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India's Adani in pact with S.Korea's POSCO to invest new steel mill

India's Adani in pact with S.Korea's POSCO to...

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 14: India's Adani group has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea's POSCO...

Belarus issues stamp to mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations with China

Belarus issues stamp to mark 30th anniversary of...

Minsk (Belarus), January 14: The Ministry of Communications and Informatization of Belarus on Wednesday issued a new postage stamp to...

Tanzanian president warns ministers over leakage of confidential gov't documents

Tanzanian president warns ministers over leakage of confidential...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Janaury 14: Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Thursday warned ministers and other senior government officials...

UN chief calls for efforts to prevent further suffering for millions of Afghans

UN chief calls for efforts to prevent further...

United Nations, January 14: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to take immediate action...

8 member states lose right to vote at UN due to unpaid dues

8 member states lose right to vote at...

United Nations, January 13: Iran and Venezuela are among the eight countries whose rights to vote at the United...

NATO-Russia Council meeting ends without clear result

NATO-Russia Council meeting ends without clear result

Brussles (Belgium), January 13: Wednesday's talks between representatives of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Russia concluded without a...

Nigerian gov't ends 7-month suspension of Twitter

Nigerian gov't ends 7-month suspension of Twitter

Abuja (Nigeria), January 13: The Nigerian government on Wednesday ended its suspension of Twitter, seven months after it halted the...

Turkey eases COVID-19 test and quarantine requirements, reports record cases

Turkey eases COVID-19 test and quarantine requirements, reports...

Ankara (Turkey), January 13: Turkey said on Wednesday that it has decided to further ease its COVID-19 quarantine restrictions and...

UK PM apologizes for attending Downing Street garden party during lockdown

UK PM apologizes for attending Downing Street garden...

London (UK), January 13: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Wednesday for attending a Downing Street garden party during...

Hungary's gov't caps staple food prices

Hungary's gov't caps staple food prices

Budapest (Hungary), Janaury 13: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced a price cap on basic foods, in order to...

Egypt's president urges donor states to fund UNRWA

Egypt's president urges donor states to fund UNRWA

Cairo (Egypt), January 13: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi urged on Wednesday donor states to support the UN Relief and Works...

Greece strengthens protection, integration of unaccompanied refugee minors

Greece strengthens protection, integration of unaccompanied refugee minors

Athens (Greece), Janaury 13: Greek officials presented on Wednesday a series of action plans aimed to enhance the protection and...

U.S. House Jan. 6 committee seeks cooperation from top House Republican

U.S. House Jan. 6 committee seeks cooperation from...

Washington (US), January 13: The U.S. House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on Wednesday asked House Minority Leader...

WHO cautions against concurrent outbreaks of COVID-19, other diseases

WHO cautions against concurrent outbreaks of COVID-19, other...

GENEVA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday cautioned and urged for preparedness against concurrent outbreaks...

S. Korea approves Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

S. Korea approves Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Seoul (South Korea), January 12: South Korea's drug safety agency on Wednesday authorized the use of U.S.-based biotechnology company Novavax...

N. Korea says it has succeeded in final test-firing of hypersonic missile

N. Korea says it has succeeded in final...

Seoul (South Korea), January 12: North Korea said Wednesday it has successfully conducted the "final" test-firing of a new hypersonic...

Ukrainian leader seeks fresh Normandy talks to end Donbas conflict

Ukrainian leader seeks fresh Normandy talks to end...

Kiev (Ukraine), Janaury 12: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Kiev is willing to restart the negotiations in the Normandy...

/Algeria offers mediation role to end Mali-ECOWAS crisis

/Algeria offers mediation role to end Mali-ECOWAS crisis

Algiers [Algeria ], January 12: Algeria on Tuesday warned of the consequences of the emerging crisis between Mali and the...

UN releases 1.9 bln USD to aid 10.9 mln people in Sudan

UN releases 1.9 bln USD to aid 10.9...

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released on Tuesday a...

Egyptian president voices support for Palestine in resuming Mideast peace talks

Egyptian president voices support for Palestine in resuming...

Cairo (Egypt), January 12: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday voiced Egypt's support for Palestine in resuming the stalled Middle...

U.S. crude oil inventories down: API

U.S. crude oil inventories down: API

Houston (US), January 12: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a decrease of 1.077 million barrels of crude...

Mali's partners should help lay foundations for lasting stability, says UN envoy

Mali's partners should help lay foundations for lasting...

United Nations, January 12: A UN envoy said on Tuesday that Mali's partners should help lay the foundations for lasting...

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 12: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that current COVID-19 vaccines may need to be updated...

Update: Powell says U.S. Fed could start to shrink balance sheet later this year

Update: Powell says U.S. Fed could start to...

Washington (US), January 12: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that the central bank could start to...

World Bank downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to 4.1 pct

World Bank downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to...

Washington (US), January 12: The global economy is on track to grow by downwardly revised 4.1 percent this year amid...

U.S. sets new grim pandemic records with nearly 1.5 mln daily cases

U.S. sets new grim pandemic records with nearly...

Washington (US), January 12: The United States shattered daily COVID-19 cases record again as nearly 1.5 million new COVID-19 cases...

Biden reaffirms support for changing Senate filibuster to pass voting rights bills

Biden reaffirms support for changing Senate filibuster to...

Washington (US), January 12: U.S. President Joe Biden in a speech Tuesday in Atlanta, Georgia, said he supports changing the...