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Arab League chief says decade-long Syrian situation tragic

Arab League chief says decade-long Syrian situation tragic

Cairo (Egypt), March 16: Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said on Monday that the Syrian situation is "tragic" 10 years...

Gov't task force to summon LH officials over alleged land speculation

Gov't task force to summon LH officials over...

Seoul (South Korea), March 16: A government task force will soon summon officials of the state housing developer for...

New infections in 300s for 2nd day, tighter curbs eyed for greater Seoul

New infections in 300s for 2nd day, tighter...

Seoul (South Korea), March 16: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 300s for the second day Tuesday...

Canadian MP Threatens WE Charity Co-Founder With Perjury Over Contact With Trudeau Adviser

Canadian MP Threatens WE Charity Co-Founder With Perjury...

Toronto (Canada), March 16: Canadian Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre threatened Craig Kielburger with perjury over seemingly conflicting testimony given by...

Venezuela Not to Allow Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine Amid Health Risk Concerns

Venezuela Not to Allow Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine...

Mexico (Mexico City), March 16: Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez says her country will not approve the AstraZeneca vaccine against...

Brazil reports more than 11 million COVID-19 cases

Brazil reports more than 11 million COVID-19 cases

Sao Paulo (Brazil), March 15: Brazil has reported a total of 11,483,370 COVID-19 cases, with 278,229 deaths, the health ministry...

Jordan reports 8,053 new COVID-19 cases

Jordan reports 8,053 new COVID-19 cases

Amman (Jordan), March 15: Jordan on Sunday reported 8,053 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the total cases to 477,053 in the...

OECD estimates for Italy's economy hopeful, but pandemic remains a wild card

OECD estimates for Italy's economy hopeful, but pandemic...

Rome (Italy), March 15: Italy's economic prospects for the rest of 2021 are holding their ground, according to economic models,...

UN chief calls for helping Mozambique tackle "triple threat" of climate change, conflict, COVID-19

UN chief calls for helping Mozambique tackle "triple...

United Nations, March 15: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called on the international community to help Mozambique tackle...

Portuguese PM thanks medical teams from France, Luxembourg for assistance

Portuguese PM thanks medical teams from France, Luxembourg...

Lisbon (Portugal), March 15: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa expressed thanks on Sunday to medical teams sent by France and...

S. Korea to focus on stabilizing markets amid rising U.S. bond yields

S. Korea to focus on stabilizing markets amid...

Seoul (South Korea), March 15: South Korea said Monday it will pump up efforts to smooth out volatility of the...

US Secretary of State Discusses Russia, China With French Counterpart - State Department

US Secretary of State Discusses Russia, China With...

Moscow (Russia), March 15: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Russia, China and Iran with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves...

Johnson to Discuss Sarah Everard Murder at Monday Meeting With Crime, Justice Taskforce

Johnson to Discuss Sarah Everard Murder at Monday...

London (UK), March 15: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with law enforcement representatives on Monday to discuss steps...

Majority of experts say division, conflicts of S. Korean society at serious levels: survey

Majority of experts say division, conflicts of S....

Seoul (South Korea), March 15: Nearly 90 percent of experts view the level of social division and conflicts in South...

New infection cases at 1-week low on fewer tests, potential surge woes growing further

New infection cases at 1-week low on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), March 15: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back to below 400 for the first time...

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs to meet in Seoul this week, agenda items under discussion

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs to meet in...

Seoul (South Korea), March 15: The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States will hold their first face-to-face...

Merkel's CDU party suffers heavy setbacks in two state elections

Merkel's CDU party suffers heavy setbacks in two...

Berlin (Germany),March 15: Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party suffered heavy setbacks in two state elections on Sunday, an...

Biden's gender council to promote gender equity and equality in U.S.

Biden's gender council to promote gender equity and...

Washington (US), March 15: U.S. President Joe Biden has created a White House council to push for more women's rights,...

COVID-19 continues to deepen health disparities in U.S.

COVID-19 continues to deepen health disparities in U.S.

Washington (US), March 15: The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States, and...

Ex-Bolivian Leader Anez Reportedly Taken to La Paz for Interrogation in Coup Probe

Ex-Bolivian Leader Anez Reportedly Taken to La Paz...

Moscow (Russia), March 14: The Bolivian police have transferred ex-interim President Jeanine Anez to La Paz for her to testify...

Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Equally Effective for All Age Groups, Developer Says

Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Equally Effective for...

Moscow (Russia), March 14: The Russian-made Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has proven equally effective for all age groups, Alexander Gintsburg,...

Houthis Describe US Ceasefire Plan for Yemen as 'Dangerous Adventurism'

Houthis Describe US Ceasefire Plan for Yemen as...

Doha (Qatar), March 14: The Shia Houthi rebels have described the US ceasefire plan for Yemen as "dangerous adventurism" that...

Bitcoin's Price Reaches New Record High of Over USD 60,000

Bitcoin's Price Reaches New Record High of Over...

Moscow (Russia), March 14: The bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, hit a fresh record high above $60,000 on Saturday, according...

Chile reports 5,928 new cases of COVID-19, with 123 deaths

Chile reports 5,928 new cases of COVID-19, with...

Santiago (Chile), March 14: The Chilean Ministry of Health reported 5,928 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease on Saturday,...

Ethiopia rejects U.S. allegations of ethnic cleansing in Tigray

Ethiopia rejects U.S. allegations of ethnic cleansing in...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), March 14: The Ethiopian government on Saturday rejected U.S. allegations of ethnic cleansing in the northern Tigray...

Brazil's ex-president Lula vaccinated against COVID-19

Brazil's ex-president Lula vaccinated against COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), March 14: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva received here on Saturday his first dose...

Brazil sees 76,178 new daily cases of COVID-19

Brazil sees 76,178 new daily cases of COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), March 14: Brazil reported 76,178 new COVID-19 cases with 1,997 deaths over the past 24 hours, the...