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With Tokyo Olympics one month out, S. Korean athletes look to extend successful run

With Tokyo Olympics one month out, S. Korean...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: With each passing day, the push by the local organizers and the International Olympic Committee...

New infections back under 400, virus fight hampered by rising variants, pandemic fatigue

New infections back under 400, virus fight hampered...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 400 in about a week on Monday due...

U.S. envoy hopes N. Korea will accept offer to meet 'anytime, anywhere without preconditions'

U.S. envoy hopes N. Korea will accept offer...

Seoul (South Korea), June 21: The United States has offered to meet with North Korea "anywhere, anytime without preconditions" and...

Israel's new PM vows to toughen up approaches against Hamas

Israel's new PM vows to toughen up approaches...

Jerusalem (Isarel), June 21: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday that Israel will not tolerate...

Egyptian president, Malaysian FM discuss mutual cooperation

Egyptian president, Malaysian FM discuss mutual cooperation

Cairo (Egypt), June 21: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein discussed on Sunday the...

UK reports another 9,284 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 9,284 coronavirus cases

London (UK), June 21: Britain has reported another 9,284 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number...

Australia's deputy PM defeated in Nationals leadership challenge

Australia's deputy PM defeated in Nationals leadership challenge

Canberra (Australia), June 21: Barnaby Joyce has defeated Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack in a contest to replace him as...

Talks to revive Iran nuclear agreement "closer to a deal": EU official

Talks to revive Iran nuclear agreement "closer to...

Vienna (Austria), June 21: Talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...

Peru extends suspension of flights from Brazil, South Africa, India

Peru extends suspension of flights from Brazil, South...

Lima (Peru), June 20: Peru has extended the suspension of commercial flights from South Africa, Brazil and India until July...

Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume in Vienna on Sunday

Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume in Vienna on...

Brussels (Belgium), June 20: The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will resume the negotiations in...

Putin Says Russia Continues Working on New Vaccines, Medication for Treating COVID-19

Putin Says Russia Continues Working on New Vaccines,...

Moscow (Russia), June 20: Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated medical workers and veterans of the Russian healthcare system on Medical...

Qatari Emir Hopes For Development of Relations With Iran Under Raisi's Presidency

Qatari Emir Hopes For Development of Relations With...

Doha (Qatar), June 20: The Qatari emir, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on winning the presidential...

N.K. leader vows to overcome difficulties as he concludes key party meeting: state media

N.K. leader vows to overcome difficulties as he...

Seoul (South Korea), June 20: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vowed to break through difficulties facing the country as he...

New virus cases under 500, S. Korea set to unveil new social distancing scheme

New virus cases under 500, S. Korea set...

Seoul (South Korea), June 20: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 500 for the second consecutive day Sunday due...

Iraqi president congratulates Raisi on election win

Iraqi president congratulates Raisi on election win

Baghdad (Iraq), June 20: Iraqi President Barham Salih on Saturday sent a congratulatory message to Ebrahim Raisi on his win...

UK reports over 10,000 COVID cases for third consecutive day on Saturday

UK reports over 10,000 COVID cases for third...

London (UK), June 20: Britain reported more than 10,000 coronavirus cases for a third consecutive day on Saturday as there...

EU senior official warns of sanctions over delay in Lebanon's cabinet formation

EU senior official warns of sanctions over delay...

Beirut (Lebanon), June 20: The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warned on Saturday that the EU could impose...

Raisi wins Iran's presidential election

Raisi wins Iran's presidential election

Tehran (Iran), June 20: Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi won Iran's presidential race by securing over 60 percent of votes, the...

World Bank approves 450-mln-USD loan to support Morocco's social, economic reforms

World Bank approves 450-mln-USD loan to support Morocco's...

Rabat (Morocco) June 19: The World Bank approved a 450-million-U.S.-dollar loan to support Morocco's reforms for social and economic resilience...

EU official warns UK partnership "at a crossroads" amid N Ireland row

EU official warns UK partnership "at a crossroads"...

Brussels (Belgium) June 19: The relationship between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) is at a crossroads,...

Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions extended to late July

Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions extended to...

Ottawa (Canada) June 19: Canada announced on Friday that the Canada-U.S. border agreement on travel restrictions will be extended for...

Guterres appointed as UN secretary-general for second term

Guterres appointed as UN secretary-general for second term

New York (USA) June 19: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres as the UN secretary-general...

China urges Japan to reduce political interference in bilateral trade cooperation: spokesperson

China urges Japan to reduce political interference in...

Beijing (China) June 19: China hopes Japan will reduce non-market restrictions and unnecessary political interference in bilateral economic and trade...

Mainland urges DPP to stop political manipulation over COVID-19 vaccines

Mainland urges DPP to stop political manipulation over...

Beijing (China) June 19: A Chinese mainland spokesperson Friday urged Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority not to continue...

China launches new remote-sensing satellite group

China launches new remote-sensing satellite group

Beijing (China) June 19: China successfully sent a new remote-sensing satellite group into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center...

Xi congratulates Guterres on re-election as UN chief

Xi congratulates Guterres on re-election as UN chief

Beijing (China) June 19: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent congratulatory messages to Antonio Guterres and Portuguese President Marcelo...

Xi stresses drawing strength from CPC history to forge ahead

Xi stresses drawing strength from CPC history to...

Beijing (China) June 19: Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday stressed...