Egyptian defense minister, Greek chief of staff discuss military ties

Cario (Egypt) Jan 19: Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki and the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Konstantinos Floros discussed on Monday strengthening...

WHO pandemic review panel highlights effective multilateralism in COVID-19 response

Geneva (Switzerland) Jan 19: A latest interim report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response highlighted effective multilateralism in the preparation and response...

U.S. Vice President-elect Harris resigns from Senate

Washington DC (USA) Jan 19: U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally resigned from the Senate on Monday, two days before she will be sworn in...

South Carolina Senator Warns Against Using Impeachment Power to 'Vindicate Political Grievances'

Washington (US), January 18: Republican Senator Lindsey Graham sent a letter to Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer claiming that the process of impeaching outgoing US...

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 131,195

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 18: The Ethiopian Ministry of Health said Sunday the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the East African country rose...

New Mexico County Commissioner Charged for Taking Part in Capitol Unrest

Moscow (Russia), January 18: A New Mexico County commissioner has been charged for breaching US Capitol grounds on January 6, the US Attorney's Office for...

Cuba reports record number of daily COVID-19 cases

Havana (Cuba), January 18: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported four deaths and 650 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday,...

U.S. California coronavirus cases close to 3 mln

San Francisco (US), January 18: U.S. California counties reported 32,904 new cases of COVID-19 and 418 new deaths Saturday for a total of 2,951,682 cases...

Iran reacts to rumours on possible release of ROK vessel

Tehran (Iran), January 17 (ANI): Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Saturday commented on the rumors on the possibility of releasing a vessel of...

UK aviation sector calls for urgent support amid tightened travel restrictions

London (UK), January 17: Britain's aviation sector needs urgent government support if it is to survive another lengthy period of travel restrictions to curb surging...

Egypt's rejection of foreign interference in Libya helps preserve political path: Sisi

Cairo (Egypt), January 17: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that his country's rejection of foreign military interference in Libya and its designation of...

Nigerian military kills scores of Boko Haram militants in gunfight: spokesman

Abuja (Nigeria), January 17: Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed in a gunfight with Nigerian troops at a military formation in the country's northeastern...

Libyan talks in Geneva reach agreement on selection mechanism for temporary executive...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 17: A senior UN official announced here Saturday that the Libyan delegations reached an agreement on a recommended selection mechanism for a...

Several US Transport Companies Suspend Routes to Washington Over Security Concerns

Washington (US), January 17: Several US transport companies, including bus services Greyhound and Megabus, have suspended routes to Washington DC, from January 17-20, due to...

UN chief condemns attack against convoy of UN mission in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned the attack against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) that...

Federal Police Say Frankfurt Airport Partially Closed After Man Yelled 'Allahu Akbar'

Berlin (Germany), January 17: The Frankfurt Airport was partially closed on Saturday after a 38-year-old Slovenian national yelled "I will kill you all, Allahu Akbar"...

Biden to Sign 'Roughly Dozen' Executive Actions on Inauguration Day, Chief of...

Washington (US), January 17: US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to sign executive orders addressing the coronavirus crisis, economic challenges, racial injustice and climate change...

U.S. state of Illinois confirms first case of new COVID-19 variant

Chicago (US), January 16: The U.S. Midwest state of Illinois has confirmed its first case of new COVID-19 variant called B.1.1.7, Chicago Tribune reported on...

Merkel Says Germany's Ruling CDU Party Continues Policies of Adenauer, Kohl

Berlin (Germany), January 16: The ruling Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) has been following the policy of protecting the interests of all German citizens,...

UN chief calls for "far greater solidarity" in message on 2 millionth...

United Nations, January 16: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for "far greater solidarity" in his video message on the 2 millionth death...

Growth of int'l migration down 27 pct due to COVID-19, says UN

United Nations, January 16: The COVID-19 pandemic may have slowed international migration flows by around 2 million people last year, cutting the annual growth expected...

UN official expresses concern over safety of refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 17: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Friday expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia's Tigray...

Pentagon Agrees to Provide 25,000 Troops for Biden Inauguration

Washington (US), January 16: The US Defense Department in a press release said that it will provide 25,000 troops in Washington DC to ensure security...

Facebook Blocks New Postings of Events Close to White House, US Capitol...

Washington (US), January 16: Facebook, in a company statement, said it is blocking users from creating new events for gatherings near the White House, US...

French Foreign Ministry Hopes Russia Will Refrain From Leaving Open Skies Treaty

Paris (France), January 16: France regrets a Russian decision to leave the Open Skies Treaty and hopes that Moscow will revise its stance on the...

China's Yan into semis at Snooker Masters

London (UK), January 16: Chinese debutant Yan Bingtao reached the Snooker Masters semifinals after edging Stephen Maguire 6-5 on Friday.

Algeria reports 267 new COVID-19 cases, 103,127 in total

Algiers (Algeria), January 15: Algeria on Thursday reported 267 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections in the North Africa...