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UN official acknowledges ban on denial of genocide, war crimes

UN official acknowledges ban on denial of genocide,...

United Nations July 24: The UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Alice WairimuNderitu, on Friday acknowledged the introduction...

China to impose sanctions on seven U.S. individuals, entity

China to impose sanctions on seven U.S. individuals,...

Beijing (China) July 24: In response to the erroneous practice of the U.S. side, China has decided to take reciprocal...

China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of origin tracing

China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of...

Beijing (China) July 24: China on Friday refuted accusations from the United States to the effect that China's stance on...

Mainland urges U.S. politicians not to send wrong signals to "Taiwan independence" forces

Mainland urges U.S. politicians not to send wrong...

Beijing (China) July 24: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Friday urged some members of the U.S. Congress to stop statements...

Samsung offering special trade-in program in U.S. for new foldable smartphones

Samsung offering special trade-in program in U.S. for...

Seoul (South Korea), July 23: Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest smartphone maker, is running a special trade-in program in...

New cases above 1,600 amid 4th wave of pandemic; toughest curbs in wider Seoul extended

New cases above 1,600 amid 4th wave of...

Seoul (South Korea), July 23: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases dropped Friday from the previous day's all-time high, but...

(Olympics) S. Korea going for multiple gold medals right out of the gate in Tokyo

(Olympics) S. Korea going for multiple gold medals...

Tokyo (Japan), July 23: Every country starts at zero in the medal count at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, the...

First flight of humanitarians in 2 months enters Ethiopia's Tigray: UN

First flight of humanitarians in 2 months enters...

United Nations, July 23: The first humanitarian flight into Ethiopia's Tigray region in two months on Thursday carried more than...

UN humanitarians worried about food insecurity due to drought in southern Madagascar

UN humanitarians worried about food insecurity due to...

United Nations, July 23: UN humanitarians on Thursday warned that hundreds of thousands of people in southern Madagascar face food...

Israel says Pfizer vaccine effectiveness down to 39 pct amid spread of Delta variant

Israel says Pfizer vaccine effectiveness down to 39...

Jerualem (Israel), July 23: The effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 has dropped to 39 percent in Israel, the...

Palestine welcomes UN council's decision to investigate Israeli violations

Palestine welcomes UN council's decision to investigate Israeli...

Ramallah (Palestine), July 23: Palestine on Thursday welcomed a decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council to form an...

ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged, revises forward guidance

ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged, revises forward...

Frankfurt (Germany), July 23: The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday that it decided to leave key interest rates...

More than half of EU adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than half of EU adults fully vaccinated...

Brussels (Belgium), July 23: More than half of the adult population in the European Union (EU), equivalent to over 200...

U.S. launches several airstrikes to support Afghan forces: Pentagon

U.S. launches several airstrikes to support Afghan forces:...

Washington (US), July 23: The U.S. military in the past few days conducted airstrikes in Afghanistan to support Afghan security...

IMF executive board approves policy reforms to better support low-income countries

IMF executive board approves policy reforms to better...

Washington (US), July 23: The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a set of policy...

Russia says Nord Stream 2 pipeline to start operation despite U.S. pressure

Russia says Nord Stream 2 pipeline to start...

Moscow (Russia), July 23: The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline will soon become operational despite Washington's attempt to politicize...

UK reports another 39,906 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 39,906 coronavirus cases

London (UK), July 23: Britain has reported another 39,906 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number...

World Bank approves 100 mln USD for healthcare services in Somalia

World Bank approves 100 mln USD for healthcare...

Mogadishu (Somalia), July 23: The World Bank said Thursday it has approved a total of 100 million U.S. dollars to...

Africa's COVID-19 3rd wave at crossroads: WHO official

Africa's COVID-19 3rd wave at crossroads: WHO official

Brazzaville (Congo), July 23: Africa's third wave of COVID-19 pandemic is at a crossroads, a World Health Organization (WHO) official...

Argentina confirms 14,632 new daily COVID-19 cases, 438 deaths

Argentina confirms 14,632 new daily COVID-19 cases, 438...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), July 22: Argentina recorded on Wednesday 14,632 new COVID-19 infections and 438 more deaths in one day,...

Biden Says He First Felt Like World Leader When Sitting Across From Putin

Biden Says He First Felt Like World Leader...

Washington (US), July 22: US President Joe Biden said he first felt like the leader of the free world when...

UN chief appoints 25 members to UN Tax Committee

UN chief appoints 25 members to UN Tax...

United Nations, July 22: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appointed 25 tax experts from around the world to serve...

New cases break record for 2nd day; toughest curbs likely to be extended

New cases break record for 2nd day; toughest...

Seoul (South Korea), July 22: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hit a fresh high of over 1,800 on Thursday...

UN chief calls for innovative thinking to tackle "perfect storm" in Caribbean

UN chief calls for innovative thinking to tackle...

United Nations, July 22: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for innovative thinking to tackle the "perfect storm" in...

UN General Assembly president calls for efforts to strive for justice, equality

UN General Assembly president calls for efforts to...

United Nations, July 22: UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for justice and...

S. African president welcomes COVID-19 collaboration for benefit of Africa

S. African president welcomes COVID-19 collaboration for benefit...

Johannesburg (South Africa), July 22: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday welcomed the collaboration between South Africa's Biovac...

Ireland's daily COVID-19 cases surge to record high since February

Ireland's daily COVID-19 cases surge to record high...

Dublin (Ireland), July 22: Ireland's daily cases of COVID-19 surged to a record high since Feburary of this year, according...