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Al-Qaida Affiliate Claims It Killed Four Russian Mercenaries in Mali

Al-Qaida's affiliate in Mali claimed Monday it had killed four mercenaries from Russia's private military firm, the Wagner Group, in ...


What's behind terrorist attacks on churches in Nigeria

In early June 2022, 40 people died, including children, in a mass shooting and bomb attack on a Catholic church ...


Cameroon Blames War in Ukraine for Food Price Spikes

Yaounde, Cameroon - Officials in Cameroon are urging people to eat local foods instead of imports, following protests over shortages ...


Nigerian Authorities Launch App to Monitor Crude Oil Theft

Abuja, Nigeria - Africa's largest oil producer, Nigeria, says thieves and vandals cost the country up to 200,000 barrels of ...


UN Peacekeeping Troop Rotations to Resume in Mali

Bamako, Mali - The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, is to resume contingent rotations starting Monday under fresh approval ...


WHO names Monkeypox as clades I, IIa IIb to avoid causing any offence

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced new names for variants of ...


'Talking with PM Modi gives us motivation to do better': Para Table Tennis star Bhavina Patel

New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): Following her gold medal win at Commonwealth Games 2022, Para Table Tennis star and ...


Nigerian national apprehended with 30 gm of MDMA drug in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 13 (ANI): The sleuths of the Hyderabad Narcotic Enforcement Wing (H-NEW), along with Narayanguda police, apprehended ...


UAE leaders congratulate President of Benin on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 1st August, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


French soldiers quit Mali, ending nine-year military mission

The last soldiers belonging to France's Barkhane operation in Mali have now left the African country, French chiefs of staff ...


French soldiers quit Mali ending nine-year military mission

The last soldiers belonging to France's Barkhane operation in Mali have now left the African country, French chiefs of staff ...


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Would a new Cold War be in the best interest of the United States?

As China unleashed live-fire military exercises off the coast of Taiwan, simulating a real "reunification by force" operation in the ...

Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...

China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...

Heatwave continues in China as temperatures exceed 40C

BEIJING, China: Several regions in China experienced temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, including the major southwestern city of Chongqing.The country's ...

California seeks $1.4 billion to keep nuclear plant open

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to give a $1.4 billion government loan to extend the life of ...

With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...

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U.,S. stocks back on the defensive, Nasdaq drops 164 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks interrupted their five-day rally on Wednesday with all the major indices losing ...

Thailand to spend $62 billion to build industry in east

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand seeks to invest $61.97 billion in its industrial eastern region over the next five years, in a ...

Saudis buy stake in Russian energy companies, spend billions

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: In a Twitter post published this week, Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding said it had invested in Russian ...

Asian stocks rally across the board, Nikkei 225 surges 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets across the Asia Pacific region rallied on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 surged 353.86 ...

Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...

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India captain KL Rahul begins training for Zimbabwe ODIs

Harare [Zimbabwe], August 17 (ANI): India skipper for Zimbabwe ODIs, KL Rahul has begun preparation for the upcoming series which ...


Jaishankar wishes Indonesian, Gabonese Foreign Ministers on their Independence Day

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar extended his wishes to the Foreign Ministers of Indonesia ...


Madagascar President thanks India for standing with his country during time of need

Antananarivo [Madagascar], August 17 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina extended warm greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's 76th ...


First shipment of Ukrainian wheat for WFP-run humanitarian operations left Ukraine for Horn of Africa

NEW YORK, 16th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Linked to the Black Sea Grain Initiative, the first maritime shipment of Ukrainian ...


Millions more children to benefit from world's first malaria vaccine: UNICEF

New York [US], August 17 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has awarded a contract for the first ever ...


More Than 150 Children Dead in Zimbabwe Measles Outbreak

A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed at least 157 children, with more than 2,000 infections reported across the country, ...


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