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FAO seeks fund to help vulnerable people in Horn of Africa

FAO seeks fund to help vulnerable people in...

Nairobi (Kenya), January 18: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said Monday that it requires 15.65...

Indonesia reports 855 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Indonesia reports 855 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more...

Jakarta (Indonesia), January 17: Indonesia on Sunday confirmed 855 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country's tally to 4,271,649, according to...

Roundup: AIIB to stay open while following high standards, says president

Roundup: AIIB to stay open while following high...

New York (US), January 17: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will maintain its openness to cooperation, dialogue and global...

Chile hits new record of daily COVID-19 cases with 9,454 infections

Chile hits new record of daily COVID-19 cases...

Santiago (Chile), January 17: Chile for the second consecutive day registered a record number of daily COVID-19 cases after reporting...

Daily cases fall below 4,000 amid growing omicron woes

Daily cases fall below 4,000 amid growing omicron...

Seoul (South Korea), January 16: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell below 4,000 for the first time in a week...

S. Korea signs deal to sell M-SAM missiles to UAE

S. Korea signs deal to sell M-SAM missiles...

Dubai (UAE), January 17: South Korea signed a preliminary deal with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to sell Seoul's...

N. Korea fires 2 apparent ballistic missiles eastward from Pyongyang airfield: S. Korean military

N. Korea fires 2 apparent ballistic missiles eastward...

Seoul (South Korea), January 17: North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles eastward from an airfield in Pyongyang on...

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption,...

United Nations, January 17: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and...

WFP decides to resume operations in western Sudan

WFP decides to resume operations in western Sudan

Khartoum (South Sudan), January 17: The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) on Sunday decided to resume operations in western...

French National Assembly adopts vaccine pass law

French National Assembly adopts vaccine pass law

Paris (France), January 17: The French National Assembly, or the lower house of the Parliament, adopted on Sunday evening a...

S. Korean president's approval rating falls to 40.3 pct: poll

S. Korean president's approval rating falls to 40.3...

Seoul (South Korea), January 17: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 2.2 percentage points over the week to...

Somali government spokesman injured in suicide car bombing attack in Mogadishu

Somali government spokesman injured in suicide car bombing...

Mogadishu (Somali), January 17: A Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was injured in a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu,...

Russian troops to stay near Ukrainian border amid NATO pressure: Kremlin

Russian troops to stay near Ukrainian border amid...

Moscow (Russia), January 17: Russia will station troops on its own territory near the Ukrainian border due to tensions with...

Omicron disrupts recovery of U.S. travels, businesses

Omicron disrupts recovery of U.S. travels, businesses

New York (US), January 17: The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is fueling the biggest infection wave and hampering economic recovery...

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies: family

Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies: family

Bamako (Mali), January 17: Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died this Sunday in Bamako, the capital of Mali, announced...

Nepal sends humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Nepal sends humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Kathmadu (Nepal), January 16: Nepal on Sunday sent about 12 tons of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, including medicines, garments and...

Saudi-led coalition expands aerial bombardment against Houthis in Yemen: source

Saudi-led coalition expands aerial bombardment against Houthis in...

Aden (Yemen), January 16: The Saudi Arabia-led coalition intensified its aerial bombardment against the Houthi militia in various regions of...

Roundup: U.S. equities post weekly losses amid rate hike concerns, economic data

Roundup: U.S. equities post weekly losses amid rate...

New York (US), January 16: U.S. stocks declined for the week, pressured by growing expectations on rate hikes and a...

Libyan Presidency Council stresses commitment to supporting elections

Libyan Presidency Council stresses commitment to supporting elections

Tripoli (Libya), January 16: The Deputy President of the Presidency Council of Libya, Abdullah Allafi, on Saturday stressed the council's...

Czech president opposes abuse of Olympic idea for political aims

Czech president opposes abuse of Olympic idea for...

Prague (Czech), January 16: Czech President Milos Zeman said on Saturday that he opposes the politicization of the Olympic concept.

Uganda says fuel shortage due to supply interruption at border with Kenya

Uganda says fuel shortage due to supply interruption...

Kampala (Uganda), January 16: Uganda has said the fuel shortage in some parts of the country is due to the...

Blinken, Borrell Vow to Present 'United Transatlantic Front' After Russia Talks

Blinken, Borrell Vow to Present 'United Transatlantic Front'...

Moscow (Russia), January 16: EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed on Saturday...

S. Korean gov't bolsters supply crunch early warning system abroad

S. Korean gov't bolsters supply crunch early warning...

Seoul (South Korea), January 16: The South Korean government has further beefed up its early warning monitoring system on thousands...

Daily cases over 4,000 for 5th day amid strict curbs ahead of holiday

Daily cases over 4,000 for 5th day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), January 16: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 4,000 for the fifth straight day Sunday as...

Moon arrives in Dubai for economic diplomacy on Middle East swing

Moon arrives in Dubai for economic diplomacy on...

Dubai (UAE), January 16: President Moon Jae-in arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday for talks with UAE...

Turkey's inflation to be single-digit by mid-2023: minister

Turkey's inflation to be single-digit by mid-2023: minister

Istanbul (Turkey), January 16: Turkey's annual inflation rate will be in single digit when the country will hold its presidential...

Iranian ambassador to Spain slams EU's inaction against U.S. sanctions

Iranian ambassador to Spain slams EU's inaction against...

Tehran (Iran), January 16: The Iranian ambassador to Spain on Saturday blasted Europe's inaction in the face of U.S. pullout...