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Greece, France sign Rafale jet deal worth 2.5 bln euros

Greece, France sign Rafale jet deal worth 2.5...

Athens (Greece), January 25: Greece signed a contract with France on Monday for the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale fighter...

Iran says to stop IAEA additional protocol inspections if nuke parties not implement commitments

Iran says to stop IAEA additional protocol inspections...

Tehran (Iran), January 26: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday that if the parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury secretary

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury...

Washington (United States), January 26: The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal...

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change adaptation

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase...

Washington (United States), January 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase...

Nation on alert as coronavirus cases linked to unauthorized school reported in other regions

Nation on alert as coronavirus cases linked to...

Seoul (South Korea), January 26:State and local health authorities on Tuesday were cautiously tracing and monitoring the development of a...

IS ambush kills 3 soldiers in E Syria

IS ambush kills 3 soldiers in E Syria

Damascus (Syria), January 25: Three Syrian soldiers were killed in an ambush by the Islamic State (IS) group in eastern...

Israel says opens embassy in UAE

Israel says opens embassy in UAE

Jerusalem (Israel), January 25: Israel on Sunday announced it had opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following...

Arab League welcomes Libyan parties' agreement on unifying institutions, sovereign positions

Arab League welcomes Libyan parties' agreement on unifying...

Cairo (Egypt), January 25: The Arab League (AL) welcomed on Sunday the understandings reached by the two parties of the...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.41 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 3.41 mln: Africa...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 25: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,418,514 as of Sunday,...

Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists arrested: report

Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists arrested: report

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 25: Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists have been arrested in a sting operation, state media outlet...

Six Malian soldiers killed in central Mali

Six Malian soldiers killed in central Mali

Bamako (Mali), January 25: Six Malian soldiers were killed in the attacks on two army posts in central Mali on...

5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: USGS

5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint...

New York (US), January 25: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S....

UN chief asks for efforts to promote education for all

UN chief asks for efforts to promote education...

United Nations, January 25: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for efforts to promote education for all.

Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19, Climate

Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19,...

Washington (US), January 25: US President Joe Biden has held telephone talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreeing on...

Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several Days After Biden's Inauguration

Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several...

Washington (US), January 25: Some of the fencing in Washington DC that was put up ahead of US President Joe...

Boris Johnson to Launch New International Climate Change Coalition

Boris Johnson to Launch New International Climate Change...

London (UK), January 25: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Monday a new international coalition to tackle the...

U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess stimulus prospects

U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess...

New York [US], January 24: Wall Street's major averages advanced in the holiday-abbreviated week as investors assessed the possibility...

Chile Issues Tsunami Warning, Orders Evacuation of Antarctic Base After 7-Magnitude Quake

Chile Issues Tsunami Warning, Orders Evacuation of Antarctic...

Moscow [Russia], Janaury 24: A 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the South Shetland Islands, prompting Chile to issue a tsunami...

Air traffic halved in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

Air traffic halved in 2020 due to coronavirus...

Seoul [South Korea], January 24: Air traffic volume in South Korea halved year-on-year in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

New virus cases under 400 again, alert in place against potential upticks

New virus cases under 400 again, alert in...

Seoul [South Korea], January 24 :South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 400 on Sunday, following a brief...

Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases of COVID-19

Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases...

Havana [Cuba], January 23: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported on Saturday three more deaths and 567 new cases...

Moon to receive policy briefing on vaccine, antivirus efforts

Moon to receive policy briefing on vaccine, antivirus...

SEOUL [South Korea], January 24: President Moon Jae-in is set to receive a policy briefing on the country's vaccination plans...

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm alliance in phone talks

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm alliance in...

SEOUL [South Korea], January 24: South Korea's Defense Minister Suh Wook held telephone talks Sunday with newly confirmed U.S. Defense...

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death

Los Angeles [US], January 22: California, the most populous state in the United States, once again reported its highest daily...

EU's diplomats to Receive All Necessary Immunity, Privileges in UK, Foreign Office Confirms

EU's diplomats to Receive All Necessary Immunity, Privileges...

London [UK], January 24: The European Union's representatives to the United Kingdom will be granted all necessary privileges and immunities...

U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week

U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week

Washington [US], January 24: The rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths across the United States are on the...

Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says Canada's top doctor

Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says...

Ottawa [Canada], January 24: Stringent and consistent efforts are needed to sustain a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases across...