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Peru begins COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers

Peru begins COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare workers

Lima (Peru), February 10: Peru launched the first stage of its national vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Facebook to remove more false claims on COVID-19 vaccination

Facebook to remove more false claims on COVID-19...

San Francisco (California), February 10: Facebook is expanding its efforts to remove more COVID-19 conspiracies that discourage vaccination against COVID-19,...

U.S. transportation secretary to quarantine after security agent tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. transportation secretary to quarantine after security agent...

Washington (US), February 9: U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will quarantine for 14 days after a member of his...

U.S. to reengage with UN Human Rights Council

U.S. to reengage with UN Human Rights Council

Washington (US), February 9: The U.S. State Department said on Monday that it would reengage with the UN Human Rights...

U.S. remains committed to peace, stability of Indo-Pacific: Pentagon

U.S. remains committed to peace, stability of Indo-Pacific:...

Washington (US), February 9: The United States continues to be committed to the peace and security of its allies in...

U.S. aircraft carrier leadership aggravates COVID-19 outbreak: Pentagon watchdog

U.S. aircraft carrier leadership aggravates COVID-19 outbreak: Pentagon...

Washington (US), February 9: The ineffective implementation of social distancing and the premature release of sailors from quarantine were the...

Feature: Music resonates through Lunar New Year celebrations despite pandemic

Feature: Music resonates through Lunar New Year celebrations...

New York (USA), February 7: Music is re-connecting people from the United States, China and beyond as Chinese Lunar New...

US State of Virginia Passes Death Penalty Ban, Governor Expected to Sign

US State of Virginia Passes Death Penalty Ban,...

Washington (USA), February 6: The main legislative chamber of Virginia passed a measure on Friday abolishing the death penalty in...

White House Says 'Up to Iran' to Revive Nuclear Deal

White House Says 'Up to Iran' to Revive...

Washington (USA), February 6: The United States will reciprocate in kind if Iran resumes its compliance with the nuclear deal,...

NYC COVID-19 test positivity rate up to 8.48 pct, new cases down to 3,627: mayor

NYC COVID-19 test positivity rate up to 8.48...

New York (USA), February 5: New York City's COVID-19 test positivity rate on a seven-day average went up to 8.48...

Gilead joins OneTen coalition to create 1 mln jobs for Black Americans

Gilead joins OneTen coalition to create 1 mln...

San Francisco (USA), February 5: American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Thursday announced that it has joined the OneTen initiative,...

Trump not to testify voluntarily for Senate impeachment trial

Trump not to testify voluntarily for Senate impeachment...

Washington (USA), February 5: Former U.S. President Donald Trump will not testify under oath voluntarily for the Senate impeachment trial...

UN General Assembly president receives COVID-19 vaccine

UN General Assembly president receives COVID-19 vaccine

New York (USA), February 5: The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, received his...

Biden to shift U.S. policy over Yemen, freeze troops redeployments from Germany

Biden to shift U.S. policy over Yemen, freeze...

Washington (USA), February 5: White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Thursday that President Joe Biden will soon...

New COVID-19 cases in U.S. decline while variants spread draws concern

New COVID-19 cases in U.S. decline while variants...

Washington (US), February 4: COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have declined from recent surges across the United States, but health...

Russian consulate in NYC asks state dept to ensure security after someone stained facade with paint

Russian consulate in NYC asks state dept to...

New York (US), February 4: Russia's Consulate General in New York asked the US State Department to ensure the security...

DOJ drops Trump initiated lawsuit accusing Yale of discrimination against Asian, white applicants

DOJ drops Trump initiated lawsuit accusing Yale of...

Washington (US), February 4: The US government dropped a Trump administration lawsuit accusing Yale University of discriminating against Asian and...

Congressional study group says US should not rush troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Congressional study group says US should not rush...

Washington (US), February 4: A US congressionally mandated study group recommended in a report released on Wednesday that the United...

UN chief voices concern over humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief voices concern over humanitarian situation in...

New York (USA), February 3: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced serious concern over the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's...

Biden Signs Orders to Undo Trump Immigration Policies, Reunite Migrant Families

Biden Signs Orders to Undo Trump Immigration Policies,...

Washington (USA), February 3: US President Joe Biden has signed three executive orders to address concerns over the Trump administration's...

U.S. House Democrats, Trump lawyers file legal briefs in impeachment case

U.S. House Democrats, Trump lawyers file legal briefs...

Washington (USA), February 3: A group of House Democrats and former President Donald Trump's lawyers respectively filed legal briefs on...

Biden Asks US Supreme Court to Suspend Trump Immigration Cases

Biden Asks US Supreme Court to Suspend Trump...

Washington (US), February 2: The Biden administration has asked the US Supreme Court to cancel oral arguments scheduled in the...

UN chief condemns attack on Mogadishu hotel

UN chief condemns attack on Mogadishu hotel

New York (United States of America), February 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned Sunday's deadly terror attack...

UNICEF reminds all parties to conflict in Syria of obligations to protect children

UNICEF reminds all parties to conflict in Syria...

New York (United States of America), February 01: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday reminded all parties to...

One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

Chicago (United States of America), February 01: One person died and another one suffered minor injuries in a shooting that...

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in Cyprus until July 31

Security Council extends mandate of peacekeeping force in...

United Nations, January 30: United Nations Security Council on Friday decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping...

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3 years for 'Deterrence' missions

US B-52 bombers return to Indo-Pacific after 3...

Washington (US), January 30: Four US B-52 Stratofortress bombers have returned to a base in Guam after a three-year absence,...