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Photo taken on March 27, 2020 shows an empty street after the start of a curfew in Nairobi, Kenya. A countrywide curfew came into effect in Kenya Friday evening to intensify measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Li Yan)

Kenyan indigenous communities urge halt to forest eviction amid COVID-19 risks

Representatives of Kenyan indigenous communities on Thursday urged a halt on evictions meant to promote conservation of forests and woodlands amid threats posed by...
Australian Reporter Attacked By Us Federal Police

13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest

More than 20,000 National Guard deployed in 29 states along with thousands more local, federal and military troops cannot quell the anger of African...
Donald Trump

Trump to halt U.S. green card immigration for 60 days

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the White House will halt the immigration of green card recipients for 60 days while continuing...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine calls for international pressure to halt Israeli annexation of West Bank

Palestine said it is in contact with world powers to prevent Israel from advancing its plan to annex parts of the West Bank, according...

Commuters stranded as transport, business activities halt in Kumasi

Many commuters found it difficult getting to their destinations as transport activities came to a virtual halt in the Kumasi metropolis on Friday, March...
United Nations

UN launches US$2 billion anti-COVID-19 plan, seeks halt of hostilities

by William M. Reilly UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched a 2-billion-U.S.-dollar Humanitarian Response Plan on Wednesday aimed at fighting the coronavirus in the poorest and...
Nii Adjabeng Ankra II

Let’s work harder to halt the spread of plastic pollutants – Nii Ankrah II

Nii Adjabeng Ankra II, the chief of Ga Dade Ban-Naa, Otublohum- Ga Traditional Area, has called on members of his community to join forces...
U.S. President Donald Trump

California’s Mayor Advises President Trump to Halt His Hate Talks

The mayor of the U.S. city of Oakland on Saturday urged President Donald Trump to stop "fanning hate" over his disputed immigration policy. "It's time...
Amy Price

Katie Price’s Mother Seeks to Calm Her Terminal Illness through An Experimental Drug

Last year, Amy, 64, was diagnosed with the irreversible lung condition idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and she's applied for a place on a medical...
climate change

The Time is Now for an Aggressive Climate Change programme

Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba, a Special Envoy for United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Action, has said it is time the world concentrated on...
NPP Cation

All Unauthorised Parliamentary Campaigns Must Stop

Mr Robert Kutin Jnr, Central Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on prospective parliamentary aspirants to desist from campaigning...
Cyber Attack

Civil society calls on Zambia to halt cyber laws

A consortium of civil society organizations on Tuesday urged the Zambian government to halt its plans to present to parliament bills aimed at regulating...

Internal intimidations will not help us – NDC member

Alhaji Ibrahim Ali, alias Dan Baba has called on National Democratic Congress members to stop the internal threats of deaths and assaults as that...
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (3rd R), Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd L), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (4th R), German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier (C, back) and Britain Foreign Minister Philip Hammond (C, front) attend a meeting of Iran nuclear negotiations in Brussels, Beglium, March 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)

Iran nuclear deal halt presents a misfortune to U.S

If the United States pulls out of the nuclear deal, it will be a "historical regret" for them, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said here...
illegal mining

GWCL makes call against illegal mining for clean water

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has called for stringent and timely measures to halt the activities of illegal mining, which continued to deplete...
Ze Ricardo

Flamengo must halt ex-Fiorentina striker Silva – Ze Ricardo

Flamengo must stop former Fiorentina and Boca Juniors striker Santiago Silva if they are to continue their winning start to the Copa Libertadores...
This file photo taken on March 15, 2016 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski(L) addressing the media following victory in the Florida state primary in West Palm Beach, Florida. [Photo/Xinhua]

U.S. Senate Republicans halt panel rules to advance Trump’s nominees

U.S. Senate Republicans on Wednesday morning suspended standard committee rules so as to advance two key cabinet nominees picked by President Donald Trump with...
Interview of Mr. Ban Ki-moon to People’s Daily

UN chief calls on Security Council to act now to halt trajectory towards mass...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on the UN Security Council to "act now" to halt South Sudan's "trajectory towards mass atrocities" as...

Israel Ignores Calls By U.S, UN and EU Over Pushing into West Bank

Nickolay Mladenov, the U.N. coordinator for the Middle East peace process, told the Security Council from Jerusalem in a video link that Israel is...
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet lands at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photo

Iran’s speaker refutes Russia pull out claims

However, Tehran has not put any military bases in the country at the disposal of Russia, Larijani's words came as a reaction to Monday...
Akufo Addo

Regularising galamsey is one of my goals – Akufo Addo

He said considering the staggering number of Ghanaian’s who are involved in galamsey, the NPP would rather regularise the operations of illegal miners...
child marriage

Fielmuo Divisional Area wages war against child marriages

The practice has also increased the poverty cycles and maternal deaths among young girls, the chiefs said adding that people should not hide under...

Captaincy Row In Black Stars Is Meaningless – Ayew’s spokesperson

There has been rumours of a rift between the black star duo of Captain Asamoah Gyan and his deputy captain Andre Dede Ayew over...

Zambia revenue agency raids private newspaper, halts operations

Officers from the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) raided the offices of the Post Newspaper, which has been critical of the current regime, to seize...

Brazil’s AG places an injunction on Rousseff prosecution

Under the Brazilian law, such an injunction must be analyzed by one of the 11 Supreme Court judges, randomly appointed in order to avoid...
Syrians evacuate an injured man following an air strike on a rebel-held neighbourhood in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 29, 2016 (AFP Photo/Ameer Alhalbi)

Moscow says it will continue to support Syrian raids

Russia will not ask the Syrian regime to halt air raids on the war-ravaged city of Aleppo, because it believes they are helping to...
United Nations

Israel asked to stop pulling down houses in West Bank

Piper said in an emailed press statement that the total demolitions in the first six weeks of 2016 have reached 83,...
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet lands at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photo

Obama orders Russia to stop air strikes against Syria

Obama made the call in a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Sunday, the White House said in a statement. The...

Ghana intensifies efforts at combating meningitis outbreak

Briefing parliament on the situation, Segbefia assured the legislators that his outfit was working hard to contain the outbreak which has claimed 85 lives...

Envoy announces the halt in Syrian discussion

He told reporters that this is "not a failure of talks" and he is not frustrated or disappointed but will remain "determined and realistic"...