El Salvador has adopted Bitcoin as legal tender, the first country to do so in the world. The policy is pushed by its young authoritarian President.
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Just 60 days into his 15-month jail term for contempt of court former South African President, Jacob Zuma, is out on medical parole.
It appears there was a coup in Guinea-Conakry Sunday 5 September 2021 that removed President Conde and dissolved the Constitution.
Pope Francis recently criticized America’s involvement in Afghanistan citing Russia’s Putin while thinking he was quoting Angela Merkel.
In response to EU comments on rule of law in Poland, the Polish PM said Friday nobody has the right to lecture his country on democracy.
Australia’s federal and state governments put stringent restrictions on its citizens in order to keep the coronavirus out of the country.
The Taliban, a known terrorist group, is about to form a new “government” in Afghanistan. An official said ceremony preparations underway.
As the visible emblems of their opposition are scrubbed off the city’s streets, Hong Kong activists are working to save digital copies.
As they pursue silencing critical reporting, authorities have ordered the closing of Belarus’s largest independent journalist association.
Russian journalists claim the “foreign agent” law is forcing media outlets to close. The Kremlin, on the other hand, defends the law.