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UN welcomes reopening of Saudi-Qatari borders

UN welcomes reopening of Saudi-Qatari borders

United Nations, January 6: The United Nations on Tuesday welcomed the reopening of land, sea and air borders between Saudi...

UN releases fund to fight desert locust spread in Kenya

UN releases fund to fight desert locust spread...

United Nations, January 6: The United Nations has appropriated 1.5 million U.S. dollars from its Central Emergency Response Fund to...

China calls for caution in dealing with Syria chemical weapon issue

China calls for caution in dealing with Syria...

Beijing (China), January 6: A Chinese envoy on Tuesday called for caution in dealing with the issue of Syria's chemical...

UN provides clean water for internally displaced Libyans

UN provides clean water for internally displaced Libyans

Tripoli (Libya), January 6: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it has provided access to clean water...

UN refugee agency relocates Ethiopian refugees to new site in Sudan

UN refugee agency relocates Ethiopian refugees to new...

United Nations, January 6: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday said it has relocated the first batch...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.85 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.85 mln: Africa...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 6: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,854,971 as of...

Canadian PM voices frustration with slow pace of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Canadian PM voices frustration with slow pace of...

Ottawa (Canada), January 6: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that he is worried about the slow pace...

Over 217,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in east China province

Over 217,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in east...

Beijing (China) Jan 5: A total of 217,158 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to key groups with higher...

Italy's coronavirus data holding steady, new rules in discussion as lockdown to end

Italy's coronavirus data holding steady, new rules in...

Rome (Italy) Jan 5: The main indicators tied to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy so far in 2021 remained...

U.S. special envoy visits Pakistan ahead of Afghan negotiations

U.S. special envoy visits Pakistan ahead of Afghan...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 5: U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation ZalmayKhalilzad met with Pakistan's Army Chief Gen. QamarJavedBajwa on Monday...

5 countries assume responsibilities as elected members of Security Council

5 countries assume responsibilities as elected members of...

Beijing (China) Jan 5: India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway on Monday began to assume responsibilities as non-permanent members of...

NYS confirms its first infection of UK variant of coronavirus: governor

NYS confirms its first infection of UK variant...

New York (USA) Jan 5: A state laboratory has confirmed New York State's first case of the UK variant (B.1.1.7)...

Saudi Arabia, Qatar to reopen land, air, sea borders: Kuwaiti FM

Saudi Arabia, Qatar to reopen land, air, sea...

Kuwait City (Kuwait) Jan 5: Saudi Arabia and Qatar will reopen land, air and sea borders starting from Monday evening,...

UK PM announces new coronavirus lockdown for England

UK PM announces new coronavirus lockdown for England

London (UK) Jan 5: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday that England will enter a national lockdown from midnight,...

China urges U.S. to be reasonable, rational on COVID-19 origins

China urges U.S. to be reasonable, rational on...

Beijing (China) Jan 5: China urges the United States to return to reason and rationality on the origins of the...

CPC ensures proper exercising of Party members' rights

CPC ensures proper exercising of Party members' rights

Beijing (China) Jan 5: The Communist Party of China (CPC) on Monday made public its revised regulations on safeguarding Party...

China to remove barriers hindering implementation of regulation on improving business environment

China to remove barriers hindering implementation of regulation...

Beijing (China) Jan 5: Premier Li Keqiang heard a report on the third-party assessment of the implementation of the Regulation...

Ethiopia reports 573 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia reports 573 new COVID-19 cases

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 4: The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 573 new COVID-19 cases over the last...

2 militants, 1 soldier killed in clashes in northern Algeria

2 militants, 1 soldier killed in clashes in...

Algiers (Algeria), January 4: Two armed militants and one soldier were killed on Sunday in a counterterrorism operation in northwest...

Cameroonian peacekeeper dies, four others injured in CAR road accident

Cameroonian peacekeeper dies, four others injured in CAR...

Yaounde (Cameroon), January 4: A Cameroonian UN peacekeeper was killed and four others were injured in a road accident in...

Experts contribute ideas for NYC to revive from COVID-19 pandemic

Experts contribute ideas for NYC to revive from...

New York (US), January 4: Several experts in New York have tapped their wisdom and mulled ideas in efforts to...

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 600,000

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 600,000

Ottawa (Canada), January 4: Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 600,000 as of Sunday afternoon, with the total hitting 601,653, including 15,865...

Nancy Pelosi reelected as U.S. House speaker

Nancy Pelosi reelected as U.S. House speaker

Washington (US), January 4: Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California was reelected on Sunday as speaker of the U.S. House...

UN chief saddened at passing of legendary long-time UN official Brian Urquhart

UN chief saddened at passing of legendary long-time...

United Nations, January 4: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed his "deep sadness" at the passing of legendary...

UN condemns back-to-back attacks in Central African Republic

UN condemns back-to-back attacks in Central African Republic

United Nations, January 4: The UN mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has condemned, in the strongest terms, the...

10-man Milan conquers Benevento, Ronaldo inspires Juve

10-man Milan conquers Benevento, Ronaldo inspires Juve

Rome (Italy), January 4: AC Milan registered its first win of 2021 as it beat Benevento 2-0 despite being one...

Zimbabwe goes back into more stringent lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge

Zimbabwe goes back into more stringent lockdown as...

Harare (Zimbabwe), January 3: The Zimbabwean government on Saturday restored a curfew and banned all gatherings, except for funerals, for...