Israel opposition leader Lapid promises to disengage country from US domestic politics

Washington (US), February 23: Israel's opposition leader Yair Lapid on Monday accused Benjamin Netanyahu of straining the country's relations with the new Biden administration in...

Brazil to start producing COVID-19 vaccine in first half of 2021

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), February 23: Brazil will begin to produce a COVID-19 vaccine in the first half of 2021, a state-run biological sciences institution...

Blinken welcomes EU decision to sanction Russia over Navalny situation

Washington (US), February 23: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has welcomed the decision of the European Union to slap sanctions against Russia under the...

US Sanctions 2 Myanmar Generals Over Coup, Blinken Warns of More Action

Washington (US), February 23: US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury Department said in a statement.

Texans Outraged US Energy Capital Unprepared for Winter Storm

Washington (US), February 23: Texans are irate the US energy capital's infrastructure was unable to withstand the recent winter storms and frustrated over the lack...

Seoul stocks trade down on U.S. inflation concerns

Seoul (South Korea), February 23: South Korean stocks traded bearish late Tuesday morning, tracking overnight losses on Wall Street that stemmed from inflation concerns.

Foreign ministry says Iran's assets to be unlocked through consultations with U.S

Seoul (South Korea), February 23: The Iranian assets locked in South Korea will be released after consultations with the United States, the foreign ministry said...

White House anticipates backlog of vaccine doses to be delivered by mid-week

Washington (US), February 23: The Biden administration expects all backlog vaccine doses to be delivered by the middle of the week following the disruption caused...

Canadian parliament calls on government to declare China's treatment of Uyghurs 'genocide'

Toronto (Canada), February 23: Canada's House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities...

Russian Embassy in US lowers flag in solidarity with Americans who died...

Moscow (Russia), February 23: The Russian embassy in Washington DC has lowered the flag in solidarity with the US, where a five-day mourning was declared...

US Transportation Board looking into 'Metal Fatigue' as reason behind boeing 777...

Moscow (Russia), February 23: The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) believes that metal fatigue could be one of the reasons behind the United Airlines...

Japan asserting claim over disputed islets draws ire of S. Korea

Tokyo (Japan), February 23: Japan on Monday asserted its claims over the disputed islets in the Sea of Japan during a ceremony, drawing a...

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for prosecutors to access Trump's financial records

Washington (US), February 23: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against former President Donald Trump's effort to shield his financial records from prosecutors in New York,...

Russian Embassy in Washington welcomes US decision to deport former guard of...

Moscow (Russia), February 22: The Russian Embassy in Washington on Monday welcomed the US decision to deport to Germany a 95-year-old Friedrich Karl Berger, who...

Turkish, Iranian presidents discuss cooperation possibilities in varied fields

Istanbul (Turkey), February 22: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday discussed over the phone the cooperation possibilities in a...

IAEA reaches temporary agreement with Iran on nuclear verification

Vienna (Austria), February 22: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reached a temporary bilateral understanding with Iran to salvage the nuclear deal for now,...

White House expects to catch up on vaccine deliveries in coming days

Moscow (Russia), February 22: One-third of the coronavirus vaccine doses delayed amid the winter storms in the US have been delivered and the White House...

Nearly 50% of Trump's supporters say would choose Trump's party over Republicans,...

Moscow (Russia), February 22: Over 45 percent of people who voted for former US President Donald Trump say they would join Trump's party if he...

China slams Trump for cutting ties, urges Washington to lift all tariffs...

Beijing (China), February 22: Beijing is ready to work on restoring dialogue with Washington and hopes the US abandons its sanctions policy, Chinese Foreign Minister...

Army officer in Seoul tests positive for coronavirus

Seoul (South Korea), February 22: An Army officer based in Seoul has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the defense ministry said Monday.

Eight foreigners, 1 Korean test positive for COVID-19 after party at USFK...

Pyeongtaek (South Korea), February 22: Eight foreigners and one South Korean have tested positive for the new coronavirus after attending a party at a...

IAEA chief talks with Iran's nuke chief, FM over settlement of nuke...

Tehran (Iran), February 22: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sunday held talks with the head of Atomic Energy Organization of...

All UK adults to be offered coronavirus vaccine by July 31:PM

London (UK), February 22: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged that every adult in Britain will be given a jab of the COVID-19 vaccine...

Cargo handling at seaports down 1.6 pct in Jan

Seoul (South Korea), February 21: The amount of cargo processed at South Korea's seaports moved down 1.6 percent in January from a year earlier amid...

Retail investors pare down net stock buying in Feb

Seoul (South Korea), February 21:South Korean retail investors pared down their net buying of local stocks in February as the country's key stock index traded...

More than 200 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR

Tripoli (Libya), February 21: More than 200 illegal migrants, including women and children, have been rescued off Libyan coast, the United Nations High Commissioner...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases exceed 3.81 mln

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia ) February 21: The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,810,896 as of Saturday evening, according...