Will Mali’s president be forced to step down? | Inside Story

It’s been described as the worst civil unrest Mali has seen in decades. Violent anti-government protests this week left several people dead. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has promised to form a national unity government. The country’s been without one since elections earlier this year. He has dissolved the constitutional court. That’s faced controversy since it … Read more Will Mali’s president be forced to step down? | Inside Story

Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom Developers React to 2 Minute Speedrun

On the day that Spongebob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated released, speedrunners had already figured out a way to bypass almost everything in the game and skip straight to the end. Watch as Michael Hartinger (Project Manager, Purple Lamp Studios) and Martin Kreuch (Producer, THQ Nordic) witness this very feat happen right before their … Read more Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom Developers React to 2 Minute Speedrun

IGN Expo Day 5 Livestream – Biomutant, Shadow Arena, & More

Donate to the World Health Organization: donate.ign.com/whocovidrelief Donate to The Bail Project: donate.ign.com/thebailproject Welcome to IGN’s Summer of Gaming! This is day 5 of our IGN Expos, a showcase of exclusive trailers, gameplay, and more featuring games like Shadow Arena and Surgeon Simulator 2. Before the IGN Expo though, Square Enix will show off more … Read more IGN Expo Day 5 Livestream – Biomutant, Shadow Arena, & More

Denmark Strikes Historic Climate Deal to Slash Emissions

Danish lawmakers have struck a climate agreement to ensure their country can live up to a goal of cutting carbon emissions by 70% from 1990 levels over the coming decade. The deal, which was entered last night after winning broad backing across party lines, means Denmark will commit to cutting carbon emissions by 3.4 million … Read more Denmark Strikes Historic Climate Deal to Slash Emissions

Has Sweden’s coronavirus strategy failed? | FT

Sweden was the only EU country not to lock down and has had one of the highest per capita death rates in the world. The FT’s Nordic and Baltic correspondent Richard Milne examines the country’s strategy. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmentId=3d4ba81b-96bb-cef0-9ece-29efd6ef2132 ► … Read more Has Sweden’s coronavirus strategy failed? | FT

FULL IGN Expo Day 4 Presentation | Summer of Gaming 2020

Donate to the World Health Organization: donate.ign.com/whocovidrelief Donate to The Bail Project: donate.ign.com/thebailproject Welcome to IGN’s Summer of Gaming! This is day 4 of our IGN Expos, a showcase of exclusive trailers, gameplay, and more featuring games like New World and Scarlet Nexus. Before the IGN Expo though, Guerilla Collective will show off more games. … Read more FULL IGN Expo Day 4 Presentation | Summer of Gaming 2020

The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor Review

The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor reviewed by Leif Johnson on PC. Also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. “By the time December rolls around, a full decade will have passed since Bethesda first awed us with the announcement of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which is considered one of the greatest sandbox RPGs of … Read more The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor Review

Norway Oil Minister Says Oil-Production Cuts Are Working

Jun.04 — Oil-output cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers — including Norway for the first time in almost two decades — are helping to stabilize the market, the Nordic country’s petroleum and energy Minister Tina Bru said in an interview with Bloomberg’s Annmarie Hordern on Wednesday.

Global educator EF vows to grow with world’s largest private education market

Chinese people’s ever-growing enthusiasm to improve their English language skills and connect with the world attracted the international language training group EF Education First to come all the way from Northern Europe to China over 20 years ago, and the company has taken root in the country ever since. Now operating over 300 schools in … Read more Global educator EF vows to grow with world’s largest private education market

Construction of key Winter Olympic projects accelerated after outbreak

The #construction of 40 key projects for the 2022 Beijing Winter #Olympics has sped up to make up for the lost time caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. The construction of 36 projects out of a total 76 has been completed, while the remaining 40 projects will be completed by late August. Zhangjiakou will host snowboarding, … Read more Construction of key Winter Olympic projects accelerated after outbreak

Is Khalifa Haftar losing in Libya? I Inside Story

Warlord Khalifa Haftar wants to control Libya. His battle to do just that could be reaching a turning point – but not in his favour. He launched his offensive to capture the capital Tripoli more than a year ago. It is where the internationally-recognised government is based. Forces loyal to that Government of National Accord, … Read more Is Khalifa Haftar losing in Libya? I Inside Story

The latest threat from Covid-19? Press freedom

Press freedom continues to be under threat in dozens of countries around the world–and the coronavirus pandemic is making the situation worse. The annual Reporters Without Borders press freedom index saw few major changes from last year, with Nordic countries at the top of the ranking, and Turkmenistan and North Korea at the bottom. But … Read more The latest threat from Covid-19? Press freedom