UN grants 8.5 mln USD to help Niger deal with displacements, floods...

United Nations, September 22: The United Nations has released 8.5 million U.S. dollars in emergency aid for Niger to face internal displacement, floods and cholera,...

New cases over 1,700 for 2nd day; concerns grow over post-holiday surge

Seoul (South Korea), September 22: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed in the 1,700s for the second consecutive day on Wednesday despite fewer tests during...

Moon proposes formal end to Korean War for irreversible progress in denuclearization...

New York (US), September 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested once again in his United Nations speech Tuesday that the two Koreas and the...

U.S. seeks diplomacy to completely denuclearize Korean Peninsula: Biden

Washington (US), September 22: U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his country seeks to completely denuclearize the Korean Peninsula through diplomacy.

UN refugee chief voices shock at images of deplorable conditions at U.S....

Geneva (Switzerland), September 22: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Tuesday issued a statement on conditions and expulsions at U.S. border in...

UN calls on Libyan parliament to focus on preparations for elections

Tripoli (Libya), September 22: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday called on the Libyan House of Representatives (parliament) to focus on...

Venezuela slams U.S. sanctions hindering technical cooperation with IAEA

Caracas (Venezuela), September 22: U.S. sanctions against Venezuela are hampering its technical cooperation program with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Venezuelan government said...

Australia seeks COVID vaccine approval for children as young as five

Canberra (Australia), September 22: The Australian government has urged Pfizer to seek approval to administer its coronavirus vaccine to children as young as five.

U.S. crude oil inventories down last week: API

Houston (US), September 22: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a decrease of 6.108 million barrels of crude oil in the U.S. crude...

Many Africans wary of COVID-19 vaccination amid ongoing misinformation: AU

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), September 22: Ongoing misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines is contributing to many people across Africa to be skeptical of getting COVID-19 vaccine jabs,...

Biden promises "relentless diplomacy" in UN debut amid rift with allies

United Nations, September 22: U.S. President Joe Biden said in a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday that the United States is opening a...

Roundup: EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal, demand clarifications

Brussels (Belgium), September 22: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has described as "unacceptable" the way France was treated by Australia, Britain and the...

Russian security official says U.S. biolabs pose threat to tens of millions...

Moscow (Russia), September 22: Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said that U.S. biolabs around the world pose a threat to the health of tens...

Delivery of aid, fuel into Ethiopia's Tigray remains constrained: UN

United Nations, September 22: The delivery of humanitarian supplies and fuel into Ethiopia's Tigray region remains heavily constrained while the spillover of conflict into neighboring...

Sudan PM says coup attempt orchestrated by elements inside, outside army

Khartoum (Sudan), September 22: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said the coup attempt foiled on Tuesday was orchestrated by elements inside and outside the army.

Afghanistan's central bank allows merchants to withdraw 25,000 U.S. dollars monthly

Kabul (Afghanistan), September 21: Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has allowed merchants and owners of private companies to withdraw 25,000 U.S. dollars from...

Iran warns of "crushing" response against threat

Tehran (US), September 21: Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani on Monday dismissed recent threats by the Israeli officials, warning of a "crushing" response.

134 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

Tripoli (Libya), September 21: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday said that 134 illegal migrants were rescued off Libya's western coast.

635,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN

United Nations, September 21: UN humanitarians said on Monday that 635,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with...

Moon says S. Korea will be steadfast partner for inclusive global cooperation...

New York (US), September 21: South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his country's commitment Monday to "inclusive international cooperation" to address pending global challenges.

New cases slightly over 1,700; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok...

Seoul (South Korea), September 21: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases increased to over 1,700 on Tuesday despite fewer tests over the weekend, adding to woes...

UN expert highlights "renewed multilateralism" in face of COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva (Switzerland), September 21: A UN expert on Monday stressed that in order to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, a renewed multilateralism...

Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary elections

Buenos Aires (Argentina), September 21: Argentine President Alberto Fernandez swore in new cabinet ministers on Monday during a ceremony at the Bicentennial Museum at Government...

Canadians vote to decide who will lead the country

Ottawa (Canada), September 21: Canadians are heading to the polls across the country on Monday to choose a prime minister who will form the next...

Germany to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children in early 2022: minister

Berlin (Germany), September 21: Germany would likely offer COVID-19 vaccines to children under 12 in early 2022, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn said on...

Zimbabwe partners with Huawei in major network upgrade

Harare (Zimbabwe) September 21: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday launched the National Mobile Broadband project which seeks to expand and improve the country's Information...

Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine deal rift

Washington (US), September 21: U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to hold a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, U.S. officials said on...