Twitter Asia-Pacific VP on transparency, privacy and growth
10 March 2019 | 6:19 am
Candidates running in a slew of elections across Asia this year are taking to social media to share slogans, pitch policies, rankle rivals and rouse crowds ahead of campaign rallies. Twitter Inc.'s Asia-Pacific Vice President Maya Hari tells Juliette Saly how its looking to restrict the use of fake news being spread through its platform.
9 May 2019
The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido.
20 Jun 2019
Women's day: Vice President Osinbajo advises men to honour women.
10 Oct 2019
Why I visited Vice President Osinbajo - Ali Ndume
9 Oct 2019
Vice President Osinbajo meets Ngige, Trade Union Congress
20 Dec 2019
The wife of Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was charged with trying to kill her husband when she appeared in court on Monday.
17 Dec 2019
Zimbabwe: Vice president's wife in court on attempted murder and fraud charges
10 May 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Taiwan's Vice President Chen Chien-jen, an epidemiologist by training, discussed his country's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, while criticising the response of China and the World Health Organization. Chen refused to rule out the "possibility" that the coronavirus originated in a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan. He also expressed concern about a second wave of the virus appearing in autumn or winter.
14 Jul 2020
Days after the sudden death of Ivory Coast's prime minister and ruling party candidate in upcoming elections, the country's vice president resigns. The move adds further uncertainty to the political landscape. Also, Rwanda is the only country in sub-Saharan Africa whose nationals can now travel to Europe's Schengen area. Despite the apparent success of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, cases are on the rise. And we examine the longstanding political and ethnic tensions in Ethiopia that fed into unrest that followed the killing of Oromo singer Hacaaluu Hundeesaa at the end of June.
20 Aug 2020
California Senator Kamala Harris was confirmed as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate for the 2020 US presidential election. She is the first woman of color to be part of a major White House ticket.
10 Sep 2020
A bomb targeting Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh has left at least four people dead and several security guards injured. No group has claimed responsibility, but Saleh is known for his anti-Taliban stance.
17 Jan 2021
Kamala Harris crashed through one of the world's highest glass ceilings to be elected America's first woman vice president, making history and helping bring to an end Donald Trump's turbulent rule. Harris came into the presidential election already a repeat trailblazer as California's first Black attorney general and the first woman of South Asian heritage elected to the US Senate. By winning the vice presidency, she will be a heartbeat away from leading the United States and poised on a stepping stone to the ultimate prize. AFPTV looks back at the moments that brought her there.
26 Feb 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
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Missile attacks on Ukraine's battered power grid are an "obvious crime against humanity," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has told the UN Security Council.
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On a visit to Kyiv, Germany's deputy foreign minister has told DW that innocent people had died due to Russia's "terrorist methods." She has pledged additional aid to help Ukraine's decimated energy infrastructure.
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As chaos engulfs Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, smaller firms and nonprofits want people to ditch the services of Big Tech. But how do you take on the world's tech giants?
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A statue of German colonial official, Curt von Francois, was moved from its pedestal in Namibia's capital Windhoek to a museum after activists criticized it as a symbol of oppression.
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Mali's military junta acted unconcerned by the announced withdrawal of German troops from the country. But civil society is worried about yet another ally abandoning military aid for crisis-beset Mali.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24 in Strasbourg, the chairman of the environment committee at the European Parliament reacted to the recent COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Pascal Canfin hailed the deal on "loss and damage" for vulnerable countries as "better than nothing" and welcomed the fact that China has been asked to contribute to it.