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Ethiopian Airlines appoints new CEO

Ethiopian Airlines appoints new CEO

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), March 25: Ethiopia's national air carrier, Ethiopian Airlines announced on Thursday it has appointed Mesfin Tassew as...

NATO approves deployment of four new battle groups

NATO approves deployment of four new battle groups

Brussels (Belgium), March 25: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) approved on Thursday the deployment of four new battle groups...

N. Korea to hold major festivals for late founding leader's birth anniversary

N. Korea to hold major festivals for late...

Seoul (South Korea), March 24: North Korea plans to hold various large-scale celebratory events, both online and offline, on the...

Ex-President Park arrives home after hospital discharge

Ex-President Park arrives home after hospital discharge

Seoul/ Daegu (South Korea), March 24: Former President Park Geun-hye said Thursday she will contribute "whatever little strength I have"...

Interview: IMF official says Russia-Ukraine conflict adds uncertainty to Asian economy

Interview: IMF official says Russia-Ukraine conflict adds uncertainty...

Washington (US), March 24: The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict has added uncertainty to the Asian economy, which already has to battle...

NE Africa drought threatens to be worst in 40 years: UN

NE Africa drought threatens to be worst in...

United Nations, March 24: The northeast Africa drought threatens to be one of the worst climate-induced emergencies in the area...

Transport strike to end this week: Spanish PM

Transport strike to end this week: Spanish PM

Madrid (Spain), March 24: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Wednesday said he was confident his government would reach an...

Britain announces tax cuts as inflation hits 30-year high

Britain announces tax cuts as inflation hits 30-year...

London (UK), March 24: Britain announced tax cuts on Wednesday as the latest official statistics showed its inflation rose to...

Experts on at what point oil prices can trigger U.S. recession

Experts on at what point oil prices can...

Washington (US), March 24: The United States could see a recession if rapidly rising oil prices hit a crucial tipping...

EU countries in disarray after Putin announces payment change in gas deal

EU countries in disarray after Putin announces payment...

Brussles (Belgium), March 24: European countries have been thrown into disarray after Russian President Vladimir Putin said "unfriendly countries" who...

Security Council fails to adopt resolution on humanitarian situation in Ukraine

Security Council fails to adopt resolution on humanitarian...

United Nations, March 24: The 15-member UN Security Council on Wednesday failed to adopt a resolution on the humanitarian situation...

Pentagon's interest in biolabs requires clarification: Lavrov

Pentagon's interest in biolabs requires clarification: Lavrov

Moscow (Russia), March 24: The Pentagon's interest in biological laboratories in the former Soviet republics requires clarification, Russian Foreign Minister...

Portugal extends COVID-19 alert situation until April 18

Portugal extends COVID-19 alert situation until April 18

Lisbon (Portugal), March 24: The Portuguese government announced on Wednesday the extension of the COVID-19 pandemic "alert situation" until April...

Portuguese PM presents new government

Portuguese PM presents new government

Lisbon (Portugal), March 24: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa presented on Wednesday the new formation of the country's government, which...

Syrian president, Iranian FM discuss nuclear deal

Syrian president, Iranian FM discuss nuclear deal

Damascus (Syria), March 24: Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday discussed the developments of talks on restoring the 2015 nuclear...

S. Korea to ease property-related tax burdens of owners of one home

S. Korea to ease property-related tax burdens of...

Seoul (South Korea), March 23: South Korea said Wednesday it plans to ease tax burdens on owners of a single...

Moon names IMF official as BOK chief amid tensions with Yoon

Moon names IMF official as BOK chief amid...

Seoul (South Korea), March 23: The office of President Moon Jae-in announced the nomination of an International Monetary Fund official...

Putin, Macron discuss Ukraine issue over phone

Putin, Macron discuss Ukraine issue over phone

Moscow (Russia), March 23: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday held a phone conversation with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron,...

UN chief calls for sustainable use of groundwater for future generations

UN chief calls for sustainable use of groundwater...

United Nations, March 23: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for the sustainable use of groundwater for future generations.

Jordan holds local elections amid strict measures against COVID-19

Jordan holds local elections amid strict measures against...

Amman (Jordan), March 23: Jordan held governorate and municipal council elections on Tuesday, with strict measures in place to prevent...

Roundup: PM vows tough anti-terror stance after deadly attack in southern Israel

Roundup: PM vows tough anti-terror stance after deadly...

Jerusalem (Israel), March 23: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett vowed on Tuesday to take a tough stance against "terrorists" after...

Hillary Clinton contracts COVID-19 with "mild cold symptoms"

Hillary Clinton contracts COVID-19 with "mild cold symptoms"

Washington (US), March 23: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced on Tuesday evening that she had contracted COVID-19...

Omicron subvariant makes up 35 pct new COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Omicron subvariant makes up 35 pct new COVID-19...

Los Angeles (US), March 23: The BA.2 sub-lineage of the Omicron variant now makes up about 35 percent of new...

Pakistani PM calls for unity of Islamic world, assistance to Afghanistan

Pakistani PM calls for unity of Islamic world,...

Islamabad (Pakistan), March 23: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Tuesday called for the unity of the Islamic world...

Canadian ruling party wins support to govern through 2025

Canadian ruling party wins support to govern through...

Ottawa (Canada), March 23: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday announced an agreement reached by his Liberal Party and...

More than 5,000 planets confirmed to exist beyond solar system: NASA

More than 5,000 planets confirmed to exist beyond...

Los Angeles (US), March 23: More than 5,000 planets have been found to exist beyond the solar system, a...

German air traffic hit by renewed strike action

German air traffic hit by renewed strike action

Berlin (Germany), March 23: Security staff at most of Germany's major airports went on strike again on Tuesday, leading to...