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Turkey requires negative PCR test results from all int'l passengers

Turkey requires negative PCR test results from all...

Istanbul (Turkey), December 26: Turkey obliged all international airway passengers flying to Turkey to present a negative COVID-19 test result...

Mideast countries tighten restrictive measures due to new COVID-19 strain

Mideast countries tighten restrictive measures due to new...

Cairo (Egypt), December 26: Many countries in the Middle East region have imposed new restrictive measures due to concerns over...

Iraqi Shiite leader warns Iran, U.S. not to involve Iraq in their conflict

Iraqi Shiite leader warns Iran, U.S. not to...

Baghdad (Iraq), December 26: Iraqi prominent Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday warned Iran and the United States not to...

Ethiopian electoral board sets June 5 for national polls

Ethiopian electoral board sets June 5 for national...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 26: The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has tentatively set June 5, 2021, as the...

AU warns of legal, political prosecution against disruption to CAR elections

AU warns of legal, political prosecution against disruption...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 26: The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has urged all armed groups...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases near 2.6 mln mark: Africa CDC

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases near 2.6 mln mark:...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 26: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,597,090 as of...

UN welcomes prisoner swap between Libyan parties

UN welcomes prisoner swap between Libyan parties

Tripoli (Libya), December26: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday welcomed the exchange of prisoners between rival...

UN chief condemns killing of 3 peacekeepers in Central African Republic

UN chief condemns killing of 3 peacekeepers in...

United Nations, December 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the attacks by unidentified armed combatants on...

UNICEF appeals 116.5 mln USD funding for 2.3 million vulnerable Ethiopians

UNICEF appeals 116.5 mln USD funding for 2.3...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 25: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday appealed for 116.5 million U.S. dollars funding...

UN urges Libyans to consolidate efforts towards national elections

UN urges Libyans to consolidate efforts towards national...

Tripoli (Libya), December 25: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday urged the Libyans to consolidate efforts towards...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.57 mln mark: Africa CDC

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.57 mln mark:...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December25: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,570,886 as of Thursday...

Yearender: Olympic Movement goes through year defined by uncertainty

Yearender: Olympic Movement goes through year defined by...

Paris (France), December 25: March 24, 2020, is destined to leave a mark on the 124-year-old history of the modern...

Morocco reiterates two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Morocco reiterates two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Rabat (Morocco), December 24: Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Wednesday reiterated his country's position of two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.54 million as death toll surpasses 60,000

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 2.54 million as...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 24: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent reached 2,544,950 on Wednesday, as...

Art McDonald appointed Canadian chief of defence staff

Art McDonald appointed Canadian chief of defence staff

Ottawa (Canada), December 24: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced the appointment of Vice-Admiral Art McDonald, currently commander...

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate trends down, hospitalizations up: governor

NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate trends down, hospitalizations...

New York (US), December 24: Of the 204,361 COVID-19 tests reported on Tuesday in New York State, 11,937 were positive,...

UN says regains control of Central African Republic city of Bambari

UN says regains control of Central African Republic...

Bambari (Central African Republic), December 24: The United Nations said Wednesday that UN peacekeepers have regained control of Bambari, a...

Humanitarian aid has started to trickle into Ethiopia's Tigray: UN

Humanitarian aid has started to trickle into Ethiopia's...

United Nations, December 24: Humanitarian assistance has started to gradually trickle into Ethiopia's Tigray region although access is limited in...

UN agencies condemn violence in CAR ahead of elections

UN agencies condemn violence in CAR ahead of...

United Nations, December 24: UN agencies on Wednesday condemned violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) ahead of legislative and...

UN "deeply concerned" by U.S. presidential pardon for convicted Blackwater guards

UN "deeply concerned" by U.S. presidential pardon for...

United Nations, December 24: The UN human rights office on Wednesday said it is deeply concerned by the recent U.S....

Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Panathinaikos in EuroLeague basketball

Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Panathinaikos in EuroLeague basketball

Jerusalem (Israel) Dec 23: Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Greek side Panathinaikos 89-81 in the 16th round of basketball's...

Juve suffer first 2020-21 SerieA defeat

Juve suffer first 2020-21 SerieA defeat

Rome (Italy) Dec 23: Juventus lost its first Serie A match this season on Tuesday, as the defending champion went...

China-Europe train brings Russian barley to Sichuan

China-Europe train brings Russian barley to Sichuan

Chengdu (China) Dec 23: A total of 1,200 tonnes of Russian barley arrived on Monday in Chengdu, capital of southwest...

UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border from Wednesday

UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks...

London (UK) Dec 23: Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers...

Germany extends UK travel ban despite EU urging to scap restrictions

Germany extends UK travel ban despite EU urging...

Berlin (Germany) Dec 23: Germany on Tuesday extended its travel ban from Britain until Jan. 6 amid concern over a...

Israel heads for snap elections for fourth time in two years

Israel heads for snap elections for fourth time...

Jerusalem (Israel) Dec 23: Israel's Knesset (parliament) was dissolved on Tuesday night amid a political crisis between Prime Minister Benjamin...

Morocco, Israel agree to immediately establish full diplomatic ties

Morocco, Israel agree to immediately establish full diplomatic...

Rabat (Morocco) Dec 23: Morocco and Israel agreed on Tuesday to immediately establish full diplomatic relations.