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Brazil reports 3,808 single-day deaths from COVID-19

Brazil reports 3,808 single-day deaths from COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 14: Brazil on Tuesday reported 3,808 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising its...

IMF projects Asia's economy to grow 7.6 pct this year, warns of "huge uncertainty"

IMF projects Asia's economy to grow 7.6 pct...

Washington (US), April 14: Asia's economy is expected to grow by 7.6 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

PM sees lockdown, not vaccination, as main reason for UK's coronavirus infection reduction

PM sees lockdown, not vaccination, as main reason...

London (UK), April 14: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that lockdown, not the country's vaccine rollout, is the...

US Intends to Approve Defense Arms Sale to UAE, State Dept Says

US Intends to Approve Defense Arms Sale to...

Washington (US), April 14: The Biden administration intends to go through with a defense arms sale to the United Arab...

N. Korea may be considering resumption of nuclear testing this year: U.S. report

N. Korea may be considering resumption of nuclear...

Washington (US), April 14: North Korea may be considering whether it should resume its nuclear and long-range missile testing this...

New virus cases back over 700 as fourth wave of pandemic looms

New virus cases back over 700 as fourth...

Seoul (South Korea), April 14: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rebounded to over 700 on Wednesday, the most in...

Renewed vaccine jitters may further slow S. Korea's immunization campaign

Renewed vaccine jitters may further slow S. Korea's...

Seoul (South Korea), April 14: Fresh vaccine jitters, caused by U.S. health authorities' recommendation of pausing the use of Johnson...

Sanctions, sabotage not to help U.S. as negotiating tools: Iranian FM

Sanctions, sabotage not to help U.S. as negotiating...

Tehran (Iran), April 14: U.S. officials should understand that neither sanctions nor acts of sabotage on Iran's nuclear facility will...

U.S. recommends pause in Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination over blood clot concerns

U.S. recommends pause in Johnson & Johnson COVID-19...

Washington (US), April 14: U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday called for a pause in the use of Johnson &...

Iran plans to start 60-pct uranium enrichment: media

Iran plans to start 60-pct uranium enrichment: media

Tehran (Russia), April 14: Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency of its plan to enrich uranium at 60-percent...

Putin, Biden discuss cooperation by phone

Putin, Biden discuss cooperation by phone

Moscow (Russia), April 14: Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden exchanged views on bilateral ties and explored...

Japan's decision to dump Fukushima water into sea sparks domestic, int'l opposition

Japan's decision to dump Fukushima water into sea...

Tokyo (Japan), April 14: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Tuesday that his government has decided to discharge contaminated...

Blinken to visit Brussels for talks with NATO allies

Blinken to visit Brussels for talks with NATO...

Washington (US), April 13: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Brussels, Belgium this week to consult with...

Brazil reports 1,480 more deaths from COVID-19

Brazil reports 1,480 more deaths from COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 13: Brazil registered 1,480 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the national death...

Zarif Thanks Lavrov for Moscow's Condemnation of Natanz Incident

Zarif Thanks Lavrov for Moscow's Condemnation of Natanz...

Tehran (Iran), April 13: Iran is grateful to Moscow for its condemnation of the recent incident at the Natanz nuclear...

N. Korea holds celebrations for founder's birthday in show of confidence in coronavirus handling

N. Korea holds celebrations for founder's birthday in...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: North Korea appears to be showing "confidence" in handling the global coronavirus pandemic as it...

New virus cases under 600 for 2nd day; spring resurgence in store

New virus cases under 600 for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained below 600 for the second straight day Tuesday...

S. Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision to release water from Fukushima

S. Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: South Korea on Tuesday expressed strong regret over Japan's decision to release contaminated water into...

IAEA chief: Efforts called to forestall further harm to environmental protection and human health

IAEA chief: Efforts called to forestall further harm...

Vienna (Austria), April 13: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) called for efforts on Monday to forestall...

Biden meets with executives to address semiconductor shortage

Biden meets with executives to address semiconductor shortage

Washington (US), April 13: U.S. President Joe Biden and other White House officials on Monday met with executives from 19...

EU rejects attempts to derail diplomatic process to revive Iran nuclear deal

EU rejects attempts to derail diplomatic process to...

Brussels (Belgium), April 13: The European Union (EU) on Monday strongly rejected any attempts to derail diplomatic efforts to revive...

Several U.S. states shut down Johnson & Johnson vaccine sites after adverse reactions reported

Several U.S. states shut down Johnson & Johnson...

Washington (US), April 13: Several states in the United States have temporarily shut down some vaccine sites after people suffered...

Israeli PM says not to allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons

Israeli PM says not to allow Iran to...

Jerusalem (Israel), April 13: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel will never allow Iran to obtain...

COVID-19 cases rise to 142,587 in Myanmar

COVID-19 cases rise to 142,587 in Myanmar

Yangon (Myanmar), April 12: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar has risen to 142,587, including 11 newly...

COVID-19 death toll in U.S. California exceeds 60,000

COVID-19 death toll in U.S. California exceeds 60,000

San Francisco (US), April 12: The death toll from COVID-19 in the U.S. state of California has exceeded 60,000, the...

NASA's Mars helicopter delays first flight

NASA's Mars helicopter delays first flight

Washington (US), April 12: NASA has chosen to reschedule its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's first experimental flight on the Red Planet...

International organizations express grave concern over situation in Somalia

International organizations express grave concern over situation in...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 12: The African Union (AU), the European Union (EU), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the...