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Africa Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:30:34 GMT
Africa: Over 8.2 Million Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed Across Continent
[allAfrica] As of September 24, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,211,300 while over  86,011,313 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:26:30 GMT
Africa: Continent Nears 8.2 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19
[allAfrica] As of September 23, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,196,254 while over 83,245,773 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.

Africa News

Africa News24

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:55:33 +0000
News24.com | Namibia detects a new strain of foot-and-mouth disease
Namibia has detected a new strain of foot-and-mouth disease in the country that has infected thousands of cattle, the agriculture minister said in a statement.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:04:01 +0000
News24.com | UK travel curbs hurt vaccine drive: Africa CDC
The African Union's health watchdog has warned that Britain's pandemic travel restrictions could make people across the continent more reluctant to get vaccinated.

Central Africa

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:27:52 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila ICC Trouble? Victims File Complaint Against Ex-President At the Hague
[East African] Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila could be in trouble after victims of his alleged misdeeds lodged a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing him of killing or torturing their relatives.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:27:59 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Over 40 NGOs Call on Donor Govts to Intervene to Stop New Logging Plans in the Congo Rainforest
[Greenpeace] Kinshasa, 23 September, 2021 --  As international donors prepare to announce a purported 1 USD billion forest protection agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the DRC government is planning to lift a moratorium on new logging...

Benin

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 06:33:56 GMT
Startup Builds Computers Out of Jerrycans, Distributes Them At Low Cost
[VOA] Cotonou -- BloLab, a startup in Benin is turning plastic jerricans into computers using recycled components and distributing them to the public at a low cost.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 04:35:52 GMT
Time Magazine Top 100 - Angelique Kidjo Cements Status As Mama Africa
[Leadership] Indeed greatness has no hiding place. African music ambassador, Angelique Kidjo has earned her place in the sand of time showing youths from Africa that possibilities still abound in the continent.

Botswana

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:56:23 GMT
'I Look Up to Bolt' - Tebogo
[The Patriot] The national World Athletics Under 20 team went to Nairobi, Kenya with their eyes on the prize and were able to exceed expectations when they scooped a collection of gold and silver medals after running some record-breaking times in the...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:55:31 GMT
Mokgethi, DPP Bosses Face LSB
[The Patriot] The investigative unit of the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) -the Disciplinary Committee, is currently seized with the case involving Annah Mokgethi -the Minister for Nationality, Immigration and Gender, following a complaint lodged agai...

Burkina Faso

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 05:55:00 GMT
Sex for Food Aid Scandal Draws Government Denial, Lawsuit
[VOA] Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso -- Two men have been accused of defamation after they allegedly lied to a Burkina Faso journalist in a recent report, which found that those responsible for distributing aid in the country are exploiting internally dis...

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 05:30:38 GMT
Hundreds of Civilians Killed, Thousands Displaced in Attacks
[RFI] The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has reported that at least 480 civilians were killed in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso between May and August this year. There is also concern for thousands of other people displaced due to the conflict.

Burundi

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:12:04 GMT
Rwanda, Burundi Foreign Ministers Hold Talks
[New Times] Rwanda's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta, has met with his Burundian counterpart Amb Albert Shingiro on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 14:47:13 GMT
Covid-19 - Burundi Suspends Social Gatherings on Weekdays
[East African] Burundi on Monday announced that it had suspended social gatherings on weekdays to curb spread of Covid-19.

Cameroon

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 05:57:32 GMT
Cameroon, Nigeria Negotiate Ex-Boko Haram Militants' Return
[VOA] Maroua, Cameroon -- During a visit to Cameroon, Nigerian officials Thursday asked for the return of more than 1,000 former Boko Haram militants to Nigeria. Hundreds of the Islamist group's former fighters have surrendered in Cameroon since May,...

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 04:34:40 GMT
We Want Our Children to Return to School - Bakassi Returnees
[Premium Times] "We are pleading with the government of Nigeria to see how children of displaced persons in Bakassi can be given scholarships from primary to the university levels."

Cape Verde

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 06:13:56 GMT
Kenya Hit Cape Verde for First Afrobasket Win
[Nation] Kenya Lionesses secured their first win at the Fiba AfroBasket Championships after running out 61-58 winners against Cape Verde in their last Group "A" match of the 25th edition in Yaounde, Cameroon on Sunday night.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 05:21:38 GMT
Lionesses Stage Resilient Win Against Cape Verde at Fiba Afrobasket
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The national women's basketball team staged an impressive comeback to beat Cape Verde 61-58 in their second game at the FIBA Afrobasket in Yaounde, Cameroon on Sunday night.

Central African Republic

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:06:54 GMT
Russia's Wagner Play Undermines the Transition in Mali
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- Reports that Mali's military junta has negotiated a prospective deal to bring in 1,000 Russian mercenaries from the notorious Wagner Group are anything but surprising.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:33:12 GMT
Tunisian Military Contingent Arrives in Bangui - Defence
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A Tunisian military contingent consisting of 120 members among crews and specialised technicians arrived Tuesday in Bangui to take part in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in...

Chad

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 10:51:47 GMT
Islamic State Fortifies Its Position in the Lake Chad Basin
[ISS] The death of Abubakar Shekau, long-time leader of Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah lid-Da'wati wa'l-Jihad (JAS), has opened the space for a reconfiguration of forces in the Lake Chad Basin. It could allow Islamic State (IS) to consolidate its position in ...

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 14:21:32 GMT
Mediation Ongoing in Lome
[Cameroon Tribune] Since April, Togolese authorities have been holding series of negotiations aimed at seeking ways of bringing peace in the country.

Comoros

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 07:56:59 GMT
Scorpions to Begin Training Camp in Comoros Islands Today
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions are set to commence their international training camp in Comoros Islands today, Monday 30 August 2021.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 07:29:19 GMT
Cameroon-Comoros - Deeper Economic Ties
[Cameroon Tribune] External Relations Minister, Mbella Mbella received the Comorian Minister of Finance, Budget and Banking, Kamaliduni Souef on August 27, 2021.

Congo-Brazzaville

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 09:24:20 GMT
UD Songo Beats As Otoho in Maputo
[CAF] Mozambique representative UD Songo started their TotalEnergies CAF Champions League 2021-22 campaign, beating AS Otoho of Congo 1-0 on Saturday in Maputo. The duel will be decided on September 19th when the second leg takes place in Oyo.

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 08:43:16 GMT
Senegal Score Late to Beat Congo in Brazzaville
[CAF] Senegal scored two late goals to defeat hosts Congo 3-1 at Alphonse Massamba Debat Stadium in Brazzaville, to claim their second Group H victory in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (TM) qualifiers.

Congo-Kinshasa

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:31:05 GMT
Never Too Old to Learn - DR Congo Women Farmers Hit the Books
[RFI] Everyone in class at the Alfajiri Institute in Kabalo is looking intently at Eugenie Luna, their teacher, who writes the word "Salama" on the well-worn chalkboard.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:58:25 GMT
NGOs Warn About Lifting DRC Logging Ban
[Greenpeace] Kinshasa -- In a letter to international climate funders, a group of leading environmental and human rights organisations warn of an impending climate and biodiversity catastrophe following a plan to lift a nearly 20-year ban on new logg...

Djibouti

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 08:53:51 GMT
Fiddling With Football While Djiboutians Suffer
[New Frame] The regime in the small country stands accused of using the sport to curry favour with its young population instead of investing meaningfully in uplifting the nation.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 04:58:00 GMT
Somalia Blasts Djibouti Over 'Unlawful Detention' of National Security Adviser
[VOA] Mogadishu, Somalia -- Somalia's government has condemned what it calls the unlawful detention of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's national security adviser.

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 05:45:50 GMT
Assets Seized From Vice President to Pay for Vaccine, Medicine
[VOA] The U.S. Department of Justice says it will use money from assets seized from Equatorial Guinea Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, which the DOJ alleges Obiang obtained through corruption.

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:24:27 GMT
Nigeria, ECOWAS Insist On Prompt Transition to Civil Rule in Guinea
[Daily Trust] Nigeria has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to insist on a short transition programme that will usher in a new civilian government in that country.

Eritrea

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:44:39 GMT
Ambassador Yohannes Meets South Sudan's Foreign Minister
[Shabait] Asmara, 23 September 2021- Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, met and held talks with Mr. Mayiik Ayii Deng, Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan, on strengthening bilateral relations and regional issues of i...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:44:38 GMT
Elephant Population Increasing
[Shabait] Barentu, 23 September 2021- The information obtained from agricultural experts and pastoralists indicates that the elephant population in the country is increasing.

Ethiopia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:48:40 GMT
Women Football - Rwanda Takes On Ethiopia in U20 World Cup Qualifiers
[New Times] Rwanda's credentials in the U-20 Women's World Cup 2022 qualifiers will be up for testing against Ethiopia when the two sides square off at Kigali Stadium on Friday.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 15:48:36 GMT
30 Organizations Issue Appeal on Ending Violence and Famine in Tigray
[Refugees International] As the United National General Assembly continues in New York, 30 organizations issued a joint open letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and permanent representatives of Security Council member states calling on th...

Gabon

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 07:27:59 GMT
Presidential Election - New Eligibility Conditions Afoot
[Cameroon Tribune] A new bill modifying certain electoral articles has been proposed by the National Assembly.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 12:09:42 GMT
Gabonese Foreign Ministry Delegation Visits EAPD Premises
[Egypt Online] A delegation of the Gabonese Foreign Ministry chaired by Ambassador Viviane Nagouni paid a visit Monday to the premises of the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD).

Ghana

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:38:42 GMT
Some Ghanaians Hate Him, Some Love Him - the Mixed Legacy of Jerry John Rawlings
[The Conversation Africa] Ghana's Third Republic lasted for just two years - from September 24, 1979 to December 31, 1981. Jerry Rawlings book-ended these two events. In 1979 he stepped aside following an election narrowly won by Dr. Hilla Limann. Ra...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:22:21 GMT
Ghana Will Defend Democracy, Constitutional Rule - - President Akufo-Addo
[GhanaToday] President Akufo-Addo has reiterated Ghana's resolve to defend democracy and constitutional rule in West Africa.

Guinea

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 14:06:39 GMT
Coup-Makers Rejects ECOWAS Demand to Release Condè
[GhanaToday] Guinea's coup-makers on Friday said it would not yield to pressure by the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), and allow President Alpha Conde to leave the country, weeks after he was overthrown.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 13:25:30 GMT
Guineans Could Come Out Better Only If They Face up to, and Slay Ogre of Ethnicity
[East African] Since independence in 1958, Guinea has been run politically by the Mandingo, close cousins Susu, and the Fulani, lording it over the other 24 ethnic groups

Guinea Bissau

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 08:29:06 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Coast Guard Officer Assaults Radio Journalist Emerson Gomes
[CPJ] On July 21, 2021, a Guinea-Bissau Coast Guard officer assaulted and detained Emerson Gomes, a presenter and trainee journalist at Djan-Djan Community Radio in Bubaque, a town in the country's Bijagos archipelago, accusing the outlet of spreadin...

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 14:10:57 GMT
How Amílcar Cabral Shaped Paulo Freire's Pedagogy
[New Frame] Frantz Fanon's influence on Paulo Freire's thought is well known, but the Brazilian educator also drew considerably from Amílcar Cabral, the revolutionary intellectual from Guinea-Bissau.

Kenya

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:53:32 GMT
UK Announces Sanctions Against Top Official
[Nation] The United Kingdom has imposed an asset freeze and travel ban on one of Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's advisors for alleged corruption.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:51:59 GMT
Kajiado Bans Transport of Livestock to Curb Theft
[Nation] Livestock trade is at stake in Kajiado after the county banned the transportation of sheep and goats to counter theft that has seen more than 1,000 animals stolen in the last six months.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:15:00 +0300
State may suspend travel to Saudi for domestic workers
The government is now considering suspending travel by Kenyans travelling to Saudi Arabia to be domestic workers.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:00:00 +0300
Scholar who punched his way out of a scholarship
Dawson Mwanyumba, a Makerere-trained graduate informed the DEO through an emissary he was preparing his Standard Eight class.

Kenya News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:37:42 +0300
Masinde Muliro University's top administration, including VC, announced
The University Council said on Thursday that Prof. Shibairo's appointment has been ratified by the Public Service Commission (PSC).

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:10:00 +0300
Why Dr James Gakara's postmortem failed to proceed
The family of Dr James Gakara yesterday spent hours at the Nakuru law courts seeking an affidavit to have a postmortem done on him.

Lesotho

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:01:00 GMT
Conversations Through Time - Spotlight On the Work of Lesotho Artist Samuele Makoanyane
[Daily Maverick] The work of Lesotho artist Samuele Makoanyane (1909-1944) has been reclaimed in an innovative new project led by Ledelle Moe, a senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University's Visual Arts Department: 'Samuele Makoanyane - A Woman Playin...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:15:12 GMT
Makhakhe Crashes Out of Jozi Open
[Lesotho Times] Tennis sensation, Neo Makhakhe, crashed out of the ongoing Jozi Open Tournament after losing 2-1 to South African, Da-Niel Kotze, on Sunday.

