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Biden signs 1.9-trln-USD relief bill into law after partisan passage in Congress

Biden signs 1.9-trln-USD relief bill into law after...

Washington (US), March 12: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief bill into law, after weeks...

UN launches new campaign to support global vaccine equity call

UN launches new campaign to support global vaccine...

United Nations, March 12: The United Nations on Thursday launched a new global campaign, Only Together, to support its call...

UN chief urges concerted effort worldwide to end conflict

UN chief urges concerted effort worldwide to end...

United Nations, March 12: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged a concerted effort worldwide to end conflict.

Israeli PM's planned UAE visit delayed

Israeli PM's planned UAE visit delayed

Jerusalem (Israel), March 12: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled his planned historic visit to the United Arab Emirates...

S. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang makes landmark U.S. debut at NYSE

S. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang makes landmark U.S....

Washington [US], March 12: South Korean e-commerce giant Coupang Inc. made a splash in its landmark debut on the New...

Land minister says will take responsibility for LH employees' land speculation

Land minister says will take responsibility for LH...

Seoul (South Korea), March 12: Land Minister Byeon Chang-heum said Friday he will come up with measures to prevent employees...

S. Korea to extend current social distancing measures for 2 weeks: PM

S. Korea to extend current social distancing measures...

Seoul (South Korea), March 12: South Korea will extend its current social distancing measures for another two weeks, the prime...

Colombia reports 3,588 new COVID-19 cases

Colombia reports 3,588 new COVID-19 cases

Bogota [Colombia], March 11: Colombia registered 3,588 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to...

Jordan tightens measures to curb surge in COVID-19 cases

Jordan tightens measures to curb surge in COVID-19...

Amman [Jordan], March 11: Jordan on Wednesday night announced new measures to curb the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in...

US Senate Minority Leader Says 'Extremely Uncomfortable' With Heightened Capitol Security

US Senate Minority Leader Says 'Extremely Uncomfortable' With...

Washington [US], March 11: There is no need for the heightened security around the Capitol complex, US Senate Minority Leader...

Military Reservist Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail for Attack on Trudeau Residence

Military Reservist Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail...

Toronto (Canada), March 11: Corey Hurren, a Canadian military reservist who stormed the gates of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's private...

FM vows to create new opportunities for inter-Korean ties on 30th anniv. of joint accession to U.N.

FM vows to create new opportunities for inter-Korean...

Seoul (South Korea), March 11: Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong on Thursday pledged continued efforts to create new opportunities to enhance...

Gov't identifies 20 officials suspected of land speculation

Gov't identifies 20 officials suspected of land speculation

Seoul (South Korea), March 11: The government has identified seven more public officials suspected of buying land for speculation, bringing...

UN commends Libyan parliament approval of new government

UN commends Libyan parliament approval of new government

Tripoli (Libya), March 11: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Wednesday commended Libya's House of Representatives for...

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital in economic reporting

UN adopts landmark framework to integrate natural capital...

United Nations, March 10: In a move that may reshape decision and policy-making towards sustainable development, the United Nations on...

U.S. Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

U.S. Senate confirms Merrick Garland as attorney general

Washington [US], March 11: The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Merrick Garland to be President Joe Biden's...

Biden plans to order 100 mln more Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses

Biden plans to order 100 mln more Johnson...

Washington [US], March 11: U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his administration will order another 100 million doses...

Iran's president urges removal of U.S. sanctions to settle nuke disputes

Iran's president urges removal of U.S. sanctions to...

Tehran [Iran], March 11: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday urged the United States to remove sanctions against Iran, official...

U.S. House sends 1.9-trln-USD relief bill to Biden amid rising inflation worries

U.S. House sends 1.9-trln-USD relief bill to Biden...

Washington (US), March 11: The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the final version of the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief...

Iranian funds in S. Korea will not be released until Iran returns to compliance: Blinken

Iranian funds in S. Korea will not be...

Washington (US), March 11: The United States will not ease any of its sanctions on Iran, including the release of...

S. Korea approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

S. Korea approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

Seoul (South Korea), March 11: South Korea on Thursday approved the use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 65...

Brazil sees record daily COVID-19 deaths of nearly 2,000

Brazil sees record daily COVID-19 deaths of nearly...

Rio de Janerio (Brazil), March 10: Brazil on Tuesday saw record high daily COVID-19 deaths at 1,972 in 24 hours,...

1 in 3 women worldwide experiences violence: WHO

1 in 3 women worldwide experiences violence: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), March 10: Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive, with one in three women worldwide suffering physical or sexual...

UN official highlights economic hardships posing risk to stability in Sudan

UN official highlights economic hardships posing risk to...

United Nations, March 10: The head of the United Nations mission in Sudan on Tuesday warned against ignoring economic hardships...

Lebanese president urges compensation on damage from oil spill

Lebanese president urges compensation on damage from oil...

Beirut (Lebanon), March 10: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said Tuesday that Lebanon adheres to its rights for compensation over environmental...

John Kerry in Brussels to renew U.S.-EU climate cooperation

John Kerry in Brussels to renew U.S.-EU climate...

Brussels (Belgium), March 10: John Kerry, the United States' Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, on Tuesday underlined the cooperation between...

Rebelo de Sousa starts his 2nd term as Portugal's president

Rebelo de Sousa starts his 2nd term as...

Lisbon (Portugal), March 10: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was inaugurated on Tuesday for his second term as head...