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Africa Headlines

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:12:47 GMT
Africa: Over 87,000 Active COVID-19 Cases Across Continent, 424 Critical
[allAfrica] As of June 4, confirmed the COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 162,622. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 4,604 and recoveries 70,448.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 23:56:42 GMT
Africa: Ebola, Hydroxychloroquine, COVID-19 – WHO Tackles a World of Health Challenges
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Almost 50 responders from the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners arrived today in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), along with 3600 doses of Ebola vaccine and 2000 cartridges for lab testing...

Africa News

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:18:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Name These American Animals?
Just what the heck IS a prairie dog?

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:26:39 GMT
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Education Level Based On The History You Know?
How well do YOU know the past?

Africa News24

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:53:09 +0200
News24.com | WATCH | Protests flare in Africa as coronavirus lockdown patience wears thin
Demonstrators took to the street in several African countries this week, as residents grow angry over continued lockdown measures.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:37:02 +0200
News24.com | Six detained Zimbabwe opposition figures freed on bail: lawyers
Six Zimbabwe opposition party officials detained outside their headquarters were freed on bail after being charged with criminal nuisance and breaching regulations to curb the Covid-19 virus, lawyers said on Saturday.

Central Africa

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:54:46 GMT
Burundi: Can Newly-Elected President Ndayishimiye Deliver Change?
[African Arguments] Burundi's new president inherits an internationally isolated and internally fractured country.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:41:56 GMT
Cameroon: Govt Silent on Reports That Detained Journalist Died in Military Custody
[VOA] Journalists and activists in Cameroon are calling on the government to respond to media reports this week that the military has killed in detention journalist Samuel Wazizi. The military detained Wazizi about a year ago for allegedly supporting...

Benin

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:02:33 GMT
Developing Confidence - A digital solution to managing STIs during the COVID-19 outbreak
[Plan International] Madjidath is a young global influencer from Benin who is working with Plan International's Girls Get Equal campaign to develop our freedom online strategy. A young entrepreneur, last month she took part in the #AfricaVsVirus chal...

Fri, 29 May 2020 10:49:50 GMT
Airport Testing Expands Benin's COVID-19 Detection
[WHO] Cotonou -Benin has set up a COVID-19 testing centre at the main airport in the capital Cotonou to boost early detection and containment of the virus. Unlike many countries in the region, Benin's airspace has remained open since the outbreak beg...

Botswana

Mon, 11 May 2020 10:31:22 GMT
Woman Arrested, Fined for Selling Cigarettes
[Botswana Daily News] Ghanzi -Police have arrested a 20-year-old woman of Bosele Ward in Ghanzi and fined her P1 000 for selling cigarettes in a tuck-shop on May 7, contrary to government regulations that ban the sale of tobacco during the state of e...

Mon, 11 May 2020 10:29:52 GMT
Teachers Return to Work
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education Ms Bridget John has asked teachers to report to work tomorrow Monday 11th.

Burkina Faso

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 04:30:07 GMT
Deadly 48 Hours Leaves 50 Dead
[The New Humanitarian] Nairobi -As the country's insecurity gets rapidly worse, some are suggesting it might be time to try negotiating with the jihadists.

Sat, 30 May 2020 13:48:10 GMT
Thousands of Malian Refugees Flee Burkina Faso Camps After Attacks
[The New Humanitarian] Ouagadougou -'Refugees are now facing a dead end, stuck between violent extremism and a pandemic.'

Burundi

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:54:46 GMT
Can Newly-Elected President Ndayishimiye Deliver Change?
[African Arguments] Burundi's new president inherits an internationally isolated and internally fractured country.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:46:25 GMT
Families Are Major Source of Abuse for Gay Women, Trans People, Report Says
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lesbians, bi women and trans people more likely to face violence from family members than strangers in some countries

Cameroon

Mon, 11 May 2020 08:42:18 GMT
The Country Continues to Suffer Staggering Mother, Child Birth Mortality Rate
[VOA] Coinciding with Friday's observance of the African Day for the Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality, Cameroon disclosed that tens of thousands of newborn babies continue to die at birth and thousands of women continue to lose their lives...

Mon, 11 May 2020 09:42:47 GMT
South West - Buea Regional Hospital Receives Medical Equipment
[Cameroon Tribune] The Director of the institution said the tools are going to greatly boost their productivity.

Cape Verde

Fri, 29 May 2020 07:09:59 GMT
Cabo Verde - African Development Bank Group Approves 30 Million Euros Loan to Fight COVID-19
[Premium Times] The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has extended a loan of ?30 million to Cabo Verde to help the West African island nation fight the COVID-19 outbreak and mitigate its economic impacts.

Central African Republic

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:23:54 GMT
Five Years Later, More Efforts to Be Done to Get Special Criminal Court Fully Operational
[AI London] Marking the five-year anniversary of the establishment of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in Central African Republic (CAR), Tity Agbahey, Amnesty International's Central Africa Campaigner said today:

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:20:19 GMT
Central African Republic - Seleka, Anti-Balaka Fighters Clash
[Cameroon Tribune] Several people are reported killed in the fighting of Saturday in Kaga-Bandoro in the centre of the country.

Chad

Thu, 07 May 2020 07:03:56 GMT
Angola Gets Fourth Batch of Cattle From Chad
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola received Wednesday in Luanda 850 cattle from Chad, as part of a government project to relaunch livestock in the country'ss Camabatela highlands and diversify its economy.

Thu, 07 May 2020 07:09:54 GMT
AfDB Approves €40 Million Grant for Bridge Linking Cameroon and Chad
[Premium Times] The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved grants worth ?40.94 million for the construction of a bridge to connect Cameroon and Chad across the Logone river.

Comoros

Congo-Brazzaville

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

Wed, 27 May 2020 07:15:03 GMT
Senegal Nixes 'Unbalanced' Tax Treaty With Mauritius
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Senegal, one of West Africa's largest economies, has torn up its tax treaty with Mauritius as debate rages over the island tax haven's impact on developing economies.

Congo-Kinshasa

Mon, 11 May 2020 08:57:52 GMT
Thousands Forced to Flee Violent Interethnic Attacks in Eastern DRC
[VOA] In the last two months, the U.N. Refugee Agency reports more than 200,000 people have been forced to flee surging violence between the Lendu and Hema groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri Province.

Fri, 08 May 2020 08:39:52 GMT
Defense Says a Virtual Appeals Hearing Would Disadvantage Ntaganda
[International Justice Monitor] Bosco Ntaganda's lawyers have cautioned that, should International Criminal Court (ICC) judges consider holding his appeals hearing through online platforms, they should be mindful of the logistical challenges and fair...

Djibouti

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:57:55 GMT
Djibouti Donates Food to Beledweyne Flood Victims
[Dalsan Radio] Victims of floods in Beledweyne now have a reason to smile after the government of Djibouti delivered food aid to them. Hiraan governor Ali Jeyte Osman received the consignment at Ugaas Khalif airport.

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 11:38:04 GMT
Is President Buhari's Executive Order 10 Constitutional?
[This Day] Definition of "Executive Order"

Fri, 22 May 2020 08:22:57 GMT
Need to Protect Nigerian Carriers
[This Day] International airlines have used aero politics, diplomacy, government protection and marketing strategies to outdo one another to secure the limited cargo delivery and evacuation market during the COVID-19 lockdown. Chinedu Eze writes that...

Eritrea

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:19:43 GMT
Guidelines From the High Level Task Force On COVID-19
[Shabait] In its statement of 16 May last month, the High-Level Task Force on COVID-19 announced that the GOE has "decided for the launching of random and extensive testing to gauge the spread of COVID-19 in the country in a comprehensive and more re...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:05:11 GMT
Contribution to Augment National Fund Stepping Up
[Shabait] Asmara -Contribution by nationals towards the fight to contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic is stepping up.

Ethiopia

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:20:43 GMT
Govt Downplays Amnesty Report on Extrajudicial Killings
[East African] Ethiopia has downplayed an Amnesty International report accusing its security forces of executing 39 opposition supporters in the Oromiya region last year.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:38:20 GMT
Diaspora Champions Digital Apps in Fight Against COVID-19
[VOA] In Ethiopia, mobile applications are spreading fast to help health care workers and the public fight against COVID-19, which has claimed 12 lives in the country and affected about 1,100 people.  Ethiopian web developers have designed seven app...

Gabon

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

Ghana

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:45:52 GMT
June 3 Twin Disaster - Lest We Forget!
[Ghanaian Times] "Lest we forget" is a phrase commonly used in war remembrance services and it is consistent with the main theme of the "Recessional" poem written by Rudyard Kipling.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:45:49 GMT
'Flogging Father' Convicted
[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -A Kumasi circuit court has convicted the 26-year-old father who subjected his three-year-old son to severe beatings for bedwetting.

Guinea

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:18:57 GMT
Mory Kanté, Guinea's Hero, Found New Ways of Playing the Old Music
[The Conversation Africa] Guinea is in mourning. Mory Kanté, who passed away from chronic health problems at 70, was one of Africa's most influential and legendary artists of the late 20th century.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:44:57 GMT
"The stigma is more dangerous than the virus itself"
[Plan International] Fadima, 33, was one of the first people to contract COVID-19 in her community in Guinea. Since her release from the treatment centre, the young woman and mother of three children has felt excluded by her neighbours, who are shunn...

Guinea Bissau

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 04:57:51 GMT
Prime Minister, Three Ministers Test Positive for COVID-19
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Nuno Gomes Nabiam, the Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus along with three members of his cabinet, Reuters quotes the country's health ministry as saying on Wednesday.

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 04:32:52 GMT
Could Military Interference Derail Peace Prospects?
[ISS] The return to politics of certain military figures with controversial reputations is a major risk.

Kenya

Mon, 11 May 2020 11:43:25 GMT
Soaring COVID-19 Deaths in Coast Worrying
[Nation] The Ministry of Health has expressed concern over rising number of Covid-19 deaths in Mombasa after two more patients succumbed Sunday.

Mon, 11 May 2020 11:20:31 GMT
Kenya, Uganda COVID-19 Kitties Get $1.2 Billion Boost
[East African] The International Monetary Fund has extended $1.2 billion in emergency funding to Kenya and Uganda to respond to the coronavirus pandemic that is wreaking havoc to economies.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Kenya News

2020-06-07 00:00:00
What it will take to ease tough restrictions
To open up, the country must contain infections and the numbers must drop, said Kenyatta.

2020-06-07 00:00:00
Alarm as truck drivers turn into super spreaders
Officials say the long-distance road users have devised ways of dodging checkpoints undetected.

Lesotho

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:30:31 GMT
Wife of Former Prime Minister Back in Prison in Murder of his Ex-Wife
[VOA] The wife of former Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who was charged with killing her husband's first wife, is back in prison after a judge revoked her bail last week, pending a June 16 hearing.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:31:07 GMT
Court Orders Re-Run of First Lady's Bail Appeal
[Legalbrief] For relatives and friends of Lipolelo Thabane, Lesotho's former first lady, murdered in 2017, the question of whether bail was validly granted to one of the suspects in her killing was a matter of personal safety and ensuring the integri...

Liberia

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:01:52 GMT
Weah Wants Public Health Law Amended
[FrontPageAfrica] Capitol Hill -President George Weah has submitted before the House of Representatives a revised edition of the Public Health Law of Liberia to be passed into law.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:01:23 GMT
Why Liberia May Not Recover Seized Stolen Assets Forfeited in the UK
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -On May 23rd, 2020, the Liberian government through Solicitor Cyrennius Cephus designated two UK based international forensic auditors, financial investigators and prosecutors, namely, Adeste Advisory Group and Grant Thornt...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Fri, 29 May 2020 13:29:11 GMT
Madagascar's Claims About Clinical Trials for Herbal Coronavirus Cure Creates Confusion
[RFI] Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina this week announced the start of clinical trials of an injectable solution based on extracts of the artemisia plant, a herbal treatment the Malagasy leader has been promoting for treatment of Covid-19.

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

Malawi

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:06:43 GMT
Lawyers Question Secrecy On Electoral Body Chair Nominations
[Nyasa Times] Malawi's legal fraternity is questioning the manner in which the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has, secretly, submitted more than one nominee to the appointing authority - Head of State - for the position of the chairperson of the M...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:53:37 GMT
Campaigning During COVID-19 Doesn't Have to Be Like This
[African Arguments] Political parties are putting their supporters at risk by holding huge rallies. But there are alternatives.

Malawi Times

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 10:24:12 +0000
‘President Peter Mutharika dodging fresh election’
Political parties on the opposition side of the government in Parliament have accused President Peter Mutharika of using all tactics in the book to cling to power. Leader of opposition in Parliament, Lobin Lowe, who was reacting to Mutharika’s Stat...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 10:13:24 +0000
Mec identifies ballot paper printer
The Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) has identified a security printer for the printing of ballot papers for the fresh presidential election. On February 3, 2020 the Constitutional Court annulled the presidential election a decision which was upheld...

Mali

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 03:00:03 GMT
Govt Risks Inflaming Local Conflict With Military Strategy Against Islamists - Report
[allAfrica] The government of Niger risks inflaming local conflicts in a region bordering Mali by pursuing a primarily military strategy to counter attacks by Islamist militants, says a new report issued Wednesday.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:01:32 GMT
Young people use radio to raise COVID-19 awareness in Mali
[Plan International] "Despite the prevention measures enacted by the government, people are struggling to respect them, which represents a great risk for the spread of the pandemic. This is mainly due to the lack of belief in the disease by people," ...

