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Pakistani apex court declares dissolution of national assembly unconstitutional

Pakistani apex court declares dissolution of national assembly...

Islamabad (Pakistan), April 4: The Pakistani Supreme Court on Thursday declared Pakistani President Arif Alvi's decision to dissolve the National...

Russia-Ukraine conflict complicates ECB's rate hike considerations

Russia-Ukraine conflict complicates ECB's rate hike considerations

Frankfurt (Germany), April 8: The Russia-Ukraine conflict added to the uncertainties amid which the European Central Bank (ECB) chose to...

Myanmar to issue electronic COVID-19 vaccination certificate for int'l travel

Myanmar to issue electronic COVID-19 vaccination certificate for...

Yangon (Myanmar), April 8: Myanmar's health ministry announced on Thursday that it will issue electronic COVID-19 vaccination certificates in English...

U.S. Senate confirms first African American woman for Supreme Court

U.S. Senate confirms first African American woman for...

Washington (US), April 8: The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court in a 53-47 vote...

Russia vows retaliation against latest U.S. sanctions

Russia vows retaliation against latest U.S. sanctions

Moscow (Russia) April 8: The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Moscow would retaliate against Washington's latest package of sanctions,...

U.S. prepared to deal with any N. Korean provocation, including nuclear test: Sung Kim

U.S. prepared to deal with any N. Korean...

Washington (US), April 7: The United States and its allies are prepared to deal with any further provocations by North...

UN chief welcomes news of food aid reaching Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief welcomes news of food aid reaching...

United Nations, April 7: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the news that trucks with food assistance and fuel...

Jordan welcomes UNESCO resolution on old Jerusalem

Jordan welcomes UNESCO resolution on old Jerusalem

Amman (Jordan), April 7: Jordan on Wednesday welcomed a resolution adopted by UNESCO on old Jerusalem and its walls, which...

Lebanese PM urges cross-party cooperation to save country

Lebanese PM urges cross-party cooperation to save country

Beirut (Lebanon), April 7: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Wednesday called on all political parties to cooperate to pull...

Burkina Faso's ex-President Roch Marc Christian Kabore authorized to return home

Burkina Faso's ex-President Roch Marc Christian Kabore authorized...

Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), April 7: Burkina Faso's ex-president Roch Marc Christian Kabore, arrested on Jan. 24 during the military coup...

Sri Lankan president appoints advisory group on debt sustainability

Sri Lankan president appoints advisory group on debt...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), April 7: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed an advisory group on debt sustainability composed of...

New fighting blocks aid distribution in DR Congo's Rutshuru: UN

New fighting blocks aid distribution in DR Congo's...

United Nations, April 7: Fresh fighting between forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the M23 armed...

Ukrainian president orders formal halt of trade with Russia

Ukrainian president orders formal halt of trade with...

Kiev (Ukraine), April 7: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky instructed the government to formalize the cessation of Ukraine's trade with Russia,...

Biden's extension of payment pause on federal student loans fuels inflation concerns

Biden's extension of payment pause on federal student...

Washington (US), April 7: U.S. President Joe Biden's newly announced plan to extend a pause on federal student loan repayments...

Greek workers stage 24-hour general strike over high prices

Greek workers stage 24-hour general strike over high...

Athens (Greece), April 7: Tens of thousands of Greeks walked off the job across the country on Wednesday to join...

U.S. gov't extends repayment pause on federal student loans through August

U.S. gov't extends repayment pause on federal student...

Washington (US), April 7: U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his administration is extending a pause on federal...

U.S. Fed plans to shrink balance sheet by 95 bln USD a month: minutes

U.S. Fed plans to shrink balance sheet by...

Washington (US), April 7: U.S. Federal Reserve could begin reducing the size of its balance sheet as soon as May,...

Tunisian president announces new voting rules of legislative elections

Tunisian president announces new voting rules of legislative...

Tunis (Tunisia), April 7: Voting in Tunisia's legislative elections, scheduled for Dec. 17, will be organized in two rounds, and...

Sudan resumes livestock exports to Saudi Arabia

Sudan resumes livestock exports to Saudi Arabia

Khartoum (Sudan), April 7: Sudan announced Wednesday it has resumed shipping livestock, the country's main export, to Saudi Arabia after...

World Bank lowers Mongolia's economic growth forecast to 2.5 pct for 2022

World Bank lowers Mongolia's economic growth forecast to...

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), April 6: The World Bank has lowered Mongolia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for 2022 to 2.5...

S. Korea's daily infections stay in 200,000s for 2nd day

S. Korea's daily infections stay in 200,000s for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: South Korea's new coronavirus cases remained in the 200,000s for the second straight day on...

N. Korea poses 'real' threats to U.S. and allies: Gen. Milley

N. Korea poses 'real' threats to U.S. and...

Washington (US), April 6: North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs pose a real danger to the U.S. homeland, as...

Yoon delegation discusses deployment of U.S. strategic assets to S. Korea with NSA Sullivan

Yoon delegation discusses deployment of U.S. strategic assets...

Washington (US), April 6: South Korean delegates representing President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol discussed the possible deployment of U.S. strategic assets to...

Putin-Zelensky meeting possible only after treaty ready: Kremlin

Putin-Zelensky meeting possible only after treaty ready: Kremlin

Moscow (Russia), April 6: A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is possible only after...

U.S. Fed official says getting inflation down is "of paramount importance"

U.S. Fed official says getting inflation down is...

Washington (US), April 6: U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said Tuesday that it is "of paramount importance" to get...

France reports over 200,000 COVID-19 cases as presidential elections approach

France reports over 200,000 COVID-19 cases as presidential...

Paris (France), April 6: France reported on Tuesday 203,021 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as the country...

Russia "more prudent" in food supply to "hostile" countries: Putin

Russia "more prudent" in food supply to "hostile"...

Moscow (Russia), April 6: Russia will be more prudent this year in exporting food, especially to countries that are pursuing...