• Saudi Intercepts ‘Hostile Target’ Over Capital

    RIYADH – Saudi Arabia intercepted a “hostile target” over Riyadh Saturday, said state media in the kingdom, which has come under repeated attack from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels since 2015.

    An explosion was heard in the Saudi capital at about …

  • S. Korea Welcomes U.S. Decision to Remain in WHO

    Seoul, South Korea welcomes the U.S. decision to remain as a member of the World Health Organization (WHO), Yonhap cited the country’s foreign ministry as saying today, on Friday.
    “Our government welcomes the U.S. government’s retraction of its decision to …

  • Brazil Registers 56,552 New Cases of Coronavirus on Friday

    Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday reported 56,552 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 8,753,920, Reuters cited the country’s Health Ministry as saying.
    Deaths rose by 1,096 to 215,243.

    Source: Saudi Press Agency…

  • Nuclear Ban Treaty Takes Effect, Sidestepped by Weapons States, Japan

    Tokyo, A U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons entered into force today, on Friday with 50 signatories having completed their ratification processes by last October, a long-awaited development for atomic bombing survivors and anti-nuclear activists, Kyodo reported.
    While participating countries and …

  • Wall Street Closing

    New York, The Nasdaq index rose slightly to another record high Friday on strength in major technology names, while the broader market fell modestly.
    Hopes for a strong corporate earnings season from large communications and technology companies sparked a rally …

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