Thursday, 2nd December 2021


17 Apr
The federal government has said "emergency brake" measures to combat rising case numbers are to be legally mandated in all federal states, replacing a patchwork system. The change must now be passed by parliament.
13 Apr
The federal government has said "emergency brake" measures to combat rising case numbers are to be legally mandated in all federal states, replacing a patchwork system. The change must now be passed by parliament.
22 Mar
ASUP threatens nationwide Polytechnic strike from April 6
4 Mar
NLC set to embark on nationwide protests March 10
17 Jan
Millions were left without light or electricity across Pakistan after the national power grid was disrupted by a fault in the transmission system.
28 Dec 2020
Businesses at Tel Aviv's Carmel Market close down as Israel begins its third coronavirus lockdown. After a sharp resurgence of detected infections, the government announced three days ago that it would re-impose the strict measures that had previously helped limit transmission.
5 Jun 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
20 May 2020
Vegetables simmer gently in giant copper vats used to brew South African craft beer before alcohol sales were banned as part of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in March.
3 May 2020
Amid a nationwide lockdown that has left millions of poor laborers unable to fulfill their basic needs, several good Samaritans and organizations have turned to crowdfunding to help those who are struggling.
20 Apr 2020
Since a nationwide lockdown was imposed in France on March 16, the country's 12.4 million schoolchildren have been forced to rethink the way they study. Now, the announcement by President Emmanuel Macron that at least some should be able to return to class from May 11 has sparked fresh questions and concerns. Meanwhile, life is made all the more complicated for less fortunate pupils, who don’t have ready access to a computer or the internet. For more on how France’s education system is handling this crisis, we talk to Stéphane Crochet, secretary general of the UNSA teachers' union.
1 Apr 2020
A nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 has created panic and anger among Indians. Now there are reports of attacks against people from northeastern states that border China. Murali Krishnan reports.
3 Nov 2019
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets in what is being dubbed "the biggest march in Chile." Nationwide protests are swelling despite government concessions and a state of emergency.


1 day ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, in the Presidential Villa Abuja.⁣ ⁣The South African President who is accompanied by a delegation of ministers and business leaders is on a state visit expected to reinforce South Africa’s bilateral relations with Nigeria as well as strengthen partnerships directed at African development and cooperation in multilateral forums.⁣
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As Russia and China attempt to master sophisticated technologies, the head of MI6 is set to warn that "unlike Q in the Bond movies, we cannot do it all in-house."
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Since France began its military withdrawal from Mali, many misleading social media posts have appeared. Reports claim that Mali is negotiating with the Russian private military company Wagner. One photo on Facebook from November 10 allegedly shows a Wagner military instructor training Malian soldiers. Another photo from November 20 claims to show that Mali received a delivery of military equipment from Russia. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Thousands take part in massive protests in Sudan's capital. Dozens are arrested as anger mounts against the country's military. In Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says his army is making significant gains as he calls on Tigrayan rebels to surrender. And African fashion pays tribute to world-renowned designer Virgil Abloh, who died this weekend at the age of 41.
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India is pulling out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the devastating wave of delta-fueled infections earlier this year, by ramping up testing while stepping up screening and surveillance of international travelers.
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Japan has stopped new bookings onto incoming flights after identifying the first cases of the Omicron strain of Covid-19. The country has also tightened its quarantine requirements for all arriving passengers, and extended a ban on non-citizens coming from ten countries in southern Africa. Travel companies have seen their shares tumble in recent days as governments tighten border rules in response to the new strain. Also today, Australia's economy feels the pinch from the recent lockdowns.