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Tue, 11 May 2021 08:02:02 GMT
Africa: Use Teachers To Help Africa's Young People With Their Mental Health
[allAfrica] Even before the pandemic, one in five African teenagers had thought about suicide, according to a study released last year. And this was the highest such prevalence in the world. A separate study from 2019 ...

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:57:02 GMT
Zimbabwe: NGO Files Bid for Chief Justice Malaba Ouster
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum has filed an urgent chamber application seeking an order for Chief Justice Malaba to resign by 15 May 2021.

Africa News

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:06:01 GMT


Tue, 11 May 2021 09:06:01 GMT


Africa News24

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:05:21 +0000
News24.com | South Sudan president announces new parliament
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir announced a new parliament on Monday including lawmakers from opposing sides of the country's civil war as part of a 2018 peace accord, state television has reported.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:34 +0000
News24.com | Nigeria bans mass gatherings after virus spikes elsewhere
Nigeria on Monday introduced new restrictions, including a ban on mass gatherings, after a spike in Covid-19 cases in some countries.

Central Africa

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:57:15 GMT
Chad: Army Claims Victory Against Northern Rebels After Lengthy Battle
[RFI] Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Déby on the battlefield.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:25:20 GMT
Rwanda: Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally Among the Best in Africa
[New Times] The Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally has been ranked among the most prestigious events in the continental series despite the competition having been postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Benin

Wed, 05 May 2021 08:29:21 GMT
Op-ED Urges Benin to End Digital Law Threat to Journalism
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is one of the signatories of an op-ed piece published in Benin on World Press Freedom Day calling for an overhaul of the country's Digital Law, which has been used to throttle free speech and press freedom.

Mon, 03 May 2021 20:17:09 GMT
Benin's Democracy Continues Its Downward Spiral
[CFR] Benin has been something of a poster child for African democracy following its move away from Marxism-Leninism after the collapse of the Soviet Union. No longer.

Botswana

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:22:04 GMT
Project to Stimulate Economy
[Botswana Daily News] Mawana -- The Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security looks forward to more successful power supply infrastructure projects.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:18:50 GMT
Collaboration Necessary for Excellence
[Botswana Daily News] Komana -- All stakeholders in education have been called upon to work together towards facilitating academic excellence in schools.

Burkina Faso

Mon, 10 May 2021 05:17:36 GMT
Thousands Flee As Series of Attacks Leaves at Least 45 Dead
[VOA] Geneva -- A series of attacks by unidentified armed groups in Burkina Faso over the past 10 days has left 45 people dead and forced 17,500 people to flee their homes, the U.N. refugee agency says.

Sun, 02 May 2021 17:43:59 GMT
Now There's a Chance of Justice for Thomas Sankara, It's Useful to Review What Got Him Killed
[The Conversation Africa] Earlier this month a court in Burkina Faso's capital indicted former President Blaise Compaoré for his role in the murder of his comrade, Thomas Sankara, on 15 October 1987.

Burundi

Mon, 03 May 2021 11:51:51 GMT
Peace, Hope Return in Bujumbura Six Years After Violence
[East African] Last week marked six years since the protests erupted against former Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza as he vied for a third term that opposition believed was unconstitutional.

Tue, 04 May 2021 05:41:14 GMT
Burundi Improves in Press Freedom Ranking
[East African] As the world marked the World Press Freedom Day on Monday, Burundi marked improved media freedom ranking even as journalists hoped for more freedoms to do their work.

Cameroon

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:38 GMT
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Assists Muslim Community
[Cameroon Tribune] The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Cameroon handed diverse items to the Tsinga Islamic Complex on April 14, 2021.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:38 GMT
Training Prospects - NASLA, Canada High Commissioner Discuss
[Cameroon Tribune] H.E. Richard Bale visited the training school last week and promised a fruitful cooperation.

Cape Verde

Mon, 10 May 2021 04:48:08 GMT
In Cape Verde, Travelling With a Nigerian Passport May Mean Deportation
[Premium Times] Many Nigerians narrate their experience travelling to Cape Verde, a West African country that appears to discriminate against Africans.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 18:59:56 GMT
On World Malaria Day, We Must Step Up Efforts to Combat Malaria
[IPS] Geneva -- Despite its 229 million cases and 409,000 deaths in 2019, malaria is an overlooked epidemic. The emergence of COVID-19 has thrown health systems into disarray and forced countries to shift their focus from malaria to the pandemic resp...

Central African Republic

Mon, 10 May 2021 05:23:56 GMT
Rwanda, CAR Military Officials Mull Ways of Strengthening Operations, Training Areas
[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Chief of Defence Staff, General Jean-Bosco Kazura on Saturday received the chief of General Staff of the Central African Republic Armed Forces (FACA), Major General Zephlin Mamadou, who was in Rwanda to amon...

Mon, 10 May 2021 06:36:20 GMT
CAR Prime Minister Recognizes Rwandan Police Peacekeepers
[New Times] The Prime Minister of Central African Republic (CAR), Firmin Ngrebada, on Friday, May 7, awarded certificates to his Rwandan 'Special Escort Team' in recognition of their service.

Chad

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:35:01 GMT
West Darfur Clashes Push 1,860 Refugees Into Chad
[CISA] El Geneina -- 1,860 refugees have been forced to flee into the neighbouring country of Chad after tribal clashes between the Masalit tribes and armed militias composed mainly of Arab nomads broke out in El Geneina, West Darfur State in the pas...

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:02:28 GMT
Army Claims it 'Completely Destroyed' Rebel Column
[DW] The US State Department has long warned Americans not to travel to Chad because of unrest and the presence of the jihadist Boko Haram group.

Comoros

Thu, 06 May 2021 08:46:00 GMT
Scorpions to Clash With Comoros Islands, Kosovo in Int'l Friendly Matches
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team is set to play against Comoros Islands and Kosovo in international friendly matches in June 2021 in Antalya, Portugal.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:59:31 GMT
Egypt's FM Hands Sisi's Message On GERD to Comoros President
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry handed a message from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to President of Comoros Azali Assoumani on developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in a meeting in Moroni.

Congo-Brazzaville

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:23:10 GMT
Crackdown On Dissent As Economic Crisis Exacerbates Failures in Health System
[AI London] Authorities in the Republic of Congo have been conducting an alarming crackdown on human rights defenders and activists who have denounced the consequences of the economic crisis and its impact on people's daily life, in particular on acc...

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 07:20:28 GMT
Investiture of Congolese President - PM Represents President Paul Biya
[Cameroon Tribune] The investiture ceremony of President Denis Sassou Nguesso took place in Brazzaville, Congo on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Congo-Kinshasa

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:09:46 GMT
Country Still Grappling with Violence Despite New Govt
[DW] With his new government, President Felix Tshisekedi has achieved victory in the power struggle with his predecessor, Joseph Kabila. He has flagged security in the country's troubled eastern region as a priority.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:05 GMT
UN Fears Resurging Violence in DRC's Kasai Region Will Spark Mass Displacement
[VOA] Geneva -- The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling for restoration of peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Greater Kasai region, as renewed violence threatens another mass movement of people.

Djibouti

Mon, 10 May 2021 08:10:46 GMT
'I Am Alive, but I Feel Like I Am Dead' - A Migrant Grieves for 3 Children
[UN News] Misrah, an undocumented migrant worker, and her family, left their home in Ethiopia hoping for a better life. Instead, her three children are now dead, drowned during a perilous sea crossing across the Gulf of Aden, when the overloaded boat...

Tue, 04 May 2021 04:47:28 GMT
Djibouti Looks to Ethiopia to Gauge Its Economic Future
[ISS] President Guelleh's controversial fifth term is more likely to be tested by regional than domestic challenges.

East Africa

East Africa

Equatorial Guinea

Thu, 06 May 2021 09:46:35 GMT
Angola, Equatorial Guinea Analyse Bilateral Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola and Equatorial Guinea Tuesday in Malabo analysed aspects relating to the next session of the Bilateral Commission and reviewed cooperation between the two states.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 19:14:38 GMT
West African Christians 'Marginalized' During Ramadan
[DW] The ability to uphold minorities' religious freedoms in predominantly-Muslim countries appears to be a delicate matter. Although in Gambia -- which maintains a secular constitution -- it's a little more complicated.

Eritrea

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:04 GMT
Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twelve patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out in past three days at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka, Central and Southern Regions.

Mon, 10 May 2021 08:42:12 GMT
Ensuring Accountable Institutional Management
[Shabait] Eritrea's Office of the Auditor General (OAG) was established in 1992 and it constitutes the Supreme Audit Institution in Eritrea. Its mandate encompasses auditing or causes auditing of all government institutions and parastatals; to impoun...

Ethiopia

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:41:18 GMT
Kenya-Ethiopia Peace Meeting Stalls Due to Heavy Rains
[Nation] The planned security meeting between Kenya and Ethiopia over the fast-deteriorating relationship between Garre and Degodia clans in Mandera has been postponed.

Mon, 10 May 2021 10:12:57 GMT
Ethiopia-Sudan Border Tensions Must Be De-Escalated
[ISS] A potential border war brewing between Sudan and Ethiopia threatens to destabilise the two nations and the entire region. How the issue is handled will also have severe consequences for political transitions in both countries.

Gabon

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 08:50:54 GMT
Five African Presidents Join Global Leaders in Climate Talks
[East African] President Uhuru Kenyatta is among 40 participants in an ongoing Leaders Summit on Climate convened by United States President Joe Biden.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 15:47:07 GMT
Global Flexible Workspace Leader, IWG Launches in Togo, Libya, Guinea and Gabon
[PR Newswire] Zug, Switzerland -- - New markets in Africa take IWG's expanding worldwide portfolio to 120 countries

Ghana

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:26:26 GMT
Lead Found in Rural Drinking Water Supplies in West Africa
[University of Leeds] Scientists are warning that drinking water supplies in parts of rural West Africa are being contaminated b y lead- containing  mater ials used  in  small community water systems such as boreholes with handpumps and publi...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:43:48 GMT
Buhari Sends Delegation to Ghana to Resolve Trader Conflict
[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that a ministerial delegation be sent to Ghana to resolve the lingering conflict between Nigerian Traders and the Ghanaian authorities.

Guinea

Fri, 07 May 2021 13:31:53 GMT
EPA Confiscates Over 2.2 Metric Tons of Chemicals
[New Republic] The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seized over 2.2 metric tons of chemical smuggled into the country from Guinea.

Mon, 03 May 2021 11:25:45 GMT
Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo Declared Over
[WHO] Brazzaville/Kinshasa -- Today marks the end of the 12th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, just three months after the first case was reported in North Kivu. The Ebola outbreak that re-emerged in February came nine months a...

Guinea Bissau

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:16:32 GMT
Guinea-Bissau Receives Covid-19 Vaccine Via Covax
[ANGOP] Bissau -- Guinea-Bissau will receive Covax vaccine Tuesday, announced the high commissioner for covid-19 who said that the country will get less than half of the expected doses, due to problems associated with distribution and production of p...

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 08:24:01 GMT
CPJ Wants Guinea Bissau Drops Criminal Defamation Charges Against Journalist
[New Dawn] Authorities in Guinea-Bissau should drop their criminal defamation investigation into the privately owned broadcaster Radio Capital FM and two of its journalists, and reform its defamation laws, the Committee to Protect Journalists said to...

Kenya

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:46:43 GMT
Alarm as Dead Turtles Wash Up on Tana's Kipini Beach
[Nation] Dead turtles and dolphins are reportedly floating towards the shores of the Indian Ocean at the Kipini waters owing to the ongoing trawler fishing activities at the sea.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:17:23 GMT
Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start
[DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:42:40 +0300
Kenya bans flights to and from Somalia
Although there is no reason given, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Director General Captain Gilbert Kibe said it is an order they are implementing.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:16:13 +0300
How lost phone from a dying patient led kin to hospital, cemetery
KNH where she was admitted before her death disposes of unclaimed bodies after 21 days

Kenya News

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0300
Lamu port's impact on Mombasa harbour
New port to offer South Sudan an opportunity to directly transport cargo instead of going through Uganda.

Tue, 11 May 2021 02:00:00 +0300
Student almost missed national test due to illness
Towards the end of 2020, Henry Madaga was down with complications related to ulcers.

Lesotho

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:52:14 GMT
Lesotho Water Project Important for SA, Lesotho Socio-Economic Prospects
[SAnews.gov.za] The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation has underlined the strategic importance of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) for the socio-economic prospects of both Lesotho and South Africa.

Mon, 10 May 2021 07:49:34 GMT
Choosing Judges On Merit Should Be Only the Start of Judicial Reforms
[The Conversation Africa] Lesotho's Judicial Service Commission has started a process to recruit seven judges of the High Court through a merit-based process. In February 2021, the Commission issued a public advertisement announcing the vacancies and...

Liberia

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:42:48 GMT
Judges Panic
[New Dawn] -Condemn death threat against Chief Justice

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:42:47 GMT
Hold Me Accountable
[New Dawn] -Weah throws out the challenge

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Mon, 10 May 2021 05:38:01 GMT
UN Reports Acute Food Insecurity in Southern Madagascar
[VOA] Geneva -- The United Nations says thousands of people in Madagascar are suffering from famine, while more than 1 million others are facing acute hunger and are forced to resort to extreme measures to keep from starving.

