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Omicron accounts for over 10 pct of new COVID-19 cases in Turkey's crowded cities

Omicron accounts for over 10 pct of new...

Ankara (Turkey), December 26: The COVID-19 Omicron variant started to spread in Turkey, especially in crowded provinces, and it accounts...

Ruling party, satellite party announce merger deal

Ruling party, satellite party announce merger deal

Seoul (South Korea), December 26: The ruling Democratic Party (DP) and the splinter minor Open Democratic Party announced their merger...

NASA launches James Webb Space Telescope to see first galaxies, distant worlds

NASA launches James Webb Space Telescope to see...

Washington (US), December 26: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was launched from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana,...

British Navy Frigate On Hand to Track Russian Ships in North Sea - Reports

British Navy Frigate On Hand to Track Russian...

London (UK), December 26: The HMS Westminster frigate of the UK Royal Navy is currently in the North Sea, ready...

Over 300 Palestinians Hurt in Clashes With Israeli Soldiers in West Bank

Over 300 Palestinians Hurt in Clashes With Israeli...

Gaza, December 26: The number of Palestinians injured on Saturday in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West...

Moon stresses need for defense capabilities befitting S. Korea's geopolitical position

Moon stresses need for defense capabilities befitting S....

Seoul (South Korea), December 26: President Moon Jae-in has pointed out the need for South Korea to have defense capabilities...

New infections below 6,000 for 2nd day; critical cases at 1,081

New infections below 6,000 for 2nd day; critical...

Seoul (South Korea), December 26: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 6,000 for the second straight day Sunday following...

Brazil reports 164 more deaths, 4,164 new cases of COVID-19

Brazil reports 164 more deaths, 4,164 new cases...

Sao Paulo (Brazil), December 26: Brazil on Friday said it registered 164 more deaths and 4,164 new cases of COVID-19...

Venezuela surpasses 1 mln barrels of crude produced per day

Venezuela surpasses 1 mln barrels of crude produced...

Caracas (Venezuela), December 26: State-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) exceeded one million barrels of crude produced per day...

Israel reports 591 new Omicron cases, 1,118 in total

Israel reports 591 new Omicron cases, 1,118 in...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 26: Israel on Saturday reported 591 new cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, according to the country's...

Egyptian, Russian leaders agree to intensify efforts to settle Libyan crisis

Egyptian, Russian leaders agree to intensify efforts to...

Cairo (Egypt), December 26: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed Saturday the importance of intensifying joint...

Omicron's spread deepens U.S. travel woes: media

Omicron's spread deepens U.S. travel woes: media

New York (US), December 26: Airlines continued to scrub flights on Friday as COVID-19 infections hit pilots and flight attendants,...

Putin assures Vucic of sufficient gas supplies to Serbia

Putin assures Vucic of sufficient gas supplies to...

Moscow (Russia), December 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic discussed the deliveries of Russian natural gas...

Iraq calls for public adherence to health precautions during New Year celebrations

Iraq calls for public adherence to health precautions...

Baghdad (Iraq), December 25: The Iraqi Ministry of Health on Friday urged citizens to adhere to the health precautionary...

Death toll from Malaysia's floods rises to 41

Death toll from Malaysia's floods rises to 41

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), December 25: The number of people who died in the massive floods in Malaysia has risen...

U.S. to lift travel bans on 8 southern African countries on New Year's Eve

U.S. to lift travel bans on 8 southern...

Washington (US), December 25: The United States will lift COVID-related travel restrictions on eight southern African countries on Dec....

British writer says U.S. cannot outcompete with China

British writer says U.S. cannot outcompete with China

Moscow (Russia), December 25: U.S. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act exposed "deep...

Germany's health system struggling to trace COVID-19 infection chains

Germany's health system struggling to trace COVID-19 infection...

Berlin (Germany), December 25: A large proportion of public health departments in Germany already stopped contact tracing for people infected...

Pentagon's Pacific Deterrence Initiative doomed to fail: former U.S. marine

Pentagon's Pacific Deterrence Initiative doomed to fail: former...

Moscow (Russia), December 25: The Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI), the Pentagon's program to counter China, is doomed to fail before...

Singapore reports 265 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 265 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore (Singapore), December 25: Singapore reported 265 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country...

Thailand records 1st cluster of Omicron variant of COVID-19

Thailand records 1st cluster of Omicron variant of...

Bangkok (Thailand), December 25: Thailand reported its first cluster of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the northeastern Kalasin province,...

Indonesia reports 204 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Indonesia reports 204 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more...

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 25: Indonesia confirmed 204 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total...

Myanmar reports 213 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 213 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), December 25: The number of COVID-19 infections has risen to 529,327 in Myanmar after 213 new cases...

Singapore's manufacturing output grows 14.6 pct on year in November

Singapore's manufacturing output grows 14.6 pct on year...

Singapore (Singapore), December 25: The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said Friday that the country's manufacturing output increased by 14.6...

Samsung stays put as omicron scares away big-name exhibitors at CES 2022

Samsung stays put as omicron scares away big-name...

Seoul (South Korea), December 24: Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that it still plans to participate in the Consumer Electronics...

Putin opposes NATO's eastwards expansion

Putin opposes NATO's eastwards expansion

Moscow (Russia), December 24: Eastwards expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is unacceptable, and there should be security...

New COVID-19 cases fall below 7,000 for 2nd day; critical cases hit record high

New COVID-19 cases fall below 7,000 for 2nd...

Seoul (South Korea), December 24: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 7,000 on Friday for the second day in...