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Media and Advocacy against Witch Persecution in Africa

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The Advocacy for Alleged Witches has launched an initiative to end witch hunting and witch persecution in Nigeria and in Africa in the year...
science

Let science build strong power against epidemic

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By He Yin In the era of globalization, human beings are living in a global village where they share the same welfare and responsibilities. The...
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. Senate passes resolution limiting Trump’s power to launch military operations against Iran

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U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a resolution curbing the U.S. president's ability to use military forces against Iran without congressional approval. The Republican-controlled Senate voted...
Karrar, Iran's most advanced indigenous tank

Iran vows “crushing” response to Israeli aggression against its interests

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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi warned on Wednesday that Iran's response to any Israeli aggression against its interests in the region or in...
Tokyo Court Grants Carlos Ghosn Bail

Nissan files damages suit against former boss Ghosn

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Nissan Motor Co. said on Wednesday that the company has filed a civil lawsuit in Japan against former boss Carlos Ghosn who has fled...
novel coronavirus

WHO says vaccines against novel coronavirus 18 months away, pushes global research

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday announced a new name of the deadly novel coronavirus disease and said the vaccines to the novel...
brain

Lifting weights protects brain against Alzheimer’s

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Australian researchers showed that lifting weights can help protect the brain from degenerative Alzheimer's disease, according to the study revealed on Tuesday. ...
sanctions

U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan state airline violate international law

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U.S. sanctions against Venezuela's state-owned airline Conviasa violate international law, said Jorge Alvarez, president of the Chamber of Venezuelan Air Transport Companies, on Tuesday. ...
Xi’s inspection to anti-epidemic

China to make further efforts to win battle against epidemic

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The battle against the novel coronavirus is a race against time and death, and a victory must be achieved for the people. Xi Jinping, general...
Palestinian leaders have rejected the plan as an attempt by the US and Israel to 'finish off the Palestinian cause' [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]

Palestinians demonstrate against U.S. Mideast peace plan

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Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated on Tuesday in the West Bank and Gaza against the U.S. Mideast peace plan, known as the "Deal of the...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO launches global research forum against novel coronavirus

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A two-day global research and innovation forum led by the World Health Organization (WHO) was launched here Tuesday to mobilize international action in response...

WHO details protective tips against novel coronavirus

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Amid global efforts to tackle the novel coronavirus epidemic, the World Health Organization has offered the following advice on basic protective measures. ...
Vaccine Malaria

Kenyan president pledges to step up fight against malaria in Africa

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday vowed to step up efforts against malaria in Africa as he took over the chairmanship of the African...
Photo released by Turkish Defense Ministry shows Turkish army launches a military operation into northern Syria on the Turkey-Syria border, on Oct. 9, 2019. Turkish Armed Forces on late Wednesday began a land operation into northern Syria against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). (Xinhua)

Turkey retaliates against attack on Turkish soldiers in Idlib

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Turkey retaliated against the attack of the Syrian government forces, which killed five Turkish soldiers in northern Syria on Monday, Fahrettin Altun, communication director...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestinian official denies withdrawal of draft resolution against U.S. peace deal

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A Palestinian official denied on Monday the withdrawal of a draft resolution presented to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) against the United States...
court

Palestine to file cases against Israel for banning exports

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Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced Monday the Palestinian Authority (PA) will file cases against Israel before the international courts for banning the Palestinians...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows an interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Victory against virus, in the name of people

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President Xi Jinping on Monday inspected the novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work in Beijing, boosting the faith in national strength and an...
Huawei

China calls on France not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G rollout

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The Chinese Embassy in Paris said it took note of recent media reports that Chinese technology company Huawei could face restrictions on its 5G...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

China’s prevention, control measures against coronavirus well acknowledged at WHO meeting

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By Li Yongqun, Zhang Penghui Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), acknowledged the efforts of the Chinese government and people in...
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Towards an Effective Advocacy Against Witch Persecution in Malawi

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The need to combat allegations of witchcraft, the attack and killing of alleged witches in Malawi has become quite urgent. The bloodletting linked to...
Dr. Jennifer Bouey. (Photo: People's Daily)

Nations should join forces in fight against virus – Jennifer Bouey

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By Wu Lejun Senior policy researcher and Tang Chair in China Policy Studies at the RAND Corporation, Dr. Jennifer Bouey, said during an interview...
china-usa

Coronavirus outbreak is not an opportunity to score points against China

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By Curtis Stone On Feb. 1, Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the United States, gave a talk at a UC San Diego forum on...
tennis

Kenya tennis team to train in Egypt ahead of Davis Cup clash against Indonesia

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Kenya's tennis team will pitch camp in Egypt for three weeks of training ahead of their Davis Cup Group II play-off match against Indonesia...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO to accelerate research, innovation against novel coronavirus outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene a global research and innovation forum next week to mobilize international efforts to combat the novel coronavirus,...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president proclaims commencement of legislation against rising gender-based violence

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed the commencement of legislation that establishes dedicated sexual offences courts to combat rising gender-based violence, the Presidency said on...
Trump impeachment trial

Protesters rally in San Francisco against U.S. Senate’s Trump acquittal

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Around 100 demonstrators on Wednesday rallied in downtown San Francisco to protest the U.S. Senate's acquittal of President Donald Trump over abuse of power...
A medical staff samples throat swab for a patient, Feb. 2, 2020. The fever clinic of the First People's Hospital of Changzhou, eastern China’s Jiangsu province runs 24 hours per day during the Chinese New Year to battle against the novel coronavirus. The hospital established a professional emergency medical team, set up a specialized treatment zone for the fever clinic and enclosed an isolation zone to treat the fevered and observe suspected cases. (Photo by Chen Wei, People’s Daily Online)

World leaders, experts warn against discrimination caused by coronavirus epidemic

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World leaders and experts have called on the international community to discard discrimination against certain groups of people due to misinformation about the novel...
oil

South Sudan takes action against oil pollution

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South Sudan said on Wednesday its recent call for opening up bids to international companies to undertake environmental audit will help control oil pollution...
Aerial panoramic photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows the interior of a cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom", which is being converted into a hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan plans to convert three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Factbox: China’s fight against novel coronavirus outbreak

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China has stepped up efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Here are the latest developments: -- Chinese developers...
Global campaign for Rwanda human rights

Genocide against the Hutus: Another Rwandan dark history put on spotlight

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By Denise Zaneza After RPA (Rwandan Patriotic Army) victory in Rwanda in July 1994, two million Rwandans, fled to surrounding countries and the estimated 1.1...