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EU's contract with AstraZeneca "valid until last doses delivered": spokesperson

EU's contract with AstraZeneca "valid until last doses...

Brussels (Belgium), May 11: The contract between the European Union (EU) and vaccine manufacturer AstraZeneca is valid until all COVID-19...

Greek PM calls for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver to help countries in need

Greek PM calls for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver...

Athens (Greece), May 11: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday called for waiving intellectual property rights protected by patents...

WHO chief urges global cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine sharing as "only choice"

WHO chief urges global cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine...

Geneva (Switzerland), May 11: Global cooperation, instead of competition and confrontation, is the only choice to end the COVID-19 pandemic,...

U.S. military experts withdraw from air base in Iraq: sources

U.S. military experts withdraw from air base in...

Baghdad (Iraq), May 11: U.S. experts and advisers for F-16 fighter jets withdrew from Balad Air Base after a series...

Ghana to create more jobs for the youth: finance minister

Ghana to create more jobs for the youth:...

Accra (Ghana), May 10: The Ghanaian government will speed up the implementation of its proposed Jobs and Skills Program to...

Paramilitary deployed in major Bangladesh ferry terminals to curb exodus of Eid home-goers amid COVID-19

Paramilitary deployed in major Bangladesh ferry terminals to...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), May 10: Paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) soldiers have been deployed in major Bangladesh ferry terminals to curb...

Brazil reports 1,024 more deaths from COVID-19

Brazil reports 1,024 more deaths from COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), May 10: Brazil reported on Sunday 1,024 more deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the national...

News Analysis: Turkey seeks to reset ties with regional foes, end isolation: experts

News Analysis: Turkey seeks to reset ties with...

Ankara (Turkey), May 10: Turkey is deploying considerable diplomatic efforts to mend its frayed relations with Arab nations, a move...

Venezuelans Organize Flash Mob in Caracas to Mark WWII Victory Day

Venezuelans Organize Flash Mob in Caracas to Mark...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 10: A flash mob was held in Venezuela to mark the 76th anniversary of victory in...

S. Korea has most standard-essential patents declared to 3 major standards bodies

S. Korea has most standard-essential patents declared to...

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: South Korea holds the largest number of standard-essential patents declared to the three major international...

Moon vows speedy vaccinations, efforts for 4 pct economic growth

Moon vows speedy vaccinations, efforts for 4 pct...

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: President Moon Jae-in said Monday the government will focus all-out efforts on South Korea's economy...

New cases under 500 on fewer tests, potential surge still worrisome

New cases under 500 on fewer tests, potential...

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose by the smallest number in a week on...

UN chief expresses deep concern over violence in occupied East Jerusalem

UN chief expresses deep concern over violence in...

United Nations, May 10: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in occupied...

Iran's central bank urges U.S. to lift sanctions

Iran's central bank urges U.S. to lift sanctions

Tehran (Iran), May 10: The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Abdolnasser Hemmati, said Sunday that the United...

Cuba's mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 to start in Havana with homegrown vaccines

Cuba's mass vaccination campaign against COVID-19 to start...

Havana (Cuba), May 10: Nearly 1.7 million people from the Cuban capital Havana will receive doses of the homegrown COVID-19...

UK PM invites devolved leaders to Union summit after local elections

UK PM invites devolved leaders to Union summit...

London (UK), May 10: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the devolved nations to a summit...

UN warns of severe flooding in Somalia

UN warns of severe flooding in Somalia

Mogadishu (Somalia), May 9: )The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Saturday warned of high risk...

BioNTech Says Ready to Reduce Vaccine Prices for Low Income Countries - Reports|

BioNTech Says Ready to Reduce Vaccine Prices for...

BERLIN (Sputnik) - German biotechnology company BioNTech, co-manufacturer of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, expressed its readiness to negotiate lower prices...

Iran's Zarif Says Onus on US to Return to Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Iran's Zarif Says Onus on US to Return...

Moscow (Russia), May 9: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has argued that it was up to the United States to...

Arab League to Hold Extraordinary Meeting on Monday to Discuss Situation in Jerusalem

Arab League to Hold Extraordinary Meeting on Monday...

Beirut (Labanon), May 9: The Arab League plans to hold an extraordinary meeting on Monday, May 10, to discuss the...

S. Korea to clamp down on online cryptocurrency phishing activity

S. Korea to clamp down on online cryptocurrency...

Seoul (South Korea), May 9: South Korea said Sunday it will strengthen its monitoring system against cryptocurrency-related phishing websites by...

New virus cases fall below 600 on fewer tests; vaccinations to gather pace

New virus cases fall below 600 on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), May 9: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 600 on Sunday mainly due to...

Seoul stocks likely to extend gains next week on earnings, recovery hopes

Seoul stocks likely to extend gains next week...

Seoul (South Korea), May 9: South Korean stocks are expected to further advance next week as expectations of strong first-quarter...

Pakistani president allows use of electronic voting machines in general elections

Pakistani president allows use of electronic voting machines...

Islamabad (Pakistan), May 9: Pakistani President Arif Alvi Saturday promulgated an ordinance to allow the use of electronic voting machines...

Egyptian president, African Union chief discuss developments of Ethiopia's dam issue

Egyptian president, African Union chief discuss developments of...

Cairo (Egypt), May 9: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks on Saturday with President of the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Blinken admits some U.S. actions undermine int'l order

Blinken admits some U.S. actions undermine int'l order

Washington (US), May 9: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday that some U.S. actions in recent years...

UN remembers the dead of WWII

UN remembers the dead of WWII

United Nations, May 9: The Second World War had a profound impact on the international community, and established the conditions...