Security Council is expected to discuss the humanitarian situation in Tigray under “any other business” in closed-door consultations on Wednesday
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Just before the one-year countdown to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, all competition venues have been completed.
US COVID-19 cases rose to 26,012,880, with a total of 438,239 deaths, as of 2:22 p.m. local time (1922 GMT), according to the CSSE tally.
US stocks tumbled on Friday as retail trading frenzy rattled investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 2.03%, to 29,982.62, the first time the 30-stock gauge has closed below the 30,000 mark since December 14.
The first batch of Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V is a donation from Russia and will arrive in Palestine within two days
“We will work on distributing the money fairly among the most vulnerable families in the country,” Lebanese president said.
International partners called on Somali leaders to compromise to ensure credible parliamentary and presidential elections in February.
The COVID-19 vaccine shipment is produced by the Serum Institute of India, said South Africa’s health department on Wednesday.
Egypt on Sunday started vaccinating medical staff with China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine
Most of the Baghdad twin attack wounded received treatment and left the hospitals, and only 36 remain for further treatment
The Egyptian Defence Minister praised the strategic partnership relations between the Egyptian and Greek armed forces in various fields
Tunisia imposed a general lockdown between Jan. 14 to 17, which prompted clashing between displeased young people and security forces.
The Central Administration of Antiquities of Upper Egypt, Mohamed Abdel Badie, said that the Coptic church was built on the ruins of the Roman fort
In recent years, deadly inter-communal violence has taken place in the Metekel zone in Benishangul-Gumuz region, eventually killing hundreds of civilians.
The total COVID-19 cases in Africa amounted to 3,176,575 as of Friday, Africa CDC said, while the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 76,752
The next general elections are scheduled for March 17, 2021. Until that date the Dutch government stays on as demissionary cabinet
A total of 29 bodies have been retrieved in Mamuju city, while the search and rescue operation for the Indonesia quake victims persists
Earlier on Wednesday, an Israeli tank attacked a Hamas post in Gaza following the first round of gunshots. No injuries were reported on both sides.
Jordan’s nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign intends to cover at least some 20 percent of the Jordanian population.
The essential shutdown of borders of Japan to all non-resident foreigners will be kept in place until February 7
According to the ECB, a digital euro would be an electronic form of central bank money accessible to all citizens and firms.
Central African Republic Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada said, “The attackers who came in large numbers to take Bangui have been vigorously pushed back.”
Nigeria’s army also recovered a gun truck, many weapons and a large quantity of ammunition during the gunfight, military spokesperson Benard Onyeuko said.
Iraqi President comments came during his meeting with the head of the Hashd Shaabi forces Falih Al-Fayadh, according to Presidency’s media office statement
Human body parts and debris of Indonesia Sriwijaya Air plane were found, Captain EKo Surya Hadi, commander of Trisula coast guard ship, told a local TV.
Twitter also permanently banned the Trump campaign’s account @TeamTrump after the account shared the same four-tweets from account @POTUS.
South Africa currently has the most coronavirus cases in the African continent with 1,170,590, followed by Morocco with 448,678 infections
More than 30 people died in the Australian bushfires with another estimated 445 deaths due to smoke inhalation, and 18 million hectares of land were burned
Confrontations between law enforcement officers and protesters have caused injuries from both sides. At least 4 people have died around the Capitol area
US President-elect Joe Biden condemned the “insurrection” at the US Capitol on Wednesday, after some Trump supporters broke into the building