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Macron urges "clarity" over alleged U.S. spying on Merkel, others

Macron urges "clarity" over alleged U.S. spying on...

Paris (France), June 1: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that all must be clarified concerning reports that the...

Brazil reports 874 more COVID-19 deaths

Brazil reports 874 more COVID-19 deaths

Sao Paulo (Brazil), May 31: Brazil on Sunday reported 874 more deaths from COVID-19, raising the national count to 461,931,...

Myanmar military extends non-operation period to end of June

Myanmar military extends non-operation period to end of...

Yangon (Myanmar), May 31: The Myanmar military announced on Sunday the extension of its non-operation period against ethnic armed groups...

Geneva Hotel That Could Host Putin-Biden Summit Has All Rooms Booked for Mid-June

Geneva Hotel That Could Host Putin-Biden Summit Has...

Geneva (Switzerland), May 31: The "Intercontinental" hotel in Geneva where it is rumored that US President Joe Biden and Russian...

Biden Could Appoint Caroline, Vicki Kennedy as US Ambassadors

Biden Could Appoint Caroline, Vicki Kennedy as US...

Washington (US), May 31: US President Joe Biden could name Caroline Kennedy and Vicki Kennedy as US ambassadors, Axios reports,...

Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V Vaccine Against COVID-19, President Maduro Says

Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 31: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the seventh batch of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has...

Moon's approval rating rebounds substantially on U.S. summit deal: poll

Moon's approval rating rebounds substantially on U.S. summit...

Seoul (South Korea), May 31: President Moon Jae-in's job approval rating rebounded to nearly 40 percent for the first time...

New infections in 400s for 2nd day, vaccinations to rev up on increased shipment

New infections in 400s for 2nd day, vaccinations...

Seoul (South Korea), May 31: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 400s for the second consecutive day...

Interview: CPC always sticks with Chinese people, says former Greek FM

Interview: CPC always sticks with Chinese people, says...

Athens (Greece), May 31: The Communist Party of China (CPC) indeed always sticks with the Chinese people for a better,...

Chinese UN ambassador pays tribute to peacekeepers

Chinese UN ambassador pays tribute to peacekeepers

United Nations, May 31: China's permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Saturday paid tribute to UN peacekeepers...

UN chief calls for global partnership for green growth

UN chief calls for global partnership for green...

United Nations, May 31: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a global partnership to tackle climate change and...

ECOWAS suspends Mali's membership until democracy restored: official

ECOWAS suspends Mali's membership until democracy restored: official

Accra (Ghana), May 31: The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended Mali from the sub-regional...

Canadian government lowers flags to commemorate deaths of 215 Indigenous children

Canadian government lowers flags to commemorate deaths of...

Ottawa (Canada), May 31: The Canadian government lowered flags at half-mast on Sunday to commemorate the deaths of 215 Indigenous...

Egypt, Israel FMs discuss Gaza ceasefire, Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Egypt, Israel FMs discuss Gaza ceasefire, Israeli-Palestinian peace...

Cairo (Egypt), May 31: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met on Sunday with his visiting Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi...

Namibia's hospitals full: health ministry

Namibia's hospitals full: health ministry

Windhoek (Namibia), May 30: Namibia's hospitals are full to capacity, the health ministry said on Saturday as the southern African...

New Nepali budget highlights COVID-19 control, economic recovery

New Nepali budget highlights COVID-19 control, economic recovery

Kathmandu (Nepal), May 30: Nepali Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel on Saturday presented a budget of 1.64 trillion Nepali rupees...

Istanbul Canal Construction Expected to Kick Off in Late June

Istanbul Canal Construction Expected to Kick Off in...

Ankara (Turkey), May 30: The opening ceremony of the construction of the Istanbul Canal bypassing the Bosphorus Strait is scheduled...

UK Prime Minister Johnson Marries Fiancee in Secret Ceremony, Reports Say

UK Prime Minister Johnson Marries Fiancee in Secret...

Moscow (Russia), May 30: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, got married in a secret ceremony,...

Turkey reports 7,656 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports 7,656 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), May 30: Turkey on Saturday confirmed 7,656 new COVID-19 cases, including 605 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

N.K. trade union holds oath-taking ceremony against non-socialist practices

N.K. trade union holds oath-taking ceremony against non-socialist...

Seoul (South Korea), May 30: Members of North Korea's umbrella trade union held an oath-taking ceremony and vowed to stamp...

S. Korea launches presidential panel on carbon neutrality

S. Korea launches presidential panel on carbon neutrality

Seoul (South Korea), May 30: South Korea established a presidential committee Saturday to serve as the control tower of the...

New infections drop back to 400s amid continued cluster infections

New infections drop back to 400s amid continued...

Seoul (South Korea), May 30: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back to the 400s on Sunday for the...

WHO reiterates call for "de-politicized" COVID-19 origin study

WHO reiterates call for "de-politicized" COVID-19 origin study

Geneva (Switzerland), May 30: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday reiterated its call for a "de-politicized environment" for the...

UN boosts aid as DRC evacuates residents in fear of new volcano eruption

UN boosts aid as DRC evacuates residents in...

Kinshasa (DRC ), May 30: The United Nations (UN) has expanded humanitarian relief to the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Pakistani FM meets Iraqi leaders in Baghdad to boost bilateral ties

Pakistani FM meets Iraqi leaders in Baghdad to...

Baghdad (Iraq), May 30: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held meetings with Iraqi leaders on Saturday during his official...

Biden's 6-trln-USD budget plan draws mixed reviews from lawmakers, budget watchers

Biden's 6-trln-USD budget plan draws mixed reviews from...

Washington (US), May 30: U.S. President Joe Biden's 6-trillion-U.S.-dollar budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 has drawn mixed reviews from...

Sri Lanka PM inspects coastal line affected by burning foreign vessel

Sri Lanka PM inspects coastal line affected by...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 30: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday made an inspection visit to the coastal...