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Slovenian leader warns nation to “sober up” as COVID-19 case numbers surge

Slovenian Prime Minister, Janez Jansa, urged people protesting against a government curfew imposed to stem the rapid spread of the COVI-19 virus to...
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French premier warns of new restrictions as coronavirus cases rise

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has called on citizens to stick to local coronavirus rules, warning the government could impose further restrictions if the...
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EU warns Turkey sanctions still possible in Mediterranean gas dispute

The European Union has decided not to sanction Turkey again at present in a dispute over Mediterranean energy resources, but warns Ankara that further...
A group of Nigerian Policemen deployed in Somalia as part of the African Union peacekeeping mission patrol in Beledweyne, Somalia, on December 14, 2019. - The rains have inundated big areas surrounding Beledweyne area forcing thousands of people to leave their houses and look for humanitarian assistance while living in displacement camps. Due to climate change and human activities, cycles of floods and droughts have become more recurrent and completely unpredictable in Somalia exposing hundreds of thousands of people every year to vulnerability and displacement. (Photo by LUIS TATO / AFP)

Senior UN official welcomes positive developments in Sudan, warns of tough road ahead

UN Undersecretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Friday welcomed the recent positive developments in Sudan, and warned of tough tasks...
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)

Botswana warns against holiday travel as COVID-19 surge continues

Botswana's anti-pandemic authority on Thursday evening advised the public against traveling during the coming Independence Day holiday, warning of a potential spike in...
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Ghana police warns of secession attempts, ups security presence

There has been heavy security deployment in parts of Ghana as the country launches an operation on Friday to foil alleged secessionist attempts, authorities...

Tanzania warns livestock keepers against grazing in national park

Tanzanian wildlife authorities on Thursday warned livestock keepers against grazing their animals in the Ruaha National Park, one of the largest protected areas...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Spanish health minister warns of “difficult weeks” ahead in Madrid due to coronavirus

Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa on Thursday warned that the region of Madrid was facing "difficult weeks" as it struggled to control the dramatic...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Second wave of coronavirus coming to UK, PM warns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned that a second wave of COVID-19 in Britain is "coming in", and his government may...
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UNICEF official in Lebanon warns of danger of illegal immigration

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Lebanon Yukie Mokuo warned of the danger of illegal immigration attempts by Lebanese children and...
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Kenya warns of spike in COVID-19 cases amid disregard of containment measures

Kenya's Ministry of Health on Wednesday warned that low use of face masks and poor social distancing is likely to trigger a spike in...
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Senior UN official warns of risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security

UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Wednesday warned of the risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security, including the erosion...
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ICRC president warns of budget deficit, cyber attacks

by Martina Fuchs The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President called on the global donor community to urgently...
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French president warns of suspending help if reforms not implemented in Lebanon within 8...

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday evening that he expects Lebanese officials to deliver on their promises regarding reforms within 8 weeks, al-Jadeed local...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (L) arrive to speak to the media prior to a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 12 March 2020. Morrison announced an economic stimulus package, worth 17.6 billion Australian dollar (around 11.4 billion US dollar) for the fiscal year, to keep the Australian economy from entering into a recession due to the coronavirus epidemic. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

New spy chief warns “not all Australians are good”

The head of Australia's cyber spy agency has defended domestic surveillance operations, warning that "not all Australians are the good guys." Rachel...
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Ugandan president warns politicians against violating COVID-19 guidelines

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni warned late Thursday that government ministers and politicians could get arrested for violating COVID-19 guidelines. Some ministers...

Nigerian labor union warns against large-scale layoffs amid COVID-19

Nigeria's organized labor will mobilize action against state governments and other employers of labor using the COVID-19 pandemic as a ploy to sack...

Russia warns U.S. EU against interference in Belarus

Russia warns the United States and the European Union (EU) against any form of interference in Belarus' internal affairs, the Russian Foreign Ministry said...
JUBA, May 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- The new chief of the army General Johnson Juma Okot (2nd L, Front) salutes President Salva Kiir (1st R) at the State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, May 15, 2020. The new army chief of South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) was first promoted from the rank of lieutenant-general to the rank of a general prior to becoming army chief. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

South Sudan military warns it will retaliate against rebel group

South Sudan's military said on Monday it will retaliate against the attacks by the militia group, the National Salvation Front (NAS) led by renegade...
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Moroccan king warns of new lockdown amid spike in coronavirus infections

Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Thursday warned that a new and harsher lockdown could be imposed if the country fails to halt the rapid...
VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Young people enjoy their social gathering at a park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Aug. 8, 2020. The provincial increase of British Columbia over the last month is overwhelmingly concentrated in young people -- of the 893 COVID-19 cases recorded in B.C. between July 6 and Aug. 6, two-thirds have been in people under the age of 40. The majority are in their 20s. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)

WHO Europe head warns young people as COVID-19 infection rates soar

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Thursday called on young people to "spread fun, not the virus"...
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South African president warns against complacency as country further eases COVID-19 lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday warned against complacency as the country is about to further ease the COVID-19 lockdown. The further easing of restrictions "is...
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Tutu warns of turbulence in South Africa if corruption not dealt with

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu warned on Saturday that the country could be plunged into turbulence if corruption is not death...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN Boss warns of impacts of COVID-19 on peace and security

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday reminded the Security Council of the multi-faceted implications of COVID-19 on international peace and security. "The COVID-19 pandemic continues...
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Geological Survey confirms Accra tremors and warns of a major quake

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority has confirmed that many parts of Accra were affected by three earth tremors on Wednesday night, saying the nature...
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South African Reserve Bank governor warns of another depression

The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on economy is likely to be like the Great Depression, said South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday. ...
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Ugandan president warns against domestic violence amid COVID-19 lockdown

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday warned against domestic violence among families amid COVID-19 lockdown in the country. Museveni in a televised...
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Uganda warns of rumors of immunity against COVID-19

Uganda's ministry of health on Sunday warned of social media reports alleging strong immunity among Ugandans and other Africans against COVID-19, saying such rumors...

Algeria president warns to tighten measures after resurgence of COVID-19 cases

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Friday warned to tighten lockdown measures and shutdown businesses in case infections from the novel coronavirus continue to escalate. ...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

WHO Boss warns COVID-19 still “extremely dangerous” amid ballooning caseload

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned Monday that the virus remains "extremely dangerous," though countries are seeking to return to normal...