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Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure...

Washington DC (USA) June 5: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new Republican infrastructure counteroffer, but will continue...

UN renews authorizations to inspect vessels suspected of violating Libya arms embargo

UN renews authorizations to inspect vessels suspected of...

United Nations, June 4: The United Nations Security Council decided on Thursday to extend for another year a series of...

World Bank, IMF urge action on COVID-19 vaccine access for developing countries

World Bank, IMF urge action on COVID-19 vaccine...

Washington (US), June 4: The World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday called on countries anticipating...

UN officials call for access to long-abandoned fuel tanker off Yemen's coast

UN officials call for access to long-abandoned fuel...

United Nations, June 4: United Nations officials on Thursday called for access to the long-abandoned fuel tanker off Yemen's coast...

Biden administration reaffirms commitment to Israel's security

Biden administration reaffirms commitment to Israel's security

Washington (US), June 4: Senior U.S. officials met with visiting Israeli Defense Minister Benjamin Gantz on Thursday, reaffirming U.S. commitment...

Biden announces sharing plan for 25 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Biden announces sharing plan for 25 mln COVID-19...

Washington (US), June 4: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday introduced details of a plan to share 25 million COVID-19...

U.S. Fed plans to wind down pandemic corporate credit facility

U.S. Fed plans to wind down pandemic corporate...

Washington (US), June 3: The U.S. Federal Reserve Board announced on Wednesday that it plans to begin winding down the...

UNGA president pledges not to let corruption continue unchecked

UNGA president pledges not to let corruption continue...

United Nations, June 3: President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, said on...

Houthis seem to reject safety assurances for Safer tanker inspection team: UN

Houthis seem to reject safety assurances for Safer...

United Nations, June 3: Yemen's Houthi rebels appear to reject pleas to guarantee the safety of a UN team to...

Facebook announces expansion of Spark AR at developer conference

Facebook announces expansion of Spark AR at developer...

San Francisco (US), June 3: Facebook announced on Wednesday new capabilities for Spark AR, its flagship augmented reality (AR) creation...

Trump shuts down his social media site within a month

Trump shuts down his social media site within...

Washington (US), June 3: Former U.S. President Donald Trump has shut down his personal social media platform launched less than...

Biden says "looking closely" at retaliation over ransomware attack

Biden says "looking closely" at retaliation over ransomware...

Washington (US), June 3: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that his administration was "looking closely" at whether to...

U.S. suspends tariffs on six trading partners for digital service tax negotiations

U.S. suspends tariffs on six trading partners for...

Washinton (US), June 3: The United States on Wednesday announced that it will impose tariffs on certain goods from Austria,...

US Air Force Probes Reports of Soldiers Revealing Data on Nuclear Arms in Europe

US Air Force Probes Reports of Soldiers Revealing...

Washington (US), June 2: The US Air Force is investigating reports that its service members may have disclosed locations of...

Cholera threatens some DRC volcano-displaced people: UN

Cholera threatens some DRC volcano-displaced people: UN

United States, June 2: Seismic activity is down following the May 22 volcano eruption in the Democratic Republic of the...

Biden announces measures to narrow racial wealth gap in speech marking Tulsa massacre centennial

Biden announces measures to narrow racial wealth gap...

Washington (US), June 2: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a series of measures aimed at narrowing the wealth...

Peruvian COVID-19 death toll more than doubles after gov't review

Peruvian COVID-19 death toll more than doubles after...

Lima (Peru), June 1: Peru revised its national COVID-19 death toll to 180,764 on Monday, more than doubling the 69,342...

UNICEF says funding gap threatens lives of nearly 86,000 children in Haiti

UNICEF says funding gap threatens lives of nearly...

United Nations, June 1: In Haiti, the number of severely malnourished under-fives could more than double this year, UN Children's...

Biden Could Appoint Caroline, Vicki Kennedy as US Ambassadors

Biden Could Appoint Caroline, Vicki Kennedy as US...

Washington (US), May 31: US President Joe Biden could name Caroline Kennedy and Vicki Kennedy as US ambassadors, Axios reports,...

Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V Vaccine Against COVID-19, President Maduro Says

Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Russian Sputnik V...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 31: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the seventh batch of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has...

Chinese UN ambassador pays tribute to peacekeepers

Chinese UN ambassador pays tribute to peacekeepers

United Nations, May 31: China's permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Saturday paid tribute to UN peacekeepers...

UN chief calls for global partnership for green growth

UN chief calls for global partnership for green...

United Nations, May 31: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a global partnership to tackle climate change and...

Biden's 6-trln-USD budget plan draws mixed reviews from lawmakers, budget watchers

Biden's 6-trln-USD budget plan draws mixed reviews from...

Washington (US), May 30: U.S. President Joe Biden's 6-trillion-U.S.-dollar budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 has drawn mixed reviews from...

Boeing halts deliveries of 787s again

Boeing halts deliveries of 787s again

San Francisco (USA) May 29: Boeing has halted deliveries of its 787 jets again after U.S. federal regulators wanted more...

IMF lauds China's efforts in stepping up vaccination abroad and at home

IMF lauds China's efforts in stepping up vaccination...

Washinton DC (USA) May 29: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Friday lauded China's efforts in...

Venezuelan President Maduro Congratulates Assad on Winning Syrian Presidential Election

Venezuelan President Maduro Congratulates Assad on Winning Syrian...

Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 28: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has congratulated Bashar Assad on winning the Syrian presidential election, Foreign...

U.S. must continue to develop vaccines against N. Korean biological weapons: nominee

U.S. must continue to develop vaccines against N....

Washington (US), May 28: Developing and producing vaccines for biological weapons is critical to protecting U.S. forces in South Korea...