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S. Korea, U.S. and other countries begin 'Christmas Drop' operation

S. Korea, U.S. and other countries begin 'Christmas...

Seoul (South Korea), December 5: The Air Forces of South Korea, the United States and three other countries have kicked...

Nearly half of big firms have yet to set up 2023 investment plans: poll

Nearly half of big firms have yet to...

Seoul (South Korea), December 5: Nearly half of South Korea's large companies have no investment plans for 2023 or have...

Yoon's approval rating rises to 38.9 pct: poll

Yoon's approval rating rises to 38.9 pct: poll

Seoul (South Korea), December 5: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose to 38.9 percent amid the government's stern response to...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases at around 23,000 as talk over mask mandate removal resumes

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases at around 23,000...

Seoul (South Korea), December 5: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases rose at a moderate pace Monday from a week earlier,...

Air pollution creating physical, mental health hazards in Bangladesh: World Bank

Air pollution creating physical, mental health hazards in...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), December 5: Exposure to high level of air pollution significantly raises risks of breathing difficulties, cough, lower respiratory...

Palestine to attend meeting of Assembly of States Parties of ICC: official

Palestine to attend meeting of Assembly of States...

Ramallah (Palestine), December 5: Palestine is to attend a meeting of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal...

Malaysia reports 1,502 new COVID-19 infections, 3 more deaths

Malaysia reports 1,502 new COVID-19 infections, 3 more...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), December 5: Malaysia reported 1,502 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to...

Iran accuses U.S. of "seeking to cause chaos" to force concessions in nuke talks

Iran accuses U.S. of "seeking to cause chaos"...

Tehran (Iran), December 5: The Iranian foreign minister on Sunday accused the United States, along with some other Western countries,...

China-aided ECOWAS headquarters begins construction

China-aided ECOWAS headquarters begins construction

Abuja (Nigeria), December 5: The China-aided construction of the permanent headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

Malaysia to focus on trade as key growth driver: minister

Malaysia to focus on trade as key growth...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), December 5: Malaysia will work towards ensuring that trade remains a key growth driver as the Southeast...

Indonesia plans to build nuclear power plant, seeks investors

Indonesia plans to build nuclear power plant, seeks...

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 5: Indonesia aims to develop a nuclear power plant in 2039 to achieve net zero emissions and...

Iran accuses Western officials of "false human rights gestures"

Iran accuses Western officials of "false human rights...

Tehran (Iran), December 5: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday condemned officials of some Western countries for making "false...

Sri Lanka to launch mobile app for tourist safety next year

Sri Lanka to launch mobile app for tourist...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), December 5: Sri Lanka will introduce a mobile app for the safety of tourists coming to the...

Experts warn of tough RSV season in Sweden

Experts warn of tough RSV season in Sweden

Stockholm (Sweden), December 5: Swedish experts have warned of a tough Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season this winter in...

Israeli survey finds "significant gaps" in manufacturing's readiness for cyberattacks

Israeli survey finds "significant gaps" in manufacturing's readiness...

Jerusalem (Israel), December 5: An annual survey has found "significant gaps" between Israeli manufacturing companies' cybersecurity preparedness and the government...

Tanzania to set up Kiswahili poster on top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania to set up Kiswahili poster on top...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), December 5: Tanzania will set up a Kiswahili poster on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest...

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket firing

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket firing

Gaza, December 4: Israeli fighter jets on Sunday carried out a series of airstrikes on facilities belonging to militant groups...

Singapore to see new wave of COVID-19 infections: health minister

Singapore to see new wave of COVID-19 infections:...

Singapore, December 4: Singaporeans should expect a new wave of COVID-19 infections with more people traveling and due to the...

Bangladesh records highest monthly exports of over 5 bln USD in November

Bangladesh records highest monthly exports of over 5...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), December 4: Bangladesh exported goods worth over 5 billion U.S. dollars in November, the highest ever in a...

Faltering exports hurt S. Korea's growth momentum, no improvement in sight

Faltering exports hurt S. Korea's growth momentum, no...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: South Korea is experiencing sluggish exports and record trade deficit over a global economic slowdown,...

Yoon speaks by phone with Bento, Son after S. Korea's victory over Portugal

Yoon speaks by phone with Bento, Son after...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol had separate phone talks Saturday with the South Korean national team's head...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases under 50,000 on weekend

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases under 50,000 on...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 50,000 on Sunday amid lingering concerns over a...

Yoon to preside over meeting to discuss measures against striking truckers

Yoon to preside over meeting to discuss measures...

Seoul (South Korea), December 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol is set to preside over a minister-level meeting on Sunday to discuss...

Iranian FM holds phone talk with EU foreign policy chief

Iranian FM holds phone talk with EU foreign...

Tehran (Iran), December 4: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Aabdollahian has held a phone conversation with EU foreign policy chief JosepBorrell...

Malaysia reports 1,866 new COVID-19 infections, 6 more deaths

Malaysia reports 1,866 new COVID-19 infections, 6 more...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), December 4: Malaysia reported 1,866 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to...

Cyprus expects 6 pct GDP growth in 2022: minister

Cyprus expects 6 pct GDP growth in 2022:...

Nicosia (Cyprus), December 4: The economy of Cyprus is projected to grow around 6 percent in inflation-adjusted terms in 2022,...

Innovation empowers more inclusive world for persons with disabilities: UN chief

Innovation empowers more inclusive world for persons with...

United Nations, December 4: Innovation and technology can be powerful tools for building an accessible and equitable world for all,...