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UN chief reiterates call for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

UN chief reiterates call for equitable access to...

United Nations, January 28: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday reiterated his call for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Samsung, Deutsche Telekom complete 5G standalone trial in Czech Republic

Samsung, Deutsche Telekom complete 5G standalone trial in...

Seoul (South Korea), January 28: Samsung Electronics Co. has successfully completed its first 5G standalone (SA) trial with Deutsche Telekom...

Saudi flagship investment forum calls for excellent credit solutions to global debt problems

Saudi flagship investment forum calls for excellent credit...

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), January 28: The Future Investment Initiative (FII), Saudi Arabia's flagship financial forum, called on Wednesday for excellent...

S. Korea to hold springtime combined exercises with U.S as planned: defense chief

S. Korea to hold springtime combined exercises with...

Seoul (South Korea), January 28: South Korea will stage annual springtime military exercises with the United States as planned, Defense...

Portugal closes 2020 with 10.3-bln-euro budget deficit

Portugal closes 2020 with 10.3-bln-euro budget deficit

Lisbon (Portugal), January 28: The Portuguese public administration deficit stood at 10.32 billion euros (12.49 billion U.S. dollars) in 2020...

Palestine signs 23-mln-euro deal with EU to improve water in West Bank

Palestine signs 23-mln-euro deal with EU to improve...

Ramallah (Palestine), January 28: Palestine signed a 23-million-euro agreement on Wednesday with the European Union and the French Development Agency...

U.S. ramps up vaccine rollout as January marks deadliest month since COVID-19 outbreak

U.S. ramps up vaccine rollout as January marks...

Washington (US), January 28: The United States is ramping up COVID-19 vaccine rollout as January marks the deadliest month...

US flies strategic bombers over Middle East

US flies strategic bombers over Middle East

Washington (US), January 28: The United States has flown B-52 long-range strategic bombers over the Middle East in a mission...

1st LD Writethru: UK to impose mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals returning from "red list" countries: PM

1st LD Writethru: UK to impose mandatory hotel...

London (UK), January 28: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that Britain will impose mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals...

Iran Ready to Strike Israel in Event of 'Slightest Mistake' - Armed Forces Spokesman

Iran Ready to Strike Israel in Event of...

Moscow (Russia), January 28:A spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi, issued threats in response to statements...

US envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad invited to stay in Biden administration - Blinken

US envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad invited to stay...

Washington (United States), January 28: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters that Zalmay Khalilzad has been invited to...

Court to rule on constitutionality of new anti-corruption investigation agency

Court to rule on constitutionality of new anti-corruption...

Seoul (South Korea), January 28: The Constitutional Court on Thursday will determine whether the establishment of a newly established, powerful...

Putin warns of possible military conflicts as some countries seek scapegoats

Putin warns of possible military conflicts as some...

Moscow (Russia), January 28: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the international community is facing higher risks of military...

US Economy Could Improve in 2nd Half of 2021 But Long Way for Jobs Recovery - Fed Chair

US Economy Could Improve in 2nd Half of...

Washington (United States), January 28: The US economy looks set to improve in the second half of the year but...

US indicts 3 people affiliated with oath keepers over capitol riot

US indicts 3 people affiliated with oath keepers...

Washington (United States), January 28: Three individuals affiliated with the Oath Keepers have been indicted in federal court for...

Putin urges Russian foreign ministry to discuss document on New START extension with US

Putin urges Russian foreign ministry to discuss document...

Moscow (Russia), January 27: Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the Foreign Ministry with holding negotiations with the United States...

Moon to hold online summit meeting with Uzbek president

Moon to hold online summit meeting with Uzbek...

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will hold a summit meeting with the president of Uzbekistan via video...

Japan confirms 3,852 new COVID-19 cases

Japan confirms 3,852 new COVID-19 cases

Tokya (Japan), January 27: Japan on Tuesday confirmed 3,852 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nation's cumulative total of infections to...

JCS chief, EU ambassador vow to strengthen military cooperation

JCS chief, EU ambassador vow to strengthen military...

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Gen. Won In-choul met with the European Union's (EU)...

UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering, Houthis of diverting state revenue

UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering,...

Washington (United States), January 27: The government of Yemen implemented a sophisticated money laundering scheme and was involved in corruption,...

China, Pakistan launch online agro-industrial platform to boost cooperation

China, Pakistan launch online agro-industrial platform to boost...

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 27: China and Pakistan on Tuesday launched an online platform to collect and display information and achievements...

Israeli minister makes historic official visit to Sudan

Israeli minister makes historic official visit to Sudan

Jerusalem (Israel), January 27: Israel said on Tuesday that an Israeli ministerial delegation arrived quietly in Sudan's capital Khartoum, marking...

Iran calls on U.S. to end banking sanctions for COVID-19 fight

Iran calls on U.S. to end banking sanctions...

Tehran (Iran), January 26: Iran expects the United States to "quickly" lift sanctions on the Iranian banking sector, so...

Jordan voices appreciation to Gulf states' support

Jordan voices appreciation to Gulf states' support

Amman (Jordan), January 26: Jordan on Tuesday voiced appreciation to the Gulf states' support to the country and expressed keenness...

N.K. paper stresses importance of admitting flaws along path to economic progress

N.K. paper stresses importance of admitting flaws along...

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: North Korea's official newspaper on Wednesday stressed the importance of admitting flaws and fixing them...

Iran should comply with 2015 nuclear deal if it wants US to rejoin it, French presidency says

Iran should comply with 2015 nuclear deal if...

Moscow (Russia), January 27: Tehran should desist from any provocative acts and implement its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

FM, Blinken agree in phone talks that N.K. nuke issue urgent matter for Biden administration

FM, Blinken agree in phone talks that N.K....

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed Wednesday that...