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Ghana Police

Ghana on high alert for possible bandits attack from Burkina Faso

Ghana police were placed on a high alert following reports that suspected bandits are planning to attack communities in Northern Ghana along the border...

Chinese military air manoeuvres prompt concern in Taiwan

China sent 28 military planes into Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense said, adding it was the...
European Union

Partial decline in Germans’ approval of EU

The European Union's reputation has suffered among Germans but general approval for the bloc remains high, according to a recent survey. At 34.6 per cent,...

Israel attacks targets in Gaza after Hamas sends incendiary balloons

Israeli fighter jets have targeted Palestinian organizations in the Gaza Strip for the first time since a ceasefire with Hamas halted recent escalations in...
June 14, 2021, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium: U.S. President Joe Biden gives a press conference after the NATO summit in Brussels on June 14, 2021 (Credit Image: © Nicolas Landemard/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA Press Photo: Nicolas Landemard/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA/dpa

Biden meets Putin to cap off White House’s foreign relations reset

With relations between their countries at a low point, US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to meet on Wednesday to...
President Joe Biden gets briefed by Liz Sherwood Randall, Julie Rodriguez and participates in a conference phone call with governors affected by the snow storm in the middle of the country in the Oval Office, February 16, 2021, in Washington. Photo: White House/ZUMA Wire/dpa

US releases strategy against ‘growing threat’ of domestic terrorism

US President Joe Biden's administration wants to take stronger action against the "serious and growing threat" of domestic terrorism, including ensuring that various federal...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Speaker Bagbin stresses CSO, parliamentary collaboration for citizen engagement

Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin on Tuesday charged Parliamentary Monitoring Organisations (PMOs) to amplify their collaboration with Legislatures to educate citizens on the proper...
President and Envoys

President bids farewell to UK and German envoys

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday bade farewell to two envoys whose duty tour in the country has ended. The pair are Ian Walker, High...
ECOWAS Mediation

ECOWAS considering proposals to establish Forum of National Security advisors

In view of the increasing terrorist attacks and violent extremism in the West African sub-region, ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council is examining proposals to...
Mr Elvis Afriyie-Ankra

KNUST TEIN marks 26 years of youth activism

Mr Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, former Minister of Youth and Sports, has tasked members of the Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN) of the National Democratic Congress...
Mr Dave Agbenu

GJA court issue concern to presidential aspirant – Agbenu

Mr Dave Agbenu, a Ghana Journalists Association’s (GJA) Presidential Aspirant has said the court case against the Association on the expired term of office...
Kenneth Kaunda

Zambia’s first President Kaunda, 97, admitted to military hospital

Zambia's 97-year-old founding president, Kenneth Kaunda - referred to by Zambians simply as KK - has been admitted to a military hospital in Lusaka. Kaunda's...
Profile: New president of Japan's ruling LDP Yoshihide Suga

Japanese Prime Minister Suga survives vote of no confidence

Japan's hard-pressed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has survived a no-confidence vote by the opposition. With a majority of seats from his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)...
FILED - Yoshihide Suga, prime minister of Japan, takes part in a press conference in Tokyo in this file shot from March 12, 2021. Photo: Pool/ZUMA Wire/dpa

Japanese opposition submits no-confidence motion against Suga

Japan's opposition has submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's cabinet, just over a month before the Tokyo Olympics are due to...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Philippines will not cooperate with ICC probe into ‘war on drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into his administration’s war on illegal drugs, his spokesman said...

NATO hardens stance on ‘authoritarian’ China at Biden’s first summit

NATO leaders toughened their collective line on China and sent a warning to Russia at a Brussels summit on Monday marked by a breezier...
Biden Arrives in UK

Biden to meet top EU officials for trans-Atlantic reset

US President Joe Biden is due to meet top EU officials on Tuesday as they try to set common goals for global challenges...
Mark Rutte

Rutte: Working with Biden ‘more natural’ than ‘awkward’ Trump years

Working with the United States on international affairs is "more natural again" under President Joe Biden compared to the administration of Donald Trump, Dutch...
10 June 2021, Berlin: Annalena Baerbock, candidate for German chancellor and federal chairwoman of Alliance 90/The Greens (Buendnis 90/Die Gruenen), and co-leader Robert Habeck, inspect the hall before their party's federal delegates' conference. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa

German Greens leader Baerbock sets out aims in pre-election book

Annalena Baerbock, candidate for chancellor of Germany's Green Party, is due to release a book setting out her aims for the country's future, in...
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)

Six more districts fall as Taliban keeps pressure on Afghanistan

Afghan government forces abandoned or were pushed out of six district centers across the country in the past 24 hours, as Taliban militants gain...
Israel's new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

New Israeli premier Bennett presents Cabinet

Israel's new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett presented his new Cabinet on Monday. The 27 ministers met in Jerusalem with President Reuven Rivlin for a traditional...
Representatives pose for a group photo during the meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) foreign and development ministers at Lancaster House in London, Britain, on May 4, 2021. (Andrew Parsons/No 10 Downing Street/Handout via Xinhua)

China accuses G7 of ‘distortion’ and ‘slander’

China has accused the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations of "interference in internal affairs" after their summit in Carbis Bay, England. A spokesperson...

Personal peace is paramount to national peace – Rev Osabutey

The Right Reverend Samuel Kofi Osabutey, Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana, has said personal peaceful living is paramount to...
10 June 2021, Berlin: Annalena Baerbock, candidate for German chancellor and federal chairwoman of Alliance 90/The Greens (Buendnis 90/Die Gruenen), and co-leader Robert Habeck, inspect the hall before their party's federal delegates' conference. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa

German Greens launch party conference

The German Greens - currently riding high in the polls neck and neck with the conservatives ahead of a general election in September -...
The European Parliament building in Strasbourg, France. (Shutterstock)

EU Parliament calls for further sanctions on Belarus

Following the forced landing of a plane travelling between two EU capitals and the arrest of blogger Roman Protasevich in Belarus, the European Parliament...
Biden Arrives in UK

Biden arrives in Europe in first trip abroad as US president

Joe Biden arrived in Britain on Wednesday in his first foreign trip as US president, during which he is to visit several European countries. The...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Ten demining workers dead amid Afghan violence as new district falls

At least 10 people died in an attack on a demining operation in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan, the British-US humanitarian mine clearance...
Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar state media: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with corruption

Ousted Myanmar head of government Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption, according to a newspaper report. The Anti-Corruption Commission in Myanmar found...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Demining charity will remain in Afghanistan after deadly attack

Despite an attack that left 10 of its demining personnel dead, British-American charity Halo Trust plans to stay and continue its work in Afghanistan,...
Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta

Law enforcers urged to deal with metal bridge thieves

Mr Kwasi Amoako-Atta, Minister for Roads and Highways has called on the security and law enforcement agencies to be vigilant and deal with thieves...