Angela Merkel calls Trump Twitter ban ‘problematic’
13 January 2021 | 7:00 am
The German chancellor said although Twitter was right to add warnings to Trump's posts, the move to permanently suspend his account raises concerns about free speech.
26 Oct 2021
After the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, a petition calling for a ban on live firearms on Hollywood film sets has gathered more than 15,000 signatures.
26 Oct 2021
Twitter buys out group chat app Sphere
28 Oct 2021
Nigerian's in UAE are facing harsher times as restriction on work permits bites harder. Some of them spoke exclusively to The Guardian about what led to the current situation.
4 Nov 2021
Democratic Republic of Congo's environment minister said on Thursday (October 28) the country intends to ban all log exports and implement other measures to lessen threats to its carbon-absorbing tropical rainforest, a major bulwark against climate change. Home to a majority of the world's second-largest rainforest, Congo is under pressure to improve forest management and curb a high deforestation rate that has doubled in the last decade, according to U.N. figures. Environment Minister Eve Bazaiba announced the suspension of log exports to reporters in the capital Kinshasa, but did not say when it would come into effect.
7 Nov 2021
The expert faces charges of providing false statements as part of special counsel John Durham's ongoing investigation into the so-called "Steele dossier."
14 Nov 2021
The far-right Tehreek-e-Labbaik party has called off a march on the capital, and the government has said allowing the party back into the political mainstream is in the "national interest."
8 Nov 2021
The 20-month US entry ban due to COVID-19 is finally a thing of the past. German companies are happy to return to business as usual.
9 Nov 2021
Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and five other associates of former President Donald Trump are accused of promoting misinformation surrounding last year's presidential election.
20 Nov 2021
Donald Trump tried to keep documents from his presidency hidden from the House committee probing the January 6 attack. The judge said releasing the material was in the public interest.
11 Nov 2021
The world's richest man sold about 900,000 shares of his company Tesla after asking Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stocks. But documents showed the sale was put in motion much before the poll.
13 Nov 2021
Anger in Poland after a woman died from complications in her pregnancy. A termination had been delayed because doctors feared breaking Poland's near-total ban on abortion. Also we meet those in Iraq who are challenging the norms of highly traditional society that encourages women to stay at home. Plus providing a much needed social media platform for women in midlife; Annette Young talks to the chief creative officer of hellorevel.com, Nina Lorez Collins.
24 Nov 2021
India may ban the use of all cryptocurrencies, barring a few exceptions, if the government’s bill to "regulate" virtual money is cleared by parliament. The central bank plans to issue its own digital currency.
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has told reporters Russia's invasion of Ukraine is the biggest current crisis. The now traditional summer press conference comes as Germany confronts several problems at home and abroad.
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In an exclusive interview with DW, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has called for more weapons in Ukraine and explained why his country supports the idea of an EU visa ban for Russian tourists.
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A pioneering drone lifeguard service rolled out across Spanish beaches saved the life of a 14-year-old boy this month as he struggled against a powerful tide off a beach in Valencia, its operators have said.
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 15 new cases of monkeypox in nine states and the federal capital territory. The NCDC says that 60 new suspected cases were reported in the first week of this month.
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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.