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Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...
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Greece registers new record of infections as hospitals feel strain

dpa/GNA - The number of new coronavirus infections rose to a daily high on Tuesday in Greece, where authorities said 3,586 cases were...
FILED - Khim Lal Gautam (left) looks up the path on the ascent to Mount Everest in 2019. A team of climbers belonging to Bahrain's Royal Guard have arrived in Nepal for the spring expedition of Mount Everest, authorities said on Tuesday, the first arrivals since 2019. Photo: Tshiring Jangbu Sherp/privat/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only in connection with the latest coverage and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Nepal welcomes first group of Everest climbers since 2019

dpa/GNA - A team of climbers belonging to Bahrain's Royal Guard have arrived in Nepal for the spring expedition of Mount Everest, authorities...

Texas temporarily blocks providers from sending electricity bills

Authorities in U.S. state of Texas has signed orders to temporarily stop power companies from sending bills to customers, after the severe weather and...
A poster calling on more hand washing instead of purchasing masks is seen at a pharmacy in Berlin, capital of Germany, March 3, 2020. Germany's confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased to 188 on Tuesday from 150 a day earlier, according to Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

German entry bans extended as authorities chase British variant cases

dpa/GNA - Border checks banning almost all people from entering Germany from over a dozen places flagged due to coronavirus variants, have been...
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

KNUST opens for 2020/21 academic year as authorities welcome first year students

Scores of first year students have started arriving on the campus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) as the University opened...
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Nashville bomber died in blast, authorities say, naming the attacker

The man who set off the bomb in Nashville that exploded on Christmas morning died in the blast, authorities said on Sunday, adding that...

Explosion in Nashville ‘intentional bombing,’ authorities say

dpa/GNA - An early morning explosion on Christmas Day in downtown Nashville, in the US state of Tennessee, was an "intentional bombing incident,"...
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Authorities in Kumasi work to mitigate road traffic deaths, injuries

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), have affirmed their resolve to bring on board key stakeholders in the campaign...

Nigeria’s economic hub imposes curfew, closes schools as protests turn violent

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub have imposed a curfew and announced the closure of all public and private schools following the degeneration of...
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Authorities in Botswana to liquidate fund managers firm

Non-bank financial institutions regulator in Botswana have applied for a court order to liquidate one of the country's fund managers. The decision...
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Mozambican authorities concerned over forest area loss

Authorities of the Mecuburi district in province of Nampula, northern Mozambique, said that they are worried with the gradual loss of area in...

“Hot meal” for students shore up attendance in Cape Coast schools

Barley 48 hours of the commencement of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's directive for one hot meal to be provided for all Junior High...

Istanbul authorities stand in solidarity with healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu on Tuesday announced that the municipality would continue to stand in solidarity with healthcare workers who have been struggling...
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British foreign secretary to visit Palestine, Israel for peace process – Palestinian authorities

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will visit the West Bank and Israel this week to push the peace process between the two sides, Palestinian...
Moroccan king pardons 550 prisoners on anniversary of revolution day

Moroccan king pardons 550 prisoners on anniversary of revolution day

Moroccan King Mohammed VI Wednesday granted pardon to 550 prisoners on the anniversary of the Revolution for Independence to be celebrated on Thursday. ...

59 terrorists killed in northern Mozambique: authorities

The Defense and Security Forces of Mozambique (FDS) announced Wednesday that 59 terrorists were killed over the past week in the country's northern province...

Four drown on Dutch coast in dangerous currents

Four men drowned on the Dutch North Sea coast on Sunday due to strong winds and currents, rescue authorities said on Monday. Tropical temperatures contributed...

Mauritius facing environmental crisis after oil spill

Authorities in Mauritius were battling a huge oil spill from a Japanese vessel off the coast of the popular tourist island on Friday. Photographs from...

Covid-19: EFFISCO strengthens measures to prevent outbreak

Authorities of the Effiduase Senior High School (EFFISCO), have strengthened preventive measures to protect students from catching the coronavirus. ...
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Nigeria’s economic hub to honor frontline health workers with trees planting

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, have announced that 500,000 trees will be planted in the state to honor the frontline healthcare professionals on...

50 terrorists killed in northern Mozambique

Mozambican Interior Ministry said Thursday that a total of 50 armed men were killed on Wednesday and Thursday by the Defense and Security Forces...

Ghana Police Command and Staff College, Winneba Disinfected and Fumigated

A four-hour disinfection exercise has taken place at the Ghana Police Command and Staff College situated on about 500-700-kilometer land at Winneba. The exercise was...
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11 militants killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

At least 11 militants were killed on Wednesday in clashes with the Cameroonian army in Nwa, a subdivision in the country's troubled English-speaking region...

Mozambican government says 129 terrorists killed in April operations

A total of 129 terrorists were killed in the province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique during the current month's operations carried out by the Defense...
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Face masks required for football as authorities try to resume leagues?

The Minister of Labour in Austria is considering a mask requirement for football to return in the country. This is expected to guarantee the safety...
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President Akufo-Addo encourages traders to learn from Sekondi-Takoradi market social distancing model

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has called on market women and traders across the country to emulate the unique Social distancing model currently practised by...

Chinese community in Nigeria makes more donations amid pandemic

Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Wednesday received more donations from the Chinese community in the state to help fight COVID-19. ...

COVID-19: Authorities must urgently plan ahead to ensure dead bodies are properly handled

The number of deaths caused by COVID-19 could overwhelm local capacity to handle dead bodies properly, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned...
A researcher works on new medicine product at a bio-pharmaceutical enterprise based in Yantai, eastern China’s Shandong province on Aug. 9, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Botswana university develops software tools on COVID-19 data, monitoring

Researchers with the University of Botswana (UB) have developed computer software tools to help deal with the southern African country's COVID-19 situation, authorities have...