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S. Korea ready to promote trade ties with Japan: minister

S. Korea ready to promote trade ties with...

Seoul (South Korea), September 29: South Korea will seek to strengthen trade cooperation with Japan amid challenges from the COVID-19...

New cases spike to 2nd largest; infections in greater Seoul top 2,000 again

New cases spike to 2nd largest; infections in...

Seoul (South Korea), September 29: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed in the 2,000s for a fourth day Wednesday, bouncing...

N. Korea says it tested newly developed hypersonic missile

N. Korea says it tested newly developed hypersonic...

Seoul (South Korea), September 29: North Korea said Wednesday it conducted the first test-launch of a newly developed hypersonic missile...

UN envoy says it's time to push for political process in Syria

UN envoy says it's time to push for...

United Nations, September 29: UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said Tuesday that it is imperative to push for...

UN calls for release of Libyan National Youth League director

UN calls for release of Libyan National Youth...

Tripoli (Libya), September 29: The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday called for the release of the...

Egypt's court sentences 3 Muslim Brotherhood members to death over murdering policeman, civilian

Egypt's court sentences 3 Muslim Brotherhood members to...

Cairo (Egypt), September 29: An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced three members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death and...

Top U.S. general calls Afghan war "strategic failure"

Top U.S. general calls Afghan war "strategic failure"

Washington (US), September 29: Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Tuesday during a...

Indonesian parliament approves government's 2022 budget

Indonesian parliament approves government's 2022 budget

Jakarta (Indonesia), September 29: The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday approved the government's spending budget of 2,714.15 trillion rupiahs (about 190...

U.S. treasury secretary says Congress must raise debt limit by Oct. 18

U.S. treasury secretary says Congress must raise debt...

Washington (US), September 29: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that U.S. lawmakers have until Oct. 18 to...

U.S. Fed chief says inflation pressures could last longer amid supply bottlenecks

U.S. Fed chief says inflation pressures could last...

Washington (US), September 29: U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that inflation pressures could last longer than...

ECB pledges accommodative monetary policy for economic recovery

ECB pledges accommodative monetary policy for economic recovery

Frankfurt (Germany), September 29: The European Central Bank (ECB) on Tuesday played down the pressure of inflation surge in the...

UN special rapporteur on human rights to assess impact of unilateral sanctions on Zimbabwe

UN special rapporteur on human rights to assess...

Harare (Zimbabwe), September 29: The United Nations special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment...

N. Korea urges U.S. to give up hostility by permanently stopping joint military exercise

N. Korea urges U.S. to give up hostility...

Washington (US), September 28: The United States must permanently stop its joint military exercises with South Korea and the deployment...

World Bank says East Asia and Pacific's recovery undermined by Delta variant

World Bank says East Asia and Pacific's recovery...

Washington (US), September 28: The East Asia and Pacific region's recovery has been undermined by the spread of the COVID-19...

U.S. State Department spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. State Department spokesperson tests positive for COVID-19

Washington (US), September 28: U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

Roundup: Mixed reactions prolong U.S. vaccination process, worsen COVID-19 situation

Roundup: Mixed reactions prolong U.S. vaccination process, worsen...

New York (US), September 28: Mixed or de-synchronized responses to the U.S. federal government's universal call for vaccination against the...

Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Washington (US), September 28: U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday received his COVID-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the...

Myanmar faces humanitarian crisis: UN

Myanmar faces humanitarian crisis: UN

United Nations, September 28: Myanmar is facing a humanitarian crisis with about 3 million people requiring assistance, said UN humanitarians...

Tedros, Macron break ground for WHO academy campus in Lyon

Tedros, Macron break ground for WHO academy campus...

Paris (France), September 28: World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday broke...

S. Korea to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debt

S. Korea to unveil additional measures next month...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea plans to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debts, the head...

New cases in 2,000s for 2nd day amid jitters over further upticks

New cases in 2,000s for 2nd day amid...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2000s for a second day Monday amid...

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas expansion

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas...

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea said Monday it plans to increase support for overseas expansion by startups and...

Iran seeks cooperation with all countries based on mutual respect: president

Iran seeks cooperation with all countries based on...

Tehran (Iran), September 27: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday that Iran seeks to cooperate with all countries based...

Israel receives 3 new F-35 stealth jets

Israel receives 3 new F-35 stealth jets

Jerusalem (Israel), September 27: Israel's Air Force received from the United States three new F-35 stealth fighter jets on Sunday,...

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be eliminated

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be...

United Nations, September 27: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of...

Trade protectionism curtails U.S. economic development, says economist

Trade protectionism curtails U.S. economic development, says economist

Washington (US), September 27: U.S. actions in the trade sphere not only curtail America's economic development, but also undermine its...

Sudanese PM says current dispute not between military, civilians

Sudanese PM says current dispute not between military,...

Khartoum (Sudan), September 27: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday said that the current dispute in the country is...