U.S. supports Tokyo Olympics but only limited people will travel to Japan:...

Washington (US), May 26: The United States supports the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, but only "very limited" categories of Americans, including athletes, will travel to...

UN chief calls for transformation of extractive industries toward sustainability

United Nations, May 26: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for a transformation of extractive industries to support sustainable development and a transition to...

Israel allows some relief aid, personnel into Gaza while UN seeks greater...

United Nations, May 26: Limited international relief cargo, COVID-19 vaccines and aid workers are allowed into Gaza while the United Nations calls on Israel to...

Moderna plans to ask regulators to expand its COVID-19 vaccine's use to...

Washington (US), May 26: Moderna, Inc. said on Tuesday that its COVID-19 vaccine was effective in children age 12 to 17 years old in a...

Biden should prioritize reversing Trump's trade policies: economist

Washington (US), May 26: Reversing the previous U.S. government's trade policies should be a top priority for Joe Biden's administration, U.S. economist Anne O. Krueger...

CDC releases COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough infections in first four months of 2021

Chicago (US), May 26: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday published data on COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough infections reported from Jan....

Putin says Russia ready to strengthen strategic coordination with China

Moscow (Russia), May 26: Russia is firmly committed to developing the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination with China at a high level and is willing...

EU infrastructure for COVID certificate to be ready from June

Brussels (Belgium), May 26: The infrastructure for a digital vaccination certificate allowing the free movement of people around the European Union(EU) will be ready from...

New York City prosecutors form grand jury on Trump criminal probe: reports

New York (US), May 26: Prosecutors from New York City have convened a special grand jury to look into evidence in a criminal investigation involving...

Moderna's research cooperation with Korea. Will it speed up the development of...

Seoul [South Korea], May 25 (ANI/Global Economic): During the ROK-US summit, the attention is focused on whether the government will foster the development of domestic...

Bank of Korea to launch digital currency simulation in August

Seoul [South Korea], May 25 (ANI/Global Economic): The Bank of Korea is launching a simulation of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in August. Rather than...

Seoul stocks down late Mon. morning on inflation concerns

Seoul (South Korea), May 24: South Korean stocks extended their earlier losses late Monday morning, weighed down by concerns of early post-pandemic inflation.

UN Mission in DR Congo Says Conducted First Rescue Flights After Volcano...

Johannesburg (South Africa), May 24: The United Nations organization stabilization mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO) confirmed to Sputnik on Sunday that it has carried...

Cuba reports 1,221 new cases of COVID-19

Havana (Cuba), May 24: Cuba reported 1,221 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 133,053 infections, as well as 14 more deaths, bringing the...

Egypt receives raw materials to produce Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

Cairo (Egypt), May 24: Egypt has received the first batch of the raw materials to manufacture China's Sinovac vaccine, said the Chinese embassy in Egypt...

Biden to Meet With George Floyd's Family on Tuesday

Washington (US), May 24: US President Joe Biden will meet with the family of George Floyd on Tuesday, May 25, the White House announced.

Biden makes strong case for engagement, but N. Korea unlikely to react...

Washington (US), May 24: U.S. President Joe Biden has demonstrated a clear commitment to engaging with North Korea by appointing a special envoy to specifically...

Blinken reiterates commitment to N.K. diplomacy to achieve denuclearization

Washington (US), May 24: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday reiterated Washington's commitment to diplomacy with North Korea to achieve the denuclearization of...

Unification minister says Moon-Biden summit creates 'sufficient' conditions for dialogue with N....

Seoul (South Korea), May 24: Last week's summit between President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Joe Biden created "sufficient" conditions needed to resume the long-stalled...

New cases under 600 for 2nd day on fewer tests, distancing rules...

Seoul (South Korea), May 24: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 600 for the second straight day Monday on fewer tests over the...

Blinken says unclear if Iran ready to return to compliance with nuclear...

Washington (US), May 24: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday that it remains unclear if Tehran is willing to take steps to...

UN Security Council welcomes announcement of ceasefire in Gaza

United Nations, May 24: United Nations Security Council on Saturday welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza.

Justice urged for Americans of color over anniversary of George Floyd's death:...

Washington (US), May 24: Hundreds of other men and women of color who lost their lives as a result of interactions with police in the...

EU leaders condemn Ryanair flight's diversion to Belarus

Brussels (Belgium), May 24: European Union (EU) leaders on Sunday condemned the diversion of an Athens-Vilnius Ryanair flight to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and...

CPEC to bring economic development for Pakistan, entire region: PM

Islamabad (Pakistan), May 24: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bring economic development not only for...

EU's Borrell Says EU Ready to Support Colombia in Crisis Resolution

Brussels (Belguim), May 23: The EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, held phone talks with Colombian President Ivan Duque to discuss ways to resolve the...

Additional batch of Pfizer vaccines for 219,000 people arrives in S. Korea

Seoul (South Korea), May 23: Another batch of the new coronavirus vaccine by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc., enough to inoculate 219,000 people, arrived in...