Mauritania

Sun, 31 May 2020 08:40:57 GMT
Antismoking Activist Helping to Kick the Habit in Mauritania
[WHO] Nouakchott -Twenty-one-year-old university student Sidi Bolle grew up being warned against smoking. He has never taken a drag on a cigarette, he says. "Tobacco kills, voila," comes a ready response as to why he is leading a student association ...

Tue, 26 May 2020 14:10:40 GMT
The G 5 Sahel - Survival in Time of COVID-19.
[Centre 4s] Nouakchott -The Sahel is caught in the grip of three major phenomena that threaten its bases: ambient insecurity with the corollary of the great humanitarian challenge to which the coronavirus has recently been grafted. The G5 Sahel count...

Mauritius

Mon, 11 May 2020 11:45:18 GMT
PM to Introduce COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and Quarantine Bill in National Assembly
[Government of Mauritius] In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and the Quarantine Bill will be introduced into the National Assembly, this Wednesday, by the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, to a...

Mon, 11 May 2020 11:40:04 GMT
COVID-19 - Gradual Re-Opening of Businesses After Mauritius Marks 14 Days Without New Cases
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius has reported no new cases overnight, marking 14 straight days since the country's last positive test was recorded. Consequently, Government has decided to adopt a gradual re-opening of the economy.

Mozambique

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:29:44 GMT
SADC Seized With Security Situation
[The Herald] Southern African Development Community (SADC) remains seized with the political and security situation prevailing in the region and stands ready to support any of its Member States to find lasting solutions to challenges threatening peac...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:01:20 GMT
Security Forces Kill 78 Insurgents Cabo Delgado - Govt
[East African] The Mozambique defence and security forces have killed 78 insurgents, including two of their top leaders, and injured 60 others in Cabo Delgado, in the northern part of the country, the government has announced.

Namibia

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:20:50 GMT
Presidency Issues Apology to Journalists
[New Era] The Presidency has apologised to local journalists after media workers were yesterday barred from covering the official inauguration of the Covid-19 isolation facility at the Windhoek Central Hospital.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:01:17 GMT
Canadian PM Accepts Offer to Visit Namibia
[New Era] Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday telephonically accepted President Hage Geingob's invitation to visit Namibia post-COVID-19, according presidential spokesperson Alfredo Hengari.

Niger

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:34:56 GMT
Recent Attack Sends More Than a Thousand Fleeing
[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency reports more than 1,000 people have fled a site in western Niger following an attack by unidentified armed men on Sunday. The group -- a mix of Malian refugees, displaced and local Niger nationals -- has arrived in the t...

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 03:00:03 GMT
Govt Risks Inflaming Local Conflict With Military Strategy Against Islamists - Report
[allAfrica] The government of Niger risks inflaming local conflicts in a region bordering Mali by pursuing a primarily military strategy to counter attacks by Islamist militants, says a new report issued Wednesday.

Nigeria

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 05:15:28 GMT
'Country Is Finished If Governors Take Over COVID-19 Battle'
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Medical Association says Nigeria will be finished if state governors are allowed to take over the COVID-19 battle in the country.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:57:27 GMT
Rohr - I'll Make Eagles Champions of Africa Again
[Vanguard] Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr said he made sacrifices in his new contract with Nigeria in order to guide the country to a fourth Africa Cup of Nations triumph.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 12:43:09 +0000
It’s unconstitutional to exclude Southeast from the fruits of the $23B loan
By Aloy Ejimakor According to several credible news outlets, the Southeast is excluded from the proceeds of, or the spending plan proposed for the $23B [...]

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 [...]

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

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:37 +0000
Don’t play politics with revised NASS service conditions, Egwim warns FG
Charles Okonji   A HUMAN rights lawyer, Victor Egwim, has warned that the relevant authorities should desist from playing politics with the implementation of revised National Assembly condition of service, as it will amount to rape of democracy....

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:57:01 +0000
How culture can be used as therapy against Covid-19, by Runsewe
Our Reporter   Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has advocated the use of culture as a therapy against Covid-19 pandemic. Stressing the potency of culture to address all human challenges, ...

Nigeria The Will

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:06:07 +0000
Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Spikes Past 12, 000
SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, (THEWILL) – The confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria is now at 12, 233 cases after 389 persons tested positive for the disease on Saturday, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, said. Nine new deaths also occur...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:30:15 +0000
George Floyd Death: Thousands Turn Out For UK Anti-racism Protests
Thousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK. The protests, sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, are being held in cities including London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leicester and Sheffield. In London, protesters kne...

Rwanda

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:30:31 GMT
France Agrees to Extradite Genocide Suspect Kabuga to UN Court
[RFI] A French court has ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga be handed over to a United Nations tribunal to face genocide charges for bankrolling and arming ethnic Hutu militias that killed 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in 1994.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:02:50 GMT
Rwanda Records Second COVID-19 Death
[New Times] A second person has succumbed to the Covid-19 pandemic in Rwanda three days after the country recorded its first coronavirus fatality.

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

Wed, 27 May 2020 07:15:03 GMT
Senegal Nixes 'Unbalanced' Tax Treaty With Mauritius
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Senegal, one of West Africa's largest economies, has torn up its tax treaty with Mauritius as debate rages over the island tax haven's impact on developing economies.

Seychelles

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:16:48 GMT
Yachts and Private Jets Request Entry to Seychelles As Country Slowly Re-Opens
[Seychelles News Agency] The health authorities have received about 15 requests for permission to enter the Seychelles with the opening of the seaport and airport on June 1, a top official said on Tuesday.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:46:53 GMT
European Union Commends Seychelles On New Domestic Violence Bill
[Seychelles News Agency] The European Union (EU) has commended Seychelles on its new Domestic Violence Bill.

Sierra Leone

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:46:45 GMT
Opposition Member Dr Sylvia Blyden Detained Again
[allAfrica] Dr Sylvia Blyden, a leading member of the main opposition  All People's Congress (APC) is back in jail in Freetown after her bail was revoked. Blyden was released on on bail last week after 29 days in detention.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:24:43 GMT
First UN COVID-19 Humanitarian Flight Commences Operations to Sierra Leone to Ease Transportation of Critical Medical Supplies
[WHO] The first United Nations humanitarian "Solidarity Flight" landed in Freetown today to commence the transportation of experts as well as a shipment of essential medical supplies to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Functions of Sierra Leone's Chief Minister
By Elkass Sannoh, Freetown, Sierra Leone The Office of Sierra Leone's Chief Minister was controversially misunderstood after being created by President Julius Maada Bio in 2018 as part of his efforts to ensure that his New Direction Government deli...


Sierra Leone: Education Minister launches annual school census
By Dr. David Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, Sierra Leone Today I launched the @MOBSSE_SL 2019 Annual School Census (ASC19). As a Ministry we've been using it since '19. It's now available for all. President Bio's FQSE (...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:01:37 +0000
With Support from ATEA… Alton Bendu Distributes over 700 Bags of Rice to Needy Households
By Alie Sonta Kamara As prices on food commodities continue to rise beyond imagining, life goes tougher. It is in this scampering for survival that Alton Bendu and his wife Agnes Bendu with support from Norwegian company Atea have distributed over se...

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 01:46:26 +0000
President Bio urged to overhaul EOC …inefficient administrati
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo   The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) has become an ineffective and inefficient in managing the fight against the Coronavirus, which kept increasing in the country, a Civil Society Organization, Civil Rights Coalition has o...

Somalia

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:28:51 GMT
Galmudug State President Begins Crackdown On Clan Militia
[Dalsan Radio] Galmudug regional state president Ahmed Abdi Kaariye (Qoor-Qoor) expressed concern over fights between clan militias in Galmudug.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:28:48 GMT
Puntland President Says He Will Not Accept the 4.5 Power Sharing Deal As He Was Not Consulted
[Dalsan Radio] Puntland state president Said Abdullahi Deni has called for a consensus over the 2020/2021 power-sharing to avert conflicts.

South Africa AllAfrica

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:57:51 GMT
Mounting Pressure On Families Holding Out Against Coal Mine Expansion
[GroundUp] "We know that if we are not here, our house will be burnt down"

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:29:53 GMT
George Floyd's Death Offers Nation a Chance to Address Rights Issues - Govt
[News24Wire] South Africa's national government said on Tuesday that the "regrettable death" of George Floyd presented the US with an "opportunity to address fundamental issues of human rights, such as freedom dignity and equality".

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:44:00 GMT
Northern Cape serial rapist jailed for 441 years for 4-year 'horror run'
Ndumiso Giyani was handed a 441-year prison term in the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley for, among other crimes, 14 counts of rape and six counts of kidnapping.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:30:00 GMT
Axed Thulamela municipality MMC arrested for alleged intimidation
A former Mayco member in the Thulamela Local Municipality has been arrested on charges of intimidation for allegedly sending threatening video clips to two people, Limpopo police said.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000
An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector
Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs The post An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Understanding the violent protests across America
The protests are rooted not in the pandemic, but in centuries of discrimination The post Understanding the violent protests across America appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:55:18 +0200
News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Just 207 critical care beds and 350 ventilators added to public hospitals during lockdown
Uncertainties around the number of critical care beds added during the Covid-19 lockdown raises questions about the health department's preparedness for the expected surge.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:02:05 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | SA records 44 new Covid-19 deaths, infections up by 2 539
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

South Africa News 24

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:55:18 +0200
News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Just 207 critical care beds and 350 ventilators added to public hospitals during lockdown
Uncertainties around the number of critical care beds added during the Covid-19 lockdown raises questions about the health department's preparedness for the expected surge.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:02:05 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | SA records 44 new Covid-19 deaths, infections up by 2 539
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:12:54 +0200
More than 2,500 new Covid-19 cases in SA, as death toll passes 950
SA's Covid-9 death toll climbed to 952 on Saturday, an increase of 44 deaths in the past 24-hour cycle.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:44:00 +0200
SANParks reopens for self-drive day excursions after two months
SA National Parks (SANParks) has announced that self-drive excursions for day visitors will be permitted from Monday in parks that cater for self-drives.

South Sudan

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:07:12 GMT
Salva Kiir Sacks Presidential Affairs Minister
[East African] Juba -South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Tuesday sacked a minister through presidential decree.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:17:21 GMT
COVID-19 - South Sudan Cases Rise to 1,317
[East African] Juba,

South Sudan Nation

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:26:11 +0000
BREAKING NEWS: A Country Where Pres. Salva Kiir’s Bastard son, Lual Kiir, can Kill at Will
BY: Ayuen John, South Sudan, JUN/06/2020, SSN; My dear country men and women who’ve been gripped by tears and sorrow for the bereavement of your lovely dead in the merciless massacres of unarmed civilians by Pres. Kiir’s own relative in t...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:15:16 +0000
Ongoing inter-communal conflicts in the country are direct result of leadership failure in the country.
BY: Nhial Gatkuoth Chung   Accra – Ghana, JUN/04/2010, SSN; (Bad leaders are curse to the nation) South Sudanese had foreseen the failure of the SPLM leadership just months after we hoisted our independence flag, the warning signs that emerge...

Southern Africa

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:30:25 GMT
Namibia: President Fines Guests Who Breached Lockdown to Attend His Party
[Nairobi News] Namibia's President Hage Geingob on Thursday admitted to breaching coronavirus regulations last month by hosting a celebration to mark his party's 60th anniversary and subsequently fining all the guests who attended.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:02:08 GMT
Zimbabwe: Doctors Take Govt to Court Over Deplorable Conditions At Quarantine Centres
[263Chat] Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) on Monday 1 June 2020 petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo to improve the deplorable conditions at some quarantine and isol...

Sudan

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:14:09 GMT
COVID-19 Cases Reach 5310
[SudaNow] KHARTOUM (Sudanow) - Sudan's Ministry of Health announced 137 new cases of COVID-19 and 9 deaths bringing the country's total to 5310.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:37:49 GMT
Sudan Liberation Movement and Sahwa Revolutionary Council Attack Armed Forces in Jebel Merra
[SNA] Khartoum -The Information Advisor of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Tuesday issued a press on attacks staged by groups belonging to the Sudan Liberation Movement and the Revolutionary Sahwa Council on the Armed Forces in Jebel Merra...

Swaziland

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:43:42 GMT
Justice Minister Misleads World Over Media Freedom in Swaziland
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Minister of Justice Pholile Shakantu misled the world when she claimed that the kingdom enjoyed media freedom, enshrined by the constitution.

Thu, 28 May 2020 08:21:36 GMT
Swaziland Short of Coronavirus Protective Equipment for Health Workers As Prices Soar
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) is short of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line health workers during the coronavirus crisis because suppliers have doubled their prices, the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) said.

