EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of selection mechanism of executive...

Tripoli (Libya), January 20: The EU Heads of Mission to Libya welcomed on Tuesday the approval by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) of a...

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines soon: official

Abuja (Nigeria), January 20: Nigeria is to receive 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by early February to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, said an official...

Ex-President Park tests negative for COVID-19 after being exposed to patient

Seoul (South Korea), January 20: Former President Park Geun-hye, now serving a 22-year prison term on corruption convictions, tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday after...

New virus cases rise from low plateau 1 year after COVID-19 outbreak

Seoul (South Korea), January 20: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hovered around 400 for the third straight day Wednesday as the country struggles to...

Iran's President Accuses Trump of Impeding Start of Mass Vaccination

Moscow (Russia), January 20: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday has accused US outgoing President Donald Trump of impeding Iran's nationwide vaccination plan against COVID-19,...

Germany to Make Medical Face Masks Mandatory in Stores, Transport, Merkel Says

Berlin (Germany), January 20: Germany will make medical face masks mandatory in stores and public transport, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Chinese mainland reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing (China) Jan 19: The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 118 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 106 locally transmitted cases and 12 arriving from outside...

Xi confident of successful Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing (China) Jan 19: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, expressed his confidence that China would host a...

Xi underscores developing China's winter sports by hosting Beijing 2022

Beijing (China) Jan 19: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has placed great emphasis on developing China's winter sports,...

Tokyo stocks advance in morning on bargain hunting, U.S. stimulus hopes

Tokyo (Japan) Jan 19: Tokyo stocks advanced Tuesday morning with investors buying back bargains after the recent decline of the benchmark Nikkei stock average, with...

Iran, Turkey sign agreements to boost railway cooperation

Tehran (Iran) Jan 19: The Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran (RAI) company announced on Monday the signing of three agreements with Turkey to...

EU plans to start spending huge recovery fund in months

Brussels (Belgium) Jan 19: The European Union (EU) plans to start raising and allocating in the next few months the main part of the 750-billion-euro...

Egyptian defense minister, Greek chief of staff discuss military ties

Cario (Egypt) Jan 19: Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki and the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Konstantinos Floros discussed on Monday strengthening...

WHO pandemic review panel highlights effective multilateralism in COVID-19 response

Geneva (Switzerland) Jan 19: A latest interim report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response highlighted effective multilateralism in the preparation and response...

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 131,195

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 18: The Ethiopian Ministry of Health said Sunday the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the East African country rose...

New Mexico County Commissioner Charged for Taking Part in Capitol Unrest

Moscow (Russia), January 18: A New Mexico County commissioner has been charged for breaching US Capitol grounds on January 6, the US Attorney's Office for...

Iran reacts to rumours on possible release of ROK vessel

Tehran (Iran), January 17 (ANI): Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Saturday commented on the rumors on the possibility of releasing a vessel of...

UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid tightened travel restrictions

London (UK), January 17: Britain's aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging...

Egypt's rejection of foreign interference in Libya helps preserve political path: Sisi

Cairo (Egypt), January 17: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that his country's rejection of foreign military interference in Libya and its designation of...

Nigerian military kills scores of Boko Haram militants in gunfight: spokesman

Abuja (Nigeria), January 17: Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed in a gunfight with Nigerian troops at a military formation in the country's northeastern...

Libyan talks in Geneva reach agreement on selection mechanism for temporary executive...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 17: A senior UN official announced here Saturday that the Libyan delegations reached an agreement on a recommended selection mechanism for a...

Federal Police Say Frankfurt Airport Partially Closed After Man Yelled 'Allahu Akbar'

Berlin (Germany), January 17: The Frankfurt Airport was partially closed on Saturday after a 38-year-old Slovenian national yelled "I will kill you all, Allahu Akbar"...

Merkel Says Germany's Ruling CDU Party Continues Policies of Adenauer, Kohl

Berlin (Germany), January 16: The ruling Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) has been following the policy of protecting the interests of all German citizens,...

UN official expresses concern over safety of refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 17: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Friday expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray...

French Foreign Ministry Hopes Russia Will Refrain From Leaving Open Skies Treaty

Paris (France), January 16: France regrets a Russian decision to leave the Open Skies Treaty and hopes that Moscow will revise its stance on the...

China's Yan into semis at Snooker Masters

London (UK), January 16: Chinese debutant Yan Bingtao reached the Snooker Masters semifinals after edging Stephen Maguire 6-5 on Friday.

Algeria reports 267 new COVID-19 cases, 103,127 in total

Algiers (Algeria), January 15: Algeria on Thursday reported 267 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections in the North Africa...