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The ICC is not in the business of peacemaking, but…

Posted by May 23, 2024

Whenever the International Criminal Court (ICC) opens an investigation into an ongoing war, versions of the following question will inevitably be asked: Does th

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US sues Ticketmaster, Live Nation over ‘illegal monopoly’

Posted by May 23, 2024

The Department of Justice in the United States has filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment, accusin

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Ivorian cocoa farmers ‘barely survive’ while chocolate company profits soar

Posted by May 23, 2024

Aboude, Ivory Coast – It’s 11am in Aboude, a village in southern Ivory Coast, and Magne Akoua has already been working on his cacao farm for several hours.

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Load shedding & water woes: Can South Africa fix its…

Posted by May 22, 2024

“I set up my company several years ago. The power cuts were bad then, lasting up to five hours a day,” said Lezanne Viviers, who works in the fashion indust

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Russian court seizes two European banks’ assets amid Western sanctions

Posted by May 18, 2024

Freezing hundreds of billions of dollars in lenders’ assets was part of dispute over gas project halted by sanctions.A Russian court has ordered the seizure o

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Lebanon’s economic crisis endures, as does the EU’s ‘fear’ of…

Posted by May 18, 2024

Lebanon and the Lebanese people are still suffering a debilitating economic crisis that has gripped the country since 2019. The pound has plummeted to less than

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India-Iran port deal: A gateway to Central Asia or a…

Posted by May 17, 2024

India has signed a 10-year agreement to develop and operate Iran’s strategic Chabahar Port as New Delhi aims to boost trade ties with landlocked Afghanistan a

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India’s income inequality widens, should wealth be redistributed?

Posted by May 15, 2024

Rising income inequality is a hot topic dominating the national elections.India is the fastest-growing major economy in the world. But, the benefits of India’

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Biden slaps new tariffs on Chinese imports, ratcheting trade war

Posted by May 14, 2024

President Joe Biden has slapped major new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, advanced batteries, solar cells, steel, aluminium and medical equipment, taking

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Five takeaways from day 15 of Donald Trump’s New York…

Posted by May 10, 2024

The fourth week of Donald Trump’s criminal hush-money trial in New York has come to a close, with the prosecution hinting that it would soon rest its case. Ne

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Air Vanuatu goes into liquidation, thousands of passengers stranded

Posted by May 10, 2024

Consultants overseeing process say they hope to get the airline’s four planes back in the skies as soon as possible.Air Vanuatu, the national carrier of the P

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Yemen’s Houthis say they attacked ships in Gulf of Aden,…

Posted by May 9, 2024

Iran-aligned group has threatened to increase attacks on shipping until ceasefire reached in Israel’s war on Gaza.Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed attacks

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