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Pakistan launches first polio vaccination drive of 2021

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dpa/GNA – Tens of thousands of health workers have travelled throughout Pakistan for the first polio vaccination drive this year despite rising coronavirus...
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Pakistan’s power supply resuming after massive overnight outage

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dpa/GNA - Pakistan's electricity supply was gradually being restored on Sunday after a massive power outage plunged the country into darkness minutes before...
Rotary Club Of Ho Supports Polio Immunisation

Rotary Club of Ho supports polio immunisation

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Rotary Club of Ho has donated bottled water to the Ho Municipal Directorate of Health in support of the select immunisation of children under...

Gunmen kill 3 people in Northwest Pakistan

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Three people were killed when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire at their vehicle in Pakistan's northwest district of Tank, a government official...
Photo taken on Dec. 26, 2019 shows a damaged vehicle after an airstrike in Zawiya, Libya. The UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday condemned an airstrike carried out by the rival eastern-based army on the city of Zawiya. The airstrike on Zawiya, some 45 km west of the capital Tripoli, killed and injured a number of civilians, the UN-backed government said in a statement. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

2 killed in firing in Pakistan

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Two people were killed and three others injured in firing by unknown gunmen in Rawalpindi city of Pakistan's east Punjab province on Tuesday...
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

5 terrorists killed in North Waziristan Pakistan

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Pakistani military said on Monday that five terrorists including a commander were killed in the country's northwest tribal district of North Waziristan. ...
FARIDPUR, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Aerial photo shows flood-affected houses in Faridpur, Bangladesh, July 19, 2020. Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills have worsened again in parts of Bangladesh, including central Faridpur district, some 101 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka. (Xinhua)

10 killed in rain-triggered incidents in Pakistan’s Punjab

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Rain-triggered incidents of roof and wall collapse claimed 10 lives on Friday in Chakwal district of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, rescue officials said. ...
Japans Exports

Kenya’s value of exports rises to US$480 million in July

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Kenya's value of exports rose in July to hit 52 billion shillings (about 480 million U.S. dollars) compared with 443 million dollars in June,...
FARIDPUR, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Aerial photo shows flood-affected houses in Faridpur, Bangladesh, July 19, 2020. Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills have worsened again in parts of Bangladesh, including central Faridpur district, some 101 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka. (Xinhua)

106 killed in rain-triggered incidents across Pakistan

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At least 106 people have been killed and 52 injured since June 15 in separate incidents triggered off by torrential monsoon rains in...
FARIDPUR, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Aerial photo shows flood-affected houses in Faridpur, Bangladesh, July 19, 2020. Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills have worsened again in parts of Bangladesh, including central Faridpur district, some 101 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka. (Xinhua)

Torrential rains kill 23 in Pakistan’s Karachi

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An ongoing rain spell in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi has left at least 23 people killed, dozens injured and scores of others...
Afghan Ceasefire Intact As President Ghani Promises To Release More Taliban Prisoners

Afghan ceasefire intact as President Ghani promises to release 2,000 more Taliban prisoners

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Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has welcomed the three-day ceasefire announced by the Taliban outfit on Saturday and vowed to set free 2,000 more...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

China sends agricultural experts to help Pakistan control locust attack

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By Ding Xuezhen China has sent an agricultural working group to help Pakistan control the desert locust attacks, one of the country’s worst locust outbreaks...
Pakistan

Pakistan reaches out to Africa for economic relations

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Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has left for Kenya on Tuesday as part of the country's initiative to boost economic relations with African...
terrorism

Pakistan, UNODC launch US$25 million program to strengthen criminal justice system, counter terrorism

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Pakistan's Ministry of Interior in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) launched a 25-million-U.S.-dollar program to strengthen the criminal...
People attend the funeral ceremony of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 6, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians in Tehran on Monday mourned the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

U.S.-Iran tension: Pakistan vows not to be part of others’ war

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistan will never become part of anyone's war, but his country will play a role for promoting peace...
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At least 73 dead in Pakistan after fire burns commuter train

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Fire erupted on board a passenger train after it departed from Karachi, Pakistan, early Thursday, killing more than 70 people, authorities said. The Tezgam Express...
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Escalating Tension Between Kashmir and Amritsar Causes India to Close Down Airports

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Indian authorities Wednesday ordered closure of airports for civilian aeroplanes in Indian-controlled Kashmir and Amritsar of Punjab state in wake of the growing tension...

Indian air strikes and bombing in settled districts of Pakistan

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  Mr.Imran Khan Prime Minister of Pakistan Prime Minister House Islamabad, Pakistan Tel no: + 92 519213562   Dear Prime Minister Khan, I am William Gomes, Human rights defender and Freelance journalist. I...
polio

WHO: Pakistan to kick out Polio by the close of 2019

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Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says polio is likely to be eliminated from Pakistan by the end of...

Indian Giant ‘LAVA’ Invades Ghana’s Technological Industry

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In the coming days, the Ghanaians market will witness a fierce competition in the technology industry between the emerging technology giant and the Chinese...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

Viagra Condom To Be Launched In Ghana

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South Korea’s number one condom brand, UNIDUS Long Love, will be launched in Ghana in the coming weeks. AG Young Trade Ltd, local agents...

Grand Sales 2018 Is Here Again; Take Your Chance!

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The Ghana Trade Fair Company is a leading International Trade Fair Center in the sub-region which promotes beneficial trade between Ghana and her global...
The 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is scheduled for June 9-10 in Qingdao. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

The Awakening of a New Era

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Qingdao, a beautiful coastal city, is ready to greet guests from afar for the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit scheduled for June 9...
Pakistani dancers perform Dawn to Dusk at the Dance Theatre of the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday. Photo: Li Hao/GT

Beijing hosts Folk Dance Gala Among SCO Member States

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) launched a gala featuring the folk dances of SCO member states at the Beijing Dance Academy on Friday night. The...
Volunteers begins to work in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, May 24, 2018. The 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit is scheduled for June 9-10 in Qingdao. Photo:news.qtv.com.cn

India and Pakistan’s Participation in SCO Gives It More Meaning

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The 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit will be held in the coastal city of Qingdao in China's Shandong province on June 9-10. China...

Ghana observe World Prematurity day with global community

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Ghana on November 17 joined the global community to observe the World Prematurity day. A premature baby is a baby born earlier, before the...

MAVC connect citizens and District Assembly functionaries

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Dr Fletcher Tembo, Programme Director, Making All Voices Count (MAVC), an International Initiative Programme, has called grantees to develop effective relationships with their various...
climate change

Ghanaian Journalist Awarded Rights To Report Climate Change Convention

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Ms Josephine Naaeke, a Senior Journalist of the Ghana News Agency, has been awarded a fellowship by a US based Journalism Network to attend...
tuberculosis

TB Mortality Rate Reduced By 37 Percent

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Global efforts to combat Tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37 percent,...