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Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists arrested: report

Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists arrested: report

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 25: Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists have been arrested in a sting operation, state media outlet...

Six Malian soldiers killed in central Mali

Six Malian soldiers killed in central Mali

Bamako (Mali), January 25: Six Malian soldiers were killed in the attacks on two army posts in central Mali on...

Boris Johnson to Launch New International Climate Change Coalition

Boris Johnson to Launch New International Climate Change...

London (UK), January 25: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Monday a new international coalition to tackle the...

Chile Issues Tsunami Warning, Orders Evacuation of Antarctic Base After 7-Magnitude Quake

Chile Issues Tsunami Warning, Orders Evacuation of Antarctic...

Moscow [Russia], Janaury 24: A 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the South Shetland Islands, prompting Chile to issue a tsunami...

Air traffic halved in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

Air traffic halved in 2020 due to coronavirus...

Seoul [South Korea], January 24: Air traffic volume in South Korea halved year-on-year in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

New virus cases under 400 again, alert in place against potential upticks

New virus cases under 400 again, alert in...

Seoul [South Korea], January 24 :South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 400 on Sunday, following a brief...

Moon to receive policy briefing on vaccine, antivirus efforts

Moon to receive policy briefing on vaccine, antivirus...

SEOUL [South Korea], January 24: President Moon Jae-in is set to receive a policy briefing on the country's vaccination plans...

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm alliance in phone talks

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm alliance in...

SEOUL [South Korea], January 24: South Korea's Defense Minister Suh Wook held telephone talks Sunday with newly confirmed U.S. Defense...

EU's diplomats to Receive All Necessary Immunity, Privileges in UK, Foreign Office Confirms

EU's diplomats to Receive All Necessary Immunity, Privileges...

London [UK], January 24: The European Union's representatives to the United Kingdom will be granted all necessary privileges and immunities...

Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says Canada's top doctor

Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says...

Ottawa [Canada], January 24: Stringent and consistent efforts are needed to sustain a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases across...

UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise

UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise

United Nations, January 23: The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Friday that it is supporting...

UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension of New START treaty

UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension...

United Nations, January 23: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the U.S. decision to seek a five-year extension of...

COVAX to purchase 40 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine: WHO

COVAX to purchase 40 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 23: COVAX, the global initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure rapid and equitable...

Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved in low- and middle-income countries: Unitaid

Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 23: Unitaid, a global health initiative that works with partners to bring about innovations to prevent, diagnose...

Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked to Situation Around Navalny, New CDU Head Says

Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked...

Moscow (Russia), January 23: The implementation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project should not be dependent on the...

NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START with Russia

NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START...

Brussels (Belgium), January 23: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's newly announced intention...

Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's Toyama Prefecture Over Bird Flu - Reports

Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's...

Tokyo (Japan), January 23: Some 140,000 chickens will be exterminated in the western Japanese prefecture of Toyama over an outbreak...

Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19 Words Mean - Report

Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19...

London (UK), January 23: A significant number of adult UK citizens struggle to explain the meaning of words and phrases...

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

United Nations, January 23: The Security Council on Friday condemned Thursday's terrorist attack by the Islamic State (IS) in Baghdad...

3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF

3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF

Tripoli (Libya), January 23: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said it has refurbished three schools in the...

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...