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At least 17 dead, over 40 hospitalized in India’s spurious liquor tragedy

At least 17 people died and 44 people were undergoing treatment in two hospitals following consumption of spurious liquor in India's northern state of...
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Lead candidates for European Commission president squabble after election results published

The lead candidates for the European Commission president wrangled over certain issues after provisional results for the European elections were published, with Manfred Weber...
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Chinese Aid Improves Lives of Refugees in Cameroon

Thirty-year-old Howa Boka Ali sat baby-in-lap, explaining how terror group Boko Haram burned her house in Nigeria, destroyed her crops, stole her domestic animals...
Image taken on July 15, 2015 shows a needle inserted in a patient during an acupuncture treatment, at a public health center of the Unified Health System (SUS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

Chinese White Angel Reportedly Has Cured African Patients

Going back to work in Namibia shortly after the Spring Festival, the Chinese medical staff received probably the best new year greeting for doctors...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Official Commends China and pledges to establish deep cooperation

As African leaders concluded their two-day gathering as part of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU), officials have...
Belt and Road

Experts Credits China’s BRI Initiative for Positively Affecting the Arab Economy

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated positive influences on economy in the Arab world, said Lebanese experts in light of the upcoming...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Eats Across Country

The U.S. government shutdown, which affected a quarter of federal agencies, stretched into the 22nd day on Saturday, eclipsing all the previous 20 such...
Real Madrid

All Eyes on Isco as Real Madrid battles with injury

Real Madrid midfielder Isco was the topic of conversation once again as coach Santiago Solari spoke to the press ahead of Sunday's Liga Santander...
Shutdown

Saturday Goes Down In History as Longest Government Shutdown in the U.S.

Saturday is set to mark the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, as the White House and Democrats in Congress remain at odds over...
Africa Cup

Hosting Africa Cup of Nations likely to revive football, tourism sectors in Egypt

Egypt is five months away from hosting Africa's largest continental football tournament, the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which is expected to revive...
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Disputes Emerge Erupt in DRC Over Presidential Election

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was declared early Thursday morning the winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while disputes...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

What the World Saw in the Irritating Xiplomacy in 2018

The year 2018 was destined to be extraordinary, as it marked a decade after the bitter global financial crisis swept the world and a...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Chinese FM Visits Africa to Kick Start His New Year

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Africa on Jan. 2-6, carrying on a 29-year tradition of making Africa...
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...
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Government Shutdown Affecting More Americans

More Americans are starting to feel the impact of a partial government shutdown as a budget standoff between the White House and Democrats over...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Saudi Arabia Will Support Syria’s Rebuilding – Trump

While defending his decision to force Defense Secretary James Mattis out ahead of schedule, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said that Saudi Arabia...

Prof Atuguba on UEW investiture

I am currently abroad, and just received alarming news that the President of the Republic is scheduled to grace the occasion of the induction...
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Turkey to take delivery of F-35 fighters despite objection

Turkey is set to receive its first F-35 aircraft, world's most advanced fighter jets, despite an initiative launched by U.S. senators to block the...
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Israeli-Syrian hostility could escalate to a full-blown war

It seems that gone are the days when Israel would infiltrate the Syrian airspace for hit-and-run strikes, as the Syrian side has upped its...
Iraqi policemen show their ink-stained fingers after casting their vote at a polling station in Baghdad on March 4, 2010. More than 800,000 Iraqis including security personnel, doctors, prisoners and hospital workers voted prior to the general national election Sunday, March 7th. UPI photos/Ali Jasim

Iraqis Vote for Change and Better Governance

Iraqis voted on Saturday in the first parliamentary election after winning a four-year war with the Islamic State (IS) group, hoping that the war-torn...
media

Media asked to throw light on women’s success stories

Deputy Information, Nana Ama Dokua Agyei, has called for women in the media to do more to shine a spotlight on women’s success stories...
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Is good to be back – Tonya Harding

In an interview with In Touch magazine, notorious figure skater Tonya Harding says she is grateful to be back in the spotlight – in...
Hollywood

China’s Movie Industry Diverts to film festivals, co-productions

The Chinese-American relationship in films is shifting to lucrative co-productions and to the premieres of many Chinese films at American film festivals. No such festival...
US President

President Trump Tweets Support for American Preacher Standing Trial in Turkey .

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday voiced his support for Andrew Brunson, an American pastor on trial in Turkey over charges of espionage and...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council keeps silent over U.S.-led raids on Syria

The U.S.-led allied attacks on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria sparked an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Saturday and a failed vote...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council debates over Salisbury chemical attack

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British...
Deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) listen to an institutional restructuring plan of the State Council at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13, 2018. (Photo by Li Ge from People’s Daily)

China’s Cabinet Restructuring to Speed Up Development Agenda

China's massive cabinet restructuring plan unveiled on Tuesday is widely seen by international observers as a significant and revolutionary move to meet the needs...
PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES US SEC OF STATE 1. R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari receives The U.S. Secretary of State. Mr Rex Tillerson during a visit at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAR 12 2018.

Rex Tillerson Sacking Leaves Africa in a Shock

The first official visit to Africa by Rex Tillerson as top U.S. diplomat ended expectedly with him being fired by U.S. President Donald Trump,...
A cameraman works at the 26th AU summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Media tasked to publicize more about the activities of AU

Media practitioners have been challenged to report on the mechanisms, declarations, protocols, charters, and instruments of the African Union (AU), to enable the citizenry...
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AfDB Assists The African Water Initiative

On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the day after the Global Water Action Day that marked the fourth day of COP23, the “Water for Africa”...