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In seeking re-election, Ursula von der Leyen has one real rival: herself

The German politician is ready for another five years at the helm of the European Union's most powerful institution, from which she has shaped the bloc's policies in ways that would have been unimaginable when MEPs elected her in 2019 by a razor-thin margin. Her tenure kicked off amid a continent-wide movement of protests and strikes that thrust climate change to the very top of the agenda. It was therefore […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 1

South Africa

SA’s President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa will not be silenced about global human rights abuses

SA's President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa may be a small nation on the international front, but it will not be silenced about global human rights abuses. In his first-ever address to the Cape Town Press Club on Thursday, Ramaphosa referred to unfolding conflicts in Russia and Ukraine and between Hamas and Israel. He also addressed several pressing issues in the country. Journalists peppered the president with questions, and concerns […]

todayFebruary 16, 2024 1

World

NATO showcases spending hikes in riposte to Trump

  By Max DELANY Brussels, Feb 14, 2024 (AFP) - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday 18 of the alliance's 31 countries are set to hit its defence spending target this year, after Donald Trump threatened to encourage Russia to attack members not coughing up enough. The Republican White House frontrunner was widely rebuked after saying he would not defend NATO members who had not met their financial obligations, in […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

World

Japan to give another $106m to Ukraine

Japan is planning to give Ukraine an extra $106 million in aid according to Kyodo news. The reports come ahead of a summit on the economic reconstruction of the country in Tokyo next week. Here's Chris Gilbert reporting.  

todayFebruary 13, 2024

World

Biden & Scholz meet amid Ukraine funding battle

US President Joseph Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz have met at White House amid a battle to secure funding for Ukraine. The two leaders came together as European governments are growing increasingly anxious about the inability of US lawmakers to approve new funding to help Kyiv in its fight against Russia. Nick Harper reports from Washington.  

todayFebruary 12, 2024

World

Enemy collaboration in occupied Ukraine evokes painful memories in Europe – and the response risks a rush to vigilante justice

A suspected Russian collaborator arrested in Kharkiv, Ukraine. AP Photo/Felipe Dana By Ronald Niezen, University of San Diego   Collaboration with the enemy is a common and often painful part of armed conflict. It is also an issue in which I have both a professional and personal interest. The war in Ukraine is, in many ways, a transparent conflict, with cellphone images, drone cameras and satellite imagery feeding a flow […]

todayFebruary 6, 2024 1

World

Ukraine war: corruption scandals and high-level rifts could become an existential threat as Kyiv asks for more military aid

    By Stefan Wolff, University of Birmingham and Tetyana Malyarenko, National University Odesa Law Academy   The latest revelations about corruption in Ukraine tell a complex story. A scandal has engulfed the Ukrainian ministry of defence, where 100,000 mortar shells worth about $40m (£31m) were paid for but never delivered. But within days of this story emerging, Ukraine achieved its best-ever ranking in the annual corruption perceptions index complied […]

todayFebruary 2, 2024 2

Oshiwambo

Epingakanitho lyaanadholongo yiita pokati ka Ukraine na Russia olili momilema

Russia nena okwati Ukraine okwa yahamo mewangandjo  odhila yopakwiita kwali ya humbata aanadholongo yiita ya Ukraine,kwali taya ka pingakanithwa,momukalo gu nyanyaleka. Omupopiliko gwepangelo lya Russia Dmitry Peskov okwati odhila yo IL-76 ndjoka Russia ati okwali ya humbata aakwiita ya Ukraine 65 oya yahwamo mewangandjo ohela. Tati kapena ngoka eshi kutya shika otashi kala noshilanduli shili ngiini koku lelepeka opolohalama yoku pingakanitha aanadholongo yiita. Uuministeli wa Russia wiikwapondje owati aakwiita ya […]

todayJanuary 25, 2024 1

World

Biden wobbles under weight of multiple open fronts around the world

Long gone is the Joe Biden of February 2023, strolling confidently through the streets of Kyiv, basking in the role as champion of the Ukrainian cause in the fight against Vladimir Putin's Russia. Nearly one year after that triumphant appearance, the US president is instead facing the harsh realities of running for re-election while bogged down in one stagnant war and navigating the volatility of another, as the conflict in […]

todayJanuary 25, 2024

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