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EU seeks reciprocal lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions with U.S.

EU seeks reciprocal lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions...

Brusssels (Belgium), June 23: European Union (EU) officials said on Tuesday they hoped an agreement can be reached with the...

Uganda closes parliament amid second wave of COVID-19

Uganda closes parliament amid second wave of COVID-19

Kampala (Uganda), June 23: Uganda on Tuesday announced the closure of parliament for two weeks as a virulent second wave...

Saudi Arabia Says Indifferent to New Israeli Gov't as Nations Have No Diplomatic Relations

Saudi Arabia Says Indifferent to New Israeli Gov't...

Doha (Qatar), June 23: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Tuesday that the Kingdom could...

S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working group' forum on N. Korea policy

S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working...

Seoul (South Korea), June 23: South Korea and the United States have agreed to consider terminating their "working group" forum...

New cases at 2-week high amid variant woes

New cases at 2-week high amid variant woes

Seoul (South Korea), June 23: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases spiked to a two-week high of over 600 on...

EU endorses 3 member states' post-COVID recovery plans

EU endorses 3 member states' post-COVID recovery plans

Brussels (Belgium), June 23: European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen announced EU's endorsement to three member states' post-pandemic...

Portuguese president urges young people to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Portuguese president urges young people to get vaccinated...

Lisbon (Portugal), June 23: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Tuesday appealed to young people to get vaccinated against...

Iran condemns U.S. "interventionist" stance on presidential election

Iran condemns U.S. "interventionist" stance on presidential election

Tehran (Iran), June 23: The spokesman for Iran's government on Tuesday condemned what he called U.S. "interventionist" stance on the...

Putin says NATO degrades European security

Putin says NATO degrades European security

Moscow (Russia), June 23: The entire system of European security has been significantly degraded, while tensions are rising and the...

Sweden decides to cover people aged 16-17 in vaccination

Sweden decides to cover people aged 16-17 in...

Stockholm (Sweden), June 23: Unlike many other countries that have started to vaccinate people from the age of 12, the...

G20 ministers stress role of education in addressing global poverty,inequality

G20 ministers stress role of education in addressing...

Rome (Italy), June 23: Ministers of education from the Group of 20 (G20) agreed on Tuesday that education should be...

S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working group' forum on N. Korea policy

S. Korea, U.S. agree to consider ending 'working...

Seoul (South Korea), June 22: South Korea and the United States have agreed to consider terminating their "working group" forum...

New infections in 300s for 2nd day, variants remain worry

New infections in 300s for 2nd day, variants...

Seoul (South Korea), June 22: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 300s for the second consecutive day...

World Bank to finance Ghana's COVID-19 vaccine rollout: official

World Bank to finance Ghana's COVID-19 vaccine rollout:...

Accra (Ghana), June 22: The World Bank is ready to finance Ghana's further COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the bank's country director...

WHO, South Africa to set up hub for COVID-19 mRNA technology transfer

WHO, South Africa to set up hub for...

Geneva (Switzerland), June 22: The South African government and the World Health Organization (WHO) are making progress to set up...

New Australian deputy PM adds uncertainty to 2050 net zero target

New Australian deputy PM adds uncertainty to 2050...

Canberra (Australia), June 22: The Australian government says net zero emissions by 2050 remains its preference, but the new Deputy...

Uganda's new vice president, prime minister sworn in

Uganda's new vice president, prime minister sworn in

Kampala (Uganda), June 22: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday swore in the country's vice president, prime minister and dozens...

EU imposes news sanctions on Belarus

EU imposes news sanctions on Belarus

Brussels (Belgium), June 22: The European Union (EU) on Monday announced new sanctions against 78 individuals and eight entities in...

Polish president backs Moldova's EU ambitions

Polish president backs Moldova's EU ambitions

Warsaw (Poland), June 22: President Andrzej Duda offered Poland's support for Moldova's European Union (EU) membership ambitions during Moldovan President...

Iran's president-elect says U.S. must lift all "unjust" sanctions

Iran's president-elect says U.S. must lift all "unjust"...

Tehran (Iran), June 22: Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that the United States must lift "all unjust sanctions"...

With Tokyo Olympics one month out, S. Korean athletes look to extend successful run

With Tokyo Olympics one month out, S. Korean...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: With each passing day, the push by the local organizers and the International Olympic Committee...

New infections back under 400, virus fight hampered by rising variants, pandemic fatigue

New infections back under 400, virus fight hampered...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 400 in about a week on Monday due...

U.S. envoy hopes N. Korea will accept offer to meet 'anytime, anywhere without preconditions'

U.S. envoy hopes N. Korea will accept offer...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: The United States has offered to meet with North Korea "anywhere, anytime without preconditions" and...

Israel's new PM vows to toughen up approaches against Hamas

Israel's new PM vows to toughen up approaches...

Jerusalem (Isarel), June 21: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate...

Egyptian president, Malaysian FM discuss mutual cooperation

Egyptian president, Malaysian FM discuss mutual cooperation

Cairo (Egypt), June 21: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein discussed on Sunday the...

UK reports another 9,284 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 9,284 coronavirus cases

London (UK), June 21: Britain has reported another 9,284 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number...

Australia's deputy PM defeated in Nationals leadership challenge

Australia's deputy PM defeated in Nationals leadership challenge

Canberra (Australia), June 21: Barnaby Joyce has defeated Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack in a contest to replace him as...