Swaziland Times

Tanzania

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:05:18 GMT
Opposition Parties in Tanzania Claim New Election Rules Flawed
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Opposition parties Chadema and ACT-Wazalendo yesterday outlined flaws in the ongoing review of election regulations, which, they say, may jeopardise the October General Election.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:34:55 GMT
EAC to Enhance Water Resources Management
[Daily News] FIVE East African Community (EAC), member countries are to benefit from the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP)'s establishment of a hydrological monitoring network of stations.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:48:33 GMT
Govt Asks for Probe Into U.S. Death Of Citizen
[Govt of the Gambia] Banjul -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia has learnt with regret the unfortunate incident in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America, that resul...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:53:18 GMT
GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Gwinnett County
[Georgia Bureau of Investigation] June 2, 2020 update - The driver has been identified as Momodou Lamin Sisay, 39, of Lithonia.

Togo

Thu, 07 May 2020 11:46:37 GMT
Gis Intercepts More Than 100 Traders Attempting to Cross to Lome
[Ghanaian Times] Aflao -The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has in the past three weeks nabbed more than 100 traders from Accra who travelled to Aflao covertly in the hope of crossing to Lome, Togo, though unapproved routes.

Fri, 01 May 2020 07:37:52 GMT
Adebayor - Salah, Mane Don't Deserve Africa Player of the Year Award
[Nairobi News] Football star Emmanuel Adebayor is at it again.

Uganda

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:25:24 GMT
Total to Dominate Sector With Lake Albert Oil Projects
[East African] French oil major Total stands to dominate Uganda's oil sector through its ownership of 66.66 per cent of Lake Albert oil projects. They are expected to go into production in 2022/2023, with China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) r...

Sun, 31 May 2020 09:46:37 GMT
Five Kenyans Take Kampala to Court Over 'Excess Water' On Lake Victoria
[East African] Five Kenyans have sued the Ugandan government for allegedly failing to control floods around the shores of Lake Victoria, resulting in displacement of people and damage to their property.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Mon, 11 May 2020 15:57:45 GMT
Africa: COVID-19 in West Africa - Credible Information As A Vaccine Against Misinformation?
[allAfrica] During the social media age information spreads faster than any virus and there seems to be no vaccine against misinformation. As governments struggle to contain COVID19, public service announcements and communication must focus on making...

Mon, 11 May 2020 05:21:30 GMT
Nigeria: Rivers Govt Demolishes Two Hotels for Allegedly Flouting COVID-19 Order
[Premium Times] The Rivers government on Sunday demolished two hotels in the state for allegedly flouting COVID-19 order in the state.

Zambia

Mon, 11 May 2020 07:33:52 GMT
Zambia Closes Border With Tanzania to Tame COVID-19
[Nation] Lusaka -Zambia will Monday be shutting its border with Tanzania after the country witnessed the highest spike of Covid-19 infections on Saturday.

Mon, 11 May 2020 10:31:33 GMT
Nakonde New Epicentre
[Times of Zambia] Zambia's COVID-19 epicentre has moved from Lusaka to Nakonde after it was announced that 76 out of the 85 new cases reported yesterday, the largest single-day reporting, came from the border town.

Zimbabwe

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:24:52 GMT
U.S. Accuses Zimbabwe Of Trying To Exploit Protests Over Police Killing of Black Man
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe is one of the three American adversaries gloating over the riotous situation sparked by last week's police killing of a black American, a top American politician has said.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:56:17 GMT
Govt Summons U.S. Envoy Over White House Comments
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Government has summoned American Ambassador Mr Brian Nichols to discuss claims made by a senior US official that Zimbabwe was one of several countries interfering in violent protests in the US.

Zimbabwe Herald

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 02:00:47 +0000
Global report: South Africa records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases since
South Africa has reported a record jump in new Covid-19 cases – nearly 80 percent higher than its previous daily record – as the country gradually eases its lockdown. The surge came as Brazil overtook Italy to become the third worst affected nati...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 02:00:34 +0000
COVID- 19: Hygiene key for breastfeeding mothers
Last week, the first Covid-19 positive woman in Zimbabwe gave birth through a caesarean section at Gweru Provincial Hospital with steps put in place to make sure the baby did not get infected.

Zimbabwe Mail

Cambodian Times

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:44:02 GMT
Cambodia confirms 1 more imported COVID-19 case, 126 in total
PHNOM PENH, June 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Sunday that one more person was tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of the confirmed cases in the

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:35:43 GMT
Amid Protests, Genocide Survivors Don't Want Their Story Forgotten
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Throughout Cambodia Town, an immigrant community In Long Beach, California, boarded-up businesses can be seen everywhere. They are reminders of what happened in just one ni

Hong Kong China

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:29:14 +0800
Police probe death of Kaohsiung speaker
The speaker of the city council in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung plunged to his death late on Saturday after the mayor lost a highly-charged recall vote, casting a deep pall over what was an already acrimonious campaign. Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu, fr...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:42:21 +0800
Han Kuo-yu ousted from Kaohsiung mayor post
Kaohsiung citizens have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ousting pro-Beijing Mayor Han Kuo-yu from office, dealing another blow to Kuomintang (KMT) who is under pressure over its stance over ties with Beijing. The final result of the recall vote s...

Hong Kong Local

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 12:44:00 +0800
'Doctors could be sued for not doing virus tests'
A leading microbiologist has warned that family doctors risk litigation if they fail to arrange coronavirus tests for patients with symptoms who later become seriously ill with Covid-19. Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of the University of Hong Kong made t...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 11:46:00 +0800
No juries for national security trials: Regina Ip
Executive Councillor and former security minister Regina Ip says it won't be appropriate to have juries for cases under Beijing's new national security law for the SAR – despite previously proposing that all national security trials such be heard b...

South China Morning Post

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 13:00:15 +0800
Coronavirus pandemic shows global consequences of China’s local censorship rules
Cui Yongyuan may not be a household name in the West, but the former state media television host has almost 20 million social media followers in China, or about double those tracking the Twitter account of CNN’s Anderson Cooper in the US.Cui was on...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 13:00:11 +0800
Coronavirus turns Teflon Thailand’s wealth gap into a economic chasm
On a roadside in a mixed Bangkok neighbourhood stands a shiny metal box – a “Pantry of Sharing” – where the haves in one of the world’s least equal countries can leave food for the have-nots, the ranks of whom are bulging as the coronavirus...

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

2018-09-04T07:23:49+05:30
Teacher's Day Special: Need to prepare teachers for role of educational therapists
Teacher's Day is going to be observed on September 5 with the same rituals as usual. However, there is a need to discuss certain serious issues of educational practices and emergent roles of teachers.

2018-09-03T21:48:04+05:30
When we die each day to all that is old; there can be the new: J Krishnamurti
"There can be nothing new; there can be nothing creative, in that which has continuance - which is fairly obvious. It is only when continuity ends that there is a possibility of that which is ever new. But it is this ending that we dread and we don't...

Indonesia Headlines

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:25:15 GMT
UPDATE 1-Indonesia nickel ore export ban to remain -mining ministry director
UPDATE 1-Indonesia nickel ore export ban to remain -mining ministry director Reuters

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:31:46 GMT
HK Govt- Hong Kong-Asean FTA to enter into force for Indonesia
HONG KONG (Xinhua): The part relating to Indonesia under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Investment Agreement (IA) between China's Hong Kong and the Association of South-East Asian Nations

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

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 12:45:04 +0800
EC: Voter registration for 18-year-olds not implemented yet
PUTRAJAYA, June 7 — The registration process for 18-year-old voters has not yet been implemented, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun. He was denying the message circulated on the social media which urg...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 11:46:37 +0800
Penjana: Free 1GB daily data can’t be used for gaming, social media and video streaming
KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — The Prime Minister has recently announced that telcos will be offering free 1GB data daily to support e-learning and productivity activities. This initiative will be available from the 10th June until 31st December 2020 and.....

Mongolia

Pakistan World News

Pakistani News

Philippines

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 12:11:00 +0800
Baguio City nurse joins 'solidarity trial' for COVID-19 treatment
Called the “solidarity trial”, the treatment study "aims to compare four treatment options against standard of care, to assess their relative effectiveness against COVID-19 by enrolling patients in multiple countries," the World Health Organizati...

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 11:11:00 +0800
Ben Mbala reveals he almost suited up for Ateneo
Speaking on Tiebreaker Vods' The Prospects Pod, Mbala revealed that playing for the Ateneo Blue Eagles was actually his first choice after his stint in Southwestern University in Cebu.

Philippines Bacolod

Philippines Baguio

Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro

Philippines Cebu

Philippines Davao

Philippines Dumaguete

Philippines Headlines

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 09:58:00 +0800
DOJ starts review of anti-terrorism bill
The measure has drawn widespread criticism from lawyers, activists, the academe and business groups who have called for its immediate junking, saying its "unconstitutional" provisions are prone to abuse and could criminalize dissent.

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0800
Special session sought for stimulus bills
A ranking congressman has called for the holding of special session of Congress for the enactment of measures that would enable the country to better recover from the economic impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis, including the record high u...

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 12:11:00 +0800
Baguio City nurse joins 'solidarity trial' for COVID-19 treatment
Called the “solidarity trial”, the treatment study "aims to compare four treatment options against standard of care, to assess their relative effectiveness against COVID-19 by enrolling patients in multiple countries," the World Health Organizati...

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0800
2 Cagayan hotel owners held for quarantine violations
Two hotel owners in this city were arrested on Friday for non-compliance with the protocols issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Philippines Pampanga

Philippines Pangasinan

Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:37:00 +0800
6 killed, 17 others wounded in clash
SIX people--two Abu Sayyaf bandits and four soldiers--were killed while 17 others wounded in an intense firefight in the hinterlands of Sulu, the military disclosed Saturday, June 6, 2020.Major Arvin John

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:35:00 +0800
Army official Covid-19 survivor, promoted, relinquishes command
A MILITARY officer and a survivor of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has relinquished his post in the Army’s 1st Infantry Division (1ID), after he was promoted to a higher rank.Colonel Froilan Labador,

Singapore News Asia

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:45:38 +0800
China reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, 5 asymptomatic cases
China reported six new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, three more than the previous day.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:10:37 +0800
‘I eat one meal a day’: Some Malaysians who lost their jobs in Singapore left stranded and cash-strapped
These workers have chosen to remain in Singapore in the hope of securing a new job.

Singapore Today Online

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:00:00 +0000
Outdoor facility set up at Changi Exhibition Centre to house Covid-19 patients who do not require medical care

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:08:02 +0000
S’pore’s 25th Covid-19 death: 41-year-old man recovers from infection but dies 2 weeks later from complications

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 10:55:00 +0700
Slight approval for Prayut's one year as PM of elected govt: Nida Poll
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha receives a slight public approval for his performance in the first year in office as prime minister of an elected government, according to the result of an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, ...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:43:00 +0700
Most people want govt to create jobs to ease unemployment: Suan Dusit Poll
Most people want the government to create job opportunities and reduce taxes, along with taking other measures, to ease the ongoing unemployment crisis, according to the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Pol...

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:50:00 +0700
Shrine draws attention over relocation plan
Many who have heard of Chulalongkorn University's plan to construct a high-rise structure at the site of the Thapthim Goddess Shrine in the Saphan Lueang neighbourhood hope the development will spare this highly revered shrine.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0700
Monorail ushers in hope
If anyone has visited Charoen Nakhon area in Thon Buri area recently, they might be surprised by the bumper-to-bumper traffic -- a situation rarely seen elsewhere during the Covid-19 pandemic. The congestion has been caused by the construction of the...

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

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 03:01:12 GMT
5 Tips and Tricks for Minecraft for Android
  Minecraft is deemed to be one of the popular and successful arcade-style games ever made. 

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
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Argentina

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:55:00 GMT
Prosecutors open investigations into allegations ex president Macri spied on political opponents
Prosecutors in Argentina have opened an investigation into allegations that former president Mauricio Macri spied on political opponents during his four years in office, judicial sources reported on Friday.

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:51:00 GMT
Argentina admits “more favorable” proposals from creditor groups
Argentina received a debt restructuring proposal from two creditor groups a step in the right direction, Economy Minister said on Friday. Nevertheless, it still fell short of what the country needed to strike a deal.

Bahamas Weekly

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:04:12 EDT
The Flamingo Gardens Clinic Weekend hours of operation from June – August, 2020 - Update #81
The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that the Flamingo Gardens Clinic will remain open on the following Saturdays from June to August between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.: JUNE 6th June 2020 13th June 2020...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:52:52 EDT
One Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Case - Update #80
The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is one (1) additional confirmed case of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to one hundred and thre...

Barbados Nation News

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:09:26 -0400
Bowen’s back winning after injury
It did not take long for Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen to make a triumphant return to the winner’s enclosure, as he won astride Hyndford at Belterra Park in Cincinnati, United States, on Friday. After... ...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:01:00 -0400
BOSS is least painful option for Government
After COVID-19 and the economic nightmare the pandemic has unleashed, BOSS (Barbados Optional Savings Scheme) is the “least painful option” in Mia Mottley’s fiscal toolbox. That’s how Winston Cox,... ...

Belize Times

The Reporter

Bolpress (sp)

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:49:52 +0000
Del “mundo post-Covid” al “nuevo orden post.mundo”
Casi todas las descripciones del más que probable infausto desenlace mundial de la cuarentena global, insisten todavía en certificar una realidad que ya no tiene sentido. Porque es lo que, precisamente, la plan-demia global ha desmoronado d...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:46:07 +0000
Para las multinacionales no hay pandemia que valga
Ni siquiera en el escenario de la crisis pandémica las transnacionales sacian su apetito leonino. Muchas de ellas preparan ya procesos contra algunos de los Estados que aplicaron leyes de emergencia para confrontar al COVID-19. Argumentan que su...

