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Zambia eases COVID-19 restrictions

Zambia eases COVID-19 restrictions

Lusaka (Zambia), April 2: Zambia on Friday announced a relaxation of COVID-19 preventive measures following a continued decline in...

Italy ends two-year COVID-19 state of emergency

Italy ends two-year COVID-19 state of emergency

Rome (Italy), April 1: More than two years after its announcement, and following several extensions, Italy on Thursday officially ended...

Russia creates working groups to probe U.S.-controlled biolabs in Ukraine

Russia creates working groups to probe U.S.-controlled biolabs...

Moscow (Russia), April 1: A Russian parliamentary commission held its first meeting on Thursday, announcing the establishment of four working...

Donors pledge 2.44 bln USD for humanitarian response in Afghanistan

Donors pledge 2.44 bln USD for humanitarian response...

United Nation, April 1: Forty-one donors pledged more than 2.44 billion U.S. dollars for the humanitarian response in Afghanistan and...

Yoon to meet with young exporters at KITA event

Yoon to meet with young exporters at KITA...

Seoul (South Korea), March 31: President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will visit the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) on Thursday and encourage...

S. Korea reviewing whether to further cut fuel taxes

S. Korea reviewing whether to further cut fuel...

Seoul (South Korea), March 31: South Korea is reviewing whether to further cut fuel taxes as inflationary pressure has built...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall to about 320,000; critical cases at another high

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall to about...

Seoul (South Korea), March 31: South Korea's new daily COVID-19 cases fell more than 100,000 to around 320,000 on Thursday,...

Iran says to seriously boost ties with neighbours

Iran says to seriously boost ties with neighbours

Tehran (Iran), March 31: The Iranian foreign minister said on Wednesday that Iran is seriously determined to boost its relations...

23 countries yet to fully reopen schools after COVID-19 closings: UNICEF

23 countries yet to fully reopen schools after...

United Nations, March 31: As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year, 23 countries - home to around 405 million...

Russia redeploys troops from Kiev, Chernihiv directions to east: Ukraine's security chief

Russia redeploys troops from Kiev, Chernihiv directions to...

Kiev (Ukraine), March 31: Russia is redeploying its troops from Kiev and Chernihiv directions, in the central and northern Ukraine...

Biden says pandemic not over, receives 2nd COVID-19 booster shot

Biden says pandemic not over, receives 2nd COVID-19...

Washington (US), March 31: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over before receiving...

Biden says U.S. to give Ukraine 500 mln USD in "direct budgetary aid"

Biden says U.S. to give Ukraine 500 mln...

Washington (US), March 31: U.S. President Joe Biden told his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, on Wednesday that the United States...

New Zealand reports 15,250 new community cases of COVID-19

New Zealand reports 15,250 new community cases of...

Wellington (US), March 31: New Zealand reported 15,250 new community cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, said the Ministry of Health...

Palestinian president condemns killing of 5 Israelis in a Tel Aviv shooting

Palestinian president condemns killing of 5 Israelis in...

Ramallah (Palestine), March 30: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday condemned the shooting in the Bnei Brak neighborhood of Tel...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases rise to over 420,000; critical cases at record high

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases rise to over...

Seoul (South Korea), March 30: South Korea's new daily COVID-19 cases rose to over 420,000 Wednesday amid concerns over the...

Tunisian president, EU official discuss bilateral ties, EU support

Tunisian president, EU official discuss bilateral ties, EU...

Tunis (Tunisia), March 30: Tunisian President Kais Saied met with visiting European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi on...

UN peacekeeping mission helicopter shot down in NE DR Congo

UN peacekeeping mission helicopter shot down in NE...

Kinshasa (DRC), March 30: A helicopter of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Ukrainian president says signals from peace talks "positive"

Ukrainian president says signals from peace talks "positive"

Kiev (Ukraine), March 30: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that he saw positive signals from the peace talks...

Indonesia reports 3,895 new COVID-19 cases, 108 more deaths

Indonesia reports 3,895 new COVID-19 cases, 108 more...

Jakarta (Indonesia), March 30: Indonesia on Tuesday confirmed 3,895 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 6,005,646, the...

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster doses for vulnerable groups

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster doses for vulnerable...

Los Angeles (US), March 30: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday authorized a second booster dose of...

UN member states urged to elevate pandemic management to highest political leadership

UN member states urged to elevate pandemic management...

United Nations, March 30: The UN General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution to urge member states to elevate pandemic...

Biden signs bill making lynching federal hate crime

Biden signs bill making lynching federal hate crime

Washington (US), March 30: U.S. President Joe Biden signed legislation Tuesday afternoon to make lynching a federal hate crime for...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 80 mln: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 80 mln: Johns Hopkins...

New York (US), March 30: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 80 million on Tuesday,...

IMF maintains 2022 growth outlook for S. Korean economy at 3 pct

IMF maintains 2022 growth outlook for S. Korean...

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its 2022 growth outlook for South Korea...

Moon promises to cooperate on budget for relocation of presidential office: Yoon aide

Moon promises to cooperate on budget for relocation...

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: President Moon Jae-in promised to cooperate on a budget for successor-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's plan to...

U.S. stocks rise ahead of key economic data

U.S. stocks rise ahead of key economic data

New York (US), March 29: U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as Wall Street is awaiting a slew of key economic...

Turkey announces new tax cuts to fight high inflation

Turkey announces new tax cuts to fight high...

Ankara (Turkey), March 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced value-added tax (VAT) cuts on several products to...