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N. Korea's nuclear activity spawning, a big challenge for safeguard efforts: IAEA chief

N. Korea's nuclear activity spawning, a big challenge...

Washington (US), October 22: North Korea's nuclear activities has expanded over the years and continue to move ahead, creating a...

N. Korean delegation to attend U.N. climate conference in Glasgow

N. Korean delegation to attend U.N. climate conference...

Seoul (South Korea), October 22: A North Korean delegation is expected to attend a U.N. climate conference slated to kick...

Robust vaccination campaign keeps new infections largely in check

Robust vaccination campaign keeps new infections largely in...

Seoul (South Korea), October 22: South Korea reported 1,440 new daily cases Friday in a downward trend in its coronavirus...

S. Korea to temporarily cut fuel taxes amid rising oil prices

S. Korea to temporarily cut fuel taxes amid...

Sejong (South Korea), October 22: South Korea plans to temporarily cut fuel taxes in a bid to ease upward pressure...

Some aid operations curtailed or closed due to volatile N. Ethiopia conflict: UN

Some aid operations curtailed or closed due to...

United Nations, October 22: Some assistance programs had to be curtailed or closed due to the intensifying, unpredictable and volatile...

UN chief urges public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet"

UN chief urges public development banks to do...

United Nations, October 22: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on public development banks to do more to "green the balance...

Lebanese president says forensic audit of central bank begins

Lebanese president says forensic audit of central bank...

Beirut (Lebanon), October 22: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday that the international auditing firm Alvarez & Marsal has...

Pfizer says its vaccine booster restores full protection against COVID-19

Pfizer says its vaccine booster restores full protection...

Washington (US), October 22: Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that a large-scale trial of their COVID-19 vaccine booster showed it...

NATO ministers agree on defense plan, investment in innovation

NATO ministers agree on defense plan, investment in...

Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Defense ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) endorsed a plan on Thursday to defend...

Thousands of Afghans receive assistance within week: UN agency

Thousands of Afghans receive assistance within week: UN...

Kabul (Afghanistan), October 22: Thousands of Afghans have received humanitarian assistance within a week from Oct. 11-17 across Afghanistan, a...

Japan's Tokyo, Osaka plan to lift restrictions on eateries amid dwindling COVID-19 infections

Japan's Tokyo, Osaka plan to lift restrictions on...

Tokyo (Japan), October 22: The local governments in Japan's Tokyo and Osaka have planned to lift COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants...

Merkel calls for dialogue with Poland at EU summit

Merkel calls for dialogue with Poland at EU...

Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called for dialogue between EU member states and Poland...

U.S. House votes to hold Trump's former adviser in contempt of Congress

U.S. House votes to hold Trump's former adviser...

Washington (US), October 22: The U.S. House voted Thursday to refer Steve Bannon, the onetime adviser to former President Donald...

Trump creates new company in bid to regain social media presence

Trump creates new company in bid to regain...

Washington (US), October 22: Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will launch a new media company with...

N. Korea says its recent SLBM test-launch not targeting U.S.

N. Korea says its recent SLBM test-launch not...

Seoul (South Korea), October 21: North Korea said Thursday its recent test-firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) was...

New virus cases slightly dip amid speedy vaccination campaign

New virus cases slightly dip amid speedy vaccination...

Seoul (South Korea), October 21: South Korea reported fewer than 1,500 daily cases Thursday, continuing a downward trend since the...

UN official urges using aid to leverage women's rights in Afghanistan

UN official urges using aid to leverage women's...

United Nations, October 21: A UN official on Wednesday asked the international community to use aid as leverage to promote...

UN chief urges public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet"

UN chief urges public development banks to do...

United Nations, October 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on public development banks to do more to "green the balance...

NATO says to seek ways to engage with Russia

NATO says to seek ways to engage with...

Brussels (Belgium), October 21: Despite Russia's decision to suspend its mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to...

Syrian President makes phone call with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

Syrian President makes phone call with Abu Dhabi...

Damascus (Syria), October 21: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday made a phone call with Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the...

Putin approves paid leave across Russia to curb COVID-19 surge

Putin approves paid leave across Russia to curb...

Moscow (Russia), October 21: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he supports a proposal to introduce paid non-working days...

UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases

UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 21: Another 49,139 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the largest daily rise since...

Roundup: White House unveils plan to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

Roundup: White House unveils plan to roll out...

Washington (US), October 21: The White House on Wednesday unveiled its plan to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for children ages...

U.S. approves new booster of COVID-19 vaccines, "mix and match" dose

U.S. approves new booster of COVID-19 vaccines, "mix...

Washington (US), October 21: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized COVID-19 booster doses of Moderna and...

U.S. secretary of defense says to deepen military cooperation with Romania in Black Sea region

U.S. secretary of defense says to deepen military...

Bucharest (Romania), October 21: Visiting U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin pledged here on Wednesday to continue to work with...

IMF revises down Asia economy growth forecast to 6.5 pct

IMF revises down Asia economy growth forecast to...

Washington (US), October 20: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday revised down its 2021 economic growth forecast for Asia...

UN Middle East envoy says no progress made towards two-state solution

UN Middle East envoy says no progress made...

United Nations, October 20: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland told the Security Council on...