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Africa Headlines

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:54:04 GMT
Libya: As War Drags On, Troubles Mount for Coast Guard and Migrant Detention Centres
[The New Humanitarian] Rome -'Everyone is facing danger. Refugees and Libyans.'

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:52:25 GMT
Burundi: Killings, Arrests As Elections Draw Near
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -'Serious human rights violations continued in 2019, but were often hidden and quickly covered up.'

Africa News

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:23:10 GMT
If You Pass This Test You Must Have Gone To Culinary School
Don't end up with egg on your face!

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:19:13 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level From The U.S. States You Know?
Do you know ALL the states?

Africa News24

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:55:33 +0200
News24.com | Nigeria confirms coronavirus case, first in sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria on Friday announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:08 +0200
News24.com | US warns of attack threat against major hotel in Nairobi
The United States has warned that extremists may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi, urging its citizens to be cautious.

Central Africa

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:52:25 GMT
Burundi: Killings, Arrests As Elections Draw Near
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -'Serious human rights violations continued in 2019, but were often hidden and quickly covered up.'

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:17:36 GMT
Rwanda: Kagame Reshuffles Cabinet, Overhauls Health, Education Ministries
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday evening reshuffled the cabinet making major changes to key ministries notably Health and Education.

Benin

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 10:36:34 GMT
UN Committee On Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to Review Belgium, Benin, Guinea, Norway, Ukraine
[OHCHR] Geneva -The above are among the 170 States that are party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. They are required to undergo regular reviews by the Committee of 18 independent international experts on how they...

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:37:18 GMT
Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Benin President Talon
[State Department] The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:?

Botswana

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:29:11 GMT
Department Issues Elephant Warning
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The public is advised to be vigilant and extra cautious following the spotting of five elephants roaming in the Southern District at Moatle and Mosepele between Kanye and Jwaneng.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:22:55 GMT
Ex-Gor Striker Storms Out of Stadium After Failing to Get Play Time in Botswana
[Nairobi News] Former Gor Mahia striker Francis Afiriye walked off the pitch in Botswana on Sunday after Township Rollers coach Francis Nuttall failed to field him in the 1-0 win over Prisons.

Burkina Faso

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:38:37 GMT
MSF Scales up Assistance to People Displaced By Increasing Violence
[MSF] In Burkina Faso, increasing violence has caused the number of internally displaced people within the West African country to balloon from an estimated 47,000 in December 2018 to more than 765,000 in February 2020, according to the United Nation...

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 23:24:01 GMT
Real & Urgent Issues Head Agenda for Sahel G5 Summit in Nouakcott
[Centre 4s] The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies.

Burundi

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:52:25 GMT
Killings, Arrests As Elections Draw Near
[The New Humanitarian] Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo -'Serious human rights violations continued in 2019, but were often hidden and quickly covered up.'

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:49:02 GMT
Burundi Theatre Coming to Your Neighbourhood
[East African] Burundi artistes are taking theatre to Bujumbura's neighbourhoods through performances and cultural activities tackling topics that are considered taboo.

Cameroon

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 06:42:40 GMT
After Polls, Women on the Front Line to Hold the Country Together
[East African] When Gladys Mbuya spoke at the African Peer Review Mechanism meeting in Kigali, her voice shook. She described her life as an internally displaced person in the violence ravaging her country, Cameroon. Her pre-conflict status in life s...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 04:54:44 GMT
UN Chief Guterres 'Deeply Concerned' Over Deadly Assault in Northwest
[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General has extended his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in an attack on a village in northwest Cameroon.

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:22:52 GMT
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Affirms Importance of Peace in Central African Republic
[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Omer Gamar-Eddin, affirmed that peace in the Central African Republic is important for boosting the peace and stability in Sudan due to the social ties and co-existence between the peoples in th...

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 06:06:06 GMT
All Stakeholders Must Act to Implement Effectively the Peace Agreement - UN Expert
[OHCHR] Geneva / Bangui -"The first anniversary of the Khartoum Peace Agreement, celebrated on 6 February, provided an opportunity for all parties to review its implementation, which will lead to a lasting peace. This agreement, which allowed armed g...

Chad

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 08:19:57 GMT
Govt Clears Security Checks after Truckers Protests
[VOA] Cameroon has bowed to pressure from truckers and is dismantling illegal roadblocks and check points from the country's port city of Douala to the Chadian capital of N'Djamena.  For more than a week, truckers refused to drive the route because ...

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:58:24 GMT
France and G5 Sahel Recommit Themselves as U.S. Mulls Drawdown
[Council on Foreign Relations] Washington, DC -President Emmanuel Macron of France hosted a summit in Pau, southwestern France, with the heads of state of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauretania, and Niger. The purpose of the summit was to improve milit...

Comoros

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:27:12 GMT
Open Training for Harambee Stars Ahead of Comoros Tie
[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Francis Kimanzi has scheduled three open camps for local-based players ahead of next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Comoros.

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 10:05:37 GMT
Two Leading Public TV Journalists Suspended in Comoros
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the government of Comoros to reinstate two senior journalists - news director Binti Mhadjou and editor in chief Moinadjoumoi Papa Ali - who have been suspended from this Indian Ocean archipelago's public...

Congo-Brazzaville

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:55:49 GMT
Cameroon Congo Border - Demarcation Process On Right Footing
[Cameroon Tribune] Commission members resolved to respect terms of agreement on Friday February 21, 2020.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:55:28 GMT
Decouverte - Congolese Minister and MINAT At Japoma Stadium
[Cameroon Tribune] Both Ministers were visible impressed with the architectural beauty of the stadium on Friday February 21.

Congo-Kinshasa

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:50:27 GMT
Mistrust Provokes Attack on Red Cross Volunteers in Ebola-Affected Community
[VOA] The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that community mistrust was the cause of an attack on Red Cross volunteers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo this week.  The attack took place during a burial ...

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:33:00 GMT
Angola Praises Efforts for Stability in DRC
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola on Tuesday in New York, USA, defended the efforts of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) towards reconciliation and stability in that African country, as well as the promotion of cooperation and regional in...

Djibouti

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:39:14 GMT
Djibouti's East African Bank Distance Self From Kenya Registered Bank
[Dalsan Radio] A leading bank in Djibouti has written to the Central Bank of Kenya raising concerns of what it fears to be scheme to defraud Kenyans using its name and logo.

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:17:57 GMT
Djibouti Bank Writes to CBK Over Suspected Fraud
[Nation] A leading bank in Djibouti has written to Central Bank of Kenya over fraudulent use of its name and logo by a financial institution to defraud Kenyans.

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:26:16 GMT
Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister Officially Opens UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Planning Meeting
[UNFPA in WCA] Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - 25th February, 2020:  The Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, officially opened the 2020 West and Central Africa Regional Planning Meeting (RPM) of the United Nations Populati...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 23:33:05 GMT
UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Planning Meeting to hold in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
[UNFPA in WCA] To focus on Nairobi summit on ICPD25 commitments in the region

Eritrea

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:59:15 GMT
Construction of Habela-Cheatat Road in Good Progress
[Shabait] Asmara -The first phase of the construction of the Habela-Cheatat strategic road reported is in good progress. The report was made by Eng. Samson Tesfay, coordinator of the project.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:54:15 GMT
4th Congress of Tourism Service Rendering Institutions
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Tourism Service Rendering Association conducted its 4th congress on 21 and 22 February here in the capital Asmara.

Ethiopia

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:06:46 GMT
Abiy Ahmed 's Citizen-Focused Govt Bringing More Refugees Home
[East African] The change of government in Ethiopia, with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the helm, is encouraging refugees living all over the region to return home.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:31:21 GMT
Al-Burhan Receives Envoy of Ethiopian Prime Minister
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Sovereign Council, Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan received in his office at the Republican Palace Tuesday the envoy of the Ethiopian Prime Minister and former Prime Minister, Haile-Mariam Desalen, who conveyed to Al...

Gabon

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:43:50 GMT
Gambia, Gabon AFCON Qualifiers Tie Set for March 26
[The Point] Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions will play away to Gabon in the first-leg of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on 26 March in Franceville, according to the news emanating from Football House in Kanifing.

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 16:57:04 GMT
Scorpions Coach Switches Attention to Gabon Clash After European Tour
[The Point] Scorpions head coach Tom Saintfiet has switched his attention to his side's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to Gabon in March in Libreville, after completing his European tour.

Ghana

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:09:29 GMT
Parliament Begins Debate On SONA ... but Minority Declines to Participate
[Ghanaian Times] The Minority caucus in Parliament is staying away from the debate to approve or reject the account given by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the true state of the nation.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:09:26 GMT
Kidnapping of 2 Canadian Women - 4 Plead Not Guilty
[Ghanaian Times] The four persons charged with kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment of two Canadian women, yesterday pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against them.

Guinea

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:16:48 GMT
Fear of Further Crackdown As Constitutional Poll Nears
[HRW] Guinea's government should respect freedom of assembly and ensure security force discipline in advance of the March 1, 2020 constitutional referendum, Human Rights Watch said today. The referendum on a new constitution could clear the way for P...

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 04:32:24 GMT
Pirates Attack German Container Ship Off West African Coast
[DW] Maritime piracy has increased off the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea, despite preventative measures. The issues lie on land rather than at sea. Is it time for the international community to intervene?

Guinea Bissau

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 09:29:00 GMT
Guinea Bissau Rules Out 'Laissez-Passer' Between Gambia and Bissau
[Foroyaa] The President Elect for Guinea Bissau, His Excellency, Umaro Sissoco Embalóu, has told journalists that with the coming into office of his regime, there will be no laissez passer between Gambia and Guinea Bissau.

Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:22:07 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Votes in Presidential Runoff That Promises Era of Stability
[RFI] Voters in Guinea-Bissau are voting Sunday in a presidential runoff election they hope will resolve months of political turmoil and bring much-needed stability to the country.

Kenya

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:28:00 GMT
Shame of Kisumu Water Company Destroying Lake Victoria
[Nation] The effluent discharge point is carefully hidden deep inside a thicket, about 200 metres away from the busy Kisumu-Busia highway. It took us more than an hour walking in circles along a small stream that meanders into Kisat River to finally ...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:31:18 GMT
Disputed Oil Blocks at Stake as Law Gives Somalia Power to Sell
[East African] Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has signed a law that gives the central government powers to sell the country's oil blocks for commercial drilling, giving his administration full control of the unexploited crude deposits...

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

2020-02-28 14:29:37
President Uhuru forms team to deal with coronavirus
Uhuru also directs completion of isolation and treatment centre at Mbagathi Hospital

2020-02-28 09:10:00
Enemies of the people
Outrage in and out of Parliament after Kenya clears 239 passengers from China, the home of deadly virus.

Kenya News

2020-02-28 15:45:00
State ordered to find, quarantine 239 passengers from China
High Court orders State to trace and quarantine all 239 passengers who landed at JKIA on February 26 from China at a KDF facility.

2020-02-28 15:17:38
Kagwe, Maina and Principal secretaries sworn-in
Uhuru urges new CSs and PSs to help him end corruption in government

Lesotho

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:35:50 GMT
Motaung Confident of Winning Econet Rugby League
[Lesotho Times] MASERU Warriors coach Morapeli Motaung is confident that his side will win the Econet Rugby League Phase 1 this season.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:35:22 GMT
League Is Still Open - Manda
[Lesotho Times] Matlama coach Charles Manda insists that his team still stands a chance of defending its title following last weekend's 1-1 draw with runaway leaders, Bantu at Setsoto Stadium.

Liberia

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:53:35 GMT
'See and Treat Approach' - Local NGO Launches Initiative to Tackle Cervical Cancer
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Cervical Cancer accounts for more than 40 percent of all women suffering from cancer in the world and about two-thirds of cancer deaths. In Liberia, it is the most common cancer affecting women aged 15 - 44, says Joyce Kil...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:54:22 GMT
Kokoyah Students Get Notebooks From Research And Dev. Network
[FrontPageAfrica] Kokoyah -Making good on their promise in assisting in health and education, the Liberia Research and Development Networks, (LRDN) distributed a dozen of hygiene buckets with faucets, three packs of pens and 300 pieces of LRDN brande...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 04:43:58 GMT
'Don't Forget Children.' UN Appeals for Long-Term Help As Emergency Worsens
[UN News] Since 2012, the plight of children in Madagascar has not improved and is in many cases getting worse, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 07:32:11 GMT
New Discovery - Aye-Aye Lemur Has Six Fingers On Each Hand
[The Conversation Africa] The aye-aye is one of nature's most fascinatingly bizarre creatures. Native to Madagascar, this lemur is the largest nocturnal primate in the world and has unique features that set it apart. It has bat‐like ears that allow...

Malawi

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:39:48 GMT
Mutharika, Muluzi Form Alliance Ahead of Fresh Polls
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and United Democratic Front (UDF) Tuesday signed a working alliance which has been described as a better move to serve Malawians.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:36:16 GMT
Chakwera to Resign As MP
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera is expected to tender his resigned as member of Parliament (MP) for Lilongwe North West to comply with the Constitution before presenting his presidential nomination pa...

Malawi Times

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:28:51 +0000
What DPP, UDF alliance means
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and United Democratic Front (UDF) Tuesday entered into an alliance, whose impact an analyst says depends on how Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and UTM will approach the May 19 2020 fresh presidential election. DPP lead...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:28:24 +0000
Growers, TC upbeat on tobacco ‘ban’ removal
Key stakeholders in tobacco sector have expressed optimism that the United States (US) will lift the Withhold and Release Order (WRO) on Malawi’s tobacco ahead of the 2020 selling season. In November 2019, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ann...

Mali

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:57:52 GMT
Mali Seeks to Negotiate with Jihadists in Efforts to End Violence
[VOA] With violence wreaking havoc across the country, authorities in Mali are now looking for new avenues to reach a settlement with Islamist insurgents operating in the northern part of the West African country.

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 23:24:01 GMT
Real & Urgent Issues Head Agenda for Sahel G5 Summit in Nouakcott
[Centre 4s] The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies.

Mauritania

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:47:24 GMT
Activists Warn About Slavery As Country Joins UN Human Rights Council
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Slavery is a historical practice in the Saharan country, which only abolished it in 1981

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 23:24:01 GMT
Real & Urgent Issues Head Agenda for Sahel G5 Summit in Nouakcott
[Centre 4s] The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies.

Mauritius

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:03:12 GMT
Pre-Budget 2020 2021 Consultations - Stakeholders Invited to Submit Proposals
[Government of Mauritius] In the context of the forthcoming National Budget 2020/2021, the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development is inviting proposals from Business and Trade Associations, Professional Bodies, Trade Unions, Non-Gover...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:02:51 GMT
Mauritius to Set Up a Road Safety Observatory
[Government of Mauritius] A National Road Safety Observatory, to serve as a Centre of Excellence for road safety in Mauritius, would be set up by the Ministry of Land Transport and Light Rail in collaboration with the University of Mauritius. The Obs...

