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Argentina says COVID-19 vaccines must become "global public good"

Argentina says COVID-19 vaccines must become "global public...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 18: Argentinean Foreign Minister Felipe Sola asked the United Nations (UN) that vaccines against COVID-19 be...

UNICEF launches radio campaign in NE Nigeria to boost education

UNICEF launches radio campaign in NE Nigeria to...

Lagos (Nigeria), April 18: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched a school radio clubs program in Nigeria to...

New virus cases in 600s for 3rd day amid rising concerns over new virus wave

New virus cases in 600s for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), April 18: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the third consecutive day...

Russia Could Leave PACE in Light of Recent Anti-Russia Events, Senior Lawmaker Says

Russia Could Leave PACE in Light of Recent...

Moscow (Russia), April 18: Russia could soon withdraw from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) amid the...

Brazil registers over 370,000 deaths from COVID-19

Brazil registers over 370,000 deaths from COVID-19

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 18: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll on Saturday reached 371,678 after registering another 2,929 fatalities, the...

Chile reports 7,696 new cases of COVID-19

Chile reports 7,696 new cases of COVID-19

Santiago (Chile), April 18: Chile's Ministry of Health reported on Saturday 7,696 new cases of COVID-19 and 132 more deaths...

Libya starts COVID-19 vaccination drive

Libya starts COVID-19 vaccination drive

Tripoli (Libya), April 18: The Director of the National Center for Disease Control of Libya, Dadr Addin Annajar, on Saturday...

Macron Says Anti-Russia Sanctions 'Not Sufficient,' Prefers Dialogue With Moscow

Macron Says Anti-Russia Sanctions 'Not Sufficient,' Prefers Dialogue...

Moscow (Russia), April 18: French President Emmanuel Macron says relations with Russia need a two-pillar approach, with both dialogue and...

US Not Planning to Expand Training Programs in Ukraine, Army Spokesperson Says

US Not Planning to Expand Training Programs in...

Washington (US), April 18: The United States European Command (USEUCOM) does not plan to provide any additional training to Ukraine's...

IAEA Confirms Iran Started Enriching Uranium Up to 60%

IAEA Confirms Iran Started Enriching Uranium Up to...

Vienna (Austria), April 18: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran started enriching uranium up to 60...

S. Korea to start vaccinations of care workers, airline crews

S. Korea to start vaccinations of care workers,...

Seoul (South Korea), April 18: South Korea will start giving AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers and airline crews...

N. Korea slams Japan despite Suga's willingness to meet leader Kim

N. Korea slams Japan despite Suga's willingness to...

Seoul (South Korea), April 18: North Korea's main newspaper on Sunday kept up criticism of Japan over its history of...

Israel reports 142 new COVID-19 cases, 836,882 in total

Israel reports 142 new COVID-19 cases, 836,882 in...

Jerusalem (Israel), April 18: Israel's Ministry of Health reported 142 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total number in...

Cuba registers highest number of daily COVID-19 deaths

Cuba registers highest number of daily COVID-19 deaths

Havana (Cuba), April 18: Cuba registered 1,026 cases and 12 deaths from COVID-19, the highest daily death toll since the...

Public confidence in vaccine rollout hurt by AstraZeneca fears: Italian health official

Public confidence in vaccine rollout hurt by AstraZeneca...

Rome (Italy), April 18: The regional health commission in Italy's Lombardy said Saturday that public confidence in the country's use...

Chile reports first case of COVID-19 variant initially identified in South Africa

Chile reports first case of COVID-19 variant initially...

Santiago (Chile) Apr 16: Chile on Thursday reported its first case of COVID-19 variant that was first found in...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 4.38 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 4.38 mln: Africa...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Apr 16: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,383,168 as of Thursday, the...

Iranian president says Iran "not looking for nuclear bomb"

Iranian president says Iran "not looking for nuclear...

Tehran (Iran) Apr 16: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday dismissed concerns about Iran's plan to enrich uranium to 60-percent...

U.S. replaces Britain to be largest source of Ireland's imported goods

U.S. replaces Britain to be largest source of...

Dublin (Ireland) pr 16: The United States replaced Britain to be the largest source of Ireland's imported goods in the...

U.S. troop withdrawal to throw Afghanistan into chaos

U.S. troop withdrawal to throw Afghanistan into chaos

Kabul (Afghanistan) Apr 16: U.S. President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan before...

UN rights experts express "deep regret" over Japan's decision to release Fukushima wastewater

UN rights experts express "deep regret" over Japan's...

Geneva (Switzerland) Apr 16: UN human rights experts on Thursday expressed their deep regret over Japan's decision to dump into...

Turkey says issues with Greece can be resolved via dialogue

Turkey says issues with Greece can be resolved...

Ankara (Turkey) Apr 16: Turkey believes that its issues with Greece can be resolved through constructive dialogue between the two...

China summons Japanese ambassador to lodge representations over Japan's decision to dump nuclear wastewater

China summons Japanese ambassador to lodge representations over...

Beijing (China) Apr 16: China's Assistant Foreign Minister Wu Jianghao Thursday summoned the Japanese ambassador to China Tarumi Hideo. Wu...

2nd LD-Writethru: China's surveyed urban unemployment rate drops in March

2nd LD-Writethru: China's surveyed urban unemployment rate drops...

Beijing (China) Apr 16: China's surveyed urban unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in March, 0.6 percentage points lower than...

China's first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to start Phase III trial in May: media

China's first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to start Phase...

Beijing (China) Apr 16: China's first messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccine will start its Phase III clinical trial in May,...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 360,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 360,000

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 15: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 361,884 after 3,459 new deaths were reported in...

Pakistani PM holds virtual summit with Uzbek president

Pakistani PM holds virtual summit with Uzbek president

Islamabad (Pakistan), April 15: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international issues at...