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EU tells Ivory Coast to brace for stricter cocoa laws | Agriculture News

The eurozone hopes to ratify laws later this year to protect forests, curb child labour and end farmer poverty.The European Union on Friday...

Can France move on from colonial past in Algeria without apology?

President Emmanuel Macron is setting up a Truth Commission to scrutinise French colonial rule over Algeria. Source link

People-smugglers jailed in UK for Vietnamese truck deaths | Migration News

The judge says the defendants will serve at least two-thirds of their terms in custody, instead of the usual half.Four people-smugglers convicted of...

Move-in ready: US existing home sales hit 14-year high in 2020 | Coronavirus pandemic News

Home sales in the US rose to 6.48 million last year, the highest total since the peak of the housing boom.Sales of existing...

What legal woes does Trump face as he begins civilian life? | Courts News

Former US President Donald Trump could face serious legal challenges as his return to civilian life strips him of numerous legal protections after...

Thousands in Nepal protest against dissolution of Parliament | Politics News

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli dismissed the legislature in December, accusing members of his own party of noncooperation.Three former Nepali prime ministers joined...

British PM says new COVID variant may be more deadly | Coronavirus pandemic News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the new variant of COVID-19 first identified in England may be associated with a higher level...

US baseball legend and civil rights icon Hank Aaron dies | Baseball News

Aaron, one of the few Black baseball players at the time, beat Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974.Hank Aaron, who endured racist...

UK police break up lockdown-flouting wedding with 400 guests | Coronavirus pandemic News

Under UK COVID lockdown rules, weddings can only take place in ‘exceptional circumstances’ with up to six people.British police said they broke up...

UN says 12 murdered at al-Hol camp in Syria since start of year | Syria’s War News

UN expresses concern over ‘deteriorating security conditions’ at camp for displaced people controlled by Kurdish forces.Twelve people have been murdered at the overcrowded...

Global chip shortage chokes China’s bitcoin mining sector | Crypto News

A global chip shortage is choking the production of machines used to “mine” bitcoin, a sector dominated by China, sending prices of the...

US Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as defence secretary | US & Canada News

Former army general with personal ties to Biden takes charge of defence department, US military.The United States Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s...

US Senate to proceed with second Trump impeachment trial | US & Canada News

Democratic leader promises ‘full’ and ‘fair’ trial of the former president on charges of incitement to insurrection.The United States Senate will move forward...

UK imams, influencers counter COVID vaccine misinformation | Coronavirus pandemic News

Imams across the United Kingdom are helping a drive to dispel coronavirus misinformation, using Friday sermons and their influential standing within Muslim communities...

Biden hires ‘world class’ cybersecurity team after massive hack | Cybercrime News

President Joe Biden is hiring a group of national security veterans with deep cyber expertise, drawing praise from former defence officials and investigators as...