Jordan's king meets European Commission president on ties

Amman (Jordan), June 16: King Abdullah II of Jordan called for more cooperation between Jordan and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday when he held...

Canada to suspend COVID-19 vaccine mandate for domestic, outbound travel

Ottawa (Canada), June 15: The Canadian federal government announced Tuesday that it will suspend vaccination requirements against COVID-19 for domestic and outbound travel, federally regulated...

Higher unemployment rate looms in U.S. as Fed fights inflation: WSJ

New York (US), June 15: U.S. Federal Reserve officials are beginning to signal that their efforts to tackle scorching inflation by raising interest rates may...

FAO adopts guiding strategies on climate, innovation for next decade

Rome (Italy), June 15: The Council of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday formally adopted two strategies set to guide the...

Humanitarians try to reach Sudan's West Darfur: UN

United Nations, June 15: UN humanitarians and partners planned to visit an area of Sudan as early as Tuesday where more than 100 people were...

UN chief urges financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuels

United Nations, June 15: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on all financial institutions to ditch fossil fuel financing.

Israel launches strategic plan to incorporate satellite tech, AI into agriculture

Jerusalem (Israel), June 15: Israel on Tuesday launched a strategic plan to incorporate satellite technology and AI into the agricultural sector, according to a joint...

Israel "won't hesitate" to foil Iranian attacks abroad: PM

Jerusalem (Israel), June 15: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned on Tuesday that his country "will not hesitate" to use power to thwart Iran's plans...

Italy's lifting of mask mandate likely to exclude public transport, hospitals

Rome (Italy), June 15: Italy is on the verge of removing its final coronavirus health restrictions, though masks may still be mandatory on public transportation...

Ukraine, EU finalize deal on road transport liberalization

Kiev (Ukraine), June 15: Ukraine and the European Union have agreed on the final text of a deal on road transport liberalization, the Ukrainian Infrastructure...

Ukrainian, Canadian leaders discuss defense cooperation

Kiev (Ukraine), June 15: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that he had discussed defense cooperation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Russia imposes personal sanctions against British media representatives, defense figures

Moscow (Russia), June 15: Russia has imposed personal sanctions against 29 media representatives and 20 defense figures of the United Kingdom in a retaliatory move,...

Ukraine crisis threatens 2023 grain harvest, says top FAO economist

Rome (Italy), June 15: The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has affected access to food on a global level and could deal a blow to...

Shippers urge truckers to promptly end strike putting smaller traders at risk

Seoul (South Korea), June 14: South Korean shippers urged striking truckers Tuesday to end their protest and resume negotiations over the disputed freight rate system,...

N. Korean nuclear test will be met by united, firm response from...

Washington (US), June 14: South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin and his U.S. counterpart Antony Blinken on Monday urged North Korea to refrain from staging...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases rebound to near 10,000

Seoul (South Korea), June 14: South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to reach nearly 10,000 Tuesday, a day after falling to their lowest tally...

S. Korea's space rocket launch delayed as strong winds disrupt transportation

Seoul (South Korea), June 14: South Korea has decided to postpone this week's scheduled launch of its space rocket Nuri by one day over safety...

UN chief calls for end to racism, discrimination

United Nations, June 14: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for efforts to eliminate racism and discrimination.

Israel issues highest travel warning for Istanbul, citing possible attacks by Iran

Jerusalem (Israel), June 14: Israel's National Security Council raised its travel warning for Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, to the highest level, citing possible attacks by...

Sudan welcomes Yemeni warring parties' truce renewal

Khartoum (Sudan), June 14: Sudan on Monday welcomed the Yemeni warring parties' agreement to extend the truce for another two months.

18.4 million people in severe food insecurity in Horn of Africa drought:...

United Nations, June 14: The Horn of Africa drought has thrust at least 18.4 million people, including more than 7.1 million acutely malnourished children, into...

Pakistani foreign minister to visit Iran: ministry

Islamabad (Pakistan), June 14: At the invitation of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will visit Iran from June...

U.S. reports about 88,000 weekly child COVID-19 cases

Los Angeles (US), June 14: About 88,000 child COVID-19 cases were reported across the United States in the week ending June 9, according to a...

NATO says "working hard" on issues concerning Finland, Sweden's bids

Stockholm (Sweden), June 14: Contrary to previous assertions that the accession of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would be a...

UK reveals plan to change N. Ireland Protocol as EU threatens legal...

London (UK), June 14: The United Kingdom (UK) on Monday introduced a bill to change parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol, a post-Brexit trade deal,...

2022 UN Population Award goes to Namibian parliamentarian, Indonesian family planning board

United Nation, June 14: UNFPA, the UN agency for sexual and reproductive health, announced on Monday the winners of its 2022 UN Population Award, which...

Italy's job market grows faster than overall economy in Q1

Rome (Italy), June 14: Italy's labor input outpaced economic growth in the first quarter (Q1) of this year, the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) revealed...