We look at reactions from the world papers to Russian President Vladimir Putin's threats and calls for a partial mobilisation of reservist troops in the war against Ukraine. In other news, New Zealand lawmakers seek to make government jargon illegal by law.
28 Nov 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Ayman Safadi, Jordan’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, said it was time to reassess Western policy vis-à-vis Syria and that the approach followed in recent years had failed. “The only end to the crisis is a political solution,” he added. The Jordanian minister also hinted that his country was favourable to bringing Syria back into the Arab League.
23 Nov 2021
There are currently far fewer cases of COVID-19 in Africa than in Europe but experts fear that the tide could turn if inoculation programs are not sped up. They say richer countries should not stockpile vaccine doses.
28 Aug 2021
The ineffectiveness of military interventions has been underscored by the US failure in Afghanistan. This should lead to a rethink in Africa, writes Mimi Mefo Takambou.
28 May 2021
Police said investigations have found that a temporary fix to a malfunction prevented the brake from engaging, causing the disaster that killed 14 people.
13 Jan 2021
The Berlin government is under increasing fire from experts and politicians for not buying enough doses of the BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to quickly roll out its immunization program.