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Russian Ambassador Antonov Takes Up His Duties After Returning to Washington

Russian Ambassador Antonov Takes Up His Duties After...

Washington (US), June 21: The Russian ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has resumed his work in Washington DC after...

UN chief urges Ethiopian authorities to ensure voters able to cast ballots freely, peacefully

UN chief urges Ethiopian authorities to ensure voters...

United Nations, June 21: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged Ethiopian authorities, political leaders, and their supporters, to...

Biden to host Afghan president as U.S. withdrawal continues

Biden to host Afghan president as U.S. withdrawal...

Washington (US), June 21: U.S. President Joe Biden will host Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chairman of High Council...

U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny

U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny

Washington (US), June 21: The United States is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic...

U.S. businesses urge Biden administration to remove tariffs amid rising costs, inflation concerns

U.S. businesses urge Biden administration to remove tariffs...

Washington (US), June 21: The U.S. business groups have urged the Biden administration to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. imports...

U.S. downplays impact of Iran's president-elect on nuclear deal

U.S. downplays impact of Iran's president-elect on nuclear...

Washington (US), June 21: U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Sunday downplayed the impact of Iran's president-elect on Tehran's...

US State Department Questions Fairness of Iranian Elections After Raisi's Victory

US State Department Questions Fairness of Iranian Elections...

Washington (US), June 20: The US State Department claims that the presidential election in Iran was not a fair one,...

UN, partners raise 3.7 bln USD for COVID-19 relief in 2020

UN, partners raise 3.7 bln USD for COVID-19...

United Nations, June 20: The United Nations said on Friday that 3.7 billion U.S. dollars was raised with partners on...

U.S. fails to recognize its own human rights' violations, says senior UN advisor

U.S. fails to recognize its own human rights'...

Washingtonn (US), June 20: The United States, instead of recognizing its own violations of human rights, criticizes other countries with...

UN chief urges Ethiopian authorities to ensure voters able to cast ballots freely, peacefully

UN chief urges Ethiopian authorities to ensure voters...

United Nations, June 20: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged Ethiopian authorities, political leaders, and their supporters, to...

Biden to host Israeli president on June 28

Biden to host Israeli president on June 28

Washington (US), June 20: U.S. President Joe Biden will host Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the White House on June...

IMF proposes carbon price floor among large emitters to limit global warming

IMF proposes carbon price floor among large emitters...

Washington DC (USA) June 19: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday proposed to set up an international carbon price...

U.S. Fed official sees first rate hike in late 2022 amid inflation concerns

U.S. Fed official sees first rate hike in...

Washington DC (USA) June 19: A U.S. Federal Reserve official said on Friday that he expects the central bank's first...

COVID-19 lab leak theory short on evidence, long on guesswork: Foreign Policy

COVID-19 lab leak theory short on evidence, long...

New York (USA) June 19: The lab leak theory about the current COVID-19 pandemic just doesn't hold up, reported U.S....

U.S. House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq war authorization

U.S. House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq war...

Washington (US), June 18: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 authorization for the Iraq...

Biden signs bill making Juneteenth federal holiday

Biden signs bill making Juneteenth federal holiday

Washington (US), June 18: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday...

U.S. initial jobless claims rise to highest level in a month amid constrained labor supply

U.S. initial jobless claims rise to highest level...

Washington (US), June 18: After hitting pandemic lows in prior weeks, initial jobless claims in the United States unexpectedly rose...

Land degradation undermines well-being of 3.2 bln people, warns UN chief

Land degradation undermines well-being of 3.2 bln people,...

United Nations, June 17: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that land degradation from climate change and the...

U.S. House votes to make Juneteenth federal holiday, sends bill to Biden's desk

U.S. House votes to make Juneteenth federal holiday,...

Washington (US), June 17: The U.S. House voted Wednesday to make June 19, also known as Juneteenth, a federal holiday...

Study points to possible earlier COVID-19 infections in U.S.

Study points to possible earlier COVID-19 infections in...

Washington (US), June 17: A new antibody testing study suggested SARS-CoV-2 infections happened in the United States earlier than previously...

U.S. Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid inflation concerns

U.S. Fed keeps interest rates near zero amid...

Washington (US), June 17: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at the record-low level...

UN chief calls for full respect of ceasefire agreement between Israel, Hamas

UN chief calls for full respect of ceasefire...

United Nations, June 17: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the full respect of the ceasefire agreed...

UN special envoy calls for ending war in Yemen without delay

UN special envoy calls for ending war in...

United Nations, June 16: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on Tuesday called for ending the war in Yemen...

UN official condemns killing of 5 health workers in Afghanistan

UN official condemns killing of 5 health workers...

United Nations, June 16: A senior UN official on Tuesday condemned the killing of five health workers and the wounding...

Colombian president confirms car bomb blast at military outpost

Colombian president confirms car bomb blast at military...

Bogota (Colombia), June 16: Colombian President Ivan Duque on Tuesday confirmed that a car bomb exploded at a national army...

Biden names nine ambassador nominees

Biden names nine ambassador nominees

Washington (US), June 16: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced nine nominees for ambassadorships, including for Israel, Mexico, and...

U.S. supports provision of COVID-19 vaccine to N. Korea

U.S. supports provision of COVID-19 vaccine to N....

Washington (US), June 15: The United States has no immediate plan to directly provide COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea but...