U.S. will not accept nuclear N. Korea despite N. Korean ambitions: U.S....

Washington (US), August 4: The United States will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea despite the latter's apparent ambition to become a nuclear state, a...

Conflict, floods trigger humanitarian emergency in Ethiopia's Amhara: UN

United Nations, August 4: Widening and worsening conflict and flash floods triggered a humanitarian emergency across and around Ethiopia's Amhara region, UN humanitarians said on...

Peace monitors welcome swearing in of South Sudan's parliament

Juba (South Sudan), August 4: South Sudan's peace monitors on Tuesday welcomed the swearing-in of 595 legislators in both the Upper and Lower Houses after...

UK reports highest daily COVID deaths since mid-March

London (UK), August 4: Britain recorded another 138 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest daily total since March 17, according to official figures released Tuesday.

U.S. on similar trajectory to Delta variant outbreak in UK earlier this...

Washington (US), August 4: The United States is on a similar trajectory to a Delta variant outbreak like the one seen earlier this year in...

Security Council condemns attack on UN compound in Afghanistan

United Nations, August 4: The Security Council on Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" Friday's attack on the UN compound in Herat, Afghanistan, which resulted...

Lebanese president supports transparent investigation ahead of port explosions' anniversary

Beirut (Lebanon), August 4: Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday that he fully supports an impartial investigation into the blasts that rocked the Beirut...

Pentagon lifts lockdown after gunshots fired near Metro bus station

Washington (US), August 4: The Pentagon lifted the lockdown roughly an hour and a half after multiple gunshots were fired near the Metro bus platform...

Biden administration issues new eviction moratorium amid pressure, COVID-19 surge

Washington (US), August 4: Facing mounting pressure from progressive Democratic lawmakers and the spike of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday...

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

Houston (US), August 4: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a decrease of 0.879 million barrels of crude oil in the U.S. crude...

MSF announces withdrawal of aid workers from Cameroon's troubled Anglophone region

Yaounde (Cameroon), August 4: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization, said Tuesday that it has suspended work and withdrawn...

Morocco's economy shrinks 6.3 pct in 2020

Rabat (Morocco), August 1: Morocco's economy shrank by 6.3 percent in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a bad agricultural harvest, the central bank said...

Argentina reports 10,356 new COVID-19 cases

Buenos Aires (Argentina), August 1: Argentina registered 10,356 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the national count to 4,929,764, the country's health ministry said.

Trump Slams US Lawmakers Over Claims About Attempt to Overturn Results of...

Washington (US), August 1: Former US President Donald Trump has rejected acusations made by members of the US Congress alleging that he pressured the...

Sullivan Tells Tunisian President His Country Needs 'Honest Governance'

Washington (US), August 1: US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke with Tunisian President Kais Saied amid a political crisis in Tunisia, the White House...

WHO members oppose politicization of COVID-19 origin tracing: media

Moscow (Russia), August 1: Member states of the World Health rganization (WHO) agree that the COVID-19 origin tracing should not be politicized, Sputnik reported Friday...

Peruvian new gov't to promote private, public investment, says finance minister

Lima (Peru), August 1: dent Pedro Castillo will implement an economic policy that will promote private and public investment, Economy and Finance Minister Pedro Francke...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures in upward trend

Chicago (US), August 1: nd in the past week as a result of sliding world's grain stock and strong market demand.

Russian Su-35S fighter crashes, pilot ejects safely

Moscow (Russia), August 1: ne failure in the Khabarovsk Territory in Russia's Far East, while the pilot ejected safely, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

Thailand records all-time high daily COVID-19 cases

Bangkok (Thailand], August 1: daily COVID-19 cases and deaths both set records again on Saturday, as the country fights its worst surge in infections driven...

UN chief condemns attack against UN compound in Afghanistan

United Nations July 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday strongly condemned the attack against a UN compound in Herat, Afghanistan, which resulted in...

U.S. Chicago issues indoor mask advisory for people over 2 years

Chicago (USA) July 31: U.S. city of Chicago now recommends that everyone over the age of two wear masks when indoors as the city reached...

Canada faces start of Delta-driven 4th wave of COVID-19, top doctor says

Ottawa (Canada) July 31: Canada is at the start of the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said on...

Tunisia to reduce curfew hours as of August: official

Tunis (Tunisia) July 31: Tunisia announced on Friday that the curfew hours in the country will be shortened by three hours and last from 10:00...

Ugandan president directs military to oversee COVID-19 screening at int'l airport

Kampala (Uganda) July 31: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday directed the military to take over COVID-19 screening at the country's Entebbe International Airport.

New Chinese ambassador arrives at "critical moment" in U.S.-China ties, say experts

Washington DC (USA) July 31: The arrival of new Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang came "at a critical moment" in U.S.-China relations,...

Brazil reports 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), July 30: Brazil registered 1,318 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 554,497, the...