Sat, 08 May 2021 11:19:57 GMT
Africa's Drought Crisis - Zimbabwe Seeks Solutions, Madagascar Edges Toward Famine
[DW] As droughts worsen across Africa, troubling times lie ahead for many countries. But while Madagascar struggles to tackle a hunger crisis, Zimbabwe hopes its new sustainable strategy means it has left the worst behind.

Malawi

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:38:16 GMT
Burundian Refugee Pleads for Review of the 'Oppressive 1989 Refugee Legislation'
[Nyasa Times] Burundian refugee and chief executive officer (CEO) of Inua Consulting, Innocent Magambi, has asked the Malawi Government to consider reviewing its 1989 Refugee Legislation, arguing the existing laws are too oppressive and retrogressive...

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:37:15 GMT
Moyale Bulldozes Into Top Four
[Nyasa Times] Moyale Barracks Football Club, fondly called The Lions of Kaning'ina, has wound up the first round of the 2021 TNM Super League season on position four with 24 points after beating Karonga United 2-0 on Sunday at Mzuzu Stadium.

Malawi Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:57:52 +0000
Petition on World Heritage Site threat
A petition has been served as regards the threat to one of the country’s World Heritage Site on Lake Malawi. The petition, which is on change.org and has been trending on creative platforms, reads: “A world heritage site on Lake Malawi is under t...

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:56:36 +0000
A pool of sorts
A decision by the government to make improvements at the Kamuzu Institute for Youth at Kawale 2 in Lilongwe, where, among other things, it plans to construct a magnanimous swimming pool for athletes, seems to have stirred a hornets’ nest as some pe...

Mali

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:26:26 GMT
Lead Found in Rural Drinking Water Supplies in West Africa
[University of Leeds] Scientists are warning that drinking water supplies in parts of rural West Africa are being contaminated b y lead- containing  mater ials used  in  small community water systems such as boreholes with handpumps and publi...

Sat, 08 May 2021 15:08:02 GMT
Idriss Déby - the Chadian Warrior, Hero of Mali
[African Arguments] Mali's security might not be the first issue that comes to mind when hearing of the passing of Idriss Déby Itno. His death on the battlefield - or at least in proximity, depending on the account - clearly indicates that trouble i...

Mauritania

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:51:47 GMT
2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers - Tunisia Drawn With Mauritania in 1st Round
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The draw for the qualifications the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica made Monday at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo pit Tunisia against Mauritania's in the...

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 13:08:09 GMT
Survivor Explains How 63 People Drowned After Migrant Boat Capsized in Mauritania
[Foroyaa] Barely two years after a migrant boat capsized in the high seas in Mauritania leaving 63 people dead, has one of the survivors of the incident on Wednesday, 28th April 2021, explained how his brothers lost their lives during the incident.

Mauritius

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:11:34 GMT
Ish Sookun - ICT Authority's proposal to monitor the Internet, in a nutshell
[L'Express] The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) invites the public to comment on a Consultation Paper on amendments to the ICT Act which the authority proposes in order to regulate Social Media in Mauritius.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 23:09:34 GMT
"Winning against cancer is one of the holy grails of medical research"
[L'Express] A major breakthrough in cancer diagnosis research using Artificial Intelligence makes the headlines of several international publications. At the heart of it is a compatriot originating from Grande Retraite, a small village in the east of...

Mozambique

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:03:44 GMT
After the Attack On Palma, Displaced People Lack Essentials
[Agenzia Fides] Maputo -- After the attack on the city of Palma on March 24 (see Fides 27/4/2021), the already grave humanitarian situation in the province of Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique has worsened. Before the attack on Palma, more than 696...

Mon, 10 May 2021 16:59:04 GMT
Apiba Calls On Government to Ease Restrictive Measures
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican Association of Small Importers of Alcoholic Drinks (APIBA) has called on the government to extend the trading hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages, which under the current presidential decree can only be traded bet...

Namibia

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:31:31 GMT
Namibia Condemns Violence Against Palestinians in East Jerusalem
[Namibian] THE Namibian government says it has noted with "grave concern" the rising tensions in East Jerusalem over the possible eviction of Palestinian families living in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:31:26 GMT
I Lost More As First Lady - Geingos
[Namibian] FIRST lady Monica Geingos says there has been a decrease to her assets since she took office in 2015.

Niger

Fri, 07 May 2021 15:26:10 GMT
Pres. Sahlework Briefs Niger's Pres. Mohamed Bazum On Current Situation in Ethiopia
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA (ENA)-President Sahlework Zewdie briefed yesterday Niger's new President Mohamed Bazum on the current situation in Ethiopia. Upon arrival in the capital Niamey on Wednesday, President Sahelework was warmly welcomed whil...

Wed, 05 May 2021 07:52:25 GMT
New Government Should Investigate Massacres - Human Rights Watch
[HRW] Nairobi -- Bazoum Administration Should Make Justice a Priority

Nigeria

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:06:49 GMT
Scores Killed, Over 50 Houses Razed in Petrol Tanker Explosion in Benue
[This Day] Scores were feared killed and no fewer than 50 houses razed, after a tanker conveying petroleum products exploded at Oshigbudu in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:06:43 GMT
Community Raises Alarm Over Kidnap, Killing of Albinos
[This Day] Residents of Enugwu Ukwu community in Anambra State have raised alarm over the increased kidnapping and killing of albinos in the community.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:53 +0000
Between huge military spending and worsening insecurity
The excuse of inadequate funding as one of the reasons for the protraction of the counter-insurgency war in the Northeast and other pockets of insurrections across the country has remained a source of concern, writes OKODILI NDIDI How much can be giv...

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:53:20 +0000
BREAKING: Mbaka shuts Adoration Ministry
By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki Outspoken Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has announced a one-month shutdown of the Adoration Ministry. The Priest made the announcement in a notice on Tuesday morning. This decision, it was gathered, follo...

Nigeria The Will

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:57:42 +0000
Lagos Probing Hospital On Chef Ugboma’s Death Post-Fibroid Surgery
BEVERLY HILLS, May 11, (THEWILL) – The Lagos State Government has directed an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of popular pastry chef, Peju Ugboma. The state’s Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEF...

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:52:13 +0000
Ebuka Is Host For BBNaija Season 6
BEVERLY HILLS, May 11, (THEWILL) – Popular media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, is returning as host of this year’s Big Brother Naija reality television show. Obi-Uchendu is also a Big Brother Naija alumnus as he participated in Season O...

Rwanda

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:17:23 GMT
Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start
[DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:20 GMT
Over 30,000 Cases Need Execution to Compensate Genocide Survivors
[New Times] There is need for renewed efforts to compensate genocide survivors whose properties were damaged or plundered during 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, Ibuka- the umbrella organisation of Genocide survivors' associations- is advocating.

Sao Tome and Principe

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:05:28 GMT
British Ambassador Confirms Company Interest in Investing in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The United Kingdom ambassador to Angola and Sao Tome and Principe, Jessica Hand, on Tuesday in Luanda confirmed that the fight against corruption is a very strong sign for attracting British investors.

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 08:02:33 GMT
Black Stars Round Off AFCON Qualifiers in Style ... Thrash Sao Tome & Principe to Top Group
[Ghanaian Times] The Black Stars of Ghana rounded up the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) -Cameroon 2021 - qualifiers with a 3-1 thrashing of Sao Tome and Principe at the Accra Sports Stadium, yesterday.

Senegal

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:17:23 GMT
Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start
[DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:10:43 GMT
UNFPA book launch on FassE project triggers interest for replication of Demographic Dividend initiative in urban settings
[UNFPA in WCA] Dakar, Senegal -- 14 April 2021: On Monday 12 April 2021, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched a book entitled "Harnessing the demographic dividend for emergence: Case of the commune of Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane." The ...

Seychelles

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 06:44:23 GMT
Boost for New Drug Rehab Centre After U.S.$1.7 Million Donation From UAE
[Seychelles News Agency] Plans are underway in Seychelles for the construction of a new Drug Rehabilitation Centre on the site of a previous centre which burned down 10 years ago.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 20:25:37 GMT
Seychelles' Report to Fisheries Transparency Initiative Shows Fishing Access Agreements, Stock Information, Catch Data
[Seychelles News Agency] Previously unpublished information on foreign fishing access agreements, stock information, and payment and catch data is now available to the public following the publication of Seychelles' first report to the Fisheries Tran...

Sierra Leone

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:54:15 GMT
First Turkish Ambassador to Sierra Leone Bids Farewell to President Julius Maada Bio
[Sierra Leone Government] Presidential Lodge, Freetown, Friday 16 April 2021 - First Turkish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Deha ERPEK, has called at the Presidential Lodge on Hill Station to bid farewell to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio,...

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:54:11 GMT
New Country Manager for AfDB Pays Courtesy Call On President Bio, Assures of Her Wealth of Experience
[Sierra Leone Government] Presidential Lodge, Freetown, Friday 16 April 2021 - New Country Manager of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Halima Yussuf Hashi, has paid a courtesy call on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio where she assured ...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Sierra Leone: Bishop Kyle Searcy establishes new school at Moselolo village, Moyamba district
Contributed It was a jubilant day on April 20th this year. Dancers from nine villages welcomed their big American Guest visiting Sierra Leone and their village. Bishop Kyle Searcy is Senior Pastor of Fresh Anointing House of Worship International,...


Obituary: The late Haja Iye Lama Bundu
Obituary of a 102-year-old matriarch Haja Iye Lama Bundu passed away in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday May 4, 2021. A matriarch in her hometown Gbinti, Haja Bundu was 102 years old. She is survived by her sons Abu Bakarr Bundu; Seray Alpha Bu...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 10:01:02 +0000
THIS WEEK IN PARLIAMENTECOWAS Parliament discusses Protocol relating to Community Levy
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo Members of the ECOWAS Parliament converged at the Bintumani Hotel Conference Center on Tuesday to discuss…

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:58:56 +0000
Energy Minister Commissions Tinkoko Mini Grid…Commends Private Sector Partnership in the Energy Sector
Hours after officially switching on the mini grid lights at Koribondo,Sierra Leone’s Minister of Energy, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, journeyed to…

Somalia

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:43 GMT
Mohamed Farmaajo Defends Shock Term Limit Extension
[Nation] President Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia has gone on a charm offensive to blunt opposition to his controversial term extension on last Monday , even as he seeks more allies to negate a possibility of international isolation.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:14:10 GMT
How the President's Term Was Extended
[The Conversation Africa] Somalia's president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has extended his stay in office for two years. His four-year term expired after the country postponed its presidential and parliamentary elections - which were scheduled for Fe...

South Africa AllAfrica

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:34:54 GMT
Hundreds of Patients Evacuated in Johannesburg Hospital Fire
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Nearly 700 patients were evacuated on Saturday from Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke Hospital because of a fire in parts of the facility, AP reports.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:33:32 GMT
Health Regulator Recommends Restarting J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs
[RFI] Authorities in South Africa should lift a suspension of use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine if a number of conditions are met, the country's health regulator has announced.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:01:35 GMT
Too few black execs occupy management positions in SA, new report shows

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:52:10 GMT
SA trail runners Christiaan Greyling, AJ Calitz break Guinness World Record on Table Mountain

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:00:00 +0000
Drop in child vaccinations a danger
There are fears of a resurgence in preventable childhood diseases in the face of poor immunisation data The post Drop in child vaccinations a danger appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Mon, 10 May 2021 16:00:00 +0000
Rising temperatures will shrink global GDP by mid-century
New research shows unmitigated warming could knock 18% off of global GDP by 2050 The post Rising temperatures will shrink global GDP by mid-century appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

South Africa News 24

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:07:50 +0000
News24.com | 'I'm holding my children, one in each arm': Conjoined twins separated at Red Cross Hospital
Conjoined twins Siphosethu and Amahle Tyhalisi have been successfully separated at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:50:00 +0000
News24.com | Self-confessed middleman in Jayde Panayiotou murder to be tried - report
The man who admitted that he sourced a hitman to kill Eastern Cape teacher Jayde Panayiotou is expected to be tried for murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

South Africa News 24

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:07:50 +0000
News24.com | 'I'm holding my children, one in each arm': Conjoined twins separated at Red Cross Hospital
Conjoined twins Siphosethu and Amahle Tyhalisi have been successfully separated at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:50:00 +0000
News24.com | Self-confessed middleman in Jayde Panayiotou murder to be tried - report
The man who admitted that he sourced a hitman to kill Eastern Cape teacher Jayde Panayiotou is expected to be tried for murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:56:28 +0200
India's 7-day Covid-19 average at new high as WHO issues warning on strain
The World Health Organisation said the coronavirus variant first identified in the country last year was being classified as a variant of global concern, with some preliminary studies showing that it spreads more easily.

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:53:00 +0200
Eleven killed, many wounded in Russian school shooting - RIA
At least 11 people have been killed and many more wounded after one or more gunmen opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the emergency services ministry.

South Sudan

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:35:01 GMT
West Darfur Clashes Push 1,860 Refugees Into Chad
[CISA] El Geneina -- 1,860 refugees have been forced to flee into the neighbouring country of Chad after tribal clashes between the Masalit tribes and armed militias composed mainly of Arab nomads broke out in El Geneina, West Darfur State in the pas...

