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Jan 25, 2021
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 25: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,418,514 as of Sunday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Dozens of suspected Ethiopian extremists arrested: report
Jan 25, 2021
5.2-magnitude quake hits 81 km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: USGS
UN chief asks for efforts to promote education for all
Biden, Macron Discuss Common Foreign Policy Agenda, COVID-19, Climate
Fences in Capitol Hill Area Still Up Several Days After Biden's Inauguration
Boris Johnson to Launch New International Climate Change Coalition
London (UK), January 25: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Monday a new international coalition to tackle the impact of climate change and...
U.S. equities post weekly gains as traders assess stimulus prospects
Jan 24, 2021
New York [US], January 24: Wall Street's major averages advanced in the holiday-abbreviated week as investors assessed the possibility of further U.S. fiscal stimulus...
Chile Issues Tsunami Warning, Orders Evacuation of Antarctic Base After 7-Magnitude Quake
Moscow [Russia], Janaury 24: A 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred near the South Shetland Islands, prompting Chile to issue a tsunami warning and order the evacuation...
Cuba reports three more deaths, 567 new cases of COVID-19
Havana [Cuba], January 23: The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported on Saturday three more deaths and 567 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease...
California reports record daily rise in COVID-19 death
Los Angeles [US], January 22: California, the most populous state in the United States, once again reported its highest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths on...
EU's diplomats to Receive All Necessary Immunity, Privileges in UK, Foreign Office Confirms
London [UK], January 24: The European Union's representatives to the United Kingdom will be granted all necessary privileges and immunities to perform their diplomatic work...
U.S. key COVID-19 metrics show decline this week
Washington [US], January 24: The rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths across the United States are on the decline this week, though some...
Canada needs continued efforts to fight COVID-19, says Canada's top doctor
Ottawa [Canada], January 24: Stringent and consistent efforts are needed to sustain a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases across Canada, Theresa Tam, Canada's chief...
The Russian Embassy in the US has expressed condolences over the passing of iconic US talk show personality Larry King.
Washington [US], January 24: On Saturday morning, King's company Ora Media broke the news that the talk show host died at the age of 87...
US to Help Taiwan Maintain 'Self-Defense Capability,' State Department Says
Washington [US], January 24: The US State Department says Washington plans to strengthen ties with Taiwan, which China considers to be part of its territory.
UN helps southern Africa prepare for Cyclone Eloise
Jan 23, 2021
UN chief welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension of New START treaty
COVAX to purchase 40 mln doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine: WHO
Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved in low- and middle-income countries: Unitaid
Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked to Situation Around Navalny, New CDU Head Says
NATO welcomes U.S. intention to extend New START with Russia
Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's Toyama Prefecture Over Bird Flu - Reports
Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19 Words Mean - Report
Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Baghdad
Canada's governor general resigns
Jan 22, 2021