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Yoon's approval rating drops after hot mic incident: poll

Yoon's approval rating drops after hot mic incident:...

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating fell for the first time in four weeks after his...

Malaysia reports 1,360 new COVID-19 infections, 1 new death

Malaysia reports 1,360 new COVID-19 infections, 1 new...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), October 3: Malaysia recorded 1,360 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the total tally to...

Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers drop for 3rd straight quarter as prices for raw materials gain

Sentiment among large Japanese manufacturers drop for 3rd...

Tokyo (Japan), October 3: Business sentiment among large Japanese companies deteriorated for the third straight quarter, dropping from 9 three...

S. Korea's new virus cases below 20,000 amid waning virus wave

S. Korea's new virus cases below 20,000 amid...

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 20,000 on Monday after staying in the 20,000s...

No Korean victims reported from Indonesian stadium tragedy: foreign ministry

No Korean victims reported from Indonesian stadium tragedy:...

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: The South Korean Foreign Ministry said Sunday that no Korean injuries or deaths have been...

Iran frees Iranian-American on humanitarian grounds: official

Iran frees Iranian-American on humanitarian grounds: official

Tehran (Iran), October 3: Iran released Baqer Namazi, a dual Iranian-American citizen, on humanitarian grounds, official IRNA news agency reported...

Roundup: UN envoy announces failure of truce renewal in Yemen

Roundup: UN envoy announces failure of truce renewal...

Sana'a (Yemen), October 3: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg announced on Sunday that no agreement has been reached...

Myanmar reports 275 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 275 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 3: Myanmar confirmed 275 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

Russia reports 30,085 new COVID-19 cases

Russia reports 30,085 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), October 3: Russia has registered 30,085 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally...

Latvian PM's party wins parliamentary election: preliminary results

Latvian PM's party wins parliamentary election: preliminary results

Riga (Latvia), October 3: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' centrist New Unity party has emerged as the winner of the...

Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Baghdad (Iraq), October 2: Thousands of Iraqis gathered Saturday in Baghdad and some Iraqi provinces to mark the third anniversary...

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of US USD 48 bln this year: report

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea is expected to post a record high trade deficit of nearly US$50 billion...

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Chicago (US), October 2: CBOT agricultural futures closed mixed in the past week as a result of a rapid decline...

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

Denver [US], October 2: A Colorado teen hospitalized since 2020 with unrelenting COVID-19 conditions has become a poster child for...

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 2: Singapore reported 3,510 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,911,417.

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Paju (South Korea), October 2: An anti-Pyongyang group of North Korean defectors said Sunday they released eight giant balloons carrying...

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day amid waning virus wave

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 30,000 for the third straight day Sunday as...

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son arrived in Seoul on Saturday amid speculation he could...

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this winter

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this...

Paris (French), October 2: Earlier this year, the French government announced it was expecting energy shortages during the upcoming winter...

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce extension

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce...

Aden (Yemen), October 2: An updated UN proposal calling for an extension of the existing truce set to expire on...

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Prague (Czech Republic), September 2: The leading government coalition party, the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), won the most seats in...

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 2: Myanmar confirmed 473 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming Israeli elections

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 2: Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday warned that the Israeli settlement construction took "center stage" in...

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since early 2020

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since...

Vienna (Austria), October 2: The OPEC+ oil cartel will meet in Vienna at the ministerial level on Oct. 5 to...

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

Riga (Latvia), September 2: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' center-right party New Unity on Saturday won the Baltic country's parliamentary...

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National Day

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National...

Islamabad (Pakistan), October 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday extended heartiest greetings to China and the Chinese people...

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: Foreign citizens seeking work in Portugal can stay in the country for six months under a...