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Indonesia bans hard-line Islamist group over alleged ties to IS

Indonesia has banned the Islamic Defenders' Front (FPI), a hard-line and controversial Islamist group, for its alleged ties to Islamic State, the chief security...
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4 Hashd Shaabi members killed in IS attacks in Iraq: police

Four paramilitary Hashd Shaabi members were killed in two attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants in the provinces of Kirkuk and Diyala of Iraq,...
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Turkey detains senior IS member – minister

Turkey has detained a senior member of the Islamic State (IS) group, the country's interior minister announced on Tuesday. "Daesh's so-called emir...
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Stakeholders develop action plan to deal with invasive species

Stakeholders have developed a strategy and action plan for the management of invasive species (IS) in Ghana. An IS is an organism that causes ecological...
Islamic State had demanded a ransom in return for sparing the hostages? lives

6 military personnel killed by Islamic State in east Syria – monitor

The Islamic State (IS) killed six members of the Syrian military intelligence in the country's eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Friday, a war...

3 Iraqi policemen killed in IS attack near Syrian border

A total of three policemen were killed and two others injured on Wednesday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in a border...

Russia detains suspected IS recruiter, fundraiser

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a suspected Islamic State (IS) recruiter and fundraiser in the Republic of Tatarstan, local media reported...
NAIROBI, June 19, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A swarm of desert locusts invade parts of Mwingi Town in Kitui County, Kenya, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

Zambian official hails Chinese company’s role in boosting food security

A local Zambian official has praised a Chinese company's role in boosting food security by production of seed maize and other farm produce...
Zambian students under Chinese Government Scholarship programme perform a dance during a ceremony at the National Museum in Lusaka, Zambia, Aug. 25, 2017. The Chinese Embassy in Zambia held a grand ceremony to welcome back as well as bid farewell to students who have received scholarships to study in China. (Xinhua/Peng Lijun)

Zambian youths hail China, Zambia partnership on agriculture

Zambian youths hailed the Jiangsu University of China for partnering with the University of Zambia to improve skills of small scale farmers, especially...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

AMC reopens theaters in U.S. after five-month closure

AMC Theatres, the largest U.S. movie theater chain with Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group owning a majority stake, resumed theater operations at more than 100...
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Ghana sets up committee to mull school reopening

Ghana has set up a 10-member committee to consider conditions for the reopening of schools in the pre-tertiary sector, a statement from the Education...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Border closure is impediment to Australia’s economic recovery – Business leaders

Australia's biggest business lobby groups have called for the nation's international borders to be re-opened to aid the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis,...
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Images of U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaking in a video feed of the 2020 Democratic National Convention are displayed on screens in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 19, 2020. U.S. Senator from California Kamala Harris, who was chosen by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to be his running mate in the 2020 presidential election, delivered a speech Wednesday to formally accept her nomination as the party's candidate for vice president. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Kamala Harris accepts U.S. Democratic vice presidential nomination

U.S. senator from California Kamala Harris, who was chosen by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to be his running mate in the 2020 presidential...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan marks 101st anniversary of independence

Afghanistan on Tuesday marked the 101st anniversary of its independence from the British occupation amid the worsening security situation. At an official celebration to commemorate...
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Morocco urges more support for Africa to defeat IS

Morocco on Thursday called for more support to African countries in the fight against terrorism, mainly the militant Islamic State (IS), official news agency...

20 killed in battles between Syrian army, IS in northern Syria

Intense battles broke out between the Syrian army and the Islamic State (IS) group in the northern province of Raqqa, a war monitor reported...
Killed In Suicide Blast At Funeral In Eastern Afghanistan

24 killed in suicide blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan

Twenty-four civilians were killed and 68 others wounded in a suicide bomb explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday,...

Is the bookmaker bet365 safe or a fraud?

bet365 is now regarded as the world's leading sports betting provider and is one of the largest UK companies. bet365 has a huge range...

Air raids kill 4 IS militants in eastern Afghanistan

Four militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) were confirmed dead as fighting planes struck the hardliner group's hideout in Chawkay district of the eastern...
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Alabama-born woman refused entry back into the US for her ties with IS

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that Hoda Muthana, an Alabama native who joined the Islamic State (IS) in 2014, is not...
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Israeli Actions in Syria and IS are One

The Syrian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that the Israeli actions in Syria are no different from those of Islamic State (IS) militants, state...

Job creation remains important focus for successive gov’ts

The Sixty-ninth Annual New Year School and Conference has been launched in Accra, on the theme: “Job Creation for Development: The Role of the...

Nzemaland wants involvement the oil and Gas sector

Mr Kwesi Bonzoh, the District Chief Executive of the Ellembelle District in the Western Region has stressed the need to involve the people of...

NPP refuse National Identification failure claims

Mr Vincent Sowah Odotei, Deputy Minister of Communication has refuted claims from the Minority NDC that the NPP has failed to implement the National...
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Industry entreated to use evidence-based experiences

Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi, Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Consultant, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called for industry to forge stronger...

Ghanaians asked to show commitment to time management

Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah, the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, has endorsed the Punctuality Ghana Campaign with a call on Ghanaians to show...

30 master craftsmen admonished to utilize skills

The GRATIS Foundation, in partnership with Christian Aid, has held a familiarisation and open day event for the first batch of 30 master craftsmen...

Cable manufacturing CEO nominated for energy personality award

Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reroy Cable, an indigenous cable manufacturing company was nominated for the energy personality of the...

Situation At Sokabisi Health Centre Discouraging Pregnant Women

The Sokabisi Health Centre in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region, is finding it difficult to give efficient health care under good...
A car burns as a crowd of more than 100 people gathers following the fatal shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that officers got in their cars to leave at one point, and some in the crowd started smashing a squad car's window, and another vehicle, pictured, was set on fire. The gathering occurred in the neighborhood where a Milwaukee officer shot and killed a man police say was armed hours earlier during a foot chase. (Calvin Mattheis/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

GNFS Proposes Personal Protective Equipment For Personnel

To keep up with the standards of international best practices, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is proposing the provision of Personal Protective Equipment...