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UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return home in 3 years

UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return...

Juba (South Sudan), January 22: Some 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from regional countries since November 2017, the...

Canada's governor general resigns

Canada's governor general resigns

Ottawa (Canada), January 22: Canadian Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation Thursday afternoon after media reported the conclusion of...

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new...

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as...

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Accuses Qatar of Showing No Initiative to Resolve Dispute

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Accuses Qatar of Showing No...

Doha (Qatar), January 22: Bahrain's foreign minister, Abdullatif Al Zayani, accused the Qatari authorities on Thursday of not putting in...

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in WHO

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 22: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the organization welcomed the...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious...

United Nations, January 22: The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance...

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive authority: UN

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive...

Tripoli (Libya), January 22: Candidates for Libya's unified executive authority can be submitted in a one-week period starting Thursday, the...

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare Impeachment Defense

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare...

Washington (US), January 22: US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to give former President Donald Trump two weeks to...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed...

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the...

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Twin Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad, Reports Say

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Twin Terrorist Attacks in...

Moscow (Russia), January 22: The Daesh* terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the twin terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital...

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive authority: UN

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive...

Tripoli (Libya), January 22: Candidates for Libya's unified executive authority can be submitted in a one-week period starting Thursday, the...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be...

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over Ukraine

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the...

UN envoy regrets lack of progress in political process in Syria

UN envoy regrets lack of progress in political...

United Nations, January 21: UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Wednesday regretted a lack of progress in the...

UN to issue stamp sheet for Chinese Lunar New Year

UN to issue stamp sheet for Chinese Lunar...

United Nations, January 21: The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a special-event stamp sheet to celebrate the Chinese...

UN chief welcomes U.S. re-engagement with WHO

UN chief welcomes U.S. re-engagement with WHO

United Nations, January 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the United States' stated re-engagement with the World Health...

UN chief hails new U.S. migration and refugee policies

UN chief hails new U.S. migration and refugee...

United Nations, January 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the positive steps announced by the new U.S. administration...

48 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM

48 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM

Tripoli (Libya), January 21: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Wednesday said that 48 illegal migrants have been rescued...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her...

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House...

Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC Data Shows

Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC...

Moscow (Russia), January 21: A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near the western coast of Peru, the European Mediterranean...

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential Biden, Putin Call

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential...

Washington (US), January 21: The White House does not have anything to announce on a potential call between new US...

Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under Biden Presidency, Prime Minister Says

Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under...

Tokyo (Japan), January 21: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Thursday that he wanted to further boost the...

EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of selection mechanism of executive authority

EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of...

Tripoli (Libya), January 20: The EU Heads of Mission to Libya welcomed on Tuesday the approval by the Libyan Political...

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines soon: official

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer...

Abuja (Nigeria), January 20: Nigeria is to receive 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by early February to combat the...

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to launch educational collaboration

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to...

San Francisco (US), January 20: Amazon, Pharrell Williams' education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday...