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UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable food systems

UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable...

New York (US) Oct 17: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday encouraged change in actions toward sustainable food systems on...

At least 6 dead, 1 missing after ship sinks in Brazil

At least 6 dead, 1 missing after ship...

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Oct 17: At least six people died and another one is missing after a ship sank...

Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Santiago (Chile) Oct 17: Chile will ban sales of most internal combustion vehicles in support of electric vehicles starting in...

Israel's active COVID-19 cases below 20,000

Israel's active COVID-19 cases below 20,000

Tel Aviv (Israel) Oct 17: The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Israel decreased by 328 to 19,797, the...

Iraq's cleric sets conditions for dealing with Washington when taking office

Iraq's cleric sets conditions for dealing with Washington...

Baghdad (Iraq) Oct 17: Iraq's prominent Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr set several conditions on Saturday to deal with the United...

1 deputy killed, 2 injured in "ambush shooting" in U.S. Texas

1 deputy killed, 2 injured in "ambush shooting"...

Texas (US) Oct 17: A deputy constable was killed and two others injured in an "ambush shooting" on Saturday outside...

Estrada Fire in U.S. northern California down to 83 acres, 25 pct contained

Estrada Fire in U.S. northern California down to...

California (US) Oct 17: A wildfire starting Friday from a prescribed burn in Santa Cruz County, U.S. northern California,...

NASA launches longest mission to distant asteroids, exploring planet formation mysteries

NASA launches longest mission to distant asteroids, exploring...

Washington (US) Oct 17: The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched its Lucy spacecraft on Saturday on a...

New Zealand reports 53 new cases of COVID-19

New Zealand reports 53 new cases of COVID-19

Wellington (New Zealand) Oct 17: New Zealand reported 53 new cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in a...

Turkey-EU ties face uncertainty as German Chancellor Merkel stepping down

Turkey-EU ties face uncertainty as German Chancellor Merkel...

Ankara (Turkey) Oct 17: Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure from the European political scene may cast a shadow over...

Iraqi president calls for calm amid dispute over election results

Iraqi president calls for calm amid dispute over...

Baghdad(Iraq) Oct 16: Iraqi President Barham Salih on Friday called on objectors to Sunday's early election results to calm...

U.S. FDA advisors to discuss authorization of Merck's COVID-19 drug

U.S. FDA advisors to discuss authorization of Merck's...

Washington DC (USA) Oct 16: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will hold an advisors'...

Italy's new flagship airline ITA starts operations

Italy's new flagship airline ITA starts operations

Rome (Italy) Oct 16: Italy's new flagship air carrier ITA began operations Friday with an early-morning flight between the...

UK MP dies after being stabbed at constituency meeting

UK MP dies after being stabbed at constituency...

London (UK) Oct 16: Britain's ruling Conservative Party's member of the parliament (MP) David Amess has died after being stabbed...

Fully vaccinated foreign visitors can enter U.S. starting on Nov. 8

Fully vaccinated foreign visitors can enter U.S. starting...

Washington DC (USA) Oct 16: Fully vaccinated foreign visitors will be allowed to enter the United States starting on Nov....

Biden gov't to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Biden gov't to ask Supreme Court to block...

Houston (USA) Oct 16: U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to block Texas' new...

See-off ceremony held for Chinese astronauts on Shenzhou-13 mission

See-off ceremony held for Chinese astronauts on Shenzhou-13...

Jiuquan (China) Oct 16: A see-off ceremony for three Chinese astronauts departing on the Shenzhou-13 crewed space mission was...

Death toll of Afghanistan's mosque explosions soars to 32: report

Death toll of Afghanistan's mosque explosions soars to...

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 16: The death toll from suicide explosions inside a mosque in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's...

Chinese premier stresses reform, opening-up, high-quality development

Chinese premier stresses reform, opening-up, high-quality development

Beijing (China) Oct 16: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to vigorously advance reform and opening-up, promote high-quality development,...

Xi calls for strengthening China-EU strategic communication

Xi calls for strengthening China-EU strategic communication

Beijing (China) Oct 16: Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday it is necessary for China and the European Union...

China launches its longest-ever crewed mission for space station construction

China launches its longest-ever crewed mission for space...

Beijing (China) Oct 16: China on Saturday launched the crewed spaceship Shenzhou-13, sending three astronauts to its space station core...

Gov't to raise gathering size limit to 8 under new distancing rules: PM

Gov't to raise gathering size limit to 8...

Seoul (South Korea), October 15: The government decided Friday to raise the private gathering size limit to eight people for...

New virus cases slow down, eased distancing rules to be applied for 2 weeks

New virus cases slow down, eased distancing rules...

Seoul (South Korea), October 15: South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,000s for the seventh straight day...

U.S. returns to UN Human Rights Council

U.S. returns to UN Human Rights Council

United Nations, October 15: The United States was on Thursday elected a member of the UN Human Rights Council, following...

UN pays tribute to former General Assembly president Bouteflika

UN pays tribute to former General Assembly president...

United Nations, October 15: The UN General Assembly on Thursday held an event to pay tribute to former Algerian President...

Yemeni humanitarian crisis deepens with continued fighting -- UN official

Yemeni humanitarian crisis deepens with continued fighting --...

United Nations, October 15: The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues to deepen as more than 20 million people, or two-thirds...

IMFC warns of divergent recoveries from pandemic, pledges to expedite universal vaccination

IMFC warns of divergent recoveries from pandemic, pledges...

Washington [US], October 15: The policy-setting body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday warned of divergent recoveries from...