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Americas
Canada
Ontario, New Brunswick violating Canada Health Act by forcing patients to pay for abortions: National Abortion Federation

Bank of Canada to buy back up to $500-million in bonds

Canadian senator's NATO report accidentally reveals location of U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe

Court hears challenge over conflict of fall federal election date and Jewish high holiday

Quebec Islands has closest ever visit from a rare guest: the great white shark Brunswick

Fat cats in Canada and U.S. now weigh more than they did in the 1990s, study finds

Dismissal and investigation by RCMP of Winnipeg co-inventor of Ebola drug stuns colleagues

Alberta natural gas producers propose limiting production in exchange for royalty credits

Two new coal mine proposals under review in British Columbia

Cheaper energy pulls Canada's inflation rate down to 2% in June

Trudeau to push trade pact in EU leaders' summit as France moves ahead on CETA

Canada needs to triple the amount of protected land and water to tackle 'nature emergency': report

Atlantic Canada has an enviable problem: its youth jails are emptying out

USA
U.S. will do what it can to help resolve Seoul-Tokyo trade dispute

Cryptocurrency Libra won't be launched until it gets approval

‘Monkey controlled computer with his brain’: Musk reveals brain-reading Neuralink implant

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than $2 billion

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

House passes resolution condemning ‘racist’ Trump tweets aimed at group of Democrat congresswomen

Strong consumer business boosts Bank of America earnings

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

GM, Fiat Chrysler warn workers auto industry facing tough future

Dodging a Bullet This Time: Louisianans Worry Another Katrina Would Doom Them

Is US weaponizing of ticks behind Lyme disease spread?

Former Peru President Toledo detained in U.S. on extradition request

'I'm no racist,' insists Trump as he renews Twitter attack

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica

Trump says US will not sell Turkey F-35 fighters, blames Obama

Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China

US President rejects request for uranium import quota

Leaked NATO document confirms that American nuclear weapons are housed at Kleine Brogel

Mexico
Russian Jailed Nearly 40 Years For Mexico Stabbing

Trial of 'El Chapo': Rare glimpse inside the drug world

Unauthorized immigrants face public backlash in Mexico, survey finds

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported

Drugs pour in from Mexico as Border Patrol forced to focus on migrants

Port Report: Mexico eyes new boxship terminal for Manzanillo

Mexico’s Ambassador to Leave WTO in Major Blow to the Trade Body

Guatemala
Guatemala's state corruption and the heirs of colonial privilege

Guatemala investigates $7 million corruption scandal

In Guatemala, Scale Up Brings New Economic Opportunity

Honduras
Trump claims Honduras and Guatemala are sending 'hardened criminals' in caravans

Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua Government Not Willing to Pay Price Barbados Wants for its LIAT Shares

Cuba
The End of Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Boom

Cuba and Slovenia have higher life expectancy than the US

Dominica
EU Signs Financing Agreement with Dominica Government in Support of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Jamaica
CAP bauxite merger has hurdles to clear

BSJ marks 50 years, offers five tertiary students internship

Colombia
Spanish police detain Colombian man with half a kilo of cocaine under his wig

Ecuador
Protesters block roads in Ecuador’s capital amid nat’l strike

Peru
Peru: Facts of extradition request against ex-President Toledo

Peru Justice Min: Toledo detention is outcome of extradition request

Peru President expresses concern regarding political reform approval at Congress

Peru: Callao Court renews search, arrest warrant against former governor

Fresh opposition to Southern Copper’s billion-dollar project in Peru

Brazil
Agreement between Mercosur and EU Is Balanced, Says Interim Head of EU Delegation

Bolsonaro Fears Senate Will Reject Son's Nomination as Ambassador

Shamborghinis & Fauxrarris: Brazilian police shut down fake luxury car factory

Peru Judiciary: Collaboration agreement with Odebrecht is ideal, necessary, proportional

Paraguay
Paraguay economy to grow under 3% this year, finance minister says

Argentina's economic 'crisis' affects Golden Duty Free's sales in Paraguay

Argentina
Union boss fires back at Clarín's 'neutrality' claim: 'We're Peronists'

