Montenegro's highway to debt: Unfinished Chinese road comes with strings attached • FRANCE 24

Back in 2015, #Montenegro contracted a whopping €1 billion loan from #China. The aim was to pay a Chinese contractor to build a #highway allowing faster access to remote parts of the country. But six years later, the work is nowhere near complete and the money has already been spent. To make matters worse, the contract states that if Montenegro… Continue reading Montenegro's highway to debt: Unfinished Chinese road comes with strings attached • FRANCE 24

Anti-lockdown protests grip Australia, clashes erupt in Sydney • FRANCE 24 English

Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Australia’s two largest cities on Saturday, with several arrested in Sydney after violent clashes with police. Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 Visit our website: Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter:

Discovering the most beautiful villages in France

Some 158 French villages belong to an elite club: those deemed the most beautiful in France. In the heart of the hilly Auvergne region, in the centre of the country, the village of Usson clings to a volcanic peak at an altitude of 600 metres. Meanwhile, in the heart of the southern Aveyron region, Cantobre is a real eagle’s nest. Only… Continue reading Discovering the most beautiful villages in France