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South Africa strengthens border security with Mozambique

South Africa will deploy a special force to the border with Mozambique to stop the “huge problem” of illegal immigration from the Portuguese-speaking country, announced today the South African Interior Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi. “It is not only because of covid-19…
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China accuses Britain of 'prejudice' in revoking CGTN licence

China on Friday accused Britain of “ideological prejudice” in revoking the licence of Chinese state broadcaster CGTN, as tensions mount between London and Beijing. British regulator Ofcom revoked CGTN’s licence on Thursday after finding its state-backed…
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EU-Russia ties at 'low point' over Navalny

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said during a visit to Moscow Friday that the bloc’s ties with Russia were under intense pressure following the poisoning and imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. “Our relationship is…
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UN wants to 'make sure' Myanmar coup fails

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he would do everything in his power to pressure Myanmar and “make sure that this coup fails.” Myanmar plunged back into direct military rule on Monday when soldiers detained de facto leader Aung San Suu…
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US leads condemnation as Myanmar's Suu Kyi charged after coup

The US on Wednesday called on Myanmar’s military to free Aung San Suu Kyi, as the ousted leader was charged after being detained in a coup, while calls for civil disobedience opposing the putsch gathered pace. The Southeast Asian nation was plunged back into…
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China ambassador asks EU to deepen relations with Beijing

The head of China’s mission to the EU, Ambassador Zhang Ming, this Wednesday asked Brussels to deepen bilateral relations, and said he hoped that the European Union’s desire for strategic autonomy will guide its foreign policy in the future. Speaking of a…