Mozambique

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:34:59 GMT
National Airline to Resume Flights to Lisbon in June
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique Airlines (LAM) will resume flights between Maputo and Lisbon as from June, the company's general manager, Po Jorge, announced at a Maputo press conference on Tuesday.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:33:08 GMT
No Arrests Yet After Mine Invasion
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have not yet arrested anybody in connection with last Saturday's attack against security guards at the ruby mine operated by Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM), in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

Namibia

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:55:35 GMT
Farmers Live in Fear of Lions
[New Era] Etosha -Communal farmers in the Ananke area say they have for years been living in fear of wild animals such as lions, hyenas, elephants and rhinos due to the damaged Etosha National Park fence.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:37:11 GMT
Nurse Nabbed With Stolen Medicine in Omusati
[New Era] Ongwediva -The police in Omusati region on Wednesday afternoon arrested a 29-year-old male nurse stationed at Odimbwa clinic who had unauthorised pharmaceutical products including medicine in his possession.

Niger

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:27:44 GMT
Multiple Conflicts Interlinked in Worsening Sahel Crisis
[Centre 4s] Nouakchott -On February 24 and 25, the G5 Sahel Summit and the Alliance for the Sahel will be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania. In that context, a reminder and observations may be needed. A number of misunderstandings -- as well as false in...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:28:27 GMT
Millions of Children and Families Struggle As Humanitarian Needs Mount - Unicef
[UN News] Malnutrition, disease, floods, droughts and displacement in Niger have put nearly three million people, more than half of them children, in need of humanitarian assistance, UNICEF said on Wednesday, calling for increased attention to their ...

Nigeria

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:22:34 GMT
Nigerians Face 35% Electricity Tariff Increase - Official
[Premium Times] Nigerians would soon be faced with a 35 per cent hike in electricity tariffs, officials said on Tuesday, as regulators seek to reposition a sector that has been moribund for decades.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:36:37 GMT
Coronavirus, Ebola, Lassa Fevers Caused By Corruption, Magu Insists
[Premium Times] The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has insisted that the raging Corona virus is caused by corruption.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:49:53 +0000
IPOB: Barrister Ejiofor sues police for N2b over invasion of his house
— Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, a lawyer to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has filed a suit against Nigeria police over the invasion of his [...]

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:55:51 +0000
Barr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor takes his case to the public
– 9th December, 2019 The High Commissioner, British High Commission, Plot 1075, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District Area, Garki-Abuja. Dear Sir, RE: BLOODY INVASION OF [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:52:39 +0000
NTA Engineers Spotted Struggling To Fix Their Equipment At UYO Stadium
See Photos of  NTA Engineers at the UYO Stadium struggling to fix their equipment to get better angles to view the match between Nigeria and Benin Republic which ended 2-1 … The post NTA Engineers Spotted Struggling To Fix Their Equipment At ...

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:22:25 +0000
Linda Ikeji And Dad Hangout With Femi Otedola At DJ Cuppy Gala
Popular blogger Linda Ikeji and her father step out in style as she takes her dad as her date to Dj cuppy foundation Cuppy gold gala in Abuja. They were … The post Linda Ikeji And Dad Hangout With Femi Otedola At DJ Cuppy Gala appeared first o...

Nigeria Nigeria Sturvs News

Nigeria The Nation

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:57:59 +0000
Ighalo, Aribo get Europa round of 16 foes
By Julius Okorie   Former Super Eagles ace Odion Ighalo and compatriot Joe Aribo have been pitched against Austrian side LASK and Bayer Leverkusen respectively in the round of 16 of the Europa cup on Friday. Draw for the event held in Switzerlan...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:45:47 +0000
NIRSAL, Microsoft collaborate to boost farming productivity
To mitigate environmental risks to agriculture, the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and Microsoft are collaborating to boost farmers productivity. The collaboration will significantly reduce or eliminate ...

Nigeria The Will

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:44:30 +0000
Get Ready For What We’ll Do In Lagos – PDP Gov Warns APC
BEVERLY HILLS, February 28, (THEWILL) – Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to brace-up for what the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will do in Lagos state. Makinde who is chairman of the reconcil...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:39:29 +0000
Boko Haram Attacking Christians To Cause Division In Nigeria – FG
BEVERLY HILLS, February 28, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government has stated that members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect and ISWAP have been targeting Christians and Christian communities to cause division in the country. The Minister of Informati...

Rwanda

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:17:36 GMT
Kagame Reshuffles Cabinet, Overhauls Health, Education Ministries
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday evening reshuffled the cabinet making major changes to key ministries notably Health and Education.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:22:04 GMT
Relief as Rwanda Eases Registration of Births
[New Times] Antoinette Nyiraneza had her fourth child, a girl, on Monday night at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK).

Sao Tome and Principe

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:19:44 GMT
Sao Tome Confirm Details of Bafana Bafana Return Match
[SAFA] Kick-off is at 15h00.

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:45:30 GMT
Sao Tome and Principe and Ifad Partner to Improve Nutrition and Incomes in Face of Climate Change
[IFAD] The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) today announced support for a new project to increase incomes, improve food and nutrition security and build the resilience of at least 34,800 rural farmers of Sa...

Senegal

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:58:55 GMT
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo's Meeting With Senegalese President Sall
[PR Newswire] Washington -The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:48:47 GMT
Pompeo Discusses U.S. Role in Security Issues
[VOA] Dakar -Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrapped up a visit to Senegal on Sunday, where he discussed the U.S. role in security issues in Africa.

Seychelles

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:42:37 GMT
Seychelles Expands China Virus Travel Ban to South Korea, Italy and Iran
[Seychelles News Agency] In a revised travel advisory issued by the Public Health Authority, no persons from Seychelles apart from returning residents are allowed to travel to China, including the Special Administrative Region (SAR), South Korea, Ita...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:41:15 GMT
Tourism and Blue Economy Top of Agenda in Seychelles-Saudi Arabia Relations
[Seychelles News Agency] Tourism and the blue economy are two areas that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Seychelles will further collaborate on, the newly accredited ambassador said after meeting President Danny Faure at State House on Tuesday.

Sierra Leone

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:06:46 GMT
SLRSA Flouts Local Content Policy, Contractors Cry Foul
[Concord] Three indigenous companies that are producing license number plates for the country have expressed their dissatisfaction over Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA)'s attempt to terminate their services for Autospec-a foreign based com...

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:06:44 GMT
Govt Urged to Strengthen Nursery Schools
[Concord] Head Teacher of the Eva Houston Preparatory Nursery School and National Executive Officer of the Sierra Leone Teacher's Union (SLTU), has called on the government through the Parliamentary Committee on Basic Education to strengthen the nurs...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Exploring the potential of Green Bonds for SDGs financing in Ghana
The deadline for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is fast approaching, and 2020 commences the decade of action to accelerate SDGs implementation. Financing the SDGs remains a major challenge for many countries especially t...


President Bio and Madam Fatima Bio did nothing wrong
By Santigie Momoh, Freetown, Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone and First Lady Fatima Bio (pictured) recently solemnized their marriage vows in the Catholic church in Freetown and Sierra Leone. The couple had had a Muslim wedd...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:13:32 +0000
Environment Protection Agency and Partners hosts Workshop on the Abdijan Convention and its Protocols
The Environment Protection Agency in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment, the West African Biodiversity and Climate Change Program and the Abidjan Convention had ended a three-day National Stakeholders Workshop from the 10th on to the ...

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:42:51 +0000
Chinese philanthropist donates to school pupils
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo Francis Guo is a goodhearted Chinese working in Sierra Leone who recently saw the need to extend humanitarian support to school pupils of the Makorbeh Village Primary School in the Port Loko District. School pupils in classes 1 a...

Somalia

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:41:11 GMT
Senior Al-Shabab Leader, Wife Behind Kenya's Manda Bay Attack Killed - U.S.
[VOA] The U.S. military says a senior al-Shabab leader behind the deadly Jan. 5 attack on the Manda Bay base in Kenya, was killed Feb. 22 in precision airstrikes, along with his wife.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:33:03 GMT
International Partners Urge Somalia to Iron Out Pending Issues in the Electoral Law Ahead of 2020 Polls
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's federal electoral law has now been approved by the House of the People and was signed into law by the President on 20 February. This law is part of the essential electoral legislative framework required so one-person-one-vote...

South Africa AllAfrica

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 04:24:41 GMT
Budget Shows Treasury Is Desperately Short of Ideas to Fix Economic Woes
[The Conversation Africa] At the core of this year's budget proposals from South Africa's national treasury is the admission that national debt is no longer expected to stabilise. In previous years, bar one brief exception, budgets and medium-term bu...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:07:30 GMT
New Motion by Opposition to Remove Public Protector
[News24Wire] National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Quarantined patient at Joburg hospital sparks coronavirus scare
Nurses at Milpark Hospital have been worried about coronavirus after a patient admitted there nearly two weeks ago was placed in quarantine.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:08:00 GMT
Adam Catzavelos gets suspended sentence for calling black people K-word
Convicted racist Adam Catzavekos has been slapped with a R50 000 fine or two years in prison wholly suspended for five years.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:14:56 +0000
Scatec Solar begins another Upington project
SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early commercial operation for another 86MW,  the second of three of the 258 MW solar power complex in Upington. Similar to Scatec Solar’s a...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:33:36 +0000
Government of Lesotho Ministry of Health: Request for Expression of Interest
Request for Expression of Interest The post Government of Lesotho Ministry of Health: Request for Expression of Interest appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:58:49 +0200
News24.com | EFF march against load shedding brings parts of Joburg to a standstill
Parts of Johannesburg were like a sea of red when the EFF and truck drivers marched to Eskom's headquarters to protest against rolling blackouts, bringing traffic to a standstill in Sandton.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:51:37 +0200
News24.com | Two in court for murder of girl, 7, in week of Cape Town gang violence
Two men appear in court in connection with the murder of seven-year-old Emaan Solomons in a suspected gang shooting in Ocean View, Cape Town.

South Africa News 24

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:58:49 +0200
News24.com | EFF march against load shedding brings parts of Joburg to a standstill
Parts of Johannesburg were like a sea of red when the EFF and truck drivers marched to Eskom's headquarters to protest against rolling blackouts, bringing traffic to a standstill in Sandton.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:51:37 +0200
News24.com | Two in court for murder of girl, 7, in week of Cape Town gang violence
Two men appear in court in connection with the murder of seven-year-old Emaan Solomons in a suspected gang shooting in Ocean View, Cape Town.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:18:27 +0200
Fourth time unlucky for businessman as Sars sticks to its guns over R237m
A Cape Town businessman, whose model daughter raised eyebrows after getting an unsolicited “gift” of $15.3m from an admirer, has been evicted from his home.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:57:01 +0200
NSPCA bid to stop export of 70,000 live sheep struck off court roll
The National Council of SPCA’s high court bid to ban exports of live animals by ship failed in the high court in Makhanda on Friday.

South Sudan

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:43:19 GMT
Hold-Out Groups Ask to Be Included in Peace Deal
[East African] An alliance of groups in South Sudan that had not signed the peace agreement have reached out to be included.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:35:19 GMT
U.S. Official Welcomes Formation of Unity Govt
[East African] The United States has welcomed the formation of South Sudan's new government, and urged for additional efforts in stabilising the country.

South Sudan Nation

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:59:35 +0000
SSOA and NDM disputes on position of Vice-president
NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT: Press Statement- Date: 21 February 2020 A Dark Day for SSOA: The Leadership Council of SSOA met today to discuss the choice of its candidate for the position of Vice President as per the Revitalized Agreement on the Reso...

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 19:10:30 +0000
The Shame of a Five-year Old Self-destruction in South Sudan
By: Bol Khan, South Sudanese, FEB/23/2020, SSN; The People of South Sudan succumbed to civil war—self-destruction and immense sufferings ignited by few South Sudanese over the past five (5) solid years. This has become an absolute disgrace, now, to...

Southern Africa

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 04:24:41 GMT
South Africa: Budget Shows Treasury Is Desperately Short of Ideas to Fix Economic Woes
[The Conversation Africa] At the core of this year's budget proposals from South Africa's national treasury is the admission that national debt is no longer expected to stabilise. In previous years, bar one brief exception, budgets and medium-term bu...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:52:25 GMT
Zimbabwe: Exams Body Wins Appeal Forcing Re-write of Leaked 2017 English Paper
[The Herald] Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council has won an appeal against a High Court decision blocking it from ordering a re-write for the 2017 Ordinary Level English Paper 2, which had leaked resulting in the widespread cheating by candidates wh...

Sudan

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:06:46 GMT
U.S. Court Hears Embassy Bomb Victims' Plea for Payments
[Nation] The US Supreme Court on Monday listened to claims by hundreds of Kenyans and Tanzanians that they should receive $4.3 billion from Sudan in punitive damages as partial compensation for the 1998 embassy bombings.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:31:24 GMT
Girl Raped By Armed Men in Darfur Camp
[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Three armed men seized a minor girl in front of her brother and raped her in one of the Garsila camps for displaced people in Wadi Salih locality in Central Darfur on Monday evening. Displaced people were prevented to reclaim ...

Swaziland

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:47:26 GMT
Reporting of Swaziland Govt Finances Fails to Meet International Standards, Auditor General States
[Swazi Media] Government finances in Swaziland (eSwatini) continue to be in a mess with widespread misreporting of assets and liabilities, the kingdom's auditor general reported.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:51:00 GMT
We Have a Serious Youth Unemployment Problem in Eswatini - That's Why We're Slashing Corporate Taxes
[Daily Maverick] In a bid to boost its economy and combat a youth unemployment rate of more than 40%, Eswatini, the smallest country on mainland Africa, is slashing its corporate tax rate from 27.5% to 12.5%.

Swaziland Times

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:16:00 +0200
TEACHER HELD FOR KNOCKING 2 DEAD, HIDING CORPSE
MANZINI - In a rather unusual incident, a teacher has been arrested for allegedly concealing a corpse after knocking down and killing two pedestrians.   This

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 01:12:00 +0200
MTN ESWATINI’S NEW CEO UNVEILED
MBABANE – The corner office on the first floor in the left wing of Mahlalekhukhwini House shall have a new occupant as of next week

Tanzania

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:06:46 GMT
U.S. Court Hears Embassy Bomb Victims' Plea for Payments
[Nation] The US Supreme Court on Monday listened to claims by hundreds of Kenyans and Tanzanians that they should receive $4.3 billion from Sudan in punitive damages as partial compensation for the 1998 embassy bombings.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:48:58 GMT
Was Magufuli Vs Erick Kabendera Intended to Intimidate Journalists?
[DW] Rights groups say the Tanzanian leader is raising the bar on media suppression. This week, investigative journalist Erick Kabendera was let out of prison under a plea deal that came with a $118,000 fine.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:23:05 GMT
Ex-Deputy Minister Challenges Government to Change Gambia's Prison System
[Foroyaa] Ousman Jammeh, an ex-deputy minister of agriculture has told the TRRC that the Gambia Government should ensure that the prison system is changed.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:23:01 GMT
Fire Ravages Basse Market
[Foroyaa] The long lasting inferno consumed the entire market, but no life was lost.

Togo

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:49:38 GMT
Togo Opposition Calls for Protests Against Election Results
[RFI] Togo's opposition continues to refuse to recognise the results of the 2020 presidential election as announced by the country's electoral commission and is calling on people to take to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with the re-ele...

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 04:40:12 GMT
President Gnassingbé Re-Elected - Preliminary Results
[DW] Incumbent candidate Faure Gnassingbé has won his fourth presidential term. Both the president and challenger Agbeyome Kodjo had previously declared victory.