Liberia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:41:11 GMT
Soldier Jailed for Killing
[New Republic] Nyanford Benson, an Armed Forces of Liberia personal residing in the EBK Barracks has been hooked for recklessly beating one Johnson Tokpah, a wheel barrow rider to death in the Goba-Chop Market Community in Paynesville.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:04:35 GMT
Lenmed Leverages SAP Best Practices for Rapid Onboarding of New Acquisition
[New Dawn] In the midst of a pandemic, there's no time to waste in ensuring hospitals run optimally. For leading private hospital group Lenmed, the acquisition of a new hospital sparked a rapid and highly-effective process of onboarding the new facil...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:22:46 GMT
Madagascar Conservationists Release 1000 Critically-Endangered Radiated Tortoises Into the Wild
[RFI] Conservationists are releasing a thousand critically-endangered radiated tortoises into drought-hit southern Madagascar, the first step in releasing thousands more rescued from poachers and promoting forest health.

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:30:12 GMT
Survival Strategies Put the Lives and Rights of Women and Girls in Madagascar's Drought-Hit Grand Sud At Risk
[UNFPA] Opinion editorial by Dr. Bannet Ndyanabanji, Regional Director, UNFPA East and Southern Africa

Malawi

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:56:49 GMT
Govt Not Stopping Mulhakho Wa Alhomwe Celebrations--Kazako
[Nyasa Times] The Minister of Information Gospel Kazako has dismissed rumours that the government is planning to use Covid-19 prevention restrictions to stop Mulhakho wa Alhomwe celebrations.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:11:59 GMT
Big Bullets Drop Points in Title Chase - As Wanderers, Silver Register Wins
[Nyasa Times] Nyasa Big Bullets dropped two points in their quest to clinch the TNM Super League Champion, as the Nomads Mighty Wanderers and Silver Strikers collected maximum points.

Malawi Times

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:50:27 +0000
Bravehearts youngster to study at Kenya varsity
  Bravehearts youngster Vitumbiko Mponela has earned a full scholarship to study at United States International University-Africa in Kenya after an impressive performance at this year’s Fiba Youth Camp. Mponela, who finished the camp as the Mo...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:26:06 +0000
First Capital Bank injects K5 million into Flames’ Afcon fundraiser
First Capital Bank (FCB) has donated K5 million to the Football Association of Malawi (Fam) resource mobilisation taskforce for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. The bank’s chief executive officer Jaco Viljoen said they felt duty-...

Mali

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:24:18 GMT
Mali Defiant as Europe Slams Deal with Russian Paramilitary Firm
[allAfrica] At the end of a two-day visit to the Sahel, France's defence minister warned Mali against hiring paramilitaries from Russian private-security firm Wagner, RFI reports.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:06:54 GMT
Russia's Wagner Play Undermines the Transition in Mali
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- Reports that Mali's military junta has negotiated a prospective deal to bring in 1,000 Russian mercenaries from the notorious Wagner Group are anything but surprising.

Mauritania

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:40:12 GMT
Seychelles, Mauritania to Work Together in Fisheries Sector, New Ambassador Says
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritania will work together in the fisheries industry as both countries have major interests in the sector, said the newly accredited ambassador.

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 07:43:55 GMT
Algeria, Mauritania Reaffirm Determination to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation
[Algerie Presse Service] Nouakchott -- Algeria and Mauritania have affirmed their determination to continue efforts to strengthen and promote bilateral cooperation in order to meet the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples.

Mauritius

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:35:53 GMT
Independent Police Complaints Commission - 455 plaintes contre des policiers en huit mois
[L'Express] Le nombre de plaintes enregistrées à l'Independent Police Complaints Commission contre les policiers ne laisse pas indifférent. Les plaignants avancent qu'ils sont faussement accusés d'être des trafiquants de drogue, notamment. Comme...

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 08:49:41 GMT
New Souillac Hospital - Commemorative Plaque Laid As Testimony of Tes Foundation's Contribution
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Kailesh Jagutpal proceeded, this morning, to the unveiling of a commemorative plaque, which is a testimony of the contribution of the Teaching Eye Surgery (TES) Foundation to the bett...

Mozambique

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:06:36 GMT
Mobile Phone Services Being Restored in Cabo Delgado
[AIM] Maputo -- The three mobile phone companies operating in Mozambique (TMcel, Vodacom and Movitel) hope to restore their services in full in Palma. Mocimboa da Praia and Muidumbe districts, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, within a matter...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:06:35 GMT
Nyusi Declares 'Full Confidence' in Armed Forces
[AIM] Maputo -- Nampula (Mozambique), 23 Sep (AIM) - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Thursday declared that he has full confidence in the performance of the Mozambican Armed Forces (FADM).

Namibia

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:24:31 GMT
Diamond Theft Suspects Deny Guilt
[New Era] Two men, accused of stealing 453 pieces of unpolished diamonds from a vessel owned and operated by Debmarine Namibia, pleaded not guilty to all charges yesterday before Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:22:38 GMT
Geingob Cautions Against Vaccine Apartheid
[New Era] President Hage Geingob yesterday told world leaders, including US president Joe Biden, that they should work together to end vaccination apartheid.

Niger

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:49:19 GMT
Daily Trust Invites Nominations For African Of The Year 2021 Award
[Daily Trust] A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nominations of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2021 award. Nominations are open from August 22, 2021 to midnight of October 22, 2021.

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 15:31:38 GMT
At Least Thirteen Children Killed in Latest Attack On Children and Families in Niger
[Unicef] Niamey/Dakar/Geneva/New York -- Statement by UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Marie-Pierre Poirier

Nigeria

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:14:17 GMT
How Power Sector Fared Under Former Minister, Saleh Mamman
[Premium Times] In a rare cabinet reshuffle, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sacked the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, and the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, about two years after they took office.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:16:22 GMT
Dilemma in Borno As Military Releases 565 Boko Haram Members
[Daily Trust] Borno government and its people are in a dilemma following the release of 565 Boko Haram members to the state by the military authorities that reportedly profiled them.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Nigeria National Mirror

Nigeria Nigeria Sturvs News

Nigeria The Nation

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 09:02:36 +0000
Ekiti Parapo promises youths wealth creation
Ekiti Parapo, Lagos branch, on Sunday held its first general meeting, after the inauguration of the new executive council (exco) members. The meeting was attended by personalities, among who is the Senior Special Adviser (SSA) to Ekiti State Governor...

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 09:00:41 +0000
Makinde’s aide to PDP leaders: give peace a chance
Leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State have been advised to give peace a chance. This followed Tuesday’s meeting between the leadership of the party and the Senator Bukola Saraki-led PDP National Reconciliation ...

Nigeria The Will

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:59:53 +0000
Alumni Gives 7-day Ultimatum To FUTO Management Over Professorial Award To Pantami 
September 24, (THEWILL) – The  Alumni association of the  Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), has issued a seven-day ultimatum within which the institution is to explain the circumstances leading to the recent award of  Professor...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:42:09 +0000
‘No Jab, No Sex’ Plan Mooted In South Africa Province
September 24, (THEWILL) – The official for health policy in a province of South Africa has suggested that women should withhold sex from men who have not been vaccinated. “I think it is a good idea to say, ’no vaccine, no sex’, especially...

Rwanda

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:54:49 GMT
Greece Donates 200,000 Astrazeneca Doses to Rwanda
[New Times] Rwanda through the ministry of defence on Friday received a consignment of 200,000 AstraZeneca doses from the Greek military.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:07:34 GMT
Bank of Kigali Profit Up to U.S.$22 Million on Interest Income
[East African] Bank of Kigali (BK Group) net profit for six months to June rose 41.5 percent on the back of increased interest and non-interest income.

Sao Tome and Principe

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 06:21:57 GMT
Sao Tome President Discharged From Hospital
[East African] Sao Tome and Principe President Evaristo Carvalho was Monday discharged from hospital, two days after an operation for an inguinal hernia at the Doctor Ayres de Menezes Central Hospital, in capital Sao Tome.

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 08:49:24 GMT
President Evaristo Carvalho Admitted to Hospital
[Nation] Sao Tome and Principe President Evaristo Carvalho has been hospitalised since Saturday following an illness.

Senegal

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 05:31:48 GMT
Rwandans in Senegal Celebrate Umuganura With Children With Disabilities
[New Times] The Rwandan community living in Senegal, on Saturday, August 28, celebrated umuganura, the national and cultural harvest day by visiting children with disabilities in the West African country.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 08:23:40 GMT
Senegalese Military Chief Pays Courtesy Call On CDS Drammeh
[Foroyaa] The Senegalese Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Cheikh Wade on Thursday 26 August 2021 paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of Gambia Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Yakubu A Drammeh at the Defence Headquarter...

Seychelles

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:22:04 GMT
Cashless Economy - Seychelles' Financial System to Be Entirely Digital By 2023
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' financial system will be almost entirely digitalised by 2023 in line with the Central Bank's technological integration strategy, said a top official on Thursday.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:21:11 GMT
Bus Fares in Seychelles to Rise October 1 to Address Budgetary Pressures
[Seychelles News Agency] The public will pay SCR10 (cashless) or SCR12 (cash) when boarding a Seychelles Public Transport Corporation (SPTC) bus as of October 1, an increase from the current SCR7 fare.

Sierra Leone

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:15 GMT
Parliamentary Delegation Pays a Courtesy Call On Salone's High Commission in Kenya
[Concord] Sierra Leone's Parliamentary Delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Executive Committee Meeting in Nairobi, on Monday,19the July, 2021, paid a courtesy call on Sierra Leones's High Commission in Kenya.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:10 GMT
APC MP's Health Condition Deteriorates in Prison, Denied Bail
[Concord] While renewing his bail application in court, lead Defense Counsel for Honourable Emmanuel Saidu Conteh, on Monday informed the court that, the health condition of his client has deteriorated considerably, stating that the blood sugar of th...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Zambian writer Ellen Banda-Aaku
Ellen Banda-Aaku is a writer from Zambia who has published seven books for children and two novels.She has also produced a radio drama and film documentary. Her first book for children, Wandi's Little Voice, won the 2004 Macmillan's Writers Prize fo...


Canada-Africa chamber of Business congratulates Trudeau
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (CanadaAfrica.ca) is pleased to congratulate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election. We recognize and applaud the commitments by various candidates to deepen ties with Africa, including the Pr...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Somalia

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 06:10:05 GMT
Al-Shabaab Threatens to Disrupt Upcoming Elections
[VOA] Mogadishu, Somalia -- Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has threatened to attack electoral delegates who will be choosing lawmakers in parliamentary elections beginning next week.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 05:33:04 GMT
Somalia to Probe Skyward Express Plane Crash, KCAA Says
[Nation] Somalia will look into the 9.20am incident that saw a plane belonging to Skyward Express crash-land in Boru Hache near the Kenya-Somalia border.

South Africa AllAfrica

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:14:12 GMT
Woman Can Name Her Alleged Rapist, Court Rules
[GroundUp] June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:05 GMT
Health Authority Agrees With FDA Warning Against Ivermectin for Covid
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has joined the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to caution against the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:56:54 GMT
LOOK: Heritage Month - Buildings steeped in our country’s culture

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:49:26 GMT
’Please pray for my lovely Lauren’: Graham Dickason’s heartfelt message at vigil for his 3 young daughters in New Zealand

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0000
No more cash for coal says FirstRand says
The bank’s chief risk officer says banks can’t stand on the sidelines of the climate crisis debate The post No more cash for coal says FirstRand says appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0000
Zuma’s health not relevant, says his lawyer
With legal challenges to his medical parole looming, the former president’s lawyers opted to first argue for the removal of the prosecutor The post Zuma’s health not relevant, says his lawyer appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:29:33 +0000
News24.com | Covid-19: 2 783 new cases identified in SA, and 155 deaths
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says 2 783 new Covid-19 infections were identified in South Africa, with 155 related deaths.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:51:54 +0000
News24.com | Gqeberha soccer coach gets 5 years for sexually assaulting 4 boys
A 28-year-old soccer coach from Gqeberha has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for sexually assaulting four boys between 2017 and 2018.

South Africa News 24

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:29:33 +0000
News24.com | Covid-19: 2 783 new cases identified in SA, and 155 deaths
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says 2 783 new Covid-19 infections were identified in South Africa, with 155 related deaths.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:51:54 +0000
News24.com | Gqeberha soccer coach gets 5 years for sexually assaulting 4 boys
A 28-year-old soccer coach from Gqeberha has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for sexually assaulting four boys between 2017 and 2018.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:48:40 +0200
Novel infant biometric tracking invention could curb child trafficking, fraud
The exploitation of children’s identities to defraud government welfare could soon be a thing of the past.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:20:46 +0200
Limpopo transport department takes 14 minibus taxis off the road
14 minibus taxis have been impounded by the Limpopo transport and community safety department for various transgressions.

South Sudan

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 11:58:34 GMT
Juba Security Organs Arrest Two More Activists On Anti-Govt Protest Claims
[Nation] Security authorities in South Sudan arrested two activists on Wednesday amid claims that they were among individuals behind a planned demo to call for the ouster of President Salva Kiir.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:47:34 GMT
South Sudan Pledges Safety of Truck Drivers
[Monitor] South Sudan has said it will erect army detaches every 10 miles on the Nimule-Juba Highway in a bid to protect truck drivers from attacks.

South Sudan Nation

Southern Africa

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:14:12 GMT
South Africa: Woman Can Name Her Alleged Rapist, Court Rules
[GroundUp] June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:05 GMT
South Africa: Health Authority Agrees With FDA Warning Against Ivermectin for Covid
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has joined the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to caution against the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19.

Sudan

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:23:46 GMT
African Centre - Sudan Must Do More to Protect Detainees From Covid-19
[Radio Dabanga] New York -- The Sudanese government must urgently develop a comprehensive plan to prevent and respond to a COVID-19 outbreak in detention facilities across the country, says the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS).