Lower House moves to open 'in abstentia' trial into AMIA bombing

Chile
How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers

Uruguay
Tabaré denies brokering meeting with Bolsonaro

Uruguayan State to manage Montevideo gas supply as Petrobras leaves country

Asia
Japan
Japanese curbs will negatively affect semiconductor value chain and billions of consumers: official

Ahead of Upper House vote, Komeito and Abe remain apart on revision of pacifist Constitution

Japan saw record number of foreign visitors in first half of 2019

Japan to reject South Korea's request for meeting on export curbs

Japan urges South Korea to agree to arbitration

N. Korea
High-end Department Store in Pyongyang Underscores Wealth Inequality in North Korea

How Kim Jong Un gets his Mercedes limousines

S. Korea
S. Korea ranked 17th and Japan 36th in trade control of strategic assets: Report

Tokyo to put all options on table if Seoul expedites Japanese companies' assets

S. Korea: Monsoon rain is back to wet the peninsula

Korean duty-free sales reach new record in H1 2019

S. Korea's Air Force takes delivery of 2 more F-35A stealth fighter

S. Korea legalizes ride-hailing mobility platforms

South Korea to unveil plans to ease reliance on Japanese industries

Prime Minister of Korea arrives in Kyrgyzstan

Mongolia
Rio faces $1.9bn cost blowout, delays at Oyu Tolgoi

Turquoise Hill’s stock tanks on Mongolia troubles

Water areas of major lakes in Inner Mongolia maintain stability

China
Xiamen Airlines Chairman Zhao Dong addresses High-Level Political Forum

China now accounts for some 15 per cent of overall global debt

Protests hammer Hong Kong economy: air travel, retail sales, hotels all hit

Google ‘Terminates’ Chinese Search Project ‘Dragonfly’ – Top Exec

World Trade Organization allows China to sanction US over Obama-era tariffs

Food Security: African Swine Fever Rapidly Spreading In Asia

Hong Kong elders march in support of young demonstrators

90% say peony should be China's national flower: poll

Meat market supply in China to remain stable: official

Taiwan
30,000 troops placed on standby for tropical storm Danas: MND

U.S. senator welcomes Tsai's upcoming visit to Denver

No need to speculate on timing of China's war games: MOFA

High-level U.S. treasury official to visit Taiwan

Philippines
Duterte signs law outlawing catcalling, wolf-whistling and sexist jokes

Philippines, US Affirm Defense Ties amid Challenges from China, Islamic State

Duterte: We’re only giving China fishing rights in our waters

Fewer areas under wind signals as Falcon moves northwest: PAGASA

8 out of 10 Pinoys approve, trust Duterte: Pulse Asia

Vietnam
China and Vietnam tread softly in South China Sea over latest dispute

The southern provinces of Việt Nam will receive many billion-dollar FDI projects

Smartphone use internet access critical to building a ‘smart HCM City

HCM City builds new climate-change response plan

Vietnam: National Assembly to open eighth session in October

HCM City satellite emergency service to get more stations

​Genome project finds evidence of Vietnamese people’s roots in Africa

IMF sees Vietnam's economic growth slowing to 6.5% in 2019

390,000 children unvaccinated for measles, diphtheria, tetanus in Vietnam in 2018: report

Laos
Displaced Villagers in Laos Still Waiting for Railway Compensation

Việt Nam, Laos to increase training for judges, court officials

Laos: Devotees turn out for start of Buddhist Lent

Ministers must return their surplus cars: Deputy PM

Thailand
Thailand: Expect to pay less income tax, says new finance minister

BOT parks rate cut in favour of capital inflow controls

THAI close to sale of used aircraft to US firm

Cambodia
US Lawmakers Pass Bill Targeting Officials Who Undermine Democracy in Cambodia

Health of Jailed Cambodian Opposition Official in Freefall Since Transfer to Prey Sar Prison: Wife

Malaysia
Malaysian assets seizure not a slight on Beijing, says finance minister

Anwar and Azmin trade barbs as sex video scandal escalates

Royal Divorce: Russian Model’s Friends Confirm She Split From Former Malaysian King