Uganda

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:43:01 GMT
Pollution Takes Toll On Lake Victoria
[Monitor] As you sit at home or in a hotel, drinking that glass of water, you could be putting your life at risk since some of it, whose source is Lake Victoria, may be contaminated.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:42:15 GMT
Bobi Wine to Resume Public Meetings for 2021 Presidential Bid
[Monitor] Kampala -Police have said they have not yet received instructions to respond to Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine's, notice to resume consultative meetings for his 2021 presidential candidature.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:16:48 GMT
Guinea: Fear of Further Crackdown As Constitutional Poll Nears
[HRW] Guinea's government should respect freedom of assembly and ensure security force discipline in advance of the March 1, 2020 constitutional referendum, Human Rights Watch said today. The referendum on a new constitution could clear the way for P...

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:00:03 GMT
Nigeria: Nigeria Ranks Bottom Six Globally in Child Welfare - UNICEF Report
[Premium Times] Nigeria currently ranks in the bottom 10 globally in measurements of children's survival, health, education and nutrition, a report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has shown.

Zambia

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 07:26:19 GMT
How History Explains Election Violence - Kenya and Zambia Tell the Story
[The Conversation Africa] Why do the first multiparty elections after authoritarian rule turn violent in some countries but not in others?

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:43:02 GMT
Trees Are Life
[UNEP] Big, small, flourishing or stumbling, tree nurseries in Africa come in all shapes and forms, and with varying quality. Some are owned by governments, others by non-profit groups, others still by individual farmers.

Zimbabwe

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:52:09 GMT
Half of Bank Deposits Controlled By 200 Firms and Individuals
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya says a massive half of $34.5 billion dollars in total bank balances among local banking institutions was in the hands of just 200 corporates.

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 05:59:46 GMT
Politicians Continue to Bicker While People Starve
[ISS] Zimbabwe is teetering on the edge of a large-scale humanitarian crisis and South Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) cannot afford to ignore it. Half the population (7.7 million) is at risk of starvation, marking this t...

Zimbabwe Herald

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:12:56 +0000
JUST IN: Harare, ZESA tiff reaches boiling point
A tussle between Harare City Council and Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) holdings has reached alarming levels as council is set to repossess all its buildings occupied by the power utility.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:50:46 +0000
JUST IN: 115 touts to appear in court
More than 115 touts have been arrested in Harare and are today set to appear at the Harare magistrates court following a blitz carried out yesterday.

Zimbabwe Mail

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:53:40 +0000
SA gets same IMF 2020 growth forecast as Zimbabwe
The International Monetary Fund has forecast that South African and Zimbabwe will in 2020 have [...]

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:18:21 +0000
‘Mnangagwa trying to destroy Gukurahundi genocide evidence’
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of attempting to destroy evidence [...]

Cambodian Times

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:42:07 GMT
RFA Blogger's Trial Set For Friday in Vietnam, Lawyers Won?t Attend
An RFA blogger held in Vietnam for more than a year is set to go on trial on Feb. 28, but his lawyers will not attend, citing fears that both members of the defense team may not be allowed to enter

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:42:04 GMT
Coronavirus in China Disrupts Vietnamese Manufacturers? Supply Chain
Vietnam's textile and electronics industries may soon run out of raw materials because the country has temporarily cut off trade with China due to the novel coronavirus epidemic, industry figures a

Hong Kong China

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:05:27 +0800
Virus game 'Plague' app pulled in China: developer
A popular game that allows players to create a virus and spread it worldwide has been pulled from Apple's App Store in China, its developer said, as the country battles a real-life epidemic. Users based in China could not download "Plague Inc" on Fr...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:06:52 +0800
China reports 44 new virus deaths, 327 new cases
China reported 44 more deaths from the coronavirus epidemic on Friday and 327 fresh cases, the lowest daily figure for new infections in more than a month. The death toll now stands at 2,788 in mainland China, according to the National Health Commis...

Hong Kong Local

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:46:31 +0800
CE, cabinet to donate one month's salary to charity
The government says the chief executive and her cabinet, including executive councillors, will donate one month's salary to the Community Chest to show their solidarity with ordinary Hong Kongers suffering from a slowing economy due to the Covid-19 o...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:36:18 +0800
Shatin-Central link project to cost HK$91bn: MTR
The MTR said on Friday its cost overrun for its Shatin-Central link has come down by around HK$4.3 billion, thanks to what it describes as "strong cost controls". However, the scandal-plagued project is still the most expensive in the corporation's ...

South China Morning Post

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:48:03 +0800
First coronavirus autopsy highlights how illness targets lungs
The first autopsy conducted on a Chinese Covid-19 victim has highlighted the damage it causes to the lungs.The pathological features of Covid-19 were found to resemble those seen in severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) and Middle Eastern respirat...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:45:16 +0800
Flurry of Chinese diplomatic activity to stop coronavirus fallout on Beijing’s agenda
Chinese envoys have gone on the coronavirus offensive, seeking to ease international concerns about the epidemic and pressing on with its diplomatic plans amid rising concerns about Beijing’s handling of the crisis and potential disruptions to its ...

Xinhua China News

2017-05-07
China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries
"Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

2017-04-24
Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common con...

Xinhua World News

2018-01-24
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers after protest against Pence visit
Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes after a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Hebron, on Jan. 23, 2018.

2018-01-03
U.S. failure to appoint Australian ambassador "diplomatic insult": former deputy PM
Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer has accused the U.S. of hitting Australia with a "diplomatic insult."

India Merinews

2017-05-29T17:51:27+05:30
In Pictures: Zhu Zhu – the sexy siren from China who makes her Bollywood debut in Salman's Tubelight
Popular Chinese actress Zhu Zhu is all set to make her Bollywood debut in 'Tubelight' – Salman's Eid release of the year. The oomph-a-licious actress plays Salman Khan's love interest in the film.

2017-05-29T17:02:39+05:30
CBI takes custody of murder accused Shahabuddin
In a positive development, the CBI has taken over the custody of former RJD MP Mohammed Shahabuddin.

Indonesia Headlines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:13:35 GMT
Indonesia's Telkom to launch new VC fund of up to $500m, says minister
Indonesia's Telkom to launch new VC fund of up to $500m, says minister DealStreetAsia

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:13:27 GMT
Steep Luxury Tax May Drive Out Supercar Brands from Indonesia
Steep Luxury Tax May Drive Out Supercar Brands from Indonesia Tempo.co English

Japan Times News

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST
K. International spelling whiz wins ninth Japan Times Bee

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:54:00 PST
Japan’s media out of step with mental health issues

Malaysia Malay Mail

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:54:54 +0800
Two European tourists reported missing in Sarawak nature reserve
KUCHING, Feb 28 — Two European tourists were reported to have gone missing in the forest of the Semenggok Wildlife Centre for Orang Utan, about 25km from here, today. The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said a worker of the...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:38:18 +0800
Waiting in front of Muhyiddin’s house, members of the press remember a similar scene (almost) five years ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The scene in front of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s house is eerily reminiscent of a particular evening in July 2015, when he was sacked as the deputy prime minister by then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Just like it....

Mongolia

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Philippines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:39:00 +0800
US territory or Chinese province? Duterte gave false choices, Carpio says
"Of course, it's a false choice because it's not true that we should be either a Chinese province or a US territory because we can have alliances," Carpio said at a forum in Makati City.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:22:00 +0800
Anti-corruption body head Jimenez named as new ICAD co-chair
Before assuming the leadership of the anti-corruption body, Jimenez was the founding chair of the pro-administration Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption.

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Philippines Headlines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:39:00 +0800
US territory or Chinese province? Duterte gave false choices, Carpio says
"Of course, it's a false choice because it's not true that we should be either a Chinese province or a US territory because we can have alliances," Carpio said at a forum in Makati City.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:22:00 +0800
Anti-corruption body head Jimenez named as new ICAD co-chair
Before assuming the leadership of the anti-corruption body, Jimenez was the founding chair of the pro-administration Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption.

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:30:00 +0800
P400K worth of marijuana plants uprooted in Sultan Kudarat
State forces uprooted Friday hundreds of marijuana shrubs planted neatly on a patch of land at the border of central Mindanao’s neighboring South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:53:00 +0800
DILG sues Abra, Samar mayors over failed road clearing ops
The mayors of Boliney in Abra and Motiong in Samar were charged for gross neglect of duty and grave misconduct.

Philippines Pampanga

Philippines Pangasinan

Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:16:00 +0800
Fire destroys 2 government buildings
TWO government buildings were destroyed in an over an hour fire that hit Pagadian City, the capital of Zamboanga del Sur, officials said Friday, February 28.Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:16:00 +0800
Couple nabbed in drug bust
A COUPLE was arrested in a drug bust in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, the police said Friday, February 28.Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer,

Singapore News Asia

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:41:11 +0800
Malaysian Attorney-General Tommy Thomas resigns: Reports
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia's Attorney-General Tommy Thomas resigned on Friday (Feb 28) amid political upheaval in the country, local media reported. Malaysia is currently in the throes of political uncertainly following the resignation of Dr Mahathir Moha...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 19:04:43 +0800
BN's Hasni Mohammad sworn in as Johor's Chief Minister
JOHOR BAHRU: Barisan Nasional (BN) Johor chief Hasni Mohammad has been sworn in as the Johor chief minister on Friday (Feb 28), the royal press office confirmed in a statement.   The state assemblyman for Benut took his oath of office before the ...

Singapore Today Online

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:14:55 +0000
Masseur found guilty of molesting female customer at TCM clinic

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:27:37 +0000
SIA cuts senior management pay by up to 15 per cent, staff offered no-pay leave

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:55:00 +0700
Man charged with raping daughter, dismembering mother
CHIANG RAI: An assistant village head has been charged with dismembering his mother in a fit of anger after she threatened to tell police he had raped his teenaged daughter.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:36:00 +0700
Hong Kong media tycoon held over assembly charges
HONG KONG: Hong Kong police arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two other pro-democracy activists on Friday on charges of illegal assembly, drawing condemnation from international rights groups.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:12:00 +0700
Germany quarantines 1,000, stocks tumble: Virus update
Germany quarantined about 1,000 people, Switzerland banned big events, while Britain and Netherlands reported new cases. South Korea revealed 571 more coronavirus infections and Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, confirmed the first infection...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:43:00 +0700
TEST YOURSELF: Chiang Mai celebration
It's been a long road to freely celebrating Chiang Mai Pride 2020

Vietnam Politics

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:32:00 GMT
Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China
  Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the PhilippinesJapan to provide planes, ships for Philippines amid sea dispute with ChinaJapan eyes record defence budget to develop anti-ship m...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:00:00 GMT
French president hails preservation of Hanoi Old Quarter
  Francois Hollande was warmly welcomed by Hanoians and tourists in the Old QuarterVietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $6.5 billionBeyond the baguette: France's food legacy in VietnamHanoi opens pedestrian zone around iconic Sword LakeFr...

Vietnam Thanh Nien

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
Thank you readers, contributors and friends!
From September 15, 2016, the website is no longer updated. All the articles we have published can still be found in the Archive.

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:44:51 GMT
Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?
  The new legislation played a major role in addressing many issues that foreigners previously faced and made Vietnam property market “sexy” againVietnam’s housing market improves in Q2: reportForeigners fuel housing salesIt's still hard for ...

Argentina

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:55:00 GMT
IMF mission arrives in Buenos Aires next Monday to continue negotiations
The International Monetary Fund will send another mission to Argentina to continue debt strategy talks and discuss “next steps,” IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday, as the country seeks to renegotiate its US$ 57 bill...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:22:00 GMT
Argentine health minister says no Covid-19 cases in the country; all suspects proved negative
Argentina's Health minister Gines Gonzalez García reported on Wednesday from Cordoba that the 21 cases of suspected Covid-19 finally proved negative and underlined that all protocols to face the epidemics are active and in pla...

Bahamas Weekly

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:34:37 EDT
PM Chastanet's Independence Ball to fund even more charities in 2020
It’s become the most sought-after ticket on Saint Lucia’s Independence calendar of events: The Annual Prime Minister’s Independence Ball. Since inception in 2017, ...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:52:43 EDT
Happy Hotel celebrates unflappable employees
Grand Bahama’s Happiest Hotel continued its tradition of honoring and celebrating its staff at its bi-annual Pelican Awards Ceremony. The highly anticipated event was h...

Barbados Nation News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:00:00 -0400
Canada to stop paying Harry and Meghan's security
OTTOWA – Canada will soon stop providing security for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the federal government has confirmed. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have been providing assistance to the... ...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:00:00 -0400
Holness: More resources to fight crime
KINGSTON – Amid a spike in murders across Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has admitted that the country’s crime problem has “evolved currently, over and above our established capacity to address... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:42:44 +0000
New Appointments At Ministry Of Foreign Affairs After Longsworth’s Removal
New Appointments At Ministry Of Foreign Affairs After Longsworth’s Removal Thursday, Feb. 27th. 2020 – 3.30pm Belize’s Former Consul General to the United Nations (UN), Herman Longsworth has wrapped up

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:59:05 +0000
Pan-Am Health Org. Recommends Increased Efforts To Tackle CoronaVirus
Pan-Am Health Org. Recommends Increased Efforts To Tackle CoronaVirus Thursday, Feb. 27th. 2020 – Linked News Articles – The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, today

Bolpress (sp)

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:27:41 +0000
Peligro y subasta en la economía boliviana
Los intereses económicos del imperialismo, las transnacionales mineras y petroleras, la burguesía comercial, bancaria y las oligarquías locales, impulsores del Golpe de Estado cívico-político-policial-militar del pasado 10 de...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:17:28 +0000
Hay racismo implícito en la convocatoria a frente único
Una vez que se hizo pública la convocatoria a elecciones, ha ido creciendo cada vez con más brío un clamor desesperado entre las capas conservadoras de la sociedad boliviana para que las candidaturas electorales de derecha se agrupen e...

El Diario (sp)

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0400
Bienvenido 2020
Los habitantes de Kiribati y Samoa, islas del Pacífico, fueron los primeros en el mundo, en recibir por todo lo alto el año 2020. Estos archipiélagos tropicales, con una población combinada de algo más de 300 mil habitantes, saludaron el Año N...

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0400
Camacho y Pumari, juntos nuevamente
Después de varios desencuentros, revelaciones de audios sin consentimientos y ultimátum, la madrugada del 31 de diciembre, el expresidente del Comité Cívico Pro Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, y el actual presidente del Comité Cívico Potosin...

Brazil

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Amnesty International: Major human rights events in the Americas 2019
Amnesty International has documented grave violations of human rights in 2019 in 24 countries across the Americas. Examples of the major human rights events analyzed include:

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 08:49:00 GMT
Brazilian markets reopen to a shock and the Real weakens to a new low
Brazil's Real touched a record low on Wednesday as traders returned from the Carnival holiday only to be alarmed by concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus after Sao Paulo confirmed its first case. The Real weakened 1....

Colombia

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:30:13 +0000
What did Duque expect from the UN? Applause for being a Colombia’s funniest clown?
President Ivan Duque’s absurd claim that the United Nations’ human rights office is intruding Colombia’s national sovereignty demonstrates how hopelessly clueless he is. The UN report’s recommendation to transfer authorityR...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:36 +0000
No aerial fumigation of coca without crop substitution, Colombia’s court reminds government
Colombia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday reminded the government it may forget aerial fumigation of coca if it doesn’t help farmer substitute crops as agreed. The court reminder comes days after… The post No aerial fumigation of ...

