Lawyers protest withdrawal of suit against 2 foreigners over alleged $8.8m fraud
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Lawyers protest withdrawal of suit against 2 foreigners over alleged $8.8m fraud.
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The Israeli prime minister hit out at a deal to end his second stint in office, pointing to promises by his former protege Naftali Bennett never to serve in government with centrist Yair Lapid.
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Peru's right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori raises allegations of fraud in Sunday's run-off election at a press conference in the capital Lima. Her rival is the far-left trade unionist Pedro Castillo, who has taken a razor-thin lead in the vote count.
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A Lagos High Court sitting in the Ikeja area has sentenced former managing director of defunct Bank PHB, Francis Atuche to over 6 years in prison.
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Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
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Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.
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The state accuses Zuma of bribery, fraud and money laundering in a $2 billion weapons contract with French company Thales in the late 1990s. He denies all the charges.
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Iran's newly-inaugurated ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi vows that his government will endeavour to get US sanctions lifted but will not wait for foreign help to rescue the battered economy.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that the country's electronic voting system is liable to fraud. He is trailing the polls ahead of next year's election.
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A court in France ruled the US tech giant must show exactly how it combats online attacks. Anti-discrimination groups say the social media company drags its feet on removing discriminatory content.
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A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
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An unknown number of people are killed in Ghana in a huge explosion that razed hundreds of buildings to the ground. The blast was caused by a truck carrying explosives which collided with a motorcycle. Also, at least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in Monrovia. And the big upset of the day at the Africa Cup of Nations saw Ivory Coast cruise past defending champions Algeria 3-1 to send them crashing out of the tournament.
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Lebanon's healthcare system is crumbling amid an economic crisis that has led to an exodus of thousands of doctors and nurses, forced private hospitals to close some departments and put further strains on the already stretched state sector.
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During a press conference to mark his first year in office, US President Joe Biden cited high prices as one of the biggest problems facing the United States. Inflation hit a 40-year high of 7 percent in December. Our correspondents report from Washington on how a higher cost of living is driving many workers to change jobs for higher pay, and FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll looks at how the French government is tackling this issue.
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Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro's new film "Nightmare Alley," starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. They also chat about Amazon Prime's "Spencer", starring Kirsten Stewart as Princess Diana, as well as prolific French writer-director Claude Lelouch's 50th movie, "Love is Better than Life". Finally, they tell us about the online event MyFrenchfilmfestival.com, which gives people the chance to watch a selection of French films from wherever you happen to be on the planet.