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:45:59 GMT
Coach Adhiambo Targets Longer Stay in South Sudan
[Nation] Former Harambee Starlets captain Florence "Duah" Adhiambo is eyeing a long-term period in the technical bench of South Sudan women's football team, Bright Starlets.

South Sudan Nation

Southern Africa

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:34:54 GMT
South Africa: Hundreds of Patients Evacuated in Johannesburg Hospital Fire
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Nearly 700 patients were evacuated on Saturday from Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke Hospital because of a fire in parts of the facility, AP reports.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 17:07:52 GMT
Mozambique: Inside al Shabaab – Poverty Drives Recruitment, Say Insurgents
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] An important new picture of the inside of al Shabaab is provided by interviews with 23 women who had been captured and eventually escaped, in a study published yesterday by João Feijó, one of the most importa...

Sudan

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:57:48 GMT
Sudanese Writer Wins Yousif Idris Short Story First Prize
[SudaNow] Paris, France -- Sudanese writer Reem Osman has won the first prize in the Yousif Idris Short Story contest for her story Hizaa Dami (Bloody Shoe).

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:53:21 GMT
West Darfur Masalit Reject Outcomes of Mediation By El Burhan
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -- The Displaced People and Refugees Gathering of the Masalit in West Darfur rejects the decisions of the mediation between their leaders and those of the Arab tribes in the region. They hold the paramilitary Rapid Support ...

Swaziland

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 07:40:49 GMT
Eswatini Keep the Faith for Afcon Qualifiers
[Cosafa] Eswatini have kept faith with the majority of players who did duty on their last international assignments in November for their final two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers this month.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 15:31:47 GMT
Number of Coronavirus Cases in Swaziland Underestimated, Ministry of Health Reveals
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Ministry of Health has revealed that it has underestimated the number of people who tested positive with coronavirus in the kingdom.

Swaziland Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:53:00 +0200
TUCOSWA: PROVIDING SECURITY TO KING MISUZULU A BLUNDER
MBABANE – It’s a political blunder! This was the reaction of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) following news that Eswatini has been providing security

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:50:00 +0200
CHAOS AS PUBLIC TRANSPORT WORKERS CLASH WITH COPS
MANZINI – There was chaos in Manzini yesterday as public transport drivers and conductors clashed with members of the Royal Eswatini Police Service (REPS). The conductors

Tanzania

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 17:07:52 GMT
Inside al Shabaab – Poverty Drives Recruitment, Say Insurgents
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] An important new picture of the inside of al Shabaab is provided by interviews with 23 women who had been captured and eventually escaped, in a study published yesterday by João Feijó, one of the most importa...

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:45:32 GMT
CCM Lawmakers Continue to Clash Over Magufuli's Legacy
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The legacy of former President John Magufuli continued to dominate the debate on the Prime Minister's budget estimates for the financial year 2021/22 in Parliament on Thursday as ruling party lawmakers openly showed their d...

Tanzania Citizen

Gambia

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:37 GMT
Ablie Jallow Guided RFC Seraing to Belgian 1st Division Promotion
[The Point] Gambian international, Ablie Jallow on Saturday helped his Belgian Second Division side RFC Seraing secure promotion to the Belgian top flight following a 6-3 aggregate win over Waasland-Beveren in their playoff finals played at the Freet...

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:34 GMT
Unity Foundation Distributes Food, Medical Items
[The Point] Unity Foundation, a non-profit Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) in The Gambia recently embarked on its annual outdoor Iftar tour by providing fast breaking prepared meals for pedestrians, passersby and wayfarers in Banjul, Kanifing Mun...

Togo

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:01:57 GMT
New Partnership Agreement Between the EU and the OACPS Countries
[Togonews] Today's initialling of the new Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and members of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS, formerly known as the ACP Group of States) by the chief negotiators, Inte...

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:42:33 GMT
Togo - Claude Le Roy Leaves the Hawks
[CAF] After 5 years at the head of Togo national team The Hawks, French veteran coach Claude Le Roy decided to leave his job on Monday (12 April 2021), after seeing Togo failing to qualify for Total Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021, that kicks of...

Uganda

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 07:59:11 GMT
Elections Were Not Free and Fair - U.S.
[Nairobi News] The United States says Uganda's general elections held in January were marred by 'illegalities and irregularities.

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 13:17:23 GMT
Continent's Vaccination Rollout Off to Slow Start
[DW] African countries have been vaccinating their populations against COVID-19 for weeks, but progress has been slow. Supply problems, confusion over vaccination schedules and fears of side effects are causing delays.

Uganda Daily Monitor

West Africa

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:24:21 GMT
Central Africa: Millions in West, Central Africa Facing Hunger Emergency - WFP
[VOA] Geneva -- The United Nations World Food Program warns that millions of people in West and Central Africa are facing catastrophic levels of hunger driven by conflict and soaring food prices.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:31:05 GMT
Cape Verde: Cape Verde Votes As Opposition Bids to Bring First Woman PM to Power
[RFI] Voters go to the polls in Cape Verde on Sunday following electoral campaigns focused on the Covid-19 crisis and its effect on tourism in the Atlantic Ocean island country.

Zambia

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:28:52 GMT
Why Kenya-Zambia Friendly Match Was Called Off
[Nation] The friendly match between Kenya women's national football team Harambee Starlets and Zambia has been cancelled off.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:36:26 GMT
Punish Council Officials Found Wanting
[Times of Zambia] IT is no secret that the conduct of most council officials countrywide leaves much to be desired.

Zimbabwe

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:57:26 GMT
Ruling Party Brutality Could Plunge Country Into Mozambique Chaos - Chamisa
[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa says the country risked plunging into extremism just witnessed in neighbouring Mozambique if the ruling Zanu PF party persists with its brutal politics.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:43:31 GMT
MP Molokele Stands With Villagers in Hwange Chinese Exploration Row
[New Zimbabwe] Hwange Central legislator Daniel Molokele has stood behind villagers in Hwange's Dinde community have clashed with some Chinese investors conducting a coal exploration operation on their land.

Zimbabwe Herald

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:44:28 +0000
Marshal Munetsi clocks 100 matches
ZIMBABWE international and Stade Reims defensive midfielder Marshal Munetsi is proud to have clocked a personal milestone of 100 games in his career.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:17:56 +0000
Zimbabwe youngster in Leicester City squad to face Man U
Tadious Manyepo Sports Reporter IT keeps getting better for Zimbabwe teenage midfielder Tawanda Maswanhise as he has been drafted into the Leicester City’s first team squad to face Manchester United in an English Premiership football match at O...

Zimbabwe Mail

Cambodian Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:18:30 GMT
Shinhan Bank Vietnam is top foreign bank in Vietnam
Seoul [South Korea], May 11 (ANI/Global Economic): South Korea's leading bank Shinhan Bank has also cemented itself as the No. 1 foreign bank in Vietnam. With 41 networks in operation, Shinhan Bank Vi

Tue, 11 May 2021 03:55:01 GMT
Vietnam reports 28 new COVID-19 cases in lockdown areas
HANOI, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 28 new COVID-19 cases in the northern lockdown areas from 6:00 p.m. local time Monday to 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, raising the total confirmed cases in the count

Hong Kong China

Tue, 11 May 2021 14:52:39 +0800
Two plead guilty in China over sensitive web archive
Two amateur computer coders pleaded guilty Tuesday to “stirring up trouble and picking quarrels" in a case that highlighted a growing Chinese government crackdown on online activity. Chen Mei, 28, and Cai Wei, 27, created an online archive that st...

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:43:54 +0800
Hangzhou safari park conceals leopards' escape
Authorities in eastern China used drones and hunting dogs to search for the last of three leopards that escaped from a safari park, which faced strong public criticism for concealing the breakout for more than two weeks. The leopards escaped from H...

Hong Kong Local

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:19:34 +0800
HK recognises 10 vaccines for reduced quarantine
The government says it will recognise 10 different coronavirus vaccines for Hong Kong residents to be allowed shorter quarantine periods when they return from overseas. From Wednesday, the quarantine period will be cut from 14 days to seven for full...

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:08:19 +0800
HK children exercising less, getting fatter: parents
Hong Kong parents say their children are exercising less and getting fatter, as they spend more time at home than usual because of the pandemic. Researchers at Chinese University and the Jockey Club in February polled 825 parents of primary school c...

South China Morning Post

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:46:33 +0800
Former Hong Kong home affairs minister suspended from medical practitioners register over US conviction in multimillion-dollar bribery plot
Former Hong Kong home affairs minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping has been removed from the city’s register of medical practitioners for 12 months as a result of his conviction in the United States over a multimillion-dollar bribery plot involving African...

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:30:10 +0800
Pinduoduo’s founder Colin Huang tops China’s philanthropists, giving away US$1.85 billion of wealth after quitting his job
Colin Huang, who surpassed Jack Ma and Pony Ma last year as China’s second-richest businessman, was also the nation’s most generous when it came to giving away his wealth, topping the Hurun China Philanthropy List 2021.The billionaire, who unexpe...

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:49:02 GMT
7 killed, 9 injured in landslides in Indonesia's West Sumatra
JAKARTA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were killed, nine others injured and one was still missing in landslides of a gold mining site on Monday in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, the national

Tue, 11 May 2021 03:18:16 GMT
IAF's IL-76 bringing two cryogenic oxygen containers
New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): As the country's healthcare infrastructure struggles to hold up the load of the rising COVID-19 cases, the Indian Air Force's IL-76 is bringing two cryogenic oxygen co

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:48:56 +0800
Women, Family and Community Development Ministry formulates five initiatives to protect human trafficking victims
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has drafted five new initiatives for implementation this year to protect and look after the welfare of human trafficking victims. KPWKM Strategic Planning and...

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:48:10 +0800
Kelantan religious council launches zakat online payment gateway dubbed PayHalal
KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) has introduced a zakat online payment gateway dubbed PayHalal. The operating company for PayHalal is Souqa Fintech Sdn Bhd its chief executive officer Datuk...

Mongolia

Pakistan World News

Tue, 11 May 21 06:35:44 +0500
India’s seven-day COVID average at new high, WHO issues warning on strain
Indian government has told doctors to look out for signs of mucormycosis or "black fungus" in COVID-19 patients

Tue, 11 May 21 05:15:19 +0500
Palestinian rocket fire, Israeli strikes in Gaza run into second day
More than 300 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police, the Palestine Red Crescent Society says

Pakistani News

Tue, 11 May 21 07:58:14 +0500
PM Imran responds to public's queries in live broadcast session
Live broadcast aimed at speaking to the masses directly and resolving their concerns.

Tue, 11 May 21 06:40:44 +0500
PM seeks private sector’s role in uplift projects
Imran pays surprise visit to PIMS hospital, inspects treatment facilities at Covid ward

Philippines

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:26:00 +0800
Erring Caloocan resort also lacks DOT accreditation
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday said the erring resort in Caloocan City, operating despite the implementation of a ban on leisure activities in areas under modified general community quarantine, is also not DOT-accredited.

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:26:00 +0800
Thirdy Ravena seen as NeoPhoenix franchise player
San-en aims to build its franchise around Thirdy Ravena in a bid to contend for the Japan B. League championship soon after signing the Filipino import to a multiple-year contract extension.

Philippines Bacolod

Philippines Baguio

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Philippines Cebu

Philippines Davao

Philippines Dumaguete

Philippines Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:01:00 +0800
DOH sees 4,734 more COVID-19 infections
Health authorities on Tuesday said 4,734 more Filipinos contracted the COVID-19, raising the total count to 1,113,547.

Tue, 11 May 2021 15:48:00 +0800
DepEd studying double shift for teachers' duty in 2022 polls
"We know that teachers should only render 8 to 10 hours. Beyond those, it will be difficult and very tiring for them," said DepEd Usec. Alain Pascua.

Philippines Iloilo

Philippines Manila

Philippines Nation

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:26:00 +0800
Erring Caloocan resort also lacks DOT accreditation
The Department of Tourism on Tuesday said the erring resort in Caloocan City, operating despite the implementation of a ban on leisure activities in areas under modified general community quarantine, is also not DOT-accredited.

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:00:00 +0800
Complaint filed against barangay captain for Caloocan resort gathering
"The records submitted by [resort manager] Aleli de Guzman, showed and confirmed at least 500 registered guests and visitors on Sunday," the complaint reads. 

Philippines Pampanga

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Philippines Regional

Philippines Tacloban

Philippines Zamboanga

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:08:00 +0800
Gunman kills village official in Basilan
A VILLAGE official was shot dead in front of a food chain and just several meters away from the provincial capital of Basilan province, the police reported Monday, May 10.Police Lieutenant Colonel Junpikar

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:53:00 +0800
2 Abu Sayyaf sub-group leaders, 6 others arrested in Sabah
TROOPS arrested two alleged Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) sub-leaders and six suspected members of the terrorist group in Sabah Saturday dawn, May 8, said Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) commander Lieutenant

Singapore News Asia

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:30:37 +0800
Hong Kong scraps mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for foreign domestic workers
HONG KONG: Hong Kong on Tuesday (May 11) scrapped a plan to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for foreign domestic workers after the proposal sparked an outcry and a diplomatic tussle. But authorities ordered all foreign helpers to undergo another ro...

