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Romania has new gov't with overwhelming majority in Parliament

Romania has new gov't with overwhelming majority in...

Buchrest (Romania), November 26: Romania's new government led by ex-general Nicolae Ciuca took the oath of office on Thursday soon...

Roundup: U.S. COVID-19 vaccination uneven, high rates among federal personnel

Roundup: U.S. COVID-19 vaccination uneven, high rates among...

New York (US), November 26: Some 92 percent of U.S. federal employees and military personnel have received at least one...

Czech president tests positive for COVID-19

Czech president tests positive for COVID-19

Prague (Czech Republic), November 26: Czech President Milos Zeman has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday.

Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at boosting EU ties

Macron, Draghi meet to discuss treaty aimed at...

Rome (Italy), November 26: French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi met Thursday to work toward finalizing...

Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to speak up, as reported cases rise

Greek gov't calls on domestic violence victims to...

Athens (Greece), November 26: The Greek government launched a new public awareness campaign urging victims of domestic violence to speak...

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Japanese gov't remains cautious view of economic recovery

Tokyo (Japan), November 26: The Japanese government on Thursday kept its view that the economic recovery from the COVID-19 fallout...

Afghan aid funds reach goal as financial system totters: UN

Afghan aid funds reach goal as financial system...

United Nations, November 23: Aid funding in Afghanistan reaches its goal as relief needs increase while the United Nations warns...

UN deputy chief calls for renewed global action against human trafficking

UN deputy chief calls for renewed global action...

United Nations, November 23: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday called for renewed global action against human trafficking.

Chile applies over 40 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Chile applies over 40 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

Santiago (Chile), November 23: Chile has applied more than 40 million vaccine doses against COVID-19, Health Minister Enrique Paris said...

EU diplomats oppose Israeli settlement policy in West Bank

EU diplomats oppose Israeli settlement policy in West...

Ramallah (Palestine), November 23: Heads of missions and representatives from the European Union (EU) and like-minded countries on Monday...

White House to keep mask mandate as Washington, D.C. lifts indoor masking rule

White House to keep mask mandate as Washington,...

Washington (US), November 23: The White House will keep its mask mandate in place on its grounds even as the...

U.S. stocks end mixed as tech stocks overwhelmed by rising Treasury yields

U.S. stocks end mixed as tech stocks overwhelmed...

New York (US), November 23: U.S. stocks ended mixed on Monday despite a high opening as rising Treasury bond yields...

Libya seeks to increase oil, gas production

Libya seeks to increase oil, gas production

Tripoli (Libya), November 23: Libya is seeking to increase oil and gas production in the country over the next five...

Ethiopian PM says to lead frontline combat against rebel forces

Ethiopian PM says to lead frontline combat against...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 23: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday announced his decision to lead frontline combat as...

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.58 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.58 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,582,983 as of Monday afternoon, the...

Biden to nominate Jerome Powell for second term as Fed chair

Biden to nominate Jerome Powell for second term...

Washington (US), November 23: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday announced that he intends to nominate Jerome Powell for a...

U.S. dollar extends gains as Fed chair Powell nominated for 2nd term

U.S. dollar extends gains as Fed chair Powell...

New York (US), November 23: The U.S. dollar further firmed up significantly in late trading on Monday as market participants...

UK records another 44,917 new coronavirus cases

UK records another 44,917 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), November 23: Britain registered 44,917 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Putin, Draghi discuss Poland-Belarus border crisis over phone

Putin, Draghi discuss Poland-Belarus border crisis over phone

Moscow (Russia), November 23: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the migrant crisis at the Poland-Belarus border, and bilateral energy cooperation...

58 refugees released from detention in Libya's capital

58 refugees released from detention in Libya's capital

Tripoli (Libya), November 23: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said that 58 refugees have been released...

N. Korea calls for glorifying Kim's era as mass movement conference closes

N. Korea calls for glorifying Kim's era as...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: North Korea has called for praising the era of leader Kim Jong-un as a large-scale...

Daily infections fall below 3,000, country's guard up as in-person classes resume

Daily infections fall below 3,000, country's guard up...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 3,000 for the first time in six days...

N. Korea yet to reopen land border with China: unification ministry

N. Korea yet to reopen land border with...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: North Korea has yet to reopen its land border with China amid indications of brisk...

UN chief calls for traffic safety with one death every 24 seconds

UN chief calls for traffic safety with one...

United Nations, November 22: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for protection of life at a time when...

Venezuelans vote in regional, local elections

Venezuelans vote in regional, local elections

Caracas (Venezuela), November 22: President of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela Pedro Calzadilla announced on Sunday that the...

Bulgaria's incumbent president wins presidential runoff: exit polls

Bulgaria's incumbent president wins presidential runoff: exit polls

Sofia (Bulgaria), November 22: Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev has convincingly won Sunday's presidential runoff, according to exit polls announced...

New Zealand reports 205 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

New Zealand reports 205 new community cases of...

Wellington (New Zealand), November 22: New Zealand reported 205 new Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in the community on Monday,...