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Turkey expects concrete steps from Sweden, Finland for NATO's bids: FM

Turkey expects concrete steps from Sweden, Finland for...

Istanbul [Turkey], May 28: Turkey expects Sweden and Finland to take concrete steps and stop supporting terrorist organizations in exchange...

Ukrainian FM, U.S. secretary of state discuss military support for Ukraine

Ukrainian FM, U.S. secretary of state discuss military...

Kyiv [Ukraine], May 28: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Friday he had discussed military support for Ukraine with...

Pakistan adds 79 new COVID-19 cases

Pakistan adds 79 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28: Pakistan confirmed 79 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health...

Vietnam reports 1,239 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 1,239 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 28: Vietnam recorded 1,239 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, down by 36 from Thursday, according to its...

Australian foreign minister visits Fiji

Australian foreign minister visits Fiji

Suva [Fiji], May 28: Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong has paid a two-day visit to Fiji.

Nepal to cut taxes on petroleum products

Nepal to cut taxes on petroleum products

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 28: The Nepali government has decided to cut taxes on petroleum products due to rising costs of...

Singapore reports 3,830 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 3,830 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, May 28: Singapore reported 3,830 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,290,046.

Pregnant Sumatran elephant found dead of suspected poisoning in Indonesia

Pregnant Sumatran elephant found dead of suspected poisoning...

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 28: A pregnant Sumatran elephant was found dead of suspected poisoning in an oil palm plantation area...

Myanmar reports 20 more COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 20 more COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], May 28: Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in...

Myanmar's anti-narcotics task force seizes 5 mln stimulant tablets

Myanmar's anti-narcotics task force seizes 5 mln stimulant...

Yangon [Myanmar], May 28: Myanmar's Anti-Narcotics Task Force has seized 5 million stimulant tablets worth K5 billion (over 2.7 million...

Pakistan welcomes China-proposed Global Security Initiative

Pakistan welcomes China-proposed Global Security Initiative

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28: Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the Global Security Initiative (GSI) proposed by the Chinese leadership,...

U.S. urged to give up its obsession with containing China

U.S. urged to give up its obsession with...

Beijing [China], May 28: The key for the China-U.S. relationship to walk out of the predicament is for the U.S....

China activates Level-IV emergency response for flooding

China activates Level-IV emergency response for flooding

Beijing [China], May 28: China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters launched a level-IV emergency response for flood control...

UN Security Council fails to adopt resolution on DPRK sanctions

UN Security Council fails to adopt resolution on...

New York [US], May 28: The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to adopt a resolution aimed to impose new...

Chinese mainland reports 71 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 71 new local confirmed COVID-19...

Beijing [China], May 28: The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 71 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 39 were in...

Pakistan registers 76 new COVID-19 cases

Pakistan registers 76 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 27: Pakistan confirmed 76 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the country's ministry of health...

Cambodia arrests 4 foreigners over illicit drugs

Cambodia arrests 4 foreigners over illicit drugs

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], May 27: Cambodia's anti-drug police have arrested a group of four foreigners for manufacturing, possessing and trafficking...

Vietnam reports 1,275 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 1,275 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 27: Vietnam recorded 1,275 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, down by 69 from Wednesday, according to its...

Singapore reports 3,936 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 3,936 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, May 27: Singapore reported 3,936 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 1,286,216.

Indonesia registers 246 new cases of COVID-19

Indonesia registers 246 new cases of COVID-19

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 27: Indonesia has reported 246 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, health authorities said.

Myanmar's COVID-19 tally rises to 613,260

Myanmar's COVID-19 tally rises to 613,260

Yangon [Myanmar], May 27: The total number of COVID-19 infections in Myanmar rose to 613,260 on Thursday after four new...

UN chief condemns violence against civilians in Afghanistan

UN chief condemns violence against civilians in Afghanistan

New York [US], May 27: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns the recent attacks in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and northern city...

Malaysia reports 1,845 new COVID-19 infections, 3 new deaths

Malaysia reports 1,845 new COVID-19 infections, 3 new...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 27: Malaysia reported 1,845 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Thursday, bringing the national total to...

Hong Kong continues tracing COVID-19 through sewage surveillance

Hong Kong continues tracing COVID-19 through sewage surveillance

Hong Kong, May 27: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Thursday that the COVID-19 virus continues to...

Chinese mainland reports 80 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 80 new local confirmed COVID-19...

Beijing [China], May 27: The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 80 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 45 were in...

China, Solomon Islands reach eight-point consensus

China, Solomon Islands reach eight-point consensus

Honiara [Solomon Islands], May 27: China and the Solomon Islands reached a series of important consensuses after friendly, in-depth and...

China to advance efforts in joining CPTPP, DEPA trade pacts

China to advance efforts in joining CPTPP, DEPA...

Beijing [China], May 27: China will continue to advance its accession into the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership...