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5 Oct 2021
A trove of leaked documents has revealed links between leaders and offshore tax havens. Officials in Pakistan and other countries are facing calls for investigation while Germany urged patience in fighting tax avoidance.
15 Jul 2021
The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are linked to one of the sharpest increases in hunger in decades, a UN annual report found.
28 Jun 2021
The BBC has published sensitive details on UK warships encountering Russian forces off Crimea last week. The documents were found in a heap behind a bus stop.
11 Jun 2021
With one in every 10 children working, the world is on the brink of "losing ground in the fight against child labor," UNICEF and the International Labor Organization have warned.
18 Apr 2021
At least 10 officers were killed during an ambush by ethnic militias opposed to the ruling junta, reports say. Elsewhere in the country, dozens of civilians were killed in a military assault on protesters.
12 Apr 2021
Activists say scores of people were killed in one day in Myanmar's Bago as troops and police fired rifle grenades at anti-coup protesters. Injured demonstrators were reportedly denied medical assistance.
4 Apr 2021
The US and 13 other countries have lamented the lack of access given to WHO experts during an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. China has accused opponents of "politicizing the issue."
30 Mar 2021
A report that German submarines are navigating the globe with Russian hardware has sparked security concerns. The newspaper Bild claims that the equipment is "open" to cyber sabotage and even "full loss of operability."
26 Mar 2021
Despite a severe shortage of foreign exchange (forex), overseas education continues to drain the country’s resources, as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, admitted $80 million weekly disbursements for personal travel allowances or payment of overseas school fees. The amount, which translates to $960 million yearly, is disbursed to banks to enable Nigerians to meet their forex responsibilities. This is after a recent report indicated that Nigerians spend £30 million (about N20 billion) yearly paying tuition in the United Kingdom alone while the country’s education system grapples with challenges of underfunding, poor remuneration, and obsolete teaching facilities.
18 Mar 2021
The UK has vowed to increase its nuclear stockpile and work closer with Asian allies after the government published a review of British foreign policy. The report labels Russia as the UK's biggest threat.
9 Mar 2021
Over the past decade, hospitals across Syria have been attacked more than 400 times. Data obtained by DW suggests the attacks formed part of a larger strategy to cripple access to medical facilities in rebel-held areas.
1 Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia has rejected a US intelligence report linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Riyadh said it took "all necessary judicial measures" in the case.

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