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NCCE completes two phases of COVID-19 sensitisation at Gushegu

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The Gushegu Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has completed its COVID-19 awareness and sensitisation campaign in the municipality. The...
White House

Longtime Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway to leave White House

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced late Sunday that she will depart her position in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump at the...
US swims against tide of trade globalization

U.S. abandoning globalization will hurt its businesses

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U.S. multinational companies know that deglobalization of supply chains and de-coupling from China will affect their production capabilities in the United States and their...
Donald Trump

Trump campaign announces second-term agenda ahead of GOP convention

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U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign announced a set of core priorities for his second term on Sunday night ahead of the 2020 Republican...
Rain storms

Tropical storm Laura hits Cuba amid COVID-19 pandemic

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by Yosley Carrero Cubans are trying to abide by the COVID-19 health protocols while sheltering from tropical storm Laura which is hitting...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Republicans opposing Trump to hold alternative convention in Charlotte

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A group of Republicans opposing U.S. President Donald Trump will hold an alternative event starting on Monday in Charlotte, North Carolina to the upcoming...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

ECOWAS mediation delegation, Malian coup-makers reach compromises as disagreements remain

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The mediation delegation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Saturday night concluded a second round of meetings with members of the National...
Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich runs with the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

Lewandowski ends Champions League as top scorer

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Robert Lewandowski was crowned the top scorer of the 2019/20 Champions League season with 15 goals. The Polish striker came close to...
football

Ex-Milan striker Adriano fires Palmeiras into top four

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Former AC Milan forward Luiz Adriano scored his second goal of the season as Palmeiras beat Santos 2-1 in the Brazilian Serie A championship...
U.S. President Donald Trump

2020 U.S. Republican National Convention

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The 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) is set to kick off, during which U.S. President Donald Trump will formally accept the party's presidential nomination...
PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel (C-R) and Neymar (C-L) attend their team's training session in Lisbon, Portugal, 22 August 2020. Paris Saint-Germain will face Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final on 23 August 2020. EPA/David Ramos / POOL

Tuchel explains strategy change in Champions League final

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Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel regretted their 1-0 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final. "The first goal was...
Spanish Football

No spectators at Argentine football matches at least till 2021

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Football matches in Argentina are likely to be held without spectators at the stadium at least until early 2021, the country's Minister of Tourism...
Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 23, 2020 Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman with teammates celebrate with the trophy 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 beat PSG to win sixth UEFA Champions League

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After a historic season, Bayern Munich beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 at the Estadio da Luz, in Lisbon, and crowned its impressive trajectory with the...
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

Flick’s lucky hand: Paris pupil Coman securing Bayern’s glory

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By Oliver Trust Call it a coach's lucky hand or some gut feeling. Bayern coach Hansi Flick must have felt something like...
Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 23, 2020 Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman with teammates celebrate with the trophy 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 did “terrific job” to win Champions – Thiago Alcantara

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Midfielder Thiago Alcantara intensely celebrated the UEFA Champions League title won Sunday by Bayern Munich after their 1-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain at Estadio...
African National Congress (ANC)

South Africa’s ruling party deeply implicated in corruption – Ramaphosa

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South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has been and remains deeply implicated in the country's corruption problem, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. ...
A mourner holds up a lit candle in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Emotional tributes paid to late NBA legend Kobe Bryant on his 42nd birthday

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NBA community, friends and family paid emotional tributes to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant on what would have been his 42nd birthday on Sunday. ...
Tanzania map

Egyptian firm to build US$15 million electrical equipment factory in Tanzania

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An Egyptian firm has pledged to build a 15-million-U.S. dollar electrical equipment factory in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam, a statement released by...
Zambia - China Flag

Industry group lauds Chinese maintaining business operations in Zambia during COVID-19

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The Business Association of Luanshya is happy with the Asian entrepreneurs particularly the Chinese ones that have continued conducting business amidst the COVID-19, an...
Covid-19

Egypt confirms 103 new COVID-19 cases, 97,340 in total

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Egypt confirmed on Sunday 103 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total cases registered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 97,340,...
President of France Emmanuel Macron (R) and President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L)

Egypt and France FMs discuss regional crises

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Egyptian and French foreign ministers discussed on Sunday regional crises including the Palestinian-Israeli conflict as well as the latest developments in war-torn Libya and...
hurricane Hanna

U.S. Texas governor declares state of disaster as hurricane, tropical storm approach

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Governor of the U.S. state of Texas Greg Abbott on Sunday issued a state disaster declaration for 23 counties as Hurricane Marco and Tropical...
Bayern Munich

Bayern lift sixth Champions League trophy after beating PSG

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Kingsley Coman scored the lone goal in the UEFA Champions League final here on Sunday as Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich defeated French Ligue 1...
Accra floods

Flooding kills 6 in Turkey’s Black Sea province

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Flooding in Turkey's northern Black Sea province of Giresun killed six on Sunday, including two gendarmerie personnel, semi-official Anadolu Agency reported. Search...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

Four gendarmes killed by improvised explosive device in central Mali

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Four gendarmes from the Rapid Surveillance and Intervention Group were killed and another seriously injured on Saturday when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive...
Libya

Libya’s eastern-based army says UN-backed government initiative “media marketing”

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Ahmad al-Mismari, spokesman of Libya's eastern-based army, on Sunday said that the recent initiative of the UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj for cease-fire and...
Huawei 5G

Russia interested in cooperation with China on 5G

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Russia is interested in cooperation with China on 5G technology, TASS news agency reported on Sunday, citing Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. ...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Israeli PM accepts deal to avoid new elections

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday he has agreed to postpone a looming budget deadline, preventing the fourth national elections in less than...
Hassan Rouhani

Economy shrinks only 3 percent despite COVID-19 pandemic – Hassan Rouhani

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran's economy has contracted by only three percent despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Tasnim news agency reported. ...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Global COVID-19 death toll tops 800,000

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The COVID-19 death toll worldwide has surpassed 800,000 as of Sunday, according to the latest numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO). ...