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Africa Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:42:47 GMT
Africa: Over 20 Million Covid-19 Tests Performed Across Continent
[allAfrica] As of November 26, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 2,107,358. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 50,647 and recoveries 1,781,750. The number of Covid-19 tests performed to date is 20,290,868.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:39:05 GMT
Africa: Over 50,000 Covid-19 Deaths Across Continent
[allAfrica] As of November 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 2,093,307. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 50,347 and recoveries 1,772,800.

Africa News

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Africa News24

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:02:24 +0200
News24.com | Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital
Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:54:52 +0200
News24.com | Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus
Sudan's former prime minister and top opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection on Thursday, his party said.

Central Africa

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:34:10 GMT
Cameroon: Management of Covid-19 - Minimizing Psychological Impact On Patients
[Cameroon Tribune] This, amongst other issues was highlighted during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the disease in the country.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:33:52 GMT
Cameroon: Cameroon-Switzerland - Benefits of Migration Agreement
[Cameroon Tribune] The bill on the agreement between Cameroon and Switzerland will soon be forwarded to the Senate for scrutiny and adoption.

Benin

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:04:27 GMT
Lesotho Stumble Against Benin
[Cosafa] Lesotho's chances of a first ever Africa Cup of Nations finals appearance are all but over after they failed to score for a second successive game against Benin.

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:11:34 GMT
Unlucky Lesotho Fall in Benin
[Cosafa] Jodel Dossou grabbed the only goal of the game on Saturday as Benin edged Lesotho 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier to leave Likuena at the bottom of Group L.

Botswana

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:56:24 GMT
Chairperson Implores Men to Speak Up On Abuse
[Botswana Daily News] Themashanga -- Men have been implored to speak up about their experiences on being victims of gender based violence.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:49:12 GMT
Illicit Internet Use Averages 17,000 Weekly
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- Misuse of the internet is rife in Botswana with some 17 000 people downloading or using digital technologies illicitly on a weekly basis.

Burkina Faso

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:01:12 GMT
Alliance Calls on Candidates to Respect Election Outcome, As Opposition Cries Foul
[RFI] The alliance of parties that support incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré called on all candidates to "respect the results" of Sunday's presidential and legislative elections, after an earlier announcement from opposition parties tha...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 05:01:05 GMT
Counting of Election Results Continues
[DW] In Burkina Faso, once known as a country of peaceful coexistence, mistrust is growing between ethnic groups in the wake of terrorist attacks and banditry. Insecurity kept hundreds of thousands of Burkinabe from voting.

Burundi

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:35:30 GMT
Hippos Dare South Sudan to Better Their Burundi Rout
[Monitor] South Sudan have ably stood up to Uganda's football challenge over the past two weeks.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:04:54 GMT
Rwasa - Burundi Not Out of the Woods in Quest for Unity, Stability
[East African] Agathon Rwasa, the country's opposition leader, spoke with The EastAfrican on electoral process, political space and composition of a new government

Cameroon

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:34:10 GMT
Management of Covid-19 - Minimizing Psychological Impact On Patients
[Cameroon Tribune] This, amongst other issues was highlighted during the daily press briefing on the evolution of the disease in the country.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:33:52 GMT
Cameroon-Switzerland - Benefits of Migration Agreement
[Cameroon Tribune] The bill on the agreement between Cameroon and Switzerland will soon be forwarded to the Senate for scrutiny and adoption.

Cape Verde

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:45:00 GMT
Five Things We Learned From Rwanda-Cape Verde Draw
[New Times] Rwanda's hopes of qualifying for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations took a huge blow following a goalless draw against Cape Verde in Kigali on Tuesday, November 17 at Kigali stadium in Nyamirambo.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 05:42:31 GMT
Cape Verde Sting Amavubi's Africa Nations Cup Hopes
[New Times] RWANDA'S hopes of qualifying for next year's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is in tatters after a goalless draw against Cape Verde which means the national side will stay rooted at the bottom of the table with three points and zero goals scor...

Central African Republic

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:50:25 GMT
First Central African Refugees Return From DRC Since Covid-19 Outbreak
[UNHCR] UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has helped hundreds of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) to return home in recent days - the first such move since the COVID-19 pandemic forced border c...

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:10:58 GMT
Morocco Announces Squad for Central African Republic Double Header
[CAF] Morocco coach Vahid Halihodzic has announced a 25-man squad for the upcoming double header against Central African Republic in the frame of Cameroon 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers' Group E.

Chad

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 06:53:31 GMT
Only International Action Can Restore Security in Sahel and Lake Chad Basin - Niger President
[Africa Renewal] In a pre-recorded address on Thursday to the UN General Assembly, Mahamadou Issoufou, the President of Niger, stressed that only international action can restore security in the strife-torn African regions of the Sahel and Lake Chad ...

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 07:18:34 GMT
Publishing the Trial of Hissène Habré
[African Arguments] Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African contin...

Comoros

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 05:42:22 GMT
Comoros Threatened Us With Covid-19 - 'Ghost'
[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Jacob "Ghost" Mulee has accused Comoros' Football Association of destabilising his players before the two teams met in Moroni on Sunday night.

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 06:51:16 GMT
Mulee Makes Two Changes for Comoros Tie
[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Jacob 'Ghost' Mulee has made two changes ahead of their 2021 Group G Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros set for Sunday at the Malouzini Stadium in Moroni.

Congo-Brazzaville

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:14:13 GMT
Govt Suspends the Importation, Sale of Johnson's Baby Powder
[allAfrica] Sold on shelves in the Republic of Congo, American brand Johnson & Johnson could contain potentially carcinogenic substances. After several weeks of consultation with civil society, the Ministry of Commerce has decided to suspend the impo...

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 14:08:02 GMT
Brazzaville - PM Dion Ngute Meets Cameroonian Community
[Cameroon Tribune] He represented President Paul Biya in an international colloquium that took place in the Congolese capital on October 28 and 29, 2020.

Congo-Kinshasa

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:54:49 GMT
Kalonzo 'Mediates' in DR Congo's Coalition Feud
[Nation] Kenya's former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is attempting to mediate between two wrangling sides in the ruling coalition in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:47:31 GMT
Kalonzo Meets DR Congo Leaders Over Coalition Wrangles
[East African] Kenya's former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is attempting to mediate between two wrangling sides in the ruling coalition in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Djibouti

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 04:00:04 GMT
How Ethiopia Reached This Crisis Point in Tigray
[African Arguments] Virtually all Ethiopia's neighbours and partners are against the conflict in Tigray, but can they stop it?

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 15:34:50 GMT
Accor Signs for Three Properties in Djibouti
[Ethiopian Herald] Accor is expanding its footprint in Africa after signing a management agreement with Kamak Investment to manage its first properties in Djibouti.

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:17:45 GMT
Africa Elections Monitoring Group Calls for AU, ECOWAS' Intervention in Guinea, Ivory Coast to Address Elections' Impasse
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The election monitoring group, the Africa Democratic Observation for Peaceful Elections and Good Governance (ADOPEGG), has called on the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to ri...

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 05:24:31 GMT
Libya Recalls 25 Players for Equatorial Guinea Double Header
[CAF] Libya coach Ali Merguini has recalled 25 players for The Mediterranean Knights squad to face Equatorial Guinea in the frame of Group J match Day 3 and 4 of the 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Eritrea

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:19:52 GMT
The Child in an Adult
[Shabait] International Children's Day was commemorated Friday, November 20, for the 25th time in Eritrea under the theme "Proper Treatment of Children: The Cornerstone of a Prosperous Nation." It is a day the world renews its commitment to the wellb...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:19:50 GMT
Let's At Least Laugh Today
[Shabait] Recently, a friend and I went to visit a woman, who recently returned to Asmara from a visit abroad. She was my children's teacher and knew my family well. I didn't know her family as much as she knew mine. Therefore, the day my friend and ...

Ethiopia

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:54:28 GMT
'People in Tigray Are Terrified'
[DW] The fate of civilians hangs in the balance as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed prepares to launch an attack on Mekele, the capital of the Tigray region. A 72-hour ultimatum for TPLF fighters expires this Wednesday.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:33:11 GMT
Prime Minister Urges Non-Intervention in Tigray Conflict
[DW] Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has stressed calls for non-intervention in the country's ongoing conflict. International concerns for civilians continue unabated as tanks surround the regional capital.

Gabon

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 07:08:52 GMT
GFF Responds to Gabon Delegation Claims
[The Point] The President of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF), Lamin Kaba Bajo, has strongly responded to allegations made by the Gabonese football delegation which attracted massive international media attention as most of which only relied on A...

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 07:40:42 GMT
Gambia Eye Revenge Against Gabon in AFCON Qualifier Today
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions are eyeing for revenge against Gabon in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers following their 2-1 slip to the Gabonese in their first-leg tie played at Franceville on Thursday.

Ghana

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:57 GMT
Karela Utd Get U.S.$300, 000 GNPC Deal
[Ghanaian Times] Aiyinase -- The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on Sunday, announced a US$300,000 sponsorship package for Karela United FC, a Premier League club, based at Aiyinase in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:48 GMT
President Akufo-Addo Inaugurates First Phase of Obetsebi Lamptey Interchange Project
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated the first phase of the US$135 million three-tier Obetsebi Lamptey Interchange Project in Accra.

Guinea

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:17:25 GMT
Victory for Guinean Massacred Victims At the ECOWAS Court
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Resources Rights and Governance Platform (MRU CSO Platform), has described as a monumental victory against impunity, the November 10, 2020 guilty verdict against the Guinean Gov...

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 08:36:41 GMT
Post-Election Violence, Repression
[HRW] New York -- Investigate Use of Excessive Force; Hold Those Responsible to Account

Guinea Bissau

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 05:55:22 GMT
Govt to Move Remains of Murdered Ex-President to New Grave
[Nation] The remains of Guinea Bissau's former President João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira will Monday be relocated from Bissau municipal cemetery to José D'Amura fortress, a heroes' corner, after the country's cabinet approved the symbolic move.

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 15:21:18 GMT
Guinea Bissau to Transfer Remains of President Vieira to a New Grave
[East African] The remains of Guinea Bissau's former President João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira will on Monday be relocated from Bissau Municipal cemetery to José D'Amura fortress, a heroes' corner, after the country's cabinet approved the symbolic move...

Kenya

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:31:19 GMT
Two Million Slide Into Grinding Poverty as Country Slips Into Recession
[Nation] The Covid-19 pandemic has impoverished an additional two million Kenyans, a new report by the World Bank reveals.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:20:12 GMT
A First as Brain Surgery Done on Awake Patient at Nairobi Hospital
[Nation] It is a fascinating surgery used to remove brain tumours where the patient remains awake throughout the entire procedure.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:48:57 +0300
Students storm out of school, say they are tired of studying
Some of them who talked to journalists in Tala town said they were unhappy with the school administration, which they termed as too strict.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:23:21 +0300
Mukhisa Kituyi: Why I think I can be a good President
Currently serving as the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Dr Kituyis decorated CV is impeccable.

Kenya News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:23:21 +0300
Mukhisa Kituyi: Why I think I can be a good President
Currently serving as the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Dr Kituyi's decorated CV is impeccable.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0300
Counties overwhelmed by virus, says Oparanya
Council of Governor's boss says lack of funds to buy equipment and train health staff has made their work difficult.

Lesotho

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 07:26:29 GMT
Minister Naledi Pandor Leads Ministerial Delegation to Meeting With Lesotho, 20 Nov
[Govt of SA] The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will lead a South African delegation to a Joint Bilateral Commission of Cooperation (JBCC) Ministerial Meeting between the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdo...

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:04:27 GMT
Lesotho Stumble Against Benin
[Cosafa] Lesotho's chances of a first ever Africa Cup of Nations finals appearance are all but over after they failed to score for a second successive game against Benin.

Liberia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:22:24 GMT
Autopsy Report Reveals LRA's Albert Peters and Gifty Lama Died of Carbon Monoxide and Inhaling Gasoline
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The autopsy report of the late Albert Peters and Mrs. Gifty Lama and the police investigative report have concluded that the two employees of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) both died as a result of inhaling Carbon M...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:49:29 GMT
Prosecutors End training on Forest Laws
[New Dawn] In a bid to get abreast with forest related issues and new laws in the sector, several lawyers, most of whom are prosecutors of the Ministry of Justice from across the country have completed a day-long training in forest crimes and civil o...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 15:00:13 GMT
The Pitfalls - and Privileges - of Travelling While Black
[African Arguments] Joe Shmoe may be able to backpack across Lomé with nothing more than the clothes on his back; you probably can't.

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:55:11 GMT
WFP - 'Focus On Starvation, Destabilisation and Migration to Avert a Covid-19 Global Food Crisis'
[IPS] United Nations -- Food security has become a priority in the Caribbean as COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions have hit the tourism-dependent region hard.

Malawi

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:53:39 GMT
Rights Organisation to Empower Survivors of Gender-Based Violence Survivors
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe-based women and girl rights organisation Zayane Creations has said it was geared to promote and empower women and girls who have survived Gender Based Violence (GBV).

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:24 GMT
Ex Malawi Queens Coach Saenda Dies Aged 68
[Nyasa Times] Netball coach Griffin "Zagalo" Saenda, who guided Malawi Queens to their first ever third place finish at Fast Five World netball series championship, has died aged 68.