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:25:02 GMT
Central Darfur University Closed, Students Evicted From Dorms
[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei / Khartoum -- The situation in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, has reportedly returned to normal after the violent incidents on Tuesday which led to the killing of one student and the injury of many others. Zalingei Univ...

Swaziland

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:12:16 GMT
School Closed After Pupils Protest Against Alleged Beatings
[Swazi Media] A high school in Swaziland (eSwatini) has been closed indefinitely after pupils boycotted classes in protest at beatings that some had received.

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 05:10:05 GMT
Monarchy Must Address Demands for Democratic Reform
[Chatham House] Africa's last absolute monarchy must recognize the country's changing dynamics and calls for democratic reform or face a political stalemate and recurring violence.

Swaziland Times

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:47:00 +0200
10 SCHOOLS PROTEST IN 1 DAY, HEAD TEACHERS WORRIED
NHLANGANO – Missing classes for a long period of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic seems not to have propelled some pupils to make up

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:45:00 +0200
POLICE WORKING TIRELESSLY TO ARREST CULPRITS - NATCOM
SIDZAKENI – Police are working tirelessly, due to the current political unrest which has seen government buildings being burnt. As a result, they are in the

Tanzania

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:45:03 GMT
Tanzania Faces Long Spells of Drought, Warns TMA
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Tanzania Metrological Authority (TMA) yesterday warned that the country faces drought in the forthcoming rainy season as indicators show many regions will receive rains below normal average.

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 06:30:11 GMT
Nzasa-Kilunde-Buza Road Section Nears Completion
[Daily News] REHABILITATION and upgrading of Nzasa-Kilungule- Buza road in Temeke Municipality under the Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project (DMDP) will be complete by October this year.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:29:04 GMT
Brikama Super Cup Final Set for Saturday
[The Point] The 2021 Brikama rainy season biggest football fiesta traditional curtain raiser; the super cup final is slated for Saturday 25 September 2021 at the SSP Football Field at 4.30 p.m.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:29:01 GMT
Gambia-UAE Foreign Ministers Discuss to Advance Cooperation
[The Point] The Foreign Minister of The Gambia, His Excellency Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), His Excellency Shakbut bin Nahyan have renewed their resolve to promote cooperation be...

Togo

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:40:18 GMT
UNHCR Welcomes Togo's Decision to Intensify Its Fight Against Statelessness
[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauds Togo's accession to the two UN Conventions on Statelessness.

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 05:29:04 GMT
Massive Data Leak Reveals Spyware Used to Target Activists, Journalists, and Political Leaders Globally
[AI London] Authoritarian governments using Pegasus software sold by the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group Jamal Khashoggi family members were targeted with Pegasus software 'They paint a picture of legitimacy, while profiting from widespread h...

Uganda

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:03:58 GMT
System Rejects 87,000 Covid Cash Beneficiaries
[Monitor] By Damali Mukhaye

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 12:03:57 GMT
Museveni Rejects Loans for Importation of Buses
[Monitor] Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the METU bus industries have reportedly finalized plans for the company to assemble and manufacture buses to ease transport needs in the greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA).

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:14:17 GMT
Nigeria: How Power Sector Fared Under Former Minister, Saleh Mamman
[Premium Times] In a rare cabinet reshuffle, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sacked the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, and the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, about two years after they took office.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:16:22 GMT
Nigeria: Dilemma in Borno As Military Releases 565 Boko Haram Members
[Daily Trust] Borno government and its people are in a dilemma following the release of 565 Boko Haram members to the state by the military authorities that reportedly profiled them.

Zambia

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 15:36:21 GMT
The Three Key Challenges Facing New President
[African Arguments] President Hichilema came to power on a raft of big promises. None will be straightforward to fulfil.

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:13:08 GMT
Submission On Zambia to the Committee On the Rights of the Child
[HRW] This submission focuses on the impact of lead pollution on children's rights and the right to education, and particularly relates to articles 24, 28, and 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It updates and complements Human Rights W...

Zimbabwe

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:32:28 GMT
'He Is Our Breadwinner' Tearful Mother As Son Is Deported From UK
[New Zimbabwe] "I AM hurt, I do not even know where or how he will restart his life," said a mother, waiting in vain to catch a glimpse of her 32-year-old son on arrival at the Robert Gabriel International Airport Thursday.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:26:48 GMT
Prisons Embark On Vaccination As 17 Inmates, Officers Succumb to Covid-19
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Prison Correctional Services (ZPCS) says it has escalated its Covid-19 vaccination programmes among inmates and prison officers to combat the spread of the deadly pandemic which has hit its jails.

Zimbabwe Herald

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:10:05 +0000
President proud of industry revival
Prosper Ndlovu Bulawayo Bureau PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday expressed pride over the positive strides being registered by the country’s industries — taking advantage of the supportive Government policy reforms. These have enhanced domestic outpu...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:09:10 +0000
President sees silver-lining in Covid-19 dark cloud
Fungi Kwaramba Political Editor PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has called for equal access to Covid-19 vaccines saying although the pandemic has caused major setbacks all hope was not lost. In a pre-recorded address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)...

Zimbabwe Mail

Cambodian Times

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:30:02 GMT
Live COVID-19 updates: Armenia's new COVID-19 cases top 255,000
BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ANKARA -- Turkey on Thursday confirmed 27,844 new COVID-19 cases, raising the tally of infections in the country to 6,960,297. The ...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:18:42 GMT
Earliest surviving Hindu paintings preserved for eternity
New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Arctic World Archive, a repository of the most significant works by humankind, has initiated preservation of restored artworks of Indian culture for eternity. Sapio Analytics, a government advisory firm...

Hong Kong China

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 04:41:08 +0800
Xi makes coal vow, stresses multilateralism
President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with climate change. Xi provided no details, but depending on ho...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:25:40 +0800
Biden nominee sees Huawei as security threat
US President Joe Biden's nominee to a post overseeing export policy on China said on Tuesday he sees Chinese telecoms firm Huawei as a national security threat and expects to keep the company on a trade blacklist unless "things change." If confirmed...

Hong Kong Local

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:53:56 +0800
HK reports seven imported Covid infections
Health officials on Friday reported seven imported Covid-19 cases, with three of the patients testing positive for the potentially more contagious L452R mutant strain. The Centre for Health Protection said the five men and two women arrived from the...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:49:34 +0800
HK govt welcomes 'ironclad evidence' of US meddling
The SAR government says Beijing's move to expose Washington's "years of interference" in Hong Kong will help Hongkongers avoid "falling prey to the malicious attempts of the US". In a statement, the SAR authorities say they fully support the Foreign...

South China Morning Post

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:56:32 +0800
Hong Kong property giants deny Beijing is ramping up pressure on industry to fix city’s housing woes, following reports of officials losing patience
Hong Kong’s biggest property developers have denied coming under pressure from mainland Chinese officials to solve the city’s housing woes, following reports that Beijing is losing patience with the industry.The Real Estate Developers Association...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:30:23 +0800
Inquiry launched into role of British banks in Hong Kong in ‘suppression’ of rights
Parliamentarians in London have launched a new inquiry into allegations that British banks, including HSBC, helped Beijing punish pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hong Kong, which includes both unelecte...

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

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 02:56:13 GMT
Elvis the spy- was the King really spying on John Lennon for Richard Nixon? - Elvis Presley
According to Whispering Bob Harris, he was and after all, he clearly had the skills to fake his own death Name: Elvis the spy. Age: Born 1935. Continue reading...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:21:18 GMT
UN chief appeals for countries to sign nuclear test-ban treaty
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday again urged eight key countries which have not yet signed or ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), to do so without delay.His request came in remarks to the latest conference to p...

Japan Times News

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

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

Malaysia Malay Mail

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:45:03 +0800
Deputy education minister urges schools to tone down on air-conditioning to curb spread of Covid-19
TANJUNG MALIM, Sept 24 — School administrators have been advised to cut back on the use of air-conditioning in order to improve the circulation of fresh air as a safeguard against the spread of Covid-19 once the schooling session is reopened....

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:43:27 +0800
Bukit Aman CID director: Investigation on celebrity preacher disrupted due to spread of videos, messages on social media
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 — The process of completing an investigation paper over allegations against a well-known preacher has been disrupted, due to the spread of obscene videos and messages on the Telegram application, which purportedly involves...

Mongolia

Pakistan World News

Fri, 24 Sep 21 08:22:40 +0500
Blinken sees unity on Taliban after talks with Pakistan, China
US Secretary of State says there is very strong unity of approach and unity of purpose

Thu, 23 Sep 21 15:24:36 +0500
Afghan deputy PM Baradar discusses security situation with Kyrgyz delegation
Meeting comes amid reports that Baradar is reportedly not happy with clerics-dominated interim Taliban government

Pakistani News

Fri, 24 Sep 21 06:15:04 +0500
No NAB references filed on PAC-referred paras
Members grill DG on loss of time, finances, reputation, health issues and other matters

Fri, 24 Sep 21 05:05:20 +0500
Pakistan ‘does not subscribe to bloc politics’
Foreign Office voices concerns over security pact between Australia, UK, US

Philippines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:02:00 +0800
Ombudsman now ‘open’ to revising rules restricting access to SALNs
The Office of the Ombudsman told the House of Representatives that it is now amenable to revising its rules restricting public access to wealth declarations of government officials in its custody.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:31:00 +0800
Gilas women raring to go in FIBA Asia Cup
The Gilas Pilipinas women squad is ready to go, banking on huge improvement and fine chemistry despite a short preparation time in a bid to slay some giants in the 2021 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in Amman, Jordan Monday.

Philippines Bacolod

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Philippines Dumaguete

Philippines Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:02:00 +0800
Ombudsman now ‘open’ to revising rules restricting access to SALNs
The Office of the Ombudsman told the House of Representatives that it is now amenable to revising its rules restricting public access to wealth declarations of government officials in its custody.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:11:00 +0800
Comelec staff, political party reps considered 'APOR' for COC filing — Palace
Palace said the move was approved by the pandemic task force in a meeting on Thursday, September 23. 

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0800
Chinese trader robbed in Cavite
A Chinese businessman was snatched by unidentified men while walking on his way home from a barber shop in Barangay San Francisco in Trece Martires, Cavite on Tuesday.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0800
P6.8 million shabu seized in Zamboanga drug sting
Police seized a kilo of shabu valued at P6.8 million in an entrapment in a coastal village in this city yesterday.

Philippines Pampanga

Philippines Pangasinan

Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:20:00 +0800
Big-time drug suspect nabbed, P6.8-M shabu seized
ZAMBOANGA City Police Office (ZCPO) operatives have arrested an alleged big-time drug suspect and seized some P6.8 million worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:19:00 +0800
Sulu town farmers get farm input from DA-Saad
THE Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-Saad) has given some P173,520 worth of farm inputs to farmers in the municipality of Omar, Sulu.Farhan Abdullah, Omar Saad coordinator,

Singapore News Asia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:55:00 +0800
‘Very wide’ vaccine inequality gap between developed and developing nations must be narrowed: Retno Marsudi
The foreign minister also said that the date for the upcoming Indonesia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat is still being discussed.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:33:00 +0800
Myanmar's biggest cities hit by power outages

Singapore Today Online

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:19:41 +0000
Legal first: Jail for buyers, agents who evaded S$69,000 in stamp duty by backdating option to purchase

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:50:16 +0000
Driver in Lucky Plaza crash that killed two sentenced to jail

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:55:00 +0700
12,697 new Covid cases, 132 more deaths
There were 12,697 new Covid-19 cases and 132 more fatalities registered during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:17:00 +0700
Army ranger on run after wife, mother-in-law shot dead
SONGKHLA: An army ranger was on the run after his wife and her mother were shot dead and her sister wounded at their house in Sabayoi district late on Thursday night.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:33:00 +0700
Temple rehab a 'site for torture'
A popular shaman and a lawyer have asked Crime Sup­pression Di­-vision (CSD) police to take action against a drug rehabilitation centre at a temple in Kanchanaburi for alleged torture and other human rights abuses.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:22:00 +0700
Bangkok could open by Nov 1, says CCSA
Bangkok could be back on the tourist map and reopen by Nov 1 if double-dose mass vaccinations cover at least 70% of the capital's population before this month ends, says the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

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

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:48:00 GMT
The new British Ambassador to Argentina presented her credentials
The new British Ambassador to Argentina, Kirsty Hayes presented the copies of her credentials to Secretary of Foreign Affairs Pablo Tettamanti, during a meeting held on Thursday 24 September at the Palacio San Martín.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:33:00 GMT
Argentine Supreme Court picks new Chief Justice
Argentina's Supreme Court Thursday voted Horacio Rosatti as its new Chief Justice, while the incumbent Carlos Rosenkrantz will be next in line, it was announced.

Bahamas Weekly

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:57:35 EDT
Bahamas receives Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines from the US
In keeping with its goal to provide vaccines for all Bahamians in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bahamas Government received some 1,390 doses of P...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:32:43 EDT
Prime Minister Davis: ‘All hands on deck needed to face pressing challenges’
Six ministers and five ministers of state were sworn in today by the Governor-General as part of the new Cabinet of The Bahamas led by Prime Minister Hon. Philip...

