Rwanda migration plan: What’s the UK government’s next move?
19 November 2023 | 11:03 am
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is pressing ahead with a plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda after the UK's top court deemed it unlawful. Observers explain what the government's next move could be.
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Cristiano Ronaldo became the world's highest-paid athlete after his move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr nearly doubled his annual playing salary while PSG duo Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe round off the top three, according to Forbes.
Beijing-Ottawa relations have come to a head after a report, last week, revealed that Chinese diplomat Zhao Wei intimidated a Canadian lawmaker and his family.
The European Conference of Rabbis (CER) has announced plans to move its headquarters from London to Munich. This is seen as confirmation that Jewish life in Germany is taking on a new dimension.
Due to excessive groundwater extraction, the Indonesian capital Jakarta and its 11 million inhabitants are sinking below sea level at a worrying pace. This phenomenon has prompted the Indonesian government to take a radical decision: to move the capital more than 1,500 kilometres away and create a new city from scratch on the island of Borneo, in one of the world's largest stretches of tropical rainforest.
The European Union sees Romania as one of its frontline states when it comes to the war in Ukraine. The country of 19 million people, a member of both the EU and NATO, has a land and sea border with Ukraine of more than 600 kilometres. It has been a transit hub for weapons supplies to Kyiv.
Driven by young voters, the progressive Move Forward party came out on top in Sunday's elections as Thais delivered a stunning rebuke to the military-backed government that has been in power for nearly a decade. But Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat now faces a difficult path to becoming prime minister. Are Thailand's military rulers ready to let go of power? Yuka Royer speaks to Virot Ali, a lecturer at Thammasat University.
Accelerated by Vision 2030, Saudi business women have been thriving in various industries despite the on-going crackdown on dissent and political activism.
On the eve of next week's NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told FRANCE 24 he was confident an agreement could be forged to bring Ukraine closer to NATO. In addition to providing practical support and creating a Ukraine-NATO council, he said that a text was being drafted to chart a way forward for Ukraine's future membership in the Atlantic Alliance.
Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele looks set to complete a move from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain. The 26-year–old joined the Spanish giants from Borussia Dortmund for €135 million in 2017. However, poor form and an even worse injury record saw his value plummet in recent years, despite a resurgence under Xavi at the Camp Nou.
Lionel Messi broke a record previously held by Tom Brady following his highly-publicized move to Inter Miami. The Argentine superstar brought his storied soccer career in Europe to an end after nearly two decades playing at the pinnacle of the sport. Messi’s popularity for being one of the greatest soccer players of all time followed him across the pond.
A new study has shown that Germans still find tackling climate change important, but the data also revealed discrepancies over what people are actually willing to do about it.
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With Vietnam recently upgrading ties with the US and Japan, it is now China's turn to charm its neighbor. The two Communist parties are closely linked, but Hanoi cannot afford being too submissive to Beijing.
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A greeting and an apology, a sign of respect and an indication of worshipping, the formal bow employed by all Japanese has many meanings and numerous subtle distinctions.
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As France's lower house of parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial immigration reform bill, we hear from those likely to be the most affected: immigrants themselves and the people who have dedicated their lives to helping them.
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Recently discovered oil is transforming Guyana's fortunes. But neighbouring Venezuela has suddenly rekindled old claims of territorial ownership. Official Venezuelan maps now incorporate the disputed Essequibo region that covers two-thirds of Guyana, and Venezuelan oil companies have been ordered to start extraction.
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The 2023 CAF Awards ceremony will take place in Marrakech in some hours and the spotlight is on Napoli and Super Eagles talisman Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala in contention for the Player of the Year award in the men's and women's category. Ayomide Sotubo and the Nutmeg crew discussed what to expect in the ceremony.
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