Malawi Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:15:28 +0000
Breaking barriers for education of children with albinism
Badre Bahaji UN World Food Programme Attacking or killing of persons with albinism for rituals in Malawi is not rare. In the last five years, over 160 cases of killings, attacks and other human rights violations against persons with albinism have bee...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:55:18 +0000
High Court rebuffs Tayub, Transglobe
The High Court sitting in Blantyre has rebuffed Transglobe Export Produce Limited Director Rashid Tayub and his firm’s claims for compensation. Tayub in 2018 dragged the Attorney General (AG) and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to court seeking da...

Mali

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:18:40 GMT
Time to Tackle Violence Against Women
[ISS] The transition period could set the tone for new norms that future governments could live by.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:34:02 GMT
Covid-19 Action Fund for Africa Donates Millions of PPE to Sierra Leone, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia for Community Health Workers
[FrontPageAfrica] Accra -- The Covid-19 Action Fund for Africa (CAF-Africa) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to health ministries in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte D'Ivoire, and Mali for each nation's cadre of community health workers (C...

Mauritania

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:47:28 GMT
Revise Draft Associations Law
[HRW] Beirut -- Bill Falls Short of International Standards

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:50:19 GMT
El Guerguerat - Mauritania Expresses Reservations About 2nd Morocco's Sand Wall
[SPS] Nouakshott (Mauritania) -- Mauritania has expressed reservations about the second sand wall built by Morocco too close to the border of El Guerguerat, online newspaper Zahraa Chankit reported Sunday, stressing Nouakshott's "dissatisfaction" wit...

Mauritius

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:28:42 GMT
Sir Harilal Vaghjee - The speaker then... and now
[L'Express] With the National Assembly and its speaker, Sooroojdev Phokeer, under withering criticism of late, the question must be asked whether the parliament was always like that? To answer to that, we must turn to Sir Harilal Vaghjee, the first, ...

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 00:33:57 GMT
Ambiance au Parlement - «I am the loudspeaker, why are you shouting ?»
[L'Express] C'est dans un silence de cathédrale que Pravind Jugnauth a commencé à répondre à la PNQ. Il avait, à ce moment-là, toute l'attention de ses ministres et députés et celle de l'opposition. Dès qu'il «révèle» que les enquêtes ...

Mozambique

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 06:13:16 GMT
Mozambique Injects Us$30m for Rail Rehabilitation Works to Benefit Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Mozambique has announced that it has invested US$30 million to its public-owned ports and railway company (CFM) to carry out rehabilitation works of its rail network that connects with Malawi.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:36:00 GMT
Going Deep Into Mozambique's Cabo Delgado Extremism
[Africa In Fact] In light of claims that Rovuma basin liquid natural gas finds will uplift local communities in Northern Mozambique, this article examines the way in which poor mining practices intersect with what we know drives recruitment and radic...

Namibia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:12:49 GMT
'Poverty Rate to Rise By 2.7%'
[New Era] The World Bank projects Namibia's extreme poverty rate to rise by nearly 2.7 percentage points in 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to widen existing large income gaps and increase the already extremely high inequality.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:15:04 GMT
Food Prices Rise Dramatically in October
[New Era] Food and non-alcoholic beverages recorded the highest annual inflation rate in 2020 with 7.1% recorded in October 2020 compared to 4% registered at the same time last year. This substantial increase emanated mainly from price increases in m...

Niger

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:48:00 GMT
Nigerian Customs Delegation Ends Study Visit Here
[New Dawn] A delegation from the Nigeria Customs Service, Customs Command and Staff College (NCCSC) comprising of senior students and lecturers recently concluded a week-long study tour in Liberia.

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 06:53:31 GMT
Only International Action Can Restore Security in Sahel and Lake Chad Basin - Niger President
[Africa Renewal] In a pre-recorded address on Thursday to the UN General Assembly, Mahamadou Issoufou, the President of Niger, stressed that only international action can restore security in the strife-torn African regions of the Sahel and Lake Chad ...

Nigeria

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:04 GMT
Group to Launch 'Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?' Report
[Nigeria Health Watch] Africare,Nigeria Health Watch and EpiAFRIC are set to launch a report on the causes of maternal deaths in communities in Nigeria on Monday, 30 November 2020.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:52:13 GMT
45,000 People Living With HIV Died in 2019 - UNAIDS
[Premium Times] The World AIDS Day is celebrated December 1 every year to honour the people who have fallen to the disease as well as people living with HIV.

Nigeria African Herald Express

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

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

Nigeria National Mirror

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

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

Nigeria Nigeria Sturvs News

Nigeria The Nation

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:20:45 +0000
Court orders Rep to produce Maina’s fleeing son within nine days
By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Ndume’s bail request for hearing Thursday Lawyers dumps Maina, applies to quit trial A Federal High Court in Abuja has given a House of Representatives member, Umar Sani Dan Galadima up till December 4 to produce Faisal, ...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:06:26 +0000
Shops, transformer razed in Anambra diesel tanker explosion
By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha An electric transformer and shops were on Wednesday night razed in a fire explosion involving a diesel laden tanker in Agulu, Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra state. The tanker reportedly crashed near a petrol station ...

Nigeria The Will

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:45:26 +0000
The Enigmatic Maradona
There are not that many individuals to whom the term “Larger than Life” applies based on the lives they have led. Among the very few that this can be applied to, fewer still can come close to the legend that was Diego Armando Maradona. The name ...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:29:59 +0000
Hope For Nigeria As Oil Rises Above $48
SAN FRANCISCO, November 25, (THEWILL) – The international oil benchmark, Brent crude, rose above $48 per barrel on Wednesday, signalling hope for oil-dependent countries like Nigeria. Brent, against which Nigerian’s oil is priced, rose for a...

Rwanda

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:55:46 GMT
APR Face Gorilla FC in League Opener
[New Times] DEFENDING champions APR will kick off the 2020/21 Rwanda Premier League campaign against second division champions and newly promoted Gorilla FC on December, 11 according to the new season fixtures that were released on Wednesday, Novembe...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:07:11 GMT
Top Star Axed, Wamukota in Quarantine As Kenya Morans Prep for Senegal Opener
[Nation] Kigali -- The confusion that has rocked Kenya Morans' camp in Kigali, Rwanda continued on Wednesday ahead of their opening duel against Senegal in the Afro basketball qualifiers.

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:16:41 GMT
Health Ministry On Alert Amid Senegal's Mysterious Disease
[The Point] Head of Epidemiology and Disease Control Center at the Ministry of Health has stated that an expatriate technical committee of epidemiologists, lab technicians, clinical and communication has been set-up to monitor the situation of an inf...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:07:11 GMT
Top Star Axed, Wamukota in Quarantine As Kenya Morans Prep for Senegal Opener
[Nation] Kigali -- The confusion that has rocked Kenya Morans' camp in Kigali, Rwanda continued on Wednesday ahead of their opening duel against Senegal in the Afro basketball qualifiers.

Seychelles

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:05:57 GMT
Seychelles Gets Its Own Dragon's Den, a TV Show for Innovative Entrepreneurs
[Seychelles News Agency] Six Seychellois will battle one another, pitching and marketing their businesses or services to a panel of judges, in a race to win the main prize of a soon-to-air TV series in Seychelles.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:09:06 GMT
Miss Seychelles Pageant to Be Held Dec. 7 After Covid Postponement
[Seychelles News Agency] The Miss Seychelles National Pageant will be held on December 7 following its postponement in June due to COVID-19, said Beauty Empowerment Seychelles, the organisers of the pageant.

Sierra Leone

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:30:56 GMT
President Koroma Finally Questioned Over Graft
[East African] Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) finally questioned former President Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday over suspected involvement in corruption, after several past attempts.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:22:58 GMT
WAFU U-20 - Scorpions Coach Hopes to Correct Mistakes Against Sierra Leone
[The Point] Scorpions U-20 head coach, Matarr Mboge has said that losing 5-1 against Senegal in their opening WAFU U-20 tournament is difficult but hopes to correct their mistakes and lapses against their next opponent Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom
Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom at time of unprecedented challenge November 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs (pictured), co-host...


Kenyan writer and scholar Simon Gikandi
Simon E. Gikandi (born 30 September 1960) is a Kenyan Literature Professor and Postcolonial scholar. He is the Robert Schirmer Professor of English at Princeton University. He is perhaps best known for his co-editorship (with Abiola Irele) of The Ca...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:39:24 +0000
DOfA signs MOU with Legal Aid Board
…to provide legal aid for older people By Fadda Bakish The Dorwontony Organization for the Aged (DOfA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Legal Aid Board (LAB) for the provision of legal aid For older people. The MoU was signed by th...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:38:24 +0000
Chinese Gov.t hands over China-aid Medical Supplies to NaCOVERC
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E Hu Zhangliang has handed over the China-aid Medical Supplies to the Minister of Defense and Head of the National Covid Emergency Response Center (NaCOVERC), Brigadier Rtd Kelly Conteh. ...

Somalia

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:50:46 GMT
Cyclone Brings Two Years Worth of Rain in Two Days
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Garowe -- Cyclone Gati, the strongest storm to hit Somalia, has dumped two years' worth of rain in two days

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:33:30 GMT
NUSOJ-UN Population Fund Partnership Skills 336 Journalists in Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Reporting
[Shabelle] The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has concluded the training of 336 journalists in reporting on Sexual and Gender based violence, with the last training concluded in Garowe, the capital of Puntland State of Somalia.

South Africa AllAfrica

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:28:21 GMT
Granny Was the 'True Parent', Court Rules in Inheritance Case
[GroundUp] Child's grandmother will share in child's R15-million estate, not his father

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:18:52 GMT
Ethiopian Community in SA Calls for Ramaphosa to Help Stop the War in Tigray
[Daily Maverick] A crowd of Ethiopians gathered outside the Department of International Relations and Cooperation's offices in Pretoria to hand over a memorandum in the hope that President Cyril Ramaphosa would intervene to help put an end to the war...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:42 GMT
Santaco in Tshwane condemns killing of taxi operators

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:57:55 GMT
Teen mom nabbed for abusing newborn son allegedly started beating him when he was a week old

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:01:09 +0000
Introducing Greening the Future 2020
We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment The post Introducing Greening the Future 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:00:06 +0000
A colossus with feet of clay
South Africa is disproportionately targeted by cybercriminals. Digital attacks call for digital solutions and technology is a the prime weapon in this fight The post A colossus with feet of clay appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:54:24 +0200
News24.com | Eastern Cape mom and five children found murdered, police looking for husband
A 42-year-old Eastern Cape mother and her five children have been butchered and police are looking for the woman's husband to assist them in the investigation.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:26:42 +0200
News24.com | Brackenfell High: Past pupils' open letter urges school to get to bottom of racism allegations
About 600 people have signed the petition, titled 'Open letter to the principal and SGB of Brackenfell High School from alumni'.

South Africa News 24

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:54:24 +0200
News24.com | Eastern Cape mom and five children found murdered, police looking for husband
A 42-year-old Eastern Cape mother and her five children have been butchered and police are looking for the woman's husband to assist them in the investigation.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:26:42 +0200
News24.com | Brackenfell High: Past pupils' open letter urges school to get to bottom of racism allegations
About 600 people have signed the petition, titled 'Open letter to the principal and SGB of Brackenfell High School from alumni'.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:56:09 +0200
Power outages and smashed cars in aftermath of hail storm in Limpopo
Victims of a severe storm that wreaked havoc in Limpopo queued to register for temporary shelter in Polokwane on Thursday.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:46:52 +0200
Sixty km queues as Covid turns Kenyan border crossing into lorry park
The queue of lorries snakes down the narrow tarmac road, stretching back as far as the eye can see on both sides of a sign that reads: "Welcome to Busia, the gateway to east and central Africa".

South Sudan

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:26:51 GMT
Former NBA Star to Coach South Sudan At Afrobasket 2021 Qualifiers
[New Times] South Sudan Basketball Federation (SSBF) President Luol Deng has taken matters into his own hands and will coach the senior men's national team at the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in Kigali beginning today.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:35:30 GMT
Hippos Dare South Sudan to Better Their Burundi Rout
[Monitor] South Sudan have ably stood up to Uganda's football challenge over the past two weeks.

South Sudan Nation

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 20:12:33 +0000
The Fallacy of the so-called National Dialogue: No Legitimacy
BY: Dr Lam Akol, Opposition member, NOV/19/2020, SSN; On the 3rd of November, the National Conference of the “National Dialogue” was opened in Juba amid a fanfare that it represented the voice of the people of South Sudan. “Our people have spok...

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:46:56 +0000
Acts of ethnic cleansing and unlawful conduct in Unity State target Equatorians: Equat. Peoples’ Alliance (EPA) 
EQUATORIA PEOPLES’ ALLIANCE (EPA): Press Release, 27th October 2020, SSN; The Equatoria Peoples’ Alliance (EPA) in Diaspora has learned with utter dismay about issuance of appalling and reprehensible threats and warnings lately in the med...

