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Manchester City sign Nathan Ake from Bournemouth

Manchester [UK], Aug 6 (ANI): Premier League club Manchester City has completed the signing of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth. The ...

US Steps Up Campaign to Purge 'Untrusted' Chinese Apps

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from U.S. ...

MTN said to plan sale of up to $243m stake in Jumia

MTN Group is allegedly considering selling part or all of its $243 million interest in Jumia Technologies AG as Africa's ...

What makes a state a state? Why places like Kosovo live in limbo

If we look at a map, the world appears neatly organised into a patchwork of states. They are clearly named ...

In Nod To Russia, U.S. Condemns Foreign Military Involvement In Libya

WASHINGTON -- The United States has said it is "deeply troubled" by growing violence in Libya and called on foreign ...

Fried fires six strong innings as Braves rout Jays

The Atlanta Braves supported the stellar pitching of Max Fried with three home runs and took a 10-1 win over ...

Africa's COVID-19 Chaos Opens Door for Opportunistic Extremists

JOHANNESBURG - As a pandemic rages and weakens fragile societies, terrorists lie in wait to pounce on vulnerable people, especially ...

Africa's research ecosystem needs a culture of mentoring

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a range of development challenges, including high population growth, poverty, food insecurity, and poor healt ...

Refugee Olympian Yiech Pur Biel named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of South Sudanese track and field athlete Yiech Pur Biel as ...

Shoprite exits Nigeria: Is the Nigerian market impenetrable?

Qongqo said South African companies overestimated their capabilities and attractiveness of their product offerings moving into the Nigerian market and ...

Recent Turkish Infiltration Raises Security Concerns at Syrian Camp

WASHINGTON - A recent Turkish intelligence operation inside a camp holding thousands of displaced people, including families of Islamic State ...

Football and politics: when Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty ...

France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of intervention.But is it? ...

Mali Opposition Plans More Protests to Demand President's Ouster

PARIS - Protesters in Mali are planning to go to the streets again this week as opponents continue to demand ...

Attacks, Abuses On the Rise in Africa's Sahel Region

JOHANNESBURG - While global attention remains centered on the coronavirus, a U.S. special envoy is sounding the alarm about crises ...

Civilians Say Cameroon Government Undermines War Against Boko Haram

YAOUNDE - There are growing concerns among Cameroonians that their government and military are undermining the war against Boko Haram ...

16 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon's Far North

A grenade attack launched early Sunday morning at a displaced person's camp in the Far North region of Cameroon killed ...

Forest Fires: Stop the Massacre, Kabylie Burns!

The variety of its ecosystem makes it the place of biodiversity protected by several parks in Kabylie, with climate, modulated ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll tops 97,000

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Libya reports record high of 251 new COVID-19 cases

TRIPOLI, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Thursday reported a record high of ...

CAS postpones GFA landmark ruling

ACCRA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has once again rescheduled the ruling on a ...

Egypt sees lowest daily COVID-19 deaths in 70 days amid record recoveries

CAIRO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Egypt confirmed on Wednesday 18 deaths from COVID-19, the lowest daily fatalities in the country ...

Morocco reports highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases

RABAT, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Wednesday reported 1,283 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest single-day increase so far, taking ...

Somalia denies killing of 5 soldiers by al-Shabab

MOGADISHU, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Somali government on Wednesday dismissed claims by the al-Shabab group to have killed five government ...

Number of COVID-19 cases exceeds 39,000 in Ghana

ACCRA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Ghanaian health authorities confirmed 1,263 more infections of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, raising the ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 976,000: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 976,028 on Wednesday, ...

South Sudan refugee athlete named UNHCR goodwill ambassador

JUBA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- A South Sudanese refugee athlete has been named by the UN refugee agency as the ...

UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

LAGOS, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 5

BOGOTA -- Colombia's former President Alvaro Uribe on Tuesday announced that the Supreme Court of Justice has ordered house arrest ...

CAS reject UAE appeal over Qatar player's eligibility at 2019 Asian Cup

GENEVA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal from the United Arab ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Libya reports 161 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Tunisian official denies re-closing borders amid increasing COVID-19 cases

TUNIS, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- A health official in Tunisia on Tuesday denied the possibility of re-closing borders in spite ...

1st LD Writethru: Libya reports 161 new COVID-19 cases

TRIPOLI, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The National Center for Disease Control of Libya on Wednesday reported 161 new COVID-19 cases, ...

Egypt's COVID-19 infections rise to 94,752, with 112 new cases

CAIRO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Egypt recorded on Tuesday 112 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total infections in the country ...

Morocco's COVID-19 cases surpass 27,000 with 1,021 new infections

RABAT, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Tuesday reported 1,021 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of coronavirus infections ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases near 970,000

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 968,020 on Tuesday, ...

World Bank grants South Sudan 45 mln USD to improve service delivery

JUBA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has approved a grant of 16.2 billion South Sudanese pounds (45 million ...

12 killed, 26 injured in coach crash in western Morocco

RABAT, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- A coach overturned near Morocco's western city of Agadir on Tuesday morning, killing 12 and ...

Qatar envoy to Somalia meets FMS leaders, lobbies for Farmajo's term extension

Qatar envoy to Somalia meets FMS leaders, lobbies for Farmajo's term extension Garowe Online ...

Kenya probes aircraft crash in Somalia after 10 soldiers injured Africa

Kenya probes aircraft crash in Somalia after 10 soldiers injured cgtn.com ...

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At least two deadly massive explosions rock Lebanese capital Beirut

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Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

Pandemic turns into opportunity for Nepal teachers

By Binod Prasad AdhikariLalitpur [Nepal], Aug 3 (ANI): With COVID-19 outbreak forcing educational institutions of Nepal to go online, teachers ...

HRW Urges Pakistan To Stop Abuses By Anti-Corruption Agency

An international human rights watchdog has urged Pakistani authorities to observe a recent ruling from the country's Supreme Court and ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - The aging survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered once again in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday to ...

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