UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering, Houthis of diverting state...

Washington (United States), January 27: The government of Yemen implemented a sophisticated money laundering scheme and was involved in corruption, while the armed Houthi opposition...

Majority of Canadians favor moving past keystone XL decision onto other US...

Toronto (Canada), January 27: A majority of Canadians are in favor of moving past the US decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline, to pursue...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 100 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

New York (United States), January 27: Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 100 million on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at...

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury secretary

Washington (United States), January 26: The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to...

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change...

Washington (United States), January 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability of...

5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands:...

New York (US), January 25: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands at 23:21:39 GMT...

UN chief asks for efforts to promote education for all

United Nations, January 25: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for efforts to promote education for all.

Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19, Climate

Washington (US), January 25: US President Joe Biden has held telephone talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreeing on close cooperation, including in what...

Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several Days After Biden's Inauguration

Washington (US), January 25: Some of the fencing in Washington DC that was put up ahead of US President Joe Biden's inauguration has been removed,...

U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess stimulus prospects

New York [US], January 24: Wall Street's major averages advanced in the holiday-abbreviated week as investors assessed the possibility of further U.S. fiscal stimulus...

Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases of COVID-19

Havana [Cuba], January 23: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported on Saturday three more deaths and 567 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease...

California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death

Los Angeles [US], January 22: California, the most populous state in the United States, once again reported its highest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on...

U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week

Washington [US], January 24: The rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths across the United States are on the decline this week, though some...

The Russian Embassy in the US has expressed condolences over the passing...

Washington [US], January 24: On Saturday morning, King's company Ora Media broke the news that the talk show host died at the age of 87...

US to Help Taiwan Maintain 'Self-Defense Capability,' State Department Says

Washington [US], January 24: The US State Department says Washington plans to strengthen ties with Taiwan, which China considers to be part of its...

UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise

United Nations, January 23: The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Friday that it is supporting governments in southern Africa to...

UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension of New START treaty

United Nations, January 23: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the U.S. decision to seek a five-year extension of the New START treaty and...

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

United Nations, January 23: The Security Council on Friday condemned Thursday's terrorist attack by the Islamic State (IS) in Baghdad of Iraq, which left at...

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as the new administration took office.

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

United Nations, January 22: The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites.

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare Impeachment Defense

Washington (US), January 22: US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to give former President Donald Trump two weeks to prepare a defense for his...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the president needed help. In 2017,...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number of novel coronavirus cases in...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay tough regarding US sanctions against...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with the first one addressing the...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House press secretary by the US...