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S. Korea to invest 114 tln won by 2030 to expand railway network

S. Korea to invest 114 tln won by...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea will invest 114.7 trillion won (US$102.7 billion) over the next decade to expand...

U.S. focused on vaccinating Americans, but may help others later: Price

U.S. focused on vaccinating Americans, but may help...

Washington (US), April 22: The United States is currently focused on vaccinating its own people for the COVID-19 pandemic...

New virus cases in 700s for 2nd day; vaccinations set to top 2 mln

New virus cases in 700s for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea reported more than 700 new virus cases for the second straight day on...

Sri Lanka commemorates 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Sri Lanka commemorates 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Colombo (Sri Lanka), April 22: Sri Lankan prime minister and legislators commemorated the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday...

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital currencies

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital...

Washington (US), April 22: Digital currencies have a potential to make financial services "much more inclusive," an International Monetary Fund...

Iran's president urges full implementation of nuke deal

Iran's president urges full implementation of nuke deal

Tehran (Iran), April 22: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for full implementation of the 2015 Iranian nuclear...

U.S. mass immunization could soon reach peak: poll

U.S. mass immunization could soon reach peak: poll

Washington (US), April 22: Two out of three Americans who haven't received a coronavirus vaccine say they are unlikely to...

EU medicines watchdog finds possible link between J&J vaccine, blood clots

EU medicines watchdog finds possible link between J&J...

Brussels (Belgium), April21: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Tuesday it had found a "possible link" between the Johnson...

Australian state opens 3 more hubs to promote COVID-19 vaccination

Australian state opens 3 more hubs to promote...

Sydney (Australia), April 21: People in the Australian state of Victoria have more access to the COVID-19 vaccine with the...

Iran Restores Power Supply at Damaged Natanz Nuclear Facility, Reports Say

Iran Restores Power Supply at Damaged Natanz Nuclear...

Moscow (Russia), April 21:Iran has restored power supply at the previously damaged Natanz nuclear facility, state news agency IRNA reported...

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats to U.S.: generals

N. Korean missiles and cyber capabilities pose threats...

Washington (US), April 21: North Korea continues to pose threats to the United States both in real life and cyberspace,...

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in another congratulatory message to new ruling party chief

N.K. leader stresses 'special' relations with Cuba in...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stressed the country's "special" strategic relations with Cuba in another...

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile test barge at Nampo: report

N. Korea continues to work on submersible missile...

Washington (US), April21: North Korea is continuing to work on a submersible missile test stand barge at its Nampo shipyard,...

S. Korea guards against potential jitters in housing prices: finance minister

S. Korea guards against potential jitters in housing...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday the government is guarding against potential instability in the...

IAEA chief 'certainly' hopes S. Korea takes part in Fukushima water monitoring

IAEA chief 'certainly' hopes S. Korea takes part...

Geneva (Switzerland)/ Seoul (South Korea), April 21: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said he "certainly"...

New virus cases back to over 700, vaccination drive to ramp up

New virus cases back to over 700, vaccination...

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 700 Wednesday as the country...

UNGA president reaffirms strong support for boosting biodiversity

UNGA president reaffirms strong support for boosting biodiversity

United Nations, April 21: The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, pledged on...

U.S. jury finds Chauvin guilty of all three charges over death of Floyd

U.S. jury finds Chauvin guilty of all three...

Washington (US), April 21: Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of two counts of murder and...

UK PM announces new taskforce to find "promising new medicines" to treat coronavirus

UK PM announces new taskforce to find "promising...

London (UK), April 21: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a new taskforce to find "promising new medicines"...

German shares almost unchanged at the start of trading on Tuesday

German shares almost unchanged at the start of...

Berlin (Germany) Apr 20: German stocks were almost unchanged at the start of trading on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX...

Iran reports 24,346 new COVID-19 cases, 2,261,435 in total

Iran reports 24,346 new COVID-19 cases, 2,261,435 in...

Iran (Tehran) Apr 20: The Iranian Health Ministry on Monday reported 24,346 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections...

U.S. COVID-19 cases rise as more states ease restrictions

U.S. COVID-19 cases rise as more states ease...

Washington DC (USA) Apr 20: Despite the country's vaccine rollout, a significant number of U.S. cities and states remain hotspots...

S. Korea to make sure to participate in IAEA monitoring team for Fukushima water release: ministry

S. Korea to make sure to participate in...

Seoul (South Korea), April 20: South Korea will make sure to participate in an international monitoring team led by...

New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day; Seoul aims to vaccinate 3 mln by end-April

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

Seoul (South Korea),April 20: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the second day Tuesday as...

FM: Seoul, Washington 'earnestly discussing' COVID-19 vaccine swap deal

FM: Seoul, Washington 'earnestly discussing' COVID-19 vaccine swap...

Seoul (South Korea), April 20: South Korea is "earnestly discussing" forging a swap deal with the United States to secure...

Economic slowdown caused by COVID-19 not putting brake on climate change: UN report

Economic slowdown caused by COVID-19 not putting brake...

Geneva (Switzeland), April 20: The COVID-19-related economic slowdown failed to put a brake on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts,...

U.S. Treasury announces new hub to coordinate climate-related policies

U.S. Treasury announces new hub to coordinate climate-related...

Washington (US), April 20: The U.S. Treasury Department announced on Monday that it is creating a new "Climate Hub" in...