Inside Nigeria’s unregulated human egg industry

Aljazeera – It was a hot afternoon in October 2019, and 22-year-old Joan* had just been crying in a ward of a private hospital in Mokola, a neighbourhood of Ibadan…

Germany’s centre-left secures narrow win in end-of-era election

Aljazeera – Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have secured a narrow win over outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in national elections with party leader Olaf Scholz claiming a “clear mandate”…

Sudan’s PM says coup plotters were military, non-military

Aljazeera – Sudan’s prime minister Abdalla Hamdok says Tuesday’s coup attempt was organised by elements in and outside the military establishment. He added that previous attempts to create insecurity, especially…

Profile: Mohammad Hasan Akhund, the head of Taliban government

Aljazeera – The Taliban have named Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund to lead their new interim government, nearly three weeks after the group seized control of the country. Mullah Akhund is…

El Salvador leads world in adopting bitcoin as official currency

SAN SALVADOR, Sept 7 (Reuters) – El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, a real-world experiment proponents say will lower commission costs for…

Chinese court jails Canadian for 11 years on spying charges

Aljazeera – A court in China found Canadian businessman Michael Spavor guilty of spying on Wednesday, sentencing him to 11 years in prison, in a decision likely to further undermine…

Germany floods: Several dead, dozens missing after heavy rains

Aljazeera – At least seven people have died and dozens are missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of Germany, damaging homes and disrupting transport. Police in the…

Pope Francis seen leaving hospital 10 days after surgery

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis was seen leaving the hospital on Wednesday, 10 days after undergoing planned surgery to remove half his colon. Associated Press journalists saw a car carrying…

Israel: Bennett’s win and Netanyahu’s ‘dangerous’ defeat

Aljazeera – With a vote in favour of a new coalition led by Naftali Bennett, the Israeli parliament ushered in the end of an era. After 12 years, Benjamin Netanyahu…

George Floyd’s family urges Congress to pass police reform bill

Aljazeera – The family of George Floyd met on the anniversary of his death with top legislators in the United States Congress and President Joe Biden to push for passage…