Colombia Bogota

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:17:52 +0000
Colombia saw record tourism in 2019 with 4.5 million visitors, the aim is 6 million
With 2019 marking a record year for the Colombian tourism sector, President Iván Duque announced a benchmark of 6 million visitors for this year.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:32:04 +0000
Salamina: Bewitching architecture of the Antioquia colonization
A recently released book looks at the architecture of Salamina and town that charms architects inspired by the Antioquia colonization.

Costa Rica News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:55:57 +0000
Tourists intended to leave Costa Rica with 83 kilos of chocolate with marijuana
Two men were arrested at the Daniel Oduber International airport in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, accused of trying to smuggle out a large load of marijuana-laced chocolates out of the country. The men attracted the attention of authorities haulin...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:54:31 +0000
Guatemala children forced to work six days a week
An investigation carried out by Britain’s Channel 4 shows children working on six farms in Guatemala, the largest coffee producer in Central America. The TV documentary, which will air on Monday (in the UK), appears to show Guatemalan children ...

Radio Habana (sp)

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:55:02 -0500
Concluye visita gubernamental a provincia Mayabeque en Cuba
La Habana, 27 feb (RHC) La visita gubernamental a la occidental provincia Mayabeque, encabezada por el presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, concluyó este jueves con el análisis de la vivienda y la producción de materiales de la construcción en...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:33:53 -0500
Cuba: EE.UU. incumple obligaciones como país anfitrión de ONU
Naciones Unidas, 27 feb (RHC) Estados Unidos incumple sus obligaciones como país anfitrión de la ONU y obstaculiza la participación de representantes de delegaciones oficiales de Estados miembros, incluida Cuba, a los eventos de la organización....

Dominica News online

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:34:32 +0000
More funds needed to complete renovation of Roseau Cathedral
His Lordship, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire, has revealed that the renovation work at the Roseau Cathedral has not moved at the rate as expected and will need an additional 3 to 4 million dollars for its completion. The Roseau Cathedral, which... The post ...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:16:06 +0000
Police report slight drop in crime in Dominica for 2019
A total of eight hundred and thirty-five (835) serious crimes were reported in Dominica in 2019 and according to Police Chief, Daniel Carbon, this was slightly lower than the figure of 906 which was reported in 2019.Carbon said during a... The post P...

The Dominican

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 22:10:44 GMT
Relationship between Dominica and T@T solid says PM Skerrit
Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit is reporting that the relationship between Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago remains “solid.”

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:52:40 GMT
T&T’s vote against Dominica sparks outrage with calls for firing of foreign minister
Trinidad and Tobago’s decision to vote against Dominica’s appeal to the Organization of American States (OAS) for a two year waiver on its fees owed to the institution has met with outrage, disbelief and disgust within the country.

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:50:00 GMT
Argentina Forensic Anthropology Team nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, EAAF, a non-profit scientific NGO, was nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its investigative work into human rights violations in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:47:00 GMT
“Decolonization is a process guided by the aspirations and needs of the communities living in the territories”
With 17 non-self-governing territories remaining worldwide, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has said that decolonization is a process that has to be guided by the aspirations and needs of the communities living in the ter...

Honduras News

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 18:57:20 +0000
Official list of the 23 players representing Honduras in the 2019 Gold Cup – Honduras National Team Soccer
Concacaf announced on Thursday June 6, 2019 the list of the Honduras National Team players that will represent Honduras during the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Championship. The Honduras National Selection also known as the BiColor and La Seleccion Catrach...

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:58:07 +0000
The Gordon Ramsay Honduras Video
Just last week the BBC affiliated chef published a video of Honduras. It was focused on the security, or lack of security in Honduras. As expected, the video went viral and the local newspapers made sure they put this trusted news source on their fro...

Jamaica Gleaner

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:29:08 -0500
Big money popping - Parties reeled in whopping $100m for Portland East by-election
The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People’s National Party (PNP) received more than $100 million to battle in the April 4, 2019, Portland East by-election. Some 10 months after the dust has settled, with the JLP’s Ann Marie Vaz emerging...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:28:52 -0500
No cover-up! - Holness says his Gov’t has never swept acts of corruption under the carpet
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that his Government has never sought to cover up any of the seismic scandals that has rocked his administration during its four years in office to date. “The Government has always accepted that there hav...

Jamaica Observer

Fri, 28, Feb, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Teachers want more support for special needs students
TEACHERS are clamouring for more support for special needs students and those who educate them. The problem, they say, is especially noticeable at the secondary level which does not effectively cater to the needs of these children...

Fri, 28, Feb, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Occupational Safety Bill Committee to meet with gas retailers
THE parliamentary committee reviewing the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Bill says it will be inviting Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) to its next meeting to discuss issues arising from last week's fire at...

Jamaica Star

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:48:00 -0500
JFF shocked at murder of former national footballer Irvino English
The Jamaica Football Federation  has expressed deep shock and sadness at last night's murder of former national player Irvino English. English was shot on Ashoka Road in Waterhouse,  St Andrew by a gunman.  

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:01:08 -0500
Mom ready to beg so her daughter can walk - Parent of 1-y-o hit by stray bullet seeking help
Avina Jones' life took a drastic turn last Sunday after her only child, one-year-old Mia Dailey, was hit by a stray bullet. Mia, affectionately called Dream, was at her grandmother's home in West Street in downtown Kingston when the heart-...

Latin America

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Amnesty International: Major human rights events in the Americas 2019
Amnesty International has documented grave violations of human rights in 2019 in 24 countries across the Americas. Examples of the major human rights events analyzed include:

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:20:00 GMT
Argentine president Fernandez announces meeting with his Uruguayan peer Lacalle Pou
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez held a very positive phone conversation on Wednesday with Uruguayan president-elect Luis Lacalle Pou during which they analyzed the bilateral relation and the regional integration agenda.

Mercosur

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:20:00 GMT
Argentine president Fernandez announces meeting with his Uruguayan peer Lacalle Pou
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez held a very positive phone conversation on Wednesday with Uruguayan president-elect Luis Lacalle Pou during which they analyzed the bilateral relation and the regional integration agenda.

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:40:00 GMT
Argentina pressing Uruguay on Falklands' RAF flights landing in Carrasco
Argentina is again putting pressure on Uruguay, this time on the incoming government which takes office next March first, insisting no UK military aircraft linked to the Falkland Islands be allowed to land in the country's airp...

Newsroom Panama

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:01:11 +0000
OPINION: Panama’s crisis of values
Pope Francisco has arrived in Panama. When the Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:01:51 +0000
First 60,000 pilgrims arrive for WYD
Nearly 60,000 pilgrims had entered Panama by   7:00 am on Thursday, January 24, for the World Youth... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Paraguay

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 06:31:00 GMT
Mercosur urgent health ministers meeting to address dengue, measles and coronavirus threat
Mercosur health ministers will be holding an urgent meeting this week in Paraguay to address the spread of dengue, the outbreak of measles and the possible arrival of the China coronavirus to the region.

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 08:48:00 GMT
Heavy rains and flooding forecasted for Asuncion, Paraguay and Porto Alegre, Brazil
Although flooding rain has already hit parts of Brazil so far in 2020, more rain and flooding could strike the southern part of the country in the coming week. In addition to southern Brazil, other parts of South America may al...

La Republica (sp)

2020-02-28T09:05:00-05:00
México confirma primer caso de coronavirus

2020-02-28T09:04:23-05:00
Cynthia Nixon evidencia la presión social que viven las mujeres en nuevo video viral

Peru al Dia (sp)

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:10:55 +0000
MTC ratificó compromiso de mejorar vía Puente Chagual-Tayabamba a representantes de La Libertad
  Mientras los trabajos de mantenimiento en el tramo del Puente Pallar-Puente Chagual en La Libertad continúan, el Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones (MTC) elabora el estudio definitivo del tramo Puente Chagual-Tayabamba. Provías Nacio...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:05:22 +0000
Contraloría exhorta a intensificar medidas preventivas por alerta de coronavirus
  En relación a las medidas anunciadas e implementadas por el Ministerio de Salud y otras instituciones a fin de atender un eventual ingreso al país del coronavirus, la Contraloría General recomienda a las autoridades del Sector Salud realiza...

South America

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:55:00 GMT
IMF mission arrives in Buenos Aires next Monday to continue negotiations
The International Monetary Fund will send another mission to Argentina to continue debt strategy talks and discuss “next steps,” IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday, as the country seeks to renegotiate its US$ 57 bill...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Amnesty International: Major human rights events in the Americas 2019
Amnesty International has documented grave violations of human rights in 2019 in 24 countries across the Americas. Examples of the major human rights events analyzed include:

Unasur

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Amnesty International: Major human rights events in the Americas 2019
Amnesty International has documented grave violations of human rights in 2019 in 24 countries across the Americas. Examples of the major human rights events analyzed include:

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:20:00 GMT
Argentine president Fernandez announces meeting with his Uruguayan peer Lacalle Pou
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez held a very positive phone conversation on Wednesday with Uruguayan president-elect Luis Lacalle Pou during which they analyzed the bilateral relation and the regional integration agenda.

Uruguay

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:20:00 GMT
Argentine president Fernandez announces meeting with his Uruguayan peer Lacalle Pou
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez held a very positive phone conversation on Wednesday with Uruguayan president-elect Luis Lacalle Pou during which they analyzed the bilateral relation and the regional integration agenda.

Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:40:00 GMT
Argentina pressing Uruguay on Falklands' RAF flights landing in Carrasco
Argentina is again putting pressure on Uruguay, this time on the incoming government which takes office next March first, insisting no UK military aircraft linked to the Falkland Islands be allowed to land in the country's airp...

Venezuela

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Amnesty International: Major human rights events in the Americas 2019
Amnesty International has documented grave violations of human rights in 2019 in 24 countries across the Americas. Examples of the major human rights events analyzed include:

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 07:59:00 GMT
UN: A third of Venezuelans with no access to minimum nutrition requirements
About 9.3 million Venezuelans don’t have access to enough food to meet minimum nutrition requirements, according to a study from the United Nations.

Venezuela Analysis

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:55:00 -0400
Colombia, Venezuela and Nuestra America: A Conversation with Jesus Santrich of the FARC‐EP
In this VA interview, we talk to the FARC commander about the region’s geopolitics, with an emphasis on Colombia and Venezuela.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 18:36:00 -0400
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Denounces Sanctions at UN as Trump Issues New Threats
Trump said there could be “serious sanctions” in the near future.

Antarctica

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 07:30:00 GMT
South Georgia is evidence of whales recovery, a century after they were heavily exploited
A team led by the British Antarctic Survey has just returned from the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, as the last of three expeditions to investigate the recovery of whales a century after they were heavily exploited. Af...

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 07:01:00 GMT
MS Roald Amundsen makes history as it reaches the ice edge at 70º south
Cruise vessel Roald Amundsen has been involved in a history-making event as it has travelled the furthest south of any Hurtigruten company ship in the expedition cruise line's 127 years of business, the company said, in a state...

Australian Top Stories

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:12:34 +1100
Sun Yang banned for eight years for breaking anti-doping rules
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) finds Chinese swimmer Sun Yang guilty of refusing to cooperate with sample collectors, banning the Olympic gold medallist for eight years.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:29:24 +1100
Ardern tells Morrison 'don't deport your problems' as they clash in Sydney
The New Zealand and Australian prime ministers publicly clash in Sydney over the deportation of Kiwi criminals, with Jacinda Ardern calling for Australia to "stop exporting" people who grew up here. ...

Brisbane Times Headlines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 23:53:56 +1000
Sixteen zoo staff. More than 200 animals. An encroaching fire. The rescue operation that became the pride of Mogo
With bushfires bearing down on them, staff members at a NSW South Coast zoo had to choose whether to save themselves or stay and protect their animal charges. It was no contest.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 23:53:24 +1000
Inspired by her father's escape, teenage debut novelist Vivian Pham is set to become a voice of her generation
What began as an after-school project turned into a debut novel that has set the Australian publishing industry abuzz. And Vivian Pham is still only 19.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:44:00 +1000
#1 TOP STORY OF 2019: 'We’re fed up and we will not obey you': Rebellion strikes cities across the world
The climate emergency has, here in Australia, turned into a nationwide bushfire calamity. This November article by Dr Lee Duffield well expresses the frustration felt around the world by the inactivity of leaders, receiving 94,000 unique view...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:30:00 +1000
Morrison's blatant lies over sports rorts further evidence of a corrupt government
Our government has been mired in corruption and scandal, supported by the mainstream media and leaving us longing for an honest election. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:30:16 +1200
Ammonia spill in Hawera, Taranaki - stay indoors, authorities say
One person is suffering from chemical burns after a "significant" ammonia leak at a Taranaki meat processing plant.Cordons stretching to around 1km are surrounding the site of the spill at Silver Fern Farms on Tawhiti Rd.Fire...

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 21:50:50 +1200
Elton John forced to can Auckland shows, concerts rescheduled for next year
An "incredibly disappointed" Elton John has been forced to postpone his two remaining Auckland shows.A statement released by the tour promoter said John's two Auckland shows on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour have been rescheduled...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:01:27 +1100
'Fear, paranoia': Parents refuse Asian doctors treating children as coronavirus fears grow
The Royal Children's Hospital has received several reports of discrimination against Asian health workers, which the hospital blames on "fear and paranoia" about the COVID-19.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 08:45:00 +1100
Coronavirus empty: bare planes, ferries, beaches make for a simple Philippine getaway
Rory Lovelock likes to be the last to board the plane on the chance he can nab a row of spare seats. On a recent flight in the Philippines he struck gold.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 22:01:56 +1100
Best of the world in pictures
The finest photos from the wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 21:02:00 +1100
After a fast and scandalous fall, can the Queen’s favourite son ever rebuild his reputation?
Prince Andrew may be the favourite, but his 60th birthday this month was far from a celebration after recent scandals.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Dominion Post

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 03:31:40 GMT
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff referred to Serious Fraud Office over election expenses
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has "no knowledge" of election expenses being referred to Serious Fraud Office.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:47:03 GMT
North Canterbury grass fire contained, residents allowed home
Fire crews have contained the blaze in rural north Canterbury, allowing residents to return home.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:20:16 +1300
Covid-19 would 'wipe out' PNG's Daru
Following unconfirmed reports of Covid-19 in PNG's Western Province, the mayor of the provincial capital, Daru, has warned the coronavirus could "wipe out" his town.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:17:20 +1300
Neglect, abuse of Fijian children on rise - Govt
Cases of child abuse have sky-rocketed in Fiji, government figures show.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 20:20:40 +1300
New Zealand confirms case of Covid-19 coronavirus
The person who has been confirmed to have New Zealand's first case of the Covid-19 coronavirus "followed all of the steps you would hope would be followed", says the Health Minister.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:25:43 +1300
Coronavirus: What is Covid-19 and how to protect yourself from the outbreak
The Covid-19 coronavirus has arrived in New Zealand. What are the symptoms and how is it spread? Here's what you need to know.