Southern Africa

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:12:49 GMT
Namibia: 'Poverty Rate to Rise By 2.7%'
[New Era] The World Bank projects Namibia's extreme poverty rate to rise by nearly 2.7 percentage points in 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to widen existing large income gaps and increase the already extremely high inequality.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:28:21 GMT
South Africa: Granny Was the 'True Parent', Court Rules in Inheritance Case
[GroundUp] Child's grandmother will share in child's R15-million estate, not his father

Sudan

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:34:44 GMT
Sudan's Umma Party Leader El Sadig El Mahdi Passes Away
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -- El Sadig El Mahdi, Imam of the followers of the Mahdi and President of the National Umma Party (NUP) yesterday passed away in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:40:30 GMT
Sudan Govt Ratifies UN Convention Against Enforced Disappearances
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Council of Ministers has ratified the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED) yesterday. The decision still needs to be approved by the Sovereign Council, the For...

Swaziland

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:39:00 GMT
Swaziland Ends Coronavirus National Emergency but Restrictions Stay in Place
[Swazi Media] The national emergency introduced in Swaziland (eSwatini) in response to the coronavirus pandemic has been ended but restrictions remain in place.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:50:58 GMT
Eswatini Makes Progress On Climate Thanks to Crucial Partnership Support
[IPS] Mbabane -- Barry de Maine, the director of Green Cross Pharmacy, lost about $ 7,675 worth of stock when The Mall, the largest shopping centre in Mbabane, was flooded back in 2003. But when the flash floods hit again this year, he had already in...

Swaziland Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:11:00 +0200
‘I HAD AFFAIRS WITH WOMEN AFTER ABUSE’
MBABANE – Due to alleged abuse at the hands of her husband Mzuthini Ntshangase, Nothando, says her perception towards men changed and she had sexual

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:07:00 +0200
2 TEACHERS, FRIENDS KILLED IN ACCIDENT AFTER PARTY
MBABANE – Tragedy! This best describes a car accident that killed four men in the wee hours of yesterday. The accident happened at Nkonka under

Tanzania

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:35:21 GMT
Crdb Bank Women Loan Reaches 600bn/-
[Daily News] CRDB Bank has continued to empower women by providing loans issuance in its bid to raise their social and economic wellbeing.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:35:21 GMT
Lack of Locomotives to Push Up Tanga Cement Production Cost
[Daily News] TANGA Cement has said lack of Tanzania Railway Corporation (TRC) locomotives for transporting cement to the northern regions is likely to increase production costs.

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:55:56 GMT
Health Costs and the 'Ugly' Gender Gap
[SciDev.Net] This week, Africa Science Focus is in The Gambia, talking to women about how gender inequality is affecting their health.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:19:00 GMT
TRRC Extends Mandate to June 2021
[Foroyaa] Dr. Lamin J. Sise, the Chairman of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has disclosed that they have obtained the approval of the President to extend their mandate to June 2021.

Togo

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:30:26 GMT
President Ahmad Commemorates Former CAF Vice President General Seyi Memene
[CAF] Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) regrets to announce the death of General Seyi Memene, CAF Honorary Vice President, in Lomé (Togo), on Friday 20 night to Saturday 21 November 2020, after a long illness.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 06:42:33 GMT
Egypt Hammer Togo to Reduce Kenya's Afcon Chances
[Nation] Midfielders Mohamed Kashfa, Mohamed Shariff and Trezeguet scored a goal apiece as Egypt tore hosts Togo apart 3-1 to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday.

Uganda

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:55:47 GMT
Crackdown on Reporters Threatens Ugandan Election's Credibility
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a wave of attacks against journalists and media outlets in Uganda in recent days during an increasingly turbulent presidential election campaign. This major escalation in efforts to suppress the freedom ...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:59:21 GMT
West Nile Turning Into Desert - CSOs
[Monitor] Community over reliance on charcoal and firewood for cooking, besides illegal logging, is turning West Nile region into a desert, civil society organisations (CSOs) have warned.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:18:40 GMT
Mali: Time to Tackle Violence Against Women
[ISS] The transition period could set the tone for new norms that future governments could live by.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:04 GMT
Nigeria: Group to Launch 'Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?' Report
[Nigeria Health Watch] Africare,Nigeria Health Watch and EpiAFRIC are set to launch a report on the causes of maternal deaths in communities in Nigeria on Monday, 30 November 2020.

Zambia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:21:46 GMT
East Syndicate Stealing FISP Inputs
[Times of Zambia] Authorities in Lundazi have exposed a scam in which some agricultural officials are running a syndicate specialising in stealing fertiliser and seed supplied under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP).

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:48:42 GMT
Teacher Accused of Conning Seven Out of K26,000
[Times of Zambia] A TEACHER of Kabwe has appeared in court on charges of obtaining K26,000 from an individual he promised to secure jobs for seven people in the ministry of Education.

Zimbabwe

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:29:02 GMT
'Traditional Leaders Key in Ending Gender Based Violence'
[263Chat] Traditional leaders, who are the custodians of the customary law and norms, have been identified as key players in ending gender-based violence.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:24:55 GMT
Parly Committee Deliberating On Media Reforms - Shamu
[263Chat] The Parliamentary Committee on Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services says it is deliberating on observations made by international organisations with regards to media reforms in the country during elections.

Zimbabwe Herald

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:47:25 +0000
JUST IN: Nyakutsikwa challenges SACU establishment
Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter The director police Intelligence Commissioner Douglas Nyakutsikwa yesterday made an application for referral of his matter to the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) where he intends to challenge the constitutionali...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:42:19 +0000
JUST IN: Zim, China focused on inclusive development
Herald Reporter ZIMBABWE and China share strong historical bonds that date back to the struggle against colonialism and the two countries’ economic blueprints that were launched recently show that both nations are committed to inclusive development...

Zimbabwe Mail

Cambodian Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:55:22 GMT
Avian Influenza A(H5N1)- Lao People's Democratic Republic
The Ministry of Health in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) reported a human case of infection with an avian influenza A(H5N1) virus. The case is a one-year-old female who developed symptoms o

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:42:09 GMT
Compensation Delays for Survivors of Laos' Worst Dam Disaster
More than two years after a dam collapse that caused Laos' worst flooding in decades, survivors say that the dam's developers and the Lao government are again late on compensation payments for hous

Hong Kong China

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:06:11 +0800
China, S Korea boost ties in Wang Yi's visit
The foreign ministers of South Korea and China pledged on Thursday to work together to advance bilateral ties and tackle regional and global issues including stalled nuclear talks involving North Korea and the coronavirus pandemic. South Korea's Kan...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:59:21 +0800
Xi Jinping congratulates Joe Biden on election win
President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden on his US election victory, state media reported. In his telegram, Xi said both countries should "stick to no conflict or confrontation, mutual respect, (and) the spirit of win-win cooperatio...

Hong Kong Local

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:33:29 +0800
'Govt will deliver 300,000-plus public flats'
Development Secretary Michael Wong on Thursday dismissed concerns that the government won't be able to deliver on its promise to generate more than 310,000 public flats in the coming 10 years, after the chief executive said in her Policy Address the ...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:07:30 +0800
Govt preparing mass civil servant oath exercise
The government says it has entered the final stages of its preparations to make all civil servants take an oath of allegiance, with tens of thousands of government workers expected to make their pledges in one mass exercise. At a press conference on...

South China Morning Post

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:37:17 +0800
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi calls for stronger ties with South Korea
Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, on Thursday stressed the importance of bilateral relations while meeting senior officials in South Korea, where there is growing concern that the country is becoming squeezed between its biggest trading partner an...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:32:22 +0800
Hong Kong police seize 42kg of meth hidden in hollow concrete slabs, 18kg of cocaine in car boot in separate busts
Nearly 43kg of crystal meth concealed in the hollow centres of scores of concrete slabs were among more than HK$57 million (US$7.4 million) worth of illegal drugs seized in two anti-narcotic operations in a span of six hours, Hong Kong police said on...

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:29:15 GMT
A role for RCEP in Indonesia's post-COVID-19 economic recovery? - East Asia Forum
A role for RCEP in Indonesia's post-COVID-19 economic recovery? East Asia Forum

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:51:02 GMT
Taiwan adds five COVID-19 cases
TAIPEI, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Five people tested positive for COVID-19 in Taiwan Wednesday, raising the total number of infections to 623, the local epidemic monitoring agency said. Of the new

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:55:44 +0800
PDRM’s Mounted Unit begins to patrol Malaysia-Thai border
PADANG BESAR, Nov 26 ― The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) Federal Reserve Unit’s (FRU) mounted outfit begins work to assist patrol operations to prevent smuggling at the national border starting today. PDRM Mounted Unit commanding officer, DSP...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:49:55 +0800
In rare move, Agong expresses gratitude to MPs for backing Perikatan’s Budget 2021
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 ― Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has extended his gratitude to federal lawmakers today for provisionally approving Budget 2021. Comptroller of the Royal Household Datuk Ahmad...

Mongolia

Pakistan World News

Wed, 25 Nov 20 07:05:34 +0500
Afghan donor conference pledges $12B over 4 years
The $12 billion was less than the $15 billion offered at a similar conference in Brussels in 2016

Wed, 25 Nov 20 07:38:21 +0500
China's poverty reduction admirable model for world: Pakistani expert
China has removed all its 832 impoverished counties nationwide from the poverty list

Pakistani News

Thu, 26 Nov 20 08:53:41 +0500
Pakistan summons Indian diplomat to register protest over ceasefire violation
India has committed 2,840 ceasefire violations in 2020

Thu, 26 Nov 20 05:12:42 +0500
Bilawal tests positive for COVID-19
Is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms

Philippines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:18:00 +0800
Duterte supports extension of Bangsamoro transition
President Rodrigo Duterte backs the extension of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, but stresses that Congress needs to amend the law for this to push through

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:11:00 +0800
Foreign funds reenter Philippines in October at 21-month high
Foreign portfolio investments registered a net inflow of $439.46 million in October, the largest in 21 months.

Philippines Bacolod

Philippines Baguio

Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro

Philippines Cebu

Philippines Davao

Philippines Dumaguete

Philippines Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:18:00 +0800
Duterte supports extension of Bangsamoro transition
President Rodrigo Duterte backs the extension of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority, but stresses that Congress needs to amend the law for this to push through

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:41:00 +0800
Gloria Arroyo named as Duterte adviser
Former President and House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is back in the national government, this time as one of President Rodrigo Duterte’s advisers

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:50:00 +0800
Metro Manila mayors caution against shift to MGCQ amid holiday season — Galvez
Local executives in the capital region are wary of easing quarantine restrictions in December, National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez said Thursday

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:03:00 +0800
DOT backs recommendation to close down Boracay establishment breaching COVID-19 protocols
The Department of Tourism on Thursday condemned the irresponsible Halloween party mass gathering in an establishment on Boracay island.

Philippines Pampanga

Philippines Pangasinan

Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:09:00 +0800
2 nabbed in anti-drug sting
TWO drug personalities were arrested in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, the police reported Wednesday, November 25, 2020.Police Major Elmer Solon, Zamboanga City Police Office’s (ZCPO's)

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:50:00 +0800
Village peacekeepers undergo refresher training
MEMBERS of Barangay Peacekeeping Action Teams (BPATs) of two conflict-affected villages in Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte have undergone refresher training in peacekeeping techniques.Those who have undergone

Singapore News Asia

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:38:38 +0800
Thailand confirms return of Iranians held over 2012 bomb plot
Thailand confirmed Thursday it had returned three Iranians jailed over a 2012 bomb plot in Bangkok, in an announcement that came after Tehran freed an Australian-British lecturer imprisoned for alleged spying.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:47:27 +0800
When and which COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be available in Asia Pacific countries
Pfizer with partner BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca  have released trial data this month showing their experimental vaccines are effective in preventing the disease. 

Singapore Today Online

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:37:27 +0000
As borders begin to open, NTUC Income adds Covid-19 coverage to travel insurance

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:27:58 +0000
Gender equality not just a women’s issue, men need to educate themselves on it: Panellists at TODAY’s webinar series

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:11:32 +0700
Protesters' yellow-duck food coupons deemed illegal
The yellow-duck food coupons distributed during Wednesday’s anti-government rally are illegal, according to police, and the wording may amount to lese majeste.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:22:00 +0700
First trickle of tourists in October as curbs ease
A total of 1,201 foreign tourists were reported in October after a ban in April aimed at averting coronavirus outbreaks, as the country gradually opens up to a select number of visitors to help its struggling, tourism-reliant economy.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:46:00 +0700
TEST YOURSELF: Not just 'tall, light and skinny'
A Hong Kong model is promoting all skin tones and sizes

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:41:00 +0700
Rival students blamed for shooting near protest rally site
The shooting heard after the protest at SCB Park ended on Wednesday night involved students from rival vocational schools who worked as guards during the rally, according to police.

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

Argentina

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT
“No matter what happens, and no matter who is in charge, the number 10 shirt will always be mine”
Diego Armando Maradona was not only a brilliant player but was also notorious for his opinions and here are a few of his quotes:

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:59:00 GMT
Infantino: “Diego deserves our eternal gratitude for having amazed us with his incredible talent”
Football is in mourning after one of the sport’s most prodigious talents, Diego Maradona, passed away at the age of 60 in his native Buenos Aires.

