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EU, U.S. working to settle aircraft dispute by July 11

EU, U.S. working to settle aircraft dispute by...

Brussels (Belgium), May 21: The European Union (EU) and the United States are working to reach an agreement on their...

U.S. Treasury proposes global minimum tax rate of 15 pct

U.S. Treasury proposes global minimum tax rate of...

Washington (US), May 21: U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday it proposed that the global minimum tax rate should be at...

Canada-U.S. border restrictions extended another month to June 21, PM says

Canada-U.S. border restrictions extended another month to June...

Ottawa (Canada), May 21: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday that the Canada-U.S. border agreement against non-essential travel...

Cambodian PM renews call for COVID-19 vaccines to be global public good

Cambodian PM renews call for COVID-19 vaccines to...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), May 21: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Thursday renewed a call for COVID-19 vaccines...

N. Korea opens regional hospital for better medical service amid coronavirus concerns

N. Korea opens regional hospital for better medical...

Seoul (South Korea), May 20: North Korea has opened a large hospital in an eastern province to provide better medical...

Colombian Defense Minister Rejects NGO Figures on Death Toll From Protests

Colombian Defense Minister Rejects NGO Figures on Death...

Bogota (Colombia), May 20: Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano told Sputnik that the figures on the death toll from the...

S. Korea to ship 59 bln won worth of dried laver to Japan

S. Korea to ship 59 bln won worth...

Soeul (South Korea), may 20: South Korea's oceans ministry said Thursday it has won a deal worth 58.7 billion won...

New cases stay above 600 for 2nd day; virus curbs likely to be again extended

New cases stay above 600 for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), May 20: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose above 600 for the second day Thursday amid...

Moon to visit U.S. military cemetery in Virginia

Moon to visit U.S. military cemetery in Virginia

Washington (US)/ Seoul (South Korea), May 20: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday in...

UNICEF chief calls for immediate ceasefire, aid access to stave off disaster in Mideast

UNICEF chief calls for immediate ceasefire, aid access...

United Nations, May 20: The head of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is calling for an immediate ceasefire and aid...

U.S. to waive sanctions on company building Nord Stream 2 pipeline: reports

U.S. to waive sanctions on company building Nord...

Washington (US), May 20: The Biden administration plans to waive sanctions against a company and its head overseeing the construction...

EU lawmakers differ on COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

EU lawmakers differ on COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

Brussels (Belgium), May 20: No consensus was reached among the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday regarding a...

UNGA president to convene formal plenary meeting on Palestine, Middle East

UNGA president to convene formal plenary meeting on...

United Nations, May 20: President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, will convene a...

U.S. House passes legislation creating independent commission to probe Jan. 6 Capitol riot

U.S. House passes legislation creating independent commission to...

Washington (US), May 20: The U.S. House on Wednesday voted to pass the legislation creating an independent commission to probe...

256 dead, including 69 children, in Mideast hostilities: UN

256 dead, including 69 children, in Mideast hostilities:...

United Nations, May20: The United Nations' casualty count from hostilities in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel on Wednesday showed...

Some U.S. Fed officials open to start discussing tapering asset purchases at upcoming meetings: minutes

Some U.S. Fed officials open to start discussing...

Washington (US), May 20: Some U.S. Federal Reserve officials signaled that they would be open to start discussing tapering the...

Russian fighter intercepts U.S. bomber before Lavrov-Blinken meeting

Russian fighter intercepts U.S. bomber before Lavrov-Blinken meeting

Moscoe (Russia), May 20: A Russian Su-27 fighter intercepted a B-52H strategic bomber of the U.S. Air Force over the...

US Condemns Turkish President's Remarks About Jewish People

US Condemns Turkish President's Remarks About Jewish People

Washington (US), May 19: The United States condemns Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks against the Jewish people, US State...

Blinken Emphasizes to Germany's Maas US Opposition to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Blinken Emphasizes to Germany's Maas US Opposition to...

Washington (US), May 19: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke over the telephone with Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas...

Trudeau Says Quebec Has Right to Unilaterally Amend Canadian Constitution

Trudeau Says Quebec Has Right to Unilaterally Amend...

Toronto (Canada), May 19: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the French-speaking province of Quebec can modify parts of the Canadian...

Sri Lankan cabinet agrees to amend Port City Bill in line with Supreme Court ruling

Sri Lankan cabinet agrees to amend Port City...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 19: Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers on Tuesday agreed to amend the Port City Economic Commission...

Biden gov't inheriting Singapore accord may brighten N.K. dialogue prospects

Biden gov't inheriting Singapore accord may brighten N.K....

Seoul (South Korea), May 19: The Joe Biden administration's decision to embrace a 2018 summit agreement with North Korea is...

New COVID-19 cases rise above 600 as cluster infections continue

New COVID-19 cases rise above 600 as cluster...

Seoul (South Korea), May 19: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose above 600 on Wednesday as health authorities remained...

U.S. will build on Singapore agreement with N. Korea: Campbell

U.S. will build on Singapore agreement with N....

Washington (US), May 19: The U.S. administration of President Joe Biden will build on a 2018 summit agreement with North...

Moon set for 5-day trip to U.S. for summit with Biden

Moon set for 5-day trip to U.S. for...

Seoul (South Korea), May 19: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will make a five-day trip to the United States this...

Indonesian president hopes Jakarta-Bandung HSR will operate by end of 2022

Indonesian president hopes Jakarta-Bandung HSR will operate by...

Jakarta (Indonesia), May 19: Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday the construction progress of the Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway...

Nuclear energy project to promote China-Russia ties: FM spokesperson

Nuclear energy project to promote China-Russia ties: FM...

Beijing (China), May 19: The smooth kickoff of China-Russia nuclear energy cooperation project will promote the upgrading of bilateral ties,...