Right-wing terror trial stirs up violent memories in Germany’s Freital
07 September 2020 | 12:55 pm
Members of a far-right terror group are standing trial for targeting politicians and refugee shelters with explosives in 2015. The case has divided Freital, a tranquil town not far from the eastern city of Dresden.
14 Nov 2020
Brazil has allowed a coronavirus vaccine trial to resume following a volunteer's death. But President Bolsonaro and a political rival already instrumentalized the trial to the detriment of Brazilians, scientists said.
4 Jan 2021
Germany's lockdown measures are having little impact as the country records high infection and death rates. Ahead of a summit this week, politicians are only divided on how long the current lockdown should be extended.
2 Mar 2021
Insecurity: Ondo politicians, activists call for state of emergency
8 Mar 2021
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9 Mar 2021
Zamfara politicians fault declaration of Zamfara as 'No Flight Zone
19 Mar 2021
In some Latin American countries, the struggle for power increasingly takes place in court. The instrumentalization of the judiciary is becoming a problem for the democracies of the region.
24 Mar 2021
A sprawling fire has devastated a Cox's Bazar camp where Rohingya Muslims live. Humanitarian groups fear it might strip hundreds of thousands of refugees of shelter.
18 Apr 2021
Germans are in no rush to book their summer holidays due to the coronavirus pandemic and the tourism industry is blaming lawmakers for talking down the prospects of foreign travel.
1 May 2021
Environmental champion Greta Thunberg assails powerful politicians for "ignoring" climate change, as she demands an end to fossil fuel subsidies and implored the current generation of leaders to take the crisis more seriously. "How long do you honestly believe people in power like you will get away with it?" the Swedish activist said via videolink in a biting rebuke to a US House panel.
14 May 2021
A new generation of female politicians in Kosovo are pushing hard for equality in a country where few women own property yet alone work outside of their homes. Also an UN report reveals millions of women across dozens of developing nations are denied control over their own bodies such as the right to use contraception or seeking health care. Annette Young talks to Marie Ba from the Ouagadougou Partnership which promotes family planning in nine Francophone countries in West Africa.
26 Jun 2021
Lebanese political parties have failed to form a new government for the past nine months, deepening the economic and financial turmoil in the country.
29 Jun 2021
On the eve of the highly anticipated clash between England and Germany, several lawmakers have spoken out in criticism of both the UK government and UEFA over the number of fans allowed to attend Euro 2020 matches.
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The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for the global economy for 2023, stating that growth has been “surprisingly resilient". However, it also said the UK is likely to be the only leading economy to head into recession in 2023.
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Heavy rainfall that followed the landfall of Tropical Storm Cheneso in Madagascar has killed 16 people and left 17 missing, the government's Office for Risk and Disaster Management said.
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The Lunar New Year is a huge holiday in China, but also in other Asian countries like Korea and Vietnam. More than one billion people will be celebrating the event, which begins on January 22. For most, it's the Year of the Rabbit but in Vietnam, people will mark the Year of the Cat.
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The International Monetary Fund has given a brighter outlook in its latest report than in October, predicting that inflation will slow. It said that European economies had shown more resilience than expected.