Opposition politician Tundu Lissu only barely survived an assassination attempt in 2017. Now, he is running for president against incumbent John Magufuli, the man who likely wanted him dead.
The coronavirus has triggered an uptick in the use of plastic, with consumers turning to disposable cutlery and home deliveries. But Germany’s recycling system, already facing problems, has proven unable to cope.
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) has claimed responsibility for an attack on Afghanistan’s capital that left eight dead and several dozen injured, nearly three weeks after it carried out a rampage at Kabul University. Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry said that a total of 23 rockets hit targets across Kabul. At least one rocket landed in an…
The Germany company BioNTech has achieved a breakthrough with its COVID-19 vaccine. Now it is faced with the task of becoming a global corporation, but it faces stiff competition from Big Pharma.
A sex video disseminated on the internet made Olimpia Coral’s life a living hell. Today, she is fighting to ensure that digital violence in Mexico is investigated as a crime and perpetrators are punished. With significant success.
A Twitter account linked to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have been hacked, with scammers urging followers to “donate” cryptocurrency to support a coronavirus relief fund in the PM’s name. The verified Twitter handle, made for Modi’s personal website and boasting some 2.5 million followers, was hit by a security breach on Wednesday,…
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse was set up in 2014 to expose official failures to bring child abusers to justice. But a victim of the Rotherham grooming gang accused the inquiry of trying to “bury” the scandal of Asian men abusing teenage girls for decades with impunity.