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Is luxury Dominican resort the refuge for Spain's Juan Carlos?

Is luxury Dominican resort the refuge for Spain's Juan Carlos?

Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic is a luxurious beach playground for the rich and famous from the worlds of politics, finance and entertainment.Now it's rumored to be where Spain's former king Juan Carlos, accused of corruption in his homeland, is hea

UAE's nuclear power plant: energy and politics

UAE's nuclear power plant: energy and politics

The United Arab Emirates' Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world, successfully started up Saturday in a region grappling with conflicts.Here are some facts about the plant that consists of four nuclear reactors, designed to supplement the ene

'Londongrad': Russia influence under the spotlight in Britain

'Londongrad': Russia influence under the spotlight in Britain

A long-awaited parliamentary report this week failed to confirm suspicions about Russian interference in British politics, including in the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum.But it laid out the extent to which wealthy Russians -- some with close ties to Presiden

DR Congo's Kabila prowls the political sidelines

DR Congo's Kabila prowls the political sidelines

Officially, he stepped down in January 2019, retiring after 18 years at the helm of the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa.But nearly 18 months on, former president Joseph Kabila remains a powerful figure, wielding influence in the murky politics of the Dem