to disperse a camp pitched by homeless migrants in Paris. 

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Russia says its Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is 95% effective

Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is 95 percent effective according to a second interim analysis of clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday.

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Macron set to address the nation as France’s Covid-19 infections drop

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce a reworking of the country’s Covid-19 lockdown rules in a televised speech Tuesday night following a drop in nationwide infections.

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