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  • Palestine begins high-school final exams under anti-coronavirus precautions

    Around 78,400 high-school students in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip began on Saturday their final exams under precautions against the novel coronavirus. Palestinian Prime...

  • Macao’s GDP plunges by 48.7 pct in Q1 amid COVID-19 pandemic

    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macao dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms in the first quarter of 2020, the special administrative region (SAR)‘s...

  • Pakistan’s state minister tested positive of COVID-19

    Pakistan’s State Minister for States and Frontier Regions Shehryar Khan Afridi has been tested positive for the COVID-19, the minister confirmed in his twitter post on...

  • President Buhari reconstitutes NNPC Board

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board...

  • Update: China launches two new technology experiment satellites

    China sent two satellites into planned orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China‘s Sichuan Province Saturday. The two new technology experiment satellites, launched...

  • Lawmaker applauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for checkmating spread of COVID-19

    Chief Paul Nnajiofor, member representing Nkanu East State Constituency in the Enugu House of Assembly, has applauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for checkmating the spread of the...

  • Roundup: Indonesia gears up for new normal under COVID-19 with servicemen deployed

    Indonesia is gearing up for a new normal scenario despite the current growing number of COVID-19 cases in the country with Saturday’s tally totaling 25,773 and...

  • UN calls for investigation into killing of 30 migrants in Libya

    UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Yacoub El-Hillo, on Friday called for an investigation into the killing of 30 migrants in western Libya. “I am shocked by...

  • Afghanistan reports highest daily increase of COVID-19 cases, 14,525 in total

    Afghanistan on Saturday reported 866 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, the biggest daily increase since the outbreak of the pandemic in February, the...

  • Iran reports 2,282 new COVID-19 cases, 148,950 in total

    Iran on Saturday registered 2,282 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 148,950 since its outbreak in late February, according...

  • NDDC clarifies position on death of forensic audit member

    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed sadness over the death of its acting Executive Director of Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang. Etang, who...

  • Laos records 91 new cases of dengue fever

    Laos recorded 91 new confirmed cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections to 1,428, according to Lao Ministry of Health report. The highest...

  • No Tobacco Day: Foundation begins anti smoking campaign in Northern states

    A Kaduna based NGO, The Eye Opener Youth  and Women Foundation, says it has began house-to-house campaign and using social media platforms to sensitise the youth...

  • Commentary: Walking away from WHO, Washington is drifting to antithesis of humanity

    In its latest unilateral move marked by irresponsibility and arrogance, Washington said on Friday that it will terminate the United States‘ relations with the World Health...

  • Australia security agency warns of rise in online extremism amid coronavirus lockdown

    Australia’s national security agency has warned of a spike in extremist online activity during the coronavirus lockdown. The Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) revealed that it...

  • Merkel rejects Trump’s invitation for G7 summit in Washington

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend the G7 summit in Washington due to the coronavirus pandemic, the German Press Agency reported Saturday, citing government spokesperson,...

  • Laos to further ease lockdown measures

    Lao Prime Minister‘s Office on Friday has released a notice detailing updated lockdown measures, allowing more sectors to reopen. The notice, effective from Tuesday until June...

  • Rwandan medical workers deploy robots to minimize coronavirus risk

    At the Kanyinya COVID-19 treatment facility, a short distance from Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Akazuba, Ikizere and Ngabo report for duty, but these are no ordinary health...

  • COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery at increased risk of postoperative death– Study

    Patients undergoing surgery after contracting the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are at greater increased risk of postoperative death, a new global study reveals. Prof. Adesoji Ademuyiwa...

  • Russian COVID-19 cases exceed 390,000

    Russia confirmed 8,952 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising its total number of infections to 396,575, its coronavirus response center said in a...

  • Indonesia reports 557 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 53 new deaths

    The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 557 within one day to 25,773, with the death toll adding by 53 to 1,573, Achmad Yurianto, a Health...

  • Nasarawa govt. shuts Lafia mass-transit motor park for violating sanitation law

    A Mobile Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa state on Saturday, shut down Lafia mass transit motor park for violating environmental sanitation laws. The court also directed...

  • COVID-19: Conquerors FC GM distributes palliatives to players 

    Osita Nnam, General Manager of an amateur club, Conquerors Youth FC of Enugu, has distributed food items to players as palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19....

  • Malaysia reports 30 new COVID-19 cases, total at 7,762

    Malaysia reported 30 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, pushing the national total to 7,762, the Health Ministry said. Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said at...

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