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Turkish president calls for peaceful, diplomatic solution to tensions in eastern Ukraine

Turkish president calls for peaceful, diplomatic solution to...

Istanbul (Turkey), April 11: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for a peaceful and diplomatic solution to the...

Israel, U.S. suspected behind attack on ship in Red Sea: Iranian commander

Israel, U.S. suspected behind attack on ship in...

Tehran (Iran) Apr 10: A senior Iranian military commander said that Israel and the United States are suspected to be...

NASA's Mars helicopter to attempt first flight

NASA's Mars helicopter to attempt first flight

Washington DC (USA) Apr 10: NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity will attempt its first flight on the Red Planet on Sunday.

2.3 mln people in Niger could face food insecurity in months: UN

2.3 mln people in Niger could face food...

Niamey (Niger) Apr 10: The number of food-insecure people in Niger during the coming months could reach 2.3 million people,...

New lockdowns aim to keep guard up against COVID-19, says Argentine president

New lockdowns aim to keep guard up against...

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Apr 10: New lockdown measures took effect in Argentina on Friday to ensure the public continues to...

Germany to amend law for nationwide COVID-19 response: official

Germany to amend law for nationwide COVID-19 response:...

Berlin (Germany) Apr 10: Germany would amend its infection protection act to "regulate on a nationwide basis" what restrictions would...

IMF, World Bank urged to contain pandemic with fair, efficient distribution of vaccines

IMF, World Bank urged to contain pandemic with...

Washington DC (USA) Apr 10: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group should work closely together to contain...

Chinese envoy urges U.S. to immediately lift unilateral sanctions

Chinese envoy urges U.S. to immediately lift unilateral...

Vienna (Austria) Apr 10: The U.S. promise on lifting unilateral sanctions must be put into action immediately, said Wang Qun,...

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19...

Beijing (China) Apr 10: The Chinese mainland on Friday reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission...

Claims about Russia, China waging "vaccine war" regrettable: Russian FM

Claims about Russia, China waging "vaccine war" regrettable:...

Moscow (Russia) Apr 10: Western claims that Russia and China are waging a hybrid "vaccine war" or that they are...

Chinese FM urges continuity, stability of China-EU relations

Chinese FM urges continuity, stability of China-EU relations

Beijing (China) Apr 10: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday called on China and the European...

Argentina sees record daily COVID-19 count

Argentina sees record daily COVID-19 count

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 9: Argentina on Thursday reported 23,683 new COVID-19 cases of the past 24 hours, a record...

Chile registers record daily increase in COVID-19 cases

Chile registers record daily increase in COVID-19 cases

Santiago (Chile), April 9: Chile reported 8,195 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest daily count since the outbreak, taking...

Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna on Friday as US and Iran Appear Ready to Compromise

Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna on Friday as...

Moscow (Russia), April 9: World powers are set to resume talks in Vienna on Friday in an effort to bring...

Arab League to help Lebanon overcome obstacles facing cabinet formation

Arab League to help Lebanon overcome obstacles facing...

Beirut (Lebanon), April 9: The Arab League (AL) Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki said Thursday that the AL will help with...

Samsung heir's return to jail postponed due to extended hospital stay

Samsung heir's return to jail postponed due to...

Seoul (South Korea), April 9: Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung Group convicted of...

S. Korea to extend current social distancing measures for another 3 weeks: PM

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

Seoul (South Korea), April 9: South Korea will retain its current social distancing measures for another three weeks, including the...

New virus cases below 700, stronger wave of pandemic looms

New virus cases below 700, stronger wave of...

Seoul (South Korea), April 9: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below 700 on Friday, but health authorities warned...

U.S. House caucus to hold hearing on S. Korean ban on anti-Pyongyang leafleting

U.S. House caucus to hold hearing on S....

Washington (US), April 9: A bipartisan caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives said Thursday it will hold a public...

Iran releases seized S. Korean ship, captain

Iran releases seized S. Korean ship, captain

Seoul (South Korea), April 9: Iran released a South Korean oil tanker and its captain, Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday,...

IMF official deems global vaccination highest return public investment project

IMF official deems global vaccination highest return public...

Washington (US), April 9: Widespread vaccination is probably the highest return global public investment project ever, an International Monetary Fund...

UN concerned about allegations of beheadings, use of child soldiers in Mozambique

UN concerned about allegations of beheadings, use of...

United Nations, April 9: The United Nations and humanitarian partners are deeply concerned about allegations of beheadings and unverified reports...

UN chief appoints Marcos De Sa Affonso Da Costa as force commander of MONUSCO

UN chief appoints Marcos De Sa Affonso Da...

United Nations, April 9: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Marcos De Sa...

Iranian president criticizes U.S. for blocking Iran's access to vaccines

Iranian president criticizes U.S. for blocking Iran's access...

Tehran (Iran), April 9: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday accused the United States of blocking Iran's access to 10...

"No doubt COVID-19 vaccination targets will be met": Italian PM

"No doubt COVID-19 vaccination targets will be met":...

Rome (Italy), April 9: Italy will be able to meet the targets planned for the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Prime...

Biden calls U.S. gun violence "international embarrassment" while announcing executive actions

Biden calls U.S. gun violence "international embarrassment" while...

Washington (US), April 9: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday called gun violence an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment," as...

Brazil tops 340,000 total COVID-19 deaths

Brazil tops 340,000 total COVID-19 deaths

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 8: Brazil reported on Wednesday 3,829 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing its total...