Caral: the Peruvian archaeological site threatened by illegal construction
18 January 2021 | 2:31 pm
The 5,000-year-old Caral citadel in Peru, one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas, is being damaged by rural workers who invade parts of the archeological site to build their homes and plant crops.
2 Apr 2021
Five illegal migrants have been arrested by the operatives of the Nigerian Customs in Kwara state.
2 Apr 2021
The Controller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali has disclosed that the agency cannot fight illegal arms importation alone.
21 Apr 2021
Senate wants stiffer sanctions for persons illegally possessing firearms as more police stations come under attack in the South East.
1 May 2021
In recent months, Greece has been accused of pushing back migrants in the Aegean Sea – an illegal practice meaning people who are trying to land on its islands are pushed back into Turkish territorial waters. Athens has rejected the accusations, denouncing a "campaign of denigration orchestrated by Ankara". In a deal with the European Union, Turkey has agreed to take in the migrants, but regularly communicates on Greece’s alleged pushback practices. A team of FRANCE 24 journalists reports alongside the Turkish coastguard.
28 Apr 2021
National agriculture quarantine service seizes, razes 67M Worth of hiding in Nigeria.
29 Apr 2021
Three kidnapped construction workers regain freedom in Ondo
30 Apr 2021
The three kidnapped construction workers in Ondo state regained freedom from their abductor.
7 May 2021
Bayelsa state governor, Douye Diri, has banned erecting illegal market structures and street trading in Yenagoa, the state capital.
21 May 2021
Kenya's High Court has stopped the president's bid to push through constitutional reform, a report from Amnesty International says that White people were rescued first after an Islamist attack in Mozambique in March, and Covid-19 has forced the faithful in Ghana to move their worshipping online. KENYA
23 May 2021
A United States Navy warship's passage through the contested South China Sea has stoked tensions between the US and China.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.” Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing. But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.
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A large chunk of glacier broke loose and slammed into hikers on the Marmolada mountain in the eastern Dolomites, rescue services said. At least six people have been killed.
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The president has acknowledged people were killed in mass protests in recent days. People in Karakalpakstan were outraged by an attempt to strip out language in the constitution guaranteeing the region's sovereignty.
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Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has written an opinion piece with her Irish counterpart in a British paper, saying the UK was "not engaging in good faith" with its plans to change the Northern Ireland protocol.
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France is handing over the baton of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union to the Czech Republic. It’s a rotating role that every EU member state holds in turn for six months – meaning that with 27 member states, it only comes around once every 13 and a half years.
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With a track record for challenging abuses of presidental power, Ketanji Brown Jackson joins a diverse and divided US Supreme Court.
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French President Macron's long talks with Putin to avert war are the subject of analysis and even memes. So, what did they say to each other? A new documentary offers remarkable glimpses into the Elysee's war diplomacy.