UN chief urges protection, promotion of women's rights amid proliferating crises

United Nations, June 16: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged the international community to protect and promote women's rights amid "proliferating crises."

Roundup: Monkeypox infections continue to rise in U.S. amid concern for overlooking

Los Angeles, June 16: Monkeypox cases in the United States have continued to climb, reaching 72 as of Tuesday, according to the latest data of...

Egypt's president, UAE army chief discuss military, security cooperation

Cairo (Egypt), June 16: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Chief of Staff of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi...

Italy's relative poverty rate climbed in 2021: statistics

Rome (Italy), June 16: A total of 11.1 percent of Italy's households were classified as in relative poverty in 2021, up from 10.1 percent a...

U.S. to provide 1-bln-USD additional security assistance to Ukraine

Washington (US), June 16: U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday that his country is providing Ukraine with a package of additional security assistance worth 1...

Special economic zones to play vital role in Pakistan's development: PM

Islamabad (Pakistan), June 16: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that the special economic zones (SEZs) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will...

Macron voices support for Moldova's EU accession bid

Bucharest (Romania), June 16: France conveyed a positive message regarding Moldova's application to get the status of country candidate for accession to the European Union...

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...

Tunisia arrests 72 Italy-bound illegal immigrants off coast

Tunis (Tunisia), June 15: Tunisia arrested 72 migrants who attempted to cross the Mediterranean to enter Italy illegally, the Tunisian Ministry of Defense said Tuesday.

Tunisia, UAE discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties

Tunis (Tunisia), June 15: Tunisian President Kais Saied met on Tuesday with visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) State Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Shakhboot Bin...

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...

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...