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Iran urges "impartiality" in IAEA reports on nuke program

Iran urges "impartiality" in IAEA reports on nuke...

Tehran (Iran), September 9: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should remain impartial towards Iran's nuclear program, Kazem Gharibabadi, Iranian...

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

Houston (US), September 9: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Wednesday reported a decrease of 2.88 million barrels of crude...

ECOWAS suspends Guinea's membership over coup

ECOWAS suspends Guinea's membership over coup

Accra (Ghana), September 9: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended the membership of Guinea, which has been...

Australian PM flags COVID-19 home quarantine for int'l arrivals

Australian PM flags COVID-19 home quarantine for int'l...

Canberra (Australia), September 9: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised citizens stranded overseas that home quarantine on arrival in...

Well-being of Afghans must remain focus: Pakistani FM

Well-being of Afghans must remain focus: Pakistani FM

Islamabad (Pakistan), September 9: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that the well-being of the Afghan people...

U.S. economy "downshifted slightly" to moderate pace amid Delta variant surge: Fed survey

U.S. economy "downshifted slightly" to moderate pace amid...

Washington (US), September 9: U.S. economic growth "downshifted slightly" to a moderate pace in early July through August amid a...

British parliament backs government's new health, social care levy

British parliament backs government's new health, social care...

London (UK), September 9: Britain's parliament approved on Wednesday the government's new tax plan to fund its National Health Service...

Putin, Michel agree to cooperate on Afghanistan

Putin, Michel agree to cooperate on Afghanistan

Moscow (Russia), September 9: Russian President Vladimir Putin and European Council President Charles Michel on Wednesday expressed readiness for cooperation...

EU's top diplomat stresses support for Libya's stability

EU's top diplomat stresses support for Libya's stability

Tripoli (Libya), September 9: EU's top diplomat stressed the bloc's support for the stability and peace in Libya during his...

Egyptian president says security of Gulf states, Egypt connected

Egyptian president says security of Gulf states, Egypt...

Cairo (Egypt), September 9: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday said security of the Gulf states and Egypt's national...

UN chief appoints Christian Ritscher of Germany as UNITAD head

UN chief appoints Christian Ritscher of Germany as...

United Nations, September 8: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appointed Christian Ritscher of Germany as his special adviser...

Second batch of COVID-19 vaccines departs from Romania

Second batch of COVID-19 vaccines departs from Romania

Istanbul (Turkey)/ Seoul (South Korea), September 8: The second batch of coronavirus vaccines South Korea plans to bring in from...

UN chief calls on all countries to do more to improve air quality

UN chief calls on all countries to do...

United Nations, September 8: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on all countries to do more to improve...

U.S. overwhelmed with rising COVID-19 patients, alarmed schools after Labor Day

U.S. overwhelmed with rising COVID-19 patients, alarmed schools...

New York (US), September 8: COVID-19 is unlikely to be going away completely in the United States, an expert has...

UN relief chief vows guidance on women, humanitarian rights in Afghanistan

UN relief chief vows guidance on women, humanitarian...

United Nations, September 8: The United Nations will assist the fledgling Taliban government on paving the way for international aid...

Libyan Presidency Council President receives credentials of new ambassadors

Libyan Presidency Council President receives credentials of new...

Tripoli (Libya), September 8: President of Libya Presidency Council Mohamed Menfi on Tuesday received credentials of the new ambassadors of...

White House calls on Congress to pass short-term funding bill to avoid gov't shutdown

White House calls on Congress to pass short-term...

Washington (US), September 8: The White House budget office on Tuesday called on U.S. Congress to pass a short-term funding...

Italy nears COVID-19 herd immunity, says top pandemic official

Italy nears COVID-19 herd immunity, says top pandemic...

Rome (Italy), September 8: Italy is inching closer to achieving herd immunity against the coronavirus, according to Italy's pandemic commissioner.

Merkel opens IAA Mobility show in Munich

Merkel opens IAA Mobility show in Munich

Munich (Germany), September 8: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday opened the International Motor Show Germany (IAA Mobility) in the...

UK unveils new tax to fund health, care services amid COVID pandemic

UK unveils new tax to fund health, care...

London (UK), September 8: The British government announced on Tuesday a new tax to fund Britain's National Health Service (NHS)...

Russia's top security official visits India

Russia's top security official visits India

New Delhi [India], September 8: Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Nikolai Patrushev began a two-day visit...

WFP secures 5.9 mln USD for scaling up air operations in South Sudan

WFP secures 5.9 mln USD for scaling up...

Juba (South Sudan), September 8: The World Food Programme (WFP) said Tuesday it has secured 5.9 million U.S. dollars to...

AU helps Somalia to conduct credible elections

AU helps Somalia to conduct credible elections

Mogadishu (Somalia), September 8: The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has...

Senior IS leader captured in Libya: PM

Senior IS leader captured in Libya: PM

Tripoli (Libya), September 8: Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah on Tuesday announced that the Libyan security has captured a senior...

Samsung's smartphone chipset market share declines in Q2: report

Samsung's smartphone chipset market share declines in Q2:...

Seoul (South Korea), September 7: Samsung Electronics Co. lost its share in the smartphone chipset market in the second quarter...

S. Korea successfully tests SLBM from new submarine

S. Korea successfully tests SLBM from new submarine

Seoul (South Korea), September 7: South Korea has successfully test-fired a homegrown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a new submarine...

New cases bounce back to near 1,600; virus resurgence in wider Seoul worrisome

New cases bounce back to near 1,600; virus...

Seoul (South Korea), September 7: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose to slightly below 1,600 on Tuesday while authorities...