Global Corruption Ranking, Latin American Countries fall to record low | Reuters

Guatemala, Nicaragua and Cuba fell to record lows in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index released by anti-corruption group Transparency International on January 31. FILE PHOTO: Guatemala City, Guatemala, August 2023. REUTERS/Sandra Sebastian SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Guatemala, Nicaragua and Cuba hit all-time lows in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index released on Monday by Berlin-based anti-corruption […]

US senator introduces bill to ban TikTok | Reuters

US Republican Senator Josh Hawley (pictured), known as a hardliner against China, announced on the 24th that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use of the Chinese short video posting app “TikTok” in the United States. File photo, Arizona, December 2022. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Josh Hawley, known for […]

US Treasury Secretary expects progress in Zambia’s debt restructuring | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen traveled to Zambia on January 23 to highlight the importance of restructuring the country’s debt and said the restructuring was progressing after she met senior officials from China, a major creditor nation, the last week He was expecting progress. FILE PHOTO: Lusaka, Zambia, 2023. REUTERS/Namukolo Siyumbwa LUSAKA […]

Angle: Iran tightens repression, noting ‘more anger is building’ | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities hanged protesters to reveal bodies hanging from cranes. In the months since protests against the government began, it seems that frightened people have disappeared from the streets. Iranian authorities hanged protesters to reveal bodies suspended from cranes. In the months since protests against the government began, it seems that frightened […]

UNHCR asks all countries to support Rohingya refugees to drift at sea | Reuters

On December 27, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called on countries to provide aid to the Rohingya Muslim minority adrift at sea. A boat with Rohingya refugees. From video taken off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia in December 2021. Photo provided (2022 REUTERS/Aditya Setiawan) PIDI, Indonesia (Reuters) – The United Nations High […]

Taliban ban on female NGO workers, UN asks to withdraw | Reuters

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has called for the interim Taliban government to ban women from working in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. In this photo, senior Taliban officials attend an event to mark the first anniversary of the fall of Kabul on August 15, 2022. (2022 REUTERS/Ali Khara) KABUL […]