NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START with Russia

Brussels (Belgium), January 23: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's newly announced intention to extend by five years...

Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's Toyama Prefecture Over Bird...

Tokyo (Japan), January 23: Some 140,000 chickens will be exterminated in the western Japanese prefecture of Toyama over an outbreak of bird flu, Japanese media...

Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19 Words Mean - Report

London (UK), January 23: A significant number of adult UK citizens struggle to explain the meaning of words and phrases related to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad

United Nations, January 23: The Security Council on Friday condemned Thursday's terrorist attack by the Islamic State (IS) in Baghdad of Iraq, which left at...

3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF

Tripoli (Libya), January 23: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said it has refurbished three schools in the city of Al-Khoms, some 120...

UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return home in 3 years

Juba (South Sudan), January 22: Some 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from regional countries since November 2017, the UN refugee agency said on...

Canada's governor general resigns

Ottawa (Canada), January 22: Canadian Governor General Julie Payette announced her resignation Thursday afternoon after media reported the conclusion of a harassment investigation at the...

U.S. sees record-high daily COVID-19 deaths as new administration takes office

Washington (US), January 22: The United States registered a record high of over 4,300 daily COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as the new administration took office.

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Accuses Qatar of Showing No Initiative to Resolve Dispute

Doha (Qatar), January 22: Bahrain's foreign minister, Abdullatif Al Zayani, accused the Qatari authorities on Thursday of not putting in the required effort to restore...

Tedros welcomes U.S. announcement to maintain membership in WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), January 22: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday that the organization welcomed the pledge that the United States...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites

United Nations, January 22: The General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites.

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive authority: UN

Tripoli (Libya), January 22: Candidates for Libya's unified executive authority can be submitted in a one-week period starting Thursday, the United Nations Support Mission in...

McConnell Proposes 2-Week Window for Trump to Prepare Impeachment Defense

Washington (US), January 22: US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to give former President Donald Trump two weeks to prepare a defense for his...

Trump's 'Diet Coke Button' Appears to Be Removed From the Oval Office

Washington (US), January 22: The red button on the US president's desk was supposed to summon an aide whenever the president needed help. In 2017,...

Daesh Claims Responsibility for Twin Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad, Reports Say

Moscow (Russia), January 22: The Daesh* terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the twin terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the Agence France-Presse...

Libya starts submission of candidates for unified executive authority: UN

Tripoli (Libya), January 22: Candidates for Libya's unified executive authority can be submitted in a one-week period starting Thursday, the United Nations Support Mission in...

Fauci Says Number of Coronavirus Cases May Be Plateauing in US

Washington (US), January 22: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told reporters that the number of novel coronavirus cases in...

Incoming US Treasury Secretary Yellen Vows to Stay Tough on Russia Over...

Washington (US), January 22: President Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, pledged during her conformation hearing to stay tough regarding US sanctions against...

Biden signs executive order on mask challenge amid COVID-19

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders upon his inauguration on Monday, with the first one addressing the...

President Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

Washington (US), January 21: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order returning the United States to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Holds Her First Briefing

Washington (US), January 21: Jennifer Psaki is returning to public politics, as she was picked as the 34th White House press secretary by the US...

Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC Data Shows

Moscow (Russia), January 21: A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near the western coast of Peru, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said.

White House Says Nothing to Announce About Potential Biden, Putin Call

Washington (US), January 21: The White House does not have anything to announce on a potential call between new US President Joe Biden and Russian...

Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under Biden Presidency, Prime Minister...

Tokyo (Japan), January 21: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters on Thursday that he wanted to further boost the alliance with the United States...

EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of selection mechanism of executive...

Tripoli (Libya), January 20: The EU Heads of Mission to Libya welcomed on Tuesday the approval by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) of a...

Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines soon: official

Abuja (Nigeria), January 20: Nigeria is to receive 100,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by early February to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, said an official...

Amazon teams up with YELLOW, Georgia Tech to launch educational collaboration

San Francisco (US), January 20: Amazon, Pharrell Williams' education equity nonprofit YELLOW, and the Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced a new educational collaboration...