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Republicans sue Vice President Pence in bid to overturn U.S. election results

Republicans sue Vice President Pence in bid to...

Washington (US), December 29: In a far-fetched bid to overturn the result of the U.S. election, House Representative Louie Gohmert...

U.S. House passes bill to boost stimulus checks to 2,000 USD after Trump's calls

U.S. House passes bill to boost stimulus checks...

Washington (US), December 29: The Democrats-held House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill to boost the second round of...

UN underscores need to learn lessons from COVID-19, urges greater investments in preparedness

UN underscores need to learn lessons from COVID-19,...

United Nations, December 29: The United Nations (UN) on Sunday commemorated the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, underscoring the...

UN chief welcomes holding of presidential, legislative elections in Niger

UN chief welcomes holding of presidential, legislative elections...

United Nations, December 29: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday welcomed the holding of the presidential and legislative elections...

Security Council condemns attacks on UN mission in CAR

Security Council condemns attacks on UN mission in...

United Nations, December 29: United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned Friday's attacks against the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in...

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down: governor

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down:...

New York (US), December 27: Of the 201,442 COVID-19 tests reported on Friday in New York State, 10,806 were positive,...

Honduras reports decline in deaths from traffic accidents in 2020

Honduras reports decline in deaths from traffic accidents...

Tegucigalpa (Honduras), December 27: At least 1,157 people lost their lives in Honduras due to road accidents in 2020, a...

UN chief calls for peaceful elections in Niger

UN chief calls for peaceful elections in Niger

United Nations, December 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for peaceful and safe legislative and presidential elections in...

UN chief wants peaceful, credible elections in CAR

UN chief wants peaceful, credible elections in CAR

United Nations, December 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for peaceful, inclusive and credible general elections on Sunday...

California becomes first U.S. state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases

California becomes first U.S. state to surpass 2...

Los Angeles (US), December 26: California on Thursday became the first state in the United States to surpass 2 million...

Over 100,000 New Yorkers suffer from power loss on Christmas

Over 100,000 New Yorkers suffer from power loss...

New York (US), December 26: More than 100,000 New Yorkers woke up Christmas morning on Friday without electricity after a...

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate down, hospitalizations up: governor

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate down, hospitalizations up:...

New York (US), December 25: Of the 226,296 COVID-19 tests reported on Wednesday in New York state, 12,568 were...

U.S. House Republicans block Democrats' bid to pass 2,000-USD stimulus checks

U.S. House Republicans block Democrats' bid to pass...

Washington (US), December 25: Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday blocked an attempt from House Democrats to...

Trump's pardoning of convicted Blackwater guards not positive: UN

Trump's pardoning of convicted Blackwater guards not positive:...

United Nations, December 25: U.S. President Donald Trump's pardoning of four security guards from the private military firm Blackwater who...

UN assessment team stranded in Ethiopia: spokesman

UN assessment team stranded in Ethiopia: spokesman

United Nations, December 25: One of the two UN teams tasked to assess the humanitarian needs in Ethiopia's Tigray region...

UN redeploys peacekeepers from South Sudan to CAR ahead of elections

UN redeploys peacekeepers from South Sudan to CAR...

United Nations, December 25: The United Nations is redeploying peacekeepers from South Sudan to the Central African Republic (CAR) to...

UN chief happy with climate action, sad about handling of pandemic: spokesman

UN chief happy with climate action, sad about...

United Nations, December 25: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres would be happy with the progress in global climate action, but sad...

Trump vetoes annual defense bill despite passage in Congress by veto-proof majority

Trump vetoes annual defense bill despite passage in...

Washington (US), December 24: U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year...

Mexico to use China-built light rail car for first time

Mexico to use China-built light rail car for...

Mexico City (Mexico) Dec 23: Mexico on Tuesday received the first wagon of its first China-built light rail car as...

Most populous county in U.S. sees COVID-19 cases top 600,000

Most populous county in U.S. sees COVID-19 cases...

Los Angeles (US), December 21: Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, on Friday hit a...

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down: governor

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down:...

New York (US), December 21: Of the 197,251 COVID-19 tests reported on Saturday in New York State, 9,957 were positive,...

CDC panel recommends frontline essential workers, 75+ seniors in line for COVID-19 vaccine

CDC panel recommends frontline essential workers, 75+ seniors...

Washington (US), December 21: An advisory panel of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted Sunday to...

US Senate majority leader says Congress has reached deal on COVID-19 relief

US Senate majority leader says Congress has reached...

Washington (US), December 21: U.S. Congress has just reached an agreement on the long-awaited COVID-19 relief package, and lawmakers will...

UNGA president calls for ensuring COVID-19 vaccines accessible to all people

UNGA president calls for ensuring COVID-19 vaccines accessible...

United Nations, December 21: Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), on Sunday called...

Uganda's second deputy PM dies aged 85

Uganda's second deputy PM dies aged 85

Kampala (Uganda), December 20: Uganda's Second Deputy Prime Minister Ali Kirunda Kivejinja has died in a hospital in the capital...

UN chief condemns attack in Somalia's Galkayo

UN chief condemns attack in Somalia's Galkayo

United Nations, Dec 20: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the attack that took place in Galkayo...

U.S. to shut down two consulates in Russia

U.S. to shut down two consulates in Russia

Washington (US), December 20: The United States planned to close its consulate in Vladivostok, Russia, and to suspend operations at...