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N. Korea test-fires new anti-aircraft missile: state media

N. Korea test-fires new anti-aircraft missile: state media

Seoul (South Korea), October 1: North Korea said Friday it test-fired a new type of anti-aircraft missile a day earlier...

New virus cases in 2,000s for 6th day, COVID-19 curbs extended

New virus cases in 2,000s for 6th day,...

Seoul (South Korea), October 1: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for the sixth consecutive day Friday,...

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

Security Council approves another technical rollover for mandate...

United Nations, October 1: The Security Council on Thursday approved another "technical rollover" for the mandate of the UN Support...

UN chief calls on gov'ts to relieve plight of seafarers

UN chief calls on gov'ts to relieve plight...

United Nations, October 1: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on governments to relieve the plight of seafarers on...

Iran urges S. Korea to solve problem of access to frozen financial assets

Iran urges S. Korea to solve problem of...

Tehran (Iran), October 1: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Thursday urged South Korea to resolve the problem of...

Booster COVID-19 shots safe among young Israelis: report

Booster COVID-19 shots safe among young Israelis: report

Jerusalem (Israel), October 1: The third dose of COVID-19 vaccine has caused just one case of myocarditis among children aged...

Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown

Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government...

Washington (US), October 1: U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a short-term funding bill after Congress passed the measure,...

91 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

91 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

Tripoli (Libya), October 1: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Thursday that 91 illegal migrants were rescued...

EU should accelerate accession of Western Balkans, Greek and Slovak leaders agree

EU should accelerate accession of Western Balkans, Greek...

Athens (Greece), October 1: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his visiting Slovak counterpart Eduard Heger called for the acceleration...

U.S. Congress approves short-term spending bill as gov't shutdown deadline looms

U.S. Congress approves short-term spending bill as gov't...

Washington (US), October 1: The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a short-term spending bill to avert shutdown as...

New transmission project under CPEC to improve Pakistan's electricity supply: PM

New transmission project under CPEC to improve Pakistan's...

Islamabad (Pakistan), October 1: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that the ±660kV Matiari-Lahore high-voltage direct current (HVDC)...

Russia, U.S. hold 2nd round of strategic stability talks

Russia, U.S. hold 2nd round of strategic stability...

Geneva (Switzerland), October 1: Russia and the United States on Thursday held the second round of their bilateral strategic stability...

Congressional Committee on January 6 Events at Capitol Subpoenas Trump Ally, 10 Organizers

Congressional Committee on January 6 Events at Capitol...

Washington (US), September 30: The congressional Select Committee investigating the events on the US Capitol on January 6 said that...

Pentagon Leaders Told Senators US in Talks to Use Russian Bases for Afghan Ops - Reports

Pentagon Leaders Told Senators US in Talks to...

Washington (US), September 30: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley told lawmakers in...

New virus cases in 2,000s for 5th day, distancing measures likely to be extended again

New virus cases in 2,000s for 5th day,...

Seoul (South Korea), September 30: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for the fifth day in a...

S. Korea in all-out efforts to curb household debt: finance minister

S. Korea in all-out efforts to curb household...

Seoul (South Korea), September 30: Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Thursday the government will seek to rein in household debt...

N.K. leader says inter-Korean communication lines will be restored in early Oct.

N.K. leader says inter-Korean communication lines will be...

Seoul (South Korea), September 30: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said that cross-border communication lines with South Korea will be...

UN Security Council extends authorization of measures against migrant smuggling off Libya

UN Security Council extends authorization of measures against...

United NATIONS, September 30: The UN Security Council on Wednesday renewed the authorization of vessel inspection and seizure off the...

Putin, Erdogan discuss int'l cooperation, bilateral ties in Sochi

Putin, Erdogan discuss int'l cooperation, bilateral ties in...

Moscow (Russia), September 30: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed cooperation on international issues and bilateral ties with his Turkish counterpart...

Pause in Israeli settlement activity in occupied Palestinian territory must become permanent -- UN envoy

Pause in Israeli settlement activity in occupied Palestinian...

United Nations, September 30: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland said Wednesday that the current...

U.S. continues with vaccination campaign against deadly COVID-19 variant

U.S. continues with vaccination campaign against deadly COVID-19...

New York (US), September 30: On the doorstep of the 19th-month fight against the coronavirus, many U.S. states and entities...

Court dismisses Trudeau government's indigenous child-welfare appeals

Court dismisses Trudeau government's indigenous child-welfare appeals

Ottawa (Canada), September 30: Canada's Federal Court has dismissed the Trudeau government's attempts to appeal a pair of rulings about...

Bulgaria should learn from China's experience: minister

Bulgaria should learn from China's experience: minister

Sofia (Bulgaria), September 30: Bulgaria's Minister of Justice Yanaki Stoilov said here on Wednesday that his country should learn from...

EU readying for climate neutrality, stresses need for better regulation

EU readying for climate neutrality, stresses need for...

Ljubljana/ Brussels (Slovenia/ Belgium), September 30: The European Union (EU) needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by four percent per...

Pakistani official welcomes ECB chief's apology over tour cancellation

Pakistani official welcomes ECB chief's apology over tour...

Islamabad (Pakistan), September 30: Pakistan's Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday welcomed the apology from...

Japan's industrial production slips 3.2 pct in August

Japan's industrial production slips 3.2 pct in August

Tokyo (Japan), September 30: Japan's August industrial production slipped 3.2 percent from a month earlier as auto production showed weakness...

S. Korea ready to promote trade ties with Japan: minister

S. Korea ready to promote trade ties with...

Seoul (South Korea), September 29: South Korea will seek to strengthen trade cooperation with Japan amid challenges from the COVID-19...