Menü Bezárás

Benin elections: The fight for a democratic future

Several opposition leaders are barred from Sunday’s poll in a country once seen as a model for Africa.
Forrás >>


További hasonló találatok:

Benin elections: The fight for a democratic future


További részletek >>


Somalia: Opposition protesters run from government gunfire

Heavy gunfire has broken out in Somalia's capital as opposition leaders defied a ban on public gatherings to protest about delayed elections.
További részletek >>


Myanmar's military is waging war on its citizens. Some say it's time to fight back

From a fenced-off compound close to the Myanmar border in northern Thailand, a rebel leader offers a bleak view of Myanmar's future, as the country is cleaved apart by a military coup.
További részletek >>


Myanmar's military is waging war on its citizens. Some say its time to fight back

From a fenced-off compound close to the Myanmar border in northern Thailand, a rebel leader offers a bleak view of Myanmar's future, as the country is cleaved apart by a military coup.
További részletek >>


Black Fortune 500 executives want companies to fight Republican voting restrictions

Some of the nation's most prominent Black business leaders are calling out their Fortune 500 peers for their muted response to new laws that restrict voting across the country.
További részletek >>


Brutal attacks in Mozambique a 'game-changer'

The assault over the last week by Islamist militants on a town in northern Mozambique is the most serious and deadly in their four-year insurgency -- and directly threatens the country's economic future.
További részletek >>


Republic of Congo opposition candidate dies from Covid-19 complications a day after election

A leading opposition candidate in the Republic of Congo's presidential election held on Sunday has died from Covid-related complications, party officials said Monday, according to local media reports.
További részletek >>


China's parliament endorses plan to 'improve' Hong Kong elections, further curbing opposition

China's rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly endorsed a proposal on "improving the electoral system" of Hong Kong, further restricting the ability of people in the city to freely elect their leaders.
További részletek >>


Protests in Haiti as political standoff continues

Large crowds of Haitians took to the streets again on Sunday, as a standoff between President Jovenel Moise and the country's opposition movement stretched into its third week.
További részletek >>


Black celebrities show support for LGBTQ community in Ghana after raid on center

Black celebrities are urging Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to work with LGBTQ community leaders after security forces raided and shut down an LGBTQ center in the West African country's capital last week.
További részletek >>


Activists are fighting for a renewable future in Sub-Saharan Africa. Chinese coal projects threaten to dirty those plans

When the Ghanaian government agreed to coordinate with Shenzen Energy Group, a Chinese energy company, to build a 7,000-megawatt coal power plant in the country's Ekumfi district, Chibeze Ezekiel was concerned.
További részletek >>


Uganda elections 2021: Yoweri Museveni faces Bobi Wine in presidential contest

Veteran Yoweri Museveni stands against singer-turned-politician Bobi Wine in a hotly contested poll.
További részletek >>


Jeff Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much

A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a lonely island supporting the White House's plan -- to raise corporate taxes.
További részletek >>


Myanmar military denies responsibility for child deaths and says elections could be pushed back

The Myanmar military has granted CNN access to the country two months after the military overthrew the democratically-elected government in a coup and has had violent clashes with protestors.
További részletek >>


Myanmar military denies responsibility for child deaths and says elections could be pushed back

"This is not a coup," said Maj. Gen. Zaw Min Tun from a gilded hall in Myanmar's purpose-built capital Naypyidaw, the city where his comrades recently ousted an elected government, detained the country's leadership, and installed a military junta.
További részletek >>


South Korea ruling party suffers crushing defeat in mayoral vote

South Korea's Democratic Party has suffered a crushing defeat in mayoral elections in Seoul and Busan.
További részletek >>


Democratic Republic of Congo has highest levels of hunger in world, UN says

For humanitarian agencies trying to keep people alive, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) presents multiple challenges: hunger, displacement, disease and violence.
További részletek >>


Alleged Diakhaby abuse 'two steps back in racism fight' - Valencia president

The alleged racist abuse of a Valencia player on Sunday was "two steps back in this fight against racism", says the club's president Anil Murthy.
További részletek >>


These are the two key things that can help curb another Covid-19 surge, Fauci says

Health experts warn the US may be on the cusp of another Covid-19 surge if Americans aren't careful -- just as the country races to vaccinate more people.
További részletek >>


Fél a fűtől – Joe Bidenre hiába számítanak a legális marihuána támogatói

Már az elnökválasztás előtt tudni lehetett, hogy Joe Biden nem a legnagyobb támogatója a marihuána legalizálásának, de a kannabisz reformjának támogatói abban bíztak, hogy elnökként mégis kiáll majd mellette. Sokan abban reménykedtek, hogy egy demokrata irányítású kongresszus egy demokrata elnökkel a Fehér Házban végre országos szinten is legalizálni fogja a marihuánát, aminek használatát már 15 államban és a fővárosban is törvényessé tették. A reménykedők azonban nagy pofont kaptak, amikor a Daily Beast című lap cikkéből kiderült, hogy a Fehér Házban több tucatnyi fiatal dolgozót felfüggesztettek, lemondásra szólítottak fel, vagy távoli munkavégzésre köteleztek, mert régebben füveztek. Voltak köztük olyanok is, akik olyan államokból érkeztek, ahol teljesen legálisan használhattak marihuánát. Az eset nagy ...
További részletek >>


Oxfam suspends two aid workers in DRC after sexual misconduct claims

The international poverty charity Oxfam has suspended two aid workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, bullying and abuses of power.
További részletek >>


Ethiopia dismisses evidence of war crimes verified by CNN investigation

Ethiopia's government said Friday that "social media posts and claims cannot be taken as evidence" after a CNN investigation found that Ethiopian soldiers executed unarmed men in the country's war-torn Tigray region.
További részletek >>


'We hope to get our pilots alive,' Nigerian air force says, as military plane disappears

The Nigerian air force says it has yet to establish the whereabouts of a military plane that disappeared off the radar Wednesday evening near Borno -- an insurgency troubled state in the country's northeast region.
További részletek >>


UN urges Somali leaders to break impasse delaying elections


További részletek >>


Israel election exit polls point to stalemate for Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the voters of Israel for making his Likud the largest party after the country's fourth election in two years but exit poll projections by the three main Israeli TV networks all point increasingly towards a period of renewed political deadlock.
További részletek >>


German vaccine experts recommend AstraZeneca only be given to people over 60

• Covid likely spread to people from 'elusive' animal: WHO report • World leaders unite to call for treaty to help world prepare for future pandemics • CDC chief: Latest Covid numbers scare me • A sense of 'impending doom'
További részletek >>


Brutal attacks in Mozambique are a 'game-changer'

The assault over the last week by Islamist militants on a town in northern Mozambique is the most serious and deadly in their four-year insurgency -- and directly threatens the country's economic future.
További részletek >>


The brutal attacks in Mozambique are a 'game-changer' and imperil a whole country's financial future

The assault over the last week by Islamist militants on a town in northern Mozambique is the most serious and deadly in their four-year insurgency -- and directly threatens the country's economic future.
További részletek >>


CDC chief says latest Covid numbers scare her

New Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are beginning to rise in the US again, one of the country's top health leaders said Monday.
További részletek >>


World leaders unite to call for pandemic treaty, saying: 'No one is safe until we are all safe'

Global leaders have called for a new treaty to help the world prepare for future pandemics, in a warning against rising vaccine nationalism.
További részletek >>


Vélemény, hozzászólás?

Az email címet nem tesszük közzé. A kötelező mezőket * karakterrel jelöltük