Virus fear haunts Egypt cramped jails

BORG EL ARAB: In this file photo taken during a guided tour organized by the Egyptian State Information Service, inmates receive...

Joy or fear? Mixed feelings as Ghana ends lockdown

ACCRA: A woman sells goods in traffic after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the...

Pandemic worsens plight of Middle East prisoners

CAIRO: In this file photo taken during a guided tour organized by Egypt's State Information Service on Feb 11, 2020, an...

Anger in Africa over coronavirus ‘stigma’ in China amid concerns

GUANGZHOU: File photo shows people gathering on a street in the 'Little Africa' district in Guangzhou, the capital of southern China's...

Unrest fears rise as Lagos extends COVID lockdown

LAGOS: A man searches in a bag for his clearance document at the main gate to Omole Estate, whose occupants were...

Libya unity govt seizes strategic cities from Haftar

SABRATHA, Libya: A Libyan man celebrates as fighters loyal to the UN-recognized Government of National Accord drove into this coastal city...

Coronavirus: Burial of Egyptian doctor triggers protest

CAIRO: Egyptian men wearing masks wait outside a centre of non-governmental organization Egyptian Food Bank to receive cartons with foodstuffs as...

Coronavirus found in air samples up to 4 m from patients

WASHINGTON: A new study examining air samples from hospital wards with COVID-19 patients has found the virus...

Biden offers warm words to Sanders during an internet livestream

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE : In this screengrab from Joebiden.com , Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during...

Burundi shrugs off pandemic, citing ‘God’s protection’

BUJUMBURA: In Burundi, the delayed arrival of coronavirus was attributed to "God's protection". Now that the country...

Virus pandemic deals heavy blow to Egypt working poor

CAIRO: Haggard and disheveled from the stress of making ends meet, day laborers line up in Cairo...

Ex-head of Libya’s anti-Gaddafi revolt dies of coronavirus

TRIPOLI: In this file photo, Mahmud Jibril, the former head of Libya's Transitional council during the country's uprising, holds a press...

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