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Black Meteors off to Japan and South Korea for friendlies

The Black Meteors have departed Accra for Tokyo, Japan for International friendly games against the Olympic team of Japan and South Korea. Coach Samuel Kwasi...

GAMLS calls off strike

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has called off its nationwide strike, effective Monday, June 1. Mr Adu Abudu Rahamani, President of GAMLS,...
FILED - Raindrops bead on a Volkswagen logo at a VW dealer in the northern German city of Hanover in the file shot from January 12, 2021. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa

VW shrugs off pandemic effects in Q1, but chip supply a problem

Volkswagen Group posted a sharp rise in both profits and turnover for the first quarter leaving behind the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in...

2021 Goldfields PGA Qualifiers Golf Tees Off 17th March

The 2021 Goldfields PGA Golf Qualifiers comes off at the Achimota Golf Club from 17th to 19 March, 2021 Mr. Ahmed Padori, Director...

Pirates attack Dutch ship off West Africa

dpa/GNA - Pirates have attacked a Dutch tanker in the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, the shipping company said on Friday. Fifteen crew...

14 migrants drown, 139 rescued as two boats sink off Tunisian coast

dpa/GNA - The Tunisian coastguard has retrieved the bodies of 14 migrants after two boats sank off the coast near the city of...

Kamelyeon drops another Video “SM Addict”, off his Rainbow EP

Social Media has become an integral part of us that it’s so difficult as a youth not to patronize it. As helpful as it...

Man survives polar bear attack off northern Norway

dpa/GNA - A man was injured on Tuesday after being attacked by a polar bear on the Svalbard Archipelago off northern Norway, officials...

At least 41 migrants drown off Libyan coast

At least 41 migrants drowned off the Libyan coast in a shipwreck, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner...
Ken Ofori-Atta

Ken Ofori-Atta off to US for medical review

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Representative of the President at the Ministry of Finance and Minister-designate for Finance, left for the United States of...

Pirates launch deadly attack on container ship off Nigeria

dpa/GNA - One person was killed and 15 others kidnapped when pirates attacked a container ship in the Gulf of Guinea, Turkish state news...

Rescue group Open Arms reports saving dozens off of Libyan coast

dpa/GNA - About 170 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea by the Spanish rescue group Open Arms this week, the group announced...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa off to Mozambique to discuss worsening security

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday left for Mozambique for talks with other Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders on the deteriorating security in...
Luis Suarez

Fati gets off to a flier, while Suarez scores twice in Atletico debut

FC Barcelona enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win at home to Villarreal to give Ronald Koeman a winning start to his reign as coach...
Alphonso Davies(Front) of Bayern Munich runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final match between Olympique Lyonnais and Bayern Munich at Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan/UEFA via Xinhua)

2020 League of Legends World Championship kicks off in Shanghai

2020 League of Legends World Championship (S10) kicked off here on Friday, with 22 teams from 11 regions competing for the E-sport final...

Wolfsburg see off Desna 2-0 in UEFA Europa League

Goals from Joshua Guilavogui and Daniel Ginczek helped Wolfsburg to beat resilient Ukrainian outfit Desna 2-0 in the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round...
illegal immigrants

119 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that 119 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Libya's western coast. ...
Wpid Carlo Ancelotti

Vardy kicks off with brace, while Ancelotti gets the better of Mourinho

A debut goal from recent signing Tommy Castange and two penalties from Jamie Vardy gave Leicester City a winning start to the season...
Women farmers

Zambian leader flags off distribution of subsidized farming inputs to small-scale farmers

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday flagged off the distribution of subsidized farming inputs to smallholder farmers to help them raise production. ...
Participants attend the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region in Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait, Nov. 4, 2019. Kuwait will witness rapid growth in passenger and cargo traffic over the next ten years, bringing annual revenues of about 800 million U.S. dollars, an official of Kuwaiti aviation authorities said on Monday. At the opening ceremony of the fifth meeting of the Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Middle East Region, Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, president of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of Kuwait, said that it is estimated that the number of passengers in 2037 will reach about 42 million annually in Kuwait. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

53rd ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting kicks off online

The 53rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings opened on Wednesday via video link under the chair...
Tourists buy local souvenirs in Shibei village, Northwest China’s Qinghai Province. (Photo from www.qhlingwang.com)

2020 Tour Hainan Glider event kicks off in South China

2020 Tour Hainan Island Flight Contest Glider event opened at the Lingshui Hongjiaoling Aviation Camp, south China's Hainan province on Tuesday. ...
illegal immigrants

Turkey captures at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast

Turkish security forces on Monday caught at least 165 illegal migrants off Mediterranean coast, local media reported. The state-run Anadolu agency said...
Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

Body of man believed to be crew of missing freighter found drifting off Japan’s...

The body of a man who believed to be a crew member of a cargo ship that went missing in bad weather and rough...
A sailor is taking part in the fire drill on the Chinese patrol vessel "Haixun 01" on April 8, 2016 in the South China Sea. [Photo/Xinhua]

Sailor presumed dead as oil tanker on fire off Sri Lanka’s eastern coast

At least one crew member has been presumed dead as an oil tanker carrying 2.7 million metric tonnes of crude oil continued to be...
illegal immigrants

Over 400 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week – IOM

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday that 408 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over the past week. ...

Egypt pays off US$6.8 billion in debt in first quarter – central bank

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said on Tuesday that the country paid off 6.8 billion U.S. dollars in debt during the first quarter...

326 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 326 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast over the past week. ...

Israeli naval forces chase Palestinian fishing boats off Gaza coast – Palestinians

An Israeli cruiser on Sunday chased Palestinian fishermen's boats some one mile off Gaza's coast, said Palestinian security sources. The security...
illegal immigrants

67 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast

The Libyan Interior Ministry said Thursday that 67 illegal immigrants have been rescued off Abu Kammash, a town some 120 km west of...
Rescued illegal immigrants are seen in Tajura, eastern Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 18, 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that Libyan Coast Guard rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast on Monday. More than 1,500 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, said the IOM. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

72 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday said that 72 illegal immigrants have been rescued by the Libyan coast guard off...