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Africa Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:32:44 GMT
Africa: Total Number of Covid-19 Cases Across Continent Nears 4 Million
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of March 8, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,964,055.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:13:09 GMT
Equatorial Guinea: At Least 20 Killed, Hundreds Wounded in Huge Blasts
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds wounded in a series of powerful explosions at a military base in the Equatorial Guinea city of Bata, Al Jazeera is reporting.

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Africa News24

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:48:32 +0000
News24.com | Senegal unrest: Opposition leader expected in court as country braces for more protests
Detained Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko will appear in court Monday, with his supporters urged to "massively descend onto the streets" for a new round of protests against his arrest.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:18:30 +0000
News24.com | Explosions kill at least 20 in Equatorial Guinea city of Bata - local TV station
A series of large explosions at a military base rocked the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and injuring hundreds, local television station TVGE said.

Central Africa

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:13:09 GMT
Equatorial Guinea: At Least 20 Killed, Hundreds Wounded in Huge Blasts
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds wounded in a series of powerful explosions at a military base in the Equatorial Guinea city of Bata, Al Jazeera is reporting.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 03:00:09 GMT
Africa: African Nation Still Leads the World With Woman MPs
[allAfrica] Geneva -- Rwanda still leads the world with the number of women in a lower chamber of parliament, says the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Sixty-one percent of members of the country's legislature are women.

Benin

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:27:30 GMT
'They All Died On the Same Day' - a Benin Doctor On Her Fight Against Covid-19
[UN News] A doctor in Benin has been telling the UN about the challenging conversations she has had with the relatives of patients who have died from COVID-19, and how she has used her long medical experience to effectively lead a team of health care...

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 18:05:43 GMT
TV Moves to Digital In Benin
[Balancing Act] London -- This week adds one more African country, Benin, to the list that are making progress with implementing DTT. The interview below with Aurelie Adam Soulé, Minister of Digital and Digitization lays out what has been achieved s...

Botswana

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:25:59 GMT
Rural Based Officers Deserve to Be Rewarded
[Botswana Daily News] Mokobaxane -- Public servants who work in rural areas deserve to be rewarded for their selfless dedication to service, says Vice President Slumber Tsogwane.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:22:02 GMT
Covid-19 Vaccine Expected in Few Months - Tsogwane
[Botswana Daily News] Xhumo -- Botswana's COVID-19 vaccine order is expected to be delivered in a few months' time, Vice President Slumber Tsogwane has revealed.

Burkina Faso

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 05:38:51 GMT
Affordable Housing Push Fuels Land Tensions
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Boassa, Burkina Faso -- Unfair or illegal deals pit neighbours and families against each other as Burkina Faso aims to build 40,000 new homes

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 08:31:15 GMT
Uganda Edge Burkina Faso On Penalties to Qualify to the Semis
[CAF] Debutants Uganda beat Burkina Faso 5-3 on post-match penalties at the Stade Cheikha Boidiya in Nouakchott to qualify for the Total Africa U-20 Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Burundi

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 05:53:23 GMT
Govt Lifts Sanctions on Local Radio Station
[East African] The Burundi National Communication Council (CNC) on Monday lifted a ban on Bonesha radio after dialogue between CNC and media owners early this month.

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 05:34:41 GMT
Rwanda-Burundi Irrigation, Power Project Seeks U.S.$190 Million in Funding
[New Times] The Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat has announced that resources mobilization is ongoing to fund Akanyaru Multipurpose Water Resources Development project.

Cameroon

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:31:16 GMT
Social Democratic Front - John Fru NDI Not to Stand for Re-Election
[Cameroon Tribune] The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Front (SDF) during a press dinner on February 11, 2021 said he would not stand for re-election as party chairman in the upcoming convention.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:31:03 GMT
Japanese Ambassador's Kyudo Cup - Yolande Hawa Lifts Trophy
[Cameroon Tribune] She emerged overall winner of the second edition with 64 points after the final that took place on Saturday February 13, 2021.

Cape Verde

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 01:44:25 GMT
Secretary Blinken's Call With Cabo Verdean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Figueiredo
[State Department] The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:03:53 GMT
Afrobasket 2021 (Qualifiers) - Egypt Power Past Cape Verde to Final Phase
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Egypt qualified for the finals of AfroBasket 2021 after defeating Friday Cape Verde 94-65 at a day-2 game of the last phase of qualifiers (Group E) in Monastir.

Central African Republic

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 15:31:13 GMT
CAR Attempts Democracy and Justice Amid Violent Chaos
[ISS] The arrangements to transition the turbulent Central African Republic (CAR) to normality could be described as the triumph of naive hope over brutal reality. Attempts to administer justice and hold elections in that country are certainly heroic...

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 05:39:39 GMT
Amnesty Investigation Uncovers Horror of Conflict and Election Violence
[AI London] Civilians killed and injured during the December 2020 elections in the Central African Republic

Chad

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:09:17 GMT
N'djamena Summit Should Redefine France-Sahel Cooperation
[ISS] Operation Barkhane has never been this unpopular. A poll conducted in early January 2021 by the French Institute of Public Opinion (IFOP) revealed that 51% of France's population no longer support the military intervention in the Sahel. This is...

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 00:01:56 GMT
Ending Indecision in the Sahel
[Centre 4s] A G 5 Sahel-France Summit is due to take place on 15 February in Ndjamena, Chad. Eight years after the successful deployment of French troops in Mali, the time has come for the allies to evaluate the situation so as to avoid the crumbling...

Comoros

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 07:57:36 GMT
FM Meets His Tunisian, Comorian Counterparts Today
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will hold, on Thursday 4/3/2021, a session of talks with his Comoros' counterpart Dhoihir Dhoulkamal, currently visiting Egypt.

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 14:39:52 GMT
Comoros Elect New Federation President
[Cosafa] Said Ali Said Athouman has been elected the new president of the Comoros Football Federation, with a four year mandate until 2025.

Congo-Brazzaville

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 08:33:45 GMT
Brazzaville Journalist Taken From Hospital, Held Illegally
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Raymond Malonga, a well-known Congolese cartoonist and satirical magazine publisher, who has been held in a completely illegal manner over an article ever since plainclothesmen ...

Congo-Kinshasa

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 06:44:11 GMT
Scores Die in Congo River Boat Accident
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- At least 60 people died when a passenger barge carrying more than 700 people sank on the Congo river at night, Reuters reports.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 06:20:03 GMT
Tshisekedi Names New Prime Minister
[East African] Kinshasa -- DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi on Monday named Sama Lukonde Kyenge as the new prime minister.

Djibouti

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:48:35 GMT
20 Die After Human Traffickers Force Migrants Into Sea En Route to Yemen
[UN News] At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard as they sailed from Djibouti to Yemen, UN migration agency IOM said on Thursday.

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:58:17 GMT
Muhitira, Nimubona in Djibouti for Inaugural Half-Marathon
[New Times] Long-distance runners Felicien Muhitira and Yves Nimubona are in Djibouti as they seek to win a medal in the inaugural Djibouti International Half-Marathon, slated for Friday, March 5.

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:13:09 GMT
At Least 20 Killed, Hundreds Wounded in Huge Blasts
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds wounded in a series of powerful explosions at a military base in the Equatorial Guinea city of Bata, Al Jazeera is reporting.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 19:24:18 GMT
Country's Largest City Bata Rocked By Explosions
[DW] A series of explosions has injured hundreds of people in the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea. Many more are feared to be trapped under the rubble.

Eritrea

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:56:13 GMT
TPLF - Demise of a Kleptocratic Clique
[Shabait] On 4 November 2020, the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) Northern Command headquarters in Mekelle and throughout Tigray Region came under a meticulously planned, massive, and pre-emptive attack from the armed forces of the Tigray Peo...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:24:18 GMT
Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Nine patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central and Northern Red Sea Regions.

Ethiopia

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 19:38:28 GMT
Ethiopia Receives the First Astra Zeneca Covid-19 Vaccine
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia received on Sunday 2.2 million Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccines allocated by the COVAX Facility in marking the start of the country's COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:24:27 GMT
PM Abiy Launches Two Road Projects in Amhra Region
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially launched the construction of two road projects in Amhara Regional State worth over 5 billion Birr.

Gabon

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:43:48 GMT
COP26 President's Views On Ethiopia, Gabon Climate Adaptation Action
[Ethiopian Herald] Action on adaptation is of paramount to foster climate change resilience. As the COP26 Climate Conference President Designate has recently highlighted in his first foreign visit since his full time appointment, action on adaptation...

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 07:51:47 GMT
Fruit Famine Is Causing Elephants to Go Hungry in Gabon
[The Conversation Africa] The behaviour and life cycles of the largest animals on the planet are incredibly important for the healthy functioning of our planet's life support systems. Unfortunately, many big species now face extinction due to their v...

Ghana

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:15:43 GMT
Ghanaians Are Truly Peaceful
[Ghanaian Times] After President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was declared the winner of the country's 2020 presidential election, former President John Dramani Mahama opposed the result.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:15:42 GMT
Parliament Approves 13 Ministers-Designate
[Ghanaian Times] Parliament has approved the nomination of 13 persons as ministers-designate by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Guinea

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:26:34 GMT
1,600 Vaccinated in Guinea Ebola Virus Outbreak but More Jabs Needed - WHO
[UN News] More than 1,600 people have received Ebola virus vaccinations in Guinea where four have died in a new outbreak, but more lifesaving jabs will be needed to contain the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 05:43:55 GMT
Hundreds of People Vaccinated Against Ebola
[RFI] More than 200 people in Guinea have been vaccinated against Ebola, just days after the arrival of some 11,000 doses of the Merck vaccine and just over a week since the West African country declared its first Ebola outbreak since the deadly epid...

Guinea Bissau

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 09:16:15 GMT
Organisations Announce Global Ebola Vaccine Stockpile for Quick Response
[WHO] The four leading international health and humanitarian organizations announced today the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile to ensure outbreak response.

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 07:57:13 GMT
Sierra Leone Says Guinea Encroaching On Its Territory
[Nation] Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Saturday called on the sub-regional bloc Ecowas (Economic Community of West African States) to intervene in a potential conflict between his country and its neighbour Guinea.

Kenya

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:09:33 GMT
How U.S.$82 Million Oil Scandal Was Planned and Executed
[Nation] The Magh Mela, an annual pilgrimage to Prayagraj, India, which usually attracts over 100 million visitors, is not only the greatest Hindu religious festival but also the world's largest gathering of people.

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:43:07 GMT
'No Vaccine' Policy Threatens Tanzania & the Region
[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania's health minister said earlier this month that the country has no plans to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Catherine Kyobutungi to explain Tanzania's COVID-19 ...

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:21:58 +0300
Rashid Echesa to spend another night in police cells after slapping IEBC official
The ex-CS told the court that his arrest was politically motivated.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:02:14 +0300
Man commits suicide after stabbing lover
A woman in Sori, Migori County is nursing stab wounds after she was attacked by her lover who later committed suicide

Kenya News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:27:28 +0300
Kapenguria MP Moroto, others charged with destruction of ADC orchard property
Kapenguria MP Samuel Moroto on Monday appeared before Kitale Law Courts and was charged with the destruction of property.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:21:58 +0300
Rashid Echesa to spend another night in police cells after slapping IEBC official
The ex-CS told the court that his arrest was politically motivated.

Lesotho

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:59:08 GMT
Lesotho Receives its First Shipment of the Covid-19 Vaccine
[Unicef] Maseru -- Statement by UNICEF and WHO on the arrival of the first Covid-19 vaccines in Lesotho

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:09:21 GMT
Players Need Mentors
[Lesotho Times] ELSEWHERE in this publication we carry a story on two Likuena players, Tsepo Seturumane and Motlomelo Mkhwanazi, who failed to report for camp last Friday.

Liberia

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:14 GMT
NEC to Certificate Additional Two Winner
[New Dawn] -As Supreme Court affirms earlier declaration

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:10 GMT
Liberia Receives First Covid-19 Vaccines Through the Covax Facility, With Team Europe Support
[New Dawn] 96,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Liberia as the first part of the 384,000 doses that are expected to be delivered to the country over the next months through the COVAX Facility, the global initiative that is leading eff...

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:14:07 GMT
What Happens If Countries Don't Vaccinate for Covid?
[The Conversation Africa] Some countries, such as Tanzania and Madagascar, have issued statements saying they do not have plans to vaccinate their populations against COVID-19. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked pathology ex...

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 07:49:57 GMT
U.S. Anti-Abortion 'Gag Rule' Hits Women Hard - What We Found in Kenya and Madagascar
[The Conversation Africa] US President Joe Biden has reversed a Trump administration policy that prohibited US funding for nongovernmental groups that provide or refer patients for abortions.

Malawi

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:54:57 GMT
Former Mutharika Bodyguard Chisale Challenges Order to Seize Assets
[Nyasa Times] Former president Peter Mutharika's top bodyguard, Norman Chisale, has filed at the High Court a notice to challenge preservation order issued by Justice Mike Tembo last week allowing the State to seize property belonging to him, lawyer ...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:50:43 GMT
Masisi Leaves for Malawi on One-Day Working Visit
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi leaves for Malawi today on a one-day working visit at the invitation of his counterpart, Dr Lazarus Chakwera.

