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U.S. Montana sees more deaths than births 1st time due to COVID-19

U.S. Montana sees more deaths than births 1st...

Los Angeles (US), June 14: Impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. state of Montana saw more deaths than births for...

Biden congratulates Israel's new prime minister in phone call

Biden congratulates Israel's new prime minister in phone...

Washington (US), June 14: U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday offered congratulations to Naftali Bennett as Israel's new prime minister.

UN chief reiterates solidarity with persons with albinism

UN chief reiterates solidarity with persons with albinism

United Nations, June 14: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his solidarity with persons with albinism on Sunday, which is...

U.S. workers quitting jobs at highest rate in decades: media

U.S. workers quitting jobs at highest rate in...

New York (US), June 14: More Americans are quitting their jobs than at any other time in at least two...

Venezuela Gets New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V Vaccines Against COVID-19, Ambassador Says

Venezuela Gets New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), June 13: A new batch of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Venezuela, Russian Ambassador...

UN chief saddened by death of former IOM leader

UN chief saddened by death of former IOM...

United Nations, June 13: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his sadness over the death of William Swing, a...

Biden to host Merkel in mid-July: White House

Biden to host Merkel in mid-July: White House

Washington DC (USA) June 12: U.S. President Joe Biden will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on...

UN General Assembly confirms appointment of Grynspan as UNCTAD chief

UN General Assembly confirms appointment of Grynspan as...

New York (USA) June 12: The General Assembly on Friday confirmed the appointment of Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica as...

White House returns Pentagon military funds diverted by Trump for border wall

White House returns Pentagon military funds diverted by...

Washington DC (USA) June 12: The White House said on Friday that it returned more than 2 billion U.S. dollars...

N. Korean missiles pose increasing threat to U.S., allies: Secretary Austin

N. Korean missiles pose increasing threat to U.S.,...

Washington (US), June 11: North Korea continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities, posing an increasing threat to...

Humanitarians classify hunger in Ethiopia's Tigray as catastrophe: UN

Humanitarians classify hunger in Ethiopia's Tigray as catastrophe:...

United Nations, June 11: The more than 350,000 people in Ethiopia's Tigray region classified in a catastrophic food condition is...

Chinese envoy calls on EU to uphold genuine multilateralism

Chinese envoy calls on EU to uphold genuine...

United Nations, June 11: A Chinese envoy on Thursday called on the European Union to uphold genuine multilateralism, renounce double...

FDA extends shelf life of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid expiration controversy

FDA extends shelf life of Johnson & Johnson...

Washington (US), June 11: Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the...

U.S. budget deficit tops 2 trln USD in first eight months of fiscal year

U.S. budget deficit tops 2 trln USD in...

Washington (US), June 11: The U.S. budget deficit soared to 2.1 trillion U.S. dollars during the first eight months of...

U.S. Senate confirms first Muslim American federal judge

U.S. Senate confirms first Muslim American federal judge

Washington (US), June 11: The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Zahid N. Quraishi to become the first Muslim American federal...

Trump's return to spotlight highlights possible 2024 White House run

Trump's return to spotlight highlights possible 2024 White...

Washington (US), June 11: Former U.S. President Donald Trump has returned to the spotlight, underscoring the possibility that the bombastic...

Top NATO Commander Reports Progress in US Effort to Keep China 5G Equipment Out of Europe

Top NATO Commander Reports Progress in US Effort...

Washington (US), June 10: China's sales to US allies of 5G communications equipment threatens NATO's ability to protect its forces...

U.S. seeks to make progress with N. Korea through diplomacy: State Dept.

U.S. seeks to make progress with N. Korea...

Washington (US), June 10: The United States seeks to engage with North Korea diplomatically to make progress toward the denuclearization...

ICC prosecutor asks Sudanese gov't to hand over suspects

ICC prosecutor asks Sudanese gov't to hand over...

United Nations, June 10: Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda on Wednesday called on the Sudanese government...

Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

Washington (US), June 10: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked and replaced executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat and eight...

U.S. lowers travel advisory for S. Korea to lowest Level 1

U.S. lowers travel advisory for S. Korea to...

Washington (US), June 9: The United States on Tuesday lowered its travel advisory for South Korea to the lowest level,...

AIDS is epidemic of inequalities: UN General Assembly president

AIDS is epidemic of inequalities: UN General Assembly...

United Nations, June 9: Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, said Tuesday AIDS is...

UN General Assembly adopts political declaration to end AIDS by 2030

UN General Assembly adopts political declaration to end...

United Nations, June 9: The UN General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a political declaration, in which member states committed themselves...

Blinken says "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran to remain in place

Blinken says "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran to...

Washington (US), June 9: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday that "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran will...

Biden, Senate Republicans fail to reach deal after weeks of infrastructure negotiations

Biden, Senate Republicans fail to reach deal after...

Washington (US), June 9: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday ended infrastructure talks with Senate Republicans, after weeks of intense...

UN Security Council endorses Secretary-General Guterres for second term

UN Security Council endorses Secretary-General Guterres for second...

United Nations, June 9: The UN Security Council on Tuesday endorsed Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a second five-year term.

U.S. Senate report highlights intelligence failures ahead of Jan. 6 Capitol riot

U.S. Senate report highlights intelligence failures ahead of...

Washington (US), June 9: The U.S. Senate on Tuesday issued a new report highlighting a number of intelligence and communication...