EU Calls on Russia to Accept Responsibility for MH17 on Fifth Anniversary

Parliament passes Bill to add 13 more state seats to Sabah

Malaysian activists to stage protest march tomorrow in move to urge lawmakers to get tough on forests losses

Singapore
Trade war wreaking havoc on Asia’s export hubs as Singapore slump continues

Indonesia
Indonesia prepares for battle with fall armyworm

Sexual harassment in public spaces rampant among minors: Survey

Visa invests in Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek

Jakarta governor becomes keynote speaker at World City Summit

Jokowi, Balakhrisnan talk about infrastructure, investment issues

Myanmar
US State Dept hits Myanmar military officials with sanctions, travel restrictions

Myanmar Lawmakers Propose Constitutional Reforms to Dilute Military Control

Myanmar learns about regional autonomy in Bangka Belitung Province

Bangladesh
More than three million children hit by severe flooding across India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Nepal
Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled in recent years

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds

Nepal rises visa fee on foreign visitors

India
India to host this year’s joint exercise with Russia

Dalai Lama Representative Dismisses Chinese Pressure on India Over Reincarnation

ICJ To Rule On Indian Officer On Death Row In Pakistan

Outgunned By Pak F-16s, IAF Plans To Re-Arm Its Sukhois With Israeli Missiles

India’s War on Urdu

Israel inks $50m deal with India to supply medium surface-to-air missile systems to Navy

Flood fury grips all of Assam, Army called in for rescue

Uttarakhand BJP expels 'Champion' MLA for 6 years over dancing video with guns

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab minister

Modi expresses condolences for Mumbai building collapse victims

9 dead, many injured in clash over land dispute in UP's Sonbhadra

27 accused deported from abroad, 111 arrested after Interpol notice: Govt tells RS

9,771 complaints of torture filed by Indian workers in Gulf countries in 2019: S Jaishankar

Sri Lanka
Easter attackers should be executed says Sri Lanka president

Middle East
Pakistan
Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect linked to Mumbai attacks

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's party says critical media coverage may be 'treason'

Afghanistan
Inside Kabul’s school for explosive detection dogs

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Kandahar operations in past 4 days: 205th Atal Corps

Special Forces kill, detain 6 Taliban militants, rescue 3 civilians in Pul-e Khumri city

NAI expresses concerns regarding growing threats against media in Afghanistan

Afghan Special Forces detain 3 Taliban militants, destroy weapons cache in Faryab and Logar

Kazakhstan
Kazakh Union Leader Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

Eurasian Economic Union plans to set up council to coordinate exchange rate policy

Kazakhstan: Children in Institutions Isolated, Abused

The Republic of Kazakhstan automated author's rights registration

China to donate supercomputers to Kazakhstan as part of Tokayev's state visit

Liability in Kazakhstan for the publication of content on social media

Kazakhstan, Germany debate bilateral cooperation

World Bank appoints new Country Manager for Kazakhstan

Ombudsman in Kazakhstan speaks against new rules of admission of children to school from 6 years

Kyrgyzstan
Trade turnover between Kyrgyzstan and Korea amounts to $ 30 million

Prime Minister of South Korea tells what he knows about Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz-Korean Business Forum: First agreements signed

Bishkek hosts Kyrgyz-Korean Business Forum

Participants of anti-Putin picket banned from leaving Kyrgyzstan

Cattle loss, explosions in Solton-Sary: Shepherds demand to close field

Low-income families in Bishkek to have electronic social passport

Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan holds talks with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on border delimitation

Tajikistan exports 1.257 kWh of electricity in Q1

US government helps reduce tuberculosis cases in Tajikistan

Uzbekistan
Tajikistan increases imports of natural gas from Uzbekistan

Afghan products on show in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's largest oil and gas company to become independent legal entity

Armenia
Comparatively quiet situation observed on line of contact of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

Armenian Speaker of Parliament, US House Speaker discuss bilateral relations

Armenian delegation led by Speaker of Parliament participates in Leaders’ Forum in Washington D.C.

