15 Apr 2022
What happened to the Moscova? Russia's flagship cruiser in the Black Sea out of action. Moscow claims a fire on board, Kyiv is crowing that it is down to a Neptune anti-naval missile. Either way, what impact on the Kremlin's designs on the entire Ukrainian coast.
29 Nov 2021
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday (November 28) he was "deeply disappointed" after rich Western countries for their knee-jerk imposition of travel bans after hearing about the new variant. Ramaphosa also said the country faced a fourth wave of COVID-19 within weeks, as the new omicron variant was driving a rise in infections in the most populated province of Gauteng. He said authorities would not be considering economic lockdown restrictions for the time being, due to the availability of vaccines for those aged 12 and over.
19 Oct 2021
The South American country is grappling with a surge in violent crime and deadly prison riots. The government has pointed to drug trafficking and consumption as the underlying problem.
29 Aug 2021
Germany's Robert Koch Institute made the assessment as the country grapples with rising positive test results. This time, younger age groups are more affected.