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United Nations (Xinhua/UNI): The proportion of women ministers is at an all-time high at 20.7 percent, 2.4 percentage points higher than that in 2017, according to data in the 2019 edition of the biennial IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union)-UN Women map released Tuesday. more
Final decision on Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption case to be made after elections: justice ministry

Jerusalem (Xinhua/UNI): Israel's Justice Ministry said on Monday that the decision on whether to charge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with corruption won't be made until after ...

Donald Trump says permanent daylight saving time "OK with me"

Washington (Xinhua/UNI): U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would be fine with a permanent daylight saving time, ending an annual ritual of changing clocks twice a year.

Syrian president says economic siege becomes new shape of war on Syria

Damascus (Xinhua/UNI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that the economic siege is a new shape of war on Syria, state news agency SANA reported.  

Iran plans to establish marketing center in Iraq's capital to market products

Tehran (Xinhua/UNI): Iran is planning to establish a center in the Iraqi capital Baghdad for marketing its products in the neighboring country, Tehran Times daily reported Saturday.

Maduro says one of Venezuelan energy facilities suffered cyber attack on Saturday

Caracas (Sputnik/UNI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that a cyber attack was carried out against one of the country's energy facilities on Saturday, which did not allow the ...

China willing to play constructive role to ease India-Pakistan tensions: Senior diplomat

Islamabad (Xinhua/UNI): China was willing to play a constructive role to help ease the tensions between Pakistan and India, and called on the two sides to refrain from taking any actions ...

NATO opens northern headquarters near Riga

Riga, Mar 8 (Xinhua/UNI): The defense ministers of Latvia, Estonia and Denmark met at the Adazi military base outside Riga on Friday to inaugurate the headquarters of NATO's Multinati ...

Donald Trump’s ex-campaign Chief Paul Manafort jailed for fraud

Washington, Mar 8: Former Chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign Paul Manafort was sentenced for nearly four years by a US judge for bank and tax fraud uncovered during Special Counsel ...

China, US stand to gain from cooperation, lose from confrontation: FM

Beijing, Mar 8 (Xinhua/UNI): China and the United States stand to gain from cooperation and lose from confrontation, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.