The Zimbabwean parliament has passed a "controversial" Patriotic Bill that criminalizes any citizen who meets with foreign diplomats or foreign government functionaries in terms of association, assembly, and speech ...Anyone found in violation of the new law, according to the bill, will be arrested and imprisoned ... This Bill must become law." ... 23 ... .
Brazil’s conservative-majority Congress has voted to scale back the authority of two ministries dedicated to upholding Indigenous rights and protecting the environment, following opposition from the South American nation’s powerful agribusiness industry ... The measure easily passed in the lower house of Congress a day earlier ... .
A former head of Israel’s military intelligence on Thursday claimed that Iran possesses a quantity of uranium capable of making three to five nuclear bombs ... On May 24, Israel’s army chief of staff also said Iran has made unprecedented progress in its uranium enrichment program.
Summary. Companies. Prince, celebrities accuse tabloids of phone-hackingHarry to appear in witness box in London's High CourtRoyal aides likely to feature in cross-examinationHarry first senior British royal to testify since 1890s... His appearance in court is likely to attract worldwide attention ... The palace has not commented ... Our Standards ... ....
TOKYO, June 2 (Reuters) - Japan's birth rate declined for the seventh consecutive year in 2022 to a record low, the health ministry said on Friday, underscoring the sense of crisis gripping the country as the population shrinks and ages rapidly. The fertility rate, or the average number of children born to a woman in her lifetime, was 1.2565.