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South African policy isn't connecting child nutrition and sanitation

When faced with complex problems that require coordination and collaboration, government departments almost instinctively retreat to their silos and predetermined ...

Kenya's coast is losing huge amounts of seagrass. But all isn't lost

The UN environmental programme has released a report warning that fishing trawlers, seaweed farming ...

Lack of Deal Leaves Dutch Companies Struggling to Prepare for Brexit

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - Britain is leaving the European Union in less than five months. Requesting another extension is not ...

Covid-19: Greece sees highest daily case count ever

PanARMENIAN.Net - Greece recorded its highest ever daily tally of Covid-19 cases on Sunday, August 9, according to CNN.The country ...

Global Markets Begin Trading Week on Upswing

Global markets are mostly higher Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at extending ...

Still believe that I have few more games left in me, says Anderson

Manchester [UK], Aug 10 (ANI): Pacer James Anderson believes that he still has few more matches left in him as ...

James Anderson brushes aside retirement rumours

Manchester [UK], Aug 10 (ANI): England pacer James Anderson on Monday dismissed his retirement rumours, saying he is still hungry ...

Azhar Ali's captaincy could have been better: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq criticised Azhar Ali's captaincy in the first Test against England and ...

Opinion: Washington's wicked motives behind provocative Taiwan trip

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House ...

5 killed, 10 injured in Pakistan blast

Chaman [Pakistan], August 10 (ANI): At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in an explosion at Mall ...

US says there's no secret deal with Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 10 (ANI): The United States has said there is no secret deal with Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 10)

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

India must balance soft-power, hard-power to deal with China: GKPD

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) urged India to use a balanced combination of soft ...

Int'l community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

Damaged buildings are seen at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"To help Lebanon overcome the ...

Taliban says ready to begin intra-Afghan negotiations within a week

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 10 (ANI): The Taliban is ready to begin intra-Afghan negotiations within a week if the prisoners' release ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

India proposes talks with Pak for Indus Water Commission

New Delhi [India], Aug 9 (ANI): India has proposed a virtual meeting with Pakistan to discuss the Indus Water Commission, ...

Twitterati outburst against Mahathir for targeting Kashmir

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Aug 9 (ANI): Twitterati from across the world has lashed out against the former Malaysian Prime Minister ...

England's Ben Stokes to miss rest of Pakistan Test series

Ged Stokes, a former New Zealand rugby league international, underwent three operations and spent 37 days in hospital, with his ...

MTN considers sale of stake in Iran ride-hailing app Snapp

The MTN Group is considering selling its stake in Iran's ride-hailing app Snapp as it trims its e-commerce portfolio and ...

US Officially Passes 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in the world.The figures were released Sunday by ...

White House, Democrats Spar Over Trump Coronavirus Aid Orders

WASHINGTON - The White House and top Democratic lawmakers sparred Sunday over President Donald Trump's executive orders to extend expired ...

GCC Unites to Seek UN Extension of Iran Arms Embargo

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has asked the United Nations to extend an international ...

Situation in Janikhel worse due to fight between Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Mohsin Dawar on Sunday said that people of Janikhel in ...

Pakistan uniting with OIC countries against India fall flat

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan's dream of uniting with Muslim countries against India over Kashmir issue fell flat with ...

Pak FM Qureshi faces criticism at home

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's remarks against Saudi Arabia after Riyadh refused to interfere ...

Masood, Woakes and Buttler move up in rankings after first Test

Dubai [UAE], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan opener Shan Masood, England's Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler moved up in the ICC ...

Riot Declared as Fire Burns in Portland Police Union Offices

PORTLAND, ORE. - A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and ...

Cameroon Says No COVID-19 in Indigenous People Yet

YAOUNDE - Cameroon is using the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, to educate indigenous communities who have preserved ...

Agenda of Pakistan Army is to militarily colonize Sindh: MQM leader

London [UK], August 09 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement's founder Altaf Hussain on Sunday slammed Sindh Rangers' statement that 'anti-state' elements ...

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has ...

Afghanistan to Release 400 Taliban Prisoners Ahead of Peace Talks

Afghanistan's grand assembly, the Loya Jirga, approved the release of 400 Taliban prisoners Sunday, creating conditions to begin peace talks ...

DOH-10 celebrates 'Breastfeeding Awareness Month'

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) - 10 has spearheaded the Breastfeeding Awareness ...

US Tops 5 Million Coronavirus Infections

The United States has more coronavirus cases than any other country. There are more than 5 million infections in the ...

England star Buttler feared he had played 'last Test'

Buttler was also having to contend with the fact that his father had been admitted to hospital on Friday, although ...

Afghan Loya Jirga Recommends Releasing Taliban Prisoners

Thousands of prominent Afghans have supported the release of about 400 Taliban prisoners on August 9, including many who had ...

Defense Chief Says U.S. Will Cut Troops In Afghanistan Below 5,000

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says the United States is planning to cut back its troop levels in Afghanistan ...

Decision On Taliban Prisoner Release Expected At Afghan Loya Jirga

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is expected on August 9 to make a final decision on a proposal to 400 Taliban ...

Oregon Trooper Injured, 24 Arrested in Portland Protests

PORTLAND, OREGON - Protesters in Portland, Oregon, defied police orders to disperse and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and ...

Esper: Less Than 5,000 US Troops in Afghanistan by End of November

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be reduced to "a number less than 5,000" by ...

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Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...

James Anderson brushes aside retirement rumours

Manchester [UK], Aug 10 (ANI): England pacer James Anderson on Monday dismissed his retirement rumours, saying he is still hungry ...

Rain suspends Orioles-Nationals in sixth inning

The visiting Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals' game was suspended in the top of the sixth inning Sunday. At that ...

Protesters Call for End to Spanish Monarchy After Former King's Exit

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Protesters on Sunday called for an end to the Spanish monarchy after the sudden departure of the ...

England star Buttler feared he had played 'last Test'

Buttler was also having to contend with the fact that his father had been admitted to hospital on Friday, although ...

Rookies take spotlight in matchup between Astros, A's

The Oakland Athletics go for a three-game sweep and their ninth straight win in an effort to widen their gap ...

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