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1st LD-Writethru: China firm in safeguarding national sovereignty, security: FM spokesperson

1st LD-Writethru: China firm in safeguarding national sovereignty,...

Beijing (China) Mar27: China is above-board and open, and has sufficient determination and ability to resolutely defend its national sovereignty...

Biden Told EU Leaders of His Concerns About Turkey's Ties With Russia - Reports

Biden Told EU Leaders of His Concerns About...

Washington (US), March 26: US President Joe Biden during a virtual summit with his counterparts in the European Union discussed...

Trump Criticizes Biden for Border Crisis, Policy Toward China

Trump Criticizes Biden for Border Crisis, Policy Toward...

Washington (US), March 26: Former US President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the administration of new President Joe Biden for...

Japanese PM Suga Wants to Invite Biden for Tokyo Olympics During Upcoming Visit to US

Japanese PM Suga Wants to Invite Biden for...

Tokyo (Japan), March 26: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that he would invite US President Joe Biden...

N. Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided missiles

N. Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided...

Seoul (South Korea), March 26: North Korea said Friday it test-fired new tactical guided missiles a day earlier, confirming the...

U.S. condemns N. Korea's missile launch as 'destabilizing'

U.S. condemns N. Korea's missile launch as 'destabilizing'

Washington (US), March 26: The United States on Thursday condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launches as "destabilizing" actions violating multiple...

New infections nearing 500, another uptick looming amid extended curbs

New infections nearing 500, another uptick looming amid...

Seoul (South Korea), March 26: South Korea's daily new corona virus cases stayed above 400 for the third straight day...

IMF sharply ups 2021 growth outlook for S. Korea to 3.6 pct

IMF sharply ups 2021 growth outlook for S....

Seoul (South Korea), March 26: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday sharply raised its growth outlook for South Korea...

Pakistani FM invites Hungarian companies to invest in CPEC's SEZs

Pakistani FM invites Hungarian companies to invest in...

Islamabad (Pakistan), March 26: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday invited Hungarian companies to enter into joint ventures...

UN chief urges eradicating ideas of white supremacy underpinning transatlantic slave trade

UN chief urges eradicating ideas of white supremacy...

United Nations, March 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to eliminate the ideas...

UNGA president warns global community against modern forms of slavery

UNGA president warns global community against modern forms...

United Nations, March 26: The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, on Thursday...

Romania tightens control measures amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Romania tightens control measures amid surge in COVID-19...

Bucharest (Romania), March 26: Romania announced late Thursday that a series of stricter prevention and control measures, including early closure...

Biden vows to improve situation on U.S. southern border overwhelmed by migrants

Biden vows to improve situation on U.S. southern...

Washington (US), March 26: U.S. President Joe Biden admitted Thursday that he cannot completely solve what he considered to be...

Merkel cancels hard Easter COVID-19 lockdown in Germany

Merkel cancels hard Easter COVID-19 lockdown in Germany

Berlin (Germany), March 25: The planned hard COVID-19 lockdown over the Easter holidays in Germany that was only agreed on...

Libya's new government holds first meeting on anti-COVID fight, electricity supply

Libya's new government holds first meeting on anti-COVID...

Tripoli (Libya), March 25: Libya's new Government of National Unity on Wednesday held its first meeting to discuss its domestic...

Israeli PM calls for "stable gov't" amid unclear election results

Israeli PM calls for "stable gov't" amid unclear...

Jerusalem (Israel), March 25: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Wednesday for the establishment of a "stable government" after...

Biden to Give First Presidential Press Conference After Record-Setting Delay

Biden to Give First Presidential Press Conference After...

Washington [US], March 25: US President Joe Biden on Thursday will give his first full press conference since taking office...

North Korean Missile Launches Show Threat of Pyongyang's Arms Programme to Neighbours, US Says

North Korean Missile Launches Show Threat of Pyongyang's...

Washington (US), March 25: The statement from the Pentagon comes after in the early hours of Thursday North Korea test-fired...

South Korean Foreign Minister Says Wants to Discuss Korean Peninsula Issues With Lavrov

South Korean Foreign Minister Says Wants to Discuss...

Seoul (South Korea), March 25: South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said on Thursday that he was going to discuss...

New virus cases above 400 for 2nd day, virus fight hampered by loosened vigilance

New virus cases above 400 for 2nd day,...

Seoul (South Korea), March 25: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for the second straight day Thursday...

Russian FM calls for efforts to keep peace on peninsula after N.K. missile launches

Russian FM calls for efforts to keep peace...

Seoul (South Korea), March 25: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called for efforts to maintain peace on the Korean...

UN chief appoints Ingrid Gjerde of Norway as force commander of UN mission in Cyprus

UN chief appoints Ingrid Gjerde of Norway as...

United Nations, March 25: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Major General Ingrid Gjerde of...

UN chief praises Yemen gov't opening Hodeidah port for fuel

UN chief praises Yemen gov't opening Hodeidah port...

United Nations, March 25: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lauds the Yemeni government for allowing four fuel ships into Hodeidah port...

UN envoy hails new nat'l gov't in Libya, urges Security Council to deploy ceasefire monitors

UN envoy hails new nat'l gov't in Libya,...

United Nations, March 25: A United Nations envoy on Wednesday hailed the endorsement of a national government in Libya after...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln -- Johns...

New York (US), March 25: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 30 million on Wednesday,...

Spain restarts use of AstraZeneca vaccine as incidence of coronavirus creeps upwards

Spain restarts use of AstraZeneca vaccine as incidence...

Madrid (Spain), March 25: Spain restarted the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Wednesday after a temporary suspension over fears...

Egypt's president says Ethiopian dam matter of presence for mlns

Egypt's president says Ethiopian dam matter of presence...

Cairo (Egypt), March 25: Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a...