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Nigeria's vice president aspires to join 2023 presidential race

Nigeria's vice president aspires to join 2023 presidential...

Abuja (Nigeria), April 12: Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday formally declared his aspiration to run for president in...

Gunmen kill Nigeria's ruling party official in SW state

Gunmen kill Nigeria's ruling party official in SW...

Lagos (Nigeria), April 12: Police in southwest Nigeria's Osun state said they have launched a manhunt for gunmen who shot...

Israel's COVID-19 caseload tops 4 mln

Israel's COVID-19 caseload tops 4 mln

Jerusalem (Israel), April 12: Israel's Ministry of Health on Monday reported 4,178 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total infections...

Russia "in favor" of continuing negotiations with Ukraine: Russian FM

Russia "in favor" of continuing negotiations with Ukraine:...

Moscow (Russia), April 12: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Moscow prefers to continue its negotiations with Kiev.

German family minister resigns over vacation scandal

German family minister resigns over vacation scandal

Berlin (Germany), April 12: Anne Spiegel, Germany's federal minister for family affairs, resigned from office on Monday following criticism of...

Economists fear U.S. inflation could lead to recession: media

Economists fear U.S. inflation could lead to recession:...

Washington (US), April 12: As Americans continue to face rising prices, there are growing concerns from economists who fear rising...

63 percent of Americans rate U.S. economy as bad: poll

63 percent of Americans rate U.S. economy as...

New York (US), April 12: A whopping 63 percent of Americans rated the U.S. economy as bad, with 86 percent...

E-commerce platform Lazada launches foundation to empower women, youths in digital economy

E-commerce platform Lazada launches foundation to empower women,...

Singapore (Singapore), April 12: Southeast Asia's leading online shopping company Lazada Group has launched a foundation to provide educational opportunities...

Singapore PM says Pacific region more respectful of China's handling of COVID-19 -- Lianhe Zaobao

Singapore PM says Pacific region more respectful of...

Singapore (Singapore), April 12: Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the Pacific region is a lot more respectful...

Mongolia puts its first metal powder plant into operation

Mongolia puts its first metal powder plant into...

Ulan Bator (Mongolia), April 12: Mongolia has officially put into operation its first-ever metal powder plant here, the country's Ministry...

Indonesia seeks technology investors to develop rare earth elements industry

Indonesia seeks technology investors to develop rare earth...

Jakarta (Indonesia), April 12: The Indonesian government is seeking investors in the technology sector to help extract rare earth elements...

N. Korea opens new exhibition hall to mark 10th anniv. of Kim's leadership

N. Korea opens new exhibition hall to mark...

Seoul (South Korea), April 11: North Korea opened a new exhibition hall at a major museum in Pyongyang to mark...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 100,000 for first time in 7 weeks

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 100,000 for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 11: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 100,000 for the first time in seven weeks...

Zelensky, Scholz discuss defense, financial support for Ukraine over phone

Zelensky, Scholz discuss defense, financial support for Ukraine...

Kiev (Ukraine), April 11: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tweeted Sunday that he had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Olaf...

Aussie governing coalition, PM make up ground as election campaign begins: poll

Aussie governing coalition, PM make up ground as...

Canberra (Australia), April 11: Australia's governing coalition has made up ground on the Opposition ahead of the general election, a...

Iranian lawmakers demand U.S. legal guarantee for nuke deal revival

Iranian lawmakers demand U.S. legal guarantee for nuke...

Tehran (Iran), April 11: Iranian lawmakers on Sunday demanded the United States provide a legal guarantee that prevents future U.S....

U.S. seeks to impose new conditions for lifting sanctions: Iranian FM

U.S. seeks to impose new conditions for lifting...

Tehran (Iran), April 11: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday that the United States is seeking to impose...

Vienna nuke talks must ensure Iran's economic benefits: Speaker

Vienna nuke talks must ensure Iran's economic benefits:...

Tehran (Iran), April 11: Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said on Sunday that nuclear negotiations in Vienna must lead...

Romania's main ruling party elects PM as new leader

Romania's main ruling party elects PM as new...

Bucharest (Romania), April 11: Romania's main ruling National Liberal Party (PNL) elected on Sunday incumbent Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca as...

Russia increases spending fund to ensure economic stability

Russia increases spending fund to ensure economic stability

Moscow (Russia), April 11: The Russian government said Sunday that it has raised its reserve fund by 273.4 billion rubles...

Israeli missiles strike military sites in central Syria: media

Israeli missiles strike military sites in central Syria:...

Damascus (Syria), April 10: Israel carried out missile strikes against Syrian military sites on Saturday, state news agency SANA reported.

U.S. agriculture secretary joins list of officials testing positive for COVID-19 after dinner event

U.S. agriculture secretary joins list of officials testing...

Washington (US), April 10: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Saturday that he had tested positive for COVID-19, joining...

Iran blacklists 24 U.S. individuals for illicit activities

Iran blacklists 24 U.S. individuals for illicit activities

Tehran (Iran), April 10: Iran announced Saturday the sanction of another 24 U.S. officials and individuals for "involvement in terrorist...

S. Korea to launch first homegrown spy satellite atop SpaceX rocket in 2023

S. Korea to launch first homegrown spy satellite...

Seoul (South Korea), April 10: South Korea plans to launch its first homegrown spy satellite in 2023 atop a rocket...

Yoon to announce 8 Cabinet member nominees

Yoon to announce 8 Cabinet member nominees

Seoul (South Korea), April 10: President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol plans to announce eight Cabinet member nominees Sunday, including his pick for...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 200,000 for 2nd day amid slowdown in omicron wave

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 200,000 for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 10: South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases fell below 200,000 for the second straight day Sunday amid...

Australian general election called for May 21

Australian general election called for May 21

Canberra (Australia), April 10: Australians will go to the polls for a general election on May 21.