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Singapore starts COVID-19 vaccination exercise

Singapore starts COVID-19 vaccination exercise

Singapore City (Singapore) December 30: Singapore started the COVID-19 vaccination exercise on Wednesday morning, with the first batch of healthcare...

European Council approves provisional application of trade deal with UK

European Council approves provisional application of trade deal...

Brussels (Belgium) December 30: The European Council adopted on Tuesday the decision on the signing of the EU-UK Trade and...

Uzbekistan to hold presidential election in 2021

Uzbekistan to hold presidential election in 2021

Tashkent (Uzbekistan) December 30: Uzbekistan is committed to holding its next presidential election in 2021 in line with national laws...

Arab region faces two scenarios for economic growth in 2021: UN report

Arab region faces two scenarios for economic growth...

Beirut (Lebanon) December 30: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Tuesday projected the growth...

Chilean gov't confirms first case of new coronavirus strain detected in UK

Chilean gov't confirms first case of new coronavirus...

Santiago (Chile) December 30: The Chilean government confirmed on Tuesday the country's first case of the new coronavirus strain found...

Iran starts human trials of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine; Turkey's tally tops 2.17 mln

Iran starts human trials of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine;...

Cairo (Egypt) December 30: Iran on Tuesday started the human trials of its indigenous COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, the tally...

Russian, Turkish FMs discuss bilateral ties, joint peacekeeping center in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian, Turkish FMs discuss bilateral ties, joint peacekeeping...

Moscow (Russia) December 30: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed developments in relation to the joint Russian-Turkish peacekeeping center in...

S. African president declares stringent lockdown measures due to rising COVID-19 cases

S. African president declares stringent lockdown measures due...

Johannesburg (South Africa), December 29: With more than 50,000 COVID-19 infections having been reported in South Africa since Christmas Eve,...

Arab League warns against UNRWA crisis' negative impacts on Palestinian refugees

Arab League warns against UNRWA crisis' negative impacts...

Cairo (Egypt), December 29: The Arab League (AL) on Monday expressed concerns over the escalated financial crisis of the UN...

Israel imposes third nationwide COVID-19 lockdown amid vaccination drive

Israel imposes third nationwide COVID-19 lockdown amid vaccination...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 28: Israel entered on Sunday the third nationwide lockdown as the country gears up a vaccination drive...

3 al-Shabab militants killed in Kenya's coastal region

3 al-Shabab militants killed in Kenya's coastal region

Nairobi (Kenya), December 28: Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) troops on Sunday killed three al-Shabab terrorists in a raid in their...

Goods train derails in southern Zambia

Goods train derails in southern Zambia

Lusaka (Zambia), December 28: A train carrying 24 wagons of coal derailed in southern Zambia's Mazabuka town due to a...

Road accident kills 12, wounds 5 in southern Egypt

Road accident kills 12, wounds 5 in southern...

Cairo (Egypt), December 28: At least 12 people were killed and five wounded on Sunday in a microbus-lorry crash in...

U.S. Houston mayor asks for collective efforts to reduce violence

U.S. Houston mayor asks for collective efforts to...

Houston (US), December 28 (ANI): U.S. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Sunday urged community leaders to work together to bring...

Canada's COVID-19 cases top 550,000

Canada's COVID-19 cases top 550,000

Ottawa (Canada), December 28: Canada's COVID-19 cases surpassed 550,000, with the total hitting 552,020, including 14,963 deaths, as of Sunday...

Canada confirms two more cases of new coronavirus variant

Canada confirms two more cases of new coronavirus...

Ottawa (Canada), December 28: Canada confirmed two more COVID-19 variant cases Sunday evening, bringing the country's total variant cases to...

Palestine to receive COVID-19 vaccines in 2 weeks: official

Palestine to receive COVID-19 vaccines in 2 weeks:...

Ramallah (Palestine), December 27: A senior Palestinian health official announced on Saturday that Palestine would receive the first shipment of...

Saudi-led coalition announces falling of Houthi missile in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition announces falling of Houthi missile in...

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), December 27: Saudi-led coalition announced on Saturday that a Houthi missile fell in Yemen, the Saudi Press...

Saudi Arabia to host Gulf summit on Jan. 5

Saudi Arabia to host Gulf summit on Jan....

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), December 27: Saudi Arabia will host the 41st Gulf summit on January 5, 2021 in Riyadh, the...

Turkey's total COVID-19 cases hit 2,133,373; Oman to begin vaccination campaign

Turkey's total COVID-19 cases hit 2,133,373; Oman to...

Cairo (Egypt), December27: Turkey's health ministry reported 15,118 new cases on Saturday, bringing the tally in the country to 2,133,373....

10 climbers killed in Iran after heavy snowfall

10 climbers killed in Iran after heavy snowfall

Tehran (Iran), December 27: The death toll of climbers rose to ten after heavy snowfall in the northern heights of...

Ghana's opposition party to challenge election results

Ghana's opposition party to challenge election results

Accra (Ghana), December27: A senior official of Ghana's opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) told local media on Saturday...

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 122,400

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 122,400

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 27: The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Saturday evening reported 533 new COVID-19 cases, as the...

Massive cholera vaccination campaign launched in northern Zambia

Massive cholera vaccination campaign launched in northern Zambia

Lusaka (Zambia), December 27: Health authorities in northern Zambia on Saturday launched a massive oral cholera vaccination campaign aimed at...

Shanghai beats Jilin for third consecutive win in CBA

Shanghai beats Jilin for third consecutive win in...

Zhuji (China), December 27: The Shanghai Sharks beat the Jilin Northeast Tigers 107-102 for their third consecutive win in the...

Yang's 8th 3-pointer helps Shenzhen edge Shandong in CBA

Yang's 8th 3-pointer helps Shenzhen edge Shandong in...

Zhuji (China), December 27: Yang Linyi's eighth three-pointer with only 2.5 seconds left helped the Shenzhen Aviators defeat the Shandong...

Iraq reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, 589,943 in total

Iraq reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, 589,943 in...

Baghdad (Iraq), December 26: The Iraqi Health Ministry reported on Friday 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total nationwide infections...