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Africa surpasses one million coronavirus cases

Coronavirus has now infected more than one million people in Africa, but hopes that the pandemic may be peaking in ...


SA police clash with protesters at Zimbabwe embassy in Pretoria

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said he had appointed two special envoys to go to Harare "following recent reports of ...


IOM, UNHCR Mourn Death of 27 People off West African Coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply saddened at the tragic death of ...


Senegalese American Community Rallies After 5 Die in Denver Fire

Senegal's president sent condolences Thursday after five members of a Senegalese family living in the U.S. died earlier this week ...


40 Migrants Drown Off Mauritania Trying to Reach EU, UN Agency Says

A boat carrying about 40 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania, leaving one survivor, the U.N. refugee agency said ...


Senegal's COVID-19 cases surpass 11,000

DAKAR, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action reported this Saturday 116 new confirmed cases of ...


U.S. stocks close mixed following jobs data

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks ended mixed on Friday as investors pored through the newly-released July jobs ...


Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Aug. 7

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he has determined to re-impose a 10-percent tariff on aluminum from ...


Why we can still end world poverty during COVID-19

Why we can still end world poverty during coronavirus World Economic Forum ...


Could Digital Currencies Make Being Poor Less Costly?

Could Digital Currencies Make Being Poor Less Costly? Harvard Business Review ...


Gender Lens Is Needed to Fully Understand Climate Crisis, Experts Say - Washington Diplomat

Gender Lens Is Needed to Fully Understand Climate Crisis, Experts Say The Washington Diplomat ...


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U.S. dollar makes smalll recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

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Andy Sullivan takes control at Hanbury Manor

. "Just control what I can do. I can't control anyone that is going to come up behind me."This golf ...


Covid-19: SA Death toll surpasses 10 000 as cases rise to 553 188

SA has seen an increase of 7 712 Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the overall total to 553 188.The recovery ...


AU: 'Aggressive, Bold' Action Needed to Combat COVID-19 in Africa

The African Union says "aggressive and bold" action is needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak on the continent.More than one ...


Swachhagraha has empowered India in fight against COVID-19: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Noting that 60 crore people have been provided toilet facilities in 60 months, Prime ...


Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front ...


8 people dead, 14 injured in bomb attack on military base in Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia], August 8 (ANI/Sputnik): Eight people have died and another 14 were injured in a suicide attack incident near ...


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