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Canada bans flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days

Canada bans flights from India and Pakistan for...

Ottawa (Canada), April 23: Canada announced a 30-day ban on all flights from India and Pakistan effective Thursday as COVID-19...

U.S. Senate passes bill targeting anti-Asian hate crimes

U.S. Senate passes bill targeting anti-Asian hate crimes

Washington (US), April 23: The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill combating surging hate crimes against...

Biden Administration Reportedly 'Open' to Reducing Oil, Financial Sanctions on Iran

Biden Administration Reportedly 'Open' to Reducing Oil, Financial...

Washington (US), April 22: The Biden administration has been sending indications to Tehran that it may consider reducing oil and...

Biden to Formally Recognize Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire, Reports Say

Biden to Formally Recognize Armenian Genocide in Ottoman...

Moscow (Russia), April 22: US President Joe Biden is set to formally recognize the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the...

Pfizer Says Identified Counterfeit COVID-19 Vaccines in Mexico, Poland - Reports

Pfizer Says Identified Counterfeit COVID-19 Vaccines in Mexico,...

Moscow (Russia), April 22: The US pharmaceutical company Pfizer has identified fake doses of its vaccine against COVID-19 in Mexico...

In NYT interview, Moon urges Washington to resume dialogue with Pyongyang

In NYT interview, Moon urges Washington to resume...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of the United States restarting dialogue with...

N. Korea seeking to defeat U.S. missile defenses: CRS report

N. Korea seeking to defeat U.S. missile defenses:...

Washington (US), April 22: North Korea appears to be working to develop capabilities that can degrade or even defeat U.S....

S. Korea to invest 114 tln won by 2030 to expand railway network

S. Korea to invest 114 tln won by...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea will invest 114.7 trillion won (US$102.7 billion) over the next decade to expand...

U.S. focused on vaccinating Americans, but may help others later: Price

U.S. focused on vaccinating Americans, but may help...

Washington (US), April 22: The United States is currently focused on vaccinating its own people for the COVID-19 pandemic...

New virus cases in 700s for 2nd day; vaccinations set to top 2 mln

New virus cases in 700s for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea reported more than 700 new virus cases for the second straight day on...

Sri Lanka commemorates 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Sri Lanka commemorates 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Colombo (Sri Lanka), April 22: Sri Lankan prime minister and legislators commemorated the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday...

UN sending environment, aid teams to Saint Vincent

UN sending environment, aid teams to Saint Vincent

United Nations, April 22: The United Nations is sending a panel of experts to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to...

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital currencies

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital...

Washington (US), April 22: Digital currencies have a potential to make financial services "much more inclusive," an International Monetary Fund...

UN chief calls for commitment to restoring planet

UN chief calls for commitment to restoring planet

United Nations, April 22: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for commitment to restoring the planet and...

Iran's president urges full implementation of nuke deal

Iran's president urges full implementation of nuke deal

Tehran (Iran), April 22: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for full implementation of the 2015 Iranian nuclear...

U.S. mass immunization could soon reach peak: poll

U.S. mass immunization could soon reach peak: poll

Washington (US), April 22: Two out of three Americans who haven't received a coronavirus vaccine say they are unlikely to...

EU medicines watchdog finds possible link between J&J vaccine, blood clots

EU medicines watchdog finds possible link between J&J...

Brussels (Belgium), April21: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Tuesday it had found a "possible link" between the Johnson...

Australian state opens 3 more hubs to promote COVID-19 vaccination

Australian state opens 3 more hubs to promote...

Sydney (Australia), April 21: People in the Australian state of Victoria have more access to the COVID-19 vaccine with the...

Iran Restores Power Supply at Damaged Natanz Nuclear Facility, Reports Say

Iran Restores Power Supply at Damaged Natanz Nuclear...

Moscow (Russia), April 21:Iran has restored power supply at the previously damaged Natanz nuclear facility, state news agency IRNA reported...

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats to U.S.: generals

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats...

Washington (US), April 21: North Korea continues to pose threats to the United States both in real life and cyberspace,...

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in another congratulatory message to new ruling party chief

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed the country's "special" strategic relations with Cuba in another...

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile test barge at Nampo: report

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile...

Washington (US), April21: North Korea is continuing to work on a submersible missile test stand barge at its Nampo shipyard,...

S. Korea guards against potential jitters in housing prices: finance minister

S. Korea guards against potential jitters in housing...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday the government is guarding against potential instability in the...

IAEA chief 'certainly' hopes S. Korea takes part in Fukushima water monitoring

IAEA chief 'certainly' hopes S. Korea takes part...

Geneva (Switzerland)/ Seoul (South Korea), April 21: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said he "certainly"...

New virus cases back to over 700, vaccination drive to ramp up

New virus cases back to over 700, vaccination...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 700 Wednesday as the country...

UNGA president reaffirms strong support for boosting biodiversity

UNGA president reaffirms strong support for boosting biodiversity

United Nations, April 21: The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, pledged on...

UN fears 105,000 displaced people in Yemen's Marib by September

UN fears 105,000 displaced people in Yemen's Marib...

United Nations, April 21: Preparing for further escalation of the fighting in Yemen's Marib governorate, the United Nations and humanitarian...