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New cases fall under 2,000; post-holiday infections in focus

New cases fall under 2,000; post-holiday infections in...

Seoul (South Korea), September 16: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell under 2,000 on Thursday, but health authorities are keeping...

N. Korea confirms missile launches from train

N. Korea confirms missile launches from train

Seoul (South Korea), September 16: North Korea said Thursday that a railway-borne missile regiment held a firing drill a day...

Food insecurity at highest levels in South Sudan since independence -- UN official

Food insecurity at highest levels in South Sudan...

United Nations, September 16: People in South Sudan currently face the highest levels of food insecurity recorded since the country's...

345 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN refugee agency

345 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN...

Tripoli (Libya), September 16: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said that 345 illegal migrants were...

Libya receives 117,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Libya receives 117,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Tripoli (Libya), September 16: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that Libya received a batch of the AstraZeneca...

U.S., several EU states continue to oppose Nord Stream 2: Russian FM

U.S., several EU states continue to oppose Nord...

Moscow (Russia), September 16: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that despite the completion of the Nord Stream 2...

Bangladesh PM eyes 60 mln Chinese vaccines in next three months

Bangladesh PM eyes 60 mln Chinese vaccines in...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), September 16: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday her government is expecting to receive 60 million doses...

UK PM reshuffles cabinet with Raab removed as foreign secretary

UK PM reshuffles cabinet with Raab removed as...

London (UK), September 16: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson carried out a reshuffle of his cabinet ministers on Wednesday, with...

U.S. condemns DPRK missile launches, calls for dialogue

U.S. condemns DPRK missile launches, calls for dialogue

Washington (US), September 16: The United States on Wednesday condemned ballistic missile launches by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea...

Security Council approves technical rollover for mandate of UN mission in Libya

Security Council approves technical rollover for mandate of...

United Nations, September 16: The Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution to approve a "technical rollover" for the mandate...

Denmark announces "contingency strategy" against COVID-19 after lifting restrictions

Denmark announces "contingency strategy" against COVID-19 after lifting...

Copenhagen (Denmark), September 16: A Danish government-commissioned expert group released a report on Wednesday, advocating a contingency strategy for COVID-19...

Germany makes hospitalization key indicator for COVID-19 measures

Germany makes hospitalization key indicator for COVID-19 measures

Berlin (Germany), September 16: The German government announced on Wednesday that the number of people requiring hospital treatment for COVID-19...

Uzbekistan sends humanitarian aid to Afghanista, nUzbek Foreign Ministry, food crisis, Taliban

Uzbekistan sends humanitarian aid to Afghanista, nUzbek Foreign...

Tashkent (Uzbekistan) Sep 15: Uzbekistan has sent humanitarian aid to neighboring Afghanistan to help the Afghan people overcome the consequences...

Israel's Maccabi Haifa hold Feyenoord in UEFA Conference League

Israel's Maccabi Haifa hold Feyenoord in UEFA Conference...

Jerusalem (Israel) Sep 15: Israeli champion Maccabi Haifa drew 0-0 at home against the Dutch side Feyenoord Rotterdam in...

Merkel urges W Balkan countries to strengthen cooperation

Merkel urges W Balkan countries to strengthen cooperation

Tirana (Albania) Sep 15: Germany and the European Union (EU) encourage the Western Balkan (WB) countries to strengthen their regional...

UN envoy calls for more int'l support to help maintain stability in Sudan's Darfur region

UN envoy calls for more int'l support to...

United Nations Sep 15: The top UN envoy for Sudan on Tuesday called for more international support to help maintain...

China sees fewer air trips amid COVID-19 resurgence

China sees fewer air trips amid COVID-19 resurgence

Beijing (China) Sep 15: China's civil aviation industry saw a decline in the number of air trips and volume of...

China, Singapore committed to further cooperation, China-ASEAN ties

China, Singapore committed to further cooperation, China-ASEAN ties

Beijing (China) Sep 15: Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang...

Xi stresses green, low-carbon path for energy industry development

Xi stresses green, low-carbon path for energy industry...

Beijing (China) Sep 15: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has stressed efforts to...

Chinese premier stresses efforts to safeguard people's health

Chinese premier stresses efforts to safeguard people's health

Beijing (China) Sep 15: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to safeguard people's health as a significant step to...

U.S. COVID-19 mandate plan wins support, doctor presses for children's vaccines

U.S. COVID-19 mandate plan wins support, doctor presses...

New York (USA) Sep 15: The U.S. federal government's latest COVID-19 vaccination mandates have won support in a recent poll...

U.S. trade coalition urges Biden administration to end "misguided trade war" as tariffs hurt businesses

U.S. trade coalition urges Biden administration to end...

Washington DC (USA) Sep 15: Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of more than 150 industry associations that are united...

U.S.' crimes in Afghanistan must be thoroughly investigated: Chinese diplomat

U.S.' crimes in Afghanistan must be thoroughly investigated:...

Geneva (Switzerland) Sep 15: Although the U.S. has ended its military presence in Afghanistan, the crimes of killing civilians by...

China resumes major expos' offline events to boost trade, economic recovery

China resumes major expos' offline events to boost...

Beijing (China) Sep 15: After going virtual on three occasions due to the impact of COVID-19, China's renowned Canton Fair...

Moon to buy car produced under Gwangju win-win job creation project

Moon to buy car produced under Gwangju win-win...

Seoul (South Korea), September 14: President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday preordered a brand-new mini SUV produced under his administration's signature...

N.K. calls for speedy recovery efforts in flood-hit eastern regions

N.K. calls for speedy recovery efforts in flood-hit...

Seoul (South Korea), September 14: North Korea called on officials to finish recovery efforts at a flood-hit eastern province before...

Seoul, Washington eye closer ties in global supply chain, vaccine delivery

Seoul, Washington eye closer ties in global supply...

Seoul (South Korea), September 14: South Korea and the United States have agreed to maintain close ties in the goal...