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:09:26 +0800
Philippine economy shrinks 4.2% in first quarter
The Philippine economy shrank in the first three months of the year as coronavirus restrictions suppressed activity, but a top official said there were signs the country was "on the mend".

Singapore Today Online

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:14:44 +0000
Covid-19: Tight border controls could lead to higher unemployment, job losses, says Lawrence Wong

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:26 +0000
Alleged racist attack: Racism, xenophobia will become normalised if Singapore is not careful, warns Shanmugam

Thailand Bangkok Most Recent

Tue, 11 May 2021 15:20:00 +0700
9 Myanmar migrants caught in Surat Thani
SURAT THANI: Nine Myanmar nationals, including a child, were arrested at a resort in Phun Phin district on Monday night, according to a police report submitted to governor Wichawut Jinto.

Tue, 11 May 2021 15:09:00 +0700
Vietnam seeks mRNA tech transfer amid Covid vaccine supply issues
HANOI: Vietnam is seeking the transfer of mRNA technology to domestically manufacture Covid-19 vaccines, state media reported on Tuesday, as officials warned of supply issues until the end of the year.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:17:00 +0700
Govt seeking 'humanitarian' solution for detained Myanmar journalists
Three reporters and two activists from Myanmar have been arrested in Chiang Mai for illegal entry and face possible deportation, the reporters' news organisation and local police said on Tuesday.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:52:00 +0700
31 Covid deaths, 1,919 new cases
The government reported another 31 Covid-19 fatalities on Tuesday, for an accumulated toll of 452, and 1,919 new infections raise the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 86,924.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:48:00 GMT
Alberto Fernandez lands in Spain before heading for France, where military officers claim “a civil war is brewing”
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his entourage arrived late Monday in Madrid, where he is due to meet with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.

Mon, 10 May 2021 09:50:00 GMT
US investors withdrawing from Latin America's three largest economies as populist rulers spark concern
According to a recent report from the Department of the Treasury, investors from the United States are rapidly fleeing the once most promising and three largest countries of Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Argentina).

Bahamas Weekly

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:05:32 EDT
Our Islands Our Future coalition Hosts Webinar
Our Islands Our Future (OIOF), a coalition of business owners, environmental groups and individuals who oppose oil drilling in Bahamian waters, will host a live webinar o...

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:26:43 EDT
600+ apply for Lyford Cay Foundations Scholarships
COVID-19 turned the world upside down, closing schools to in-person learning, shutting down tourism and forcing countries to ramp up healthcare operations. But there ...

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Bolpress (sp)

Sun, 09 May 2021 09:59:52 +0000
Dos cumbres regionales para enfrentar al imperialismo
Ante la necesidad de dar pasos adelante en la recuperación de los proyectos  emancipadores de los pueblos de América Latina y el Caribe y en un momento histórico de fuertes disputas geopolíticas y de control de territorios y ...

Sun, 09 May 2021 09:53:43 +0000
Salario en tiempos de pandemia
Luego de vivir la traumática experiencia del confinamiento rígido, donde la mayoría de los ciudadanos y empresas no teníamos ingresos, los pocos afortunados que teníamos algunos ahorritos la pasamos con dificultades, pero la ...

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:00 GMT
Bolsonaro congratulates Rio police for Jacarezinho massacre
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro expressed his congratulations to the Rio de Janeiro police late Sunday for last week's raid in a favela which left 28 dead.

Mon, 10 May 2021 09:50:00 GMT
US investors withdrawing from Latin America's three largest economies as populist rulers spark concern
According to a recent report from the Department of the Treasury, investors from the United States are rapidly fleeing the once most promising and three largest countries of Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Argentina).

Colombia

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:52:22 +0000
Foreign journalists reject accusation of weekly Semana against colleague
The International Press Association of Colombia (APIC) expresses its concern for the accusations made by Semana magazine against Mauricio Alvarado. The Colombian photojournalist was covering a protest by demonstrators in front… The post Foreig...

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:42:54 +0000
Colombia trying to cover up attempted indigenous massacre
Colombia’s mass media and the Cali Police Department tried to cover up an attempted massacre of native Colombians by far-right supporters of President Ivan Duque. At least eight indigenous protesters… The post Colombia trying to cover up ...

Colombia Bogota

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:44:39 +0000
Bogotá blockades continue but food supply “normalizing” states Mayor López
Colombia's southwestern city of Cali is at the epicenter of the much of the violence caused by Paro Nacional. In Bogotá, peaceful protests and road blockades continue.

Fri, 07 May 2021 16:23:11 +0000
Colombia’s May 7 protests begin with downing of Bogotá landmark (timeline)
Bogotanos woke up Friday with another conquistador downed by the members of the Misak indigenous group as protests across Colombia enter their tenth day.

Costa Rica News

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:52:31 +0000
Costa Rica will buy two million more doses to accelerate vaccination
QCOSTARICA – The President of the Comision Nacional de Emergencias (CNE), Alexander Solis, announced this Monday afternoon that Costa Rica is purchasing an additional two million additional doses of vaccine, bringing the total to 9 million for ...

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:11:36 +0000
These are the new sanitary measures that will be applied in May
QCOSTARICA – At the press conference from Casa Presidencial that started more than 15 minutes this afternoon, the government announced new sanitary measures that will be applied for the rest of this month of May, aimed at curbing the exponentia...

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:44 +0000
ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO scheduled service interruption in Siboulie, Massacre
DOWASCO informs customers from Siboulie in Massacre that their water supply will be interrupted on Wednesday May 12, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for the purpose of system maintenance. DOWASCO regrets any inconvenience that may.....

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:53:46 +0000
ANNOUNCEMENT: Emergency Agricultural Livelihoods and Climate Resilience Project (EALCRP) names of approved fisherfolk Batch #2
Below are the names of Fisher Folks approved for Yamaha 4 stoke Out Board Motor Engines. The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Emergency Agricultural Livelihoods and Climate Resilience Project (EALCRP) names of approved fisherfolk Batch #2 appeared first on Dominic...

The Dominican

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

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

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Tue, 11 May 2021 02:55:00 GMT
Falklands plans to borrow US$ 85 million for the port, and manages a credit rating of A+ from S&P Global
Reuters has reported that the Falkland Islands got its first sovereign credit rating, an investment-grade A+ score from S&P Global on Monday, as the tiny British-run territory looks to dip into borrowing markets to pay for impr...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:49:00 GMT
Vigo anticipates a 50,000 tons Falklands' Loligo catch but it will have to pay tariff to access the EU
The Falkland Islands' fishing industry partners/associates in Vigo are faced with good and bad news. The good news is that the Loligo catch is expected to reach 50,000 tons, while the bad news is that the exceptional squid harv...

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:11:02 -0500
Lover slays 14-year-old
Andre Stewart, stepfather of Danesha Cooper – a 14-year-old Jonathan Grant High student, who died in the Kingston Public Hospital from stab wounds on Monday – said he had tried to prevent the relationship she had with her alleged 21-year-old kil...

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:14:28 -0500
Vendors weep over Champs losses
WESTERN BUREAU: As hundreds of athletes vie for medals in the first staging of Boys and Girls’ Champs in the COVID-19 era, mega businesses and small traders alike are already counting their losses from the empty stands that will ring hollow in the...

Jamaica Observer

Tue, May 11, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Cops maintain strong presence in Allsides after deadly shooting
ALLSIDES, Trelawny - Up to late yesterday the police were maintaining a strong presence at a property which houses a residence and business establishment in Allsides, where the owner allegedly went amok and sprayed his friend with bulle...

Tue, May 11, 2021 07:01:00 GMT
Shutdown looms
THE Child Protection and Family Services Agency could serve closure notices on several children's homes across the island because of the failure on the part of their management to meet licensing requirements outlined by The Child Care a...

Jamaica Star

Sun, 09 May 2021 15:42:19 -0500
Five charged with breaches of the firearms act in St Catherine
Five persons have been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident on Old Harbour Road, Spanish Town in St. Catherine on Friday. Charged are: 25-year-old Azikiwe Osbourne of Quarry Drive, Bridgeport.....

Sun, 09 May 2021 15:54:15 -0500
Florida school halts use of book about a Black boy’s killing
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida school board is halting the use of a fictional book about a Black boy who is killed by a white officer after a police union complained to the school district that is anti-police "propaganda....

Latin America

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:53:00 GMT
Keiko Fujimori soars in Peruvian presidential election polls
The latest Peruvian presidential election opinion polls showed the gap between socialist front-runner Pedro Castillo and the conservative Keiko Fujimori is rapidly shrinking ahead of June 6 presidential elections.

Mon, 10 May 2021 09:52:00 GMT
Human Rights Watch warns Colombian police uses high-tech projectile launcher against demonstrators
Human Rights Watch (HRW) Executive Director for the Americas José Miguel Vivanco said his organization had never seen police officers use “horizontal high-speed multiple projectile launchers” as it happens in Colombia.

Mercosur

Sat, 08 May 2021 06:41:00 GMT
Paraguayan President Abdo meets with Spain's FM
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday welcomed Spain's Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya at the presidential residence of Mburuvicha Roga in Asunción. The presence of Spain's top diplomat is linked, among other...

Fri, 07 May 2021 08:57:00 GMT
China open to trade deal either with Uruguay or with all of Mercosur, says Ambassador
China's Ambassador in Montevideo Wang Gang Wednesday underlined his country's "open attitude" towards a trade agreement "either bilateral or en bloc" with Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) "when Uruguay or the blo...

Newsroom Panama

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

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

Paraguay

Sat, 08 May 2021 06:41:00 GMT
Paraguayan President Abdo meets with Spain's FM
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday welcomed Spain's Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya at the presidential residence of Mburuvicha Roga in Asunción. The presence of Spain's top diplomat is linked, among other...

Tue, 04 May 2021 08:00:00 GMT
Paraguay beef exports on the rise, mainly to Chile
Paraguay's beef exports totalled over 111,000 tons in January, February, March and April of 2021 to set a new record for the sector, the National Service for Animal Quality and Health (Senacsa) announced Monday.

La Republica (sp)

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:01:07 +0000
Última hora de la vacunación en España hoy 11 de mayo: grupos, mapas y datos
Consulta cómo va la vacunación contra la COVID-19 en España hoy martes 11 de mayo y la última hora sobre el coronavirus en España: casos, datos, mapas y más.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:54:35 +0000
Partidos de hoy: conoce todos los equipos que juegan por este 11 de mayo de 2021
Revisa todos los partidos de hoy 11 de mayo de 2021, además del horario y guía de canales para ver fútbol EN VIVO por las ligas más importantes del mundo.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:40:47 +0000
Seth Rogen declara que no volverá a trabajar con James Franco por denuncias de acoso
El actor y productor de películas de comedia aseguró que la relación con su colega cambió al enterarse de que recibió varias acusaciones de abuso sexual. Seth Rogen, director de películas como Supercool, declaró que no trabajará más con Jame...

Mon, 10 May 2021 23:33:24 +0000
Facultad de ciencias empresariales de la USIL en primer lugar del ranking Eduniversal
La Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales de la Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola obtuvo el 1.er puesto con 3 Palmas de Excelencia en la categoría Excellent Business School With Reinforcing International Influence, y 4.o en el ranking general, de Eduniv...

South America

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:48:00 GMT
Alberto Fernandez lands in Spain before heading for France, where military officers claim “a civil war is brewing”
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his entourage arrived late Monday in Madrid, where he is due to meet with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:00 GMT
Bolsonaro congratulates Rio police for Jacarezinho massacre
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro expressed his congratulations to the Rio de Janeiro police late Sunday for last week's raid in a favela which left 28 dead.

Unasur

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:45:00 GMT
Third-time lucky: Lasso becomes Ecuador's president-elect
Contrary to expectations, Guillermo Lasso Sunday surprisingly beat Andrés Arauz to become Ecuador's next president. Lasso, a conservative, was a sure winner in the evening as 97.91% of the votes were counted.

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 05:45:00 GMT
Argentina quits anti-Maduro Lima Group
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández Wednesday confirmed the country had decided to withdraw from the so-called Lima Group, a consortium formed with Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ho...

Uruguay

Mon, 10 May 2021 09:04:00 GMT
Jiggers bring covid-19 infected crews including one dead seaman in Argentina’s Puerto Deseado
Argentina's Coast Guard (Prefecura Naval) is guarding two fishing trawlers at Puerto Deseado in the Province of Santa Cruz as cases of covid-19 erupted among the crews, one sailor having already died of the disease.

Fri, 07 May 2021 08:57:00 GMT
China open to trade deal either with Uruguay or with all of Mercosur, says Ambassador
China's Ambassador in Montevideo Wang Gang Wednesday underlined his country's "open attitude" towards a trade agreement "either bilateral or en bloc" with Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay) "when Uruguay or the blo...

Venezuela

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:57:00 GMT
Amnesty International against deportation of migrants in Chile
Amnesty International's office in Chile Tuesday “repudiated” the wave of arrests and deportations of migrants after the enactment of the new immigration law promoted by the administration of President Sebastián Piñera, it...

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 09:03:00 GMT
Venezuela remains the most “miserable” country - Argentina not far behind
Venezuela easily held to the dubious honour of being at the top of the list of the 2020 Global Economic Misery Index, while Argentina was merely seven notches behind.

Venezuela Analysis

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:26:00 -0400
Venezuela: Accusations of Meddling in Colombia Protests ‘Shameful’
Colombian state violence and human rights abuses have stoked the protests in which nearly 50 have died.

