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Burkina Faso’s president voices concerns about unrest in Cote d’Ivoire ahead of election

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Burkina Faso's president voiced concerns about the unrest in the run-up to the presidential election in Cote d'Ivoire, in an interview broadcasted Sunday by...
Electorate Government

Government urged to address concerns of voting public

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Mr. Amoako Obuadabang Larbi, a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Suhum Constituency in the Eastern has asked politicians to engage in a contest...
Police

Police will address all concerns of officers ahead of December polls – IGP

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr James Oppong-Boanuh on Thursday paid a working visit to the Central Regional Police Command to assess their operational readiness...
A man waves Union flags from a small car as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 31, 2020 on the day that the UK formally leaves the European Union. - Britain on January 31 ends almost half a century of integration with its closest neighbours and leaves the European Union, starting a new -- but still uncertain -- chapter in its long history. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK government unveils new bill, raising concerns of breaking international law

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The British government outlined Wednesday details of a new bill which a senior minister has admitted will break international law in a "specific and...
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)

Privacy concerns raised in EU institutions over COVID-related temperature checks

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The issue of privacy involved in the checks on body temperature in the European Union (EU) institutions was raised on Tuesday by European...
Skating

ISU cancels multiple World Cup competitions due to COVID-19 concerns

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The first four speed skating World Cup and first two stops for short track speed skating for the 2020/21 season have all been cancelled,...
United Nations

UN concerns about lack of COVID-19 testing capacity in Somalia

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The United Nations (UN) and its partners have raised concerns about gaps in geographic coverage of testing of COVID-19 cases in Somalia amid...
A staff member with Tencent designs the website for the 127th China Import and Export Fair, or Canton Fair, held in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, May 27, 2020. TO GO WITH XINHUA HEADLINES OF JUNE 15, 2020 (Xinhua)

U.S. multinational giants voice concerns over Washington’s ban on Chinese tech companies

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Several major U.S. multinational companies have expressed concern over Washington's ban on Chinese tech companies, according to a report by French newspaper Le Monde. ...
Photo taken on May 29, 2020 shows the live broadcast of U.S. President Donald Trump speaking at a press conference at the White House in Washington D.C.. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Experts voice concerns over U.S. inaction in assisting Africa amid pandemic

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Experts have voiced concerns over the U.S.' inaction in joining the international community to help Africa amid the pandemic, the continent hit hardest...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Tokyo stocks open lower on concerns over U.S. economic recovery

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Tokyo stocks opened lower Thursday as the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July policy meeting released overnight revealing concerns over the U.S. economy's...
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Pandemic response, economy among U.S. voters’ top concerns as Democratic National Convention underway

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Halfway through the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC), U.S. voters are keenly watching who will come out of this year's presidential election to lead...
File photo taken on March 12, 2019 shows operating oil pumps in Luling of Texas, the United States. U.S. oil prices turned negative on April 20, 2020. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery shed more than 300 percent to settle at -37.63 U.S. dollars per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Oil prices settle mixed amid U.S. inventories data, demand concerns

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Oil prices settled mixed on Wednesday as investors digested U.S. stockpiles data amid lingering concerns over crude demand. The West Texas Intermediate...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Concerns about school reopenings in U.S. loom large

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Few Americans want to see their local schools reopen for in-person instruction as usual or even with minor adjustments, said a new poll released...
Spain

Spain’s reopening of factories leads to concerns of COVID-19 resurgence

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Spain will reopen some businesses to save its struggling economy on Monday while most of the country's lockdown restrictions remain in place, leading to...
Coronavirus

Palestinians laud government anti-coronavirus measures, with concerns about economy impact

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The Palestinians largely commended their government's tough measures of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are also concerned that the lockdown would lead to...
newspapers

Morocco suspends publication, distribution of print newspapers

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Moroccan Ministry of Culture has urged all newspaper publishers to suspend any print publication and distribution as of Sunday until further notice. The ministry said...
Nicholas Rosellini

China puts public health concerns first in its fight against COVID-19

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By Nicholas Rosellini 2020 marks my fourth year at the United Nations in China. 2020 is also a watershed for the UN – the...
Antonio Guterres

UN to shorten upcoming annual women’s rights meeting

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The UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on Monday decided to hold "a short, one-day event" of the upcoming annual inter-governmental meeting,...
Greece

Greece determined to safeguard Europe’s borders amid concerns over migrant influx

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Dozens of refugees and migrants reached the shores of Lesvos island in northeastern Aegean Sea on Saturday, as Greece said it is determined to...
Oil

Oil prices slip amid concerns over weaker demand

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Oil prices extended losses on Tuesday, as concerns over weaker crude demand persist, weighing on the market. The West Texas Intermediate for...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices rise amid easing demand concerns

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Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday as investors' concerns for sluggish crude demand eased. The West Texas Intermediate (WTI)...
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Oil prices decline amid concerns over weaker demand

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Oil prices fell on Tuesday as traders worried about a global economic slowdown, which could weaken energy demand. The West Texas Intermediate...

Resolve the concerns of TUTAG-TEWU

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The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) of Trades Union Congress has called on government to address the concerns of staff of Technical Universities...
Afcfta

UN agency says concerns regarding AfCFTA more perceived than real

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday stressed that concerns regarding the ambitious African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) are "more perceived...
South Africa

S. African government concerns about looting of foreigners’ shops

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The South African government on Thursday expressed concerns over the looting of shops owned by foreigners. On Wednesday night several foreigners' shops...
oil

Oil prices rise amid concerns over global supply

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Oil prices increased on Wednesday, as investors' concerns over global supply offset an increase in U.S. crude stockpiles. U.S. commercial crude oil...
Mtn Outreach

MTN investigates customers concerns

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MTN Ghana, on Tuesday, embarked on a “Customer Outreach Day” at the Kaneshie Market to take note of and address the concerns of customers...

SA Universities Urged To Address Concerns Of Student For A Smooth Registration

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The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Connie September, has said the committee will invite students to indicate what...
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South African social instability concerns CEOs – PwC

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A new report by international auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) show only 22 percent of South Africa's chief executive officers (CEOs) are "very confident" of...
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Akwamuhene of Atwedie applauds Gov’t

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The Akwamuhene of Atwedie in the Asante-Akim South Municipality has applauded the government for its various policy initiatives calibrated to make things better for...