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592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

Tehran (Iran), May 16: A total of 592 people, mostly political unknowns, have registered for the 13th presidential election in...

Abbas holds first phone call with Biden, discussing tension in Gaza

Abbas holds first phone call with Biden, discussing...

Ramallah (Palestine), May 16: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday held a phone call with U.S. President Joe Biden, discussing...

The building of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on Okhotny Ryad Street in Moscow with the illumination on.Russia's Lower House Will Denounce Open Skies Treaty on May 18, Senior Lawmaker Says

The building of the State Duma of the...

Moscow (Russia), May 16: Russia's lower house will consider a bill on denouncing the Open Skies Treaty on May 18,...

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly States' List, Borrell Says

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly...

Brussels (Belgium), May 16: The European Union has called on Moscow to revise its decision regarding Russia's list of unfriendly...

New cases in 600s for 2nd day amid vaccination campaign

New cases in 600s for 2nd day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), May 16: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the second consecutive day...

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following vaccine rollout

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following...

Rome (Italy), May 16: Coronavirus infections across all age groups in Italy fell by 80 percent after the first five...

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19 vaccinations: PM

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19...

Paris (France), May 16: France has administered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 million people, reaching its target...

Chinese state councilor stresses disaster prevention

Chinese state councilor stresses disaster prevention

Beijing (China) May 15: Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has stressed efforts to enhance disaster prevention to minimize the damage...

Political advisors offer suggestions on accelerating technological innovation

Political advisors offer suggestions on accelerating technological innovation

Beijing (China) May 15: Chinese political advisors voiced their suggestions on launching new major national science and technology projects and...

China's Yunnan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Laos

China's Yunnan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Laos

Beijing (China) May 15: Southwest China's Yunnan Province recently donated a batch of anti-epidemic supplies worth approximately 650,000 yuan (around...

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs discuss worsening Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Egyptian, Jordanian FMs discuss worsening Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Cairo (Egypt) May 15: Egyptian Foreign Minister SamehShoukry and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi discussed on Friday the deteriorating conflict...

Brazil begins inoculating Olympians with Sinovac, Pfizer vaccines

Brazil begins inoculating Olympians with Sinovac, Pfizer vaccines

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) May 15: Brazilian athletes, coaches and journalists on Friday began receiving COVID-19 vaccines from China's Sinovac...

3 rockets fired from Syria toward Israel: military

3 rockets fired from Syria toward Israel: military

Jerusalem (Israel) May 15: Three rockets were fired on Friday night from Syria toward northern Israel, according to the Israeli...

Israel-Gaza violent tension continues for 5th day with no sign of cease-fire

Israel-Gaza violent tension continues for 5th day with...

Gaza (Palestine) May 15: Tension between Israel and the Islamic Hamas movement continued for the fifth day on Friday in...

UN chief calls for unified Security Council over Israeli-Palestinian conflict

UN chief calls for unified Security Council over...

Gaza (Palestine) May 15: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a unified Security Council over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

China's top legislator calls for enhanced parliamentary exchanges with Argentina

China's top legislator calls for enhanced parliamentary exchanges...

Beijing (China) May 15: China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Friday held talks with Sergio Massa, president of the Argentine...

Xi convenes symposium on follow-up development of China's mega water diversion project

Xi convenes symposium on follow-up development of China's...

Beijing (China) May 15: President Xi Jinping on Friday convened a symposium on advancing the high-quality follow-up development of China's...

China slams U.S. for thwarting UN meetings on Palestine-Israel issue

China slams U.S. for thwarting UN meetings on...

Beijing (China) May 15: China on Friday slammed the United States for compelling the UN Security Council to postpone a...

China's probe lands on Mars

China's probe lands on Mars

Beijing (China) May 15: The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has successfully touched down on the red planet early...

Turkey reports 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, 5,083,996 in total

Turkey reports 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, 5,083,996 in...

Ankara (Turkey), May 14: Turkey on Thursday confirmed 11,534 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,217 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

New coronavirus variants in Cuba linked to severe cases, deaths

New coronavirus variants in Cuba linked to severe...

Havana (Cuba), May 14: New variants of the coronavirus believed to have entered Cuba in recent months have been linked...

UN condemns killing of aid worker in South Sudan

UN condemns killing of aid worker in South...

Juba (South Sudan), May 14: A United Nations senior relief official in South Sudan on Thursday condemned the killing of...

Unification minister urges N.K. to resume nuclear talks after upcoming Moon-Biden summit meeting

Unification minister urges N.K. to resume nuclear talks...

Seoul (South Korea), May 14: Unification Minister Lee In-young urged North Korea on Thursday to come back to the negotiating...

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC resolutions on N. Korea

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC...

Washington (US), May 14: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed his country's commitment to U.N. Security Council resolutions on...

Ghanaian president joins Muslims at Eid al-Fitr celebration

Ghanaian president joins Muslims at Eid al-Fitr celebration

Accra (Ghana), May 14: Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo joined the leadership of the Muslim community in Ghana to...

Australian gov't accused of breach of human rights over new refugee laws

Australian gov't accused of breach of human rights...

Canberra (Australia), May 14: The Australian parliament has passed laws that give the government the power to detain refugees indefinitely.

S.Korea's import price falls in 5 months on cheaper crude oil

S.Korea's import price falls in 5 months on...

Seoul (South Korea), May 14: Price for imported goods to South Korea logged the first fall in five months on...