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AU chairperson mourns passing of Zambia's first president Kaunda

AU chairperson mourns passing of Zambia's first president...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), June 18: Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Muhamat on Thursday expressed his deep...

S. Korea reports 1st clotting death after AstraZeneca shot

S. Korea reports 1st clotting death after AstraZeneca...

Seoul (South Korea), June 17: A patient being treated in an unusual blood clotting case after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19...

S. Korea, U.S. extend US$60 bln currency swap deal until Dec.

S. Korea, U.S. extend US$60 bln currency swap...

Seoul (South Korea), June 17: South Korea and the United States have agreed to extend their US$60 billion currency swap...

EU launches action plan as relations with Russia reach "lowest level"

EU launches action plan as relations with Russia...

Brussels (Belgium), June 17: Relations between Russia and the European Union (EU) are at the lowest possible level and a...

Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli gov't to resume regional peace process

Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli gov't to...

Cairo (Egypt), June 17: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday called on the newly elected Israeli government to take...

Arab League chief warns against political stalemate in Lebanon

Arab League chief warns against political stalemate in...

Cairo (Egypt), June 17: Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Wednesday warned against the ongoing political stalemate in Lebanon that...

Putin lashes out at U.S. after meeting with Biden

Putin lashes out at U.S. after meeting with...

Geneva (Switzerland), June 17: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lashed out at the United States on arms control, human...

UK reports highest daily increase of COVID cases since February

UK reports highest daily increase of COVID cases...

London (US), June 17: Britain has reported another 9,055 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest daily increase...

European Commission approves Portuguese recovery plan

European Commission approves Portuguese recovery plan

Lisbon (Portugal), June 17: The president of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, announced here on Wednesday the...

N.K. leader opens key party meeting to discuss how to cope with 'current international situation'

N.K. leader opens key party meeting to discuss...

Seoul (South Korea), June 16: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un opened a key Workers' Party meeting to discuss ways to...

Poorer nations likely unsatisfied with G7 vaccine pledge, says ex-WHO adviser

Poorer nations likely unsatisfied with G7 vaccine pledge,...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), June 16: Poorer nations are likely unsatisfied with the vaccine initiative proposed by the Group of Seven (G7)...

EU should strive for dialogue of equals, says Spanish expert

EU should strive for dialogue of equals, says...

Madrid (Spain), June 16: In the present-day world, the European Union (EU) should strive for a dialogue on equal terms...

ECOWAS mulls adopting new initiatives to tackle worsening insecurity

ECOWAS mulls adopting new initiatives to tackle worsening...

Accra (Ghana), June 16: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is considering setting up a platform for national...

World Bank, AU join hands to deploy vaccines for 400 mln Africans

World Bank, AU join hands to deploy vaccines...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), June 16: The World Bank (WB) and the African Union (AU)'s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team...

EU ministers agree on agricultural, fisheries policies

EU ministers agree on agricultural, fisheries policies

Lisbon (Portugal), June 16: Ministers of agriculture and fisheries from the European Union (EU) member states closed an agreement on...

Russian strategic bombers patrol Baltic after NATO summit

Russian strategic bombers patrol Baltic after NATO summit

Moscow (Russia), June 16: Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers flew over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea on Tuesday shortly...

S. African president announces stricter regulations to combat COVID-19

S. African president announces stricter regulations to combat...

Johannesburg (South Africa), June 16: The South African government will place the country under level three of lockdown due to...

EU-U.S. summit seeks to end trade disputes

EU-U.S. summit seeks to end trade disputes

Brussles (Belgium), June 16: The European Union (EU) and the United States held their first summit in seven years on...

Erdogan Tells Biden That Turkey's Stance on S-400 Remains Unchanged

Erdogan Tells Biden That Turkey's Stance on S-400...

Moscow (Russia), June 15: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he informed US President Joe Biden on Monday that Ankara's...

Moon says S. Korea to push for COVID-19 vaccine supplies if North Korea agrees

Moon says S. Korea to push for COVID-19...

Vienna (Austria), June 15: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that his country will push proactively for cooperation with...

S. Korea to deploy mobile robots, AI-based surveillance system in border areas

S. Korea to deploy mobile robots, AI-based surveillance...

Seoul (South Korea), June 15: South Korea plans to deploy moving robots on guard missions and establish an artificial intelligence...

Japan's opposition parties file no-confidence motion against Suga's Cabinet

Japan's opposition parties file no-confidence motion against Suga's...

Tokyo (Japan), June 15: The main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and three other opposition parties on Tuesday...

EU officials sign Digital COVID Certificate

EU officials sign Digital COVID Certificate

Brussels (Belgium), June 15: The European Union (EU) digital COVID certificate (EUDCC) was officially signed on Monday in Brussels, Belgium,...

Israel's 1st gov't not led by Netanyahu in 12 years begins work

Israel's 1st gov't not led by Netanyahu in...

Jerusalem (Israel), June 15: Israel's first government in 12 years not led by Benjamin Netanyahu began its work on Monday.

UK reports another 7,742 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 7,742 coronavirus cases

London (UK), June 15: Britain reported another 7,742 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of...

Virus cases at over 2-month low; vaccinations tipped to top 14 mln this week

Virus cases at over 2-month low; vaccinations tipped...

Seoul (South Korea), June 14: South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases rose by the smallest amount in more than two...

Moon calls for global unity to strengthen open societies at G-7 summit

Moon calls for global unity to strengthen open...

Cornwall/ Britain (UK), June 14: South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged the international community Sunday to cope more strongly with...