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Tanzania's Zanzibar president launches special police unit for protection of tourists

Tanzania's Zanzibar president launches special police unit for...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) Nov 20: Tanzania's Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi on Friday launched a special police unit for...

U.S. House passes Biden's social spending bill, sends it to Senate

U.S. House passes Biden's social spending bill, sends...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 20: The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly passed President Joe Biden's roughly 2-trillion-U.S.-dollar social...

U.S. authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine boosters for all adults

U.S. authorizes Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine boosters for...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 20: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorized boosters of the Pfizer/BioNTech and...

Chinese mainland reports three locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports three locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing (China) Nov 20: The Chinese mainland on Friday reported three new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission...

Chinese, Russian militaries hold 2021 joint aerial patrol

Chinese, Russian militaries hold 2021 joint aerial patrol

Beijing (China) Nov 20: Chinese and Russian air forces on Friday conducted a joint strategic aerial patrol in the Asia-Pacific...

Chinese premier stresses effective macro policies, further opening-up

Chinese premier stresses effective macro policies, further opening-up

Beijing (China) Nov 20: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has underlined effective macro policies focusing on market entities to advance reform...

Xi urges continuous efforts to promote high-quality BRI development

Xi urges continuous efforts to promote high-quality BRI...

Beijing (China) Nov 20: Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday called for efforts to continue promoting the high-quality development of the...

Xi sends congratulatory letter to 1st China Internet Civilization Conference

Xi sends congratulatory letter to 1st China Internet...

Beijing (China) Nov 20: Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the first China Internet Civilization Conference, which...

U.S. House panel subpoenas former Trump aide Navarro over alleged interference in COVID-19 response

U.S. House panel subpoenas former Trump aide Navarro...

Washington (US), November 19: A U.S. House panel probing former President Donald Trump's administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic issued...

LG OLED TV shipments reach 10 mln milestone since 2013 release: report

LG OLED TV shipments reach 10 mln milestone...

Seoul (South Korea), November 19: LG Electronic Co.'s shipments of its premium OLED television have surpassed the 10 million milestone...

N. Korean leader calls for boosting self-reliance at conference

N. Korean leader calls for boosting self-reliance at...

Seoul (South Korea), November 19: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for strengthening the country's self-reliance despite "immediate challenges,"...

S. Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hover over 3,000 for 3rd day

S. Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hover over 3,000...

Seoul (South Korea), November 19: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 3,000 for the third consecutive day Friday amid...

13 mln USD WB-funded plan launched to restore heritage buildings damaged by Beirut blasts

13 mln USD WB-funded plan launched to restore...

Beirut (Lebanon), November 19: Lebanese Culture Minister Mohammad Mortada on Thursday launched a 13 million U.S. dollars plan funded by...

U.S. job market improving amid potential disruptions: economists

U.S. job market improving amid potential disruptions: economists

Chicago (US), November 19: The U.S. job market has been recovering despite pandemic waves, inflation woes and supply chain strains,...

Tunisian president says timetable for political reforms will soon be drawn up

Tunisian president says timetable for political reforms will...

Tunis (Tunisia), November 19: Tunisian President Kais Saied announced Thursday the start of drafting a timetable for political reforms, which...

S. Africa offers COVID-19 vaccine food vouchers to people over 50 years old

S. Africa offers COVID-19 vaccine food vouchers to...

Jonesburg (South Africa), November 19: The National Department of Health on Thursday announced that South Africans over the age of...

U.S. top diplomat visits Nigeria, discusses areas of interest

U.S. top diplomat visits Nigeria, discusses areas of...

Abuja (Nigeria), November 19: Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday arrived in Abuja and met with Nigerian...

Japan's core consumer price index gains 0.1 pct in October

Japan's core consumer price index gains 0.1 pct...

Tokyo (Japan), November 19: Japan's core consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.1 percent year-on-year in October, up for the second...

CPEC provides opportunities for Pakistan to strengthen connectivity, national economy: expert

CPEC provides opportunities for Pakistan to strengthen connectivity,...

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 19: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been providing multifaceted opportunities for Pakistan to further enhance regional...

Ethiopian deputy PM, U.S. envoy discuss situation in northern Ethiopia

Ethiopian deputy PM, U.S. envoy discuss situation in...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 19: Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen on Thursday met with U.S. special envoy for the...

Italy has no plans to tighten coronavirus restrictions, says official

Italy has no plans to tighten coronavirus restrictions,...

Rome (Italy), November 19: A health official said Thursday there are no plans to tighten coronavirus restrictions in any part...

Venezuela slams EU renewal of sanctions days before elections

Venezuela slams EU renewal of sanctions days before...

CARACAS, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Felix Plasencia on Thursday condemned the decision by the Council of...

Egyptian president, Prince Charles discuss combating terrorism, regional issues

Egyptian president, Prince Charles discuss combating terrorism, regional...

Cairo (Egypt), November 19: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Britain's Prince Charles discussed on Thursday means of combating terrorism and...

S. Korea's daily virus cases hit new record high amid relaxed virus curbs

S. Korea's daily virus cases hit new record...

Seoul (South Korea), November 18: South Korea's new coronavirus cases hit an all-time high on Thursday since the start of...

U.S. designates N. Korea as state violator of religious freedom

U.S. designates N. Korea as state violator of...

Washington (US), November 18: The United States has designated North Korea as a state violator of religious freedom, Secretary of...

N. Korea underlines past feat from 'three-revolution' movement ahead of related event

N. Korea underlines past feat from 'three-revolution' movement...

Seoul (South Korea), November 18: North Korea's state-controlled media tried Thursday to shed light on the past progress made by...

Brazil to give all adults COVID-19 booster shots

Brazil to give all adults COVID-19 booster shots

Brasilia (Brazil), November 18: All Brazilians aged above 18 will be eligible to get booster shots against COVID-19, Brazilian Health...