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Roundup: Mixed reactions prolong U.S. vaccination process, worsen COVID-19 situation

Roundup: Mixed reactions prolong U.S. vaccination process, worsen...

New York (US), September 28: Mixed or de-synchronized responses to the U.S. federal government's universal call for vaccination against the...

Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Washington (US), September 28: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday received his COVID-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the...

Myanmar faces humanitarian crisis: UN

Myanmar faces humanitarian crisis: UN

United Nations, September 28: Myanmar is facing a humanitarian crisis with about 3 million people requiring assistance, said UN humanitarians...

Tedros, Macron break ground for WHO academy campus in Lyon

Tedros, Macron break ground for WHO academy campus...

Paris (France), September 28: World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday broke...

S. Korea to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debt

S. Korea to unveil additional measures next month...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea plans to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debts, the head...

New cases in 2,000s for 2nd day amid jitters over further upticks

New cases in 2,000s for 2nd day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2000s for a second day Monday amid...

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas expansion

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea said Monday it plans to increase support for overseas expansion by startups and...

Iran seeks cooperation with all countries based on mutual respect: president

Iran seeks cooperation with all countries based on...

Tehran (Iran), September 27: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday that Iran seeks to cooperate with all countries based...

Israel receives 3 new F-35 stealth jets

Israel receives 3 new F-35 stealth jets

Jerusalem (Israel), September 27: Israel's Air Force received from the United States three new F-35 stealth fighter jets on Sunday,...

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be eliminated

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be...

United Nations, September 27: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of...

Trade protectionism curtails U.S. economic development, says economist

Trade protectionism curtails U.S. economic development, says economist

Washington (US), September 27: U.S. actions in the trade sphere not only curtail America's economic development, but also undermine its...

Sudanese PM says current dispute not between military, civilians

Sudanese PM says current dispute not between military,...

Khartoum (Sudan), September 27: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday said that the current dispute in the country is...

Pakistan reports surge in dengue fever cases amid outbreak fears

Pakistan reports surge in dengue fever cases amid...

Islamabad (Pakistan), September 27: A surge in the number of dengue fever cases has been reported in parts of Pakistan...

SPD leads slightly in German federal election, situation not yet clear

SPD leads slightly in German federal election, situation...

Berlin (Germany), September 27: Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) slightly led in the federal election on Sunday, while its...

Sudan's empowerment removal committee condemns withdrawal of security forces guarding committee headquarters

Sudan's empowerment removal committee condemns withdrawal of security...

Khartoum (Sudan), September 27: Sudan's Committee for Removal of Empowerment and Recovery of Public Funds on Sunday condemned withdrawal of...

5 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine administered in New Zealand

5 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine administered...

Wellington (New Zealand), September 27: New Zealanders are continuing to step up, come forward and get vaccinated, with 5 million...

S.Korean president's approval rating stays at 40.2 pct: poll

S.Korean president's approval rating stays at 40.2 pct:...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating stayed at 40.2 percent last week, a weekly...

New Zealand reports 18 new community cases of COVID-19

New Zealand reports 18 new community cases of...

Wellington [New Zealand], September 26: New Zealand reported 18 new community cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in...

N.K. leader's sister holds out prospect of end-of-war declaration, inter-Korean summit

N.K. leader's sister holds out prospect of end-of-war...

Seoul (South Korea), September 26: North Korea could declare a formal end to the Korean War as suggested by South...

UN Under-Secretary-General on AUKUS: Differences Should Be Resolved Via Diplomacy

UN Under-Secretary-General on AUKUS: Differences Should Be Resolved...

United Nations, September 26: UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday, regarding the establishment of the...

Daily new cases fall below 3,000 amid lingering woes over spreading virus

Daily new cases fall below 3,000 amid lingering...

Seoul (South Korea), September 26: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases dropped below 3,000 on Sunday amid spiraling woes over the...

Int'l community should incentivize Taliban to honor commitments: Pakistani PM

Int'l community should incentivize Taliban to honor commitments:...

United Nations, September 26: The international community should incentivize the Taliban to allow them to honor their commitments, Pakistani Prime...

UN chief calls for rapid decarbonization of energy systems

UN chief calls for rapid decarbonization of energy...

United Nations, September 26: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on countries to rapidly shift towards decarbonized...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures trade flat

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures trade flat

Chicago (US), September 26: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures traded flat amid rising energy values in the past...

U.S. equities post modest weekly gains amid Fed decision, economic data

U.S. equities post modest weekly gains amid Fed...

New York (US), September 26: U.S. stocks recorded modest gains for the volatile week, as investors parsed a key statement...

UN dialogue on energy ends with solid commitments

UN dialogue on energy ends with solid commitments

United Nations, September 26: The UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy, convened by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, ended Friday with over 400...

Malaysian PM stresses importance of peaceful coexistence, multilateralism

Malaysian PM stresses importance of peaceful coexistence, multilateralism

United Nations, September 26: In his speech to the UN General Assembly on Saturday, Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob...