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S. Korea to take active steps to curb inflation: official

S. Korea to take active steps to curb...

Seoul (South Korea), October 8: South Korea plans to take active actions to stabilize inflation as the country's consumer prices...

New cases in 2,000s for 3rd day; resurgence in wider Seoul worrisome

New cases in 2,000s for 3rd day; resurgence...

Seoul (South Korea), October 8: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for a third straight day...

Stark inequalities among poor ethnic groups: UNDP

Stark inequalities among poor ethnic groups: UNDP

United Nations, October 8: A multidimensional global poverty index shows more significant inequalities among ethnic, caste and gender groups than...

Interview: China becomes strong supporter, contributor to global biodiversity agenda, says UN official

Interview: China becomes strong supporter, contributor to global...

Beijing (China), October 8: China has greatly supported and contributed to protecting biodiversity and its philosophy of ecological civilization is...

Over 120,000 U.S. children lose a parent or caregiver amid COVID-19: study

Over 120,000 U.S. children lose a parent or...

Washington (US), October 8: More than 120,000 children in the United States lost a primary caregiver - a parent or...

U.S. Senate approves short-term debt limit increase to avert default

U.S. Senate approves short-term debt limit increase to...

Washington (US), October 8: The U.S. Senate on Thursday night approved a bill to increase the nation's borrowing limit in...

Moscow pledges retaliation for NATO's expulsion of Russian diplomats

Moscow pledges retaliation for NATO's expulsion of Russian...

Moscow (Russia), October 8: Moscow would retaliate following the decision made by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to expel...

WHO set to vaccinate 40 pct population of every country against COVID-19 by end 2021

WHO set to vaccinate 40 pct population of...

Geneva (Switzerland), October 8: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Thursday an initiative to vaccinate 40 percent of the...

Merkel pays farewell visit to Rome, meets PM Draghi

Merkel pays farewell visit to Rome, meets PM...

Rome (Italy), October 8: Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday thanked outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel for playing a...

Biden urges U.S. businesses to implement vaccine requirements amid pushback

Biden urges U.S. businesses to implement vaccine requirements...

Washington (US), October 8: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged large companies and other organizations to implement his government's...

Croatian PM urges probe into alleged violence against migrants

Croatian PM urges probe into alleged violence against...

Zagreb (Croatia), October 8: Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday called on the country's police force to carry out...

UN peacekeepers sent to Matchika, CAR following deadly attack

UN peacekeepers sent to Matchika, CAR following deadly...

United Nations, October 7: United Nations peacekeepers are collecting information on a deadly attack on the town of Matchika, Central...

Peru's president announces resignation of PM

Peru's president announces resignation of PM

Lima (Peru), October 7: Peru's President Pedro Castillo announced on Wednesday the resignation of Prime Minister Guido Bellido to preserve...

Israeli finance minister, World Bank president discuss economic cooperation

Israeli finance minister, World Bank president discuss economic...

Jerusalem (Israel), October 7: Israel's Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday met with the World Bank Group President David Malpass...

Canada announces COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees, most travellers

Canada announces COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees,...

Ottawa (Canada), October 7: The Canadian government announced on Wednesday a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees and travellers aged...

U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile

U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile

Washington (US), October 7: The U.S. State Department has disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in the country's stockpile.

Portuguese economy "responds better than expected": PM

Portuguese economy "responds better than expected": PM

Lisbon (Portugal), October 7: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Wednesday that the Portuguese economy is "responding better than...

Putin agrees to "carefully" increase gas supplies amid price hike

Putin agrees to "carefully" increase gas supplies amid...

Moscow (Russia). October 7: The current hike in gas prices is not beneficial for Russia, and the country could increase...

Blinken, Lavrov discuss Iran nuclear deal over phone

Blinken, Lavrov discuss Iran nuclear deal over phone

Washington (US), October 7: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed Iran nuclear deal...

White House economists warn of potential global financial crisis if U.S. defaults on debt

White House economists warn of potential global financial...

Washington (US), October 7: White House economists on Wednesday warned of a potential global financial crisis if U.S. Congress fails...

EU confirms commitment to W Balkans enlargement but sets no date

EU confirms commitment to W Balkans enlargement but...

Kranj (Slovenia), October 7: The European Union (EU) is committed to the integration of the Western Balkans, European Commission President...

UK PM pushes "level up" message despite economic woes

UK PM pushes "level up" message despite economic...

London (UK), October 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday vowed to change the direction of the British economy,...

UN agency warns of looming global water crisis

UN agency warns of looming global water crisis

Geneva (Switzerland), October 6: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN), warned on Tuesday...

New infections back in 2000s after long weekend

New infections back in 2000s after long weekend

Seoul (South Korea), October 6: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases surged to over 2,000 again after three days on...

U.S. crude oil inventories up last week: API

U.S. crude oil inventories up last week: API

Houston (US), October 6: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported an increase of 951,000 barrels of crude oil...

Border restrictions eased in Australian states despite COVID-19 cases surge

Border restrictions eased in Australian states despite COVID-19...

Sydney (Australia), October 6: The border restrictions between Australia's Victoria, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and New South Wales (NSW)...

News Analysis: France seeking to reposition within Atlantic alliance

News Analysis: France seeking to reposition within Atlantic...

Paris (France), October 6: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was given a reserved reception in Paris on Tuesday, as...