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World as vulnerable as before Covid WHO

An international panel on pandemic readiness has published a gloomy assessmentWhen it comes to future pandemics, a lack of progress ...

Reformed Bandits in Kenya Finding Alternative Livelihoods

Samburu, Kenya - Some youths in northern Kenya are abandoning banditry for alternative ways of earning a living. More than ...

US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups

Nairobi - African countries are being encouraged to use both soft and hard power to counter the growing threat posed ...

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the ...

Pope Remarks on Needing Tequila Go Viral

ROME - Pope Francis recently joked with seminarians about needing some alcohol to deal with severe pain in his knee. ...

Four Dead, Many Injured in Explosion in Nigeria's Kano State

Abuja, Nigeria - Police in Nigeria's Kano state say four people have died following an explosion near a school Tuesday ...

Somalis in Mogadishu Optimistic about New Leadership

mogadishu, somalia - Somalia has elected a new president after a prolonged election impasse that nearly pushed the country into ...

Colonel Close to Mali Junta Linked to Coup Attempt, Sources Say

Bamako, Mali - A colonel reputed to be close to Mali's ruling junta has been arrested following what the authorities ...

Tommy La Stella starts the party early as Giants pound Rockies

Tommy La Stella hit the second pitch of the game for a home run, Mike Yastrzemski and Darin Ruf combined ...

Nigeria Becoming Destination for Africa's Promising Tech Startups

abuja, nigeria - In February, the Nigerian technology startup CrowdForce announced a big break: It had received $3.6 million from ...

6 books about the climate crisis that offer hope

Coral bleaching, floods, bushfire ...

8 AMERICANS who won the Soviet PEACE Prize

During the Stalinist era, the Soviet leadership decided to award a Peace Prize to foreigners, regardless of their political views. ...

NYCFC out to continue unbeaten streak at DC United

New York City FC clearly have been going in the right direction in recent weeks. DC United's success hasn't been ...

Inflation should be viewed as public enemy number 1: here's why

Inflation is a process of sustained increases in the general price level over a period of time, typically 12 months.Inflation ...

Ethiopia Expels The Economist Correspondent

Nairobi, Kenya - Ethiopia has expelled The Economist's correspondent from the East African country, accusing him of taking a 'misguided ...

New Somali President Welcomes Return of US Troops

WASHINTON - Somalia's newly elected president is welcoming word that U.S. special operation forces will again be based in Somalia ...

Clashes erupt in Libya's capital as newly-approved gov't enters

© Provided by Xinhua TRIPOLI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Clashes erupted in different parts of Libya's capital Tripoli on Tuesday ...

Clashes Rock Tripoli as Libyan Rivals Fight in Capital

TRIPOLI - Clashes erupted in Libya's capital on Tuesday as the parliament-appointed prime minister, Fathi Bashagha, tried to take control ...

Alex Cobb, Giants look to keep rolling over Rockies

Regardless of where they've played recently, the San Francisco Giants have gotten the better of the Colorado Rockies. The Giants ...

Mali Junta Says It Thwarted Coup Attempt

Bamako, Mali - Mali's military junta on Monday said it thwarted an attempted coup last week led by army officers ...

MLB roundup: Willson Contreras' slam sparks Cubs' rout

Willson Contreras' grand slam highlighted an eight-run first, and Wade Miley yielded just one hit over seven strong innings, as ...

Luis Severino, Yankees shut down Orioles

Jose Trevino blasted a three-run homer and Luis Severino allowed one run on one hit over six innings to lead ...

Zeya's Dharamsala visit crucial, dire need to preserve Tibetan culture before China wipes it out: ICT

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): International Campaign for Tibet on Monday said that US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Uzra ...

Minimal risk of monkeypox transmission in UK following confirmed case

Risk of monkeypox transmission in the United Kingdom is minimal following a confirmed case of the rare and sometimes fatal ...

Flower garland seller's daughter gets admission in University of California for PhD

New Delhi [India] May 16 (ANI): Sarita Mali, 28, who used to accompany her father in selling flower garlands on ...

Ethnic poverty: dividing and excluding people keeps them poor

Sub-Saharan African countries are the most ethnically diverse in the world. Within each African country there are more ethnic groups ...

Social media can be a force for good in a crisis: lessons from Lagos

In times of crisis, it is especially crucial that governments share accurate, up to date information with their citizens. Social ...

Biden Approves 'Small, Persistent' US Military Presence in Somalia

U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized a deployment of fewer than 500 troops to the East African nation of Somalia ...

WTA announces updated 2022 tournament calendar

Florida [US], May 16 (ANI): The WTA on Monday announced an updated tournament calendar for the 2022 season, outlining a ...

Some chocolate has a dark side to it - child labor

Chocolate makes for a perfect gift, a comforting snack and even a health food, thanks to its plentiful antioxidants. Rumor ...

Egypt's Journalists Up Against Comprehensive Repression Machine

Washington - Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have released several journalists, including Mohamed Salah and Abdo Fayed among others. Salah ...

The most decisive platform for the Indian woodworking, furniture and mattress manufacturing industry is set to create new benchmarks

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 16 (ANI/PR Newswire): The 12th edition of INDIAWOOD (2nd - 6th June, 2022) organised by NuernbergMesse ...

Pope Declares 10 New Saints, Including Dutch Priest Killed By Nazis

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Sunday declared 10 people saints of the Roman Catholic Church, including an anti-Nazi Dutch ...

Mali Withdraws From Regional Anti-jihadist Force

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali said Sunday it was withdrawing from a west African force fighting jihadists to protest its being ...

Shohei Ohtani, Patrick Sandoval help Angels beat A's

Shohei Ohtani homered, Patrick Sandoval gave up one run in 6 1/3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the ...

Persistent Drought in Ethiopia Result of Climate Change, Experts Say

Gode, Ethiopia - Drought is not new to the Horn of Africa, but experts say the record one killing crops ...

Somali lawmakers proceed to final third round to elect new president

Mogadishu [Somalia], May 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Somalia is proceeding to the third and final round of voting for the election of ...

UK 'black propaganda' campaign exposed by researcher

London for decades sought to drive a wedge between Moscow, Beijing, the Arab world and Africa through fake news, a ...

Egypt's Journalists Up Againsts Comprehensive Repression Machine

Washington - Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have released several journalists, including Mohamed Salah and Abdo Fayed among others. Salah ...

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Warm water dwarf sperm whale dies off Ireland's Glengarriff, Co Cork

DUBLIN, Ireland: Officials have confirmed that the first dwarf sperm whale has washed up on the shores of Ireland.The announcement ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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