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New cases under 600 again on fewer tests; variants in focus amid vaccine rollout

New cases under 600 again on fewer tests;...

Seoul (South Korea), May 6: South Korea's daily new virus cases fell back to the 500s again Thursday as fewer...

Moon sends condolence letter to Mexican leader over metro line disaster

Moon sends condolence letter to Mexican leader over...

Seoul (South Korea), May 6: South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his condolences to Mexican people over a deadly metro...

European Parlianment member calls on EU to cooperate with China instead of confrontation

European Parlianment member calls on EU to cooperate...

Dublin (Ireland), May 6: A member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland on Wednesday called on the European Union...

UN envoy says Yemeni warring sides fail to reach agreement

UN envoy says Yemeni warring sides fail to...

Sanaa (Yemen), May 6: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths said on Wednesday that a recent UN-brokered negotiation between...

UN envoy, Libyan parliament speaker discuss political, security development

UN envoy, Libyan parliament speaker discuss political, security...

Tripoli (Libya), May 6: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on Wednesday that its head Jan Kubis...

Merkel says EU-China investment treaty an important undertaking

Merkel says EU-China investment treaty an important undertaking

Berlin (Germany), May 6: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the EU-China investment treaty was an "important undertaking" despite...

Sri Lankan PM elected chair of ADB's Board of Governors

Sri Lankan PM elected chair of ADB's Board...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 6: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who also serves as minister of finance, was on...

ECOWAS countries urged to invest in data production

ECOWAS countries urged to invest in data production

Accra (Ghana), May 6: Members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) should invest more in data production...

France's National Assembly approves climate change bill

France's National Assembly approves climate change bill

Paris (France), May 5: France's National Assembly on Tuesday endorsed a new bill aiming at reinforcing acts to enable France...

Israeli President Says Received Mandate to Form Gov't Back as Netanyahu Misses Deadline

Israeli President Says Received Mandate to Form Gov't...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government coalition three times in the past two years. Now,...

Moon holds online meeting with kids for Children's Day

Moon holds online meeting with kids for Children's...

Seoul (South Korea), May 5: President Moon Jae-in held an online meeting with a group of elementary school students on...

Vaccinated people to be exempted from mandatory self-isolation in S. Korea

Vaccinated people to be exempted from mandatory self-isolation...

Seoul (South Korea), May 5: People who have been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in South Korea are exempted...

Selection of next UN secretary-general enters phase of vision statement hearing

Selection of next UN secretary-general enters phase of...

United nations, May 5: United Nations member states will gather Friday to hear the vision statement of incumbent Secretary-General Antonio...

UN envoy to Libya transmits proposal for constitutional basis for elections to dialogue forum

UN envoy to Libya transmits proposal for constitutional...

Tripoli (Libya), May 5: United Nations (UN) envoy to Libya Jan Kubis on Tuesday transmitted the proposal for a constitutional...

450 refugees rescued in Italy, including 180 children: UNHCR

450 refugees rescued in Italy, including 180 children:...

Geneva (Switzerland), May 5: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced Tuesday that 450 refugees were rescued and...

Philippine FDA approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Philippine FDA approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency...

Manila (Philippines), May 5: The Philippines' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the emergency use authorization for Moderna's vaccine...

Chile's COVID-19 cases drop 14 pct in two weeks: health ministry

Chile's COVID-19 cases drop 14 pct in two...

Santiago (Chile), May 4: New cases of COVID-19 in Chile decreased by 14 percent in the past 14 days and...

European Commission recommends easing restrictions on travel to EU

European Commission recommends easing restrictions on travel to...

Brussels (Belgium), May 4: The European Commission on Monday called on the member states of the European Union (EU) to...

Turkey's COVID-19 patients applying to be hospitalized down by half: minister

Turkey's COVID-19 patients applying to be hospitalized down...

Istanbul (Turkey), May 4: The number of COVID-19 patients who have applied to be hospitalized in the last two weeks...

ASEAN+3 vow to deepen financial cooperation to sustain economic growth amid COVID-19 pandemic

ASEAN+3 vow to deepen financial cooperation to sustain...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei), May 4: Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), plus China, Japan and...

Denmark stops using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Denmark stops using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Copenhagen (Denmark), May 4: The Danish Health Authority has decided to drop the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from its mass...

UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to approve evacuation of refugees

UNHCR urges Libyan authorities to approve evacuation of...

Tripoli (Libya), May 4: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday urged the Libyan authorities to approve...

UN mourns death of Chadian president Deby

UN mourns death of Chadian president Deby

United Nations, May 4: The United Nations General Assembly on Monday held a plenary meeting to mourn the death of...

U.S. most populous county reports no new COVID-19 death in two consecutive days

U.S. most populous county reports no new COVID-19...

Los Angeles (California), May 4: Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, reported zero death related...

More than 800 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week: IOM

More than 800 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan...

Tripoli (Libya), May 4: More than 800 illegal migrants have been rescued off the coast of Libya over the past...

Over 40 foreigners found infected with COVID-19 in Gangneung's preemptive testing

Over 40 foreigners found infected with COVID-19 in...

Gangneung (South Korea), May 4: More than 40 foreign migrant workers in the east coast city of Gangneung tested positive...

Hyundai Avante, selected as "2021 Car of the Year" by Canadian AutoGuide

Hyundai Avante, selected as "2021 Car of the...

Seoul [South Korea], May 3 (ANI/Global Economic): Hyundai Motor Company Avante (local name Elantra) was awarded "2021 Car of the...