German prosecutors say Hanau shooter had a ‘deeply racist mentality’
23 February 2020 | 6:29 am
Germany's attorney general has said the deadly shootings at two hookah bars were fueled by deep-seated racism. Investigations will focus on the suspect's possible connections, both in Germany and abroad.
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Opposition leader Imran Khan is demanding fresh polls to steer Pakistan out of a protracted political crisis. But holding general elections is a costly affair, and the South Asian country's coffers are empty.
The vote in May restarts a power struggle between a military-backed establishment and a political movement that has dominated elections for 20 years.
In a symbolic move, the head of Sudan’s army fires his deputy; better known as the man leading the paramilitary RSF forces. The Central African Republic remembers those killed during the country’s civil war and political instability. We’ll also talk about how Africa could develop its gaming industry, which could become one of the world’s biggest markets.
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.
Brazilian football star Vinicius Junior was once again the victim of racial abuse whilst playing for Real Madrid. The Spanish league appear unable to crack down as it exposes the countries' lax attitude towards racism.
The 2020 murder of George Floyd focused attention on police violence in the United States. Though the officers involved are serving time in prison, efforts to address police racism remain stalled.
Brazilian soccer player Vinicius Junior has agreed to join a new task force to tackle racism in football. The Real Madrid star was recently racially abused during a La Liga match with Valencia.
The display of solidarity comes after Brazilian striker Vinicius Junior was subjected to racial abuse while playing for his club Real Madrid at away games.
The US Justice Department accused the Minneapolis police of discriminating against Black and Native American people. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd in April 2021.
Two new studies indicate that anti-Jewish racism and various forms of intersectional discrimination are widespread in Germany. At the same time, there is growing awareness and more reporting of discriminatory incidents.
Niger general Abdourahamane Tiani declares himself president on state TV
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