Myanmar's military leader criticized foreign interference as the country marked its Independence Day. The junta pledged to release thousands of prisoners.
12 Jun 2022
Sudan's military leadership is embarking on talks with civilian groups. But critics warn that the supression of opposition to military rule continues and that the country's economic crisis is getting worse.
5 Jun 2022
President Kais Saied issued the order with a list of judges to be dismissed, accusing them of corruption and stalling terrorism cases. Critics have blasted the dismissals as an "affront" to judicial independence.
26 Apr 2022
Real Madrid is delighted to have reached the Champions League semi-finals after the criticism and lack of faith shown towards them for most of the season, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Monday.
27 Feb 2022
After what authorities said was a coup by drug dealers aiming to kill President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, a new spate of violence against critics of the government is compunding the feeling of insecurity in Guinea-Bissau.
28 Oct 2021
Israel's designation of six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organizations has stirred controversy — and poses a challenge for European donors. Calls for providing evidence backing the claims are growing.
28 Dec 2019
Protesters threw a tear gas canister and vandalized the parliament building. Critics have said the law discriminates against the Serbian Orthodox Church.
6 Mar 2019
China's tech companies and government are banding together to release an hi-tech app. The app, Xuexi Qiangguo, meaning 'study to make China strong' is generally regarded as propaganda tool.
16 Nov 2018
Facebook Inc. is coming under renewed fire for how it handled the spread of fake news and misinformation on its social network, including using aggressive tactics to discredit critics.