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Stuttgart see off Mainz 2-1 in Bundesliga

Stuttgart see off Mainz 2-1 in Bundesliga

Berlin (Germany) Nov 27: Stuttgart returned to winning ways and extend Mainz' winless run to three straight games after goals...

U.S. stocks see heavy losses on concern over new COVID-19 variant

U.S. stocks see heavy losses on concern over...

New York (USA) Nov 27: U.S. stocks plunged on Friday due to widespread concern over a new variant of COVID-19...

EU countries tighten travel rules over new COVID-19 variant concerns

EU countries tighten travel rules over new COVID-19...

Brussels (Belgium) Nov 27: A slew of European countries have restricted travel from southern Africa amid concerns over the new...

Merck pill under review as U.S. alerted over rising cases, new variant of COVID-19

Merck pill under review as U.S. alerted over...

New York (USA) Nov 27: U.S. health regulators are expected to make public on Friday a staff review about the...

U.S. to restrict travel from southern Africa amid emergence of new COVID variant

U.S. to restrict travel from southern Africa amid...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 27: U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday that the United States will impose travel restrictions on...

EU to lift authorization requirement for vaccine exports

EU to lift authorization requirement for vaccine exports

Brussels (Belgium) Nov 27: The European Union will not renew its mandatory approval system for COVID-19 vaccine exports when it...

52 killed in Russian mine accident

52 killed in Russian mine accident

Moscow (Russia) Nov 27: A total of 52 people, including six rescuers, were killed after smoke occurred in a...

Chinese FM meets with Danish FM

Chinese FM meets with Danish FM

Hangzhou (China) Nov 27: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Danish Foreign Minister JeppeKofod on...

Hong Kong to implement most stringent boarding, quarantine requirements for 8 S. Africa countries

Hong Kong to implement most stringent boarding, quarantine...

Hong Kong (China) Nov 27: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Friday that the boarding...

China's online charity donations surpass 8 bln yuan in 2020

China's online charity donations surpass 8 bln yuan...

Beijing (China) Nov 27: Chinese charitable organizations received over 8.2 billion yuan (about 1.28 billion U.S. dollars) of donations online...

Mainland urges U.S. lawmakers to cease instigating "Taiwan independence"

Mainland urges U.S. lawmakers to cease instigating "Taiwan...

Beijing (China) Nov 27: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Friday urged certain members of the U.S. Congress to handle the...

Xi, Putin send congratulations to closing ceremony of China-Russia Year of Scientific and Technological Innovation

Xi, Putin send congratulations to closing ceremony of...

Beijing (China) Nov 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin respectively sent congratulatory letters to...

S. Korea launches 'early warning system' on supply chains of 4,000 key industry items

S. Korea launches 'early warning system' on supply...

Seoul (South Korea), November 26: South Korea on Friday launched an early warning system to monitor some 4,000 key industry...

Seoul stocks deepen losses late Fri. morning amid renewed virus concerns

Seoul stocks deepen losses late Fri. morning amid...

Seoul (South Korea), November 26: South Korean stocks deepened their losses late Friday morning, largely as investors worry about the...

Daily cases stay below 4,000, critical cases hit record high

Daily cases stay below 4,000, critical cases hit...

Seoul (South Korea), November 26: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 4,000 for the second straight day Friday, but...

UN agency for Palestine refugees seeks new contributors to achieve sustainable funding for budget

UN agency for Palestine refugees seeks new contributors...

Gaza (Gaza Strip), November 26: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said on Wednesday that...

158 illegal migrants depart from Libya: UN migration agency

158 illegal migrants depart from Libya: UN migration...

Tripoli (Libya), November 26: A group of 158 illegal migrants departed voluntarily from Libya to their home country Nigeria on...

Pakistan continues to advance SCO's goals, objectives: FM

Pakistan continues to advance SCO's goals, objectives: FM

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 26: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Pakistan's resolute commitment to continue to advance the...

Iranian diplomat urges U.S. to lift sanctions in effective manner

Iranian diplomat urges U.S. to lift sanctions in...

Tehran (Iran), November 26: A senior Iranian diplomat on Thursday urged the United States to lift anti-Iran sanctions in an...

UNESCO member states adopt first global agreement on AI ethics

UNESCO member states adopt first global agreement on...

Paris (France), November 26: The first ever global standard on the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) was presented by Audrey...

European Commission proposes 9 months validity of COVID-19 vaccination

European Commission proposes 9 months validity of COVID-19...

Brussels (Belgium), November 26: A complete vaccination against COVID-19 will grant European Union (EU) citizens free movement within the bloc...

Romania has new gov't with overwhelming majority in Parliament

Romania has new gov't with overwhelming majority in...

Buchrest (Romania), November 26: Romania's new government led by ex-general Nicolae Ciuca took the oath of office on Thursday soon...

Roundup: U.S. COVID-19 vaccination uneven, high rates among federal personnel

Roundup: U.S. COVID-19 vaccination uneven, high rates among...

New York (US), November 26: Some 92 percent of U.S. federal employees and military personnel have received at least one...

Czech president tests positive for COVID-19

Czech president tests positive for COVID-19

Prague (Czech Republic), November 26: Czech President Milos Zeman has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday.

Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at boosting EU ties

Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at...

Rome (Italy), November 26: French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met Thursday to work toward finalizing...

Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to speak up, as reported cases rise

Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to...

Athens (Greece), November 26: The Greek government launched a new public awareness campaign urging victims of domestic violence to speak...

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Tokyo (Japan), November 26: The Japanese government on Thursday kept its view that the economic recovery from the COVID-19 fallout...