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Xi pledges continuous support for Colombia's COVID-19 fight

Xi pledges continuous support for Colombia's COVID-19 fight

Beijing (China) Feb 26: Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China stands ready to continue to provide as much...

California tops 50,000 COVID-19 deaths

California tops 50,000 COVID-19 deaths

California (USA) Feb 26: The California authority reported Thursday that the United States' most populous state had 50,991 deaths from...

U.S. records nearly 2,000 coronavirus variants infections as new variant detected in New York

U.S. records nearly 2,000 coronavirus variants infections as...

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: Nearly 2,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants have been reported in the United States, according...

Xi declares "complete victory" in eradicating absolute poverty in China

Xi declares "complete victory" in eradicating absolute poverty...

Beijing (China) Feb 26: Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday that China has secured a "complete victory" in its...

U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

U.S. strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. military had conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized...

U.S. House passes legislation advocating for LGBTQ rights

U.S. House passes legislation advocating for LGBTQ rights

Washington DC (USA) Feb 26: The U.S. House on Thursday voted to pass an act that will prohibit discrimination based...

Portugal renews state of emergency till mid-March

Portugal renews state of emergency till mid-March

Lisbon (Portugal) Feb 26: Portugal's parliament approved on Thursday President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa's proposal to renew the state of...

Putin, Pashinyan discuss situation in Armenia over phone

Putin, Pashinyan discuss situation in Armenia over phone

Moscow (Russia) Feb 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Armenia in a telephone conversation with Armenian...

Xi eyes new driving forces for China-France cooperation

Xi eyes new driving forces for China-France cooperation

Beijing (China) Feb 26: Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested Thursday that China and France actively push for continuous progress in...

Scientists discover 630 million-year-old fungus fossils in SW China

Scientists discover 630 million-year-old fungus fossils in SW...

Beijing (China) Feb 26: Scientists from China and the United States have discovered fungi fossils dating back 630 million years...

Iran detects 112 cases of COVID-19 variant: health authorities

Iran detects 112 cases of COVID-19 variant: health...

Tehran (Iran), February 25: Iranian health authorities said on Wednesday that 112 people infected with the mutant variant of coronavirus...

Foreigners in Cambodia to receive free COVID-19 vaccine in due course: ministry

Foreigners in Cambodia to receive free COVID-19 vaccine...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), February 25: Cambodia said on Wednesday that all foreigners living or working in the kingdom will be...

S. Korea prepares for vaccine shots as 1st batch of 1.5 mln doses begins to ship

S. Korea prepares for vaccine shots as 1st...

Seoul (South Korea), February 25: Trucks and ships carrying the first batch of some 1.5 million doses of coronavirus vaccines...

Discussions still under way on upcoming S. Korea-U.S. combined exercise: defense ministry

Discussions still under way on upcoming S. Korea-U.S....

Seoul (South Korea), February 25: South Korea and the United States have yet to finalize the schedule and other details...

N.K. leader presides over key party meeting to discuss discipline among military officials

N.K. leader presides over key party meeting to...

Seoul (South Korea), February 25: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a Central Military Commission meeting to urge disciple...

UN Chief to convene 5+1 meeting on Cyprus in Geneva April 27-29

UN Chief to convene 5+1 meeting on Cyprus...

United Nations, February 25: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will convene an informal five-plus-one meeting on the Cyprus issue in...

US Border Patrol says large groups of illegal migrants coming to southern border

US Border Patrol says large groups of illegal...

Washington (US), February 25: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said agents operating in region of the Rio Grande Valley...

Tokyo stocks advance in morning as Fed's stance bolsters Wall Street

Tokyo stocks advance in morning as Fed's stance...

Tokyo (Japan), February 25: Tokyo stocks were higher Thursday morning, with the benchmark Nikkei stock index retaking the 30,000-mark, as...

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green card applicants

Biden revokes Trump-era visa ban affecting many green...

Washington (US), February 25: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked an executive action by his predecessor banning legal immigration...

COVID-19 cases decline for sixth straight week worldwide but more contagious strains spreading rapidly: WHO

COVID-19 cases decline for sixth straight week worldwide...

Geneva (Switzerland), February 25: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has been decreasing for the sixth week in a...

Israel's hi-tech services exports up 19 pct in 2020: report

Israel's hi-tech services exports up 19 pct in...

Jerusalem (Israel), February25: Israel's exports of hi-tech industries services, excluding start-up companies, rose by 19 percent from 30 billion U.S....

Human rights must not only be available to privileged few, warns UN chief

Human rights must not only be available to...

United Nations, February 25: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available...

Portuguese president proposes new "state of emergency" with phased opening

Portuguese president proposes new "state of emergency" with...

Lisbon (Portugal), February 25: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa proposed to the parliament on Wednesday to renew the "state...

S. Korean nuke envoy holds virtual talks with U.S. diplomat

S. Korean nuke envoy holds virtual talks with...

Seoul (South Korea), February 25: South Korea's top nuclear envoy held virtual talks with a senior U.S. diplomat over the...

U.S. economy remains far from employment, inflation goals: Fed official

U.S. economy remains far from employment, inflation goals:...

Washington (US), February 25: The U.S. economy remains far from the Federal Reserve's goals for employment and inflation, and monetary...

Joint Chiefs of Staff officer tests positive for new coronavirus

Joint Chiefs of Staff officer tests positive for...

Seoul (South Korea), February 24: A military officer of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) tested positive for the...

UAE company presents country's first domestic air defense missile system

UAE company presents country's first domestic air defense...

DOHA (Sputnik) - UAE weapons company Halcon on Tuesday presented the country's first air defense missile system SkyKnight, the company...