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Over 2,000 casualties in Morocco’s 6.8 magnitude earthquake

According to a Moroccan state media outlet, the number of casualties from the powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Morocco on Friday night has...

G20 leaders convene in Delhi to address global challenges

The leaders of the member countries of the G20 group gathered in the Indian capital, Delhi, on Saturday to discuss various global issues, including...

African Union joins G20 as permanent member

The African Union (AU) officially attained permanent membership in the Group of 20 (G20), one of the world's largest economies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

India’s PM Modi announces adoption of G20 leaders’ declaration

On Saturday, Indian Prime Minister and G20 host Narendra Modi announced that the G20 had achieved consensus on its leaders' declaration and formally adopted...

Morocco earthquake death toll surpasses 600; rescue operation commences

A powerful earthquake in Morocco has claimed the lives of over 600 people, according to figures from the interior ministry. The quake struck suddenly,...

New highly mutated COVID variant detected in multiple countries

The new COVID variant, BA.2.86, has been found in Switzerland, South Africa, Israel, Denmark, the U.S., and the U.K., confirmed by a top WHO...

12 dead, 80 injured in crush at Madagascar’s national stadium

At least 12 people died, and 80 others were injured after a crush of sports fans trying to enter the national stadium of Madagascar...

BRICS to expand: Saudi Arabia and UAE to join as new members in 2024

Under President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement on Thursday, BRICS will embrace six new members, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Iran, from the beginning of next...

Lavrov says BRICS aims for just, multipolar world order

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov argues that the "collective West's" efforts to maintain its dominance have backfired, prompting the global "world majority" to reject...

US military ready for possible evacuation from Niger drone bases

The U.S. is preparing to evacuate two critical drone and counter-terror bases in Niger if needed due to the new junta in the country,...

Over 60 feared dead after boat capsized off Cape Verde

Over 60 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants was found off the coast of Cape Verde in the Atlantic Ocean. The boat...

Clashes in Libyan capital kill dozens, injure over 100 and force airport shutdown

In Libya's capital, the most intense violence of the year erupted as two powerful armed factions clashed. Tensions eased when one side released a...

BRICS will discuss a new currency and possible de-dollarization during the summit: Report

As leaders of the BRICS nations-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa prepare for the group's summit from August 22-24 in South Africa, discussions...

African Union demands Niger military return to barracks

The African Union has demanded that the military in Niger must "return to their barracks and restore constitutional authority" within 15 days after seizing...

1 Dead, 48 Injured in Unexpected Blast in South Africa’s Johannesburg

Following an unexplained blast that tore through a congested roadway during rush hour the previous evening, a body was discovered in central Johannesburg early...

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