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Cameroon Launches Vaccination Campaign to Contain Measles Outbreak

MERI, CAMEROON - Cameroon has begun a measles vaccination drive on its northern border with Nigeria after several dozen children ...


China-Africa cooperation powers up Africa's battle against poverty

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), ...


Killings, Kidnappings Send Thousands of Nigerians Fleeing to Niger

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says more than 11,500 Nigerians have fled to neighboring Niger over the last month, ...


Telangana: 40 foreign nationals held for staying illegally in India

Ranga Reddy (Telangana) [India], December 3 (ANI): A total of 40 foreigners were arrested in the Ranga Reddy district of ...


Two Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack in Benin, Army Says

COTONOU, BENIN - Two soldiers were killed and several more were wounded when Islamist militants attacked a border security post ...


Palghar Court remands Kiran Gosavi to police custody till Dec 7

Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): A local court in the Palghar district of Maharashtra remanded Kiran Gosavi, a Narcotics ...


Maharashtra: Palghar Police arrests Kiran Gosavi in cheating case

Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): Kiran Gosavi, an NCB witness in Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case, was arrested on Wednesday night ...


South Africa criticizes unscientific restrictions over Omicron

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his country is being penalized for detecting the latest Covid-19 ?variant of concern,? dubbed ...


First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...


Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...


First Case of Omicron Variant Discovered in US

U.S. health officials say the first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered in California.The CDC ...


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US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

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Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...

Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...

Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...

Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...

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South Korea Sets Daily Records for New Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korea again broke its daily records for coronavirus infections and deaths and confirmed three more ...


To Reveal or Not To Reveal Omicron Origins, Botswana's Dilemma

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - World health experts are still searching the origins of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. But in ...


Reports of 12 suspected patients of Omicron variant of COVID-19 expected by tomorrow: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said that the genome sequencing reports of ...


Good for India, team is in groove of playing Tests: Madan Lal on T20I series being postponed in SA's tour

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Former cricketer Madan Lal said the Indian cricket team will benefit from the fact ...


Abu Dhabi T10: Team Abu Dhabi clinch third place

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 4 (ANI): Team Abu Dhabi and Bangla Tigers played out a humdinger in the 3rd Place ...


Omicron found in more U.S. states, adds new uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua "While the most-vaccinated states are significantly, incontrovertibly and increasingly better off than the less-vaccinated states, the ...


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