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Brazil sees record daily COVID-19 cases over 90,000

Brazil sees record daily COVID-19 cases over 90,000

Rio de Janerio (Brazil), March 18: Brazil registered a record 90,303 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, pushing the nationwide...

Sudan demands Ethiopia's withdrawal from all Sudanese territories

Sudan demands Ethiopia's withdrawal from all Sudanese territories

Khartoum (Sudan), March 18: Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Wednesday demanded that Ethiopia withdraw from...

US Sentences Florida Man to 4.5 Years for Violating Venezuela Sanctions

US Sentences Florida Man to 4.5 Years for...

Washington (US), March 18: Florida resident Victor Mones Coro has been sentenced to more than 4.5 years in prison for...

Russian MFA Reminds Ukraine Ambassador to Germany of Responsibility for Minsk Implementation

Russian MFA Reminds Ukraine Ambassador to Germany of...

Moscow (Russia), March 18: Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, commenting on an article by Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy...

UN ready to facilitate agreement on Nile dam: spokesman

UN ready to facilitate agreement on Nile dam:...

United Nations, March 18: The United Nations is ready to facilitate an agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on a...

Racism is a deeply rooted global evil: UN chief

Racism is a deeply rooted global evil: UN...

United Nations, March 18: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the condemnation of racism, which he described as...

UN chief appoints personal envoy on Afghanistan, regional issues

UN chief appoints personal envoy on Afghanistan, regional...

United Nations, March 18: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appointed French diplomat Jean Arnault as his personal envoy...

New infections in 400s for 2nd day, upturn in virus curve worrisome

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

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 400s for a second straight day...

N. Korea says will ignore contact from U.S. unless Washington withdraws hostile policies

N. Korea says will ignore contact from U.S....

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: North Korea said Thursday that it will continue to ignore any contact from the United...

President Biden says Atlanta shootings 'very troubling'

President Biden says Atlanta shootings 'very troubling'

Washington [US], March 18: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of victims in deadly shootings...

PM Rutte's party leads in Dutch elections -- final exit poll

PM Rutte's party leads in Dutch elections --...

The Hague (Netherlands), March 18: The rightist liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) of Prime Minister Mark Rutte...

U.S. House passes bill to renew Violence Against Women Act

U.S. House passes bill to renew Violence Against...

Washington (US), March 18: The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA),...

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm goal of Korean Peninsula's denuclearization

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm goal of...

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: South Korean and U.S. defense chiefs reaffirmed the common goal of the Korean Peninsula's complete...

Turkey confirms 16,749 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey confirms 16,749 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), March 17: Turkey on Tuesday reported 16,749 new COVID-19 cases, including 874 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

Rwanda to continue using AstraZeneca vaccines: health minister

Rwanda to continue using AstraZeneca vaccines: health minister

KIGALI, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda will continue administering the AstraZeneca vaccines as the reported side effects have not been...

UN seeks 2.7 bln USD to aid 13 mln people in Nigeria, South Sudan

UN seeks 2.7 bln USD to aid 13...

United Nations, March 17:The United Nations and partners have launched humanitarian response plans totaling 2.7 billion U.S. dollars to assist...

Canadians Say No to Improved Relations With China Until Detained Compatriots Freed - Poll

Canadians Say No to Improved Relations With China...

Toronto (Canada), March 17: An overwhelming majority of Canadians say there can be no improvement in bilateral relations with Beijing...

S. Korea hosts online health care trade fair, seeks to expand exports

S. Korea hosts online health care trade fair,...

Seoul (South Korea), March 17: South Korea kicked off a virtual trade exhibition for health care businesses Wednesday to beef...

UN envoy voices concern over military escalation in Yemen

UN envoy voices concern over military escalation in...

United Nations, March 17: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on Tuesday voiced grave concern over the dramatic military...

Biden to hold first press conference on March 25

Biden to hold first press conference on March...

Washington (US), March 17: U.S. President Joe Biden will hold the first press conference as president on March 25, White...

NY governor should resign if probe confirms sexual harassment allegations: Biden

NY governor should resign if probe confirms sexual...

Washington (US), March 17: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday offered his strongest comments yet on the sexual harassment allegations...

Pentagon chief arrives in S. Korea for talks on alliance, N. Korea

Pentagon chief arrives in S. Korea for talks...

Seoul (South Korea), March 17: U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to discuss a...

New infections rebound to 400s, AstraZeneca vaccine rollout to continue

New infections rebound to 400s, AstraZeneca vaccine rollout...

Seoul (South Korea), March 17: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 400 Wednesday on increased virus...

Algerian FM, UN envoy discuss Libyan developments after swearing-in of new gov't

Algerian FM, UN envoy discuss Libyan developments after...

Algiers (Algeria), March 17: Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Tuesday met with UN Special Envoy to Libya Jan Kubis...

Pfizer/BioNTech to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine delivery to EU

Pfizer/BioNTech to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine delivery to EU

Brussels (Belgium), March 17: The European Commission proposed on Tuesday to accelerate the delivery of ten million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech's...

AstraZeneca vaccine safe for Canadians over age 65: immunization committee

AstraZeneca vaccine safe for Canadians over age 65:...

Ottawa (Canada), March 17: Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) announced on Tuesday that the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is...

Colombia reports 2,740 new COVID-19 cases

Colombia reports 2,740 new COVID-19 cases

Bogota (Colombia), March 16: Colombia registered 2,740 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to...