Malawi Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:55:55 +0000
To yield more from less
Stanley Gawanani may be the first smallholder farmer in his village to reap fourfold from his half-hectare groundnut plot squeezed between extensive maize and tobacco fields. But he will not be the last. This is the second time he has grown groundnut...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:51:18 +0000
Ethno Music Camp returns
Ethno Malawi Music Camp spearheaded by Music Crossroads Malawi returns to the fold after failing to take place last year due to Covid. This year’s Ethno Malawi Music Camp will be held from April 26 to May 1. This will be the fifth Ethno Malawi Musi...

Mali

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:40:31 GMT
Insurgents Kill Nine People in Mopti Region
[RFI] Nine people were killed in central Mali on Sunday by suspected jihadists, according to local officials, in two separate attacks in the country's Mopti region.

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 15:34:41 GMT
Radio in Mali Can Empower Women By Remembering They Are Part of a Social Web
[The Conversation Africa] The Malian politician, writer and women's activist Aoua Kéita once argued that, "The evolution of a country depends on the place that women occupy in the public space of that country." Today, Malian women face multiple and ...

Mauritania

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:59:18 GMT
Gambia U-20 Arrives in Nouakchott Ahead of Africa U-20 Quarter-Final Clash With CAR
[The Point] The Gambia U-20 team arrived at the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Tuesday ahead of their 2021 Africa U-20 Youth Championship quarter-final encounter with Central Africa Republic on Friday 26 February 2021 at the Stade Olympique at 7 p...

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:07:18 GMT
Mariem Chedad - I Am Living a Dream
[CAF] Mauritania's referee Mariem Chedad is one of the match officials at the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations at home.

Mauritius

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 00:41:18 GMT
The transformation from Anerood Jugnauth's to Pravind Jugnauth's MSM has claimed many scalps along the way
[L'Express] The exit of Nando Bodha, the last of the MSM figures associated with Sir Anerood Jugnauth, from the MSM marks the culmination of the long transformation from Anerood Jugnauth's to Pravind Jugnauth's MSM. However, this transformation has b...

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 14:42:15 GMT
What Needs to Happen So the Mauritius Oil Spill Never Happens Again?
[Greenpeace] Our personal histories are often attached to historical moments of shock. From wildfires to acts of terror, we all remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. For the people of Mauritius, August 6th, 2020 carrie...

Mozambique

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 19:39:36 GMT
Covid-19 - Six More Deaths, 602 New Cases and 410 Recoveries
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities on Saturday reported a further six deaths from the Covid-19 respiratory disease and 602 new cases.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:02:40 GMT
Over 1,600 Recoveries From Covid-19 in 24 Hours
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican health authorities reported on Friday that a further 1,602 people have made a full recovery from the Covid-19 respiratory disease.

Namibia

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:53:15 GMT
Industry Seeks Priority Vaccination for Seamen
[New Era] Swakopmund -- The fishing industry has called on the government to also prioritise seamen and seafarers in the country's Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:50:06 GMT
Court Refuses to Grant Protection Order
[New Era] A Windhoek woman who is suing the minister of safety and security and the police chief for wrongful arrest, physical and indecent assault by police officers suffered a legal blow when the High Court dismissed her application for a protectio...

Niger

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 06:07:18 GMT
Wave of Opposition Arrests After Post-Election Violence
[RFI] In Niger, two people have been killed and nearly 470 arrests, according to the latest figures revealed by the interior ministry, following post-election violence in the capital Niamey after Tuesday's announcement of provisional results in the p...

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 06:04:34 GMT
Elections Were Marred By Fraud, Opposition's Ousmane Says
[DW] In an exclusive interview with DW, defeated opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane warns unrest will continue in Niger until the "popular vote" is reflected and authorities put an end to mass arrests.

Nigeria

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:41:42 GMT
Quadri Aruna First African to Qualify for World Table Tennis Series In Doha
[This Day] The Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Olabanji Oladapo, could not hide his excitement after watching Quadri Aruna becoming the first African to qualify for the quarter-final of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:10:02 GMT
Demand By Nigerians in Diaspora Boosts Exports
[This Day] Nigeria is exporting more products by air than it has ever done in the past and most of the products are meant for Nigerians who live abroad, THISDAY's findings showed.

Nigeria African Herald Express

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:59:03 +0000
Controversy over death of Barrister son’s record label boss, Kashy
By Alao Abiodun The CEO of Cash Nation, Babatunde Oyerinde Abiodun popularly known as Kashy Godson, the label under which singer Barry Jhay operates, is dead. Oluwakayode Junior Balogun, a.k.a Barry Jhay, is the son of late Fuji music king, Ayinde Ba...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:49:55 +0000
Hijab crisis: Tension as Kwara directs 10 schools to remain shut
By Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin There is tension in Ilorin, Kwara state capital over the state government’s approval of hijab-wearing for female pupils in 10 grant-aided mission schools. Founders of some of the schools had planned to stage a peaceful...

Nigeria The Will

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:46:25 +0000
Recovered Victor Osimhen Scores In Napoli Win
BEVERLY HILLS, March 08, (THEWILL) – It was a joyous occasion to witness the second-half substitution that took place in the 53rd minute of the Serie A match between Napoli and Bologna. Napoli Belgian forward, Dries Mertens, was being substituted o...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:37:28 +0000
Team LeBron Beat Team Durant in All-Star Game
BEVERLY HILLS, March 08, (THEWILL) – Ahead of the 2021 All-Star Game (ASG), basketball icon LeBron James, who picked one of the sides in contention, had reason to believe these were not the best of times to put on an elaborate showing like that. Ne...

Rwanda

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:39:21 GMT
New Evidence Puts France's Role in 1994 Genocide Back in the Spotlight
[RFI] According to a diplomatic cable, the authorities in Paris helped suspects in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to escape while under French military protection. The revelation has rekindled Kigali's allegations that France secretly supported Hutu forces...

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:43:07 GMT
'No Vaccine' Policy Threatens Tanzania & the Region
[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania's health minister said earlier this month that the country has no plans to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Catherine Kyobutungi to explain Tanzania's COVID-19 ...

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 08:31:50 GMT
Poor Mobile Telecom Network Forces Sare Gubu to Use Senegal SIM Cards
[The Point] Residents of Sare Gubu Basiru in the Sandu District, Upper River Region (URR) have complained over what they called poor mobile telecommunication network and internet connection services in the area.

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 13:11:00 GMT
Senegalese Football Giants Expected Today
[The Herald] Senior Sports Reporter

Seychelles

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 10:37:28 GMT
New Study in Seychelles Shows Value of Even Elderly Warblers Raising Their Young
[Seychelles News Agency] New research conducted on Seychelles' warblers has shown that the bird's offspring fare better if elderly parents have helped to raise them.

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 09:34:23 GMT
Photo Competition Nets Huge Harvest of Seychelles' Flora and Fauna
[Seychelles News Agency] Over 5,000 new flora and fauna have been recorded and added to the Seychelles' biodiversity database through a photo competition organised by the Plant Conservation Action group.

Sierra Leone

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 09:03:17 GMT
Four Die in Suspected Ebola Outbreak in Guinea
[Nation] Freetown -- Guinean authorities on Saturday said four people had died from suspected Ebola virus complications, sparking fears of the return of the deadly viral disease in West Africa, four years after the world's largest outbreak of the dis...

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 08:48:28 GMT
New Deputy Head of Mission to Germany Takes Leave of Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Wednesday 10 February 2021 - Deputy Head of Mission to the Federal Republic of Germany, Madam Fatmata Kargbo, has taken leave of His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


SLPP accelerates development agenda programs
By Gibril Koroma, Toronto, Canada The ruling SLPP government in Sierra Leone is rapidly moving forward on its development agenda from north to south, east to west. In the Western Area it has and repaired roads, provided markets, fishing boats and ...


Kenema: NEC Commissioner Nyuma-Moijueh's 83 days in office
Contributed Commissioner Marian Sia Nyuma-Moijueh (photo) was appointed as Electoral Commissioner for the Eastern region of the National Electoral Commission on 11th December 2020. She took the oath of office at a swearing-in ceremony, administered...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:29:53 +0000
China’s Succession towards eradicating Poverty

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:22:46 +0000
PAYROLL CORRUPTION AT FINANCE MINISTRY: THE FINANCIAL SCANDALOUS WAGE BILL
Two weeks ago, the Sierra Leone media was inundated with news reports indicative of an already existing financial crisis facing…

Somalia

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 09:58:59 GMT
Farmaajo, Opposition Lock Horns Over Extension of Stay in Office
[East African] Somalia is in a state of political and constitutional limbo as various stakeholders interpret the failure to hold elections differently.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:21:48 GMT
Dispute Over Venue Delays Polls Talks
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia has missed the recently announced resumption of electoral talks between the federal government and the regional state leaders.

South Africa AllAfrica

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:22:06 GMT
'Insufficient Evidence' Frees DJ Fresh, Euphonik of Rape Charge
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Rape allegations against - DJ Fresh, real name Thato Sikwane, and Euphonik, real name Themba Nkosi -  came to light last month after a woman took to Twitter to make the accusations but prosecutors determined that the claim "...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 04:50:25 GMT
Jacob Zuma Faces Possible Jail Time After Absence From Inquiry
[DW] The former president had been called on to testify at an inquiry into corruption during his time in office. Zuma could now face jail time for failing to show up.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:01:10 GMT
These are the five most dangerous ways to sit in a car

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:56:43 GMT
Manhunt launched for three men who escaped Mpumalanga prison

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:54:21 +0000
South Africa to get another commission, this one to tackle the climate crisis
A higher carbon tax will be introduced in 2023 for companies with dangerous levels of greenhouse gas emissions The post South Africa to get another commission, this one to tackle the climate crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:47:47 +0000
Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe
The deputy chief justice says an attack on one witness may deter many others from giving evidence The post Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:11:10 +0000
News24.com | Manhunt launched after suspects escape Mpumalanga police holding cells
Seven suspects escaped from police holding cells in Volksrust on Sunday, and three are still on the run.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:46:17 +0000
News24.com | Strike in Limpopo healthcare sector suspended
A strike in the Limpopo health sector has been put on hold after Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba held talks with the unions.

South Africa News 24

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:11:10 +0000
News24.com | Manhunt launched after suspects escape Mpumalanga police holding cells
Seven suspects escaped from police holding cells in Volksrust on Sunday, and three are still on the run.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:46:17 +0000
News24.com | Strike in Limpopo healthcare sector suspended
A strike in the Limpopo health sector has been put on hold after Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba held talks with the unions.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:47:36 +0200
PODCAST | Gone in the night: The disappearance of Natasha Viljoen
In episode 50 of 'True Crime South Africa', we delve into this baffling missing person’s case and the long-term effects of a disappearance on a family.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:27:09 +0200
South Korea finds no link between deaths and coronavirus vaccine
South Korea said on Monday it had found no link between the coronavirus vaccine and several recent deaths, as it ordered nearly 100,000 foreign workers to be tested after clusters emerged in dormitories.

South Sudan

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:11:47 GMT
Ethiopia Welcomes Juba's Border Mediation Appeal, Urges Neutrality
[Nation] Juba -- Sudan and Ethiopia have welcomed South Sudan's efforts to mediate their border dispute, with Ethiopia asking the Juba team to prioritise neutrality during the talks.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:47:18 GMT
Ethiopia Welcomes Juba's Border Mediation Appeal
[East African] Juba -- Sudan and Ethiopia have welcomed South Sudan's efforts to mediate their border dispute, with Addis Ababa asking the Juba team to prioritise neutrality during the talks.

South Sudan Nation

Southern Africa

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:22:06 GMT
South Africa: 'Insufficient Evidence' Frees DJ Fresh, Euphonik of Rape Charge
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Rape allegations against - DJ Fresh, real name Thato Sikwane, and Euphonik, real name Themba Nkosi -  came to light last month after a woman took to Twitter to make the accusations but prosecutors determined that the claim "...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:21:08 GMT
Zimbabwe: Govt More Concerned About Saving Lives Than Livelihoods - Finance Minister Ncube
[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says government's biggest priority for now was to save citizens from Covid-19 as opposed to opening the country for people to pursue livelihoods.

Sudan

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 07:11:47 GMT
Ethiopia Welcomes Juba's Border Mediation Appeal, Urges Neutrality
[Nation] Juba -- Sudan and Ethiopia have welcomed South Sudan's efforts to mediate their border dispute, with Ethiopia asking the Juba team to prioritise neutrality during the talks.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 08:19:58 GMT
Former Vice President of Sudan's Al Bashir Regime Under Arrest
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- The Sudanese security forces carried out a campaign of arrests against former leaders of the ousted President Omar Al Bashir's regime on Thursday, as part of a campaign launched by the authorities against those responsible...

Swaziland

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 10:35:21 GMT
Covid-19 Recovery in Jeopardy As Purchase of Vaccine Halted
[Swazi Media] Swaziland's coronavirus recovery strategy has been derailed after Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi announced the tiny kingdom would no longer use the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 10:25:03 GMT
Slow Roll Out of Coronavirus Vaccines in Swaziland, Health Workers to Get Priority
[Swazi Media] Only 3 percent of the Swaziland (eSwatini) population are likely to get coronavirus vaccines in the first phase of inoculations, according to the kingdom's Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi.

