Daily COVID-19 cases in Australia's epicenter state show signs of easing

Sydney (Australia), September 20 : As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in daily locally acquired cases, authorities have cautiously...

Israel reports 7,445 new COVID-19 cases

Jerusalem (Israel), September 20: Israel's ministry on Sunday reported 7,445 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 1,221,713.

N. Korea discounts S. Korea's new SLBM as 'rudimentary, toddling-stage' weapon

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: North Korea on Monday questioned whether South Korea's newly unveiled submarine-launched ballistic missile is a real SLBM, claiming even if...

S. Korea to deploy homegrown SLBM next year: sources

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea plans to put into operations a newly unveiled homegrown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at sea around the second...

Moon in New York for U.N. speech during Chuseok holiday in Korea

New York (US), September 20: South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New York on Sunday to attend an annual session of the United Nations...

New cases slightly over 1,600; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok...

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell to around 1,600 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but concerns...

Voter support for Australian PM falls to 18-month low

Canberra (Australia), September 20: Voter support for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has fallen to its lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

France rebukes Australia, U.S. for lying, contempt over submarine deal

Paris (France), September 20: France on Saturday rebuked Australia and the United States for "a major breach of trust and contempt" in the submarine row,...

Upcoming Canadian election to decide whether Trudeau's Liberal Party will have third...

Ottawa (Canada), September 20: Canada's 44th national election on Monday will not only decide whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party receives a third mandate,...

Time for U.S. to deal with domestic weaknesses first: expert

Washington (US), September 20: The key to building more harmonious economic relations is to recognize that China's development will not threaten the well-being of the...

Yellen says U.S. economic recovery would reverse into recession if debt limit...

Washington (US), September 20: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday warned that U.S. economic recovery would reverse into recession if Congress fails to swiftly...

Alumni association launched to deepen South Sudan-China relations

Juba (South Sudan), September 20: An alumni association was launched to enhance good relations between South Sudan and China.

Tanzania sees rise in new registered investment projects amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), September 20: The number of new investment projects registered in Tanzania between March and August in 2021 rose to 133, worth...

Egypt urges Israel to revive peace talks with Palestinians

Cairo (Egypt), September 20: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held on Sunday a phone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid, and urged Israel to...

Romania's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 5,000

Bucharest (Romania), September 19: Daily COVID-19 cases surpassed 5,000 in Romania on Saturday, reaching 5,388, bringing the country's total infections to 1,144,893, announced the authorities.

Morocco registers 2,291 new COVID-19 cases

Rabat (Morocco), September 19: Morocco announced on Saturday 2,291 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections in the North African country to 918,126.

Roundup: G20 agriculture ministers commit to better ensure sustainable food systems

Rome (Italy), September 19: Ministers for agriculture from the Group of 20 (G20) on Saturday committed to shift their sector policies to better ensure sustainability...

Biden administration to deport migrant crowds in Texas border city: media

Washington/ Houston [US], September 19: U.S. President Joe Biden's administration said on Saturday it would start to swiftly deport thousands of Haitian migrants crossing the...

Roundup: U.S. details vaccine efficacy, plans use of booster shot against wildness...

New York (US), September 19: The United States has kept on pushing through federal requirements of broad vaccination by highlighting the efficacy of its three...

Algeria flies flags at half-mast to mourn former President Bouteflika's death

Algeria (Algiers), September 19: Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday ordered flags to be flown at half-mast throughout the country for three days in honor...

Security Council extends mandate of UN mission in Afghanistan for six months

Uinted Nations Sep 18: The Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for six...

FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster dose for elderly, high risk groups

Washington DC (USA) Sep 18: An advisory panel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endorsed on Friday a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech...

UN chief calls for solidarity on Int'l Day of Peace

Uinted Nations Sep 18: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for solidarity and unity on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, which...

U.S. military admits drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians

Washington DC (USA) Sep 18: The U.S. military admitted on Friday that a U.S. drone strike in late August in Kabul of Afghanistan killed as...

France recalls ambassadors to U.S., Australia over submarine row

Paris (France) Sep 18: France has decided to recall its ambassadors to the United States and Australia for consultations after Canberra scrapped a deal to...

New cases over 2,000 again amid post-Chuseok holiday resurgence woes

Seoul (South Korea), September 17: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases exceeded 2,000 on Friday again amid concerns a major holiday may stoke further upticks in...

Roundup: Iran's president calls for boosting economic ties with SCO participants

Tehran (Iran), September 17: Iran is ready to boost cooperation, particular in the economic field, with regional countries, especially within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO),...