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Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President Park

Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 20-year sentence for former President Park Geun-hye in...

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day in sign of letup in infections

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 500s for the...

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V to Brazil in 2021, Including 10Mln in Q1

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V...

Moscow (Russia), January 14: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will deliver 10 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine...

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest', Anti-Corruption Body Says

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest',...

Paris (France), January 14: French Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti has been placed under preliminary investigation on suspected conflict of interest...

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Tel Aviv (Israel), January 14: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday created a Russian language channel on the Telegram...

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New York - State Attorney General

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New...

Washington (US), January 14: The US state of New York is bracing for possible Inauguration Day riots, and has warned...

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold Vote to Bar Him From Running Again

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold...

Washington (US), January 13: The US Senate will vote on whether to bar US President Donald Trump from running for...

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Brussels (Belgium), January 14: Over 70 participants in unrest in Brussels have been detained after police restored order, according to...

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican Desire to Leave Him Behind, Analyst Opines

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican...

Washington (US), January 14: The US Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump despite Republican hopes to put him...

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over Capitol Hill 'Insurrection'

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over...

Washington (US), January 13: The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to impeach President Donald...

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as Asia Czar, Reports Suggest

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as...

Washington (US), January 13: US President-elect Joe Biden will appoint veteran foreign policy expert Kurt Campbell to the newly created...

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports Say

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas announced on Wednesday he was resigning in the wake of a...

Russia Slams US Claims About Iran Becoming 'Safe Haven' for al-Qaeda as Baseless

Russia Slams US Claims About Iran Becoming 'Safe...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: Washington's claims about Iran becoming a "safe haven" for al-Qaeda are baseless, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman...

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering US Capital

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering...

Washington (US), January 13: The state of Maryland, adjacent to Washington DC, confirmed two cases of the highly-contagious mutation of...

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All Air Passengers Beginning January 26

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All...

Washington (US), January 13: All air passengers will be required to present a negative coronavirus test result prior to boarding...

Four Chinese Ships Enter Japan's Territorial Waters Near Disputed Senkaku Islands, Reports Say

Four Chinese Ships Enter Japan's Territorial Waters Near...

Tokyo (Japan), January 13: Four Chinese ships have entered Japan's territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the Kyodo news...

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel...

Washington (US), January 13: The incoming Biden administration, after taking power on January 20, must cancel outgoing President Donald Trump's...

Ireland to Apologize for Subhuman Conditions in Mother-Baby Homes, Children's Minister Says

Ireland to Apologize for Subhuman Conditions in Mother-Baby...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: The Irish government on Tuesday approved the publication of the final report on the inquiry into...

Turkish Leader Opens Telegram Account After Presidential Administration Quits WhatsApp

Turkish Leader Opens Telegram Account After Presidential Administration...

Ankara (Turkey), January 13: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has registered official accounts on the Telegram and BIP messenger apps,...

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against Second Trump Impeachment - Reports

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against...

Washington (US), January 13: Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives are not actively preventing members of their party...

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden Inauguration

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden...

Washington (US), January 13: Authorities have arrested a man who threatened to kill any Democrat seen at the White House...

Tunisia in Talks With Russia on Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Supplies - Health Minister

Tunisia in Talks With Russia on Sputnik V...

Cairo (Egypt), January 13: Tunisia is engaged in talks with several COVID-19 vaccine producers, including Russia, over delivery of its...

Qatari, Egyptian Diplomats to Hold Meetings to Resume Cooperation - Reports

Qatari, Egyptian Diplomats to Hold Meetings to Resume...

Doha (Qatar), January 13: Qatari and Egyptian diplomats and security service representatives will soon hold talks on the resumption of...

UK records another 54,940 coronavirus cases, 563 deaths

UK records another 54,940 coronavirus cases, 563 deaths

London (UK) Jan 11: Another 54,940 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

Putin, Macron discuss upcoming trilateral meeting of leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia

Putin, Macron discuss upcoming trilateral meeting of leaders...

Moscow (Russia) Jan 11: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed via telephone on Sunday the...

Myanmar launches project for center of disease control, medical training center

Myanmar launches project for center of disease control,...

Yangon (Myanmar) Jan 11: China-aided Myanmar National Center of Disease Control (CDC) and Medical Training Center project was launched in...

China-Africa friendship rock-solid despite changing int'l landscape: Chinese FM

China-Africa friendship rock-solid despite changing int'l landscape: Chinese...

Beijing (China) Jan 11: China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the international situation they face and what...