Swaziland Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:02:00 +0200
KING, GOVT ENGAGE SA LAW FIRM OVER ‘ZWEMART’ STORIES
MBABANE – Stories allegedly written by Zweli Martin Dlamini (popularly known as Zwemart) are under scrutiny as the King and government have engaged the services

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:59:00 +0200
LOCKDOWN EXTENSION FATE TO BE KNOWN TODAY
MBABANE - It will be known today if government will reverse the two-week extension of the partial lockdown. Government has refused to come and state whether

Tanzania

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:43:07 GMT
'No Vaccine' Policy Threatens Tanzania & the Region
[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania's health minister said earlier this month that the country has no plans to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Catherine Kyobutungi to explain Tanzania's COVID-19 ...

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:14:07 GMT
What Happens If Countries Don't Vaccinate for Covid?
[The Conversation Africa] Some countries, such as Tanzania and Madagascar, have issued statements saying they do not have plans to vaccinate their populations against COVID-19. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked pathology ex...

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Gambia

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:44:30 GMT
Happy ICDB in Advance!
[The Point] While countries strategise efforts to contain further spread of the global virus epidemic, it is important to highlight the impact of pandemic on education. We all know the pandemic had a devastating impact on a number of sectors, but the...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:44:28 GMT
Gambian Actress to Create Biggest Music Entertainment in West Africa
[The Point] Ms. Rohey Camara, the Managing Director of Afri-Music Entertainment, is a Gambian actress, singer, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of numerous accolades, including the Best Supporting Female Actress of 2016 Award and the Best A...

Togo

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 01:07:07 GMT
Nane is doing well
[Télégramme228] Even though we would have liked to see this Togolese adventure at CHAN, the first in a final phase, last than what was served, it should be noted that the glass is not completely empty for the Togolese players taken individually...

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 01:07:03 GMT
Djougou, new promised land for Togolese training abroad
[Télégramme228] City located in the northwest of Benin, capital of the municipality of the same name and prefecture of the Donga department, Djougou is located about forty kilometers from the Togolese border, at the gates of the Atacora massif....

Uganda

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:43:07 GMT
'No Vaccine' Policy Threatens Tanzania & the Region
[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania's health minister said earlier this month that the country has no plans to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Moina Spooner, an editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Catherine Kyobutungi to explain Tanzania's COVID-19 ...

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:11:08 GMT
Ongwen to Appeal ICC Verdict, Claims Mental Disability
[East African] Convicted former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen is appealing the February 4 ruling of the International Criminal Court, which found him guilty of 61 war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 04:48:53 GMT
Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Aims to Tackle Economic Fallout from Covid-19 Pandemic
[DW] Diplomats in Geneva decided the Nigerian economist should take over the reins of the World Trade Organization. The former finance minister wants to make tackling the economic fallout from coronavirus her top priority.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:48:57 GMT
Guinea: Guinea Confirms Ebola Outbreak as Four Die From Disease
[East African] Guinea has announced an outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic after second laboratory tests on samples from victims came back positive for the virus.

Zambia

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 07:55:13 GMT
RwandAir Suspends Flights to Three African Destinations
[New Times] RwandAir, the national carrier, has suspended flights to three southern African countries amid concerns over a new Covid-19 variant there.

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 04:25:39 GMT
Country Braces for IMF Crunch Talks
[DW] Zambia has been gearing up for talks with the IMF after becoming the first African nation to default on debt since the COVID-19 pandemic started. But analysts say an IMF loan is unlikely until after August elections.

Zimbabwe

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:21:08 GMT
Govt More Concerned About Saving Lives Than Livelihoods - Finance Minister Ncube
[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says government's biggest priority for now was to save citizens from Covid-19 as opposed to opening the country for people to pursue livelihoods.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:52:06 GMT
Chin'ono Reporting Conditions Relaxed
[New Zimbabwe] High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi Monday altered reporting conditions for freelance journalist Hopewell Chin'ono who was however ordered to pay an additional $10 000 bail deposit.

Zimbabwe Herald

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 22:07:55 +0000
‘Women’s resilience unmatched’
ZIMBABWE will today join the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day for Women highlighting women’s achievements with the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development celebrating tremendous efforts...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 22:06:59 +0000
Zacc probes Grace Mugabe’s land grab
FORMER First Lady Grace Mugabe and a group of her associates are coming under investigation from anti-corruption authorities following complaints that they grabbed residential stands worth US$10 million without paying from an upmarket development on ...

Zimbabwe Mail

Cambodian Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:44:01 GMT
Live COVID-19 updates: Vietnam kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign
BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - NEW DELHI -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 11,229,398 on Monday

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 04:55:01 GMT
Vietnam kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign
HANOI, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Monday started a COVID-19 vaccine inoculation campaign, the country's largest vaccination campaign in history, with over 100 million injec

Hong Kong China

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 02:57:57 +0800
WHO to release Wuhan report in mid-March
The findings of a WHO-led mission to Wuhan in China to investigate the origins of the Covid-19 virus are expected in mid-March, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. "The current timing is the week of 14th-15th March," Peter Ben Embare...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:12:23 +0800
Australia's SBS suspends broadcasts of CCTV
Australian broadcaster SBS said on Friday that it was suspending the broadcast of Chinese TV news services CGTN and CCTV after receiving a human rights complaint. An SBS spokesman said programmes from the state broadcaster would not air on Saturday ...

Hong Kong Local

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:30:07 +0800
Teachers, drivers and others get vaccine priority
Some 1.3 million workers from various industries can start making appointments for coronavirus vaccines from Tuesday after they were also given priority by the government. The minister in charge of the vaccination programme, Patrick Nip, said these ...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:26:41 +0800
Third person dies after taking Sinovac jab: sources
RTHK has learned that a third person has died in Hong Kong after taking the mainland-produced Sinovac vaccine – 10 days after the territory-wide inoculation programme was rolled out here. Sources said on Monday that the 71-year-old man took the s...

South China Morning Post

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:50:08 +0800
Coronavirus: England’s children back to school after lockdown eased
Children returned to school in England on Monday for the first time since January, as the government began to ease tough restrictions thanks to a mass vaccination drive against the coronavirus.Throughout the latest lockdown since the start of the new...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:30:06 +0800
India urges other members of Quad alliance to match China’s investment in vaccine diplomacy
India has urged the United States, Japan and Australia to invest in its vaccine production capacity, an Indian government source said, as the so-called Quad alliance tries to counter China’s growing vaccine diplomacy.Beijing has committed to provid...

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:06:22 GMT
Why Bali is 'very special' to Maggie Wilson
Why Bali is 'very special' to Maggie Wilson ABS-CBN News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:59:11 GMT
Singapore investors welcome Indonesia's new Omnibus Law, SE Asia News & Top Stories
Singapore investors welcome Indonesia's new Omnibus Law, SE Asia News & Top Stories The Straits Times

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:45:34 +0800
Business coalition wants banks to set aside 30pc of profit for ‘Rakyat Bond’ to fund Malaysia’s economic recovery
KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Banks should allocate 30 per cent of their previous two years’ profits to create a RM21 billion government-backed recovery fund, said the Business Survival Group coalition. The coalition’s president, Datuk Abdul Malik...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:34:38 +0800
Two company directors charged again with cheating over glove supply, this time involving RM3m
KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Two company directors who were earlier charged with fraud were back in the Sessions Court here today, this time for cheating a company director in connection with the distribution of glove...

Mongolia

Pakistan World News

Mon, 08 Mar 21 07:27:47 +0500
India's evictions of forest dwellers fuels Kashmir fears
The evictions heightened tensions in a region already bristling with anger at Indian rule

Mon, 08 Mar 21 08:13:30 +0500
Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi oil heartland with drones, missiles
Announcing the attacks, the Houthis add they struck military targets in the Saudi cities of Dammam, Asir and Jazan

Pakistani News

Mon, 08 Mar 21 04:23:34 +0500
Washington sends chilling message to Kabul
Letter warns Ghani administration saying absence of deal may lead to toppling of Afghan govt by Taliban

Mon, 08 Mar 21 05:17:13 +0500
NAB to also probe Maryam in Safdar’s assets beyond means case
Anti-graft watchdog says PML-N leader has been found to have properties in her name

Philippines

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 17:24:00 +0800
Up to regional police to explain, but PNP stands by bloody raids
"Issuance of search warrants is as difficult as getting arrest warrants. There is deposition of witnesses and the examining judge has to make probing questions. Serving of warrants also requires the presence of at least 2 witnesses. The operations at...

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 17:17:00 +0800
Authentic and affordable: Nanyang offers Singaporean rice meal sets, noodles
Want to get a taste of Singaporean cuisine? Visit Nanyang today and order their rice meal sets and noodles !

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Philippines Headlines

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 17:24:00 +0800
Up to regional police to explain, but PNP stands by bloody raids
"Issuance of search warrants is as difficult as getting arrest warrants. There is deposition of witnesses and the examining judge has to make probing questions. Serving of warrants also requires the presence of at least 2 witnesses. The operations at...

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 16:13:00 +0800
Minority senators: Bloody Calabarzon raids part of 'long-standing policy'
"The president's recent televised threats of red-tagging and outright murder are unbridled human rights violations that must be held to account," Sen. Risa Hontiveros said.

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0800
Go assists vendors, TODA members in Leyte
Public market vendors and members of the Tricycle Operators and Drivers’ Association in Matag-ob, Leyte received financial and other assistance from Sen. Bong Go on Saturday.

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0800
9 killed in anti-activist raids in Calabarzon
Nine persons were reportedly killed including a leader of militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan or Bayan following simultaneous crackdowns against activists in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas and Rizal early yesterday morning.

Philippines Pampanga

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Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:49:00 +0800
Zambo Norte town's most wanted person nabbed
POLICEMEN have arrested in an intelligence-driven law enforcement operation one of the most wanted persons in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, an official said.Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:47:00 +0800
Another Abu Sayyaf surrenders
THE total number of Abu Sayyaf bandits who surrendered to authorities has increased to 40, as another bandit surrendered in Tawi-Tawi, military officials said.Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan Jr., Western

Singapore News Asia

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:30:25 +0800
Thailand charges 18 activists with sedition, royal insults
Three prominent Thai pro-democracy figures were denied bail in a Bangkok court Monday after being charged with insulting the monarchy, as the government escalates a legal row with a youth-led movement that emerged last year.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:10:37 +0800
Malaysia investigating claims of black patches detected in Johor's Sungai Kim Kim
KLUANG, Johor: Malaysia’s Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man on Monday (Mar 8) said that his ministry has instructed the relevant departments - including the Environment Department (DOE) - to investigate claims of black patches p...

Singapore Today Online

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:16:37 +0000
New group tackling online grooming, sexual abuse of women, girls to be formed: Sim Ann

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:12:32 +0000
Doctor struck off medical register after being jailed for brutal assault of girlfriend, locking her in room

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:23:00 +0700
Shorter quarantine likely for vaccinated arrivals
Quarantine requirements could be eased for visitors inoculated against Covid-19 before they travel to Thailand, beginning in October, as the government struggles to rescue the tourism sector.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:12:00 +0700
The protest leaders facing criminal cases
Thailand's youth-led anti-government protests started in July to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and have also made once-unthinkable calls for reform of the monarchy.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:23:00 +0700
Shorter quarantine likely for vaccinated arrivals
Quarantine requirements could be eased for visitors inoculated against Covid-19 before they travel to Thailand, beginning in October, as the government struggles to rescue the tourism sector.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 15:10:00 +0700
18 protest leaders arraigned over rallies, 3 also face lese majeste charges
Eighteen leaders of the Ratsadon group were indicted in the Criminal Court on Monday, each on 11 charges, for their roles in anti-government demonstrations at Thammasat University and Sanam Luang on Sept 19-20 last year.

Vietnam Politics

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

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

Vietnam Thanh Nien

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

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

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:59:00 GMT
World Bank approves US$ 420 million loan to Argentina for sanitation and housing
The World Bank Board of Directors approved a US$ 300 million loan to expand and improve water and sanitation services in Metropolitan Buenos Aires, particularly in the most vulnerable areas. An additional US$ 120 million will b...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:55:00 GMT
Bolsonaro confirms his trip to Argentina and supports negotiations with IMF
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirmed he will be traveling to Argentina on March 26th for the celebration of Mercosur's 30th anniversary, and also offered support for the president Alberto Fernandez administration negoti...

Bahamas Weekly

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:33:23 EDT
Bahamas to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday
The Office of the Prime Minister announces that The Bahamas will receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday 7 March.  This first batch consists of a donation from the Government of India of 20,000 doses of ...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 10:50:43 EDT
Holistic and long-term strategy required for crime fight
While making his 2020-2021 Mid-Year National Budget Debate Contribution to the House of Assembly, on March 3, 2021, Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames sa...

