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Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Former US President Donald Trump attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to...

UN envoy calls for free, safe environment for elections in Iraq

The top UN envoy for Iraq called for a free and safe environment for elections in Iraq scheduled for October 2021. For credible elections...

Russia ready to cooperate with new WTO chief: minister

Russia is prepared to foster constructive cooperation with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the newly-appointed director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Development Minister Maxim...

UN envoy warns of Iraq’s economic fragility

The top UN envoy for Iraq warned about the fragility of Iraq's economy despite recent increases in oil revenues. Iraq continues to experience acute...

Turkish prez vows to expand cross-border operations against PKK

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to expand Turkey's cross-border operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) after 13 Turks abducted by...

Cold snap in Greece leaves two dead

Two men have died in Greece during a cold snap that has disrupted transport and caused power cuts in many parts of the...

French military presence in Sahel won’t change in coming months: Macron

President Emmanuel Macron told a press conference here that French military's presence in Africa's Sahel region will not change in the coming months. "Significant...

China becomes EU’s biggest trade partner in 2020

China became the main trade partner of the European Union (EU) in 2020, with exports and imports both increasing despite the Covid-19 pandemic,...