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New virus cases soar to nearly 2,000 ahead of start of phased return to normalcy

New virus cases soar to nearly 2,000 ahead...

Seoul (South Korea), October 27: South Korea's new coronavirus cases soared to nearly 2,000 Wednesday, as fresh concerns emerge over...

Canadian PM unveils new cabinet

Canadian PM unveils new cabinet

Ottawa (Canada), October 27: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday announced a new cabinet, which includes significant changes to...

S. Korea's childbirths at fresh low in August

S. Korea's childbirths at fresh low in August

Seoul (South Korea), October 27: The number of babies born in South Korea dropped to a record low in...

Humanitarian access to northern Ethiopia remains challenging: UN

Humanitarian access to northern Ethiopia remains challenging: UN

United Nations, October 27: Humanitarian access to the northern parts of Ethiopia remains challenging, said the UN Office for the...

UN chief calls for leadership in climate action ahead of Glasgow conference

UN chief calls for leadership in climate action...

United Nations, October 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday stressed the need to close the "leadership gap" in climate...

Mexico to deal prudently with new migrant caravan: FM

Mexico to deal prudently with new migrant caravan:...

Mexico City (Mexico), October 27: Mexico will deal prudently with the latest migrant caravan with thousands of Central American migrants...

U.S. Democratic senators propose corporate minimum tax to pay for Biden's economic agenda

U.S. Democratic senators propose corporate minimum tax to...

Washington (US), October 27: Three key U.S. Democratic senators on Tuesday released a proposal for a minimum tax on corporate...

EU energy ministers discuss power price surge

EU energy ministers discuss power price surge

Brussels (Belgium), October 27: The energy ministers of the European Union (EU) member states met in Luxembourg on Tuesday to...

ASEAN leaders call upon developed countries to fulfill climate change finance commitment

ASEAN leaders call upon developed countries to fulfill...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei ), October 27: Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tuesday called upon developed...

News analysis: G20 Leaders' Summit to focus on climate, health, global economy

News analysis: G20 Leaders' Summit to focus on...

Rome (Italy), October 27: Luigi Mattiolo, a senior diplomatic advisor to Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, said on Tuesday that...

FDA advisors recommend authorizing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11

FDA advisors recommend authorizing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for...

Washington (US), October 27: Advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday voted in favor of authorizing...

Turkish parliament ratifies motion on launching cross-border operations toward Iraq, Syria

Turkish parliament ratifies motion on launching cross-border operations...

Ankara (Turkey), October 27: Turkish parliament on Tuesday ratified a motion extending authorization for the government to launch cross-border operations...

N. Korea reports no coronavirus case: WHO

N. Korea reports no coronavirus case: WHO

Seoul (South Korea), October 26: North Korea has conducted coronavirus tests on around 42,000 people but found no infections, a...

Kim says N.K.-China ties are 'sealed in blood,' will strengthen for generations

Kim says N.K.-China ties are 'sealed in blood,'...

Seoul (South Korea), October 26: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the North's close ties with China are "sealed...

New virus cases below 1,500 for third day amid preparations for return to normalcy

New virus cases below 1,500 for third day...

Seoul (South Korea), October 26: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 1,500 for the third consecutive day Tuesday, less...

S. Korea to speed up enforcement of stricter income-based lending rules to rein in household debt

S. Korea to speed up enforcement of stricter...

Seoul (South Korea), October 26: South Korea said Tuesday it will enforce stricter lending rules based on borrowers' repayment capability...

UN voices grave concern over escalation of hostilities in northern Ethiopia

UN voices grave concern over escalation of hostilities...

United Nations, October 26: The United Nations remains extremely concerned about the continued escalation of hostilities in northern Ethiopia, including...

Palestinian president slams Israel's interference in NGOs' work in West Bank

Palestinian president slams Israel's interference in NGOs' work...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 26: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday condemned Israel for intervening in the work of Palestinian non-governmental...

U.S. envoy reiterates window for Iran nuclear talks won't be open forever

U.S. envoy reiterates window for Iran nuclear talks...

Washington (US), October 26: U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley said on Monday that the efforts to revive the...

ASEAN kicks off series of virtural summits with COVID-19, economic recovery high on Agenda

ASEAN kicks off series of virtural summits with...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei ), October 26: Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday kick-started...

U.S. suspends economic aid to Sudan

U.S. suspends economic aid to Sudan

Washington (US), October 26: The United States on Monday suspended 700 million U.S. dollars in economic aid to Sudan after...

UN chief galvanizes action on new Our Common Agenda

UN chief galvanizes action on new Our Common...

United Nation, October 26: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday galvanized action among member states to implement his new Our...

Moderna says new data supports its COVID-19 vaccine for children 6-11

Moderna says new data supports its COVID-19 vaccine...

Washington (US), October 26: American biotechnology company Moderna said Monday a study in children ages 6 to 11 found two...

London launches Europe's biggest scheme to drive polluting vehicles off roads

London launches Europe's biggest scheme to drive polluting...

London (UK), October 26: Europe's biggest ultra-low emission zone, spanning about 380 square km of London, came into operation on...

Putin, Johnson discuss climate issues, int'l affairs over phone

Putin, Johnson discuss climate issues, int'l affairs over...

Moscow (Russia), October 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed climate issues and international affairs in a telephone conversation with British...

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 1.7 million

Canada's COVID-19 cases surpass 1.7 million

Ottawa (Canada), October 26: Canada reported 1,381 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, raising the cumulative total to 1,700,696 cases with...

300,000 Swedes believed to have impaired sense of smell due to COVID-19

300,000 Swedes believed to have impaired sense of...

Stockholm (Sweden), October 25: An estimated 300,000 Swedes suffer from an impaired sense of smell due to COVID-19, Swedish national...