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Public federal–state hearing on the Grassy Mountain coal project proposed by the Australian-headquartered Riversdale Resources.

Liberals get clashing election messages while best chance to win majority passes by

Cenovus Energy to cut up to 25% of combined workforce with Husky after deal

Fiscal targets will come, but emergency spending must stay for now, Freeland says

‘Multiple wheels are falling off the train’: Canadians are struggling with mental-health costs of COVID-19

Don Mazankowski, former Alberta MP and 'minister of everything,' dies at 85

Scott Moe forced to clarify ‘independent’ Saskatchewan comments, address upstart Buffalo Party

Teacher charged by Ontario labour ministry for allegedly failing to wear mask at school

Election 2020: Road Rules for Investors

US court upholds miners’ rights to explore on federal lands

U.S. Senate tech hearing becomes political showdown

U.S. pharmacies attract new flu shot customers as coronavirus surges

Joe Biden has pledged to rescind a key permit granted by Trump for the pipeline, designed to take 830,000 barrels of crude a day from Alberta to Nebraska

US Soya Bean Season Kicks Off With Strongest Exports In History

US charges 8 as Chinese agents, accusing them of targeting dissidents in US

Philadelphia to Impose Curfew Tonight to Contain Violent Protests

US ‘Coal First’ Program Earmarks $80Mln for Research on Zero Carbon Power, Energy Dept. Says

Hawaii to exempt Japanese travelers from quarantine starting Nov. 6

Gilead Sciences reports almost $900 mn in Q3 remdesivir sales

American troops could be sent to ‘defend the Senkaku Islands’, US commander says

‘Lapdog press’ blacks out explosive Tony Bobulinski claims as CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WaPo skip story

Mexican president blasts European leaders for ‘authoritarian urge’ over harsh Covid-19 lockdowns

Ex-U.S. employee at Mexico City embassy was 'experienced' predator with 22 apparent victims, prosecutors say

New lawsuit to challenge Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Mexico National Guard troops charged in fatal shooting during Chihuahua water protests

Mexico's Cemex posts $1.5 bln quarterly loss on impairments

Genocide Survivors Say Guatemalan Government is Blocking Their Fight for Justice

El Salvador
CO2 GRO starts El Salvador pepper greenhouse feasibility

Nicaragua to impose jail time for spreading what government deems 'false news'

Nicaragua approves ‘cybercrimes’ law, alarming rights groups

Costa Rica
Pineapple volumes down for the year but pricing remains solid in Costa Rica

Smart Ports are the Gates to the Maritime Industry’s Digital Future

Seven of world's most polluted rivers in Panama

Cuba approves Law of the President and Vice President of the Republic

New lawmakers seat at Cuban Parliament

Cuban Parliament demands greater efficiency in budget execution

Cuban legislators approve bill on Council of Ministers

Cuba's Sancti Spiritus province repairs tourist facilities

Cuba seeks solutions amid a complex economic context, says goverment

Gully bank threat - Holness talks tough on no-build zones as flood bill nears $3b

Loss to agriculture sector due to rain over $1 billion

Venezuelan oil transferred at new ship-to-ship spot in the Caribbean, tanker data shows

Venezuela plans to produce its COVID-19 medicine with Russia, China

French apple exports to Colombia increased by 136%

Agrosavia develops two varieties of guava for Colombian agriculture

Did top mafia boss outsmart US and Colombia again?

Colombia’s opposition threatened with ‘systematic extermination’

‘Tensions between US and Colombia over counternarcotics disaster’

Colombia claims killing ‘Uriel,’ ELN’s most media-savvy guerrilla

How Army SFAB trainer deployment caused political backlash in Colombia

Colombia will hold bidding rounds for gold

How Chile and Ecuador's Entrepreneurial Spirit Caught the World's Attention

How Chile and Ecuador's Entrepreneurial Spirit Caught the World's Attention

Ecuadorian Air Force takes delivery of its first two H145s

Ecuador sees improved economic outlook amid pandemic

Repsol leaves Ecuador after the sale of its assets to the Canadian company New Stratus Energy for €5 M

Peruvian organic farmers’ cooperative looking for European markets

The value of Peruvian citrus exports grows by 43%

Photo: ANDINA/MIDIS Peru: Universal bonus will have been paid to 4.2 million households thru Nov 5

Peru's President: We will provide all guarantees for transparent, democratic elections

Peru's President: Government extends state of emergency thru end-November

Peru's President: Over 90% of infected citizens managed to defeat COVID-19

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales’s socialist party has seen a dramatic resurrection barely a year after he stepped down and fled to Mexico.

