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Five districts in northern Mozambique without electricity due to terrorist attacks

Terrorist attacks in northern Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province have left five districts in the dark since last September, affecting about 25,000 customers in the...
Ghana Armed Forces train US soldiers

Ghana Army must be prepared against threat of terrorism – CDS

Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), has noted that the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions are very critical...
Burkina Faso

At least 11 alleged terrorists killed in Burkina Faso

At least 11 alleged terrorists were killed and one was caught during an army operation from Tuesday to Wednesday in the north-east of Burkina...
Ethiopian Tigray

IOM appeals for UD$22.8 million funding to ease northern Ethiopia crisis

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Saturday appealed for 22.8 million U.S. dollars to meet the critical needs of...
Election Reporting

Journalists advised to be circumspect in projecting election results

Journalists have been advised to be prudent in putting out results of the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections to ensure members of the public...
Veep Visit

We want the development of the North-Veep

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says the development of the Upper East, North East, Northern, Savannah and Upper West Regions are cardinal...
Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 injured in training plane crash in northern Iran

A training plane crashed in northern Iran on Friday and two people on board were injured, official IRNA news agency reported. ...

Afghan airstrikes kill 5 militants in northern Sari Pul province

Five militants were killed as fighting planes struck Taliban militants in Sozma Qala district of Afghanistan's northern Sari Pul province on Monday, provincial...
terrorist groups

Lebanese army kills head of suspected terrorist cell in northern Lebanon

The Lebanese army killed on Monday Khaled al-Tallawi, head of a suspected terrorist cell in northern Lebanon, after targeting it in a raid overnight,...

Gunmen kill 6, injure 5 in northern Burundi: official

At least six people were killed, five were injured on Thursday night in a gunmen's attack in northern Burundi, a local official said...
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School gate collapse kills 3, injures 3 in northern Vietnam

Three students at a primary school were killed and three others injured after a school gate collapsed in Vietnam's northern Lao Cai province on...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

New COVID-19 treatment center in northern Mozambique faces overload

Mozambique opened Wednesday the largest treatment center for people infected with COVID-19 in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which was said to face...

Afghan airstrikes kill 37 militants including 3 commanders in northern Faryab province

A total of 37 militants including three commanders have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck Taliban gatherings in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on...

Police discover drug, arrest 2 in Afghanistan northern Kunduz

The Counter-Narcotic Police in crackdown on drug smugglers captured two persons and found 14 kg drug including 8 kg heroin from their possessions...

Japan’s northern Kyushu region braces for powerful typhoon

Japan's weather agency on Wednesday said a powerful typhoon is making its way from the Nagasaki region to the northern part of Japan's main...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

44 Taliban militants killed in northern Afghan province

At least 44 militants have been killed in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province over the past couple of days as security forces stepped up...
United Nations

UN concerns about lack of COVID-19 testing capacity in Somalia

The United Nations (UN) and its partners have raised concerns about gaps in geographic coverage of testing of COVID-19 cases in Somalia amid...

Chinese aid helps fire victims in northern Namibia to rebuild lives

By Ndalimpinga Iita When a fire reduced the house of Pombili Mwandingi at Oshikango in the northern part of Namibia...
Dead Bodies

1 dead, 2 arrested during northern Lebanon raid over suspicion of terrorism

A Syrian citizen was killed by explosion while two others were arrested on Monday during a raid of the internal security forces on wanted...
People inspect the site of a two bomb blasts in the government-controlled city of Homs, Syria on 21 February.REUTERS/SANA

Iraqi senior officer killed in bomb explosion in northern Baghdad

A senior officer from the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) was killed on Friday in a roadside bomb explosion in Iraq's Salahudin province, a local...
Killed In Suicide Blast At Funeral In Eastern Afghanistan

10 militants killed in northern Somali region

Somali security forces on Thursday evening killed 10 al-Shabab extremists in a fierce fight on the outskirts of Bosaso town in the northern region...

UNDP supports economic recovery of 15,640 families affected by cyclones, conflicts in northern Mozambique

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Mozambique's Post-Cyclone Reconstruction Office (GREPOC) started on Thurday the activities to accelerate the economic recovery of 15,640...

Nigerian court frees two of three suspects in case related to helicopter pilot’s death

A Nigerian magistrate court on Thursday set free two of the three suspected killers of the country's first female fighter helicopter Tolulope Arotile. ...
Nana Addo

President embarks on working visit to Northern, North East and Savanna Regions

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has from today Monday 27th July, 2020 embarked on a three (3) working day...
Politics Voting

NPP Parliamentary Primaries begin in Northern and North East Regions

Polls have opened in the Northern and North East Regions to elect parliamentary nominees to stand on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic...
Ghana Card

NIA extends issuance of Ghana card in 13 regions

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has extended the Ghana Card Issuance exercise in 13 regions to Tuesday, June 23. The regions are...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases soar to 636

Ghana's COVID-19 cases climb to 636 with 70 new cases confirmed on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. Among all the...

CLOGSAG Regional Executives support intended strike

The Northern, North East and Savannah Regional Councils of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) have declared their support for...
Fire Outbreak

Israeli settlers set on fire Palestinian classroom in northern West Bank: security source

Israeli settlers set on fire on Tuesday one of the classrooms at a Palestinian school near the northern West Bank city of Nablus and...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Ghana is our home – Volta NDC denounces secessionists

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has distanced itself from activities of secessionist group, Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF). Members of HSGF,...