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DAKAR, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Beninese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Aurelien Agbenonci have agreed to advance bilateral ties to a new high.

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DAKAR, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in Senegal has achieved a complete success, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

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JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Johannesburg-based African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD) welcomed the pledges made by China to help Africa with vaccines and investment as well as the adoption of four strategic documents.

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DAKAR, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Guinean Minister of Foreign Affairs Morissanda Kouyate have vowed to deepen friendly cooperation between the two countries.

Wang and Kouyate met in Dakar, the Senegalese capital, on Monday on the sidelines of the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

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DAKAR, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met with Mauritanian Foreign Minister Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, during which they reviewed the bilateral ties and the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ISTANBUL, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- A powerful southwest wind storm created havoc on Monday in Turkey's largest city Istanbul, killing two people and wounding at least nine others, local media reported.

Two people were killed when they were stuck under the smashed roofs in the Esenyurt district on the European side of the city, the Ihlas news agency said.

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Senegal's Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall says she hopes China will lend support in the fight against insecurity in the Sahel region at opening of a China-Africa summit in Dakar.

Speaking on Sunday following a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Sall said she hoped China would become a "strong voice" in combatting terrorism in the vast Sahel region.

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DAKAR, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday that the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be a new milestone in China-Africa relations.

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ABUJA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian troops killed several militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) who attacked a military base in the northeastern state of Borno, an army spokesman said.

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DAKAR, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- China is willing to deepen political mutual trust with Senegal and enhance bilateral cooperation in all areas, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday.

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by Xinhua writer Zhu Shaobin

NAIROBI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- China and Africa have stood together through times of adversity and success, setting a strong example for the building of a global community with a shared future.

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The president of Iran expressed hope for the expansion of relations with Mauritania in various fields.

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In a Sunday message to his Mauritanian counterpart Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi congratulated the West African country's people and government on its national day.

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At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by protesters after crossing from Burkina Faso, where the column had been blocked for a whole week.

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At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by protesters after crossing from Burkina Faso, where the column had been blocked for a whole week.

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Further mutations of the Covid-19 virus could spawn a strain as contagious as Delta and as deadly as the Ebola virus. That's the stark warning from the World Medical Association.

Frank Ulrich Montgomery, chairman of the global physicians' society (WMA), shared his fears with Germany's Funke media group's newspapers on Saturday.

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Further mutations of the Covid-19 virus could spawn a strain as contagious as the Delta variant and as deadly as the Ebola virus. That's the stark warning from the World Medical Association.

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Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national action plans. But though the north African country intends to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030,

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Geneva [Switzerland], November 26 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions to Pakistan for another three months as polio-endemic country. The UN agency extended travel restrictions on the South Asian country by three months due to it being listed among the last polio-endemic countries, Daily Pakistan reported.

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ROME - The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week was the deadliest migration tragedy to date in the English Channel.

Migrant shipwrecks of that scale, however, are not uncommon in the waters surrounding Europe's southern borders.

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New York [US], November 25 (ANI): Urgent action is needed to avoid a repeat of tragedies like this week's drowning of at least 27 people in the English Channel, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday.

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DAKAR, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- In Senegal, wrestling is a centuries-old tradition and is many people's favorite sport. However, Senegalese people in the past never owned a modern wrestling field. Football fields were often used temporarily as the competing ground.

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Only 7 percent of Africans are vaccinated, but the number of newly registered cases there is much lower than in Europe. What is the reason

Far fewer new Covid-19 infections are currently reported in Africa than in Europe.

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KAMPALA, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- African ministers and their Chinese counterparts will gather in Senegal of West Africa later this month for the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

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COTONOU, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- The latest technological innovation of young Beninese entrepreneur Richard Gautier Odjrado, "Asuka Spirit of AS World Tech", provides innovative solutions in the digital field.

In an interview with Xinhua, Mr.

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