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NASA reveals video and audio recordings from Perseverance rover on Mars

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NASA revealed on Monday a first-of-its-kind footage of its Perseverance rover while landing on Mars, and the first audio of Martian wind recorded by...
The outgoing Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou casts his vote at a polling station in Niamey, Niger, Feb. 21, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Nigeriens vote peacefully in second round of presidential election

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Voting for the second round of Niger's presidential election began on Sunday as more than 7.4 million Nigeriens are expected at polling stations to...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda president explains reported kidnaps after public uproar

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni late on Saturday explained the alleged kidnaps of people by security forces before and after the Jan. 14 presidential elections. ...
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AU urges strong clinical trials on safety, efficacy of vaccine candidates on African populations

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The African Union (AU) has called on members to strengthen their clinical trials and research on the safety and efficacy of vaccine candidates on...
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Disney first quarter revenue down 22 percent from last year due to pandemic

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The Walt Disney Company on Thursday reported a revenue of 16.24 billion U.S. dollars for its fiscal first quarter of 2021, down 22 percent...
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COVID-19: More Ghanaians Mask Up As Infections Surge

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Increasing numbers of people in Ghana are keeping the face masks on as the number of COVID-19 infections escalate, said a research by the...
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COVID-19: African ministers meet UNECA and IMF Bosses

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African ministers in charge of finance have met with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, and the Managing Director...
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African Union withstands “exceptional situation” caused by coronavirus

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has said that "exceptional situation" caused by COVID-19 has not diverted the bloc's attention...
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Uncertainty hits online businesses in Kenya over new tax

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Some online-entrepreneurs in Kenya are considering changing their business models, others are still in dilemma of how to conduct their activities while a few...
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Uganda faces foreign pressure amid election process

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The U.S. envoy to Uganda has been denied access to the country's opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who was incumbent President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival...
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Chinese firm hailed for improving road network in Zambia

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The road rehabilitation works by AVIC International, a Chinese firm, have improved the road infrastructure and beauty of towns in most of the districts...
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South Sudan’s peace process still shaky 2 years after signing peace deal

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The peace implementation process in South Sudan remains worryingly slow after two years of signing the 2018 revitalized peace deal between the government and...
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Farmers’ strike shows no signs of waning in India

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by Peerzada Arshad Hamid The ongoing strike of farmers in India shows no sign of waning. Sunday marks the eighteenth-straight...
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Nigerian president condemns school attack, orders reinforcement of security

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by Olatunji Saliu Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack by gunmen at a public secondary school in the country's northwestern...
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Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray not under direct threat – government

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The recently concluded military operation in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray regional state "was not a direct threat to the Eritrean refugees" residing within and outside...
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Experts say TikTok ban could isolate U.S.

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Washington's ban on TikTok and a related series of lawsuits are pushing the United States down the road of isolation, experts have said. ...
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10-man Juve shares spoils with Roma in Serie A

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Andrea Pirlo's Juventus trailed twice at Olimpico Stadium, but leveled each time to draw 2-2 with Roma on Sunday, with Jordan Veretout and...
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Monday that the whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown from Tuesday until April 3. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

More UK cities face lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to rise

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The British government announced Friday that more cities will go into local lockdown as part of its efforts to curb the sharp rise...
On Feb.24, 2020, pharmacy workers of a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital in Duchang county, Jiujiang, east China’s Jiangxi province make sachets for aromatherapy. To combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia, Duchang county gives play to its advantages in TCM, recommending TCM prescriptions, promoting TCM treatment and distributing free sachets to local residents. (Photo by Fu Jianbin, People’s Daily Online)

Traditional Chinese Medicine center opens in Zimbabwe

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By Tafara Mugwara, Zhang Yuliang The Zimbabwe-China Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture Center, the first of its kind...
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Global leaders present bold climate action at roundtable

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Global leaders presented on Thursday bold climate ambition and urgent demands at the Climate Ambition Roundtable convened by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

6 civilians killed, 12 injured as fighting intensifies in Afghanistan

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At least six civilians were confirmed dead and 12 others injured in Afghanistan on Thursday as fighting escalated in the militancy-battered country, officials...
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World leaders defend multilateralism at UN General Assembly

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World leaders continued to defend multilateralism in their pre-recorded speeches on the second day of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly high-level week. ...
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World leaders voice strong support for UN

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World leaders on Wednesday voiced strong support for the United Nations (UN) in their speeches delivered virtually at the general debate of the...
Serge Gnabry (L) of Bayern Munich celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Barcelona fails to catch the ball during the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between Bayern Munich and Barcelona in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 14, 2020. (UEFA/Handout via Xinhua)

Esteghlal cruises into 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16

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Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al...
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Nigerian president calls for curbing road accidents after deadly fuel tanker explosion killing at...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for increased highway patrols to curb similar road traffic accidents after a fatal fuel tanker explosion occurred...
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World leaders voice strong support for UN

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World leaders on Wednesday voiced strong support for the United Nations (UN) in their speeches delivered virtually at the general debate of the 75th...
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Egypt issues electronic smart cards to farmers to digitize agricultural sector

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The Egyptian government is carrying out a key program of issuing electronic smart cards to farmers nationwide with the aim of eliminating administrative corruption,...

World leaders call for multilateralism, international cooperation to tackle global challenges

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World leaders have urged efforts to champion multilateralism and strengthen international cooperation to tackle global challenges, as this year marks the 75th anniversary...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Egypt’s conference calls for internationalcooperation in post-pandemic era

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Participants at an Egyptian conference have stressed the importance of international cooperation in the post-COVID-19 era. The conference, dubbed "Toward a Shared...
Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-level officials attended the the G20 Extraordinary Virtual Leaders' Summit on March 26. Photo: Pang Xinglei/Xinhua

Global leaders call for efforts to uphold multilateralism, support UN

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Global leaders have called for efforts to address global challenges by upholding multilateralism and supporting the United Nations (UN), as a high-level meeting to...