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Biden now wants to meet Putin over Crimea tensions

April 14, 2021 admin 0

U.S. President Joe Biden (L) has suggested a summit with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin (R), over Crimea dispute. [Courtesy] U.S. President Joe Biden called on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to reduce tensions […]

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Tanzania opposition calls for new constitution

April 13, 2021 admin 0

Freeman Mbowe (C), chairman of Chadema, Tanzania’s main opposition party, arrives at Kisutu Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on March 10, 2020. [REUTERS/Emmanuel Herman] Tanzanian opposition leader Freeman Mbowe has called for the […]

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Man kills self after lover ends relationship

April 13, 2021 admin 0

Kitachana Shenani died by hanging after his lover, Pilly Kikono, ended their long-term affair over claims that Shenani was violent. [File, Standard] A 30-year-old man from Makundusi Village in Serengeti, Mara Region in northern part […]

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Another Covid vaccine linked to blood clots

April 13, 2021 admin 0

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine had been administered in the United States. [File, Standard] U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & […]

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Keep off Crimea, Russia tells US

April 13, 2021 admin 0

The Pentagon has declined to discuss the ships’ deployment, saying only that the U.S. military routinely sends vessels to the region. [Courtesy] Russia on Tuesday warned the United States to ensure its warships stayed well […]

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Somalia lawmakers vote to extend presidential term

April 13, 2021 admin 0

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed whose term was extended by MPs yesterday. [File, Standard] Somalia’s lower house of parliament yesterday voted to extend the president’s term for another two years to let the country prepare […]

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English shops and pub gardens reopen

April 12, 2021 admin 0

People queue outside a shop as the Covid-19 restrictions in London, Britain are eased on April 12, 2021. [Reuters]] People queued up outside retailers across England for the better part of Monday to release their […]

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China considers mixing COVID-19 vaccines

April 12, 2021 admin 0

A medical expert collecting swab samples from a Chinese national. [Courtesy] China’s top disease control official has said the country is formally considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines as a way of further boosting vaccine efficacy. Available […]

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Prince Philip was the model husband

April 12, 2021 admin 0

Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth.[Courtesy] I have heard lots of nasty things said about Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh – the tall naval commander who put the daughter of the King of England “inside […]