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Chile reports more than 7,000 virus deaths under new counting method

Chile nearly doubled its coronavirus death toll Saturday to more than 7,000 under a new tallying method that...

Rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse to dim Africa, Asia

Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and southern China will witness...

My night is so lovely because all my thinking over night was about you

Egypt has requested late the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in resolving the dispute over the...

Nigeria records 661 new COVID-19 cases, total number now 19,808

Nigeria recorded 667 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 19,808....

Poliovirus-free status: WHO to present certificate to Nigeria in August

Following Nigeria’s attainment of wild poliovirus-free status, the World Health Organization (WHO) would, during a meeting of all...

Seoul’s unification minister resigns over North Korea tensions

South Korea’s Unification Minister, its point man for relations with the North, stepped down on Friday over heightened...

Algeria weighs plan to allow army deployments abroad

Could Algeria soon send troops from its army, the pillar of the regime, to join peace-keeping missions led...

Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye takes power in troubled nation

Burundi’s new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in the capital on...

Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to take office

Burundi’s newly elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, after the sudden death of his...

Sudan wants PMs to solve Nile dam deadlock

Sudan has proposed upgrading negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia on a Nile mega-dam to prime ministerial level after...

Atlanta police officer charged with murder for shooting black man

An Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 27-year-old man in the back, justice...

Scientists announce major breakthrough for cure of COVID-19

A ray of hope emerged on the horizon yesterday, as scientists announced a major breakthrough in the search...

UK PM blasted for £900,000 plane paint job

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced scorn and ridicule Wednesday after the government revealed it will spend nearly a...

EU opens antitrust cases against Apple

The EU’s powerful antitrust authority opened a series of cases against Apple on Tuesday, including one brought by...

61 bodies recovered from migrant boat that sank more than a week ago

At least 61 bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean since a migrant boat capsized off Tunisia earlier...

U.S. attorney, FBI open fraud charges against six Nigerians

United States (U.S.) Attorney for Nebraska District, Joe Kelly and Special Agent in charge of Federal Bureau of...

Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in Thursday

Burundi’s newly-elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, the foreign ministry announced, after the sudden...

Dozens of Malian troops dead or missing in jihadist attack: military sources

Dozens of troops were either killed or are missing after jihadists ambushed their convoy in central Mali, military...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa slams surge in femicides as lockdown eases

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned as “acts of inhumanity” a surge of femicides since South Africa eased...

White House reporters hailed as ‘information heroes’

A watchdog has hailed the White House press corps as “information heroes” alongside 30 journalists, whistleblowers and media...

BREAKING NEWS: Burundi’s new president Ndayishimiye to be sworn in Thursday

Burundi’s newly-elected president Evariste Ndayishimiye will be sworn in on Thursday, the foreign ministry announced, after the sudden...

Dozens of Malian troops dead or missing in jihadist attack: military sources

Dozens of troops were either killed or are missing after jihadists ambushed their convoy in central Mali, military...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa slams surge in femicides as lockdown eases

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday condemned as “acts of inhumanity” a surge of femicides since South Africa eased...

Edo guber poll: APC’s crisis unsettling PDP’s preparedness

Known as the The Heartbeat Of The Nation, there is no doubt that barely eight days to the...

Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali

Armed men have killed two UN peacekeepers in a region of northwestern Mali wracked by jihadist violence, the...

Beijing locks areas down as new virus outbreak gathers pace

China’s capital city raced Monday to control a fresh coronavirus outbreak, with 79 cases linked to a single...

Africa COVID-19 cases hit 222,000, death toll over 6,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says the number of coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Botswana capital in lockdown after new virus cases detected

Authorities in Botswana declared a strict lockdown in the capital Gaborone from Saturday after the discovery of 12...

Zimbabwe opposition trio deny lying over abduction and torture

A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker and two activists have denied charges they lied to police about being abducted and...

Five militants killed in Kashmir clash with Indian troops

Five militants have been killed in a firefight in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Sunday, triggering clashes between locals...