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2019-09-21, The Independent
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes at its US stores as vaping-related deaths and illnesses are rising across the country. On Friday the US's largest...
Swedish teenager and environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks during a Fridays for Future rally, in Rome, Friday, April 19, 2019.
2019-09-20, Belfast Telegraph
The teenage Swedish activist who sparked the global climate strike movement has said she never imagined it would take off so quickly. GretaThunberg told the Associated...
Union Leader: NAIROBI -- African countries plan to call on the United Nations to declare a global climate emergency, among a set of demands to be presented at a climate summit in New York on Monday organized by the U.N. chief. Backed by African climate change negotiators,...
Canada Dot Com: NAIROBI, KenyaThe World Health Organization accused Tanzanian authorities of withholding information about multiple suspected Ebola cases in that country over the course of this month, potentially hampering the containment of the deadly virus. The...
The Independent: Protests have erupted in Rio de Janeiro after an eight-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by police. Hundreds of demonstrators demanded an end to police violence after AgathaFelix was fatally struck by a stray bullet in one of the city’s favelas on Friday...
The Times of India: NAIROBI: An American man has drowned while proposing to his girlfriend underwater at an idyllic island off the coast of Tanzania, a luxury resort said in a statement Sunday. His girlfriend Kenesha Antoine posted on her Facebook page footage of Steven Weber...
The Independent: Three teenage boys have been arrested after a girl claimed she was repeatedly gang-raped at a school in Israel. The 13-year-old alleged victim said she was tied up and assaulted in a basement bomb shelter during break times over a ten-day period, according to...
The Independent: When the breaking news came out that Tunisian autocratic ruler, Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, had died on Thursday, few moments of caution and need for verification followed before official information confirmed his death in Jeddah. Rumours of his death have...
MENA FN: (MENAFN - SomTribune) Somaliland through its embassy in Nairobi will in November host an Energy and Infrastructure conference in the Kenyan capital.This is part of Somaliland's lon... ......
All Africa: Nairobi -The government has urged Kenyans to take advantage of Amnesty month to return illegal guns. ......
The Independent: In China’s northwest, the government is stripping the most overt expressions of the Islamic faith from a picturesque valley where most residents are devout Muslims. Authorities have destroyed domes and minarets on mosques, including one in a small village near...
The Independent: Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured. Three women and one man perished in the crash on a highway running through the...
Yahoo Daily News: Harambee Starlets head coach David Ouma has named a provisional squad ahead of a third-round Olympic qualifier against Ghana with three new players included. Limuru Starlets’ Hannah Mbithe is among the new faces who have been included in the preliminary squad...
The Himalayan: NAIROBI: An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates was dying of malnutrition, a former British army officer who helped negotiate his release told Reuters on Sunday. Three other Iranian hostages remain in Somalia. “This guy was dying – he looked...
Suryaa: Nairobi, Sep 22 (IANS) G20 nations are collectively not on track to meet their Paris Agreement commitments, but they have huge opportunities to undertake rapid and deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, a new UN research has said. An advance chapter of...
Gulf News: Nairobi - The World Health Organization has accused Tanzania of failing to provide information on suspected cases of Ebola in the country, potentially styming efforts to curb the spread of the deadly virus. The WHO said it had learned on September 10 of a...