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Culture Fund, EU Unveil Grants for Creative Sector

The Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Zimbabwe, has unveiled grants worth more than US$117 000 to...

Baltic nations form human chains in support of Belarus protests

Thousands formed a human chain on Sunday in Lithuania, in a display of solidarity with protesters in Belarus on the 31st anniversary of the...

Learning pods and cardboard cubicles: US schools adapt to the pandemic

It's dinner time at Jaime Uitenbroek's house in Freedom, Wisconsin. She is taking the reporter's Zoom call from the kitchen, where she's slicing chicken...

What Africa, approaching a million cases, is doing to fight coronavirus

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization has warned the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm strained public health systems in Africa. On Wednesday, the continent was...

Tanzania opposition names presidential candidate who survived shooting

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - A politician who survived being shot 16 times in an apparent assassination attempt will challenge Tanzania’s president in October...

Ukraine reports record jump in coronavirus cases

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine recorded a record daily jump of 1,271 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the council of security and defence said. The number...

‘It came alive:’ Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

(Reuters) - U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, home two days from a landmark mission as NASA’s first crew to fly a privately...

Australia suffers record coronavirus deaths, triggering tighter curbs

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia reported a record 15 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, all in Victoria state, which was preparing to close much of...

Eight still missing after US Marine amphibious vehicle sinks

Eight military personnel remained missing at sea Friday nearly a full day after a US Marine amphibious assault vehicle sank in deep water off...

Our Culture Should Evolve, Not Condemned- Latchenko

LAGOS- Captured in his recent post on Instagram, a young, shrewd Public Relations Consultant, Demola Lawal, better known as Latchenko shared how he traced...

Over 40 Persons Killed In Monsoon-Triggered India Landslide

  At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern...

US Hits 5 Million COVID-19 Cases As Trump Is Criticised Over Relief Package

  The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the constitution...

Air India Express crash: Investigators find black box data

Flight data recorders have been recovered from the wreckage of a Boeing 737 which crash-landed in India on Friday. Both pilots are among 18 dead...

Several killed in Czech apartment building fire, suspect arrested

A fire at a high-rise apartment block in the Czech Republic killed 11 people, including three children and five other people who jumped to...

Lebanon PM Hassan Diab to call for early vote after port blast

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab has said he will request an early parliamentary election in a bid to defuse a worsening crisis following a...

Venezuela: Punishment for breaking lockdown rules

Venezuela's government is being accused of taking punishing measures against people who break quarantine rules imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. But the prolonged...

Mauritius declares emergency over oil spill from grounded ship

Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius have stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves to create makeshift oil spill barriers...

China approves human testing for coronavirus vaccine grown in insect cells

BEIJING - China has approved human testing for a potential coronavirus vaccine cultivated within insect cells, local government in the southwestern city of...

UK records 1,288 new COVID-19 cases – government data

LONDON - The United Kingdom recorded 1,288 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, up from 1,033 a day earlier, government figures showed. Eighteen people...

Plane carrying Kremlin critic Navalny arrives in Germany – flight tracking data

BERLIN - An ambulance aircraft carrying gravely ill Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny landed at Berlin’s Tegel airport on Saturday morning, according to flight tracking...

New virus restrictions come in force in two Spanish regions

MADRID: New restrictions to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, including the closure of discos and a partial ban on smoking outdoors, went...

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

BANGKOK: Protesters were set to rally in Bangkok Sunday against the government as tensions rose in the kingdom after the arrest of three activists...

Trump’s younger brother dies: White House

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert died on Saturday after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness, the US president said in a statement mourning...

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

MOSCOW: Russia reported 4,969 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing its nationwide tally to 922,853, the fourth highest caseload in the world. Russia’s coronavirus...

Portland police declare riot, push protesters from building

PORTLAND, Oregon: A riot was declared in Oregon’s biggest city as protesters demonstrated outside a law enforcement building early Sunday, continuing a nightly ritual...

LIVE: Bayern 1-0 up in Champions League final against PSG

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) face...