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One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

Chicago (United States of America), February 01: One person died and another one suffered minor injuries in a shooting that...

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in Cyprus until July 31

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in...

United Nations, January 30: United Nations Security Council on Friday decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping...

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3 years for 'Deterrence' missions

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3...

Washington (US), January 30: Four US B-52 Stratofortress bombers have returned to a base in Guam after a three-year absence,...

200,000 people flee CAR in last two months: UN

200,000 people flee CAR in last two months:...

United Nations, January 30: More than 200,000 people have fled violence and insecurity in the Central African Republic (CAR) in...

Biden urged Putin to release jailed blogger Navalny, White House says

Biden urged Putin to release jailed blogger Navalny,...

Washington (US), January 30: US President Joe Biden called on his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to release detained vlogger Alexei...

U.S. San Francisco mayor announces expanded mental health support for students amid COVID-19

U.S. San Francisco mayor announces expanded mental health...

San Francisco (US), January 30: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday announced the city is providing new mental...

Chile approves emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Chile approves emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Santiago (Chile), January 29: Chilean health authorities on Wednesday approved the emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by multinational...

New York Undercounted COVID Deaths at Nursing Homes by Some 50%

New York Undercounted COVID Deaths at Nursing Homes...

New York (United States of America), January 29: New York's health department undercounted coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes by as...

U.S. economy suffers worst contraction in 74 years amid pandemic

U.S. economy suffers worst contraction in 74 years...

Washington (United States of America), January 29: The U.S. economy contracted 3.5 percent in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Taliban has not met commitments under U.S.-Taliban deal: Pentagon

Taliban has not met commitments under U.S.-Taliban deal:...

Washingon D.C. (United States of America), January 29: The Pentagon said on Thursday that the Afghan Taliban had not met...

UN chief urges making vaccine solidarity top priority

UN chief urges making vaccine solidarity top priority

New York (United States of America), January 29: Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on member states to make...

UN chief reiterates call for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

UN chief reiterates call for equitable access to...

United Nations, January 28: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday reiterated his call for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

U.S. ramps up vaccine rollout as January marks deadliest month since COVID-19 outbreak

U.S. ramps up vaccine rollout as January marks...

Washington (US), January 28: The United States is ramping up COVID-19 vaccine rollout as January marks the deadliest month...

US flies strategic bombers over Middle East

US flies strategic bombers over Middle East

Washington (US), January 28: The United States has flown B-52 long-range strategic bombers over the Middle East in a mission...

US envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad invited to stay in Biden administration - Blinken

US envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad invited to stay...

Washington (United States), January 28: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters that Zalmay Khalilzad has been invited to...

US Economy Could Improve in 2nd Half of 2021 But Long Way for Jobs Recovery - Fed Chair

US Economy Could Improve in 2nd Half of...

Washington (United States), January 28: The US economy looks set to improve in the second half of the year but...

US indicts 3 people affiliated with oath keepers over capitol riot

US indicts 3 people affiliated with oath keepers...

Washington (United States), January 28: Three individuals affiliated with the Oath Keepers have been indicted in federal court for...

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...