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3 days ago
India may ban the use of all cryptocurrencies, barring a few exceptions, if the government’s bill to "regulate" virtual money is cleared by parliament. The central bank plans to issue its own digital currency.
2 Aug
The massive infrastructure plan could be Joe Biden's first major legislative achievement. But there still might be trouble ahead as not all Democrat lawmakers are on board.
31 Jul
The proposed bill could see LGBTQ community members imprisoned between five to 10 years for identifying or advocating for their rights.
23 Jun
The law recently passed by Hungarian lawmakers violates "the fundamental values of the European Union," the bloc's chief Ursula von der Leyen said.
9 Jun
Beijing has accused Washington of promoting protectionism following Senate approval of a bill aimed at boosting US research and development in key technologies to compete with China.
28 May
Social media companies would be slapped with large fines if they "de-platform" political candidates in the US state. Big tech firms and activists oppose the law.
20 Apr
Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has signed the State’s Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Bill, 2021.
14 Mar
Mexico's lower house of Congress has passed legislation that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Proponents believe the bill could help lessen the influence of the country's powerful drug cartels.
19 Feb
What's behind France's Republican values bill? First announced amid a fresh wave of terror attacks in the autumn, compounded by the gruesome beheading of a middle school social studies teacher, what was originally billed as a law against religious separatism is making its way to the floor of the National Assembly.
9 Jan
The under-representation of women in German boardrooms has been a matter of debate for years. Now, Angela Merkel's government has tabled a new bill to help boost the numer of female executives in top jobs.
29 Nov 2020
A draft law would make it a crime to circulate an image of a police officer with the intention that they be harmed. Critics say it hinders press freedom and the ability to hold officers accountable.
30 Oct 2020
The Nigerian government is making plans to regulate the use of social media. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and several laws-makers at different levels are talking about a pending bill explaining that responsible journalists have nothing to fear as the government’s intention was not to gag the media but to restore sanity to the nation’s airwave.

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An American company has developed a liquid that can extend the shelf life of fruit and vegetables. Apeel is based on natural compounds and controls the factors that cause fruit to age.
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As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
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As the fourth wave of the pandemic wreaks havoc in Germany, a growing number of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have reached full capacity. The main problem: a serious shortage of specialized staff.
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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.
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With the Taliban now in power for more than 100 days, women and girls in Afghanistan are still waiting to hear officially if they can return to work and school. Also, how do we flip the script when it comes to gender violence and teach men and boys to act appropriately? Annette Young talks to Michael Conroy, the founder of Men at Work, an UK organisation which offers training programs to foster violence-free relationships for men and boys.
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Germany's incoming coalition — made up of Social Democrats, Greens and the neoliberal FDP — has agreed on a political roadmap. DW takes a look at the key issues they're taking on, including the COVID pandemic.