Bahamas Weekly

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:27:56 EDT
K. Peter Turnquest on Minister of Finance Resignation
See enclosed official statement by K. Peter Turnquest, Member of Parliament, East Grand Bahama, regarding his resignation as Minister of Finance: It has been my great honour and privilege to serve my country in public office. I have done ...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:52:17 EDT
Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the resignation of the Minister of Finance
I have accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, effective immediately. I thank Mr. Turnquest for his service to The Bahamas, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. I will serve...

Barbados Nation News


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The Reporter

Bolpress (sp)

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 21:21:40 +0000
La CIDH envía a Bolivia a un grupo de seis expertos independientes que investigará violencia de 2019
(ABI).- A instancias de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), un grupo de seis expertos independientes investigará, desde este lunes en Bolivia, los hechos de violencia suscitados entre el 1 de septiembre de 2019 y el 31 de...

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 21:18:23 +0000
Los desafíos del gobierno boliviano
El proceso democrático y de liberación nacional en Bolivia ha dado, en los últimos cuatro meses, grandes saltos y avances con las movilizaciones populares de agosto, las elecciones de octubre y la asunción de Luis Arce y David Cho...

El Diario (sp)

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

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

Brazil

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:15:00 GMT
Beijing accused Eduardo Bolsonaro of harming relations between Brazil and China
China’s embassy in Brazil said a son of President Jair Bolsonaro had harmed relations between the two countries with critical comments about telecommunications equipment firm Huawei.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT
Consumer confidence in Brazil fell in November: concern over Covid-19 and end of emergency transfers
Consumer confidence in Brazil fell in November for the second month in a row, a survey showed on Wednesday, reflecting growing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy, and the looming end of emergency g...

Colombia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:59:34 +0000
Colombia’s war crimes tribunal grills government over FARC killings
Colombia’s war crimes tribunal on Wednesday grilled top government officials over their failure to prevent or even investigate the mass killing of demobilized FARC guerrillas. The government official were summoned… The post Colombia’...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:57:34 +0000
Mismanagement leaves Colombia’s Hurricane Iota victims without drinking water for a week
Mindboggling mismanagement is leaving Colombia’s victims of Hurricane Iota without food and drinking water while diseases are spreading, health workers said Tuesday. Iota allegedly destroyed 80% of the homes and… The post Mismanagement le...

Colombia Bogota

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 22:22:45 +0000
Colombia drops to 10th place in Johns Hopkins global COVID ranking
The second wave of COVID infections across Colombia appears to be decelerating with 55,400 active cases. The country now ranks 10th in the Johns Hopkins global tally.

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 22:37:16 +0000
Avianca US$2 Billion refinancing plan approved by Chapter 11 court
The New York bankruptcy court has approved Avianca's US$2 Billion refinancing plan to leave Chapter 11 next year. The airline has also announced a return to more international routes.

Costa Rica News

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:48:33 +0000
Chaos on Twitter! Fans confuse Maradona’s death with Madonna’s
QMAGAZINE – After the death of the former Argentine player, Diego Armando Maradona, was announced this Wednesday, November 25, Madonna fans were shocked. The fans of the queen of pop misread the last name, leaving many on social media thinking ...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:25:12 +0000
Son planned the murder of his mother to collect ¢1 million life insurance
QCOSTARICA – A 20-year-old man was arrested this Wednesday on suspicion of planning the murder of his mother to collect a life insurance policy valued at ¢1.1 million, that’s about US$1,800 at today’s exchange rate. The arrest, of ...

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

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:02:57 +0000
Antigua: Attorney appeals for equity in laws concerning fatherhood
Antiguan attorney at Law ,Roland Moore, has issued a strong call for the revision of laws to allow fathers to play a greater role in the lives of their children. In explaining his appeal Moore said that many of the... The post Antigua: Attorney appea...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:47:08 +0000
LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020
Live ministry of health COVID-19 update from  6pm. The post LIVE: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update 25th November 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

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

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:49:00 GMT
Falklands' MLA Barkman at the virtual annual JMC between UK ministers and Overseas Territories governments
The annual Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) between the United Kingdom Government and the Governments of the Overseas Territories is taking place virtually this week with the involvement of lawmaker MLA Teslyn Barkman in represe...

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:10:00 GMT
Falklands' 26 capital program projects focused on new port and power plant, Tussac House and housing
The Falkland Islands' government has released new information on the current state of the Capital Development Program, saying that progress has been good despite the disruption from Covid-19.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:13:00 -0500
$4b tax cheats - Multinationals under microscope for offshoring wealth
Jamaica’s public service is being robbed of at least $4 billion yearly because of elaborate tax avoidance and tax-evasion schemes used by some companies, a new report has suggested. Fingers are being pointed particularly at multinational...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:18:51 -0500
Help coming for women-beaters
The Holness administration is crafting intervention for men who batter and scar Jamaican women and children, oftentimes leaving the victims burdened by trauma long after their physical wounds have healed. An initiative to be spearheaded by the...

Jamaica Observer

Thu, 26, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Christmas supply of tubers, meat sufficient, says Green
AGRICULTURE and Fisheries Minister Floyd Green is assuring the country that the food supply chain for the Christmas period remains stable, though challenges abound with crops of vegetable that were severely impacted by recent heav...

Thu, 26, Nov, 2020 07:01:00 GMT
Children's rights being violated amid COVID-19, says UWI professor
A university professor is calling for an urgent analysis of the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the quality of education children are receiving, saying already a number of their rights under the United Nations Convent...

Jamaica Star

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:19:27 -0500
Four more COVID deaths increase total fatalities to 243
Four more people have died from COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported. This means Jamaica has now recorded 243 deaths from the disease since its first case on March 10. The deceased are a 59-year-old male from Kingston and St......

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 05:01:31 -0500
NO HOME FOR CHRISTMAS - COVID curtails ‘take a child home’ programme
Usually at Christmas, orphaned or abandoned children living in homes across Jamaica would get a Christmas wrapped in love, as persons would 'take a child home for Christmas.' This life-changing programme was introduced by the Child Protection...

Latin America

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
Fitch Ratings more optimistic about Latin America's “improving economic” environment
Latin American corporate credit indicators point to an improving economic and operating environment for most countries across the region in 2021, according to a series of new reports from Fitch Ratings.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:11:00 GMT
Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine expected to be administered in Mexico in mid December
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine could start being administered in Mexico in mid-December if it is approved by the country’s health regulator, Mexico’s foreign minister announced

Mercosur

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
Fitch Ratings more optimistic about Latin America's “improving economic” environment
Latin American corporate credit indicators point to an improving economic and operating environment for most countries across the region in 2021, according to a series of new reports from Fitch Ratings.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:50:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU trade deal: “time is pressing,” cautions Uruguay
Uruguayan foreign minister Francisco Bustillo leaves this week for Spain the first of a round of European countries ahead of the coming Mercosur summit to be held next month, under the presidency of Uruguay. Finalizing the Merc...

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

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
China competes in the dredging of Paraguay/Parana Waterway which handles 90 million tons of grains
A Chinese company entered the competition to manage a section of the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway, joining four European companies seeking to win the concession to deepen the draft and provide maintenance on approximately 1,238 ki...

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 08:22:00 GMT
Paraguay admits transexual lawyer into bar after a five-year dispute
Paraguay's Supreme Court Chief Justice Alberto Martínez Simón Monday took the oath from female transexual lawyer Kimberly Ayala to enter the professional registry after being denied her right twice on the grounds that her ID ...

La Republica (sp)

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:20:12 GMT-5
Diego Maradona: últimas noticias sobre la muerte de la leyenda mundial del fútbol
Últimas noticias de deportes, partidos de hoy, fútbol en vivo, fichajes, resultados y pronóstico en La República. Noticias, fotos y videos de la última hora hoy.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 02:44:49 GMT-5
De ‘10’ a ‘10’: la conmovedora elegía de Juan Román para Diego Maradona
Últimas noticias de deportes, partidos de hoy, fútbol en vivo, fichajes, resultados y pronóstico en La República. Noticias, fotos y videos de la última hora hoy.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:59:48 +0000
Lista de ganadores de los GOLDEN JOYSTICK AWARDS 2020
Last of Us 2 es el título con más premiaciones, para sorpresa de todos, Ghost of Tsushima no obtuvo ningún premio por lo que podrá cobrar su revancha el 10 de diciembre, donde el evento más importante de la industria de los videojuegos se llevar...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:04:16 +0000
Independiente se impuso por goleada 1-4 a Fénix en Montevideo
El Rey de Copas ha sentenciado prácticamente su clasificación a cuartos de final tras golear de visita al equipo albivioleta. En partido de ida correspondiente a los octavos de final de la Copa Sudamericana disputado en el Parque Alfredo Víctor Vi...

South America

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
Fitch Ratings more optimistic about Latin America's “improving economic” environment
Latin American corporate credit indicators point to an improving economic and operating environment for most countries across the region in 2021, according to a series of new reports from Fitch Ratings.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:15:00 GMT
Beijing accused Eduardo Bolsonaro of harming relations between Brazil and China
China’s embassy in Brazil said a son of President Jair Bolsonaro had harmed relations between the two countries with critical comments about telecommunications equipment firm Huawei.

Unasur

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 09:31:00 GMT
Bolivian president takes office promising to rebuild the country in unity and peace
Luis Arce was sworn in as Bolivia’s new president on Sunday, bringing to a close a turbulent period characterized by political and social turmoil after former president Evo Morales left the government in November following a ...

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:27:00 GMT
Alberto Fernández confesses that Néstor Kirchner marked a before and after for his life and is his permanent inspiration
"Néstor, in history and in my heart," said Argentine President Alberto Fernández emotionally, along with a video recalling his relationship with his former political mentor, former President Néstor Kirchner (2003-2007) on th...

Uruguay

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:50:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU trade deal: “time is pressing,” cautions Uruguay
Uruguayan foreign minister Francisco Bustillo leaves this week for Spain the first of a round of European countries ahead of the coming Mercosur summit to be held next month, under the presidency of Uruguay. Finalizing the Merc...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
China competes in the dredging of Paraguay/Parana Waterway which handles 90 million tons of grains
A Chinese company entered the competition to manage a section of the Paraguay-Paraná Waterway, joining four European companies seeking to win the concession to deepen the draft and provide maintenance on approximately 1,238 ki...

Venezuela

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:20:00 GMT
MSF plans to withdraw from a Covid-19 treating hospital in Venezuelan
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) will withdraw from a collaboration with a Venezuelan hospital to treat COVID-19 patients due to restrictions on specialists' ability to enter the country, the medical NGO said on Tuesday.

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:05:00 GMT
US names first ambassador in a decade to Venezuela, but he will operate from Bogotá
Amid a breakdown in relations and absence of US diplomats in Venezuela, Washington has named its first ambassador for the South American country for the first time in a decade. However he will carry out his duties from the ca...

Venezuela Analysis

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:15:00 -0400
Venezuela: Guaido Calls for Regime Change ‘Bipartisan Support’
The opposition leader has called for a "popular consultation" and boycotted upcoming legislative elections.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:42:00 -0400
Venezuelan Elections: Maduro Requests Anti-Corruption ‘Help' as APR Blasts ‘Censorship’
Centre-right and right-wing parties have also been campaigning hard for the December 6 contest.

Antarctica

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT
Chile building its own polar vessel, Antarctica I, to replace icebreaker Oscar Viel
Construction of the Chilean Navy's new polar ship at the ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard is 35% advanced according to official information. The ship, being built under the name of Antarctica I project, will replace the Navy's current...

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:02:00 GMT
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands Celebrates Inaugural Polar Pride Day
On 18 November the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) and the Government of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) are celebrating the inaugural Polar Pride Day. This day demonstrates a commitment ...

Australian Top Stories

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:13:28 +1100
Defence starts dismissing SAS soldiers in wake of Afghanistan war crimes inquiry
At least 10 current members of the elite Special Air Service Regiment implicated in the damning Afghanistan war crimes inquiry have received "show cause" notices from the Defence Department.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:58:16 +1100
Family grieve 'caring and beautiful' Melbourne man killed in stabbing, as police arrest teen
The father of a young man stabbed to death near Seaford train station in Melbourne's south-east says his son was a hard worker with a "heart of gold", as police arrest a 17-year-old boy over the attack. ...

Brisbane Times Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:00:00 +1000
Keeping the flies out
Ah yes, but....

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 19:22:18 +1000
Heatwave to bring 'three or four days' of 40-degree heat to SEQ
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned Sunday will mark the start of the worst of the weather, with health authorities urging residents to watch for signs of heat stress.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:00:00 +1000
Rudd's News Corp petition pushes Murdoch's minions into meltdown
In its gormless retaliation to Rudd's petition for a media Royal Commission, News Corp has unwittingly confirmed why such an inquiry is utterly essential. read now...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:30:00 +1000
Paying for what we used to own: The strange case of CSL
Australia will be paying nearly $1 billion to a privatised company providing pharmaceutical products that were developed when we owned it. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 16:06:19 +1200
4 hurt: Out-of-control school bus crashes into cars in Flat Bush, Auckland
Four people have been injured after a collision between a school bus and at least three parked vehicles on Chapel Rd in Flat Bush, Auckland.One seriously injured person has been taken to Middlemore Hospital and three other people...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:00:00 +1100
Keeping the flies out
Ah yes, but....

