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23 Jan 2023 ( Aljazeera ) Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has gone on trial, accused of amassing an illicit personal fortune during his 11 years in power. Aziz, a 66-year-old former general, appeared in court on Wednesday in the capital, Nouakchott, along with nine other...

12 Feb 2023 ( Guardian ) Turkish authorities have issued more than 100 arrest warrants over collapsed buildings, amid warnings that the death toll from the earthquake that struck parts of Turkey and Syria could double from the current tally of 33,000. State media reported that at least 12 people...

18 Feb 2023 ( Iran International ) Iranian media and economic experts are characterizing a privatization plan the officials keep secret as "a plunder of public property" and "economic apartheid." According to reports, the new privatization plan approved by the heads of the three powers of the government,...

13 Feb 2023 ( Reliefweb.com ) The Taliban takeover in August 2021 led to the dismantling of the nascent human rights regime in the country and the reinstatement of the 1964 Constitution, resulting in the recrudescence of Sharia Law, which accords no protection to many minority groups....

16 Feb 2023 ( ABCNews )  Investigators in Mexico said Wednesday they have found evidence of more corruption in the country’s health regulatory agency. The agency, the Federal Commission for the Prevention of Health Risks, said in a statement that 11 employees had been fired because of the allegations. It was...

14 Feb 2023 ( Aljazeera ) Almost one year into the Russia-Ukraine war, hundreds of thousands have died and nearly 17.6 million have been left in dire need of humanitarian assistance. While the Ukrainian government remained steadfast in the fight against Russia, Kyiv has also been confronting another enemy...

12 Feb 2023 ( Tucson ) As Indonesia's fisheries minister, Edhy Prabowo was tasked with protecting one of his country's most precious resources: baby lobsters so tiny one can fit on the tip of a finger. The waters off the nation's many islands and archipelagos once teemed with...

13 Feb 2023 ( Newsbreak ) As rescuers still pulled a lucky few from the rubble six days after a pair of earthquakes devastated southeast Turkey and northern Syria, Turkish officials detained or issued arrest warrants for some 130 people allegedly involved in the construction of buildings that toppled...

10 Feb 2023 ( ABC News ) The Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on five current and former Bulgarian officials, as well as five entities accused of illicit personal gain and undermining the country’s democratic institutions. The Treasury Department on Friday announced sanctions on five current and former...