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Bolpress (sp)

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:39:07 +0000
Bolivia: 120 días de política tímida e inconsistente
El 22 de octubre de 2020 el partido del presidente Morales MAS-IPSP obtuvo una victoria contundente con más del 55% de la votación. Este apoyo se erigía sobre una base del 47% construida un año antes. La desastrosa gestión ec...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:36:54 +0000
Arce: La OEA cumplió un papel nefasto en las elecciones de 2019
(ABI).- El presidente Luis Arce Catacora recordó este domingo que la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) cumplió un papel nefasto durante las elecciones del 2019, lo que derivó en un sangriento golpe de Estado que dej...

El Diario (sp)

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Exigen anulación de elecciones
La presión por una segunda vuelta electoral entre Evo Morales y Carlos Mesa para una posible solución ante la crisis política social que ingresa a la segunda semana en el país quedó en segundo plano, ahora la Coordinadora de Defensa de la Democr...

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Alberto Fernández ganó comicios en Argentina
El candidato del Frente de Todos, Alberto Fernández, y su compañera de fórmula Cristina Fernández ganaron las elecciones presidenciales 2019 en primera vuelta con el 48 % de los votos, según el escrutinio provisorio. La dupla Mauricio Macri y Mi...

Brazil

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:55:00 GMT
Brazilian state of Mato Grosso admits its hospital network has collapsed
Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, the largest grain producer in the country, announced on Sunday that its hospital network has begun to collapse, as there is a lack of intensive care beds due to the increasing number of patients ...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:59:00 GMT
Bolsonaro tells Brazilians stop whining about the pandemic and Sao Paulo governor calls him "crazy guy"
President Jair Bolsonaro has told Brazilians to "stop whining" about Covid-19, as he criticized measures to curb the virus despite a surge in cases and deaths. His comments came a day after Brazil saw a record rise in deaths ov...

Colombia

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:22:40 +0000
Colombia’s prosecution facing criminal charges over Uribe probe
The prosecutor who wants to drop a fraud and bribery investigation against Colombia’s ex-President Alvaro Uribe will be facing criminal charges for his alleged attempt to corrupt justice. Two of… The post Colombia’s prosecution faci...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 17:55:27 +0000
Luis Carlos Sarmiento
Luis Carlos Sarmiento is Colombia’s richest man and an increasingly controversial figure over his companies’ involvement in corruption and malpractice scandals. Sarmiento was born in 1933 in Bogota to a… The post Luis Carlos Sarmien...

Colombia Bogota

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:20:50 +0000
Discovering Colombia through chocolate and new Jet Album
Colombia's largest chocolate maker will release a new Jet Album with proceeds from sales going to help the country's cacao farmers.

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:59:11 +0000
Colombian cocaine exports intact despite pandemic claims DEA
Despite lockdowns and restrictive travel measures, Colombian-origin cocaine continued to dominate U.S markets claims most recent DEA report.

Costa Rica News

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 14:10:14 +0000
Alert in Colombia due to the start of the first rainy season
Q COLOMBIA – In less than two weeks, Colombia enters its first rainy season of the year, which will very possibly have an increase in rainfall between 10% and 40% compared to the historical record, due to La Niña phenomenon consolidating in the re...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:35:07 +0000
The coronavirus pandemic raised poverty in Latin America to 33.7%, its highest level in 12 years
Q REPORTS – Poverty in Latin America increased in 2020 to the highest levels in the last 12 years, reaching 33.7% of the total population of the region, due to the economic crisis caused by covid-19, reported this Thursday the Economic Commissi...

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

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 02:46:44 +0000
Bike accident claims the life of man from Belles
Information reaching Dominica News Online (DNO) is that one male i ndividual from Belles, Shawn Durand, succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle collision at Pont Cassé earlier today. The incident is said to have occurred in an area near Shy...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 20:41:29 +0000
DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: In loving memory of Jacqueline Johnson née Letang
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Jacqueline who passed away peacefully at home in Whitby, Ontario, on Sunday February 28, 2021.  Jacqueline bravely finished her fight with Alzheimer’s surrounded by her children.  She was 75.....

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

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:40:00 GMT
Falklands extends Rockhopper's offshore licenses until November 2022
The Falkland Islands government has agreed to extend each of Rockhopper Exploration plc’s offshore North Falkland basin petroleum licenses, including the Sea Lion discovery area, until Nov. 1, 2022. The extension includes no ...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:30:00 GMT
Falklands: lively debate on the possibility of a salmon farming industry
The Falklands ocean coastal ecosystems are one of its biggest assets and, “its value is beyond measure,” commented Islander Josh Peck speaking against the introduction of a salmon-farming industry to the Falkland Islands, a...

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:24:35 -0500
‘WE ARE AT WAR’ - Lockdown lobby loud but businesses resist call
With anxiety heightening as Jamaica’s coronavirus infections skyrocketed Saturday to a record toll of 726 cases, private-sector leaders are resisting calls for a national lockdown. That appeal grew louder on Sunday as the nation grappled with mor...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:19:14 -0500
Back from the dead - Brown’s Town survivor’s journey of triumph to Google and more
WESTERN BUREAU: When the soles fell off Ruby Robinson’s school shoes, she used wire to hold them together. And when it rained, she walked miles barefooted. Born in Brown’s Town, St Ann, the 55-year-old account director with Google, who has apla...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 17:52:40 -0500
Dancehall producer arrested in Florida on scamming allegations
Music producer Donte "Papi Don Muziq" Johnson has been arrested in Florida in connection with a fraud case. He is accused of scamming an 88-year-old Sarasota, Florida man out of US$63,000. It is reported that the victim believed he was...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 17:06:40 -0500
Gunman shot while attempting to rob Westmoreland store
A gunman is nursing gunshot wounds in the hospital after a failed robbery at a store on Whitehouse main road in Westmoreland on Saturday, March 6. Reports from the Whitehouse Police are that about 2:00 a.m., the store manager went to investigate a.....

Latin America

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:55:00 GMT
Names of women victimized by violence painted on metal barriers protecting Mexico's National Palace
Reuters – The names of women victimized by violence were painted late on Saturday on metal barriers erected around Mexico's national palace ahead of a major women's march as activists turned the fencing into a makeshift billb...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:35:00 GMT
Norway's Equinor, YPF and Shell will operate a block in North Argentine basin
Norway's Equinor and YPF have entered into an agreement with Shell to jointly farm-down 30% non-operated interests in the CAN 100 block in the North Argentine basin, offshore Argentina.

Mercosur

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:49:00 GMT
Maersk forecasts 3% world trade growth; regulations a challenge in Mercosur
The shipping company Maersk expects world trade to grow by 3% or more in 2021. The company sees global trade recovering, but there is still a lot of uncertainty about the size of the impact of Covid-19 on the world economy in 2...

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 18:21:00 GMT
Uruguay: Pepe Mujica says the pandemic helped Lacalle Pou’s government
The former Uruguayan president José “Pepe” Mujica criticized the government of Luis Lacalle Pou and assured that the Covid-19 pandemic “helped” to improve his image. ”The pandemic is white (in reference to the color ...

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

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:34:00 GMT
Brazilian ranchers strongly oppose the import of live cattle from neighboring Paraguay
Brazilian meat-packers has asked the agriculture ministry for authorization to import live cattle from Paraguay, bur farmers organizations have strongly criticized the initiative. The request to import live cattle from Paraguay...

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 09:37:00 GMT
German Customs seize 23 tons of cocaine (from Paraguay) in biggest ever haul
Investigators uncovered a total of 23 tons of cocaine with a street value of billions of Euros in a cross-European drugs bust, German customs said Wednesday. The cocaine was uncovered in Germany and Belgium.

La Republica (sp)

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:48:31 +0000
Elecciones 2021: debate oficial de candidatos será los días 29, 30 y 31 de marzo
Cuenta regresiva. Postulantes también expondrán sus ideas contra la corrupción, desde hoy, en actividad de la Contraloría.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:46:17 +0000
Otros candidatos rechazan intento golpista y sabotaje a la vacunación contra la COVID-19
No a la vacancia. A los primeros pronunciamientos de Guzmán y Verónika, se sumaron con matices Humala, De Soto, Lescano, Forsyth y hasta Keiko. Se mostraron en contra de una eventual destitución del presidente Sagasti, como plantea López Aliaga.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:59:22 +0000
Radio Moda ofrece disculpas por las declaraciones machistas de ‘Carloncho’
En su comunicado, aclararon no estar de acuerdo con las “analogías” donde compararon a mujeres con platos de comida. La emisora ‘Radio Moda’ se disculpó a través de un comunicado por las declaraciones de ‘Carloncho...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:43:05 +0000
Presidente Sagasti indico el objetivo de su gestión es dejar una economía sana para el próximo gobierno
El Ejecutivo está decidido a enfrentar de la mejor manera posible la pandemia de la COVID-19 y, al mismo tiempo, recuperar la economía con el apoyo de los gobernadores regionales, aseveró hoy el presidente de la República, Francisco Sagasti, al s...

South America

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:55:00 GMT
Names of women victimized by violence painted on metal barriers protecting Mexico's National Palace
Reuters – The names of women victimized by violence were painted late on Saturday on metal barriers erected around Mexico's national palace ahead of a major women's march as activists turned the fencing into a makeshift billb...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:55:00 GMT
Brazilian state of Mato Grosso admits its hospital network has collapsed
Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, the largest grain producer in the country, announced on Sunday that its hospital network has begun to collapse, as there is a lack of intensive care beds due to the increasing number of patients ...

Unasur

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:05:00 GMT
Venezuela declares EU's head of delegation persona non grata and gives her 72 hours to leave the country
Venezuela announced on Wednesday that the head of the European Union's delegation in Caracas had 72 hours to leave the country and declared her persona non grata after the bloc imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan officials this...

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:31:00 GMT
Fitch forecasts Latin American economies will rebound but with downside risks
Fitch Ratings forecasts Latin American economies will rebound this year from the 2020 recession but risks remain in particular because of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uruguay

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:57:00 GMT
Dramatic Covid-19 situation in Southern Brazil threatens Rivera, Uruguay
Uruguay is very concerned, and threatened, by the situation in the city of Rivera, bordering the Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento, Rio Grande do Sul state, where the number of infections is alarming and continues to grow...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:30:00 GMT
American Airlines cancels routes from the US to Montevideo and Santiago
American Airlines has extended the suspension and cancellation of numerous international flights including to regions that have not yet been severely impacted by the coronavirus, such as Latin America. The Fort-Worth-based airl...

Venezuela

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:35:00 GMT
Maduro and wife Cilia Flores receive first doses of Sputnik vaccine, as shown by state television
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores have received their first doses of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Venezuelan state television reported, while the country received a second shipment of th...

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:41:00 GMT
Venezuela's Guaidó willing to support an independent new electoral council
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that he would support naming a new electoral council but cautioned its members should not be chosen unilaterally by the National Assembly currently held by the ruling s...

Venezuela Analysis

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 08:52:00 -0400
The Crisis and the Venezuelan Working Class: A Conversation with Pedro Eusse
A political bureau member of the Communist Party of Venezuela talks about the current situation of the working class.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 13:44:00 -0400
Venezuela Identifies Brazil Covid-19 Variant as China Donates 500,000 Vaccines
At least ten cases of the highly contagious strain have been recorded in Venezuela according to authorities.

Antarctica

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:30:00 GMT
Icelandair's 42 hours flight to Antarctica and home again
In its presentation, Icelandair says it usually flies closer to the Arctic Circle, but on this occasion, the trip was 4 days and 42 flight hours from the top of the world to the bottom, and home again. On Friday, February 26, a...

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:57:00 GMT
After thirty years of prolific research, RRS James Clark Ross makes final call to the Falklands
The RRS James Clark Ross (JCR) made her final call to her homeport of the Falkland Islands on Monday March first, since after thirty years of service, the JCR will be sold at the end of her 20/21 Antarctic season.

Australian Top Stories

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:31:32 +1100
This is the story behind Christian Porter's accuser
Four Corners last year exposed Parliament's toxic workplace culture and questioned the conduct of some of the most senior politicians in the nation. At the time, there was one allegation that couldn't be revealed. This i...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:02:57 +1100
'Frank would call all of us sisters': Three young women go public with allegations against MP Craig Kelly's senior aide
Three young women identify themselves to speak out about their allegations of inappropriate behaviour by Frank Zumbo, a senior employee and trusted advisor of embattled MP Craig Kelly.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:00:00 +1000
Time to get with the semi-professionals
While the scones outnumber the crumpets.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:56:47 +1000
Julie Bishop backs inquest into Porter case, says Reynolds had duty to tell police about alleged rape
Former deputy Liberalleader Julie Bishop has backed an inquest into the death of the woman who accused federal Attorney-General Christian Porter of raping her in 1988.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 23:30:00 +1000
Alleged Cabinet rapist Porter speaks up, while female victim lies silent
Today, the Cabinet Minister at the centre of allegations of a heinous historical rape, spoke up. He is Attorney-General Christian Porter. The chief law officer in the land. read now...

