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Libyan PM, deputy parliament speaker agree to support successful elections

Libyan PM, deputy parliament speaker agree to support...

Tripoli (Libya), September 24: The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday met with the Deputy Speaker of the House...

Daily new cases touch new high of 2,434 on surge after holiday

Daily new cases touch new high of 2,434...

Seoul (South Korea), September 24: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases reached an all-time high of 2,434 on Friday, breaking the...

N. Korea rejects Moon's proposal of end-of-war declaration as 'premature'

N. Korea rejects Moon's proposal of end-of-war declaration...

Seoul (South Korea), September 24: North Korea on Friday rejected President Moon Jae-in's proposal to declare a formal end to...

Afghanistan aid operations expand, but most people hungry: UN

Afghanistan aid operations expand, but most people hungry:...

United Nations, September 24: The reach of humanitarian aid in Afghanistan is increasing, but only a fraction of the people...

UN chief asks to treat food as human right rather than commodity

UN chief asks to treat food as human...

United Nations, September 24: Food should be viewed as a human right, not as a commodity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio...

Brazilian president in isolation after contact with COVID-19-positive aide

Brazilian president in isolation after contact with COVID-19-positive...

Brasilia (Brazil), September 24: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will remain in isolation for the next five days due to contact...

Cuban president blames U.S. for heading "dangerous int'l schism"

Cuban president blames U.S. for heading "dangerous int'l...

United Nations, September 24: Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday condemned the U.S. foreign policy, noting "a dangerous international schism"...

UN starts emergency plan to deal with fuel shortage in Lebanon's hospitals

UN starts emergency plan to deal with fuel...

Beirut (Lebanon), September 24: The United Nations on Thursday kicked off a three-month emergency plan to provide fuel to all...

U.S. CDC panel endorses Pfizer booster shot for elderly, high-risk people

U.S. CDC panel endorses Pfizer booster shot for...

Washington (US), September 24: A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday endorsed booster doses...

U.S. House panel subpoenas four Trump allies in probe into Jan. 6 Capitol riot

U.S. House panel subpoenas four Trump allies in...

Washington (US), September 24: The U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot issued the first batch of...

S. African president calls for equal vaccine distribution

S. African president calls for equal vaccine distribution

Johannesburg (South Africa), September 24: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday lamented the wide disparity in COVID-19 vaccine access...

Biden administration prepares for possible gov't shutdown

Biden administration prepares for possible gov't shutdown

Washington (US), September 24: The Joe Biden administration is preparing for a possible government shutdown in the event that current...

First EU-U.S.Trade and Tech Council meeting in limbo

First EU-U.S.Trade and Tech Council meeting in limbo

Brussles (Belgium), September 24: The first meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC), set up by the United States...

World Insights: Developing countries need financial aid, influence in multilateral institutions - UNGA

World Insights: Developing countries need financial aid, influence...

United Nations, September 24: Developing countries are suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic's economic effects disproportionately, world leaders have warned at...

Spanish Royals and PM Sanchez visit victims of La Palma volcanic eruption

Spanish Royals and PM Sanchez visit victims of...

La Palma (Spain), September 24: King Felipe VI of Spain and his wife Queen Letizia travelled to La Palma on...

Moon awards medals to Korean immigrants in Hawaii for fight against Japan's colonization

Moon awards medals to Korean immigrants in Hawaii...

Honolulu (Hawaii), September 23: South Korean President Moon Jae-in awarded posthumous medals of honor to two Korean immigrants in Hawaii...

New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday resurgence in store

New cases in 1,700s for 3rd day; post-holiday...

Seoul (South Korea), September 23: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 1,700 for the third day in a row...

42 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

42 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN...

Tripoli (Libya), September 23: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Wednesday that they have rescued 42 illegal...

UNGA president to hold high-level event on universal vaccination in 2022

UNGA president to hold high-level event on universal...

United Nations, September 23: President of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Abdulla Shahid said Wednesday...

Brazilian president in isolation after contact with COVID-19-positive aide

Brazilian president in isolation after contact with COVID-19-positive...

Brasilia (Brazil), September 23: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will remain in isolation for the next five days due to contact...

UN chief calls for strengthening global health security, preparedness

UN chief calls for strengthening global health security,...

United Nations, September 23: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for efforts to strengthen the global health security...

UN holds high-level event to mark 20th anniversary of adoption of Durban Declaration

UN holds high-level event to mark 20th anniversary...

United Nations, September 23: The UN General Assembly on Wednesday held a high-level meeting to mark the 20th anniversary of...

Putin, Draghi discuss Afghanistan by phone

Putin, Draghi discuss Afghanistan by phone

Moscow (Russia), September 23: Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone conversation with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday...

Biden, Macron hold phone call over submarine deal rift

Biden, Macron hold phone call over submarine deal...

Washington (US), September 23: U.S. President Joe Biden held a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday...

U.S. Fed signals tapering could start soon despite Delta variant uncertainty

U.S. Fed signals tapering could start soon despite...

Washington (US), September 23: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record-low level...

Powell says Fed can't protect economy in event of U.S. default

Powell says Fed can't protect economy in event...

Washington (US), September 23: U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that the central bank can't protect the...

U.S. has invested little in LatAm development, Mexican president says

U.S. has invested little in LatAm development, Mexican...

Mexico City (Mexico), September 23: U.S. administrations have invested little in recent decades in the development of Latin America, a...