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3 including university lecturer killed in targeted attacks in Eastern Afghanistan

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Militants shot and killed three people, including a university lecturer, in two eastern Afghan provinces, officials said Tuesday. In one incident, gunmen...
Turkey launched air and land attacks against Kurdish forces in Syria on Wednesday after President Donald Trump announced the removal of troops from the region earlier in the week. Photo by EPA-EFE

Targeted attacks continue to take toll in August in Afghanistan

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At least 35 people were killed and many others wounded in targeted attacks across Afghanistan in August, according to official figures. The...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (right) and Australia's Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy speak to the media about the COVID-19 Coronavirus during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 18 March 2020. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Australian PM promises “targeted” economic support as COVID-19 cases surge to 12,069

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Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison flagged major changes to the government's coronavirus support packages on Monday. Morrison told reporters that the "Jobseeker"...

Targeted killing of Iran’s General Soleimani by U.S. armed drone unlawful – UN

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Without an actual imminent threat to life, the targeted killing by U.S. armed drone of Iran's General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq earlier this year...
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Support package for Australian universities targeted at domestic students

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The Australian government has announced a higher education relief package focused on domestic students. The package, announced by Minister for Education Dan...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish president threatens to attack Syrian forces “everywhere” if Turkey’s troops targeted

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Turkish president threatened Wednesday to attack Syrian forces "everywhere" if Turkish soldiers are targeted again in the Idlib province of Syria. "If...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe registers less than targeted cash circulation

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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) said Thursday about 1.1 billion Zimbabwe dollars in cash is currently in circulation in the country, far less...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. President Donald Trump claims 4 embassies were targeted by Iran

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U.S. President Donald Trump said that the "imminent threat" from Iran might involve planned attacks on four U.S. embassies, U.S. media reported on Friday. ...
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)

Military targets journalists’ phones, computers in Nigeria – CPJ

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By Jonathan Rozen/CPJ Senior Africa Researcher Hamza Idris, an editor with the Nigerian Daily Trust, was at the newspaper’s central office on...
Manasseh Azure

Manasseh Azure Smuggled Out of Ghana Over Vigilante Documentary

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Joy FM’s investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni has been flown outside Ghana after he became target of death threats. The threats come after he produced...
One-District-One-Factory project

1D1F must be targeted at services industry – Prof. Gordon

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Professor Chris Gorden, a Member of the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana, Legon, said the One District One factory...
A long table banquet is held for tourists visiting a village of the Dong ethnic minority in Liping County, southwest China’s Guizhou province on March 9, 2018. Taking the advantage of the 93 traditional villages and ethnic cultural resources, the county strengthens rural tourism and makes it a new path for poverty reduction. (Photo by CFP)

China Anticipates Success In Targeted Poverty Alleviation

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“We will not only win the ‘battle’ of targeted poverty alleviation, but also win it with flying colors.” A Chinese official pledged at a...
Somalian attack on April 9, 2017

Viewpoint: United States and AMISOM Troops Targeted in Bomb Attacks in Somalia

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Al-Shabaab said it has killed five AFRICOM troops traveling in Mogadishu convoy amid an escalation in Pentagon bombings Reports from the capital of the Horn...
A scene from Hold Your Hands

Chinese Movie ‘Hold Your Hands’ Gets High Commendations

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A new Chinese movie that tells the story of villagers striving to get themselves out of poverty has been praised for epitomizing China’s nationwide...
Breeding base run by villager Gao Xueliang in Lankao County in central China’s Henan Province. The base was established with the help of a cadre sent to help the villagers. Lankao was singled out as the first county in the province to get rid of poverty on March 27, 2017. It had 79,400 impoverished residents at the end of 2013. (Photo from Henan Daily)

China raises 13.91 million people from the shackles of poverty

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China has achieved a lot in poverty alleviation over the past several years, and has managed to lift 13.91 million people out of poverty...
FDIs

Foundation Solicits for Investments for Young Girls

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Nana Ama Adutwumwaa, the President of Touching The Lives Of Girls Foundation (TLGF), has called for mass investments into the activities of girls to...
Rodolfo Zapata

Argentina coach Rodolfo Zapata targeted by Zimbabwe Giants

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Botswana Premier League side Gaborone United (GU) might soon lose their coach Rodolfo Zapata if new reports coming in are anything go by. ...
Former President Jerry John Rawlings

JJ, Amidu and Konadu Plot NDC Take Over

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While struggling to parry accusations of aiding Nana Akufo-Addo to unseat President John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress in the 2016 elections, former...
donkeys

Livelihoods at risk as millions of donkeys targeted and slaughtered for skins

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The results of a shocking investigation by The Donkey Sanctuary today reveals the devastating human impact of the growing demand for ejiao, a traditional...
South African rand

Viewpoint: International Banks Targeted for Prosecution in South Africa

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Republic of South Africa President Jacob Zuma has leveled sharp attacks on the financial industry inside the country accusing banks of treating the population...
A farmer is working on a family farm in Yongfeng county, eastern China's Jiangxi province, on March 9, 2017. The farm has built a comprehensive sales platform that can connect its business customer and the impoverished households for a targeted poverty reduction. (Photo by People's Daily)

Chinese President calls for elaborate work for poverty reduction

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Poverty alleviation calls for clarified responsibilities, precise measures and meticulous efforts especially when it becomes more difficult in its late phase, Chinese President Xi...

Targeted Nations Denounce Trumps Order

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Countries targeted under a new US travel ban passed by President Donald Trump have attacked the move, along with the United Nations. On Monday, President...
tax

Burkina Faso achieves 95.84 percent of targeted tax incomes in 2016

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Burkina Faso has achieved 95.84 percent of its targeted tax incomes recovery over 2016, tax authority disclosed here on Friday. "In 2016,...

Istanbul police headquarters targeted in flame-thrower attack

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A flame thrower was fired at the police headquarters in Istanbul on Friday evening but caused no injuries, the governor said. "Flame...
ANC SA

Viewpoint: South Africa Targeted in Western Destabilization Efforts

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South African President Jacob Zuma has come out publically to state that there are efforts underway by the West to undermine the African National...
NDC supporters

NDC Targets Ellembelle For More Votes

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He said initiatives of Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP), in the area, would lead to the expected landslide victory. ...

Turkey ask Kurdish militia to move out of Euphrates

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Turkey links the YPG, which operates in Syria, to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, armed rebel group and considers both to be terrorist...
Some couples at the cake cutting ceremony marking the Family Impact Ghana 20th anniversary celebration

Family Impact Ghana to enhance marriages

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The events form part of the Ministry’s 20th anniversary festivity dubbed: “Enjoy your Marriage Weekend,” that is designed to be a blessing for participating...
Ben Ohene Ayeh

Assembly raked 59% of IGF in mid-year

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The assembly had budgeted for 860,000 Ghana cedis for this year. Mr Ben Ohene Ayeh, the Municipal Chief Executive...
bomb

Istanbul: ‘Deadly blast’ hits police bus in Vezneciler

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No group has yet said it carried out the attack. Violence in Turkey has escalated recently as a result of tensions with Kurdish separatists and...