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

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:49:00 GMT
Sao Paulo City will gradually lift lockdown beginning Monday June first
Despite a record number of new coronavirus cases reported in Brazil this week, Sao Paulo –the largest city in South America and home to Brazil's financial hub– will allow shops and malls to reopen after two months of loosel...

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:48:00 GMT
Brazil surpasses Spain and becomes fifth highest in number of virus fatalities
Brazil on Friday reached 27,878 coronavirus deaths, official figures showed, surpassing the toll of hard-hit Spain and making it the country with the fifth-highest number of fatalities. The epicenter of the South American coron...

Colombia

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:09:15 +0000
Colombia ‘exacerbating hunger and risk of extermination’ of ethnic minorities
Government failures to provide aid ahead of the coronavirus pandemic is “exacerbating hunger and the risk of extermination” of Colombia’s ethnic minorities, a court agreed. According to the Cundinamarca Superior… The post Colo...

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:00:13 +0000
How Duque is using coronavirus pandemic to end Colombia’s peace process
Colombia’s government has made several moves during the coronavirus crisis that could severely threaten the country’s peace process and prospects of peace in general. It would only be natural if… The post How Duque is using coronavi...

Colombia Bogota

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:57:11 +0000
Nina Simone, Cartagena’s silent apartheid and Minneapolis GODDAM!
Álvaro Restrepo staged Negra/Anger with dancers from Colegio del Cuerpo in 2018. The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis draws parallels between racial injustice and the legacy of Nina Simone.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 22:39:45 +0000
Colombia breaks daily record with 58 coronavirus deaths as cases reach 36,635
Many Colombians are asking when coronavirus will peak given a rising death toll that broke a daily record on Friday with 58 additional fatalities.

Costa Rica News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:31:19 +0000
Peru unveils phase-two economic reopening despite ongoing pandemic
(Q24N) Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra on Thursday announced the second phrase of its economic reopening amid the country’s ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which registered 4,284 new cases of infection in the past 24 hours. Vizcarra made the ...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:27:54 +0000
Chile reports 122,499 COVID-19 cases with 1,448 deaths
(Q24N) The Chilean Ministry of Health on Friday raised the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 122,499, with 1,448 deaths. Over the past 24 hours, 4,207 new infections and 92 new deaths have been registered. Of the new confirmed c...

Radio Habana (sp)

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:25:21 -0400
Ministerio de Gobernación de Nicaragua saluda al de Interior de Cuba
Managua, 6 junio (PL) El Ministerio de Gobernación, Migob, de Nicaragua envió un mensaje de felicitación a la cartera de Interior, Minint, de Cuba, que celebra hoy los 59 años de su fundación.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:01:13 -0400
Cuba condena sanciones de Estados Unidos contra Siria
La Habana,6 junio (RHC) El canciller cubano Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla condenó hoy las sanciones de Estados Unidos contra Siria y el incremento de las medidas coercitivas contra el país árabe bajo la llamada Ley César.

Dominica News online

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 01:15:13 +0000
BUSINESS & LIFE: Work and Business post COVD-19
We thank you for your positive comments on Issue #6, which addressed the issue of Resilience.   Before we delve into the topic of this week, we take a minute to stand in solidarity with the family of George Floyd and... The post BUSINESS & LIF...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:40:31 +0000
COVID-19: Dominican students overseas to begin returning home next week
The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with other relevant ministries, has begun the process of repatriating students studying overseas. This process will begin with the repatriation of 100 students who will arrive on Tuesday, June 9 via Silver ...

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

Fri, 29 May 2020 08:55:00 GMT
New Labour leadership confirms support for Falklands and self determination
The British Labour Party this week reaffirmed its commitment to the Falklands and Falkland Islanders’ right to self-determination.

Fri, 29 May 2020 08:09:00 GMT
Falklands commemorates 38th anniversary of Goose Green battle and liberation
The Falkland Islands Governor, members of the elected government and public in general will be participating this Friday morning in the commemoration of the liberation of Goose Green settlement 38 years ago. However because of ...

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:28:17 -0500
Johnson Smith says PM gave 'honest' response to prison rejection issue
Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith says Prime Minister Andrew Holness was truthful when he told the nation on Friday that his administration did not reject the United Kingdom’s offer to help build a prison here. In a tweet, she...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 00:23:52 -0500
Serial rapist’s sentence slashed - Court halves prison time for man who confessed to assaulting eight women
A serial rapist who was ordered to serve 38 years in prison for each of the eight women he victimised over a six-week span has had his sentence slashed in half. Patrick Green, 33, was initially sentenced to a total of 499 years in prison after he.....

Jamaica Observer

Sat, 6, Jun, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Jamaica among countries praised by CHTA for new tourism protocols
MIAMI, United States (CMC) — A senior official of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has welcomed the cooperation between regional governments and public health authorities in their efforts to minimise the ef...

Sat, 6, Jun, 2020 12:42:25 GMT
Health ministry maintains COVID-19 forecast
THE Ministry of Health and Wellness says that notwithstanding the opening up of the country to Jamaicans abroad and tourists, it does not expect a change in its forecast that 1.6 million could contract COVID-19 over a year. ...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 05:01:55 -0500
Illness causes woman to walk on hands
For the past 10 years, 67-year-old Paulette Griffiths has, as she put it, become like a toddler all over again. The Warsop, Trelawny, woman, lost her ability to walk upright in 2010 after suffering years of severe back pain and poor blood...

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 05:01:37 -0500
Jackson Three sings praises in Central Village
Twin brothers Anthony and Anthone Jackson are just eight years old, but they are the little pastors of West Avenue in Central Village, St Catherine. Along with their six-year-old brother, Shevon, the youngsters have captured the attention of...

Latin America

Fri, 29 May 2020 08:45:00 GMT
Peruvian mining sector activity expected to fall by 15% this year
Production in Peru’s mining sector will fall by at least 15% this year, representing a loss in revenues of up to US$ 5 billion, due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a top mining executive said on Wednesday.

Fri, 29 May 2020 08:40:00 GMT
Colombian families abandoned at Sao Paulo airport; no humanitarian flights from Bogotá
More than two months after the coronavirus pandemic triggered worldwide lockdowns, much of the world is gradually reopening. But Latin America remains highly isolated by travel restrictions across the region.

Mercosur

Fri, 22 May 2020 08:59:00 GMT
Argentina reaffirms commitment to Mercosur but remains cautious about EU accord
Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá reaffirmed on Thursday the decision of president Alberto Fernandez's government to continue being part of Mercosur. When asked about links with the other member countries of the bloc, Sol...

Wed, 20 May 2020 08:54:00 GMT
Trump threatening with a travel halt from Latin America because of worsening coronavirus outbreaks in the region
US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering imposing a halt on all travel coming from Latin America amid worsening coronavirus outbreaks in the region.

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

Fri, 15 May 2020 08:49:00 GMT
Next Monday Itaipu opens its spillway to help lift the drought stricken Parana river level
The world's largest operational hydroelectric dam, Itaipu Plant announced that starting next Monday, May 18, it will open its spillway to help Paraguay and Argentina, which are suffering from a drought and hence having problems...

Tue, 12 May 2020 08:52:00 GMT
Paraguay fears its success in containing Covid-19 could be threatened by Brazil
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez has said the spread of coronavirus in Brazil threatens his country's success in containing the virus. Mr Benítez said more than half of Paraguay's 563 cases were people who had entered ...

La Republica (sp)

2020-06-06T23:58:07-05:00
UFC 250: Amanda Nunes aplastó a Spencer y retiene el título de Peso Pluma [RESUMEN]

2020-06-06T23:44:07-05:00
Farfán y su desopilante anécdota con Aguirre: “Se robaba los Baldor del colegio para venderlos”

Peru al Dia (sp)

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 23:27:07 +0000
Atención de pacientes con cáncer debe continuar durante la pandemia por Covid-19
  La atención de pacientes con cáncer durante la pandemia por Covid-19 es de alta prioridad, por lo que el diagnóstico y tratamiento pueden continuar mediante el apoyo de herramientas de telemedicina, provisión de educación a la población ...

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 23:13:53 +0000
Gobierno invertirá en la adquisición de 8 mil grilletes electrónicos para mitigar hacinamiento en penales
  En el marco de las facultades delegadas por el Congreso de la República para legislar en materia penitenciaria, el Poder Ejecutivo publicó dos Decretos Legislativos para lograr el deshacinamiento de las cárceles del país, con el fin de evi...

South America

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:55:00 GMT
Prosecutors open investigations into allegations ex president Macri spied on political opponents
Prosecutors in Argentina have opened an investigation into allegations that former president Mauricio Macri spied on political opponents during his four years in office, judicial sources reported on Friday.

Sat, 30 May 2020 08:51:00 GMT
Argentina admits “more favorable” proposals from creditor groups
Argentina received a debt restructuring proposal from two creditor groups a step in the right direction, Economy Minister said on Friday. Nevertheless, it still fell short of what the country needed to strike a deal.

Unasur

Wed, 06 May 2020 09:47:00 GMT
Trump denies any US involvement in an alleged failed armed incursion in Venezuela
President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied any involvement by the US government in what Venezuelan officials have called a failed armed incursion in the South American country that led to the capture of two American “mercenarie...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:30:00 GMT
Sanitary aircraft on Thursday will fly “Greg Mortimer” cruise Australians to Melbourne
A charter flight is expected in Montevideo on Thursday, April 9 to pick up and fly home to Australia most of passengers and crew on the “Greg Mortimer”, the cruise vessel stranded off the coast of Uruguay for the last two w...

Uruguay

Thu, 28 May 2020 09:29:00 GMT
IDB US$ 1,7bn loan for Uruguay to address the Covid-19 pandemic
Uruguay's Economy minister Azucena Arbeleche confirmed that the Inter American Development Bank had awarded the country a 1,7bn dollars soft loan to address the sanitary, social and economic emergency as a consequence of the CO...

Fri, 22 May 2020 08:21:00 GMT
All Uruguayan students will be back in school by the end of June in a three stage calendar
Uruguayan students will be returning to face-to-face classes from June following a three-stage calendar and with voluntary assistance, the country’s president, Luis Lacalle Pou, reported on Thursday.

Venezuela

Tue, 26 May 2020 07:45:00 GMT
Iranian tankers unloading much needed gasoline in Venezuela
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying much-needed gasoline and oil derivatives docked in Venezuela on Monday, Caracas announced amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship between countries it sees as inter...

Mon, 25 May 2020 07:54:00 GMT
Iranian petrol reaches Venezuela, despite US warnings
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the country's exclusive economic zone on Saturday, despite a US official's warning that Washington was considering a response to the shipmen...

Venezuela Analysis

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 05:18:00 -0400
Learning to Dream Together: A Conversation with Felipe Venegaz
A spokesperson of the Merida-based Che Guevara Commune talks about this flagship revolutionary project.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:49:00 -0400
Venezuelan Government and Opposition Reach Deal to Fight Coronavirus
Spain has agreed to transfer $10 million in frozen Venezuelan funds to the Pan American Health Organization’s medical efforts in the country.

Antarctica

Mon, 25 May 2020 07:16:00 GMT
South Georgia's new £11million wharf facilities completed in 108 days
Surrounded by spectacular scenery, dominated by mountains and glaciers, construction has completed on a new £11million wharf, dolphin, and slipway to serve the King Edward Point Research Station (KEP), in South Georgia Island.

Fri, 22 May 2020 08:47:00 GMT
Climate change turning Antarctica “green” as algae blooms proliferate
Antarctica conjures images of an unbroken white wilderness but blooms of algae are giving parts of the frozen continent an increasingly green tinge. Warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and sprea...

Australian Top Stories

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 10:17:57 +1000
Senior Government Minister slams 'selfish' Black Lives Matter protesters
Senior Federal Government Minister Mathias Cormann takes aim at Australian Black Lives Matter protesters, dubbing their actions "selfish", "self-indulgent" and "reckless" amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic. ...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 13:37:20 +1000
ACT records first new coronavirus case in more than a month
A man in his 40s who recently returned from overseas has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Canberra, becoming the first person to test positive for the disease in the ACT since May 2.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:42:06 +1000
Fury-Wilder III could be staged at Bankwest Stadium on Boxing Day
The third installment of the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder trilogy may be coming to Sydney after a secret proposal was publicised.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:37:33 +1000
Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 6.7 million as Australian death toll stands at 102
If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.

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...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +1000
While UK COVID-19 cases rose, Australia's slowed to a halt
Dr Francesco Paolucci ​​​​​​​and Naomi Moy analyse the UK's and Australia's responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and look to what the future may hold. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 19:36:05 +1200
Serious incident on Auckland's North Shore: 'He was yelling - Help me!'
One person has died and another is injured following an incident in Northcote this evening.Police were called to an address on Akoranga Drive around 5.30pm following reports of someone being assaulted.When they arrived, they found...

