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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)...

Humanitarians distribute aid in Afghanistan, one of world's greatest emergencies: UN

Humanitarians distribute aid in Afghanistan, one of world's...

United Nations, December 3: The United Nations and partners are conducting needs assessments while distributing aid across Afghanistan, one of...

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,...

UN, EU provide cash assistance for 20,000 persons with disabilities in Lebanon

UN, EU provide cash assistance for 20,000 persons...

Beirut (Lebanon), December 3: The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday the launch of a new national...

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...

Shotgun-wielding man surrenders to police after standoff outside UN building

Shotgun-wielding man surrenders to police after standoff outside...

Unites Nations, December 3: A man brandishing a shotgun surrendered to police after a two and half hours standoff outside...

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...

EU to tackle migration via increased cooperation with Western Balkans

EU to tackle migration via increased cooperation with...

Brdo pri kranju/ Slovenia (Balkans), December 3: The European Union has pledged to boost cooperation with the Western Balkans...

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...

Zambia urges elimination of inequalities to end AIDS

Zambia urges elimination of inequalities to end AIDS

Lusaka [Zambia], Dec 2: Zambia on Wednesday called for eliminating inequalities to curb the spread of HIV infections when marking...

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...

Increase in imported goods values drives New Zealand's trade deficit

Increase in imported goods values drives New Zealand's...

Wellington [New Zealand], Dec 2: New Zealand recorded a trade deficit of 6.3 billion NZ dollars (4.3 billion U.S. dollars)...

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...