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U.S. remains prepared to engage in dialogue with N. Korea: State Dept.

U.S. remains prepared to engage in dialogue with...

Washington (US), January 26: The United States remains committed to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula through diplomacy and...

IMF downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to 4.4 pct amid Omicron surge

IMF downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to 4.4...

Washington (US), January 26: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected the global economy to grow by 4.4 percent...

Nigerian president optimistic about Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Nigerian president optimistic about Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Abuja (Nigeria), January 26: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed his optimism that the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will...

UN stresses need to respect timeline of Libyan roadmap

UN stresses need to respect timeline of Libyan...

Tripoli (Libya), January 26: UN envoy Stephanie Williams on Tuesday stressed the need to respect the timeline of the roadmap...

Participants of Oslo talks call for understanding, cooperation on Afghanistan

Participants of Oslo talks call for understanding, cooperation...

Copenhagen (Denmark), January 26: Representatives from the interim government of Afghanistan and a group of Afghans from various sectors of...

Libyan parliament sets conditions for head of next gov't

Libyan parliament sets conditions for head of next...

Tripoli (Libya), January 26: The Libyan House of Representatives, or the parliament, announced on Tuesday the conditions it has set...

Jordan issues record number of work permits to Syrian refugees in 2021: UN

Jordan issues record number of work permits to...

Amman (Jordan), January 26: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that a record 62,000 work permits...

No intention of putting U.S. or NATO troops in Ukraine: Biden

No intention of putting U.S. or NATO troops...

Washington (US), January 26: U.S. President Joe Biden reiterated Tuesday that there is no intention in his administration or within...

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi announces reelection bid in 2022 midterms

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi announces reelection bid in...

Washington (US), January 26: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, announced Tuesday that she would run for reelection...

2nd ballot to elect Italy's president fails, but strong candidatures start emerging

2nd ballot to elect Italy's president fails, but...

Rome (Italy), January 26: A second ballot to elect Italy's new president took place in the parliament on Tuesday, delivering...

Poland starts building barrier on border with Belarus

Poland starts building barrier on border with Belarus

Waarsaw (Poland), January 26: Poland has started construction of a 186-kilometer barrier along its border with Belarus, the Polish Border...

S. Korea reports record high daily COVID-19 infections amid rapid omicron spread

S. Korea reports record high daily COVID-19 infections...

Seoul (South Korea), January 25: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases hit a record high of 8,571 on Tuesday, driven by...

S. Korea's economy grows 4 pct in 2021, highest in 11 years

S. Korea's economy grows 4 pct in 2021,...

Seoul (South Korea), January 25: South Korea's economy posted the highest growth rate in 11 years as consumption and exports...

U.S. Fed expected to pave way for rate hike in March to tame surging inflation

U.S. Fed expected to pave way for rate...

Washington (US), January 25: The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to use this week's policy meeting to pave the way...

UN chief urges Burkinabes to exercise restraint after coup

UN chief urges Burkinabes to exercise restraint after...

United Nations, January 25: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on all actors in Burkina Faso to exercise...

UN concerned by hostilities following prison breakout in Syria

UN concerned by hostilities following prison breakout in...

United Nations, January 25: The United Nations is highly concerned about the safety and security of civilians in northeast Syria...

Palestinian PM warns of Israeli settlers' escalating actions in West Bank

Palestinian PM warns of Israeli settlers' escalating actions...

Ramallah (Palestine), January 25: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Monday warned of Israeli settlers' escalating actions against the Palestinians...

U.S. stocks reverse deep dive as investors collect cheap chips

U.S. stocks reverse deep dive as investors collect...

New York (US), January 25: U.S. stocks staged a dramatic comeback on Monday following a week-long losing spree and investors'...

Britain to remove restrictions for eligible vaccinated arrivals

Britain to remove restrictions for eligible vaccinated arrivals

London (UK), January 25: All testing measures for eligible fully vaccinated travellers arriving in Britain will be scrapped from next...

NATO reinforces presence in Eastern Europe amid Ukraine tensions

NATO reinforces presence in Eastern Europe amid Ukraine...

Beijing (China), January 25: Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) are increasing military activities in Eastern Europe amid...

EU ready to retaliate against Russian aggression should diplomacy fail: Borrell

EU ready to retaliate against Russian aggression should...

Brussels (Belgium), January 25: The European Union (EU) is prepared to defend against any possible Russian cyber-attacks or hybrid threats...

Pakistani FM meets Sri Lankan trade minister on boosting bilateral, economic ties

Pakistani FM meets Sri Lankan trade minister on...

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 25: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday met with visiting Sri Lankan Minister of Trade...

Tunisian president's chief of staff resigns

Tunisian president's chief of staff resigns

Tunis (Tunisia), January 25: Nadia Akecha, the chief of staff of Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Monday her resignation...

Italy's presidential election kicks off in parliament with no clear candidature in sight

Italy's presidential election kicks off in parliament with...

Rome (Italy), January 25: Italy's parliament gathered in joint session of both houses on Monday for the first round of...

Omicron drives surging COVID-19 cases in Nepal: health authority

Omicron drives surging COVID-19 cases in Nepal: health...

Kathmandu (Nepal), January 24: The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now driving daily cases to surge in Nepal, accounting...

New COVID-19 cases above 7,000 for 3rd day amid persistent omicron fears

New COVID-19 cases above 7,000 for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), January 24: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 7,000 for the third straight day Monday amid...

S. Korea says it's closely monitoring N. Korea's nuclear, missile activities

S. Korea says it's closely monitoring N. Korea's...

Seoul (South Korea), January 24: South Korea's unification ministry said Monday it is keeping tabs on North Korea's nuclear and...