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Russia: First Criminal Case under ‘Undesirables’ Law

(Moscow) – Russian authorities on January 23, 2019 opened their first criminal case against a Russian activist for alleged involvement with a so-called “undesirable” foreign organization, Human Rights Watch said...

Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?

At least 300 people have been killed in more than 20 attacks that the al-Shabab group has carried out in Kenya in the past five years.Based in the Horn of Africa, the al-Qaeda-linked group initially concentrated...

News story: New taskforce to tackle economic crime

The Home Secretary and Chancellor will today (14 January 2019) jointly chair a new government taskforce which will work with senior figures from the UK financial sector to tackle economic crime.The scale of this...

[Agenda] Brexit vote at heart of EU affairs THIS WEEK

Romania's Viorica Dancila (r) to be grilled by MEPs on Tuesday (Photo: European Commission) But if MPs vote against it, they will open the door to a pandemonium of scenarios, including snap elections, a second...

MPs attack ministers over delay to tax havens' public registers

The government has been accused of defying parliament by delaying plans to require British tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands to bring in public registers that reveal the true identity of owners of...

Maternal And Child Health Care: Is Lagos Winning The Battle?

Victor Ogunyinka and Ishola FunmilayoIt was the first pregnancy of 25-year-old Nafisat (not real name). Like any expectant mother, she was excited and hopeful. In fact, she was always willing to help new mums in...

Uganda: British MPs Want Ugandan Govt Sanctioned

Photo: President yoweri Museveni, MP Bobi Wine and main opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Kampala — The UK minister of...

Tim Roth: ‘As messy as your life can be, there has to be a window you can escape through'

A young man walks into a bar and meets Sam Shepard, Christopher Walken and Al Pacino. The man is Tim Roth. The year is 1990, and the actor is in New York to film Jumpin’ at the Boneyard, a bleak movie about drug...
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