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New virus cases fall below 600 on fewer tests; vaccinations to gather pace

New virus cases fall below 600 on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), May 9: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 600 on Sunday mainly due to...

Seoul stocks likely to extend gains next week on earnings, recovery hopes

Seoul stocks likely to extend gains next week...

Seoul (South Korea), May 9: South Korean stocks are expected to further advance next week as expectations of strong first-quarter...

Pakistani president allows use of electronic voting machines in general elections

Pakistani president allows use of electronic voting machines...

Islamabad (Pakistan), May 9: Pakistani President Arif Alvi Saturday promulgated an ordinance to allow the use of electronic voting machines...

Egyptian president, African Union chief discuss developments of Ethiopia's dam issue

Egyptian president, African Union chief discuss developments of...

Cairo (Egypt), May 9: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks on Saturday with President of the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Blinken admits some U.S. actions undermine int'l order

Blinken admits some U.S. actions undermine int'l order

Washington (US), May 9: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday that some U.S. actions in recent years...

UN remembers the dead of WWII

UN remembers the dead of WWII

United Nations, May 9: The Second World War had a profound impact on the international community, and established the conditions...

U.S. equities post mixed weekly results as Wall Street assesses economic data

U.S. equities post mixed weekly results as Wall...

New York (US), May 9: U.S. equities posted mixed results in the busy week featuring a wave of key economic...

UNAOC chief expresses deep concern over recent violent clashes in, around Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

UNAOC chief expresses deep concern over recent violent...

United Nations, May 9: The high representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Miguel Moratinos, on Saturday expressed "dismay...

Turkey confirms 20,107 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey confirms 20,107 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey) May 8: Turkey on Friday confirmed 20,107 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,210 symptomatic patients, raising the total number...

Biden concerned about Iran's seriousness in Vienna talks

Biden concerned about Iran's seriousness in Vienna talks

Beijing (China) May 8: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday raised concerns about Iran's seriousness in Vienna talks to revive...

Portuguese PM calls for "fair and inclusive" Europe at in-person EU Social Summit

Portuguese PM calls for "fair and inclusive" Europe...

Lisbon (Portugal) May 8: Europe's post-pandemic economic recovery will only succeed if it is "fair and inclusive," said Portuguese Prime...

Pakistani PM embarks on visit to Saudi Arabia

Pakistani PM embarks on visit to Saudi Arabia

Islamabad (Pakistan) May 8: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan embarked on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia Friday evening to...

WHO validates China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

WHO validates China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency...

Geneva (Switzerland) May 8: The World Health Organization (WHO) validated on Friday the BBIBP-CorV COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinopharm...

Russia to cooperate with China on production of Sputnik V vaccine

Russia to cooperate with China on production of...

Moscow (Russia) May 8: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has signed deals with three Chinese biopharmaceutical companies for the...

Xi reaffirms China's commitment to solidarity, cooperation with Africa

Xi reaffirms China's commitment to solidarity, cooperation with...

Beijing (China) May 8: Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that to strengthen solidarity and cooperation with African countries is...

Xi holds phone conversation with IOC chief

Xi holds phone conversation with IOC chief

Beijing (China) May 8: Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone conversation with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach...

Chinese FM puts forward four propositions for practicing true multilateralism

Chinese FM puts forward four propositions for practicing...

Beijing (China) May 8: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chaired a high-level meeting of the United...

China urges Japan to face up to int'l concerns over nuclear contaminated water dump

China urges Japan to face up to int'l...

Beijing (China) May 8: China on Friday urged the Japanese government to face up to the serious concerns of the...

UN honors 336 personnel killed in line of duty last year

UN honors 336 personnel killed in line of...

United Nations, May 7: The United Nations paused on Thursday to honor 336 personnel who lost their lives in the...

N.K. leader holds photo session with families of army after attending performance

N.K. leader holds photo session with families of...

Seoul (South Korea), May 7: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a photo session with families of the army, a...

New cases stay in 500s for 2nd day amid woes over variants

New cases stay in 500s for 2nd day...

Seoul (South Korea), May 7: South Korea's daily new virus cases remained in the 500s for the second day Friday...

S. Korea, U.S. discuss joint responses to falling Chinese rocket debris

S. Korea, U.S. discuss joint responses to falling...

Seoul (South Korea), May 7: South Korea and the United States on Friday discussed ways to jointly respond to remnants...

UN chief restates zero emissions call to avert falling into climate abyss

UN chief restates zero emissions call to avert...

United Nations, May 7: All countries should commit to zero carbon emissions by 2050 if the world is to avoid...

Humanitarian situation in Yemen falling off cliff: UN

Humanitarian situation in Yemen falling off cliff: UN

United Nations, May 7: With 20 million Yemenis in need of assistance in the face of conflict and COVID-19, "the...

U.S. Fed warns of potential significant declines in asset prices

U.S. Fed warns of potential significant declines in...

Washington (US), May 7: The U.S. Federal Reserve warned on Thursday that rising asset prices are posing threats to the...

Former Maldives president injured in explosion: media report

Former Maldives president injured in explosion: media report

Bogota (Colombo), May 7: Former Maldives president and parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed was injured Thursday in an explosion in capital...

UNICEF, Libya sign deal to extend cooperation on water sanitation

UNICEF, Libya sign deal to extend cooperation on...

Tripoli (Libya), May 7: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday said it signed an agreement with the Libyan...