Qatar makes efforts to prevent new tension in Gaza: ambassador

Gaza (Gaza Strip), October 19: Qatar is exerting great efforts with all parties including Israel and the Palestinians to ensure that a new round of...

France confirms departure of its ambassador from Minsk

Paris (France), October 19: The French Foreign Ministry said on Monday that its ambassador to Belarus Nicolas de Lacoste had returned to France on Sunday,...

Morocco rescues 310 illegal immigrants off coasts

Rabat (Morocco), October 19: The Moroccan navy rescued 310 illegal immigrants from Oct. 16 to 18 off the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts, the Moroccan news...

U.S. envoy for N. Korea to visit Seoul for talks on end-of-war...

Washington (US), October 19: U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim will visit Seoul this week for talks on ways to restart dialogue...

New virus cases less than 2,000 for 11th day amid rising vaccination...

Seoul (South Korea), October 19: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed below 2,000 for the 11th straight day Tuesday, as vaccine effects are taking hold...

N. Korea fires unidentified projectile toward East Sea: JCS

Seoul (South Korea), October 19: North Korea fired an unidentified projectile toward the East Sea on Tuesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said,...

Interview: Kunming Declaration ushers in new era for biodiversity conservation, says FAO...

Rome (Italy), October 19: The Kunming Declaration ushers in a new era for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, Maria Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of the...

UN seeking details on Mekelle, Ethiopia reported airstrikes

United Nations, October 19: The United Nations is trying to verify details of reports of airstrikes on a civilian area of Mekelle, Ethiopia, capital of...

Iran to host ministerial meeting on Afghanistan

Tehran (Iran), October 19: Iran will host a ministerial meeting on Oct. 27 about Afghanistan's political situation, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh announced on...

Trump sues to block Congress from obtaining documents related to Capitol riot

Washington (US), October 19: Former U.S. President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against the National Archives and a House special committee investigating the Jan....

EU says ready to implement sanctions on Belarusian airline to curb migrant...

Brussles (Belgium), October 19: The European Union (EU) was ready to implement sanctions against the national airline of Belarus in a bid to partially curb...

U.S. will not join Afghanistan talks hosted by Russia

Washington (US), October 19: The United States will not join talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia this week, the Department of State said on Monday.

Former U.S. State Secretary Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Washington (US), October 19: Colin Powell, a former and the first African-American secretary of state, has died at 84 of COVID-19 complications, his family said...

Egyptian president, German chancellor discuss regional issues, bilateral ties

Cairo (Egypt), October 19: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed on Monday a number of regional issues of mutual interest as...

Turkey reports 24,114 daily COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), October 18: Turkey on Sunday confirmed 24,114 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 7,654,277, according to its health ministry.

Venezuelan Government Says Talks With Opposition Halted Over Saab's Extradition to US

Mexico City (Mexico), October 18: The Venezuelan government is suspending its participation in talks with the opposition over the extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab...

Israeli Prime Minister Says Iran Brings Violence, Instability to 'Every Place It...

Tel Aviv (Israel), October 18: Iran brings "a tailspin of violence, poverty, instability and failure" to every place it operates in, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali...

Moon orders plan for booster shots for people who receive J&J COVID-19...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: President Moon Jae-in on Monday ordered officials to swiftly set up a plan to provide booster shots for people who...

S. Korea voices concern over Japan's Fukushima water release plan

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea has expressed concern over the new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's plan to release radioactive water from the...

New virus cases hit 3-month low; eased rules on private gatherings in...

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases dropped to the lowest level in more than three months on Monday as the country...

Former U.S. president Clinton released from Southern California hospital

Los Angeles (US), October 18: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was released Sunday from a Southern California hospital where he had been treated multiple days...

Palestinian president calls on int'l community, U.S. to end Israeli occupation

Ramallah (Palestine), October 18: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned on Sunday that the situation in the Palestinian territories "has become unbearable due to the Israeli...

UN refugee agency provides food assistance for refugees in Libya's capital

Tripoli (Libya), October 18: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said it provided food assistance for thousands of refugees in Libya's capital...

China's first domestic HPV vaccine earns WHO prequalification

Xiamen (China), October 18: China's first self-developed HPV vaccine Cecolin has gained prequalification from the World Health Organization (WHO), its developer said.

UK records more than 40,000 COVID cases for fifth day in a...

London (UK), October 18: Another 45,140 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 COVID cases on the...

S.Korea reports 1,050 more COVID-19 cases, 343,445 in total

Seoul (South Korea), October 18: South Korea reported 1,050 more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total...

Tanzania allocates 39.1 mln USD for tourism recovery amid COVID-19

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), October 18: Tanzania has allocated 90.6 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 39.2 million U.S. dollars) for implementation of 23 projects aimed at...