New Zealand Top Stories

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:32:48 GMT
Coronavirus: First case of virus in New Zealand
Patient in their 60s in Auckland hospital is a NZ citizen who flew into the country from Iran, via Bali.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:00:14 GMT
Coronavirus: New Zealand will likely see more cases, say experts
Here's how the risk to the rest of New Zealand stands, after first case of coronavirus was confirmed.

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:27:26 +0000
Teen convicted of underage carnal knowledge
Nuku’alofa, Tonga: A 17-year-old youth was found guilty on charges of carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 15, committed in January last year in Tongatapu. Source: Teen convicted of underage carnal knowledge

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:33:15 +0000
Israel Folau’s latest anti-gay comments ‘unacceptable’
By Radio New Zealand Fullback Israel Folau’s latest anti-gay comments on social media are “unacceptable” and its integrity unit will look into the matter, Rugby Australia (RA) says. Wallabies international Folau, one of Australia’s top player...

Albania News

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:23:10 GMT
If You Pass This Test You Must Have Gone To Culinary School
Don't end up with egg on your face!

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:19:13 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level From The U.S. States You Know?
Do you know ALL the states?

Armenia News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:02:55 +0400
Armenia PM's daughter sues head of NGO

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:58:42 +0400
Armenian parliamentary committee members respect memory of Sumgait pogroms victims

Armenia Panorama

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:39:47 +0400
Russian tour operators calculated losses from coronavirus

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:09:53 +0400
Female candidates running for president in Artsakh

Armenian News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:56:12 GMT
Coronavirus in 53 countries; 1st case in sub-Saharan Africa
Fast-growing outbreaks in South Korea, Italy and Iran show the battle to contain the virus is still in its early stages.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:59:32 GMT
Coronavirus reaches Azerbaijan; Iran death toll climbs to 34
Iran's Health Ministry spokesman said the new virus has killed 34 people amid 388 confirmed cases in the country.

Azerbaijan Today

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:18:00 +0400
Expert: Southern Gas Corridor allows Azerbaijan to diversify its gas markets

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:01:00 +0400
Oil prices on track for biggest weekly decline in over four years

Azerbaijan Trend

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:02:16 +0400
Президент Ильхам Алиев выделил средства на улучшение обеспечения поливной водой посевных площадей в Агдаме
Президент Азербайджана Ильхам Алиев в пятницу подписал распоряжение о дополнительных мерах по улучшению обеспечения оросительной во...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:45:00 +0400
Исполнительный директор о перспективах расширения Интерконнектора Греция-Болгария

Belarus Belapan

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:48:44 +0300
Government to provide seven billion rubels to fish farms this year to purchase feed

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:18:17 +0300
Belarusian National Technical University suspends classes through March 15 over coronavirus case

Belarus Belta

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:42:30 +0300
EU delegation visits Belarus' Bruzgi border checkpoint
The delegation was made familiar with technical equipment at the border checkpoint. The European MPs took interest in the effectiveness of measures taken by the State Border Committee on the external border of the European Union to fight transboundar...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:12:23 +0300
New Belarus' development strategy to be submitted to government before 1 April
Belarus' national sustainable development strategy through 2035 will be submitted to the Council of Ministers before 1 April, Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said at a board meeting of the Economy Ministry on 28 February.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:23:00 +0100
Thunbergová v Bristolu opět kritizovala politiky a média
Bristol (Británie) - Mladá švédská aktivistka Greta Thunbergová dnes opět zkritizovala politiky a média, kteří podle ní ignorují hrozbu klimatických změn. Na demonstraci v Bristolu na...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:17:00 +0100
Produkce medu v ČR znovu klesla, je ho nejméně za pět let
Praha - Produkce medu v České republice loni klesla, včelstva vyprodukovala 8260 tun medu, což je nejméně za posledních pět let. Ve srovnání s loňským rokem je to pokles o osm procent,...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:43:00 +0100
Daily news summary 28.2.2020
Ex-imam found guilty of terrorism Ombudsman protest Lynx monitoring

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:23:19 +0100
Czech finance minister ready to postpone, cut proposed digital tax
The Czech finance minister has said the government’s proposal to introduce a digital tax could be postponed till next year and the proposed tax could be cut from 7 to 5 percent. The statement comes following a warning from the US ...

Estonia

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:07:30 +0200
COVID-19 reaches Estonia from Iran through Riga
Thursday morning brought the first positive case of the COVID-19 virus in Estonia when an Iranian citizen who lives in Estonia returned from a business trip to Iran.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:47:41 +0200
Linnahall to be developed by neighbors
The Tallinn Linnahall building that has been empty for the past ten years has found developers in Baltic Sea shipping giant Tallink and its majority shareholders’ investment firm Infortar. A mutual intentions agreement between the companies and the...

Estonia Post Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:07:30 +0200
COVID-19 reaches Estonia from Iran through Riga
Thursday morning brought the first positive case of the COVID-19 virus in Estonia when an Iranian citizen who lives in Estonia returned from a business trip to Iran.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:47:41 +0200
Linnahall to be developed by neighbors
The Tallinn Linnahall building that has been empty for the past ten years has found developers in Baltic Sea shipping giant Tallink and its majority shareholders’ investment firm Infortar. A mutual intentions agreement between the companies and the...

Europe

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:49:28 +0100
COVID-19 spreads in Europe, Syrians flee violence and Greek protests | This week in pictures
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Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:05:13 +0100
Turkey blocks social media after Idlib airstrike kills 33 soldiers | The Cube
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Europe BBC

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:51:30 GMT
Syria war: Alarm after 33 Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Idlib
Turkey hits Syrian government targets in response and the EU warns of a major conflict developing.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:21:48 GMT
Coronavirus: Quarantined inside Italy's red zone
What is life like for a family living in one of Italy's quarantined villages?

Finland Today

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:02:51 +0000
The Finnish Government: Finland Is Better Prepared to Face the Coronavirus Than Many Other EU Countries; Video Interview With Expert
In our video, we interview Taneli Puumalainen, the chief physician at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare THL, about Finland’s readiness against the coronavirus and wondered if we all should prepare to order some face masks. The post The F...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 07:04:48 +0000
Woman Who Traveled From Milan to Finland Has Been Diagnosed With Coronavirus
She is now in hospital care at the Helsinki University Hospital HUS. The post Woman Who Traveled From Milan to Finland Has Been Diagnosed With Coronavirus appeared first on Finland Today.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:30:00 +0200
Iraqi twins cleared of war crimes
A Finnish appeals court ruled that there was insufficient evidence to link the men to the 2014 Tikrit massacre.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:13:05 +0200
Finnair issues profit warning over Covid-19 fears
The national carrier said it may have to begin temporary lay-offs as demand sinks on its crucial Asian routes.

France 24 Live News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:18:13 GMT
Iraq confronts coronavirus amid infrastructure concerns
While Iran has proven a hotspot for coronavirus infections with 388 reported cases and 34 deaths, the six confirmed cases in neighbouring Iraq have pushed authorities to close schools and universities in that country amid concerns its healthcare inf...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:53:52 GMT
Turkey says will not stop refugees from reaching Europe after troops killed in Syria
Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said, as Ankara responded on Friday to the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in an air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region....

France RFI

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:02:48 GMT
France's far-right congratulates Vox party's strong showing in Spain's election
Spain's general election has left it in a state of political uncertainty for the coming months as the latest polls reflect a widening political divide between those on the left and those on the right.

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:35:26 GMT
Packages of pure cocaine wash up on France's beaches
Mysterious parcels containing more than 750kg of narcotics have been washing up on France's Atlantic coast since last month.

French News Online

Germany

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:21:13 +0100
Social Design Award: On the Lookout for Good Ideas
"Together We Are Strong!" This year's reader competition from SPIEGEL Wissen is looking for projects and ideas that promote greater social cohesion in our society. Apply now!

Fri, 7 Feb 2020 17:45:00 +0100
Thuringia: The German Conservatives' Faustian Pact With the Far-Right
German conservatives in the eastern state of Thuringia have drawn scathing criticism for relying on the far-right to get a gubernatorial candidate elected. In a DER SPIEGEL editorial, our author argues that anything short of unequivocal rejection of ...

Germany European News

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:39:47 +0100
How Russia’s President Is Preparing His Own Succession
As he approaches the twilight of his presidency, Vladimir Putin is seeking changes to the constitution to pave the way for someone else to take over. Or is he?

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:53:14 +0100
Country on the Brink: A Search for the Source of Italy's Malaise
The sun in the south, the mountains in the north and stunningly beautiful cities in between: Life in Italy, one might think, is just short of paradise. But residents of the country are deeply unhappy. Why?

Greek Reporter

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:46:35 +0000
Greece's exit from Schengen will not solve the refugee crisis
tsipras-tousk.jpg As stated by European Council President Donald Tusk after his meeting the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at Maximou residence. ...

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:54:05 +0000
Incompetence fails SYRIZA’s governing
12715551_1021794801216661_3889761652356951816_n.jpg Иn his new book entitled "SYRIZA: The Failure of Populist Promises" to Cas Mudde, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University...

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:30:00 GMT
Bulgarians convert hundreds of millions of leva into euro
Amidst rumors of a change in the exchange rate of the Bulgarian lev to the euro, the public have reacted by converting leva into euro on a massive scale, the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) says.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:05:00 GMT
Hungary stands by offer to acquire stake in Croatia LNG terminal
Hungary stands by its offer to buy a minority stake in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal Croatia is building, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday, after talks in Budapest with his Croatian counterpart Gordan G...

Iceland Monitor

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:56:00 +0000
Increased Anxiety in Iceland, due to Negative News
A flood of negative news in Icelandic media lately has led to increased anxiety in society, states Óttar Guðmundsson, psychiatrist.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:26:00 +0000
Closing the Country Still an Option
The option to close Iceland due to the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is constantly being reassessed, in accordance with new risk assessments.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:52:19 +0000
Best Of Reykjavík Dining 2020: Best Goddamn Restaurant
The year 2019 wasn’t kind to many restaurateurs. Let’s be honest, it’s a tough business. Nevertheless, Iceland’s culinary scene is... The post Best Of Reykjavík Dining 2020: Best Goddamn Restaurant appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevi...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:51:59 +0000
Best Of Reykjavík Dining 2020: Best Late-Night Bite
The year 2019 wasn’t kind to many restaurateurs. Let’s be honest, it’s a tough business. Nevertheless, Iceland’s culinary scene is... The post Best Of Reykjavík Dining 2020: Best Late-Night Bite appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine....

Ireland Headlines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:27:10 +0000
Those in close contact with Covid-19 patient 'notified'
The Department of Health has said everyone who has been in close contact with a woman diagnosed with coronavirus has been traced and notified.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:29:44 +0000
Final accused found guilty in O'Connor murder case
A fourth person has been found guilty in relation to the murder of 61-year-old Patricia O'Connor whose body was found in 15 different parts in nine locations in the Dublin mountains in June 2017.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Italy

Macedonian News Agency

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:52:38 +0000
KURIR.MK in the race for most popular web portal in the whole Balkan region
For the first time specialized web portal Media Daily introduced the section “selection of the most popular portals from the Balkan region”, and on the list among most read internet sites is found KURIR.MK. Only three Macedonian internet ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:13:05 +0000
VMRO-DPMNE’s EC holds its first meeting
The Executive Committee of VMRO-DPMNE held its first session, condemning the political persecution by the government, which through judicial authorities is committed against MPs, artists, police officers and other persons whose only sin is that they ...

Malta Gozo News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:35:32 +0000
GTA in favour of more connectivity, especially through an airlink
In his opening address at the 21st Gozo Tourism Association’s AGM, Chairman Mr Paul Scicluna emphasised the need...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:09:58 +0000
Creating opportunities for students within performing arts sector
Minister for Education and Employment Owen Bonnici has visited Mikiel Anton Vassalli College, a school which has a...

Malta Independent

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:29:00 +0000
Police scandal: Traffic branch recruits inspector, 12 officers to start filling depleted ranks
The Police Traffic Branch has recruited an inspector and 12 police officers in a bid to replenish its depleted ranks after more than three-fourths of its manpower were lost to a corruption scandal. A total of 42 officers have been arrested in connect...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:48:00 +0000
Coronavirus 'infodemic' a 'social media spectacle' - Maltese sociologist
It started off with ‘bat soups’ and people eating the animals whole, as international authorities announced the source of the novel Coronavirus could have been bats. These videos and memes quickly trickled to local Facebook newsfeeds, fol...

Malta Today

Fri,28 Feb 2020 14:56:21 +0100
Reformed drug addict's prison sentence reduced to probation
A drug addict has had his prison sentence substituted with probation after the court heard how he had weaned himself off drugs

Fri,28 Feb 2020 14:56:02 +0100
Man charged after violent attempt to rob bus driver
The bus driver ended up severely beaten after a man allegedly attempted to steal his day's takings 

Times of Malta

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:26:00 +0100
Bayern players' big game drinking prep wows US rock star Jovi
Bayern Munich's 3-0 Champions League last 16 first-leg victory over Chelsea on Tuesday made an impression on US rock star Jon Bon Jovi for the relaxed way the Germa...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:13:00 +0100
Butcher charged with beating bus driver in failed hold up
A butcher who allegedly held up a bus driver, beating him black and blue, was remanded in custody on Friday after pleading not guilty to the violent episode that to...

Northern Ireland BBC

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:31:07 GMT
Coronavirus: Passengers contacted after first NI case
The move comes after a woman who travelled from Italy to NI is confirmed as having coronavirus.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:28:30 GMT
Coronavirus: Newtownards teacher left stranded in Thailand
Danielle Reid moved to China in August 2019 but is now stranded in Thailand, unable to get home.

The Nordic Page

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 22:33:19 +0100
Two Secondary School Students Die from the Flu in Norway

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:07:37 +0100
Advertising Agency Behind SAS Video Becomes Target of Bomb Threats from Right Wing Extremists

Krakow Post

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:18:30 +0000
Kino Mania: Dogs 3
Starring: Bogusław Linda, Cezary Pazura, Marcin Dorocinśki, Artur Żmijewski Directed by: Władysław Pasikowski Rating: ★★★☆☆ Since the release of Władysław (Visited 1 times, 5 visits today) The post Kino Mania: Dogs 3 appeared first o...

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:25:37 +0000
The other V Day: “One Billion Rising” activists dance to raise sexual assault awareness
Over 30 activists gathered in front of Krakow’s Bagatela Theater this evening to dance to feminist anthems for “V Day,” (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post The other V Day: “One Billion Rising” activists dance to ...

Poland

Poland Krakow

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:18:30 +0000
Kino Mania: Dogs 3
Starring: Bogusław Linda, Cezary Pazura, Marcin Dorocinśki, Artur Żmijewski Directed by: Władysław Pasikowski Rating: ★★★☆☆ Since the release of Władysław (Visited 1 times, 5 visits today) The post Kino Mania: Dogs 3 appeared first o...

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:25:37 +0000
The other V Day: “One Billion Rising” activists dance to raise sexual assault awareness
Over 30 activists gathered in front of Krakow’s Bagatela Theater this evening to dance to feminist anthems for “V Day,” (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post The other V Day: “One Billion Rising” activists dance to ...