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 15:30:00 +1000
#1 TOP IA STORY OF 2020: America could be heading towards a second civil war
In the lead up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, mass violence after the polls closed looked likely, as this September article by Dr Hirst, read by about 70,000 people, showed. Thankfully, this hasn't eventuated — yet.  read now...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:55:59 +1200
Government gears up as Aotearoa NZ history subject launches in 2022
The Government has today begun a draft curriculum content for Aotearoa New Zealand's Histories, a compulsory subject to be taught in schools next year.Education Minister Chris Hipkins says having the resources and infrastructure...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 21:00:00 +1100
Time to get with the semi-professionals
While the scones outnumber the crumpets.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:57:05 +1100
Police release vision of men after separate alleged assaults of women
One woman was kicked in the face and knocked unconscious in a Valentine’s Day attack in Brisbane, while another man is alleged to have touched two women on buses.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:30:00 +1100
Markle debacle has turned the Windsors into top-rating drama
Instead of burning a bridge, Meghan lit 20,000 sticks of dynamite under it in her chat with Oprah.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 18:26:30 +1100
A ‘barbarous blow’ but pope asks Christians to forgive IS extremists
The Islamic State inflicted atrocities against all communities during its three-year rule in parts of Iraq. But the Christian minority was hit especially hard.

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 02:35:27 GMT
Time to reassess what Air NZ's 'high risk' Covid-19 destinations are, union says
The Ministry of Health is assessing the risk profiles of destinations, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 01:39:19 GMT
Judge abused, police called 'muppets' as man faces drug and gun charges
James Brodie Young, one of four alleged Headhunters gang members arrested during a Christchurch raid, refused to speak with his lawyer and called police "muppets".

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:21:41 +1300
Fiji announces vaccination registration and rollout
Fijians can now register for covid-19 vaccines using the digitalFIJI online platform, as the country prepares to rollout immunisation.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 20:25:32 +1300
Japan loan to help PNG in Covid-19 response
Papua New Guinea has secured a $US285 million loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency to support the 2021 budget and boost Covid-19 responses.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:53:29 +1300
Why the vaccine did not protect Air NZ crew member
Health experts are urging New Zealanders to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, but reminding that it takes a while for the vaccine to take effect.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:51:37 +1300
Pedestrian, cyclist deaths and injuries disproportionate in Wellington
In Te Whanganui-a-Tara crashes over the past 10 years, cyclists and pedestrians made up nearly a third of all minor injuries, nearly half of all serious injuries, and 38 percent of all deaths.

New Zealand Top Stories

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:42:50 GMT
Protesters paralyse Lebanon amid political, economic crisis
Protesters have blocked all major roads leading to the Lebanese capital, preventing oxygen supplies from reaching medical centres treating Covid-19 patients.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:37:34 GMT
Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Cardi B and more stars to perform at the 2021 Grammys
The 2021 Grammys is only a week away, but it's already proving to be one for the books. Find out which stars will take center stage and perform at the award show!

New Zealand World

Planet Tonga

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

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

Albania News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:05:40 GMT


Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:05:40 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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:31:15 +0400
Armenian Genocide film ‘Women of 1915’ to begin streaming on Amazon on International Women’s Day

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:21:47 +0400
Armenian ombudsman to women: Foundations of state strengthened only by highest protection of your rights

Armenian News

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 11:19:18 GMT
Biden extends U.S. sanctions against Iran
According to Biden, it is necessary to continue the national emergency declared in an executive order with respect to Iran.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 10:23:13 GMT
World's first carbon-neutral container ship expected to sail in 2023
Maersk accelerates the efforts to decarbonize marine operations with the launch of a methanol-fuelled 2,000 TEU feeder vessel

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:51:46 +0400
Среди женщин в Азербайджане растет интерес к предпринимательской деятельности

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:43:06 +0400
Экспорт хлопка из Азербайджана в январе 2021 г. существенно возрос

Belarus Belapan

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:43:14 +0300
Official coronavirus death toll in Belarus rises by nine to 2,038

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:35:56 +0300
Four activists sentenced to jail two days after arrest during founding conference for League of Student Associations

Belarus Belta

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0300
Lukashenko wishes happy Women's Day to Belarusian women
The message reads: “It is symbolic that the main words for every person – mother, family, Motherland – are of the feminine gender in the Russian language. You carry the most important values and traditions and pass them to younger generations. ...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 19:57:29 +0300
Belarus eager to dismantle barriers in trade with China
China is a priority in terms of export and investments. Belarus' export to China rose in 2020 despite the pandemic. The export of Belarusian foods demonstrated the highest growth.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:43:00 +0100
Kateřina Marie Tichá vydala duet s letos zemřelým Davidem Stypkou
Praha - Autorka a zpěvačka Kateřina Marie Tichá vydala ze svého debutového alba Sami jako singl a lyric video duet Divoká s nedávno zemřelým Davidem Stypkou. Za písní stojí nahrávací...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:31:00 +0100
Kváča z Liberce ovládl brankářské statistiky extraligy
Praha - Petr Kváča z Liberce ovládl brankářské statistiky základní části hokejové extraligy. Třiadvacetiletý odchovanec Mladé Boleslavi, který přišel do týmu Bílých Tygrů před...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:34:00 +0100
Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs want vaccine, almost fifth strongly against
Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs want vaccine, almost fifth strongly against

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:24:00 +0100
Number of Covid patients in ICUs up ahead of “critical week”
Number of Covid patients in ICUs up ahead of “critical week”

Estonia

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:49:53 +0200
Family doctors not happy with state vaccination strategy
For months, there have been reports that the pace of vaccination is not what it should be. This has now been admitted by the social minister and the ministry’s secretary general. While there is talk of a small part of teachers, rescue workers and p...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:05:25 +0200
Tallinn demands tougher Covid measures
Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart (Center) said on Thursday that he wants the city involved in vaccination efforts. Local governments currently have no role in the immunization process, which the mayor finds is a mistake.

Estonia Post Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:49:53 +0200
Family doctors not happy with state vaccination strategy
For months, there have been reports that the pace of vaccination is not what it should be. This has now been admitted by the social minister and the ministry’s secretary general. While there is talk of a small part of teachers, rescue workers and p...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:05:25 +0200
Tallinn demands tougher Covid measures
Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart (Center) said on Thursday that he wants the city involved in vaccination efforts. Local governments currently have no role in the immunization process, which the mayor finds is a mistake.

Europe

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:00:15 +0100
Meet the Polish teenager whose cosmetics website is helping women report abusive partners
Poland has one of the worst records on preventing violence against women in Europe.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:08:20 +0100
China's annual congress: What was said on Hong Kong, Taiwan and the economy
The weeklong meeting of the National People’s Congress, which rubber stamps policies approved by the Communist Party leadership, provides a window into government priorities.

Europe BBC

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:01:08 GMT
Switzerland referendum: Voters support ban on face coverings in public
The referendum, brought by a far-right party, could affect Muslim women who wear the burka or niqab.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:39:33 GMT
UK minister accuses EU of 'ill will' over Brexit deal
Lord Frost says the EU has "significantly undermined" post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland.

Finland Today

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 12:23:59 +0000
Ministry of Justice: Municipal Elections Postponed Until June
Most party leaders agreed to postpone the elections because of a worsening coronavirus pandemic.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 10:36:05 +0000
3 New Deaths Related to the Coronavirus
Here's our latest update on hospital statistics.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:25:04 +0200
International Women’s Day verdict - pandemic has increased inequality
UN Women Finland says physical violence and online harassment of women have increased alarmingly during the pandemic.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:20:58 +0200
Monday's papers: Restaurant closures, falling mask production, more bandwidth
Most morning papers continue to focus on issues tied to government measures to deal with the coronavirus epidemic.

France 24 Live News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:28:11 GMT
Israel's vaccination of Palestinians holding work permits ramps up

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:16:55 GMT
With no official result in, both sides claim victory in Ivory Coast elections
Ivory Coast's ruling party and the main opposition both claimed victory Sunday in the West African nation's legislative elections, with the official results still to be announced.  

France RFI

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:28:12 GMT
Israel's vaccination of Palestinians holding work permits ramps up

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:16:18 GMT
Trio of Thai pro-democracy leaders denied bail
Three prominent Thai pro-democracy figures were denied bail in a Bangkok court Monday after being charged with insulting the monarchy, as the government escalates a legal row with a youth-led movement that emerged last year. The three activists -- ...

French News Online

Germany

Fri, 5 Mar 2021 18:21:33 +0100
Monitoring the Right Wing: German Officials Seek to Turn up the Heat on the AfD
Germany's domestic intelligence agency hopes to place the entire Alternative for Germany party under surveillance. It views the party as being hostile to democracy.

Wed, 3 Mar 2021 10:55:15 +0100
RT Germany: Berlin Fears Growing Influence of Russian Propaganda Platform
With RT DE, Moscow wants to provide a platform for corona skeptics, right-wing populists and leftist fans of the Kremlin to destabilize democracy in Germany. Internal emails provide insights into the media organization.

Germany European News

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 18:24:28 +0100
Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová On the Errors Made in the Pandemic: "We Underestimated the Danger"
There are few other places in the world with a COVID-19 death rate as disproportionately high as the one in Slovakia. In an interview, President Zuzana Čaputová concedes that mistakes were made and explains why her country is considering deploying ...

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 18:24:09 +0100
EU Diplomat Josep Borrell: "I Should Have Indulged My Desire To Argue a Little More"
The EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, was made to look foolish by Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov during a recent press conference. In an interview, he explains why he didn't fight back harder.

Greek Reporter

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

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

Hungary Budapest Business Journal

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

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

Iceland Monitor

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 08:07:00 +0000
Hotel Made in Norway to Rise in Iceland
A new hotel, Blue Hótel Fagrilundur, will rise at Reykholt, in Bláskógabyggð municipality, Southwest Iceland, this summer.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 08:06:00 +0000
Memorial to Rise of First Black Settler in Iceland
The Icelandic government has approved state funding for the memorial of farmer and merchant Hans Jónatan, believed to have been the first black man to have settled in Iceland.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:10:27 +0000
How to Pronounce Icelandic Volcano: Þráinsskjaldarhraun
If there is something you can rely on in Iceland, it’s that there will eventually be a volcano eruption somewhere—and... The post How to Pronounce Icelandic Volcano: Þráinsskjaldarhraun appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:51:16 +0000
Gender Division In The Economy Is Still High
Nearly twice as many women in Iceland work in fields that require education or expertise than men, Fréttablaðið reports. This... The post Gender Division In The Economy Is Still High appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 02:26:21 +0000
Vaccinations of medically vulnerable to begin this week
This week will see the first Covid-19 vaccinations among medically vulnerable people aged between 16 and 69 who are at a very high risk of severe disease and death.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 02:47:42 +0000
Meghan says British royals worried about her son's skin
Meghan, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, has said there were concerns about how dark their son Archie's skin would be before his birth and that such worries explained why he was not given the title of prince.

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

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:20:00 +0000
International Women’s Day: Highlighting achievements and addressing inequality
To mark International Women’s Day which is celebrated on the 8th of March, the European Commission published its...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 15:43:20 +0000
New seasonal exhibits for the Lenten period at Il-Hagar, Gozo
Two temporary exhibits related to this Lenten period have opened at Il-Hagar Museum in Victoria, Gozo. Vexilla Regis...

Malta Independent

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:14:00 +0000
LIVE: Pay transparency the focus of Women’s Day webinar
A European Commission proposal for pay transparency will be the focus of a webinar organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day today.The webinar is being organised by the European Commission itself in collaboration with The Malta Ind...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:15:00 +0000
Plan is to continue vaccinating to make Malta a viable tourism destination option – Tourism Minister
Malta's current plan is to keep vaccinating and reach herd immunity in order for the country to become a viable tourism destination option, the minister responsible for the sector Clayton Bartolo told The Malta Independent.British Prime Minister Bori...

Malta Today

Mon,08 Mar 2021 10:26:56 +0100
Teleworking must be carried out wherever possible, public sector heads told
A directive issued by the Principal Permanent Secretary stipulates that all work that can be carried out through teleworking should be done as so

Mon,08 Mar 2021 09:36:00 +0100
Appeals court shaves off five years, €10,000 off thieves’ sentences
11-year prison sentence for prolific thieves on 29 charges cut down to six

Times of Malta

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:31:00 +0100
Every day is Women’s Day at GoTo
As the world celebrates women everywhere for International Women’s Day 2021 on March 8, GoTo acknowledges the extraordinary contribution of three of the women behind the mobility operator’s ongoing success in Malta. GoTo revoluti...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:09:00 +0100
‘I returned to work after my maternity leave... my husband got my tax rebate’
Five days before International Women’s Day, my husband received a cheque from the taxman for my return to work after having a child. We had always filed taxes separately, and I had applied for tax credit, aptly called ‘tax credit...

Northern Ireland BBC

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:55:03 GMT
Coronavirus: NI's youngest pupils back at school after Covid closures
It is the first time most young pupils will have been in school since before the Christmas break.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:13:21 GMT
NI abortion law changes 'should be referred to Human Rights Commission'
Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw says the bill should be considered by the NI Human Rights Commission.

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:43:51 +0200
Taxi drivers are taken off the market in favour of ride sharing (COTAR)
The Confederation of Authorized Operators and Carriers of Romania (COTAR) draws attention to the non-compliance of the legislation in force, at the level of the local authorities, by decreasing the number of authorizations for taxiing and ...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:09 +0200
554,331 women shareholders or associates in Romania companies at end-January
The number of female shareholders or associates in the companies established in Romania was 554,331 at the end of January 2021, with a share of 37,21 pct in total shareholders or associates, according to data from the National Trade Reg...

