‘There’s a reason why we were targeted’: A portrait of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
05 October 2022 | 3:45 pm
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, who delivered the keynote address at this year's DW Global Media Forum in Bonn, has been at the forefront of the campaign against fake news and disinformation in the Philippines.
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South Sudanese model Majda John Peter has been crowned the winner of the world's most prestigious modelling competition, as the event held by global agency Elite returned on Tuesday.
Nigeria has successfully secured the support from the World Bank with a commitment to help the country phase out petrol subsidies and meet up with its Energy Transition plan. This follows meetings between Nigeria’s Vice President and World Bank Group President David Malpass. Other meetings are currently underway with U.S. officials and development partners.
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German Chancellor Scholz and Israeli Prime Minister Lapid have held talks on topics including the nuclear deal with Iran. Lapid stressed the danger that would be posed by a nuclear-armed Iran.
The West’s domination of the world is "over" and we need to arm ourselves, not just with weapons, but also diplomatically to face the new age. That's the view of Gérard Araud, a former French ambassador to Israel, the US and the UN.
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