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World Insights: 1.2-trln-USD infrastructure law's effect on Biden's popularity remains uncertain

World Insights: 1.2-trln-USD infrastructure law's effect on Biden's...

Washington (US), November 18: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law a bipartisan 1.2-trillion-U.S.-dollar infrastructure bill after months...

UK records another 38,263 new coronavirus cases

UK records another 38,263 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), November 18: Britain has registered 38,263 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the...

U.S. House votes to censure Republican congressman Gosar for posting controversial anime

U.S. House votes to censure Republican congressman Gosar...

Washington (US), November 18: The U.S. House voted Wednesday to censure Paul Gosar, Republican of Arizona, and remove him from...

Belgium reinforces measures to combat spike in COVID-19 infections

Belgium reinforces measures to combat spike in COVID-19...

Brussels [Belgium], November 18: The Belgian authority on Wednesday announced new measures to curb the rise in new coronavirus...

Former Trump adviser Bannon to plead not guilty to contempt of Congress

Former Trump adviser Bannon to plead not guilty...

Washington (US), November 18: Steve Bannon, the onetime adviser to former U.S. President Donald Trump, is pleading not guilty to...

UN says over 300 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

UN says over 300 illegal immigrants rescued off...

Tripoli (Libya), November 18: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday that more than 300 illegal...

Libya's parliament speaker to run for president

Libya's parliament speaker to run for president

Tripoli (Libya), November 18: Aguila Saleh, the speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, announced on Wednesday that he is...

Namibia president says country has opportunity to lead discourse of combatting climate change globally

Namibia president says country has opportunity to lead...

Windhoek (Namibia), November 18: Namibia's President Hage Geingob on Wednesday said the country has a unique opportunity to lead the...

New COVID-19 cases spike to second-largest figure of 3,187

New COVID-19 cases spike to second-largest figure of...

Seoul (South Korea), November 17: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases spiked to surpass the 3,000 mark Wednesday, just shy...

N. Korea a major area of cooperation between U.S., China: NSA Sullivan

N. Korea a major area of cooperation between...

Washington (US), November 17: North Korea is one of key areas where the United States and China can and should...

New defense strategy to help EU face situations like Belarus

New defense strategy to help EU face situations...

Brussels (Belgium), November 17: The European Union's new defense strategy, called the Strategic Compass, is designed to prepare the...

World Trade Report calls for multilateral trade cooperation amid pandemic shocks

World Trade Report calls for multilateral trade cooperation...

Geneva (Switzerland), November 17: The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday published the 2021 edition of World Trade Report, calling...

Senior S. Korean, U.S. diplomats discuss N. Korea, end-of-war declaration: ministry

Senior S. Korean, U.S. diplomats discuss N. Korea,...

Seoul/ Washington (South Korea/ US), November 17: South Korea's vice foreign minister held talks with his U.S. counterpart and discussed...

S. Korea to cut dosage interval for COVID-19 booster shots on senior citizens

S. Korea to cut dosage interval for COVID-19...

Seoul (South Korea), November 17: South Korea will cut the dosage interval between primary vaccination and COVID-19 vaccine booster shots...

Five UN agencies support 60-country School Meals Coalition

Five UN agencies support 60-country School Meals Coalition

United Nations, November 17: Five UN agencies on Tuesday announced support for a program to quickly improve the nutrition of...

Sudanese army chief says military has no intention to continue in power

Sudanese army chief says military has no intention...

Khartoum (Sudan), November 17: Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council and General Commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces Abdel Fattah...

EU court rules against Polish judge secondment system

EU court rules against Polish judge secondment system

Warsaw (Poland), November 17: The European Court of Justice (CJEU) on Tuesday ruled that Poland's system of seconding judges and...

COVID-19 cases rise in parts of U.S. amid sustained vaccination push

COVID-19 cases rise in parts of U.S. amid...

New York (US), November 17: COVID-19 cases are starting to climb again in select regions across the United States after...

German states impose new COVID-19 restrictions on unvaccinated

German states impose new COVID-19 restrictions on unvaccinated

Berlin (Germany), November 17: As Germany's COVID-19 infection rate has risen to its highest recorded level yet, some of the...

Roundup: Preventing conflicts requires closing development gaps, say senior UN officials

Roundup: Preventing conflicts requires closing development gaps, say...

United Nations, November 17: Preventing conflicts requires closing development gaps, reducing inequality, and offering hope to people around the globe,...

U.S. Fed could speed up pace of tapering as inflation surges: official

U.S. Fed could speed up pace of tapering...

Washington (US), November 17: The U.S. Federal Reserve could speed up the pace of tapering asset purchases as U.S. inflation...

Philippine President Duterte's daughter confirms alliance with Marcos Jr. in 2022 elections

Philippine President Duterte's daughter confirms alliance with Marcos...

Manila (Philippines), November 17: Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and who is running for the vice presidency...

AU condemns twin bomb blasts in Ugandan capital

AU condemns twin bomb blasts in Ugandan capital

Kampala (Uganda), November 17: African Union (AU) on Tuesday condemned the twin bomb blasts in Kampala, the Ugandan capital, which...

S. Korea posts 1st decline in foreign population since 2006 amid pandemic

S. Korea posts 1st decline in foreign population...

Seoul (South Korea), November 16: South Korea saw its foreign population shrink by 3.2 percent in November last year from...

N. Korean leader visits Samjiyon city in first public activity in more than month

N. Korean leader visits Samjiyon city in first...

Seoul (South Korea), November 16: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited the northwestern city of Samjiyon, near the border...

Serious COVID-19 cases hit fresh high amid few signs of virus slowdown

Serious COVID-19 cases hit fresh high amid few...

Seoul (South Korea), November 16: The number of critically ill COVID-19 patients in South Korea hit an all-time high on...

NATO chief says no consensus on inviting Ukraine

NATO chief says no consensus on inviting Ukraine

KEIV (Ukraine), November 16: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) countries have not reached a consensus on inviting Ukraine to...