UN chief outlines roadmap for inclusion for sake of peace

United Nations, November 11: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday outlined a roadmap built around four key pathways to promote inclusion, which, he said, is...

Palestinian president slams Israel for refusing to resume peace talks

Ramallah (Palestine), November 10: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday slammed the Israeli government for refusing to resume the stalled Middle East peace process, the...

Palestinian Authority faces acute financial crisis: PM

Ramallah (Palestine), November 11: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Tuesday warned that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is facing a very acute financial crisis that...

New book depicts how social disparity leads to food inequality in U.S.

New York (US), November 10: A new book is detailing the challenges U.S. mothers face in providing healthy, nourishing and enjoyable food for their children...

APEC ministers reiterate joint response to COVID-19 pandemic

Wellington (New Zealand), November 10: Ministers from 21 APEC member economies concluded a ministerial meeting here on Tuesday by issuing a joint statement on responding...

Germany's COVID-19 incidence rate rises to all-time high

Berlin (Germany), November 11: Germany's seven-day COVID-19 incidence rate continued to rise on Tuesday to a new all-time high of 213.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants,...

Macron announces to postpone easing anti-COVID-19 measures amid new pandemic wave

Paris (France), November 10: French President Emmanuel Macron announced Tuesday evening to postpone the pre-decided easing of anti-COVID-19 measures, since France is undergoing the fifth...

Pfizer asks U.S. FDA to authorize COVID-19 booster for all 18 and...

New York (US), November 10: Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech said on Tuesday that they had asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize...

U.S. House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas more former Trump officials

Washington (US), November 10: The U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot issued another round of subpoenas to 10 former officials in...

Amazon expands investment with 4 new operations sites in U.S. Alabama

San Francisco (US), November 11: Amazon.com, Inc. on Tuesday announced plans for three new operations facilities in the U.S. state of Alabama and celebrates the...

EU ministers discuss surge in inflation, energy prices

Brussels (Belgium), November 10: Inflation in the eurozone will continue to increase in the coming months owing mainly to rising commodity and energy prices,...

Russia calls U.S. fleet in Black Sea "destabilizing factor"

Moscow (Russia), November 10: The operations of U.S. naval ships in the Black Sea are "a destabilizing factor," the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

Mexico's president wants schools fully reopen amid drop in COVID-19 cases

Mexico City (Mexico), November 9: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday called for schools to fully reopen, given the decline in COVID-19 cases...

UN relief chief voices concern over dire humanitarian situation in Myanmar

United Nations, November 9: UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths on Monday expressed concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in...

Palestinian PM calls on U.S. Congress to recognize Palestinian state

RAMALLAH, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Monday called on the U.S. Congress to recognize an independent Palestinian state on the...

UN official says conflict in northern Ethiopia places country in uncertainty

United Nations, November 9: UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo warned Monday that the conflict in northern Ethiopia places the future of the country...

Jordan warns against absence of effective Mideast peace negotiations

Amman (Jordan), November 9: Jordan on Monday warned against the continued absence of serious and effective negotiations to achieve a just and comprehensive peace based...

New Zealand PM to chair APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, focusing on pandemic...

Wellington (New Zealand), November 9: New Zealand, which is the host of the 2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings, said Monday that Prime Minister Jacinda...

White House moves forward with vaccine mandate despite being challenged in court

Washington (US), November 9: The White House on Monday urged private companies to implement rules for employees to receive coronavirus vaccines, two days after a...

New Zealand gov't funds counselling support for school children to prevent bullying,...

Wellington (New Zealand), November 8: The New Zealand government is funding counselling support for around 24,000 of the most vulnerable children and young people for...

UN chief strongly condemns assassination attempt against Iraqi PM

United Nations, November 8: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned the assassination attempt against Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Sunday.

UN refugee agency deplores violence during demonstration outside office in Libya's capital

Tripoli (Libya), November 8: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday deplored the violence outside its main office in Libya's capital Tripoli...

UK registers over 30,000 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), November 8: Another 30,305 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

Australia's largest bank announces AI partnership

Sydney (Australia), November 8: The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced its latest foray into the world of artificial Intelligence (AI) on Monday in...

Iraqi PM says identifies perpetrators of failed assassination attempt

Baghdad (Iraq), November 8: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Sunday that he has identified the perpetrators of the failed assassination attempt on his...

Maldives inaugurates Chinese-built apron at Velena Int'l Airport

Male (Maldives), November 7: A new expanded west apron at the Velena International Airport (VIA) in the Maldives has been officially inaugurated, general contractor Beijing...

Feature: Jobless Yemenis struggle to survive war by driving motorbike taxis

Hajjah (Yemen), November 7: Thousands of Yemenis have turned to drive motorbike taxis to make a living after the years-long war had deprived them of...