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First Death Reported in Tonga Volcano Blast as Nation Remains Cut Off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The first death from a massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island nation of Tonga has ...

Medics: Sudan Security Forces Kill 7 Protesters in Anti-coup Rallies

KHARTOUM - Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a ...

Fuming Salah fans baffled by FIFA Award disgrace

The Premier League top scorer's admirers spotted a strange subplot as he was overlooked for the men's honorMohamed Salah did ...

While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...

Why merging Uganda's electricity sector agencies is a bad idea

Early in 2021, the government of Uganda approved a two-year plan to streamline state-run agencies for greater efficiency. The first ...

Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that ...

UN Chief: Global Economic Recovery Uneven

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged international business leaders and economists on Monday to do their part to make post-COVID19 economic ...

Cameroon Says Separatists Abducted Rubber Plantation Workers

YAOUNDE - Authorities in Cameroon are blaming anglophone separatists for the abduction of eight rubber plantation workers Friday in the ...

Rafael Nadal among first-round winners at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal began his quest for a record 21st Grand Slam championship with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over American ...

Better preparedness at all levels in COVID third wave: Experts

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Analysing the curvature of the three COVID-19 waves that have had hit India, experts ...

Decolonising Shakespeare: setting Othello in Ghana and Pericles in Glasgow

Over the last few years, the issue of decolonising the curriculum has become a growing concern for UK universities. This ...

OctaFX Copytrading redesigns its Copying Settings

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): OctaFX Copytrading is a popular service that allows its customers to profit by copying ...

'Most challenging bowling I have ever come across': Petersen on Indian attack

Paarl [South Africa], January 17 (ANI): South African batter Keegan Petersen has said that the Indian bowling attack was the ...

When playing for country, you are not going to back down: Jansen on altercation with Bumrah

Paarl [South Africa], January 17 (ANI): South Africa left-arm seamer Marco Jansen on Monday opened up on his altercation with ...

Harry Potter series to cast trans & nonbinary actors media

Harry's mother should be played by a ?gender-nonconforming, nonbinary, trans female,? casting notes reportedly sayThe producers of the new Harry ...

Pitch chaos leads to wild scenes at end of football match

A row over the state of the pitch ensued after a bizarre end to an Africa Cup of Nations gameSierra ...

Captaincy not something I like to chase, focus is on doing my job: Bumrah

Paarl [South Africa], January 17 (ANI): India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday said that he would be honoured if he ...

New Zealand Begins Vaccinating 5-to-11-Year-Olds

WASHINGTON - New Zealand began inoculating 5- to11-year-old children Monday with Pfizer's pediatric COVID vaccine. More than 120,000 vaccines have ...

Virat will always be a leader in our group, his contribution is immense: Bumrah

Paarl [South Africa], January 17 (ANI): India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday said that everybody in Team India respects Virat ...

Rwandan youth turn to bamboo business with Chinese mentorship

© Provided by Xinhua KIGALI, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A growing number of Rwandan youth have turned to bamboo furniture ...

Wealth of 10 richest person doubled while incomes of 99 per cent people declined during pandemic

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The world's ten richest men more than doubled their fortunes from $700 billion to ...

Reverend suggests racism partially to blame for prosecutor's charges

Baltimore's Empowerment Temple AME asked God to protect the accused prosecutor in the court room and to shield her from ...

Chandimal, Nissanka's fifties help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], January 17 (ANI): Dinesh Chandimal and Pathum Nissanka smashed fifties respectively as Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ...

U-19 World Cup: England open campaign with convincing victory over defending champions Bangladesh

Georgetown [Guyana], January 17 (ANI): Bangladesh's defence of their ICC Under 19 World Cup title got off to a poor ...

Bronx Fire Victims' Funeral Draws Huge Outpouring of Grief

NEW YORK - The caskets were brought one by one - all 15 of them - on a frigid winter ...

Notre Dame visits Howard for historic MLK Day game

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey and Howard coach Kenny Blakeney hold deep connections, having both played for legendary DeMatha Catholic ...

Outpouring of Grief as Victims of Bronx Fire Laid to Rest

NEW YORK - A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after ...

UN Agency Calls for International Action to End Sahel Conflict

GENEVA - UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency is calling for international action to end the armed conflict in Africa's Central ...

Mali's Ousted President Keita Dies at 76

BAMAKO - Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted by the military in 2020 after a turbulent seven-year ...

Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE - Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums ...

UN Grants $150 Million in Aid for 13 Underfunded Crises

GENEVA - The United Nations is allocating $150 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support seriously underfunded humanitarian ...

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Saturday's massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga appears to have triggered seismic activity across the southern PacificA day after Tonga ...

Ethiopian Diaspora Torn by Ethnic Tensions in Tigray War

Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church ...

Somali Prime Minister condemns terror attack on government spokesperson

Mogadishu [Somalia], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble condemned the terrorist attack targeting a car with the ...

Government Spokesperson, Former Journalist Injured in Somalia Bombing

A suicide bomber in the Somali capital has injured government spokesman and former journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu.Witnesses told VOA Somali ...

India's debacle in T20 WC had put him under pressure: Atul Wassan on Kohli

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Former cricketer Atul Wassan on Sunday said Team India's debacle in the T20 World ...

What is Macron's real goal in Africa

France seems intent on using its Council of the European Union presidency to tighten its slipping grip on Africa and ...

COVAX Delivers Billionth Vaccine

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center said early Sunday 326.2 million people around the world have been infected with the ...

India-SA series involved ample emotion which has been missing from Ashes: Ian Chappell

Melbourne [Australia], January 16 (ANI): Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has emphasized on the need for having capable selectors who ...

Lakes in the Democratic Republic of Congo are contested spaces. Here's why

The lakes of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) play a big part in people's lives - socially, politically and ...

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Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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