Bolivia: New President and Vice President receive their credentials

Petrobras says it will buy $353 mln P-71 platform for Itapu field

Brazil sugar output, cane crop seen falling next season due to dry weather

Brazil corn prices break record, at 81.48 reais per sack -Cepea

Lula says he is very willing to fight for Brazil

Fire forces hospital evacuation in Brazil; 2 patients dead

AB InBev Earnings Beat Estimates as U.S., Brazil Drive Growth

Paraguay airport adopts S. Korean military lab-made coronavirus test kit

Tigo Money announces e-wallet interoperability in Paraguay

Argentina’s Got A Fever And The Only Prescription Is More Dollars

Rich residents map escape route from Argentina’s ‘money trap’

Water rights under scrutiny in Chile’s Atacama Desert

Chile's latest steps towards true democracy are a beacon for the world

Sungrow Crosses 1 GW of PV Inverter Shipment in Chile

Chile: Introducing rules to benefit from 4% WHT and structured agreements

Earthquakes shake north, center and south of Chile

Yoshihide Suga to make Japan carbon neutral by 2050 but falls well short of providing a detailed roadmap

Obesity rising among men in Japan, annual health ministry survey finds

Japanese companies rushing to adapt to net-zero emission goal

Exxon, Japan's JERA to build LNG-to-power project in Vietnam

Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to unveil plan to release radioactive waste water

N. Korea
U.S. willing to talk with N. Korea any time, any place: Senior U.S. official

Soldiers Injured as North Korea Deploys Landmines at Sino-Korean Border to Stop Escapees

S. Korea
South Korea unveils 2050 carbon neutrality target

Hyundai Heavy Industries wins orders to build three ships

Pres. Moon proposes US$ 500 bil. budget to help economic recovery

S. Korea introduces new measures to help first-time buyers

Seoul, Tokyo to hold talks over Japan's wartime forced labor and export curbs

S. Korea's Yoo Myung-hee reportedly behind her Nigerian rival in WTO leadership race

S. Korea's BSI for all industries up 10 points m/m to 74 in October: BOK

Seoul's participation in 'Quad' may jeopardize regional security: S. Korean adviser

S. Korean Economy Posts 1.9% Growth in Q3: On Path to Recovery?

China looks to Mongolia for coking coal after banning Australian imports

Three Reasons Investors Shouldn’t Overlook China’s Rebound

China's domestic jet fuel demand back to near pre-COVID levels

Beijing accuses US of sowing discord in Indo-Pacific corridor strait

SCIO Briefing on achievements in transport during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020)

Xinjiang migrant workers work to pursue happy life: Report

China moves to legalise digital yuan, ban competitors with new draft law

How China’s sovereign digital currency plan differs from the G7

China shocked to discover the developed world views it in a negative light

Bobulinski Bombshell: The Bidens are 'Compromised' and Lying About Joe's Knowledge of Hunter's Deals With China

China coking coal import rules to have low impact: Teck

Chinese military urges US to revoke Taiwan arms sales plan

Beijing Says It Will Impose Sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon Over Arms Sales to Taiwan

China’s Real Invasion of Taiwan Has Already Started

Taiwan Is a Real Place, Not a Geopolitical Pawn

NGO groups in the Philippines have welcomed the decision by the South Korean utility KEPCO that it will not proceed with the proposed Sual 2 coal plant

Philippines announces moratorium on new greenfield coal plants

Philippines' Nickel Asia suspends ops at mine after coronavirus outbreak

Lacson questions 'exemption' of Duterte allies from corruption investigations

8 PhilHealth execs suspended for 6 months over reimbursement funds mess

New LPA spotted off Mindanao as tropical depression nears PAR

In Asia, Trump gets second-highest approval rating in PH

Vietnamese avocado supply could become excessive due to rapid increase in acreage

EU pledges €1.3m in aid for flood victims in central Việt Nam

Storm Molave made landfall in central Việt Nam

U.S., Vietnam sign $500 million deal to form 'Pork Consortium'

Laos to Reopen Border to Travelers From China Under Streamlined COVID-19 Rules

Thai-Lao bridges announced

Thailand and China sign delayed deal on Belt and Road rail line

Lawsuit demands San Francisco museum forfeit artifacts allegedly stolen from Thailand

