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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 ...

Past climate change help us prepare for future

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Scientists are calling for a better understanding of past extreme climate change events in an ...

Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from ...

Croatia celebrates joining of long-awaited Peljesac Bridge

© Provided by Xinhua The China-constructed Peljesac Bridge, connecting Croatia's mainland with its southernmost region, was finally joined together late ...

German Official Sent Home for Racist Slur at Olympics

A German cycling official has been suspended and will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after using a racist ...

UNICEF Calls for World's Schools to Reopen

GENEVA - The UN children's fund is calling for an end to COVID-19 school closures which, it says, are harmful ...

German cycling official sent home from Olympics for racist comment

The sporting director of Germany's cycling team will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after making a racist comment ...

SA's Chad le Clos eliminated from 100m butterfly at Tokyo Olympics

South African Chad le Clos has been eliminated from the 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Olympics.The 29-year-old, who finished 5th ...

Brewers shoot for series sweep at Pittsburgh

It might be hard to glean by the Milwaukee Brewers' position atop the National League Central. It certainly hasn't been ...

Rights Groups Call on Morocco to Not Extradite Uyghur Activist

Rights groups are urging Morocco not to extradite to China a Uyghur activist who was arrested after arriving on a ...

Tokyo Olympics: Satish Kumar punches his way to QFs

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): India boxer Satish Kumar progressed into the quarter-finals of the men's super heavyweight (95kg) category ...

Somalia Green Energy Association Touts Clean Power Potential

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Somalia lacks a national power grid and relies on imported fuel, wood and charcoal to address its ...

SEBI fines Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra for Insider Trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday imposed a penalty of ...

2 million Ethiopians vulnerable to flooding, says reports

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia] July 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Around two million Ethiopians are vulnerable to flooding during the ongoing rainy season, the ...

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 ...

More Refugees From Ethiopia Stream Into Sudan

KHARTOUM - Authorities in Sudan say at least 3,000 Ethiopian refugees fled into Sudan this week, after the war in ...

WHO: Millions of Tigrayans Without Basic Health Care

GENEVA - The World Health Organization warns that millions of people in conflict-ridden Tigray in northern Ethiopia lack access to ...

Dolly on signing for Amakhosi: 'I just feel like I am at home'

Keagan Dolly opened up about his decision to ignore offers from Europe and North Africa to return home and sign ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 5: PV Sindhu, Pooja, Deepika steal show

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Shuttler PV Sindhu, archer Deepika Kumari, and boxer Pooja Rani stole the show for ...

European Governments Brace for Post-Lockdown Migrant Surge

European governments are seeing migrant numbers swell once again and they still have not settled on a coherent policy to ...

US-sanctioned Militia Leader Killed in East Libya, Officials Say

CAIRO - A Libyan militia leader sanctioned by the United States for allegedly killing civilians was shot dead Tuesday in ...

Pooja Rani storms into quarters

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) stormed into the quarter-finals of the women's middleweight (69-75kg) category in ...

Yankees need bullpen to continue to come through vs. Rays

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone got the kind of help he needed from his bullpen Tuesday night in a ...

No podium for Chad le Clos as he finishes 5th in 200m butterfly final

Star swimmer Chad le Clos finished fifth in the men's Tokyo Olympics 200m butterfly final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre ...

Boko Haram Attack Kills Five Soldiers, Civilian, Cameroon Reports

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Boko Haram Islamists killed five Cameroonian soldiers and a civilian in an attack in the far north ...

Nigerian Police Ordered to Free 5 Anti-Buhari Activists

ABUJA, NIGERIA - A Nigerian court has ordered the secret police to release five suspects detained for wearing T-shirts criticizing ...

Tunisian President's Suspension of Parliament Gets Mixed Reaction

CAIRO - Tunisia's Islamist al Nahda Party is calling President Kais Saied's suspension of parliament a "coup" and urging a ...

South Sudan Journalist in Bad Health After Two Weeks in Detention

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Family members of South Sudanese journalist Alfred Angasi Dominic say they are relieved the National ...

How the Bui Dam set up China's future engagement strategy with Ghana

Aid, trade and foreign direct investments typify China's global rise and its African activities. Central to China's expanding relationship with ...

Dozens of Shipwrecked Migrants Drown off Libya's Coast

GENEVA - The International Organization for Migration says at least 57 migrants, most from West Africa, drowned Monday, when their ...

Female Somali Boxer at Olympics Motivates Upcoming Somali Boxers

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Somali boxer Ramla Ali was defeated at the Tokyo Games Monday, but she still made history as ...

Water Protests Roil Mideast, Alarm Region's Governments

When the civil war erupted in Syria a decade ago, some Middle East observers and climate scientists argued drought was ...

European Union Urges Resumption of Tunisian Parliament

The European Union on Tuesday stressed the need to preserve democracy and stability in Tunisia following Tunisian President Kais Saied's ...

Niger says 14 killed in attack near Mali border

Armed men killed 14 people in an attack on Banibangou in Niger.The attackers fled on motorbikes.Banibangou falls in an area ...

US urges Tunisia to protect nascent democracy

The US voiced alarm over the situation in Tunisia.Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked the government.The US urged Tunisia not to ...

Ghana aims to receive 18 million Covid-19 shots by October

Ghana is hoping for 18 million Covid-19 vaccine doses.800 have died as a result of the disease.President Nana Akufo-Addo said ...

Archaeologists announce major Stone Age discovery in Morocco

Archaeologists in Morocco have announced the discovery of North Africa's oldest Stone Age hand-axe manufacturing site, dating back 1.3 million ...

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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 ...

US Watchdog: Taliban Assassinations of Afghan Pilots 'Worrisome'

WASHINGTON - Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots detailed by Reuters this month mark another "worrisome development" for the Afghan Air ...

Philippines Says US Visiting Forces Agreement to Remain in Effect

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippines says it has fully restored a major security agreement with the United States, with President ...

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 ...

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