Vahe Hakobyan appointed Chief Protocol Office for PM

Azerbaijan
Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan ink Cooperation Program in legal sphere

Sefcovic: We’ve been very helpful in making sure Southern Gas Corridor is smoothly developed

Azerbaijan: Exports to Russia record growth by 8pct

Iran
UK PM May to Meet Gibraltar Head Picardo Amid Oil Tanker Row With Iran

Iran says US ending arms sales to Middle East would open ‘hypothetical’ path towards missile talks

Iran legally accuses UK for violating international laws

Zarif: Nuclear bomb cannot augment Iran security

Iran exit badly hits vehicle sales of PSA, Renault

Uranium not to pass 4.5% purity for time being: Kamalvandi

US fears Iran seized UAE-based tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iraq
Three people, incl Turkish Deputy Consul-General, killed in Erbil shooting

Kurdistan PM stresses continuing cooperation with US-led coalition against ISIS

PKK announces death of senior member, four fighters in Turkish airstrikes

Lalish Temple draws in Yezidis nearly 5 years after ISIS began genocide

Syria
Explosion in south Syria kills six soldiers: monitor

Syria Humanitarian Fund: Critical cash distribution for over 49,000 Palestine refugees displaced in Syria

Turkey
US examines all possible sanctions on Turkey over S-400 deal — diplomat

Russian-Turkish Missile Deal Enacted by Weakening Autocrats

Turkey court acquits RSF representative of terror propaganda charge

Turkey takes initiatives for sailors seized off Nigeria

Akıncı says he regrets rejection of offer for joint gas search by Greek side

Turkish economy sees total turnover rise 14.4% in May

Lebanon
Ibrahim meets Lebanon's Ambassador to Nigeria, Palestinian delegation

Qatisha rejects budget for it is devoid of economic vision

Lebanon's Deputy Prime Minister: Lebanon does not need the Cedar Conference for the promotion and the imaginary championships do not reach the presidency

Lebanese PM Hariri: Lebanon to increase naval capabilities

Israel
Israel: Brush fires rage throughout country, forcing residents from their homes

Israel breaks up alleged Hamas money laundering network

Israel's military to increase protection of strategic sites from Hezbollah missiles

Palestine
Abou Sleiman receives call from Palestinian counterpart, confirms facilitation of work permits for Palestinians

Palestinians warn diplomats over Israeli demolition plans in Jerusalem area

Jordan
Jordan: PM promises ‘remarkable’ hike in municipalities’ capital in 2020

Jordan: Activists, MPs meet over efforts to achieve UN gender equality goal

'Obesity in Jordan rises by 300,000 in four years'

Kuwait
Gulf security linked to Europe's - Mogherini

Heat in Kuwait high during coming days, moderate at nights

Oman
Oman's cell phone lines up to 6.6 mln

Renaissance Day holiday announced in Oman

AFESD, Oman Housing Bank agree $295m for roadworks, home loans

Bahrain
‘Bahrain recruited al-Qaeda operatives to target foes, Iran’

Qatar
Jordan appoints ambassador to Qatar after two years of reduced representation

Italian Cops Raid Neo-Fascists And Find Air-To-Air Missile That France Had Sold To Qatar

Saudi Arabia
King Salman issues directive for Saudi Arabia to host families of Christchurch attack victims during Hajj season

Cabinet gives go-ahead for businesses to open 24/7 in Saudi Arabia

Umrah pilgrims now free to move around Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia offers one million SIM cards and internet access to Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone launched towards Jizan

U. A. E.
UAE Denies Reports of Oil Tanker Loss in the Strait of Hormuz

Yemen
Yemen’s Houthis say they launched drone attack on Jizan airport in SW Saudi Arabia

'How many Yemenis must be killed before Western arms sales stop?' asks activist

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war – and home – over displacement

Europe
United Kingdom
Boris Johnson lines up hardline eurosceptic to lead Brexit policy team

Pound could sink to parity with the US dollar in a no-deal Brexit, Morgan Stanley warns

UK to send 3rd warship to Persian Gulf

Ireland
No-deal Brexit now ‘more likely than it had been’ – Irish finance minister

