Biden to Formally Recognize Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire, Reports Say

Moscow (Russia), April 22: US President Joe Biden is set to formally recognize the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the Armenian people in the early...

Pfizer Says Identified Counterfeit COVID-19 Vaccines in Mexico, Poland - Reports

Moscow (Russia), April 22: The US pharmaceutical company Pfizer has identified fake doses of its vaccine against COVID-19 in Mexico and Poland, The Wall Street...

In NYT interview, Moon urges Washington to resume dialogue with Pyongyang

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of the United States restarting dialogue with North Korea at an early...

S. Korea to invest 114 tln won by 2030 to expand railway...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea will invest 114.7 trillion won (US$102.7 billion) over the next decade to expand the railway network for major...

New virus cases in 700s for 2nd day; vaccinations set to top...

Seoul (South Korea), April 22: South Korea reported more than 700 new virus cases for the second straight day on Thursday amid lingering woes over...

Sri Lanka commemorates 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings

Colombo (Sri Lanka), April 22: Sri Lankan prime minister and legislators commemorated the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday terror attacks by observing a...

UN sending environment, aid teams to Saint Vincent

United Nations, April 22: The United Nations is sending a panel of experts to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to help with the recovery after...

UN chief calls for commitment to restoring planet

United Nations, April 22: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for commitment to restoring the planet and to making peace with nature,...

Iran's president urges full implementation of nuke deal

Tehran (Iran), April 22: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday called for full implementation of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, commonly known as the...

EU medicines watchdog finds possible link between J&J vaccine, blood clots

Brussels (Belgium), April21: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Tuesday it had found a "possible link" between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and...

Australian state opens 3 more hubs to promote COVID-19 vaccination

Sydney (Australia), April 21: People in the Australian state of Victoria have more access to the COVID-19 vaccine with the opening of three mass-vaccination hubs...

Iran Restores Power Supply at Damaged Natanz Nuclear Facility, Reports Say

Moscow (Russia), April 21:Iran has restored power supply at the previously damaged Natanz nuclear facility, state news agency IRNA reported Tuesday.

S. Korea guards against potential jitters in housing prices: finance minister

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Wednesday the government is guarding against potential instability in the housing market as home prices...

IAEA chief 'certainly' hopes S. Korea takes part in Fukushima water monitoring

Geneva (Switzerland)/ Seoul (South Korea), April 21: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said he "certainly" hopes South Korean experts will...

New virus cases back to over 700, vaccination drive to ramp up

Seoul (South Korea), April 21: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 700 Wednesday as the country is ratcheting up efforts to...

UNGA president reaffirms strong support for boosting biodiversity

United Nations, April 21: The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, pledged on Tuesday that efforts must be...

UN fears 105,000 displaced people in Yemen's Marib by September

United Nations, April 21: Preparing for further escalation of the fighting in Yemen's Marib governorate, the United Nations and humanitarian partners anticipate about 105,000 displaced...

UNICEF reports sharp rise in migrant children in Mexico

United Nations, April 21: The number of migrant children reported in Mexico has increased sharply, jumping from 380 to nearly 3,500 since the beginning of...

UK PM announces new taskforce to find "promising new medicines" to treat...

London (UK), April 21: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a new taskforce to find "promising new medicines" to treat coronavirus.

Bulgaria records second-highest daily death toll since start of pandemic

Sofia (Bulgaria) Apr 20: Bulgaria's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 15,412 after 217 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, official data...

German shares almost unchanged at the start of trading on Tuesday

Berlin (Germany) Apr 20: German stocks were almost unchanged at the start of trading on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index losing 7.24 points, or...

Iran reports 24,346 new COVID-19 cases, 2,261,435 in total

Iran (Tehran) Apr 20: The Iranian Health Ministry on Monday reported 24,346 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 2,261,435.

U.S. COVID-19 cases rise as more states ease restrictions

Washington DC (USA) Apr 20: Despite the country's vaccine rollout, a significant number of U.S. cities and states remain hotspots where the coronavirus continues to...

S. Korea to make sure to participate in IAEA monitoring team for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 20: South Korea will make sure to participate in an international monitoring team led by the U.N. nuclear watchdog for...

New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day; Seoul aims to vaccinate...

Seoul (South Korea),April 20: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the second day Tuesday as health authorities vow to accelerate...

FM: Seoul, Washington 'earnestly discussing' COVID-19 vaccine swap deal

Seoul (South Korea), April 20: South Korea is "earnestly discussing" forging a swap deal with the United States to secure COVID-19 vaccines, the South Korean...

Economic slowdown caused by COVID-19 not putting brake on climate change: UN...

Geneva (Switzeland), April 20: The COVID-19-related economic slowdown failed to put a brake on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts, said a UN report released...