Languages and Symbols in Protests – From Hong Kong to Thailand

Thailand's first transgender MP dismissed from parliament

Thailand tourism officials to tap into Chinese market as they attract more visitors

Cambodia: Hun Sen Threatens Families of Activists

Cambodia launches inter-banking platform that runs on blockchain

How rats are cleaning up more than just landmines in Cambodia

Cambodia officially launches digital currency backed by central bank

Cambodia Should End Threats, Arrests of Activists Who Marked Anniversary of Paris Accords: HRW

Death toll from flooding in Cambodia rises to 44

Malaysia reports 801 new coronavirus cases, eight new deaths

The Agong’s emergency declaration powers: A look at ‘discretion’, ‘advice’ and history from a legal perspective

Chief statistician: 4.5 million Malaysians responded to Census 2020 so far

Hoping to control Covid-19 new spike within a month, Sabah asks Putrajaya for more manpower

Perak MB rubbishes talk of Umno-Opposition conspiracy

Cambodia and Singapore are in a backchannel war of words over a retired Singaporean diplomat's suggestion that Phnom Penh should be booted from ASEAN

PLN books Rp 12.2 trillion net loss as COVID-19 proves double whammy

Jokowi launches West Papua TVRI station on Youth Pledge Day

Red Cross says boat carrying aid attacked in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Myanmar must not disenfranchise minority voters

US Delegation Looks to Boost Investment in Myanmar

Refugee community from Bhutan to establish $1.5 million community center in Des Moines

Hundreds of Muslims hold anti-France protest in Bangladesh

Global Cancer Institute Extends Programs for Underserved Cancer Patients to Bangladesh

Strong measures need to be taken to achieve tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040

Telangana: Cops land on Indo-Nepal border, catch up with thieves

Naravane to visit Nepal from Nov 4-6, to be accorded honorary General rank

Former Indian Minister for Coal sentenced to three years gaol: Dilip Ray

Indian traders stay away from onion auctions at Lasalgaon

India’s eastern state Bihar goes to the polls today in the first test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India, US sign pact for sharing sensitive information

Oxford's Covid vaccine could be ready by December: Serum Institute CEO

Explained: What happened before DU Vice-Chancellor was suspended

Six BSP MLAs rebel in UP, hint they may leave Mayawati's party

Pakistan court reprimands govt for incarcerating Indian nationals despite completing their sentences

J&K Congress rejects new land laws, vows to fight for rights of people

Sri Lanka
US can't offer what China can to Sri Lanka: expert

Illegal waste containers successfully repatriated from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka rupee close stronger, gilt yields steady

Central Asia & Middle East
Pakistan school holds prayers hours after bombing

At least eight killed, 125 injured in Peshawar madrassa blast

Face masks made mandatory in public places as second Covid wave hits Pakistan

Afghanistan peace talks fail to slow civilian casualty toll

Amid Year of Peace Talks, Afghanistan Records Fewest Civilian Casualties Since 2012

Australian special forces tortured and executed prisoners in Afghanistan - report

Five Taliban militants killed in clashes with Afghan Army in Zabul

Afghanistan’s memory museum pushes for justice by reframing a war

Kazakhstan embraces Borat catchphrase in new tourism campaign: 'Very nice!'

Kazakhstan Our Important Partner, Says ASEF Executive Director

Third Regime Change in Fifteen Years Upends Kyrgyzstani Politics (Part Two)

Zhaparov about economic amnesty: There are already those who want to voluntarily reimburse state

Acting President Zhaparov meets with CCTS Secretary General Amreyev

Tajikistan exports 31% of production in 9M20

Tajikistan reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, 10860 in total

USAID Celebrates the Achievements of Its Five-year Agriculture Program in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan unveils details of huge privatization program

Bumper melon harvest sweetens Uzbekistan's pandemic woes

Uzbekistan: Analysis shows that society does not actively participate in government processes

Araghchi kicks off consultation on initiative to settle Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack

Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

Iran cemetery paints over gravestone images of deceased women

Iran prepares peace proposal for Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Iran summons French charge d’affaires over anti-Islam cartoons

