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22 May
The move is a stark U-turn for the country, which held a more neutral stance on the alliance in the past. Sweden is expected to follow suit.
5 May
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Brussels are at odds again. Hungary refuses to support the planned oil embargo against Russia. But now even former allies such as Poland are turning their backs.
13 Mar
Just over two weeks on from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Catherine Nicholson is joined by Polish MEP Roza Thun und Hohenstein and German MEP Helmut Scholz to discuss the European response to the crisis. The reception of refugees in the EU is a pressing issue; earlier this week the bloc's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell announced €100 million for immediate humanitarian help. MEP Scholz calls for a "clear answer" from the EU on how to help people in need, while questioning the militarisation of the response. To what extent should Europe help the Ukrainian military against the Russian army? And how can escalation be avoided as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky continues to plead for more help?
4 Mar
One week after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, US enterprise software giant Oracle has suspended its Russian operations, while Amazon is pledging logistical and cybersecurity support for Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russia's sovereign credit rating has been slashed to junk status by two major ratings agencies and the Moscow Stock Exchange is closed for a fourth consecutive day. We also take a closer look at how the US and EU are working on measures to make sure cryptocurrencies are not used to circumvent sanctions on Russia.
1 Oct 2021
People in Beijing share their views after a decision announced by the International Olympic Committee that next year's Winter Olympics in the city will be held without fans from overseas. "I think this measure is for the safety concerns and is acceptable," says a pedestrian at Beijing Olympic Park.
18 Jul 2021
Cuban and Cuban-American artists perform at a concert hosted by the City of Miami in the 'Little Havana' neighborhood in support of the historic anti-government protests in Cuba.
18 Jul 2021
The chancellor welcomed President Mohamed Bazoum to Berlin, praising the good things his country was doing while underscoring the difficult challenges it faced — not least the terrorism that dominates the Sahel region.
29 Jan 2021
Nigeria Immigration Service seeks support of stakeholders
26 Nov 2020
Senator Elisha Abbo has no grassroot support - PDP
31 Jul 2020
Solomon Fowowe and Shola Adegun review Zidan's legacy with an enormous question 'where does Zidane rank among coaches'?
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25 Jun 2019
For Alex Iwobi, clearly family is everything. Woven intricately across his life, dreams, and passion, dotted around his peaks and nadirs, the Nigerian footballer basks in the love and support he’s had from his family. Read more: Alex Iwobi: Gunning for glory.

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