Surge in domestic violence during pandemic
25 November 2022 | 5:02 am
Violence against women has increased significantly worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The victims' association Weisser Ring estimates there was an increase of around ten percent in 2020. The number of unreported cases is also very high.
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Tunisia is seeing a surge in xenophobic violence against people from sub-Saharan Africa. This comes after the president claimed in February that migrants from the south were part of an international plot to change the country's demographic makeup.
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Toyota on Wednesday said it expects operating profit to climb 10% this business year, with a five-fold jump in pure electric vehicle sales, amid an easing in global supply chain disruption from a shortage of chips.
US authorities are bracing for a surge in illegal immigration along the southern border in the next few days. A Trump-era policy known as Title 42, which allowed for officials to quickly return migrants to Mexico, is set to end late on Thursday. The change could put pressure on an already fragile asylum system. We take a closer look and get analysis from FRANCE 24's Peter O'Brien.
People in Nigeria have been rushing to buy fuel amid soaring prices since the country's new president, Bola Tinubu, announced the end of subsidies. Nigeria's state oil company says it was spending over 800 million dollars each month on the subsidy.
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Traditional parties need to offer solutions to combat far-right fear mongering, Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. His comments come after the AfD won its first governing post in Sonneberg last month.
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