Sun, 31 May 2020 19:50:13 +1200
Pedestrian seriously injured in Ponsonby crash
A pedestrian has been seriously injured after being hit by a car on Ponsonby Rd.Emergency services were called to the serious crash at 7.15pm near the intersection of the Ponsonby Rd and Hopetoun St, police said. DO YOU KNOW...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:37:33 +1000
Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 6.7 million as Australian death toll stands at 102
If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:26:28 +1000
Baby dies hours after mother flown from car crash to give birth
A man and woman were travelling on the Bruce Highway at Saint Lawrence when their car collided with a guard rail, police believed.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +1000
From the Archives, 2000: Australians evacuated from Solomon Islands after coup
On June 8, 2000, the Royal Australian Navy began an emergency evacuation of Australians and other foreign nationals from the rapidly rising danger in Honiara caused by a coup days before.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 13:58:39 +1000
Social dis-dancing? Dutch club tries post-coronavirus layout
Dutch youth hit the club on Saturday, sort of, in one of the country's first attempts to resume night life after the coronavirus outbreak.

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

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:54:58 GMT
One dead in SH1 crash north of Waiouru
The crash, involving a car and truck, took place north of Waiouru.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:38:30 GMT
Three killed after crash into farm pond
Three people killed after car crashes into central North Island pond.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:02:26 +1200
Solomons’ local Covid-19 tests return negative
Solomons Islands first local Covid-19 tests have all returned negative results.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:44:07 +1200
Opinion: Confronting Tyranny in Sāmoa
Opinion - Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi has been the Prime Minister of Sāmoa for 21 years.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 15:10:02 +1200
Three people dead after vehicle plunges into farm pond
Three people have died after getting trapped in a submerged vehicle in a farm pond near Raetihi today.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 16:11:07 +1200
Cancer check catch-up urgently needed after coronavirus lockdown
Lives will be lost if the country does not urgently catch up on cancer tests put off during the Covid-19 lockdown, says the Cancer Society.

New Zealand Top Stories

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:38:30 GMT
Three killed after crash into farm pond
Man flown to hospital from farm where car went into pond, killing three people.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:00:00 GMT
Alison Mau: Air New Zealand, where's our money?
OPINION: Could there be more funny business going on with the handling of customer credits?

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

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:18:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Name These American Animals?
Just what the heck IS a prairie dog?

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:26:39 GMT
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Education Level Based On The History You Know?
How well do YOU know the past?

Armenia News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:42:15 +0400
Anti-racism rallies take place in Switzerland

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:32:36 +0400
aliq.ge: Ventilators to be sent to Armenia from Tbilisi

Armenia Panorama

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:00:00 +0400
Chief of the General Staff observed activities for maintenance of military equipment at a military base

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:42:43 +0400
A coronavirus patient has died due to delayed emergency care - Pashinyan

Armenian News

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 14:19:30 GMT
Red Cross urges against "vaccine nationalism"
Individual countries might end up scrambling to secure their own populations' vaccine needs.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:31:21 GMT
Armenia: Chairman of State Revenue Committee resigns
Ananyan thanked his colleagues for the cooperation, and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan for trusting in him.

Azerbaijan Today

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:32:00 +0400
What to expect from OPEC+ meeting today

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:17:00 +0400
Iran to supply support packages to population until COVID-19 is curbed

Azerbaijan Trend

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:14:00 +0400
Азербайджан согласился продлить сокращение добычи нефти

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:40:00 +0400
В Азербайджане обнародовано количество проведенных тестов на коронавирус

Belarus Belapan

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:56:06 +0300
Official coronavirus death toll in Belarus rises to 263

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:43:38 +0300
Luka?enka praises Belarus’ handling of coronavirus outbreak

Belarus Belta

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:57:30 +0300
Belarusian merchandise export to Russia's Kirov Oblast on the rise
The main exports were machines, vehicles, and devices for lifting, transporting, loading or unloading, unalloyed steel wire, vegetables, ready-made knitted or textile goods, paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers in non-aqueous media.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:08:15 +0300
CSTO considering postponing military exercises due to pandemic
The staff meeting discussed the basic concepts of the exercises, reconciled the main aspects of their organization, logistics support, and the preliminary composition of the forces that will take part in it.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:10:00 +0200
Vláda projedná přijetí půjčky za zhruba osm miliard Kč od CEB
Praha - Vláda v pondělí projedná přijetí půjčky od Rozvojové banky Rady Evropy (CEB) za zhruba osm miliard korun (300 milionů eur). Půjčku by mělo být možné využít i na již uskutečněné...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0200
Další uvolnění opatření kvůli covidu se týká se škol či roušek
Praha - Česká republika udělá v pondělí další krok k životu před epidemií koronaviru. Některá omezení týkající se škol, hromadných akcí či nošení roušek se ruší nebo zmírní....

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:15:00 +0200
Daily news summary 6.6.2020
Expelled diplomats, Tatra expedition in trouble in Turkey, music festival

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:09:00 +0200
Expelled Russian diplomats to leave the country on Sunday
The two Russian diplomats who were expelled by the Czech government this week will leave the country on Sunday, the deputy head of the Russian government agency Rossotrudničestvo Michail Bryukhananov, for whom diplomats work, told t...

Estonia

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:48:04 +0300
«Keeping people in Estonia paramount»
One of Estonia’s wealthiest businessmen, CEO and owner of Graanul Invest Raul Kirjanen finds that while the Estonian government has done a good job containing the coronavirus crisis, a foolish decision was also made.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:47:58 +0300
Nordica has not received a cent
Even though the government said already on April 24 that struggling national airline Nordica would be paid support of €30 million, the company has not seen a single cent. Nordica CEO Erki Urva describes the situation as depressing.

Estonia Post Times

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:48:04 +0300
«Keeping people in Estonia paramount»
One of Estonia’s wealthiest businessmen, CEO and owner of Graanul Invest Raul Kirjanen finds that while the Estonian government has done a good job containing the coronavirus crisis, a foolish decision was also made.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:47:58 +0300
Nordica has not received a cent
Even though the government said already on April 24 that struggling national airline Nordica would be paid support of €30 million, the company has not seen a single cent. Nordica CEO Erki Urva describes the situation as depressing.

Europe

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:17:50 +0200
George Floyd protests: Thousands converge on Washington as memorial held in victim's hometown
1

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:20:34 +0200
Kazakhstan: Over 100 detained in first protests since lockdown eased
1

Europe BBC

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:35:56 GMT
Trump 'approves plan' to cut US troops in Germany
The US president reportedly wants to reduce the number by 9,500, or more than a quarter.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:41:06 GMT
Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal
The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is under investigation.

Finland Today

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:27:23 +0000
23 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland; Total Now 6,964
The number of infections has grown by 23 since our last update on Friday.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:44:43 +0000
Fallen Tree Causes Major Disturbances in Train Traffic
A fallen tree on the contact lines is causing major disturbances in the train traffic between Helsinki and Tampere on Saturday evening, according to the government-owned railway monopoly, VR.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:27:25 +0300
Strong winds knock out power in south, heading for Lapland on Sunday
Train service between Hämeenlinna and Toijala was halted by a fallen tree, while some 13,000 households lost power.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:07:35 +0300
Finance minister’s resignation not just due to consultancy fees, say pundits
The Centre’s slumping support and dicey position in the cabinet help to explain Kulmuni’s abrupt exit, researchers say.

France 24 Live News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:55:22 GMT
From ‘under control’ to ‘critical’: Four potential scenarios for Covid-19 in France
France’s national Scientific Council has envisioned four likely futures for the country’s Covid-19 epidemic, from a situation where the virus remains “under control” to a “critical” health crisis. FRANCE 24 takes a look at th...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:44:04 GMT
Black Lives Matter supporters flood Washington, D.C. on 12th day of US protests
Thousands of protesters streamed into the US capital Saturday for what was expected to be the city’s largest demonstration yet against police brutality while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown, where hundreds of mourners li...

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

Tue, 2 Jun 2020 13:45:52 +0200
The Scapegoat: Science and Politics Collide in the Battle against COVID-19
The coronavirus is linking two worlds that often have little to do with each other: politics and science. This is creating a difficult test for scientists in Germany like virologist Christian Drosten, whose research and expertise influence government...

Fri, 29 May 2020 18:02:00 +0200
Virologist Christian Drosten: "We Managed to Stop a Pandemic Wave with Relatively Mild Measures"
Germany's most famous virologist Christian Drosten has been the target of hatred and adoration. In an interview, he tells DER SPIEGEL how he is dealing with his newfound fame and what comes next in the fight against COVID-19.

Germany European News

Thu, 4 Jun 2020 17:57:40 +0200
Angela Merkel and the EU Trapped between China and the U.S.
Tensions between the U.S. and China are on the rise, with Germany and Europe stuck in the middle. German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to find a solution, but plenty of hurdles stand in the way.

Wed, 3 Jun 2020 15:15:00 +0200
Red Light Blues: Amsterdam Prostitutes Fear Corona Lockdown Could Become Permanent
After years of being overrun by tourists, Amsterdam is suddenly rediscovering what life is like without visitors. The city's infamous red-light district is currently empty, and the prostitutes who work there are afraid it could stay that way.

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:37:00 GMT
Challenge and Opportunity: State aid in the COVID-19 Crisis
The COVID-19 outbreak has become a new type of challenge for the entire world. The conditions of everyday life and day-to-day business operations have fundamentally changed as countries have gone under lockdown, economies have been shut almost entire...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 11:45:00 GMT
Masterplast sets up JV to acquire German plant
Hungarian building materials maker Masterplast on Friday said it established a joint venture, called Masterplast Nonwoven, to acquire a plant of German peer LHB in Aschersleben, state news wire MTI reports.

Iceland Monitor

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 08:04:00 +0000
Park with a View and Plenty of Art
Biking westward, uphill toward Hallsteinsgarður park in the suburb of Grafarvogur, the eastern part of Reykjavík, is no easy task.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:31:00 +0000
Six Airlines Offer Service to Iceland This Summer
Six airlines have announced plans to offer scheduled flights to and from Keflavík International Airport this summer.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:29:03 +0000
Screening At The Border Will Be Free For Two Weeks And Then Cost 15,000 ÍSK
Travelers who arrive in Iceland and choose to be tested for COVID-19 at the airport, rather than going into 14-day... The post Screening At The Border Will Be Free For Two Weeks And Then Cost 15,000 ÍSK appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 15:26:08 +0000
Iceland’s Only Michelin Star Restaurant Dill Reduces Services Due To COVID-19
Iceland’s only Michelin star restaurant Dill has struggled to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but is continuing... The post Iceland’s Only Michelin Star Restaurant Dill Reduces Services Due To COVID-19 appeared first on Th...

Ireland Headlines

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:03:08 +0000
Four held after protesters clash with police in London
The London Metropolitan Police said there have been four arrests at the Black Lives Matter protests in the city and all of the suspects were in custody.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:00:24 +0000
Nine more Covid-19 deaths, 24 additional cases
The Department of Health has confirmed nine more deaths from Covid-19, bringing the total death toll here to 1,678. There have been 24 additional cases with the total number of cases here now at 25,183.

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:34:31 +0000
€800,000 for repair of Triq Sannat, including new underground services
Triq Sannat is currently undergoing repairs through financing by the Ministry for Gozo at a cost of around...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:14:19 +0000
Gozitan start-up company produces typically local alcoholic products
Gozitan company Gozo Distillers Ltd, is a start-up company with an investment of €500,000 co-financed through European funds,...

Malta Independent

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:43:00 +0100
Updated (2): Government brings all stranded migrants ashore, still seeking EU solution
The government has decided to bring to shore more than 400 migrants who have been accommodated on pleasure cruises for several weeks, some from late April.A government statement said Saturday evening that the decision was taken after the situation on...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:24:00 +0100
ALPA says Air Malta used Covid-19 as pretext to change pilots’ working conditions
The Airline Pilot Association (ALPA) on Saturday expressed surprise at the decision taken by Air Malta to make 69 pilots redundant, saying the Covid-19 pandemic was used as a pretext for an attempt by the airline to change the pilots’ working c...

Malta Today

Sat,06 Jun 2020 21:58:19 +0200
Update 4 | All four boats carrying 425 asylum seekers to dock in Malta
Captain Morgan boat enters Malta as migrants protest: ‘It’s obvious they’ve had enough’

Sat,06 Jun 2020 17:27:52 +0200
Speaker pays tribute to 1919 riots, yet is unhappy about ‘immature’ December protests
In Sette Giugno speech, Anglu Farrugia justifies precautionary measures against protestors

Times of Malta

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:59:00 +0200
The mask of Zorro - Kristina Chetcuti
They were yearning to invoke John Lennon from their podium. They so wanted to join hands, close their eyes and start swaying gently while singing “War is over/ Fo...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:51:00 +0200
Just like vermin control - Manuel Delia
The Tripoli government has agreed to let Malta deploy its officials in Libya to ‘coordinate’ migrants. The objective is clear: stop migrants from crossing into ...

Northern Ireland BBC

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:12:32 GMT
Coronavirus: Anti-racism rallies in Belfast and Londonderry
Police "put between a rock and a hard place" in midst of pandemic, says Naomi Long.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:07:53 GMT
Londonderry: Bomb and gun linked to dissident republicans
Londonderry find "undoubtedly saved lives", says justice minister.

