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LONGi Founder and President Li Zhenguo addresses APEC CEO Summit

XI’AN, China, Nov. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Li Zhenguo, founder and president of the world leading solar technology company LONGi, has addressed the 2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit via online video, also taking part in a virtual roundtable discussion with other business leaders on the topic of “The Future of Energy”, mainly focusing […]

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Posted in Government Politics

West Says New Sudan Army-Led Council Breaches Democracy Transition

CAIRO — The United States and other Western powers expressed grave concern Friday at the appointment of a new Sudanese ruling council by the general who led last month’s coup, saying it complicated efforts to restore a transition to democracy.The Unite…

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US Vice President Harris Announces US-France Recommitment to Combating Terrorism

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday the U.S. and France have renewed their “mutual commitment” to collaborate on combatting global terrorism, particularly in Africa’s troubled Sahel region.“We have a mutual concern there that relates to the o…

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US Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Eritrean Military, Ruling Party, Officials

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Eritrea’s military, ruling party and two senior government officials in connection with Eritrea’s role in the Ethiopian conflict.The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC…

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Fossil Discovery Offers More Evidence of Ritualistic Behavior by Extinct Hominins

JOHANNESBURG — Scientists in South Africa have announced the discovery of the first partial Homo Naledi child’s skull in one of the world’s richest hominin fossil sites.The discovery at a UNESCO World Heritage site near Johannesburg, called the “Cradle…

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Posted in Health Care

WHO: People With Diabetes in Africa Particularly Vulnerable to COVID

HARARE, ZIMBABWE — Ahead of World Diabetes Day Sunday, the Africa office of the World Health Organization is warning that the chronic disease leaves patients especially vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. In Zimbabwe, the government is building rura…

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