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Cambodia to lift capital lockdown despite record high daily cases

Cambodia is set to lift lockdown restrictions in its capital this week despite reporting another record in daily cases on Tuesday. Cambodia's Ministry of Health...

Meru farmers cash out from climate adaptation project

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More than 3,000 sunflower farmers in the semi-arid belt of Meru County have started receiving cash payments from a climate change and COVID-19 adaptation...
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Indian government has no plan for countrywide lockdown amid spike in COVID-19 cases

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India's federal finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Indian government has no plan to impose a nationwide lockdown amid the recent spike in COVID-19...

From lockdown to vitality: Wuhan in the eyes of a French volunteer

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During the COVID-19 that hit Wuhan hard last year, many residents volunteered to work on the front line against the then unknown virus. One...

Changing lives through the internet; The story of a Ghanaian beans seller

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  Independence day, Republic day, and other really important days have been popular in the history of Ghana for obvious reasons. However, 21st August 1995...
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U.S. Capitol lockdown lifted after one officer, suspect killed in vehicle attack

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The lockdown at the U.S. Capitol was lifted about two hours after a person rammed a car into barriers surrounding the complex on Friday...
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French business confidence steady in March

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dpa-AFX/GNA - France's business confidence was stable in March, as manufacturers turned optimistic regarding the overall production outlook, ahead of the announcement of...
15 March 2021, Netherlands, Eindhoven: A voter casts his ballot at a polling station during the 2021 Dutch general election. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the parliamentary elections will take place over a total of three days for the first time. Photo: Rob Engelaar/ANP/dpa

Historic three-day election opens during lockdown in Netherlands

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dpa/GNA - Polls opened in the Netherlands on Monday for the country's first-ever vote spread out over three days, a scheme designed to...
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Pakistan imposes restrictions to control new wave of coronavirus

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dpa/GNA – Pakistan on Monday put virus hotspots in densely populated cities under lockdown as the country battles a third wave of the...
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By-elections in Zimbabwe remain suspended despite lifting of lockdown

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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said Monday it is still deciding on when electoral activities can resume following the easing of a two-month COVID-19...
Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayer ceremony at a mosque in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao) (yl/lfj)

Ho Muslim Community pledges to peace

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The leadership of the Muslim Community in Ho has pledged to peace in addressing the selection of a Regional Chief Imam. ...
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Philippine mall under lockdown as police engaged in shoot-out outside

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dpa/GNA – A shoot-out between police and suspected drug dealers erupted on Wednesday outside a busy shopping mall in the Philippine capital, sending...
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Israeli Cabinet imposes curfew for festive Jewish holiday of Purim

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dpa/GNA - A night-time lockdown is set to begin in Israel later on Wednesday, when the festive Jewish holiday of Purim begins, another...
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Despite lockdown, Greece records unexpectedly high virus case count

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dpa/GNA - Greek health authorities are trying to figure out why coronavirus case counts are spiking after the country entered a tighter lockdown. Data...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Feb. 22, 2021. Johnson announced Monday that schools in England will reopen from March 8 as part of the "roadmap" to ease the current coronavirus lockdown. (Photo by Ray Tang/Xinhua)

PM announces “roadmap” exiting lockdown in England

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday that schools in England will reopen from March 8 as part of the "roadmap" to ease the...
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Germany’s return to school collides with stalling Covid progress

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dpa/GNA - Most of Germany's states began sending children back to school on Monday following their longest period of lockdown yet, in a move...
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Ireland facing at least two more months of lockdown – PM

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dpa/GNA - Almost two months into Ireland's third coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said the country "is looking at a continuation of...
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Switzerland set to start lifting Covid-19 curbs on March 1

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dpa/GNA - Switzerland plans to reopen shops, museums, zoos and amusement parks at the start of March as a first step out of...
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British PM plans ‘cautious but irreversible’ path out of lockdown

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dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday laid out a cautious timetable for easing coronavirus restrictions over the coming months, pledging...
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Lockdown extended in Israel

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dpa/GNA - Israel has extended a three-week-old lockdown in the coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister's office and the health ministry said in a...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel records most virus deaths during past month despite lockdown

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dpa/GNA - The past month of Israel's third lockdown has been the worst in terms of Covid-19 related deaths, official data showed on...
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Ghanaian traders express worry over looming lockdown

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Some traders in parts of Accra have reacted differently towards the possibility of a second lockdown as Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the...
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Merkel, premiers to extend lockdown as Germany braces for new strains

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dpa/GNA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the nation's 16 state premiers are expected to extend an ongoing coronavirus lockdown in talks on...
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Separatists impose lockdown to disrupt CHAN in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone regions

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There was renewed fighting early Monday in Cameroon's English-speaking region of Southwest as armed separatists began imposing a 10-day lockdown to disrupt the Africa...
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Ghana may force another lockdown if necessary – Akufo-Addo

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Government will be compelled to put the country under a lockdown if Ghanaians do not adhere strictly to protocols to curb the spread of...
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German caseload passes 2 million mark amid talk of tougher lockdown

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dpa/GNA - The number of coronavirus infections confirmed in Germany so far rose to over 2 million on Friday, as concerns over mutant...
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German manufacturing sector resilient amid renewed lockdown

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dpa/GNA – Germany's key manufacturing sector withstood the launch of a renewed coronavirus lockdown in November with trade and industrial production data beating...
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao resigns in protest over Capitol violence

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced her resignation on Thursday in protest over chaos and violence that overran Capitol Hill a day earlier. In...
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Venezuela to implement seven-day hard lockdown to slow coronavirus

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dpa/GNA - Venezuela will implement a week of hard lockdown starting on Monday to slow down the spread of the new coronavirus, Vice...
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Europol: Online child abuse rose during pandemic

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The number of cases of online child abuse have significantly risen during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the European police body Europol. Perpetrators are seeking...