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Groups Call For Peace Ahead of August Polls in Kenya

Nairobi - As Kenya heads toward a highly contested presidential election, many are worried about a repeat of deadly violence ...


Virander Kumar Paul appointed as next Indian envoy to Turkey

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Virander Kumar Paul, presently High Commissioner of India to Kenya has been appointed as ...


Beijing Seeks Mediator Role in Turbulent Horn of Africa

Johannesburg - China is offering to help "silence the guns in the Horn of Africa," an ambitious undertaking given the ...


UN: Well-Armed M23 Rebels Resurgent in DRC

new york - The top U.N. official for the Democratic Republic of the Congo said Wednesday that the resurgent M23 ...


Ethiopian Government and TPLF Wrangle Over Peace Talks Mediation

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia's ruling party said this week it wants the African Union, partnering with the United States, ...


UNICEF decries surge in child marriage in Horn of Africa amid drought crisis

Nairobi [Kenya], June 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Child marriage is on the increase in the Horn of Africa region as the severe ...


Oxfam condemns G7 for leaving millions to starve

Global aid group Oxfam has eviscerated the G7 countries for pledging a pittance to fight the global food crisisThe G7 ...


Cooking with 'dirty' fuels affects women's mental health

About 2.6 billion people - nearly half of the global population, most of them in Africa, Asia and central and ...


Millions affected by drought in Horn of Africa, UNHCR appeals for aid

Addis Ababa [Mali], June 28 (ANI): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday appealed for USD 42.6 ...


Kenyan army kills 10 al-Shabab militants in coastal region

LAMU, Kenya, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan soldiers on Friday killed ten al-Shabab terrorists and recovered a grenade and several ...


Kenya's exports grew 8.7 pct in Q1

NAIROBI, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's export earnings in the first quarter amounted to 208.8 billion shillings (about 1.77 billion ...


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Stuart Broad bowls most expensive over in history of Test cricket

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad on Saturday bowled the most expensive over in the history of ...

Ethiopia, partners launch USD 30 million initiative to reduce maternal malnutrition

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The Ethiopian government and its partners have launched a new multi-sectoral nutrition initiative that ...

ENG vs IND: Stuart Broad becomes third pacer to take 550 Test wickets

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad completed 550 wickets in Test cricket on Saturday. Broad reached this ...

'Yuvi hai ya Bumrah': Tendulkar, other cricketers shower praise after Bumrah torches Broad

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): History was created by Jasprit Bumrah on Saturday as the stand-in India captain took a ...

ENG vs IND: Jadeja's ton, Bumrah's blitz take visitors to 416 in 1st innings (Day 2, Lunch)

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): A superb century by Ravindra Jadeja and late blitz by stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah took ...

Jasprit Bumrah creates world record for scoring most runs in an over in Test cricket

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): Star Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Saturday smashed the most number of runs in an ...

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Ethiopia, partners launch USD 30 million initiative to reduce maternal malnutrition

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The Ethiopian government and its partners have launched a new multi-sectoral nutrition initiative that ...

Wimbledon: Jabeur upsets Parry; Mertens ousts Kerber to advance into next round

London [UK], July 2 (ANI): The third-seeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur ran her grass-court winning streak in singles to eight with ...

Libya Protesters Storm Parliament Building in Tobruk

Tripoli, Libya - Protesters stormed Libya's parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday, demonstrating against deteriorating living ...

Monkeypox Cases Triple in Europe, WHO Says; Africa Concerned

LONDON - The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the ...

Blind People in Cameroon Allege Police Abuse During Protests

Yaounde, Cameroon - Blind people in Cameroon were protesting this week against job discrimination when according to witnesses, police bundled ...

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Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...


Indian hospital treats chemotherapy patients on road after floods

ASSAM, India: During this week's heavy rains, which caused the region's worst floods in years, staff at the Cachar Cancer ...


Junta air force strikes back after military outpost attacked

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has ...


Unable to staff airports, Germany to bring in foreign workers

BERLIN, Germany: A German Interior Ministry spokesperson has said that in a bid to relieve airports overwhelmed by staff shortages ...


Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...


Indonesian president seeks immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said that he will urge his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to open peace ...


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