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A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Scientists criticize Russian coronavirus vaccine research results

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Following the publication of a study of Russia's new coronavirus vaccine named Sputnik V, the renowned medical journal The Lancet has been inundated with...
NATO at Sea

Military exercise with 950 NATO soldiers in Lithuania

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Amid the political tensions in neighbouring Belarus, a two-week military manoeuvre with around 950 soldiers from 10 NATO countries began in Lithuania on Monday. In...
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United Airlines will become the only carrier serving Accra nonstop

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United Airlines has announced plans to expand its global route network with a new, nonstop service between Ghana and the United States. Starting in...
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Botswana registers no new elephant deaths since June

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Botswana has recorded no new elephant deaths since June this year, Oduetse Koboto, the permanent secretary in Botswana's ministry of environment, natural resources conservation...
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US Open results

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Following are the results from the US Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding): Men's singles Second round ...
Ghana Embassy In Us

Ghana Embassy in US to resume consular services on September 8

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The Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, United States, will resume Consular Services on Tuesday, September 8. A statement signed by Mr Kofi Tonto, Head...
United Nations General Assembly

Niger assumes presidency of UN Security Council for September

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Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, on Tuesday assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for September, when the 75th...
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US Open results

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Following are the results from opening day of US Open tennis championship in New York on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding): Men's...

Mexican army seizes 1.3 tons of cocaine from aircraft

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The Mexican army seized a 1.3 tons of cocaine from a plane that landed at the airport in Palenque, a small town in...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU to participate in COVAX initiative for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday that her institution is ready to join the COVAX Facility, a pooled procurement...
A physiotherapist sits at a workstation in an Intensive Care ward treating COVID-19 patients at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, Britain, May 22, 2020. Picture taken May 22, 2020. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 6 million – Johns Hopkins University

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 6 million on Monday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 25 million

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world has surpassed 25 million, according to Johns Hopkins University on Sunday. With...

Former AU Ambassador commends overlord of Asebu Kingdom

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Dr. Arikana Chimbohori-Quao, the former African Union (AU) Ambassador to the United States has commended King Okatakyi Professor Amanfi VII, overlord of ...
International Atomic Energy Agency

IAEA chief Grossi visits Iran as US raises pressure in nuclear spat

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UN nuclear chief Rafael Grossi is scheduled to hold high-level meetings in Tehran on Monday in an attempt to make progress on one of...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

US formally demands restoration of UN sanctions on Iran

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The United States formally notified the UN of its demand to re-impose a punishing global sanctions regime on Iran, a move that kicks off...
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Biden accepts Democratic nomination, vows end to ‘American darkness’

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Joe Biden accepted the nomination of the Democratic Party to become president of the United States, in a resounding speech Thursday that sharply denounced...
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France, Germany and UK do not support U.S. in seeking to reimpose sanctions on...

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France, Germany and the United Kingdom issued a joint statement on Thursday saying that they cannot support the United States in seeking to reimpose...
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U.S.-led coalition forces to pull out from Iraq in 3 years

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Iraq and the United States on Thursday announced that the U.S.-led coalition forces will withdraw from Iraq in three years, the official Iraqi News...
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U.S. building cable barrier along sections of border with Canada

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The United States is building a cable barrier along some sections of the cross-border between U.S. Washington State and the Canadian province of British...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened...
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai (3rd R) meets with leaders of the U.S. Jewish organizations at the Chinese embassy in Washington, the United States, Feb. 26, 2020. The U.S. Jewish community has voiced its support in an open letter for "their friends in the Chinese American and Chinese communities" against xenophobia over the novel coronavirus outbreak. David Bernstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), delivered the letter signed by 87 Jewish organizations across America to Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ting Shen/Xinhua)

Driving up U.S.-China confrontation won’t slow down China’s development – ambassador Cui

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Fueling a confrontation between the U.S. and China will not slow down China's development as external pressure will only lead to a stronger, more...
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.75 points, or 0.42 percent, to 27,462.11. The S&P 500 rallied 11.36 points, or 0.37 percent, to 3,078.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 46.80 points, or 0.56 percent, to 8,433.20. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. stocks fall after Fed minutes

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U.S. stocks finished lower on Wednesday after the minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting showed concerns about economic outlook. The Dow...
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Pandemic response, economy among U.S. voters’ top concerns as Democratic National Convention underway

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Halfway through the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC), U.S. voters are keenly watching who will come out of this year's presidential election to lead...
Mahan Air

U.S. blacklists two UAE-based entities related with Iranian Mahan Air

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The U.S. government on Wednesday said it had sanctioned two companies based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their support of Iranian airline...
Ukraine

Ukraine receives assistance from 30 countries during COVID-19 pandemic

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During the coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine has received humanitarian aid from 30 countries and nine international organizations, Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzheppar said...
People line up to enter the Costco supermarket which restricts customer flows amid the novel coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco Bay Area, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Six counties in northern California's Bay Area region, including San Francisco, on Monday announced a public health order requesting residents to stay at home except for essential

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 5.5 million – Johns Hopkins University

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 5.5 million on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering...
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Plastic plant on fire in Texas

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Fire and smoke are seen at a plastic plant in Grand Prairie, about 21 kilometers west of Dallas, Texas, the United States, Aug. 19,...
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On 100th anniversary of women’s vote, U.S. women could decide November’s elections

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The month of August marks the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in the United States, and underscores women's key role as a...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013 (AFP Photo/Aamir Qureshi)

Iranian president threatens consequences if arms embargo extended

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Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has threatened consequences if the UN Security Council prolongs an arms embargo against Iran at the behest of the United...