Senate warns against actions, utterances that jeopardise Nigeria’s unity
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The Senate on Wednesday urged Nigerians to desist from actions and utterances capable of jeopardising the corporate existence of the country.
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As the deadline nears for the final US withdrawal from Afghanistan, cartoonists criticise foreign governments for leaving their Afghan allies behind. Elsewhere, with France's presidential election just seven months away, papers warn of "political chaos" from the crowded field of candidates. We also look at Lionel Messi's debut match with Paris Saint-Germain, as well as a devilish summer hairstyle.
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On 7 September 2021, El Salvador became the first country to embrace bitcoin as legal tender. Consumer demand saw its brand-new cyber wallet system crash on its first day of use as the currency's value seesawed against the US dollar. While thousands of Salvadorans are already using the cryptocurrency for everyday transactions, hundreds have taken to the streets to protest with concerns about the safety and legitimacy of the cyber currency.
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A controversial broadcast reform bill was rejected by the Polish Senate by a 53-37 margin. The bill now returns to the lower house of parliament where it will test the ruling party.
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A vibrant media landscape had developed in Afghanistan over the past 20 years. Since the Taliban takeover, media professionals face immediate danger and even death. Activists are urgently calling for help.
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Courting controversy at the outset of his third term, Albanian PM Edi Rama has set up a new state agency for media and information, or MIA. Skeptics decry it as a "propaganda ministry."
9 Oct 2021
Mikhail Saakashvili said he returned to Georgia in support of the opposition as local elections get underway this weekend. Current Prime Minister, Irakli Garibashvili, had vowed to arrest Saakashvili if he returned.
10 Oct 2021
While the rest of the world literally looks up to the Dutch, the tallest people in the tallest country on earth insist it's not easy being so big. So an official study by the Dutch national statistics office CBS finding that they appear to be shrinking might be construed as good news -- even if it could threaten the Netherlands' number one spot as the world's loftiest nation.
11 Oct 2021
The ban came into effect in September, making it near to impossible for a woman to obtain an abortion in Texas. Lawyers for the Biden administration argue the ban is designed to scare abortion providers. DW's Ines Pohl reports from Texas.
27 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2060, says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, days before the COP26 global climate summit. In March, Saudi Arabia unveiled a sweeping campaign to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions, including a plan to plant billions of trees in the coming decades.
30 Oct 2021
A Brazilian Senate committee has backed criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. A 1,200-page report accuses the president of downplaying the disease and questioning the safety of vaccines, exposing the public to mass infections. However, the Senate committee doesn't have the power to bring charges, and it's unlikely that the attorney general or lower house speaker will open criminal proceedings, since they are both Bolsonaro allies. We tell you more.
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