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Former French PM Raffarin wishes stronger Europe-China relations in upcoming Lunar New Year

Former French PM Raffarin wishes stronger Europe-China relations...

Paris (France), February 8: Former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin extended his best wishes for Europe-China ties in a recent...

Aussie state to tighten hotel quarantine program after new positive COVID-19 case

Aussie state to tighten hotel quarantine program after...

Sydney (Australia), February 8: The Australian state of Victoria will start testing all hotel quarantine workers daily on Monday after...

Borrell says asked Lavrov to reverse EU diplomats expulsion, but 'to no avail'

Borrell says asked Lavrov to reverse EU diplomats...

Brussels (Belgium), February 8: EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Sunday that he knew about Moscow's decision...

Palestinian factions head to Egypt for national dialogue

Palestinian factions head to Egypt for national dialogue

Gaza (Palestine), February 8: The delegations of various Palestinian political factions headed to Egypt's capital Cairo on Sunday for...

Arauz coming ahead in Ecuador's presidential election, early official results show

Arauz coming ahead in Ecuador's presidential election, early...

Mexico city (Mexico), February 8: The first official voting results from Ecuador's presidential election show that leftist candidate Andres...

Biden says U.S. not to lift sanctions on Iran first

Biden says U.S. not to lift sanctions on...

Washington (US), February 8: U.S. President Joe Biden said the United States would not lift sanctions against Iran unless Tehran...

S. Korea to develop indigenous long-range radar to boost air defense capabilities

S. Korea to develop indigenous long-range radar to...

Seoul (South Korea), February 8: South Korea will develop an indigenous long-range radar for air defense in order to replace...

UK gov't rules out "vaccine passports" for travelling broad

UK gov't rules out "vaccine passports" for travelling...

London (UK), February 8: The British government on Sunday ruled out plans to introduce the so-called "vaccine passports" to allow...

Libya's Saleh says withdrawal of foreign forces expected in 'near future'

Libya's Saleh says withdrawal of foreign forces expected...

Cairo (Egypt), February 8: Speaker of Libya's Tobruk-based House of Representatives (parliament) Aguila Saleh Issa says foreign military presence in...

Storm to bring winds, snow to England during weekend

Storm to bring winds, snow to England during...

London (UK), February 7: Heavy snow and icy conditions are forecast to hit Britain during this weekend, the Met Office...

Japan's local governors urge central gov't to present COVID-19 vaccine plan

Japan's local governors urge central gov't to present...

Tokyo (Japan), February 7: Prefectural governors in Japan on Saturday urged the central government to roll out its COVID-19 vaccine...

Greek Prime Minister Accused of Attending Dinner in Violation of Coronavirus Rules

Greek Prime Minister Accused of Attending Dinner in...

Athens (Greece), February 7: The Greek "Coalition of the Radical Left - Progressive Alliance" party (SYRIZA) has accused Prime Minister...

Two Afghan Soldiers, Ex-Security Head Killed in Taliban Attack in Kunduz Province, Source Claims

Two Afghan Soldiers, Ex-Security Head Killed in Taliban...

Kabul (Afghanistan), February 7: Two Afghan soldiers and a former director of the National Directorate of Security were killed in...

Armie Hammer Dropped by Agency Amid Cannibal DM Scandal - Report

Armie Hammer Dropped by Agency Amid Cannibal DM...

Moscow (Russia), February 7: The actor's career has been taking a dramatic plunge over the past month following a sex...

Twitter CEO Dorsey Almost Quit Tech to Become Fashion Designer, Report Says

Twitter CEO Dorsey Almost Quit Tech to Become...

Moscow (Russia), February 7: A recent report revealed what choices the Twitter co-founder has made - and what opportunities he...

Survey finds 59 pct population in Brunei open to COVID-19 vaccination

Survey finds 59 pct population in Brunei open...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), February 7: A total of 59 percent of Brunei people would definitely or likely take the...

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 537,770, death toll at 8,190

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 537,770, death toll...

Dhaka (Colombo), February 7: Bangladesh reported 305 new COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths on Saturday, bringing the tally at...

Sri Lankan president inaugurates construction of irrigation tunnel by Chinese company

Sri Lankan president inaugurates construction of irrigation tunnel...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), February 7: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has inaugurated the construction of an irrigation tunnel to be...

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...

France reports 20,586 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to fall

France reports 20,586 new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue...

Paris (France), February 7: France reported 20,586 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the country's total number of infections...

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 800,000

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 800,000

Ottawa (Canada), February 7: Canada's cumulative COVID-19 cases surpassed 800,000 as of Saturday noon, with the total hitting 800,348, including...

9.1 tonnes of cannabis seized in SW Morocco

9.1 tonnes of cannabis seized in SW Morocco

Rabat (Morocco), February 7: Moroccan police said in a statement on Saturday that they have seized 9 tonnes and 177...

Iran to start COVID-19 vaccination; Turkey's tally hits 2,524,786

Iran to start COVID-19 vaccination; Turkey's tally hits...

Cairo (Egypt), February 7: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that COVID-19 vaccination will begin in Iran in the...

UK records another 19,114 coronavirus cases, 1,014 deaths

UK records another 19,114 coronavirus cases, 1,014 deaths

London (UK), February 6: Another 19,114 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

France reports 22,139 COVID-19 new cases, overall deaths top 78,000

France reports 22,139 COVID-19 new cases, overall deaths...

Paris (France), February 6: The number of new confirmed coronavirus infections in France slowed for the second day in a...

Chinese premier hosts high-level virtual dialogue with European business leaders

Chinese premier hosts high-level virtual dialogue with European...

Beijing (China), February 6: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday hosted a high-level virtual dialogue with European business leaders in...

FAO warns numerous immature desert locust swarms persist in parts of Ethiopia, Kenya

FAO warns numerous immature desert locust swarms persist...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), February 6: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday warned numerous immature desert locust...