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McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare Impeachment Defense

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare...

Washington (US), January 22: US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to give former President Donald Trump two weeks to...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed...

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the...

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Twin Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad, Reports Say

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Twin Terrorist Attacks in...

Moscow (Russia), January 22: The Daesh* terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the twin terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital...

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive authority: UN

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive...

Tripoli (Libya), January 22: Candidates for Libya's unified executive authority can be submitted in a one-week period starting Thursday, the...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be...

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over Ukraine

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement...

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her...

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House...

Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC Data Shows

Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC...

Moscow (Russia), January 21: A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near the western coast of Peru, the European Mediterranean...

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential Biden, Putin Call

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential...

Washington (US), January 21: The White House does not have anything to announce on a potential call between new US...

Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under Biden Presidency, Prime Minister Says

Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under...

Tokyo (Japan), January 21: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Thursday that he wanted to further boost the...

EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of selection mechanism of executive authority

EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of...

Tripoli (Libya), January 20: The EU Heads of Mission to Libya welcomed on Tuesday the approval by the Libyan Political...

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines soon: official

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer...

Abuja (Nigeria), January 20: Nigeria is to receive 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by early February to combat the...

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to launch educational collaboration

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to...

San Francisco (US), January 20: Amazon, Pharrell Williams' education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday...

Ex-President Park tests negative for COVID-19 after being exposed to patient

Ex-President Park tests negative for COVID-19 after being...

Seoul (South Korea), January 20: Former President Park Geun-hye, now serving a 22-year prison term on corruption convictions, tested negative...

U.S. Texas to distribute largest COVID-19 vaccine this week: governor

U.S. Texas to distribute largest COVID-19 vaccine this...

Houston (US), January 20: U.S. state of Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Tuesday that the largest shipment of COVID-19...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 400,000 on last day of Trump's presidency

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 400,000 on last day...

Washington(US), January 20: The number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the United States surpassed the grim milestone of 400,000 on...

New virus cases rise from low plateau 1 year after COVID-19 outbreak

New virus cases rise from low plateau 1...

Seoul (South Korea), January 20: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hovered around 400 for the third straight day Wednesday...

Iran's President Accuses Trump of Impeding Start of Mass Vaccination

Iran's President Accuses Trump of Impeding Start of...

Moscow (Russia), January 20: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday has accused US outgoing President Donald Trump of impeding Iran's...

Presidential Inaugural Committee Hosts Nationwide COVID-19 Memoria

Presidential Inaugural Committee Hosts Nationwide COVID-19 Memoria

Washington (US), January 20: Biden's inaugural events will start on Tuesday with a COVID-19 memorial and nationwide tribute in remembrance...

Humanitarian access to Ethiopia's Tigray still faces obstacles: UN

Humanitarian access to Ethiopia's Tigray still faces obstacles:...

United Nations, January 20: UN humanitarian access to Ethiopia's conflict-stricken Tigray region still faces obstacles, said the UN Office for...

Germany to Make Medical Face Masks Mandatory in Stores, Transport, Merkel Says

Germany to Make Medical Face Masks Mandatory in...

Berlin (Germany), January 20: Germany will make medical face masks mandatory in stores and public transport, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Blinken: Biden Administration to Engage With Russia 'Very Quickly' on Extending New START Treaty

Blinken: Biden Administration to Engage With Russia 'Very...

Washington (US), January 20: The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden plans to engage with Russia "very quickly" regarding extending...

Trump Orders US Cloud Services to Require Identification of Foreign Users

Trump Orders US Cloud Services to Require Identification...

Washington (US), January 20: US cloud services will soon be required to verify the identity of any foreign users due...

Venezuela's Foreign Ministry Calls Trump's Latest Sanctions Desperate Aggression

Venezuela's Foreign Ministry Calls Trump's Latest Sanctions Desperate...

Mexico City [Mexico], January 20: Venezuela condemned the publication by the US Department of the Treasury of new sanctions lists...

Chinese mainland reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19...

Beijing (China) Jan 19: The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 118 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 106 locally transmitted cases...