Romania Insider

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:00 GMT
Meghan and Harry interview: I didn't want to be alive any more, duchess says
In a deeply personal TV interview, Meghan tells Oprah Winfrey that she did not get help when she asked for it.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:43:35 GMT
Covid: Millions back to school in 'first step to normality'
The big return to school has started, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.

Romanian National News Agency

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:05:30 +0200
PM Citu says no draft law on Gov't table on compulsory vaccination
Prime Minister Florin Citu said that there is no project on compulsory vaccination on the Government table, when asked what message he sends to those who participated on Sunday in a protest against vaccination and the protective mask weari...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:43:51 +0200
Taxi drivers are taken off the market in favour of ride sharing (COTAR)
The Confederation of Authorized Operators and Carriers of Romania (COTAR) draws attention to the non-compliance of the legislation in force, at the level of the local authorities, by decreasing the number of authorizations for taxiing a...

Pravda Russian News

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:17:00 +0300
Can Russia live without the US dollar?
The US dollar will remain in circulation in Russia and will not disappear anywhere, but the Russian economy needs to reduce its dependence on the US currency, Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko said. Matviyenko sees the policy to redu...

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:14:00 +0300
Kremlin responds to Biden's 'Crimea is Ukraine' statement
Kremlin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded to US President Joe Biden's recent statement, in which he refused to recognize Crimea as Russia. On February 26, Biden stated that the United States would never recognize the annexation of Crimea. ...

Pravda World News

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 20:47:00 +0300
The whole world increases defense budgets despite the pandemic
In 2020, the world spent $1.83 trillion on defense, which marked an increase of 3.9 percent in real terms, the latest Military Balance report said. The amount that governments of the world spent on defense in 2020 was only "slightly lower" compared t...

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 16:33:00 +0300
Coronavirus kills nearly 90% of Ukrainian patients on ventilators
About 89 percent of patients connected to ventilators died in Ukraine as a result of the coronavirus infection, a study by the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine said. The researchers who conducted the study analyzed the period from the start of...

RT

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:50:43 +0000
#AbolishTheMonarchy trends after Meghan’s tell-all with Oprah sparks Twitter revolt
Anger over Meghan Markle’s claims that she was mistreated by the British royal family has spilled over into Twitter, with many social media users calling for the abolition of the monarchy. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:47:10 +0000
London promises students won’t miss out on an education if they refuse to wear a mask as schools reopen after Covid closures
The British schools minister has vowed that students returning to school on Monday in England will not be turned away if they refuse to wear a mask, as unions warn schools could close again if teachers don’t feel Covid-secure. Read Fu...

Scotland BBC

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:58:50 GMT
Rangers' Premiership win: 'Anger' over celebrating Rangers fans
Nicola Sturgeon joins criticism of crowds who gathered to celebrate Rangers' Premiership win.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 17:37:14 GMT
Scottish Conservatives plan John Swinney no confidence vote
The Scottish Conservatives are pushing for the vote over John Swinney's handling of the Alex Salmond case.

Scotland Herald

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:38:24 +0000
Hugh MacDonald: 'The clamour for indy will grow louder after SNP Holyrood victory'
Hugh MacDonald joined The Herald's fantastic columnist line-up earlier this year, and has since brought us his musings on the pandemic, Glasgow and being a pensioner.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:30:57 +0000
Oprah Winfrey interview: Meghan and Harry drop bombshell claims during candid
Life behind palace doors has not been exposed to this degree since the days of the ‘War of the Waleses’.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:10:00 +0100
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 396 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 323,700.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:39:33 +0100
Chaos in vaccination registration as new slots open
People 60+ will be able to register for their Covid jab as of Monday.

Slovakia News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:20:01 +0000
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 396 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 323,700. Published: Monday, March 8, 2021Full story: Slovak Spectator

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:50:01 +0000
Chaos in vaccination registration as new slots open
People 60+ will be able to register for their Covid jab as of Monday. Published: Monday, March 8, 2021Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:10:00 +0100
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 396 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 323,700.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:39:33 +0100
Chaos in vaccination registration as new slots open
People 60+ will be able to register for their Covid jab as of Monday.

Slovenia Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:29:21 +0000
Woman’s Day marked by warnings of violence against women
Ljubljana – The Slovenian PEN Centre and Mira, the women’s committee at the centre, warned of violence against women ahead of Woman’s Day, 8 March, while the Manager Association warned of inequalities at work, aggravated by the Covi...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:26:48 +0000
Secondary school students return to school, teachers to be vaccinated
Ljubljana – Secondary school students in years 1-3 are joining their final-year peers on Monday as secondary schools fully reopen under model C, meaning half of the students will come to school for a week while the other half will continue lear...

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

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 12:30:18
Goya Awards 2021: Your complete guide to this year's nominees and winners
SPAIN'S answer to the Oscars, gracing the red carpet at the Goya Awards is every performer's, writer's or director's ultimate goal this side of the pond. Although the weirdest cinema success experience would have to be that of winning a coveted statu...

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 21:55:28
Spanish-made RNA-messenger Covid vaccine could be in use by 2022
A 'HOME-MADE' Covid vaccine which works along the same lines as the Pfizer and Moderna inoculations is a step closer to completion and should be ready for use by next year. 

Swiss Info

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 08:52:00 GMT
Jailed Swiss-Belarus citizen on hunger strike in Minsk
Natallia Hersche, a Swiss-Belarus dual national who was jailed after participating in anti-government protests in Minsk last September, has been on hunger strike in prison for almost two weeks, it was confirmed on Sunday. Hersche has reportedly been...

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 18:34:50 GMT
Low-paid workers in Geneva to receive extra financial support
Voters in canton Geneva have decided to grant additional financial support to low-income earners hit hard by the Covid crisis. Nearly 69% of voters on Sunday came out in favour of a parliamentary proposal, rejecting a challenge by the right-wing Swi...

Turkey

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:56:00 Z
Turkey marks International Women’s Day
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on March 7 marked the occasion of March 8, International Women’s Day.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:53:00 Z
US to ask Turkey 'to host' intra-Afghan peace talks
In a bid to accelerate the stalled peace process, a meeting between the Afghan government representatives and the Taliban would be arranged in Turkey, according to a letter leaked by Afghanistan's Tolo News on March 7. 

World Bulletin

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 16:23:33 +0200
Stronger EU is stronger NATO: Top EU official
NATO chief, president of European Council committed to cooperation ahead of EU leaders’ summit.

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 16:19:33 +0200
Turkey’s Anzer honey gets geographical indication
Anzer honey has been produced in northeastern Rize province since Ottoman period.

4 News


It’s the final lockdown. But is it really?
The Channel 4 News Factcheck team ask: how safe are schools? Does the latest data show that the vaccines are working?


Senior British catholic calls Pope visit to Iraq ‘vivid expression of solidarity’
We were joined by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, who’s the Head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and Archbishop of Westminster.

Daily Mail

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:02:29 GMT
Meghan Markle says she was 'suicidal' in bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry
The Duchess of Sussex told Oprah said she 'couldn't be left alone' and that her husband had 'cradled' her as she told him she her suicidal thoughts at their cottage next to Windsor Castle.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:02:24 GMT
Prince Harry tells Oprah Winfrey Prince Charles stopped speaking to him
The Duke of Sussex has described himself, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge as being 'trapped' within the system.

Daily Star

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 09:22:38 +0000
Harry felt mum Diana's 'presence' as he rebuilt life with Meghan after Megxit
ITV will show Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey in full on Monday, courtesy of Harpo Productions/CBS. In it, Harry says he felt the "presence" of his mum

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 08:33:23 +0000
Harry felt 'trapped' in royal life and says Prince William 'cannot escape'
ITV will show Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey in full on Monday, courtesy of Harpo Productions/CBS. In it, Harry says he felt "trapped" until he met Meghan

Sky News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:37:00 +0000
Meghan tells Oprah there were 'concerns' about Archie's skin colour and she felt suicidal
Meghan and Harry's tell-all interview with Oprah has aired in the US, with the Duchess of Sussex claiming "concerns" were raised about baby Archie's skin colour before he was born and saying she had suicidal thoughts during her time in the Royal Fami...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 01:22:00 +0000
Meghan's row with Kate, why they left UK, and how 'wonderful' Queen has been - revelations from Sussexes' Oprah interview
In a high-profile interview that is sure to have shocked the Royal Family, Meghan and Harry have revealed all to Oprah Winfrey about why they left the UK.

UK BBC

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:00 GMT
Meghan and Harry interview: I didn't want to be alive any more, duchess says
In a deeply personal TV interview, Meghan tells Oprah Winfrey that she did not get help when she asked for it.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:43:35 GMT
Covid: Millions back to school in 'first step to normality'
The big return to school has started, with face masks and Covid tests for secondary pupils.

UK Daily Express

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:24:00 +0000
‘Hard winter’ warning as levels of flu immunity ‘potentially’ dropped – expert
A CORONAVIRUS expert has warned the UK could be set for a "hard winter" as the rates of immunity to respiratory viruses other than coronavirus could have dropped.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000
'Go home!' Nicola Sturgeon rages over 'disgraceful' Rangers fans lockdown rule breach
NICOLA STURGEON has hit out at Rangers fans for their "disgraceful" breach of lockdown rules.

UK Independent

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:53:25 GMT
Boris Johnson news – live: PM accused of ‘balancing books on backs of starving people’ with Yemen aid cut
Follow all the latest developments

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:51:42 GMT
Meghan and Harry interview: How the papers reacted to Oprah revelations
Many papers described interview as ‘bombshell’

UK Telegraph

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:52:27 GMT
Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview: Minister says Royal family member's racism claims are 'unacceptable'

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:42:02 GMT
Travel news latest: 'Exit permit' for travellers comes into force today

UK Times

Gazette News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:50:49 +0000
Covid vaccine: CDC warns of three new 'common side effects’
Three new side effects have been added to the official Covid vaccine list.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:48:54 +0000
The key revelations from Meghan and Harry’s explosive Oprah interview
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s televised interview with Oprah Winfrey unleashed a dramatic set of bombshell revelations, set to be broadcast tonight in the UK.

Watford Observer

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:50:49 +0000
Covid vaccine: CDC warns of three new 'common side effects’
Three new side effects have been added to the official Covid vaccine list.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:00:00 +0000
POLL: Most people dislike new Watford shopping centre name
Most readers do not like the new name of Watford’s shopping centre, the results of a poll have found.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:43:41 +0000
NHS begins Covid-19 vaccines for 56 – 59 year olds
People aged between 56 and 59 are being invited to book Covid-19 vaccinations this week, NHS England said.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Pubs will be able to turn car parks into beer gardens in April
Temporary changes will also be introduced which allow licensed premises to sell alcohol for takeaway purposes.

Get West London

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Harrow Times

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 18:25:19 +0000
Sarah Everard: London police search ponds for missing woman
Police have been searching ponds at Clapham Common as the hunt for 33-year-old Sarah Everard goes into its third day.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000
Pubs will be able to turn car parks into beer gardens in April
Temporary changes will also be introduced which allow licensed premises to sell alcohol for takeaway purposes.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:11:41 +0000
As pupils return to school, who needs to take a test? Q&A
Millions of pupils and their families are being asked to take asymptomatic Covid-19 tests as schools reopen their doors to the majority of pupils.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 18:25:19 +0000
Sarah Everard: London police search ponds for missing woman
Police have been searching ponds at Clapham Common as the hunt for 33-year-old Sarah Everard goes into its third day.

This Is Local London

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:02:17 +0000
Croydon: Woman charged with the murder of Tai Jordan
A Mitcham woman has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of Tai Jordan, stabbed to death in Croydon last week.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:52:19 +0000
Two charged as £1.6m of cocaine seized in Rotherhithe flat
Two men have been arrested and charged following the seizure of £20kg of cocaine and £25,000 cash from a flat in south east London.

Tottenham Independent

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:43:41 +0000
NHS begins Covid-19 vaccines for 56 – 59 year olds
People aged between 56 and 59 are being invited to book Covid-19 vaccinations this week, NHS England said.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 18:25:19 +0000
Sarah Everard: London police search ponds for missing woman
Police have been searching ponds at Clapham Common as the hunt for 33-year-old Sarah Everard goes into its third day.

Wandsworth Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:11:41 +0000
As pupils return to school, who needs to take a test? Q&A
Millions of pupils and their families are being asked to take asymptomatic Covid-19 tests as schools reopen their doors to the majority of pupils.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:11:11 +0000
Met Police launches all-female operation in south London
The Metropolitan Police has held its first ever all-female operation to help tackle robbery and violent crime.

Your Local Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:02:17 +0000
Croydon: Woman charged with the murder of Tai Jordan
A Mitcham woman has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of Tai Jordan, stabbed to death in Croydon last week.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:11:41 +0000
As pupils return to school, who needs to take a test? Q&A
Millions of pupils and their families are being asked to take asymptomatic Covid-19 tests as schools reopen their doors to the majority of pupils.

