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UN Security Council to hold open meeting on Israeli-Palestinian tensions

UN Security Council to hold open meeting on...

United Nations, May 14: The United Nations (UN) Security Council will hold an open meeting on Sunday to discuss the...

News analysis: EU predicts strong economic growth, but the forecast is not without potential pitfalls

News analysis: EU predicts strong economic growth, but...

Rome (Italy), May 14: The European Commission on Wednesday predicted an aggressive rebound for the economies of the 27-nation bloc,...

Abbas Tells Blinken About Need to End Israel's Aggression Against Palestinians - Report

Abbas Tells Blinken About Need to End Israel's...

Moscow (Russia), May 13: Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, stressed...

New cases rebound to over 700 amid little progress in vaccinations

New cases rebound to over 700 amid little...

Seoul (South Korea), May 13: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rebounded to over 700 Thursday as the country's vaccination...

U.S. intel chief Haines visits DMZ amid policy coordination efforts on N. Korea

U.S. intel chief Haines visits DMZ amid policy...

Seoul (South Korea), May 13: U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines visited the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two...

UN envoy to Libya urges political, social groups to reject hatred, end divisions

UN envoy to Libya urges political, social groups...

Tripoli (Libya), May 13: The Special United Nations (UN) Envoy to Libya, Jan Kubis, urged Wednesday Libyan political and social...

EU launches zero pollution action plan

EU launches zero pollution action plan

Brussels (Belgium), May 13: The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled an action plan to reduce pollution to levels that are...

Australia to acquire 25 million doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine

Australia to acquire 25 million doses of Moderna's...

Canberra (Australia), May 13: The Australian government has struck a deal with Moderna for 25 million doses of its mRNA...

Germany lifts quarantine requirement for COVID-vaccinated travelers

Germany lifts quarantine requirement for COVID-vaccinated travelers

Berlin (Germany), May 13: The German government eased entry restrictions for travelers on Wednesday, allowing people who have been fully...

UN envoy calls for political will for peace in Yemen

UN envoy calls for political will for peace...

United Nations, May 13: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on Wednesday called for political will from Yemeni parties,...

Feature: Iranian nurse braves difficulties, dangers imposed by COVID-19, U.S. sanctions

Feature: Iranian nurse braves difficulties, dangers imposed by...

Tehran (Iran), May 13: Despite having been pregnant for three months, Maliha Gharib Shah still worked on the frontline against...

Norway removes AstraZeneca from COVID-19 vaccination program

Norway removes AstraZeneca from COVID-19 vaccination program

Copenhagen (Denmark), May 13: The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines will cease to be part of Norway's mass vaccination program, Prime Minister...

Lavrov, Blinken discuss upcoming Russia-U.S. summit over phone

Lavrov, Blinken discuss upcoming Russia-U.S. summit over phone

Moscow (Russia), May 13: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov talked about cooperation within the Arctic Council and Washington's Russia-U.S. summit...

Foreign leaders arriving in Uganda for presidential inauguration ceremony

Foreign leaders arriving in Uganda for presidential inauguration...

Kampala (Uganda), May 12Foreign leaders on Tuesday began arriving for the swear-in ceremony of Uganda's incumbent president Yoweri Museveni for...

Nepal reports record high one-day COVID-19 death toll, new infections

Nepal reports record high one-day COVID-19 death toll,...

Kathmandu (Nepal), May 12: Nepal on Tuesday reported over 200 deaths from COVID-19 for the first time, and the dire...

US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Must Be Seen as Transition, Not Closure, Senator Says

US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Must Be Seen as...

Washington (US), May 12: The United States must view its withdrawal from Afghanistan not as closure, but as a transition,...

N. Korea says U.S. offer to explain outcome of policy review 'well received'

N. Korea says U.S. offer to explain outcome...

Washington (US), May 12: North Korea is said to have acknowledged a recent U.S. offer to explain the outcome of...

New cases back above 600 amid spreading variants

New cases back above 600 amid spreading variants

Seoul (South Korea), May 12: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose back above 600 on Wednesday, with health authorities...

UN Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping force in Abyei

UN Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping force...

United Nations, May 12: The UN Security Council on Tuesday renewed the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Abyei,...

UN chief calls for peace and stability in Myanmar

UN chief calls for peace and stability in...

United Nations, May 12: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for Myanmar's return to peace and stability.

Russia expels Romanian military diplomat in retaliation

Russia expels Romanian military diplomat in retaliation

Moscow (Russia), May 12: The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that it is expelling an assistant defense attache at the...

Egypt's president approves plan to expand Suez Canal's southern stretch

Egypt's president approves plan to expand Suez Canal's...

Cairo (Eygpt), May 12: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday approved the Suez Canal Authority (SCA)'s plan to expand and...

Mirae Asset No. 1 in civil complaints among securities companies. 'SK Bioscience's MTS problem'

Mirae Asset No. 1 in civil complaints among...

Seoul [South Korea], May 11 (ANI/Global Economic): This year, Mirae Asset Securities showed the largest number of complaints among securities...

S. Korean airlines expand non-scheduled flights to India this month

S. Korean airlines expand non-scheduled flights to India...

Seoul (South Korea), May 11: Korean Air Lines Co. and Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea's two biggest carriers, said Tuesday...

Moon says real estate policy is key reason for by-election rout

Moon says real estate policy is key reason...

Seoul (South Korea), May 11: President Moon Jae-in on Monday agreed to modify some of his real estate policies, calling...

N. Korea says U.S. offer to explain outcome of policy review 'well received'

N. Korea says U.S. offer to explain outcome...

Washington (US), May 11: North Korea is said to have acknowledged a recent U.S. offer to explain the outcome of...

B9 summit calls for strengthening of NATO defense architecture

B9 summit calls for strengthening of NATO defense...

Bucharest (Romania), May 11: The virtual Summit of the Bucharest Nine (B9) format closed late Monday with a joint declaration,...