AfD still holds wide appeal in east
11 March 2022 | 2:30 pm
As coalition talks get underway in Germany, one party everyone has ruled out working with is the far-right Alternative for Germany party. It lost votes in this election, but remains a dominant force in eastern states.
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Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has been received with mammoth crowd in Akure, after the judgment of the Court of Appeal.
27 Jun 2021
UEFA has launched an investigation into a Pride armband worn by Germany captain Manuel Neuer at Euro 2020. This follows insulting remarks about it by a state politician from the far-right Alternative for Germany party.
5 Jul 2021
The former president told supporters that he believes his constitutional rights have been violated and claimed South Africa was returning to apartheid. He refused to turn himself in to authorities, despite a court order.
14 Jul 2021
The military is now assisting local law enforcement agencies in the hardest-hit provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, but rioting and looting continue.
23 Jul 2021
Emily Blunt accidentally "ghosted" Dwayne Johnson when he tried to charm her into signing on for the new Disney adventure movie Jungle Cruise with a heartfelt video plea.
31 Oct 2021
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange march to London's High Court ahead of his appeal in his extradition case. The United States government will on October 27th begin an appeal to extradite Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.
14 Nov 2021
Google suffered a resounding defeat in its appeal of a €2.4bn European Union competition fine in a judgment that bolsters the bloc's crackdown on the growing power of Silicon Valley.
3 Dec 2021
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26 Dec 2021
The lawyer for two Tunisian men jailed for being gay hopes an appeal could set a legal precedent in the country; football fans will have to be fully vaccinated and test negative for Covid-19 in order to attend games at next month's Africa Cup of Nations; and Morocco's legendary horse performances are added to UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.
21 Dec 2021
The High Court in South Africa has ruled that the former president be allowed to appeal a decision setting aside medical parole. Last week it was decided he should return to jail.
The UN made the "biggest ever appeal" for humanitarian aid for a single country on Tuesday. It wants $4.4 billion (€3.9 billion) for Afghanistan to prevent the "world's most rapidly growing humanitarian crises" from deteriorating further.
The Serbian tennis star has left Australia on a flight to Dubai after a court upheld a visa cancelation. Authorities said that his decision not to be vaccinated against coronavirus posed a risk to the Australian public.
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The trial opens in Ivory Coast over the 2016 jihadist attack at the Grand Bassam beach resort outside Abidjan.
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Two trains collided near Barcelona in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, injuring 155 people but none seriously.
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