Barbados Nation News


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Belize Times

The Reporter

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:59:50 +0000
Cách tính tiền xổ số kiến thiết
Ngoài “ích nước lợi nhà”, xổ số kiến thiết còn mở ra cơ hội kiếm tiền cực lớn cho anh em “lô thủ”. Nếu trúng xổ số kiến thiết thì bạn sẽ một bước thay đổi cuộc đời. Nếu bạn ch...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:49:11 +0000
Kinh nghiệm đánh lô đề bạc nhớ
Nếu bạn là người yêu thích bộ môn lô đề học và mong muốn tìm hiểu thêm các kinh nghiệm đánh lô đề bạc nhớ thì không thể bỏ qua các “mẹo” chơi bạc nhớ lô đề chuẩn nhất từ các chuyên ...

Bolpress (sp)

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:27:38 +0000
Un voto capital
El 26 de septiembre podría marcar un antes y un después en los grandes debates de la sociedad helvética. El electorado concurrirá a las urnas para pronunciarse sobre la Iniciativa Popular 99%, promovida por la juventud socialista....

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 19:56:19 +0000
Dilema opinador
El dilema opinador es la disyuntiva de la ficción y la realidad; de la retórica y la objetividad. La opinología ha vuelto a contratacar buscando descalificar los diez primeros meses del gobierno democrático popular de Luis Arce. C...

El Diario (sp)

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Bolivia presentó nota de protesta a México
El Gobierno de Bolivia oficializó ayer su protesta, debido a que el expresidente Evo Morales viola los principios de asilo político, a través de una nota ante el Gobierno de México, donde éste se encuentra en condición de asilado. “Hoy día ...

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Perciben señales guerrilleras para organizar a bloqueadores
Desde el 10 de noviembre, vecinos de la zona Sur de La Paz, sector de Mecapaca y alrededores viven atemorizados porque, según denuncia de ellos mismos, los bloqueadores cada noche son abastecidos con coca, dinero y dinamita. Aseguraron y lo demostra...

Brazil

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:34:00 GMT
Argentina and Brazil to expand development of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
While the World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the approval process of the Russian-developed Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has chosen Argentina and Brazil to further manufactur...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:25:00 GMT
IMF's report on Brazil: performance better than expected; GDP projected to expand 5,3% this year
On September 10, 2021, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Brazil. Economic performance has been better than expected, in part due to the authorities’ force...

Colombia

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:39:51 +0000
Colombia’s natural medicine cabinet: A fist full of Caléndula
Visit any farmer's market in Colombia and you'll see orange caléndula brimming from wooden carts. This ceremonial flower ranks high with medicinal qualities.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:01:26 +0000
Colombia drops below 19,000 active COVID-19 cases
Colombia continues with a downturn in new cases of infections and deaths from coronavirus. The death toll from the virus will surpass 126,000 this week.

Costa Rica News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:01:48 +0000
Today’s Vehicle Restriction September 24: Plates ending in “9 & 0” CANNOT circulate
QCOSTARICA – For today, Friday, September 24, vehicles with plates ending in 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the well-known exemption. From 9:00 pm to 5:00 am ...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:11:03 +0000
Why the billions in English are not like the billions in Spanish
What amount would you prefer to have saved in the bank, one billion colones or one trillion colones? The figures almost never lie: 1,000,000,000 is clearly less than 1,000,000,000,000 so it is almost certain that if you are given a choice, amount num...

Radio Habana (sp)

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 04:52:00 -0400
El lunes comienzan en Cuba los ensayos clínicos de su candidato vacunal contra la covid
La Habana, 21 ago (RHC) Una vacuna que enaltecerá el desarrollo de la ciencia en Cuba; que nos situará a la altura de países desarrollados; que rendirá homenaje al Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, artífice principal del sector biotecnológi...

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 04:26:05 -0400
Aumenta Cuba pesquisas de laboratorio ante rebrote de la covid
La Habana, 21 ago (RHC) En Cuba, desde el 11 de marzo hasta la fecha, se han realizado 346 439 muestras pcr, de las cuales 3 565 han confirmado casos de la COVID-19, lo que indica que la positividad del virus en el país ronda el 1 %, afirmó el min...

Dominica News online

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:06:52 +0000
Business places told to enact policies to manage Covid-19 positive employees and customers
Senior Environmental Health Officer, Isabella John has advised all business owners on island to put policies in place for the management of employees or clients who test positive for Covid-19. She was delivering remarks during a press briefing on Wed...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:39:04 +0000
WEATHER (6:00 PM, Sept 23): Cloudiness, scattered showers tonight into tomorrow; TS Sam could become hurricane next week
A surface trough is expected to result in some cloudiness and scattered showers across parts of the Lesser Antilles tonight into tomorrow morning. Another trough is projected to affect the area, overnight Friday and into Saturday resulting in showers...

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, 24 Sep 2021 08:34:00 GMT
Falklands' makes charitable donation to Falklands Veterans Foundation
The Falkland Islands Government confirmed on Thursday that, to thank Falklands Veterans Foundation for their support in accommodating residents from the KEMH during the pandemic, it has made a donation of £10,000 to the charit...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:12:00 GMT
Oil company lifts all South Atlantic operations, future of project in Falklands now reshaped
A hydrocarbon development project in the Falkland Islands faces new challenges following the announcement of one of the companies involved that it shall be lifting all South Atlantic operations.

Honduras News

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

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

Jamaica Gleaner

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:09:31 -0500
Power shift
Beverley Anderson Manley, who played a pivotal role behind the scenes in the enlistment of the first four women into the army in 1976, has described the elevation of Commodore Antonette Wemyss Gorman to chief of defence staff of the Jamaica Defence....

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:09:38 -0500
Women cling to hem of incoming army chief
When Commodore Antonette Weymyss Gorman takes the ship’s wheel of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) in January, she will bear the hopes of a generation of women hopeful that the new chief of defence staff (CDS) will chart a sea change in the army’...

Jamaica Observer

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 07:20:01 GMT
Modest history-maker
Commodore Antonette Wemyss-Gorman's phone rang of the hook yesterday after news emerged late Wednesday night that she will be appointed chief of defence staff next January.The appointment will result in Wemyss-Gorman being promoted to t...

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Pastors welcome new worship measures, but ...
Some of the island's religious leaders yesterday expressed pleasure with the Government's move to increase the number of worshippers allowed in churches under the COVID-19 safety measures which the country has been observing since last ...

Jamaica Star

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:01:58 -0500
$200,000 fine for mask - Judge imposes heavy sentences for COVID breaches
Two sisters who were arrested and charged on August 20 under the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) were each fined $200,000 or 30 days in jail on Wednesday in the St Thomas Parish Court for not wearing masks. They are 30-year-old Racquel...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:02:01 -0500
New hope for man fighting cancer
When Jovayne Bailey was diagnosed with stage four cancer last December - and when efforts to get him immediate help were met with one disappointment after another - the 20-year-old was secretly falling into depression. But his situation has taken....

Latin America

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:34:00 GMT
Argentina and Brazil to expand development of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
While the World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the approval process of the Russian-developed Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has chosen Argentina and Brazil to further manufactur...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:55:00 GMT
Argentina eases down on most COVID-19 restrictions, gradually reopens borders
In what became Juan Manzur's first appearance as Cabinet Chief, the Government of Argentina Tuesday announced a gradual reopening of its borders as of October 1 as well as other measures lifting COVID-19 restrictions.

Mercosur

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:13:00 GMT
Paraguayan Government seeks to deepen Mercosur trade agreement with Egypt
Paraguay's Finance Ministry sought to deepen the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Mercosur and Egypt Wednesday when the II Meeting of the accord's Joint Committee convened.

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:05:00 GMT
Paraguayan FM keeps taking steps towards reopening of Argentine borders
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Monday met with the Governor of the Argentine Province of Salta Gustavo Sáenz to further discuss an improvement in bilateral ties which would eventually lead to the reopening of the...

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

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 08:58:00 GMT
Paraguay River reported to be close to historic downspout levels
Paraguayan authorities have reported the Paraguay River is merely 9 centimeters from its all-time low as it dropped yet another 3 centimeters Friday in Asunción.

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:03:00 GMT
Brazil installs sanitary control facilities near Paraguayan border
Brazil health authorities Thursday set up a huge awning about 50 meters from the International Friendship Bridge crossing into Paraguay to carry out quick COVID-19 tests. The campaign will span for two weeks and will not be man...

La Republica (sp)

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:12 +0000
Consulta cuánto está el Dólar, Euro y Petro hoy, viernes 24 de septiembre en Venezuela
¿En cuánto está el Dólar, Euro y Petro hoy viernes 24 de septiembre del 2021? Revisa la cotización de las principales divisas y sus tasas de cambio en Venezuela.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:51:14 +0000
Rotura de tubería afecta con corte de agua a tres distritos en Arequipa
Según el reporte presentado por Sedapar, esto ocurrió debido a la rotura de una tubería que abastece el reservorio Guardia Civil. Las jurisdicciones afectadas son José Luis Bustamante, Socabaya y Hunter.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:44:13 +0000
Midis Qali Warma atiende con servicio alimentario a más de 290 mil escolares de secundaria en el ámbito nacional
A propósito del Día de la Primavera y la Juventud, escolares ejercen su derecho a una alimentación saludable. En el ámbito nacional, el Programa Nacional de Alimentación Escolar Qali Warma del Ministerio de Desarrollo e Inclusión Social (Midis)...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:36:41 +0000
Myanmar: ONU advierte de un posible “conflicto armado” si no
Bachelet apuntó al aumento de los abusos del Ejército contra la población y al surgimiento de un levantamiento civil. Michelle Bachelet, la alta comisionada de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos, señaló en su último informe sobre la situación de...

South America

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:48:00 GMT
The new British Ambassador to Argentina presented her credentials
The new British Ambassador to Argentina, Kirsty Hayes presented the copies of her credentials to Secretary of Foreign Affairs Pablo Tettamanti, during a meeting held on Thursday 24 September at the Palacio San Martín.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:34:00 GMT
Falklands' makes charitable donation to Falklands Veterans Foundation
The Falkland Islands Government confirmed on Thursday that, to thank Falklands Veterans Foundation for their support in accommodating residents from the KEMH during the pandemic, it has made a donation of £10,000 to the charit...

Unasur

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:03:00 GMT
Bolivia's economy shows positive signs of recovery
Bolivia's General Index of Economic Activity (IGAE) showed an 8.7% growth in the first semester of 2021, Economy and Public Finance Minister Marcelo Montenegro announced Tuesday.

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 09:31:00 GMT
Peru's cabinet survives Parliamentarian vote of confidence
The Government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and Prime Minister Guido Bellido has survived a vote of confidence motion at the national single-House Legislature controlled by the right-wing opposition.

Uruguay

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:35:00 GMT
Uruguayan President Lacalle focuses on human rights and COVID-19 vaccination before the UN
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday told the United Nations' 76th General Assembly that the COVID-19 pandemic has “finally shown and revealed strengths and weaknesses” in the world.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:30:00 GMT
Uruguay expands meat sales business to Japan, South Korea
Uruguayan meat sales to Japan have been growing at an increasingly faster pace, according to press reports. In 2019, trade was worth US $ 20 million; in 2020, US $ 24 million and so far in 2021, revenues in dollars have grown 7...

Venezuela

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:14:00 GMT
Foreign offenders expelled from Chile as deportation of irregular migrants set to resume
Chilean migration authorities Thursday expelled 49 migrants who were found guilty of human trafficking in addition to carrying weapons illegally, the Department of Migration and International Police of Tarapacá reported.

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:24:00 GMT
Latin America viewing Celac as a substitute for OAS during Summit starting in Mexico City
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit will start Saturday in Mexico City as the body seeks to replace the Organization of American States (OAS) in regional matters.

Venezuela Analysis

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:25:00 -0400
Italian Court Rejects Extradition of Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramírez
The ex-PDVSA chief, accused of corruption, said the ruling was based on his “refugee status.” Venezuelan authorities have yet to comment.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 16:43:00 -0400
Maduro Calls for End of US Blockade of Venezuela and Cuba in UN Speech
The Venezuelan president called on the global community to reject neo-colonialism and imperialism and build a peaceful and multipolar global order.

Antarctica

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Chilean Antarctic bases changing energy sources with German support
The Chilean Antarctic Institute, Inach, Germany's International Cooperation Agency, GIZ, and the Antarctica Foundation 21 have started working in energy options, assessing alternatives for the Chilean bases in the continent, av...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:50:00 GMT
IAATO preparing for the season with tour operators and Antarctica Gateways
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) is preparing for the start of the Antarctic travel season following months of discussion and collaboration with Antarctic gateways.

