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Brazil sees 76,178 new daily cases of COVID-19

Brazil sees 76,178 new daily cases of COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), March 14: Brazil reported 76,178 new COVID-19 cases with 1,997 deaths over the past 24 hours, the...

Borrell Calls For Transparency Amid Coup Probe in Bolivia

Borrell Calls For Transparency Amid Coup Probe in...

Moscow (Russia), March 14: EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called for transparency and dialogue in Bolivia, where ex-interim...

New virus cases over 400 for 6th day, potential resurgence worrisome

New virus cases over 400 for 6th day,...

Seoul (South Korea), March 14: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for the sixth consecutive day Sunday...

UN chief calls for unconditional release of abducted students in Nigeria

UN chief calls for unconditional release of abducted...

United Nations, March 14: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the latest mass kidnapping of students in...

UN chief calls for helping Mozambique tackle "triple threat" of climate change, conflict, COVID-19

UN chief calls for helping Mozambique tackle "triple...

United Nations, March 14: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called on the international community to help Mozambique tackle...

Libya's PM stresses need to initiate COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Libya's PM stresses need to initiate COVID-19 vaccination...

Tripoli (Libya), March 14: The newly-selected Prime Minister of Libya Abdul Hamid Dbeibah stressed on Saturday the need to initiate...

Security Council reauthorizes AU mission in Somalia

Security Council reauthorizes AU mission in Somalia

New York [US], March 13: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) announced Friday its adoption of a resolution reauthorizing the...

UN chief calls for unconditional release of abducted students in Nigeria

UN chief calls for unconditional release of abducted...

New York [US], March 13: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the latest mass kidnapping of students...

Lebanon says working closely with Syria to ensure safe return of Syrian refugees

Lebanon says working closely with Syria to ensure...

Beirut [Lebanon], March 13: Caretaker Lebanese Social Affairs Minister Ramzi Musharrafieh said Friday that he is currently working with the...

Turkey, Egypt launch first diplomatic-level contacts since 2013: FM

Turkey, Egypt launch first diplomatic-level contacts since 2013:...

Ankara [Turkey], March 13: Turkey and Egypt have launched diplomatic-level contacts years after former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was toppled...

Yemen's Houthi rebels reject U.S. ceasefire plan

Yemen's Houthi rebels reject U.S. ceasefire plan

Sana'a [Yemen], March 13: Yemen's Houthis spokesman said Friday night that the Houthi rebel group rejected the ceasefire plan proposed...

S. Korea reports 490 more COVID-19 cases, 95,176 in total

S. Korea reports 490 more COVID-19 cases, 95,176...

Seoul [South Korea], March 13: South Korea reported 490 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Friday compared to 24...

Car bombing claims 8 lives, wounds 54 in W. Afghanistan

Car bombing claims 8 lives, wounds 54 in...

Herat [Afghanistan], March 13: Eight people including seven civilians lost lives and 54 others sustained injuries due to a car...

British PM defends post-Brexit move on Northern Irish protocol

British PM defends post-Brexit move on Northern Irish...

London [UK], March 13: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that the decision to suspend parts of the...

Mongolia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX

Mongolia receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through...

Ulan Bator [Mongolia], March 13: Mongolia on Friday received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, a global initiative...

Turkey confirms 14,941 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey confirms 14,941 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara [Turkey], March 13: Turkey reported on Friday 14,941 new COVID-19 cases, including 834 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

Bezos Declines Invite From Sanders to Attend Senate Hearing on Income Inequality

Bezos Declines Invite From Sanders to Attend Senate...

Washington [US], March 13: The Senate hearings in the Budget Committee, scheduled for Wednesday, came amid a tense situation at...

Critics May Rage But They Are Powerless to Stop Major EU-China Investment Deal, Author Says

Critics May Rage But They Are Powerless to...

Brussels [Belgium], March 13: European and American critics are continuing attempts to exert pressure on Brussels in a bid to...

UK to Increase Number of Nuclear Warheads it Can Stockpile - Report

UK to Increase Number of Nuclear Warheads it...

London [UK], March 13: The UK is estimated to possess around 195 nuclear weapons, of which 120 are operationally available,...

Bolivian Court Issues Warrants for Arrest of Former Interim President Jeanine Añez, Other Ministers

Bolivian Court Issues Warrants for Arrest of Former...

La Paz [Bolivia], March 13: Last week, Jeanine Añez, the former self-proclaimed interim president of Bolivia, refused a summons to...

New York Senators Gillibrand, Schumer Release Joint Statement Demanding Governor Cuomo Resign

New York Senators Gillibrand, Schumer Release Joint Statement...

Washington [US], March 13: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has faced demands for his resignation since his state became the...

US Air Force Receives First F-15EX Fighter Jet From Boeing

US Air Force Receives First F-15EX Fighter Jet...

Washington (US),March 12: The US Air Force has received its first F-15EX fighter jet from Boeing and will soon begin...

US Has 8,800 Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Federal Care Facilities - Health Agency

US Has 8,800 Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Federal...

Washington (US), March 12: An estimated 8,800 migrant children who came to the United States alone are currently in federal...

EU Plans to Impose Sanctions on 4 Chinese Citizens Over Alleged Human Rights Violations in Xinjiang

EU Plans to Impose Sanctions on 4 Chinese...

Moscow (Russia), March 12: The European Union is going to impose sanctions on four Chinese citizens and one more entity...

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria tests positive for COVID-19

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria tests positive for COVID-19

Stockholm (Sweden), March 12: Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her spouse Prince Daniel have tested positive for COVID-19, Swedish Television...

EU approves Janssen's vaccine, yet challenges remain to reach vaccination goal

EU approves Janssen's vaccine, yet challenges remain to...

Brussels (Belgium), March 12: The European Union (EU) authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson...

California gearing up to fight hate crimes as anti-Asian sentiment surges

California gearing up to fight hate crimes as...

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (Xinhua) -- A new study, conducted by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism...