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Turkey reports 24,114 daily COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports 24,114 daily COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), October 18: Turkey on Sunday confirmed 24,114 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 7,654,277, according...

Venezuelan Government Says Talks With Opposition Halted Over Saab's Extradition to US

Venezuelan Government Says Talks With Opposition Halted Over...

Mexico City (Mexico), October 18: The Venezuelan government is suspending its participation in talks with the opposition over the extradition...

Israeli Prime Minister Says Iran Brings Violence, Instability to 'Every Place It Goes'

Israeli Prime Minister Says Iran Brings Violence, Instability...

Tel Aviv (Israel), October 18: Iran brings "a tailspin of violence, poverty, instability and failure" to every place it operates...

Moon orders plan for booster shots for people who receive J&J COVID-19 vaccine

Moon orders plan for booster shots for people...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: President Moon Jae-in on Monday ordered officials to swiftly set up a plan to provide...

S. Korea voices concern over Japan's Fukushima water release plan

S. Korea voices concern over Japan's Fukushima water...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea has expressed concern over the new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's plan to...

New virus cases hit 3-month low; eased rules on private gatherings in force

New virus cases hit 3-month low; eased rules...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases dropped to the lowest level in more than three months...

Former U.S. president Clinton released from Southern California hospital

Former U.S. president Clinton released from Southern California...

Los Angeles (US), October 18: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was released Sunday from a Southern California hospital where he...

Palestinian president calls on int'l community, U.S. to end Israeli occupation

Palestinian president calls on int'l community, U.S. to...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 18: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned on Sunday that the situation in the Palestinian territories "has become...

UN refugee agency provides food assistance for refugees in Libya's capital

UN refugee agency provides food assistance for refugees...

Tripoli (Libya), October 18: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said it provided food assistance for thousands...

China's first domestic HPV vaccine earns WHO prequalification

China's first domestic HPV vaccine earns WHO prequalification

Xiamen (China), October 18: China's first self-developed HPV vaccine Cecolin has gained prequalification from the World Health Organization (WHO), its...

UK records more than 40,000 COVID cases for fifth day in a row

UK records more than 40,000 COVID cases for...

London (UK), October 18: Another 45,140 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19 as the country recorded more than...

S.Korea reports 1,050 more COVID-19 cases, 343,445 in total

S.Korea reports 1,050 more COVID-19 cases, 343,445 in...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea reported 1,050 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Sunday compared to 24...

Tanzania allocates 39.1 mln USD for tourism recovery amid COVID-19

Tanzania allocates 39.1 mln USD for tourism recovery...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), October 18: Tanzania has allocated 90.6 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 39.2 million U.S. dollars) for implementation...

Interview: Beijing conference paves way for sustainable transport worldwide, Bangladeshi MP

Interview: Beijing conference paves way for sustainable transport...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), October 18: The just concluded Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Beijing paved the way for...

Syrian delegates to meet in Geneva for latest round of constitutional talks

Syrian delegates to meet in Geneva for latest...

Geneva (Switzerland), October 18: The latest round of Syrian constitutional talks, participated by members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee's Small...

UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable food systems

UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable...

New York (US) Oct 17: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday encouraged change in actions toward sustainable food systems on...

At least 6 dead, 1 missing after ship sinks in Brazil

At least 6 dead, 1 missing after ship...

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Oct 17: At least six people died and another one is missing after a ship sank...

Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Santiago (Chile) Oct 17: Chile will ban sales of most internal combustion vehicles in support of electric vehicles starting in...

Republic of the Congo to vaccinate 4 mln people against yellow fever

Republic of the Congo to vaccinate 4 mln...

Brazzaville (Congo) Oct 17: The Republic of the Congo's Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee for Immunization adopted Saturday a plan to implement...

Tanzania allocates 2.2 mln USD for research on COVID-19 pandemic

Tanzania allocates 2.2 mln USD for research on...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) Oct 17: Tanzanian government said on Saturday that it has allocated 5.1 billion Tanzanian shillings (about...

Israel's active COVID-19 cases below 20,000

Israel's active COVID-19 cases below 20,000

Tel Aviv (Israel) Oct 17: The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Israel decreased by 328 to 19,797, the...

Iraq's cleric sets conditions for dealing with Washington when taking office

Iraq's cleric sets conditions for dealing with Washington...

Baghdad (Iraq) Oct 17: Iraq's prominent Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr set several conditions on Saturday to deal with the United...

Escalating fighting over Yemen's Marib multiplies woes

Escalating fighting over Yemen's Marib multiplies woes

Aden (Yemen) Oct 17: The recent wave of fighting between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi rebels in the country's...

1 deputy killed, 2 injured in "ambush shooting" in U.S. Texas

1 deputy killed, 2 injured in "ambush shooting"...

Texas (US) Oct 17: A deputy constable was killed and two others injured in an "ambush shooting" on Saturday outside...

5.3-magnitude quake hits 74 km SW of George Town, Cayman Islands: USGS

5.3-magnitude quake hits 74 km SW of George...

George Town (Cayman Islands) Oct 17: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted 74 km southwest of George Town,...

Estrada Fire in U.S. northern California down to 83 acres, 25 pct contained

Estrada Fire in U.S. northern California down to...

California (US) Oct 17: A wildfire starting Friday from a prescribed burn in Santa Cruz County, U.S. northern California,...

NASA launches longest mission to distant asteroids, exploring planet formation mysteries

NASA launches longest mission to distant asteroids, exploring...

Washington (US) Oct 17: The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched its Lucy spacecraft on Saturday on a...