Chronicle Live

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 09:22:17 +0000
Piers Morgan says Prince William will be 'seething' at Meghan claims
GMB host Piers Morgan reacted to claims that Meghan made in the Oprah Winfrey interview about Kate Middleton

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 08:48:51 +0000
Drizzle and blustery showers ahead this week with severe gales also possible
Unsettled weather is forecast for the North East with with 'heavy rain and damaging winds'

Gazette Live

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 09:49:05 +0000
RE teacher barred from teaching over sexual comments on Instagram
James Morley said the investigation had 'worn me down to a soulless shell of a human who has lost all interest in ever teaching again'

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 08:00:00 +0000
Ex butcher in court over alleged nuisance police calls
Andrew Usher is accused of "sending false message by public electronic communication network to cause annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety

Liverpool Echo

Fri, 5 Mar 2021 09:46:21 +0000
Gogglebox family deny they've been dropped over 'viewer backlash'
The Baggs family will not be appearing on the latest series of the hit Channel 4 show

Fri, 5 Mar 2021 09:00:00 +0000
Tickets for the first Christmas panto of the year announced
St Helens Theatre Royal will be hosting its annual family panto show at the end of the year

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:30:00 +0000
Wanted: Foster homes for young parents and their babies
THE search is on to find foster carers to support young parents and their babies.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 06:32:00 +0000
Contemporary home in Whitegate renovated with cutting edge design
THIS spacious contemporary house is our property of the week.

Anphoblacht

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 19:24:59 +0000
From 14 March 1981 – Fearless fighter Francis Hughes joins Hunger Strike
“Most wanted man in the North” – RUC Chief Constable Kenneth Newman

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:24:19 +0000
Good Friday Agreement threats and British Government bad faith
Peadar Whelan considers the implications the withdrawal of support for the Good Friday Agreement by the Loyalist Communities Council, as the British Government unilaterally acted to continue Irish Sea border grace periods

Impartial Reporter

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:45:52 +0000
Fermanagh road closed following crash
The Killadeas Road between Trory Roundabout and Killadeas is currently closed as emergency services deal with a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:00:00 +0000
International Women's Day: Kat challenges stereotypes
GROWING up and standing at just over five feet tall, Kat Cassidy (29) always knew she wanted a hands-on job and knew she wanted to work with motors.

Evening Telegraph

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:47:37 +0000
Drunken yob terrorised woman on train between Dundee and Montrose
A drunken lout who launched a beer can and made abusive remarks to train passengers has been ordered to pay compensation.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:42:51 +0000
Troon Avenue: Man due in court today as double murder investigation continues into fourth day
All streets leading into Ardler's Troon Avenue remain sealed off, as the murder investigation into a missing woman and child continues today.

Herald Scotland

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:38:24 +0000
Hugh MacDonald: 'The clamour for indy will grow louder after SNP Holyrood victory'
Hugh MacDonald joined The Herald's fantastic columnist line-up earlier this year, and has since brought us his musings on the pandemic, Glasgow and being a pensioner.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:30:57 +0000
Oprah Winfrey interview: Meghan and Harry drop bombshell claims during candid
Life behind palace doors has not been exposed to this degree since the days of the ‘War of the Waleses’.

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:28:00 +0000
The lockdown rules changing today - what you can and can't do
What are the four changes to lockdown rules being made in England from Monday?

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 14:18:32 +0000
Police scale back search for Basingstoke man Charles Knight
Police have announced they are scaling back their searches for missing Basingstoke man Charles Knight after he disappeared in Burghclere 18 days ago.

Basingstoke Gazette

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:26:27 +0000
The lockdown rules changing today - what you can and can't do
What are the four changes to lockdown rules being made in England from Monday?

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 19:50:36 +0000
Bransbury thatched cottage fires: the latest
MORE than 100 firefighters are tackling a blaze that is ravaging an estate of thatched cottages.

Borehamwood Times

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:43:41 +0000
NHS begins Covid-19 vaccines for 56 – 59 year olds
People aged between 56 and 59 are being invited to book Covid-19 vaccinations this week, NHS England said.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 07:00:00 +0000
The new lockdown rules coming into force on March 8
Tomorrow coronavirus restrictions will begin being eased in England.

Bucks Free Press

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
In the dock: Weekly round-up of hearings at Wycombe Magistrates' Court - January 18 to 20
Weekly round-up of hearings at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court:

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:37:27 +0000
CCTV images released after man 'repeatedly punched' outside High Wycombe Specsavers
CCTV images have been released after a man was repeatedly punched by two others outside Specsavers in High Wycombe.

Epsom Guardian

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:11:41 +0000
As pupils return to school, who needs to take a test? Q&A
Millions of pupils and their families are being asked to take asymptomatic Covid-19 tests as schools reopen their doors to the majority of pupils.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 15:47:21 +0000
CCTV: Final sighting of Sarah Everard, missing from Clapham
CCTV footage seen by the Metropolitan Police has confirmed the last known sighting of Sarah Everard, who disappeared in South London on Wednesday (March 3).

St Albans Review

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:43:41 +0000
NHS begins Covid-19 vaccines for 56 – 59 year olds
People aged between 56 and 59 are being invited to book Covid-19 vaccinations this week, NHS England said.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 07:00:00 +0000
The new lockdown rules coming into force on March 8
Tomorrow coronavirus restrictions will begin being eased in England.

The Argus

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:39:48 +0000
LIVE: Schools return as first lockdown restrictions eased
Schools are set to return today across England as part of step one of the Prime Minister's 'roadmap' to easing lockdown restrictions.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:15:03 +0000
Prime Minister issues warning as lockdown restrictions eased
Boris Johnson says it is crucial the people across England continue to stick to coronavirus restrictions as step one of his 'roadmap to freedom' comes into effect.

Bournemouth Echo

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
E-scooter riders breaking the law in Bournemouth and Poole
HUNDREDS of e-scooter riders are breaking the law by riding on public land across Bournemouth and Poole.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
Residents 'spat at by skaters at Kings Park'
BCP COUNCIL has reminded that skateboard parks are currently off limits under the current lockdown rules following a number of complaints from residents.

Bridgwater Mercury

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:06:36 +0000
Dr Rob Hart Somerset's new children’s services assistant director – inclusion
SOMERSET has announced that Dr Rob Hart has been appointed as its new children’s services assistant director – inclusion.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:12:41 +0000
Harry and Meghan interview - The revelations
THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex have plunged the monarchy into a crisis, accusing an unnamed royal of racism, suggesting the family were jealous of Meghan and revealing how she contemplated taking her own life while pregnant.

Bridport News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
Council strategy to guide West Bay and Lyme Regis harbours
A PLAN is being produced to guide the development of West Bay and Lyme Regis harbours.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
Retired RAF engineer publishes book on Hercules XV208
A RETIRED RAF engineer has written a book looking into the history and changes of a plane he spent four years and around 2,000 hours flying.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:12:41 +0000
Harry and Meghan interview - The revelations
THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex have plunged the monarchy into a crisis, accusing an unnamed royal of racism, suggesting the family were jealous of Meghan and revealing how she contemplated taking her own life while pregnant.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:17:49 +0000
'Unexplained death' of man in West Quay, Bridgwater
POLICE are investigating the sudden "unexplained death" of a man in Bridgwater yesterday evening (Sunday).

Chard and Ilminster News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:17:49 +0000
'Unexplained death' of man in West Quay, Bridgwater
POLICE are investigating the sudden "unexplained death" of a man in Bridgwater yesterday evening (Sunday).

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:34:07 +0000
Major roadworks starting around Somerset today
MAJOR roadworks starting in Somerset today (Monday) include:

Western Daily Press

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 08:33:29 +0000
Reward offered after NHS workers have tyres slashed
Nine NHS workers had their car tyres slashed

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000
'Ridiculous' new active travel route in Bath is a danger to cyclists
They said the best route has not been selected

South Wales Argus

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:01:00 +0000
Gwent's inspirational women for International Women's Day
TO MARK today's International Women's Day, we've put together a list of the most influential women in Gwent.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 04:00:00 +0000
Baby George named after Wales rugby star George North
WHILE Wales was enjoying an epic Six Nations clash with England at the end of last month, one Cwmbran woman was having a completely different type of day.

Wales Online

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 09:52:21 +0000
PM praises women leading Covid fight on International Women's Day
“Their ingenuity, dedication and hard work is an inspiration to all of us.”

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 09:47:49 +0000
Harry and Meghan's new baby girl could be called Oprah, say bookies
The odds dropped dramatically over the weekend

Coventry Telegraph

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:01:52 +0000
M6 middle lane hogger has car seized after being stopped by cops
He was spotted in the middle lane with his fog lights on

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:37:29 +0000
Broken traffic lights on M6 island cause A444 delays
There are reports of bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Bedworth bypass

Express and Star

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:06:00 +0000
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A hospital boss today spoke of his fear that the Covid pandemic may have prevented people with other serious illnesses from coming forward for treatment.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:05:55 +0000
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David Loughton will never forget March 7, 2020.

BBC News Humberside

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:33:02 GMT
Hull Welly Club: At risk music venue saved from closure
The Welly Club in Hull shut after its former owners went into administration during lockdown.

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:11:24 GMT
Zane Powles: Grimsby lockdown meals teacher makes final deliveries
The father-of-three says he has delivered 15,000 meals for children since starting a year ago.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
Bradford's worst roads for speeding offences revealed
MORE than five motorists were caught speeding by police every day in the Bradford last year, as the hotspot roads around the district have been revealed.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 05:00:00 +0000
High crime rate makes firms reluctant to invest in Bradford
TWO Bradford councillors are trying to convince businesses to invest in Bradford after they claim that the "high crime rate" is causing reluctance from some firms.

York Press

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 04:00:00 +0000
Inquests will finally probe two York river death mysteries
THE full circumstances surrounding two men’s deaths in York’s rivers in 2019 should finally be revealed later this month when inquests are held.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:33:04 +0000
Number of Covid patients falls again at York trust hospitals
THE number of Covid patients at York and Scarborough hospitals has fallen by four over the weekend - and the number in intensive care has fallen by one.

Ukraine News

Unian News Agency

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:30:00 +0200
Donbas update: Enemy fires proscribed mortars
Ukrainian ceasefire monitors have reported on all violations to the OSCE.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:30:00 +0200
Exposed: Fake news sites run by Russian intelligence spread misinformation about COVID vaccines
Russian state media also has worked to boost the image of its Sputnik V jab.

Afghanistan News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:05:39 GMT


Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:05:39 GMT


Algeria

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 07:03:58 GMT
PROJECTS: North African nations set to become major solar power producers: report
Egypt crosses 2 GW solar power mark

Algeria Headlines

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:41:51 GMT
France Admits Torture, Murder of Key Independence Fighter
[RFI] French forces tortured and murdered Algerian freedom fighter Ali Boumendjel during his country's war for independence, President Emmanuel Macron admitted, in an official reappraisal of a death that was for years covered up as a suicide.

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:11:49 GMT
Major Government Reshuffle to Be Conducted After Coming Legislative Elections
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, announced Monday that a major reshuffle of the Government would take place after the next legislative elections.

Algerie Presse Service

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

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

Bahrain

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:05:28 GMT
PROJECTS: Bahrain launches procurement process to build national metro network
The fully automated urban rail transit project will be developed using Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:00:02 GMT
8 Innovative Startups receive $250,000 investment
The virtual event will premiere at 7:00PM on YouTube and Facebook

Egypt Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:39:44 GMT
Military Production Minister Mulls Joint Cooperation With Allweiler-Farid, CIRCOR Companies
[Egypt Online] Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi discussed with the representatives of Allweiler-Farid Co. and CIRCOR International boosting mutual cooperation.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 07:39:42 GMT
Telecommunications, Agriculture Ministries Ink Deal On Setting Up Projects for Developing Agricultural Sector
[Egypt Online] Telecommunications Minister Amr Talaat and Agriculture Minister Sayyed el Quseir witnessed on Friday 05/03/2021 the signing of a cooperation agreement on setting up applied research projects to develop innovative solutions in the agric...

Egyptian Streets

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:04:54 +0000
The Ultimate Survival Guide for Freelancers in Egypt: Art, Design, Writing and Film
Freelancing is a way of work offering attractive benefits, from personalized work hours, to work vacations and control of one’s tasks. However, freelancing is not always what it seems to be, as say many Egyptians who take this path. Freelancing has...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 20:38:42 +0000
A Walk Through Zamalek’s Artistic Side: 5 of the Top Zamalek Art Galleries
There’s always something happening or something to do at the small, but bustling island of Zamalek. Hugged by the Nile on either side, Zamalek is considered to be one of Cairo’s wealthier neighborhoods, boasting a multitude of various hotspots an...

Iran

Iraq

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:00:34 GMT
PROJECTS: Contractor failure halts 3 key projects in Iraq's Basra
They are worth $90mln

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 07:27:30 GMT
Iraq to rebuild 83 war-damaged factories
Three-phase rebuilding plan set

Haaretz Israel News

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 11:55:05 +02:00
Israeli army says foiled two stabbing attacks in West Bank
Army says attacker in first incident 'neutralized' ■ One soldier lightly wounded in his hand

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 11:45:58 +02:00
Israeli military prosecutor seeks gag order on verdict implying suspect was tortured
This comes after judge refused to strike from the ruling a mention of 'special methods' used during interrogation of Palestinian suspect

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:51:14 GMT
Coronavirus in Israel: 2,331 new cases, 3.7% of tests return positive

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:28:34 GMT
NASA Mars scientists spur girls to 'reach for the stars'

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:45:06 GMT
Attempted terror attack thwarted in Sde Ephraim
The attack comes a month after an attempted attack was thwarted at the same farm.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:23:28 GMT
European ambassadors help clean Israel's shoreline following oil spill
“As soon as we saw the terrible images of black tar washed up on beaches along the coastline, we decided that we had to do something to help," said EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret.