The Nordic Page

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:56:36 +0200
Thousands Demonstrated in Norway for Supporting the Protests in the USA

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:22:21 +0200
NYPOST: Sick of the US? Move to Svalbard, Norway!

Krakow Post

Sun, 31 May 2020 19:37:44 +0000
Memorial in Krakow for George Floyd, black man killed by US police
In front of the US Consulate in Krakow, a small but growing memorial has been established for recent victim of (Visited 1 times, 13 visits today) The post Memorial in Krakow for George Floyd, black man killed by US police appeared first on The Krakow...

Wed, 20 May 2020 18:06:04 +0000
Kino Mania: The Hater (2020)
Starring: Maciej Musiałowski, Agata Kulesza, Maciej Stuhr, Danuta Stenka Directed by: Jan Komasa Rating: ★★★★☆ In less than one year (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Kino Mania: The Hater (2020) appeared first on The Krakow Post....

Poland

Poland Krakow

Sun, 31 May 2020 19:37:44 +0000
Memorial in Krakow for George Floyd, black man killed by US police
In front of the US Consulate in Krakow, a small but growing memorial has been established for recent victim of (Visited 1 times, 13 visits today) The post Memorial in Krakow for George Floyd, black man killed by US police appeared first on The Krakow...

Wed, 20 May 2020 18:06:04 +0000
Kino Mania: The Hater (2020)
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Romania Agerpres

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:38:16 +0300
Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 1 to 1,316
Another person infected with the novel coronavirus has died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 1,316, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday evening. ...

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:05:37 +0300
PNL's Turcan: PNL promises no child will be left behind
Deputy PM Raluca Turcan appreciated as "exemplary" the involvement in the past couple of months of the civil society in supporting the state authorities to help the children from the disadvantaged environments with their educa...

Romania Insider

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:49:31 GMT
George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests
Demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but there were clashes with police in London and some arrests.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:38:17 GMT
Campaigners rename Glasgow streets linked to slave owners
Alternative street signs featuring the names of black activists and people who died in police custody appear across Glasgow.

Romanian National News Agency

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:38:16 +0300
Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 1 to 1,316
Another person infected with the novel coronavirus has died in Romania, bringing the total death toll to 1,316, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Friday evening. ...

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:05:37 +0300
PNL's Turcan: PNL promises no child will be left behind
Deputy PM Raluca Turcan appreciated as "exemplary" the involvement in the past couple of months of the civil society in supporting the state authorities to help the children from the disadvantaged environments with their educa...

Pravda Russian News

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:47:00 +0300
Russia defines main threats in nuclear deterrence strategy
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree approving the foundations of Russia's state policy in the field of nuclear deterrence. The document lists primary dangers and military threats to Russia: potential enemy military build-up on the territories ad...

Fri, 29 May 2020 20:22:00 +0300
Russia’s GDP collapses by 12% in April
Last month, Russia's gross domestic product (GDP) dropped  by 12 percent in annual terms, the Ministry of Economy reported. The economic decline for January-February was estimated at 1.9 percent. According to the Ministry of Economy, the non-workin...

Pravda World News

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:23:00 +0300
Trump’s G7 offer creates more questions than answers for Kremlin
The European Union rejected any proposal to return Russia to the G7 and warned Washington that it could not independently change the rules for the group. Earlier, US President Donald Trump announced that he would postpone the June G7 summit until Sep...

Mon, 25 May 2020 20:28:00 +0300
About 1,600 PMC Wagner fighters leave Libya in unknown direction
About 1,600 fighters of private military company (PMC) Wagner left the war zone in western Libya, Anadolu agency reports with reference to Mohammed Kununu, a representative of Libyan government forces. According to him, PMC employees involved in the...

RT

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:02:18 +0000
Black Lives Matter rally in Berlin descends into violence as police & protesters face off (VIDEO)
Clashes erupted in downtown Berlin, Germany at a rally in support of US protests, as demonstrators squared off with local law enforcement. Nearly 100 people have been arrested. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:33:00 +0000
Smoke and flash bangs: WATCH protesters scatter in PANIC in Seattle after ignoring police orders
Officers in Seattle, Washington used stun grenades to disperse a crowd of protesters after repeatedly warning them to stop moving a barricade towards the police line. There were unconfirmed reports of tear gas use as well. Read Full Art...

Scotland BBC

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:17:20 GMT
Coronavirus: Anti-racism protesters urged to stay safe
The first minister and police say Scots should avoid planned mass events on Sunday amid lockdown.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:23:30 GMT
Coronavirus: 'I wore a disguise to see my twins in lockdown'
An oil worker who was in quarantine wore a disguise so he could watch his children from a distance.

Scotland Herald

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Neil Mackay: It's time to stand up for journalism
LIKE many journalists, I’ve experienced my share of intimidation and violence simply for reporting and daring to have a voice.  I’ve had guns pointed at me in Northern Ireland, I’ve been punched in the face in Scotland.  I’ve had death t...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Coronavirus: Scotland's rural economy begins the fight back
After weeks that have seen nature quietly claim the countryside and rural business plunged into crisis, Scotland’s rural economy is finally on the brink of getting back to work.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 09:55:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 2 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 1,520.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:33:48 +0200
Volunteers cleaned surroundings of Liptovská Mara, finding broken boat
Opening of summer season is scheduled on June 6.

Slovakia News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:20:02 +0000
Majority of Czechs will holiday at home despite reopening of borders
More than half of Czechs (57 percent) who were planning holidays abroad have cancelled their plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the results of a poll conducted by the company Fair Credit. Those who do plan to go abroad will most ofte...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 04:50:01 +0000
Volunteers cleaned surroundings of Liptovská Mara, finding broken boat
Opening of summer season is scheduled on June 6. Published: Saturday, June 6, 2020Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 09:55:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 2 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 1,520.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:33:48 +0200
Volunteers cleaned surroundings of Liptovská Mara, finding broken boat
Opening of summer season is scheduled on June 6.

Slovenia Times

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:33:26 +0200
Long-serving sports official Kocijančič dies aged 78
Ljubljana - Janez Kocijančič, the long-serving Slovenian sports official who most recently served as the head of the European Olympic Committees, has died after a long illness at the age of 78, the Slovenian Olympic Committee (OKS) said on Monday.

Sat, 30 May 2020 10:58:01 +0200
‘The aim is to find the monoclonal’: the hunt for the antibody to treat Covid-19
Antibodies are the sentinels in our blood. Quietly waiting for their target, these proteins are created to recognise harmful invaders and latch onto them with a deathly grip.

El Pais (sp)

Euro Weekly

Think Spain

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 16:11:39 +0200
Spain ditches junk food: Nearly half cut down and switch to low-fat and organic in last year
NEARLY half of Spain's residents have suddenly become more health-conscious in terms of their diets in the past year, according to recent research - ...

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 13:19:24 +0200
Spain in world top three for Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials
SPAIN has become one of the key nations on earth in conducting clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine, with the third-highest number ...

Swiss Info

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 15:31:00 GMT
More anti-racism gatherings across Switzerland
Demonstrations and processions denouncing police violence and racism took place in several Swiss cities on Saturday, including a 5,000-strong gathering in Basel. Demonstrators in the northwest city carried posters bearing slogans such as “Black li...

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 10:45:00 GMT
Art Basel 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus
This year’s edition of the world’s biggest art fair, initially rescheduled until September due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has now been cancelled altogether. “We had hoped to contribute to the recovery of the art market through a successful fair...

Turkey

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:44:06 Z
Some 93% of coronavirus victims were 65 or older: Minister
Some 93% of the people in Turkey claimed by coronavirus were 65 or older, the country’s health minister said on June 5. 

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:38:00 Z
Coronavirus death toll reaches 4,585 as recoveries exceed 129,000
Turkey's confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 786 in the past 24 hours, and 22 more people have died, taking the death toll to 4,585, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on June 2.

World Bulletin

Thu, 14 May 2020 15:40:07 +0200
New Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Thu, 14 May 2020 12:00:03 +0200
Souring Turkey-France ties in the changing world order

4 News


Concerns raised over £600 million government pledge to care homes
Concerns have been raised as to whether the government's announcement of £600 million for care homes to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 can actually be used.


Thousands across the UK attend anti-racism demonstrations – despite the government advising against mass gatherings
In the UK, the message from ministers to those planning to protest was clear - mass gatherings are banned to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

Daily Mail

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:23:51 GMT
Police horse bolts as thousands clash with police at Black Lives Matter demonstrations in London
A runaway police horse has injured its rider and a pedestrian as Black Lives Matters protestors violently clashed with officers on Whitehall, central London on Saturday.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:57:02 GMT
Kate Garraway reveals her son, 10, sleeps in a fort beside dad Derek Draper's empty bed
The GMB presenter, 53, has opened up about how her children are struggling while missing their father, Derek Draper, 52.

Daily Star

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 22:03:28 +0000
'Dirty' Madeleine McCann suspect walked right into police trap clutching bible
Police in Milan seized 'unshaved and smelly' Christian Bruckner in 2018 at a time when he was a fugitive wanted by German police in relation to a drug conviction

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 21:46:45 +0000
Queen lets slip that Prince Philip's favourite sitcom is Royle Family
The Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson has shared an anecdote involving a look-a-like who claims The Queen told him Prince Philip is a fan of the classic BBC sitcom

Sky News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:31:00 +0100
10 police officers hurt as violence erupts at anti-racism protest in London
Ten police officers have been injured and 14 people have been arrested after violence erupted in central London during a Black Lives Matter protest.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:56:00 +0100
Concern for London's Black Lives Matter protests after violence breaks out
For organisers of Saturday's central London rally, it had been a very promising start to the day.

UK BBC

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:49:31 GMT
George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests
Demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but there were clashes with police in London and some arrests.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:38:17 GMT
Campaigners rename Glasgow streets linked to slave owners
Alternative street signs featuring the names of black activists and people who died in police custody appear across Glasgow.

UK Daily Express

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:33:00 +0100
Coronavirus reveal: How will UK universities be impacted?
UNIVERSITIES across the UK are asking their students whether they'd like to defer entry by a term or stay at home and work online.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:00:00 +0100
Boris Johnson plans lockdown relaxation in desperate bid to save 3.5 million jobs
PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson has reportedly ordered ministers to ease lockdown restrictions as quickly as possible to avoid the loss of three million jobs.

UK Independent

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:51:50 GMT
Government "can and must" do more to address racial inequality in society, says Sajid Javid
The quotes come as thousands of people took part in Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:58:15 GMT
Caroline Flack: Prosecutor says CPS was right to charge TV presenter with assault
'You cannot do what you think is popular,' says case lawyer Ed Beltrami

UK Telegraph

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:54:02 GMT
Surfer killed in shark attack off Australia's east coast

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 01:42:43 GMT
US riots: why are there protests over the death of George Floyd?

UK Times

Gazette News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Was your baby born during lockdown?
CALLING all proud parents!

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:45:00 +0100
Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s Black Lives Matter protest in Castle Park
CROWDS of peaceful protestors will demonstrate in Colchester tomorrow afternoon in a show of solidarity against systemic racism and police brutality.

Watford Observer

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:49:31 +0100
Video: Anthony Joshua on Black Lives Matter March in Watford
Anthony Joshua has said he wants to invest money into Watford to help the local community.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 17:13:28 +0100
Anthony Joshua leads Black Lives Matter march in Watford
Anthony Joshua has shown his support for the Black Lives Matter movement by attending a protest march in his hometown.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0100
Letter: Cummings' actions destroyed the public's trust
London Assembly Conservative leader, Susan Hall, is totally wrong about the public response to Dominic Cummings flouting lockdown rules. He did not act as any other parent. Thousands of parents in the same position have not travelled long distance...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:00:00 +0100
Captain Tom brought back the idea of a British hero
Ground control to Captain Tom: commencing countdown, fundraisers on. Oh yes, the old boy done good and managed to go ‘viral’. We Brits love an underdog, generally of a sporting persuasion - I refer you to Eddie of the Eagle and Frank of the Br...

Get West London

Get West london

Harrow Times

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Brent Council’s First Wave Housing makes loss in 2019/20
A housing management company run by Brent Council made a loss of £120,000 last year as officers admitted it is “not as profitable as first thought”.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0100
When will gyms reopen in the UK and how will social distancing work?
While people can now enjoy unlimited exercise, indoor gyms and swimming pools must still remain closed.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:40:00 +0100
Young man rescued from the Thames by Teddington RNLI
On Tuesday 2 June 2020, Teddington RNLI Lifeboat Station was called by a member of the public at approximately 4.30pm. It was a hot sunny afternoon.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:34:50 +0100
R-rate for coronavirus reproduction in London reaches 0.95
The reproductive rate of coronavirus is currently thought to be fractionally under 1 in London, according to newly published data.

This Is Local London

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:00:00 +0100
12-year-old lifts spirits with doorstep cakes
A 12-year-old has been baking and delivering cakes to her vulnerable neighbours in the hopes of lifting their spirits during the outbreak.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:23:02 +0100
Armed police raid Battersea flat in 'firearms' bust
Armed officers from the Metropolitan Police stormed a flat in Battersea early this morning (June 6) in a raid they said was part of an ongoing "firearms" operation.

