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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:21

With no morning prayers at the mosque, no chance of meeting family and friends to celebrate Islam's most important festival, it was never going to be the same this year as people around the world...

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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:18

Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have completed their dress rehearsal for Wednesday's flight to the International Space Station. The mission, the first crewed outing from American soil...

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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:16

 The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in Jamaica, Olivia Grange has said that donations will be accepted during a repeat presentation of Telethon Jamaica. Grange said...

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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:13

After the government of Jamaica failed to acknowledge a request by 43 shipworkers to be allowed into their own country in early April, 18º North has learned that, only a week before, the U.S....

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Monday, 25 May 2020 03:10

A church in Berlin, in Germany, has opened its doors to allow Muslim worshipers, who are unable to fit into their mosque, under new social distancing rules. Germany has allowed religious service to...

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Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:22

Costa Rica has recently submitted a pioneering proposal to reduce deforestation through the use of technology and space information generated by satellite imagery from the GEO-Google Earth...

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Wednesday, 20 May 2020 02:54

A High Court Judge has ruled that a 14-year-old boy is better off living in Sierra Leone than in the UK. The teenager was taken to the West African country’s capital, Freetown, as his mother was...

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Tuesday, 19 May 2020 02:59

The organising committee of the World Blindness Summit Madrid 2020 has taken the decision to postpone its date, scheduled for June, after analysing the situation generated by the coronavirus...

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Monday, 18 May 2020 02:48

The new Chief of Staff (CoS) has been sworn in before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Aso presidential Villa, in Abuja. The man whom many described as the medal on...

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Monday, 11 May 2020 04:02

More than two-thirds of people surveyed in as much as 20 countries in Africa said that it would be likely that they would run out of food and water if they had to stay at home under lockdown. Just...

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Monday, 11 May 2020 03:59

As Africa remains rigid in its position as the richest continent in the world, one of its most recognised and decorated ‘sons’ remains unflinching in his drive to see his beloved homeland ‘sit at...

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Sunday, 10 May 2020 03:42

Pakistan is set to ease the country-wide lockdown this weekend – despite the fact that increased testing highlighted that new coronavirus cases rose. Prime Minister Imran Khan cited the state of...

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Thursday, 07 May 2020 03:49

Some businesses in Nigeria have started to slowly re-open after the country started to ease a lockdown which was imposed in key urban areas in a bid to start Africa’s largest economy. But the main...

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Saturday, 02 May 2020 03:57

It has been confirmed that China Merchants Port Holdings have taken full control of Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), the entity that manages the Port of Kingston under a 30-yearconcession...

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Thursday, 30 April 2020 03:40

The United States Department of Defence has released three declassified videos of “unexplained aerial phenomena”. The Pentagon said that it was to “clear up any misconception by the public on...

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Tuesday, 28 April 2020 03:03

The Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, has announced that he will forgo his whole monthly salary, for the foreseeable future, as a personal stance of solidarity with people of the Caribbean island...