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Rights office welcomes Zambia's pledge to abolish the death penalty

Zambia's plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the practice, the UN Human Rights ...

Main focus of Vice President's visit to Sengal, Gabon is Francophone countries: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The main focus of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's visit to Senegal and Gabon is ...

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More Than 20 Countries

London - The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries ...

Safety of Senegal's Hospitals Questioned After Infant Deaths

TIVAOUANE, Senegal - Senegal's president, Macky Sall, has fired the health minister and called for three days of mourning following ...

Bank Predicts Slower Economic Growth, Rising Inflation in Africa

According to the latest African Economic Outlook report by the African Development Bank, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and lingering effects ...

Nobel Laureate Denounces Rape as Weapon of War

WASHINGTON - When asked if he is afraid for his life, Dr. Denis Mukwege responded candidly: 'I am human.' Due ...

Vice President Naidu to address business roundtable during Qatar visit

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): During his visit to Qatar, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will address the India-Qatar ...

Africa is 'priority continent' for India, huge potential to join collaboration in resource exploration: MEA

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): Terming Africa a priority continent for India, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday ...

Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh: his strengths and weaknesses

Somalia has a new president. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud beat the incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in a long-delayed election. It's not ...

Vice President Naidu expected to launch India-Qatar Startup Bridge during visit to Qatar

New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): During his upcoming visit to Qatar, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is expected to ...

Western leaders have many complexes Lavrov

Their neocolonialist policies are driven by delusions of grandeur and a sense of entitlement, Russia's top diplomat tells RTWestern leaders ...

UN peacekeeping in Africa is working better than you might think

Media headlines often make it seem as if peacekeeping is not going well; they tend to highlight violence, displacement and ...

Western leaders have many phobias Lavrov

Their neocolonialist policies are driven by delusions of grandeur and a sense of entitlement, Russia's top diplomat tells RTWestern leaders ...

Nigerian Albinos Demand Authorities Restore Free Cancer Treatment

Abuja, Nigeria  - Nigerian Cynthia Ukachi, who has albinism, first noticed the changes on her skin in 2018. When she ...

Brittany Altomare upsets Minjee Lee at LPGA Match-Play

Brittany Altomare erased a three-hole deficit and stunned top-seeded Minjee Lee of Australia 2 and 1 on Thursday in the ...

Turkish Officials Claim Capture of New Islamic State Leader

washington - The reign of new Islamic State terror group leader Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi may be over, less than ...

Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Reed among 8 tied for Charles Schwab lead

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler was one of eight golfers to shoot a 4-under-par 66 Thursday in the first round ...

Zimbabwe President Praises China, Slams West in Column

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

No Doubt About it: Zimbabwe President Pro-China, Anti-US

Johannesburg, South Africa - If there's a new cold war brewing and both China and the United States are trying ...

Moody's upgrades Bharti Airtel rating to investment-grade

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service on Thursday upgraded the ratings of telecom operator Bharti Airtel to ...

Gaby Lewis to lead Ireland women in series against South Africa

Dublin [Ireland], May 26 (ANI): Batter Gaby Lewis has been appointed as Ireland women's team captain for the upcoming multi-format ...

Ghanaian women in dance reality show challenge stereotypes about obesity

Since the debut of Big Brother Africa in South Africa in 2003, reality television shows have become a common feature ...

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to visit Gabon, Senegal and Qatar

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu will pay an official visit to Gabon, Senegal ...

Lagos Free Zone announces major expansion plan by BASF

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Lagos Free Zone (LFZ), the first and only economic free zone in Nigeria to ...

UK, Spain worried about Russian threat

Moscow's increased activities in Africa might threaten NATO security, London and Madrid claimRussia's expanding presence on the African continent might ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 26

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Niger Says Army Killed 40 Boko Haram Fighters on Lake Chad Islands

Niamey, Niger - The Niger government said Wednesday that the army had killed around 40 Boko Haram jihadis in overnight ...

Minjee Lee wins, Danielle Kang loses as LPGA Match-Play tees off

Top-seeded Minjee Lee, three days removed from her first LPGA victory of the year, cruised to a win Wednesday in ...

China's frenzy of coal mines creates new sources of emissions

Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): As many as 169 new coal mines in China could add around 10 per cent ...

Texas shooting: How many more children will die before leaders act? asks UNICEF chief

Texas [US], May 26 (ANI): In the wake of the Texas school shooting that resulted in the death of 19 ...

African Heads of Missions in New Delhi celebrate Africa Day

New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): African Heads of Missions in New Delhi and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) ...

South African Flood Victims Shelters Damaged by More Rains

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - Flood victims in South Africa's port city of Durban had yet to recover from last month's ...

Hardik Pandya's good form in IPL 2022 positive for India ahead of SA T20I series, reckons Mohammad Kaif

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 25 (ANI): Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif believes Hardik Pandya's sublime form with the bat and ...

Artificial light may become a new weapon in the fight to control malaria

The world has not yet won the war against malaria. While the total number of cases has declined from about ...

Sputnik V demonstrates strong protection against Omicron variant: Study

Moscow [Russia], May 24 (ANI): Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology on Wednesday said that Sputnik V demonstrated ...

Forging solid BRICS foundation for tackling global climate change

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The BRICS countries held multiple high-level environmental conferences recently and have ...

IPL 2022: Umran Malik will be around for a long time, says Sourav Ganguly

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 25 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly while ...

Africa provides a home for hope, despite new challenges: Guterres

On Africa Day, the world celebrates the diverse and dynamic continent's "enormous promise and potential", the UN chief said in ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 25

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

J-K LG meets cricketer Umran Malik, says govt will take care of his training

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha met Indian Cricketer Umran Malik ...

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After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

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