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Apr 30, 2021
Colombo (Srilanka), April 30: The World Bank has approved 80.5 million U.S. dollars as additional financing to help Sri Lanka access and distribute fairly the COVID-19 vaccines and strengthen the country's vaccination system and pandemic response, local media quoted the World Bank as reporting Thursday.
EU lawmakers want "COVID-19 certificate" to guarantee free movement
Apr 30, 2021
Vaccinated Europeans outnumber confirmed COVID-19 cases: WHO's Kluge
UN Population Fund chief regrets Britain's funding cuts
Libyan coast guard rescues 99 illegal immigrants off western coast
Palestinian president announces postponement of elections
Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia's Tigray not being met: UN
United Nations, April 30: United Nations humanitarians on Thursday said they are failing to meet the emergency response needs of the people in Ethiopia's embattled...
U.S. to deploy additional forces to Afghanistan as withdrawal underway
Washington (US), April 30: The White House said on Thursday that the U.S. military will send additional forces to Afghanistan to protect U.S. and coalition...
U.S. economy grows at annualized 6.4 pct in Q1 amid vaccine rollout, fiscal support
Washington (US), April 30: The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 6.4 percent in the first quarter of 2021, the U.S. Commerce Department...
US Officials to Meet Mideast Partners in Coming Days for Iran Talks - Reports
Apr 29, 2021
Washington (US), April 29: A United States delegation will travel to the Middle East in the coming days to meet with partner nations to discuss...
Biden Urges US Congress to Approve Police Reform in May
Washington (US), April 29: US President Joe Biden urged Congress to approve in May a police reform that would address the issue of racially motivated...
U.S. reaffirms support for N. Koreans against 'egregious' human rights abuses
Wasgington (US), April 29: The United States reaffirmed its support for North Korean human rights Wednesday, vowing to hold Pyongyang accountable for "egregious" human rights...
New cases fall back to below 700; virus curbs likely to be extended
Seoul (South Korea), April 29: South Korea's daily new virus cases fell back to below 700 on Thursday, but sporadic cluster infections and the rising...
Biden pledges to work with allies to address N.K. threats through diplomacy, deterrence
Washington (US), April 29: U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will work with allies to address threats from North Korea and Iran through "diplomacy"...
UN envoy discusses ceasefire agreement, elections with Libyan officials
Tripoli (Libya), April 29: Special envoy of the United Nations (UN) secretary-general for Libya Jan Kubis on Wednesday discussed with senior Libyan officials the implementation...
UN helping India fight COVID-19: spokesman
United nations, April 29: The United Nations is helping India in its uphill battle against COVID-19, said a UN spokesman on Wednesday.
Food, nutrition insecurity in West Africa worrying: Ghanaian FM
No change of phase in lockdown at UN Headquarters in New York: spokesman
Biden to address U.S. Congress on eve of his 100th day in office
UN envoy calls for more int'l diplomacy to unlock progress in Syria
EU lawsuit against AstraZeneca might be hard to prove, say experts
U.S. Fed keeps interest rates near zero as recovery picks up
Turkey confirms 43,301 new COVID-19 cases
Apr 28, 2021
US, Russia Can Work on Mutual Interests if Moscow 'Chooses Not to Escalate', Blinken Says
Lavrov: Russian Government to Soon Present List of Unfriendly Countries, Criteria Are Clear
US Tries to Avoid Miscalculations When Coming Across IRGC Vessels at Sea, Pentagon Says