The capture in October of drug lord DairoAntonio Úsuga was described by the Colombian government as "the most important blow to drug trafficking since the fall of Pablo Escobar" ... But in an interview with the BBC, Colombian Minster of DefenceDiego Molano insisted that Otoniel's arrest spelled "the end of the Gulf Clan" ... .
BANGKOK. In sentencing Myanmar's iconic democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to prison, the country's generals have effectively exiled her from electoral politics. But that doesn't mean the Southeast Asian nation is back to square one in its stop-start efforts to move toward democracy ... A de facto coup on Feb ... Start a Conversation. .
SAMUEL AXON - 12/7/2021, 11.03 PM. Today, The Information published a lengthy report detailing AppleCEOTim Cook's efforts to establish strong relationships between Apple and Chinese government officials and agencies. Citing both interviews and direct access to internal Apple documents.. read full story. .
The leading doctor credited with improving early treatment of COVID-19 said in a conference that the goal of vaccine transmission campaigns is to “control and kill off a large proportion of our population without anyone suspecting that we were poisoned.” ... Shankara Chetty (pictured) ... We need to understand what the aim is ... Why is it there?” ... Head Office.
BillionaireTeslaCEOElon Musk on August 13, 2021 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin, Germany. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes death is critical to human progress ... "If you live forever, we might become a very ossified society where new ideas cannot succeed.".
The Pacific territory of New Caledonia goes to the polls on Sunday for a third and final referendum on independence from France with campaigning marked by angry demands to call off the vote because of the Covid pandemic ... .
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There are fewer women in politics in the Pacific Islands than in any other part of the world, according to UN Women. But this year Samoa elected a woman as its head of government - only the second Pacific Island nation to do so - thanks in part to a network of women friends who supported her every step of the way ... Her friends raise their glasses ... .
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The lack of food security in Afghanistan may soon become a threat to the stability of many other countries. Without a radical change of western policy towards the Taliban, millions of people will make their way to anywhere they can find food ... Both accepting and rejecting refugees may be very costly in these countries, economically and politically.