FM Zarif dismisses Iran's exchanging two detained spies with US as fake news

Iran declares ‘full-scale war’ as virus deaths hit record

Iraq is the world’s third-biggest oil exporter, but its economy is cratering

Iraq’s ‘stadium of horrors’ in ruins, but the game goes on

Iraq Kurdistan region thwarts attack by PKK on foreign diplomats

Pentagon to deliver new military aid to Kurdistan Region in early November

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

United States steals Syrian oil again

Turkey threatens new military incursion into northern Syria

Việt Nam calls for more humanitarian aid to Syria amid COVID-19

Turkey's 4th medical gear shipment lands in Bangladesh

Turkey threatens lawsuit over Charlie Hebdo caricature of Erdogan

Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study

EU Could Support France with Sanctions Against Turkey

Second round of indirect negotiations to delineate maritime borders winds up

Loyalty to Resistance bloc slams insults against Prophet Muhammad

Berri: New government within days

Jumblatt: What will the shipmaster say amidst the storms?

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

'US to fund Israeli research in West Bank, Golan'

US to let citizens born in Jerusalem list Israel on their passports — report

Touring IDF drill, Netanyahu threatens Hezbollah with ‘steel fist’

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

Palestinians denounce inclusion of West Bank in US-Israel scientific pact

JLW report seeks to gauge psychological impact of pandemic-triggered lay-offs

PSD chalks out elaborate security plan for elections

Queen supports 100 income-generating projects to alleviate COVID-19 impact

Health sector better prepared for COVID surge — Obeidat

Kuwait's boycott of French goods over cartoons expands

Indian expat population in Oman down to less than a million

Oman to use 5% of expat visa fee to support job fund

Oman reserves over 1 million Covid-19 vaccines

Oman gets $1bn in aid from Qatar

Saudi Arabia
Oil plunges over 5% to four-month low as pandemic surges, U.S. crude output soars

Drop in leisure driving stalls global recovery in fuel demand

Anger towards Emmanuel Macron grows in Muslim world

U. A. E.
Demand issues to overshadow OPEC+ supply next year -Aramco trading arm chief

First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

US embassy in Emirates issues new terrorism warning to American citizens

Grave-counting satellite images seek to track Yemen's death toll

Malnutrition surges among young children in Yemen as conditions worsen

US War in Yemen Worse Under Trump Than Bush, Obama Combined - Report

Child malnutrition surges in war-torn Yemen — UN

United Kingdom
UK under pressure amid warning hospital cases may triple

Boris Johnson Pressured on Fresh Lockdown as Virus at ‘Critical Stage’

UK lawmakers file legal case against PM Boris Johnson over Russian interference response

President of the Metropolitan Area of Porto wants State of Emergency

Portugal among 10 countries with best migrant integration policies

Pressure on Portugal's health system could prompt further restrictions

€200 million investment to avoid water shortages in the Algarve

"Good transition from northern European lettuce to the Spanish supply underway"

Spanish retail sales are due—the Spanish economy has seemingly had less confidence in the bounce back

The Snow apple harvest has started in France

Germany and France prepare new lockdowns

In France, the disease killed 523 people yesterday

Macron orders lockdown for whole of France starting Friday

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

France envisages month-long national lockdown

France urged to charge traffickers of migrant family who drowned in Channel

Google steps up campaign against EU push for tough new tech rules

EU arms itself against U.S. and others in trade disputes

Average EU peach prices quite a lot higher in recent weeks

EU + UK soft wheat exports 6.44 mln T by Oct. 25, down 30%

'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

European trade MEPs back GIs agreement with China

Sunfresh growers introduce Formosa papayas from Dutch greenhouse

Amsterdam court grants Ukraine's request to challenge judge in Scythian gold case

Report: EU donors needs to ‘green’ external action on farming

Thousands of Nazi artifacts looted from Netherlands war museum

Fewer non-EU students plan to stay in the Netherlands, Nuffic survey shows

Germany and France prepare new lockdowns as COVID sweeps Europe

Under-pressure German COVID-19 test lab produces run of false positives

So far this year G20 countries have announced stimulus programmes worth around US$11trn (or nearly the size of the Japanese, German and French economies combined)

