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US withdraws from UNESCO

Myke Uzendu, Abuja *This is “loss to multilateralism” – UNESCO The United States Thursday announced that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), accusing the body of “anti-Israel bias.” The State Department spokeswoman, Heather Nauert, said Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency. […]

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Germany’s real life ‘James Bond’ found guilty of tax evasion

Germany’s former top spy, Werner Mauss, was Thursday given a two-year suspended sentence and ordered to donate 200,000 euros ($235,000) to charity as he was convicted for tax evasion. The 77-year-old dubbed the “German James Bond” was found guilty of stashing undeclared assets in offshore accounts and shortchanging the state of millions in taxes between […]