Czech president asks election winner to form new government
09 November 2021 | 3:42 pm
Hospitalized President Milos Zeman has formally requested that Petr Fiala lead talks with the "goal of forming a new government." Zeman's request came after a five-party coalition penned a power-sharing deal.
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was re-elected president of Equatorial Guinea for his sixth term with 95% of the vote.
Thousands of striking truck drivers in South Korea have been ordered to return to work or face severe consequences. The strikes organizers say they will not yield.
In a DW interview, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he hoped Chinese authorities would "respect" the protesters' freedom, and expressed that he did not see a way out of Russia's war on Ukraine "at this point in time."
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The Ukraine war has eaten up the Bundewehr's munitions stockpile, sparking concern among politicians and the military. Meanwhile, inflation is eating away at the €100 billion in extra military spending pledged by Berlin.
So close yet so far for the indomitable lions of Cameroon as Vincent Aboubacar's 92nd minute strike snatched victory over Brazil. But they still crash out after the Swiss recorded a brilliant win over Serbia in a five-goal thriller.
The number of civilian deaths during a massacre last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo's east rose from 50 to over 270, officials said.
Dozens of young activists from the various citizen movements in Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, gathered on Monday to commemorate the 272 civilians who were killed in a massacre in the eastern town of Kishishe last week.
A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
Former President Otto Perez and his vice president Baldetti were both given 16 year sentences each. They were both found guilty of racketeering and customs fraud.
Germany's potential to invest in Africa was trumpeted at the 2022 German-Africa business summit in Johannesburg. But German foreign direct investment on the continent is stagnant.
Boluarte has appeared on national television at a military ceremony as she attempts to secure her grip on power. Boluarte replaced ousted leftist leader Pedro Castillo whose supporters are protests for his return.
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