Radio Poland

Romania Agerpres

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:24:48 +0200
Two more novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Romania
Two more people - a woman from Timisoara and a man from Maramures - have teste positive for the novel coronavirus, senior official with the Health Ministry Nelu Tataru said Friday. He told a news conference at the headquarters of the Inte...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:33:32 +0200
Orban: Reason for Citu's designation as prime minister - to send strong signal of confidence to the markets
National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban said that one of the reasons for the designation of Florin Citu as prime minister was to send "a strong signal of stability, balance, confidence to the markets", in a context m...

Romania Insider

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:54:48 GMT
British man dies from coronavirus in Japan
He is the first British person to die from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:58:15 GMT
East Yorkshire flooding worsens as residents evacuated from homes
Water is pouring off fields which are unable to hold it from the swollen River Aire in East Yorkshire.

Romanian National News Agency

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:24:48 +0200
Two more novel coronavirus cases confirmed in Romania
Two more people - a woman from Timisoara and a man from Maramures - have teste positive for the novel coronavirus, senior official with the Health Ministry Nelu Tataru said Friday. He told a news conference at the headquarters of the Inte...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:33:32 +0200
Orban: Reason for Citu's designation as prime minister - to send strong signal of confidence to the markets
National Liberal Party (PNL) leader Ludovic Orban said that one of the reasons for the designation of Florin Citu as prime minister was to send "a strong signal of stability, balance, confidence to the markets", in a context m...

Pravda Russian News

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 23:15:00 +0300
Moscow builds new expressway through Soviet-era radioactive repository
The radiation sensor of FGUP Radon (a division of the Russian Federal Agency for Atomic Power, Rosatom structure), installed at the construction site of the South-Eastern Expressway in Moscow, has recorded a 60-fold increase in the radiation backgrou...

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:52:00 +0300
Who is the richest and who is the poorest in Russia’s new government?
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev, Minister for Industry and Trade Denis Manturov and the head of the Ministry for Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev are the wealthiest members of the new government chaired by the new Prime Minister. The informat...

Pravda World News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:46:00 +0300
Turkey wants NATO to stop Syrian army and Russia in Idlib
As many as 33 Turkish troops were killed as a result of the airstrike in Idlib province conducted by the Syrian Air Force, Anadolu news agency reports. Earlier, 29 victims of the Syria air strike were reported. The US supports Turkey in the Syrian co...

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:34:00 +0300
Coronavirus spreads from Italy to Croatia, Switzerland and Austria
Croatia became the first country in the Balkans, where a case of coronavirus Covid-19 infection was reported, Croatian television and radio company HRT said, citing Croatia's Minister of Health Vili Beros. According to the minister, the infected man...

RT

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:05:09 +0000
World economy heading to a slowdown ‘without question,’ professor tells Boom Bust
Fears of the rapid spread of the coronavirus have panicked investors, sending world markets into a tailspin. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:18:34 +0000
‘Must be parody’: George W Bush’s brother ridiculed online after moaning about ‘incredibly rude’ BBC bias against BoJo’s Tories
Jeb Bush, younger brother of former US President George W Bush, has been mercilessly mocked on Twitter, after accusing the BBC of being “biased” in their news coverage and “incredibly rude to Conservative MPs.” Read Full Article...

Scotland BBC

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:40:28 GMT
Abuse by former paddle steamer captain David Neill 'left me broken'
A victim of paedophile David Neill speaks out after he is jailed for seven years for abusing boys in the 1980s.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:37:01 GMT
Copenhagen scorer Michael Santos charged after Celtic win
Michael Santos was allegedly involved in an altercation as his side celebrated their second goal.

Scotland Herald

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:49:25 +0000
Cherry in veiled dig at Robertson for losing his seat as SNP selection fight rages
JOANNA Cherry QC has painted her SNP rival for Ruth Davidson’s old Holyrood seat as a loser in the latest coded attack between the pair.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:10:00 +0000
Ian McConnell: Toys out of the pram mood on Brexit looks most inauspicious ahead of UK-EU talks
AMID a plethora of posturing ahead of next week’s resumption of negotiations between the UK and European Union over Brexit, there has been a real Groundhog Day vibe about things.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:06:56 +0100
Blog: The deceiving paradox of far-right politics
No Slav can stand with Hitler, writes NGO founder and author Zuzana Palovic.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 23:42:52 +0100
A record number of Slovaks fly home for the 2020 elections
Some 86,000 Slovaks living abroad have already been reported to have cast their vote by post.

Slovakia News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:20:01 +0000
Blog: The deceiving paradox of far-right politics
No Slav can stand with Hitler, writes NGO founder and author Zuzana Palovic. Published: Friday, February 28, 2020Full story: Slovak Spectator

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:50:01 +0000
Women’s suffrage marks 100 years on election day in Slovakia
The Constitution was adopted on February 29, 1920, precisely a hundred years before Slovakia's 2020 elections. Published: Thursday, February 27, 2020Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:06:56 +0100
Blog: The deceiving paradox of far-right politics
No Slav can stand with Hitler, writes NGO founder and author Zuzana Palovic.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 23:42:52 +0100
A record number of Slovaks fly home for the 2020 elections
Some 86,000 Slovaks living abroad have already been reported to have cast their vote by post.

Slovenia Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:34:50 +0100
N26 launches premium offering in Slovenia
The Mobile Bank N26 launched its premium accounts to customers in Slovenia. On this occasion Slovenia Times spoke with Sarunas Legeckas, General Manager of Greater Europe Markets.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 10:12:58 +0100
New govt to revive conscription, secure border
The coalition government that is being formed by Janez Janša is planning to reintroduce military conscription, effectively secure the border, decentralise the country and increase local government funding, as well as introduce a general child benefi...

El Pais (sp)

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:59:45 +0100
Uno de los 2.500 aficionados del Valencia que viajó a Milán da positivo en las pruebas de coronavirus
Se trata del segundo caso confirmado en la comunidad y el decimoquinto en España desde el lunes

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:27:18 +0100
Mapa de expansión y claves para entender el coronavirus de Wuhan
Qué es, cómo se transmite, cuál es la población más vulnerable y dimensiones del contagio en el mundo

Euro Weekly

Think Spain

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:29:56 +0200
Women in Spain live to nearly 86 on average: Life expectancy rose even during recession, study confirms
LIFE expectancy in Spain rose by 1.17 years on average in the last decade, according to the ministry of health and the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:20:49 +0200
Dido, Tom Jones and Gypsy Kings at Madrid 'Noches del Botanic' festival
MUSIC-LOVERS have just been given the full line-up for one of Madrid's best-loved festivals - the Noches del Botánico (Botanic Nights), with massive concerts by ...

Swiss Info

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:19:00 GMT
Coronavirus cases spreading in Switzerland
Switzerland is taking unprecedented measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. For the first time, the federal government is taking over powers from the cantonal authorities to ban large gatherings.  At present, the virus ...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:09:00 GMT
Switzerland bans major public events to slow spread of virus
Switzerland has imposed a ban on public events that gather more than 1,000 people together in the same place until at least March 15 in response to the coronavirus threat. The ban comes into force with immediate effect in the midst of the carnival s...

Turkey

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:14:07 Z
Erdoğan, Putin agree to meet soon after deadly Idlib attack
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged a phone call on February 28 and agreed to meet in-person very soon and to discuss new measures to de-escalate tension in the Idlib province of Syria as the Syrian regime k...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:08:41 Z
Turkish troops attacked despite coordination with Russia, defense minister says
The deadly attack on Turkish troops took place although the location of our forces was known by Russia, Turkey's defense minister said on Feb. 28.

World Bulletin

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200
Turkey summons Egypt envoy over raid on Anadolu company
Ankara’s relations with Cairo have been frosty for the reason that Egyptian military ousted Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Mursi, an ally of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, in 2013. 

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 18:12:32 +0200
Will the Turkey-Libya Maritime Boundaries Deal Be Legally Valid If Haftar Takes Over Tripoli?

4 News


Government holds Glasgow summit to combat drug deaths
It's a crisis which is literally costing lives - the number of drugs deaths is reaching record levels.


Government reveals Brexit negotiation demands
If there’s no progress – we could just walk away. There’s certainly no mood for compromise from Britain – as the government set out its plan for the Brexit trade talks with the EU, starting in Brussels on Monday.

Daily Mail

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:02:23 GMT
Greta Thunberg tells Bristol mass rally 'I will not be silenced as the world is on fire'
Greta Thunberg told at least 20,000 protestors at a mass Bristol climate change rally today to 'push for change' in light of the 'climate and environmental emergency' today outside College Green at 11.45am.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:56:45 GMT
Pupil's mother in Buxton coronavirus case was rushed to hospital alongside her boyfriend
The man was among 78 Britons quarantined on the cruise liner which became one of the world's largest clusters of virus cases.

Daily Star

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:43:34 +0000
OnlyFans models using coronavirus epidemic to flog nude selfies on Twitter
EXCLUSIVE: Porn stars and webcam models are flooding the #coronavirus hashtag with filth in a desperate bid to attract more subscribers to their x-rated private channels

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:38:19 +0000
Primary school evacuated after man 'threatens to blow up home nearby'
Police are on the scene of an incident in Wallasey where a man has "threatened to blow up his home". It has led a primary school to be evacuated as officers cordon off the road

Sky News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:05:00 +0000
British cruise ship passenger dies from coronavirus
A British man has died after being infected with coronavirus while in quarantine in Japan on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, Japan's health ministry said.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:29:00 +0000
Coronavirus: easyJet and BA owner cut European flights
EasyJet and the owner of British Airways are scaling back services in Europe as coronavirus cases surge.

UK BBC

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:54:48 GMT
British man dies from coronavirus in Japan
He is the first British person to die from Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:58:15 GMT
East Yorkshire flooding worsens as residents evacuated from homes
Water is pouring off fields which are unable to hold it from the swollen River Aire in East Yorkshire.

UK Daily Express

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:39:00 +0000
The Wirral school in lockdown: Children evacuated as armed police scramble to bomb threat
A PRIMARY school in Merseyside has been evacuated as emergency services attend a nearby house which a man is "threatening to blow up", according to reports.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:35:00 +0000
Brexit confession: How EU admitted Common Fisheries Policy failure – ‘It needs replacing!'
BREXIT talks over the Common Fisheries Policy has brought the EU and UK to loggerheads once again - but Brussels admitted its policy is a failure in 2009, saying it needed to be reformed.

UK Independent

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:30:00 GMT
Boris Johnson news - live: PM's Brexit plan condemned by Brussels, as government under pressure over 'unacceptable' treatment of EU nationals
Follow all the latest developments

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:10:00 GMT
Boris Johnson news: PM threatens to force no-deal Brexit in June, as No 10 responds to shock Heathrow ruling
Boris Johnson is ready to walk away from trade talks with the EU ​in June if progress cannot be made – then prepare the UK for a no-deal scenario at the end of 2020, according to a government document published today.

UK Telegraph

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:13:01 GMT
St David's Day 2020: Welsh traditions, medieval miracles and how leeks became an iconic symbol

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:51:12 GMT
What is coronavirus, how did it start and could the outbreak grow bigger?

UK Times

Gazette News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 +0000
Colchester leapling Luca Bays celebrating fourth birthday
WHEN Luca Bays wakes up tomorrow he’ll be marking his birthday for only the fourth time.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 +0000
Ten Berechurch Hall Road crashes in 2019
THE number of crashes on a notoriously dangerous road increased more than fourfold last year.

Watford Observer

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:00:00 +0000
What's on in Watford and Hertfordshire this weekend, 29th February and 1st March, 2020
What's on in Watford and Hertfordshire this weekend, 29th February and 1st March, 2020

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:30:00 +0000
Neighbours hit out at planning application to build new homes in Croxley Green
Neighbours fear there could be a "security risk" if plans to build new houses in the back gardens of a road get the go ahead.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:23:24 +0000
Update: Total figures revealed following dawn stolen car raids across East London
Dawn raids across Essex and east London uncovered millions of pounds worth of suspected stolen high-end cars.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:10:00 +0000
Anti-abortion campaigner appealing ban on large photos of foetuses
An anti-abortion campaigner forbidden from displaying large photos of foetuses in Waltham Forest is appealing in court to overturn the ban.

Get West London

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Harrow Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:00:00 +0000
Solve a crime in Wembley Park restaurant's new murder mystery events
A murder mystery will be performed live at a fine-dining restaurant in Wembley Park.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:46:04 +0000
Harrow Council approves 2020/21 budget
Harrow Council blamed dwindling funding from central government as it confirmed another council tax increase and further cuts as part of its budget for next year.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:44:04 +0000
Richmond rated 'third fittest place in England'
Residents will be pleased to learn that Richmond has been rated as the third most fittest place in England.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:47:02 +0000
Appeal over video footage showing 'attempted break-in' at Boathouse Teddington
Police are appealing for information that will help them to catch two men who were seen on CCTV allegedly attempting to break into The Boathouse Design Studio in Teddington.

This Is Local London

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:44:06 +0000
Tribute to Tyler Roye who was stabbed to death in Croydon
Kayleigh Bennett still remembers the first time she met Tyler Roye.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:10:00 +0000
Man who made a string of bomb hoaxes across Sutton and Croydon was a former Asda employee
A former Asda employee claimed to be a white supremacist when he made a series of hoax bomb threats to busy stores and supermarkets.

Tottenham Independent

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:08:18 +0000
Enfield councillors clash over tax rise and spending plans
Councillors clashed over budget plans that will see Enfield residents’ council tax bills rise once again over the next financial year.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0000
Covers band takes advantage of extra day with special leap year show in Enfield
Music From the Black Barn, Forty Hall Farm’s monthly gig taking place every second Saturday, stages a rare extra show this weekend – a leap year special featuring The Vipers supported by Bazooka Joe.

Wandsworth Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:10:33 +0000
Man seen exposing himself to 'anyone' along a Putney street
A man has been exposing himself late at night around Putney.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:36:02 +0000
Two teenagers who were caught carrying a knife and drugs are jailed
Two teenagers have been locked up they were being caught with drugs and a knife last month.

Your Local Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:44:06 +0000
Tribute to Tyler Roye who was stabbed to death in Croydon
Kayleigh Bennett still remembers the first time she met Tyler Roye.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:10:00 +0000
Man who made a string of bomb hoaxes across Sutton and Croydon was a former Asda employee
A former Asda employee claimed to be a white supremacist when he made a series of hoax bomb threats to busy stores and supermarkets.

Chronicle Live

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:41:54 +0000
Fowl behaviour as people scale 6ft wall of Gateshead farm shop to get their hands on free chickens
Officers were called to Oaklands Market Garden, in Blaydon, following complaints that people were trying to get into the locked shop to grab the hens

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:00 +0000
Iceland Foods opens inside The Range in Gateshead becoming a 'one stop shop'
The huge store, near the Metrocentre, now homes a branch of the frozen food supermarket Iceland

Gazette Live

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:01:00 +0000
Love Island: Redcar's Luke M and partner Demi on what their future holds
Luke Mabbott has spoken about what the future holds for him and Demi

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:54:55 +0000
Love Island star Luke Mabbott's mum tells of pride after son secures third place
Luke's mum Denise Mabbott has described his partner Demi Jones as 'lovely'

Liverpool Echo

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:23:13 +0000
BBC EastEnders fans spot boat crash victims after rewatching flash forwards
But the one they were most worried about was the bust of the Queen Vic

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 21:57:06 +0000
BBC Hospital show realities of Liverpool knife crime laid bare as young man stabbed in heart
WARNING - EXTREMELY GRAPHIC IMAGE OF STAB WOUND

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 08:00:00 +0000
New opening hours at Northwich tip to 'provide a better experience'
NEW opening hours for Northwich's tip will come into force on April 1.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:36:15 +0000
IN PICTURES: New Barons Quay family restaurant aims to balance play with quality food
A NEW family restaurant concept has opened at Barons Quay, in what is being billed as the start of something bigger.

