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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 225,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 225,000

Sao Paulo (Brazil), February 2: Brazil registered 595 additional deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, taking its death toll to 225,099,...

Nigerian police chief orders full enforcement of new COVID-19 prevention rules

Nigerian police chief orders full enforcement of new...

Abuja (Nigeria), February 2: Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu on Monday ordered the full enforcement of the COVID-19 Health...

Russia hopes for peaceful settlement in Myanmar

Russia hopes for peaceful settlement in Myanmar

Moscow (Russia), February 2: Russia hopes for a peaceful settlement of the political crisis in Myanmar, the Russian Foreign Ministry...

UN chief condemns attack on Mogadishu hotel

UN chief condemns attack on Mogadishu hotel

New York (United States of America), February 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned Sunday's deadly terror attack...

UNICEF reminds all parties to conflict in Syria of obligations to protect children

UNICEF reminds all parties to conflict in Syria...

New York (United States of America), February 01: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday reminded all parties to...

Iran offers discounts for flights using its airspace: minister

Iran offers discounts for flights using its airspace:...

Tehran (Iran), February 01: Iran has offered discounts to major international airliners to encourage them to use the country's airspace,...

Tokyo logs nearly 40,000 COVID-19 cases in January, doubling from previous month

Tokyo logs nearly 40,000 COVID-19 cases in January,...

Tokyo (Japan), February 01: apan's capital Tokyo logged nearly 40,000 new COVID-19 cases in January, marking a record that doubled...

Pakistani navy to host multinational maritime exercise

Pakistani navy to host multinational maritime exercise

Islamabad (Pakistan), February 01: Over 40 countries are expected to participate in a multinational maritime exercise to be hosted by...

Myanmar gov't leaders detained, military declares state of emergency for 1 year

Myanmar gov't leaders detained, military declares state of...

Yangon (Myanmar), February 01: Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, President U Win Myint and other senior officials have...

Friedrich sweeps third consecutive overall World Cup title in 4-man bobsleigh

Friedrich sweeps third consecutive overall World Cup title...

Vienna (Austria), February 01: German athlete Francesco Friedrich bagged his fourth victory in the 2020/2021 IBSF World Cup to clinch...

AU welcomes decision to establish Hybrid Court in South Sudan

AU welcomes decision to establish Hybrid Court in...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), February 01: The African Union (AU) Commission on Sunday welcomed a decision to establish the AU Hybrid...

One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

One dead, one injured in Wisconsin mall shooting

Chicago (United States of America), February 01: One person died and another one suffered minor injuries in a shooting that...

AstraZeneca to increase vaccine supply, expand manufacturing capacity in Europe: von der Leyen

AstraZeneca to increase vaccine supply, expand manufacturing capacity...

Brussels (Belgium), February 01: Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has promised to increase its vaccine supply to the European Union (EU), European...

UK records another 21,088 coronavirus cases, 587 deaths

UK records another 21,088 coronavirus cases, 587 deaths

London (United Kingdom), February 01: Another 21,088 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of...

EU prepares for rapid development of vaccines against COVID-19 variants

EU prepares for rapid development of vaccines against...

Brussels (Belgium), February 01: The European Union's (EU) top health officials held discussions on Sunday with drug giants about rapid...

HKSAR gov't gravely concerned about EU's export control on COVID-19 vaccines

HKSAR gov't gravely concerned about EU's export control...

Hong Kong, January 31: A spokesman for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said on Saturday that the...

Iran says Western weapons main cause for instability in Gulf

Iran says Western weapons main cause for instability...

Tehran (Iran), January 31: Iran warned on Saturday that Western weapons are "the main cause for instability" in the Gulf.

New virus cases dip below 400, extension of virus curbs under review

New virus cases dip below 400, extension of...

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell back to below 400 Sunday, but health authorities may...

Macron says UK must choose between allies, critiques Brexit

Macron says UK must choose between allies, critiques...

Moscow (Russia), January 31: French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the United Kingdom to make a solid choice between...

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza for 4 days: Hamas-run ministry

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing with Gaza for...

Cairo (Egypt), January 31: For the first time in two months, the Egyptian authorities will temporarily reopen the Rafah border...

Paris police reportedly face internal probe after officer filmed beating protester

Paris police reportedly face internal probe after officer...

Paris (France), January 31: The Paris prefect has ordered an internal probe into the beating of a protester by an...

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in every borough across London

COVID-19 cases continue to decline in every borough...

London (UK), January 31: London is continuing to see a steady decline in COVID-19 infection rates, as more than half...

Turkish gendarmerie forces launch operation against bootleg alcohol producers

Turkish gendarmerie forces launch operation against bootleg alcohol...

Istanbul (Turkey), January 30: Turkish security forces launched an operation against bootleg alcohol producers in Istanbul, the Gendarmerie General Command...

No. of airport passengers in S. Korea falls for 1st time in 12 years amid pandemic

No. of airport passengers in S. Korea falls...

Seoul (South Korea), January 31: The number of passengers using South Korean airports fell sharply last year due to the...

Saudi says Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in border city\

Saudi says Houthi-fired projectile lands near hospital in...

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), January 31: Saudi Civil Defense announced on Saturday that a projectile landed near a hospital in the...

Macron reaffirms France's support for Lebanon in various fields

Macron reaffirms France's support for Lebanon in various...

Beirut (France), January 31: French President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Saturday to maintain his country's support for Lebanon in various...

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh

Moscow (Russia), January 31: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev on Saturday discussed over phone the...