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Oct 22, 2021
Washington (US), October 22: North Korea's nuclear activities has expanded over the years and continue to move ahead, creating a big challenge for verification and safeguard efforts, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Thursday.
N. Korean delegation to attend U.N. climate conference in Glasgow
Oct 22, 2021
S. Korea to temporarily cut fuel taxes amid rising oil prices
Some aid operations curtailed or closed due to volatile N. Ethiopia conflict: UN
UN chief urges public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet"
Lebanese president says forensic audit of central bank begins
Pfizer says its vaccine booster restores full protection against COVID-19
Washington (US), October 22: Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that a large-scale trial of their COVID-19 vaccine booster showed it restored full protection against the...
NATO ministers agree on defense plan, investment in innovation
Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Defense ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) endorsed a plan on Thursday to defend against potential attacks on multiple...
Thousands of Afghans receive assistance within week: UN agency
Kabul (Afghanistan), October 22: Thousands of Afghans have received humanitarian assistance within a week from Oct. 11-17 across Afghanistan, a United Nations agency confirmed on...
Japan's Tokyo, Osaka plan to lift restrictions on eateries amid dwindling COVID-19 infections
Tokyo (Japan), October 22: The local governments in Japan's Tokyo and Osaka have planned to lift COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars next week in...
Merkel calls for dialogue with Poland at EU summit
Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called for dialogue between EU member states and Poland to settle a row over...
U.S. House votes to hold Trump's former adviser in contempt of Congress
Washington (US), October 22: The U.S. House voted Thursday to refer Steve Bannon, the onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump, to the Justice Department...
Trump creates new company in bid to regain social media presence
Washington (US), October 22: Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will launch a new media company with its own social media platform,...
N. Korea says its recent SLBM test-launch not targeting U.S.
Oct 21, 2021
Seoul (South Korea), October 21: North Korea said Thursday its recent test-firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) was not targeted toward the United...
New virus cases slightly dip amid speedy vaccination campaign
Seoul (South Korea), October 21: South Korea reported fewer than 1,500 daily cases Thursday, continuing a downward trend since the fourth wave of the pandemic...
UN official urges using aid to leverage women's rights in Afghanistan
United Nations, October 21: A UN official on Wednesday asked the international community to use aid as leverage to promote women's rights in Afghanistan.
NATO says to seek ways to engage with Russia
Syrian President makes phone call with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
Putin approves paid leave across Russia to curb COVID-19 surge
UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases
Roundup: White House unveils plan to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11
U.S. approves new booster of COVID-19 vaccines, "mix and match" dose
U.S. secretary of defense says to deepen military cooperation with Romania in Black Sea region
IMF revises down Asia economy growth forecast to 6.5 pct
Oct 20, 2021
UN Middle East envoy says no progress made towards two-state solution