Instagram to hide 'likes' on posts in Ireland-only trial

Latest Consumer spending falls in June - even online - as rain and Brexit dampen mood

Ireland to oppose EU plans to scrap daylight saving time

Armenian deputy PM meets with Irish minister for children and youth affairs in New York

Portugal
Visa suspension for Iranians was temporary, I hope will resume shortly: Portugal FM

Bank of Portugal releases information on ‘large debtors’

Yellow weather warning for Lisbon and Leiria

3.9 earthquake felt in Albufeira

Spain
In Spain, wages for unskilled youths now the same as in the late 1990s

Property owner charged with homicide for Julen Roselló’s fatal fall down borehole

Deputy Foreign Minister of Mongolia receives Spanish Ambassador

France
France appoints new env. min.

Nigel Farage Slams Macron as ‘Updated Napoleon’ Over French President's Plan to Create EU Army

France to vote on ratifying contentious EU-Canada trade deal

Videos of police brutality protests in Israel used to show 'everyday' migrant clashes in Calais

French lawmakers approve controversial bill to rebuild Notre-Dame

Drought alerts in France: Here's what you can do to save water

French mayors threatened with legal action over ban on pesticides near schools

France braces for new heatwave with mercury set to reach 40C (again)

Air France 'should face trial' over 2009 crash in which 228 people died

Bill Gates falls to world's third richest, France's Bernard Arnault moves to second spot

Belgium
EU to probe Amazon for anti-competitive behaviour

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEP vote

Belgian Politicians Insist US Secret Nukes Should Be Out as Report on NATO Disclosed Their Location

European farms, wildlife parched in post-heatwave drought

It's been 5 years since MH17 was shot down, killing 298 people. Here's what happened, and why nobody has yet been held officially responsible

Turkey says EU measures won't deter it from drilling off Cyprus

EU slams 'misinformation' about Mercosur trade deal

Brussels: new government to outline priorities for next 5 years

Germany
‘Creeping Germanization of Kaliningrad’ Worries Moscow

Germany strikes deal with Amazon as EU launches probe into data use

Leader of Merkel’s party takes over Germany’s Defense Ministry

German mayor hospitalized after assault: Should local politicians be afraid?

Germany introducing mandatory measles vaccination for kids

Armenian President congratulates Chancellor Merkel on birthday

Denmark
Rare salmonella poisoning hits at least 23 in Denmark

Danes put the brakes on Swedish overnight train plans

Switzerland
More than 820 million people are hungry globally - UN agencies

Zurich calls for help in fight against tiger mosquitoes

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese 'pharma spy' to US

Italy
The real cost of buying a house in Italy as a foreigner

Italy ranked above France as 'world's best wine country'

Italy makes move to clear out 'illegal' Roma camps

Slovenia
Slovenian growth solid, but conditions in industry less favourable - cbank

French Firm Enters Slovenian Elderly Care Market

Slovenia's H1 new passenger car registrations down 4.4% - ACEA

Albania
Malaj: “Albania’s problems can only be solved through discussion”

Albania: Special Anti-Corruption Prosecution gets 15 candidates

Police crackdown on another Greek-Albanian drug trafficking network

Greece
Greece: Half of blazes due to arson, fire service figures show

Bulgaria
Bulgarian Authorities Say Suspect Detained In Massive Hacking Attack

The Arrested for the Cyber Attack Against the National Revenue Agency also Hacked the Ministry of Education and Science 2 Years ago

Bulgaria: An Accident Left Three Metropolitan Districts without Electricity

Galina Georgieva Is the New Member of the CEM from the Quota of the Parliament

PM Borissov Is Delighted with the Hacker: He Is Unique, He Has to Work for the State

PM Borissov: Bulgarian Exports to South Korea Increased by nearly 25% in the First Four Months of 2019

Romania
PM Dancila:Waiting for President's response to ministerial picks, wish new colleagues take office as soon as possible

INS: Turnover of market services rendered mainly to enterprises, up 14.8pct in first five months

ONRC: Six-month business dissolutions at 67,807, up 62.42 pct YoY

Diana Severin - relieved from position of Secretary of State in Ministry of Relations with Parliament

