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The Taliban accused Afghan security forces Sunday of re-arresting insurgents who had been released as part of a crucial prisoner swap meant to kick-start peace talks.
Following an extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Policy Committee, the Danish government presented a new model for easing both border restrictions and travel guidelines, according to a foreign ministry press release on Thursday.
Afghan officials said Saturday a bomb exploded and killed a journalist and a driver of a private television channel in the capital, Kabul. Six other people were injured.
An Airbus A320 plane with 107 passengers and crew on board crashed into a residential area of Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Friday, killing an unknown number of people, the country’s civil agency said.
The United Nations on Thursday more than tripled its appeal to help vulnerable countries combat the spread and destabilising effects of the coronavirus pandemic, asking for $6.7bn to help 63 nations, mainly in Africa and Latin America.
International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said the COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures across the globe will increase poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by 56 percent in low-income countries.
A recent report analysis by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) claimed that residents in the United Kingdom (UK) from black heritage are more than four times likely to die from COVID-19 if infected.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Saudi Arabia extended a nationwide curfew until further notice due to the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
A fresh Taliban attack in Afghanistan has killed 17 pro-government forces, even as the insurgent group is reported to be mulling over a brief cease-fire to try to seal a foreign troop withdrawal deal with the United States.
The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.
Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.
Attah-Igala and President Kogi Council of Chiefs, Dr Micheal Idakwo Ameh-Oboni ll, has dissolved the Board of Trustees (BOT) and the National Executive Council of the Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA).
There is no “zero risks” strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and essential travel for emergencies should remain the priority, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Turkish giants Besiktas has reached an agreement with PAOK to sign Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom for €2 million.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has named former governors of Delta State James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as beneficiaries of the corruption at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,904 within one day to 106,336, with the death toll adding by 83 to 5,058, the health ministry said on Thursday.