Australian Top Stories

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:09:10 +0000
More than 200 arrests made across Melbourne as police disperse anti-lockdown protesters
Police have confirmed 215 people will be issued with penalty notices for breaching the CHO directions, as authorities crack down on protesters across Melbourne's inner suburbs.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:58:45 +0000
Melbourne teens unmask themselves as COVID website creators
Three teenagers reveal they're the creators behind a popular data collection website called CovidBase AU — much to the delight of their fans.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:00:00 +1000
‘The silver lining of our lockdown’: Demons family hail winning season ahead of AFL grand final 2021
The Rankin family dearly miss watching their beloved Demons play at the MCG, but they have made the most of watching games at home this year and will be cheering again from the couch on Saturday.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 18:40:32 +1000
WA surplus gains $200 million a fortnight after budget handed down
The 2020-21 state finances annual report released late Friday reveals that WA’s operating surplus for that year hit $5.8 billion.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:30:00 +1000
Christian Porter’s dark blind trust: Nothing to see here!
Christian Porter has resigned from the Morrison Cabinet – but not from Parliament – following his acceptance of a large donation to fund his legal battles. read now...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:00:00 +1000
WHAT'S ON: Joe Bell — the long road to redemption
After the suicide of his son, a man embarks on a walk across America to spread a message against bullying and intolerance. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:10:12 +1200
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
PRINCE PHILIP DEATH* 'Deep sorrow': Queen mourns the death of her beloved husband of seven decades* Prince Harry and Megan pay tribute, Harry prepares to return to UK for funeral - report* 'Profoundly sad time': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 18:40:32 +1000
WA surplus gains $200 million a fortnight after budget handed down
The 2020-21 state finances annual report released late Friday reveals that WA’s operating surplus for that year hit $5.8 billion.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 18:15:42 +1000
Meet the Melbourne kids helping Australia track the virus
When year 9 students Jack, Darcy and Wesley set up CovidBaseAU earlier this year, they kept their ages secret because they wanted their site to be taken seriously.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:19:39 +1000
‘Vaccine apartheid’: African leaders tell UN they need vaccines now
“No one is safe unless we are all safe,” was the common refrain.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:42:50 +1000
CDC endorses Pfizer booster for millions of older Americans
The advisers said boosters should be offered to people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those aged 50 to 64 who have risky underlying health problems.

The Age

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

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

The Australian

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

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

Dominion Post

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 03:41:23 GMT
Covid-19 outbreak situation report: what happened today, September 24
It is the first day when case numbers have been in the single digits since the outbreak began, with nine new community cases reported.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:23:16 GMT
Missing family: Daily searches for family last seen in Marokopa suspended
After talking to family a decision has been made to suspend daily searching and move into a 'reactive' phase.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:36:55 +1200
Micronesian countries urge Taiwan involvement at UN
Leaders of several Pacific Islands nations have told the UN General Assembly that Taiwan should be able to participate fully in the UN and World Health system.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:06:26 +1200
Fijian Drua appoint former All Blacks and Wallabies skills coach
Former All Blacks and Wallabies skills coach Mick Byrne has been appointed as the new head coach of the Fijian Drua, to compete in the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific competition in 2022 and 2023.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 20:27:52 +1200
Covid-19 wrap for 24 September: Single figures for new cases, Auckland's first weekend at level 3
Auckland is heading into its first weekend in alert level 3 this Friday evening - and it's also the first time in weeks that daily case numbers have dropped to single figures, among other updates.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 17:22:21 +1200
Police suspend search for missing Phillips family
The search for the missing King Country family is being suspended after a 12-day operation that has not produced any sign of them.

New Zealand Top Stories

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:36:58 GMT
Courage Under Fire at 25: Why Denzel and Meg's military mystery still compels
REVIEW: Now on Disney+, this is a solid drama with a surprisingly watertight plot and a mystery that compels right through to the final frames

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:35:00 GMT
The Mad Women's Ball: Amazon's hauntingly evocative, provocative period drama
REVIEW: Melanie Laurent’s magnifique directorial debut is a fab reminder the French don’t just make forgettable farces and cracking crime thrillers.

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

Armenia News

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 13:00:07 +0400
Catholicos of All Armenians heads for Italy

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 12:49:31 +0400
ARF: Armenia PM’s “velvet” attitude towards Turkey, Azerbaijan is unacceptable, condemnable to us

Armenia Panorama

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:53:12 +0400
Azerbaijan files case against Armenia at UN court

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:23:40 +0400
Armenian opposition MPs boycott debates on community merger bill

Armenian News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:47:39 GMT
Azerbaijan seeks new ammo deals with Russia
Aliyev has revealed that Azerbaijan has already submitted applications to Russia for the acquisition of new weapons.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:13:05 GMT
Russian, Armenian troops escort vehicles on Azeri-controlled road
Vehicles drive on the contested section of the road with the Russian troops and the Armenian National Security Service.

Azerbaijan Today

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:50:00 +0400
Civilian death toll in Armenian attacks reaches 16

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:48:00 +0400
Armenian Armed Forces suffer from lack of fuel, ammunition supplies

Azerbaijan Trend

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0400
Делегация Независимой постоянной комиссии по правам человека ОИС находится в Агдаме (ФОТО)

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:57:00 +0400
Президент Ильхам Алиев: Многие из трофейных танков мы взяли даже не в бою, они были просто брошены армянами

Belarus Belapan

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:54:14 +0300
Presidents of Lithuania, Ukraine discuss migration crisis, crackdown on civil society in Belarus

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:41:25 +0300
Government to provide 10 million rubels to Or?a Instrument Plant

Belarus Belta

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:27:33 +0300
Minsk to host BelTexIndustry international fair on 6-8 October
About 30 enterprises affiliated with the Belarusian state light industry concern Bellegprom will take part in the 45th edition of the international exhibition-fair BelTexIndustry to be held at the BelExpo National Exhibition Center on 6-8 October.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:58:06 +0300
Over 1,070 trucks stranded at Belarus' border with EU
Over 1,070 haulers were queuing in Belarus to cross the border with the European Union as of 8.00 on 24 September, BelTA learned from the website of the State Border Committee.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:48:00 +0200
Nástupce Renaultu Kadjar bude elektromobil
Již za necelý rok se na pařížském autosalonu představí nový Renault Kadjar. Zatímco nyní ho pohánějí spalovací agregáty, v příští generaci se bude jednat o čistý elektromobil. Magazínu...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:38:00 +0200
Twitter zavede funkci spropitného celosvětově a také v bitcoinech
San Francisco - Internetová sociální síť twitter se rozhodla rozšířit funkci, která uživatelům umožňuje jednoduše zasílat peníze autorům příspěvků, aby tak ocenili jejich činnost....

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:33:00 +0200
Covid reproduction number in Czech Republic falls to 1.0
Covid reproduction number in Czech Republic falls to 1.0

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:53:00 +0200
Kulhánek calls for more cooperation on terrorism and climate change in UN address
Kulhánek calls for more cooperation on terrorism and climate change in UN address

Estonia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:00:21 +0300
«Has the archbishop met with MS Estonia next of kin?»
German diver Jakob Olszewski is known as the person who has been to the wreck of MS Estonia the most times, having seen the wreck on six dives. Olszewski is also a member of Margus Kurm’s SA Mare Liberum expedition where he heads the four-member te...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 11:12:00 +0300
MS Estonia expedition to study items on seafloor
Research vessel RS Sentinel is estimated to reach the site of MS Estonia’s sinking on Wednesday morning. The team’s first job will be to survey the seafloor using a multibeam sonar followed by a closer look at items surrounding the wreck to deter...

Estonia Post Times

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:00:21 +0300
«Has the archbishop met with MS Estonia next of kin?»
German diver Jakob Olszewski is known as the person who has been to the wreck of MS Estonia the most times, having seen the wreck on six dives. Olszewski is also a member of Margus Kurm’s SA Mare Liberum expedition where he heads the four-member te...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 11:12:00 +0300
MS Estonia expedition to study items on seafloor
Research vessel RS Sentinel is estimated to reach the site of MS Estonia’s sinking on Wednesday morning. The team’s first job will be to survey the seafloor using a multibeam sonar followed by a closer look at items surrounding the wreck to deter...

Europe

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:19:47 +0200
German election: Chancellor hopefuls discuss EU cooperation in final debate
German voters are going to the polls in a pivotal election on Sunday.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:10:32 +0200
Will the Swiss vote for gay marriage in Sunday's referendum?
"After this campaign, no one will be able to say that homophobia no longer exists in Switzerland," a leading activist told Euronews.

Europe BBC

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:15:14 GMT
Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont arrested in Italy
Spain accuses regional ex-president Carles Puigdemont of sedition, and wants him extradited.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:18:20 GMT
Gas crisis leaves Europe searching for solutions
Consumers face a steep rise in energy bills as governments try to fund the move to renewable energy.

Finland Today

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:28:18 +0000
Top Russian and American Military Officers Meet in Finland; Hold Also Talks With President Niinistö
The daylong session was held between General Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and General Valery Gerasimov, chief of the Russian General Staff.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:27:02 +0000
Police Catch Man Who Is Suspected of Holding a Gun in Herttoniemi on Thursday Afternoon
The police said on Twitter that their goal was to resolve the situation by negotiating with the suspect.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:08:44 +0300
Confirmed: Uusimaa Covid-19 gathering restrictions end next week
The end of limits on public gatherings in Uusimaa on 1 October means the whole of Finland will be free of restrictions on assembly.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:39:11 +0300
HUS chief doc: Severe influenza season looming
"We should remember that hundreds of people die every year from the flu," the physician warned, recommending everyone get flu vaccines.

France 24 Live News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:31:23 GMT
Tunisia parliament speaker urges 'peaceful struggle' against president's power grab
The speaker of Tunisia's parliament Rached Ghannouchi called Thursday for "peaceful struggle" against a return to "absolute one-man rule", a day after President Kais Saied took steps towards rule by decree.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:30:20 GMT
Simeone seeks right attacking blend to reignite Atletico Madrid
"The gunman is back," read the headline in Marca and Atletico Madrid fans will hope the team is too. Luis Suarez scored twice, including a 90th-minute winner, to complete a late turnaround against Getafe on Tuesday and return the reigning champions...

France RFI

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:36:16 GMT
Arizona county says Cyber Ninjas election review shows Biden win
Arizona's most populous county has confirmed that a draft report of a partisan audit of its vote count in the 2020 presidential election declares Joe Biden as the winner. The report by Cyber Ninjas, a litte known Florida-based cybersecurity company...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:24:13 GMT
Five climbers die on Russia's Mount Elbrus
Five climbers died after a blizzard on Mount Elbrus, Europe's highest peak, Russia's emergencies ministry said Friday. Thursday's incident struck when a group of 19 climbers were at an altitude of over 5,000 metres (16,000 feet). Elbrus, located...

French News Online

Germany

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:45:37 +0200
An Opportunity Lost: How Germany's Green Party Went from Top to Flop
This spring, the Green Party was soaring in the polls and it even looked as though their candidate, Annalena Baerbock, could become chancellor. But then, it all fell apart. What happened?

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:45:37 +0200
Interview with Merkel’s Former Foreign Policy Adviser: “I Have Eliminated the ‘West’ from My Vocabulary”
Christoph Heusgen served for 12 years as Angela Merkel’s top foreign policy adviser. In an interview, he speaks about the chancellor’s successes, mistakes, the amateurish nature of Donald Trump’s government and the right approach to an ascendan...

Germany European News

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:00:00 +0200
Blueberries for Europe: Portugal Mortgages Its Future for Present-Day Agricultural Profits
The berry market has transformed Portugal as plantations have sprung up in recent years. Conditions for workers are problematic and an already dry region is quickly using up its water supplies.

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:26:55 +0200
Controversial Eurozone Accession: Concerns Rise as Bulgaria Prepares to Join the Euro
Bulgaria has significant problems with corruption and money laundering. Nevertheless, the European Union is prepared to accept the country as the next member of the eurozone. Many fear that might be a bad idea.

Greek Reporter

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

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

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 15:30:00 GMT
Slovakia trade surplus increases in October
Slovakiaʼs trade surplus rose to EUR 807.5 million in October from EUR 304 million in the same month last year, data from the countryʼs statistical office showed on Wednesday. 

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 13:30:00 GMT
Bulgaria retail sales decrease in October
Bulgariaʼs retail sales decreased by 5.3% year-on-year in October after falling by an annual 6.7% in the previous month, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Wednesday, citing preliminary working-day adjusted data. 

Iceland Monitor

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:18:00 +0000
Icelandic Education Minister Asks Apple for Help
Icelandic Minister of Education Lilja Alfreðsdóttir has sent a letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., asking him for help in preserving the Icelandic language.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:03:00 +0000
Man Dies at Sky Lagoon
The Capital Area Police Department is investigating the death of a man in his 20s, who was found unconscious Tuesday night at the Sky Lagoon spa, Kópavogur.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:30:06 +0000
RVK Newscast #133: Body At A Luxury Spa & Icelandic Video Game Making Headlines
A man in his twenties was found dead at a luxurious spa in the Reykjavík area. The last trial of... The post RVK Newscast #133: Body At A Luxury Spa & Icelandic Video Game Making Headlines appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:12:52 +0000
Icelandic Cocktail Bar Mentioned On The 50 Best Discovery Website
According to Vísir, 50 Best Discovery web site has mentioned Icelandic cocktail bar Jungle on their list of 50 additional... The post Icelandic Cocktail Bar Mentioned On The 50 Best Discovery Website appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:18:06 +0000
Third dose for immunocompromised to begin next week
The Health Service Executive has said that a third dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those who are immunocompromised will get under way from next week.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:49:10 +0000
Taoiseach to address UN General Assembly
Taoiseach Micheál Martin will address the UN General Assembly in New York today.

Ireland IrishExaminer

Italy

Macedonian News Agency

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

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

Malta Gozo News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:50:33 +0000
Malta now recognises Kuwait and Singapore Covid-19 vaccine certificates
Malta now officially recognises the digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate of Kuwait and Singapore. In a joint statement, the...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:42:52 +0000
UM confirms students to physically return to Campus as from Monday
The University of Malta has confirmed that continuing University students will physically return to Msida campus on Monday,...

Malta Independent

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:04:00 +0100
More COVID-19 vaccine certificates accepted by Malta
The Health and Tourism Authorities said that. as from today, 24 September 2021, Malta will officially recognise the digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate of Kuwait and Singapore. The vaccine certificates will be recognised by vaccines approved by...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:42:00 +0100
Corinthia will need to pay €10.3 million to be allowed to build residential units in Hal Ferh
Corinthia Golden Sands Resort Limited will need to pay €10.3 million in order for its contract with government to change and allow part of the site to be used for residential use.The Parliamentary National Audit Office Accounts Committee met tod...

