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Russian, Turkish presidents discuss boosting bilateral ties

Russian, Turkish presidents discuss boosting bilateral ties

Ankara (Turkey), January 3: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday discussed ways to enhance...

Roundup: With mass vaccination, Bolivia ends 2021 with low COVID-19 mortality rate

Roundup: With mass vaccination, Bolivia ends 2021 with...

La Paz (Bolivia), January 3: Bolivia ended 2021 with COVID-19 mortality rate at 0.8 percent, thanks to a mass vaccination...

Australian PM rules out funding free rapid COVID-19 tests

Australian PM rules out funding free rapid COVID-19...

Canberra (Australia), January 3: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ruled out the government funding free rapid coronavirus tests.

South African President Ramaphosa vows deep investigation into parliament fire

South African President Ramaphosa vows deep investigation into...

Cape Town (South Africa) January 3: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he "believes" somebody is being held...

Indonesia closes coal cargo shipment services following coal export ban

Indonesia closes coal cargo shipment services following coal...

Jakarta (Indonesia), January 3: Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation has temporarily closed all cargo services of exported coal, following the government's...

Libya's pandemic situation stable despite more COVID-19 cases: health authorities

Libya's pandemic situation stable despite more COVID-19 cases:...

Tripoli (Libya), January 3: The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) of Libya on Sunday confirmed that the COVID-19 situation...

Twitter permanently suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter permanently suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for...

San Francisco (US), January 3: Twitter on Sunday permanently suspended an account of the U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene,...

Two Gaza rockets fall off Tel Aviv's coast: Israeli army

Two Gaza rockets fall off Tel Aviv's coast:...

Jerusalem (Israel), January 2: Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip toward central Israel but fell short in the...

Ethiopia registers 4,899 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia registers 4,899 new COVID-19 cases

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), January 2: Ethiopia registered 4,899 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide...

Kenya's economy grows 9.9 pct in Q3

Kenya's economy grows 9.9 pct in Q3

Nairobi (Kenya), January 2: Kenya's economy grew by 9.9 percent in the three months to September 30, compared to 10.1...

Russia confirms 19,751 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia confirms 19,751 daily COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), January 2: Russia registered 19,751 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to...

Philippines logs 3,617 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 2,847,486

Philippines logs 3,617 new COVID-19 cases, total rises...

Manila (Philippines), January 2: The Philippines' health department on Saturday reported 3,617 new COVID-19 infections, taking its total to 2,847,486.

Philippine Airlines exits bankruptcy, plans to restore routes to Chinese cities

Philippine Airlines exits bankruptcy, plans to restore routes...

Manila (Philippines), January 2: The Philippines Airlines (PAL) has emerged from bankruptcy and completed its financial restructuring to keep the...

Vietnam reports 14,835 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 14,835 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi (Vietnam), January 2: Vietnam reported 14,835 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 14,822 locally transmitted and 13 imported, according...

Humanitarian aid distributed to orphans in Afghanistan's Takhar province

Humanitarian aid distributed to orphans in Afghanistan's Takhar...

Taluqan (Afghanistan), January 2: Authorities in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province distributed humanitarian aid to 460 orphaned children on Saturday, a...

New infections below 5,000 for 2nd day amid tightened distancing curbs

New infections below 5,000 for 2nd day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), January 2: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 5,000 for the second day in a row...

Iran reports 1,002 daily COVID-19 cases, 6,195,403 in total

Iran reports 1,002 daily COVID-19 cases, 6,195,403 in...

Tehran (Iran), January 2: The COVID-19 epidemic has claimed 33 lives and 1,002 new COVID-19 cases have been registered in...

Iraq's crude exports exceed 101 mln barrels in Dec.: ministry

Iraq's crude exports exceed 101 mln barrels in...

Baghdad (Iraq), January 2: Iraq exported 101.58 million barrels of crude oil in December, bringing in revenues of more than...

Singapore reports 456 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 456 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore (Singapore), January 2: Singapore reported 456 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 279,861.

Italian president thanks citizens for sense of responsibility in New Year speech

Italian president thanks citizens for sense of responsibility...

Rome (Italy), January 1: In what was due to be his last New Year speech as the country's president, Sergio...

N. Korea focuses on economy in 2022 policy direction, skips specific messages on S. Korea, U.S.

N. Korea focuses on economy in 2022 policy...

Seoul (South Korea), January 1: North Korean officials noted the "growing instability" of the military situation on the peninsula and...

S. Korea's exports rise 25.8 pct in 2021 to hit all-time high

S. Korea's exports rise 25.8 pct in 2021...

Seoul (South Korea), January 1: South Korea's exports rose 25.8 percent in 2021 from the previous year to reach an...

New infections below 5,000 for 2nd day, distancing curbs extended for 2 more weeks

New infections below 5,000 for 2nd day, distancing...

Seoul (South Korea), January 1: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 5,000 for the second day in a row...

Moon expects March presidential election to bring hope for future

Moon expects March presidential election to bring hope...

Seoul (South Korea), January 1: President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he expects the upcoming presidential election to bring hope for...

Children in conflict experiencing increase in grave violations: UNICEF

Children in conflict experiencing increase in grave violations:...

United Nations, January 1: Armed conflict, intercommunal violence and insecurity continued to take a toll on thousands of children throughout...

Turkish president pledges to make Turkey among 10 largest economies in 2023

Turkish president pledges to make Turkey among 10...

Ankara (Turkey), January 1: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday reiterated his government's 2023 goal to include Turkey among...

Canada records 41,210 new COVID-19 cases

Canada records 41,210 new COVID-19 cases

Ottawa (Canada), January 1: Canada is going through its worst spike in COVID-19 cases yet, driven by the Omicron variant,...