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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba and the Prosecutor General, Councillor Seddik Al-Sour, met here Sunday to discuss the problem of expired medicines and foodstuffs. The meeting which too place at the Attorney General's Office in Tripoli, also focused on encroachment on [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The conflict between the government of national unity and the House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya and the electoral laws adopted by the legislative body under controversial circumstances, places the Presidential Council in a position of arbitrator, Libyan newspapers published this week said. The Libyan press also [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Several thousand demonstrators took part Sunday here in a demonstration against the exceptional measures taken by President Kaïs Saied, described by his critics as a "putsch" against the Constitution. Media reports indicated that the number of demonstrators exceeded that of last week, in favour of President Saied [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal recorded Saturday two new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), all resulting from community transmission and confirmed by tests carried out on 1909 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Sunday. The ministry during its press briefing on the epidemiological situation, also announced that 10 [...]

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Cotonou, Benin PANA) - Benin has recorded 845 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, statistics from the Ministry of Health said here Sunday. The country has so far recorded 24335 confirmed cases, 919 under treatment, 23,257 recoveries and 159 deaths. Benin, which declared its first coronavirus infection on 16 March 2020, recently [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya has recorded 18 new deaths linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and 725 new cases from 5,278 samples tested, representing a positivity rate of 13.7 per cent, the National Centre for Disease Control announced on Sunday. In a statement, the Centre said 1,512 recoveries were also [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The national unity government has decided to raise the minimum military pension to 900 dinars (about 204.54), an official source said here Sunday. A  decree signed by Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba said the government had ordered the formation of a technical financial committee that includes the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Presidential Council Sunday welcomed the signing of an Action Plan for the withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libyan territory. It said this was a crowning achievement of the tireless work and meetings of the president and members of the Presidential Council with foreign parties. In [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba has stressed the role of the police in the development and stability of the country. He also called on them to pay attention to the issue of illegal migration, and the fight against organized crime and [...]

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Nairobi. Kenya(PANA) - The World Health Organization’s recommendation of broad deployment of the first malaria vaccine among children in Sub-Saharan Africa has been widely celebrated, but scientists warn it could face hurdles in its acquisition and distribution by endemic countries. The WHO has recommended extensive use of the RTS,S vaccine among children in [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Six migrants were killed and at least 24 others injured at the Mabani detention centre in Tripoli when armed guards started shooting following a riot and an attempted escape, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said here Saturday. "IOM condemns Friday's senseless killing and the use of [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - As the world marks World Mental Health Day on Sunday, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is calling on the international community to boost quality mental health support for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. “COVID-19 has taken a devastating toll on people forced to flee,” said [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on mental health worldwide, and action must be taken to “redress the glaring inequalities exposed by the pandemic”, including over access to vital services, declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres, as World Mental Health Day, is marked on Sunday.  Stating that millions of people [...]

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