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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Nigeria records 1.87 pct GDP growth in Q1

    Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter (Q1) grew by 1.87 percent year-on-year in real terms, according to the quarterly data released by the...

  • Jordan’s king hails anti-coronavirus battle on 74th Independence Day

    King Abdullah II of Jordan on Monday commended all efforts exerted by the country’s various bodies in the battle against COVID-19. The king made the remarks...

  • Romanian police seize 50 kg of heroin in tractor-trailer

    Romanian police intercepted 50 kilograms of heroin in the cabin of a tractor-trailer driven by a Bulgarian citizen, at a border crossing point in the south,...

  • Feature: Photo of child swapping face masks for food moves Brazilians to solidarity

    The photo of a little Brazilian girl holding face masks and a cardboard sign that says “I will exchange a face mask for food,” moved Brazilians...

  • Roundup: Major Mideast states announce further ease of anti-coronavirus precautions amid Eid al-Fitr festival

    Most of the major Middle East countries on Monday announced the further ease of the precautions against the novel coronavirus, as Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim festival...

  • Romania to provide 1 bln euros to companies affected by COVID-19

    The Romanian government announced Monday its plan to grant funds to the tune of one billion euros (1.09 billion U.S. dollars) to companies affected by the...

  • Women peacekeepers from Brazil, India share UN military gender award

    For the first time, the UN Military Gender Advocate award has been awarded to two UN peacekeepers: Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo, a Brazilian naval...

  • California avocados gain access to Chinese market

    California avocados gained access to the Chinese market as a result of the China-U.S. phase-one economic and trade agreement, according to a report published on Agweb,...

  • Portugal airline TAP announces flight schedule for June, July

    Portugal‘s flag carrier TAP Air Portugal on Monday published its flight schedule for the next two months, which involves 27 weekly flights in June and 247...

  • Israel’s GDP shrinks 7.1 pct in Q1, sharpest drop in 20 years

    Israel’s GDP contracted by annualized 7.1 percent in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019, according to a report released by...

  • New York state to provide death benefits for fallen COVID-19 frontline workers

    New York state and local governments will provide death benefits for those frontline workers who died from COVID-19, said Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday, also the...

  • China to continue to stand firmly with African brothers, sisters, says envoy on Africa Day

    A Chinese envoy said Monday that China will continue to stand firmly with African brothers and sisters. “China will continue to stand firmly with African brothers...

  • 9 killed, 27 wounded in Chicago Memorial Day weekend shootings: media

    Nine people have been shot and killed in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend, the deadliest one since 2015, Chicago Tribune reported Monday. The dead are...

  • Greece reopens restaurants and cafes, allowing travel to all islands

    Greece took more steps to normality on Monday, reopening restaurants and cafes while allowing travel to all the islands. Two months after the shutdown of the...

  • UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 36,914 as another 121 patients die

    Another 121 COVID-19 patients had died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 36,914, the Department of...

  • Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

    The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced...

  • Zimbabwe embraces Chinese advice on fighting COVID-19 pandemic

    Zimbabwe is very grateful for the practical advice and suggestions it received from a visiting team of Chinese medical experts and will use such knowledge in...

  • Saudi Arabia announces gradual ease of anti-coronavirus precautions

    Saudi Arabia announced on Monday the gradual ease of precautionary measures against the COVID-19, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The gradual steps, with social distancing...

  • France sees COVID-19 patients in hospital down to 16,798

    As it entered its third week of de-confinement, France on Monday recorded fewer hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a further sign that a gradual and slow exit from...

  • Spotlight: U.S. national parks reopening despite record COVID-19 cases

    As the fiery orange sun streaked Memorial Day’s first rays across the dry, desert landscape, cars were already lined up to get into remote Zion National...

  • Africa Day 2020: Buhari advocates for peace, security to achieve sustainable development

    President Muhammadu Buhari says Peace, security, unity and harmony are prerequisites for development in Africa Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media...

  • Roundup: Iran reopens Muslim shrines on Eid al-Fitr after 2-month closure over COVID-19 pandemic

    The Iranian authorities on Monday allowed partial reopening of the Muslim Shiite shrines across the country after more than two months of closure over the coronavirus...

  • Small aircraft crashes in Rome, one passenger missing

    A small airplane crashed into the Tiber River in Rome shortly after takeoff on Monday. Hours after the crash landing, police were still searching for one...

  • COVID-19: Gov. Obiano’s aide commends monarch for distributing palliatives to PWDs

    Mr Chuks Ezewuzie, Special Adviser (Disability Matters) to Anambra Governor, Chief  Willie Obiano, has commended the Traditional Ruler of Ifitedunu, Igwe Emeka Ilouno, for gifts given...

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