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SK signs MOU with U.S. hydrogen firm Monolith to set up joint venture in S. Korea

SK signs MOU with U.S. hydrogen firm Monolith...

Seoul (South Korea), October 13: SK Inc., the holding company of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, said Wednesday it has...

New cases stay in 1,000s for 5th day on increased tests

New cases stay in 1,000s for 5th day...

Seoul (South Korea), October 13: South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases stayed in the 1,000s for the fifth straight day...

IMF revises down 2021 global economy forecast to 5.9 pct amid Delta surge

IMF revises down 2021 global economy forecast to...

Washington (US), October 13: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected that the global economy would grow by 5.9...

Chilean president declares state of emergency amid conflict in south

Chilean president declares state of emergency amid conflict...

Santiago (Chile), October 13: Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Tuesday decreed a state of emergency in the southern provinces of...

UNRWA starts rebuilding Palestinian refugees' homes destroyed in fighting in May

UNRWA starts rebuilding Palestinian refugees' homes destroyed in...

Gaza, October 13: The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) started rebuilding Palestinian...

Palestinian PM says improving humanitarian situation not alternative to political solution

Palestinian PM says improving humanitarian situation not alternative...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 13: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Tuesday said that improving the humanitarian situation in the Palestinian...

UNICEF voices concern about safety of children migrants in Libya's detention centers

UNICEF voices concern about safety of children migrants...

Tripoli (Libya), October 13: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday expressed concern about the safety of children migrants...

G20 meeting on trade ends with strong commitment to multilateralism, WTO

G20 meeting on trade ends with strong commitment...

Rome (Italy), October 13: Italy's foreign minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday called on ministers from the Group of 20...

Interview: IMF official says central banks to face tough trade-offs amid inflation uncertainty

Interview: IMF official says central banks to face...

Washington (US), October 13: Global central banks are going to face tough trade-offs between supporting the economic recovery, tackling inflation...

Diversity must be seen as a source of strength instead of threat in search for peace: UN chief

Diversity must be seen as a source of...

United Nations, October 13: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that diversity must be seen as a source of strength...

Russian, U.S. officials discuss diplomatic missions

Russian, U.S. officials discuss diplomatic missions

Moscow (Russia), October 13: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and visiting U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria...

Norway's PM Solberg submits resignation

Norway's PM Solberg submits resignation

Copenhagen (Denmark), October 13: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg resigned on Tuesday, submitting a letter of resignation in person to...

EU launches first green bond with record demand

EU launches first green bond with record demand

Brussels (Belgium), October 13: The European Commission on Tuesday issued the first NextGenerationEU green bond, raising 12 billion euros...

Biden to host Kenyan president on Thursday: White House

Biden to host Kenyan president on Thursday: White...

Washington (US), October 13: U.S. President Joe Biden will host Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the White House on Thursday,...

Enhanced support for Greek sea borders from Frontex: French minister

Enhanced support for Greek sea borders from Frontex:...

Athens (Greece), October 12: Greece will receive extra backup from Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, next year...

New infections remain in 1,000s for 4th day on fewer tests over extended weekend

New infections remain in 1,000s for 4th day...

Seoul (South Korea), October 12: South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases hovered around the 1,000s for a fourth straight day...

N.K. leader calls for boosting military capabilities but says enemy is 'war itself'

N.K. leader calls for boosting military capabilities but...

Seoul (South Korea), October 12: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for boosting the country's military capabilities to counter...

New Tunisian PM announces lineup of gov't

New Tunisian PM announces lineup of gov't

Tunis (Tunisia), October 12: New Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden Romdhane announced on Monday the lineup of her government, said...

Australian gov't fails to protect biodiversity: report

Australian gov't fails to protect biodiversity: report

Canberra (Australia), October 12: The Australian government is failing to protect more than 1,500 unique ecosystems, a new research has...

WHO experts back booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised

WHO experts back booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine...

Geneva (Switzerland), October 12: Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Monday that booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines...

Roundup: U.S. warns of "twindemic" prior to holiday season with COVID-19 pill, booster vaccines in clearance

Roundup: U.S. warns of "twindemic" prior to holiday...

New York (US), October 12: With holidays approaching in the United States, health experts said some festivities can start to...

UN chief calls for injection of liquidity into Afghan economy

UN chief calls for injection of liquidity into...

United Nations, October 12: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for the injection of liquidity to keep the Afghan...

Putin, Merkel, Macron discuss Ukraine issue over phone

Putin, Merkel, Macron discuss Ukraine issue over phone

Moscow (Russia), October 12: Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the Ukrainian...

U.S. retailers chartering cargo ships to ensure supplies: WSJ

U.S. retailers chartering cargo ships to ensure supplies:...

New York (US), October 12: Some U.S. retailers are chartering cargo ships to import goods for the 2021 holiday shopping...

UK records another 40,224 coronavirus cases

UK records another 40,224 coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 12 : Another 40,224 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of...

Romania's president nominates Dacian Ciolos as PM

Romania's president nominates Dacian Ciolos as PM

Bucharest (Romania), October 12: Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday nominated Dacian Ciolos, the new chairman of the Save Romania...

491 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week: IOM

491 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in...

Tripoli (Libya), October 12: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said that 491 illegal migrants were rescued off...