UN chief appalled by heartbreaking disregard for children's rights amid war, upheaval

United Nations, June 29: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed his shock at the disregard for children's rights amid war and upheaval.

Attacks on humanitarians are attacks on population in need: UN

United Nations, June 29: In the wake of attacks on humanitarians in Ethiopia, a UN spokesman on Monday said that such raids are assaults on...

IMF chief proposes appointment of PBOC Deputy Governor Li Bo as deputy...

Washington (US), June 29: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Monday announced her proposal to appoint Li Bo, currently deputy governor...

Estonian president becomes UN global advocate for rights of women, children

United Nations, June 29: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday designated Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid as his global advocate for the health and well-being...

Visegrad countries express frustration on slow EU enlargement

Warsaw (Poland), June 29: Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary firmly support European Union (EU) membership of the Western Balkan countries, Poland's Foreign Minister...

EU to update post-pandemic occupational safety, health rules

Brussels (Belgium), June 29: The European Union (EU) is to update its guidelines for workplace health and safety as the world of work is changing...

Myanmar Plans to Expand Military Cooperation With Russia, Commander-in-Chief Says

Moscow (Russia), June 28: Myanmar intends to expand its military cooperation with Russia, Min Aung Hlaing, the commander-in-chief of the country's military and the chairman...

Iran not to deliver last months' nuclear records to IAEA: official

Tehran (Iran), June 28: Iran will not deliver records of its nuclear activities to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) after a temporary understanding reached...

South Africa to move to lockdown Level 4: president

Johannesburg (South Korea), June 28: South Africa will move to lockdown Level 4 for 14 days with stringent measures to curb the spread of COVID-19,...

France's center-right party strengthened following regional elections

Paris (France), June 28: The center-right "The Republicans" party (LR) has become the leading political force in France by winning largely in the runoff of...

U.S. strikes facilities used by Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Syria

Washington (US), June 28: The U.S. military conducted airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups in the Iraq-Syria border region, the Pentagon said on...

Public anger stays after UK health chief quits for breaking COVID-19 rule

London (UK), June 28; Public outrage remained on Sunday as British Health Secretary Matt Hancock, the politician in the driving seat in Britain's battle against...

Egyptian, Jordanian, Iraqi leaders meet in Baghdad

Baghdad (Iraq), June 28: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held a tripartite meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Jordanian King Abdullah II here on...

Ukraine announces withdrawal of signature on anti-China joint statement

Kiev (Ukraine), June 27: The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed in a statement Thursday night that the country attaches importance to its strategic partnership with...

Turkey reports 5,266 new COVID-19 cases, 5,404,144 in total

Ankara (Turkey), June 27: Turkey on Saturday confirmed 5,266 new COVID-19 cases, including 470 symptomatic ones, raising the total number in the country to 5,404,144,...

Cuba registers 2,403 cases of COVID-19

Havana (Cuba), June 27: Cuba on Saturday reported 2,403 new cases and 12 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 179,656 and...

Peru confirms fourth case of Delta variant of COVID-19

Lima (Peru), June 27: Peru has registered the fourth case of the Delta variant of COVID-19, Health Minister Oscar Ugarte reported on Saturday.

US Considers Lifting Sanctions on Iran's Khamenei as Part of JCPOA Talks...

Moscow (Russia), June 27: The United States is considering lifting sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei as part of the talks on renewing the...

UN chief shocked by killing of humanitarian workers in Ethiopia's Tigray

United Nations, June 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed shock at the killing of three staff members of Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF, or...

Iran rules out endless negotiations over nuke deal's revival

Tehran (Iran), June 27: The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry said on Saturday that Iran will not negotiate endlessly over the revival of the...

DR Congo, Rwanda sign three agreements on bilateral cooperation

Kinshasa (DRC), June 27: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda signed on Saturday three agreements on bilateral cooperation after a meeting...

U.S. average daily COVID-19 vaccination drops by over 50 pct: CDC

Washington (US), June 27: The latest 7-day average number of administered vaccine doses per day decreased by 55.3 percent from the previous week, according to...

UK reports highest daily rise of COVID cases since early February

London (UK), June 27 : Britain has reported another 18,270 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest since early February, according to official...

IMF expected to complete new SDR allocation by end of August: spokesman

Washington DC (USA) June 26: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to complete the process of a new allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR)...

EU to allocate 200-bln-euro recovery fund for green projects

Brussels (Belgium) June 26: The countries of the European Union (EU) will invest at least 200 billion euros in green projects when they help the...

Biden meets with Afghan leaders as situation deteriorates

Washington DC (USA) June 26: U.S. President Joe Biden met with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation...

4 confirmed dead, 159 possibly missing in U.S. Florida building collapse

Washington DC (USA) June 26: At least four people have been confirmed dead while the number of the missing rose to 159 after a 12-story...