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UK announces donation of 10 million vaccines

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): India has confirmed that it is not on the list of beneficiaries announced by ...


Tanzania's Hassan faces her first political test: constitutional reform

After the death of Tanzania's president John Pombe Magufuli in March 2021, his successor Samia Suluhu Hassan began her tenure ...


The four-day work week - has its moment arrived? Podcast

Over the last few years, companies and governments in a number of countries have begun to experiment with the idea ...


Sneaking a Peek: Fans Find Creative Ways to Glimpse Olympics

The soon-to-be Olympic champion was in what cyclists derisively call "the pain cave," empty lungs searing and legs feeling like ...


Excluding migrants undermines the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

Migration is increasingly recognised as a determinant of health. Research shows that, in many cases, cross-border migrants arriving in new ...


Biden Revives Trump's Africa Business Initiative

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new push to expand business ties between U.S. companies and Africa, with a ...


We modelled the effects of climate change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

Kenya's Tana River - the longest in the country - snakes through a river basin which encompasses a huge range ...


Kenya rugby 7s titan Amonde bows out of Int'l stage on Tokyo 2020 low

NAIROBI, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Like any other Olympics, Tokyo 2020 will give the world one last glimpse of some ...


Team captain Sum backs Kenya to surpass Rio 2016 medal tally in Tokyo

NAIROBI, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Team Kenya overall captain, Eunice Jepkoech Sum, has backed the class of Tokyo 2020 to ...


Kenya's central bank maintains benchmark lending rate at 7 pct

NAIROBI, July 28 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday maintained its benchmark lending rate at 7.0 ...


Kenya to use Chinese-built seaport to export livestock products

NAIROBI, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Kenya plans to use the Chinese-built Lamu seaport to export livestock products, a government official ...


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Tokyo Olympics: MP Jabir fails to qualify for semis

Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): India hurdler MP Jabir failed to qualify for the semi-finals in the men's 400m hurdles ...

Manny Pina homers twice as Brewers cap sweep of Pirates

Manny Pina homered twice, Rowdy Tellez also went deep and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game series sweep of ...

Tokyo Olympics: Avinash Sable fails to qualify for final

Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): India's Avinash Mukund Sable failed to qualify for the men's 3000m steeplechase final here at ...

WHO says delta variant driving 'fourth wave' in Middle East

Cairo [Egypt], July 30 (ANI): The delta variant has led to a surge in coronavirus outbreaks triggering a "fourth wave" ...

First Person: Im not old enough to be a woman says trafficked teen

A teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told ...

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers

In mid-July 2021, a bipartisan and ideologically diverse group of senators proposed a new bill that, if passed, would dramatically ...

North Africa

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Manny Pina homers twice as Brewers cap sweep of Pirates

Manny Pina homered twice, Rowdy Tellez also went deep and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game series sweep of ...

WHO says delta variant driving 'fourth wave' in Middle East

Cairo [Egypt], July 30 (ANI): The delta variant has led to a surge in coronavirus outbreaks triggering a "fourth wave" ...

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers

In mid-July 2021, a bipartisan and ideologically diverse group of senators proposed a new bill that, if passed, would dramatically ...

Morocco's COVID-19 caseload tops 600,000

© Provided by Xinhua To curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the vaccination drive in Morocco has picked up ...

USAID Chief to Visit Ethiopia to Press for Tigray Aid

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chief Samantha Power will visit Ethiopia next week to press for humanitarian access into ...

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After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...


Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...


Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...


Chinese mission opposesEU push for COVID-19 origins study

Brussels [Belgium], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): China opposes any attempts to manipulate the study of the COVID-19 origin in the name ...


Hector Herrera's late goal carries Mexico past Canada

Hector Herrera scored in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time to give Mexico a dramatic 2-1 victory over Canada ...


US, Pak National Security Advisors meet in Washington

Washington DC [US], July 30 (ANI): US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with his Pakistani counterpart Moeed Yusuf in ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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