Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday jolted portions of the southern Philippines, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake's epicentre...
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6 killed in house collapse southern Egypt

At least six persons, including four children, were killed on Thursday in a two-storey house collapse in the province of Sohag, south of the...

UNICEF urges re-opening of schools in Eastern, Southern Africa

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open...

Mexican police seize over 600 kg cocaine near southern border

Mexican police seized 627 kg of cocaine and arrested the driver of the truck transporting it in the southern Chiapas state, near the border...
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2 killed in southern Somalia blast

At least two people were killed and eight others injured in an explosion in Kismayo town in the southern region of Lower Juba on...
AFP/File / Pius Utomi Ekpei Nigerian militants wreaked havoc on the country's oil sector in the 2000s

13 militants killed in southern Somalia

Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday killed 13 al-Shabab extremists in an offensive in the southern region of Lower Juba, a military officer...
renewable energy

Botswana could become renewable energy hub of southern Africa – experts

Botswana could become a producer of cleaner and cheaper electricity produced through the development of renewable energy, energy experts said. Gilles Beau,...
Coal Power plant

First wind power plant to be installed in southern Mozambique

Work for the construction of the first wind power plant in Mozambique is currently underway in Namaacha district in the southern province of Maputo,...
Motorcyclist Shoots Dead Local Employees Of Bagram S U S Military Base

8 killed in southern Philippine shootout

At least eight people were killed in an alleged shootout in the southern Philippine province of Cotabato around noontime on Saturday, police and local...

Djokovic, Raonic into Western & Southern Open men’s final

World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia battled into the ATP/WTA Western & Southern Open men's singles final on Friday and will play...
Syrians gather at the site of a double car bomb attack in the Al-Zahraa neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homson February 21, 2016. (AFP photo)

At least 15 killed, 75 wounded in southern Philippine blasts

At least 15 people, including seven soldiers and a suicide bomber, were killed and 75 others wounded in twin explosions that rocked the...
A rescued man receives medical treatment at a hospital of the People's Liberation Army in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 15, 2015. The man in his fifties was rescued from the Tianjin blasts site on Saturday afternoon. Specialized anti-chemical soldiers found him 50 meters away from a burst point. The man was conscious and could talk. He was rushed to a hospital in the city. A total of 70 specialized anti-chemical soldiers entered the core area of the blasts site on Saturday morning to search for possible lives. (Xinhua/Wang Haobo) (lfj)

At least 10 killed, 40 wounded in southern Philippine blasts

At least 10 were killed, including a suicide bomber, and 40 others wounded in twin blasts in Sulu province in the southern Philippines on...

Storms and tornadoes cause damage in southern U.S.

Damaging storms and tornados destroyed homes, toppled trees and knocked out electricity across several areas of U.S. state of Louisiana Sunday morning, local media...

Morocco arrests 47 illegal immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa

The Moroccan authorities have arrested 47 illegal immigrants in the White Beach, southern the Atlantic city of Agadir, official news agency reported Saturday. ...

Two Abu Sayyaf militants killed in southern Philippine clash

The Philippine troops killed two Abu Sayyaf militants during a clash on Sunday in the mountainous Patikul town in Sulu Province in the southern...
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes with Israeli troops on the Gaza-Israel border, east of southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 54 Palestinians were injured on Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip, close to the border with Israel, medics said. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Palestinian killed, others injured by Israeli forces in southern Gaza

A Palestinian was killed and others were injured Sunday by Israeli forces' gunfire in southern Gaza Strip, according to medical sources. ...

Latest cholera outbreak kills 76 in Ethiopia

The Ethiopia Public Health Institute (EPHI) said on Saturday that a nationwide cholera outbreak has killed 76 people. The latest cholera outbreak...
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Libyan oil corporation closes refinery amid suspension of oil production in southern oil field

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya's UN-backed government on Monday announced shutting down a local refinery in western Libya because of the closure...

Libya reopens the El-Feel oilfield

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) of the UN-backed government on Thursday reopened the El-Feel oilfield which was previously shut down due to valve closure. ...
First Breast Milk Bank In The South Of Vietnam

Southern Vietnam Breast Milk Bank Starts Operating

The first breast milk bank in southern Vietnam became operational at the Tu Du Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. The donated milk,...
Somalia soldiers

Somalia forces thwart possible terror attack in southern region

Somali National Army (SNA) forces foiled a major terrorist attack in southern region late on Monday following heavy fighting between the army and al-Shabab...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Morocco, U.S Begins Annual Military Exercise in Southern Morocco

Morocco and the United States launched Saturday the 2019 edition of their annual military exercises named "African Lion" in southern Morocco. The drills will be...
A soldier guards the explosion scene inside a church in Sulu Province, the Philippines, Jan. 27, 2019. The death toll climbed to 27 in the twin explosions at a church in the Sulu province of the southern Philippines, the police said. (Xinhua)

Southern Philippine Church Twin Explosion kills 27

The death toll has climbed to 27 in the twin explosions at a church in the conflict-plagued Sulu province of the southern Philippines on...
Soldiers Accommodation

Accomodation block and gate guardhouse Opened for southern Command

Brigadier-General Thomas Oppong-Peprah, former General Officer Commanding (GOC), Southern Command (S/Comd) has commissioned a six-bedroom self-contained accommodation and a guardhouse for the Eastern Gate...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

One executed, two harmed in restored conflicts in southern Libya

Renewed tribal clashes in the southern Libyan city of Sabha killed one civilian and injured two others, military and medical sources said on Saturday. The...
The debilitating impact of climate change

25 Million People Displaced Due To Climate Change

The United Nations Migration Agency has indicated that globally, about 25 million people are displaced annually due to climate induced disasters. It also said in...

Climate Condition In Southern Ghana Expected To Drop

The atmospheric heat currently being experienced in the southern part of the country, is expected to drop with the beginning of the harmattan season. The...

Meteorological Agency Predicts More Rains for Southern Ghana

The middle and coastal areas of the country are expected to experience this year’s minor rainy season around the latter part of September. Northern Ghana,...
Photo taken on April 6, 2015 shows the scene where a chemical plant blast in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province. The blast took place at around 6: 50 p.m. Monday, local authorities said. Monday's blast at the chemical plant is the second in 20 months. No casualties have been reported so far. (Xinhua) (zwx)

1 killed, 3 wounded in factory blast in southern Turkey

One worker was killed, three others were wounded in an explosion that occurred at an iron and steel factory in southern Turkish province of...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

12 police killed in Afghan southern province

A total of 12 police personnel were killed in a checkpoint in Helmand's provincial capital Lashkar Gah 555 km south of Kabul on on...