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Hundreds of migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

Hundreds of migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

Tripoli (Libya), October 4: Hundreds of migrants had been rescued off Libya's coast in two separate operations, the United Nations...

Spanish PM pledges 200-million-euro aid as volcano increases activity

Spanish PM pledges 200-million-euro aid as volcano increases...

Madrid (Spain), October 4: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Sunday promised an aid package of 206 million euros (239...

Japan starts special Diet session to elect new prime minister

Japan starts special Diet session to elect new...

Tokyo (Japan), October 4: Japan's parliament on Monday started a special Diet session to elect the country's new prime minister.

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over...

New York (US), October 4: The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while...

UK records another 30,439 coronavirus cases

UK records another 30,439 coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 4: Another 30,439 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

UNICEF regrets Ethiopia's decision to expel its representative

UNICEF regrets Ethiopia's decision to expel its representative

United Nations, October 3: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday that the Ethiopian government's decision to expel the UNICEF...

Global challenges can only be addressed through multilateralism: UNGA president

Global challenges can only be addressed through multilateralism:...

United Nations, October 3: At his first press conference since the annual high-level week ended, UN General Assembly (UNGA) President...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures performance mixed

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures performance mixed

Chicago (US), October 3: CBOT agricultural futures staged a mixed performance in the past week after the U.S. Department of...

Over 500,000 Tanzanians vaccinated against COVID-19

Over 500,000 Tanzanians vaccinated against COVID-19

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) October 3: About 510,000 Tanzanians have been vaccinated against COVID-19 since the vaccination campaign was launched...

Algeria recalls ambassador to Paris over French president's controversial statements

Algeria recalls ambassador to Paris over French president's...

Algiers (Algeria), October 3: Algeria on Saturday decided to recall its ambassador to France for consultations over controversial statements of...

UK records another 30,301 coronavirus cases

UK records another 30,301 coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 3: Another 30,301 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of...

Economic Watch: Persistent price hikes pile pressure on ECB

Economic Watch: Persistent price hikes pile pressure on...

Frankfurt (Germany), October 3: Prices in the euro area continue to rise at a fast clip, stoking heightened concerns among...

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over...

New York (US), October 3: The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while...

Georgia's former President Saakashvili detained after returning

Georgia's former President Saakashvili detained after returning

Tbilisi (Georgia), October 3: Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced Thursday.

Russia continues to see surge in COVID-19 infections

Russia continues to see surge in COVID-19 infections

Moscow (Russia), October 3: Russia has confirmed 25,219 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the highest since July...

UK records another 35,577 coronavirus cases

UK records another 35,577 coronavirus cases

London (UK) Oct 2: Another 35,577 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

Morocco to start administering 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Morocco to start administering 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Rabat (Morocco) Oct 2: Morocco will start administering booster COVID-19 vaccine shots in the coming days, as part of the...

Turkey condemns Greek-French defense deal

Turkey condemns Greek-French defense deal

Ankara (Turkey) Oct 2: Turkey on Friday condemned a recent defense deal reached between Greece and France, and claimed that...

Brunei introduces curfew to contain COVID-19 local transmission

Brunei introduces curfew to contain COVID-19 local transmission

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) Oct 2: The Bruneian government on Friday announced the introduction of more control measures to curb...

N. Korea test-fires new anti-aircraft missile: state media

N. Korea test-fires new anti-aircraft missile: state media

Seoul (South Korea), October 1: North Korea said Friday it test-fired a new type of anti-aircraft missile a day earlier...

New virus cases in 2,000s for 6th day, COVID-19 curbs extended

New virus cases in 2,000s for 6th day,...

Seoul (South Korea), October 1: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for the sixth consecutive day Friday,...

Security Council approves another technical rollover for mandate of UN mission in Libya

Security Council approves another technical rollover for mandate...

United Nations, October 1: The Security Council on Thursday approved another "technical rollover" for the mandate of the UN Support...

UN chief calls on gov'ts to relieve plight of seafarers

UN chief calls on gov'ts to relieve plight...

United Nations, October 1: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on governments to relieve the plight of seafarers on...

Iran urges S. Korea to solve problem of access to frozen financial assets

Iran urges S. Korea to solve problem of...

Tehran (Iran), October 1: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Thursday urged South Korea to resolve the problem of...

Booster COVID-19 shots safe among young Israelis: report

Booster COVID-19 shots safe among young Israelis: report

Jerusalem (Israel), October 1: The third dose of COVID-19 vaccine has caused just one case of myocarditis among children aged...

Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown

Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government...

Washington (US), October 1: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a short-term funding bill after Congress passed the measure,...

EU should accelerate accession of Western Balkans, Greek and Slovak leaders agree

EU should accelerate accession of Western Balkans, Greek...

Athens (Greece), October 1: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his visiting Slovak counterpart Eduard Heger called for the acceleration...