Malta Today

Fri,24 Sep 2021 09:23:18 +0200
[LIVE] Pilatus Bank: Compilation of evidence continues today
Follow us live as we follow proceedings in the compilation of evidence against Pilatus Bank

Fri,24 Sep 2021 08:41:14 +0200
Delia defends safe-house decision fearing election heat could turn against him
Blogger Manuel Delia takes up paid offer for six-month sojourn abroad over fear of election heat instigating violence against him and his family

Times of Malta

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:12:00 +0200
Qormi’s vandalised cross was a dumping ground for years
A crane pictured behind the recently vandalised Salib tad-Dejma had been illegally parked there for weeks and the site used as a dumping ground for years, according to Qormi mayor Josef Masini Vento. On Tuesday, the seven-centuries-o...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:07:00 +0200
Heritage Malta celebrates European Heritage Days 
Heritage Malta is marking this year’s European Heritage Days – which take place in the 50 countries party to the European cultural convention – with a programme of events between October 1 and 3. There will be guided tours and ...

Northern Ireland BBC

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:18:59 GMT
Disability discrimination case settled with PSNI and jobs firm
An unsuccessful applicant for a PSNI administrative post settles discrimination case for £12,500.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:52:40 GMT
NI100: Church leaders defend Armagh centenary service
Irish President Michael D. Higgins decided he would not attend the event last week.

The Nordic Page

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:15:45 +0200
Reserachers in Norway Study Connection between Sunbathing and Corona Infection

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:15:16 +0200
Norway Postal Service Becomes the World's First To Use Electric Trucks

Krakow Post

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:58:31 +0000
I survived COVID-19 in Poland. Here’s what to do if you think you might have it
Coronavirus is on the rise in Poland again. Think you might have it? Follow our instructions to get tested, stay safe, and comly with Poland's pandemic regulations. The post I survived COVID-19 in Poland. Here’s what to do if you think you migh...

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 23:53:03 +0000
PHOTOS: Krakow Equality March 2020
Thousands of people from the LGBTQ community and their allies gathered on Krakow's Main Square Saturday for the 16th annual Equality March in support of their rights and in celebration of their identities. The post PHOTOS: Krakow Equality March 2020 ...

Poland

Poland Krakow

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:58:31 +0000
I survived COVID-19 in Poland. Here’s what to do if you think you might have it
Coronavirus is on the rise in Poland again. Think you might have it? Follow our instructions to get tested, stay safe, and comly with Poland's pandemic regulations. The post I survived COVID-19 in Poland. Here’s what to do if you think you migh...

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 23:53:03 +0000
PHOTOS: Krakow Equality March 2020
Thousands of people from the LGBTQ community and their allies gathered on Krakow's Main Square Saturday for the 16th annual Equality March in support of their rights and in celebration of their identities. The post PHOTOS: Krakow Equality March 2020 ...

Radio Poland

Romania Agerpres

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:04:24 +0300
INTERVIEW/ Romanian Ambassador in Washington assures US investors that Gov't in Bucharest, functional, there is no legislative instability
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's Ambassador in Washington, Andrei Muraru, told AGERPRES in an interview that he gave assurances to US investors, whom he encourages to come to Romania, that the Execu...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:37:53 +0300
Prosecutors seize documents from City Insurance
Prosecutors with the General Prosecutor's Office on Thursday morning were seizing documents from the City Insurance company's headquarters, as part of a criminal case opened following a complaint filed by the Financial S...

Romania Insider

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:51:36 GMT
Don't rush to fill up with petrol, says transport secretary
People should buy petrol as normal, the transport secretary says, despite supply problems at some stations.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:58:12 GMT
Port of Dover: Insulate Britain says it has blocked port
The port says traffic is still moving, after Insulate Britain shifted their protest from the M25.

Romanian National News Agency

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:04:24 +0300
INTERVIEW/ Romanian Ambassador in Washington assures US investors that Gov't in Bucharest, functional, there is no legislative instability
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's Ambassador in Washington, Andrei Muraru, told AGERPRES in an interview that he gave assurances to US investors, whom he encourages to come to Romania, that the Execu...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:37:53 +0300
Prosecutors seize documents from City Insurance
Prosecutors with the General Prosecutor's Office on Thursday morning were seizing documents from the City Insurance company's headquarters, as part of a criminal case opened following a complaint filed by the Financial S...

Pravda Russian News

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:52:00 +0300
Kremlin responds to Erdogan's statement about Crimea
The Kremlin was sorry to hear another statement made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the "annexation" of Crimea, Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, RIA Novosti reports. According to Peskov, Moscow concluded that Erdogan wa...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:15:00 +0300
Elections in Russia deliver most predictable results
Five parties entered the State Duma following the September 17-19 elections. Eight parties will be represented in the lower house of the parliament through single-mandate constituencies, Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Ella Pamfil...

Pravda World News

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 15:48:00 +0300
Kremlin giggles at Biden's remarks about LGBT from Chechnya to Cameroon
The remarks that US President Joe Biden made about the violation of the rights of sexual minorities in all countries of the world — from Chechnya to Cameroon — were incorrect from the point of view of political geography, Kremlin's official spoke...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 16:11:00 +0300
UK accuses another Russian, GRU general, of Salisbury chemical attack
The British police have accused a third Russian of poisoning former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in 2018. The name os the suspect is Denis Sergeev, a GRU General, The Independent said. According to law enforcement ag...

RT

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:50:26 +0000
North Korea says formally ending Korean War would be ‘foolish idea’ unless US scraps its hostile policy
It’s not the right time to start talks on ending the 1950-53 Korean War as Washington must first give up on its hostile policy towards Pyongyang, Ri Thae Song, North Korea’s deputy foreign minister, has said. Read Full Article at RT...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:33:13 +0000
Young MMA fighter tragically dies in Brazil following fight and suspected head trauma
A young MMA hopeful has passed away aged just 22 after he took part in a fight earlier this month and was then hospitalized amid complaints about headaches in the hours that followed the bout in southern Brazil. Read Full Article at RT....

Scotland BBC

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:51:36 GMT
Don't rush to fill up with petrol, says transport secretary
People should buy petrol as normal, the transport secretary says, despite supply problems at some stations.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:13:44 GMT
Rewilding project for 500,000 acres of Highlands
The 30-year scheme will cover an area from Loch Ness across the central Highlands to the west coast.

Scotland Herald

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:18:00 +0100
Three CalMac vessels sidelined in a day — including an 'emergency' charter for a second time
A FERRY brought in to help support Scotland's beleaguered and ageing lifeline CalMac network has been put out of action for a second time after it was chartered, it has emerged.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:14:00 +0100
Call to make Scotland the world's first rewilding nation - as nature recovery project launches
A NATURE restoration project is being launched covering nearly 800 square miles of the Highlands which it is hoped will help protect Scotland's precious landscape and wildlife, including the threatened Scottish wildcat.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:00:01 +0200
In Sheffield, discriminatory posters targeting Slovaks remain unpunished
First posters appeared around Sheffield before last Christmas.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:04:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 829 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of PCR-confirmed cases has exceeded 406,000.

Slovakia News

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 22:50:02 +0000
15 years ago, Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni became an honorary Prague citizen
King Sihamoni studied in Prague from 1962 to 1975, and calls Czechoslovakia his ‘second home’. He is the only living monarch who speaks Czech. Published: Sunday, September 19, 2021Full story: Radio Prague

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 06:20:02 +0000
Libeň has been part of Prague for 120 years
Libeň was annexed to Prague as the last suburb before the establishment of Czechoslovakia. The largest district of Prague 8 has witnessed many historical events. Published: Sunday, September 12, 2021Full story: Radio Prague

Slovakia Spectator

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:00:01 +0200
In Sheffield, discriminatory posters targeting Slovaks remain unpunished
First posters appeared around Sheffield before last Christmas.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:04:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 829 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of PCR-confirmed cases has exceeded 406,000.

Slovenia Times

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:15:16 +0000
Differences remain over alternative fuels infrastructure in EU
Brdo pri Kranju – EU transport ministers discussed infrastructure for alternative fuels at Brdo on Thursday with Slovenia’s Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec noting there were quite a few differences between the countries on the issu...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:14:43 +0000
Civil protection to get EUR 45m in EU funds
Gornja Radgona – The Slovenian system of civil protection and disaster relief will receive EUR 25 million for modernisation from the EU recovery and resilience mechanism and another EUR 20 million for the purchase of special equipments to deal ...

El Pais (sp)

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:13:44 +0200
Un periodista que viajó a Milán para cubrir el Valencia-Atalanta, positivo por coronavirus
Se trata del segundo caso confirmado en la comunidad y el decimoquinto en España desde el lunes

Sun, 1 Mar 2020 15:16:43 +0200
Mapa de la expansión y claves para entender el coronavirus de Wuhan
Qué es, cómo se transmite, cuál es la población más vulnerable y dimensiones del contagio en el mundo

Euro Weekly

Think Spain

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:09:05
Spanish astronomers uncover new details about 'Einstein Ring' galaxy: Distance, shape and matter
LEGENDARY scientist Albert Einstein's theory of relativity predicted 'gravitational lensing', where spacetime is distorted by a mass that bends the path of light flow so that it does not move in a linear direction, creating what can look like a fiery...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:57:40
'Green Week Marbella': Recycle old electronics for free gifts
THIS week is 'Green Week' in Marbella, and a chance to earn free gifts for recycling old electronics and appliances that no longer work or which have been upgraded with newer versions.

Swiss Info

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:27:43 GMT
Rubber bullets fired at Covid protesters in Swiss capital
Police in the federal capital Bern again used water cannon and rubber bullets against participants in an unauthorised Covid demonstration on Thursday evening. Some 800 people took part in the protest against government anti-Covid restrictions. This ...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:42:00 GMT
Switzerland pledges further humanitarian aid to Yemen
Switzerland will boost its humanitarian aid contribution to Yemen by another CHF1 million, Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. This comes on top of the CHF14 million ($15 million) alrea...

Turkey

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:56:00 Z
Erdoğan says course of US-Turkey ties ’does not bode well’
The current course of U.S.-Turkey relations “does not bode well,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said before departing the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 23. 

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 Z
Turkey, Germany have special bonds: SPD nominee for German chancellor
Turkey and Germany have special relations due to the millions of Turks who immigrated 60 years ago, German social democrat politician Olaf Scholz told daily Hürriyet in an interview days before the Bundestag elections that will end the 16-year rule ...

World Bulletin

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:11:54 +0300
Turkish Central Bank lowers interest rate to 18%
Monetary Policy Committee decides to revise bank's monetary policy stance.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:09:44 +0300
Daesh/ISIS children abandoned in Syrian camps: Report
Save the Children estimates two children die every week in Al-Hol camp.

4 News


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband marks her 2,000 days in detention
It is exactly 2,000 days since British-Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was first detained in Tehran on trumped up charges of trying to overthrow the Iranian regime.


Former MP Keith Vaz subjected aide to ‘sustained and unpleasant bullying’, panel finds
At Westminster, the former Labour Minister Keith Vaz has been found by an independent panel to have subjected a female parliamentary staff member to "sustained and unpleasant bullying". 

Daily Mail

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:58:32 GMT
Drivers warned not to let fuel tanks get below a quarter ahead of 'winter of discontent' fuel crisis
Downing Street is growing increasingly 'worried' over a brewing 'winter of discontent' - with Christmas ruined by soaring energy bills, food and fuel shortages and Universal Credit cuts.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:56:46 GMT
Now Insulate Britain block PORT at Dover as eco mob make a mockery of Priti Patel's injunction
More than 40 Insulate Britain activists across two groups have blocked the A20 road in Kent which provides access to the Port of Dover.

Daily Star

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:21:35 +0000
Prince Harry and Meghan's NYC visit ‘proves they’re setting up rival Royal Family’
Harry and Meghan took a trip to New York on their first public outing together since the birth of their daughter Lilibet, marking the start of their new civilian lives

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:28:19 +0000
Prince Harry 'jealous of William and wants to prove he's better', expert says
Angela Levin slammed the Sussexes for taking part in "pseudo-royal engagements" eighteen months after they quit Blighty for the sunny West Coast, despite calls for privacy

Sky News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:26:00 +0100
Motorists told to 'carry on as normal' when buying fuel after BP shuts some petrol stations
The transport secretary has said motorists should "carry on as normal" when it comes to buying fuel, after BP closed some of its petrol stations due to supply issues.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:07:00 +0100
Sabina Nessa murder: Hunt for man caught on CCTV as police arrest suspect
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering teacher Sabina Nessa - as police issue CCTV images of another man they wish to speak to over her death.

UK BBC

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:51:36 GMT
Don't rush to fill up with petrol, says transport secretary
People should buy petrol as normal, the transport secretary says, despite supply problems at some stations.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:58:12 GMT
Port of Dover: Insulate Britain says it has blocked port
The port says traffic is still moving, after Insulate Britain shifted their protest from the M25.

UK Daily Express

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:27:00 +0100
'You're p*****g everyone off!' Furious Brits erupt at eco mob as they block Port of Dover
FURIOUS Britons have erupted at Insulate Britain protestors who have blocked roads into the Port of Dover.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:53:00 +0100
Dover Port chaos: Now eco mob targets major UK entry point – fears of huge lorry backlog
INSULATE BRITAIN protesters have blocked roads around the Port of Dover ferry terminal, causing fresh transport disruption.