Anphoblacht

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:43:03 +0000
Sinn Féin will deliver 32 county republic - Line of Duty Star
Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar has said he believes that Sinn Féin will deliver a 32-county republic following the historic result in the 2020 General Election.

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:37:18 +0000
General Election 2020 - 'We are back to Connolly and Mellows, and it is just as well’
Writing his latest blog, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Declan Kearney reflects on the historic and 'watershed' General Election result for Sinn Féin.

Impartial Reporter

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:31:39 +0000
Joseph Dolan jailed for 10 years for Pauline Kilkenny killing
Joseph Dolan, who stabbed a "Good Samaritan" who had kindly given him a roof over his head has been jailed for at least 10 years for her killing.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:00 +0000
Trial begins for man accused of killing wife on Lough Erne
A controlling husband, tired of his wife, but unwilling to accept the possibility of her divorcing him, put her off the end of a Lough Erne cruiser hired to celebrate their up and coming 14th wedding anniversary, a murder trial heard yesterday (Wedne...

Evening Telegraph

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:57:33 +0000
Phone and jewellery with ‘sentimental value’ taken in Dundee housebreaking
Police Scotland are appealing for information after thieves smashed into a Dundee home and stole jewellery and an iPhone.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:20:28 +0000
Jamie Ness nearing Dundee first-team comeback as Jordan McGhee returns
Jamie Ness is nearing a return to the Dundee first-team as he steps up his recovery from a calf problem.

Herald Scotland

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:49:25 +0000
Cherry in veiled dig at Robertson for losing his seat as SNP selection fight rages
JOANNA Cherry QC has painted her SNP rival for Ruth Davidson’s old Holyrood seat as a loser in the latest coded attack between the pair.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:10:00 +0000
Ian McConnell: Toys out of the pram mood on Brexit looks most inauspicious ahead of UK-EU talks
AMID a plethora of posturing ahead of next week’s resumption of negotiations between the UK and European Union over Brexit, there has been a real Groundhog Day vibe about things.

Inverness Courier

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New allegations of bullying at NHS
NHS Highland has been rocked by fresh bullying allegations as a former non-executive director claimed she was forced to resign.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Cash boost in pipeline for city
ELITE pipers congregating for the world’s most prestigious piping competition will bring Inverness a multimillion-pound economic boost this week.

Andover Advertiser

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0000
Inside the grassroots campaign that helped 'bin the incinerator'
A LITTLE over a year ago, a group of local residents were faced with a monumental task the size of, well, approximately two Winchester Cathedrals.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:00:00 +0000
Andover Ocado fire: Plans approved for new site in town
OCADO is set to make good on its promise to remain committed to Andover after permission was granted to build a new state-of-the-art facility in the town.

Basingstoke Gazette

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:06:34 +0000
Councillors make eleventh-hour change to motion to pledge support to football club's quest to return to town
COUNCILLORS have pledged to do their "upmost" to bring the town's football club back to Basingstoke next season.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:03:25 +0000
'Keep the council support' - community gather round its library after HCC threaten to pull support
RESIDENTS have said that rural communities are being unfairly targeted in Hampshire County Council’s proposed cuts to the library service.

Borehamwood Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:18:31 +0000
Driver escapes injury after lorry jackknifes on A1 near M25
A lorry jackknifed after smashing into a barrier overnight.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:48:17 +0000
Train delays on Thameslink line and queues on M25 due to roadworks
Good morning, here is a round-up of what's happening on the travel network on this Friday morning.

Bucks Free Press

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:10:00 +0000
Tributes paid to Ellis Battersby after teenager's body was found in Marlow Bottom
Tributes have been left for a 17-year-old boy who was found dead in Marlow Bottom.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:12:16 +0000
Fewer people are sleeping on the streets in High Wycombe
Fewer people are sleeping on the streets of Wycombe amid a fall in rough sleeping nationally, new data shows.

Epsom Guardian

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:21:14 +0000
Epsom grandad taking the plunge to thank hospice following wife's death
A grandad of seven who says he never plans too far ahead, is taking to the skies this July in a skydive to raise funds for Princess Alice Hospice.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:06:11 +0000
Tadworth man who made string of bomb hoaxes across Epsom and Banstead was a former Asda employee
A former Asda employee claimed to be a white supremacist when he made a series of hoax bomb threats to busy stores and supermarkets.

St Albans Review

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:30:00 +0000
Phoenix Barber Co in Marshalswick to become wine bar at night
By day, it’s a busy barbers shop on the outskirts of St Albans.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0000
St Albans theatre company's new show based on film starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith
You’re never too old to fall in love is the heartwarming message of the Company of Ten’s next production, Ladies in Lavender.

The Argus

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0000
The pubs in Sussex currently needing a landlord
EVER spent the night down your local pub and wondered what it would be like if you were standing behind the bar instead?

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:50:00 +0000
Coronavirus: Ten Lancing pupils in self-isolation
TEN children with flu-like symptoms have been told to self-isolate after a school ski trip to coronavirus-hit Italy.

Bournemouth Echo

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:06:06 +0000
Petition calls for bollards in Poole road to be binned
A PETITION has been launched calling on the council to remove a set of traffic calming bollards as residents say they are making the residential Poole road more dangerous.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:11:54 +0000
Drug driver from Poole spared jail despite multiple offences
ONE of Dorset's most prolific drug drivers has been spared a prison sentence – despite being caught drugged up at the wheel four times in just over two months.

Bridgwater Mercury

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:33:39 +0000
Sarah Rutherford, from Bridgwater, accused of running drug delivery service in Sydney
A BRIDGWATER woman living in Australia has been charged with co-ordinating a drug delivery service across Sydney.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 11:07:06 +0000
Chilton Trinity School, Bridgwater, says 'no known risks' from coronavirus
PARENTS keeping their children off from a Somerset school have been reassured there is "no known risk" from coronavirus after a pupil was told to self-isolate following a school trip to Italy.

Bridport News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:20:00 +0000
A35 'just passable' due to flooding
The A35 is 'just passable' due to flooding in some places.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:00:00 +0000
The Trick Factory at Bridport bus station will go ahead despite plans for skate park
The group leading the project for an indoor skate park at the bus station wants to ‘set the record straight’ and clear up some confusion.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:33:43 +0000
Sarah Rutherford, from Bridgwater, accused of running drug delivery service in Sydney
A BRIDGWATER woman living in Australia has been charged with co-ordinating a drug delivery service across Sydney.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 +0000
Fact checking claims in Somerset unitary debate row
THE row over the future of local government in Somerset is rumbling on as accusations of lies and ‘misrepresentations’ start to fly.

Chard and Ilminster News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:46:11 +0000
'The Mass Unwrap' set to hit Chard supermarket this weekend
CLIMATE change campaigners are joining a ‘mass unwrap’ at a Chard supermarket this weekend.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:00:00 +0000
Ilminster branded a 'transport desert' in new report
Three Somerset towns have some of the worst public transport links into the south west – though help could soon be on the way from Somerset County Council.

Western Daily Press

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:01:02 +0000
Greta Thunberg visits Bristol and more than 20,000 people attend protest - pictures
Thousands of people descended on Bristol to see the climate change activist

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:48:47 +0000
Long delays in Taunton as crash blocks major town centre road
Police are on the scene controlling traffic

South Wales Argus

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:57:00 +0000
Coronavirus Wales: live updates
The first case of coronavirus in Wales has been confirmed.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:02:06 +0000
Newport gangster’s moll was chauffeur in £16 million drugs crew
A GANGSTER’S moll drove her boyfriend between Newport and Liverpool as he ferried heroin and cash between the two cities as a member of a £16 million drugs operation.

Wales Online

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:25:28 +0000
Money raised for flood victims after Storm Dennis could be swallowed up by DWP, warn politicians
They fear the money could be counted as income and have asked for it to be exempted, as well as requesting £30m to help rebuild affected communities.

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 20:02:30 +0000
The tears, fears and gritty determination to rebuild lives after the devastation of Storm Dennis
Seven days on, this is how the clean-up operation is going for some of those worst hit by the flooding

Coventry Telegraph

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:26:38 +0000
Internet conwoman jailed after Birmingham Airport arrest
She had been on the run for two years on the run

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:22:21 +0000
Hunt still on for Coventry man in connection with Christmas Day assault
Officers are still searching for the 32-year-old

Express and Star

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:56:14 +0000
Police station demolition to begin
Work to demolish Lichfield’s former police station is set to start next week.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:54:18 +0000
PA Headline
The ship has been quarantined off the coast of Japan after an outbreak of Covid-19.

BBC News Humberside

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:58:15 GMT
East Yorkshire flooding worsens as residents evacuated from homes
Water is pouring off fields which are unable to hold it from the swollen River Aire in East Yorkshire.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:19:03 GMT
Snaith resident asks BBC cameraman to fly over her home to see damage
Catherine Lorryman says she has lost everything after flood water covered her bungalow up to the roof.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Man's fury over Low Moor parking ticket 'farce'
A MAN has spoken of his fury after he was slapped with a parking ticket outside his own home - before a parking permit scheme came into place.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000
INQUEST VERDICT: Failure to stop for police and manner of driving were factors in fatal M606 accident
A man’s refusal to stop for police and the manner of his driving were ruled as factors in his death in a high-speed crash on the M606 following a police pursuit.

York Press

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:01:32 +0000
York teen comes forward after appeal to trace people who helped unconscious boy
A PLUCKY teenager who came to the aid of a young man who was knocked unconscious after falling down stairs at York station has come forward following an appeal.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:20:00 +0000
Fresh start for two much-loved York stores
A MUCH-LOVED York interiors shop that was set to close after 19 years has secured its future under new owners.

Ukraine News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:57:23 +0000
Bloomberg: TikTok marketers chase billions of views in uncharted terrain
In an October post on TikTok, digital magician and video star Zach King walks up to the counter at Chipotle to receive a burrito bowl with chips. After he pays, he jumps and his clothes change in an instant into astronaut gear. Soon, everything in th...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:48:40 +0000
UkrInform: EU confirms non-recognition of passports issued by Russia in Crimea
The EU does not recognize Russian passports issued to the residents of the occupied Crimea after its annexation and calls on all OSCE members to do the same. Read more here. SUPPORT THE KYIV POST Independent Ukraine needs independent journalism Subsc...

Unian News Agency

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:00:00 +0200
Ukrainian military conduct large-scale drills to work out repelling amphibious assault on Azov Sea coast – JFO HQ
The exercise lasted two days.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:40:00 +0200
Ukraine, Slovakia launch virtual gas reverse flow on March 1
So far, the Slovak GTS operator offers only a virtual gas revers capacity of 10 million cubic meters per day.

Afghanistan News

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:23:10 GMT
If You Pass This Test You Must Have Gone To Culinary School
Don't end up with egg on your face!

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:19:13 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level From The U.S. States You Know?
Do you know ALL the states?

Algeria

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:00:09 GMT
Central Bank of UAE, Bank of Algeria sign MoU to boost co-operation in trade and finance
Central Bank of the UAE said it had signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with the Bank of Algeria for supporting and developing the financial and banking sector.

Algeria Headlines

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:25:18 GMT
A Second Coronavirus Case Is Confirmed in Algeria
[WHO] A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:51:23 GMT
Algeria Confirms Second Case of Coronavirus in Africa
[RFI] Algeria's government has confirmed one case of the coronavirus in the country amongst two suspected cases of Italian citizens, according to the health ministry. It marks the second confirmed cases of the virus on the African continent.

Algerie Presse Service

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:25:33 +0100
Le Président Tebboune achève sa visite d'Etat au Royaume d'Arabie saoudite
MEDINE (Arabie saoudite) - Le président de la République, M. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a achevé, jeudi, la visite d'Etat qu'il a effectuée au Royaume d'Arabie saoudite à l'invitation du Serviteur des deux Lieux saints de l'Islam, le Roi Salmane ben ...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 18:51:49 +0100
Le Président Tebboune se rend à la Mosquée du Prophète à Médine
  MEDINE (Arabie saoudite) - Le Président de la République, M. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, s'est rendu, jeudi après-midi, à la Mosquée du Prophète à Médine, dans le cadre de la visite d'Etat qu'il effectue au Royaume d'Arabie saoudite. Le Présid...

Bahrain

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:30:06 GMT
Bahrain's Takaud partnership expands Kuwait's Ahli capital client offerings
Ahli Capital with access to TAKAUD’s Sharia-compliant Investment Strategies.

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:30:05 GMT
Bahrain's Eskan Bank REIT public offering opens today
The initial public offering (IPO) of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (REIT) opens today for two weeks, and will close on Tues 6 Dec 2016.

Egypt Headlines

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 16:05:58 GMT
Journalist Resurfaces in Court After Being Missing for Three Months
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the warped methods used to prolong the pre-trial detention of journalists beyond the legal limit in Egypt, where Badr Mohamed Badr, an Al Jazeera journalist held since March 2017, resurfaced in court yes...

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:40:01 GMT
Don't Kill Each Other Over Nile Water, Says Museveni
[Monitor] President Museveni has told countries sharing the River Nile to cease tension over the water and widen their consumption to River Congo in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Egyptian Streets

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:47:26 +0000
Theatrical Play ‘El Asanser’ Adapts Harold Pinter’s ‘The Dumbwaiter’ to Egyptian Audiences
A few minutes into the show,other than faint classical Egyptian music playing in the background, we see an otherwise silent scene in which the two characters on stage each seem to be killing time in their own ways – the audience is then suddenl...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:15:54 +0000
France Confirms Two Coronavirus Cases Returning From Egypt
France’s health minister Olivier Véran confirmed on Thursday night that it received 20 new coronavirus cases, including two people who are in serious condition returning from Egypt, Local France reports. The two cases from Egypt were reportedl...

Iran

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:33:14 GMT
Pakistan to purchase power from Iran
Pakistan is seeking cooperation with Iran in oil and electricity sectors

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:07 GMT
Protection of environment, strategy for petrochemical industry
Assaluyeh is the beating heart of Iran's economy with largest oil and petrochemical sites.

