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AGRA joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Food Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5million people (5%...
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18 people killed in military plane crash in eastern Ukraine

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Eighteen people were killed and two seriously injured in the crash of an An-26 military plane in Kharkiv region in Ukraine, the press service...
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WFP chief urges the rich to help hungry people

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on Thursday urged the rich to help the hungry. "We cannot...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader says will respect will of people in next year’s elections

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday said he will not go against the will of the people in next year's presidential election, according to...
Italian Coast Guard rescues migrants and refugees bound for Italy. © IOM/Francesco Malavolta 2014

UNIFIL rescues 36 people on boat outside Lebanon’s territorial waters

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The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) rescued on Monday a boat with 37 people onboard at sea outside Lebanese territorial waters,...
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Eight people found dead in forest in central Tanzania – police

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Tanzanian police said on Thursday they had found eight dead bodies in a forest reserve in Tanzania's central region of Tabora. ...
Israeli soldiers are seen in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights next to Blue Line, a border demarcation drawn in 2000 by the United Nations after Israel withdrew its forces from southern Lebanon, July 28, 2020. Lebanese leaders on Tuesday warned against heightened border tensions with Israel, while slamming Israel for attacking southern Lebanon a day earlier, LBCI local TV channel reported. (Ayal Margolin/JINI via Xinhua)

37 million people displaced following U.S. war on terror since 2001 – report

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Victimized by eight most violent wars the United States has launched or participated in, at least 37 million people have fled their homes since...

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...

Nigeria to airdrop relief items to vulnerable people in North Eastern region

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Nigerian government planned to airdrop food and non-food items to vulnerable people in areas inaccessible due to floods and insecurity in Borno state, northeast...
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COVID-19 vaccines to be prioritized for some people in all countries – WHO chief

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"Initially, when supply of COVID-19 vaccine is limited, priority must be given to vaccinating essential workers and those most at risk, or in other...
A car burns as a crowd of more than 100 people gathers following the fatal shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that officers got in their cars to leave at one point, and some in the crowd started smashing a squad car's window, and another vehicle, pictured, was set on fire. The gathering occurred in the neighborhood where a Milwaukee officer shot and killed a man police say was armed hours earlier during a foot chase. (Calvin Mattheis/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

Five people, including two teens, killed in Toronto shooting

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Five people were killed and one wounded early Friday in a shooting in an Oshawa home east of Toronto, local media reported. ...
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Flooding affects over 6.8 million people in China’s Hunan Province this year

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A total of 6.86 million people were affected by rain-triggered floods this year in central China's Hunan Province, local authorities said on Friday. ...
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COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health of millions of people – WHO chief

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of millions of...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

11 killed by armed people in Burundi – official

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A group of armed people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) killed 11 citizens on Monday in Rumonge province, southwest Burundi, a...

44,000 Africans missing amid COVID-19 restrictions – ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday it has registered nearly 44,000 people as missing in Africa with nearly half...
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UN, partners aiding over 180,000 people affected by Beirut blast

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The United Nations, its agencies and partners are delivering emergency assistance to more than 180,000 people who were affected by the massive Beirut...
VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Young people enjoy their social gathering at a park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Aug. 8, 2020. The provincial increase of British Columbia over the last month is overwhelmingly concentrated in young people -- of the 893 COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C. between July 6 and Aug. 6, two-thirds have been in people under the age of 40. The majority are in their 20s. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)

WHO Europe head warns young people as COVID-19 infection rates soar

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Thursday called on young people to "spread fun, not the virus"...
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Thousands of people seek refuge at UN base amid violence in South Sudan

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At least 6,000 people have fled violence in South Sudan's restive northern region of Jonglei and sought shelter at the base of the UN...
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60,000 people in South Sudan at risk of hunger amid inter-communal violence – UN

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The World Food Programme(WFP) and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday warned that 60,000 in South Sudan were staring at hunger due to recent...
Development

People of Atuntumerem plead for development projects

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The people of Atuntumerem in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, on Monday pleaded with the assembly to provide more development projects...
The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18. (Photo by Shi Jiamin from People’s Daily)

CPC always puts people above everything else

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At the critical moment when China aims to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eliminate poverty,...
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Chinese, African people stick together in collaboration amid epidemic

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On the evening of June 17, Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing, where he gave...
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Kenya’s hearing-impaired people go to carpentry shop for COVID-19 information

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To a casual eye, it looks like that Henry Okiki is incorporating his hands and facial expression to chat with a small group of...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Globally 3 billion people lack soap and water at home – WHO Boss

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said that around the world, less than two-thirds of health care facilities are...
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David Atanga Makes Donation To The People Of Bolgatanga To Fight Covid-19

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Germany based Ghanaian winger David Atanga has donated items like sanitizers, liquid soap, gloves and masks to the people of Bolgatanga. The beneficiaries were...
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Ghana joins the rest of the world to celebrate World Immunization Week

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The World Immunization Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April (24-30 April), and aims at promoting the use of vaccines...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

No evidence suggests people with COVID-19 antibodies protected from secondary infection

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There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection, the World Health...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

UN-Habitat launches COVID-19 response plan for people in informal settlements

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The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) on Thursday launched an urgent COVID-19 Response Plan for 64 countries focusing on immediate action in poor...
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RE: Ambrose P. Dery accused of neglecting his constituents

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"I sighted a piece of write up on a WhatsApp and other social media platforms by one Cornelius Naasoa Wuobar who is also the...
Members of the medical team from South China’s Hainan Province pose at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport before leaving on Tuesday, March 31. Photo: Cui Meng/Global Times

Anti-virus fight fully shows Chinese government serves its people

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By Hu Xijin US President Donald Trump said Sunday that if the COVID-19 death toll is kept to 100,000, it could be classified as “a...