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:22:18 +1100
Heatwave to bring 'three or four days' of 40-degree heat to SEQ
The Bureau of Meteorology has warned Sunday will mark the start of the worst of the weather, with health authorities urging residents to watch for signs of heat stress.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:03:47 +1100
The best of the world in pictures
The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 18:37:54 +1100
Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed says troops ordered to move on Tigray
The Ethiopian Prime Minister warned residents to stay indoors and disarm, and told other countries to “stand by” until asked for assistance, as a 72-hour ultimatum to surrender expired.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:24:49 GMT
Māori Party MPs storm out of Parliament's first session, protest 'tyranny of our democracy'
Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi says the Speaker's action is a sign of the "tyranny of our democracy" towards minority parties.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 02:29:07 GMT
Whakaari/White Island eruption death toll rises to 22 as anniversary nears
A 64-year-old man who was on Whakaari died as a result of injuries suffered in the December 9 eruption.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 15:48:14 +1300
Ex-Fiji PM calls out police over AG probe
A former Fiji Prime Minister has criticised the police over its investigations into Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum's alleged links to a bombing incident over 30 years ago.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:15:03 +1300
PNG parliament thrust into uncertainty as MPs test positive
PNG's political crisis has been thrust into new uncertainty after three MPs tested positive for Covid-19.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 20:00:56 +1300
Explainer: Everything you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out in NZ
Analysis - The coronavirus vaccine cavalry is coming, but with caveats - there are trials to finish, regulators to impress, logistics to arrange. Health correspondent Rowan Quinn assesses where we're at.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 18:01:54 +1300
Six of Pakistan cricket team test positive for Covid-19
Six members of the Pakistan cricket squad have tested positive for Covid-19 in managed isolation in Christchurch, New Zealand Cricket says.

New Zealand Top Stories

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:28:23 GMT
New Zealand Breakers' All-Star celebrity game a slam-dunk success
Starship Children's Hospital the big winner as Kiwi hoops club brings the stars out for a good cause.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:10:53 GMT
Biden's Cabinet is 'delightfully boring.' Can reality-TV-addled America deal with it?
OPINION: After years of controversy, America is returning to the politics of old. But is that what the reality TV-loving nation really wants?

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

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

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

Albania News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:06:24 GMT


Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:06:24 GMT


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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:00:56 +0400
Pashinyan: I take full responsibly of the ongoing situation

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:53:02 +0400
Armenia reports 1,785 new coronavirus cases, 34 deaths on November 26

Armenian News

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 09:36:35 GMT
U.S. counting ballots: Biden at 264 electoral votes, Trump at 214
Authorities are still counting the votes in Georgia North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Alaska.

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 15:40:18 GMT
Azeri activists questioned by Security Services for anti-war comments
The activists who also asked not to be named said they were questioned for criticising the government.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:01:00 +0400
Водные ресурсы Кельбаджара будут заново изучены

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:44:00 +0400
На повестке вопрос о внесении в учебники по истории Азербайджана сведений об Отечественной войне - минобразования

Belarus Belapan

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:55:48 +0300
Foreign ministry summons Ukrainian ambassador over protests outside Belarusian embassy in Kyiv

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:06:39 +0300
Roman Catholic bishops urge authorities to give ear to opponents, respect human rights

Belarus Belta

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:46:29 +0300
The Belarusian Union of Journalists should get involved in the patriotic education of citizens

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:39:13 +0300
Belarus' COVID-19 update: 108,769 patients recover
The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 130,012 cases. Belarus has carried out 3,158,352 tests.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:57:00 +0100
Disney propustí 32.000 lidí, hlavně v zábavních parcích v USA
Los Angeles (USA) - Americká společnost Walt Disney propustí celkem asi 32.000 zaměstnanců, většinou ve svých zábavních parcích, na které nejvíce doléhají dopady opatření proti šíření...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:51:00 +0100
Obrana podepsala miliardovou smlouvu na nákup terénních Toyot
Praha - Ministerstvo obrany dnes uzavřelo smlouvu s českou firmou Glomex MS na dodávku až 1200 terénních vozidel Toyota Hilux. ČTK to sdělil Jakub Fajnor z tiskového oddělení ministerstva...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:00 +0100
Prague education fair Schola Pragensis gets underway
Prague education fair Schola Pragensis gets underway

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:44:00 +0100
Covid-19: Cases drop, PES risk level remains at 57
Covid-19: Cases drop, PES risk level remains at 57

Estonia

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:09:27 +0200
Perling: Isamaa only conservative party in Estonia
Former Prosecutor General Lavly Perling says she has become a supporting member of the Parempoolsed (Right-wingers) group inside Isamaa. Perling says she was fed up with the roaring and malice of populists and could no longer simply look on. Because ...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:06:59 +0200
Ratas makes double change to government composition
Candidate for public administration minister Anneli Ott (Center Party) says she will make sure next of kin of MS Estonia victims will be given honest and clear answers as concerns the investigation into its sinking. Incoming education minister Jaak A...

Estonia Post Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:09:27 +0200
Perling: Isamaa only conservative party in Estonia
Former Prosecutor General Lavly Perling says she has become a supporting member of the Parempoolsed (Right-wingers) group inside Isamaa. Perling says she was fed up with the roaring and malice of populists and could no longer simply look on. Because ...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:06:59 +0200
Ratas makes double change to government composition
Candidate for public administration minister Anneli Ott (Center Party) says she will make sure next of kin of MS Estonia victims will be given honest and clear answers as concerns the investigation into its sinking. Incoming education minister Jaak A...

Europe

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:19:38 +0100
AstraZeneca reveals dosing mistake in coronavirus vaccine trials
A dosing error may have contributed to the "highly effective" results of the AstraZeneca and Oxford University coronavirus vaccine.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:32:20 +0100
British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert released after years jailed in Iran
Kylie Moore-Gilbert was sentenced to 10 years in prison on disputed espionage charges, but was released early in exchange for three Iranians held abroad.

Europe BBC

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:29:46 GMT
Turkey court jails officers over 2016 coup plot
Air force pilots are among military staff jailed for trying to topple President Erdogan.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:10:23 GMT
Coronavirus pandemic: Germany seeks EU deal to close ski resorts
Germany and Italy want slopes closed until January, but the EU is yet to reach an agreement.

Finland Today

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:13:27 +0000
‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Film Review: A Complex Tale With Powerful Leading Women
Ron Howard gives us another movie to be remembered for a lifetime.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:04:21 +0000
Prime Minister Marin Listed Among 100 Most Influential Women in the World
Prime Minister Sanna Marin joins the BBC 100 Women list with the likes of Jane Fonda.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:50:45 +0200
Marin: Emergency powers not required, yet
The Prime Minister called on people to "step up" to help curb the spread of coronavirus.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:17:40 +0200
Thursday's papers: Government reviews emergency powers, disinformation, travel sector woes
Helsingin Sanomat reports on an internal government memo saying the Covid epidemic is again close to emergency levels.

France 24 Live News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:40:18 GMT
Indian farmers clash with police over farm reforms
Indian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Thursday in clashes with several thousand farmers marching to New Delhi to protest against recent agricultural reforms. The confrontation happened when police tried to stop the farmers, from the nort...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:36:17 GMT
Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in 2021
Disney said Thursday it will cut 32,000 jobs in 2021, primarily from its US theme parks division, an increase from layoffs announced in September. The company, which previously said it would cut 28,000 jobs, has struggled with the pandemic and soci...

France RFI

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:40:26 GMT
Indian farmers clash with police over farm reforms
Indian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Thursday in clashes with several thousand farmers marching to New Delhi to protest against recent agricultural reforms. The confrontation happened when police tried to stop the farmers, from the nort...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:36:28 GMT
Disney to lay off 32,000 workers in 2021
Disney said Thursday it will cut 32,000 jobs in 2021, primarily from its US theme parks division, an increase from layoffs announced in September. The company, which previously said it would cut 28,000 jobs, has struggled with the pandemic and soci...

French News Online

Germany

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:08:35 +0100
German ICUs Are Struggling to Keep Up with Corona - The Second Wave Hits the Hospitals
German hospitals have invested heavily in the equipment needed to treat serious cases of COVID-19. But they lack the staff necessary to cope with the second coronavirus wave, which is already filling up intensive care units.

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:08:17 +0100
Three Doctors on the Front Lines: "It’s a Mistake To Think We Have this Disease Under Control"
How are things going with the treatment of COVID patients? And what happens if infection rates continue to rise? Doctors discuss their daily lives on the front lines of the coronavirus.

Germany European News

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:01:00 +0100
Svetlana Alexievich on the protests against Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus
Literature Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich is currently in Berlin receiving medical treatment. In an interview with DER SPIEGEL, she spoke about the protests in her homeland of Belarus, the horrors of the Lukashenko regime and how the internationa...

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:00:53 +0100
EU Budget Battle: Brussels Prepares for a Protracted Fight with Poland and Hungary
By vetoing the EU budget, Hungary and Poland have plunged the bloc into a crisis and heaped pressure on Angela Merkel to find a solution. Brussels, though, might have a way to turn the tables.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:00 GMT
6,360 new coronavirus cases registered in Hungary
The number of active coronavirus cases in Hungary stands at 138,202, with 6,360 new cases and 115 new deaths registered since yesterday, according to data by government coronavirus information site koronavirus.gov.hu.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:30:00 GMT
Polish home builders busy despite virus
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, builders in Poland completed 6.1% more homes in the first 10 months of this year than in the same period in 2019, the countryʼs Central Statistical Office (GUS) has reported.

Iceland Monitor

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:28:00 +0000
Daníel Bjarnason and Iceland Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Grammy
Conductor Daníel Bjarnason and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra are nominated for a 2021 Grammy award for their album Concurrence in the category Best Orchestral Performance.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:10:00 +0000
Weather Warnings for Most of Iceland Tonight
Weather and road conditions will deteriorate in Iceland tonight and tomorrow.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:25:31 +0000
A Stacked Deck: Police, Courts, And The Right To Protest In Iceland
Icelanders have developed a positive reputation for their protests. Praised for having driven a government out of power, for pressuring... The post A Stacked Deck: Police, Courts, And The Right To Protest In Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Gr...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:00:08 +0000
RVK Newscast #52: COVID, Hjörleifshöfði & the Grammys
COVID is still going down. Hjörleifshöfði sold to Germany. Daði Freyr is on Time’s list of best songs, and the... The post RVK Newscast #52: COVID, Hjörleifshöfði & the Grammys appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:48:26 +0000
Tánaiste: NI travel to be looked at due to Covid rates
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested that cross-border travel will need to be examined in light of the high incidence of Covid-19 in Northern Ireland.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:00:30 +0000
Significant shortcomings in care of child - report
A report by the Ombudsman for Children's Office shows there were significant shortcomings by Tusla and the HSE in the care of a child with profound disabilities.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:12 +0000
Heritage Malta’s Multisite Ticket and Family Pass at half price next month
Next month, Heritage Malta will be offering a 50% discount on the purchase of its Multisite Ticket and...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:10:06 +0000
George Scicluna in exhibition with PAINtings at Il-Hagar Museum
PAINtings – is the title of an important new temporary exhibition by prominent Gozitan artist George Scicluna, during...

Malta Independent

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:01:00 +0000
Updated: Muscat confirms he stayed at Yorgen Fenech’s French Hilton, says trip was in 2014
Former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has confirmed that he had holidayed at a Hilton hotel in France, owned by the Tumas Group.According to reports, the trip took place in Easter 2017, but Muscat has said it actually took place in 2014.Muscat told Tim...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:34:00 +0000
Updated: Las Vegas trip - MFSA CEO Joe Cuschieri says resignation is 'no admission of guilt'
The CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority, Joe Cuschieri, has resigned.Cuschieri was the subject of a review by an independent panel after it emerged that he had flown to Las Vegas with businessman Yorgen Fenech in 2018.Finance Minister Clyde...

Malta Today

Thu,26 Nov 2020 10:19:03 +0100
Court denies Yorgen Fenech request for all mobile phone data gathered by police
Courts deny request by Yorgen Fenech’s lawyers to order the production of all mobile service provider data gathered by the police in the investigation against him

Thu,26 Nov 2020 10:10:54 +0100
[LIVE] Caruana Galizia murder: Yorgen Fenech's compilation of evidence continues
Follow us live for the continuation of the compilation of evidence against Yorgen Fenech, the man alleged to have masterminded the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Times of Malta

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:04:00 +0100
Live blog: Yorgen Fenech in court for compilation of evidence
Yorgen Fenech, the businessman who stands accused of complicity in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder case, is back in court on Thursday for his compilation of evidenc...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:01:00 +0100
Turkish court jails 27 for life over 2016 coup attempt
Updated 10am A Turkish court on Thursday jailed 27 former pilots and other suspects for life in one of the largest trials stemming from the bloody 2016 coup attempt...

Northern Ireland BBC

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:56:49 GMT
Domestic abuse: Six women murdered after reporting partner
The brother of one of the women calls for tougher laws to protect victims.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:22:18 GMT
Coronavirus: NI Executive to discuss Christmas Covid-19 restrictions
Ministers will discuss UK-wide plans to ease rules on household gatherings at Christmas.

