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Jan 23, 2021
Geneva (Switzerland), January 23: COVAX, the global initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure rapid and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all countries, said on Friday that it will purchase up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Cost of rapid COVID-19 testing to be halved in low- and middle-income countries: Unitaid
Jan 23, 2021
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
3 schools refurbished in Libya's Al-Khoms city: UNICEF
UNHCR says over 357,000 South Sudanese refugees return home in 3 years
Jan 22, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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...
UN envoy regrets lack of progress in political process in Syria
Jan 21, 2021
United Nations, January 21: UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Wednesday regretted a lack of progress in the political process in the war-torn...
UN to issue stamp sheet for Chinese Lunar New Year
United Nations, January 21: The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a special-event stamp sheet to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year.
UN chief welcomes U.S. re-engagement with WHO
United Nations, January 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the United States' stated re-engagement with the World Health Organization (WHO), said his spokesman.
UN chief hails new U.S. migration and refugee policies
48 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM
Western Peru Hit by 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake, EMSC Data Shows
Japan Wants to Boost Alliance With US Under Biden Presidency, Prime Minister Says
EU welcomes Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's approval of selection mechanism of executive authority
Jan 20, 2021
Nigeria expects to receive 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines soon: official
Ex-President Park tests negative for COVID-19 after being exposed to patient
New virus cases rise from low plateau 1 year after COVID-19 outbreak
Iran's President Accuses Trump of Impeding Start of Mass Vaccination
Germany to Make Medical Face Masks Mandatory in Stores, Transport, Merkel Says