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Zambian president hails national soccer team over performance at Olympic Games

Zambian president hails national soccer team over performance...

Lusaka (Zambia), July 25: Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Saturday commended the country's national women's soccer team for putting up...

Italy's Padua celebrates inclusion on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites

Italy's Padua celebrates inclusion on UNESCO's list of...

Rome (Italy), July 25: A complex of eight historic clusters of buildings in the northern Italian walled city of Padua...

UK reports another 31,795 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 31,795 coronavirus cases

London (UK), July 25: Britain has reported another 31,795 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to official figures...

EU policy tools should avoid discriminatory impact on foreign firms: Chinese chamber

EU policy tools should avoid discriminatory impact on...

Brussels (Belgium), July 25: Any policy tools introduced and adopted by the European Union (EU) institutions shall "ensure legal certainty...

Morocco reports 5,494 COVID-19 cases, 575,162 in total

Morocco reports 5,494 COVID-19 cases, 575,162 in total

Rabat (Morocco), July 25: Morocco reported on Saturday 5,494 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to...

Jordan to lower age limit for COVID-19 vaccination

Jordan to lower age limit for COVID-19 vaccination

Amman (Jordan), July 25: Jordan will lower the age bar for getting the COVID-19 vaccine to 12 as of July...

Cuba registers 7,732 new cases, 68 deaths from COVID-19

Cuba registers 7,732 new cases, 68 deaths from...

Havana (Cuba), July 25: Cuba reported 7,732 new cases and 68 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number...

UN Security Council demands reversal of decision to reopen Cyprus' Varosha

UN Security Council demands reversal of decision to...

United Nations July 24: The UN Security Council on Friday demanded the reversal of the decision to reopen a part...

Cyprus, Lebanon sign MoU on oil, gas cooperation

Cyprus, Lebanon sign MoU on oil, gas cooperation

Nicosia (Cyprus) July 24: Cyprus and Lebanon signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Friday on cooperation in the...

Good cholesterol may protect liver: study

Good cholesterol may protect liver: study

Chicago (USA) July 24: A research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type...

COVID-19 source tracing should be science-based: S. African leading scientist

COVID-19 source tracing should be science-based: S. African...

Johannesburg (South Africa) July 24: COVID-19 source-tracing should be science-based, objective and fair, well-known South African epidemiologist Salim Abdool Karim...

Libyan authorities to probe clashes in Tripoli

Libyan authorities to probe clashes in Tripoli

Tripoli (Libya) July 24: Libya's Interior Ministry on Friday said it would start to investigate the armed clashes between two...

Italy takes "practical incentive" to slow spread of coronavirus

Italy takes "practical incentive" to slow spread of...

Rome (Italy) July 24: Italy's decision to make the "green pass" coronavirus health certificate mandatory in certain settings starting next...

WHO, ECDC call for enhanced efforts to prevent surge in COVID-19 Delta variant infections

WHO, ECDC call for enhanced efforts to prevent...

Copenhagen (Denmark) July 24: Efforts must be reinforced to prevent the transmission of the Delta variant of coronavirus as it...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on illicit trafficking in wildlife

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on illicit trafficking...

United Nations July 24: The General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife.

UN official acknowledges ban on denial of genocide, war crimes

UN official acknowledges ban on denial of genocide,...

United Nations July 24: The UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Alice WairimuNderitu, on Friday acknowledged the introduction...

China to impose sanctions on seven U.S. individuals, entity

China to impose sanctions on seven U.S. individuals,...

Beijing (China) July 24: In response to the erroneous practice of the U.S. side, China has decided to take reciprocal...

China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of origin tracing

China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of...

Beijing (China) July 24: China on Friday refuted accusations from the United States to the effect that China's stance on...

Mainland urges U.S. politicians not to send wrong signals to "Taiwan independence" forces

Mainland urges U.S. politicians not to send wrong...

Beijing (China) July 24: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Friday urged some members of the U.S. Congress to stop statements...

Samsung offering special trade-in program in U.S. for new foldable smartphones

Samsung offering special trade-in program in U.S. for...

Seoul (South Korea), July 23: Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest smartphone maker, is running a special trade-in program in...

New cases above 1,600 amid 4th wave of pandemic; toughest curbs in wider Seoul extended

New cases above 1,600 amid 4th wave of...

Seoul (South Korea), July 23: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases dropped Friday from the previous day's all-time high, but...

(Olympics) S. Korea going for multiple gold medals right out of the gate in Tokyo

(Olympics) S. Korea going for multiple gold medals...

Tokyo (Japan), July 23: Every country starts at zero in the medal count at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, the...

First flight of humanitarians in 2 months enters Ethiopia's Tigray: UN

First flight of humanitarians in 2 months enters...

United Nations, July 23: The first humanitarian flight into Ethiopia's Tigray region in two months on Thursday carried more than...

UN humanitarians worried about food insecurity due to drought in southern Madagascar

UN humanitarians worried about food insecurity due to...

United Nations, July 23: UN humanitarians on Thursday warned that hundreds of thousands of people in southern Madagascar face food...

Israel says Pfizer vaccine effectiveness down to 39 pct amid spread of Delta variant

Israel says Pfizer vaccine effectiveness down to 39...

Jerualem (Israel), July 23: The effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 has dropped to 39 percent in Israel, the...

Palestine welcomes UN council's decision to investigate Israeli violations

Palestine welcomes UN council's decision to investigate Israeli...

Ramallah (Palestine), July 23: Palestine on Thursday welcomed a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council to form an...

ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged, revises forward guidance

ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged, revises forward...

Frankfurt (Germany), July 23: The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday that it decided to leave key interest rates...