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Democracy at risk

Attempts to discredit election outcomes can be dangerous and the United States would do well to heed the warnings from history

Right-wing Poland and the glorification of Hani’s killer

Polish anti-racism groups grow more concerned as the image of Chris Hani’s killer becomes normalised, with Janusz Walus’s likeness and name displayed on products for sale on a Naspers-owned website

A fishy business: How an Icelandic multinational moved profits out of Namibia

Global food companies avoid paying taxes by shifting profits around the world. Finance Uncovered reports on the case of Icelandic fishing giant Samherji’s operations in Namibia

Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration

The tax break, which came into effect on August 1, could benefit around two million youths in the country

COP24: Nations agree on global climate pact rules after impasse

Nearly 200 countries overcame divisions, producing 156-page rule book for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement

Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at 'well under' two degrees Celsius

Brussels climate march marks COP24 start

Organisers said the event was the biggest climate march ever in Belgium, with 65 000 protesters braving steady drizzle, according to police

Poland risks controversy on independence centenary

Chaos engulfed plans for the state military parade in Warsaw just days ahead of the centenary

Poland to amend controversial Holocaust law

The amendment is designed to remove fines or criminal penalties for anyone found guilty of ascribing Nazi crimes to the Polish state

Poland consigns communist-era monuments to dustbin of history

The country's governing rightwing party is bent on removing all vestiges of the communist system as part of a series of controversial reforms

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU

The country's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests setting up a clash between Brussels and Warsaw.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who describes Nazi German death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau as being Polish

Where West Africa’s hopes go to die

Europe is a powerful magnet but for many would-be Drogbas it’s a frustrating trap.

Namibia botches extradition

A series of missteps by justice officials have damaged the country's relations with Poland.

Poland’s Krakówing literary scene

No city could be more eminently qualified for the title of Unesco City of Literature.

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