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Samsung's upcoming wireless earbuds to be cheaper than predecessor: report

Samsung's upcoming wireless earbuds to be cheaper than...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: Samsung Electronics Co.'s upcoming wireless earbuds are likely to be cheaper than its previous model,...

S. Korea, U.S. to hold preliminary training this week ahead of main exercise

S. Korea, U.S. to hold preliminary training this...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korea and the United States will conduct a preliminary training this week in the...

New infections under 1,500 on fewer tests; cases piling up outside of Seoul

New infections under 1,500 on fewer tests; cases...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back to below 1,500 on Monday on fewer...

UK universities to continue online lessons in autumn term despite lockdown lift

UK universities to continue online lessons in autumn...

London (UK), August 9: Many of the top universities in Britian have refused to bring back full face-to-face teaching in...

S.Korean president's approval rating falls to 41.5 pct: poll

S.Korean president's approval rating falls to 41.5 pct:...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 2.6 percentage points over the week to...

UN chief repeats call for calm on Lebanon-Israel border

UN chief repeats call for calm on Lebanon-Israel...

United Nations, August 9: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated his call on Sunday for calm on the Lebanon-Israel border.

U.S. sees average daily count of over 100,000 COVID-19 cases

U.S. sees average daily count of over 100,000...

New York (US), August 9: As the highly transmissible Delta variant continued to spread in some U.S. states with low...

Somali president freezes new trade, security pacts until after polls

Somali president freezes new trade, security pacts until...

Mogadishu (Somalia), August 9: Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has issued a directive barring all government officials and public institutions from...

Sri Lanka receives another batch of Sinopharm vaccines

Sri Lanka receives another batch of Sinopharm vaccines

Colombo (Sri Lanka), August 9: Sri Lanka's Health Ministry on Sunday received a new batch of Sinopharm vaccine from China...

Former presidential candidate elected as mayor of Iran's capital

Former presidential candidate elected as mayor of Iran's...

Tehran (Iran), August 9: Alireza Zakani, a representative at Iran's parliament and a former presidential candidate, was elected on Sunday...

PSUV marks beginning of primary elections in Venezuela

PSUV marks beginning of primary elections in Venezuela

Caracas (Venezuela), August 9: The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) began on Sunday primary elections to choose the candidates...

Targeted attack kills senior government official in Kabul

Targeted attack kills senior government official in Kabul

Kabul (Afghanistan) Aug 7: Unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official

China's defense ministry voices strong opposition against U.S. arms sale to Taiwan

China's defense ministry voices strong opposition against U.S....

Beijing (China) Aug 7: China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday expressed strong opposition against the U.S.

Chinese FM urges ASEAN cooperation to cope with common security challenges

Chinese FM urges ASEAN cooperation to cope with...

Beijing (China) Aug 7: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Friday urged ASEAN countries to

HKSAR gov't strongly opposes U.S. memorandum on Hong Kong

HKSAR gov't strongly opposes U.S. memorandum on Hong...

Hong Kong Aug 7: China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Friday expressed

U.S., S. Korea hold director-level talks on N. Korea: State Dept.

U.S., S. Korea hold director-level talks on N....

Washington (US), August 6: U.S. and South Korean officials met this week to coordinate efforts to achieve the denuclearization of...

Samsung's presence in Middle East, Africa smartphone market falls in Q2: report

Samsung's presence in Middle East, Africa smartphone market...

Seoul (South Korea), August 6: Samsung Electronics Co. saw its market share decline in the Middle East and Africa (MEA)...

New cases over 1,700 for 3rd day; virus curbs extended for 2 weeks

New cases over 1,700 for 3rd day; virus...

Seoul (South Korea), August 6: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 1,700s for the third straight day...

UN envoys appalled by increase in sexual violence in Somalia

UN envoys appalled by increase in sexual violence...

United Nations, August 6: The UN secretary-general's special representative for children and armed conflict, Virginia Gamba, and the special representative...

UN chief calls for progress toward nuclear-weapon free world

UN chief calls for progress toward nuclear-weapon free...

United Nations, August 6: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for progress toward a world free of...

UN voices concern over food insecurity in NE Nigeria

UN voices concern over food insecurity in NE...

Logos (Nigeria), August 6: The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has expressed concern about...

G20 ministers agree on digital working group, discuss cybersecurity

G20 ministers agree on digital working group, discuss...

Rome (Italy), August 6: Ministers from the Group of Twenty (G20) on Thursday established the Digital Economy Working Group, a...

Global COVID-19 cases reported to WHO top 200 mln

Global COVID-19 cases reported to WHO top 200...

Geneva (Switzerland), August 6: The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 200 million, according to the latest data from...

White House says no final decision on int'l traveler vaccination rule

White House says no final decision on int'l...

Washington (US), August 6: The White House said on Thursday that the U.S. government has not yet made a final...

Raisi sworn in as Iran's new president

Raisi sworn in as Iran's new president

Tehran (Iran), August 6: Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in on Thursday as the new president of Iran in the parliament.

U.S. infrastructure bill to add 256 bln USD to deficits over 10 years: CBO

U.S. infrastructure bill to add 256 bln USD...

Washington (US), August 6: The bipartisan infrastructure bill would add 256 billion U.S. dollars to U.S. budget deficits over 10...

U.S. urges new Iranian government to return to nuke talks

U.S. urges new Iranian government to return to...

Washington (US), August 6: The United States on Thursday urged the new Iranian government under President Ebrahim Raisi to return...