Finland's evacuation operation in Afghanistan ends with 413 people flown out

Helsinki (Finland), August 29: Finland's evacuation operation in Afghanistan ended late Friday night when persons responsible for the security of Finnish Embassy personnel were successfully...

Sri Lanka receives 300,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine donated by China's...

Colombo (Srilanka), August 29: Sri Lanka's Defense authorities on Saturday received a batch of 300,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the People's Liberation...

No new wave of Afghan refugees in Pakistan: Pakistani military official

Islamabad (Pakistan), August 29: There is no flux of Afghan refugees along the borders with Pakistan, and the people who have valid documents to enter...

Interview: Politicization of COVID-19 origins probe damages global cooperation, says U.S. expert

Washington (US), August 29: The investigation of the origins of COVID-19 should be dealt with solely by scientists and any politicization of this issue is...

Night clashes resume near Gaza borders

Gaza ( Palestine), August 29: Night clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers resumed on Saturday near the borders between eastern Gaza Strip and Israel...

Ghana receives 1 bln USD assistance from IMF to boost post-COVID-19 recovery

Accra(Africa), August 28: Ghana has received a sum of 1 billion U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to boost its post-COVID-19 economic recovery,...

Italy pushing for special G20 meeting on Afghanistan as its last evacuation...

Rome/Brussels (Italy) , August 28: Italy, which holds the rotating presidency of the Group of 20 (G20), is still pushing for a special G20 meeting...

World Insights: Failure in foiling Kabul deadly attack exposes another U.S. mistake,...

Kabul (Afghanistan), August 28: At least 169 Afghan civilians and 13 U.S. soldiers were killed following a deadly attack outside the Kabul airport in Afghan...

Egyptian FM urges dialogue to end Algeria-Morocco diplomatic rift

Cairo (Egypt), August 28: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Friday urged for dialogue to end the diplomatic rift between Algeria and Morocco.

Greece extends fence at Turkey border amid warnings of surge in Afghan...

Athens (Greece), August 28: Greece will not become a gateway to Europe for irregular migration flows, like it happened in the period 2015-2019, Greek Migration...

Delhi gov't to reopen schools in phases

New Delhi (India), August 28: Students in Delhi will be allowed to attend their regular classes inside their school premises from Sept. 1 in a...

Biden, Israeli PM discuss Iranian nuclear issue, security ties

Washington (US), August 28: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday discussed the Iranian nuclear issue and bilateral security ties with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Naftali...

Czech PM, German President hold talks on bilateral ties, Afghanistan situation

Prague (Czech Republic) , August 28: Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis held talks with visiting German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier here Friday on bilateral relations, the...

COVID-19 origins tracing should be clear of "political virus": Nigerian expert

Abuja (Nigeria), August 27: The COVID-19 origins tracing should be led by scientific inquiry and clear of "the political virus", a Nigerian expert has said.

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan leaves situation "no more under control": Macron

Dublin(Ireland), August 27: The U.S. decision not to extend the deadline for withdrawing from Afghanistan beyond Aug. 31 has put "all of us in a...

S.Korea's nuke envoy to visit Washington for Korean Peninsula issue

Seoul (South Korea), August 27: South Korea's nuclear envoy will visit Washington this weekend to discuss issues on the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean foreign...

4 servicemen killed in Kazakhstan explosions: Defense Minister

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), August 27: Four servicemen were killed in a series of explosions in southern Kazakh city of Taraz, said Kazakh Defense Minister Nurlan...

UK to continue Afghan evacuation despite Kabul airport explosions: PM

London (UK), August 27: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain will continue its evacuation operation at the Kabul airport despite twin...

7 U.S. Capitol police officers sue Trump, right-wing groups over Jan. 6...

Washington (US), August 27: Seven U.S. Capitol police officers on Thursday filed a civil rights lawsuit against former President Donald Trump and his ally Roger...

Biden vows retribution as death toll rises to 103 in Kabul attacks,...

Washington (US), August 27: U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday the United States will avenge militarily the bombing attacks earlier in the day in...

FIFA president calls for exemptions for players due to play in Britain's...

London (UK), August 26: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has asked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for quarantine exemptions for international players so that they could...

New Zealand reports 68 new community cases of COVID-19 Delta variant

Wellington (New Zealand), August 26: New Zealand reported 68 new community cases of Delta variant of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases...

Australia's national airline Qantas posts significant loss due to COVID-19

Sydney (Australia), August 26: Australia's flag carrier airline, Qantas, is continuing to pay a huge price as the COVID-19 pandemic drags into the second...

U.S. Fed chair unlikely to announce start of tapering asset purchases this...

Washington (U.S), August 26: It's pretty unlikely U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will announce in his speech Friday that the central bank is officially...

Roundup: U.S. California secures president's disaster declaration as wildfires spread

Los Angeles (California), August 26: As massive destructive wildfires continue to spread across regions in Northern California, the western U.S. state has secured a...

U.S. should invite WHO to probe coronavirus origins at Fort Detrick, UNC

Beijing (China), August 26: A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Wednesday urged the United States to stop political manipulation on the issue of coronavirus origins...

World Insights: Overlapping crises of Afghanistan pullout debacle, COVID-19 surge engulf White...

Washington (US), August 26: Overlapping crises arising from a chaotic exit of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and an appalling surge in COVID-19 cases have engulfed...