04 March, 2021

Sans Frontiers

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2020-09-25T12:49:35+05:30

UAE Abu Dhabi is eliminating its licencing system for alcohol purchases after Dubai loosened its rules to boost sales and tou­­rism. Previously, individuals needed a licence to purchase, transport or have alcohol at home. Drinking is now allowed in homes or bars. However, a strict no-tolerance policy on drunk driving and public intoxication will continue.

BELARUS Anti-government marches have become a regular feature after the August 9 election in which President Alexander Lukashenko won a sixth term. Opponents say the results were rigged. Lukashenko has repressed opposition, independent media and cri­t­ics. Several opposition leaders, barring the doughty Maria Kolesnikova, are now in exile.

BOTSWANA The unexplained deaths of 330 eleph­ants in the Seronga area of Botswana may have...

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