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United States population tops 331 million and slowest growth since 1930s

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The United States has a population topping 331 million, marking the country's slowest growth rate since the 1930s and the second slowest ever, the...
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German cities hit harder in coronavirus pandemic

Cities are suffering particularly badly from the coronavirus crisis when it comes to their finances, a leading German research institute said on Monday. Urban areas...
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India overtakes Brazil as country with second-largest Covid caseload

(dpa) – The coronavirus pandemic continued its second, steep spike in India on Monday, with the country overtaking Brazil as the country with the...
FILED - Juna Akhara Sadhus take part in a Peshwai procession as part of the Kumbh Mela mass Hindu pilgrimage in this file shot from February 27, 2019. Photo: CHANDAN RUPANI/PTI/dpa

Huge crowds at India’s Kumbh festival as coronavirus pandemic surges

(dpa) – As India counted another record rise in coronavirus cases on Monday, tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims joined a river-bathing ritual during...
FILED - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (L) sails alongside the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier (not pictured) during a military exercises conducted in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Top defence officials from the Philippines and the United States held talks on Sunday, including on the disputed South China Sea, where large numbers of Chinese vessels had been spotted recently. Photo: Markus Castaneda/US Pacific Fleet/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Philippines and United States resume major annual military exercise

(dpa) - Troops from the Philippines and United States on Monday kicked off a major annual bilateral training exercise that was cancelled last year...
Andres Arauz, presidential candidate in Ecuador, waves a large national flag on stage at the end of his campaign on Thursday. He is tied at about 50 per cent in the race against conservative banker Guillermo Lasso. Photo: Juan Diego Montenegro/dpa

Ecuador faces stark choice in presidential run-off

(dpa) - In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a severe economic crisis, Ecuadorians took to the polls on Sunday to elect a...
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Germany books largest budget deficit since reunification

(dpa) - The coronavirus pandemic plunged Germany into a massive deficit in 2020, the largest since the country was reunited in 1991, according to...
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Germany books largest budget deficit since reunification

(dpa) - The coronavirus pandemic plunged Germany into a massive deficit in 2020, the largest since the country was reunited in 1991, according to...
FILED - Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena, a venue for Euro 2020 delayed to this summer due to the coronavirus. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTICE: DFL and DFB regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video.

Munich hopes to host Euro 2020 games with fans in stadium

(dpa) - Euro 2020 host city Munich hopes to stage games at the tournament delayed to this summer with fans in the stadium despite...
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FIFA chief Infantino: football crucial in post-Covid world

(dpa) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes there is "light at the end of the tunnel" amid the coronavirus pandemic and that football can...
Pope Francis delivers the weekly Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Photo: Evandro Inetti/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Pope celebrates Good Friday under coronavirus restrictions

(dpa) - Pope Francis is celebrating Good Friday in a severely restricted form because of the coronavirus pandemic. In the early evening at 6 pm...
Photo taken on March 7, 2021 shows a container terminal of Lianyungang Port, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Photo by Wang Jianmin/People's Daily Online)

Malaysia’s exports spike on the back of pandemic-related demand

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dpa/GNA - Malaysia's exports grew by 17.6 per cent year-on-year in February, due to continuing demand driven by the coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions. Electrical...
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Pope Francis holds mass on second Palm Sunday overshadowed by virus

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dpa/GNA - Pope Francis launched the week before Easter on Palm Sunday by holding a mass, noting that it was the second Holy...
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Pakistani minister warns health workers: No jab, no job

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dpa/GNA – A Pakistani minister has warned health workers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or risk unemployment, as the country witnesses a steady...
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Biden grilled on pressing issues during first presidential press conference

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Convening his first press conference as U.S. president on Thursday, Joe Biden touched upon a spate of issues that have emerged during his...
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

Olympic torch relay begins in Japan

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dpa/GNA - The long-awaited torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics kicked off in the north-eastern prefecture of Fukushima on Thursday, despite persisting...
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Wushu teaching goes online during the pandemic

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With Eastern Europe experiencing a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Chinese martial arts lessons have moved online.
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

Tokyo Olympics to be held without overseas fans due to pandemic

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dpa/GNA - The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have decided to prohibit overseas spectators from attending this summer's Games due to the coronavirus pandemic,...
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Pandemic lockdowns leave US$10 trillion hole in global economy

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dpa/GNA - A stronger-than-expected rebound this year will still leave the world down an estimated 10 trillion dollars due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

European Commissioner: EU vaccine passport to be ready by June 1

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dpa/GNA - To open up EU countries to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission is expected to present a proposal for...
FILED - A sticker alters the Tokyo Games from 2020 to 2021 in the gym of German wrestler Frank Staebler. On Monday local organizers said the opening of the torch relay ahead of the Games would take place without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Marijan Murat/dpa

No spectators allowed at Tokyo Olympic torch relay start

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dpa/GNA – Spectators have been barred from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic torch relay to be held later this month due...
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Union of Ghanaian Association in Germany supports Sekondi Prisons

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The Union of Ghanaian Association in Germany (UGAG e.V) and all Ghanaians in the German Diaspora have donated sanitary equipment to the Sekondi Prisons...
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Developing Ghana Through E-commerce and on demand services

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‘’Africa’s leading online retail company welcomes new on-demand service providers to Ghana with a pledge to continuously support consumers and partners through improved technology...
A banner “In commemoration of the 612th anniversary of Zheng He's voyages” is seen in the 300-year-old Jonker Street in Malacca's historic towns. The Jonker Street, the Chinatown street of Malacca, witnessed the frequent exchanges between China and Malaysia in history. (Photo by Yu Yichun from People’s Daily)

Malaysia won’t hold elections until after the pandemic – Prime Minister

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dpa/GNA - Malaysia will not hold parliamentary elections during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, said in a Monday speech marking one year...
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Finland declares state of emergency to tackle rise in virus cases

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dpa/GNA - The Finnish government on Monday declared a state of emergency, which enhances its powers to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The government also...
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Limited fans can attend PGA Championship amid coronavirus pandemic

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dpa/GNA - Golf's second major of the season will be watched by around 10,000 fans per day at the Ocean Course on Kiawah...
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)

British premier Johnson kicks off G7 with vaccine call

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dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has kicked off the online G7 meeting with a call for a joint effort to defeat...
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Cape Coast Presbyterian basic school cries for infrastructure

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Authorities of the Cape Coast Presbyterian Basic School have called for the construction of new classroom blocks to help ease congestion and overcrowding in...
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Awuronsua D/A Primary School in dire need of teachers

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Madam Gladys Asamoah, the Headteacher of Awuronsua D/A Primary school in the Atiwa East in the Eastern Region has called on the Ghana Education...
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Addapath supports COVID-19 fight in basic schools

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Addapath Wellness, Obuasi-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated quantities of carbolic soap to support some selected schools in the Obuasi Municipality to help fight...