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Ghana Data Science Summit 2020 scheduled for June 17

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Wave-2 Analytics Limited, an analytics start-up will organise the second edition of the Ghana Data Science Summit 2020, scheduled to take place from...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

U.S. experts endorse China’s health system under pressure of coronavirus outbreak

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U.S. medical experts have expressed strong support for China's health system and healthcare workers under the enormous pressure of novel coronavirus epidemic. ...
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Somali army arrest six al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia

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Somali national forces on Sunday apprehended six al-Shabab extremists in an offensive in the country's southern region of Lower Shabelle, a military officer confirmed. ...

Results of MTN FA Cup matches played over the weekend

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Herewith the results of the MTN FA Cup matches played over the weekend. ...

MTN FA Cup: Hearts cruise into Round of 32, Kotoko stunned

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The Round of 64 of this year's MTN FA Cup produced some surprising results at various centres across the country. ...

Public urged to report unprofessional acts of health staff

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Management of the Tamale West Hospital (TWH) and the SDA Hospital have urged the public to make use of the various reporting avenues like...
Pak Taliban Says No Less Than Sharia Law

Trump’s national security adviser cautions Taliban against breaking violence reduction deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday that the United States would be unlikely to sign an agreement with...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli missiles over Damascus

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The Syrian air defenses intercepted a number of Israeli missiles over the capital Damascus on Sunday night, state TV reported. Several explosions...
A patient, previously infected with the novel coronavirus, is discharged on Feb. 6 from the Second People’s Hospital in Fuyang, east China’s Anhui province. Four patients were discharged from the hospital on the same day, marking the second batch cured by the hospital. Photo by Dai Wenxue/ People’s Daily Online

Egyptian writer launches initiative to support China against coronavirus

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"A friend in need is a friend indeed," said an Egyptian renowned journalist and writer who leads an initiative in Egypt to express solidarity...
Barcelona

Good weekend for Barca and Atletico, bad one for Real Madrid

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Leo Messi scored four goals as FC Barcelona won 5-0 at home to Eibar, while Real Madrid's 1-0 defeat away to Levante sees them...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Israel’s longest-serving PM struggles for political future

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Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the battle of his life, with crucial national elections to take place on March 2 and...

NBSSI and Cocoa Life empowers youth in cocoa communities

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The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), in collaboration with Mondelez International, has trained 40 youth in cocoa growing communities in alternative livelihood...
premier league

VAR headlined again in Premier League

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Manchester City got a morale boosting away win ahead of their Champions League visit to Real Madrid, while Chelsea ruined Jose Mourinho's return to...
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U.S. wildlife habitat sees earlier snow goose migration amid weather changes

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Thousands of bird viewers swarmed to the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on Saturday to...
Mideast situation

Jordan and Qatar discuss ties, Mideast issues

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King Abdullah II of Jordan held talks with Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Amman on Sunday, discussing the strong ties...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Libya’s interior minister says armed groups obstruct security services

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Libya's UN-backed Interior Minister Fathi Bashaga on Sunday said that armed groups obstruct and extort security services in the capital Tripoli. "Militias...
Sonic the Hedgehog

“Sonic the Hedgehog” tops North American box office for 2nd straight weekend

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Paramount Pictures' family film "Sonic the Hedgehog" remained the winner of the North American box office with a solid 26.3-million-U.S.-dollar second weekend performance, narrowly...
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Wolfsburg trash Mainz 4-0, Leverkusen down Augsburg 2-0 in Bundesliga

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Wolfsburg recorded their second straight win in the league after cruising Mainz 4-0 and Bayern Leverkusen got the better of Augsburg thanks to the...
Libya

Libya’s eastern-based army says Turkish weapons delivered to Misurata city

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Spokesman of Libya's eastern-based army, Ahmad al-Mismari, on Sunday said that Turkish weapons and military equipment have been delivered to the city of Misurata,...
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Israeli army says strikes Islamic Jihad sites in Gaza

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Israeli military said it was carrying out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, hours after Islamic Jihad fired barrages of rockets toward...
Finland

Long strike in mechanical wood industry ends in Finland

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A long strike in the Finnish mechanical wood industries ended on Sunday, as the proposals by National Conciliator Vuokko Piekkala were accepted by both...
cannabis

Morocco seizes 589 kg of cannabis

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The Moroccan security seized 589 kg of cannabis in the southwestern city of Agadir and arrested one person, Moroccan police said in a statement...
Israeli policemen inspect a hole in the highway in the Israeli city of Ashdod, Nov. 12, 2019. Some 50 rockets were fired on Tuesday morning at central and southern Israel, injuring at least one person, in a Palestinian retaliation after Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza. (JINI via Xinhua)

Fresh rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel

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A new round of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, the Israeli military said, amid an abrupt...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Hamas blames Israel for tensions

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Islamic Hamas movement on Sunday blamed Israel for the military escalation, following the launch of retaliatory rockets toward southern Israel earlier. Fawzi...
A medical staff samples throat swab for a patient, Feb. 2, 2020. The fever clinic of the First People's Hospital of Changzhou, eastern China’s Jiangsu province runs 24 hours per day during the Chinese New Year to battle against the novel coronavirus. The hospital established a professional emergency medical team, set up a specialized treatment zone for the fever clinic and enclosed an isolation zone to treat the fevered and observe suspected cases. (Photo by Chen Wei, People’s Daily Online)

Kenya-China Alumni Association expresses solidarity with China on containing coronavirus outbreak

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The Kenya-China Alumni Association, which comprises of Kenyans who studied in China, on Sunday showed solidarity when China is combating the new coronavirus outbreak. ...
Israeli policemen inspect a hole in the highway in the Israeli city of Ashdod, Nov. 12, 2019. Some 50 rockets were fired on Tuesday morning at central and southern Israel, injuring at least one person, in a Palestinian retaliation after Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza. (JINI via Xinhua)

Islamic Jihad group claims responsibility for rocket barrage toward Israel

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Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel, according to a press statement. ...
Iraq

15 wounded in protests in Iraq’s capital

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Up to 15 people were wounded on Sunday in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, an Interior Ministry official said. The...
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Gold futures rise to 7-year high on haven demand, economic data

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Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange posted gains of 3.93 percent during the trading week ending Feb. 21,...
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Earth’s precursor may form within 5 million years, much faster than previously thought

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Danish scientists found that the precursor of the Earth formed within a time span of approximately 5 million years, much faster than previously thought. ...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) welcomes opposition leader Riek Machar at State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

Egypt welcomes formation of unity government in South Sudan

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Egypt welcomed the formation of a transitional unity government in South Sudan, hoping it would lead to comprehensive peace in the country, the Egyptian...