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...

New cases spike to over 1,700, almost 40 pct of population gets...

Seoul (South Korea), August 4: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases sharply bounced back to the 1,700s on Wednesday as the highly transmissible delta variant...

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...

Libya, UNICEF sign working plan on protection of children

Tripoli (Libya), August 4: Libya's Ministry of Social Affairs and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have signed a working plan on the protection of...

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...

U.S. orders 24 Russian diplomats to leave by Sept. 3: Russian ambassador

Washington (US), August 3: The Russian ambassador to the United States said that Washington had asked 24 Russian diplomats to leave the country by Sept....

Argentina Begins Vaccination of Teenagers Against COVID-19

Buenos Aires (Argentina), August 3: Argentina begins vaccination against COVID-19 for teenagers aged 12-17, the country's Health Ministry said.

Sullivan, Incoming Israeli Security Adviser Discuss Iran 'Threat'

Washington (US), August 3: US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and incoming Israeli National Security Adviser Eyal Hulata during a meeting agreed to consult closely...

Trump to Hold Rally in the US State of Alabama on August...

Washington (US), August 3: Former US President Donald Trump will hold a rally in the state of Alabama on August 21, his office said in...

Blinken to urge ASEAN members to fully implement U.N. sanctions on N....

Washington (US), August 3: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken plans to call for full implementation of U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea when...

New cases stay in 1,200s for 2nd day, no signs of letup...

Seoul (South Korea), August 3: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 1,200s for the second day in a row Tuesday due to...

Libya, WFP sign MoU on school feeding

Tripoli (Libya), August 3: The Libya's Education Ministry and the World Food Program on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on school feeding.

EU investigates Facebook's proposed acquisition of Kustomer

Brussels (Belgium), August 3: The European Commission said on Monday it had opened an in-depth investigation into Facebook's proposed acquisition of Kustomer over concerns that...

Peacekeeping force in Afghanistan not on radar screen of Security Council: Indian...

United Nations, August 3: The Security Council is not considering a peacekeeping force in Afghanistan although the situation in the country is a matter of...

IMF approves largest SDR allocation in history to boost global liquidity

Washington (US), August 3: The board of governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new general allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR)...

IFRC urges vaccination, protection measures amid COVID-19 cases hike in North Africa

Beirut (Lebanon), August 3: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in the Middle East and North Africa expressed on Monday...

Yellen again urges Congress to raise debt limit as soon as possible

Washington (US), August 3: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday again urged Congress to raise the debt limit as soon as possible after the...

U.S. manufacturing sector growth slows in July amid continued supply-chain constraints

Washington (US), August 3: The U.S. manufacturing sector saw slower growth in July, as companies and suppliers continue to struggle to meet increasing levels of...

Over 1,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast last week: IOM

Tripoli (Libya), August 3: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday that more than 1,000 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and...