UK Independent

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:50:33 GMT
Military could be drafted in as lorry drivers to combat fuel crisis, says minister
Soldiers could deliver petrol and help train other drivers, says transport secretary

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:45:37 GMT
Insulate Britain climate protesters block Port of Dover
More than 40 activists cut off access to docks after being banned from causing chaos on M25

UK Telegraph

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:54:39 GMT
Queues form at petrol stations as drivers urged not to panic buy

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:48:42 GMT
Who are the Insulate Britain protesters and what do they want?

UK Times

Gazette News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:29:00 +0100
Colchester United head to play Swindon Town this weekend
Colchester United take on Swindon Town this weekend

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
New Harwich RNLI recruits get first shouts days after qualifying
THE latest recruits at a sea rescue charity were thrown straight into the deep end just days after completing a helm programme.

Watford Observer

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Tim Hortons receives permission to open branch in Watford area
A Canadian fast-food restaurant has been given the all-clear to build a branch in Garston.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
A41, St Albans Road, Hempstead Road in Watford set to be closed for works
Motorists are facing disruption due to the planned temporary closure of some of Watford’s busiest routes for roadworks.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:02:32 +0100
Ilford grandfather prepares London Marathon after Covid battle
A grandfather who struggled to walk down the stairs after contracting Covid-19 is preparing to run his 37th consecutive London Marathon.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Redbridge refugee donation centre already full of contributions
The Redbridge Refugee donation drop off centre is open and already packed full of essential items from the public.

Get West London

Get West london

Harrow Times

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:45 +0100
Harry Potter's Tom Felton collapses at Ryder Cup celebrity golf match
Felton was playing at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States Ryder Cup golf showdown over the weekend.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:45 +0100
Harry Potter's Tom Felton collapses at Ryder Cup celebrity golf match
Felton was playing at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States Ryder Cup golf showdown over the weekend.

This Is Local London

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:01:50 +0100
Police name lorry driver killed outside Belvedere Station
Detectives have named the man stabbed outside Belvedere Station and left to die as a 45-year-old lorry driver from Ukraine.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:28:33 +0100
CCTV appeal over car linked to Sabina Nessa Kidbrooke murder
Detectives have released an image of a silver vehicle they believe is linked to a male suspect in the Sabina Nessa murder case.

Tottenham Independent

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:32:09 +0100
Victim of fatal shooting in Haringey named by police
Metropolitan Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Haringey as 22-year-old Sharmake Mohamud.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Wandsworth Guardian

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:45 +0100
Harry Potter's Tom Felton collapses at Ryder Cup celebrity golf match
Felton was playing at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States Ryder Cup golf showdown over the weekend.

Your Local Guardian

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Sutton Council to use sensors to monitor parks
Sutton Council have announced a pilot scheme with high tech firm North to install sensors that will monitor various greenspaces in the borough.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Chronicle Live

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:56:49 +0000
Full lockdown could return if vaccine fails against variants, says senior minister
Environment Secretary George Eustice has said a national lockdown would be the last option if a variant starts infecting people who have been jabbed

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:01:29 +0000
See how This Is Tomorrow crowds partied as the live music festival returned to Newcastle
The festival kicked off at Exhibition Park with This Is For The NHS on Thursday evening - can you spot anyone you know in our pictures?

Gazette Live

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:46:44 +0000
Apology after golf club carried out improvements without permission
The changes were made to reduce flooding - but planning permission was not sought before the works were completed

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:27:41 +0000
Why the A66 exit slip road to the A19 was closed this morning
Traffic is coping well

Liverpool Echo

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 08:27:23 +0000
Nan, 79, finds 'rusty batteries' inside Birds Eye fish nuggets
Celia Walsh felt something 'grinding against her tooth' after biting into her sandwich

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 08:06:38 +0000
Liverpool councillor and audit committee boss to quit council
Leon Tootle withdraws his nomination papers as fallout from devastating Max Caller Liverpool council report continues

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:49:54 +0100
Man in hospital after being stabbed outside PureGym Northwich
Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was seriously assaulted in Northwich.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:00:00 +0100
What has changed about Cheshire residents' habits since before the Covid pandemic?
THE number of residents in Cheshire East and West travelling to national parks has risen by more than 50 per cent compared to before the first lockdown, new figures reveal.

Anphoblacht

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 12:48:29 +0100
Sinn Féin to table no confidence motion in Simon Coveney
Sinn Féin is to table a no confidence motion in Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney after it became clear that Taoiseach Micheál Martin would not sanction the Fine Gael minister.

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 10:23:48 +0100
Defence of the Realm Act
The Defence of the Realm Act (DORA) introduced by the British government in late 1914 gave the Dublin Castle authorities widespread draconian powers for Ireland.

Impartial Reporter

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:28:51 +0100
Fermanagh County Museum: The Changing of a Nation exhibit opens
“The Changing of a Nation” exhibition was formally opened at Fermanagh County Museum, Enniskillen Castle, on Friday, 10 September 2021 by the Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Errol Thompson.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Mannok named one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies 2021
Mannok has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies at a virtual awards ceremony held on Wednesday, September 8.

Evening Telegraph

Herald Scotland

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:18:00 +0100
Three CalMac vessels sidelined in a day — including an 'emergency' charter for a second time
A FERRY brought in to help support Scotland's beleaguered and ageing lifeline CalMac network has been put out of action for a second time after it was chartered, it has emerged.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:14:00 +0100
Call to make Scotland the world's first rewilding nation - as nature recovery project launches
A NATURE restoration project is being launched covering nearly 800 square miles of the Highlands which it is hoped will help protect Scotland's precious landscape and wildlife, including the threatened Scottish wildcat.

Inverness Courier

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

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

Andover Advertiser

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Send us your Macmillan Coffee Morning pictures
Millions of people across the country will take part in Macmillan's coffee morning today - aiming to raise money for people facing cancer.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:32:38 +0100
Winchester Road footway in Andover to be resurfaced
The western side of Winchester Road between Croft Avenue and Humberstone Road will be widened and resurfaced by Hampshire County Council.

Basingstoke Gazette

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Send us your Macmillan Coffee Morning pictures
Millions of people across the country will take part in Macmillan's coffee morning today - aiming to raise money for people facing cancer.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:21:12 +0100
Bus services unavailable in Basingstoke town today
BUS services are unable to run within Basingstoke town today due to a high level of staff sickness.

Borehamwood Times

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:45 +0100
Harry Potter's Tom Felton collapses at Ryder Cup celebrity golf match
Felton was playing at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States Ryder Cup golf showdown over the weekend.

Bucks Free Press

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
In the dock: Weekly round-up of hearings at Wycombe Magistrates' Court - August 16 to 20
Weekly round-up of hearings at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court:

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Long-serving and much-loved lollipop lady gets royal recognition
With 43 years’ service under her belt, Christine Walker is the longest-serving school crossing patroller in the county - and last week she received royal recognition as she was officially awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for her work.

Epsom Guardian

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:14:45 +0100
Harry Potter's Tom Felton collapses at Ryder Cup celebrity golf match
Felton was playing at Whistling Straits, which is hosting the Europe v United States Ryder Cup golf showdown over the weekend.

St Albans Review

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:34:16 +0100
Crash shuts Marford Road in Wheathampstead
A road has been shut by police following a crash in Wheathampstead.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:00:00 +0100
Christmas toy shortage: Warning issued to parents
A Christmas toy shortage is set to increase prices and lower the quality of toys, experts have warned parents.

The Argus

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:38:05 +0100
Argus comment on Amy Heley petition
THE Green Party was put in power on Brighton and Hove City Council to reduce our CO2.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:55:55 +0100
Harry and Meghan on ‘wonderful’ trip to New York
THE Duchess of Sussex said it was “wonderful” to be back in New York as she and the Duke of Sussex made their first visit to the Big Apple together.

Bournemouth Echo

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:29:51 +0100
Bournemouth seafront rape: Teenage boy arrested
A BOY has been arrested in connection with the alleged rape in the sea in Bournemouth.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0100
"Wicked" blackmailer from Bournemouth is jailed
A JUDGE condemned the actions of a Bournemouth blackmailer for his “wicked” crime.

Bridgwater Mercury

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Work FINISHED on new £18m Polden Bower school in Bridgwater
WORK on a new £18 MILLION special educational needs school in Somerset is complete.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:05:00 +0100
More than 7,000 EU nationals allowed to stay in Sedgemoor
MORE than 7,000 EU nationals have been granted permission to stay in Sedgemoor, figures show.

Bridport News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Council dismisses large council tax rises in new proposal
ANY tax increases coming from a proposal to combine several local councils will be in the 'interest of fairness' say councillors, who have dismissed claims of extortionate rises.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Tributes pour in for former Bridport town clerk Bob Gillis
TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'modest' and 'supportive' man who made a 'huge contribution' to Bridport

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:05:00 +0100
More than 7,000 EU nationals allowed to stay in Sedgemoor
MORE than 7,000 EU nationals have been granted permission to stay in Sedgemoor, figures show.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:50:26 +0100
Somerset jobs: Travelodge launches autumn recruitment drive
TRAVELODGE is hiring across the UK, and there are jobs available at its hotels in Wellington, Burnham-on-Sea, Glastonbury, Weston-super-Mare and Portishead.

Chard and Ilminster News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Transformations spa opens at Dillington Estate in Ilminster
A NEW luxury day spa opened in Ilminster last Friday (September 17).

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:33:52 +0100
Firefighters tackle vehicle fire in Yeovil
A VEHICLE caught fire in Yeovil late last night (September 23).

Western Daily Press

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:54:54 +0000
Bath Rugby v Newcastle Falcons LIVE: Team news announcements ahead of Premiership clash
All the build-up to the big game, team news, live play-by-play action, reaction, analysis, statistics and highlights from the Recreation Ground

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:01:00 +0000
Have your say on how well the NHS 111 service is working in Somerset
Patients can give their anonymous feedback until October 24

South Wales Argus

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 03:59:00 +0100
Pontypool man who strangled ex-girlfriend jailed
AN ex-boyfriend who started to strangle his former partner after threatening to kill her told police her injuries were because of rough sex they had.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Ed Upson aims to be a calming presence for Newport County
ED Upson intends to keep doing things his own way at Newport County AFC after filling the big boots of playmaker Josh Sheehan.

Wales Online

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:54:13 +0000
Anti-vaxxers threaten school staff with violence over Covid jabs
Children as young as 12 are now getting the coronavirus vaccines in schools

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:45:53 +0000
New law on tipping in the UK comes into force within months
It will apply to all hospitality businesses such as cafes and restaurants

Coventry Telegraph

Thu, 5 Aug 2021 08:09:51 +0000
Huge new M&S to open in Leamington as two Warwickshire stores shut
Staff will move from the branches that are closing to the new branch

Thu, 5 Aug 2021 07:27:20 +0000
Coventry policeman accused of rape and having sex with crime victims he tried to lure into threesome
Marc Forth also faces charges relating to a 15-year-old babysitter

Express and Star

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:06:00 +0000
Vandals strike at greenhouse
Heartless vandals have targeted a greenhouse used to grow fruit and vegetables to feed struggling families.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:56:16 +0000
West Midlands Police set to introduce gender-neutral hats
West Midlands Police is set to bring in 'gender-neutral' hats in the first major change to its uniform in decades.

BBC News Humberside

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:30:42 GMT
Man's hidden Hornby model railway collection fetches £21k
Adrian Batty's wife says she had no idea her late husband had amassed hundreds of rare models.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:52:33 GMT
Rape victim with criminal record denied compensation
Emma Hardy MP says it is "unfair" the woman was refused compensation because she spent time in jail.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
£1.7billion plans revealed for 3 new hospitals in Bradford district
PLANS for three new state-of-the-art hospitals in the district have been revealed.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:46:42 +0100
Six arrested in Dewsbury released without charges
SIX people who were arrested under suspicon of making or possesing explosives have been relesed from custody without charges.

York Press

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:37:10 +0100
Average speed cameras may be set for York and North Yorkshire roads
AVERAGE speed camera (ASC) checks could be introduced on rural roads and built-up areas across York and North Yorkshire, it has emerged.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
York Central plans set for a redesign - by online 'computer game'
YORK people are being offered the chance to help redesign the masterplan for York Central - using an online ‘world building’-style toolkit.

Ukraine News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:57:26 +0000
Reuters: Russia’s Yandex to launch cloud business in Germany
Russian internet firm Yandex (YNDX.O) plans to launch its cloud business in Germany in 2022, with an initial investment of $30 million, the company said ahead of its annual Yandex.Scale cloud conference on September 24. Read more here. The post Reute...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:42:05 +0000
President of Parimatch Foundation: Our goal is to raise a healthy and conscious generation
Parimatch Foundation is an international charitable foundation whose primary mission is to bring up a healthy and conscious generation. This objective is realized through providing equal access to sports and education to all children, regardless of t...

Unian News Agency

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:15:00 +0300
UNIAN suspends work of its English-language editorial office
We expect to resume operations of UNIAN in English in the near future.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:00:00 +0300
Ukraine to become NATO member state with help of Membership Action Plan – Summit communique
NATO leaders have vowed to support reforms toward Ukraine's rapprochement with the Alliance.

