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boat

More than 80,000 refugees arrived in Europe in first week of...

"Despite rougher seas, harsh winter weather, and numerous hardships endured upon arrival, the Agency says that more than 2,000 people a day continue to...
asylum

Asylum seekers crossing in from Russia situation to be checked

Orpo made the remarks to local media following the publication of comments made by Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev saying that Russia had "no...
Militants walk in the Syrian city of Idlib on March 29, 2015. (Photo by AFP)

Munich deal on Syria to be put to test

The deal reached by top diplomats on Syria here on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference offered a glimpse of hope for an...
yen

Positive data shows US dollar strong over the yen

The U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that the country's retail and food services sales for January were 449.9 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of...
stocks

Rising oil prices push up US stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average leapt 313.66 points, or 2.00 percent, to 15,973.84. The S&P 500 jumped 35.70 points, or 1.95 percent, to 1,864.78....

Yaw Dabo Debunks Drowning On Set Reports

Kumawood actor Yaw Dabo has denied reports that he nearly drowned on set whilst shooting a movie on Tuesday at the Njul Guest House...

Sperm Pool Impregnates 16 Girls in Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL , 16 young teenage girls between the age of 13 and 17 years of age have become pregnant after a pool party went...
United Nations

UN unveils electronic library

To begin with, the United Nations iLibrary, launched by the United Nations Publications, includes publications, journals and series comprising facts and expertise on international...
soybean

Chicago agricultural merchandise end week on low

The most active corn contract for March delivery lost 1.5 cents, or 0.42 percent, to close at 3.5875 dollars per bushel. March wheat delivery...

Greek farmers kick against pensions reforms

by Maria Spiliopoulou A month after the launch of nationwide mobilizations against the planned pension and taxation systems overhaul, thousands of Greek farmers took...

Kwaw Kese Confirms Pookuaa’s Kids Are His

kwaw Kese last year made it known that actress cum business woman, Nana Pokuaa Kyei Baffour aka Poks is the woman after his own...
Pope Francis

Pope Francis holds meeting in Cuba with Russian orthodox patriarch

Pope Francis was welcomed at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport by President Raul Castro, before being led to the Protocol Room to hold the...
gold

Gold prices fall on profit taking

The most active gold contract for April delivery fell 8.4 U.S. dollars, or 0.67 percent, to settle at 1,239.40 dollars per ounce. ...

Mzbel Wishes for Her Reunion With Afia Schwarzenegger Soon

Though Mzbel made it known that she is no longer friends with her former soul sister, Afia Schwarzenegger, the Legelege singer has not lost...
Greece

Greece asked to solve external borders shortfalls

According to a European Council press release, the action recommended covers areas such as registration procedures, sea border surveillance, border check procedures, risk...
Syria

Feb. 12 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- As many as 16 people were killed on Friday by airstrikes against towns in Syria's central province of Homs, a monitor group...
food aid

Drought worsening in Lesotho, urgent aid needed

The drought has never been seen in the country with two million people, most of whom living on farming, Haretsebe Mahosi, CEO of Lesotho...
Oil

Oil prices swell amid possible break in production

Oil prices jumped as media reported that the energy minister of the United Arab Emirates said the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries was ready...
Strike

Some Slovak university lecturers plan on striking on Monday

They are taking over the baton from the Slovak Teachers Initiative (ISU), which is interrupting its strike as of Monday. So...
Carlos Tevez

Corinthians strike out tevez return

The Sao Paulo-based outfit said they could not afford the Argentina international despite the lucrative recent sales of several players to Chinese Super League...
economy

Finance Minister of Cyprus says economy raised by 1.6 percent in...

The economy of Cyprus grew by 1.6 percent in 2015 as the eastern Mediterranean island is preparing to exit a three-year austerity program next...
Doctors

Egyptian doctors complain over police brutalities

Thousands ,Egyptian doctors protest, over ,alleged police abuses , The incident took place on Jan. 28 after one of the doctors described the...
European Union

Slovak PM says external borders security is case of EU survival

Speaking at an international conference called "Social Democracy in the 21st Century - Without Cuts and Closer to People," Fico said 2016 might be...
Climate change

Canada, US and Mexico collaborate on climate change and energy

The Memorandum of Understanding on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration was signed at the North American Energy Ministers Meeting, which was hosted by Canada's...
migrants

UNHCR Embraces NATO anti migrant-trafficking undertaking

"We want to see what will be the standard operating procedure for people rescued at sea, where they will be disembarked, whether there will...
Air Traffic Controllers

Air Traffic controllers in Belgium to embark on a strike

Air traffic controllers in Belgium are planning industrial action from February 15, local media reported on Friday. According to La Dernière Heure newspaper, the action...
livestock

Britain Cautions public over deadly livestock virus

Bluetongue is carried by a midge bite, which can be fatal to sheep and cows. The risk assessment report predicts that there is an...
tennis

Construction works on Rio Olympic tennis and equestrian stadiums continue

The city government in January cancelled the two Olympic venue's construction contracts for delays and contract breaches, raising concerns for the construction progress with...
Livestock thieves arrested

8 people held by Azerbaijan police for suspected terror activities

The suspects illegally crossed into Syria and Iraq from 2012 to 2015. They are accused of undergoing military training outside the country, and participating...
stock market

British FTSE 100 up at 3.08 percent

FTSE 100 Index, the British benchmark stock market gauge, Friday rose by 3.08 percent, or 170.63 points, to 5,707.60 points. Share...

Editors' Pick

Militants walk in the Syrian city of Idlib on March 29, 2015. (Photo by AFP)

Munich deal on Syria to be put to test

The deal reached by top diplomats on Syria here on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference offered a glimpse of hope for an...
A drone in operation at the Accra Trade Fair Centre

Drones Usage In Ghana?