Tottenham Independent

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Council urged to act on overflowing rubbish bins in Enfield
Overflowing rubbish bins and fly-tipped waste have left residents across Enfield subjected to “sickening smells” during the coronavirus outbreak, an opposition councillor has claimed.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0100
When will gyms reopen in the UK and how will social distancing work?
While people can now enjoy unlimited exercise, indoor gyms and swimming pools must still remain closed.

Wandsworth Guardian

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:23:02 +0100
Armed police raid Battersea flat in 'firearms' bust
Armed officers from the Metropolitan Police stormed a flat in Battersea early this morning (June 6) in a raid they said was part of an ongoing "firearms" operation.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:37:02 +0100
Woman saved from burning house in Tooting
A woman was rescued from a burning building on Topsham Road in Tooting by firefighters from London Fire Brigade Thursday (June 4) evening.

Your Local Guardian

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:00:00 +0100
12-year-old lifts spirits with doorstep cakes
A 12-year-old has been baking and delivering cakes to her vulnerable neighbours in the hopes of lifting their spirits during the outbreak.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:06:22 +0100
Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter march in Kingston
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Kingston today (June 6) in support of the Black Lives Matter movement demanding racial justice and an end to police violence.

Chronicle Live

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 20:19:56 +0000
The Government plans an emergency Budget to stop unemployment soaring
Many of the jobs lost during the coronavirus crisis might never come back

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 19:36:07 +0000
CPS boss insists it was 'right' to prosecute Caroline Flack
Chief Crown Prosecutor Ed Beltrami has spoken out about the controversial domestic abuse case against the Love Island presenter

Gazette Live

Fri, 5 Jun 2020 23:01:00 +0000
Armed burglar raided funeral directors' after covid 'stopped work'
Lee McQuilling, 35, broke into the funeral directors and smashed a stained glass window, stealing £1,030 in cash

Fri, 5 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Much-loved high street deli to close its Teesside branch
Bosses say it was a difficult decision to make after 13 years in the prime location

Liverpool Echo

Sat, 23 May 2020 16:43:16 +0000
Piers Morgan slams 'humilating fiasco' over govt coronavirus aide
"Literally rewriting the lockdown rules before our eyes just to save the Prime Minister’s chief adviser"

Sat, 23 May 2020 16:03:07 +0000
Government spin falls apart in dramatic No 10 press conference
Labour demands urgent inquiry into Dominic Cummings after Grant Shapps struggles to defend adviser's actions

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0100
Appeal issued for visitors to respect Pickmere Lake
LANDOWNERS and Cheshire East Council have appealed for visitors to respect Pickmere Lake after a space of incidents of anti-social behaviour.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0100
Vale Royal Talking Newspaper receives the Queen's Award
THE dedicated team that records stories from the Northwich Guardian for blind and visually impaired residents to listen to is being recognised for its efforts.

Anphoblacht

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:25:45 +0100
Republican News and Jimmy Steele - 50th anniversary
The split in the IRA and Sinn Féin led to the establishment of An Phoblacht as the national republican newspaper in January 1970. Six months later republicans in the Six Counties founded Republican News under the editorship of Jimmy Steele.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:11:16 +0100
Beyond Covid-19: We can no longer afford not to think in all-Ireland terms By Declan Kearney
In his latest blog, Declan Kearney writes on the need to think in all-Ireland terms post-Covid19.

Impartial Reporter

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:00:00 +0100
Hundreds of thousands of tourists have visited Marble Arch Caves in more than three decades
Together, Sean Corrigan and Richard Watson have almost 50 years’ experience working in the Marble Arch Caves.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:26:03 +0100
One further death from Covid-19 in last 24 hours
Daily Department of Health statistics have reported one further death related to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours, while positive tests were 14, an increase of 11 on the previous reporting period.

Evening Telegraph

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:29:28 +0000
Only three confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in Dundee since June 1
There have been only three confirmed coronavirus cases in Dundee in June so far, according to NHS statistics.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:04:24 +0000
Thousands take to city streets in memory of George Floyd at UK Black Lives Matter protests
Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Parliament Square in Westminster for an anti-racism rally.

Herald Scotland

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Neil Mackay: It's time to stand up for journalism
LIKE many journalists, I’ve experienced my share of intimidation and violence simply for reporting and daring to have a voice.  I’ve had guns pointed at me in Northern Ireland, I’ve been punched in the face in Scotland.  I’ve had death t...

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Coronavirus: Scotland's rural economy begins the fight back
After weeks that have seen nature quietly claim the countryside and rural business plunged into crisis, Scotland’s rural economy is finally on the brink of getting back to work.

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:52:41 +0100
Black Lives Matter: Andover residents take part in silent march in show of solidarity
MORE than 150 people turned out for a silent march through the streets of Andover in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 09:21:02 +0100
Peaceful protest planned in Andover in support of Black Lives Matter movement
A SILENT march through Andover has been organised for today (Saturday) to ‘stand in solidarity with the rest of the world’ after the death of George Floyd.

Basingstoke Gazette

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:01:02 +0100
Letter: Residents should be getting council tax rebate
Of course I realise that we are all having to adapt to a new reality, but I do think that residents of Basingstoke and Deane should be getting some sort of rebate of council tax as compensation for having services withdrawn.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:00:00 +0100
Misconduct hearings for eight Basingstoke police officers accused of making 'racist and homophobic' remarks are delayed
GROSS misconduct hearings for eight Basingstoke police officers who are alleged to have made ‘racist and homophobic’ remarks have been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Borehamwood Times

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Call for inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in Herts care homes
Calls have been made for an independent inquiry into the management of Covid-19 in the care sector in Hertfordshire.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0100
When will gyms reopen in the UK and how will social distancing work?
While people can now enjoy unlimited exercise, indoor gyms and swimming pools must still remain closed.

Bucks Free Press

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:32:08 +0100
Police release image of man wanted on recall to prison
Thames Valley Police are searcing for a man who is wanted on recall to prison in Aylesbury.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 11:40:00 +0100
Latest Covid-19 case numbers and infection rates in Buckinghamshire
The total number of lab-confirmed UK cases of Covid-19 now stands at 283,311.

Epsom Guardian

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:00:00 +0100
12-year-old lifts spirits with doorstep cakes
A 12-year-old has been baking and delivering cakes to her vulnerable neighbours in the hopes of lifting their spirits during the outbreak.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:06:22 +0100
Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter march in Kingston
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Kingston today (June 6) in support of the Black Lives Matter movement demanding racial justice and an end to police violence.

St Albans Review

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0100
Call for inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in Herts care homes
Calls have been made for an independent inquiry into the management of Covid-19 in the care sector in Hertfordshire.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:00:00 +0100
Captain Tom brought back the idea of a British hero
Ground control to Captain Tom: commencing countdown, fundraisers on. Oh yes, the old boy done good and managed to go ‘viral’. We Brits love an underdog, generally of a sporting persuasion - I refer you to Eddie of the Eagle and Frank of the Br...

The Argus

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:02:13 +0100
Inside this stunning £2m home in Roedean Road, Brighton
ARE you looking for a spectacular home which looks out on to the ocean?

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Trump drug found to have no benefit to coronavirus patients
RESEARCHERS conducting clinical trials into a potential coronavirus treatment touted by the US president have found it has no clinical benefit.

Bournemouth Echo

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:04:44 +0100
Poole Hospital clerk delivers anniversary ring
A WIDOW has heaped praise on the staff at Poole Hospital after they helped her properly say goodbye to her husband.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:07:09 +0100
Officers clock £70,000 Porsche speeding at 94mph in Bearwood
THE driver of a £70,000 Porsche was reportedly clocked by police travelling at 94 miles per hour in a 40 miles per hour zone.

Bridgwater Mercury

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0100
Trainbow to be named in honour of Alan Turing
GREAT Western Railway is celebrating Pride month with a difference as it toasts Trainbow’s second birthday.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 06:00:00 +0100
Children of key workers tend to school garden in Ashcott
Children of key workers from Ashcott Primary School have spent the last few months of lockdown in school and have been busy tending to the school allotment every day, growing a huge range of healthy vegetables.

Bridport News

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Banner praising Thorncombe Village shop appears in village
‘Thoughtful souls’ have shown their appreciation for their village shop which is still operating throughout the pandemic.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Roadworks: here's what's taking place in west Dorset this week
Here's what roadworks are scheduled to take place this week around Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:33:10 +0100
Special constable withheld details in job application
A VOLUNTEER police officer has been found guilty of gross misconduct in connection with an application for a paid role with Avon and Somerset Police.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:14:20 +0100
More confirmed coronavirus cases in three of Somerset's four districts
A TOTAL of five new confirmed Covid-19 cases were recorded in Somerset in the latest 24-hour period.

Chard and Ilminster News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:33:10 +0100
Special constable withheld details in job application
A VOLUNTEER police officer has been found guilty of gross misconduct in connection with an application for a paid role with Avon and Somerset Police.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:14:20 +0100
More confirmed coronavirus cases in three of Somerset's four districts
A TOTAL of five new confirmed Covid-19 cases were recorded in Somerset in the latest 24-hour period.

Western Daily Press

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 23:00:00 +0000
Somerset parents divided over sending children back to school
There has also been a lot of praise for how local schools have handled the situation

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 23:00:00 +0000
75 photos of Hinkley Point C which show scale of construction
The power station will be the most expensive man-made object on Earth when it is finished

South Wales Argus

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:01:26 +0100
Jacob Jones of Ebbw Vale celebrates one year free of cancer
A BOY from Ebbw Vale who was diagnosed with a rare cancer has celebrated one year free of the illness.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:01:28 +0100
Five Newport men face class A drugs charges
FIVE more men from Newport arrested after a series of Gwent Police raids in the city earlier this week, have appeared before magistrates.

Wales Online

Thu, 4 Jun 2020 15:56:16 +0000
USA protests: Chances of Donald Trump declaring martial law
Police have clashed with protesters, using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds

Thu, 4 Jun 2020 15:54:14 +0000
Driver used black tape on car number plates so she wouldn't be caught
Linda Jenkins already had nine points on her licence and was trying to avoid a driving ban

Coventry Telegraph

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 04:00:00 +0000
Rare snapshot of life inside Coventry's Roma community
New photos open the door into Coventry's thriving and normally quite private Roma community

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 04:00:00 +0000
Council investigators have launched 35 investigations of rip-off pricing
Allegations of shops overcharging since the start of the pandemic are among 100 complaints received by the council

Express and Star

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:52:25 +0000
NHS trusts not consulted on face mask...
Chris Hopson said political leaders ‘need to understand that running these organisations is a complex and difficult task’.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:46:26 +0000
Horse bolts through crowd as police a...
The trouble followed peaceful Black Lives Matter protests across the country, including one where heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua spoke.

BBC News Humberside

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:41:01 GMT
Spud seller told his van 'does not fit Hull's image'
Hull City Council says his food truck would have an "adverse affect" on the area's character.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 12:10:02 GMT
Mose Masoe talks about ongoing recovery from career-ending spinal injury
Mose Masoe talks about his ongoing recovery from a career-ending spinal injury and the support which has helped him walk again.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Bradford doctors struck down with coronavirus share their stories
TWO Bradford doctors have spoken of their experience after contracting Covid-19 and becoming patients in their own hospital.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Plans for large industrial building are approved
PLANS to build a large industrial unit in West Bowling have been approved by Bradford Council.

York Press

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Man sent selfies to his wife - while he was having brain surgery
A MAN who suffered the same type of brain tumour as his wife in a “one-in-a-million” coincidence sent her selfies - taken during his life-saving surgery.

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 05:00:00 +0100
'Good start' to schools reopening
THE reopening of primary schools in York and North Yorkshire has gone well - according to the chair of the resilience forum.

Ukraine News

Unian News Agency

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 23:44:00 +0300
Ukrainians sell US$48.6 mln more currency than they buy in May
The sales have been exceeding the purchases for the sixth month in a row.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:45:00 +0300
G20 contributes over US$21 bln to fight COVID-19
These pledges will be directed towards diagnostics, vaccines, therapeutics, and research and development for the benefit of all.

Afghanistan News

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:18:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Name These American Animals?
Just what the heck IS a prairie dog?

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:26:39 GMT
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Education Level Based On The History You Know?
How well do YOU know the past?

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, 03 Jun 2020 08:38:31 GMT
President Tebboune Pledges to 'Face Lobbies Targeting Anp Through Desperate Campaigns'
[Algerie Presse Service] President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defense, Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Tuesday in Algiers that he "will face the lobbies targeting the People's National Army (ANP) with desperate...

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:59:49 GMT
COVID-19 - Algeria Puts Field Hospital At Disposal of Sahrawi People
[SPS] Shaheed Al-Hafed -The Algerian authorities have placed a field hospital at the disposal of the Sahrawi people in the Sahrawi refugee camps, as part of support and solidarity and strengthening of ties the brotherly Algerian and Sahrawi peoples, ...

Algerie Presse Service

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:57:41 +0100
Rapatriement: arrivée à Alger de 266 Algériens bloqués aux Emirats arabes unis
ALGER - Un avion d’Air Algérie en provenance de l’aéroport international de Dubaï (Emirats arabes unis) a atterri samedi à l’aéroport international d’Alger avec à son bord 266 Algériens qui étaient bloqués dans ce pays depuis mars de...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 15:40:26 +0100
MDN: une casemate et un obus de mortier détruits à Jijel
ALGER - Une casemate pour terroristes et un obus de mortier ont été détruits vendredi par un détachement de l'Armée nationale populaire (ANP) lors d'une opération de ratissage menée dans la zone de Djebel Bouhandis à El Milia, dans la wilaya ...

