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Chinese man blames government cover ups for father’s coronavirus death

A Chinese man whose father died of coronavirus on February 1, cites Wuhan governments lies and cover ups as the main reason for his father's death, Zhang Hai made the claim in an interview Al Jazeera this week.Zhang Hai’s...

Angolan popular polygamist Pai Grande, buried in the capital Luanda

Angola's most famous polygamist, Francisco Tchikteny Sabalo, who died of prostate cancer last week, was laid to rest in the capital city, Luanda at the weekend.Sabalo, who was also known as Pai Grande, or Big Dad, was a popular...

Chinese writer gets death threats for trying to publish her ‘Wuhan diary’

After Wuhan was sealed off from the world, acclaimed Chinese writer Fang Fang started an online diary about the coronavirus tragedy unfolding in her hometown.Her journal drew tens of millions of readers -- but now that it is about...

Pompeo demands truth from Beijing as US investigates if Covid-19 escaped from Wuhan lab

US secretary of State Mike Pompeo demands truth from Beijing as US investigates if Covid-19 escaped from Wuhan lab during experiments and China covered it up by blaming 'wet' food markets reports Daily Mail.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has...

China now denies discrimination against Africans after earlier vow to improve

China on Monday denied any discrimination against “African brothers” in the country and rejected U.S. accusations of mistreatment of Africans in Guangzhou as an attempt to harm Beijing’s relations with African nations.This came after China had on Sunday, strong...

British PM, Boris Johnson leaves hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left hospital after being treated for coronavirus, but will not immediately return to work, Downing Street says.Mr Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas' hospital, in London, on Sunday - 10 days after...

Amid coronavirus lockdown, man shoots, 2 little daughters, wife then himself in UK

A UK man described as 'bully dad' shot his two young daughters in the head and chest before blasting his partner and turning the gun on himself in West Sussex, reports The Sun.Robert Needham, 42, gunned down Lexi, two,...

Landlord cancels rent for hundreds of tenants over coronavirus

A landlord in Brooklyn, New York, is making sure his hundreds of tenants have one less thing to worry about during the coronavirus pandemic reports Breitbart News.When 28-year-old Paul Gentile lost his job in March due to virus concerns,...

British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus

British PM Boris Johnson announced on Friday that he is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 and would be coordinating affairs via video conferencing."Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus," he...

British Prince Charles tests positive to coronavirus

The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed, Prince Charles 71, is said to be displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said.The Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has also been...
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Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel

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Tigray leader to Ethiopia’s PM; stop the madness

The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from...

Explosions hit 3 Malian cities amid jihadist attacks

The cities of Kidal, Gao and Menaka in northern Mali were hit by simultaneous attacks on Monday against military camps housing international forces, according...

Ethiopia: Leader of Tigray forces says fighting continues near Mekelle

The leader of Ethiopia’s rebellious northern forces has said he is still fighting close to the regional capital of Mekelle after it was captured...

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 at Mogadishu ice-cream shop

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an ice-cream parlour in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing seven people and wounding eight, an...