Pope Francis renews call for Gaza ceasefire

TEHRAN — Pope Francis has renewed his call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza in a peace-focused address marking…

Israeli Parliament authorizes Netanyahu to shut down Al Jazeera

JERUSALEM – The Knesset on Monday passed the so-called “Al Jazeera Law” authorizing the Prime Minister to…

China further facilitates exit-and-entry services for better mobility of personnel

By Zhang Tianpei, People’s Daily Every day when the land port of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge opens,…

Sweden officially becomes 32nd member of NATO

WASHINGTON – Sweden officially became NATO’s 32nd member as the US received accession instruments Thursday. It came almost…

Biden makes case for 2nd presidential term in State of the Union

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden sought to draw stark contrasts between his policies and those of…

Canada to resume fund support for UN agency for Palestine refugees

TORONTO – Canada has announced it will resume support to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near…

Nikki Haley notches 1st win over Trump in DC primary

HOUSTON – Nikki Haley posted her first win over Donald Trump on Sunday in the Washington, D.C. primary election,…

South Korea gov’t to suspend licenses of 7K defiant trainee doctors

SEOUL – South Korea’s health ministry has started taking procedures to suspend the licenses of around 7,000 trainee doctors who have…

Children dying of starvation in Gaza, WHO chief warns

TEHRAN – Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned that children in Gaza…

H5N1 bird flu outbreak detected in Laos

VIENTIANE – The Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Department of Livestock and Fisheries recently reported an H5N1…