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Singapore reports 1,297 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 1,297 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, December 3: Singapore reported 1,297 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 2,170,498.

Myanmar reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], December 3: Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

U.S. imposes sanctions on 3 N. Korean party officials related to weapons development program

U.S. imposes sanctions on 3 N. Korean party...

Washington (US), December 2: The U.S. Department of Treasury on Thursday designated three North Korean officials who are members of...

N.K. leader sends condolence message to China's Xi over former leader's death

N.K. leader sends condolence message to China's Xi...

Seoul (South Korea), December 2: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a message of condolence to Chinese President Xi...

S. Korea's consumer prices up 5 pct on-year in Nov., lowest in 7 months

S. Korea's consumer prices up 5 pct on-year...

Seoul (South Korea), December 2: South Korea's on-year growth in consumer prices sharply slowed in November from a month earlier...

Foreign firms refuse to sell medicine, medical equipment to Iran over U.S. sanctions: Iranian official

Foreign firms refuse to sell medicine, medical equipment...

Tehran (Iran), December 2: Head of the Food and Drug Organization of Iran said Thursday that some foreign companies have...

Türkiye calls for U.S. understanding of possible operation in Syria

Türkiye calls for U.S. understanding of possible operation...

Ankara (Turkey), December 2: Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar called on the United States on Thursday to show understanding for...

Yahoo selects AWS as preferred public cloud provider for its advertising business

Yahoo selects AWS as preferred public cloud provider...

San Francisco (US), December 2: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon, on Thursday announced that Yahoo has selected...

African leaders commit to accelerating continent's industrialization

African leaders commit to accelerating continent's industrialization

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 2: African leaders have committed to "far-reaching and firm decisions" to accelerate industrialization as well as...

WHO sees decline of HIV prevalence in Somalia

WHO sees decline of HIV prevalence in Somalia

Mogadishu (Somalia), December 2: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it has in partnership with Somalia managed to keep...

French gov't calls on high-risk groups to get 2nd COVID-19 booster shot

French gov't calls on high-risk groups to get...

Paris (France), December 2: French government spokesperson Olivier Veran on Thursday called on high-risk groups to get another booster shot...

45 pct Pakistanis optimistic about economic recovery in next 6 months: Survey

45 pct Pakistanis optimistic about economic recovery in...

Islamabad (Pakistan), December 2: Forty-five percent of the Pakistani people are optimistic about the country's economic situation in the next...

Australia not on track to meet emissions target: gov't report

Australia not on track to meet emissions target:...

Canberra (Australia), December 2: Australia is not on track to meet its 2030 emissions reduction target, a government report has...

Interview: UN conference on biological diversity pivotal for future of conservation

Interview: UN conference on biological diversity pivotal for...

Los Angeles (US), December 2: The upcoming UN conference on biological diversity will be really pivotal for the future of...

U.S. saw over 1 mln firearm fatalities over past 30 years: study

U.S. saw over 1 mln firearm fatalities over...

Washington (US), December 2: The United States has seen over 1 million firearm fatalities over the past 30 years, according...

U.S. Senate rejects measure to grant rail workers 7 days of paid sick leave

U.S. Senate rejects measure to grant rail workers...

Washington (US), December 2: The U.S. Senate rejected a measure on Thursday to grant rail workers seven days of paid...

Nearly 600 mln USD of investments pitched to accelerate progress toward SDGs: UN

Nearly 600 mln USD of investments pitched to...

United Nations, December 2: Colombia, Eswatini and Malawi on Thursday pitched nearly 600 million U.S. dollars' worth of high-impact, investment-ready...

Early flu season, COVID-19, RSV causes for concern in Europe, health leaders say

Early flu season, COVID-19, RSV causes for concern...

Copenhagen (Denmark), December 2: European health leaders on Thursday voiced their concern over a potential surge in respiratory virus infections...

EU assists Lebanon's armed forces with 6 mln euros

EU assists Lebanon's armed forces with 6 mln...

Beirut (Lebanon), December 2: The council of the European Union (EU) on Thursday adopted an assistance measure worth 6 million...

Tanzania president calls for renewed efforts to fight new HIV infections

Tanzania president calls for renewed efforts to fight...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), December 2: Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Thursday called on stakeholders in the fight against...

UNECA official stresses importance of building ICT infrastructure in Africa

UNECA official stresses importance of building ICT infrastructure...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 2: The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Director for Technology, Climate Change and Natural...

Ghana to establish national fund to boost fight against HIV/AIDS

Ghana to establish national fund to boost fight...

Accra (Ghana), December 2: Ghana is to establish a national HIV/AIDS fund to boost the fight to control and eradicate...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 60,000 amid concerns of winter surge

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 60,000...

Seoul (South Korea), December 1: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 60,000 on Thursday amid lingering concerns over a...

N. Korea to hold key party meeting to unveil next year's policy direction

N. Korea to hold key party meeting to...

Seoul (South Korea), December 1: North Korea will hold a key party meeting later this month to review this year's...

WFP cuts food aid to Sudan due to funding gap

WFP cuts food aid to Sudan due to...

Khartoum (Sudan), December 1: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday announced the reduction of its food aid...

Brazilian market raises inflation forecast to 5.91 pct in 2022

Brazilian market raises inflation forecast to 5.91 pct...

Brasília (Brazil), December 1: Brazilian financial analysts raised their inflation forecast for 2022 from 5.88 to 5.91 percent, the fifth...

Brazil's vice president assures transition process

Brazil's vice president assures transition process

Sao Paulo (Brazil), December 1: Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao Tuesday reiterated the current government's willingness to carry out the...