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UN chief condemns attack against UN compound in Afghanistan

UN chief condemns attack against UN compound in...

United Nations July 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the attack against a UN compound in...

U.S. Chicago issues indoor mask advisory for people over 2 years

U.S. Chicago issues indoor mask advisory for people...

Chicago (USA) July 31: U.S. city of Chicago now recommends that everyone over the age of two wear masks when...

Canada faces start of Delta-driven 4th wave of COVID-19, top doctor says

Canada faces start of Delta-driven 4th wave of...

Ottawa (Canada) July 31: Canada is at the start of the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19, Canada's Chief Public Health...

Tunisia to reduce curfew hours as of August: official

Tunisia to reduce curfew hours as of August:...

Tunis (Tunisia) July 31: Tunisia announced on Friday that the curfew hours in the country will be shortened by three...

Ugandan president directs military to oversee COVID-19 screening at int'l airport

Ugandan president directs military to oversee COVID-19 screening...

Kampala (Uganda) July 31: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday directed the military to take over COVID-19 screening at the...

China publishes second batch of lunar sample data online

China publishes second batch of lunar sample data...

Beijing (China) July 31: China's space agency has released the online database of the second batch of the lunar samples...

New Chinese ambassador arrives at "critical moment" in U.S.-China ties, say experts

New Chinese ambassador arrives at "critical moment" in...

Washington DC (USA) July 31: The arrival of new Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang came "at a...

Chinese, Bulgarian officials highly appreciate bilateral military cooperation

Chinese, Bulgarian officials highly appreciate bilateral military cooperation

Sofia (Bulgaria) July 31: Chinese and Bulgarian officials highly appreciated bilateral military cooperation at an online reception here on Friday.

Xi presides over symposium for soliciting advice on economic work

Xi presides over symposium for soliciting advice on...

Beijing (China) July 31: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Wednesday presided...

Facing Delta variant, China upgrades measures to contain latest COVID-19 resurgence

Facing Delta variant, China upgrades measures to contain...

Beijing (China) July 31: Nanjing, a mega-city with a population of more than 9.3 million in eastern China, has...

Brazil reports 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths

Brazil reports 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), July 30: Brazil registered 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national...

Russia to Test Anti-Tank Missile Launches From Orion UAV in Coming Fall, Military Source Says

Russia to Test Anti-Tank Missile Launches From Orion...

Moscow (Russia), July 30: Russia's first unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UAV), Orion, is scheduled to launch anti-tank guided missiles for...

Tunisian President Appoints Former Security Adviser as Interior Minister

Tunisian President Appoints Former Security Adviser as Interior...

Tunis (Tunisia), July 30: Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed former national security adviser Ridha Gharsalloui as acting Interior Minister...

N.K. leader presides over first-ever workshop for military commanders, political officers

N.K. leader presides over first-ever workshop for military...

Seoul (South Korea), July 30: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over the first-ever workshop of military commanders and political...

Samsung retains top spot in Q2 smartphone market: report

Samsung retains top spot in Q2 smartphone market:...

Seoul (South Korea), July 30: Samsung Electronics Co. retained the top spot in the global smartphone market in the second...

Daily virus cases over 1,700 as infections grow amid summer vacation season

Daily virus cases over 1,700 as infections grow...

Seoul (South Korea), July 30: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases increased to more than 1,700 Friday as health authorities...

PM says 1.3 mln doses of Moderna vaccine due in S. Korea next week

PM says 1.3 mln doses of Moderna vaccine...

Seoul (South Korea), July 30: South Korea will receive 1.3 million doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, Prime Minister...

G20 conference on AI, robotics calls for increased public-private collaboration

G20 conference on AI, robotics calls for increased...

Rome (Italy), July 30: The first-ever Group of 20 talks on the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics wrapped...

UN Security Council renews sanctions against CAR

UN Security Council renews sanctions against CAR

United Nations, July 30: United Nations Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution extending for one year its arms embargo...

Canada sees surge of COVID-19 new cases

Canada sees surge of COVID-19 new cases

Ottawa (Canada), July 30: Canada reported 897 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon, raising the cumulative total to 1,429,579...

Chinese mission to EU opposes political manipulation of COVID-19 origins study

Chinese mission to EU opposes political manipulation of...

Brussels (Belgium), July 30: China opposes any attempts to manipulate the COVID-19 origins study in the name of open and...

UN humanitarian chief makes official visit to Ethiopia

UN humanitarian chief makes official visit to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 30: The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, on Thursday...

Biden requires all U.S. federal workers to get vaccinated or abide by strict protocols

Biden requires all U.S. federal workers to get...

Washington (US), July 30: U.S. President Joe Biden announced Thursday that all workers hired by the U.S. federal government are...

Russia's largest space module docks with ISS

Russia's largest space module docks with ISS

Moscow (Russia), July 30: The Russian multifunctional Nauka (Science) module has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Russia's state...

 (LEAD) No decision yet on details of summertime S. Korea-U.S. combined exercise: defense ministry

(LEAD) No decision yet on details of...

Seoul (South Korea), July 29: South Korea and the United States are discussing when and how to stage their annual...

(LEAD) No decision yet on details of summertime S. Korea-U.S. combined exercise: defense ministry

(LEAD) No decision yet on details of summertime...

Seoul (South Korea), July 29: South Korea and the United States are discussing when and how to stage their annual...

Daily virus cases dip as authorities mull stronger virus curbs

Daily virus cases dip as authorities mull stronger...

Seoul (South Korea), July 29: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell slightly Thursday after reaching a record high the...