World

Qatari, Egyptian Diplomats to Hold Meetings to Resume Cooperation - Reports

Qatari, Egyptian Diplomats to Hold Meetings to Resume...

Doha (Qatar), January 13: Qatari and Egyptian diplomats and security service representatives will soon hold talks on the resumption of...

UK records another 54,940 coronavirus cases, 563 deaths

UK records another 54,940 coronavirus cases, 563 deaths

London (UK) Jan 11: Another 54,940 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

Putin, Macron discuss upcoming trilateral meeting of leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia

Putin, Macron discuss upcoming trilateral meeting of leaders...

Moscow (Russia) Jan 11: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed via telephone on Sunday the...

Myanmar launches project for center of disease control, medical training center

Myanmar launches project for center of disease control,...

Yangon (Myanmar) Jan 11: China-aided Myanmar National Center of Disease Control (CDC) and Medical Training Center project was launched in...

China-Africa friendship rock-solid despite changing int'l landscape: Chinese FM

China-Africa friendship rock-solid despite changing int'l landscape: Chinese...

Beijing (China) Jan 11: China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face and what...

Libya's special committee presents proposals on constitutional basis for elections: UN agency

Libya's special committee presents proposals on constitutional basis...

Tripoli (Libya), January 11: The Legal Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) presented proposals on constitutional basis for...

Cuba reports record number of daily COVID-19 cases

Cuba reports record number of daily COVID-19 cases

Havana (Cuba), January 10: Cuba reported 365 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the highest daily number since the disease...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 370,000: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 370,000: Johns Hopkins University

Washington (US), January 10: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 370,000 on Saturday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...

NYS discovers 3 more infections of COVID-19 variant: governor

NYS discovers 3 more infections of COVID-19 variant:...

New York (US), January 10: The New York State Department of Health (DoH) has confirmed three additional cases of the...

Boeing responds to Sriwijaya Air flight crash

Boeing responds to Sriwijaya Air flight crash

San Francisco (US), January 10: Boeing said on Saturday that the company was in contact with its airline customer and...

UN welcomes Libyan prime minister's support for political dialogue

UN welcomes Libyan prime minister's support for political...

Tripoli (Libya), January 10: Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Libya (ASRSG) Stephanie Williams on...

UN mission holds meeting on security situation in Libya

UN mission holds meeting on security situation in...

Tripoli (Libya), January 10: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on Saturday it held a virtual meeting...

Tunisia reports 2,649 new COVID-19 cases, 154,903 in total

Tunisia reports 2,649 new COVID-19 cases, 154,903 in...

Tunis (Tunisia), January 9: Tunisian Health Ministry on Friday night reported 2,649 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of...

Fighting, bureaucratic hurdles limit aid access in Ethiopia's Tigray: UN

Fighting, bureaucratic hurdles limit aid access in Ethiopia's...

United Nations, January 9: Fighting and bureaucratic hurdles are limiting access to civilian victims of conflict in the Tigray region...

UN chief waiting for his COVID-19 vaccination: spokesman

UN chief waiting for his COVID-19 vaccination: spokesman

United Nations, January 9: United Nations, January 9: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is waiting for his vaccination for COVID-19, said...

WHO-led COVAX initiative secures contracts of 2 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines: Tedros

WHO-led COVAX initiative secures contracts of 2 bln...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 9: COVAX, an international initiative for COVID-19 vaccines led by the World Health Organization (WHO), has secured...

Tipping point in battle against coronavirus, regional policy coherence, solidarity needed: WHO Europe

Tipping point in battle against coronavirus, regional policy...

Copenhagen (Denmark), January 8: World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Dr. Hans Kluge once again called for "regional...

Attack on U.S. Capitol shows impact of "deliberate distortion of facts, hatred by political leaders": UN rights chief

Attack on U.S. Capitol shows impact of "deliberate...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 8: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday said that her office is deeply...

Returning displaced persons find Tigray homes, infrastructure looted, damaged: UN

Returning displaced persons find Tigray homes, infrastructure looted,...

United Nations, January 8: Displaced persons who are returning to Ethiopia's conflict-stricken Tigray region find their homes, government buildings and...

UN says interruption of COVID-19 control measures in Ethiopia's Tigray could facilitate "massive community transmission"

UN says interruption of COVID-19 control measures in...

United Nations, January 8: The interruption of COVID-19 surveillance and control activities in Ethiopia's conflict-hit northern Tigray regional state could...

UN chief appoints Perthes of Germany as top envoy for Sudan

UN chief appoints Perthes of Germany as top...

United Nations, January 8: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Volker Perthes of Germany as his new special representative...

Biden condemns "insurrection" at U.S. Capitol, as Trump urges supporters to "go home"

Biden condemns "insurrection" at U.S. Capitol, as Trump...

Washington (US), January 7: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden condemned what he called "insurrection" at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, after...

UN chief calls for interdependence, inclusion to break poverty-conflict cycle

UN chief calls for interdependence, inclusion to break...

United Nations, January 7: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for interdependence and inclusion to break the cycle...

Inter-Parliamentary Union condemns violence at U.S. Capitol

Inter-Parliamentary Union condemns violence at U.S. Capitol

Geneva (Switzerland), January 7: The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the parliamentary community strongly condemned the violence and the assault on...

Chinese envoy calls for multilateralism, development in maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts

Chinese envoy calls for multilateralism, development in maintaining...

United Nations, January 7: A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for multilateralism and development opportunities to meet the challenges of...

UN rehabilitates three damaged schools in Libya

UN rehabilitates three damaged schools in Libya

Tripoli (Libya), January 7: The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Wednesday announced rehabilitating three schools in the Libyan capital...

UN chief condemns massacre of civilians by armed groups in DRC

UN chief condemns massacre of civilians by armed...

United Nations, January 7: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday expressed shock at the recent massacre of civilians by the...