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FILED - The logo of the human rights organization Amnesty International is pictured in Berlin. Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa

AI Ghana unveils project to end school-based sexual abuse

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Amnesty International Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES), has launched a project aimed at ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in...
green investment

East African and international political leaders and financial experts highlight green investment best practice

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· Nairobi hosts EU-Africa Green Talk dialogue on sustainable development impact of local projects · ...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

Privately-owned airlines to cater for international, local tourists in Namibia

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Namibia's Airport Company (NAC) has welcomed the increased frequency by two privately-owned airlines namely, Airlink and FlyWestair. NAC CEO Bisey Uirab Monday...
United Nations

UN launches international hub on behavioral insights to counter terrorism

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The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Monday launched in Doha an International Hub on Behavioral Insights to Counter Terrorism. The hub, established in...
Mtn Roots

We’re international but have local roots – MTN Ghana

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Mr Sam Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has said the company, though an international one, has local roots by way...
President Adama Barrow

Gambian president calls for international support for poor countries amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday called for international community to aid the least developed countries undergoing economic stagnation caused by COVID-19. ...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Egypt’s conference calls for internationalcooperation in post-pandemic era

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Participants at an Egyptian conference have stressed the importance of international cooperation in the post-COVID-19 era. The conference, dubbed "Toward a Shared...
football

Namibia’s football squad commences training ahead of international fixtures

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Namibia's football interim coach, Bobby Samaria called up 35 local based players to join a training camp starting from Tuesday in preparation for their...
Integrity and Honesty

Respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity basic norm in international relations: Malawian FM

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a phone conversation with his Malawian counterpart Elsenhower Mkaka on Saturday. Wang...
Marathon

Over 6,500 runners compete at international marathon in Lithuanian capital amid COVID-19

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The two-day Vilnius Marathon 2020 ended on Sunday, gathering over 6,500 runners around the world. Starting at 8:30 a.m. local time, the...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Israel plans to halt international flights due to rise in COVID-19 morbidity: media

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Israel plans to shut down its skies for international flights as part of a full nationwide closure starting next week, reported Hebrew-language news...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Namibia flagship airport welcomes 1st international passenger flight after 6-month stoppage

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Namibia's flagship airport, Hosea Kutako International Airport began operations on Friday with the first international arrival to Windhoek being the Ethiopian Airlines, which...
United Nations

Senior UN official warns of risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security

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UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Wednesday warned of the risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security, including the erosion...
Photo taken on Aug. 28th, 2015 shows two flights landed at Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu, western Kenya, on Aug. 28th, 2015. The economy of Kenya's western region has experienced a dramatic revival following the modernization of Kisumu International Airport by a Chinese company. Located on the edge of Kenya's third largest city, the upgraded Kisumu International Airport is now a busy transport hub connecting the country to the wider eastern African region.(Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Uganda to resume international flights on Oct. 1

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Uganda will resume international flights on Oct. 1, about six months after the government closed airports in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an...

Ronaldo surpasses 100 international goals as Portugal top Sweden in UEFA Nations League

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Cristiano Ronaldo made history in Portugal's 2-0 win over Sweden, as the legendary footballer became the first European to reach 100 international goals...
UNICEF

UNICEF urges international support for schools affected by Beirut’s blasts

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The UNICEF urged on Friday the international community to urgently scale up support for education for children in Beirut following the explosions that destroyed...
Table Tennis

ITTF World Cups, Finals scheduled in November in China

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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Friday announced a restart plan for international table tennis, with the Women's World Cup, the Men's World...
International Criminal Court

French FM condemns U.S. sanctions against ICC senior officials

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France condemned the economic sanctions imposed by the United States on the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor and a member of her Office,...

Africa launches US$14 million program to shore up coffee sector amid COVID-19

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The Inter-African Coffee Organization (IACO) said on Wednesday it has jointly launched a 14.3 million U.S. dollar intervention program to alleviate the impact...
2022 Winter Olympics

Structure of Beijing 2022 Olympics MPC completed ahead of schedule

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As the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) and Main Press Center (MPC) for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the China National Convention Center Phase II...
Travel

Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers until Sept. 30

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Canada announced Friday afternoon to extend the current ban on most international travelers another month to Sept. 30 to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...
flights

Not wearing mask can put flyers on no-fly list: India’s civil aviation watchdog

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India's civil aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar said Friday refusal to wear a face mask on board a...
Rodrigo Moreno

Valencia’s Spain striker Rodrigo set to join Leeds United

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Spanish international striker Rodrigo Moreno is on the verge of a move to newly promoted Premier League club, Leeds United. Valencia confirmed...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libyan PM discusses cooperation with U.S. security firm

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Fayez Serraj, prime minister of Libya's UN-backed government, discussed Tuesday with executives of U.S. military and security firm Jones Consulting International cooperation, according...
Immigrants

326 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 326 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over the past week. ...
Members of the Mombasa Kenya Red Cross Society demonstrate life saving skills at the public beach in Mombasa on April 3, 2015. Despite the low turn up in the number of international tourists visiting Kenya due to terrorists related incidents, local tourists sill trip to the coastal area to celebrate the Easter weekend. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

ICRC sees decline in healthcare visits in Somalia due to COVID-19

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Tuesday primary healthcare visits and childhood vaccination coverage have sharply declined in Somalia amid the...
TOKYO, March 25, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People wearing masks walk past a countdown clock no longer showing the days left until the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on March 25, 2020. Organizers of the Tokyo Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) will set up task force to resolve the issues arising after the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Tokyo 2020 marks one year until delayed Paralympics

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Tokyo 2020 organizers marked one year to go until the opening of the delayed Paralympic Games in a simple manner on Monday amid concerns...
United Nations

Chinese UN mission denounces U.S. demand for snapback on Iran in UNSC as “political...

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A spokesperson of China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) on Thursday accused the United States of staging a "political show" by...
Students at Coventry University

Australia to grant international students visas to restart international education

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The Australian government will start granting international student visas in an attempt to restart international education, Minister for Population and Acting Minister for Immigration...
Photo shows the launching ceremony of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO-Action of China. (Photo from the official website of the China Population Welfare Foundation)

Charity fundraising program infusesimpetus to international anti-epidemic cooperation

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By Zhang Fan The China Population Welfare Foundation (CPWF) and the World Health Organization (WHO)havejointly launched a charity fundraising program in Beijing to fight the...