National

FDA extends shelf life of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine amid expiration controversy

FDA extends shelf life of Johnson & Johnson...

Washington (US), June 11: Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the...

U.S. budget deficit tops 2 trln USD in first eight months of fiscal year

U.S. budget deficit tops 2 trln USD in...

Washington (US), June 11: The U.S. budget deficit soared to 2.1 trillion U.S. dollars during the first eight months of...

U.S. Senate confirms first Muslim American federal judge

U.S. Senate confirms first Muslim American federal judge

Washington (US), June 11: The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Zahid N. Quraishi to become the first Muslim American federal...

Trump's return to spotlight highlights possible 2024 White House run

Trump's return to spotlight highlights possible 2024 White...

Washington (US), June 11: Former U.S. President Donald Trump has returned to the spotlight, underscoring the possibility that the bombastic...

Top NATO Commander Reports Progress in US Effort to Keep China 5G Equipment Out of Europe

Top NATO Commander Reports Progress in US Effort...

Washington (US), June 10: China's sales to US allies of 5G communications equipment threatens NATO's ability to protect its forces...

U.S. seeks to make progress with N. Korea through diplomacy: State Dept.

U.S. seeks to make progress with N. Korea...

Washington (US), June 10: The United States seeks to engage with North Korea diplomatically to make progress toward the denuclearization...

ICC prosecutor asks Sudanese gov't to hand over suspects

ICC prosecutor asks Sudanese gov't to hand over...

United Nations, June 10: Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda on Wednesday called on the Sudanese government...

U.S. CDC eases travel restriction for dozens of countries

U.S. CDC eases travel restriction for dozens of...

Washington (US), June 10: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised travel recommendations for dozens of...

Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

Biden revokes Trump executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat

Washington (US), June 10: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked and replaced executive orders targeting TikTok, WeChat and eight...

U.S. lowers travel advisory for S. Korea to lowest Level 1

U.S. lowers travel advisory for S. Korea to...

Washington (US), June 9: The United States on Tuesday lowered its travel advisory for South Korea to the lowest level,...

AIDS is epidemic of inequalities: UN General Assembly president

AIDS is epidemic of inequalities: UN General Assembly...

United Nations, June 9: Volkan Bozkir, president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, said Tuesday AIDS is...

UN General Assembly adopts political declaration to end AIDS by 2030

UN General Assembly adopts political declaration to end...

United Nations, June 9: The UN General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a political declaration, in which member states committed themselves...

Blinken says "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran to remain in place

Blinken says "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran to...

Washington (US), June 9: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday that "hundreds of sanctions" against Iran will...

Biden, Senate Republicans fail to reach deal after weeks of infrastructure negotiations

Biden, Senate Republicans fail to reach deal after...

Washington (US), June 9: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday ended infrastructure talks with Senate Republicans, after weeks of intense...

UN Security Council endorses Secretary-General Guterres for second term

UN Security Council endorses Secretary-General Guterres for second...

United Nations, June 9: The UN Security Council on Tuesday endorsed Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a second five-year term.

U.S. Senate report highlights intelligence failures ahead of Jan. 6 Capitol riot

U.S. Senate report highlights intelligence failures ahead of...

Washington (US), June 9: The U.S. Senate on Tuesday issued a new report highlighting a number of intelligence and communication...

Blinken says unclear if Iran prepared to return to compliance with nuclear deal

Blinken says unclear if Iran prepared to return...

Washington (US), June 8: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday that it remains unclear if Tehran is...

Maldives FM elected new president of UN General Assembly

Maldives FM elected new president of UN General...

United Nations, June 8: The foreign minister of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, was on Monday elected the president of the...

18 states elected into UN Economic and Social Council for three-year term

18 states elected into UN Economic and Social...

United Nations, June 8: Eighteen states were elected Monday into the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the coordinating body...

New York to lift most COVID-19 restrictions upon key vaccination landmark

New York to lift most COVID-19 restrictions upon...

New York (US), June 8: New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday said that most of existing COVID-19 restrictions...

U.S. Justice Department recovers 2.3 mln USD paid to hackers who shut down Colonial Pipeline

U.S. Justice Department recovers 2.3 mln USD paid...

Washington (US), June 8: The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday that federal law enforcement officials have seized 2.3 million U.S....

Colombia to reform defense, police systems amid nationwide strike

Colombia to reform defense, police systems amid nationwide...

Bogota (Colombia), June 7: Colombian President Ivan Duque announced on Sunday the modernization of the Defense Ministry and a comprehensive...

Trump Blames Biden Administration for 'Humiliation' US Currently Faces

Trump Blames Biden Administration for 'Humiliation' US Currently...

Washington (US), June 6: Former US President Donald Trump has blamed the administration of US President Joe Biden for an...

UNGA adopts landmark political declaration against corruption

UNGA adopts landmark political declaration against corruption

United Nations, June 6: The first ever United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) special session against corruption concluded Friday at the...

UN chief strongly condemns killing of over 100 civilians in Burkina Faso attack

UN chief strongly condemns killing of over 100...

United Nations, June 6: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the heinous attack by unidentified assailants on...

G7 agrees on global minimum tax rate of at least 15 pct

G7 agrees on global minimum tax rate of...

Washington (US), June 6: The Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations have agreed to support new rules that will achieve...

Facebook suspends Trump's accounts for 2 years under new rules for public figures

Facebook suspends Trump's accounts for 2 years under...

San Francisco (USA) June 5: Facebook on Friday suspended U.S. former President Donald Trump for two years, the maximum penalty...