Fri, 07 May 2021 00:12:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Popular Democracy under Siege: A Conversation with Elías Jaua
Chavez’s former Vice President and long-time minister talks about the internal dynamics of the Bolivarian process.

Antarctica

Wed, 05 May 2021 06:47:00 GMT
US Government praised for joining conservation efforts in Antarctic Southern Ocean
The government of the United States has been praised by The Pew Charitable Trusts for its decision to co-lead in matters concerning Southern Ocean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), special climate envoy John Kerry announced during...

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 09:45:00 GMT
Science journal: Glaciers melting faster, sea levels on the rise
According to a study published Wednesday by the prestigious scientific journal Nature, glaciers are melting at a faster pace than previously thought, which may have serious consequences.

Australian Top Stories

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:14 +0000
Budget's $2.3b mental health services boost 'a long way short' of what's needed, experts say
The federal government announces an extra $2.3 billion will be put towards mental health treatment and suicide prevention in tonight's budget, with some of the funds going towards creating online counselling and support services.

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:38:33 +0000
Live: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg set to deliver federal budget
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will unveil the federal budget soon, with billions of dollars expected to be spent on getting people back to work more than a year into the pandemic. Follow live.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 19:00:26 +1000
Victorian COVID-19 case ‘absolutely’ picked up in Adelaide quarantine hotel
A man who has become Victoria’s first local coronavirus case in 73 days likely caught the virus while isolating in South Australian, prompting calls for a national review of hotel quarantine.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:57:37 +1000
Tributes flow for Queensland newsreader Frank Warrick, dead at 76
Long-term Seven Brisbane newsreader Frank Warrick has died at 76, leading to tributes from former colleagues and from the floor of the Queensland Parliament.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 06 May 2021 08:00:00 +1000
India latest front in Morrison Government's war on Australians
The Morrison Government is at war with its own people.  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

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

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Tue, 11 May 2021 19:00:26 +1000
Victorian COVID-19 case ‘absolutely’ picked up in Adelaide quarantine hotel
A man who has become Victoria’s first local coronavirus case in 73 days likely caught the virus while isolating in South Australian, prompting calls for a national review of hotel quarantine.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:57:37 +1000
Tributes flow for Queensland newsreader Frank Warrick, dead at 76
Long-term Seven Brisbane newsreader Frank Warrick has died at 76, leading to tributes from former colleagues and from the floor of the Queensland Parliament.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:54:52 +1000
Students, a teacher killed in Russian school shooting
At least 11 people have been killed at a school in Russia, including at least eight children, after two unknow gunmen opened fire with machine guns.

Tue, 11 May 2021 17:43:35 +1000
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:16:52 GMT
Getting to vital evidence in Pike River mine will cost $8m, mining experts say
Mining experts have come up with a plan to gather vital evidence at Pike River, but the Government has already ruled out spending more money.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:59:52 GMT
English teacher says workplace bullying led her to shoplift wine and cheese
Woman says she's “deeply ashamed” of her actions, and begs tribunal for “a second chance to redeem myself”.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Tue, 11 May 2021 17:35:03 +1200
Veterans groups, opposition to boycott talks on French nuclear legacy
French Polynesia's opposition and nuclear test veterans organisation will boycott talks in Paris on the legacy of French testing.

Tue, 11 May 2021 14:37:25 +1200
Fatal Solomons blast highlights threat in a country littered with bombs
A deadly explosion in the Solomon Islands capital has caused fear and confusion about the ongoing threat posed by hidden munitions left over from World War II.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Tue, 11 May 2021 20:06:14 +1200
MSD told to further investigate wage subsidy scheme payments
The Auditor-General wants the Ministry of Social Development to step up its efforts to claim back cash from businesses that wrongly received wage subsidies.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:16:48 +1200
'The timeframe is very quick': call for slowdown on super changes
Proposed changes affecting supernannuation eligibility will take effect too quickly and are unfair, especially for women, the Retirement Commissioner says.

New Zealand Top Stories

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:53:33 GMT
'White elephant' Civic House refurbishment progresses to planning stage
After lengthy debate and some rehashing of old arguments, the council agreed to progress the refurbishment to the detailed planning stages.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:46:36 GMT
'I thought he was dead' says teen who found injured bike rider on dirt road more than a day after crash
Motorbike rider Robert Maddison was potentially just hours from death after spending more than 24 hours injured on a dirt road when he was found by three teenagers.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:06:01 GMT


Tue, 11 May 2021 09:06:01 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

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:25:53 +0400
Armenia reports 243 fresh coronavirus cases on May 11

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:05:09 +0400
Nine killed, 10 injured in Kazan school shooting

Armenian News

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:54:56 GMT
9 children among 24 dead in Gaza amid Israel-Palestinian violence
Gaza's Health Ministry updated its death toll on Tuesday morning to 24, including 9 children in IDF strikes.

Mon, 10 May 2021 14:43:48 GMT
Extraordinary fossils of 9 Neanderthals discovered in Italy
The oldest remains date back some 100,000 years. Fossils of the other eight Neanderthals date to between 50,000 to 68,000 years ago.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:57:00 +0400
Азербайджан осуждает любые проявления террора – Джейхун Байрамов

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:56:00 +0400
МИД Азербайджана и России подписали план консультаций на 2021–22 гг. (ФОТО)

Belarus Belapan

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:55:44 +0300
Official coronavirus death toll in Belarus rises by 10 to 2,642

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:45:42 +0300
Several government opponents arrested during Victory Day festivities across Belarus

Belarus Belta

Sun, 09 May 2021 19:34:10 +0300
Lukashenko: Belarusians must not give away this land to anyone
The president pointed out that a cruel and sometimes bloody redivision of the world had begun. “We don't want to falter and face this steamroller. Once we falter, we will be broken just like we were many times in the course of history,” the head ...

Sun, 09 May 2021 19:14:56 +0300
Solemn ritual held in Minsk to honor state emblem, flag
The ritual is meant to bolster respect for the state symbols of the Republic of Belarus. The ritual is based on the Constitution's provisions on the state flag and the state emblem – symbols of Belarus as a sovereign state.

Belarus Digest

Czech Republic Ceske Noviny

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:52:00 +0200
Nová auta v Česku v 1. čtvrtletí zdražila o 0,8 procenta
Praha - Ceny nových aut na českém trhu vzrostly v 1. čtvrtletí proti poslednímu kvartálu loňského roku v průměru o 0,8 procenta. Za nárůstem stojí plošné zdražování u značek Volkswagen,...

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:49:00 +0200
NSS odročil jednání, advokát chtěl, aby si soudci sundali respirátory
Brno - Nejvyšší správní soud (NSS) dnes musel odročit veřejné jednání o testování na koronavirus v malých firmách. Jeden z pisatelů návrhu, advokát Libor Hlavsa, trval na tom, aby...

Czech Republic Radio Praha

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:10:00 +0200
Travel restrictions to be eased for vaccinated Czechs as of mid-May
Travel restrictions to be eased for vaccinated Czechs as of mid-May

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:08:00 +0200
Further easing of Covid measures due on May 17
Further easing of Covid measures due on May 17

Estonia

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:26:20 +0300
Central bank: Estonia needs a debate about taxation system
Rasmus Kattai, an economist of the Bank of Estonia, said in an interview to Postimees that a debate over taxation is inevitable, since the expenses of the state have been exceeding revenues for a long time already.

Thu, 06 May 2021 13:43:00 +0300
Only the Võru county and the islands are all right
The general indicators of the spreading of corona virus have flattened out, says Krista Fischer, a member of the Science Council and professor of mathematical statistics of Tartu University. However, when observing regions individually, infection is ...

Estonia Post Times

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:26:20 +0300
Central bank: Estonia needs a debate about taxation system
Rasmus Kattai, an economist of the Bank of Estonia, said in an interview to Postimees that a debate over taxation is inevitable, since the expenses of the state have been exceeding revenues for a long time already.

Thu, 06 May 2021 13:43:00 +0300
Only the Võru county and the islands are all right
The general indicators of the spreading of corona virus have flattened out, says Krista Fischer, a member of the Science Council and professor of mathematical statistics of Tartu University. However, when observing regions individually, infection is ...

Europe

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:17:11 +0200
China's population growth rate close to zero as fewer couples have children
China's population is growing at such a slow rate that it is prompting fears of an increasingly dependent population with fewer people available to work.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:35:49 +0200
Future of Golden Globe Awards in doubt as NBC decides not to air it in 2022
Following controversy over lack of diversity the Golden Globe Awards won't be aired by major TV network NBC in 2022

Europe BBC

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:34:07 GMT
Eleven dead in shooting at Russian school
Children and a teacher have been killed in a shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say.

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:59:03 GMT
French soldiers warn of civil war in new letter
Members of the military accuse the French government of granting concessions to Islamism.

Finland Today

Mon, 10 May 2021 13:35:33 +0000
Work-Based Residence Permits Are Approved Faster Than Before
The median processing time for work-based residence permits was halved between January and March this year compared to processing times in 2020, according to a report by the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri).

Mon, 10 May 2021 11:08:49 +0000
143 New Coronavirus Infections in Finland; 2 New Deaths
Here's our latest coronavirus update.

Finland Yle Uutiset

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:33:13 +0300
Tuesday's papers: Finno-Ugric aggro, mining licence fuss and Kuier's visa delay
Russian organisations have criticised the global umbrella organisation for Finno-Ugric peoples. 

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:56:33 +0300
Ministry: Regional authorities to decide on Covid restrictions
The change could see restrictions on public events as well as outdoor group leisure activities lifted in certain regions.

France 24 Live News

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:20:46 GMT
Macron's climate referendum initiative stalls as Senate waters down bill
President Emmanuel Macron's promise to enshrine the fight against climate change in the French constitution via a referendum appeared moribund on Tuesday after the upper house watered down the ambitious wording of a government-sponsored bill. 

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:09:39 GMT
France wants tougher punishment for those who attack police
France’s prime minister is proposing tougher and faster punishment for people who attack the police, as the government pays a national tribute to the latest police officer killed in the line of duty. 

France RFI

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:19 GMT
Iran candidates register for presidential election
Iran on Tuesday opened registration for candidates hoping to succeed President Hassan Rouhani, who will step down following the June 18 elections after serving the maximum two consecutive terms allowed. The five-day registration period at the inter...

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:40:21 GMT
Panic and prayers: the day John Paul II was shot
Saint Peter's Square in Rome was packed with 20,000 faithful hoping to catch a glimpse of John Paul II on that fateful May afternoon 40 years ago. Suddenly as his open white Fiat "Popemobile" eased through the crowd, the pontiff collapsed -- shot a...

French News Online

Germany

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 18:15:52 +0200
Annalena Baerbock Holds the Keys to Germany's Next Election: The Green Kingmaker
This fall, a politician with the Green Party could become German chancellor for the first time. Annalena Baerbock is a far more dynamic candidate than her conservative and center-left competitors - and she could be poised for a senior position in the...

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:29:28 +0200
The Failure of Germany's Coronavirus Strategy: Disagreement and Dithering
Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for legal changes that would give the federal government more powers to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But the states are pushing pack.

Germany European News

Tue, 4 May 2021 19:59:25 +0200
A Fateful Election in Scotland: After Brexit Could Come Scexit
Scottish voters are electing a new parliament this week, and again the pro-independence party SNP is expected to win. The vote could lead the way to the disintegration of the United Kingdom.

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:26:28 +0200
Libya: How Frontex Helps Haul Migrants Back To Libyan Torture Camps
Refugees are being detained, tortured and killed at camps in Libya. Investigative reporting by DER SPIEGEL and its partners has uncovered how close the European Union’s border agency Frontex works together with the Libyan coast guard.

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

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:09:00 +0000
Police Close Eruption Site – Impressive Video
The eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, will be closed today.

Mon, 10 May 2021 11:03:00 +0000
Icelandair to Offer Service to Six US Cities
Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair, tells Morgunblaðið that recently, there has been a marked increase in the number of flight reservations being made to Iceland.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:15:53 +0000
RVK Newscast #101: Volcano For Sale & A New Name For The Lava Field
The town of Grindavík has agreed on a name for the lava field growing around the volcano and is working... The post RVK Newscast #101: Volcano For Sale & A New Name For The Lava Field appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Mon, 10 May 2021 14:02:10 +0000
No Indication That The Eruption Will Stop Any Time Soon
In an interview with RÚV, Kristín Jónsdóttir, earthquake hazards coordinator at the Icelandic Met Office, says that despite changes in... The post No Indication That The Eruption Will Stop Any Time Soon appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Ireland Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:28:48 +0000
At least 11 dead in Russian school shooting
Eleven people have been killed and many more are in hospital after a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, news agencies have reported.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:44:39 +0000
Indicators show Covid-19 in Ireland reducing or stable
Most of the indicators for Covid-19 in Ireland are now reducing or stable, the latest figures show.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:17:54 +0000
1094 fines issued over past week for breach of Covid-19 regulations
According to figures issued by the Government,1058 fines were issued over the last week to people in Gozo...

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:53:44 +0000
SeedGreen Climate Fund launched by JCI Malta and MECP
A validator and accelerator programme titled SeedGreen as part of the MECP’s national #ClimateOn campaign, has been launched...