Times of Israel

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:41:01 +0000
Tech economies losing a ‘powerful force’ by sidelining women, researchers say
Interim study shows that in Israel, Norway, Sweden and Ireland just 12%-15% of entrepreneurs are women; why is still unclear, but could be because ecosystem is tailored to men

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:35:08 +0000
Women at Intel Israel are using the power of AI to boost other women
'AI for Women' project gathers and processes tips from thousands of Israeli women; be ready to fail and get out of your comfort zone, they advise

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

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:26:01 +0000
Lebanon to Ease Restrictions to Stem The Virus Spread
Lebanon registered 33 more coronavirus-related deaths and 2,377 new cases, the Health Ministry said Sunday, as it prepared to ease restrictions in place to stem the spread of the virus...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 08:17:48 +0000
Can Tunisia Resolve Its Deepening Political Crisis?
Veteran Tunisian politician Mustapha Ben Jaafar is calling for national reconciliation as part of  a new initiative aimed at resolving the deepening political crisis in the country...

Kuwait

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 11:31:06 GMT
PROJECTS: Seven firms pre-qualified for Kuwait petrochemical project
Al-Zour complex to cost $8.58bln

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 10:00:01 GMT
Kuwait Economic Society calls for the setup of a fund to help SMEs weather COVID-19 lockdowns
Reimbursement of 25% of the annual rental value for companies

Kuwait Times

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 22:11:22 +0000
Students complain after being called to school for exams
By Nawara Fattahova KUWAIT: Students from several Indian schools in Kuwait have contacted Kuwait Times to complain that they are being compelled by their schools to attend on-campus exams in the upcoming exam period. Some students claim that their te...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 22:09:49 +0000
Monster traffic jams amid chaotic start to curfew
By B Izzak KUWAIT: As Kuwait entered the first day of a 5 pm to 5 am partial lockdown yesterday, the country was in total paralysis with unprecedented traffic jams that continued way after the deadline. Motorists posted hundreds of pictures showing t...

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, 01 Mar 2021 07:36:45 GMT
CAF Lifts Restriction to Host Official Matches On Libyan Territory
[CAF] The CAF Emergency Committee has lifted restrictions on hosting of CAF international matches on Libyan territory.

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:44:43 GMT
10th Anniversary of Referral to ICC
[HRW] Beirut -- Grim Decade for Human Rights

Morocco

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:58:41 GMT
House of Representatives - Plenary Session Friday On Examining Laws Governing Electoral System
[MAP] Rabat -- The House of Representatives will hold a plenary session Friday on examining and voting on organic bills governing the electoral system.

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:01:50 GMT
Kamal Lahlou Reappointed As President of Moroccan Media Federation
[MAP] Casablanca -- Kamal Lahlou, president of the group of Editions de la Gazette and MFM Radio, was unanimously reappointed, on Thursday, as president of the Moroccan Media Federation (FMM), following the General Assembly of this organization.

Morocco World News

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 17:43:03 +0000
Macron Reveals Algeria’s Military Involvement in France’s Sahel Agenda
Washington D.C. – Algeria’s People National Army (ANP) was quick to dismiss news of Algerian troops supporting the French led military operations in the Sahel as propaganda aimed at offending national institutions.  Algerian officials were s...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 17:32:05 +0000
Morocco’s COVID-19-Vaccinated Population Reaches 3,913,615
Rabat – Health authorities in Morocco have vaccinated 3,913,615 Moroccan citizens and residents against COVID-19, as of Sunday, March 7, at 6 p.m. Over 578,942 have also received their second dose of the vaccine. Morocco is among the 10th count...

North Africa

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:08:17 GMT
Tunisia: General Situation of Industrial Sector Virtually Stable in Q4 2020 (Ins Survey)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The general situation of the industrial sector in the fourth quarter of 2020 was virtually stable, it emerged from a survey on the situation and prospects of industrial companies, released Thursday by the Natio...

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 07:57:36 GMT
Egypt: FM Meets His Tunisian, Comorian Counterparts Today
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will hold, on Thursday 4/3/2021, a session of talks with his Comoros' counterpart Dhoihir Dhoulkamal, currently visiting Egypt.

Oman

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 07:40:54 GMT
PROJECTS: Oman set to issue tenders for Ibri industrial zone
Project designs are ready

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:30:30 GMT
Oman extends grace period for expats to leave country
Grace period has been extended by another three months until March 31

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

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:30:44 GMT
PROJECTS: Qatar awards second EPC contract for North Field East project
$2bln onshore contract awarded to South Koea's Samsung C&T

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 11:31:05 GMT
COVID-19 impact: Qatari banks to see high provisioning costs in 2021
Combined net profit of Qatari banks declined 12% to $5.6bln in 2020

Qatar Doha News

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 09:53:51 +0000
No bounds: Qatari women soar into extreme air sports
WATCH: In Qatar’s world of extreme sports, few women are defying stereotypes. Doha News met up with the daring athletes to learn more about their passions. Putting the word “extreme” before sports often evokes images of daredevil men skiing thr...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 09:09:38 +0000
90% yet to be vaccinated as Qatar’s Covid inoculation drive gains pace
Since December, the government has been administering the vaccine to those eligible in order to ensure the safety of the community.  Around 327,582 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the start of the vaccination programme in Decembe...

Sahara Reporters

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:32:28 +0000
Central Bank Of Nigeria To Pay N5 For Every $1 Sent And Received From Abroad
The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced it will pay the senders and beneficiaries of dollars doing transactions with commercial banks. This was disclosed by the nation’s apex bank in a press release signed on Friday by the Director of T...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:13:36 +0000
Meghan Says She Contemplated Suicide After Marrying Prince Harry
Prince Harry's wife Meghan Markle on Sunday said she contemplated taking her own life after joining the royal family and raised allegations of racism in the monarchy during an explosive television interview. Explaining the couple's dramatic ...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:32:28 +0000
Central Bank Of Nigeria To Pay N5 For Every $1 Sent And Received From Abroad
The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced it will pay the senders and beneficiaries of dollars doing transactions with commercial banks. This was disclosed by the nation’s apex bank in a press release signed on Friday by the Director of T...

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:13:36 +0000
Meghan Says She Contemplated Suicide After Marrying Prince Harry
Prince Harry's wife Meghan Markle on Sunday said she contemplated taking her own life after joining the royal family and raised allegations of racism in the monarchy during an explosive television interview. Explaining the couple's dramatic ...

Saudi Arabia

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 13:03:01 GMT
UAE's Tabreed likely to issue more bonds in coming years, says CEO
District cooling company eyes further acquisitions as developers shed non-core assets

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 10:02:25 GMT
Saudi central bank launches instant payment system 'Sarie'
System to facilitate low-value transactions within the kingdom

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

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:24:44 GMT
Tunisian Association Calls for Stopping Sale of J&j Baby Powder, Presumed Carcinogen
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Association of Environmental Education for Future Generations (AEEFG) called on the Tunisian government to immediately withdraw the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) baby powder, which had already been withdrawn fr...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:24:38 GMT
Italian Waste Scandal - Ftdes Calls On Tunisian Authorities to Exert Pressure to Re-Ship Waste Containers Before March 9
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) on Monday called on the Tunisian authorities to make the most of the decision made by the Italian province of Campania on December 9, 2020, and to exert...

Western Sahara

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 10:04:58 GMT
Young Sahrawi Found Dead in Hospital in Occupied City of El-Aaiun
[SPS] El-Aaiun (Occupied Territories) -- Sahrawi human rights sources told Sahrawi News Agency (SPS) that the family of young Sahrawi Mohamed-Salem Faheem, who had been missing for more than 20 days in mysterious circumstances, on Friday morning foun...

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 15:31:42 GMT
Suzanne Scholte - Hopeful That Biden Will Reverse Trump's Recognition of Moroccan Occupation of Western Sahara
[SPS] Washington D.C (USA) -- The President of the American organization, Defence Forum Foundation, Mrs. Suzanne Sholte, said Today in a statement to SPS that she is hopeful that President Biden's administration will reverse "Trump's wrong decision" ...

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

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 04:00:00 EST
Alberta MLA was monitored by 5 different police officers, documents show
Over the last four years, Lethbridge NDP MLA Shannon Phillips has had suspicions that some members of the city’s police force have been monitoring her. A cache of newly released documents show she w...

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 04:00:00 EST
Calgary mom accuses courier giant DHL of charging 'hidden fees'
A Calgary mom says international courier DHL needs to be upfront about its “hidden fees.” The fees are often lumped in with duty and tax charges but in fact go entirely to the company. A business ...

Canadian World News

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 04:00:46 EST
George Floyd murder trial tests how much — if anything — will change in U.S.
Minneapolis is on edge as the George Floyd murder trial tests how much, if anything, will change in the U.S. almost 10 months after the killing sparked global outrage.

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 22:21:15 EST
The Meghan and Harry interview: A 'damaging' view on race as Palace history repeats itself

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:00:00 EST
Propriétaires de gyms et de restaurants fébriles à Québec
Il ne leur restait que la touche finale à apporter pour être fin prêts à la réouverture ce matin.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 01:00:00 EST
Le baromètre des femmes les plus marquantes du Québec
Le Journal, en collaboration avec la firme Léger, dévoile un coup de sonde sur une variété de sujets qui vous touchent de près ou de loin.

Regina Leader-Post

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:24:19 +0000
COVID-19: Five more deaths over weekend and nearly 5,000 vaccines given
Saskatchewan recorded its first death in the 19-and-under category of somebody who had tested positive for COVID-19.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 21:18:13 +0000
Regina police investigate death at St. John Street residence
The adult male was pronounced dead at the scene.

Times Colonist

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 01:00:35 -0800
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Mar. 8, 2021
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 8, 2021.In Canada, the provinces are reporting 57,567 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,387,189 doses given. Nationwide, 565,719 people or 1.5 per c...

Mon, 8 Mar 2021 01:00:33 -0800
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Mar. 8, 2021
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 8, 2021.There are 886,574 confirmed cases in Canada._ Canada: 886,574 confirmed cases (30,268 active, 834,067 resolved, 22,239 deaths).*The total case count i...

Toronto Star

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 20:26:00 EST
Salon owners feel left behind as Toronto, Peel start to ease COVID-19 restrictions
Many in the personal care industry feel they’re being treated unfairly as they continue to be barred from opening under the “grey” lockdown category.

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 13:00:00 EST
‘A sense of betrayal’: Laurentian University professors worry as millions of research funds disappear
School mixed grants with general revenues, used them to ‘keep the lights on and pay our salaries’

Windsor Star

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:05:43 +0000
More loss of life, confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported
There was an increase of 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported on Sunday, according to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. That number comes on top of an increase of 31 cases on Saturday, along with another death related to the virus. A man in hi...

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 13:18:12 +0000
Amherstburg mayor has tires slashed at home
Amherstburg Mayor Aldo DiCarlo after over six years at the helm understands politics can involve some controversial decisions, but having his personal space violated overnight on Friday left him shocked. As he prepared to go for a drive with his wife...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 16:54:38 -0600
Aplicarán vacunas Covid en Apodaca
Anuncia Apodaca vacunación antiCovid del 9 al 12 de marzo para adultos mayores con las 36 mil dosis de Pfizer que llegaron a NL el martes.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 00:03:00 -0600
Asaltan a Funes Mori en su casa
Rogelio Funes Mori es asaltado, junto a su familia, por hombres armados que irrumpieron en su residencia, en el Club de Golf La Herradura.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 20:08:00 -0600
Previo al 8M, Andrés Roemer "amuralla" su casa; van 61 denuncias en su contra
En redes sociales circularon videos en los que se pudo ver cómo el catedrático "amurallaba" su domicilio ante la próxima manifestación por el Día Internacional de la Mujer.

Sun, 7 Mar 2021 19:27:00 -0600
México suma 190 mil 604 muertes por COVID-19
En las últimas 24 horas, el país sumó 247 defunciones por coronavirus

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 20:37:49 -0600
Proyectan consignas feministas en Palacio
Con ayuda de un proyector, colectivas superaron las vallas y lograron llevar sus consignas hasta la fachada de Palacio.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:53:01 -0600
Responde Inmujeres: estamos con ustedes
Tras polémica por vallas, Inmujeres afirmó que acompaña a familiares de víctimas de violencia y aseveró 'estamos con ustedes'.

Mexico Star

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 02:18:24 GMT
Market exchange rates in China -- March 8
BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Monday by the China Foreign Exchange

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 19:35:03 GMT
Biden Officials Visits US-Mexico Border Amid Migrant Influx
WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas led a visit by Biden administration officials to the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday amid a growing number of border crossings and

Mexico Topix (usa)

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:02:54 GMT


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