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Dec 31, 2020
Washington (US), December 31: As lots of Americans are heading home or traveling for holidays, public health experts are warning of another possible catastrophic COVID-19 surge that could hit the United States hard.
U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University
Dec 31, 2020
Over 10 mln children to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF
UN chief appoints Hiro Mizuno as special envoy on innovative finance, sustainable investments
UN condemns deadly Aden airport attack
UN chief appoints Lynn Hastings as deputy special coordinator for Mideast peace process
UN chief appoints Anita Kiki Gbeho as deputy special representative for UN mission in Somalia
United Nations, December 31: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday announced the appointment of Anita Kiki Gbeho of Ghana as his new deputy special...
Republicans sue Vice President Pence in bid to overturn U.S. election results
Dec 29, 2020
Washington (US), December 29: In a far-fetched bid to overturn the result of the U.S. election, House Representative Louie Gohmert and other fellow Republicans on...
U.S. House passes bill to boost stimulus checks to 2,000 USD after Trump's calls
Washington (US), December 29: The Democrats-held House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill to boost the second round of federal direct payments to 2,000...
UN underscores need to learn lessons from COVID-19, urges greater investments in preparedness
United Nations, December 29: The United Nations (UN) on Sunday commemorated the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, underscoring the need to learn lessons from...
UN chief welcomes holding of presidential, legislative elections in Niger
United Nations, December 29: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday welcomed the holding of the presidential and legislative elections in Niger on Sunday and...
Security Council condemns attacks on UN mission in CAR
United Nations, December 29: United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned Friday's attacks against the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).
U.S. Houston mayor asks for collective efforts to reduce violence
Dec 28, 2020
Houston (US), December 28 (ANI): U.S. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Sunday urged community leaders to work together to bring down violence in the city.
NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate, hospitalizations trend down: governor
Dec 27, 2020
New York (US), December 27: Of the 201,442 COVID-19 tests reported on Friday in New York State, 10,806 were positive, or 5.36 percent of the...
Honduras reports decline in deaths from traffic accidents in 2020
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), December 27: At least 1,157 people lost their lives in Honduras due to road accidents in 2020, a decline compared to previous years,...
UN chief calls for peaceful elections in Niger
United Nations, December 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for peaceful and safe legislative and presidential elections in Niger, said his spokesman.
UN chief wants peaceful, credible elections in CAR
California becomes first U.S. state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases
Dec 26, 2020
Over 100,000 New Yorkers suffer from power loss on Christmas
NYS COVID-19 test positivity rate down, hospitalizations up: governor
Dec 25, 2020
U.S. House Republicans block Democrats' bid to pass 2,000-USD stimulus checks
Trump's pardoning of convicted Blackwater guards not positive: UN
UN assessment team stranded in Ethiopia: spokesman
UN redeploys peacekeepers from South Sudan to CAR ahead of elections
UN chief happy with climate action, sad about handling of pandemic: spokesman
Trump vetoes annual defense bill despite passage in Congress by veto-proof majority
Dec 24, 2020