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KNUST Clears the Air on Reports on Developing Vaccine for Coronavirus (See Official Statement)

The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has moved swiftly to deny reports that the school has created a vaccine for the coronavirus, Ghanaweb reports. There was a report on social media that suggested that the Faculty of Pharmacy at KNUST have created a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus. The story went on to say ...

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Peru

On January 8, 2020, the Executive Board of the International monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Peru. Peru continues to be one of the best-performing Latin American economies. With annual real GDP growth averaging 5.4 percent over the past fifteen years, Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region, which enabled it to make ...

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Ukrainian Flight PS752: Why Iran Must Face Int’l Criminal Investigation, De-radicalization – Intersociety 

Accepting responsibility for downing a Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 (Flight PS752) and killing all the 176 passengers on board moments after it took off on Iranian soil is not enough to appease departed souls of the innocent 176 passengers drawn from seven countries. If this dastardly act is allowed to go by, then the souls of the ‘those murdered in the ...

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6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia’s Aceh Province

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the southwest of Indonesia’s Aceh Province on the island of Sumatra on Tuesday, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicenter was recorded at a depth of 20.3 km, USGS said. But the Indonesian meteorology and geophysics agency said on Twitter the quake had a magnitude of 6.4, at a depth of 13 km. No tsunami ...

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Bounced Cheque: Briton, Robert Urwin Freed After 14 Months Detention in Ukraine

British national Robert Urwin has been released from detention after 14 month of incarceration in Ukraine over an allegation of issuance of bounced cheque, The Street Reporters Newspaper reports. His jubilant daughter, a jubilant Joanne Hazeldine , while thanking the CEO of Detained in Dubai, Radha Stirling who was instrumental to Mr Urwin’s freedom, declaring “Thanks Radha for all your ...

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15 Killed in Train Collision in Bangladesh – Officials

Officials on Tuesday said 15 people were killed and scores more wounded after two inter-city trains crashed in eastern Bangladesh. Police officer Shaymal Das said the accident occurred at around 3a.m (2100 GMT) in Brahmanbaria district, about 80km east of the capital Dhaka. Chief administrator of the district, Hayat Khan said nine bodies were found at the crash site near ...

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