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UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering, Houthis of diverting state revenue

UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering,...

Washington (United States), January 27: The government of Yemen implemented a sophisticated money laundering scheme and was involved in corruption,...

Majority of Canadians favor moving past keystone XL decision onto other US issues - Poll

Majority of Canadians favor moving past keystone XL...

Toronto (Canada), January 27: A majority of Canadians are in favor of moving past the US decision to cancel the...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 100 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 100 mln -- Johns...

New York (United States), January 27: Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 100 million on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems...

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury secretary

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury...

Washington (United States), January 26: The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal...

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change adaptation

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase...

Washington (United States), January 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase...

5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: USGS

5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint...

New York (US), January 25: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S....

UN chief asks for efforts to promote education for all

UN chief asks for efforts to promote education...

United Nations, January 25: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for efforts to promote education for all.

Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19, Climate

Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19,...

Washington (US), January 25: US President Joe Biden has held telephone talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreeing on...

Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several Days After Biden's Inauguration

Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several...

Washington (US), January 25: Some of the fencing in Washington DC that was put up ahead of US President Joe...

U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess stimulus prospects

U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess...

New York [US], January 24: Wall Street's major averages advanced in the holiday-abbreviated week as investors assessed the possibility...

Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases of COVID-19

Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases...

Havana [Cuba], January 23: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported on Saturday three more deaths and 567 new cases...

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death

Los Angeles [US], January 22: California, the most populous state in the United States, once again reported its highest daily...

U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week

U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week

Washington [US], January 24: The rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths across the United States are on the...

The Russian Embassy in the US has expressed condolences over the passing of iconic US talk show personality Larry King.

The Russian Embassy in the US has expressed...

Washington [US], January 24: On Saturday morning, King's company Ora Media broke the news that the talk show host died...

US to Help Taiwan Maintain 'Self-Defense Capability,' State Department Says

US to Help Taiwan Maintain 'Self-Defense Capability,' State...

Washington [US], January 24: The US State Department says Washington plans to strengthen ties with Taiwan, which China considers...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed...

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be...

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over Ukraine

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her...

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House...

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential Biden, Putin Call

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential...

Washington (US), January 21: The White House does not have anything to announce on a potential call between new US...

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to launch educational collaboration

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to...

San Francisco (US), January 20: Amazon, Pharrell Williams' education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday...

U.S. Texas to distribute largest COVID-19 vaccine this week: governor

U.S. Texas to distribute largest COVID-19 vaccine this...

Houston (US), January 20: U.S. state of Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Tuesday that the largest shipment of COVID-19...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 400,000 on last day of Trump's presidency

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 400,000 on last day...

Washington(US), January 20: The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the United States surpassed the grim milestone of 400,000 on...

Presidential Inaugural Committee Hosts Nationwide COVID-19 Memoria

Presidential Inaugural Committee Hosts Nationwide COVID-19 Memoria

Washington (US), January 20: Biden's inaugural events will start on Tuesday with a COVID-19 memorial and nationwide tribute in remembrance...

Humanitarian access to Ethiopia's Tigray still faces obstacles: UN

Humanitarian access to Ethiopia's Tigray still faces obstacles:...

United Nations, January 20: UN humanitarian access to Ethiopia's conflict-stricken Tigray region still faces obstacles, said the UN Office for...