US Troops in Germany Slam Leadership Amid Mounting Tax-Liability Cases

German officials agree on partial lockdown to curb mounting Covid-19 cases

Algeria president transferred to German hospital: official

Climate change drives plants to extinction in the Black Forest in Germany

Germany faces new record with nearly 15,000 new cases in a single day

What you need to know about Berlin's 'cursed' new airport

104-year-old rents chopper for northern Denmark family visit

Denmark Prepares to Fight EU’s Proposal for Minimum Wage

Denmark stands by France in new Mohammed cartoon row

Denmark courts reject tax authority's formalistic transfer pricing approach

Greenland Party Wants Denmark in Charge of Health Again

Denmark Prepares to Fight EU’s Proposal for Minimum Wage

Lebanon: Geagea welcomes ambassadors of Denmark, Austria

Bosnia's Presidency Chairman in a Working Visit in Austria

European Economic and Social Committee: Austrian Christa Schweng is New Head

Swiss report more than 8,600 new coronavirus infections, 24 more deaths

Study: Over 80% of COVID-19 Patients Suffer Vitamin D Deficiency

Italy’s single-day cases of COVID-19 hit new record with nearly 25,000 new infections

Italy defense budget rebounds despite coronavirus crisis

Italy-Tunisia: Delta Center-Confial alliance signed

Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia Are Reporting Daily Records of Coronavirus Cases

Slovenian NGOs Facing Eviction Claim Jansa Wants Them Silenced

Slovenia & Coronavirus: 2605 New Cases, 35% Positivity Rate

Slovenia's average maize yield seen up 12% in 2020

Slovenia launches €5 million airline subsidy tender

Croatia's first 'vacation-worthy week' project a success

Croatia's Ericsson Nikola Tesla 9-mo net profit down 17%

Croatia's AD Plastik 9-mo cons net profit drops 63% y/y

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnian Parliament spox: Iran pursuing lasting peace for Middle East

New Serbian government presented to parliament

Montenegro mobile users stable in September at 1.08 million

Foreign tourist arrivals to Montenegro slump 81.2% y/y in September

Muslim-majority Albania hosts first ever Balkan anti-Semitism forum

Spain, Greece and Portugal are among the countries struggling to work out how to best keep their finances in check

Albania- Greece relations : a new positive dynamics

Illegal Practices EU Border Agency Frontex Complicit in Greek Refugee Pushback Campaign

Turkish Drones Threaten Greece's Tank Force

"Greece Does Not Participate In So Called Push-backs"

North Macedonia
North Macedonia Seeks to Smooth Relations with Bulgaria

Bulgaria: Prison for Unregulated Passenger Transport

Bulgarian PM Borissov: We Must Observe All The Measures

Bulgaria: Doctor from Yambol Re-Infected with Coronavirus

Bulgarian Ministry of Economy Closes Due to Infected Employees by COVID-19

PM Orban: Gov't goal is to stem increase in COVID cases without affecting economic activity

President Iohannis: I still believe Gov't, Romanian Orthodox Church need to deepen their dialogue

Iohannis: On Friday, I will promulgate law granting lifelong medical treatment to survivors of Colectiv tragedy

EU countries, taking bold measures depending on evolution of pandemic, not expecting something from somewhere

MEPs hear clash over occupied Hungarian drama school

Number of COVID patients hospitalized in Hungary reaches new high

Chief of Slovak Telekom: We care about the future of Slovakia

Czechoslovakia was saving grace for Slovaks

Czech Republic
Czechoslovakia was progressive about women's voting rights

Czech parliament calls to designate Hezbollah a terrorist group

Tattile brings free flow tolling to Slovakia and Czech Republic

Primoco UAV certified by Czech military aviation authority

Poland reports record rise in daily coronavirus cases and deaths

“Demand for Polish apples strong in Europe”

Poland’s most-powerful politician called on people to defend Catholic churches from pro-choice protesters to ward off a civilizational threat

Hungary and Poland to counter critics with ‘rule of law institute’

Nationwide Strike, Continued Protests in Poland Against Abortion Ruling

Ukraine 2020 grain harvest 84% complete, winter sowing continues

Ukraine summons Hungarian ambassador over election interference

Access to e-declarations register to be blocked under Constitutional Court ruling

Donbas update: Enemy violates truce four times on Oct 27, JFO HQ reports

Rescuers extinguish fire at gas processing station in Kharkiv region, two people die - Emergency Service

Moldova’s Presidential Election: Geopolitics Take a Back Seat for Now

Pompeo’s Call to Lukashenka and Aversion to Consensus-Building in Belarus

Belarusian nuclear power plant satisfied with training standards of university students

