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N. Korea's decision not to join Tokyo Olympics dashes Seoul's hopes for talks

N. Korea's decision not to join Tokyo Olympics...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: North Korea's decision not to participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics represents a blow to...

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, warns UN chief

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, warns UN chief

United Nations, April 6: The COVID-19 crisis "has revealed how unequal our societies are," said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

UN says 40 killed in violent clashes in Sudan's West Darfur

UN says 40 killed in violent clashes in...

Khartoum (Sudan), April 6: At least 40 people were killed in violent clashes in El Geneina, the capital city of...

U.S. expects Vienna talks setting stage for mutual return to JCPOA

U.S. expects Vienna talks setting stage for mutual...

Washington (US), April 6: The U.S. State Department said on Monday that its goal of the upcoming talks in Vienna...

Tunisian president, Arab League chief discuss Arab development

Tunisian president, Arab League chief discuss Arab development

Tunis (Tunisia), April 6: Tunisian President Kais Saied received Monday the visiting Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit.

Israeli President hold talks to recommend next PM after inconclusive elections

Israeli President hold talks to recommend next PM...

Jerusalem [Israel], April 6: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday held talks with all elected parties to help form a...

Russia Believes in Possibility of SWIFT Alternative, Deputy Foreign Minister Says

Russia Believes in Possibility of SWIFT Alternative, Deputy...

Moscow (Russia), April 5: Russia cannot rule out that an alternative to the SWIFT payment system could appear, based...

Sudan voices solidarity with Jordan to preserve stability

Sudan voices solidarity with Jordan to preserve stability

Khartoum (Sudan), April 5: Sudan on Sunday voiced solidarity with Jordan and the measures taken by the Jordanian leadership to...

1st shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Libya's Tripoli

1st shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrives...

Tripoli (Libya), April 5: The Libyan Minister of Health Ali Zanati on Sunday announced that a shipment of 101,250...

Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected as Vietnam's new president

Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected as Vietnam's new president

Hanoi (Vietnam), April 5: The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam on Monday elected Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as...

Moon attends tree-planting day event at historic power plant site

Moon attends tree-planting day event at historic power...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed South Korea's commitment to going carbon neutral by 2050 on Monday,...

Defense ministry rejects Japan's renewed claims over Dokdo islets

Defense ministry rejects Japan's renewed claims over Dokdo...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: South Korea's defense ministry on Monday flatly dismissed Japan's renewed territorial claims to the...

New virus cases back below 500 on fewer tests; tougher curbs under review amid potential upticks

New virus cases back below 500 on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 500 after six days on...

Iran not to hold "direct or indirect" talks with U.S. in Vienna: chief negotiator

Iran not to hold "direct or indirect" talks...

Tehran (Iran), April 5: Iran will not hold any direct or indirect talks with representatives of the United States in...

France's COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 470 in one day

France's COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 470 in one...

Paris (France), April 5: The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in France rose by 470 in a single day to...

Cuba registers over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth straight day

Cuba registers over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth...

Havana (Cuba), April 4: Cuba registered two more deaths and 1,029 cases of COVID-19, the fifth consecutive day with over...

Portuguese president says April will be "decisive" against pandemic

Portuguese president says April will be "decisive" against...

Lisbon (Portugal), April 4: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said on Saturday that respecting restrictions during Easter and throughout...

Turkey reports record daily high of 44,756 COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports record daily high of 44,756 COVID-19...

Ankara (Turkey), April 4: Turkey on Saturday reported the highest daily count of 44,756 COVID-19 cases, according to its health...

Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum Appoints New Prime Minister Just Days After Failed Coup

Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum Appoints New Prime Minister...

Moscow (Russia), April 4: Niger's newly-elected President Mohamed Bazoum has appointed Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as Prime Minister.

Baltimore Plant Where Vaccines Got Ruined Won't Be Making AstraZeneca Shots - Reports

Baltimore Plant Where Vaccines Got Ruined Won't Be...

Moscow (Russia), April 4: The Baltimore manufacturing facility where millions of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine doses were ruined due...

Florida Governor Going to Manatee County Amid Piney Point Leak, Emergency Declared

Florida Governor Going to Manatee County Amid Piney...

Moscow (Russia), April 4: Florida Governor Ronald DeSantis will be traveling to Manatee County where a former phosphate mine...

Trump Says Republicans Must Fight Back, Boycott Companies Amid Voting Law Tensions

Trump Says Republicans Must Fight Back, Boycott Companies...

Moscow (Russia), April 4: Former US President Donald Trump has called on Republicans to target certain businesses in response...

IMF approves financing package for Kenya's COVID-19 response

IMF approves financing package for Kenya's COVID-19 response

Nairobi (Kenya), April 4: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 254.41 billion shillings (about 2.34 billion U.S. dollars)...

S. Korea to develop military transport aircraft

S. Korea to develop military transport aircraft

Seoul (South Korea), April 4: Korea Aerospace Industries Co. (KAI), South Korea's sole aircraft manufacturer, said Sunday it aims to...

Wang says S. Korea, China will seek 'political' resolution process for Korean Peninsula issue

Wang says S. Korea, China will seek 'political'...

Beijing (China)/ Seoul (South Korea), April 4: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday that China and South Korea will...

New virus cases above 500 for 5th day, another potential wave worrisome

New virus cases above 500 for 5th day,...

Seoul (South Korea), April 4: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases exceeded 500 for the fifth straight day on Sunday,...

Nissei introduces soft serve ice cream in Japan

Nissei introduces soft serve ice cream in Japan

Tokyo [Japan], April 2 (ANI): Japanese company Nissei has introduced light yellow coloured, soft-serve ice cream to make customers happy...