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23 houses destroyed, over 3,200 locals affected by flooding in Myanmar’s northernmost state

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A total of 23 houses were destroyed and over 3,200 locals were recently affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall in Kachin state,...
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U.S. state of California to ban sales of new gas-powered passenger vehicles by 2035

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California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday to ban the sale of new gasoline-fueled cars and passenger trucks in the most populous state in...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

South Australia to ease COVID-19 border restrictions as hardest-hit state reports 28 new cases

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The government of Australian state of South Australia (SA) announced on Tuesday that it would open its borders to New South Wales (NSW) subject...
Ghana Covid-19

Aussie state rolls out US$2.18 billion support package for businesses under COVID-19 lockdown

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The Australian State of Victoria has announced an additional 3-billion-Australian dollar (2.18-billion-U.S. dollar) support package for businesses under COVID-19 lockdown, including tax relief...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

New Jersey governor says he would’ve shut state earlier if Trump not downplay coronavirus...

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Phil Murphy, governor of eastern U.S. state New Jersey said Wednesday he would have shut the state down earlier to curb the spread of...
Kurdish fighters

2 Islamic State militants killed, 4 arrested in operations in Iraq

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Two Islamic State (IS) local leaders were killed and four militants arrested on Monday in two security operations in northern and western Iraq, the...
Nokia

Finnish state increases stake in Nokia

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The state of Finland has increased its ownership to over five percent in local network equipment manufacturer Nokia through the state holding company Solidium,...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

European bank grants Morocco €300 million loan to finance state companies

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Tuesday granted a 300-million-euro (354-million-U.S.-dollar) loan to Morocco to help finance three state companies to...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye Tens of thousands of pro-regime forces have been massed near the Iraqi city of Fallujah ahead of the offensive to retake the city which was seized by Islamic State fighters in 2014

Turkish police detain at least 11 Islamic State suspects in operations

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Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 11 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) in simultaneous operations in several provinces across the country,...
Michael Pompeo

Pompeo worst secretary of state in history – U.S. media

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been widely denounced by domestic media for his egregious performance in office, most recently on Monday with...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Washington state to distribute federal funding to local governments

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Governor of the U.S. state of Washington Jay Inslee on Monday announced that about 190 million U.S. dollars will be awarded from the state's...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Australian PM “concerned” about proposed extended coronavirus lockdown in hardest-hit state

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to offer hope amid the state's rising coronavirus death toll. Morrison...

Cuba accuses Google of blocking state media accounts

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By Yosley Carrero U.S. tech giant Google blocked Cuban state media accounts amid the tightening of the U.S....
Covid-19

Rwanda strengthens measures in response to recent spike in COVID-19 cases

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Rwanda has reinforced efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in response to a recent spike in infections, Rwandan State Minister in charge of...
Russia

Russia warns U.S. EU against interference in Belarus

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Russia warns the United States and the European Union (EU) against any form of interference in Belarus' internal affairs, the Russian Foreign Ministry said...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, 2020. Pompeo said Thursday the increasing violence in some parts of Afghanistan was unacceptable, urging warring parties to "stop posturing" before intra-Afghan peace talks. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pompeo says U.S. to keep Israel’s military edge

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the U.S. will continue to ensure Israel's military edge in the Middle East under...
Fireworks explode in the sky to celebrate the Belarus Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus, July 3, 2020. In December 1996, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko signed an ordinance to establish a state holiday - Belarus Independence Day. It is marked on the day Minsk was liberated from the Nazi invaders - July 3, 1944. (Photo by Henadz Zhinkov/Xinhua)

Belarusian president urges western powers to focus on their own problems

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Wednesday that western leaders should focus on their own problems rather than the political situation in Belarus, state news...
File photo shows Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attending the 55th summit of the South American trade bloc Mercosur (Southern Common Market) in Bento Goncalves, Brazil, Dec. 5, 2019. Jair Bolsonaro tested negative for COVID-19, confirmed his official Twitter account and Facebook page on Friday. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Brazilian president enacts law to make academic year more flexible amid pandemic

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday enacted a law to exempt schools from having to meet a minimum number of school days amid the...
Several people walk through a shopping center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11 June 2020. Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, two of the most populous cities in Brazil and the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, reopened their shopping centers on 11 June, the same day that the country will surpass 40,000 deaths from coronavirus and despite the fact that the peak of infections has not yet arrived. EPA/Sebastiao Moreira

Brazil reports nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 cases

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Brazil reported 49,298 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 3,456,652, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday. ...
Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo

DRC announces lifting of state of health emergency across country

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The state of health emergency against the COVID-19 pandemic across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be lifted from Wednesday, President Felix Tshisekedi...
Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh

COVID-19: Two Ministers of State isolated and awaiting test results

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Mr Dan Botwe, the Minister of Regional Reorganisation and Development and Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, have both been admitted at...
Nana Appiah Mensah (NAM 1)

State files new charges against NAM 1

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The State on Tuesday filed new charges against the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah also known as NAM 1 at the...
Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

State not losing revenue at entry points – Commissioner-General

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The state is not losing any revenue at the country's entry points as the Integrated Customs Union Management Systems (ICUMS) deployed on June 1,...

State seek leave to acquire Woyome’s Properties to settle his debt

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The State has filed an application at the Supreme Court to seeking leave to acquire properties owned by Alfred Agbesi Woyome, a businessman and...
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Ensure ‘local content’ in the appointment of people to key Management positions at the...

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The concerned Youth of Krobo land have called on President, H. E. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo to ensure ‘local content’ in the appointment...
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Nigerian state demolishes hotels for flouting COVID-19 lockdown

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The government of Nigeria's oil-rich state of Rivers on Sunday demolished two hotels for allegedly flouting an executive order against the spread of COVID-19. ...
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French Professional Football League to seek state-guaranteed loan to aid struggling clubs

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The French Professional Football League (LFP) has adopted a resolution on Monday to apply a loan guaranteed by the state (PGE) to pay the...
Rida Haisam

Rida Haisam Addresses State Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu In Ghana

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Rida Haisam showed his appreciation to the Ghana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation and commended them for their effort in promoting the sport. In an exclusive...
Blackouts

IPPs hint of blackouts in Ghana over unpaid US$1.5 Million debt from ECG

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Private power producers in Ghana may curtail power supply if the state power utility Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) does not pay up a...
Ghana-France

Five Ghanaian volunteers to be welcomed in France in 2019

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This year, five Ghanaian volunteers will be welcomed in France, as part efforts to strengthen cooperation between the two countries. A statement issued by the...