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, 26 Nov 2020 11:19:37 +0200
2020 European Researchers' Night - online on Friday
The "European Researchers' Night" event, during which some of the most attractive experiments and the most interesting scientific institutes in the country will be accessible to the public in a virtual environment, will t...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:16 +0200
FNGCIMM's Dumitru Nancu: All figures show 48% increase in lending from September 2019
The National Credit Guarantee Fund for SMEs (FNGCIMM) has five measures in the National Investment and Relaunch Plan, the most important being SME Invest, due to which lending increased by 48% compared to September 2019, the general dir...

Romania Insider

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:48:42 GMT
Covid: England's regional tiers to be set out
Most areas are expected to be put in the two toughest tiers of restrictions when the lockdown ends.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:45:02 GMT
Rishi Sunak: I have to make tough choices on public pay
The chancellor said that he could not justify a wage rise for all public sector workers.

Romanian National News Agency

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:19:37 +0200
2020 European Researchers' Night - online on Friday
The "European Researchers' Night" event, during which some of the most attractive experiments and the most interesting scientific institutes in the country will be accessible to the public in a virtual environment, will t...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:16 +0200
FNGCIMM's Dumitru Nancu: All figures show 48% increase in lending from September 2019
The National Credit Guarantee Fund for SMEs (FNGCIMM) has five measures in the National Investment and Relaunch Plan, the most important being SME Invest, due to which lending increased by 48% compared to September 2019, the general dir...

Pravda Russian News

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 21:08:00 +0300
Russia to build high-speed Internet in the Arctic
The Ministry of Transport, the Federal Agency for Sea and River Transport and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosmorport launched the construction of the transarctic underwater communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok. The construction is...

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 18:20:00 +0300
It is only nuclear weapons that can save Russia from the West
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the nuclear triad a guarantee of Russia's military security and global stability. During the recent meeting with the leadership of the Russian Defense Ministry, heads of federal departments and defense industry...

Pravda World News

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:09:00 +0300
Trump works on farewell sanctions against Russia and China
The Donald Trump administration is working on new sanctions against Russia. New measures are to be introduced against 89 Chinese companies that cooperate with the military, but restrictions may affect Russian companies too. According to the draft of ...

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:25:00 +0300
Russia and Saudi Arabia compete for China's attention
Saudi Arabia and Russia compete to become China's leading oil suppliers in 2020. Both countries have been increasing their oil exports lately, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has dramatically affected the world demand on hydrocarbons....

RT

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:02:33 +0000
UK’s Sunak coy on Brexit trade deal as time runs short: We shouldn’t be ‘stretching for a deal at any cost’
Britain’s Chancellor has reaffirmed his government’s commitment to a Brexit trade agreement with the EU, describing it as “preferable,” but warned Brussels that London won’t be making any unwanted concessions to get a deal don...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:39:48 +0000
F-16 pilots get up to 79 life sentences each for bombing police & parliament building in Ankara during 2016 coup attempt
A Turkish court has handed life sentences to former military commanders and fighter jet pilots who bombed police compounds and the parliament building in Ankara during a failed coup. Read Full Article at RT.com

Scotland BBC

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:44:10 GMT
Covid in Scotland: Christmas bubbles 'should be kept to eight people'
Children under 12 will not count towards the total number of people, the Scottish government guidance says.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:00:12 GMT
Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon warns over Christmas meetups
The Scottish government will allow people to meet up at Christmas, but is also advising them not to do so.

Scotland Herald

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:36:22 +0000
Record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont joins impact investment firm
Scottish endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has been appointed to the leadership team of Eos Advisory, the St Andrews-based investment firm focused on disease prevention, energy security, climate change and sustainability.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:59:03 +0000
Coronavirus Scotland LIVE: 'Third wave' warning from scientists over Christmas gatherings
Follow along with the latest coronavirus news in Scotland and further afield.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:10:00 +0100
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1,953 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 101,200.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:00:35 +0100
Pass a Slovak language dictation so you can work with foreigners
The draft migration policy proposal is out. Where does a foreigner find the official, certified list of cultural realities and traditions they are supposed to respect?

Slovakia News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:20:02 +0000
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1,953 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 101,200. Published: Thursday, November 26, 2020Full story: Slovak Spectator

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:50:01 +0000
Pass a Slovak language dictation so you can work with foreigners
The draft migration policy proposal is out. Where does a foreigner find the official, certified list of cultural realities and traditions they are supposed to respect? Published: Thursday, November 26, 2020Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:10:00 +0100
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 1,953 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 101,200.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:00:35 +0100
Pass a Slovak language dictation so you can work with foreigners
The draft migration policy proposal is out. Where does a foreigner find the official, certified list of cultural realities and traditions they are supposed to respect?

Slovenia Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:15:10 +0000
Parliament endorses amended association agreement with ESA
Ljubljana – The National Assembly has passed a bill ratifying an amended association agreement between Slovenia and the European Space Agency (ESA), another step towards Slovenia becoming a full member of ESA. The agreement will result in fresh...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:14:01 +0000
National Assembly confirms latest stimulus package
Parliament adopted in a 51:11 vote on Wednesday the sixth stimulus package designed to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on the economy. The legislation extends several existing measures, while a major novelty is help with fixed expenses. The op...

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

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:20:01
Traffic fines should fund driving lessons for hard-up youngsters, says Podemos
TRAFFIC fine money should be used to pay for driving lessons and tests for young people from hard-pressed families, says left-wing Podemos.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 23:04:29
Care home residents and staff, dependants and medical workers to be vaccinated from January to March
ELDERLY residents in nursing homes and carers will be the first in Spain to be vaccinated against Covid-19, starting in January, and then all other dependent persons and medical workers will follow, Spain's ministry of health has announced.

Swiss Info

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:00 GMT
Swiss public broadcaster examines more cases of sexual harassment
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) has launched an independent investigation into sexual harassment at the French-language Swiss public radio and television, RTS, following cases reported in the media. The Italian-language public broadcaster ha...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:32:43 GMT
Government hopes for ‘first successful pension reforms’ of the century
In summer 2019 the social partners agreed on a reform of the Swiss occupational pension scheme. The government on Wednesday adopted this compromise unchanged; the ball is now in parliament’s court. Occupational pensions have been under pressure fo...

Turkey

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:52:24 Z
Turkey will take necessary steps against illegal vessel search: National Security Council
Ankara will take necessary steps in every field against the EU’s Operation Irini over the illegal search of a Turkish-flagged vessel bound for Libya, Turkey’s National Security Council said on Nov. 25. 

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:06:00 Z
Turkish court jails 27 for life over 2016 coup attempt
A Turkish court on Nov. 26 slapped several military officers and civilians who helped plot and carry out the deadly July 15 coup attempt by the FETÖ, each with dozens of aggravated life sentences.

World Bulletin

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:57:10 +0200
Azerbaijan, Russia discuss ongoing U.Karabakh conflict
Ilham Aliyev, Vladimir Putin speak over phone about Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over Upper Karabakh

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:57:10 +0200
'Armenia must leave occupied Azerbaijani territory'
Issue needs to be resolved through dialogue in line with international law, says senior Afghan diplomat in Turkey

4 News


UK spent billions on PPE because stockpile was inadequate, report says
Ministers had relied on a stockpile that proved inadequate when the crisis hit, and the system was overwhelmed by the scale of demand for these items. 


New £4 billion fund to ‘level up’ UK economy
The chancellor has announced a new fund, worth £4 billion, which he says will put into action the government's election mantra of levelling up the UK economy.

Daily Mail

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:01:09 GMT
Britain braced for T-Day: Boris will announce TODAY which Tiers country will be placed in until Xmas
Boris Johnson will today carve England into Tiers of coronavirus restrictions, with very few areas expected to be granted the lightest Tier 1 measures.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:50:01 GMT
Doing a spot of housework 'can undo damage of being stuck at your desk', study finds
The advice on 'sedentary behaviour' is increasingly relevant for the millions of Brits stuck at home due to Covid restrictions.

Daily Star

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:33:59 +0000
Woman 'drowns hours-old grandson in bathtub because he was born out of wedlock'
Beant Dhillon has been accused of drowning her daughter's newborn baby son in a bathtub before burying his hours-old body in a 2-foot grave in the garden out of fear the family would be shamed

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:33:32 +0000
Time and date new lockdown tiers will be announced
The government is set to announce which areas are entering each coronavirus lockdown tier today, Thursday, November 26

Sky News

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:54:00 +0000
Hancock to reveal what tier different parts of England will be in
Millions of people are facing tough new COVID restrictions as the government brings in a tier system in England that for large parts of the country could be as strict as the national lockdown.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:14:00 +0000
Chancellor defends cutting foreign aid budget in spending review
The chancellor has defended cutting the foreign aid budget, telling Sky News: "This is about trying to focus on the priorities that the British people have at a time of enormous difficulty."

UK BBC

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:48:42 GMT
Covid: England's regional tiers to be set out
Most areas are expected to be put in the two toughest tiers of restrictions when the lockdown ends.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:45:02 GMT
Rishi Sunak: I have to make tough choices on public pay
The chancellor said that he could not justify a wage rise for all public sector workers.

UK Daily Express

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:00 +0000
Covid POLL: Are you planning on a big family Christmas this year? VOTE
CORONAVIRUS restrictions are being eased for the festive season but, with scientists warning of a third wave of the pandemic and further lockdowns in the New Year, are you planning a big family Christmas?

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:32:00 +0000
Rishi Sunak spending pledge to deliver on YOUR priorities - EXCLUSIVE
RISHI Sunak is vowing to "invest in recovery" after pledging billions of pounds to help the country bounce back from coronavirus.

UK Independent

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:55:39 GMT
Islamist referrals to counter-extremism scheme rise for first time since 2016
The number of people referred to the UK’s flagship counter-extremism programme over suspected Islamist radicalisation has risen for the first time in four years.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:36:29 GMT
Frank Bailey: Who was the man believed to be London’s first black firefighter in today’s Google Doodle?
Frank Bailey is being celebrated as the first black firefighter 

UK Telegraph

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:41:01 GMT
Travel latest news: Millions of Britons to learn if they can travel after December 2

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:11:19 GMT
Latest local lockdown rules for Northern Ireland

UK Times

Gazette News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:02:11 +0000
Bakers Lane in Colchester to close for ten days from today
A BUSY road in Colchester will close for ten days from today as carriageway repairs get underway.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:10:00 +0000
Essex post-lockdown tiers set to be revealed today
The Health Secretary is to set out which tier Southend, Essex and Thurrock will fall under after the end of the national lockdown.

Watford Observer

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
LIVE: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Martin Lewis issues Black Friday sales warning
Consumer expert Martin Lewis has issued a warning to shoppers ahead of Black Friday.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:06 +0000
Matt Hancock to set out which tiers local authorities will fall under after lockdown
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of lockdown.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
RECAP: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Get West London

Get West london

Harrow Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
LIVE: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:06 +0000
Matt Hancock to set out which tiers local authorities will fall under after lockdown
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of lockdown.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Martin Lewis issues Black Friday sales warning
Consumer expert Martin Lewis has issued a warning to shoppers ahead of Black Friday.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:20:00 +0000
Richmond named among happiest places to live in Britain
Richmond has been named among the happiest places to live in Britain.

This Is Local London

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
LIVE: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Martin Lewis issues Black Friday sales warning
Consumer expert Martin Lewis has issued a warning to shoppers ahead of Black Friday.

Tottenham Independent

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:06 +0000
Matt Hancock to set out which tiers local authorities will fall under after lockdown
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of lockdown.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
RECAP: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Wandsworth Guardian

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:10:00 +0000
GALLERY: fly tipping in Southfields
Fly tipping has increased in the Borough since March, as people spend more time indoors making home improvements.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:55:04 +0000
Man charged with attempted murder over Southwark shooting
A man from Southwark arrested over a shooting in September has been charged with attempted murder.

Your Local Guardian

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Martin Lewis issues Black Friday sales warning
Consumer expert Martin Lewis has issued a warning to shoppers ahead of Black Friday.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:57:03 +0000
Man charged following Pollards Hill shooting
A MAN has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Pollards Hill.

Chronicle Live

Mon, 9 Nov 2020 09:43:56 +0000
Passionate People, Passionate Places: the seven bridges walk
Andrew Musgrove explores a little known walk close the riverside in Prudhoe

Mon, 9 Nov 2020 09:11:38 +0000
The huge number of people who watched Fenwick's Window revealed on Facebook
With Northumberland Street shut, Fenwick unveiled its Wind in the Willows 2020 Christmas Window live on Facebook - and pulled in a huge audience

Gazette Live

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 09:45:44 +0000
Families 'may be allowed to meet' at Christmas as rules eased
Reports say large temporary bubbles could be allowed for a short period during festivities

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 09:23:44 +0000
Christmas bonus payment for people on UC and other benefits
The DWP has confirmed that the payment will be going ahead next month

Liverpool Echo

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 08:42:12 +0000
When new rules will come in after Tier 3 lockdown confirmed
Date when restrictions are expected to start announced

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 08:11:19 +0000
Three tier local restrictions explained as PM set to make speech
Different parts of the country will be split up into "medium", "high" or "very high"

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:20:06 +0000
Covid: Live updates as Cheshire is set for new tier annonucement
Live updates from Cheshire as the East and West boroughs prepare to be placed in a new coronavirus tier for the winter.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:00:00 +0000
Covid tier announcement: The situation in Cheshire East and West
AFTER three weeks of lockdown, the country is preparing for another new set of coronavirus restrictions.

