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Britain to ditch orders to wear face masks on July 19

All legal coronavirus restrictions, including requirements to wear face masks, are set to be ditched on July 19, a Cabinet minister said. Environment Secretary George...
A Palestinian policeman speaks to a driver at a checkpoint at the entrance of the West Bank city of Nablus, March 23, 2020. Palestinian authorities on Sunday declared a 14-day lockdown on the West Bank as part of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced a ban on transportation and movement between the West Bank districts, urging citizens to stay at home. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Smartphone app tracks COVID-19 patients under quarantine in West Bank

Authorities in the southern West Bank district of Hebron have developed a smartphone application to track Palestinians infected with COVID-19. After the recorded patients download...
A man rides past an image of Ernesto "Che" Guevara at the Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, on April 9, 2015. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez) (vf) (lmz)

U.S.-Cuba relations in deep freeze 5 years after thawing ties

Monday marks the fifth anniversary of restored diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States amid escalating U.S. blockade on the island. ...
South China Sea

Strengthened U.S. military presence undermines stable situation in South China Sea – Cui

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said the strengthened U.S. military presence in the South China Sea has undermined the situation in...

Allegation on China’s hiding of COVID-19 scale “gross misperception” – Cui Tiankai

The allegation that China hid the severity of COVID-19 during its early outbreak in the country "is a gross misperception," Chinese Ambassador to the...

Worst season of my career on individual level – Hazard

Injury-plagued Real Madrid attacker Eden Hazard admitted that this year is "the worst season of my career," although his side achieved great success by...

China-U.S. ties should not be hijacked by suspicion, fear, hatred – Cui Tiankai

The key to a more stable and stronger U.S.-China relationship is to identify growing common interests, properly manage any differences between the two countries,...
fascinating La Liga

Drama until final whistle in last round of La Liga games

There was high drama in the last round of games in La Liga as the final relegation place and the last two spots in...
Formula One F1 - Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary - July 18, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas wear face masks during the post qualifying press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Lewis Hamilton wins eighth F1 Hungarian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took his second win of the 2020 Formula 1 season, and also his eighth victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix...
President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president urges citizens to continue fighting COVID-19

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged his countrymen to continue fighting COVID-19, noting that the virus remains dangerous. The disease is one...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana’s COVID-19 management yields positive results – Kuma-Aboagye

Ghana's strategy for managing the COVID-19 pandemic has yielded positive results, the director-general of the Ghana Health Service said here on Sunday. ...

Iran coach Skocic eyes improvement in FIFA World Cup qualifications

Iran coach Dragan Skocic said that he will help the team improve its position in the group standing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup...

Watford sack coach Pearson with two games remaining

Premier League strugglers, Watford on Sunday sacked coach Nigel Pearson with just two games left in the season. Pearson became the third...

Messi scores twice as Barca cruise past Alaves

FC Barcelona ended their disappointing league campaign on a positive note as Leo Messi scored twice and inspired them to a 5-0 win away...
Importers And Exporters

Exports to China to help spur post-pandemic economic recovery – Alberto Fernandez

Agricultural exports to China and other countries will help Argentina's economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, according to Argentine...

U.S. researchers develop COVID-19 spike proteins to identify antibodies, prevent infection

Researchers at Texas A&M University are developing spike proteins that prevent the SARS-CoV-2 virus from binding to human cells, protecting people from future COVID-19...

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll nears 80,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll raced towards 80,000 on Sunday, after 716 deaths in the past 24 hours pushed the total number to 79,488. ...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

New research finds older children can transmit COVID-19 just as much as adults

Children between the ages of 10 and 19 can transmit COVID-19 within a household just as much as adults, according to new research published...
People wearing face masks are seen on an airplane from Cairo to Hurghada, Egypt, on June 18, 2020. Egypt reported on Thursday 1,218 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since mid-February to 50,437, said Egyptian Health Ministry. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt registers 603 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 2 months

Egypt confirmed on Sunday 603 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total cases registered in the country since mid-February to 87,775, said the Egyptian Health...

Egypt’s top defense council discuss Libyan crisis, Ethiopia’s Nile dam

Egypt's National Defense Council (NDC), headed by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, discussed on Sunday the latest developments of the Libyan crisis and the Ethiopian grand...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

EU leaders’ negotiation over recovery plan enters 3rd day with no major breakthrough

The European Union (EU) special summit which aims to decide on the next seven-year budget and a massive recovery fund dragged into the fourth...
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein (R) and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a joint press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 19, 2020. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Sunday in Baghdad on an official visit to discuss bilateral ties and regional situation. (Xinhua)

Iranian FM visits Iraq to discuss bilateral ties, regional stability

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday visited Iraq to discuss bilateral ties and Iraq's role in the regional stability. During...
Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin arrives for the second day of a special European Council summit in Brussels on February 21, 2020, held to discuss the next long-term budget of the European Union (EU). (Photo by Aris Oikonomou / AFP)

Finland in talks with all sides during ongoing EU summit on recovery plan

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, who is in Brussels attending a European Union (EU) summit, said Sunday that Finland had been consulting with both...

Ethnic clashes among South Sudan refugees in Uganda leave 3 dead, 6 injured

United Nations refugee agency on Sunday said three South Sudan refugees in Uganda were killed, six injured and hundreds displaced after tribal clashes erupted...

Palestine slams Israel for arresting Palestinian governor of East Jerusalem

Palestine on Sunday slammed Israel for arresting Adnan Gheith, Palestinian governor of East Jerusalem, from his home in the city. Qadri Abu...
Covid Test

COVID-19 test delays “too long” in U.S. – Francis Collins

Long delays in getting COVID-19 test results across the United States is undercutting their usefulness, said Director of the U.S. National Institutes for Health...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Final year student of Methodist Girls SHS dies of acute malaria

The Ghana Education Service (GES) on Sunday announced the death of Ms Cindy Aku Sika Addo of General Arts 4A, a final year student...
Methodist Church

Don’t be bearers of false alarm – Gospel Ministers advised

The Most Reverend Dr Paul Kwabena Boafo, the Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, Ghana, has advised ministers of the gospel against sharing negative...

Comprehensive policies required in post COVID-19 recovery – IEA

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says well-coordinated and comprehensive policies are required to ensure a post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery. It said the recovery would be...
child marriage

Thirteen communities in E/Region declared child marriage-free

Thirteen communities in the Eastern Region have been declared child marriage- free after an intervention by some organisations to halt the trend. What this means...