Thursday, July 9, 2020

Africa COVID-19 Cases hit 222,000, Death Toll Over 6,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa is now over...

Tokyo Olympics Will Be Safe, Governor Says

Next year's Olympics will be safe despite the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said, pledging a "120-percent effort" to ensure the first-ever...

Merriam-Webster To Change Definition Of Racism

The American reference dictionary Merriam-Webster will change its definition of the word racism at the suggestion of a young black woman, who wanted it...

Oil Prices Rise on OPEC+ Cut

Oil crept higher on Monday, but gave up big early gains as optimism over major crude producers’ deal to extend record output cuts gave...

OPEC, Others Agree to Extend Oil Output Cut by a Month

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, led by Russia, have agreed to extend their record output cuts by one month. OPEC and...

Three Other Officers Involved in #GeorgeFloyd’s Killing Charged With Aiding and Abetting Murder, Derek...

The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck was charged on Wednesday with...

John Boyega Joins #BlackLivesMatter Protest in London, Gives Emotional Speech

Star Wars actor, John Boyega joined protesters in London on Wednesday, ultimately sharing an emotional message via megaphone...

US Cut Ties With WHO

US President Donald Trump said he is severing ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of...

China Space Programme Targets July Launch For Mars Mission

China is targeting a July launch for its ambitious plans for a Mars mission which will include landing...

COVID-19: China Denies Trump’s Claim on Mass Killing

China offered a low-key rebuttal to United States President Donald Trump’s accusation of mass killing on Thursday, with...

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