Malta Independent

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:00 +0100
LIVE: Keith Schembri in hospital as corruption case continues
Former OPM Chief of Staff Keith Schembri is receiving treatment in hospital and will not attend the scheduled sitting for the continuation of the money laundering, fraud, and corruption case on Tuesday.The case against him is scheduled to continue th...

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:53:00 +0100
Investigate Infrastructure Malta now over expropriations, Moviment Graffitti says
Moviment Graffitti is calling for a full-scale investigation into the expropriation practices carried out by Infrastructure Malta since its creation. Reacting to a story in The Times of Malta about unpaid expropriations and other uncle...

Malta Today

Tue,11 May 2021 09:59:53 +0200
Degiorgios file Constitutional case over refusal of pardon in Daphne murder
Triggerman-duo in Caruana Galizia assassination filed constitutional case claiming refusal of pardon on murder was abuse of power

Tue,11 May 2021 09:27:38 +0200
Social workers in favour of decriminalising cannabis, but not legalisation
Social workers association calls cannabis legalisation “devastating step” for society, Counselling profession questions White Paper treatment of cannabis as recreational substance 

Times of Malta

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:47:00 +0200
Striker Bojan Kaljevic agrees terms with Balzan FC
Balzan FC have reached a verbal agreement to sign Montenegrin striker Bojan Kaljevic, the Times of Malta can confirm. Last season, Kaljevic was on the books of Mosta FC but his contract expired at the end of the last campaign and the...

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:46:00 +0200
Cannabis decriminalisation will lead to more humane society - Releaf
A cannabis reform advocacy group has welcomed government plans to fully decriminalise the drug while urging it tweak its proposals to allow cannabis to consumed in public in adult-only settings. In a position paper submitted to the g...

Northern Ireland BBC

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:50:59 GMT
Ballymurphy Inquest: Coroner is set to publish findings
A priest and a mother of eight were among 10 people killed in Belfast after an Army operation in 1971.

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:31:26 GMT
Ballymurphy Inquest: 'A cry of horror I'll never forget'
BBC News NI's Will Leitch reflects on the often harrowing evidence of the Ballymurphy Inquest.

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

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:31:52 +0300
COVID-19 vaccination coverage reaches about 33.8pct in Bucharest
COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Bucharest is about 33.8% of the resident population, said on Tuesday Chairman of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita. "I would like to mak...

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:12:59 +0300
207 business operators start vaccinating their employees against COVID-19
A number of 207 business operators in Romania have started vaccinating their employees against COVID-19, most of them in the city of Brasov, said on Tuesday Deputy Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CN...

Romania Insider

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:29:29 GMT
Queen's Speech: Boris Johnson promises post-Covid skills overhaul
Adults will be offered "lifelong" training loans under measures to be announced in the Queen's Speech.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:49:39 GMT
Queen to carry out first major royal duty since Philip's death
The monarch will attend the State Opening of Parliament, a month after the death of her husband.

Romanian National News Agency

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:31:52 +0300
COVID-19 vaccination coverage reaches about 33.8pct in Bucharest
COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Bucharest is about 33.8% of the resident population, said on Tuesday Chairman of Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) Valeriu Gheorghita. "I would like to mak...

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:12:59 +0300
207 business operators start vaccinating their employees against COVID-19
A number of 207 business operators in Romania have started vaccinating their employees against COVID-19, most of them in the city of Brasov, said on Tuesday Deputy Chairman of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CN...

Pravda Russian News

Wed, 05 May 2021 16:36:00 +0300
Russia to conduct three launches of Sarmat ICBM during six months
The Russian military will carry out three launches of Sarmat ICBMs within the upcoming six months.  Despite the fact that the development of the domestic hypersonic missile system Sarmat has not been completed yet, it became known that at least thre...

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 13:31:00 +0300
US Embassy in Russia shrinks by 75 percent
The US Embassy in Russia is reducing the list of services provided to individuals due to new restrictions imposed on its employees. From May 12, the US Embassy in Russia will start working only for American citizens. Consular services will not be pro...

Pravda World News

Thu, 06 May 2021 13:55:00 +0300
Sputnik V loses to Moderna for obvious reason
Moderna's recognition as best coronavirus vaccine comes as an economic and political move of the World Congress, Alexander Gintsburg, director of the Gamaleya Research Center for Electrochemistry said, RIA Novosti reports. "The number of deaths cause...

Wed, 05 May 2021 17:15:00 +0300
Russian spy ships intercept UK's largest flotilla
Russian warships intercepted the largest flotilla of the Royal Navy, British media report. UK's largest naval flotilla in the past forty years, led by HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, went to sea and was immediately intercepted by Russian spy sh...

RT

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:01:59 +0000
North Korea still claims zero coronavirus cases – WHO report
Over a year into the pandemic, the official North Korean coronavirus tally remains at the zero mark, according to its latest situation report to the World Health Organization (WHO). Read Full Article at RT.com

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:21:11 +0000
EU launches second legal action against AstraZeneca for underdelivering on Covid-19 shots
The European Commission has brought a second legal case against AstraZeneca in the ongoing dispute over the supply of lifesaving Covid-19 jabs. Those familiar with the matter describe the new case as procedural. Read Full Article at RT....

Scotland BBC

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:50:20 GMT
Scottish schools warned over 'exam' question sharing on TikTok
The Scottish Qualifications Authority tells schools they must investigate malpractice and penalise candidates.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:25:23 GMT
Covid in Scotland: FM expected to ease rules on indoor visits
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is due to make an announcement on further relaxing Covid restrictions.

Scotland Herald

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:32:14 +0100
Covid Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon 'to ease restrictions'
The First Minister said she had been back at her desk after last week’s SNP victory in the Holyrood elections

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Alex Salmond's Alba Party spent £25,000 on Facebook adverts — but secured no Holyrood seats
ALEX Salmond’s Alba Party splashed more than £25,000 on social media adverts in the run-up to the election, only to not pick up a single Holyrood seat.

Serbia News

Slovak Spectator

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:15:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 350 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 386,000.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0200
Košice contains hidden scenes from Shakespeare’s plays
Košice State Theatre was designed by one of the most talented architects of the 19th century, Adolf Lang.

Slovakia News

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:20:02 +0000
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 350 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 386,000. Published: Tuesday, May 11, 2021Full story: Slovak Spectator

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:20:01 +0000
Košice contains hidden scenes from Shakespeare’s plays
Košice State Theatre was designed by one of the most talented architects of the 19th century, Adolf Lang. Published: Tuesday, May 11, 2021Full story: Slovak Spectator

Slovakia Spectator

Tue, 11 May 2021 10:15:00 +0200
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 350 new cases confirmed (graphs)
The total number of cases has exceeded 386,000.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0200
Košice contains hidden scenes from Shakespeare’s plays
Košice State Theatre was designed by one of the most talented architects of the 19th century, Adolf Lang.

Slovenia Times

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:46:49 +0000
Janša presenting EU presidency priorities in Athens
Athens – Prime Minister Janez Janša presented the priorities of the upcoming Slovenian EU presidency at the Delphi Economic Forum in Athens on Monday before meeting his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis and European Commission Vice Preside...

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:44:35 +0000
Complaints over selection of e-toll system contractor rejected
Ljubljana – The National Review Commission has rejected requests for a revision of the selection of Slovakia’s Skytoll for an e-tolling system for cars in Slovenia, which had been filed by both losing bidders. Skytoll was picked by the mo...

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

Mon, 10 May 2021 22:35:19
SNCF low-cost rail service Ouigo launches in Spain
FRENCH low-cost express rail service Ouigo launched in Spain today – Monday, May 10 – the first day ever when national train company RENFE has ever had to deal with competition.

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:45:37
Dream come true: Manuela, 95, meets Rafa Nadal after grandson Carlos' Twitter campaign
MANUELA has always wanted to met her idol Rafael Nadal, and thanks to her grandson's campaigning, the 95-year-old has finally been able to chat to the tennis ace in person.

Swiss Info

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:36:11 GMT
Swiss documentary wins top prize at Toronto Hot Docs festival
Ostrov – Lost Island has won best international feature documentary at North America’s largest documentary film festival. It thus automatically earns a place at the 2022 Oscars. Filmmakers Svetlana Rodina and Laurent Stoop will receive $10,000 ...

Mon, 10 May 2021 22:00:00 GMT
Switzerland has overshot its 2021 resource limit, study says
By May 11, Swiss residents had already consumed their theoretical annual “quota” of renewable natural resources. This is according to the Global Footprint Network, an ecological think-tank based in the US, which calculates the dates at which nat...

Turkey

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 Z
Turkey condemns Israel’s continued attacks on Palestinians at Al-Aqsa
Turkey on May 10 condemned Israel’s continued attacks on Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem.

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:52:00 Z
Israel resumes airstrikes on Gaza Strip
Israeli warplanes conducted new airstrikes in the blockaded Gaza Strip early on May 11. Warplanes continue to attack various parts of the territory, according to Anadolu Agency's correspondent in the region.

World Bulletin

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:34:18 +0300
Palestinian groups give Israel ultimatum to withdraw forces from Al-Aqsa
Resistance groups also call on Israel to release detained Palestinians.

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:45:22 +0300
Hundreds of Palestinians injured as Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa
228 Palestinians taken to hospital after attacks by Israeli police forces.

4 News


The Henry Moore sculptures visitors are encouraged to touch
This Living Hand is curated by potter Edmund de Waal and explores Moore's relationship with touch.


Injured whale stranded in River Thames put down
The young minke whale which got stranded in the River Thames, almost 100 miles from home, has now been put down by a vet.

Daily Mail

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:02:43 GMT
Adele's estranged father dies aged 57: Multi-millionaire singer was unable to patch up relationship
Mark Evans, who had not spoken to his daughter for years after a bitter falling out, passed away following a battle with cancer.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:43:01 GMT
Sadiq Khan launches £7m 'Let's Do London' campaign to attract staycationers to the capital
The programme is aimed at bringing in a wealth of domestic tourism to help London's economy get back on its feet as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

Daily Star

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:28:27 +0000
Mum of girl, 17, who died on school trip claims teachers 'wanted to see sights'
Parents of tragic Ana Uglow, who died on a trip to New York, told an inquest that teachers from Bristol Grammar School were more interested in seeing the sights than getting her help

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:15:18 +0000
Hero football fan's hand blasted off by firework as he stepped in to save kids
Roofer Paul Markham, 50, is undergoing surgery after a firework blasted off his index and middle fingers and his thumb as he sprang into action when it landed near some kids

Sky News

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:00 +0100
Students among 11 killed in school shooting in Russia - reports
At least 11 people - including students - have been killed and several others injured in a shooting at a school in southwest Russia, according to reports.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:42:00 +0100
Rules on face masks could be changed next month - health secretary
The government could change the rules around mask wearing next month, the health secretary has told Sky News.

UK BBC

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:29:29 GMT
Queen's Speech: Boris Johnson promises post-Covid skills overhaul
Adults will be offered "lifelong" training loans under measures to be announced in the Queen's Speech.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:49:39 GMT
Queen to carry out first major royal duty since Philip's death
The monarch will attend the State Opening of Parliament, a month after the death of her husband.

UK Daily Express

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:36:00 +0100
Pathetic loudmouth! Angela Rayner hit by ferocious backlash over Hartlepool rant
ANGELA Rayner has been branded a "pathetic loudmouth" after she blamed voters for Labour's humiliating loss in the Hartlepool by-election.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:18:00 +0100
Gordon Brown pinpointed Nicola Sturgeon's biggest weakness: 'She has a problem'
GORDON BROWN pinpointed Nicola Sturgeon's biggest weakness, as he argued the UK would get the lion's share of the pension fund in the event of Scotland achieving independence.

UK Independent

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:54:24 GMT
They helped British soldiers in Iraq. Now they have been left behind to die
Despite huge personal risk, locals in Iraq worked as translators for the British Army. But after their identities were leaked to militias, they say their lives are under threat – and they have been abandoned by the UK, reports Bel Trew in Baghdad

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:47:07 GMT
Boris Johnson being investigated over luxury £15,000 Caribbean holiday
Parliamentary commissioner for standards reveals probe, with powers that can lead to suspensions of MPs for serious breaches

UK Telegraph

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:40:03 GMT
Eid al-Fitr 2021: how Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan fasting

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:21:17 GMT
Scotland lockdown roadmap: what rule changes are expected from May 17?

UK Times

Gazette News

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:03:27 +0100
Live updates as A120 is closed after lorry overturns
The A120 has been closed between Marks Tey and Braintree after a lorry overturned

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:20:31 +0100
A12 Marks Tey: Slip road closed due to overturned lorry
A SLIP road on the A12 has been closed after a lorry overturned on a roundabout.

Watford Observer

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:10:00 +0100
Petition to stop 5G mast being installed in Bushey neighbourhood
A petition has been launched to stop a 5G mast being installed in a residential neighbourhood.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:41:48 +0100
David Lloyd re-elected as Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
David Lloyd has been re-elected as Hertfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

East London and West Essex Guardian

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Commendable classes: Waltham Forest College praised for their career's program
Proving once again the dedication to their learners, Waltham Forest College has been highly commended for their outstanding achievement of the Gatsby Benchmarks, with the award panel going so far as to single out Careers Leader, Ali Yusuf, for the...

