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2 Turks killed, 3 wounded in attack in Somalia

2 Turks killed, 3 wounded in attack in...

Ankara (Turkey), January 3: At least two Turkish nationals were killed and three others were wounded after a suicide bomber...

Four killed in Canada helicopter crash

Four killed in Canada helicopter crash

Ottawa (Canada), January 3: Four people died Friday when a helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in Alberta, Canada, the...

Small plane crashes in U.S. Michigan

Small plane crashes in U.S. Michigan

Chicago (US), January 3: A small plane crashed into a house and caused fire in Lyon Township in the U.S....

S. Korea to extend tightened social-distancing rules until Jan. 17

S. Korea to extend tightened social-distancing rules until...

Seoul (South Korea), January 2: South Korea decided on Saturday to extend its tightened social-distancing rules for two more weeks...

Ethiopian flag carrier, partners transport historical parcels under intra-African accord

Ethiopian flag carrier, partners transport historical parcels under...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 2: The Ethiopian Airlines-DHL and the African Electronic Trade Group (AeTrade Group) unveiled their partnership to...

China-Africa friendship emerges still stronger from COVID-19 test, says Chinese FM

China-Africa friendship emerges still stronger from COVID-19 test,...

Beijing (China), January 2: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here that the friendship between China and...

Cuba starts monetary overhaul amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cuba starts monetary overhaul amid COVID-19 pandemic

Havana (Cuba), January 2: The Cuban government on Friday put into effect a monetary overhaul in hopes of improving the...

Iran's Sardar Azmoun on Fiorentina radar

Iran's Sardar Azmoun on Fiorentina radar

Tehran (Iran), January 2: Italian soccer club Fiorentina is looking to add the Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun to its team...

UK records highest daily increase in coronavirus cases

UK records highest daily increase in coronavirus cases

London (UK), January 1: Another 55,892 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest daily increase in...

Putin voices confidence in overcoming challenges of 2020 in New Year message

Putin voices confidence in overcoming challenges of 2020...

Moscow (Russia), January 1: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual New Year speech on Thursday, during which he expressed...

UK, EU kick off new relationship as Brexit transition period ends

UK, EU kick off new relationship as Brexit...

London (UK), January 1: Britain and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the...

Egypt postpones school exams until after mid-year vacation over COVID-19 concerns

Egypt postpones school exams until after mid-year vacation...

Cairo (Egypt), January 1: The Egyptian government on Thursday decided to postpone the first-term exams in all schools including universities...

Zambian president reiterates commitment to peaceful elections

Zambian president reiterates commitment to peaceful elections

Lusaka (Zambia), January 1: Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday reiterated his government's commitment to free, fair and peaceful elections...

UN, AU reiterate commitment to Sudan as joint mission ends operations

UN, AU reiterate commitment to Sudan as joint...

United Nations, January 1: The United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) have reiterated their commitment to continuing to...

AU, UN urge Sudanese actors to ensure safe, orderly drawdown of Darfur peacekeeping mission

AU, UN urge Sudanese actors to ensure safe,...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 1: The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) on Thursday urged all Sudanese actors...

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in U.S.

Experts warn of catastrophic post-holiday COVID-19 surge in...

Washington (US), December 31: As lots of Americans are heading home or traveling for holidays, public health experts are warning...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York (US), December 31: U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpassed 340,000 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science...

U.S. pardons for convicted Blackwater guards "an affront to justice": UN experts

U.S. pardons for convicted Blackwater guards "an affront...

Geneva (Switzerland), December 31: The recent U.S. presidential pardons granted to four private security company Blackwater guards convicted of committing...

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy on innovative finance, sustainable investments

UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy...

United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Hiro Mizuno of Japan as...

9 bandits killed in Nigeria gunfight

9 bandits killed in Nigeria gunfight

Abuja (Nigeria) December 30: Nine bandits were killed when Nigerian troops laid an ambush for them in the country's northern...

Sudan's security, defense council reiterates concern over influx of Ethiopian refugees

Sudan's security, defense council reiterates concern over influx...

Khartoum (Sudan) December 30: Sudan's Security and Defense Council on Tuesday reiterated concern over the influx of Ethiopian refugees in...

Missile attack kills 1, injures 4 in Damascus countryside - Media

Missile attack kills 1, injures 4 in Damascus...

Damascus (Syria) December 30: One person was killed and three soldiers injured in a missile attack on the Damascus countryside,...

Lithuanian president signs 2021 budget with 7 pct deficit

Lithuanian president signs 2021 budget with 7 pct...

Vilnius (Lithuania) December 30: Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda signed on Tuesday the 2021 budget bill adopted by the parliament last...

France reports 384 COVID-19-related deaths in hospitals

France reports 384 COVID-19-related deaths in hospitals

Paris (France) December 30: With 384 more deaths from the coronavirus reported in hospitals in the past 24 hours, together...

Brazil reports highest daily COVID-19 death toll since October

Brazil reports highest daily COVID-19 death toll since...

Brasilia (Brazil) December 30: Brazil registered 1,111 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest daily count fatalities...

Brazilian vice president recovering well after being diagnosed with COVID-19

Brazilian vice president recovering well after being diagnosed...

Brasilia (Brazil) December 30: Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao is recovering well after being diagnosed with COVID-19, his press office...

Singapore to renew loan commitments to IMF

Singapore to renew loan commitments to IMF

Singapore City (Singapore) December 30: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Wednesday that Singapore will renew its loan...