Afghanistan News

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

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:19:33 GMT
Algeria Closes Airspace to All Moroccan Planes As Western Sahara Dispute Deepens
[RFI] Algeria has closed its airspace to all Moroccan planes due to "provocations and hostile practices" by its neighbour, in the latest dispute between the countries at odds mainly over Western Sahara.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:32:15 GMT
Algeria to Continue to Support Libya, Defend Palestinian Cause
[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra reiterated Algeria's willingness to continue its support to Libyans by sharing with them Algeria's experience in national reconciliation, and to defen...

Algerie Presse Service

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:24:23 +0100
L'ancien directeur du journal El Khabar Cherfi Rezki n'est plus
ALGER - L'ancien directeur du journal arabophone El Khabar Cherif Rezki est décédé dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi à Tizi-Ouzou des suites d'un arrêt cardiaque à l'âge de 58 ans, a-t-on appris auprès de ses proches. Professionnel à la plu...

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 21:37:54 +0100
Le président Tebboune préside une réunion du Conseil des ministres
ALGER - Le Président de la République, chef suprême des Forces armées, ministre de la Défense nationale, M. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a présidé, dimanche, une réunion du Conseil des ministres consacrée à l'évaluation du bilan annuel de 2020 de...

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

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:56:38 GMT
Egypt, Niger FMs Discuss Bilateral Relations
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Thursday with his Nigerien counterpart Hassoumi Massoudou.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:56:36 GMT
Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek FMs Meet in New York
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry attended a trilateral meeting with his counterparts of Greece Nikos Dendias and Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides in continuation of cooperation through the trilateral cooperation mechanism.

Egyptian Streets

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 02:40:02 +0000
Menna Shalaby Receives Her First Nomination for an International Emmy Award
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated Egyptian actress Menna Shalaby for her first International Emmy Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress. Shalaby received this nomination for her character Nour in ...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:26:21 +0000
Take Egypt Home With These 5 Unique Souvenirs
Thanks to attractions like the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Luxor Temple, visiting Egypt is a common item on the bucket lists of adventurous travelers. Naturally, a trip to such a culturally rich destination often requires bringing back souvenirs a...

Iran

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

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

Iraq

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

Haaretz Israel News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:07:39 +03:00
COVID in Israel: slight drop in severe cases, 70% of serious patients unvaccinated
Those in Israel who have not been vaccinated against COVID account for 17% of the population

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 10:25:27 +03:00
A star Israeli-Arab journalist wants Jews to know the truth
At the age of 28, Mohammad Magadli, the first Arab to become a regular commentator on a major newscast, has no intention of wasting the rare platform he’s been given at the heart of Israeli prime time. But he also knows that the slightest mistake c...

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:54:56 GMT
Storm Sam strengthens into hurricane, could intensify further - US NHC

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:00:34 GMT
Moscow in talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders about visit to Russia - report

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:37:08 GMT
First rains fall across north and central Israel
The rain is expected to continue throughout the day Friday.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:12:03 GMT
Israeli-Palestinian peace? Mothers march in Jerusalem
The women formed a human chain along the walls of Jerusalem before assembling for a rally, calling on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to work towards a peace agreement.

Times of Israel

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 08:33:30 +0000
Video shows deadly drive-by shooting of Arab man at Haifa intersection
Police probing if car set ablaze nearby was used in shooting of Hosam Otman, the 76th Arab Israeli killed violently this year

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:06:12 +0000
Taliban cofounder says dismemberments, executions to return
'No one will tell us what our laws should be,' says Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, insisting that Afghanistan's revived legal code will again be guided by the Quran

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

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:06:25 +0000
US Grocery Shooting Kills 1, Injures 12 in Tennessee
US police stated that at least one victim died and at least 12 others were injured after a gunman opened fire in a grocery store near Memphis in the US state of Tennessee on Thursday...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:56:41 +0000
Exiled Catalan Separatist Leader Arrested in Sardinia
Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan separatist leader had earlier fled Spain after leading a botched independence attempt...

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

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:30:59 +0000
24th September
Daily E-Paper Friday Times Click above icon to download full news paper The post 24th September appeared first on Kuwait Times.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:51:36 +0000
Photo of the Day
The post Photo of the Day appeared first on Kuwait Times.

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

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 07:32:15 GMT
Algeria to Continue to Support Libya, Defend Palestinian Cause
[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra reiterated Algeria's willingness to continue its support to Libyans by sharing with them Algeria's experience in national reconciliation, and to defen...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 05:03:01 GMT
UN Mission Concerned About Reports of No-Confidence Motion Against Unity Govt
[UNSMIL] Tripoli -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has received, with concern s, reports that the House of Representatives (HoR) has passed a no-confidence motion against the Government of National Unity (GNU).

Morocco

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:19:33 GMT
Algeria Closes Airspace to All Moroccan Planes As Western Sahara Dispute Deepens
[RFI] Algeria has closed its airspace to all Moroccan planes due to "provocations and hostile practices" by its neighbour, in the latest dispute between the countries at odds mainly over Western Sahara.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:21:42 GMT
Algeria Decides to 'Immediately Close' Airspace to Morocco
[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-Algeria has decided to "immediately close" its airspace to all Moroccan civilian and military aircrafts as well as those with Moroccan registration numbers, as from Wednesday, following the meeting of the High Securit...

Morocco World News

North Africa

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:24:41 GMT
Ethiopia: Govt Says It Is 'Right Sizing' Its Diplomatic Outposts
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Ambassador Dina Mufti, the Spokesperson of of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), gave the Ministry's biweekly press briefing yesterday to local and international media discussing top political, economic and citize...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:09:37 GMT
Egypt: Egyptian Culture Is Active At Local, Regional and Int'l Levels
[Egypt Online] Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said on Friday that arts and culture in Egypt are very active at the local, regional and international levels under the rule of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Oman

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

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

Oman Daily

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

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

Oman Region

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

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

Qatar

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

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

Qatar Doha News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:00:53 +0000
Can children also get Long Covid?
Most people who contract Covid-19 tend to make a full recovery within 2-4 weeks. However, some individuals will experience ongoing, long-term health problems weeks and months after the initial onset of their symptoms, a phenomenon known as Long Covid...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:26:17 +0000
Qatar FM meets Syrian opposition as decade-long crisis continues
Syria has faced a humanitarian and political crisis for more than a decade. Qatar has once again reiterated the importance of resolving the ongoing crises in Syria through political means, urging for an urgent a ceasefire on Wednesday. This came duri...

Sahara Reporters

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:47:00 +0000
All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Shinkafi Solicits Prayer From Detention Of Anti-graft Agency, EFCC
There was mild drama at the Sokoto State office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Sani Shinkafi, otherwise known as Wamban Shinkafi, cried out for prayers from the people of Z...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:27:41 +0000
TakeItBack Movement Condemns Delay Tactics In Trial Of #EndSARS Protesters Detained For 10 Months
The Oyo State chapter of the TakeItBack Movement says about 11 #EndSARS protesters are currently languishing at a correctional centre in the state. The group in a statement by its Coordinator said the 11 persons had been in detention since l...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:47:00 +0000
All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Shinkafi Solicits Prayer From Detention Of Anti-graft Agency, EFCC
There was mild drama at the Sokoto State office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Sani Shinkafi, otherwise known as Wamban Shinkafi, cried out for prayers from the people of Z...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:27:41 +0000
TakeItBack Movement Condemns Delay Tactics In Trial Of #EndSARS Protesters Detained For 10 Months
The Oyo State chapter of the TakeItBack Movement says about 11 #EndSARS protesters are currently languishing at a correctional centre in the state. The group in a statement by its Coordinator said the 11 persons had been in detention since l...

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

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:54:51 GMT
Unft and American Bar Association Sign Agreement to Replace Incarceration By Voluntary Civil Service
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The National Union of Tunisian Women (UNFT) signed Thursday a partnership agreement with the American Bar Association for the benefit of women prisoners and child offenders to replace incarceration by voluntary...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:02:39 GMT
Saied Carries On Talks to Get Country Out of Crisis (Jerandi)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Head of State Kais Saied is carrying on his talks with the various national actors to get the country out of the political bickering that hinders development, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisian...

Western Sahara

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 07:59:47 GMT
Inevitable Recognition of the Sahrawi Republic
[The Herald] Correspondent

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 11:46:03 GMT
Government Holds Meeting to Discuss New Social Admission
[SPS] Shahid Al-Hafed -- Prime Minister, Bushraya Hamoudi Bayoun, chaired Sunday a government meeting devoted to discussing preparations for the social admission for the new year 2021-2022.

Yemen

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

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

Canadian News

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 EDT
'I feel more like a bouncer than a hostess': Front-line workers shoulder burden of vaccine mandates
Service industry workers in Canada say they're bearing the brunt of anger, frustration and general confusion from clients over new vaccine mandates that they had nothing to do with creating, but are n...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Researchers develop new way to determine age of lobsters
Scientists in England have come up with a new way of figuring out the age of lobsters. They say their findings could help maintain healthy lobster stocks and manage fisheries more sustainably. ...

Canadian World News

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:54:06 EDT
Relatives of Florida condo collapse victims disagree over where memorial should be built
The fight over whether the site of June's deadly Florida condominium collapse should be sold for development or turned into a memorial boiled over at a court hearing Thursday. Four Canadians were amon...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 03:54:45 EDT
North Korea proposes talks if South Korea abandons 'hostility,' says sister of Kim Jong-un
The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Friday her country is willing to resume talks with South Korea if it doesn't provoke the North with hostile policies and double standard...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Beauceville: Un travailleur au mauvais endroit au mauvais moment
Un travailleur de 34 ans qui se trouve toujours dans un état critique à la suite de l'explosion était « au mauvais endroit au mauvais moment ».

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:00:00 EDT
François Legault et la «gauche efficace»
Legault a ranimé cette semaine le concept de « gauche efficace », dont il s’était revendiqué dès 2003, alors qu’il était encore au Parti québécois.

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:09:28 +0000
Roughriders' A.C. Leonard apologizes for actions that led to suspension
Riders defensive end A.C. Leonard was contrite while meeting with the media on Tuesday for the first time since being suspended for three games.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:04:55 +0000
Regina police officer tackles man on bicycle after incident with knife
The suspect was into custody after a "brief struggle" and found to be in possession of a sawed-off .22 calibre rifle and ammunition, as well as other knives and break-and-enter tools.

Times Colonist

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:30:05 -0700
Alberta's COVID crisis and calls for a new defence minister: In The News for Sept. 24
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 24 ...What we are watching in Canada ...EDMONTON — The head of Alberta's health system s...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:26:02 -0700
Premier says Ottawa helping in battle against U.S. threat to Canadian cruise stops
The province will not be cut out of the West Coast cruise industry without a fight, Premier John Horgan said.In remarks to reporters Thursday, the premier said he has spoken with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ambassador to the U.S. Kirsten Hillma...

Toronto Star

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 21:25:00 EDT
Toronto lawyer Jeremy Diamond retracts admission to professional misconduct over firm’s ads
“I was never aware and I did not contemplate that a potential penalty could exceed a reprimand here,” Diamond said during a brief Law Society hearing on Thursday. “Had I known that that was a possibility, I would never admitted to the misconduc...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 17:14:00 EDT
High-profile Toronto police inspector charged with impaired driving, is suspended with pay
Toronto police Insp. Chris Boddy, 52, charged by York Regional Police on Aug. 29 after allegedly being found to have a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit.

Windsor Star

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:50:35 +0000
Irek Kusmierczyk confirmed for re-election in Windsor-Tecumseh
The mail-in ballots have been counted. Incumbent Liberal MP Irek Kusmierczyk has emerged the winner in Windsor-Tecumseh, finishing with 675 more votes than NDP candidate Cheryl Hardcastle.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:18:46 +0000
Proof-of-vaccination requirement comes to Windsor-Essex businesses
Wednesday was the first day that customers of restaurants, bars, gyms, and other venues in Windsor-Essex had to show they've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, by Ontario mandate.

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:14:11 -0600
Pide Ebrard en ONU terminar bloqueo a Cuba
En la Asamblea General de la ONU, el Canciller Marcelo Ebrard dice que resulta 'impostergable' poner fin al bloqueo económico de EU a Cuba.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:27:26 -0600
Acusa sicario a Zerón de ordenar 'siembra' de evidencias
Agustín García, 'El Chereje', acusó a Tomás Zerón, ex jefe de la AIC, de haberlo obligado a 'sembrar' bolsas con restos de normalistas.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:02:28 -0500
Clima en Monterrey hoy: el pronóstico para el viernes 24 de septiembre de 2021
Conoce el pronóstico del clima para la ciudad de Monterrey

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:02:21 -0500
Clima en Cancún hoy: el pronóstico para el viernes 24 de septiembre de 2021
Conoce el pronóstico del clima para la ciudad de Cancún

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:07:10 -0600
Pide Ebrard en ONU terminar bloqueo a Cuba
En la Asamblea General de la ONU, el Canciller Marcelo Ebrard dijo que resulta 'impostergable' poner fin al bloqueo económico de EU a Cuba.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:26:08 -0600
Acusa sicario a Zerón de ordenar 'siembra' de evidencias
Agustín García, 'El Chereje', acusó a Tomás Zerón, ex jefe de la AIC, de haberlo obligado a 'sembrar' bolsas con restos de normalistas.

Mexico Star

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 03:18:23 GMT
UNICEF concerned about situation of Haitian families
New York [US], September 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has voiced concern about the situation of Haitian families, particularly children, being expelled from the US border. According to UNICEF initial estimates, over two in three H...

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 02:05:23 GMT
Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 24
BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System: Currency Unit Central parity rate in y...

Mexico Topix (usa)

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