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Colombia reports 520 more deaths from COVID-19

Colombia reports 520 more deaths from COVID-19

Bogota (Colombia), May 17: Colombia reported on Sunday 520 deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the nationwide...

Blinken Discusses Israeli-Gaza Violence With Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, State Department Says

Blinken Discusses Israeli-Gaza Violence With Egypt, Saudi Arabia,...

Moscow (Russia), May 17: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the ongoing escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with...

Moscow Court to Review Twitter Fines For Failing to Remove Prohibited Content

Moscow Court to Review Twitter Fines For Failing...

Moscow (Russia), May 17: The Tagansky District Court of Moscow will check the legality of the imposition of fines on...

Presidential campaigns start in Syria

Presidential campaigns start in Syria

Damascus (Syria), May 17: The Syrian presidential campaigns have officially started on Sunday as posters of President Bashar al-Assad and...

UN envoy calls for int'l efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian violence

UN envoy calls for int'l efforts to end...

United Nations, May 17: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland on Sunday called for international...

Roundup: New federal guidance not permits wide-ranging removal of masks in U.S.

Roundup: New federal guidance not permits wide-ranging removal...

Washington (US), May 17: New mask guidance for vaccinated individuals does not grant permission for widespread removal of masks, the...

Economic Watch: EU confident about economic recovery amid loosening of pandemic restrictions

Economic Watch: EU confident about economic recovery amid...

Valletta (Malta), May 17: Backed by the accelerated vaccination drive, easing of anti-COVID-19 restrictions and a wide array of fiscal...

Italy donates 1 mln euros for rehabilitation of Sursock Museum in Lebanon's Beirut

Italy donates 1 mln euros for rehabilitation of...

Beirut (Italy), May 17: Italy on Sunday donated 1 million euros (1.2 million U.S. dollars) for the rehabilitation of Beirut's...

South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca due to low turn up

South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca...

Juba (South Sudan), May 17: South Sudan said Sunday it's stuck with more than 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines due...

CDC chief says vaccine mandates to be set locally

CDC chief says vaccine mandates to be set...

Chicago (US), May 17: Mandates in the United States to require people to be vaccinated against COVID-19 have been left...

Chile begins historic election of constitution makers

Chile begins historic election of constitution makers

Santiago (Chile), May 16: Chile on Saturday began historic elections, in which, for the first time, a Constitution Convention comprised...

Colombia reports record daily death toll from COVID-19

Colombia reports record daily death toll from COVID-19

Bogota (Colombia), May 16: Colombia on Saturday reported a record daily count of 530 deaths from COVID-19, raising the nationwide...

592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

592 Iranians sign up for presidential election

Tehran (Iran), May 16: A total of 592 people, mostly political unknowns, have registered for the 13th presidential election in...

Abbas holds first phone call with Biden, discussing tension in Gaza

Abbas holds first phone call with Biden, discussing...

Ramallah (Palestine), May 16: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday held a phone call with U.S. President Joe Biden, discussing...

The building of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on Okhotny Ryad Street in Moscow with the illumination on.Russia's Lower House Will Denounce Open Skies Treaty on May 18, Senior Lawmaker Says

The building of the State Duma of the...

Moscow (Russia), May 16: Russia's lower house will consider a bill on denouncing the Open Skies Treaty on May 18,...

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly States' List, Borrell Says

EU Urges Russia to Revise Decision on 'Unfriendly...

Brussels (Belgium), May 16: The European Union has called on Moscow to revise its decision regarding Russia's list of unfriendly...

New cases in 600s for 2nd day amid vaccination campaign

New cases in 600s for 2nd day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), May 16: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the second consecutive day...

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC resolutions on N. Korea

Blinken says U.S., Australia share commitment to UNSC...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed his country's commitment to U.N. Security Council resolutions on...

Roundup: Over one-third U.S. states, some businesses ending COVID-19 mask mandates

Roundup: Over one-third U.S. states, some businesses ending...

Washington (US), May 16: Eighteen states in the United States and some big-label businesses have announced plans as of Saturday...

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following vaccine rollout

COVID-19 infections, deaths drastically down in Italy following...

Rome (Italy), May 16: Coronavirus infections across all age groups in Italy fell by 80 percent after the first five...

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19 vaccinations: PM

France hits target of 20 mln first COVID-19...

Paris (France), May 16: France has administered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 million people, reaching its target...

Biden reaches out to Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid escalating conflict

Biden reaches out to Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday expressed concerns about the escalating conflict in separate phone calls...

Roundup: U.S. health agencies lack of public trust over a year into COVID-19 pandemic

Roundup: U.S. health agencies lack of public trust...

Washington (US), May 16: U.S. health agencies are facing the challenge of restoring public trust over a year into the...

Chinese state councilor stresses disaster prevention

Chinese state councilor stresses disaster prevention

Beijing (China) May 15: Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has stressed efforts to enhance disaster prevention to minimize the damage...

Political advisors offer suggestions on accelerating technological innovation

Political advisors offer suggestions on accelerating technological innovation

Beijing (China) May 15: Chinese political advisors voiced their suggestions on launching new major national science and technology projects and...

China's Yunnan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Laos

China's Yunnan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Laos

Beijing (China) May 15: Southwest China's Yunnan Province recently donated a batch of anti-epidemic supplies worth approximately 650,000 yuan (around...

Biden revokes Trump order for building "National Garden of American Heroes"

Biden revokes Trump order for building "National Garden...

Washington DC (USA) May 15: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order revoking several measures issued by...