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Dangerous flash floods hit Washington DC area

A flooding emergency in the Washington DC area left commuters in hazardous conditions. Torrential downpours led to road closures and left drivers stranded as well as dangerous flooding on the...

British-Ghanaian Politician made UK Business Minister

New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed his top team, described as a "cabinet for modern Britain". Mr Johnson has appointed four full cabinet members from Black, Asian and...

International Women’s Day: some of Google’s most common female-related questions answered

Women the world over are celebrating their rights and shining a light on persisting gender inequality on Friday. It's all to mark International Women's Day. Euronews spoke to Google to find...

Spelling Bee: Record eight children win Scripps National in the US

A record number of eight children have been crowned co-champions in the US of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. On Thursday night the finalists, aged 12 to 14, spelled their...

George Bush Senior dies at the age of 94

Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, his son George W Bush has announced. Bush Sr served as the 41st US president between 1989...

“do not let us fall into temptation”, Pope Francis approves change in the Lord’s...

“Our Father, who art in heaven … ” is the opening of the Lord’s prayer, the most common prayer said by every Christian all over the world after Jesus...

World Tourism Day at Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region...

Today, September 27 is being observed globally as World Tourism Day. In Ghana, the day will be celebrated with a symposium and durbar at Abetifi in the Kwahu East...

Malaysia’s national day parade to affect nearly 500 flights

KUALA LUMPUR - Nearly 500 flights will be affected when Malaysia closes the airspace near its major international airport every morning for five days next week to prepare for...

Hungary offers €30,000 to married couples who can produce three children

The Hungarian government is offering married couples a 10 million-forint (around €30,590) loan, which they do not have to pay back if they have three children. The money is available...

Japan eases immigration rules for workers

Japan's parliament has approved a controversial new law allowing thousands of foreigners into the country to ease labour shortages. From next April foreigners will be allowed to take up jobs...

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Africa

Morocco pardons journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

A Moroccan journalist sentenced to a year in jail for premarital sex and having an abortion has been pardoned by King Mohammed VI, officials...

UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

UN Resident Coordinator in Zambia, Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration...

World

Brexit deal agreed but Boris now faces battle back home

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have announced that a Brexit deal has been struck between the...

Largest ever online child porn bust leads to 337 arrests

Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects were arrested after a massive, international multi-agency operation knocked out a horrific child abuse site. Welcome to Video, a dark web...