Hungary
Summer Camp in Hungary Hosts 350 Diaspora Hungarians

Hungarian Foreign Ministry Rejects Ukraine's 'Baseless Accusations'

Socialists Withdraw Szanyi from Vice Chair Post

Slovakia
Bratislava's Rainbow Pride to demand politics for the people

Slovak hauliers could recover up to €340 million due to a price-fixing truck cartel

Falck ambulance provider to withdraw from the Slovak market

Poland
Polish citizen off Azerbaijan's list of undesirable people

Ukraine
Russian court prolongs detention of 6 of the 24 Ukrainian sailors from Kerch Strait incident

Russia blacklists Canada-based Ukrainian World Congress, declaring it 'undesirable'

Ukraine's natural gas monopoly raises €600mn, $335mn via Eurobonds placement

Sides in 'Scythian gold' case must present additional explanations in Sept 2019 – Ukraine's Justice Ministry

SBU identifies over 150 persons involved in transporting Buk missile launcher from Russia to Donbas

Big Mac index: Ukraine's hryvnia one of world's most undervalued currencies

Belarus
Belarus, Russia agree on integration concept — Belarusian minister

Lukashenko, Putin arrive in Valaam

Interregional cooperation expected to boost Belarus-Russia trade

Belarusian Industry Ministry enterprises to sign expensive contracts during Forum of Regions

Partial lunar eclipse in Belarus

Russia
Russian Foreign Ministry slams reports on US teachers refused Russian visas as blatant lie

Russia denies visas to 30 teachers of Anglo-American School in Moscow

Russia’s top brass launches new airfield in westernmost Kaliningrad Region

Global online database reveals Russia’s safest city

Russia’s banking sector profit reaches over $15.88 bln in first half of 2019

Russian Scientists Arrive at Revolutionary Sensors Capable of Detecting Carcinogenic Foods

Struggling Murmansk Shipping Company Loses Control of Sole Passenger Line

Russia prolongs detention of Ukraine sailors amid prisoner swap talks

Gazprom boosts gas transit to EU via Ukraine by 25%

Russian food quality watchdog inspecting 11 apple growers in Belarus

Russia wants to arm its troops with small drones that drop bombs because ISIS did it

Russian firm Kalashnikov set to unleash kamikaze drones

Russia bars opposition candidates from Moscow city ballot

Georgia
The Battle for Political Influence in the Georgian Orthodox Church

Qatar: Deputy PM sends messages to Italy, Georgia and Tajikistan'

Latvia
Mediator to manage talks between journalists and board at Latvian Radio

Latvia urges Russia to come clean over MH17 atrocity

Long-standing chief re-appointed as head of State Security Service

Latvian MEPs split on von der Leyen for President

Estonia
Foreign ministry undersecretary: Von der Leyen safe enough bet for Estonia

Estonia: State seeking to abolish strict ad restrictions on consumer credit providers

Finland
Finland says Russian aircraft suspected of air violation

Finland rejects call to end sponsorship of EU presidency

Taaleri SolarWind II fund invests in a 91 MW wind farm in Finland in the fund's first transaction

Finland outlines future poison centre notification responsibilities

Sweden
Taliban Shuts 42 Swedish-Run Health Clinics in Afghanistan

Why are so many young people moving to Malmö?

Norway
Krekar convicted, arrested in Oslo

Iceland
Iceland Poised to Regrow Woods Hacked Out by Vikings

Africa
Egypt
Egyptian economy on right track after 5.6% growth in 2018-2019: prime minister

Tutankhamun's Sarcophagus Will Be Restored a Decade after its Discovery

Libya
Brother of 2017 Manchester bomber being extradited from Libya to Britain

Eastern Libya invites BOT offer from German company to recycle waste for energy production

Tunisia
Tunisia elections Amendments to electoral law stir controversy

142 migrant departures stopped from Tunisia, NGO

Senegal
Legal firm Andersen Global Enters Senegal, Expands Presence in Africa'

Liberia
Liberia: ‘Gov’t Will Not Succumb to Independence Day Protest’ - Deputy Press Secretary

