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Hikers missing for 18 days found alive in New Zealand bush

By dpa 25m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareWellington - Two young hikers missing in remote bush in New Zealand have been found alive after...

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

By Katie Paul and Elizabeth Culliford 43m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareSan Francisco - Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to...

4 US cops fired after video shows one kneeling on neck...

By Timothy Bella, Brittany Shammas, Katie Mettler 29m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareFour Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday, authorities said, amid protests...

Zambia frees homosexual couple, but it’s no victory for gay rights

By Crispin Adriaanse 32m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN - A total of 2,984 prisoners were pardoned on Monday by Zambia's President Edgar...

Donors raise more than $3billion for Venezuelan refugees amid Covid-19 pandemic

By Robin Emmott 48m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBRUSSELS - More than 60 countries on Tuesday pledged some $3.4 billion in emergency aid for...

Zimbabwe rakes in $64.4 million in tobacco sales

By ANA Reporter 4m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareRUSTENBURG - Zimbabwe has raked in US$64.4 million from the sale of 28.2 million kilograms of...

Novavax launches first human trial of coronavirus vaccine

By Reuters 9m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareUS biotech company Novavax Inc has joined the race to test coronavirus vaccine candidates on humans and...

Britain to provide anti-viral drug remdesivir to some Covid-19 patients

By Reuters 39m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareLondon - Britain will provide the anti-viral drug Remdesivir to certain Covid-19 patients that it is most...

WHO suspends clinical trial with hydroxychloroquine on Covid-19 patients

By Xinhua 36m agoShare this article:ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareThe World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday that a clinical trial of malaria drug...