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UN Alliance of Civilizations chief condemns killing of religious figure in eastern DRC

UN Alliance of Civilizations chief condemns killing of...

United Nations, May 3: The high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Miguel Moratinos, on Sunday strongly condemned...

Colombian president announces withdrawal of tax reform plan

Colombian president announces withdrawal of tax reform plan

Bogota (Colombia), May 3: Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Sunday that he has asked Congress to withdraw the tax...

Tunisian gov't vows all means to avoid oxygen shortage in hospitals

Tunisian gov't vows all means to avoid oxygen...

Tunis (Tunisia), May 3: Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said on Sunday that all means will be provided for the...

Nepali gov't decides to suspend flights with India, South Africa, Brazil

Nepali gov't decides to suspend flights with India,...

Kathmandu (Nepal), May 3: The Nepali government Sunday decided to suspend domestic flights fully and international flights with India, South...

COVID-19 variants make up majority of Canada's new cases

COVID-19 variants make up majority of Canada's new...

Ottawa (Canada), May 3: Canada reported 7,145 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the cumulative total to 1,234,181 cases, including...

UK mulls scrapping quarantine for COVID contacts with daily testing

UK mulls scrapping quarantine for COVID contacts with...

London (UK), May 3: Daily lateral flow tests could be used as a way to prevent home-isolation for those who...

Chile to accelerate mass vaccination program against COVID-19

Chile to accelerate mass vaccination program against COVID-19

Santiago (Chile), May 2: Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced on Saturday that the country will accelerate its mass vaccination program...

New U.S. policy seeks 'practical' diplomacy with N.K. for complete denuclearization: Psaki

New U.S. policy seeks 'practical' diplomacy with N.K....

Washington (US), May 2: The United States will not seek a "grand bargain" in denuclearization negotiations with North Korea but...

LG Group launches new holding firm LX Holdings

LG Group launches new holding firm LX Holdings

Seoul (South Kore), May 2: South Korean conglomerate LG Group has launched its new holding firm with about 8 trillion...

Seoul stocks expected to rebound next week on upbeat corporate earnings

Seoul stocks expected to rebound next week on...

Seoul (South Korea), May 2: South Korean stocks are expected to move upward next week as investors' sentiment is expected...

New virus cases above 600 for 4th day; further surge in offing

New virus cases above 600 for 4th day;...

Seoul (South Korea), May 2: South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed in the 600s for the fourth consecutive straight...

N. Korea says Biden 'made big blunder,' warns of 'worse crisis beyond control'

N. Korea says Biden 'made big blunder,' warns...

Seoul (South Korea), May 2: North Korea said Sunday that U.S. President Joe Biden made a "big blunder" after he...

S. Korea vows to coordinate with U.S. for early resumption of nuke talks with N.K.

S. Korea vows to coordinate with U.S. for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 2: South Korea's foreign ministry said Saturday it will continue to coordinate with the United States...

Over 62 mln COVID-19 cases reported in Americas in last 15 months: WHO

Over 62 mln COVID-19 cases reported in Americas...

Geneva (Switzerland), May 2: More than 62 million COVID-19 cases and over 1.5 million deaths have been reported in the...

UN chief condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

UN chief condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

United Nations, May 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned Friday's suicide attack in Pul-e-Alam, capital of Afghanistan's eastern...

UN chief welcomes Somali move to return to agreed electoral model

UN chief welcomes Somali move to return to...

United Nations, May 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the decision of Somalia's lower house of parliament to...

Iran says parties to nuke talks have reached "common ground" in areas

Iran says parties to nuke talks have reached...

Tehran (Iran), May 2: Iran's senior negotiator in Vienna talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal said Saturday that...

Portugal extends travel restrictions with countries most affected by COVID-19

Portugal extends travel restrictions with countries most affected...

Lisbon (Portugal), May 2: The Portuguese Government on Saturday extended travel restrictions to and from countries most affected by the...

Russia advocates peaceful settlement of Kyrgyz-Tajik border clashes

Russia advocates peaceful settlement of Kyrgyz-Tajik border clashes

Moscow (Russia), May 2: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held telephone conversations with his Kyrgyz and Tajik counterparts on Saturday...

Over 100 mln Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Over 100 mln Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Washington (US) May 2: More than 100 million adult Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Saturday, according...

EU accuses Apple of distorting competition in music streaming market

EU accuses Apple of distorting competition in music...

Brussels (Belgium) May 1: The European Union (EU) on Friday accused Apple, the American digital giant, of abusing its dominant...

Over 62 mln COVID-19 cases reported in Americas in last 15 months: WHO

Over 62 mln COVID-19 cases reported in Americas...

Geneva (Switzerland) May 1: More than 62 million COVID-19 cases and over 1.5 million deaths have been reported in the...

UN chief calls for efforts to address inequalities while ending AIDS by 2030

UN chief calls for efforts to address inequalities...

New York (USA) May 1: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for efforts to address inequalities in order to bring...

Israel bans travel to 7 countries over COVID-19

Israel bans travel to 7 countries over COVID-19

Jerusalem (Israel) May 1: The Israeli government on Friday decided to ban travel of Israeli citizens to seven countries over...

U.S. CDC estimates 1 in 3 Americans infected with COVID-19

U.S. CDC estimates 1 in 3 Americans infected...

Washington DC (USA) May 1: About 35 percent of all Americans have been infected with COVID-19 over the past year,...

Russia imposes entry ban on 8 EU officials

Russia imposes entry ban on 8 EU officials

Moscow (Russia) May 1: The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that eight officials from the European Union (EU)'s bodies...

China makes stride toward building manned space station: global media

China makes stride toward building manned space station:...

Beijing (China) May 1: China has made an enormous stride in achieving the goal of having a manned space station...