India train crash: Is enough being done to make travel safe?
06 June 2023 | 4:17 pm
The Odisha train crash has put a fresh spotlight on safety as the government modernizes the country's extensive railway network and infrastructure.
11 Jul 2020
6 Oct 2019
The UK prime minister has turned up the Brexit rhetoric as his ruling Conservative Party meets in Manchester. But the annual conference risks being disrupted by a no-confidence vote in his government.
3 Oct 2019
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the "whole world wants" the subject of Brexit over and done with. "We are coming out of the EU on Oct. 31 come what may," Johnson said at the Conservative Party's annual conference in Manchester.
1 Nov 2019
The Senate today, has adjourned plenary session until the 5th of November. The Senate upon resumption of a two weeks break which was to enable committees to hold budget defence with the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, (MDAs).
1 Jan 2020
Pushing the Brexit withdrawal bill through Parliament was the easy part for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Securing a comprehensive trade deal quickly with the EU looks far-fetched.
22 Mar 2020
As five more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Nigeria on Wednesday, the government swung into action and made some swift reforms which include the reduction of petrol pump price – a N1.5 trillion cut in the 2020 budget and a travel ban on 13 countries with high COVID-19 infection rates. The Central Bank of Nigeria also announced a N1.1 trillion intervention fund to boost the economy. Adeoye Adefulu, Partner at Odujinrin and Adefulu and Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona both join CNBC Africa to discuss how these moves would impact some key sectors of the Nigerian economy.
11 Jul 2020
Coronavirus cases are on the rise again in the US and hospitalizations are reaching record numbers. But in the beach town of Ocean City, Maryland, you could almost forget that the country is in the middle of a pandemic.
14 Aug 2020
The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero has commended the Federal Government and the Governors of Katsina, Zamfara, and Sokoto for their efforts in putting a stop to insecurity.
4 Jan 2021
John Legend isn’t motivated by awards, but always wants his work to be the “best” he’s ever done.
26 Feb 2021
Chelsea F.C. vs Manchester United F.C.: Assessing Ole at the wheel
27 Mar 2021
Nurses have played an essential role as caregivers during the pandemic. But in Germany, women in nursing earn significantly less than their male colleagues.
5 Sep 2021
In a statement about the US military's exit from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden says "And to ISIS-K, we are not done with you yet.
15 May 2022
Since 2006, France has commemorated the national day of the abolition of slavery on May 10. France is the only country to have a national day dedicated to remembering the horrors of slavery and the first and only country to have declared slavery a crime against humanity. However, the way this history is taught in schools and addressed in public spaces suggests that it remains something of a taboo. Historian and political scientist Françoise Vergès joined us for Perspective to tell us more.
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Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer and Lindsey Hill, who accused him of sexual assault, have settled their lawsuit outside of court. Hill accused Bauer of two instances of sexual assault, with the district attorney's office refusing to press criminal charges. Despite Bauer not being found guilty of the crime, MLB suspended him for 324 games and was later released by the Dodgers.
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Armenia's parliament votes to join the International Criminal Court in a move that Russia had already said would be an unfriendly step. Meanwhile, there are "surreal" scenes in the abandoned enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Nigeria's major labor unions agreed to suspend a planned nationwide strike after talks with the government. DW looks at what led up to the planned action and how the situation could play out for workers and their unions.
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Sam Bankman-Fried, also known by the initials SBF, has tumbled from crypto king to courtroom defendant. The trial of the founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange is due to start on Tuesday 3 October. The fraud charges against him - which he denies - stem from the November 2022 collapse of his now-bankrupt business.
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Nigerian reform drive falters, threatening Africa's biggest economy