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About 1 hour ago

Chad army says 52 troops, 1,000 Takfiri militants killed in offensive

The Chadian army said Thursday it had wound up an offensive against Boko Haram Takfiri militants in the Lake Chad border region in which 52 troops and 1,000 militants were killed. Army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermendoa Agouna told AFP that the operation, launched after nearly 100 soldiers were killed last month, ended Wednesday after the Nigerian militants were forced out of the country. "A thousand terrorists have been killed, 50 motorized canoes ...
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Press TV
About 2 hours ago

Venezuela receives tons of UN aid to fight Coronavirus

Jesús Silva Press TV, Caracas The United Nations has delivered a 90-ton shipment of much-needed medical aid to Venezuela to reinforce the country’s healthcare system amid the coronavirus outbreak in the Latin American country. The shipment includes a variety of personal protective equipment for health workers as well as oxygen concentrators, pediatric beds and hygiene kits. The donations make up the first phase of the response to the pandemic and will go ...
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About 2 hours ago

Press TV The Lite Bulletin

A German bakery is selling coronavirus-themed cakes ahead of Easter holidays to offer some relief to dessert enthusiasts who remain wary about the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown imposed by coronavirus has not stopped an elderly German-Danish couple from meeting each other at the border town of Aventoft. The novel coronavirus might have made traditional ceremonies and assemblies impossible, but it has inspired novel and creative alternative solutions, thanks of ...
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Press TV
About 8 hours ago

Covid-19 pandemic forces more countries to distance themselves from US

Bianca Rahimi Press TV, London The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have given added urgency to discussions within Europe, about preserving the Iran nuclear deal. For the signatories of the JCPOA it has been another opportunity for Europe to prove it can withstand US pressure. Donald Trump withdrew from the hard-won deal in 2018, forcing France, Germany and the UK to come up with a way of circumventing the re-imposed sanctions, and ...
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Press TV
About 11 hours ago

No testing kits for Coronavirus in the blockaded Gaza Strip

The central laboratory in the Gaza Strip has halted testing after running out of coronavirus detection kits. The impoverished enclave’s fragile health system suffers from acute shortages in medicines and hospital supplies due to the inhumane Israeli blockade. The Israeli blockade continues to take its toll on the impoverished Gaza Strip. On Wednesday the Health Ministry announced that it had run out of kits to test for the highly contagious coronavirus. All ...
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Press TV
About 16 hours ago

Major Muslim festivity of Imam Mahdi birthday marked amid social distancing

Yusef Jalali Press TV, Tehran Lit-up streets and mass turnout in nationwide celebrations is how people in Iran celebrate the birthday of their 12th Imam, Mahdi, who is believed to be the prophesied redeemer who will bring peace and justice to the world, but this year, on the eve of the major occasion, mass celebrations have given way to empty streets. In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, all religious events, including ...
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Press TV
About 17 hours ago

Afghan government frees 100 Taliban prisoners in show of good will

Amin Alemi Press TV, Kabul The Afghan government has released 100 Taliban prisoners in accordance with a recent agreement with the militants. This comes a day after the Taliban walked out of talks, accusing the Afghan government of delaying the prisoner swap that was part of an agreement signed with the US in the Qatari capital Doha. Kabul has rejected the claim, saying the release of Taliban prisoners shows ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 18 hours ago

Clowns bring cheer to West Bank, Gaza amid lockdown

Palestinian clowns painted their faces and donned wigs, red noses and one new gimmick - surgical masks - to entertain children in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza amidst a coronavirus lockdown. Dozens of smiling children, some holding balloon animals, lined up along the street and peered down from balconies in Hebron's Old City to take in the clowns' tricks and pranks. "We wanted to come and visit the children, who are ...
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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 18 hours ago

Video: Alleged Video shows explosion aftermath in central Moscow

TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – According to media reports, an explosion took place in a business center near the embassy of Slovakia in Moscow. Alleged footage of the aftermath of the explosion has been shared online.
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