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, 03 Jun 2020 07:15:23 GMT
President Accredits Ambassadors of Portugal and Egypt
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of state joao Loureço accredited Tuesday the new ambassadors of Portugal and Egypt.

Thu, 28 May 2020 13:39:32 GMT
Massive New Cable Around Continent to Connect 16 African Nations
[Balancing Act] London -In July last year Google initiated the Equiano cable. The announcement of the 2Africa cable which involves Facebook completes the second generation cable build announcements. Russell Southwood talked to Ibrahima Ba, Network In...

Egyptian Streets

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:46:03 +0000
Egypt Announces Peace Plan to End Civil War in Libya
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi announced today the Cairo Declaration, a new peace plan to restore stability in Libya following months of armed conflict between the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA), Al Ah...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:06:27 +0000
Egypt Reaches Staff-Level Agreement for $5.2 Billion IMF Loan
Egypt reached a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday securing a $5.2 billion standby loan, Al Ahram reports. According to Bloomberg, the loan is valid for one year and is aimed at covering Egypt’s “funding ga...

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

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 06:12:58 +03:00
Haaretz’s editor wants annexation

Sun, 7 Jun 2020 05:36:30 +03:00
Trump has erased the Israeli right

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:46:38 GMT
12 pro-Iran militia members killed in airstrike in Syria - report

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 04:17:20 GMT
Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 301 to 183,979

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:20:57 GMT
Israel donates wheelchairs to coronavirus-battered Ecuador
The donation was made by the Israeli Embassy in Ecuador, and was given to Jorge Yunda, mayor of Ecuador's capital city, Quito.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:12:36 GMT
Knesset proceedings scaled back due to COVID-19
All Knesset employees were notified not to come to work at the Knesset on Thursday unless it was absolutely necessary.

Times of Israel

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 03:22:43 +0000
Knesset virus restrictions keep public out of sight and out of mind
While pools, beaches and bars reopen, parliament remains steadfastly closed to advocacy groups and media, even as it prepares to pass the most important budget bill in decades

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:23:26 +0000
US researchers eye tech wearables as virus early warning system
Scientists say they've developed app that uses artificial intelligence to forecast the onset of COVID-19 symptoms with over 90% accuracy

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 05:46:09 +0000
France Joins Worldwide Protests Over George Floyd’s Murder by a White Policeman
Thousands of protesters gathered here Friday night in solidarity against the killing of a black man, George Floyd, in the US at the hands of a white police officer...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 05:42:00 +0000
Czech PM Expels Russian Diplomats Over 'Plot to Poison'
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš expelled two Russian Embassy officials Friday, accusing the diplomats of inventing a plot to poison Czech politicians...

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

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:00:00 +0000
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Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:13:54 +0000
Kuwait reports 487 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths
KUWAIT: The health ministry on Saturday reported 487 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 31,131 cases, while deaths reached 254 after recording 10 cases. In a statement to KUNA, the ministry’s spokesperson Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad sai...

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, 04 Jun 2020 04:26:14 GMT
Pro-Government Forces Capture Tripoli Airport
[DW] Forces loyal to the UN-backed government have scored a series of victories against Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar with the help of Turkish drones. UN officials said warring parties have now agreed to ceasefire talks.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:44:48 GMT
HPR - Divided Opinions On Motion of Pdl and Unanimous Rejection of Interference in Libyan Affairs
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Members speaking on the motion presented by the Free Destourian Party (PDL) were unanimous in their rejection of any interference in Libya's internal affairs. However, their opinions were divided on the content o...

Morocco

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:44:33 GMT
Moroccan-Designed COVID-19 Test Kit Internationally Approved
[allAfrica] Cape Town -With a decade of experience in the development of diagnostic kits, the  Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation, and Research Foundation (MAScIR), a research and development institution based in Rabat, had its nov...

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:53:54 GMT
EU Donates €5.3mn to Sahrawi Refugees
[SPS] Algiers -The European Union (EU) has recently donated ?5.3 million to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) to meet the food needs of thousands of Sahrawi refugees, fight hunger and ensure their food security.

Morocco World News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:55:18 +0000
Fitch Ratings: Morocco Among 4 MENA Economies Hardest Hit by COVID-19
Rabat – According to Fitch Ratings, a US-based international credit ratings agency, Morocco is among four of the fourteen Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries that have recently taken a hard hit to public and external finances and grow...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:23:35 +0000
Life After Lockdown: For Many Moroccans, There is No Quick Fix
Rabat – Silence reigns over the once-bustling, vibrant, and chaotic square. Broken chairs are stacked messily outside locked doors, the shops are closed, and the cats who beg for scraps at the butchers’ door have ceased their mewing. “Thing...

North Africa

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:26:14 GMT
Libya: Pro-Government Forces Capture Tripoli Airport
[DW] Forces loyal to the UN-backed government have scored a series of victories against Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar with the help of Turkish drones. UN officials said warring parties have now agreed to ceasefire talks.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:38:31 GMT
Algeria: President Tebboune Pledges to 'Face Lobbies Targeting Anp Through Desperate Campaigns'
[Algerie Presse Service] President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defense, Abdelmadjid Tebboune said Tuesday in Algiers that he "will face the lobbies targeting the People's National Army (ANP) with desperate...

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

Sun, 10 May 2020 10:57:35 +0000
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Sahara Reporters

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:24:00 +0000
COVID-19 Patient Who Escaped From Imo State Arrested In Ondo
Medical Gear Members of Ondo State Special Task Force on COVID-19 have arrested a Coronavirus patient, who escaped from Imo State to Akure in Ondo State.  The patient was apprehended at the popular Oja Oba Market in Akure on Saturday.&nb...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:38:45 +0000
Lagos Discharges 42 More COVID-19 Patients
The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 42 more Coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice to the virus. Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said in a statement on Saturday that 994 patients ha...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:33:15 +0000
Blasphemy Is A Right, Not A Crime By Leo Igwe
Leo Igwe The arrest of Nigerian Humanist, Mubarak Bala, has generated heated debate on the issue of blasphemy on various platforms. Opinions are divided regarding the status of contempt of religion and how alleged blasphemers should be treate...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:24:00 +0000
COVID-19 Patient Who Escaped From Imo State Arrested In Ondo
Medical Gear Members of Ondo State Special Task Force on COVID-19 have arrested a Coronavirus patient, who escaped from Imo State to Akure in Ondo State.  The patient was apprehended at the popular Oja Oba Market in Akure on Saturday.&nb...

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

Mon, 11 May 2020 11:21:05 GMT
FIFA Closes File On Kotoko-Esperance Transfer Saga
[Ghanaian Times] World football governing body, FIFA has closed its file on the issues relating to player, Kwame Bonsu, Asante Kotoko and Esperance.

Sat, 09 May 2020 07:31:31 GMT
Four More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Raising Total to 1,030
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Four more cases of Coronavirus contamination have been confirmed as of May 8, 2020, out of 1,453 screenings carried out, bringing the total number of cases of infection since the beginning of the epidemic to 1,030, the M...

Western Sahara

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:59:49 GMT
COVID-19 - Algeria Puts Field Hospital At Disposal of Sahrawi People
[SPS] Shaheed Al-Hafed -The Algerian authorities have placed a field hospital at the disposal of the Sahrawi people in the Sahrawi refugee camps, as part of support and solidarity and strengthening of ties the brotherly Algerian and Sahrawi peoples, ...

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:53:54 GMT
EU Donates €5.3mn to Sahrawi Refugees
[SPS] Algiers -The European Union (EU) has recently donated ?5.3 million to the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) to meet the food needs of thousands of Sahrawi refugees, fight hunger and ensure their food security.

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

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 15:36:49 EDT
Anti-black racism protests, vigils take place across Canada
Canadians continued to rally and demonstrate against anti-black racism and police brutality on Satuday, a day after thousands attended protests and vigils across the country.

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 17:36:37 EDT
First Nations chiefs in N.B. seek review of justice system after shooting death of Chantel Moore
The chiefs of a coalition of Maliseet First Nations are calling for an independent probe of the New Brunswick justice system after a fatal police shooting of a 26-year-old Indigenous woman from Britis...

Canadian World News

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 08:23:14 EDT
Protesters pack Washington, D.C., as largely peaceful demonstrations continue across U.S.
Thousands of protesters marched in Washington, D.C., on Saturday as largely peaceful rallies across the U.S. to protest the killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis police custody entered a 12...

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 19:59:31 EDT
Pandemic makes for lonely D-Day observance in Normandy
Compared to last year, when many tens of thousands came to the northern French beaches of Normandy to cheer the dwindling number of veterans and celebrate three-quarters of a century of liberation fro...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:38:40 EDT
Une 2e vague difficile à éviter
La Capitale-Nationale vient de connaître sa semaine la plus meurtrière avec 33 décès, dont cinq samedi.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:35:49 EDT
Santé Canada rappelle des désinfectants pour les mains
Santé Canada a procédé samedi au rappel de six désinfectants pour les mains à base d’éthanol de qualité industrielle.

Regina Leader-Post

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 20:43:02 +0000
Campers not deterred by COVID-19, online booking causing troubles
"It's like nothing really changed. It's just they have closed places, that's all."

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:48:21 +0000
COVID-19: One new case, one in hospital
Saskatchewan reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday as it gears up to enter Phase 3 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan on Monday.

Times Colonist

Sat, 30 May 2020 01:00:05 -0700
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on May 30, 2020:There are 89,418 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada._ Quebec: 50,232 confirmed (including 4,363 deaths, 15,908 resolved)_ Ontario: 27,210 ...

Sat, 30 May 2020 01:00:04 -0700
Quebec town across from N.B. community with COVID outbreak gets testing centre
TORONTO — The mayor of a small town in eastern Quebec, just across the river from New Brunswick, says residents are breathing a small sigh of relief.Pascal Bujold says people in Pointe-a-la-Croix have expressed fears that an outbreak of COVID-19 in...

Toronto Star

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 13:20:00 EDT
Washington sees largest protests in the city yet over the killing of George Floyd
About 200,000 protesters filled the streets and surrounded iconic landmarks in the city. The White House was fortified with new fencing and extra security amid a week of largely peaceful protests that at times grew violent.

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 19:21:51 EDT
Alberta First Nations chief accuses RCMP of assault during dispute over expired licence plate
Chief Allan Adam has been charged with assault and resisting arrest. But he says officers roughed up him and his wife in a confrontation

Windsor Star

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:48:52 +0000
Second migrant farm worker dies from COVID-19
A second migrant farm worker in Windsor/Essex County — and the youngest person to succumb locally to the coronavirus — has died due to COVID-19. The 24-year-old man died Friday at Windsor Regional Hospital after first going to Erie Shores Healthc...

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:09:44 +0000
Amherstburg residents outraged after swastika cut into lawn
A giant swastika cut into the grass of an Amherstburg yard has been removed following swift outrage on social media and after someone chalked a nearby sidewalk message reading Black Lives Matter. Police were called to the residence near Victoria Stre...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 14:43:26 CDT
Descarta México más recortes a producción de crudo
Luego de que OPEP, Rusia y aliados acordaron extender al 31 de julio recorte de producción, Irán afirma que México quedó exento de pacto.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:23:10 CDT
Rebasa el País 13 mil muertes por coronavirus
Ssa registra 341 muertes por Covid-19 en México, suman 13 mil 511; hay 113 mil 619 casos confirmados, 3 mil 593 más que ayer.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 22:37:00 -0500
Uso de cubrebocas no es la principal medida contra COVID-19: Ssa
En conferencia de prensa, Alethse de la Torre Rosas cómo se deben utilizar y de qué materiales deben estar hechas las mascarillas

Sat, 6 Jun 2020 21:20:00 -0500
Detienen a dos policías tras disturbios en la Ciudad de México
Los elementos habrían agredido a una manifestante identificada como Melanie "N" durante la marcha del viernes.

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:19:22 CDT
Reporta Ssa más de 13 mil muertes por Covid-19
Ssa registró 341 nuevas muertes por Covid-19 en México, suman 13 mil 511; hay 113 mil 619 casos confirmados, 3 mil 593 más que ayer.

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:12:46 CDT
Detienen a 2 policías por agresión en CDMX
La FGJCDMX informó que dos policías fueron detenidos por presuntamente agredir a una joven en las protestas de ayer y esperan audiencia.

Mexico Star

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 19:35:05 GMT
Oil Workers, Louisiana Island Residents Flee Ahead of Storm Cristobal
HOUSTON - Tropical Storm Cristobal moved through the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Saturday carrying strong winds and heavy rains that prompted the evacuation of a coastal Louisiana community and dozens o

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:30:01 GMT
Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, June 6
WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday crossed the threshold for Democratic presidential nomination, according to an estimate by the Associated Press, locking up a contest for

Mexico Topix (usa)

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 20:18:13 GMT
QUIZ: Can You Name These American Animals?
Just what the heck IS a prairie dog?

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:26:39 GMT
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Education Level Based On The History You Know?
How well do YOU know the past?

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