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8 Jul 2021
The Cannes jury give a press conference as the film festival gets underway, with jury president Spike Lee denouncing authoritarians and the fact that black people are still "hunted down like animals" in the US.
20 Mar 2021
Nearly 20 years after a brutal Maoist rebel insurgency left thousands of people dead, families of victims are still waiting for justice.
9 Dec 2020
In India, the pandemic and the coronavirus lockdown have been accompanied by an unprecedented wave of arrests. Police have made it a habit to book any opponents of India's increasingly authoritarian government under a terrorism prevention act. This draconian law allows the state to imprison any individual suspected of terrorism without a trial. As FRANCE 24’s correspondents report, the Indian state is sending a clear message to its critics to stay in line.
27 Aug 2020
Stears Business is a business publication that focuses on business, economic, and political news. Stears Business also provides data and information to bridge Nigeria's knowledge gap.
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.

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