Belarus to reduce export duties on oil, petroleum products on 1 November

Russia's coronavirus situation continuing to deteriorate, says deputy PM

China, Russia seek to curb use of US dollar in Eurasian trade bloc deals

Putin Says US Withdrawal From INF 'Grave Mistake', Creates Risk of Nuclear Arms Race

Russia's Tu-154 Jet Completes Final Passenger Voyage

New Methane Discharge Discovered in Russia's Arctic

Oil Spill Hits Russia’s Pacific Coast Amid String of Pollution Incidents

Russian Military Tests ‘Mobile Echelon’ in Kavkaz 2020

Russia issues extraordinary statement over reports CIA agents were attacked in Australia

Global Impact Award: Bank of Lithuania

Bank analysts expect Latvia’s GDP decline at 4% – 4.7% in Q3 2020

Latvian Farmers Union’s Entrepreneurship Council organized a protest outside the Saeima to protest against calculation of minimal state compulsory insurance contributions and the proposal to limit the micro-enterprises tax regime.

COVID-19 found at Saulkrasti hospital and Rezekne nursing home

CSP: 15.5% of companies sell goods and services on the internet

Estonia: Many foreign virus cases come from Russia, Ukraine

Ministry: Myths about foreigners' stay, studies and employment in Estonia

Mental health patients blackmailed following major hack in Finland

Finland needs 700,000 electric cars, higher prices on car emissions, says task force

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes signify stability and revival

Greta Thunberg reflects on living through multiple crises in a ‘post-truth society’

Neptune Energy makes small oil discovery off Norway

Norway's oil and gas exploration drops sharply, regulator says

Zeabuz is launching a self-driving electric ferry in Norway

Norway Warns Against All International Travel Until 2021

Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

How is the Egyptian Air Force able to operate its fleet of mixed origin?

Ghana signs joint airline deal with Egypt, bypassing Ethiopia

How is the Egyptian Air Force able to operate its fleet of mixed origin?

Egypt's Sisi says freedom of expression stops at offending more than 1.5 billion people

Four new graves with 12 unidentified bodies discovered in Tarhuna

Berniq Airlines’ first Airbus A320 arrives in Benghazi’s Benina airport

Tunisia says COVID spread 'very dangerous' with new curbs expected

Mass exit to Italy threat in Tunisia soccer row put on hold

Tunisian parliament, cbank chief tell govt to cut spending plans

Tunisia : MP Yassine Ayari and tax authority hound Maersk

Algerian President in Hospital After Reportedly Contracting COVID-19

Algeria president transferred to German hospital: official

Suspected jihadist freed by Mali is detained in Algeria

ECOCO expresses its solidarity with Sahrawi peaceful demonstrations in Guerguerat

Western Sahara Rebels Shutter Border Crossing, Demand UN Add Human Rights Mission

African Petroleum : after settling with Gambia, Petronor asks for more time to secure deal with Senegal

Liberia: The Supreme Court Ruling in the Jalloh Case and “Proposition One” are Entirely Different

Cote dIvoire
UN Urges End to Violence, Intimidation in Run-Up to Ivory Coast Elections

Cote d'Ivoire: 'We Are Bound By Fear' - Looking Forward to a Messy Presidential Election

HIPC is behind us, there’s no turning back – Finance Minister Ofori-Atta

JICA, NBSSI launches free videos for MSMEs

Stanbic Bank names Kwamina Asomaning as its new Chief Executive

Ghana govt will temporarily operate AirtelTigo after transfer of ownership

Ghana government in talks to takeover AirtelTigo shares

Ghana to issue sovereign bonds worth $3 bln

Malian gold mine to be powered by 3.9 MW/2.6 MWh solar-plus-storage plant

KSRelief to support children's education in Mali

US Citizen Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Southern Niger

US Citizen Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Southern Niger

Togo, Niger, Benin remit N2.04 billion to Nigeria for power supply

In Nigeria, protests, curfews lead to petrol queues -state oil firm

Police corruption is endemic in Nigeria, and members of the country’s tech industry complain they’ve suffered more than most

Nigeria to Help Chad Make Light of Its Electricity Woes

Nigerian Court Throws Out Case of 47 Men Accused of Being Gay

Court declines to order INTERPOL arrest of ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani

