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Donald Trump

Trump Blog to Shut Down Less Than One Month After Launch – Spokesman

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The blog of former US President Donald J. Trump will be shutting down less than a month after it was launched, Trump spokesman Jason...
Antonio Guterres

UN boss voices concern over armed clashes in Somali capital

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday voiced deep concern over the recent armed clashes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, said his spokesman. "The secretary-general...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

11 Nigerian troops killed in noth-central state – spokesman

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Eleven Nigerian troops were killed during a recent routine operational task in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue, an army spokesperson said on late Thursday. ...
Antonio Guterres

UN Boss waiting for his COVID-19 vaccination – spokesman

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is waiting for his vaccination for COVID-19, said his spokesman on Friday. "We plan to follow the protocols of our host...

Nigerian army kills scores of Boko Haram militants in airstrikes – spokesman

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Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed in a series of airstrikes by the Nigerian military in the country's restive northeastern state of Borno,...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian troops kill 22 Boko Haram militants

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Nigerian troops have killed 22 Boko Haram militants after ground security forces repelled the group's attacks on an army base in past few days...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, on Aug. 24, 2020 shows screens displaying U.S. President Donald Trump speaking during the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trump was nominated for a second term on Monday at the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Spokesman: Trump plans to take part in next presidential debate

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US President Donald Trump plans to take part in next week's scheduled presidential debate with his Democratic rival Joe Biden despite his coronavirus diagnosis...
Beirut Blast

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...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt confirms 138 new COVID-19 infections, 97,478 in total

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Egypt recorded on Monday 138 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total infections in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 97,478,...
TUNIS, June 27, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Passengers prepare to board an international flight at the Carthage International Airport in Tunis, Tunisia, June 27, 2020. Tunisia opened its borders and resumed international flights on Saturday, with quarantine regulations for passengers from countries affected by COVID-19. (Photo by Adel Ezzine/Xinhua)

126,000 tourists visit Egypt since early July amid COVID-19 downward trend

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Egypt has received 126,000 tourists since it reopened its seaside resorts to international flights and foreign tourists on July 1, after a three-month halt...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libya humanitarian situation could turn into disaster over Sirte – UN

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The humanitarian situation in Libya, which is already dire, could turn into a humanitarian disaster if hostilities erupt over the coastal city of...
ecowas commission

Nothing has been decided with ECOWAS mediation team, spokesman of Mali’s military junta

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Spokesman of Mali's National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) Ismael Wague told the press on Monday that "nothing has been...
MOSCOW, May 12, 2020 (Xinhua) -- File photo taken on Dec. 19, 2019 shows Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov at Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual press conference in Moscow, Russia. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, Russian media reported Tuesday. (Xinhua/Bai Xueqi)

Moscow to retaliate for Austrian expulsion of Russian diplomat

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Moscow will retaliate for the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Austria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday. "Our embassy has already...
Nigerian police

6 killed as armed group, security clash in South East Nigeria

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The Nigerian police on Monday confirmed six people were killed following a clash between a local rebel group and security operatives in the country's...
Libya

Libya’s eastern-based army says UN-backed government initiative “media marketing”

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Ahmad al-Mismari, spokesman of Libya's eastern-based army, on Sunday said that the recent initiative of the UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj for cease-fire and...
GAZA, July 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People attend a press conference in Gaza City, on July 26, 2020. Dozens of Palestinians, mostly young people, launched on Sunday a campaign to urge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party and Hamas, ruler of the Gaza Strip, to achieve national reconciliation to confront the rising threat of the Israeli government. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

Signing peace agreement with Israel isolates UAE – Palestinian official

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A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that signing a peace agreement with Israel would isolate the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the Arab...
Afghan security force members stand at a security checkpoint in Kunduz, Afghanistan, May 21, 2020. Afghan security forces have beefed up security ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. (Photo by Ajmal Kakar/Xinhua)

10 pro-government militiamen, 7 militants killed in pre-dawn clashes in N. Afghanistan

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Ten pro-government local militiamen and seven Taliban militants were killed in pre-dawn clashes in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province on Thursday, a provincial government spokesman...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Egypt confirms 161 new COVID-19 cases, 96,914 in total

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Egypt confirmed on Wednesday 161 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 96,914,...
Beirut Blast

1,000 tons of goods offloaded at temporarily operational Beirut port

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The blast-devastated Beirut port is temporarily operational, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that emergency relief and aid materials will continue to be...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

U.S. has notified UN Boss of withdrawal from WHO

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A United Nations spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that the United States notified on Monday the UN secretary-general of its withdrawal from the World Health...
Rafah Crossing

Egypt reopens Rafah Crossing for stranded Gazans to return home

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The Egyptian authorities reopened on Tuesday the Rafah Crossing Point on the borders with the Gaza Strip, to enable Palestinians stranded in Egypt to...
Covid-19

COVID-19 cases in Guinea-Bissau rise to 74, with 20 new cases

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Guinea-Bissau reported on Monday 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 74,...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

89 gunmen killed and 5 hostages rescued in Nigerian military operation

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A total of 89 gunmen were killed in an anti-terror operation by troops in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, said a military spokesman on...
Libya S Un Backed Gov T Forces Launch Airstrikes On East Based Army

Libya’s UN-backed government forces launch airstrikes on east-based army

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Spokesman of the UN-backed Libyan government's forces said Friday that its fighter jets had launched four airstrikes on a military base of the rival...
Smoke rises from Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 28, 2020. The forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Friday that the rival east-based army attacked the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli with heavy shelling. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/Xinhua)

Fighting around Tripoli, insecurity in Libya trigger food price hikes

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Fighting around Tripoli and insecurity in Libya have triggered food price hikes, prompting the United Nations and its humanitarian partners to renew appeals for...
Covid

Egypt records 171 new COVID-19 cases, 2,844 in total

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Egypt confirmed on Friday 171 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the country to 2,844. Meanwhile, 50 people, all Egyptians recovered and left...
Boris Johnson

British PM spending second night in intensive care

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending a second night in intensive care in hospital, where he is being treated for COVID-19, and he...

Palestine confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

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A senior Palestinian official announced on Thursday that 15 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Palestine, raising the total number to 86. ...
Covid-19

Senegal reports 4 new cases of COVID-19, 31 in total

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Alyose Waly Diouf, spokesman of the Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action, announced Tuesday evening that four new confirmed cases of the novel...
Ghanaian students in wuhan

Ghanaian students in Wuhan, Hubei to get sufficient food and medical support

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Dr Zhou Yuehan, the Spokesman of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, says the Chinese Government has made provisions to get foreign students including; Ghanaians...