Anphoblacht

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:14:41 +0000
Horrific murder of Loughnane brothers by the Black and Tans
One of the most shocking incidents of British terror in Ireland occurred 100 years ago when the Loughnane brothers, Pat and Harry, were kidnapped and brutally tortured by Black and Tans.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:51:59 +0000
Pat Gilhooley – An Appreciation
Owen Carron marks the mammoth contribution of Pat Gilhooley to the Republican Movement and the political, social and agricultural life of Leitrim.

Impartial Reporter

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:00:00 +0000
VIDEO: Making the headlines this week
In this week's Impartial Reporter.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:00:00 +0000
Obituary: Mrs. Fanchea Irvine
THERE has been widespread sadness following the death of one of Enniskillen’s true townies, Mrs. Fanchea Irvine, who was born between the bridges in Dame Street, Enniskillen.

Evening Telegraph

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:40 +0000
You could own a piece of Dundee United history – and help raise cash to support dying children
A rare piece of Dundee United memorabilia marking one of the team's greatest achievements in recent years is to be auctioned for charity.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:09 +0000
Diego Maradona: Dundee hero Claudio Caniggia salutes close friend in poignant social media tributes
Dundee hero Claudio Caniggia has paid a poignant tribute to close friend Diego Maradona in the wake of his death at the age of 60.

Herald Scotland

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:36:22 +0000
Record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont joins impact investment firm
Scottish endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont has been appointed to the leadership team of Eos Advisory, the St Andrews-based investment firm focused on disease prevention, energy security, climate change and sustainability.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:59:03 +0000
Coronavirus Scotland LIVE: 'Third wave' warning from scientists over Christmas gatherings
Follow along with the latest coronavirus news in Scotland and further afield.

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

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:23:29 +0000
What tier will Andover be in post-lockdown?
What Tier Will Andover Be In Post-Lockdown? Follow our live blog to find out.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:50:00 +0000
Andover man cleans up River Way with trolley garden storage
A former Tesco employee who has been gathering trollies dumped around his estate has said he is being “mugged off” by the supermarket.

Basingstoke Gazette

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:16:51 +0000
What tier will Basingstoke be in post-lockdown?
What Tier Will Basingstoke Be In Post-Lockdown? Follow our live blog to find out.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:00:06 +0000
Andover man cleans up River Way with trolley garden storage
A former Tesco employee who has been gathering trollies dumped around his estate has said he is being “mugged off” by the supermarket.

Borehamwood Times

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:06 +0000
Matt Hancock to set out which tiers local authorities will fall under after lockdown
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of lockdown.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
RECAP: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Bucks Free Press

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 +0000
Ley Hill campaigners fighting to save The Swan pub gear up for latest battle amid plans to turn it into house
Campaigners fighting to save a 500-year-old village pub are gearing up for a fresh fight - as new plans are submitted to turn it into a house.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 +0000
'Step up': Fresh plea to reopen river through High Wycombe town centre
Londoners moving out to Wycombe for fresh air and nature amid the coronavirus pandemic is another reason the town should have its historic river brought back to the surface, it has been claimed.

Epsom Guardian

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:30:00 +0000
New Malden mum lobbies council for son with SMA condition
A mum from New Malden whose son suffers from a life-limiting muscular condition is calling on the council to change homes after highlighting the daily struggle they face.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:52:06 +0000
Fire destroys former golf club in Chessington, prompting investigation
An investigation has been launched after a fire ripped through a disused golf club in Chessington on Sunday evening (November 22).

St Albans Review

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:09:47 +0000
LIVE: Traffic updates for Hertfordshire, London and Essex
Welcome to today's (November 26) live blog for traffic.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:16:06 +0000
Matt Hancock to set out which tiers local authorities will fall under after lockdown
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is to set out which tier each local authority in England will fall under after the end of lockdown.

The Argus

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:07:06 +0000
Hundreds gather in Newhaven to remember fishermen from Joanna C
A TOWN united to pay their respects to fishermen lost at sea after their boat sank off the Sussex coast.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Brighton set for Tier 2 Covid restrictions, it's understood
THE Government is “all over the place” as it was announced that the second Covid lockdown would be lifted although Brighton is expected to be in tier two.

Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
CCTV of drink and drug drive crash in West Way, Bournemouth
A VIDEO has been released showing the shocking moment three generations of a family were seriously injured in a crash.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:10:00 +0000
Coronavirus: Conor Burns believes BCP should be in Tier 1
BOURNEMOUTH West MP Conor Burns has said he "can't see any justification" for BCP not being in Tier 1 of the coronavirus restrictions following the second national lockdown.

Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:00:00 +0000
The Bicycle Workshop in Bridgwater offering free bike health checks
A BRIDGWATER bike shop has received more funding to offer free bike checks to cyclists in the area.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:32:09 +0000
Clarks Village, Street, set to reopen on December 2
CLARKS Village will reopen next week after the national coronavirus lockdown ends.

Bridport News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:06:27 +0000
Owners shock after cat caught in illegal trap in Askerswell
THE owners of a cat were horrified after their beloved family pet got caught in an illegal trap.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:00:00 +0000
Mark Hix to take over The Fox Inn in Corscombe
A CELEBRITY chef and restaurateur is preparing to open his second venue in Dorset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:17 +0000
BBC defends Fin Taylor's 'bomb Glastonbury' joke on Have I Got News For You?
THE BBC has defended an episode of Have I Got News For You after it featured a joke about bombing Glastonbury to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn supporters.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:40:00 +0000
'Secret' Tesco website could save you money this Christmas
Tesco has had a 'secret' website for over ten years offering discounts on a range of electrical goods

Chard and Ilminster News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:00:00 +0000
Ashill Primary School in Ilminster to start forest school
CHILDREN at a school in Ilminster are set to explore nature with their new forest school leaders and transformed outdoor site.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:40:00 +0000
'Secret' Tesco website could save you money this Christmas
Tesco has had a 'secret' website for over ten years offering discounts on a range of electrical goods

Western Daily Press

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:12:49 +0000
Wanted man could be in Somerset - call 999 if you see him
Glen Squire is wanted on recall to prison

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:46:36 +0000
175 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Somerset in a single day
The UK's deaths today are at their highest since May 5

South Wales Argus

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:02:07 +0000
Gwent's links to British imperialism and the slave trade
ELEVEN streets in the Gwent region were found to be named after people with definite personal culpability in relation to the slave trade or the British Empire, according to the findings of report into public monuments, street and building names in Wa...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 07:10:19 +0000
Coronavirus latest as Gwent cases continue to rise
Follow along live throughout the day for all of the latest coronavirus headlines, as they break

Wales Online

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:31:55 +0000
O2 brings in late-night opening for when shops reopen after lockdown
Stores will stay open until 10pm

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:07:38 +0000
Cannabis dealer found with thousands of pounds worth of designer clothes
Liam Mantell, 20, was found with £13,000 worth of clothing consisting of shirts, jumpers, shoes, a handbag and a watch

Coventry Telegraph

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:45:17 +0000
Live: Congestion on M6 after lorry and car collide
Two lanes of the southbound carriageway are closed

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 08:57:47 +0000
Coventry Market during second lockdown
Coventry Market during second lockdown

Express and Star

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:56:21 +0000
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A man was seriously injured during a suspected burglary at an electricity substation in Wolverhampton.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:15:15 +0000
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Water company Severn Trent has posted a lower profit for the first half of the year, as the coronavirus hurt UK water consumption in the period.

BBC News Humberside

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:02:43 GMT
North Sea US jet crash caused by 'pilot error'
Airman Lt Kenneth Allen, 27, died when the F-15C jet crashed off the Yorkshire coast.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:06:10 GMT
Covid: Government rejects Hull 'delayed tests' complaint
The government says it is waiting for delivery information from Hull council for the 10,000 tests.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 05:10:42 +0000
Rat rampage as Bradford's rodent population booms during pandemic
RATS are on the rampage in Bradford as their population has boomed by a quarter this year, thanks to the pandemic and lockdown.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:15:36 +0000
Severe delays on M62 westbound after van sets on fire
THERE are severe delays on a major motorway this morning after a van set on fire.

York Press

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:48:08 +0000
Live updates: Coronavirus tier decision for York and North and East Yorkshire coming today
York and North and East Yorkshire are expected to learn which tier they will be placed in after national lockdown measures end on December 2. Follow our live blog here today for the latest updates

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:00:00 +0000
D-Day for businesses as York's post-lockdown tier set to be decided
BUSINESSES in York and across the region are due learn their post-lockdown fate today, with the Government set to announce which tiers each area will be placed in ahead of Christmas.

Ukraine News

Unian News Agency

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:55:00 +0200
Naftogaz to develop Black Sea gas fields on special terms
The company is to start developing the gas field after the respective resolution has been approved.

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:30:00 +0200
Massive raid in Germany targets illegal employment ring
The investigation launched some three years ago when Ukrainian "tourists" caught the eye of local law enforcers after going on to stay in Germany and getting employed – without permits – by companies affiliated with the suspects.

Afghanistan News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:06:24 GMT


Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:06:24 GMT


Algeria

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 10:24:07 GMT
Algeria eases coronavirus restrictions
Mosques with a capacity of more than 1,000 worshipers can reopen from August 15

Algeria Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:45:25 GMT
Attar Condemns Attacks On Oil Installations in Saudi Arabia
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- Minister of Energy Abdelmadjid Attar, reacted on Tuesday to the attack against the oil installations near Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, condemning any attack on oil installations in any OPEC member country.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:35:02 GMT
Prime Minister Kicks Off National Reforestation Campaign in Tipaza
[Algerie Presse Service] Tipaza -- Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad kicked off Saturday, from Tipaza, the most affected province by forest fires, the national reforestation campaign, on the occasion of the National Tree Day under the slogan "Let him p...

Algerie Presse Service

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:53:35 +0100
Relations algéro-chiliennes : Histoire d’une solidarité mutuelle à l'épreuve du temps
SANTIAGO - L’Algérie a joué un rôle central dans l’évolution de la politique étrangère du Chili et son rapprochement avec l'Afrique, a indiqué l’analyste politique chilien, Esteban Silva Cuadra. Dans une étude consacrée aux relations ...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:51:30 +0100
L'UNFA réitère son soutien à la femme sahraouie
ALGER - l'Union nationale des femmes algériennes (UNFA), a dénoncé mercredi la violation par le Maroc de l'accord du cessez-le-feu dans la région d'El Guerguerat, réitérant son soutien à la femme sahraoui résistante, a indiqué un communiqué...

Bahrain

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 12:23:54 GMT
PROJECTS: Bahrain's BAPCO set to announce 2021 investments
Investments linked to exiting the fuel oil business, and entry into petrochemicals

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 09:30:15 GMT
Jordan king expresses condolences to Bahrain monarch over Prince Khalifa’s passing
King Abdullah expressed sympathies, on behalf of the people and government of Jordan

Egypt Headlines

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 06:31:36 GMT
Activists Arrested After Meeting Foreign Diplomats
[DW] Egypt's police stepped up an "unprecedented escalation" on activists by arresting a leading rights group director. Advocates have long weathered a crackdown -- what's new is detaining them for meeting foreign diplomats.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 06:04:50 GMT
Foreign Ministry Rejects Attempts to Preempt Outcome of Investigations
[Egypt Online] Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez denounced Saturday attempts to interfere with the ongoing public prosecution investigations with Egyptian citizens.

Egyptian Streets

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:52:47 +0000
Two Sentenced to Death for Killing of 24-Year-Old Maryam in Egypt’s Maadi
The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced two men to death for the killing of a 24-year-old woman earlier this year in Cairo’s Maadi. The death sentences are preliminary and will be confirmed after Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam either approve...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:31:34 +0000
Egypt Faces International Condemnation Over EIPR Arrests
The Egyptian government has drawn the ire of the international human rights community after its controversial decision to arrest three staff members from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). The campaign began with the arrest of EIPR...

Iran

Iraq

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:10:00 GMT
PROJECTS: UNESCO launches international architectural competition to rebuild Al-Nouri mosque
The reconstruction project is being funded by the UAE

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 08:39:07 GMT
PROJECTS: Iraq may replace Daewoo E&C in Faw port project
Transport ministry receives offer from Chinese firm, says Iraqi official

Haaretz Israel News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:46:39 +02:00
The Israeli startup with a fleet of robot dogs and industrial drones
Drone manufacturer Percepto, backed by Koch investment fund, wants to use robots to monitor factories, mines and infrastructure without human intervention

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:49:28 +02:00
Ethiopian forces begin 'final phase' of Tigray offensive after ultimatum expires
The Ethiopian prime minister says 'The last peaceful gate' for separatist group to surrender to the federal government 'has now been firmly closed'

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:08:44 GMT
China: lodged stern representations with US over Iran-related sanctions

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:14:08 GMT
Coronavirus in Israel: 1,069 new cases on Wednesday

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:59:52 GMT
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra's principal bassoonist celebrates birthday
Richard Paley has been lead bassoonist since 1982

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:48:59 GMT
Amid uncertainty, Israeli museum dedicates entire space to COVID pandemic
Dozens of artists participate in exhibition at Haifa Museum of Art, as some museums set to reopen.

