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Malaysia reports 3,381 new COVID-19 infections, 16 new deaths

Malaysia reports 3,381 new COVID-19 infections, 16 new...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), January 8: Malaysia reported 3,381 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to...

Canadian jobless rate down to 5.9 pct

Canadian jobless rate down to 5.9 pct

Ottawa (Canada). January 8: Canadian unemployment rate edged down to 5.9 percent in December from the previous month's 6 percent,...

Samsung Electronics looking to deliver 'good news' on M&A in near future: vice chairman

Samsung Electronics looking to deliver 'good news' on...

Las Vegas (Nevada), January 6: Samsung Electronics Co. has been working hard on acquisition opportunities, a top executive said Wednesday...

Venezuelan gov't slams newest "attempted intervention" by U.S.

Venezuelan gov't slams newest "attempted intervention" by U.S.

Caracas (Venezuela), January 6: Venezuela's government on Wednesday condemned what it called the latest "attempted intervention" in its internal affairs...

Brazilian president discharged from hospital

Brazilian president discharged from hospital

Sau Paulo (Brazil), January 6: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged from hospital on Wednesday, just over 48 hours after...

Uganda's PMI drops to 51.5 due to job losses, price pressures: bank

Uganda's PMI drops to 51.5 due to job...

Kampala (Uganda), January 6: Uganda's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 51.5 in December last year, down from 54.1 in...

Libya's total spending in 2021 hits 18.65 bln dollars: central bank

Libya's total spending in 2021 hits 18.65 bln...

Tripoli (Libya), January 6: The Central Bank of Libya on Wednesday said that the country's total spending in 2021 stood...

UNICEF distributes protective materials to schools in W. Libya

UNICEF distributes protective materials to schools in W....

Tripoli (Libya), January 6: Protective and sanitizing materials have been distributed to a number of schools in Western Libya to...

COVID-19 infections surge in European countries as Omicron spreads

COVID-19 infections surge in European countries as Omicron...

Brussels (Belgium), January 6: Following a break over the holiday season, European countries are witnessing skyrocketing new COVID-19 infections as...

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S21 FE at CES; launch date set for Jan. 11

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S21 FE at CES;...

Las Vegas (Nevada)/ Seoul (South Korea), Jnauary 4: Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will unveil its Galaxy S21 FE...

S.Korea's online shopping hits record high in November 2021

S.Korea's online shopping hits record high in November...

Seoul (South Korea), January 4: South Korea's online shopping hit a record high in November 2021 as the easing of...

Pakistan-China forum held to improve business environment: Pakistani PM

Pakistan-China forum held to improve business environment: Pakistani...

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 4: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that a Pakistan-China business and investment forum will...

Roundup: U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 boosters for children ages 12-15 amid Omicron surge

Roundup: U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 boosters for...

Washington (US), January 4: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday expanded the emergency use authorization for the...

COVID-19 cases in Spain surge over New Year

COVID-19 cases in Spain surge over New Year

Madrid (Spain), January 4: The Spanish Ministry of Health on Monday announced a huge rise in the number of COVID-19...

Greek PM calls for reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

Greek PM calls for reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

Athens (Greece), January 4: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Monday for all the Parthenon's sculptures to be brought...

OPEC picks new secretary general

OPEC picks new secretary general

Vienna (Austria), January 4: In a special video conference held on Monday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)...

Libyan parliament urges elections commission to set new date for presidential election

Libyan parliament urges elections commission to set new...

Tripoli (Libya), January 4: Libya's House of Representatives, the parliament, urged on Monday the High National Elections Commission to propose...

White House announces plan to boost competition in meat, poultry processing sector amid rising prices

White House announces plan to boost competition in...

Washington (US), January 4: The White House on Monday announced an action plan aimed at boosting competition in the U.S....

UK's hospitals under "considerable" pressure in next couple of weeks: PM

UK's hospitals under "considerable" pressure in next couple...

London (UK), January 4: Britain's National Health Service (NHS) will be under "considerable" pressure in the coming weeks amid the...

Brazilian president stable after hospitalization in Sao Paulo, medical staff says

Brazilian president stable after hospitalization in Sao Paulo,...

Sao Paulo (Brazil), January 4: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was stable but not expected to be discharged after being hospitalized...

Prime Minister of Haiti Survives Assassination Attempt Near Gonaives Church

Prime Minister of Haiti Survives Assassination Attempt Near...

Mexico City (Mexico), January 3: A failed attempt to assassinate the prime minister of Haiti, Ariel Henry, took place on...

Ecuadorian president names former presidential adviser as new foreign minister

Ecuadorian president names former presidential adviser as new...

Quito (Ecuador), January 3: Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso announced on Sunday that he has appointed former presidential adviser Juan Carlos...

Daily virus cases stay below 4,000 for 2nd straight day amid tighter antivirus curbs

Daily virus cases stay below 4,000 for 2nd...

Seoul (South Korea), January 3: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed below 4,000 for the second straight day Monday as...

Moon pledges to pursue 'irreversible path to peace' with N. Korea until his term ends

Moon pledges to pursue 'irreversible path to peace'...

Seoul (South Korea), January 3: President Moon Jae-in said Monday he will pursue an "irreversible path to peace" on the...

Security concerns, COVID-19 cause fewer refugees to return to Syria: UNHCR

Security concerns, COVID-19 cause fewer refugees to return...

Amman (Syria), January 3: The number of Syrian refugees returning to their homeland from Jordan has fallen significantly due to...

U.S. secretary of defense tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. secretary of defense tests positive for COVID-19

Washington (US), January 3: U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced Sunday that he tested positive for COVID-19.

Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok resigns

Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok resigns

Khartoum (Sudan), January 3: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday announced his resignation from his post in the wake...