Over 180 Military Attaches From 34 Countries Receive Sputnik V Vaccine in...

Moscow (Russia), March 19: More than 180 military attaches from 34 countries were vaccinated with the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Russian Defenсe Ministry said.

UN chief saddened by death of Tanzanian president

United Nations, March 19: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, said Guterres' spokesman on Thursday.

UN report calls for effective anti-ageism strategies amid stereotyping during pandemic

Geneva (Switzerland), March 19: Every second person in the world is believed to hold ageist attitudes, as has been unveiled during the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

U.S. House passes bills granting "Dreamers," farmworkers path to citizenship

Washington (US), March 19: The U.S. House on Thursday voted to pass two bills that will grant a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought...

UN voices concern over arbitrary arrest of Libyan bank official

Tripoli (Libya), March 19: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday expressed concern over the arbitrary arrest of a bank official by...

Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda mourn Tanzanian President Magufuli's death

Harare, Lusaka, Kigali, March 10: Zambia, Zimbabwe and Rwanda on Thursday expressed their deep condolences over the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli.

U.S. Senate confirms Burns as CIA director

Washington (US), March 19: The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed William Burns as the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, installing an experienced career...

N. Korea says it will sever diplomatic relations with Malaysia for extraditing...

Seoul (South Korea), March 19: North Korea said Friday it will cut off diplomatic relations with Malaysia for extraditing one of its nationals to the...

President Biden orders five-day mourning period for victims of Atlanta shootings

Washington (US), March 19: President Joe Biden on Thursday instructed all public facilities, including the White House and military installations, to honor the victims of...

Pentagon chief leaves S. Korea after three-day stay for security talks

Seoul (South Korea), March 19: U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin left South Korea on Friday after a three-day visit for a series of meetings...

S. Korea accelerates AstraZeneca vaccine rollout as EU regulator eases safety concerns

Seoul (South Korea), March 19: South Korea is posed to speed up the rollout of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as part of its inoculation campaign...

EU, WHO support COVID-19 response in Laos

Vientiane (Laos), March 18: The European Union (EU) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a project to support COVID-19 response in Laos.

Chile reports 4,395 COVID-19 cases in one day

Santiago (Chile), March 18: Chile's Health Ministry reported on Wednesday 4,395 new COVID-19 cases and another 27 deaths related to the virus in one...

Brazil sees record daily COVID-19 cases over 90,000

Rio de Janerio (Brazil), March 18: Brazil registered a record 90,303 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally to 11,693,838, the Ministry...

Sudan demands Ethiopia's withdrawal from all Sudanese territories

Khartoum (Sudan), March 18: Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Wednesday demanded that Ethiopia withdraw from all Sudanese territories.

US Sentences Florida Man to 4.5 Years for Violating Venezuela Sanctions

Washington (US), March 18: Florida resident Victor Mones Coro has been sentenced to more than 4.5 years in prison for illegally chartering flights for Venezuelan...

Russian MFA Reminds Ukraine Ambassador to Germany of Responsibility for Minsk Implementation

Moscow (Russia), March 18: Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, commenting on an article by Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk, calling for Berlin to...

UN ready to facilitate agreement on Nile dam: spokesman

United Nations, March 18: The United Nations is ready to facilitate an agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on a Nile dam, said a spokesman...

Racism is a deeply rooted global evil: UN chief

United Nations, March 18: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for the condemnation of racism, which he described as a deeply rooted global evil.

UN chief appoints personal envoy on Afghanistan, regional issues

United Nations, March 18: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appointed French diplomat Jean Arnault as his personal envoy on Afghanistan and regional issues.

New infections in 400s for 2nd day, upturn in virus curve worrisome

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 400s for a second straight day Thursday as cluster infections and...

N. Korea says will ignore contact from U.S. unless Washington withdraws hostile...

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: North Korea said Thursday that it will continue to ignore any contact from the United States unless Washington withdraws its...

President Biden says Atlanta shootings 'very troubling'

Washington [US], March 18: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of victims in deadly shootings in Atlanta, calling the incident...

PM Rutte's party leads in Dutch elections -- final exit poll

The Hague (Netherlands), March 18: The rightist liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) of Prime Minister Mark Rutte led in the 2021 parliamentary...

U.S. House passes bill to renew Violence Against Women Act

Washington (US), March 18: The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation sponsored by President Joe...

S. Korean, U.S. defense chiefs reaffirm goal of Korean Peninsula's denuclearization

Seoul (South Korea), March 18: South Korean and U.S. defense chiefs reaffirmed the common goal of the Korean Peninsula's complete denuclearization during their talks on...

Turkey confirms 16,749 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), March 17: Turkey on Tuesday reported 16,749 new COVID-19 cases, including 874 symptomatic patients, as the total number of positive cases in the...