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Merkel says EU-China investment treaty an important undertaking

Merkel says EU-China investment treaty an important undertaking

Berlin (Germany), May 6: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the EU-China investment treaty was an "important undertaking" despite...

Biden says Republican Party going through "mini-revolution" amid Cheney drama

Biden says Republican Party going through "mini-revolution" amid...

Washington (US), May 6: U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday it appears the Republican Party is going through a "mini-revolution"...

Sri Lankan PM elected chair of ADB's Board of Governors

Sri Lankan PM elected chair of ADB's Board...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 6: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who also serves as minister of finance, was on...

ECOWAS countries urged to invest in data production

ECOWAS countries urged to invest in data production

Accra (Ghana), May 6: Members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) should invest more in data production...

France's National Assembly approves climate change bill

France's National Assembly approves climate change bill

Paris (France), May 5: France's National Assembly on Tuesday endorsed a new bill aiming at reinforcing acts to enable France...

Top US Senate Democrat Concerned Deadly Protests in Colombia Risk Destabilizing Region

Top US Senate Democrat Concerned Deadly Protests in...

Washington (US), May 5: The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, Bob Menendez, in a statement expressed concern over the...

Israeli President Says Received Mandate to Form Gov't Back as Netanyahu Misses Deadline

Israeli President Says Received Mandate to Form Gov't...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government coalition three times in the past two years. Now,...

Trump launches online communication platform after social media ban

Trump launches online communication platform after social media...

Washington (US), May 5: Former U.S. President Donald Trump has launched an online platform aimed at directly communicating with his...

N. Korea continues to build up chemical, biological weapons: U.S. official

N. Korea continues to build up chemical, biological...

Washington (US), May 5: North Korea continues to build up its chemical and biological weapons, in addition to its other...

Moon holds online meeting with kids for Children's Day

Moon holds online meeting with kids for Children's...

Seoul (South Korea), May 5: President Moon Jae-in held an online meeting with a group of elementary school students on...

Vaccinated people to be exempted from mandatory self-isolation in S. Korea

Vaccinated people to be exempted from mandatory self-isolation...

Seoul (South Korea), May 5: People who have been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in South Korea are exempted...

Selection of next UN secretary-general enters phase of vision statement hearing

Selection of next UN secretary-general enters phase of...

United nations, May 5: United Nations member states will gather Friday to hear the vision statement of incumbent Secretary-General Antonio...

UN envoy to Libya transmits proposal for constitutional basis for elections to dialogue forum

UN envoy to Libya transmits proposal for constitutional...

Tripoli (Libya), May 5: United Nations (UN) envoy to Libya Jan Kubis on Tuesday transmitted the proposal for a constitutional...

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

Houston (US), May 5: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a sharp decrease of 7.7 million barrels of...

450 refugees rescued in Italy, including 180 children: UNHCR

450 refugees rescued in Italy, including 180 children:...

Geneva (Switzerland), May 5: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Tuesday that 450 refugees were rescued and...

Philippine FDA approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Philippine FDA approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency...

Manila (Philippines), May 5: The Philippines' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the emergency use authorization for Moderna's vaccine...

Biden says he hopes to meet Putin during Europe trip in June

Biden says he hopes to meet Putin during...

Washington (US), May 5: U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he expects to hold a meeting with Russian President...

Chile's COVID-19 cases drop 14 pct in two weeks: health ministry

Chile's COVID-19 cases drop 14 pct in two...

Santiago (Chile), May 4: New cases of COVID-19 in Chile decreased by 14 percent in the past 14 days and...

Biden raises ceiling for refugees to U.S. amid COVID-19 pandemic, Myanmar unrest

Biden raises ceiling for refugees to U.S. amid...

Washington (US), May 4: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order to sharply increase the number of...

European Commission recommends easing restrictions on travel to EU

European Commission recommends easing restrictions on travel to...

Brussels (Belgium), May 4: The European Commission on Monday called on the member states of the European Union (EU) to...

Turkey's COVID-19 patients applying to be hospitalized down by half: minister

Turkey's COVID-19 patients applying to be hospitalized down...

Istanbul (Turkey), May 4: The number of COVID-19 patients who have applied to be hospitalized in the last two weeks...

ASEAN+3 vow to deepen financial cooperation to sustain economic growth amid COVID-19 pandemic

ASEAN+3 vow to deepen financial cooperation to sustain...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), May 4: Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plus China, Japan and...

Denmark stops using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Denmark stops using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Copenhagen (Denmark), May 4: The Danish Health Authority has decided to drop the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from its mass...

Biden administration raises refugee admission ceiling to 62,500

Biden administration raises refugee admission ceiling to 62,500

Washington (US), May 4: The Biden administration on Monday raised the annual ceiling for new refugees allowed into the United...

UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to approve evacuation of refugees

UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to approve evacuation of...

Tripoli (Libya), May 4: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday urged the Libyan authorities to approve...

UN mourns death of Chadian president Deby

UN mourns death of Chadian president Deby

United Nations, May 4: The United Nations General Assembly on Monday held a plenary meeting to mourn the death of...

U.S. Senate minority leader foresees zero Senate Republican support to Biden's mega spending package

U.S. Senate minority leader foresees zero Senate Republican...

Washington (US), May 4: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday that no Senate Republicans would support the...