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Pentagon Boss Kevin Sweeney Resigns

Kevin Sweeney, chief of staff of the U.S. Department of Defense, announced Saturday his resignation from the post. "After two years in the Pentagon, I've...
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Uganda’s New Hydropower to take care of power shortages

Inside the power house at Isimba Hydropower Plant in the central Ugandan district of Kayunga, engineers subject the first unit of the plant to...
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DRC election provisional results deferred to next week

The publication of the provisional results of the general election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), initially expected to be announced on Sunday,...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

Vintage Cars Parade Puts the Spotlight on Havana’s Rich Tradition

More than 200 classic and vintage cars took over Havana's famous Malecon seawall avenue as part of a colorful competition that showed locals and...

U.S. and China must have healthy trade relations

As the United States and China continue their trade talks, Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the U.S. Consumer Technology Association (CTA), said he...
A policeman walks across the street beside the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters after shooting happened at the bureau in Suitland, Maryland, the United States, April 9, 2015. A guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters was shot and critically wounded Thursday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Three reported dead in bowling alley shooting in the U.S.

Three people were killed and four others injured in a shooting at the Gable House Bowl in the U.S. coastal city of Torrance near...
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U.S. has experienced deadly mass shooting in last era

At least three people were killed and four others injured in a shooting at the Gable House Bowl in the U.S. coastal city of...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

U.S. researchers maps possible root of Zika infection

U.S. scientists from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have worked out "hot spot" maps of regions in the world that can help health...
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Airlines working in Albania compensate 700 travelers

A total of 700 passengers were compensated by airline companies operating in Albania due to delays or cancellations in 2018 and 1,200 are underway,...

About 295,000 Syrians return home from Turkey in 2018

Nearly 295,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey in 2018, Turkish Interior Ministry said Saturday. Meanwhile, nearly 270,000 irregular migrants were held...

Egyptian cop dies trying to defuse church bomb in Cairo

An Egyptian police officer was killed and another injured on Saturday while trying to defuse a bomb in a church in Cairo, state-run MENA...
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Macron criticizes violence from “yellow vest” protests

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced on Saturday via Twitter "extreme violence" from "yellow vest" protests which gathered some 50,000 people across the country. ...
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Fire Officers in WR Sensitise Public on Bush Fires

The Ghana National Fire Service in the Western Region has organised an Anti-Bush Campaign to inform and educate the public on bushfire and its...
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NDC Delegates From Upper West Promises to Reward Bagbin

Delegates of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Upper West Region, have pledged to reward Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin with a...
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Ex-President Mahama Has More Work to Do – Moshake

Mr Stephen Ashitey Adjei, an NDC Executive member of the Tema East constituency has stated that the mistakes that led former President John Dramani...
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British University Students Pay Huge Sums for Police Protection

Universities in Britain are paying millions of dollars to hire police officers to protect students from criminals, a report in London revealed Saturday. ...
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Russia and U.S. Have Made No Plans for 2019

Russia and the United States have not scheduled any direct contacts for the beginning of 2019 so far, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov...
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School Begins for Sudanese Children On Jan 8

The authorities of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Saturday announced resumption of classes at basic and high schools and kindergartens starting from Jan. 8. ...
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FA Cup: Manchester United Lands 5th Straight Win

Manchester United won their straight game under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after beating Championship side Reading 2-0 in the FA Cup third round...
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Our Children Need Safer Roads

The Managing Editor of the Young Advocate, a leading children’s newspaper in the Western and Central Regions, Reverend Seth Ameyaw Danquah, has pleaded with...
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Sekondi Prison inmates gets assistance from WR Police Commander

DCOP Redeemer Vincent Dedjoe, the Western Regional Commander of Police at the weekend presented various food items to the inmates of the Sekondi Prisons. The...

STMA to Unveil GOVCHAT for active citizen Participation

The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly is to introduce GOVCHAT, a civic engagement platform to maintain closer contact with the citizenry and engage government officials and...
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Will Dennis Abugri Become The Next CLOGSAG National President ?

The Auditorium 900 hall of the University of Cape Coast echoed with sounds of ‘change’ when the Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana...
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Central London: 4 grabbed in yellow vest pro Brexit demonstration

Four people, including a 13-year-old girl, were arrested Saturday during a yellow vest pro-Brexit march in central London. Around 100 people...
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Iran’s First Smart Park to be Built in Tehran

The Sorkheh Hesar National Park in Tehran will become the first "smart park" in the Iranian capital under the city's initiative, Eghtesadonline news website...
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Business Mogul Vijay Mallya Officially Declared A Fugitive

Vijay Mallya, a liquor baron and business tycoon in India who is facing charges of loan default and has been staying in Britain, was...
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Germany Pledges Support to Libya’s Political Efforts Through UN

German Ambassador to Libya Oliver Owcza said on Saturday that his country would support the political efforts of the UN Support Mission in Libya...
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China contributes greatly to Peace and Security in Africa

China has played a unique and constructive role in safeguarding peace and promoting security in Africa, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang...
Military jets fly in formation during the Victory Day parade in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Bai Xueqi) (zw)

Moscow to Confirm Facts About Abducted Russian Sailors

The Russian Investigative Committee on Saturday has organized a procedural check on information relating to the abduction of six Russian sailors in the Gulf...

Haron Koech Looks At Winning Back His 400m Hurdles Crown

Former Africa 400m hurdles bronze medalist Haron Koech is keen to wrest the gold medal at this year's IAAF World Relays Championships which will...