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Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to speak up, as reported cases rise

Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to...

Athens (Greece), November 26: The Greek government launched a new public awareness campaign urging victims of domestic violence to speak...

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Tokyo (Japan), November 26: The Japanese government on Thursday kept its view that the economic recovery from the COVID-19 fallout...

Afghan aid funds reach goal as financial system totters: UN

Afghan aid funds reach goal as financial system...

United Nations, November 23: Aid funding in Afghanistan reaches its goal as relief needs increase while the United Nations warns...

UN deputy chief calls for renewed global action against human trafficking

UN deputy chief calls for renewed global action...

United Nations, November 23: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday called for renewed global action against human trafficking.

Chile applies over 40 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Chile applies over 40 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Santiago (Chile), November 23: Chile has applied more than 40 million vaccine doses against COVID-19, Health Minister Enrique Paris said...

EU diplomats oppose Israeli settlement policy in West Bank

EU diplomats oppose Israeli settlement policy in West...

Ramallah (Palestine), November 23: Heads of missions and representatives from the European Union (EU) and like-minded countries on Monday...

White House to keep mask mandate as Washington, D.C. lifts indoor masking rule

White House to keep mask mandate as Washington,...

Washington (US), November 23: The White House will keep its mask mandate in place on its grounds even as the...

U.S. stocks end mixed as tech stocks overwhelmed by rising Treasury yields

U.S. stocks end mixed as tech stocks overwhelmed...

New York (US), November 23: U.S. stocks ended mixed on Monday despite a high opening as rising Treasury bond yields...

Biden to nominate Jerome Powell for second term as Fed chair

Biden to nominate Jerome Powell for second term...

Washington (US), November 23: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday announced that he intends to nominate Jerome Powell for a...

U.S. dollar extends gains as Fed chair Powell nominated for 2nd term

U.S. dollar extends gains as Fed chair Powell...

New York (US), November 23: The U.S. dollar further firmed up significantly in late trading on Monday as market participants...

UK records another 44,917 new coronavirus cases

UK records another 44,917 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), November 23: Britain registered 44,917 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Putin, Draghi discuss Poland-Belarus border crisis over phone

Putin, Draghi discuss Poland-Belarus border crisis over phone

Moscow (Russia), November 23: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the migrant crisis at the Poland-Belarus border, and bilateral energy cooperation...

N. Korea calls for glorifying Kim's era as mass movement conference closes

N. Korea calls for glorifying Kim's era as...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: North Korea has called for praising the era of leader Kim Jong-un as a large-scale...

Daily infections fall below 3,000, country's guard up as in-person classes resume

Daily infections fall below 3,000, country's guard up...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 3,000 for the first time in six days...

N. Korea yet to reopen land border with China: unification ministry

N. Korea yet to reopen land border with...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: North Korea has yet to reopen its land border with China amid indications of brisk...

UN chief calls for traffic safety with one death every 24 seconds

UN chief calls for traffic safety with one...

United Nations, November 22: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for protection of life at a time when...

Venezuelans vote in regional, local elections

Venezuelans vote in regional, local elections

Caracas (Venezuela), November 22: President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela Pedro Calzadilla announced on Sunday that the...

Bulgaria's incumbent president wins presidential runoff: exit polls

Bulgaria's incumbent president wins presidential runoff: exit polls

Sofia (Bulgaria), November 22: Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev has convincingly won Sunday's presidential runoff, according to exit polls announced...

New Zealand reports 205 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

New Zealand reports 205 new community cases of...

Wellington (New Zealand), November 22: New Zealand reported 205 new Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the community on Monday,...

71 refugees resettled from Libya to Canada: UN

71 refugees resettled from Libya to Canada: UN

Tripoli (Libya), November 22: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Sunday that it resettled 71 refugees from...

COVID-19 uncovers UK's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies: report

COVID-19 uncovers UK's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies: report

London (UK), November 22: The coronavirus pandemic exposed Britain's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies and left the British government unprepared, the...

General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic

General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic

Santiago (Chile), November 22: Presidential, parliamentary, and regional elections began in Chile on Sunday with high attendance at the polls...

S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 39.5 pct: poll

S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 39.5 pct:...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 2.2 percentage points over the week to...

Putin gets booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Putin gets booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Moscow (Russia), November 22: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he had received a booster shot using the...

AU chairperson commends political agreement in Sudan

AU chairperson commends political agreement in Sudan

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 22: Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Sunday commended the latest...

N. Korea denounces U.N. resolution criticizing its human rights abuses

N. Korea denounces U.N. resolution criticizing its human...

Seoul (South Korea), November 21: North Korea on Sunday rejected a draft U. N. resolution criticizing the country's human rights...

Iran condemns UK's decision to blacklist Palestine's Hamas

Iran condemns UK's decision to blacklist Palestine's Hamas

Tehran (Iran), November 21: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has condemned Britain's decision to declare the Palestinian Islamic Resistance...