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UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise

UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise

United Nations, January 23: The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Friday that it is supporting...

UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension of New START treaty

UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension...

United Nations, January 23: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the U.S. decision to seek a five-year extension of...

COVAX to purchase 40 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine: WHO

COVAX to purchase 40 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 23: COVAX, the global initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure rapid and equitable...

Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved in low- and middle-income countries: Unitaid

Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 23: Unitaid, a global health initiative that works with partners to bring about innovations to prevent, diagnose...

Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked to Situation Around Navalny, New CDU Head Says

Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked...

Moscow (Russia), January 23: The implementation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project should not be dependent on the...

NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START with Russia

NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START...

Brussels (Belgium), January 23: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's newly announced intention...

Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's Toyama Prefecture Over Bird Flu - Reports

Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's...

Tokyo (Japan), January 23: Some 140,000 chickens will be exterminated in the western Japanese prefecture of Toyama over an outbreak...

Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19 Words Mean - Report

Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19...

London (UK), January 23: A significant number of adult UK citizens struggle to explain the meaning of words and phrases...

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

United Nations, January 23: The Security Council on Friday condemned Thursday's terrorist attack by the Islamic State (IS) in Baghdad...

3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF

3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF

Tripoli (Libya), January 23: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said it has refurbished three schools in the...

UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return home in 3 years

UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return...

Juba (South Sudan), January 22: Some 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from regional countries since November 2017, the...

Canada's governor general resigns

Canada's governor general resigns

Ottawa (Canada), January 22: Canadian Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation Thursday afternoon after media reported the conclusion of...

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new...

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as...

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Accuses Qatar of Showing No Initiative to Resolve Dispute

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Accuses Qatar of Showing No...

Doha (Qatar), January 22: Bahrain's foreign minister, Abdullatif Al Zayani, accused the Qatari authorities on Thursday of not putting in...

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in WHO

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 22: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the organization welcomed the...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious...

United Nations, January 22: The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance...

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...

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...

UN envoy regrets lack of progress in political process in Syria

UN envoy regrets lack of progress in political...

United Nations, January 21: UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Wednesday regretted a lack of progress in the...

UN to issue stamp sheet for Chinese Lunar New Year

UN to issue stamp sheet for Chinese Lunar...

United Nations, January 21: The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a special-event stamp sheet to celebrate the Chinese...