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New Zealand reports 100 new COVID-19 cases

New Zealand reports 100 new COVID-19 cases

Wellington (New Zealand), December 4: New Zealand reported 100 new cases of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health said in a...

Outgoing German Chancellor Merkel honored with military ceremony

Outgoing German Chancellor Merkel honored with military ceremony

Berlin (Germany), December 4: Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel was honored here on Thursday evening with a military grand tattoo...

U.S. keeps S. Korea on monitoring list for currency practices

U.S. keeps S. Korea on monitoring list for...

Washington (US), December 4: The United States said Friday that it is keeping South Korea on its list of countries...

S. Korea voices concerns about Japan's Fukushima water release plan

S. Korea voices concerns about Japan's Fukushima water...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: South Korea on Friday expressed concerns over Japan's assessment report about its planned release of...

New daily cases hit new high of 5,352; 3 additional omicron cases reported

New daily cases hit new high of 5,352;...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases recorded an all-time high of 5,352 on Saturday, a day...

Delta continues to drive U.S. COVID-19 cases as Omicron found in more states

Delta continues to drive U.S. COVID-19 cases as...

Washington (US), December 4: The Delta variant continues to drive COVID-19 infections in the United States while cases of the...

Armed attacks force over 11,500 Nigerians to flee to Niger in November: UNHCR

Armed attacks force over 11,500 Nigerians to flee...

Lagos (Nigeria), December 4: The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said repeated attacks in northwest...

People with disabilities among hardest hit by pandemic: UN chief

People with disabilities among hardest hit by pandemic:...

United Nations, December 4: On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which falls on Dec. 3 annually, UN Secretary-General...

Displacements in northern Ethiopia up relief needs: UN

Displacements in northern Ethiopia up relief needs: UN

United Nations, December 4: The conflict in northern Ethiopia is increasing relief needs as it drives more people from their...

Canada's COVID-19 cases continue increasing

Canada's COVID-19 cases continue increasing

Ottawa (Canada), December 4: Canada's daily COVID-19 case counts continued to increase, with an average of 2,821 new cases reported...

COVID-19 wave in Germany could reach "sad peak" by Christmas: minister

COVID-19 wave in Germany could reach "sad peak"...

Berlin (Germany), December 4: The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic could reach a "sad peak" in intensive care units...

Cameroon marks Int'l Day of Persons with Disabilities with calls for greater inclusion

Cameroon marks Int'l Day of Persons with Disabilities...

Yaounde (Cameroon), December 4: Cameroon on Friday joined the country's disabled community in celebrating the International Day of Persons with...

Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert gov't shutdown

Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert gov't...

Washington (US), December 4: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed a short-term funding bill that will keep the federal...

UK's Conservative Party beats off challenge in by-election

UK's Conservative Party beats off challenge in by-election

London (UK), December 4: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party won a by-election Friday in what was seen as...

WTO announces conclusion of negotiations of Joint Statement Initiative on Services Domestic Regulation

WTO announces conclusion of negotiations of Joint Statement...

Geneva (Switzerland), December 3: The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced on Thursday that negotiations of the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI)...

Humanitarians distribute aid in Afghanistan, one of world's greatest emergencies: UN

Humanitarians distribute aid in Afghanistan, one of world's...

United Nations, December 3: The United Nations and partners are conducting needs assessments while distributing aid across Afghanistan, one of...

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto as first deputy managing director

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto...

Washington (US), November 3: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Thursday that Gita Gopinath, currently chief economist of the...

Brazil vaccinates 90 pct of target population with first dose against COVID-19

Brazil vaccinates 90 pct of target population with...

Brasília (Brazil), December 3: Brazil has vaccinated 90 percent of its target population of 177 million people with at least...

Israeli PM urges U.S. to halt nuke talks with Iran

Israeli PM urges U.S. to halt nuke talks...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 3: Israel on Thursday called on the United States to halt the nuclear talks with Iran immediately,...

UN, EU provide cash assistance for 20,000 persons with disabilities in Lebanon

UN, EU provide cash assistance for 20,000 persons...

Beirut (Lebanon), December 3: The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday the launch of a new national...

U.S. House approves short-term funding bill ahead of gov't shutdown deadline

U.S. House approves short-term funding bill ahead of...

Washington (US), November 3: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a short-term spending bill that would keep federal...

Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment of COVID-19: Politico

Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment...

Washington (US), November 3: The response of former U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to the COVID-19 pandemic focused solely on...

New Zealand reports 92 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

New Zealand reports 92 new community cases of...

Wellington (New Zealand),December 3: New Zealand reported 92 new Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the community on Friday, bringing...

Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency: PM

Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency:...

Kuwait City (Kuwait), December 3: Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency, Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad...

Germany to introduce stricter COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated people

Germany to introduce stricter COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated...

Berlin (Germany), December 3: Germany announced on Thursday it will introduce stricter rules for unvaccinated people, in order to fight...

Shotgun-wielding man surrenders to police after standoff outside UN building

Shotgun-wielding man surrenders to police after standoff outside...

Unites Nations, December 3: A man brandishing a shotgun surrendered to police after a two and half hours standoff outside...

Iran says presents draft proposals on sanctions removal, nuke restrictions at Vienna talks

Iran says presents draft proposals on sanctions removal,...

Tehran (Iran), November 3: Iran's chief negotiator in the Vienna talks announced on Thursday that two draft texts containing Iran's...