Iraq

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:47:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Haaretz Israel News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:53:46
Third Israeli tests positive for coronavirus in Israel; country issues mass quarantine
Man who was on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship was just freed from the hospital in Japan but tested positive for the virus upon arrival in Israel

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 15:16:04
347 Reform, Conservative and Orthodox rabbis sign letter slamming Sanders for skipping AIPAC
Sanders, now the frontrunner in the Democratic race, said AIPAC provides a 'platform' for 'leaders who express bigotry and oppose basic Palestinian rights'

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:38:47 GMT
Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Israel
;

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:18:06 GMT
British man who was on Diamond Princess ship dies in Japan
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Jerusalem Post Israel News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:51:06 GMT
'Bibi has Tibi-phobia, and it's spreading like coronavirus'
Political Affairs: Joint List faction chairman Ahmad Tibi lays out demands to enable a Benny Gantz-led government: No Trump plan, no attacking in Gaza;

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:08:00 GMT
Israel counts the climbing cost of coronavirus
Financial Affairs: As Israel has limited ports of entry by land, the fear of traveling through international airports could hit the country particularly hard.;

Times of Israel

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:27:24 +0000
Liberman says may not back anyone for PM, or perhaps just nominate himself
Yisrael Beytenu leader warns that if neither of the two leading candidates, Netanyahu and Gantz, meet his basic demands, then he won't recommend either to form a government

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:54:38 +0000
Countdown to fourth elections: 7 things to know for February 28
3 days before the third national vote in a year, pundits are already gloomily predicting another round is nigh, as deadlock persists

Jordan

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:48:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (26-Nov-16)
This is a PDF report.

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:33:00 GMT
Deloitte: Middle East Point of View (Fall 2016)

Jordan Al Bawaba

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:56:59 +0000
Thousands of Indian Riot Police Patrol New Delhi Streets as Death Toll Climbs to 33
Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of sectarian riots that have killed 33 people, police said Thursday...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:46:53 +0000
German Authorities Scramble to Quarantine Hundreds of People Over Coronavirus
A critically sick German coronavirus patient may have spread the illness to countless others, it is feared, with hundreds of people quarantined in their homes today...

Kuwait

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:00:06 GMT
Kuwaiti Court upholds disqualification of 3 poll hopefuls
Court of Appeals upheld the disqualification of Mohammed Al-Juweihel, Hani Hussein and Mahmoud Shaker from the National Assembly election.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:49:47 GMT
Kuwait's 8-hour ban on land borders travelers return overruled
Instructions were made yesterday to halt a previous decision banning departing passengers through land borders from returning to Kuwait within eight hours of departure.

Kuwait Times

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:26:57 +0000
Two new cases of COVID-19, now 45 cases confirmed in Kuwait
UPDATE KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Ministry of Health announced two new coronavirus infection cases Friday morning, confirming a total of 45 cases of COVID-19 in the country. Speaking during a press conference, Dr. Buthaina Al-Mudhaf, Assistant Undersecre...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:22:52 +0000
Kuwaitis told to avoid foreign travel, those abroad urged to return
KUWAIT: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday urged nationals who are currently abroad to return home. In light of a statement made earlier by Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of Interior Anas Al-Saleh calling on citizens to a...

Lebanon

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:25:42 GMT
Strong EU-Lebanon partnership on horizon
Renewed framework for political engagement and enhanced cooperation adopted

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:23:02 GMT
Bank assets growth in Lebanon jumps 117%
Banking activity saw $12.1 bln growth in assets over first nine months of 2016

Libya

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:54:04 GMT
As War Drags On, Troubles Mount for Coast Guard and Migrant Detention Centres
[The New Humanitarian] Rome -'Everyone is facing danger. Refugees and Libyans.'

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:37:10 GMT
Nearly 30 African Refugees Relocated From Rwanda to Sweden
[New Times] Twenty-eight asylum-seekers from Libya who were hosted in Rwanda's emergency transit mechanism in Bugesera District, Gashora Transit Centre, were on Monday night resettled to Sweden, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHC...

Morocco

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:01:08 GMT
Ssemuju Will Revenge Against Moroccan - Trainer
[Monitor] Sero Addes, the trainer who made David Ssemuju the fearless fighter Uganda relishes, has said his student will have revenge on his mind against a Moroccan opponent at the African Olympic Qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal.

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 05:15:18 GMT
Nigeria Reiterates Support to Western Sahara People's Just Cause
[SPS] Abuja -Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama of Nigeria has reaffirmed his country's firm position over the just cause of Western Sahara people and their right to self-determination.

Morocco World News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:03:20 +0000
Panama Wishes to Boost Trade With Morocco
Rabat – Panama hopes to strengthen cooperation with Morocco, especially in the field of trade, announced the Vice-President of the National Assembly of Panama, Tito Rodriguez Mena. The Panamanian official led a parliamentary delegation on a working...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:59:20 +0000
WHO: This Is Not Time for Fear, Act to Save Lives Now
Rabat – The World Health Organization has urged for quick intervention to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). WHO’s leader Tedros Ghebreyesus said the epidemic has reached a “decisive point,” speculating a “pandemic pot...

North Africa

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:54:04 GMT
Libya: As War Drags On, Troubles Mount for Coast Guard and Migrant Detention Centres
[The New Humanitarian] Rome -'Everyone is facing danger. Refugees and Libyans.'

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:25:18 GMT
Africa: A Second Coronavirus Case Is Confirmed in Algeria
[WHO] A second COVID-19 case is confirmed in Africa

Oman

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:31:52 GMT
Oman's economic outlook brightens going into 2017
Country's pledge to cut production by around 45,000 barrels per day will result in a net increase in revenue to the economy

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:30:02 GMT
Call for awareness campaign on child rights in Oman
Oman’s chief of public prosecution has called for a national campaign to educate residents about children’s rights.

Oman Daily

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:18:54 +0000
Coronavirus Update: Oman to bring back travellers from Shiraz in Iran
MoFA has announced that Oman's embassy in Tehran is following up on citizens in the Islamic Republic.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:16:28 +0000
Omani travellers from Iran to arrive shortly
Oman's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) stated its embassy in Tehran has confirmed its communication with Omanis present in Iran.

Oman Region

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 05:42:06 +0000
Assad allies vow to keep battling 'terrorism' in Syria
Russia and Iran are Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's closest allies, and label all opponents of his regime as "terrorists".

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:55:22 +0000
Regime strikes kill 28 civilians near Damascus: monitor
Air strikes by Syrian warplanes on a rebel-held region near Damascus killed at least 28 civilians on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Qatar

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:18:57 GMT
Qatar to invest $13bn on major projects in 2017
Country forecast to reach an annual growth rate of 3.4% next year

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 04:13:30 GMT
Qatar's growth likely to touch 3.4% in 2017
Costs remain stable and impact on overall inflation remain 'minimum' despite 30% to 35% hike in petrol prices

Qatar Doha News

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:59:24 +0000
Qatar takes measures to prevent further desertification of the region
Ministry of Municipality and Environment, in co-operation with United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), recently organised a three-day workshop to develop a national strategy for combating desertification in Qatar. The workshop wa...

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 05:17:06 +0000
Residents of Qatar can maintain ambient air quality by practicing simple steps
  World Health Organization (WHO) found that ambient air pollution has claimed over 4.2 million deaths globally. It is mostly prevalent in the urban settlements without proper ventilation, given air conditioned buildings. Inhalation of toxic air...

Sahara Reporters

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 03:26:51 +0000
BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus, Issues Safety Advisory
The Nigerian Government has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in the country.The Nigeria Center for Disease Control made the revelation on Friday morning.In a statement, the agency said, "The Federal Ministry of H...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:31:44 +0000
WHO Declares Nigeria Country With Highest Tuberculosis Cases In Africa
Google The World Health Organisation has ranked Nigeria as the country with highest cases of tuberculosis in Africa. The country however, ranked 10th in countries with tuberculosis globally. Representative of WHO in Nigeria,...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 03:26:51 +0000
BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus, Issues Safety Advisory
The Nigerian Government has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in the country.The Nigeria Center for Disease Control made the revelation on Friday morning.In a statement, the agency said, "The Federal Ministry of H...

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:31:44 +0000
WHO Declares Nigeria Country With Highest Tuberculosis Cases In Africa
Google The World Health Organisation has ranked Nigeria as the country with highest cases of tuberculosis in Africa. The country however, ranked 10th in countries with tuberculosis globally. Representative of WHO in Nigeria,...

Saudi Arabia

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:11:35 GMT
Saudi GACA to provide new opportunities for national carriers
New agreements will help keep pace with growth of the air transport industry: official

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:20:23 GMT
Private sector investments in Saudi to gather pace in 2017
Private sector to play a major role in achieving the government objectives set out under the National Transformation Plan (NTP) and Vision 2030

Syria

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 18:00:05 GMT
Syrian rebels say they have control of western suburb of Aleppo |
On day two of a Syrian rebel offensive in western Aleppo where the government has control the insurgents say they've taken a suburb in the southwest corner of the city. Mana Rabiee reports. |

Tunisia

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 05:14:21 GMT
15 Artisans to Represent Tunisia's Crafts in Diplomatic Bazaar
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -"Be Tounsi" association has selected 15 artisans to exhibit national crafts in "the Tunisia Pavilion" in the Diplomatic Bazaar that will be hosted by the Tunis Convention Centre next March 15.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:04:27 GMT
President Saied Appreciates Qatar's Readiness to Contribute to Fund Kairouan Medical City Project
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Kais Saied and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on Monday, stressed the identical views of both sides on many internal, bilateral, Arab and regional issues, foremost of which...

Western Sahara

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:23:07 GMT
Europe Mulls Forceful Presence in Conflict-Torn Sahel
[VOA] The European Union is being urged to become more militarily involved in Africa's Sahel region amid a possible drawdown of U.S. troops and a fast-growing Islamist insurgency.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:55:32 GMT
South African President Reiterates Support for Right of Sahrawi People to Self-Determination and Independence
[SPS] Addis Ababa -South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, reaffirmed the support of the African Union for the independence of the Sahrawi Republic, the founding member of the African Union.

Yemen

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 03:51:56 GMT
Global outrage over Houthi missile attack near Makkah
A ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias was targeting the holy city of Makkah

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:02:28 GMT
UAE inaugurates power station in Yemen
The first phase of Ju'ar power station in Abyan Governorate, Yemen, has been inaugurated by the UAE.

Canadian News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST
'We're at a decisive point': Hospitals ramp up pandemic plans for COVID-19
Canadian hospitals are preparing for the next phase of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 19:41:24 EST
Quebec's first presumptive case of coronavirus detected, health minister says
Quebec Health Minister Danielle McCann says the first case of COVID-19 has been detected in a patient who recently returned from a trip to Iran.

Canadian World News

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:00:04 EST
Milan at a standstill: Life in a city when coronavirus fears take over
Life in Milan is at a standstill under tight restrictions to deal with Italy's coronavirus outbreak, which looms just outside the city's borders. But residents talk more about their concerns for the e...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST
Joe Biden leads in South Carolina, but Bernie Sanders still the favourite to win Super Tuesday
Bernie Sanders is the Democratic front-runner, but a win by former vice-president Joe Biden in Saturday’s South Carolina primary could give him a boost ahead of next week's decisive Super Tuesday co...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 EST
Gagnante de 1000 $ par semaine à vie: «l’année la plus difficile de ma vie»
Une jeune femme qui avait 18 ans lorsqu’elle a remporté 1000 $ par semaine à vie, en 2018, a vécu «la pire année de sa vie» par la suite.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 01:00:00 EST
Enveloppe d'argent: l’employé d’Hydro s’est dénoncé à son employeur
L’architecte filmé pendant qu’il acceptait une enveloppe d’argent s’est dénoncé à son employeur après avoir été confronté par notre Bureau d’enquête.

Regina Leader-Post

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:47:43 +0000
Police seize $125K and 200 grams of cocaine in drug bust
Police have arrested three men and seized 200 grams of cocaine and $125,000

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:00:38 +0000
Captain Austin Pratt wants to leave a legacy in final games with Regina Pats
Veteran forward Austin Pratt has 11 games left to leave a lasting impression on the Regina Pats in his final junior season.

Times Colonist

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:41:44 -0800
US consumer spending slowed in January while incomes jumped
WASHINGTON — Americans pulled back on their spending in January, even as their incomes surged, a sign the economy was growing modestly before the threat of coronavirus arose.The Commerce Department said Friday that consumer spending increased 0.2% ...

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:35:39 -0800
Mexico confirms first 2 cases of coronavirus
MEXICO CITY — Mexico's assistant health secretary announced Friday that the country now has two confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.Hugo Lopez-Gatell said one of the patients is in Mexico City and the other in the northern state of Sinaloa, and ...

Toronto Star

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:25:00 EST
Facial recognition app Clearview AI has been used far more widely in Canada than previously known
From the RCMP and small-town cops to a Rexall employee hoping to bust shoplifters: On Thursday, several more police forces and private businesses confirmed trying the controversial technology, which is under investigation by privacy regulators.

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:23:00 EST
Secret government reports say public doesn’t like Ford’s education plans
The reports — which the government has refused to release — were entered as evidence at an ongoing Ontario Labour Relations Board hearing into allegations that the province engaged in bad-faith bargaining by boosting class sizes during negotiatio...

Windsor Star

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:02 +0000
Reader letter: Students should be taught importance of exercise, nutrition
Re: Reader letter: “Physical Education Should Be Mandatory, Sat. Feb. 8 I would like to add my support and viewpoints on this excellent letter. One of my happiest days in high school was the time that physical education was no longer required....

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 04:10:49 +0000
Greyhounds add to Spitfires' misery scoring power-play goal to win in overtime
For much of this season, the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have been the tonic for whatever has been ailing the Windsor Spitfires. On Thursday, the Greyhounds simply added to the Spitfires’ misery with a 2-1 overtime win before a crowd of 3,408 at th...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:26:31 CDT
Confirman primer caso de coronavirus en México
Secretaría de Salud confirmó el primer caso de coronavirus en México en hombre de 35 años que regresó de Italia y está aislado en la CDMX.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:01:20 CDT
Prevén epidemia; alistan plan oficial
Ante inminente llegada del coronavirus, que alcanzaría a millones de mexicanos, Secretaría de Salud dice que alista protocolos de atención.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:21:00 -0600
Confirman primer caso de coronavirus en México
El paciente da positivo en primera y segunda prueba por covid-19; hay un segundo caso en Sinaloa

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 02:14:00 -0600
Siete de cada 10 mexicanos, vulnerables ante el coronavirus
Calculan que habría hasta 78 millones de personas enfermas, sin embargo, a partir de la experiencia internacional se puede estimar que los casos graves serían entre 2 % y 5 % de los infectados

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:24:03 CDT
Confirma México primer caso de coronavirus
Secretaría de Salud confirmó el primer caso de coronavirus en México en hombre de 35 años que regresó de Italia y está aislado en la CDMX.

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:01:21 CDT
Alista Gobierno plan por COVID-19
La Ssa consideró inminente la llegada del coronavirus al País e informó que tiene listos protocolos de atención de la enfermedad.

Mexico Star

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:25:08 GMT
ATP roundup: Nadal cruises, Wawrinka falls in Acapulco
Top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal cruised into the semifinals with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over South Korea's Soonwoo Kwon on Thursday at the Mexico Open in Acapulco. Nadal did have some issues with his se

Fri, 28 Feb 2020 06:12:06 GMT
6,000 People are Blocked on a Cruise Ship in Mexico
About 6,000 people are blocked on a cruise ship in Cozumel, Mexico, to be tested for the new coronavirus, BTA reported.The MSC Meraviglia ship was allowed to dock in Mexico, a day after MSC Cruises ex

Mexico Topix (usa)

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 22:23:10 GMT
If You Pass This Test You Must Have Gone To Culinary School
Don't end up with egg on your face!

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:19:13 GMT
Quiz: Can We Guess Your Education Level From The U.S. States You Know?
Do you know ALL the states?

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