Nigerian military gears up to crack down on looters, hoodlums

Buhari Meets Danjuma in State House

UN Rights Office Condemns 'Merciless' Attack on Cameroon School

Cameroon: International Rights Groups Call for Ceasefire

Sudanese Christian, Muslim Leaders Agree to Promote Religious Freedom

Sudanese in Israel fear being returned after normalisation

South Sudan
Flooding worsens in South Sudan, raising health risk

A new generation of desert locusts plus flooding and COVID-19 threaten food security in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Dam Talks Resume After Trump's 'Irresponsible' Remarks

UN says two of its humanitarian workers killed in Somalia

Somali Women Are Demanding 30% of Parliament Seats in 2021 Election

Kenyan among those sentenced to death in Somalia for working with ISIS

Protesters in Somalia condemn French leader over anti-Islam remarks

Dutch entrepreneurs are investing in organic farming in Kenya

Kenyan growers in Machakos get a cooling facility

Kenya's Shona Community Fights for State Recognition

Saving and Loan Groups Give Lifeline to Kenyans During Pandemic

Kenya's Job Market Ravaged by Coronavirus

Maize Price Declines to a 2-Year Low on Kenyatta Order

Investigation Highlights Transparency Need on US, UK Roles in Kenyan Counterterrorism

Hoax embassy pages falsely claim Trump made visa announcements for Kenya and Liberia

Government inaugurates water and sanitation project in Gulu

Kipoi seeks extradition to South Africa for fear of persecution in Uganda

All female taxi hailing service making headway into Ugandan market

Angola: Police Detain, Harass, and Beat Journalists Covering Protests - Reports

Vietnam confirms returnee, who flew with 13 other patients from Angola, as imported COVID-19 case

Angola's role in pacification of region acknowledged Angola's role in pacification of region acknowledged

Prodesi registers 186 new requests for credit support

Angolan President addresses youth issues

Rwandans Welcome Arrest of Genocide Suspect Joseph Mugenzi

Rwanda: Dutch Police Arrests Genocide Suspect Mugenzi

UN Calls On Tanzania to Avoid Violence as Citizens Vote

Tanzanians Vote Amid Allegations of Violence, Fraud

Tanzania Goes to the Polls Amid Reports of Violence, Arrests

Tanzanians Vote Amid Allegations of Violence, Fraud

As Tanzania Votes, Many See Democracy Itself on the Ballot

UN Calls On Tanzania to Avoid Violence as Citizens Vote

Zimbabwe to Make Foreign Contacts, Allegations of Torture, Abduction Illegal

Zimbabwe wants to outlaw citizens' ability to communicate with foreign govts

Bring Sanctions evidence, we bring corruption evidence: Chikwinya

Botswana to Allow Chartered Flights to Boost Tourism Sector

Namibia: Consumption by government agencies can drive agro value chain

Namibia: Fishrot Accusations Irritate Ruling Party MPs

Namibia to launch tourism expo amid COVID-19

Namibia now has over 200 free-roaming black rhinos

Project Highlights: Increase water access through improved infrastructure in the Republic of Namibia

South Africa
South African stone fruit 2020/21 season expects improvements on all fronts

European Union customs authority seizes South African blueberries

Nerves ahead of big South African litchi crop

South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will have to balance the need to find money to fuel economic recovery

South Africans Watch US Election With Interest, Trepidation

'KwaSizabantu saved me from my abusive father' - mission teacher speaks out

Cape Town doctor tests positive for Covid-19 twice: 'We are not safe from the claws of SARS-CoV-2'

SA defence industry needs international partnerships

New Seychelles President Calls for National Unity

Voter Intimidation, Voting List Issues Cited By Seychellois Observer Group

Seaborne thermal coal demand to rise over next decade – report

Banks don’t want to lend to Australia’s coal miners any more

Coal-belt community opposes Queensland coal plan of US insurance giant

Four-month lockdown lifted in Melbourne

Santos nears Barossa LNG investment decision

Australia's chance to avoid COVID-19 vaccine 'disaster'

Scientists Discover ‘Mysterious’ 500-Meter-Tall Reef at Australia's Great Barrier Reef2

Morrison in denial as South Korea’s net zero target adds to Australia’s carbon export woes

ANZ ‘net zero emissions’ test for loans

New Zealand
Growing Auckland schools might 'bulge at the seams'

Empathy For Animals In Short Supply: We Need A Minister For Animal Welfare

Papua New Guinea
Eastern Highlands woman is PNG's latest covid case

World Summary Blog

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