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UN envoy calls for int'l efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian violence

UN envoy calls for int'l efforts to end...

United Nations, May 17: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland on Sunday called for international...

Roundup: New federal guidance not permits wide-ranging removal of masks in U.S.

Roundup: New federal guidance not permits wide-ranging removal...

Washington (US), May 17: New mask guidance for vaccinated individuals does not grant permission for widespread removal of masks, the...

Economic Watch: EU confident about economic recovery amid loosening of pandemic restrictions

Economic Watch: EU confident about economic recovery amid...

Valletta (Malta), May 17: Backed by the accelerated vaccination drive, easing of anti-COVID-19 restrictions and a wide array of fiscal...

Italy donates 1 mln euros for rehabilitation of Sursock Museum in Lebanon's Beirut

Italy donates 1 mln euros for rehabilitation of...

Beirut (Italy), May 17: Italy on Sunday donated 1 million euros (1.2 million U.S. dollars) for the rehabilitation of Beirut's...

South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca due to low turn up

South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca...

Juba (South Sudan), May 17: South Sudan said Sunday it's stuck with more than 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines due...

CDC chief says vaccine mandates to be set locally

CDC chief says vaccine mandates to be set...

Chicago (US), May 17: Mandates in the United States to require people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 have been left...

Chile begins historic election of constitution makers

Chile begins historic election of constitution makers

Santiago (Chile), May 16: Chile on Saturday began historic elections, in which, for the first time, a Constitution Convention comprised...

Colombia reports record daily death toll from COVID-19

Colombia reports record daily death toll from COVID-19

Bogota (Colombia), May 16: Colombia on Saturday reported a record daily count of 530 deaths from COVID-19, raising the nationwide...

592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

Tehran (Iran), May 16: A total of 592 people, mostly political unknowns, have registered for the 13th presidential election in...

The building of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on Okhotny Ryad Street in Moscow with the illumination on.Russia's Lower House Will Denounce Open Skies Treaty on May 18, Senior Lawmaker Says

The building of the State Duma of the...

Moscow (Russia), May 16: Russia's lower house will consider a bill on denouncing the Open Skies Treaty on May 18,...

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly States' List, Borrell Says

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly...

Brussels (Belgium), May 16: The European Union has called on Moscow to revise its decision regarding Russia's list of unfriendly...

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC resolutions on N. Korea

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed his country's commitment to U.N. Security Council resolutions on...

Roundup: Over one-third U.S. states, some businesses ending COVID-19 mask mandates

Roundup: Over one-third U.S. states, some businesses ending...

Washington (US), May 16: Eighteen states in the United States and some big-label businesses have announced plans as of Saturday...

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following vaccine rollout

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following...

Rome (Italy), May 16: Coronavirus infections across all age groups in Italy fell by 80 percent after the first five...

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19 vaccinations: PM

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19...

Paris (France), May 16: France has administered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 million people, reaching its target...

Biden reaches out to Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid escalating conflict

Biden reaches out to Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday expressed concerns about the escalating conflict in separate phone calls...

Roundup: U.S. health agencies lack of public trust over a year into COVID-19 pandemic

Roundup: U.S. health agencies lack of public trust...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. health agencies are facing the challenge of restoring public trust over a year into the...

Biden revokes Trump order for building "National Garden of American Heroes"

Biden revokes Trump order for building "National Garden...

Washington DC (USA) May 15: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order revoking several measures issued by...

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs discuss worsening Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs discuss worsening Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Cairo (Egypt) May 15: Egyptian Foreign Minister SamehShoukry and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi discussed on Friday the deteriorating conflict...

Brazil begins inoculating Olympians with Sinovac, Pfizer vaccines

Brazil begins inoculating Olympians with Sinovac, Pfizer vaccines

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) May 15: Brazilian athletes, coaches and journalists on Friday began receiving COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac...

Turkey reports 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, 5,083,996 in total

Turkey reports 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, 5,083,996 in...

Ankara (Turkey), May 14: Turkey on Thursday confirmed 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,217 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

UK "anxious" about India-related COVID-19 variant: PM

UK "anxious" about India-related COVID-19 variant: PM

London (US), May 14: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that Britain is "anxious" about the coronavirus variant first...

Roundup: Panic buying prolongs fuel shortages in southeastern U.S.

Roundup: Panic buying prolongs fuel shortages in southeastern...

Washington (US), May 14: Fuel shortages caused by the shutdown of a major pipeline over a ransomware attack last week...

News analysis: EU predicts strong economic growth, but the forecast is not without potential pitfalls

News analysis: EU predicts strong economic growth, but...

Rome (Italy), May 14: The European Commission on Wednesday predicted an aggressive rebound for the economies of the 27-nation bloc,...

U.S. Fed needs to see "several more months of data" before considering policy shift: official

U.S. Fed needs to see "several more months...

Washington (US), May 14: The U.S. Federal Reserve needs to see "several more months of data" before considering changes to...

US Army Surpasses 1Mln COVID-19 Vaccination Milestone for Soldiers, Families

US Army Surpasses 1Mln COVID-19 Vaccination Milestone for...

Washington (US), May 13: More than 1 million coronavirus vaccines have been given to soldiers, family members and Defense Department...

Abbas Tells Blinken About Need to End Israel's Aggression Against Palestinians - Report

Abbas Tells Blinken About Need to End Israel's...

Moscow (Russia), May 13: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, stressed...