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Tunisia deploys army after protesters clash with security forces

dpa/GNA - Tunisia has deployed its military to at least four cities after violent protests spread across the country in the last three...

Central Regional Fire command on high alert after recent market fires

The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has intensified its surveillance and fire safety sensitisation after recent fire outbreaks in...
President Donald Trump

Trump impeached for historic second time after Capitol siege

dpa/GNA - The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Donald Trump for inciting last week's deadly Capitol siege, making him...

Second impeachment looms after Pence rejects call to remove Trump

dpa/GNA - Vice President Mike Pence rejected calls from lawmakers to use the 25th amendment of the US Constitution to remove Donald Trump from...

Paraguay deports Brazilian crime boss after unsuccessful break-out

dpa/GNA - Paraguay is deporting an influential Brazilian drug dealer back to his home country after suspected members of the crime syndicate he...

Judges in Uganda prepare for election petitions after Jan. 14 polls

Judges of the High Court in Uganda on Thursday started a three-day symposium here geared at preparing them on the management of election petitions...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Boris urges Britons to read Brexit trade deal after Christmas lunch

dpa/GNA - Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson posted a video on Twitter late Thursday with a Christmas reading recommendation - the post-Brexit trade...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon opts to ease political tension after maiden regional elections

Cameroon's government announced on Tuesday it is working to release some jailed prisoners in a bid to ease tension following the first-ever regional elections...

Nearly 100 whales freed in Australia after mass stranding

Six more whales were rescued in a mass stranding on the west coast of Australia's State of Tasmania on Friday, bringing the total number...
Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 23, 2020 Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho with teammates celebrate after winning the Champions League, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Lluis Gene/Pool via REUTERS

Bayern win UEFA Super Cup after epic battle against Sevilla

Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 in an epic battle for the UEFA Super Cup that lasted 120 minutes here on Thursday. Bayern...
Makeshift Hospital

Denmark’s Chief of Defense among 29 infected with COVID-19 after attending course

Following the end of the yearly Chief of Defense's Security Policy Course, 29 of the 34 participants have tested positive for COVID-19, said...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president calls for curbing road accidents after deadly fuel tanker explosion killing at...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for increased highway patrols to curb similar road traffic accidents after a fatal fuel tanker explosion occurred in...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Hundreds of students self-isolating after major COVID-19 outbreaks in UK universities

Hundreds of students have been in self-isolation in several British universities as major coronavirus outbreaks were reported on campus just days into the new...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president calls for curbing road accidents after deadly fuel tanker explosion killing at...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for increased highway patrols to curb similar road traffic accidents after a fatal fuel tanker explosion occurred...
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Casualties feared after tanker explosion in central Nigeria: witnesses

A petrol tanker exploded on Wednesday morning in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state in central Nigeria, with casualties feared, witnesses told Xinhua. ...
Photo taken on June 13, 2017 shows China's J-10B fighter jet in flight training. Chinese air force will organize two competitions from July 29 to August 12 as part of an international military game, and will send troops to participate in other contests abroad. China's J-10B fighter jet will take part in the Aviadarts competition of the games. (Xinhua/Yang Pan)

Pence’s plane returns to airport after striking bird

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's plane returned to an airport in Manchester in northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire, after striking a bird...
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Monday that the whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown from Tuesday until April 3. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Italian Prime Minister feels no need for cabinet reshuffle after local elections

Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said that he did not "feel the need for a cabinet reshuffle" in the wake of the local election...

Uganda offers cash rewards for recapture of over 200 prison escapees after massive jailbreak

Ugandan prison service on Tuesday offered cash rewards for information leading to the recovery of firearms and recapture of over 200 inmates who escaped...
Beirut Blast

Focus of humanitarian aid after Beirut blasts shifts to mid-term: UN

The United Nations and partners on Friday issued a report card on aid following the Beirut blasts and said the focus is changing to...
Palestinian fishermen go fishing on their boat at a seaport in Gaza, Feb. 5, 2020. The Israeli army decided on Wednesday to reduce the allowed fishing zone off the Gaza Strip coast from 15 to 10 nautical miles, said Israeli and Palestinian sources. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

10 missing after boat sinks in northeast China

A total of 10 people went missing after a fishing boat was hit and sank off the southwest coast of Dalian, northeast China's...
Fans react during the match corresponding to the first division championship of the Argentine soccer, between San Lorenzo and Huracan, in the Pedro Bidegain stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 15, 2015.(Xinhua/Victor Carreira/TELAM) (da)

Battaglia seeking Argentina recall after Alaves move

Argentinian midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia has expressed hope that his move to Deportivo Alaves will jumpstart a stalled international career. Battaglia made...
Alphonso Davies(Front) of Bayern Munich runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final match between Olympique Lyonnais and Bayern Munich at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan/UEFA via Xinhua)

Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv reach Champions League’s playoffs after win over Dynamo Brest

Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Namibia flagship airport welcomes 1st international passenger flight after 6-month stoppage

Namibia's flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International Airport began operations on Friday with the first international arrival to Windhoek being the Ethiopian Airlines, which...
Syrian refugees stand as they gather during the visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to al-Dalhamiyeh camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Europe should not turn a blind eye to Moria, Greek president says after refugee...

Europe should not turn a blind eye to Moria, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Thursday after the country's largest refugee and migrant camp...
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3 dead, 4 wounded after train hits car in Indonesia’s East Java

Three people were killed and four others sustained injuries after a train hit a minivan in Indonesia's western province of East Java on Thursday,...
Libya oil blocked over Turkish deployment of troops (Photo by Oil Price)

Oil prices rebound after massive losses

Oil prices climbed on Wednesday as the market tried to recover from considerable losses in the prior session. The West Texas Intermediate...
Maritime police search for missing passengers near capsized South Korean ferry "Sewol" at the sea off Jindo

At least 10 killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

At least 10 bodies were recovered after a boat carrying dozens of people sank in the river of Gumai in Bangladesh's Netrokona district, some...

Zimbabwe’s nurses return to work after nearly three months of industrial action

Nurses working in Zimbabwe government health institutions began returning to work on Wednesday after nearly three months of industrial action, following a call by...
Cars ride on a road submerged by water in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Export, local crops hit as unusual weather persists in Kenya

Frostbite, heavy rains, and dry spell are some of the hostile weather conditions that farmers in Kenya have experienced in recent months. ...

Libyan interior minister resumes work after suspension

Fat'hi Bashagha, interior minister of Libya's UN-backed government of National Accord, resumed work on Thursday after five days of suspension. The UN-backed...