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Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorised US$1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. PHOTO: AFP

Canada, U.S. agree to extend cross-border closure to Oct. 21

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Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the cross-border closure to non-essential travels for another month until Oct. 21 to slow the...
Passengers wait to depart at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, March 13, 2020. The United States implemented the restrictions which suspend all travel from European countries except Britain for 30 days in a measure faced with further spread of the COVID-19 Friday at midnight. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. travel restrictions with Canada, Mexico extended through Oct. 21

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U.S. non-essential travel restrictions across its borders with Canada and Mexico will be extended for another month due to COVID-19, U.S. Acting Homeland...
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Canada’s industrial product price continuing up

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Canada's Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) edged up 0.1 percent on a month-over-month basis in August, according to Statistics Canada Friday. ...
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Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers until Sept. 30

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Canada announced Friday afternoon to extend the current ban on most international travelers another month to Sept. 30 to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...
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Canada’s current account deficit narrows in Second Quarter

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Canada's current account deficit narrowed by 4.6 billion Canadian dollars (about 3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in the second quarter to 8.6 billion Canadian dollars,...
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U.S. building cable barrier along sections of border with Canada

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The United States is building a cable barrier along some sections of the cross-border between U.S. Washington State and the Canadian province of British...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita washes his hands after arriving at a polling station in Bamako, Mali on April 19, 2020. The second round of legislative elections kicked off this Sunday at 8 a.m. GMT for Malian voters to choose the remaining 125 of the 147 deputies for Mali's National Assembly. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Canada condemns coup d’etat in Mali

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Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Wednesday that Canada condemns the coup d'etat in Mali. "Canada strongly condemns the coup d'etat...
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President congratulates five Ghanaians for completion of AOGC programme in Canada

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday commended the first five beneficiaries of the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity (AOGC) programme for successfully completing a...
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COVID-19: Rapid Diagnostic Testing kits falls short of standards – FDA

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The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Tuesday said 34 antibody Rapid Diagnostic Testing (RDT) kits submitted for validation for use in COVID-19 detection,...
Coronavirus

Young adults face high risk of COVID-19 infections in Canada

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Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict...
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Court rules Canada’s refugee agreement with U.S. unconstitutional

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Canada's Federal Court ruled on Wednesday that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) which allows Canada to send some refugee claimants back to the...
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Sickle Cell patients are susceptible to severe COVID-19 – Prof Odame

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Professor Isaac Odame, Alexandra Yeo Chair in Haematology at the University of Toronto, Canada, has called on persons living with the Sickle Cell Disease...
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Updates: Mexico in talks with U.S., Canada to coordinate response to COVID-19

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - MEXICO CITY --...
A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

COVID-19 updates: Canada’s COVID-19 spread slows down due to effective health measures

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - OTTAWA -- Canadian...
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Online Gambling in Canada explained without doing something illegal

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If you ever wondered how online gambling works in Canada, you may be pleased to learn that online gambling is fully legal and there...
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What are the best Canadian online bookmakers?

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Gambling in Canada has been a popular pastime since when it was first introduced by the settlers. Today, Canadians are free to participate in...
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U.S. travel restrictions with Canada, Mexico extended for another month

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U.S. non-essential travel restrictions across its borders with Canada and Mexico will be extended for another month due to the COVID-19, U.S. Acting Homeland...
Japans National Debt To Gdp

Japan’s National Debt to GDP Ratio is 5x Higher than China’s and 2.5x than...

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Data gathered and calculated by Learnbinds.com indicates that Japan’s national debt to GDP ratio is at least five times higher than China and two...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Spanish bio-engineers discover drug that blocks effects of COVID-19

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Researchers at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), together with international collaborators from Canada, Sweden and Germany, have identified a drug capable of...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit, in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. The two heads of state exchanged in-depth views on bilateral ties and global hot-spot issues. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

G20 and its summits

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Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a virtual summit of the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Beijing...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

Havana Syndrome lacks evidence – scientists

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The Havana Syndrome, a set of symptoms reportedly experienced by U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Cuba, is a media fabrication, scientists said here on...
Prince Harry

Canada to stop paying for British royal couple’s security costs

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The Canadian government will stop paying for British Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's security costs soon, according to CBC Thursday. In...
stock market

Canada’s main stock index suffers worst day since August 2015

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Canada's main stock index suffered its worst day since August 2015 as it fell by triple digits on Tuesday. The Toronto Stock...
railway

Rail blockades continue in Canada despite calls for dialogue

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by Christopher Guly After nearly two weeks of rail blockades against a proposed Canadian natural gas pipeline on Wet'suwet'en First Nation land, a glimmer of...
European Union

Canada-style trade deal for UK ruled out

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The future relationship between Britain and the European Union (EU) is a "different ball game" to the one the EU has with Canada due...
Ghana Armed Forces train US soldiers

Canada and GAF brainstorm to support women’s participation in peace operations

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Global Affairs Canada, through its project, “Elsie Initiative,” has begun a two-day workshop in Accra with the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to brainstorm on...

Air pollution, a critical barrier for sustainable development

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Air pollution kills 7 million people every year according to WHO data. It is by far the world’s largest single environmental health risk and...
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Juliana Arko wins four gold medals in Canada

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Ghana’s former weightlifting idol, Juliana Arkoh, has broken new grounds in the powerlifting world in Canada at the weekend, after clinching four gold medals. The...
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Government collaborates with Canada to train Ghanaian welders

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The Petroleum Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology to train five Ghanaian welders to become internationally...

CDD moves to enrich Ghana’s Democracy

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The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has taken another judicious step by organising the 15th ‘Kronti ne Akwamu’ lecture in Accra. The annual Kronti ne...