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French Foreign Ministry Hopes Russia Will Refrain From Leaving Open Skies Treaty

French Foreign Ministry Hopes Russia Will Refrain From...

Paris (France), January 16: France regrets a Russian decision to leave the Open Skies Treaty and hopes that Moscow will...

China's Yan into semis at Snooker Masters

China's Yan into semis at Snooker Masters

London (UK), January 16: Chinese debutant Yan Bingtao reached the Snooker Masters semifinals after edging Stephen Maguire 6-5 on Friday.

Algeria reports 267 new COVID-19 cases, 103,127 in total

Algeria reports 267 new COVID-19 cases, 103,127 in...

Algiers (Algeria), January 15: Algeria on Thursday reported 267 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total...

Moscow Denounces 'Absurd' US Allegations of Russian Media Oppression

Moscow Denounces 'Absurd' US Allegations of Russian Media...

Moscow (Russia), January 15: The Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, on Thursday condemned Washington's claims that independent media outlets...

Computer Modelling Team Warns Coronavirus Could Top Cancer as Leading Cause of Death in Arizona

Computer Modelling Team Warns Coronavirus Could Top Cancer...

Washington (US), January 15: As the United States rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine remains slow, and death tolls continue to...

US Announces Closure of Capitol Building, Grounds on Inauguration Day

US Announces Closure of Capitol Building, Grounds on...

Washington (US), January 15: The US Capitol building and grounds will be closed to the public on Inauguration Day, the...

U.S. New Mexico declares state of emergency due to riot threat

U.S. New Mexico declares state of emergency due...

Houston (US), January 15: Governor of the U.S. state of New Mexico Michelle Lujan Grisham has issued a state of...

Bintou Keita of Guinea appointed as UN chief's special representative in DRC

Bintou Keita of Guinea appointed as UN chief's...

United Nations, January 15: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Thursday the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as his...

Equitable access to vaccines now WHO's most urgent focus: Tedros

Equitable access to vaccines now WHO's most urgent...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 15: The most urgent focus now for the World Health Organization (WHO) is ensuring that all countries...

UN fears U.S. terrorist designation will make famine prospect worse in Yemen

UN fears U.S. terrorist designation will make famine...

United Nations, January 15: Senior UN officials on Thursday expressed their concerns over the potential impact of the decision by...

Two members of origin-tracing team test positive for IgM antibodies: WHO chief

Two members of origin-tracing team test positive for...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 15: Two members of the international expert team of the World Health Organization (WHO) scheduled to fly...

President-Elect Biden Introduces New Coronavirus Aid Plan

President-Elect Biden Introduces New Coronavirus Aid Plan

Washington (US), January 15: US President-elect Joe Biden is announcing new proposal of coronavirus relief aid, which is expected to...

Police tracking down 3 suspects behind cash theft at Jeju casino

Police tracking down 3 suspects behind cash theft...

Jeju (South Korea), January 14: Police on Jeju Island investigating a massive cash theft at a casino said Thursday they...

Most Koreans adopt wait-and-see attitude toward coronavirus vaccination: poll

Most Koreans adopt wait-and-see attitude toward coronavirus vaccination:...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: Nearly two-thirds of South Koreans think they will wait to see how the coronavirus vaccine...

Vice FM calls for Qatar's support for release of seized S. Korean ship, crew

Vice FM calls for Qatar's support for release...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun called for Qatar's support for the swift release of...

Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President Park

Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 20-year sentence for former President Park Geun-hye in...

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day in sign of letup in infections

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 500s for the...

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V to Brazil in 2021, Including 10Mln in Q1

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V...

Moscow (Russia), January 14: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will deliver 10 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine...

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest', Anti-Corruption Body Says

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest',...

Paris (France), January 14: French Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti has been placed under preliminary investigation on suspected conflict of interest...

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Tel Aviv (Israel), January 14: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday created a Russian language channel on the Telegram...

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New York - State Attorney General

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New...

Washington (US), January 14: The US state of New York is bracing for possible Inauguration Day riots, and has warned...

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold Vote to Bar Him From Running Again

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold...

Washington (US), January 13: The US Senate will vote on whether to bar US President Donald Trump from running for...

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Brussels (Belgium), January 14: Over 70 participants in unrest in Brussels have been detained after police restored order, according to...

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican Desire to Leave Him Behind, Analyst Opines

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican...

Washington (US), January 14: The US Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump despite Republican hopes to put him...

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over Capitol Hill 'Insurrection'

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over...

Washington (US), January 13: The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to impeach President Donald...

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as Asia Czar, Reports Suggest

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as...

Washington (US), January 13: US President-elect Joe Biden will appoint veteran foreign policy expert Kurt Campbell to the newly created...

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports Say

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas announced on Wednesday he was resigning in the wake of a...