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World War Two Japanese carrier wrecks found

Deep-sea explorers have found two Japanese aircraft carriers that were sunk in battle in World War Two. The carriers were among seven ships that went down in the Battle of...

US slavery: 400th anniversary marked with US Congress Delegation Visit to Ghana

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has travelled to Ghana in West Africa for events marking 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in...

Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit unveiled for public display

The space suit worn by Neil Armstrong on his iconic mission to the Moon went on public display at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum on Tuesday. July 16 was...

4th of July and why Americans celebrate it

The Fourth of July - also known as Independence Day - is America’s biggest national holiday and a time for celebration. Independence Day celebrates America’s independence from the British Empire. It...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda has a new light, says leader

Twenty-five years after the start of its genocide, in which some 800,000 people were killed, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, said President Paul...

Wealthy German family to donate €10 million after extent of Nazi past is uncovered

One of Germany's wealthiest families, whose investment company owns stakes in some of the world's best-known brands including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Pret a Manger, is to give €10...

UK returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

The British National Army Museum has returned to the Ethiopian government the hair locks of Emperor Tewodros II - more than 150 years after they were taken during the...

Bunkpurugu: Africa Stone, a Bimoba Pride

It can be found in Ghana. Bunkpurugu in the newly designated North East region is the location of the unique landmark. A stone of ages, naturally shaped in the...

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Africa

Somalia bans swimming over Covid-19

The authorities in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, have banned swimming at the popular Lido beach in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus. Hotels and...

Coronavirus: Kenya to ‘use chloroquine on critical cases’

The Kenyan government has approved the use of one of the oldest anti-malarial drugs to treat the coronavirus, according to Citizen TV. But it will...

World

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia asks Muslims to delay Hajj bookings

Saudi Arabia has asked Muslims planning to take part in the Hajj pilgrimage to delay booking amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Hajj Minister Mohammed...

Coronavirus: Pandemic is biggest crisis for world since WW2, says UN

The global coronavirus is the worst crisis the world has faced since World War II, the head of the United Nations has warned. Antonio Guterres...