Monday, 30 Nov 2020

China forcing birth control on Uighurs to suppress population: AP

Beijing accused of forced sterilisation, abortions, and pregnancy checks on hundreds of thousands of minority women. China is imposing draconian measures to slash birth rates among ethnic Uighurs as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, according to a new investigation. China’s foreign ministry spokesman responded on Monday by calling the news […]

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UPDATE 1-Malawi names former insurance executive as finance minister

(Adds details, background) BLANTYRE, June 29 (Reuters) – Former insurance executive Felix Mlusu was named Malawi’s new finance minister on Monday, a week after a re-run presidential election that unseated the incumbent. Mlusu, 69, was managing director of Nico Holdings Plc – a listed financial firm with interests in insurance, banking and property management across […]

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Duda to face Warsaw mayor in Poland's presidential runoff vote

Incumbent president secures 43.7 percent of votes while runner-up Trzaskowski has 30.3 percent, official results show. Conservative incumbent Andrzej Duda has secured the top position in Poland’s presidential election and will face Warsaw’s liberal mayor in the runoff next month, according to official results. Duda, who is backed by the governing Law and Justice (PiS) […]

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