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Roundup: EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal, demand clarifications

Roundup: EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal,...

Brussels (Belgium), September 22: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has described as "unacceptable" the way France was treated...

Russian security official says U.S. biolabs pose threat to tens of millions globally

Russian security official says U.S. biolabs pose threat...

Moscow (Russia), September 22: Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said that U.S. biolabs around the world pose a threat...

Delivery of aid, fuel into Ethiopia's Tigray remains constrained: UN

Delivery of aid, fuel into Ethiopia's Tigray remains...

United Nations, September 22: The delivery of humanitarian supplies and fuel into Ethiopia's Tigray region remains heavily constrained while the...

Sudan PM says coup attempt orchestrated by elements inside, outside army

Sudan PM says coup attempt orchestrated by elements...

Khartoum (Sudan), September 22: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said the coup attempt foiled on Tuesday was orchestrated by elements...

Afghanistan's central bank allows merchants to withdraw 25,000 U.S. dollars monthly

Afghanistan's central bank allows merchants to withdraw 25,000...

Kabul (Afghanistan), September 21: Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has allowed merchants and owners of private companies to...

Iran warns of "crushing" response against threat

Iran warns of "crushing" response against threat

Tehran (US), September 21: Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani on Monday dismissed recent threats by the Israeli officials, warning...

134 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

134 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN...

Tripoli (Libya), September 21: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said that 134 illegal migrants were...

635,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN

635,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN

United Nations, September 21: UN humanitarians said on Monday that 635,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this...

Moon says S. Korea will be steadfast partner for inclusive global cooperation for SDGs

Moon says S. Korea will be steadfast partner...

New York (US), September 21: South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his country's commitment Monday to "inclusive international cooperation" to...

New cases slightly over 1,700; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok holiday

New cases slightly over 1,700; concerns grow over...

Seoul (South Korea), September 21: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases increased to over 1,700 on Tuesday despite fewer tests over...

UN expert highlights "renewed multilateralism" in face of COVID-19 pandemic

UN expert highlights "renewed multilateralism" in face of...

Geneva (Switzerland), September 21: A UN expert on Monday stressed that in order to respond to and recover from the...

Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary elections

Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), September 21: Argentine President Alberto Fernandez swore in new cabinet ministers on Monday during a ceremony at...

Canadians vote to decide who will lead the country

Canadians vote to decide who will lead the...

Ottawa (Canada), September 21: Canadians are heading to the polls across the country on Monday to choose a prime minister...

Germany to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children in early 2022: minister

Germany to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children in...

Berlin (Germany), September 21: Germany would likely offer COVID-19 vaccines to children under 12 in early 2022, Federal Minister of...

Zimbabwe partners with Huawei in major network upgrade

Zimbabwe partners with Huawei in major network upgrade

Harare (Zimbabwe) September 21: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday launched the National Mobile Broadband project which seeks to expand...

Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine deal rift

Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine...

Washington (US), September 21: U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to hold a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel...

UN chief urges rich states to deliver promised 100 bln USD for climate action in developing countries

UN chief urges rich states to deliver promised...

United Nations, September 21: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged rich countries to deliver the promised 100 billion...

U.S. to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign visitors

U.S. to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated...

Washington (US), September 21: The United States will no longer prohibit foreign visitors from entering the country starting November if...

Russia's ruling party retains majority in lower parliament house

Russia's ruling party retains majority in lower parliament...

Moscow (Russia), September 21: The United Russia, the country's ruling party, has retained the "constitutional majority" in the lower house...

Daily COVID-19 cases in Australia's epicenter state show signs of easing

Daily COVID-19 cases in Australia's epicenter state show...

Sydney (Australia), September 20 : As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in daily locally...

Israel reports 7,445 new COVID-19 cases

Israel reports 7,445 new COVID-19 cases

Jerusalem (Israel), September 20: Israel's ministry on Sunday reported 7,445 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally of infections in the...

N. Korea discounts S. Korea's new SLBM as 'rudimentary, toddling-stage' weapon

N. Korea discounts S. Korea's new SLBM as...

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: North Korea on Monday questioned whether South Korea's newly unveiled submarine-launched ballistic missile is a...

S. Korea to deploy homegrown SLBM next year: sources

S. Korea to deploy homegrown SLBM next year:...

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea plans to put into operations a newly unveiled homegrown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM)...

Moon in New York for U.N. speech during Chuseok holiday in Korea

Moon in New York for U.N. speech during...

New York (US), September 20: South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New York on Sunday to attend an annual...

New cases slightly over 1,600; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok holiday

New cases slightly over 1,600; concerns grow over...

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell to around 1,600 on Monday due to fewer tests...

UN chief condemns executions by Houthis in Yemen

UN chief condemns executions by Houthis in Yemen

United Nations, September 20: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday strongly condemned Saturday's executions of nine individuals by the Houthi...

Voter support for Australian PM falls to 18-month low

Voter support for Australian PM falls to 18-month...

Canberra (Australia), September 20: Voter support for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has fallen to its lowest level since the...