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U.S. treasury secretary fully expects recession if debt limit not raised

U.S. treasury secretary fully expects recession if debt...

Washington (US), October 6: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that she fully expected the U.S. economy to...

IMF chief says global economic growth to "moderate slightly" this year amid rising risks

IMF chief says global economic growth to "moderate...

Washington (US), October 6: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) now expects global economic growth to "moderate slightly" this year as...

U.S. senators call on Biden to expel Russian diplomats over embassy dispute

U.S. senators call on Biden to expel Russian...

Washington (US), October 6: Democratic and Republican senators called on President Joe Biden to expel Russian diplomats if Moscow does...

Roundup: U.S. expands COVID-19 vaccination, eyes new booster, multivalent vaccines

Roundup: U.S. expands COVID-19 vaccination, eyes new booster,...

New York (US), October 6: The United States' vaccination efforts against the coronavirus keep expanding, particularly in the sectors involving...

Portugal cannot miss "new cycle of wealth creation": president

Portugal cannot miss "new cycle of wealth creation":...

Lisbon (Portugal), October 6: Portugal cannot lose a "new cycle of wealth creation" after the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's President...

EU leaders hold strategic discussion on bloc's role on int'l stage

EU leaders hold strategic discussion on bloc's role...

Kranj (Slovenia), October 6: The leaders of European Union (EU) held a strategic discussion on Tuesday on the bloc's role...

UN condemns expulsion threat by jobless youth in South Sudan's restive region

UN condemns expulsion threat by jobless youth in...

Juba (Sudan), October 6: The United Nations on Tuesday condemned recent threats to expel some of its staff working in...

Libya postpones parliament elections to Jan. 2022

Libya postpones parliament elections to Jan. 2022

Tripoli (Libya), October 6: Libya's House of Representatives (parliament) on Tuesday decided to postpone the legislative elections to January 2022...

ECOWAS starts restructuring process toward quality service delivery

ECOWAS starts restructuring process toward quality service delivery

Accra (Ghana), October 6: Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday started restructuring the institution...

Bolivian president swears in new Armed Forces High Command

Bolivian president swears in new Armed Forces High...

La Paz [Bolivia], October 6: Bolivian President Luis Alberto Arce swore in the new High Command of the Armed Forces...

Moon calls for co-prosperity with N. Korea after restoration of cross-border hotlines

Moon calls for co-prosperity with N. Korea after...

Seoul (South Korea), October 5: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that South and North Korea should work together for joint...

New cases slightly under 1,600 on fewer tests, holiday-linked infections set to rise

New cases slightly under 1,600 on fewer tests,...

Seoul (South Korea), October 5: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,600 on Tuesday on fewer tests during...

Chile reports third consecutive day of over 800 cases of COVID-19

Chile reports third consecutive day of over 800...

Santiago (Chile), October 5: Chile has registered more than 800 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the third consecutive...

UN chief highlights work to help developing countries at UN conference

UN chief highlights work to help developing countries...

Mexico City (Mexico), October 5: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday stressed the urgent work required to help developing...

U.S. trade chief seeks "frank conversations" with China

U.S. trade chief seeks "frank conversations" with China

Washington (US), October 5: U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai said on Monday that the United States seeks "frank conversations"...

Impact of EU electricity price rise on inflation temporary: commissioner

Impact of EU electricity price rise on inflation...

Brussels (Belgium), October 5: Finance Ministers of the eurozone agreed that the increase in electricity prices in European Union (EU)...

Biden slams Republicans for blocking Democrats' efforts to raise debt limit

Biden slams Republicans for blocking Democrats' efforts to...

Washington (US), October 5: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday urged the Congress to raise the debt limit, lashing out...

Japan's Kishida to call general election on Oct. 31

Japan's Kishida to call general election on Oct....

Tokyo (Japan), October 5: Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday he plans to call a general election on...

Roundup: Holiday gatherings ignite debate as U.S. strives for higher COVID-19 vaccination rates

Roundup: Holiday gatherings ignite debate as U.S. strives...

New York (US), October 5: It is too early to say whether Americans should avoid larger family gatherings for Christmas,...

Greek gov't projects 6.1 pct GDP growth this year, 4.5 pct in 2022

Greek gov't projects 6.1 pct GDP growth this...

Athens (Greece), October 5: Greece's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to expand 6.1 percent in 2021 and 4.5 percent...

EU medicines agency approves booster COVID-19 vaccine doses for adults

EU medicines agency approves booster COVID-19 vaccine doses...

Brussels (Belgium), October 5: The European Union's (EU) medicines agency on Monday approved booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

Fewer tests send S. Korea's new infections below 2,000s

Fewer tests send S. Korea's new infections below...

Seoul (South Korea), October 4: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below the 2,000s on Monday as fewer people...

U.S. should unfreeze Iranian assets to show goodwill in nuclear talks: Iran's FM

U.S. should unfreeze Iranian assets to show goodwill...

Tehran (Iran), October 4: Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Saturday that he demanded the United States to...

U.S. urges for more vaccination against COVID-19, with help of mandates, guidelines

U.S. urges for more vaccination against COVID-19, with...

New York (US), October 4: The United States is making progress against the current surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, but...

Iraqi PM honors security member for thwarting suicide car bombing in western Iraq

Iraqi PM honors security member for thwarting suicide...

Bagdad (Iraq), October 4: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi honored on Sunday a security member for his bravery in thwarting...

Iranian president extends congratulation on PRC's 72nd founding anniversary

Iranian president extends congratulation on PRC's 72nd founding...

Tehran (Iran), October 4: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated China on the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the...

Egypt's 2021 El Gouna Film Festival to be unique: organizers

Egypt's 2021 El Gouna Film Festival to be...

Cairo (Egypt), October 4: This year's edition of Egypt's El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) will be unique, with world-class movies...