Liberia: ‘Unregulated’ Artisan Mining In Several Counties Robbing Gov’t of Revenue

Liberia: Housing Authority Signs Contract with Burkinabè Firm after Bribery Scandal

Ghana
Ghana: Students Urged to Acquire Skills to Be Self-Employable

Ghana: Aker Energy secures $100m for development of oil projects

NDC controls majority of the intellectuals, middle class in Ghana – Otokunor claims

Ghana lost $105 million to cyber criminals in Accra alone in 2018 – CID

Burkina Faso
FAO warns of deteriorating food security in north of Burkina Faso

Niger
Regional Meeting to Tackle Lake Chad Crisis Begins in Niger

Nigeria
Nigeria: 10 Turkish Sailors Kidnapped Off Coast

Nigeria: World Bank, AfDB Blacklist 15 Companies, 9 Individuals

Presidential election tribunal summons INEC chairman, Zamfara REC

Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases in Adamawa, Katsina states

States must do more to end ‘almajiri’ system – Buhari

Make health insurance compulsory for all Nigerians, NMA tells Buhari

Senate Goes into Executive Session Ahead of Justice Muhammad’s Screening

12 dead in central Nigeria after 'substandard building' collapses

Sudan
Canadian maker of military vehicles for Sudan operates beyond reach of Ottawa’s rules

Sudan: Military and Opposition Sign Accord, First Step in Power-Sharing Deal

Ethiopia
Stakeholders Reject Ethiopian Airlines’ Plan to Fly Local Routes in Nigeria

Djibouti
Kuwait, Djibouti sign visa exemption agreement

Kenya
Kenyan, Chinese banks launch initiative to boost Sino-Africa trade

Kenya eyes partnership with Egypt's energy sector: Minister

Uganda
Uganda: The Regime Wants Me Dead, Says Bobi Wine as He Prepares for 2021 Polls

Angola
Angola unifies inspection of economic activities

Angola, WB sign agreement to support privatizations

Angola and Sweden discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Zambia
Zambia: Copperbelt province already looking to future beyond mining

Rwanda
Rwanda: Govt Increases Stipends for Vulnerable Survivors

Tanzania
New species of tree discovered in Tanzania mountains

How Tanzania's rising inflation impacts cross border trade in East Africa

World Bank to launch Tanzania Economic Update on 18 July

Zimbabwe
Half of Zimbabweans Facing Starvation - Report

Alrosa invests $12m in diamond exploration in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%

Botswana
'Deny Foreigners Land Ownership in Botswana' - MPs

Namibia
Namibia: Cannabis Advocate Takes Shanghala to Task

Namibia: Ancestral Land Commission Debriefs Geingob On Erindi

H1N1 claims life in Windhoek

Rio Tinto finally sells Rössing Uranium has finally been sold to Chinese state-owned Corporation

Namibia: Employee Claims Being Fired Over HIV Status

South Africa
Industry and campaigners spar over S.Africa’s carbon tax

South Africa: Troop Deployment to Cape Townships Vague, for 'Element of Surprise'

South Africa: Over 2,000 Phoney Marriages Reported, but Only 1,160 'Truly Fraudulent'

Staff, guests robbed as armed gang ransacks upmarket Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town

SANDF underfunded and being outpaced by militaries in the region – Mapisa-Nqakula

Oceania
Australia
Australian Couple to Pay Over $2 Million After Claiming Taxes Are Against God's Will1

Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Australia's government resolute in commitment to pursuing accountability for downing of MH17 – joint statement

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top agenda for G-7 meeting

Five years after carbon price repeal, Australia remains in policy abyss

Australia’s first compressed air energy storage system gets development approval

Investors asked to support accelerated retirement of AGL’s coal fleet

New Zealand
New Zealand extends used oil recycling program

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash

Fish and Game NZ - Govt agriculture climate plan cautiously welcomed

Forest mast significantly boosts breeding of rare kākāriki

NZ dollar stalled amid uncertainty about US rate cuts

Papua New Guinea
PNG leader on six-day Australian visit

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