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UN peacekeepers sent to Matchika, CAR following deadly attack

UN peacekeepers sent to Matchika, CAR following deadly...

United Nations, October 7: United Nations peacekeepers are collecting information on a deadly attack on the town of Matchika, Central...

UN chief says Ethiopia has no right to expel UN staff

UN chief says Ethiopia has no right to...

United Nations, October 7: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that Ethiopia has no right to expel UN...

Peru's president announces resignation of PM

Peru's president announces resignation of PM

Lima (Peru), October 7: Peru's President Pedro Castillo announced on Wednesday the resignation of Prime Minister Guido Bellido to preserve...

Israeli finance minister, World Bank president discuss economic cooperation

Israeli finance minister, World Bank president discuss economic...

Jerusalem (Israel), October 7: Israel's Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday met with the World Bank Group President David Malpass...

Canada announces COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees, most travellers

Canada announces COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees,...

Ottawa (Canada), October 7: The Canadian government announced on Wednesday a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees and travellers aged...

U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile

U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile

Washington (US), October 7: The U.S. State Department has disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in the country's stockpile.

Cameroonian PM urges citizens to embrace peace in restive Anglophone region

Cameroonian PM urges citizens to embrace peace in...

Yaounde (Cameroon), October 7: Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on Wednesday urged citizens in the country's restive Anglophone region...

Sudan receives 1st batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

Sudan receives 1st batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines

Khartoum (Sudan), October 7: Sudan's Health Ministry on Wednesday received the first batch of some 499,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19...

Portuguese economy "responds better than expected": PM

Portuguese economy "responds better than expected": PM

Lisbon (Portugal), October 7: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Wednesday that the Portuguese economy is "responding better than...

Putin agrees to "carefully" increase gas supplies amid price hike

Putin agrees to "carefully" increase gas supplies amid...

Moscow (Russia). October 7: The current hike in gas prices is not beneficial for Russia, and the country could increase...

Blinken, Lavrov discuss Iran nuclear deal over phone

Blinken, Lavrov discuss Iran nuclear deal over phone

Washington (US), October 7: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed Iran nuclear deal...

White House economists warn of potential global financial crisis if U.S. defaults on debt

White House economists warn of potential global financial...

Washington (US), October 7: White House economists on Wednesday warned of a potential global financial crisis if U.S. Congress fails...

EU confirms commitment to W Balkans enlargement but sets no date

EU confirms commitment to W Balkans enlargement but...

Kranj (Slovenia), October 7: The European Union (EU) is committed to the integration of the Western Balkans, European Commission President...

UK PM pushes "level up" message despite economic woes

UK PM pushes "level up" message despite economic...

London (UK), October 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday vowed to change the direction of the British economy,...

UN agency warns of looming global water crisis

UN agency warns of looming global water crisis

Geneva (Switzerland), October 6: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN), warned on Tuesday...

New infections back in 2000s after long weekend

New infections back in 2000s after long weekend

Seoul (South Korea), October 6: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases surged to over 2,000 again after three days on...

U.S. crude oil inventories up last week: API

U.S. crude oil inventories up last week: API

Houston (US), October 6: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported an increase of 951,000 barrels of crude oil...

Border restrictions eased in Australian states despite COVID-19 cases surge

Border restrictions eased in Australian states despite COVID-19...

Sydney (Australia), October 6: The border restrictions between Australia's Victoria, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and New South Wales (NSW)...

News Analysis: France seeking to reposition within Atlantic alliance

News Analysis: France seeking to reposition within Atlantic...

Paris (France), October 6: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was given a reserved reception in Paris on Tuesday, as...

U.S. treasury secretary fully expects recession if debt limit not raised

U.S. treasury secretary fully expects recession if debt...

Washington (US), October 6: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that she fully expected the U.S. economy to...

IMF chief says global economic growth to "moderate slightly" this year amid rising risks

IMF chief says global economic growth to "moderate...

Washington (US), October 6: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) now expects global economic growth to "moderate slightly" this year as...

U.S. senators call on Biden to expel Russian diplomats over embassy dispute

U.S. senators call on Biden to expel Russian...

Washington (US), October 6: Democratic and Republican senators called on President Joe Biden to expel Russian diplomats if Moscow does...

Roundup: U.S. expands COVID-19 vaccination, eyes new booster, multivalent vaccines

Roundup: U.S. expands COVID-19 vaccination, eyes new booster,...

New York (US), October 6: The United States' vaccination efforts against the coronavirus keep expanding, particularly in the sectors involving...

Portugal cannot miss "new cycle of wealth creation": president

Portugal cannot miss "new cycle of wealth creation":...

Lisbon (Portugal), October 6: Portugal cannot lose a "new cycle of wealth creation" after the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's President...

EU leaders hold strategic discussion on bloc's role on int'l stage

EU leaders hold strategic discussion on bloc's role...

Kranj (Slovenia), October 6: The leaders of European Union (EU) held a strategic discussion on Tuesday on the bloc's role...

UN condemns expulsion threat by jobless youth in South Sudan's restive region

UN condemns expulsion threat by jobless youth in...

Juba (Sudan), October 6: The United Nations on Tuesday condemned recent threats to expel some of its staff working in...

Libya postpones parliament elections to Jan. 2022

Libya postpones parliament elections to Jan. 2022

Tripoli (Libya), October 6: Libya's House of Representatives (parliament) on Tuesday decided to postpone the legislative elections to January 2022...