IAEA chief in Tehran ahead of Iran's deadline to withdraw from additional...

Tehran (Iran), February 21: The head of UN nuclear watchdog Rafael Grossi arrived in Iran's capital Tehran on Saturday ahead of Iran's deadline to...

Global new COVID-19 cases decline for 5 weeks but "we're not out...

Geneva (Switzerland) Feb 20: Although the global number of new COVID-19 cases has fallen for the fifth consecutive week, the world is still not out...

Xi stresses full, accurate, comprehensive implementation of new development philosophy

Beijing (China) Feb 20: President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed full, accurate and comprehensive implementation of the new development philosophy, as well as the crucial...

China rebukes certain Westerners for fabricating lies about Xinjiang

Beijing (China) Feb 20: A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday rebuked certain Western politicians, media workers and scholars for fabricating lies about so-called "genocide"...

UN chief hails U.S. return to Paris Agreement, calls for climate action

New York (USA) Feb 20: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday hailed the re-entry of the United States into the Paris Agreement on climate...

UN chief calls for global action to bring world back on track

New York (USA) Feb 20: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for global action to bring the world back on track in face of...

Palestinian protesters, Israeli soldiers clash in West Bank

Ramallah (Palestine) Feb 20: Hundreds of Palestinians and Israeli soldiers clashed on Friday in several West Bank areas in protest against the Israeli settlement activities,...

China's lunar rover travels 652.62 meters on moon's far side

Beijing (China) Feb 20: The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working...

China urges U.S. to properly handle trade disputes for stable, sound ties

Beijing (China) Feb 20: China on Friday called on the United States to expand economic and trade cooperation while properly handling disputes with China...

Biden tells Europe "America is back"

Washington DC (USA) Feb 20: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday that the United States is returning to the transatlantic partnership and will address...

Roundup: Biden administration, Democratic lawmakers roll out major immigration bill

Washington DC (USA) Feb 19: U.S. President Joe Biden's administration, together with Democratic lawmakers, on Thursday formally rolled out a major immigration bill called...

Iran threatens to stop implementing IAEA additional protocol if U.S. sanctions not...

Tehran (Iran) Feb 19: A senior Iranian official said Thursday that Iran will stop implementing the Additional Protocol of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) if...

U.S. CDC projects up to 559,000 COVID-19 deaths by March 13

Washington DC (USA) Feb 19: A total of 530,000 to 559,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported in the United States by March 13, according to...

NASA's Perseverance rover touches down on Mars

Washington DC (USA) Feb 19: NASA's Perseverance rover touched down safely on Mars on Thursday, kicking off the agency's ninth mission on the Red Planet.

UN chief calls for end to war with nature

New York (USA) Feb 19: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday asked for global action to stop "a senseless and suicidal war on nature" and...

Taiwan DPP's claim of mainland thwarting vaccine purchase unfounded: spokesperson

Beijing (China) Feb 19: A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Thursday denounced Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority for suggesting the mainland spoiled the island's purchase...

China-Africa innovation, cooperation center launched in Wuhan

Wuhan (China) Feb 19: The China-Africa innovation and cooperation center was launched in central China's Hubei Province capital, Wuhan, on Thursday.

China rebukes West for questioning impartiality of WHO's origin-tracing mission

Beijing (China) Feb 19: A Chinese spokesperson on Thursday rebuked some Western politicians for questioning the impartiality of the recent coronavirus origin-tracing study by a...

Israeli PM, Biden hold first talk by phone

Jerusalem (Israel) Feb 18: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Joe Biden held on Wednesday their first talk over the phone, the Prime...

Mexican defense minister tests positive for COVID-19

Mexico City (Mexico) Feb 18: Mexico's Minister of National Defense Luis Cresencio Sandoval said Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine...

Italy's new PM Draghi wins Senate confidence vote

Rome (Italy) Feb 18: Newly sworn-in Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi won a confidence vote in the Senate on Wednesday night.

Facebook blocks news in Australia

Canberra (Australia) Feb 18: Social media giant Facebook has blocked Australians from sharing or accessing news on the platform.

WHO roots for training of African health workers to boost COVID-19 vaccine...

Nairobi (Kenya) Feb 18: A seamless roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in Africa hinges on improving the knowledge of the continent's frontline health care workers in...

V4 countries call for faster vaccine deliveries

Warsaw (Poland) Feb 18: The prime ministers of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia met in the southern Polish city of Krakow on Wednesday...

U.S. reports over 3 mln child COVID-19 cases

Washington DC (USA) Feb 18: Over 3 million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according...

China-EU trade booms despite headwinds, a boon for many firms

Brussels (Belgium) Feb 18: Many companies in the European Union (EU) and China were pleased to see EU-China bilateral trade boom in 2020 -- a...

EU launches bio-defense preparedness plan against COVID-19 variants

Brussels (Belgium) Feb 18: The European Union (EU) on Wednesday stepped up its efforts to detect and fight COVID-19 variants by bringing together various stakeholders...