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UN chief calls for end to war with nature

UN chief calls for end to war with...

New York (USA) Feb 19: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked for global action to stop "a senseless and...

Taiwan DPP's claim of mainland thwarting vaccine purchase unfounded: spokesperson

Taiwan DPP's claim of mainland thwarting vaccine purchase...

Beijing (China) Feb 19: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Thursday denounced Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority for suggesting the...

China-Africa innovation, cooperation center launched in Wuhan

China-Africa innovation, cooperation center launched in Wuhan

Wuhan (China) Feb 19: The China-Africa innovation and cooperation center was launched in central China's Hubei Province capital, Wuhan, on...

China rebukes West for questioning impartiality of WHO's origin-tracing mission

China rebukes West for questioning impartiality of WHO's...

Beijing (China) Feb 19: A Chinese spokesperson on Thursday rebuked some Western politicians for questioning the impartiality of the recent...

Israeli PM, Biden hold first talk by phone

Israeli PM, Biden hold first talk by phone

Jerusalem (Israel) Feb 18: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Joe Biden held on Wednesday their first talk...

Mexican defense minister tests positive for COVID-19

Mexican defense minister tests positive for COVID-19

Mexico City (Mexico) Feb 18: Mexico's Minister of National Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval said Wednesday that he has tested positive...

Italy's new PM Draghi wins Senate confidence vote

Italy's new PM Draghi wins Senate confidence vote

Rome (Italy) Feb 18: Newly sworn-in Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi won a confidence vote in the Senate on Wednesday...

Facebook blocks news in Australia

Facebook blocks news in Australia

Canberra (Australia) Feb 18: Social media giant Facebook has blocked Australians from sharing or accessing news on the platform.

WHO roots for training of African health workers to boost COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

WHO roots for training of African health workers...

Nairobi (Kenya) Feb 18: A seamless roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in Africa hinges on improving the knowledge of the continent's...

V4 countries call for faster vaccine deliveries

V4 countries call for faster vaccine deliveries

Warsaw (Poland) Feb 18: The prime ministers of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia met in the southern Polish...

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

Washington DC (USA) Feb 18: Over 3 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the...

China-EU trade booms despite headwinds, a boon for many firms

China-EU trade booms despite headwinds, a boon for...

Brussels (Belgium) Feb 18: Many companies in the European Union (EU) and China were pleased to see EU-China bilateral trade...

EU launches bio-defense preparedness plan against COVID-19 variants

EU launches bio-defense preparedness plan against COVID-19 variants

Brussels (Belgium) Feb 18: The European Union (EU) on Wednesday stepped up its efforts to detect and fight COVID-19 variants...

UN chief urges G20 to prepare "Global Vaccination Plan"

UN chief urges G20 to prepare "Global Vaccination...

New York (USA) Feb 18: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday proposed that the Group of 20 (G20) set up...

Nearly 1,200 coronavirus variants cases detected in 50 U.S. states

Nearly 1,200 coronavirus variants cases detected in 50...

Washington DC (USA) Feb 17: Nearly 1,200 infection cases of coronavirus variants have been reported in the 50 U.S. states,...

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Washington DC (USA) Feb 17: Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after...

Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

Ottawa (Canada) Feb 17: The COVID-19 second wave in Canada's epidemiological curve has been trending downward for weeks, with the...

Former Deputy PM calls for Australia's green bank to invest in fossil fuels

Former Deputy PM calls for Australia's green bank...

Canberra (Australia) Feb 17: Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Barnaby Joyce has called for the government's emissions reduction corporation...

Arab League chief, UN coordinator discuss developments in Palestine, Israel

Arab League chief, UN coordinator discuss developments in...

Cairo (Egypt) Feb 17: Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Aboul-Gheit and UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor...

Chinese envoy calls for continued int'l support for Iraq

Chinese envoy calls for continued int'l support for...

Beijing (China) Feb 17: A Chinese envoy on Tuesday asked the international community to continue its support for Iraq.

UN chief calls for stable, predictable funding for peacekeeping in Sahel

UN chief calls for stable, predictable funding for...

New York (USA) Feb 17: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for stable and predictable funding for peacekeeping in...

Coronavirus origin-tracing mission in Wuhan is independent: WHO

Coronavirus origin-tracing mission in Wuhan is independent: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland) Feb 17: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that the international expert team on the COVID-19 origin-tracing...

Chinese, South Korean FMs hold phone talks on bilateral ties, Korean Peninsula issue

Chinese, South Korean FMs hold phone talks on...

Beijing (China) Feb 17: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday held a telephone conversation with Chung...

N. Korea appears to mark late leader's birthday without massive celebrations, provocations

N. Korea appears to mark late leader's birthday...

Seoul (South Korea), February 16: North Korea appears to be celebrating the birthday of late leader Kim Jong-il in a...

'Suspicious man' caught near inter-Korean border, probe under way: JCS

'Suspicious man' caught near inter-Korean border, probe under...

Seoul (South Korea), February 16: A suspicious man was caught near a military checkpoint in the eastern section of the...

S. Korea signs deals with Novavax, Pfizer to secure additional vaccines for 23 mln: PM

S. Korea signs deals with Novavax, Pfizer to...

Seoul (South Korea), February 16: South Korea has secured additional new coronavirus vaccines for 23 million people by signing contracts...

Dominic Cummings Denies Requesting UK Government Contract Be Given to His 'Friends' Firm

Dominic Cummings Denies Requesting UK Government Contract Be...

Moscow (Russia), February 16: The former top aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson is accused of helping a public relations...