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Italy Extends Pandemic Travel Bans By 1 Month

Italy has extended key parts of its pandemic restrictions for about another month, the government said on Tuesday. This means that Italians may not cross the internal borders of the country’s 20 regions until March...

More Than 300 Nominations For 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Over 300 nominations the third-highest amount to date  have been made for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norway-based award committee said on Monday. The 329 total candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize comprised of 234 individuals and 95...

German Mother Charged With Murdering 5 Of Her Children

A mother from the western German city of Solingen accused of killing five of her six children has been charged with murder on all five counts. A court spokesman said on Monday. The woman, aged 27...

Russia Accuses Twitter Of Breaking Law By Failing To Delete Content

Russia’s communications regulator accused Twitter on Monday of violating Russian law, saying the social media platform had not complied with some of its requests to delete banned content. Roskomnadzor said Twitter had failed to delete...

Japanese PM Reiterates Apology For Meal Scandal Involving His Son

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday once again apologisd for a scandal involving his eldest son, Seigo, whose company had provided expensive dinners to high-ranking officials. “I deeply regret the current situation that in...

Biden Says U.S. Will Never Recognise Crimea’s Reunification With Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday said that Washington would never recognise Crimea’s decision to rejoin Russia. “The United States does not and will never recognise Russia’s purported annexation of the peninsula, and we will...

Khashoggi: U.S. Imposes Visa Ban On 76 Saudis

The United States of America on Friday slapped a visa ban on 76 Saudi individuals in what it calls the “Khashoggi Ban.” This followed a U.S. intelligence report accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...

Supreme Court Bars Runaway Schoolgirl IS Member From Britain

The UK’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered that a British-born woman who ran away to Syria as a teenage schoolgirl to join Islamic State (IS) is not allowed to return to Britain. Delivering judgment, Robert...

U.S. Announces Bid To Reclaim Seat On UN Human Rights Council

The U.S. will seek election to return as a member of the Human Rights Council. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, announced on Wednesday after nearly three years of U.S. absence from the top UN rights body. Blinken participated...

Nearly 5,000 People Displaced By Nigeria’s Communal Violence Arrive In Benin

Nearly 5,000 people, displaced by Nigeria’s communal violence, have arrived at Beninese villages in Pobè, a border commune located about 100 km from Cotonou, PANA learned on Saturday from sources close to the authorities...

UK’s Prince Harry To Lose All Honorary Titles

Britain’s Prince Harry will relinquish his honorary military appointments and patronages after confirming to Queen Elizabeth II that he and his wife Meghan Markle will not return as working royals, Buckingham Palace announced Friday. The...

570 S. African Police Officers Succumb To COVID-19

A total of 570 police officers have succumbed to COVID-19 in South Africa while over 27,000 were infected, said Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday. Cele made the remarks in Pretoria while releasing the crime...
41 Countries In Africa Report COVID-19 Cases, Confirmed 2,234 Cases – WHO

U.S. To Pay More Than $200m To WHO By End Of February

U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, said on Wednesday that the U.S. will meet its obligations to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Consequently, Blinken said the U.S. would pay more than $200 million by the...

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