Iran protests leave ‘over 100 dead,’ Amnesty says
23 November 2019 | 11:21 am
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International said Iranian security forces have killed at least 106 protesters during ongoing unrest over a fuel price hike. But the real death toll could be much higher.
28 Jun 2019
The price surge of gold in June has stimulated the sales of gold jewelry, especially those heavy ones, in China. It was reported that the gold price hit a six-year high on June 25 to the point of 1,440 U.S. dollars per ounce on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
23 Aug 2019
It's Argentinian President Macri versus oil producers. The Argentinian government torpedoes oil drillers by capping fuel prices. Are the country’s natural resources still worthy of investments? Bloomberg's Jonathan Gilbert and David Tawil, the President of Maglan Capital talk with Alix Steel about what's next for Argentina's energy sector and how investors should be positioning themselves.
12 Oct 2019
Protesters clashed with Ecuadorian forces as they marched toward the capital to demonstrate against soaring fuel prices, with the government announcing three oil facilities had been seized, slashing production by 12 percent.
21 Oct 2019
Chile suspends planned metro fare hike amid violent protests
30 Nov 2019
More than a hundred commercial Motorcycle riders are protesting over the price for daily tickets by Union officials in Ketu, Lagos state.
7 Dec 2019
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.
22 Dec 2019
Global warming-causing carbon emissions are reportedly set to more than double in price. It's a step in the right direction, say some climate activists, but others say the compromise still falls short of demands.
30 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe’s public sector workers have accepted a 140% salary hike starting this month, a union official said on Wednesday, averting a potential strike against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.
12 Mar 2020
Aramco is continuing to up the ante as part of an oil price war with its Russian counterpart. Russia said it was considering a similar output boost while also leaving the door open to further negotiations with OPEC.
3 Jul 2020
Nigeria’s planned electricity tariff hike which was earlier scheduled for the first of July has been postponed until the first quarter of 2021. This decision was taken by the leadership of the National Assembly after a meeting with the regulators NERC, and representatives of electricity distributors. George Etomi, Director of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company joins me to discuss this story and more.
5 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
FG to meet labour over fuel and electricity hike, Flood kills 16, destroys 3,042 houses in Bauchi – SEMA and more
11 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
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British coin producer, The Royal Mint, unveiled its £5 coin on Monday (May 23) engraved with Prince William's portrait, in honour of the Duke of Cambridge's 40th birthday on June 21.
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Where do you get oil and gas if you want to end dependence on Russia? Germany imported more than 500,000 barrels of crude oil from Russia every day in 2020. In theory, Iran could step in. But it's complicated.
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The 13-time French Open champion is philosophical about the lack of ranking points on offer at the next Grand Slam, Wimbledon.
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We take you to discover some of France's most remarkable trees. In the village of Lucheux, in the northern Somme region, two triple-centenarian lime trees have intertwined over time to become one. They have even played a part in village history: for the past 300 years, they have shaped the future of married couples. Meanwhile, in the Seine-et-Marne region east of Paris, a Japanese sophora (pictured) arouses wonder and curiosity in observers. It stands in the grounds of a school for teenagers with learning difficulties, who regularly draw the tree.
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Finland has formally announced its intent to join NATO, marking a monumental shift from a long-held position of military nonalignment. DW reports from the Russian-Finnish border on the dramatic turnaround in popular opinion following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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As the international art world flocks to Dakar for its much-anticipated Biennale, Senegalese artist Fally Sene Sow just has to look out the window to find inspiration in the colourful and chaotic market street outside his studio in the capital.