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President of Ghana receives UAE Charge d'Affairs

ACCRA, 11th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, received Amer Al Alawi, ...

Mali Declares Three Days of Mourning Following Deadly Attack

Bamako - Mali's military government Wednesday confirmed Islamist militants killed 42 of its troops last weekend in a sophisticated drone ...

Jaishankar wishes people of Chad on country's Independence Day

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday extended greetings to the government and people ...

Serena Williams bids farewell, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

It was a loss that made the biggest news at the National Bank Open in Toronto on Wednesday as Serena ...

42 Malian Soldiers Killed in Suspected Jihadi Attacks

Bamako, Mali - Forty-two Malian soldiers died in a sophisticated weekend attack by suspected jihadis using drones and artillery, authorities ...

Iga Swiatek rolls, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

Top seed Iga Swiatek of Poland breezed into the next round while No. 10 Coco Gauff needed nearly three hours ...

Children affected by conflict cannot wait for their education

From Ethiopia to Chad and Palestine, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN's fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, ...

Nigerian Authorities Make Arrests in Deadly Church Attack

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigerian security forces say they have arrested four suspects in the attack on a Catholic church in ...

Somalia's Drought Displacement Tops 1 Million

Mogadishu - The number of people displaced by the record-breaking drought in Somalia has topped one million, with the United ...

Mali Receives Military Aircraft from Russia

Bamako - Mali's military government has received several fighter jets and helicopters from Russia, which has become a close and ...

Indian para table tennis team gets warm welcome after successful CWG 2022 campaign

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Members of India's para table tennis team consisting of Bhavina Patel, Sonalben Patel and ...

Angels shoot for sweep of A's

Having demonstrated his prowess on the mound, Shohei Ohtani will get another opportunity to pad his gaudy batting numbers when ...

Indian men's hockey vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh emphasises need to move on from bitter experience at CWG 2022 final

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): After a 0-7 loss against Australia in the final at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth ...

Jaishankar congratulates Ethiopian Minister upon receiving ICCR Distinguished Alumni Award

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday congratulated the Ethiopian Women and Social Affairs ...

Indian men's hockey team receives warm welcome after successful CWG 2022 campaign

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team received a warm welcome from the fans at the ...

MLB roundup: Rockies pound 22 hits in blowout of Cardinals

Randal Grichuk had a career-high five hits, including a home run, Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer and the Colorado ...

Twin Blasts Kill 15 Burkina Faso Troops, Army Says

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Two explosions killed 15 soldiers in Burkina Faso on Tuesday, the army said, the latest in ...

Shohei Ohtani leads Angels past struggling Athletics

Shohei Ohtani showed no ill effects of a foot injury Tuesday night, ripping a home run while shutting out the ...

Al-Shabab Faces Pushback in Ethiopia's Somali Region

Ethiopia's Somali region is mobilizing against al-Shabab militants to prevent further incursions by the group.The region had been hailed as ...

US Demands Release of VOA Journalist Detained in South Sudan

The U.S. embassy in South Sudan on Tuesday called on authorities in the central African country to free a journalist ...

Somalia Bombings Kill 4, Wound 11

Mogadishu - Authorities in Somalia say bomb blasts near the southern coastal town of Kismayo killed at least four people ...

Khalifa Foundation sends food and medical aid to Sudan

ABU DHABI, 9th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ...

AFRICOM Gets New Military Commander

Washington - U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) has a new leader, with U.S. Gen. Michael 'Mike' Langley assuming command of U.S. ...

With New Constitution, Tunisia Begins Uncertain Chapter

Scouting for plastic refuse along the capital's broken streets, Mohammed describes brighter days working in Tunisia's once-booming tourism industry, earning ...

Polls Open in Kenyan Presidential Election Said to be Tight

Nairobi, kenya - Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya's unusual presidential election, where a longtime opposition leader who is backed by ...

Cardinals carry seven-game win streak to Colorado

The St. Louis Cardinals, fresh off a sweep of the best team in the American League, now head west to ...

Nonprofits Launch $100M Plan to Support Local Health Workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 ...

Ethiopia Deploys New Troops into Neighboring Somalia

Mogadishu - Authorities in southwestern Somalia said Ethiopia has deployed hundreds of troops into Somalia's Gedo region to prevent al-Shabab ...

CWG 2022: Indian men's hockey team go down 0-7 to Australia, settle for silver

Birmingham [UK], August 8 (ANI): Dominant performance by Australia ended India's Gold medal dream in hockey at the Birmingham 2022 ...

The environment is the silent casualty in the Cameroon Anglophone crisis

Most analysis of Cameroon's Anglophone crisis has been skewed towards the socioeconomic, cultural and political ramifications of the conflict.But, based ...

Chad's Junta, Rebel Groups Sign Pledge in Qatar Before Talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Chad's military government and some rebel groups signed a pledge Monday in Qatar ahead of ...

Explainer: Why Kenya's Presidential Election is Important

Nairobi - Kenyans are voting Tuesday to choose a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta after a decade in power. The ...

Paul Eenhoorn, 'This Is Martin Bonner' and 'Land Ho!' actor, dies at 73

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): The Australian actor Paul Eenhoorn, best known for his critically acclaimed cameo appearances in the ...

UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

London - A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century ...

Somali Parliament Endorses New Cabinet Amid Al-Shabab Attacks

Mogadishu - Somali members of parliament gathered at the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, Sunday and overwhelmingly endorsed new ...

CWG 2022: Para TT star Bhavina Patel excited to meet PM Modi following her gold medal win

Birmingham [UK], August 7 (ANI): Following her gold medal win at Commonwealth Games 2022 on Saturday, Para Table Tennis star ...

Kenya's Muslims: a divided community with little political clout

Kenyan Muslims played a part in the push to repeal repressive political laws in the country in the early 1990s. ...

Red Bulls, D.C. United shake off defensive struggles, draw 0-0

D.C. United held the visiting New York Red Bulls to only one shot on goal as the teams settled for ...

CWG 2022: Will try to win gold in world championship, says Ravi Dahiya after gold medal triumph

Birmingham [UK], August 7 (ANI): Following the gold medal victory in wrestling, Ravi Kumar Dahiya said that he will try ...

Erdogan's diplomacy with Russia alarms West FT

While Turkey is a NATO member, its president has walked a middle path on UkraineWestern officials are "increasingly alarmed" that ...

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Indian fighter jet draws interest, orders from nations worldwide

DELHI, India: India's defense ministry has said that the country has offered to sell 18 Tejas light single-engine jet combat ...

Ireland prepares for energy rationing, reports local media

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland, fearing fuel shortages, is weighing the rationing of fuel, to begin as early as September, according to ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Military demands access to social media accounts to award govt contracts

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to a leaked internal document obtained by the press, companies awarded government contracts are being investigated ...

First Ukraine grain shipment sailing towards Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland is set to receive one of three ships that have sailed from Ukraine filled with grain. The ...

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