UN Humanitarian Air Service resumes flights in Afghanistan

United Nations, September 3: The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), operated by the World Food Programme (WFP), is resuming flights to enable 160 humanitarian organizations...

Afghanistan shows deficiency in EU's strategic autonomy comes with price: top diplomat

Brussels (Belgium), September 3: The European Union (EU) should combine its forces and strengthen, including capacity and will to act to improve its strategic autonomy,...

Ida-driven rain, flooding claim over 40 lives in U.S. Northeast

Washington (US), September 3: Torrential rains, floods and tornadoes from storm Ida remnants claimed more than 40 lives across the northeast of the United States...

Britain welcomes Libya's approval of Paris Agreement

Tripoli ( Libya) , September 2: The British embassy in Libya on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Libyan House of Representatives (parliament) to ratify...

Mongolia logs record daily high of 3,805 COVID-19 cases

Ulan Bator (Mongolia), September 2 : Mongolia recorded the highest daily count of 3,805 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing...

Afghan withdrawal exposes weakness in UK's ties with Western allies: lawmaker

London (UK), September 2 : A British lawmaker on Wednesday blasted the withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan, saying it "exposed a weakness" in Britain's...

South African President invites investors to explore business opportunities

Johannesburg (South Africa), September 2 : South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday invited investors to explore vast business opportunities in the country's sectors...

Feature: A dream come true for Chinese Paralympian Zhu Dening

Tokyo (Japan), September 1: One gold, one silver and a new world record. That's the performance Zhu Dening managed to deliver at his Paralympic...

Ireland to lift most COVID-19 restrictions

Dublin (Ireland), September 1: The Irish government has endorsed a plan to lift the majority of the current COVID-19 restrictions countrywide from Oct. 22, according...

S.Korean banks' capital adequacy ratio rises in Q2

Seoul (South Korea), September 1: South Korean banks' capital adequacy ratio kept rising for the fourth consecutive quarter in the second quarter, financial watchdog data...

Iran says U.S. presence brought destruction to Afghanistan

Tehran (Iran), September 1: Iran's spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that two decades of U.S. "occupation" has only brought "death and...

U.S. economic recovery slows amid spread of Delta variant: economist

Washington (US), September 1: U.S. economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing due to the spread of the Delta variant and a sizable segment...

EU ministers vow to cooperate with UN on Afghanistan amid fears of...

Brussels (Belgium), September 1: Senior officials from European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday pledged coordination with the United Nations on the stabilization of the...

Malaysia celebrates 64th anniversary of independence

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), August 31: Malaysia marked the 64th anniversary of its independence on Tuesday, with a scaled-back celebration due to the ongoing COVID-19...

EU removes U.S. from safe travel list due to COVID-19 surge

Brussels ( Belgium), August 31: The Council of the European Union (EU) on Monday recommended that member states of the EU reintroduce restrictions on travellers...

Taliban welcomes U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Kabul (Afganistan), August 31: The Taliban welcomed the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan shortly after the U.S. Central Command announced that the withdrawal of U.S. troops...

U.S. general says withdrawal from Afghanistan completed

Washington (US), August 31: The U.S. Central Command announced Monday that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan has completed, ending 20 years of U.S.-led...

Biden Says Hurricane Ida Likely to Be 'Immense,' Promises to Allocate Full...

Washington (US), August 29: US President Joe Biden has warned that Hurricane Ida will be a major life-threatening storm and has promised all the necessary...

New cases under 1,500, social distancing expected to be extended ahead of...

Seoul (South Korea), August 29: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,500 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, with health...

S. Korea kicks off 7th round of free trade talks with Mercosur

Seoul (South Korea), August 29: South Korea said Monday it has launched a new round of negotiations to clinch a free trade agreement with Mercosur,...

Former IOC president Jacques Rogge passes away at 79

Geneva (Switzerland), August 29: Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has passed away at the age of 79, the IOC announced on Sunday.

IMF chief economist says emerging markets cannot afford repeat of "taper tantrum"

Washington (US), August 29: Gita Gopinath, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has warned that emerging markets cannot afford a repeat of the...

Syrian president discusses economic cooperation with Iran FM

Damascus (Syria), August 29: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday discussed economic cooperation with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in the capital Damascus,...

UK records another 33,196 coronavirus cases

London (UK), August 29: Another 33,196 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

U.S. carries out airstrike targeting suspected ISIS-K vehicle in Kabul

Washington (US), August 29: U.S. Central Command said on Sunday that U.S. military forces carried out an airstrike in Kabul against a suspected ISIS-K vehicle,...

CPEC opened door of opportunities for people of Gwadar: Pakistani senator

Islamabad (Pakistan), August 29: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) opened the door of employment, education and development opportunities for the people of the country's...

Japan's Okinawa suspends vaccines after more Moderna shots contaminated

Tokyo (Japan), August 29: Japan's Okinawa prefectural government said it suspended inoculation at a mass COVID-19 vaccination site Sunday after another lot of Moderna Inc....