Times of Israel

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:39:21 +0000
Israeli students’ electric car for elderly to compete in Dubai-based show
Two-meter car was designed at Ariel University; it can park perpendicular to sidewalk, door opens in front and seats slide forward to ease exit

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:25:48 +0000
US Supreme Court blocks coronavirus limitations on New York synagogues
Court ruling strikes down governor's 'Cluster Initiative,' which limited numbers of worshipers in high-infection areas; Amy Coney Barrett votes with majority of justices

Jordan

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:35:45 GMT
Jordan airport chooses Amadeus for major IT modernisation
Implementation was completed during the Covid-19 lockdown with a nationwide curfew in place

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:30:18 GMT
TBHF allocates $1.6mln to launch humanitarian projects in Kenya, Pakistan and Jordan
TBHF said the projects to enhance education, healthcare and community empowerment

Jordan Al Bawaba

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:47:29 +0000
Egypt Reopens Crossing Border With Gaza For Three Days
Egypt on Tuesday temporarily opened its border with Gaza for the first time since blocking access during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:40:21 +0000
Lebanon: Foreign Appeals Gather Speed to Break The Cabinet Deadlock
Contacts between internal players and foreign powers will be stepped up in an attempt to break the weekslong Cabinet deadlock and avert the country’s slide into a prolonged power vacuum, with all the grave consequences this entails for the ailing e...

Kuwait

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 08:32:12 GMT
PROJECTS: Kuwait road project delayed for oil pipeline protection
Project costs $271mln

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 14:30:11 GMT
Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya reopens
Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya reopened in August

Kuwait Times

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:00:19 +0000
26th November
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Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:39:01 +0000
Football great Maradona dies
BUENOS AIRES: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, his spokesman announced yesterday. Renowned along with Brazil’s Pele as one of the greatest footballers of all time, the Argentine World Cup winning captain died ...

Lebanon

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 04:24:25 GMT
Sunset Hospitality Group to open first Azure Beach Resort in Beirut
Scheduled to open in June, Azure Beach Resort Lebanon will be located just a few minutes away from Beirut downtown

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 06:06:03 GMT
No anesthesia, no oxygen: Lebanon hospitals flatline as cash crisis hits
Dr. Sleiman Haroun, president of the Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon, said it was impossible to do operations without this essential substance

Libya

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:08:25 GMT
Rwanda Takes in 79 More Refugees Stranded in Libya
[East African] Some 79 refugees and asylum seekers stranded in Libya arrived in Rwanda's capital Kigali on November 19, the fourth batch to arrive in the country since Rwanda began hosting them in 2019.

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 06:49:57 GMT
Challenges Ahead On Way to Secure and Prosperous Future - UN Official
[UN News] Following years of political instability and conflict, Libya is making substantial progress on the path to peace, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Thursday.

Morocco

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:32:40 GMT
Tribute to the Legendary Political Figure Mahjoubi Aherdan - Ambassador Edward M. Gabriel (Ret.)
[Moroccan American Center] One of the most legendary political figures in Morocco, Mahjoubi Aherdan, has passed away at age 100. Aherdan, who was mostly called by his last name, was the co-founder of the Mouvement Populaire (MP) political party and w...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:32:37 GMT
Conflict Over the Western Sahara - Anything New or the Same Old, Same Old?
[Moroccan American Center] Morocco, the Polisario, and its patron Algeria are sounding war drums over the Sahara. Is this recent skirmish a threat to regional stability or more posturing?

Morocco World News

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:37:14 +0000
Head of Bank Al Maghrib: Morocco’s Economic Recovery to Start in 2023
Rabat – Governor of Morocco’s Central Bank, Bank Al Maghrib (BAM), Abdellatif Jouahri called on Tuesday for a series of reforms to pull Morocco out of the COVID-19 economic crisis. Speaking before the Finance Committee at the House of Council...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:41:17 +0000
Guerguerat: France Reiterates Support for Morocco’s Ceasefire Commitment
Rabat – The French government has shared consistent statements regarding its stance on Western Sahara and recent developments in Guerguerat. France’s embassy in Rabat shared extracts from several interviews and statements regarding French off...

North Africa

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:45:25 GMT
Algeria: Attar Condemns Attacks On Oil Installations in Saudi Arabia
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- Minister of Energy Abdelmadjid Attar, reacted on Tuesday to the attack against the oil installations near Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia, condemning any attack on oil installations in any OPEC member country.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:51:41 GMT
Tunisia: Club Africain's 100 Years of Tunisian Pride
[New Frame] Then under French control, the founders stood up to the authorities to create the first Tunisian football club managed by Tunisians. They have weathered many storms since to reach a century.

Oman

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 05:42:11 GMT
PROJECTS: Oman to develop clean energy zone in Duqm
100 square kilometers of land allotted for clean energy zone in Duqm

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 13:03:54 GMT
NOC from Oman Embassy must for Bangladesh expats
Tickets have to be purchased tickets from Salarn Air or Biman Bangladesh Airlines, US-Bangla Airlines, or Oman Air

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

Qatar Doha News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:56:14 +0000
Cross-community effort pulled the brakes on Covid-19 spread, Qatar says
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Qatar declined to less than 3,000. Commitment from Qatar’s community, along with the exceptional efforts of healthcare workers have greatly assisted in the decline of Covid-19 cases in the country, the Governme...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:05:07 +0000
QNL heritage library unveils nostalgic Arab cinema posters in new exhibition
For all movie geeks around Qatar: Get to know more about the history of cinema through Qatar National Library (QNL)’s new exhibition. QNL will launch a new and unique digital exhibition that explores the rich and diverse cinematic artwork of poster...

Sahara Reporters

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:43:28 +0000
Police Open Fire On Traders In Bayelsa
A team of policemen have opened fire on traders in Bayelsa, leaving four people terribly injured. The policemen went berserk and opened fire on traders at Tombia Market after claiming their activities led to traffic that affected their passa...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:22:46 +0000
Gunmen Abduct Nigerian University Lecturer’s Wife In Delta
Gunmen have kidnapped the wife of a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Delta State University, Abraka, Dr Sunny Ojoboh. The victim, who is a staff of Erho Secondary School, Abraka, was kidnapped at her shop on ol...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:58:04 +0000
Police Shun House Committee Hearing Probing Extra-Judicial Killing Of Auto Mechanic In Port Harcourt
The injury inflicted on one of the victim The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petition probing the death of an auto mechanic, Chima Ikwunador, while in police custody in Rivers State has adjourned sitting to December 10, 2020, o...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:58:00 +0000
Goats, Donkeys, Wheelbarrows – Ridiculous Items In Nigerian Politicians' Empowerment List Prompt Backlash
Donkeys in Kano and cassava stems in Anambra – items recently given to some Nigerians as economic empowerment by government representatives – show how pitiable handouts are gaining momentum in the country. Although such "shamefaced empow...

Saudi Arabia

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:50:06 GMT
PROJECTS: Saudi Arabia to develop Al Khobar corniche as PPP mixed-use project
EOI tender issued for second municipal sector initiative under the Saudi privatisation programme

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:18:52 GMT
Tourism top career choice for young Saudis
The appeal to young Saudis of a career in tourism or hospitality is driven by the perceptions of the lifestyle it will provide.

Syria

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:36:07 GMT
Saudi, Russia focus on rebalancing oil markets
King Salman holds talks with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:00:32 GMT
Women, girl empowerment centre opened at Azraq refugee camp
The new centre will empower Syrian refugees

Tunisia

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:51:41 GMT
Club Africain's 100 Years of Tunisian Pride
[New Frame] Then under French control, the founders stood up to the authorities to create the first Tunisian football club managed by Tunisians. They have weathered many storms since to reach a century.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 07:39:57 GMT
Transitional Justice At the Mercy of Politics
[JusticeInfo.net] Tunis -- Three parties and a president have produced bills aimed at national reconciliation, often driven by the desire to interrupt or even reverse the transitional justice process. They mark a failure on the part of politicians, a...

Western Sahara

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:32:37 GMT
Conflict Over the Western Sahara - Anything New or the Same Old, Same Old?
[Moroccan American Center] Morocco, the Polisario, and its patron Algeria are sounding war drums over the Sahara. Is this recent skirmish a threat to regional stability or more posturing?

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:01:16 GMT
Sahrawi Envoy Calls for Greater Cooperation
[The Herald] The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic has called for greater cooperation with Zimbabwe and the rest of the continent as they appealed to the African Union to stop Moroccan aggression.

Yemen

Sun, 27 May 2018 03:28:53 GMT
Drone flying towards Abha airport destroyed by Saudi-led coalition
The “Qassif/Ababeel” drone was trying to target the civilian airport

Wed, 23 May 2018 11:23:00 GMT
Banque Audi: MENA Weekly Monitor (19-May-18)
This is a PDF report.

Canadian News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Toronto police officer says she faced years of sexist, racist retribution for reporting colleague
A Toronto police officer who has filed a human rights complaint against her force alleges she was subjected to years of intimidation and reprisals by fellow constables and supervisors after she interv...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Why the federal government lets Canadians travel abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic
Canada advises Canadians not to travel abroad for non-essential reasons, but won't prevent them from leaving the country. The reason is rooted in Canada's constitution which gives citizens the right t...

Canadian World News

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Meghan's revelation: How sharing her experience of miscarriage stands apart in the Royal Family
The decision by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to write of her miscarriage in the New York Times — winning praise for offering support to others who have experienced the deeply personal trauma — stand...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 03:33:27 EST
U.S. Supreme Court rules against limits on religious services in NYC virus hotspots
The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots.

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:00:00 EST
Le tapis rouge pour le crime organisé au Casino
Loto-Québec a offert des privilèges à un leader du crime organisé.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 22:54:23 EST
Québec modifie les examens ministériels au secondaire
Des changements aux épreuves de 4e et 5e secondaire étaient réclamés.

Regina Leader-Post

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:07:19 +0000
Councillors vote to form committee focused on social determinants of health
At executive committee old members welcomed the new as Regina's city council got to work on Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 23:23:53 +0000
COVID-19 in SK: New measures effective Nov. 27
From restaurants to sports, fitness and dance — here's a summary of the new COVID-19 measures unveiled Wednesday.

Times Colonist

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:07:20 -0800
COVID projections and 'Schitt's Creek' motel for sale: In The News for Nov. 26
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 Nov. 26 ...What we are watching in Canada ...TORONTO — Ontario health officials are expected t...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:05:01 -0800
Spy watchdog urges justice minister to fix gaps in whistle-blowing regime
OTTAWA — The national spy watchdog is urging Justice Minister David Lametti to close gaps in the federal whistle-blowing framework to protect Canada's deepest secrets and the public servants who keep them.In a letter to Lametti, the National Securi...

Toronto Star

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:54:00 EST
OPP doing ‘major fraud’ investigation into alleged theft of $11M in COVID-19 aid
Seven Ontario Provincial Police detectives are now investigating the alleged $11 million theft of provincial COVID-19 relief funds.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:06:17 EST
Volunteers for food sharing initiative ordered by city to remove fridge
Community Fridges Toronto is looking for a new Parkdale fridge location after landlord of Black Diamond Vintage threatened with fine.

Windsor Star

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 01:23:18 +0000
Liberals to introduce legislation to legalize single-game sports betting
Long-awaited legislation to legalize single-game sports betting in Canada, which the federal government is expected to introduce Thursday, could be a huge boon to the gaming industry, especially in border communities like Windsor. If passed, the legi...

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:49:10 +0000
Windsor-Essex COVID-19 numbers already in 'red' status, says health unit
In terms of quantitative data, Windsor-Essex is already past the thresholds for 'red—control' status under the provincial response framework, said Dr. Wajid Ahmed on Wednesday.

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:40:10 CDT
Registra Pemex exportaciones más bajas en 30 años
Pemex exportó 908 mil barriles diarios de petróleo en octubre, la cifra más baja desde 1990, último año del que la Sener tiene registro.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:55:37 CDT
Reporta AstraZeneca error en vacuna contra Covid
AstraZeneca reconoce error de fabricación en su vacuna experimental contra Covid, lo que plantea dudas sobre resultados preliminares.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:15:00 -0600
Marchan contra violencia de género en la Ciudad de México
En la manifestación hubo enfrentamientos entre policías y manifestantes que vandalizaron edificios públicos

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:26:00 -0600
¿Quién fue José Manuel Mireles, exlíder de autodefensas?
El exlíder del movimiento de autodefensas en Michoacán, falleció este miércoles traes contraer COVID-19

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:38:44 CDT
Registra Pemex exportaciones más bajas en 30 años
En octubre, Pemex exportó 908 mil barriles diarios de petróleo, la cifra mensual más baja reportada en 30 años.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:24:04 CDT
Murió José Manuel Mireles por Covid
José Manuel Mireles, ex líder de las autodefensas y actual subdelegado del ISSSTE en Michoacán, murió hoy tras ser hospitalizado por Covid.

Mexico Star

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:55:15 GMT
Mexico reports 10,335 new COVID-19 cases
Mexico City [Mexico], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Mexico's Health Ministry reported on Wednesday 10,335 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total number of infections to 1,070,487. The country re

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 04:51:02 GMT
Feature: World mourns passing of football great Maradona
BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Football legend Diego Maradona brought tears of joy to his fellow Argentinians and football fans around the world with his on-field prowess and supernatural comman

Mexico Topix (usa)

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:03:12 GMT


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