Buhari approves policy to strengthen national economy
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A new National Addressing System was Thursday approved as part of guideline and policy for robust national addressing system for the country.
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Kim Jong Un said the country's economic goals were not met "in almost all areas to a great extent." New development policies are expected to be set during the ongoing party congress, which is being held after five years.
25 Jan 2021
Last-minute moves by the Trump administration in Yemen, Iraq and North Africa have been heavily criticized. But once Joe Biden takes office, how quickly can they be rolled back?
22 Jan 2021
"Missed opportunities in transportation can reinforce racial and economic inequality," says Pete Buttigieg, US President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Transportation, in the opening statement at his Senate confirmation hearing. If confirmed, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Democratic presidential candidate would be the first openly gay Cabinet member.
5 Feb 2021
Joe Biden outlined his foreign policy priorities in a speech at the State Department. Promising that "America is back," he discussed an array of pressing topics, from Myanmar to Moscow, via US military bases in Germany.
12 Feb 2021
A military task force, consisting of up to 15 members, will assess US policy towards China and make recommendations to the president. The move is part of a larger White House foreign policy review.
7 Mar 2021
Two groups of asylum seekers -- who were ordered under former president Donald Trump to stay in Mexico while their requests were processed -- cross into the US, as President Joe Biden's administration begins dismantling the controversial "Remain in Mexico" program put in place by his predecessor.
18 Mar 2021
The UK has vowed to increase its nuclear stockpile and work closer with Asian allies after the government published a review of British foreign policy. The report labels Russia as the UK's biggest threat.
30 Apr 2021
After Trump's tumultuous four-year presidency, Joe Biden is returning US-Africa relations to old shared values. With a focus on mutual respect, the new partnership will not be about competing with China.
6 Jun 2021
After scrapping the one-child policy five years ago, China's birth rate has not increased as the government hoped with the country's population aging.
2 Jun 2021
China will allow couples to have three children after a census showed its population is rapidly ageing, further unwinding four decades of strict family planning controls in the world's most populous nation.
13 Jun 2021
In 2020, more than 20,000 migrants from North Africa reached the Canaries. But because Spain denies them to move to the mainland, campaigners say the islands have become a "migrant prison." A court has now overturned that policy.
21 Jun 2021
Human rights activists slammed Croatian authorities for violent pushbacks of migrants and called for the abolition of the EU's Frontex border agency. Croatia denies taking violent measures against migrants.
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