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Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the...

Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead

Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead

Paris [France], May 23: A tourist plane crashed on Saturday afternoon near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France,...

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for...

Vienna [Austria], May 23: Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen announced on Sunday that he is running for a second...

Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 23: Vietnam recorded 1,319 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 138 from Saturday, according to its...

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime...

Canberra [Australia], May 23: Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in by the governor-general on Monday to become...

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for...

Vienna [Austria], May 23: Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen announced on Sunday that he is running for a second...

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime...

Canberra [Australia], May 23: Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in by the governor-general on Monday to become...

Pakistan reports 70 new COVID-19 cases

Pakistan reports 70 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 22: Pakistan reported 70 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total tally to 1,529,711, the country's Ministry of...

Singapore reports 3,775 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 3,775 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, May 22: Singapore reported 3,775 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,266,808.

Netherlands confirms first monkeypox case

Netherlands confirms first monkeypox case

The Hague [Netherlands], May 22: The Netherlands confirmed its first monkeypox case on Friday and more cases are expected following...

Yoon, Biden agree to expand joint military exercises to cope with N.K. threats

Yoon, Biden agree to expand joint military exercises...

Seoul [North Korea], May 22: President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed Saturday to begin discussions on expanding...

Russia confirms halt of gas supply to Finland

Russia confirms halt of gas supply to Finland

Moscow[Russia], May 22: Russian energy giant Gazprom confirmed a complete suspension of gas supply to the Finland's state-owned gas...

Opposition set for victory in Australian election: local media

Opposition set for victory in Australian election: local...

Canberra [Australia], May 22: The opposition Labor Party is likely to be the winner of Australia's federal election, with Anthony...

Vietnam reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 22: Vietnam recorded 1,457 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down by 130 from Friday, according to its...

British scholar says Biden's Asia trip to drum up U.S. efforts against BRI will fail

British scholar says Biden's Asia trip to drum...

London [UK], May 22: U.S. President Joe Biden is in Asia to drum up support for his country's answer to...

Labor leader Albanese claims victory in Australian federal election

Labor leader Albanese claims victory in Australian federal...

Canberra [Australia], May 22: Anthony Albanese has claimed victory for his Labor Party after incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded...

Brunei's Ministry of Energy abolished

Brunei's Ministry of Energy abolished

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], May 22: Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah gave an order to abolish the Southeast Asian country's...

Canada provides additional financial support to Ukraine

Canada provides additional financial support to Ukraine

Ottawa [Canada], May 21: Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland on Friday announced an additional loan...

France announces new government

France announces new government

Paris [France], May 21: French President Emmanuel Macron appointed on Friday ministers for the new government of the country.

Demining in Ukraine to take 5-7 years: official

Demining in Ukraine to take 5-7 years: official

Kyiv [Ukraine], May 21: The work on clearing the territory of Ukraine from the landmines scattered during the conflict with...

Italy's oil imports from Russia quadruple since February: reports

Italy's oil imports from Russia quadruple since February:...

Rome [Italy], May 21: Italy is importing three times more of oil from Russia than it did before the start...

Russian forces "completely liberate" Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

Russian forces "completely liberate" Azovstal steel plant in...

Moscow [Russia], May 21: Russian forces have "completely liberated" the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, the Russian Defense Ministry said...

Sweden classifies monkeypox as disease dangerous to society

Sweden classifies monkeypox as disease dangerous to society

Stockholm [Sweden], May 21: Sweden's government on Friday classified monkeypox as a disease dangerous to society after the first case...

HKSAR gov't strongly opposes European Commission report on Hong Kong

HKSAR gov't strongly opposes European Commission report on...

Hong Kong, May 21: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Friday expressed strong opposition to the remarks...

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR urges EU to take off tinted glasses, face up to Hong Kong's bright future

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR...

Hong Kong, May 21: The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative...

Liaison office of central gov't congratulates John Lee on HKSAR chief executive appointment

Liaison office of central gov't congratulates John Lee...

Hong Kong, May 21: The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)...

Shanghai reports 84 confirmed, 784 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases

Shanghai reports 84 confirmed, 784 asymptomatic local COVID-19...

Shanghai [China], May 21: China's Shanghai reported 84 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 784 local asymptomatic cases on Friday,...