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25 May 2020
Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that Facebook finds itself in the mist of a political "arms race" involving countries such as Russia, Iran and China.
29 Feb 2020
Fears of a Coronavirus epidemic play into the hands of those who for political, ideological reasons would like to see a return of hard borders in Europe. Elsewhere, the virus is becoming a political football in the US. Finally, sales of Corona beer have slumped.
18 Sep 2019
The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why.
6 Jul 2019
The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra. Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Biafran people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government. The conflict resulted from political, economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions which preceded Britain's formal decolonization of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963.
26 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his wife’s (Aisha) allegation that his government has been hijacked by cabal was false. Buhari recently speaking interview with the Voice of America (Hausa) said that the allegation was ‘her business…’and that it shows that he is a ‘real democrat…’ Buhari went on to ask those alleging that the cabal has taken over his government to come out and say those things they feel was staged managed by the cabal and what the cabal forced him to do should be mentioned. Buhari recently speaking interview with the Voice of America when asked: “Have you heard of the word cabal? People have been alleging that there are some few people in charge of this administration, that you are not the one in charge. Even your wife said something about this recently, what do you have to say about this?” Said: “That’s her business… This shows I am a real democrat…
8 Dec 2018
Mexico's newly sworn-in president has been hailed as a champion of the poor and criticized as an authoritarian radical. His inauguration marks a dramatic political shift, with voters fed up with corruption and crime.
29 Nov 2018
A resurgence of jihadist attacks as general elections approach has Nigerians deeply worried. This includes President Muhammadu Buhari who has staked his political career on pacifying the country.
22 Oct 2017
Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday's election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself.
9 May 2017
South Koreans begin voting to elect a new leader, looking to move on from a corruption scandal that brought down former President Park Geun-hye and shook the political and business elite to the core.
23 Apr 2017
French President Francois Hollande casts his vote in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe, and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.
25 Mar 2017
US residents face dramatic changes to their health care if Obamacare is replaced by the plan being hashed out by Republican lawmakers in Washington, a cultural and political world away.
13 Feb 2017
Adele swept the Grammy Awards, taking home statuettes for the top prizes - album, record and song of the year - in a shock, history-making victory over Beyonce.

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