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0100
Asda announce major changes coming to every UK store
The report interviewed 3,000 customers and found that shoppers had three priorities.

Get West London

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Harrow Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:01:00 +0100
Police searching for wanted man from Wembley - can you help?
Police are continuing to search for a wanted man who failed to appear at court.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Covid-19 recovery key priority for new Brent and Harrow AM
A Brent councillor who was elected to the Greater London Assembly (GLA) last week said supporting the capital’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is his “immediate priority”.

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:00 +0100
Stranded minke whale in River Thames put down
A young minke whale that became stranded in the River Thames has been put down.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Persian delivery business launches in south west London
Ever fancied Persian food? A new delivery service has launched in south-west London.

This Is Local London

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:00 +0100
Stranded minke whale in River Thames put down
A young minke whale that became stranded in the River Thames has been put down.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:15:06 +0100
Brit Awards to see live music return at Greenwich's O2 Arena
The Brit Awards will return to London's O2 Arena in Greenwich tonight, the first live music show at the venue in more than a year, with over 2,500 tickets gifted to people working on the front line of the pandemic.

Tottenham Independent

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:32:00 +0100
Hugs and indoor dining - the lockdown changes happening next week
From May 17, most social contact rules outdoors will be lifted, although gatherings of more than 30 will remain illegal.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0100
Asda announce major changes coming to every UK store
The report interviewed 3,000 customers and found that shoppers had three priorities.

Wandsworth Guardian

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:00 +0100
Stranded minke whale in River Thames put down
A young minke whale that became stranded in the River Thames has been put down.

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:39:07 +0100
Man who sexually assaulted woman on bus in Wandsworth jailed
A man who admitted to sexually assaulting a woman on a bus in Wandsworth has been jailed.

Your Local Guardian

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:00 +0100
Stranded minke whale in River Thames put down
A young minke whale that became stranded in the River Thames has been put down.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Persian delivery business launches in south west London
Ever fancied Persian food? A new delivery service has launched in south-west London.

Chronicle Live

Mon, 3 May 2021 08:22:02 +0000
Kate Garraway 'disappointed' by Line of Duty finale after Buckells exposed as H
Many fans, including Piers Morgan, branded the final episode of the series 'underwhelming' as H was revealed to be Ian Buckells

Mon, 3 May 2021 08:16:31 +0000
Heavy rain, snow and 50mph winds to hit the UK on bank holiday
Rain, snow and gusts of up to 50mph are expected to hit the UK on Bank Holiday Monday

Gazette Live

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 07:00:00 +0000
Fears over 'late night drunken punters' as bid made to extend licence
Residents have raised concerns over the plans saying if approved it will increase noise and nuisance in the area

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 05:00:00 +0000
Two robbers waited in alley to attack solder and steal his cash
The drunk victim brushed off the attacked and carried out with his night out

Liverpool Echo

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

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

Macclesfield Express

Northwich Guardian

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0100
Comedian John Bishop celebrates dad and uncle's 80th birthday at The Old Star
COMEDIAN John Bishop shared a special fun-filled family celebration in the beer garden of a Winsford pub.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:20:04 +0100
Fire crews called to fire in the open in Middlewich Road in Northwich
FIRE crews were called to a fire in the open in Northwich yesterday afternoon, Monday.

Anphoblacht

Thu, 06 May 2021 11:14:20 +0100
The system has failed victims’ families
As the case against British soldiers involved in the killing of Joe McCann collapsed in court this week, the British government have moved to give a blanket amnesty to British soldiers accused of crimes in Ireland.

Tue, 04 May 2021 09:10:58 +0100
Bobby Sands MP – Died 5 May 1981 on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh
5 May 1981 was one of the most defining days in Irish history. It was the day that Bobby Sands, the 27-year-old Member of Parliament for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, died on hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh as part of the republican prisoners’...

Impartial Reporter

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:48:00 +0100
Suspected Class A drugs factory uncovered in Tyrone
Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have seized suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of approximately £500,000 following a search in the Fintona area yesterday (May 10).

Mon, 10 May 2021 20:00:00 +0100
Enniskillen Ladies Circle complete Three Peaks One Day challenge
Local women’s group, Enniskillen Ladies Circle, were blessed with beautiful sunny weather for their Three Peaks Peaks One Day Challenge which raised funds for Fermanagh Women’s Aid.

Evening Telegraph

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:00:43 +0000
BT to move 1,000 staff to multi-million pound Dundee development
BT plans to relocate 1,000 Dundee staff to a new multi-million pound development at the rear of Groucho’s record shop.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:26:43 +0000
Dundee city leaders issue ‘powerful’ promise to tackle drug deaths
Dundee leaders have issued a 'powerful' collective statement underlining their intent to tackle the city's drug deaths.

Herald Scotland

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:32:14 +0100
Covid Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon 'to ease restrictions'
The First Minister said she had been back at her desk after last week’s SNP victory in the Holyrood elections

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Alex Salmond's Alba Party spent £25,000 on Facebook adverts — but secured no Holyrood seats
ALEX Salmond’s Alba Party splashed more than £25,000 on social media adverts in the run-up to the election, only to not pick up a single Holyrood seat.

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, 10 May 2021 14:39:21 +0100
A34 fatal crash: Lorry driver jailed for killing father-of-four
AN HGV driver was distracted by betting apps on his mobile phone before he “cannoned” into a car that had broken down on the A34 killing a father-of-four.

Mon, 10 May 2021 13:09:33 +0100
Where have you experienced harassment in Andover? 
We want to know how safe you feel on Andover’s streets.

Basingstoke Gazette

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:29:40 +0100
Basingstoke teens stripped of disability benefits
Hundreds of children in Basingstoke and Deane were stripped of disability benefits after their 16thbirthday, figures show.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:07:09 +0100
Poppy, 7, donates nine inches of hair to The Little Princess Trust
A LITTLE schoolgirl with a big heart braved the big chop last week - cutting off nine inches of her hair to help other children.

Borehamwood Times

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:45:05 +0100
David Lloyd re-elected as Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
David Lloyd has been re-elected as Hertfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:32:00 +0100
Hugs and indoor dining - the lockdown changes happening next week
From May 17, most social contact rules outdoors will be lifted, although gatherings of more than 30 will remain illegal.

Bucks Free Press

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:29:35 +0100
Porsche driver avoids ban over coronavirus AstraZeneca link
A Porsche driver caught speeding avoided a driving ban because it “could adversely affect” production of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:00 +0100
The Marlow streets with the most recorded car crimes
Using an interactive map Marlow residents can see how many car crimes have been reported in their area.

Epsom Guardian

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:00 +0100
Stranded minke whale in River Thames put down
A young minke whale that became stranded in the River Thames has been put down.

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:57:38 +0100
M25 closed after man spotted walking in central reservation
Road police temporarily closed the M25 motorway in both directions this evening (Monday, May 10) after a man was spotted walking in the central reservation.

St Albans Review

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:53:19 +0100
David Lloyd re-elected as Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner
David Lloyd has been re-elected as Hertfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:32:00 +0100
Hugs and indoor dining - the lockdown changes happening next week
From May 17, most social contact rules outdoors will be lifted, although gatherings of more than 30 will remain illegal.

The Argus

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
David Ormesher: inquest begins for crash victim hit by police car in Brighton
AN elderly man who died after he was knocked down by a police car responding to an emergency "would have been visible from about 80 metres away," an inquest heard.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:56:07 +0100
Man who escaped police found hiding in a hedge by dog
A MAN who escaped police by jumping through the back window of a house has been found by a dog hiding in a hedge.

Bournemouth Echo

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:20:00 +0100
Police appeal after hit-and-run crash in Manor Road, Bournemouth
TWO cars ploughed into pedestrians in a Bournemouth road before driving off leaving two people seriously hurt.

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Planning green light to 'transform' Bournemouth Debenhams
PLANNING permission has been granted for a scheme to “transform” the former Debenhams department store in Bournemouth.

Bridgwater Mercury

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:56:33 +0100
Mariella Frostrup unveiled as president of CPRE Somerset
A CAMPAIGN group working to protect the Somerset countryside has unveiled a new celebrity president.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Morrisons to take on 100 permanent staff at Bridgwater distribution centre
MORRISONS is planning to recruit 100 new members of staff at its Bridgwater distribution centre

Bridport News

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 +0100
'Miles Cross roundabout should have been constructed when there was no traffic'
REGARDING the proposed roundabout at Miles Cross on the A35.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:52:30 +0100
Teenager arrested after man shot near Wardon Hill
A TEENAGER has been arrested after a man was hospitalised following a shooting incident near Dorchester.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:32:31 +0100
How team gritting Somerset's roads coped over an extra cold, long winter coupled with Covid
SOMERSET'S gritting lorries covered almost as many miles this winter as in the two previous years combined.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:56:33 +0100
Mariella Frostrup unveiled as president of CPRE Somerset
A CAMPAIGN group working to protect the Somerset countryside has unveiled a new celebrity president.

Chard and Ilminster News

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:32:31 +0100
How team gritting Somerset's roads coped over an extra cold, long winter coupled with Covid
SOMERSET'S gritting lorries covered almost as many miles this winter as in the two previous years combined.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:56:33 +0100
Mariella Frostrup unveiled as president of CPRE Somerset
A CAMPAIGN group working to protect the Somerset countryside has unveiled a new celebrity president.

Western Daily Press

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:30 +0000
Man with long Covid urges others to take virus seriously
Tim Snaden still suffers from "brain fog" a year after catching Covid-19

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:30:06 +0000
Thunder and downpours to hit West Country in week of wild weather
We are set for a week of fast-changing weather

South Wales Argus

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:18:45 +0100
Fans to attend Newport County's Forest Green play-off clash
FANS will be able to attend Newport County's play-off semi-final clash with Forest Green Rovers.

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 +0100
Drink-driver jailed after causing chaos in Newport
A DRINK-DRIVER who was more than twice the limit was jailed for causing a multiple crash after running a red light in a van.

Wales Online

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:45:01 +0000
Mistake when putting your dog in a car could cause serious injury
As well as restraining your dog, there are other steps you need to take to protect them

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:31:15 +0000
Jersey reopens for UK holidaymakers from today
Travel rules mean you can now take an island break

Coventry Telegraph

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:43:33 +0000
Crashes cause rush hour problems on A46 and M40
The incidents have seen motorists struggled on their travels this morning

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 07:45:19 +0000
Matt Hancock to lead coronavirus press conference today
The Health Secretary will provide the latest figures from across the nation

Express and Star

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:00 +0000
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A mobile coronavirus testing unit has moved to Wednesfield Community Hub for this week.

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:49:12 +0000
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A teenager has been stabbed in a Wyre Forest park.

BBC News Humberside

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:27:34 GMT
Freeports: Government 'made catastrophic blunder' in trade deals
Manufacturers based in the new economic zones could miss out on key markets, Labour says.

Sun, 09 May 2021 19:03:43 GMT
Rail disruption set to continue after train cracks found
Rail firms GWR and LNER warn of issues on long-distance routes after cracks were found on some trains.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:01:00 +0100
Five Bradford postcodes in 30 worst crash for cash areas in UK
SEVEN areas of Bradford ranked among the worst 30 areas of the UK for ‘crash for cash’ incidents, with two areas ranked in the top five.

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:37:18 +0100
Man, 24, arrested after video purporting to feature Oli McBurnie
A 24-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested following the circulation of a video on social media purporting to show footballer Oli McBurnie in an altercation with a man in the street.

York Press

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:09:17 +0100
Man left with facial injuries after Harrogate attack
A MAN has been arrested following an attack.

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 +0100
'Now it is our turn to help Covid-hit India' - says York man
A York man whose family in India have all had Covid says it is now the world's turn 'to help India'.

Ukraine News

Unian News Agency

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:55:00 +0300
Kyiv mayor reports almost 100 new COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city stands at 199,175.

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:30:00 +0300
Three Portuguese immigration officials imprisoned over killing of Ukrainian citizen – media
The Lisbon court found that the inspectors had kicked and beat the handcuffed man with batons, breaking his ribs and causing death by asphyxiation.

Afghanistan News

Tue, 11 May 2021 09:06:00 GMT


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Algeria

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

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

Algeria Headlines

Mon, 10 May 2021 09:08:09 GMT
Upcoming Legislative Election to Inject New Momentum Into National Renewal Process
[Algerie Presse Service] SETIF-President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed on Thursday that the upcoming legislative elections will inject a new momentum into the "national renewal" process, expressing confidence in the willingness of the...

Fri, 07 May 2021 14:41:12 GMT
Algeria Warns Unions of Groups 'Sowing Sedition' Ahead of Polls
[RFI] Algeria has told its trade unions to be wary of "subversive" groups seeking to "sow sedition" ahead of elections next month, as authorities look to calm tensions amid a deep economic crisis.

Algerie Presse Service

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

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

Bahrain

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

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

Egypt Headlines

Mon, 10 May 2021 11:30:42 GMT
Assistant FM Reaffirms Egypt's Rejection of Israeli Storming of Aqsa Mosque
[Egypt Online] Assistant Foreign Minister Nazih El Naggari held a meeting with Israeli ambassador to Egypt Amira Oron, reaffirming Egypt's stance on rejecting the recent storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli occupation forces.

