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IMF proposes carbon price floor among large emitters to limit global warming

IMF proposes carbon price floor among large emitters...

Washington DC (USA) June 19: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday proposed to set up an international carbon price...

World Bank approves 450-mln-USD loan to support Morocco's social, economic reforms

World Bank approves 450-mln-USD loan to support Morocco's...

Rabat (Morocco) June 19: The World Bank approved a 450-million-U.S.-dollar loan to support Morocco's reforms for social and economic resilience...

EU official warns UK partnership "at a crossroads" amid N Ireland row

EU official warns UK partnership "at a crossroads"...

Brussels (Belgium) June 19: The relationship between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) is at a crossroads,...

Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions extended to late July

Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions extended to...

Ottawa (Canada) June 19: Canada announced on Friday that the Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions will be extended for...

Guterres appointed as UN secretary-general for second term

Guterres appointed as UN secretary-general for second term

New York (USA) June 19: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres as the UN secretary-general...

China urges Japan to reduce political interference in bilateral trade cooperation: spokesperson

China urges Japan to reduce political interference in...

Beijing (China) June 19: China hopes Japan will reduce non-market restrictions and unnecessary political interference in bilateral economic and trade...

Mainland urges DPP to stop political manipulation over COVID-19 vaccines

Mainland urges DPP to stop political manipulation over...

Beijing (China) June 19: A Chinese mainland spokesperson Friday urged Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority not to continue...

China launches new remote-sensing satellite group

China launches new remote-sensing satellite group

Beijing (China) June 19: China successfully sent a new remote-sensing satellite group into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center...

Xi congratulates Guterres on re-election as UN chief

Xi congratulates Guterres on re-election as UN chief

Beijing (China) June 19: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent congratulatory messages to Antonio Guterres and Portuguese President Marcelo...

Xi stresses drawing strength from CPC history to forge ahead

Xi stresses drawing strength from CPC history to...

Beijing (China) June 19: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday stressed...

UAE delivers 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Yemen's strategic island: gov't source

UAE delivers 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Yemen's...

Aden (Yemen), June 18: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday dispatched a plane carrying a shipment of 60,000 COVID-19...

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day amid vaccination push

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

Seoul (South Korea), June 18: South Korea's new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the third consecutive day Friday...

Moon back in Seoul after three-nation Europe visit

Moon back in Seoul after three-nation Europe visit

Seoul (South Korea), June 18: President Moon Jae-in returned to South Korea on Friday following a weeklong visit to Britain,...

Kim says N. Korea should be ready for both dialogue, confrontation with U.S.

Kim says N. Korea should be ready for...

Seoul (South Korea), June 18: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the country should be ready for both dialogue and,...

UK reports over 11,000 new coronavirus cases

UK reports over 11,000 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), June 18: Britain has reported another 11,007 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number...

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), June 18: One in a hundred deaths globally can directly be attributed to suicide, the World Health Organization...

Canada's using human rights as political tool at UN doomed to failure: Chinese diplomat

Canada's using human rights as political tool at...

Geneva (Switzerland), June 18: Canada's spreading disinformation to frame China at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is nothing...

EMA to look at full data of CureVac vaccine, may not enforce efficacy threshold

EMA to look at full data of CureVac...

Brussels (Belgirm), June 18: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Thursday it may not enforce a 50 percent efficacy...

Italy launches coronavirus "green pass"

Italy launches coronavirus "green pass"

Rome (Italy), June 18: Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday signed a decree to create "green pass," a digital...

AU chairperson mourns passing of Zambia's first president Kaunda

AU chairperson mourns passing of Zambia's first president...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), June 18: Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Muhamat on Thursday expressed his deep...

S. Korea reports 1st clotting death after AstraZeneca shot

S. Korea reports 1st clotting death after AstraZeneca...

Seoul (South Korea), June 17: A patient being treated in an unusual blood clotting case after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19...

S. Korea, U.S. extend US$60 bln currency swap deal until Dec.

S. Korea, U.S. extend US$60 bln currency swap...

Seoul (South Korea), June 17: South Korea and the United States have agreed to extend their US$60 billion currency swap...

EU launches action plan as relations with Russia reach "lowest level"

EU launches action plan as relations with Russia...

Brussels (Belgium), June 17: Relations between Russia and the European Union (EU) are at the lowest possible level and a...

Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli gov't to resume regional peace process

Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli gov't to...

Cairo (Egypt), June 17: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday called on the newly elected Israeli government to take...

Arab League chief warns against political stalemate in Lebanon

Arab League chief warns against political stalemate in...

Cairo (Egypt), June 17: Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Wednesday warned against the ongoing political stalemate in Lebanon that...

Putin lashes out at U.S. after meeting with Biden

Putin lashes out at U.S. after meeting with...

Geneva (Switzerland), June 17: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lashed out at the United States on arms control, human...

UK reports highest daily increase of COVID cases since February

UK reports highest daily increase of COVID cases...

London (US), June 17: Britain has reported another 9,055 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest daily increase...