"Around the globe there is a backlash against human rights defenders and a backlash against democracy", but "we must not lose hope". So says Alice Mogwe, director of the International Federation for Human Rights (known by its French acronym FIDH), which is celebrating its centenary in Paris this week.
5 Sep 2021
Thousands braved the rainy weather to celebrate LGBTQ rights in Cologne, while also following COVID-related restrictions. The route was altered to avoid overcrowding.
1 Sep 2021
India's economy grew by a record 20.1 percent between April and June, compared to the same period last year when the country was experiencing a deep recession. The strong growth comes despite India seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases during that period. Also today, we hear how French luxury giants saw tens of billions of euros wiped off their market value after a warning that China's rich may have to pay more tax.
6 Feb 2021
The Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline has become a political wrestling match, with the United States on one side and Russia on the other. Germany and the EU are stuck in the middle.
24 Jan 2021
The US is set to impose sanctions on the Russian pipe-laying vessel "Fortuna" for its involvement in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Work resumed on the project late last year despite threats from the US.
Two Nigerians arrested by INTERPOL for €14.7 million COVID-19 scam, Pierre wins Italy Grand Prix and more
6 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
9 Sep 2019
Despite concerns on the state of Nigeria’s debt, the country’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria has a revenue problem and not a debt problem. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.