COVID-19:17,000 elderly people died of COVID-19 in Africa – WHO, FG orders Unity Schools to reopen Oct 12 and more
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02 October 2020 | 7:23 pm
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Molotov cocktails were thrown at police cars as riots broke out in Northern Ireland ahead of a visit by US President Joe Biden.
Interior Minister Nancy Faeser and the federal police are calling for more weapon-free zones on trains and in inner city areas in a bid to tackle knife crime.
Fighter jets have killed dozens of people in a strike on a village in central Myanmar. Resistance fighters have said civilians were among the dead.
Twitter CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday (April 12) the social media company is "roughly breaking even," as most of its advertisers have returned and its aggressive cost-cutting efforts have started bearing fruit after massive layoffs.
A Chinese woman has become the first person to die from a form of avian influenza rarely caught by humans, the WHO says. Only three people have so far been known to have contracted the disease, all of them in China.
A new international governing body for boxing is set to be revealed later today by a group of National Federations, as they try and salvage the sport's place in the Olympics.
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An internal investigation by French security forces has cleared two police officers who fired rubber bullets at environmental protesters last month, saying the officers acted in self-defence. In recent years, there has been increased scrutiny of police tactics in France, particularly the use of rubber bullets that can break limbs and even cause blindness.
National Public Radio is quitting Twitter after the social media platform owned by Elon Musk stamped NPR's account with labels the news organization says are intended to undermine its credibility.
In northern Nigeria, hundreds of children have been abducted from school in recent years. No longer wanting to take risks, many parents have stopped sending their children to school. They'd rather risk them dropping out.
Driven from their homes in the village of Ngarannam by Boko Haram insurgents eight years ago, survivors of the attack have begun rebuilding their lives after they were able to return home in the last six months. Now women are taking on a new role in the reconstructed village.
There's a looming battle against election flyposters in the DRC. Also in this edition: Burkina Faso's military leaders have declared a general mobilisation, allowing the junta rulers to requisition people, goods and services to fight jihadists. And finally: women in Guinea decry the workload of the Iftar feast, the daily evening meal during Ramadan.
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