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  • Ghana win to end host India’s FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign

    NEW DELHI: Rank outsiders India ended their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup campaign in a cry of pain and agony as they were handed a 0-4 thrashing by two-time champions Ghana in their final group match on Thursday...

    The Indians played their hearts out in the final Group A game but that was not enough as formidable Ghana outplayed them in all departments...

  • At least 90 people killed in Ghana petrol station fire

    ACCRA: At least 90 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy rains that caused widespread flooding, emergency services said on Thursday...

    Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama described the loss of life as “catastrophic and almost unprecedented”, as he toured the scene of the disaster on Thursday morning...

  • Blast at petrol station leaves 90 dead in Ghana

    ACCRA (Ghana): An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana’s capital killed around 90 people sheltering from a storm early on Thursday, emergency services said, in the worst disaster to strike the West African state in more than a decade...

    It was Ghana’s worst disaster since more than 120 people died in May 2001 in a stampede at the national stadium during a football match, a police spokesman said...

  • Ghana to remove Gandhi statue for his ‘alleged racism’

    DAKAR: Ghana will move a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from its main university because of his “alleged past racist comments”, the foreign ministry said, while paying tribute to Gandhi’s role as a civil rights leader...

    A group of lecturers and students began campaigning for the Indian nationalist leader’s statue to be removed shortly after it was installed at the university in June as a symbol of friendship between Ghana and India...

  • Ghana’s new president sworn in peacefully

    ACCRA: Ghana’s newly elected President Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn into office on Saturday in a peaceful handing over of power that stood out in a region facing political crises...

    Akufo-Addo, 72, a former attorney general and foreign minister, won the Dec 7 election on his third run for Ghana’s highest office, defeating incumbent John Dramani Mahama with the largest margin of victory for a presidential candidate since 1996...

  • Ghana reach semis, Egypt edge Morocco

    PORT GENTIL: Brothers Jordan and Andre Ayew scored as Ghana beat a spirited Democratic Republic of Congo 2-1 in Oyem to reach the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup finals on Sunday...

    Ghana will have an extra day to rest and plot victory over Cameroon in Franceville on Thursday having reached the last four for the sixth time in a row...

  • Gyan takes Ghana through; Egypt boost chances

    PORT GENTIL: Ghana became the second side to book a quarter-final place at the African Nations Cup finals in Gabon when they edged Mali 1-0 at the Stade de Port Gentil on Saturday...

    Four-time winners Ghana, the runners-up in 2015, are one of only two teams to have clinched qualification for the quarter-finals with a match to spare, the others being Senegal...

  • Cameroon stun Ghana to reach African Cup of Nations final

    Instead, Cameroon’s youngsters described by their coach as a bunch of friends who just like to play football knocked out mighty Ghana on Thursday and set up a title decider against record seven-time champions Egypt in Libreville on Sunday...

    Michael Ngadeu and Christian Bassogog both netted in the second half as Cameroon beat Ghana 2-0 to return to the final for the first time since 2008, and did it with most of the top stars still in...

  • US lawmakers in Ghana, mark 400 years since first slave shipment

    ACCRA: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned the “grave evil” of slavery in a speech to Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday marking 400 years since the first shipment of enslaved Africans to America...

    Ghana has designated 2019 the “Year of Return” both to commemorate the Africans forced into slavery and to encourage their descendants in the US to “come home”...

  • Pakistan affirms solidarity with Palestine, urges US to refrain from shifting embassy to Jerusalem

    Pakistan on Wednesday reaffirmed full solidarity with the Palestinian people and expressed concern over the proposed move by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying “such a step would constitute a clear violation of international law and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions”...

    A statement issued by the Prime Minister Office stated that shifting the US embassy to the “occupied City of Al-Quds Al-Sharif...

  • Michelle Obama visits Pakistan Embassy in DC for first time

    WASHINGTON DC: In a first, United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington on Friday and Pakistan's Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani shared pictures of the visit on Twitter...

    "It was an absolute delight hosting FLOTUS at Pakistan House today," Ambassador Jilani wrote in a Twitter post...

  • Pakistan embassy in Brussels honours terror attack victims

    ISLAMABAD: A minute of silence was observed at the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels to honour victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks...

    Most activities planned in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations were cancelled because of the blasts in Brussels, in which more than 30 people were killed and scores injured...

  • Seven Indian embassy websites hacked by group claiming Pakistan 'support'

    Hackers claiming to be from Pakistan defaced websites of seven Indian embassies, high commissions, and consulates in various countries with pro-Pakistan Army slogans on Wednesday...

    The text defacing the sites of Dushanbe, Ankara and Athens read brief, jarring phrases such as "Don't Be Panic", "We Rock and U Shock", "Pakistan Zindabad", and "Feel the Power of Pakistan"...

  • Pakistan embassy official meets Zulfiqar in Indonesian jail

    ISLAMABAD: An official of the Pakistan's embassy in Jakarta Monday met Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani imprisoned in an Indonesian jail, to primarily enquire after his health...

    The Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), a human rights law firm, has requested the president to take up the matter with the Indonesian government to save the life of ‘an innocent Pakistani’...

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