Africa main target of IS attacks: Moroccan FM

Rabat (Morocco), May 12: Africa has become the main target of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group by suffering 41 percent of all its attacks...

U.S. inflation surges 8.3 pct in April, still near four-decade high

Washington (US), May 12: U.S. consumer inflation in April surged by 8.3 percent from a year ago, marking the second straight month of inflation over...

Sri Lankan president says to appoint new PM this week

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 12: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday that he will appoint a new prime minister within this week.

Canada strengthens access to abortion services

Ottawa (Canada), May 12: Canadian federal government officials said Wednesday new fund is provided for projects to improve access by removing barriers to vital abortion...

UNICEF official calls for improving girls' access to education in north Nigeria

Lagos (Nigeria), May 12: An official of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) called on Wednesday for improving girls' access to education in northern Nigeria,...

U.S., S. Korea share common objective of denuclearizing Korean Peninsula: State Dept

Washington (US), May 11: The United States and South Korea share a common objective of completely denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and will continue to coordinate...

Chileans without COVID-19 booster shots to face mobility restrictions

Santiago (Chile), May 11: Chileans without two booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine will be unable to renew their mobility passes starting next month, the...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases rise amid eased virus curbs

Seoul (South Korea), May 11: South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to above 40,000 on Tuesday amid the government's eased virus curbs to move...

S. Korea's exports up 28.7 pct in first 10 days of May

Seoul (South Korea), May 11: South Korea's exports rose 28.7 percent in the first 10 days of May from a year earlier on the back...

N. Korea likely to continue nuclear, missile development in 2022: US military

Washington (US), May 11: North Korea is expected to continue advancing its nuclear and missile capabilities this year to increase its leverage in any potential...

Yoon says security situation is tough amid talk of possible N.K. nuclear...

Seoul (South Korea), May 11: President Yoon Suk-yeol said Wednesday security conditions are tough amid talk of a possible North Korean nuclear test and called...

World Insights: WHO rules out COVID-19 vaccines side effects as causes of...

Beijing (China), May 11: Since a new kind of acute hepatitis of unknown origin among children was first reported last month in Britain, around 300...

UN envoy presses Yemeni warring factions to uphold ceasefire

Aden (Yemen), May 11: The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg on Tuesday arrived in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden for...

UN refugee agency welcomes Libya's release of migrants

Tripoli (Libya), May 11: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday welcomed the release of illegal migrants from detention in Libya's capital...

IAEA clears Uganda to build nuclear power plant in phased approach

Kampala (Uganda), May 11: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has cleared Uganda to start building a nuclear facility for power generation, a visiting top...

Sri Lankan military authorized to maintain law, order amid unrest

Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 11: Sri Lanka's Defence Ministry on Tuesday ordered the country's armed forces to open fire on anyone looting public property or...

Spanish government sacks spy chief after phone tapping scandal

Madrid (Spain), May 11: The Spanish government on Tuesday sacked the head of the country's intelligence services in the wake of the 'Pegasus' phone hacking...

Russian FM visits Algeria to mark 60th anniversary of ties

Algiers (Algeria), May 11: Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune met with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday, as the two countries marked the 60th...

Turkey, Kazakhstan aim to reach 10 bln USD in bilateral trade: president

Ankara (Turkey), May 11: Turkey and Kazakhstan aim to reach the target of 10 billion U.S. dollars in bilateral trade, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Germany works to provide modern weapons to Ukraine: FM

Kiev (Ukraine), May 11 : Visiting German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday said the government of Germany is working to provide modern weapons to...

N. Korean leader sends 'Victory Day' message to Putin

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed his country's "firm solidarity" with Russia in a congratulatory message sent to President Vladimir...

S. Korean shipbuilders suffer manpower shortage amid brisk ordersSouth Korea shipbuilders, manpower...

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: South Korean shipyards are suffering from a labor shortage due mainly to massive layoffs years earlier, stoking concerns over output...

S. Korea's central bank chief elected to BIS board

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: The chief of the Bank of Korea (BOK) has been elected to the highest decision-making body of the Bank for...

Yoon offers to revive N.K. economy with 'audacious plan'

Seoul (South Korea), May 10: President Yoon Suk-yeol took the oath of office Tuesday, vowing to rebuild the nation on the foundation of a liberal...

Financial markets experience strains on market liquidity amid Russia-Ukraine conflict: U.S. Fed...

Washington (US), May 10: Amid Russia-Ukraine war and elevated inflation, financial markets experienced high volatility and some strains on market liquidity, U.S. Federal Reserve said...

254 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week: IOM

Tripoli (Libya), May 10: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday that 254 illegal migrants were returned to Libya after being rescued off the...

Tunisia announces to stop using Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Tunis (Tunisia), May 10: Tunisian Health Ministry decided to suspend using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen), the official Tunis Afrique Presse reported on...