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S. Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision to release water from Fukushima

S. Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: South Korea on Tuesday expressed strong regret over Japan's decision to release contaminated water into...

IAEA chief: Efforts called to forestall further harm to environmental protection and human health

IAEA chief: Efforts called to forestall further harm...

Vienna (Austria), April 13: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) called for efforts on Monday to forestall...

UN chief calls for 6 measures to finance recovery from COVID-19

UN chief calls for 6 measures to finance...

United Nations, April 13: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for six measures to help countries recover from COVID-19...

EU rejects attempts to derail diplomatic process to revive Iran nuclear deal

EU rejects attempts to derail diplomatic process to...

Brussels (Belgium), April 13: The European Union (EU) on Monday strongly rejected any attempts to derail diplomatic efforts to revive...

Several U.S. states shut down Johnson & Johnson vaccine sites after adverse reactions reported

Several U.S. states shut down Johnson & Johnson...

Washington (US), April 13: Several states in the United States have temporarily shut down some vaccine sites after people suffered...

Israeli PM says not to allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons

Israeli PM says not to allow Iran to...

Jerusalem (Israel), April 13: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel will never allow Iran to obtain...

COVID-19 cases rise to 142,587 in Myanmar

COVID-19 cases rise to 142,587 in Myanmar

Yangon (Myanmar), April 12: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar has risen to 142,587, including 11 newly...

COVID-19 death toll in U.S. California exceeds 60,000

COVID-19 death toll in U.S. California exceeds 60,000

San Francisco (US), April 12: The death toll from COVID-19 in the U.S. state of California has exceeded 60,000, the...

International organizations express grave concern over situation in Somalia

International organizations express grave concern over situation in...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 12: The African Union (AU), the European Union (EU), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the...

Russian ISS Crew Offers Congratulations on 60th Anniversary of First Manned Spaceflight

Russian ISS Crew Offers Congratulations on 60th Anniversary...

Moscow (Russia), April 12: Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) have congratulated everyone with the 60th anniversary...

Iran urges ROK to unfreeze bank assets as soon as possible

Iran urges ROK to unfreeze bank assets as...

Tehran (Iran), April 12: Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Sunday called on the Republic of Korea (ROK) to unfreeze...

Turkey confirms 50,678 new COVID-19 cases, 3,849,011 in total

Turkey confirms 50,678 new COVID-19 cases, 3,849,011 in...

Ankara (Turkey), April 12: Turkey on Sunday reported 50,678 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,548 symptomatic patients, raising the total...

UN envoy informs Cypriot community leaders of meeting to restart peace talks

UN envoy informs Cypriot community leaders of meeting...

Nicosia (Cyprus), April 12: The United Nations (UN) special envoy on Cyprus Jane Holl Lute on Sunday briefed Cypriot community...

UK records another 1,730 coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

UK records another 1,730 coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

London (UK), April 12: Another 1,730 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus...

New virus cases back under 600 on fewer tests; curbs extended amid spring resurgenc

New virus cases back under 600 on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), April 12: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 600 for the first time in...

Moon's approval rating dips to record low of 33.4 pct: Realmeter

Moon's approval rating dips to record low of...

Soeul (South Korea), April 12: President Moon Jae-in's approval rating hit an all-time low of 33.4 percent, a poll showed...

AstraZeneca vaccine rollout resumed, those under 30 excluded

AstraZeneca vaccine rollout resumed, those under 30 excluded

Seoul (South Korea), April 12: South Korea on Sunday decided to resume administering AstraZeneca vaccines to eligible recipients after temporarily...

France to extend interval between mRNA vaccine jabs to speed up rollout

France to extend interval between mRNA vaccine jabs...

Paris (France), April 12: France will extend the interval between the two doses of mRNA coronavirus vaccine by two more...

Australian PM concedes population may not all be vaccinated this year

Australian PM concedes population may not all be...

Canberra (Australia), April 12: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded that Australians might not all receive coronavirus vaccines in...

Russia Urges US to Take More Responsible Approach on Ukraine Instead of Escalating Situation

Russia Urges US to Take More Responsible Approach...

Moscow (Russia), April 11: Moscow urges Washington to take a more responsible approach toward the situation around Ukraine and not...

COVID-19 variants spread leads to surge of new cases in Canada

COVID-19 variants spread leads to surge of new...

Ottawa (Canada), April 11: The rapid spread of more contagious COVID-19 variants is believed to have driven a devastating third...

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 mln: Africa CDC

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 11: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the...

Argentina surpasses 2.5 mln cases of COVID-19

Argentina surpasses 2.5 mln cases of COVID-19

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 11: The Argentinean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that the number of cases of...

Chile registers 8,124 new cases of COVID-19

Chile registers 8,124 new cases of COVID-19

Santiago (Chile), April 11: reported 8,124 new cases of COVID-19 and 105 more deaths on Saturday.

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 350,000

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 350,000

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 11: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 351,334 after 2,616 new deaths were reported...

Boris Johnson Opts Out of Prince Philip's Funeral Amid COVID19 Restrictions

Boris Johnson Opts Out of Prince Philip's Funeral...

Moscow (Russia), April 11: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend the funeral of Prince Philip later this month...

Iran launches advanced IR-6 uranium enrichment centrifuges to mark Day of Nuclear Technology

Iran launches advanced IR-6 uranium enrichment centrifuges to...

Tehran (Iran), April 11: Iran celebrated its National Day of Nuclear Technology on Saturday with an event held simultaneously in...