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Jul 05, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during…
Jun 23, 2020
New Zealand police have frozen 140 million New Zealand dollars ($90 million) in funds thought to be linked to a cryptocurrency firm whose owner has been accused of money laundering.…
The unfolding US-China power rivalry bears a striking resemblance to the tensions between the US and the Soviet bloc during the Cold War years. Back then, African countries were positioned…
Jun 06, 2020
The government of Gambia is demanding answers from the US government after the son of one its diplomats was killed by US Police after a car chase. The Gambia says…
Jun 04, 2020
On the eve of May Day 2020, in full coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released some hair raising statistics. About 1.6 billion workers from the informal sector are…
Jun 01, 2020
The death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black man killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has sparked protests across the country. It has reignited a centuries-long conversation around racism…
May 28, 2020
Nigeria-based scammers, who target millions of Australian email accounts, could be closer to home than you may think.   The west African nation is an established hub for cyber criminals who carry…
May 27, 2020
Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro ($9.8 billion) lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for the airline.…
May 26, 2020
The number of convictions related to corruption in China nearly doubled last year, according to a report by Beijing’s top prosecutor, as President Xi Jinping ramped up his crackdown on…
May 21, 2020
10.4% more new Tesla were registered in Germany in April 2020 than in the same month of last year. This is in spite of the considerable overall cooling of the…
May 20, 2020
Chinese leader Xi Jinping made preserving diplomatic ties in Africa a centerpiece of his opening address at the World Health Assembly earlier this week, as Beijing faces a backlash among…
May 18, 2020
India is spending around $16 million -- half of it in Africa -- on pharmaceuticals, test kits and other medical assistance for some 90 countries battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The…
May 17, 2020
China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei. The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip…
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