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Seven soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in Cameroon

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At least seven army soldiers were wounded by the explosion of a landmine in Cameroon's Far North region Tuesday afternoon, according to local media. ...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Israeli biotech company successfully tests COVID-19 drug

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An Israeli biotech company has successfully completed trials of a new drug for novel coronavirus, the Israeli Channel 12 News reported Tuesday. ...
Navy Destroyer model allegedly attacked off the coast of Yemen in Red Sea

64 sailors test positive for COVID-19 aboard U.S. Navy destroyer

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The number of sailors testing positive for COVID-19 aboard U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Kidd, rose to 64 as the warship on Tuesday afternoon...
IMF

IMF approves US$28.9 million to Maldives as COVID-19 cases rise

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a disbursement of 28.9 million U.S. dollars to the Maldives on Thursday as the number of COVID-19 cases...
Photo provided by Orlando Police Department shows police cars and fire trucks gather outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the United States, June 12, 2016. About 20 people were killed and 42 others wounded early Sunday morning in a shooting incident at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida said local police. (Xinhua/Orlando Police Department) (djj)

Six wounded in shooting incident at large party in California

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Six persons were wounded by gunfire at a large party in Bakersfield, 170 km north of Los Angeles, local media reported on Saturday, saying...
PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES CHERUBIM AND SERAPHIM DELEGATION 5. R-L; Minister of Interior Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazzau, Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari,, President Muhammadu Buhari, Leader of the Delegation, His Most Eminence Prophet Dr Solomon Alao, His Eminence Reuben O. Basorun, Special Apostle Dr T. J Odedele, Supt Apostle Emmanuel Owomoyela and Her Eminence Dr Marian Adeleye during a courtesy visit at the State House Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 4 2019

Senior Nigerian official tested positive for COVID-19

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A senior Nigerian official has reportedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus, after returning from a foreign trip, according to local media on Tuesday. ...
Covid-19

Infected man who tried to “spread virus” in Japan dies in hospital

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A man infected with COVID-19 who went to a pub earlier this month and declared his intention to "spread the virus" died Wednesday at...

Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus

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A Canadian who returned to Canada Friday after being aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan has tested negative for the illness while under...
Fire

Fire breaks out at southern Spain’s airport

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Flights were delayed or diverted and passengers evacuated on Wednesday after a fire broke out on the roof of Alicante airport in southern Spain,...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Ambushes and Kills 23 Chadian Soldiers

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At least 23 Chadian soldiers lost their lives in an ambush by the terror group Boko Haram in the night from Thursday to Friday,...
Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft to reimburse aggrieved customer for unwanted windows 10 installation

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The Finnish Consumer Disputes Board (CDB) has ordered Microsoft to compensate a Finnish man for unauthorized installation of Windows 10, local media reported on...
One of the sites where the illegal miners operate. One of the sites where the illegal miners operate.

Pit cave in at Kubekrom-Abease kills 14 miners

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Fourteen small-scale miners were killed on Monday at Kubekrom-Abease in southwestern Ghana when the pit they were mining in caved in on them, local...
Cecilia Anim

British Monarch Elizabeth II awards Ghanaian-born nurse

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A Ghanaian-born clinical nurse specialist, Cecilia Anim has been awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the...
Pak Taliban Says No Less Than Sharia Law

Taliban asks Trump to review policy in Afghanistan

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Taliban outfit has asked the new U.S. administration to review its policy in Afghanistan and withdraw all the foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country,...

Body Of Suspected Swiss Attacker Found

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Swiss police said they found the body of the man suspected of a shooting rampage at an Islamic center in Zurich, dead of an...
Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, Deputy Minister of Finance

Ghana adopts prudent debt management: deputy minister

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Deputy finance minister Mona Quartey said on local radio on Friday that such measure was geared towards propelling the country to desired economic growth. ...

Ghana says have strong surveillance system to prevent dengue outbreak

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Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, Western Regional Director of Health Services, said the surveillance systems and response mechanisms in Ghana are able to detect...

Ghana’s Elections 2016: Visually impaired will be able to cast ballot

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Head of Gender and Disability at the EC, Abigail Nutakor said that the Commission had procured enough tactile ballot jacket for all polling stations...

Elderly statesman cautions Ghanaians against inciting ethnic politics

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Kweku Baprui Asante, a diplomat in the First Republic, told local media that with just three weeks to the country's general election, peddling such...
Myanmar military

Border trade activities stop due to conflicts in Myanmar’s northern state

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At present, no traffic is allowed to pass through the route near Muse, Kutkai and Lashio townships which are the economic centers of Shan...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

South Korea and Japan to sign military intelligence pact this week despite opposition

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The bilateral pact to directly exchange military intelligence on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would be referred to a cabinet meeting on...

Truck driver arrested after train crash in northern Netherlands

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At around 12:00 p.m. local time (1000 GMT), the driver of a milk truck hit a passenger train, wounding several people. The exact circumstances...
Afghan security forces gather around a destroyed vehicle following a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 25, 2015. The suicide bombing that rocked Kabul city on Wednesday killed six people and injured 31 others, Kabul Police Chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

IS claims responsibility for suicide attack in Kabul

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An insurgent named Talha Khurasani blew himself up next to a vehicle carrying members of the security unit protecting senior government officials in the...

S.Korean prosecutors request investigation into president over confidante scandal

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The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in charge of probe into the Choi case was quoted as saying that it had delivered to the...
Ghana-Election

Ghana allows live broadcast at collation center for December election

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Osei, who was addressing the Editor's Forum in Accra, said the move would ensure utmost transparency in the December 7 presidential and parliamentary...

Chinese textile firm to invest US$300 million in Ghana’s SADA zone

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to that effect has been signed between the government of Ghana and the CNTAC. Signing on behalf...
Charlotte Osei EC Boss

Ghana’s electoral body says court must adjudicate on legal issues

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Following the EC's decision to disqualify 13 candidates contesting in this year's presidential election, some of the political parties have taken the electoral body...
Ghana Police

Ghana’s anti-terror squad defuses bomb at minister’s home

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The report said it is not clear who planted the explosive material. Local private radio, Adehye FM, reported that personnel of the...
accident or road crash

Morocco records 11 deaths from road accident

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Citing the delegate of the health ministry in the city of Berrechid, Mustapha Farih, the daily Akhbar Alyaoum said that 18 other people were...
Court

17 courts in Ghana selected to handle electoral disputes

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The breakdown of the courts are Greater Accra, six; Ashanti and Western Regions, two each; Eastern, Central, Upper West, Upper East, Northern, Volta and...