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Nigerian Authorities Search for Abducted Chinese Nationals, Others

Authorities in Nigeria's central Niger state are searching for gunmen who attacked a mine this week and abducted several people, ...


Ghanaian FM calls for urgent attention to root out insecurity in West Africa

Accra [Ghana], June 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Urgent attention is required to root out insecurity in West Africa, Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley ...


G7 Summit targets China's Belt and Road Initiative to curb its global influence

Beijing [China], June 29 (ANI): This year's G7 Summit held in Germany targeted China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to ...


Nigerian Churches on Alert After Deadly Church Shooting

Nigerian churches are introducing armed security and entry searches after a deadly June 5 attack on a Catholic church blamed ...


PM Modi's gifts to G7 leaders showcase Uttar Pradesh's one district one product scheme

Schloss Elmau [Germany], June 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a visit to Germany to attend G7 ...


G-7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China's Belt and Road

Schloss Elmau, Germany - Group of Seven leaders Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over ...


Bundesliga: Sadio Mane's shirt number at Bayern Munich revealed

Berlin [Germany], June 27 (ANI): Sadio Mane will wear the number 17 at FC Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club announced ...


Survivors Recount Mali's Deadliest Attack Since Coup

BAMAKO, MALI - Moussa Tolofidie didn't think twice when nearly 100 jihadis on motorbikes gathered in his village in central ...


UAE condemns killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

ABU DHABI, 7th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack against a United Nations peacekeeping ...


UAE sends urgent medical supplies to Senegal

DAKAR, 5th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates Sunday sent a plane of urgent medical supplies to Senegal ...


UAE strongly condemns terror attack on Jordanian peacekeeping patrol in Mali

ABU DHABI, 3rd June, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has strongly condemned a terror attack on a rapid deployment force ...


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Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Asian stocks shunned by investors, Nikkei 225 loses 457 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded lower Friday with all the major indices recording solid losses."Capitulation is the ...

Islamabad considers importing oil from Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Given the country's ongoing economic crisis and acute fuel shortage, the Pakistan government is considering purchasing oil ...

High pressure fracking again being used by US oil companies

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Amidst the rise of "re-fracs" in the U.S. as part of the efforts to boost domestic oil production, ...

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Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

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Blind People in Cameroon Allege Police Abuse During Protests

Yaounde, Cameroon - Blind people in Cameroon were protesting this week against job discrimination when according to witnesses, police bundled ...


Drought, Famine-Like Conditions Mar Somalia's 62nd Birthday

Washington - Somalis across the world marked 62 years of independence Friday with little jubilation and much concern about a ...


Nigerian Authorities Search for Abducted Chinese Nationals, Others

Authorities in Nigeria's central Niger state are searching for gunmen who attacked a mine this week and abducted several people, ...


Australian PM lambasts China's 'barbarism' in Indo-Pacific region

Beijing [China], July 1 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was seen joining the voices of the Indo-Pacific leaders at ...


U.S. Supreme Court in recess following series of consequential rulings

© Provided by Xinhua --- The Supreme Court is the final appellate court of the U.S. judicial system, with the ...


Virander Kumar Paul appointed as next Indian envoy to Turkey

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Virander Kumar Paul, presently High Commissioner of India to Kenya has been appointed as ...


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