Last year, IG Horowitz found no evidence of bias in the FBI probe of the Trump campaign. However, it has turned out that over a dozen phones belonging to Special Counsel Mueller’s team had been wiped before being handed to the IG office. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel says that the case should be urgently probed by nonpartisan prosecutors.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the rate of death among women and infants during or shortly after birth has risen considerably. The virus has caused shortages in hospitals, and led many women to avoid seeking help.
Both Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of conducting attacks after the sides agreed to a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh, beginning on 10 October.
Greek border guards have been forcing large numbers of refugees back to sea in pushback operations that violate international law. DER SPIEGEL and its reporting partners have learned that the European Union is also complicit in the highly controversial practice.
The Syrian government has accused the US of “stealing” the country’s oil reserves, which Washington claimed to be protecting from terrorists. American lawmakers admitted that a deal has been signed with Kurdish rebels. When President Donald Trump pulled US troops out of Syria last October, it was not the full withdrawal promised in his anti-interventionist…
On 19 August, the Indian cabinet gave its approval to a proposal to lease out the Jaipur, Guwahati, and Thiruvananthapuram airports, currently run by the government agency Airports Authority of India (AAI) to the private sector. In February of this year, India’s Adani Group took over three AAI airports at Ahmedabad, Mangaluru, and Lucknow.
On Saturday, Germans marked the thirtieth anniversary of East Germany’s incorporation into the Federal Republic. On the occasion, the eastern German town of Dessau unveiled a monument to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for his personal contribution to German unity.