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Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic...

Tokyo (Japan), January 16: The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic...

Sudan's sovereign council says African Union ready to support political consensus

Sudan's sovereign council says African Union ready to...

Khartoum (Sudan), January 16: The African Union (AU) on Saturday expressed readiness to support consensus among all political parties in...

Russia confirms 27,179 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia confirms 27,179 daily COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), January 16: Russia registered 27,179 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to...

Philippines logs 37,207 new COVID-19 cases, highest since outbreak

Philippines logs 37,207 new COVID-19 cases, highest since...

Manila (Philippines), January 15: The Philippines reported 37,207 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the highest one-day case count since the...

Sri Lanka's economy expected to grow 5.5 pct in 2022: central bank chief

Sri Lanka's economy expected to grow 5.5 pct...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), January 15: Sri Lanka is expected to record economic growth of 5.5 percent in 2022, with a...

Pakistan reports 3,567 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

Pakistan reports 3,567 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more...

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 15: Pakistan reported 3,567 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths over the last 24...

Morocco, Mauritius to strengthen bilateral cooperation: FMs

Morocco, Mauritius to strengthen bilateral cooperation: FMs

Rabat (Morocco), January 15: Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita and his Mauritian counterpart Alan Ganoo on Friday discussed...

12 people killed following bus-car collision in Nigeria

12 people killed following bus-car collision in Nigeria

Abuja (Nigeria), January 15: Twelve people were killed in a road accident in northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state as two...

Gunmen kill 13 farmers in central Nigerian attack: police

Gunmen kill 13 farmers in central Nigerian attack:...

Abuja (Nigeria), January 15: At least 13 farmers were killed by gunmen who attacked two villages in central Nigeria early...

Turkey launches 1st indigenous intelligence ship

Turkey launches 1st indigenous intelligence ship

Istanbul (Turkey), January 15: Turkey's first intelligence ship, TCG Ufuk, produced with national resources, was put into service in Istanbul...

Russia busts hacker group on U.S. tip-off

Russia busts hacker group on U.S. tip-off

Moscow (Russia), January 15: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday that it has detained a group of...

Lavrov commends Russia-China cooperation on bilateral, int'l issues

Lavrov commends Russia-China cooperation on bilateral, int'l issues

Moscow (Russia), January 15: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday spoke highly of the "unique architecture of Russia-China ties"...

Downing Street apologizes to Queen Elizabeth for holding lockdown parties

Downing Street apologizes to Queen Elizabeth for holding...

London (UK), January 15: Downing Street has apologized to Queen Elizabeth II for hosting two staff parties on the eve...

EU excess mortality up 26.5 pct in Nov 2021: Eurostat

EU excess mortality up 26.5 pct in Nov...

Brussels (Belgium), January 15: Excess mortality in the European Union (EU) reached 26.5 percent in November 2021, Eurostat, the EU's...

German GDP up 2.7 pct in 2021, still below pre-crisis level: Destatis

German GDP up 2.7 pct in 2021, still...

Berlin (Germany), January 15: Germany's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.7 percent in 2021 compared with the previous year...

U.S. Texas governor blames White House for border crisis

U.S. Texas governor blames White House for border...

Moscow (Russia), January 15: Governor of the U.S. State of Texas Greg Abbott has criticized the White House for causing...

U.S. remote workers uneasy returning to office amid Omicron spread: report

U.S. remote workers uneasy returning to office amid...

Cairo (Egypt), January 15: As Omicron infections surge across the United States, workers are growing more uneasy about the...

Myanmar reports 3 more Omicron cases of COVID-19

Myanmar reports 3 more Omicron cases of COVID-19

Yangon (Myanmar), January 15: Myanmar reported three more cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the tally to...

Japan should maintain stable relations with China: Japanese media

Japan should maintain stable relations with China: Japanese...

Tokyo (Japan), January 13: As a neighboringcountry with close relations with China, Japan should not blindly cooperate with the U.S.-led...

S. Korea expected to relax restrictions on private gatherings next week

S. Korea expected to relax restrictions on private...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: South Korea is expected to temporarily ease restrictions on private gatherings starting next week...

N. Korea warns of 'stronger' reaction after U.S. imposes new sanctions

N. Korea warns of 'stronger' reaction after U.S....

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: North Korea warned Friday it will have to take "stronger and certain reaction" after the...

Daily infections over 4,000 for 3rd day; imported cases hit fresh high

Daily infections over 4,000 for 3rd day; imported...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 4,000 for the third consecutive day and imported...

Arab League chief demands immediate release of Houthis-seized UAE vessel, crew

Arab League chief demands immediate release of Houthis-seized...

Cairo (Eygpt), January 14: Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Thursday called for the "immediate release" of a United Arab...

UN slams increasing refugee camp violence, aid worker slaying in Syria

UN slams increasing refugee camp violence, aid worker...

United Nations, January 14: UN humanitarians on Thursday condemned increasing violence and the slaying of an aid worker in al-Hol,...

U.S. to allow Lebanon to import energy through Syria: Lebanese FM

U.S. to allow Lebanon to import energy through...

Beirut (Lebanon), January 14: The U.S. will allow Lebanon to import natural gas and electricity from Egypt and Jordan through...

Egypt's president hails World Youth Forum as opportunity for "constructive dialogues"

Egypt's president hails World Youth Forum as opportunity...

Cairo (Egypt), Janaury 14: The World Youth Forum (WYF) held in Egypt offered a real opportunity for exchanging views through...

Filibuster showdown in U.S. Senate looms large as House passes voting rights package

Filibuster showdown in U.S. Senate looms large as...

Washington (US), January 14: The U.S. House on Thursday passed a package containing two pieces of voting rights legislation that...