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New infections in 400s for 6th day, no clear signs of slowdown in sight

New infections in 400s for 6th day, no...

Seoul (South Korea), March 22: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 400s for the sixth day in...

S. Korea's exports grow 12.5 pct in first 20 days of March

S. Korea's exports grow 12.5 pct in first...

Seoul (South Korea), March 22: South Korea's exports rose 12.5 percent on-year in the first 20 days of March on...

Moon's approval rating at all-time low of 34.1 pct: Realmeter

Moon's approval rating at all-time low of 34.1...

Seoul (South Korea), March 22: President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has fallen to its lowest point of 34.1 percent since...

UN Women voices concern over Turkey's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

UN Women voices concern over Turkey's withdrawal from...

United Nations, March 22: The United Nations (UN) on Saturday voiced concern over Turkey's withdrawal from the Council of Europe...

Somali leader calls for talks to finalize election deal

Somali leader calls for talks to finalize election...

Mogadishu (Somali), March 22: Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has called for a new round of consultative talks Monday to finalize...

Afghanistan's president, U.S. secretary of defense meet in Kabul

Afghanistan's president, U.S. secretary of defense meet in...

Kabul (Afghanistan), March 22: Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and visiting U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin exchanged views on...

Protesters clash with police in UK over crime bill

Protesters clash with police in UK over crime...

London (UK), March 22: Demonstrators in Britain on Sunday clashed with police over a bill that will give the police...

Mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus kicks off in Palestine

Mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus kicks off in...

Ramallah (Palestine), March 22: Palestine on Sunday launched a mass vaccination rollout campaign against coronavirus in a bid to combat...

Southern EU member states call for more solidarity in addressing irregular migration flows

Southern EU member states call for more solidarity...

Athens (Greece), March 21: (Five southern European Union (EU) member states on the frontline of irregular migration flows in...

Portugal announces 7-bln-euro investment in forest preservation

Portugal announces 7-bln-euro investment in forest preservation

Lisbon (Portugal), March 21: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Saturday announced a seven-billion-euro (8.33 billion of U.S. dollars) investment...

COVID-19 infections rise to 142,240 in Myanmar

COVID-19 infections rise to 142,240 in Myanmar

Yangon (Myanmar), March 21: The number of COVID-19 infections rose to 142,240 in Myanmar on Saturday, according to a release...

IOC, IPC "respect and accept" Japan's decision on overseas spectators

IOC, IPC "respect and accept" Japan's decision on...

Tokyo (Japan), March 21: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Saturday that Japan's...

U.S. equities post weekly loss amid Fed decision, rising bond yields

U.S. equities post weekly loss amid Fed decision,...

New York [US], March 21: U.S. stocks declined in the week as investors digested a key policy decision from the...

UK records another 5,587 coronavirus cases, 96 deaths

UK records another 5,587 coronavirus cases, 96 deaths

London (UK), March 21: Another 5,587 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

Chile registers highest number of daily COVID-19 cases

Chile registers highest number of daily COVID-19 cases

Santiago (Chile), March 21: The Chilean Ministry of Health reported 7,084 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the highest daily...

Brazil reports 2,438 COVID-19 deaths

Brazil reports 2,438 COVID-19 deaths

Sao Paulo (Brazil), March 21: Brazil on Saturday reported 2,438 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 292,752, as...

Houthis say tear gas bombs thrown by riot forces caused fire at migrant detention, killed 45

Houthis say tear gas bombs thrown by riot...

Sanna (Yemen), March 21: Yemen's Houthi rebels said Saturday three tear gas bombs fired by their riot forces are the...

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential poll in Congo

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential poll in...

United Nations, March 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a peaceful presidential election in the Republic of...

UNICEF voices concern over death, injury of children by landmine in Libya's Tripoli

UNICEF voices concern over death, injury of children...

Tripoli (Libya), March 21: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday expressed concern over the death and injury of...

Russia Ready to Address UK Security Concerns at Negotiating Table, Ambassador Says

Russia Ready to Address UK Security Concerns at...

London (UK), March 21: Russia prefers to deal with UK accusations and security concerns through dialogue and debate, Russian Ambassador...

Africa confirmed COVID-19 cases near 4.16 mln: Africa CDC

Africa confirmed COVID-19 cases near 4.16 mln: Africa...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), March 21: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,159,950 as of Saturday, the...

Pakistani PM tests positive for COVID-19, official urges public to get vaccinated as soon as possible

Pakistani PM tests positive for COVID-19, official urges...

Islamabad (Pakistan), March 21: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for COVID-19, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister...

Prosecution decides to close false testimony case related to ex-PM

Prosecution decides to close false testimony case related...

Seoul (South Korea), March 21: The top prosecution office said Sunday that it has finally decided to put an end...

China, US Agree to Avoid Confrontation, Promote Bilateral Cooperation, Reports Say

China, US Agree to Avoid Confrontation, Promote Bilateral...

Beijing [China], March 20: The senior Chinese and US diplomats have agreed during the talks in Alaska to push forward...

UK Election Watchdog Probes Funding of Johnson's Downing St Flat Amid Calls for Finance Transparency

UK Election Watchdog Probes Funding of Johnson's Downing...

London [UK], March 20: Like some of his predecessors, Prime Minister Boris Johnson lives in the flat above No 11...

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential poll in Congo

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential poll in...

New York [US], March 20: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a peaceful presidential election in the Republic...

Cuba's Abdala COVID-19 vaccine enters phase 3 clinical trial

Cuba's Abdala COVID-19 vaccine enters phase 3 clinical...

Havana [Cuba], March 20: Cuba on Friday began phase 3 clinical trials of its Abdala COVID-19 vaccine, Marta Ayala, director...