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UN chief calls on parties to conflict to observe Olympic Truce during Tokyo Olympics

UN chief calls on parties to conflict to...

United Nations, July 16: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all parties to conflict to observe the...

UN official urges donors to step up support for Afghanistan

UN official urges donors to step up support...

United Nations, July 16: A UN official on Thursday urged donors to step up support for Afghanistan, where an ongoing...

Lebanese PM-designate Hariri announces resignation

Lebanese PM-designate Hariri announces resignation

Beirut (Labanon), July 16: Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri announced on Thursday his resignation after failing to form a non-partisan...

Arab League chief "disappointed" over Lebanese PM-designate Hariri's resignation

Arab League chief "disappointed" over Lebanese PM-designate Hariri's...

Cairo (Eygpt), July 16: Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit expressed on Thursday "great disappointment" over the decision by Lebanese...

U.S. Fed chief says "legitimately undecided" on central bank digital currency

U.S. Fed chief says "legitimately undecided" on central...

Washington (US), July 16: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Thursday that he was "legitimately undecided" on the...

Biden raises concerns about Nord Stream 2 to Merkel, warning Russia not to weaponize energy

Biden raises concerns about Nord Stream 2 to...

Washington (US), July 16: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday raised his concerns to German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the...

EU to revise decades-old energy taxation rates to fight climate change

EU to revise decades-old energy taxation rates to...

Brussels (Belgium), July 16: The European Union (EU) is planning to overhaul its current energy taxation system in a bid...

Brazil's president doing well in hospital

Brazil's president doing well in hospital

Sao Paulo (Brazil), July 16: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's health condition is satisfactory, but he will remain hospitalized here for...

US Republican Senators Urge Biden to Keep Health Restrictions on Border-Crossing Migrants

US Republican Senators Urge Biden to Keep Health...

Washington (US), July 15: A group of 46 Republican senators urged US President Joe Biden in a letter on Wednesday...

Multiple Failures in FBI Probe of Ex-US Gymnastics Team Doctor, Justice Dept. Report Says

Multiple Failures in FBI Probe of Ex-US Gymnastics...

Washington (US), July 15: The FBI Indianapolis field office investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by former US gymnastics team...

US Tests Autonomous Ocean Surface, Underwater Surveillance Technology

US Tests Autonomous Ocean Surface, Underwater Surveillance Technology

Washington (US), July 15: The United States is evaluating maritime surveillance technology in support of Coast Guard efforts to protect...

S. Korea extends pandemic-driven advisory against overseas travel until Aug. 14

S. Korea extends pandemic-driven advisory against overseas travel...

Seoul (South Korea), July 15: South Korea on Thursday extended its special advisory against overseas travel for another month, the...

Turkmenistan voices support for China on HK and Xinjiang related issues at UNHRC session

Turkmenistan voices support for China on HK and...

Geneva (Switzerland), July 15: A representative of Turkmenistan said here Wednesday at the 47th session of the UN Human Rights...

Loss of trust makes multilateral action difficult: UN chief

Loss of trust makes multilateral action difficult: UN...

Paris (France), July 15: Loss of trust makes multilateral action and international cooperation very difficult, said United Nations (UN) Secretary-General...

Israel should abide by peace agreements with Palestine: Palestinian PM

Israel should abide by peace agreements with Palestine:...

Ramallah (Palestine), July 15: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said Wednesday that Israel should abide by the peace agreements it...

Polish PM voices support for vaccinating children against COVID-19

Polish PM voices support for vaccinating children against...

Warsaw (Poland), July 15: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Wednesday expressed his government's support for vaccinating children under the...

Roundup: Amid inflation pressures, Powell says U.S. economy "still a ways off" from tapering asset purchases

Roundup: Amid inflation pressures, Powell says U.S. economy...

Washington (US), July 15: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is "still a ways...

German president urges fellow citizens to get vaccinated against COVID-19

German president urges fellow citizens to get vaccinated...

Berlin (Germany), July 15: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier addressed his compatriots in a video message on Wednesday and urged them...

EU unveils 'Fit for 55' climate package

EU unveils 'Fit for 55' climate package

Brussels (Belgium), July 15: The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a comprehensive roadmap for realizing the European Union's (EU) ambitious...

Putin discusses climate change with Biden's envoy

Putin discusses climate change with Biden's envoy

Moscow (Russia), July 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with visiting U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate...

Iran Intelligence Officials Indicted on Kidnapping Conspiracy Charges

Iran Intelligence Officials Indicted on Kidnapping Conspiracy Charges

Washington (US), July 14: A US federal court has charged four Iranian intelligence officials for allegedly participating in a kidnapping...

Moon says Korean New Deal investment to be expanded to 220 tln won

Moon says Korean New Deal investment to be...

Seoul (South Korea), July 14: South Korea will increase its investment in the Korean-version New Deal project to 220 trillion...

New cases spike to fresh high of over 1,600, non-Seoul area also under toughened curbs

New cases spike to fresh high of over...

Seoul (South Korea), July 14: South Korea's daily virus cases hit yet another fresh high Wednesday as the country battles...

Merkel's U.S. visit expected to tackle major issues over transatlantic ties

Merkel's U.S. visit expected to tackle major issues...

Berlin (Germany), July 14: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to visit Washington on Thursday, expecting to tackle issues dominating...

Denmark withdraws last participant from Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament

Denmark withdraws last participant from Tokyo Olympics tennis...

Copenhagen (Denmark), July 14: The coming Tokyo Olympics will see no Danish participant in the tennis tournament after the...

EU's foreign policy chief to visit Uzbekistan for Central, South Asia connectivity forum

EU's foreign policy chief to visit Uzbekistan for...

Tashkent (Uzbekistan), July 14: The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep...

Peace process in Colombia at critical juncture: UN envoy

Peace process in Colombia at critical juncture: UN...

United Nations, July 14: The peace process in Colombia is entering a critical juncture, the UN envoy for the country...