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71 refugees resettled from Libya to Canada: UN

71 refugees resettled from Libya to Canada: UN

Tripoli (Libya), November 22: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Sunday that it resettled 71 refugees from...

COVID-19 uncovers UK's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies: report

COVID-19 uncovers UK's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies: report

London (UK), November 22: The coronavirus pandemic exposed Britain's vulnerability to whole-system emergencies and left the British government unprepared, the...

General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic

General elections underway in Chile amid COVID-19 pandemic

Santiago (Chile), November 22: Presidential, parliamentary, and regional elections began in Chile on Sunday with high attendance at the polls...

S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 39.5 pct: poll

S.Korean president's approval rating rises to 39.5 pct:...

Seoul (South Korea), November 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 2.2 percentage points over the week to...

Putin gets booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Putin gets booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Moscow (Russia), November 22: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he had received a booster shot using the...

AU chairperson commends political agreement in Sudan

AU chairperson commends political agreement in Sudan

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 22: Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Sunday commended the latest...

N. Korea denounces U.N. resolution criticizing its human rights abuses

N. Korea denounces U.N. resolution criticizing its human...

Seoul (South Korea), November 21: North Korea on Sunday rejected a draft U. N. resolution criticizing the country's human rights...

Iran condemns UK's decision to blacklist Palestine's Hamas

Iran condemns UK's decision to blacklist Palestine's Hamas

Tehran (Iran), November 21: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has condemned Britain's decision to declare the Palestinian Islamic Resistance...

Top U.S. trade official stresses will for 'mutually beneficial' ties with S. Korea

Top U.S. trade official stresses will for 'mutually...

Seoul (South Korea), November 21: A top U.S. trade official emphasized the United States' will Saturday to strengthen a "mutually...

Daily infections above 3,000 for 5th day amid concerns over virus resurgence

Daily infections above 3,000 for 5th day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), November 21: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 3,000 for the fifth consecutive day Sunday amid...

How Kim Jong-un, once a young political novice, cemented power in N. Korea in 10 years

How Kim Jong-un, once a young political novice,...

Seoul (South Korea), November 21: Many North Korea watchers were doubtful when Kim Jong-un, then 27, took over the Hermit...

UN chief urges countries to keep promise to deliver health, sanitation to all

UN chief urges countries to keep promise to...

United Nations, November 21: In a Friday message for World Toilet Day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on countries to...

UN releases Spotlight Initiative report aimed at ending gender-based violence

UN releases Spotlight Initiative report aimed at ending...

United Nations, November 21: The impact report of the Spotlight Initiative, the world's largest targeted effort to end all forms...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Chicago (US), November 21: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures closed mixed this week as U.S. dollar rallied to...

Somali PM appoints new minister for foreign affairs

Somali PM appoints new minister for foreign affairs

Mogadishu (Somalia), November 21: Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble on Saturday appointed a new minister for foreign affairs and international...

French researcher warns of constitutional crisis in America

French researcher warns of constitutional crisis in America

Paris (France), November 21: While many American citizens, even some prominent local politicians no longer see Washington as legitimate, the...

Malaysia's leading coalition wins key state election

Malaysia's leading coalition wins key state election

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), November 21: Malaysia's BarisanNasional (BN) coalition led by the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) scored a key...

Over 75 illegal immigrants drown off Libyan coast: IOM

Over 75 illegal immigrants drown off Libyan coast:...

Tripoli (Libya), November 21: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Saturday said more than 75 illegal immigrants have drowned...

U.S. sustains vaccination efforts in lethal shadow of COVID-19

U.S. sustains vaccination efforts in lethal shadow of...

New York (US), November 21: About 60 percent of the U.S. population is heading into the winter months with reduced...

Sri Lanka detects another sub-lineage of COVID-19 Delta variant

Sri Lanka detects another sub-lineage of COVID-19 Delta...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), November 21: Sri Lanka's health officials said on Friday that that another sub-lineage of the COVID-19 Delta...

Canada to allow entry of travelers fully vaccinated with Sinopharm, Sinovac, COVAXIN

Canada to allow entry of travelers fully vaccinated...

Ottawa (Canada), November 21: Travelers who are fully vaccinated with the shots from Sinopharm, Sinovac and COVAXIN will be allowed...

Netherlands sweep men's 1,000m at ISU Speed Skating World Cup

Netherlands sweep men's 1,000m at ISU Speed Skating...

Copenhagen (Denmark) Nov 20: The second stop of International Skating Union (ISU) speed skating World Cup events, doubling as the...

Manchester City midfielder De Bruyne tests positive for COVID-19

Manchester City midfielder De Bruyne tests positive for...

London (UK) Nov 20: Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne will miss this weekend's Premier League match due to a...

Iran condemns new U.S. sanctions against 6 individuals, 1 company

Iran condemns new U.S. sanctions against 6 individuals,...

Tehran (Iran) Nov 20: Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Friday refuted the U.S. allegations of interfering in...

2.3 mln Somalis severely affected by serious water, food, pasture shortages: UN

2.3 mln Somalis severely affected by serious water,...

Beijing (China) Nov 20: Some 2.3 million people in Somalia, or 18 percent of the population, are severely affected...

Tanzania's Zanzibar president launches special police unit for protection of tourists

Tanzania's Zanzibar president launches special police unit for...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) Nov 20: Tanzania's Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi on Friday launched a special police unit for...

U.S. House passes Biden's social spending bill, sends it to Senate

U.S. House passes Biden's social spending bill, sends...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 20: The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly passed President Joe Biden's roughly 2-trillion-U.S.-dollar social...