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UN-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

Sudan’s security and defense council declares state of emergency in West Darfur

Sudan's Security and Defense Council on Monday declared a state of emergency in West Darfur State and mandated the regular forces to adopt all...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar government leaders detained, military declares 1-year state of emergency

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, President U Win Myint and other senior officials have been detained by the military, Myo Nyunt, spokesperson...

Tunisia extends state of emergency for 6 months

Tunisian President Kais Saied decided Friday to extend the state of emergency throughout the country for six months. "President Saied decided to extend the state...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Pfizer, BioNTech to request emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine in Brazil

American drugmaker Pfizer and German pharmaceutical firm BioNTech will request Brazil's emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine the two firms are jointly developing,...
Prime Minister Andrej Babis

Renewed state of emergency comes into force in Czech Republic

Another national state of emergency came into effect in the Czech Republic at midnight on Monday. The government under Prime Minister Andrej Babis decided to...
Europaba Big X

EU sees asylum applications sharply down due to COVID-19 emergency measures

A 69-percent fall month on month in the number of applicants seeking asylum in the European Union (EU) in the second quarter of...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Bolivia’s interim government declares national emergency over forest fires

Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez declared on Wednesday a national emergency after more than half a million hectares of forest have been burnt in...
Photo taken on Jan. 7. 2019 shows the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. MPs returned to Westminster Monday after the festive and new year break, and will resume debate on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, with the crucial vote expected in the early part of the following week. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

EU, UK officials meet in emergency talks over controversial Brexit bill

Senior officials from the European Union (EU) and Britain met in London on Thursday for hastily arranged talks over a controversial Brexit bill as...

Namibia’s emergency grant benefits over 760,000

The Namibian finance ministry said Wednesday that out of over 800,000 applicants, 769,130 individuals have benefited from an emergency income grant. The...
social community flooding

Flood-ravaged Chinese province ends emergency response

East China's Jiangxi Province, hit hard by rains and floods this summer, ended its emergency response on Tuesday, marking its back-to-normal flood control...
Makeshift Hospital

Kenya to mainstream COVID-19 emergency financial sector regulatory measures

Kenya should mainstream emergency financial sector regulatory measures implemented in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic into the regulatory framework to prepare the sector...

Pilot injured after FedEx plane makes emergency landing in Los Angeles

A pilot was injured and transported to hospital after a FedEx plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, authorities...

Ordinary Citizens Served As Preys To Joint Security During Liberia State Of Emergency Period

Brutality against ordinary Liberians; By: Abdullah O. Bility Many citizens were severely brutalized and others lost their life to joint security brutality after the President of...

Ghanaians with Disabilities Cannot Be an Afterthought in Covid-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to unearth some uncomfortable truths about our country Ghana, as the inequalities that too often live below the surface are...
Gilead Sciences headquarters sign is seen in Foster City, California on April 30, 2020. - Gilead Science's remdesivir, one of the most highly anticipated drugs being tested against the new coronavirus, showed positive results in a large-scale US government trial, the company said on April 29, 2020. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP)

FDA approves emergency use of remdesivir for COVID-19 patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for an experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, according to...
A trader works at New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on March 3, 2020. U.S. stocks fell sharply in volatile trading on Tuesday despite the Federal Reserve's emergency interest-rate cut. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 785.91 points, or 2.94 percent, to 25,917.41. The S&P 500 went down 86.86 points, or 2.81 percent, to 3,003.37. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 268.07 points, or 2.99 percent, to 8,684.09. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

Dow closes down over 780 points despite Fed’s interest-rate cut

U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, with the Dow closing down more than 780 points, despite the Federal Reserve's emergency interest-rate cut. ...

Italy confirms 528 coronavirus cases as number of recoveries increases

A total of 528 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Italy, Angelo Borrelli, chief of the Civil Protection Department and extraordinary commissioner for the...
Arab League

PA calls for emergency Arab League meeting to discuss U.S. plan

The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting for the Arab League (AL) to discuss the U.S. Mideast peace plan, also...

Health Services Workers’ Union to embark on strike action

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Health Services Workers’ Union of the TUC Ghana has declared intention to embark on nation- wide industrial...

Zambia responds to reports on emergency food crisis

Zambia's disaster management agency on Monday dismissed reports by an international organization that the country will soon slide into famine, with 38 districts already...
Boeing shares suffered more than 10 per cent decline in the week when a wave of countries suspended the aerospace giant’s 737 Max jets in the wake of the deadly crash in Ethiopia. Courtesy.

Boeing 737 Max Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max, on its way to be grounded, made an emergency landing at the Orlando International Airport (OIA) Tuesday afternoon,...
Emergency Contraceptives

Emergency Contraceptives Are Not Safe

The Youth Action Movement (YAM), a youth wing of the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), a non-governmental organization that focus on reproductive health...

Sudan Has Created Emergency Courts

Sudan's Chief Justice, Abdul-Magid Idris, on Tuesday issued a decision to establish emergency courts, at elementary and appeal levels, in all states of Sudan,...
Courteney Cox

Courtney Cox was clearly shaken when a plane she was travelling on had to...

The 54-year-old actress and a group of friends were flying to Cabo San Lucas to celebrate the 'Cake' star's 50th birthday last month but...
Mr Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah

Effective February 27, Emergency Response Centres Will Begin Work

Mr Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah, Minister of Transport, has said the eight newly constructed and equipped Emergency Response Centres would start operations on February 27. The centres...

Egypt Reviews Its State of Emergency to Another Three Months

The Egyptian parliament approved on Sunday a three-month extension of an already-imposed state of emergency due to security challenges facing the Arab country, official...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambia cancels US$500 million loan guarantee for emergency electricity imports

The Zambian government on Wednesday announced the cancelation of a 500 million U.S. dollars sovereign loan guarantee it secured for the country's power utility...
World Bank

Botswana launches emergency water security project

The World Bank and the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services of Botswana launched here the Botswana Emergency Water Security and Efficiency...

Motorists to and from Northern Region advised to use alternative routes

The closure of the dilapidated Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region is necessary to avert a national disaster and its rippling effects...
ghana immigration service

Issuance Of Emergency Entry Visas Not Suspended – GIS

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has said it has not suspended the issuance of emergency entry visa to any category of person. A statement signed...