Mon, 10 May 2021 11:30:40 GMT
Health Min. - 2 Million Doses of China's Sinovac Vaccine to Be Produced By End of June
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed on Sunday said two million doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine will be produced by the end of June.

Egyptian Streets

Mon, 10 May 2021 08:15:18 +0000
American Cancer Patient Gloria Walker’s Dream to Visit Egypt’s Pyramids Comes True
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Khaled El-Anany, welcomed on Sunday Gloria Walker, a 56-year-old American cancer patient who flew all the way from Philadelphia to Cairo to realise her lifelong dream of visiting the Pyramids. El-Anany received Wa...

Sun, 09 May 2021 19:54:41 +0000
‘Women Are Allowed To..”: Azhar Grand Imam Announces Renewed Statements Over Women’s Rights
On Friday 7 May, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (the world’s leading Islamic Sunni authority) Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb, released a statement on his official Facebook page stressing women’s equality in various areas, including in employment, inheritance ...

Iran

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

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

Iraq

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

Haaretz Israel News

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:45:41 +03:00
Seven killed in Russian school shooting, one gunman arrested, state media says
More details soon...

Tue, 11 May 2021 11:42:40 +03:00
They tried to make Aliyah, but never survived the journey
To mark today's memorial day for Ethiopians who didn't survive the journey to Israel, the state's archives released formerly inaccessible testimonies from bereaved families

Israel Debka

Jerusalem Post Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:59:35 GMT
Gantz approves call up of 5,000 reserve soldiers amid Gaza tensions

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:37:49 GMT
Iran gov't spokesman: Iran cannot remain silent in face of Israeli crimes

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:18:37 GMT
33-year-old man killed in Lod amid violent riots across Israel
"The residents were forced to shoot in the air in front of a crowd that did not care, until they fired in their direction and wounded two of the rioters," a witness told Israeli media.

Tue, 11 May 2021 07:52:29 GMT
No ceasefire in sight as Hamas, IDF threaten escalation
Palestinians say 24 people were killed and 103 were injured in over 130 Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip.

Times of Israel

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:21:37 +0000
Israel set to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds after FDA okays Pfizer shot
Officials holding talks with medical groups and HMOs in preparation for launching inoculation campaign for younger teens, Health Ministry says

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:46:12 +0000
Seth Rogen says no plans to work with James Franco amid sexual misconduct claims
Actor and director admits he now regrets comedy sketch in which he made light of alleged text messages between his longtime collaborator and a 17-year-old girl

Jordan

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

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

Jordan Al Bawaba

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:56:51 +0000
India: 150 Rotting Bodies Discovered on The Banks of The Ganges
More than 150 bodies of suspected Covid patients have been dumped into the River Ganges amid fears that relatives could not bury or cremate them in the latest shocking scene revealing the extent of India's covid crisis...

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:36:39 +0000
Israeli Attacks Kill 20 Palestinians Including 9 Kids
The number of people killed in an Israeli airstrike today on the northern Gaza Strip was put at 20, including nine children, according to the Health Ministry in Gaza...

Kuwait

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

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

Kuwait Times

Mon, 10 May 2021 19:00:55 +0000
11th May
Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times   Click above icon to download full news paper   The post 11th May appeared first on Kuwait Times.

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:54:54 +0000
Kuwait Red Crescent Society donation campaign for Palestinians starts today
KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent (KRCS) will launch a donation campaign on its official website on Tuesday, aimed at supporting the Palestinian people as they continue to deal with ongoing attacks in and around Jerusalem. “The campaign aims to aid t...

Lebanon

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

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

Libya

Thu, 06 May 2021 08:45:22 GMT
Libya - Turkey Urged to Withdraw Troops
[Cameroon Tribune] Libya's Foreign Minister made the declaration in Tripoli during a joint press conference with her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Thu, 06 May 2021 07:59:56 GMT
Tunisia Seeks to Export 80 Thousand Tonnes of Stone Fruit Mainly to Libya - Gifruits
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia aims to export about 80 thousand tonnes of stone fruit mainly to Libya, France and Italy in 2021, said acting Director General of the Interprofessional Group of Fruits (GIFruits) Helmi Kalai.

Morocco

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:44:48 GMT
Fresh Dispute Erupts Between Spain and Morocco Over Western Sahara Leader
[VOA] Madrid -- A diplomatic dispute between Morocco and Spain over Madrid's decision to host a leader of the Western Saharan independence movement has soured what had been improving relations across the Mediterranean Sea.

Mon, 10 May 2021 13:39:11 GMT
The Moroccan Landscape, Traditions and Communities Behind Argan and Its Oil
[FAO] Celebrating argan trees as part of a remarkable agricultural heritage

Morocco World News

North Africa

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:11:48 GMT
Egypt: 11 Die, Scores Injured in Train Crash
[DW] A passenger train has derailed in Egypt, killing 11 and injuring 98. Egypt has been plagued with rail incidents in recent years.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 08:51:24 GMT
Egypt: Egypt Holds Conference On Covid's Impact On Human Rights, Building Post-Pandemic World
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS) is organizing a conference on "Human Rights: Building the Post-Pandemic World" on Thursday, 8 April, to tackle the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oman

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

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

Oman Daily

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

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

Oman Region

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

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

Qatar

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

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

Qatar Doha News

Tue, 11 May 2021 08:03:40 +0000
Qatar’s amir visits Saudi Arabia following invitation from king
The Gulf countries restored diplomatic ties after signing the Al-Ula Declaration earlier this year. Qatar’s Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met with Saudi Arabia‘s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Jeddah on Monday to enhan...

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:22:22 +0000
Qatar steps in to ‘rectify’ grievances after security guards launch protests over overtime payments
Qatar’s government intervened to address protests by security guards that sprouted in various locations last week after yet another company violated the law. Hundreds of security guards working for Qatar Security Systems (QSS) launched protests at ...

Sahara Reporters

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:51:45 +0000
Abba Kyari, Where is Eric Okwaji?
Eric Okwaji spotted a gold-painted car parked in front of his residence in Lagos The SARS Officers beat Eric till he became unconscious, then threw him into their car and sped off Eric was an active footballer before his SARS officers took him aw...

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:27:20 +0000
Many Ghanaians Living In Nigeria Don't Have Proper Documents —Igbo Community Leader In Ghana Says
The king of the Igbo community in Ghana, Eze Dr Chukwudi Jude Ihenetu, has said 90 per cent of Ghanaians living in Nigeria do not have the necessary documents.   He was reacting to an allegation that most Nigerians residing in Ghana are...

Sahara Reporters Latest News

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:20:05 +0000
Why I Was Adamantly Opposed To Negotiating With Bandits —El-Rufai
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has revealed the reasons why his government refused to negotiate with bandits to secure release.of abductees.  El-Rufai disclosed this while speaking on the release of 27 students of Federal College...

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:17:45 +0000
BREAKING: Presidency Confirms Attack On Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Gambari’s Residence
The Presidency has confirmed an attack on the residence of Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, inside Aso Rock. An online platform, Peoples Gazette had earlier reported that both Gambari and an administra...

Saudi Arabia

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

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

Syria

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

Tunisia

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:11:42 GMT
TAP Staff Rally Outside Agency's Headquarters
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A protest rally was held on Thursday outside the headquarters of TAP News Agency, to denounce the politically-motivated appointments at the head of the agency and "Shems FM" radio station.

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 08:29:15 GMT
FTDJ and Bar Association Denounce Police Raid On TAP News Agency
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Board of Directors of the Tunisian Federation of Newspaper Directors (French: FTDJ) expressed "deep concern" over the recent events at TAP news agency following the "unexpected" appointment of new CEO Kamel...

Western Sahara

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:54:42 GMT
ODP Denies Remarks Attributed to DP Ruto on Western Sahara Status
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Office of the Deputy President has denied claims by the Moroccan envoy in Nairobi that Deputy President William Ruto is supportive of a plan which proposes to grant semi-autonomy to Western Sahara in a bid to deescalate te...

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:04:27 GMT
The UN Security Council and the "New U.S.-China Cold War"
[IPS] New York -- Commentators talk about a "new Cold War" between the United States and China. They sometimes conclude that the geopolitical rivalry between these two major powers has ruined the effectiveness of the UN Security Council through hosti...

Yemen

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

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

Canadian News

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Mix and match: Canadian officials watching the data on alternating COVID-19 vaccines
As some experts continue to warn of very rare side effects associated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, Canadian health officials are now reviewing the research on mixing various COVID-19 shots. Here's...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
'I got bear-maced in the face,' Ottawa mom says of newborn's brief abduction
A brazen, brief abduction on Mother's Day of an infant boy and his subsequent rescue by neighbours began after the child's mother was offered a free gift basket from someone she met on Facebook. ...

Canadian World News

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
U.S. border guards regularly engage in racial profiling, 3 Black officers allege in lawsuit
Allegations of racial profiling at the U.S. border are nothing new. What's more unusual is how they are now coming from inside the agency that oversees the U.S. border. They're contained in a lawsuit...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
What Canada can learn from U.S., U.K. about COVID-19 vaccinations and reopening
Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emma Paling looks at some potential lessons for parts...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:05:13 EDT
Une première en 112 ans
Hier soir, pour la première fois en 112 ans d’histoire, le Canadien a disputé un match sans la présence d’un seul joueur québécois dans sa formation.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Les mesures d’urgence levées, enfin un peu de liberté!
Soulagement pour les commerçants et leurs clients dans la région de Québec après 40 jours de règles plus sévères

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:40:07 +0000
Stephanie Bruch and Kelly Baht found safe near Bankend
Police say the two were found safe and sound near Bankend, Sask.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:57:21 +0000
Mandryk: Post-COVID-19 division may be pandemic's unhealthy outcome
When — not if, but when — we emerge out of this pandemic, we may be more divided than we were going into it. This isn't healthy for society.

Times Colonist

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:45:54 -0700
He threatened to kill doctors, set off bomb; judge questioned wisdom of releasing mentally ill man
He attacked a man with a hatchet near a Vancouver Sky Train station, punched a car salesman and a psychiatric nurse, threw feces at a correctional officer, threatened to kill doctors and talked about building a bomb, shooting people in a parking lot ...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:06:52 -0700
Russian media: 9 people killed in a school shooting in Kazan
MOSCOW — A school shooting erupted Tuesday in the Russian city of Kazan, leaving eight students and one teacher dead, Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing local emergency services.According to the Interfax news agency, two gunmen...

Toronto Star

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:54:00 EDT
Ford government prepares to extend Ontario’s stay-at-home order until June 2
Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives are setting the table to extend Ontario’s pandemic “stay-at-home” order for another two weeks, until June 2.

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:09:33 EDT
Ford government falls far short on funding for surgeries and tests postponed by COVID-19, watchdog says
Ontario’s government has earmarked barely half the estimated $1.3 billion needed over the next three years to clear the backlog of non-emergency surgeries postponed in the pandemic, an independent watchdog says.

Windsor Star

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:36:23 +0000
Stellantis extends shutdown at Windsor Assembly Plant
Stellantis informed Unifor Local 444 officials Monday night that the shutdown at the Windsor Assembly Plant has been extended for another week due to the global shortage of microchips. The plant will now be down through the week of May 16. The miniva...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:24:05 +0000
Committee endorses heritage designation for trolley-barn site
The city is moving towards designating two trolley-car barns built in the 1890s as protected heritage properties, ensuring they’ll be the focal points of the proposed $35-million Graffiti project on University Avenue. And the developer, Toronto...

Mexico El Norte (sp)

Mon, 10 May 2021 20:51:26 -0600
Indaga FGR a Adrián y a Samuel
FGR indaga a Adrián de la Garza por supuesta compra de votos, y a Samuel García por presunto financiamiento de campaña con fondos ilícitos.

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:33:31 -0600
Entrega EU información sobre lavado de Cabeza de Vaca
EU entrega a FGR información sobre Gobernador Cabeza de Vaca relacionada con operaciones ilícitas y transferencias monetarias ilegales.

Mexico Informador (sp)

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:55:00 -0500
García Cabeza de Vaca pide a su defensa revisar datos aportados por EU
El gobernador tamaulipeco, señaló que confía en que los elementos servirán para esclarecer su inocencia

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:31:00 -0500
Envía EU a la Fiscalía datos bancarios de Cabeza de Vaca
La FGR indicó que recibió información sobre las posibles responsabilidades penales del gobernador y sus familiares

Mexico Reforma (sp)

Mon, 10 May 2021 21:31:59 -0600
Entrega EU información sobre lavado de Cabeza de Vaca
EU entregó a FGR información sobre Gobernador Cabeza de Vaca relacionada con operaciones ilícitas y transferencias monetarias ilegales.

Mon, 10 May 2021 20:49:56 -0600
Indaga FGR a Adrián de la Garza y Samuel García
FGR indaga a Adrián de la Garza, por presunta compra de voto, y a Samuel García, por financiar campaña con fondos supuestamente ilícitos.

Mexico Star

Tue, 11 May 2021 02:05:16 GMT
Market exchange rates in China -- May 11
BEIJING, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange

Mon, 10 May 2021 06:13:05 GMT
Zverev defeats Berrettini to win 2nd Madrid Open title
Alexander Zverev recovered from a set down to defeat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (8/10), 6-4, 6-3 and win the Madrid Open for a second time Sunday as he clinched a fourt

Mexico Topix (usa)

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