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S.Korea, U.S. kick off annual military exercise

S.Korea, U.S. kick off annual military exercise

Seoul [South Korea], August 22: South Korea and the United States on Monday kicked off their annual military exercise involving...

S.Korea reports 59,046 new COVID-19 cases

S.Korea reports 59,046 new COVID-19 cases

Seoul [South Korea], August 22: South Korea reported 59,046 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours...

Sri Lanka hikes kerosene price to cut losses

Sri Lanka hikes kerosene price to cut losses

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 22: Sri Lanka's state-owned fuel distributor Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) hiked the price of kerosene with...

Bus accident in Bolivia kills 5

Bus accident in Bolivia kills 5

La Paz [Bolivia], August 21: A bus crash on a roadway in western Bolivia left five people dead and 15...

Brazilian presidential candidate Lula announces plans for salary increases

Brazilian presidential candidate Lula announces plans for salary...

Sao Paulo [Brazil], August 21: Brazil's former President and current presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Saturday...

Cameroon bans skin whitening products

Cameroon bans skin whitening products

Yaounde [Cameroon], August 21: Cameroonian Minister of Public health Manaouda Malachie on Friday banned skin whitening products in the country.

DR Congo reports one suspected Ebola case: WHO

DR Congo reports one suspected Ebola case: WHO

Brazzaville [Congo], August 21: Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are investigating a case suspected of...

Rwanda eyes more Chinese investors in green projects: official

Rwanda eyes more Chinese investors in green projects:...

Kigali [Rwanda], August 21: Rwanda is looking forward to attracting more Chinese investments in green projects to support the country's...

Death toll from heavy rains, floods in Sudan rises to 79

Death toll from heavy rains, floods in Sudan...

Khartoum [Sudan], August 21: The death toll from recent heavy rains and floods in Sudan has climbed to 79, the...

UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attack on Somalia's Hayat hotel

UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attack on Somalia's...

Mogadishu [Somalia], August 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Hayat Hotel in...

Palestinian President condemns Israel's closure of 7 NGOs

Palestinian President condemns Israel's closure of 7 NGOs

Ramallah [Palestine], August 21: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday condemned Israel's closure of seven Palestinian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in...

6 IS militants killed in airstrike in Iraq: military

6 IS militants killed in airstrike in Iraq:...

Baghdad [Iraq], August 21: Six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Saturday in an airstrike in Iraq's Salahudin province...

Iranian police bust int'l cocaine trafficking ring

Iranian police bust int'l cocaine trafficking ring

Tehran [Iran], August 21: The Iranian police announced on Saturday that it had smashed an international drug trafficking ring smuggling...

Jordanian, Algerian business representatives vow to boost bilateral trade

Jordanian, Algerian business representatives vow to boost bilateral...

Amman [Jordan], August 21: Business representatives from Jordan and Algeria on Saturday called for efforts to overcome obstacles facing bilateral...

Iran says West wants to prevent it from producing nuclear fuel, having scientific power

Iran says West wants to prevent it from...

Tehran [Iran], August 21: The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Saturday the West has...

UN chief inspects Ukraine's grain export in Istanbul

UN chief inspects Ukraine's grain export in Istanbul

Istanbul [Turkey], August 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Istanbul on Saturday and inspected the efforts of the Joint Coordination...

Over 834,000 int'l tourists visit Cuba in first seven months

Over 834,000 int'l tourists visit Cuba in first...

Havana [Cuba], August 21: Cuba has received more than 834,000 international tourists in the first seven months of 2022, the...

Vietnam reports 2,704 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 2,704 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], August 21: Vietnam recorded 2,704 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down by 279 from Friday, according to its...

Singapore reports 2,660 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 2,660 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, August 21: Singapore reported 2,660 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,814,915.

Cambodia attracts over 740,000 int'l tourists in first 7 months

Cambodia attracts over 740,000 int'l tourists in first...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], August 21: Cambodia has attracted more than 740,000 international visitors in the first seven months of 2022,...

Myanmar reports 48 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 48 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], August 21: Myanmar confirmed 48 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

36 killed, 145 injured in rain spells across Pakistan in 24 hours

36 killed, 145 injured in rain spells across...

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 21: At least 36 people were killed and 145 others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods...

'Facts No Longer Matter' in Trump Probe Under Politicized Justice System, Ex-FBI Lawyer Says

'Facts No Longer Matter' in Trump Probe Under...

Washington (US), August 20: Whether or not former President Donald Trump is indicted over what federal agents found during a...

Report: Iran Drops Demand in JCPOA Talks for US to Remove IRGC From Terror Blacklist

Report: Iran Drops Demand in JCPOA Talks for...

Washington (US), August 20: Iran dropped a key demand for the US to remove the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)...

S. Korea, U.S. voice regret over N. Korea in high-level phone talks

S. Korea, U.S. voice regret over N. Korea...

Seoul/ Washington (South Korea/ US), August 20: The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States held phone talks...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 130,000; death toll hits 3-month high

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 130,000;...

Seoul (South Korea), August 20: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 130,000 Saturday, but the daily number of deaths...

S. Korean lawmakers leave for U.S. visit

S. Korean lawmakers leave for U.S. visit

Seoul (South Korea), August 20: A group of lawmakers from South Korea's rival parties departed for Washington, D.C., Saturday for...