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Afghan girls may now only complete school until sixth grade but are barred from secondary and higher education. The move has sparked broad condemnation among the population.
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You won't see Elon Musk in Davos this year. He says it’s boring on Twitter, which he now owns, and which is still bleeding money. The same big losses are being seen at his electric car maker Tesla. But it would take a lot more for the billionaire to go broke. The truth is that in today's world, tech titans seem unbreakable, even when the likes of Musk face a lawsuit for allegedly manipulating Tesla's share price.
The Taliban have banned women from universities in Afghanistan, sparking international condemnation and despair among young people in the country. The higher education minister announced the regression on Tuesday, saying it would take immediate effect.
Contrary to the false claims on social media, the Michigan State University shooter has been identified as 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae and not 21-year-old Lynn Dee Walker. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
In a new report, UN experts say violence against civilians in South Sudan persists with impunity. We speak to one of those commissioners who compiled the report. Also, International Women's Day is a chance to take stock and celebrate women's achievements while acknowledging persistent obstacles to gender equality and equal opportunity.
For years, many fields have been largely dominated by men, but, in recent times, more women are either taking key positions in various management teams, closing deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, breaking new grounds, or starting new ventures. Today, Guardian Nigeria host women to a conference titled: IWD 2023: Digital: Innovation and technology for gender equality
Amendments to Russia's conscription law to make it easier to enlist men in the army have been signed by President Putin. But the Kremlin has rejected speculation that a mass mobilization is imminent.
Companies and initiatives around the globe are tackling climate change with digital solutions.
Spanish paper El Pais reveals that Saudi authorities bribed academics around the world in a bid to improve university rankings. There's outrage in Sri Lanka after authorities agree to make debt repayments to China in the form of macaques.
The European Commission is publishing draft legislation on the digital euro. The putative currency, which would be an electronic 'complement' to the physical euro itself, could come into use as early as 2026.
The court voted 6-3 along partisan lines, ruling that schools cannot use race as a factor in determining who they accept. Proponents claim race consideration promotes opportunity, opponents call it discriminatory.
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