Why Accra’s property boom hasn’t produced affordable housing

African cities are among the fastest growing in the world, leading to rising demand for urban housing. Housing policies promoted by international organisations such as the World Bank since the 1980s have stimulated housing markets in ord ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Missing Belarus dissident found hanged in Ukraine park

Police in Ukraine have opened a murder probe after a dissident was found hanging in a park. Supporters accuse the regime of Alexander Lukashenko of killing the activist. Police said they are pursuing two main leads. A miss ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
NATO, EU Join Criticism Of Iran After Deadly Tanker Attack

NATO and the European Union have added to Western criticism of Iran over a purported drone attack on a merchant ship in the Arabian Sea that killed two crewmen last week, urging Tehran to respect its international obligations. The July ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Paying Australians $300 to get fully vaccinated would be value for money

I reckon Albo’s on the right track. The opposition leader wants to pay A$300 to every Australian who is fully vaccinated by December 1. The Grattan Institute is on a similar theme. It has proposed a $10 million lottery, paying out $1 m ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
2.75 crore doses still unutillized, says Centre

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Over 49 crore Covid vaccines doses have been provided to the states, UTs out of which 2.75 crore unutilised doses are still available, the Union Health Ministry informed on Tuesday. More than 49.85 cr ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Amid escalating tensions, Pakistan shelves plan to host Afg

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 3 (ANI): With tensions escalating between governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan over the latter’s support to the Taliban, Islamabad has shelved its plan to host a peace conference involving Afghanistan’s po ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Kerela records 13,984 new COVID-19 cases, 118 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerela) [India], August 2 (ANI): Kerela recorded 13,984 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and 118 deaths. According to the state health bulletin, Kerala has 1,65,322 active cases. The state reported 32,42,68 ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Singapore Airlines sees path to recovery as Singapore mulls

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, August 1 (ANI): Last week, Singapore Airlines (SIA) reported a dramatically narrower net loss of SGD 409 million (USD 302 million) in its first-quarter results for the financial year 2021/22. This is an improvem ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
Fauci Predicts Worsening Virus Conditions

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. infectious disease expert said Sunday that the country is facing "some pain and suffering" with the surging delta variant of the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top medical advi ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
’Have capable, alert, and nimble diplomats team at UNSC’

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has placed trust in Indian diplomats as the country assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Sunday and said that India needs "ale ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
US formulates 4 year plan to boost Afghani’s air exports

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 1 (ANI): America has outlined a four-year plan to boost the air exports of Afghanistan, according to the latest report by the US Special Investigation General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. In order for the ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
San Francisco Hospital Staff Test Positive For COVID

More than 200 employees at two major hospitals in San Francisco, in the western U.S. state of California, have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a report Saturday in The New York Times. Most of the staff members at Zuck ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021