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S. Korea, U.S. to hold economic cooperation talks in Washington next week

S. Korea, U.S. to hold economic cooperation talks...

Seoul (South Korea), December 9: Senior diplomats of South Korea and the United States will hold economic talks in Washington,...

Yoon hosts dinner for nat'l football team

Yoon hosts dinner for nat'l football team

Seoul (South Korea), December 9: President Yoon Suk-yeol hosted a dinner for the national football team on Thursday, saying...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases over 60,000 for 4th day as virus continues to spread

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases over 60,000 for...

Seoul (South Korea), December 9: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases continued their weekly climb Friday, as the government mulls adjusting...

Malaria cases, deaths remain stable in 2021: WHO

Malaria cases, deaths remain stable in 2021: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), December 9: The global number of malaria cases and deaths generally remained stable in 2021, thanks to redoubled...

M23 kills 131 civilians in eastern DRC: UN

M23 kills 131 civilians in eastern DRC: UN

United Nations, December 9: In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last week, M23 rebels killed at least...

Israel's Netanyahu asks president to extend mandate to form gov't

Israel's Netanyahu asks president to extend mandate to...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 9: Israeli former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday asked President Isaac Herzog for an extension of...

Mexico's inflation slows to 7.8 pct in November

Mexico's inflation slows to 7.8 pct in November

Mexico City (Mexico), December 9: Mexico's annual inflation rate slowed to 7.8 percent through November year on year, due to...

U.S. stocks rise, S&P 500 snaps 5-day losing streak

U.S. stocks rise, S&P 500 snaps 5-day losing...

New York (US), December 9: Wall Street's major averages rose on Thursday, reclaiming some of the ground they had surrendered...

UN Security Council hails signing of political framework deal in Sudan

UN Security Council hails signing of political framework...

United Nations, December 9: The United Nations Security Council on Thursday welcomed the signing of a framework deal in Sudan...

Russia, U.S. conduct prisoners swap

Russia, U.S. conduct prisoners swap

Moscow (Russia), December 9: Russian citizen Viktor Bout was exchanged for U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner on Thursday at the...

U.S. dollar slips amid economic data

U.S. dollar slips amid economic data

New York (US), December 9: The U.S. dollar weakened in late trading on Thursday as market participants digested a slew...

Convention on the Law of the Sea more relevant than ever: UN chief

Convention on the Law of the Sea more...

United Nations, December 9: As the ocean is "in dire straits," the landmark United Nations Convention on the Law of...

Dutch use less, import more gas as prices keep climbing

Dutch use less, import more gas as prices...

The Hague (Netherlands), December 9: Consumers and industries in the Netherlands scaled back their use of natural gas substantially between...

UK braces for Christmas disruptions as strikes extend

UK braces for Christmas disruptions as strikes extend

London (UK), December 9: The wave of strikes over pay that has hit the United Kingdom (UK) since the early...

EU, European development bank launch program to support Lebanon's small, medium enterprises

EU, European development bank launch program to support...

Beirut (Lebanon), December 9: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) announced on Thursday...

Iranian president says U.S. acknowledges failure to stop Iran's oil exports

Iranian president says U.S. acknowledges failure to stop...

Tehran (Iran), December 9: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the U.S. anger at Iran is due to...

FAO steps up emergency cash transfers for drought-hit Somalis

FAO steps up emergency cash transfers for drought-hit...

Mogadishu (Somalia), December 9: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Thursday it has scaled up...

Gambian president appoints 3 judges

Gambian president appoints 3 judges

Banjul (Gambia), December 9: The President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has appointed three Gambian judges who were sworn in...

Iran blasts "unrestrained" Western weapons delivery for further complicating Ukraine's situation

Iran blasts "unrestrained" Western weapons delivery for further...

Tehran (Iran), December 9: The Iranian foreign minister said Thursday that the "unrestrained" delivery of American and European weapons to...

S. Korea issues advisory against hiring N.K. IT workers with disguised nationalities

S. Korea issues advisory against hiring N.K. IT...

Seoul (South Korea), December 8: South Korea on Thursday issued an interagency advisory against the hiring of North Korean information...

U.S. will continue holding joint exercises against N. Korean provocations: Kirby

U.S. will continue holding joint exercises against N....

Washington (US), December 8: The United States will continue to hold joint military exercises bilaterally and trilaterally with South Korea...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 70,000 as gov't mulls adjusting indoor mask mandate

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 70,000 as...

Seoul (South Korea), December 8: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases slightly dropped Thursday, as the government is considering adjusting the...

Over 2.6 mln Somali children vaccinated against polio, measles: UN

Over 2.6 mln Somali children vaccinated against polio,...

Mogadishu (Somali), December 8: The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Wednesday that...

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms Africa's identity

UN says illicit trafficking in cultural property harms...

Nairobi (Kenya), December 8: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said Wednesday the illicit trafficking in cultural...

Violence in Sudan's Upper Nile State forces thousands of civilians to flee: UN

Violence in Sudan's Upper Nile State forces thousands...

United Nations, December 8: Violence in South Sudan's Upper Nile State has forced many people to flee into Sudan or...

Congress swears in Dina Boluarte as Peru's new president

Congress swears in Dina Boluarte as Peru's new...

Lima (Peru), December 8: Peru's Congress on Wednesday swore in Vice President Dina Boluarte as the country's new president, complying...

Peruvian police detain Castillo after congressional impeachment

Peruvian police detain Castillo after congressional impeachment

Lima (Peru), December 8: Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was detained Wednesday afternoon by security forces after unsuccessfully attempting to dissolve...