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German government, states to hold vaccine summit after EMA decision

dpa/GNA - A coronavirus vaccination summit between Germany's federal and state governments is due to take place on Friday after the European Medicines...
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U.S. HHS Secretary Azar resigns as states perplexed by federal vaccine rollout plan

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is resigning on Jan. 20, citing the violence on Capitol Hill last week, according to...

Germany sees new record in Covid deaths as states lock down further

dpa/GNA - Germany's death toll and confirmed caseload in the coronavirus pandemic surged to new heights on Friday, as state administrations across the...

US government, states file antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

A group of US states led by New York and the federal government on Wednesday filed separate antitrust lawsuits against Facebook that could potentially...
A flag-raising ceremony is held by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

China’s poverty alleviation “inspiring model” for developing states – Egyptian politician

by Mahmoud Fouly China's accomplishments in poverty alleviation represent an inspiring model for developing countries to learn from,...
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya

Belarus opposition boss warns states against deals with Lukashenko

Exiled Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has warned third countries against making any deals with the government of President Alexander Lukashenko, the official victor...
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Mediterranean: ICS, UNHCR and IOM Call for disembarkation of 27 rescued people trapped...

ICS, the International Chamber of Shipping, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are calling for the immediate disembarkation...

Nigeria to delegate duty of fighting COVID-19 to states and communities

1. various of taskforce meeting with Nigerian President 2. SOUNDBITE (English): BOSS MUSTAPHA, Chairman of Nigeria's presidential task force for COVID-19 STORYLINE: Nigeria has pushed the battle...
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Trump’s tweets on “liberating” states trigger controversy

U.S. President Donald Trump's call for lifting restrictions on several states has sparked controversy. In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump...

COVID-19 FIGHT: WAHO assures continued medical supplies for West African states

The statutory health body for the West African sub-region has allayed the fears of a possible shortage of medical supplies in the sub-region amid...
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COVID-19 Does Not Discriminate; Nor Should Our Response

As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Network on Migration salutes the immense efforts to date to combat this crisis and...
Hon. Mutuuzo Peace Regis, Minister of State for Gender and Cultural Affairs Uganda (left) is welcomed by Mr Necodimus Chipfupa, Regional Director, HelpAge International (centre) as Mr Joram Tiibasimwa, Chairman, National Council for Older Persons in Uganda looks on.

HelpAge, networks urge States to ratify AU Protocol on rights of Older People

While accelerated actions toward the rights fulfilment and protection of older migrants by governments of Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia is satisfactory, HelpAge International...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

South Sudan parties agree on further consultations on number of states

South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after President Salva...
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Central African states to harmonize customs tariffs

Central African states are working on a piece of legislation that seeks to harmonise customs tariffs of the region, Cameroon's Minister Delegate at the...
Laryea Kingston

Laryea Kingston states his preparedness for Hearts Job

Laryea Kingston, former player of Accra Hearts of Oak, has declared his intention to take up a coaching role with his former club or...
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China’s president Xi states his intentions towards prosperity

While joining lawmakers from Guangdong Province in a panel discussion, Xi highlighted development, talent and innovation. Guangdong has been at the front-line of the reform...

Minister of Environment describes COP23 as Biggest so far

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has described the just ended UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that...

Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regional states to finalize border demarcation

Boundary demarcation between Ethiopia's two eastern regional states Somali and Afar will be concluded this Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2017/18, which started July 9, an...

Peace established in Oromia-Somali regional states common boundary

Peace has largely been established in the border areas of Oromia and Somali regional states, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday. Heavy clashes...
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COP23 Demands That Greenhouse Emissions Be Cut

A total of 25,000 visitors are attending the United Nations conference of Parties (COP23) on climate change currently underway in Bonn, Germany. The conference which...

Ethiopia to establish buffer zones between Oromia, Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes

Ethiopia will establish a buffer zone in border areas of Oromia and Ethiopia Somali regional states to stem deadly clashes, a government official said...

West African states move to remove obstacles to free movement of persons, goods

Ghana on Monday officially launched a National Steering Committee for the implementation of the regional monitoring mechanism (RMM) for the free movement of inter-state...
The highlands of Ethiopia could be more vulnerable to malaria if temperatures rise

Ethiopian government working to resolve boundary dispute between 2 regional states

The Ethiopian government is working to resolve the boundary dispute between Oromia and Somali regional states, said a senior government official on Wednesday. Negeri Lencho,...

USAID Unveils Its New Reading Project

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has partnered the Ministry of Education to increase the rate of reading among children, under...

Federal government publishes list of Paris Club refunds to states

The Federal Government Tuesday evening released a breakdown of another tranche of Paris Club refunds paid to states. A statement by the Director of Information...
Cancer cells under a microscope

Study identifies nerve cells relating breathing to states of mind

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and their colleagues have identified a handful of nerve cells in the brainstem that connect breathing...
Business men from China and Arab countries communicate with each other at the 2016 China-Arab States Expo held in Egypt. (Photo by Wang Yunsong from People's Daily)

China-Arab States Expo Sparks up bilateral Trade collaboration

This year’s China-Arab States Expo is now under intense preparation in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The upcoming business event is believed to...

More US States Contest Trump’s Travel Ban

Three US states have joined Hawaii in a legal challenge against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.Mr Trump signed an executive order placing a...

President Addo Opens Heads of States Museum

file image The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned a Museum of Heads of State situated at the former seat of government, The Christianborg...

ECOWAS Committed To Improving Election Observation Missions

Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) is working with development partners to improve the integrity of its Long-term Election Observation Missions as an effective...