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Japan starts special Diet session to elect new prime minister

Japan starts special Diet session to elect new...

Tokyo (Japan), October 4: Japan's parliament on Monday started a special Diet session to elect the country's new prime minister.

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over...

New York (US), October 4: The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while...

UK records another 30,439 coronavirus cases

UK records another 30,439 coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 4: Another 30,439 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

KOSPI falls 6.9 pct in Q3, marking 1st quarterly decline amid pandemic

KOSPI falls 6.9 pct in Q3, marking 1st...

Seoul (South Korea), October 3: South Korea's stock prices fell 6.91 percent on-quarter in the third quarter due to uncertainty...

N. Korea develops enhanced translator using AI technology: propaganda outlet

N. Korea develops enhanced translator using AI technology:...

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has developed an artificial intelligence-based translation program with enhanced speed and accuracy, a...

UNICEF regrets Ethiopia's decision to expel its representative

UNICEF regrets Ethiopia's decision to expel its representative

United Nations, October 3: The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday that the Ethiopian government's decision to expel the UNICEF...

Global challenges can only be addressed through multilateralism: UNGA president

Global challenges can only be addressed through multilateralism:...

United Nations, October 3: At his first press conference since the annual high-level week ended, UN General Assembly (UNGA) President...

Palestinian president says to go for other choices if Israel rejects two-state solution

Palestinian president says to go for other choices...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 3:Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday said that Israel's rejection of the two-state solution will oblige the...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures performance mixed

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures performance mixed

Chicago (US), October 3: CBOT agricultural futures staged a mixed performance in the past week after the U.S. Department of...

Over 500,000 Tanzanians vaccinated against COVID-19

Over 500,000 Tanzanians vaccinated against COVID-19

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) October 3: About 510,000 Tanzanians have been vaccinated against COVID-19 since the vaccination campaign was launched...

Algeria recalls ambassador to Paris over French president's controversial statements

Algeria recalls ambassador to Paris over French president's...

Algiers (Algeria), October 3: Algeria on Saturday decided to recall its ambassador to France for consultations over controversial statements of...

UK records another 30,301 coronavirus cases

UK records another 30,301 coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 3: Another 30,301 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of...

Economic Watch: Persistent price hikes pile pressure on ECB

Economic Watch: Persistent price hikes pile pressure on...

Frankfurt (Germany), October 3: Prices in the euro area continue to rise at a fast clip, stoking heightened concerns among...

More batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Myanmar

More batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrive in...

Yangon (Myanmar), October 3: A new batch of 4 million doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines from China arrived in Myanmar's...

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives

U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over...

New York (US), October 3: The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while...

Indonesia officially launches electronic stamps

Indonesia officially launches electronic stamps

Jakarta (Indonesia), October 3: Indonesia's Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has officially launched an electronic seal with a nominal value...

Georgia's former President Saakashvili detained after returning

Georgia's former President Saakashvili detained after returning

Tbilisi (Georgia), October 3: Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili has been detained, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced Thursday.

Russia continues to see surge in COVID-19 infections

Russia continues to see surge in COVID-19 infections

Moscow (Russia), October 3: Russia has confirmed 25,219 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the highest since July...

UK records another 35,577 coronavirus cases

UK records another 35,577 coronavirus cases

London (UK) Oct 2: Another 35,577 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

China releases external portfolio investment data according to holder sector

China releases external portfolio investment data according to...

Beijing (China) Oct 2: China's foreign exchange regulator has recently begun releasing data on the country's external portfolio investment assets...

UN voices concern over worsening humanitarian situation in NW Syria

UN voices concern over worsening humanitarian situation in...

United Nations Oct 2: Hostilities, an economic crisis, and COVID-19 have made the already dire situation of civilians in Northwest...

UN continues to help Haitians in wake of earthquake

UN continues to help Haitians in wake of...

Washington DC (USA) Oct 2: The UN team and humanitarian partners in Haiti are continuing to support the government-led efforts...

Morocco to start administering 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Morocco to start administering 3rd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Rabat (Morocco) Oct 2: Morocco will start administering booster COVID-19 vaccine shots in the coming days, as part of the...

Turkey condemns Greek-French defense deal

Turkey condemns Greek-French defense deal

Ankara (Turkey) Oct 2: Turkey on Friday condemned a recent defense deal reached between Greece and France, and claimed that...

Brunei introduces curfew to contain COVID-19 local transmission

Brunei introduces curfew to contain COVID-19 local transmission

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) Oct 2: The Bruneian government on Friday announced the introduction of more control measures to curb...

China confers Friendship Award on 100 foreign experts

China confers Friendship Award on 100 foreign experts

Beijing (China) Oct 2: Vice Premier Liu He presented the Friendship Award for 2020 and 2021 to 100 foreign experts...

Xi offers new proposals on building better future amid pressing challenges

Xi offers new proposals on building better future...

Beijing (China) Oct 2: With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging and the global economy struggling, the international landscape is undergoing...