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WTO announces conclusion of negotiations of Joint Statement Initiative on Services Domestic Regulation

WTO announces conclusion of negotiations of Joint Statement...

Geneva (Switzerland), December 3: The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced on Thursday that negotiations of the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI)...

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto as first deputy managing director

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto...

Washington (US), November 3: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Thursday that Gita Gopinath, currently chief economist of the...

Brazil vaccinates 90 pct of target population with first dose against COVID-19

Brazil vaccinates 90 pct of target population with...

Brasília (Brazil), December 3: Brazil has vaccinated 90 percent of its target population of 177 million people with at least...

Israeli PM urges U.S. to halt nuke talks with Iran

Israeli PM urges U.S. to halt nuke talks...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 3: Israel on Thursday called on the United States to halt the nuclear talks with Iran immediately,...

U.S. House approves short-term funding bill ahead of gov't shutdown deadline

U.S. House approves short-term funding bill ahead of...

Washington (US), November 3: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a short-term spending bill that would keep federal...

Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment of COVID-19: Politico

Trump's America First-centered pandemic response delays global containment...

Washington (US), November 3: The response of former U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to the COVID-19 pandemic focused solely on...

New Zealand reports 92 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

New Zealand reports 92 new community cases of...

Wellington (New Zealand),December 3: New Zealand reported 92 new Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the community on Friday, bringing...

Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency: PM

Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency:...

Kuwait City (Kuwait), December 3: Kuwait's armed forces remain prepared for any emergency, Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad...

Germany to introduce stricter COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated people

Germany to introduce stricter COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated...

Berlin (Germany), December 3: Germany announced on Thursday it will introduce stricter rules for unvaccinated people, in order to fight...

Iran says presents draft proposals on sanctions removal, nuke restrictions at Vienna talks

Iran says presents draft proposals on sanctions removal,...

Tehran (Iran), November 3: Iran's chief negotiator in the Vienna talks announced on Thursday that two draft texts containing Iran's...

Biden unveils new measures against COVID-19 as U.S. confirms 2nd Omicron case

Biden unveils new measures against COVID-19 as U.S....

Washington (US), December 3: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced an array of new measures in fighting COVID-19 as...

Ireland reports first case of Omicron variant

Ireland reports first case of Omicron variant

Dublin [Ireland], Dec 2: Ireland has detected its first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, said the country's Department of...

Poland allows journalists access to border area with Belarus

Poland allows journalists access to border area with...

Warsaw [Poland], Dec 2: The Polish government announced on Wednesday that it will reopen a 3-kilometer restricted zone in the...

S.Korea's revised GDP grows 0.3 pct in Q3

S.Korea's revised GDP grows 0.3 pct in Q3

Seoul [South Korea], Dec 2: South Korea's revised figure for real gross domestic product (GDP), adjusted for inflation, grew 0.3...

Canada finds first cases of COVID-19 in wildlife

Canada finds first cases of COVID-19 in wildlife

Ottawa [Canada], Dec 2: Canada has found the first cases of COVID-19 in three white-tailed deer, according to the Environment...

Chinese FM meets with Ethiopian Deputy PM

Chinese FM meets with Ethiopian Deputy PM

Beijing [China] Dec 2: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign...

First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in California

First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in...

Washington [US], Dec 2: The United States has identified the country's first confirmed case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in...

Malaysia reports 5,439 new COVID-19 infections, 49 more deaths

Malaysia reports 5,439 new COVID-19 infections, 49 more...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Dec 2: Malaysia reported another 5,439 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total...

Afghanistan's GDP likely to drop 20 pct in one year: UN

Afghanistan's GDP likely to drop 20 pct in...

New York [US], Dec 2: Afghanistan's gross domestic product (GDP) likely will drop from 20 billion U.S. dollars to 16...

Iran says not to sacrifice demands for meeting deadline of nuke talks

Iran says not to sacrifice demands for meeting...

Tehran [Iran] Dec 2: Iran will not sacrifice its demands to deadlines or "artificial timetables" of the ongoing nuclear talks,...

EU countries should discuss mandatory COVID-19 vaccination: von der Leyen

EU countries should discuss mandatory COVID-19 vaccination: von...

Brussels [Belgium], Dec 2: The European Union (EU) should start a discussion on whether mandatory vaccinations are needed in the...

Americans urged to get vaccinated as first Omicron variant case detected in U.S.

Americans urged to get vaccinated as first Omicron...

Washington [US], Dec 2: White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Wednesday urged Americans to get vaccinated or boosted...

Russia says U.S. not "beacon of democracy"

Russia says U.S. not "beacon of democracy"

Moscow [Russia], Dec 2: The United States and its allies with numerous problems at home cannot and should not claim...

Chinese mainland reports 53 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 53 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing (China) Dec 2: The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 53 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all in Inner Mongolia,...

Omicron variant found in earlier test samples from November in Netherlands

Omicron variant found in earlier test samples from...

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Dec 1: The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in test samples taken in the Netherlands from Nov....

Italy's GDP, inflation rise as signs of recovery

Italy's GDP, inflation rise as signs of recovery

Rome [Italy], Dec 1: Italy's economy grew 2.6 percent in the third quarter compared to the previous one, and 3.9...

Global vaccination plan only way to stop pandemic, says UN chief

Global vaccination plan only way to stop pandemic,...

New York [US], Dec 1: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres argued on Tuesday that "the only way out of a...