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Russia, Ukraine stage military drills

1 week ago - 25 November 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS MOSCOWRussian fighter planes and ships practiced repelling air attacks on naval bases and responding with air strikes during military drills in the Black Sea, Interfax reported on Wednesday, as neighbouring Ukraine...

US invites Taiwan to democracy summit, China angered

1 week ago - 25 November 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS WASHINGTONThe Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its ‘Summit for Democracy’ next month, according to a list of participants published on Tuesday, a...

UAE seeks to bolster arms industry to reduce imports

2 weeks ago - 18 November 2021 | International

AFPDUBAIDrones, guided missiles, simulators: the United Arab Emirates is on the offensive to develop its defence industry in a bid to wean itself off dependence on imports.Khalid Al-Breiki heads one of five clusters of the...

How Covid-19 became a boon for a battered Indian...

2 weeks ago - 18 November 2021 | International

REUTERSINDIAAt the height of the first Covid-19 wave in India last year, the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital (JLNMCH) in the eastern district of Bhagalpur exemplified the sorry state of healthcare in most of...

Myanmar charges Suu Kyi with electoral fraud

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2021 | International

BANGKOKAPMyanmar's state election commission announced it is prosecuting the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and 15 other senior political figures for alleged fraud in last November's general election.The announcement was published Tuesday in...

Unesco celebrates 75th anniversary

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | International

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) on Friday commemorated its 75th anniversary at a time when its role is more critical...

Namibia praised for transparency

2 weeks ago - 16 November 2021 | International

ESTER KAMATIWINDHOEKThe African Peer Review Mechanism has praised Namibia for its transparency during its review of the Country Self-Assessment Report (CSAR).At a feedback session in...

Namibians in Ethiopia ‘are safe’

2 weeks ago - 15 November 2021 | International

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKInternational relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says the government has been assured that Namibians in Ethiopia are safe.A conflict between the Ethiopian government and forces...

Sudanese protesters mass to save 'revolution'

1 month - 25 October 2021 | International

Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali KHARTOUMFlashing victory signs, honking car horns and burning tyres, masses...

Botswana border tensions on the agenda

1 month - 12 October 2021 | International

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe tensions between the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) and people of the Zambezi Region will be discussed at a meeting to be chaired by...

Arrest urged in SA's US$10m Covid fund fraud

2 months ago - 30 September 2021 | International

NAMPA/AFP JOHANNESBURGSouth African investigators yesterday called for a former health minister to be punished and a senior...

Jihadist group claims killing of Sudan intel agents

2 months ago - 30 September 2021 | International

NAMPA/AFP KHARTOUMA little-known jihadist group yesterday claimed it killed six Sudanese intelligence officers in a Khartoum shootout that the authorities attributed to the Islamic...

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Voting underway in Morocco legislative,...

2 months ago - 09 September 2021 | International

NAMPA-AFP RabatMoroccans began voting yesterday in parliamentary and local elections that will decide the fate of Islamists who have governed the...

California moves to outlaw 'stealthing'...

2 months ago - 09 September 2021 | International

NAMPA-AP CALIFORNIACalifornia lawmakers moved to make the state the first to outlaw ‘stealthing’, which is removing a condom without permission during intercourse. Legislators...

India restricts religious festivals

2 months ago - 09 September 2021 | International

NAMPA-AFP MumbaiIndian authorities are restricting major religious festivals that start this week and attract huge crowds, warning...

Marchers walk 7 000 steps...

2 months ago - 07 September 2021 | International

NAMPA/AFP OttawaHundreds of supporters of two Canadian men being held in China on what Ottawa says are specious charges marched 7 000 steps through...

Taliban claim control of Panjshir,...

2 months ago - 07 September 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS KABULThe Taliban claimed victory over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley north-east of Kabul yesterday, declaring that it completed the Islamist...

Covid: Sydney cases top 2...

2 months ago - 07 September 2021 | International

NAMPA-REUTERS SYDNEYSydney, the epicentre of Australia's biggest coronavirus outbreak, is expected to see daily...

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