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New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day; vaccine rollout to gather pace

New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed in the 500s for the second straight day...

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with North Korea

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the time is drawing near for the two Koreas...

S. Korea calls in Japanese diplomat to protest Tokyo's renewed claims to Dokdo

S. Korea calls in Japanese diplomat to protest...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: The foreign ministry called in a Japanese diplomat on Tuesday to protest Tokyo's repeated claims...

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with North Korea

Moon says time approaching for resuming dialogue with...

Seoul (South Korea), April 27: President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the time is drawing near for the two Koreas...

Fighting in Ethiopia's Amhara region displaces at least 330,000: UN

Fighting in Ethiopia's Amhara region displaces at least...

United Nations, April 27: Intercommunal fighting in Ethiopia's Amhara region -- adjacent to restive Tigray -- has displaced at least...

UN chief voices concern over armed clashes in Somali capital

UN chief voices concern over armed clashes in...

United Nations, April 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday voiced deep concern over the recent armed clashes in the...

Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes for top 0.3 pct of U.S. households: White House advisor

Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes for...

Washington (US), April 27: U.S. President Joe Biden plans to raise capital gains taxes for households earning more than 1...

EU chief says "sofagate" underlines urgency to fight for gender equality

EU chief says "sofagate" underlines urgency to fight...

Brussels (Belgium), April 27: Ursula von der Leyen, the first female president of the European Commission, said on Monday that...

Spanish minister receives red-stained-knife death threat

Spanish minister receives red-stained-knife death threat

Madrid (Spain), April 27: Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto said on Monday that she had been...

Tunisian PM rules out nationwide lockdown despite rapid increase of COVID-19 cases

Tunisian PM rules out nationwide lockdown despite rapid...

Tunis (Tunisia), April 27: Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi has ruled out again the possibility of a nationwide lockdown despite...

Japanese PM's leadership shaken by LDP's hefty election loss, falling public support

Japanese PM's leadership shaken by LDP's hefty election...

Tokyo (Japan), April 27: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday said that focusing on tackling the increasingly serious COVID-19...

Biden, Modi have phone conversation on tackling COVID-19

Biden, Modi have phone conversation on tackling COVID-19

Washington (US), April 27: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday promised to support India hit hard by COVID-19 in a...

Pandemic trend remains stable as Italy starts reopening

Pandemic trend remains stable as Italy starts reopening

Rome (Italy), April 27: Italy took a first decisive step towards a post-pandemic phase on Monday, the first day of...

Cuba again reports over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19

Cuba again reports over 1,000 new cases of...

Havana (Cuba), April 26: Cuba once again reported more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19, with 1,185 infections registered as...

Israel Restricts Gaza Fishing Zone After Series of Rocket Launches - Fishermen's Union

Israel Restricts Gaza Fishing Zone After Series of...

Gaza (Palestine), April 26: Israel slashed Gaza's offshore fishing zone after multiple rocket launches carried out over the weekend, the...

Official Statistics Show Sputnik V Safest Vaccine Used in Hungary

Official Statistics Show Sputnik V Safest Vaccine Used...

Moscow (Russia), April 26: Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus is by far the safest and most effective of...

Biden's Approval Rating After 100 Days in Office Lower Than Most of US Presidents, Poll Shows

Biden's Approval Rating After 100 Days in Office...

Moscow (Russia), April 25: Joe Biden's job approval rating after the first 100 days in office is the third lowest...

S. Korea to partially lift ban on U.K. flights from May

S. Korea to partially lift ban on U.K....

Seoul (South Korea), April 26: South Korea will lift a ban on direct flights from Britain on a limited basis...

S. Korea to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations amid spiking cases

S. Korea to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations amid spiking...

Seoul (South Korea), April 26: South Korea will accelerate the COVID-19 vaccine rollout as the country has secured sufficient shots...

N. Korea tightens antivirus efforts amid increasing activities in spring season

N. Korea tightens antivirus efforts amid increasing activities...

Seoul (South Korea), April 26: North Korea is stepping up efforts to stay alert against the protracted coronavirus pandemic amid...

UN chief commends all countries reaching zero malaria goal

UN chief commends all countries reaching zero malaria...

United Nations, April 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday commended all countries that have reached the target of...

France combating against COVID-19 variants: PM

France combating against COVID-19 variants: PM

Paris (France), April 26: France has launched a battle to contain highly infectious variants of COVID-19 by reinforcing border control,...

Malta to partially lift COVID-19 restrictions: PM

Malta to partially lift COVID-19 restrictions: PM

Valleta (Malta), April 26: Malta will reopen non-essential shops and businesses on Monday, Prime Minister Robert Abela said Sunday.

Egyptian FM voices support for political solution in Yemen

Egyptian FM voices support for political solution in...

Cairo (Egypt), April 26: Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry stressed on Sunday Egypt's support for a political solution...

Bangladesh imposes ban on travellers' entry from India over COVID-19

Bangladesh imposes ban on travellers' entry from India...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), April 26: Amid its second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladesh has imposed a ban on the entry...

Turkey confirms 40,596 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey confirms 40,596 new COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), April 25: Turkey on Saturday reported 40,596 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,905 symptomatic patients, as the total number...

Presidential secretary quizzed over alleged illegal exit ban

Presidential secretary quizzed over alleged illegal exit ban

Seoul (South Korea), April 25: Prosecutors said Saturday they have questioned a presidential secretary over an alleged illegal exit ban...