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Two members of origin-tracing team test positive for IgM antibodies: WHO chief

Two members of origin-tracing team test positive for...

Geneva (Switzerland), January 15: Two members of the international expert team of the World Health Organization (WHO) scheduled to fly...

President-Elect Biden Introduces New Coronavirus Aid Plan

President-Elect Biden Introduces New Coronavirus Aid Plan

Washington (US), January 15: US President-elect Joe Biden is announcing new proposal of coronavirus relief aid, which is expected to...

Police tracking down 3 suspects behind cash theft at Jeju casino

Police tracking down 3 suspects behind cash theft...

Jeju (South Korea), January 14: Police on Jeju Island investigating a massive cash theft at a casino said Thursday they...

Most Koreans adopt wait-and-see attitude toward coronavirus vaccination: poll

Most Koreans adopt wait-and-see attitude toward coronavirus vaccination:...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: Nearly two-thirds of South Koreans think they will wait to see how the coronavirus vaccine...

Vice FM calls for Qatar's support for release of seized S. Korean ship, crew

Vice FM calls for Qatar's support for release...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun called for Qatar's support for the swift release of...

Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President Park

Top court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-President...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 20-year sentence for former President Park Geun-hye in...

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day in sign of letup in infections

New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), January 14: The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 500s for the...

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V to Brazil in 2021, Including 10Mln in Q1

RDIF to Deliver 150Mln Doses of Sputnik V...

Moscow (Russia), January 14: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will deliver 10 million doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine...

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest', Anti-Corruption Body Says

French Justice Minister Probed Over 'Conflict of Interest',...

Paris (France), January 14: French Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti has been placed under preliminary investigation on suspected conflict of interest...

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Netanyahu Creates Russian Language Channel on Telegram

Tel Aviv (Israel), January 14: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday created a Russian language channel on the Telegram...

Venezuelan Health Ministry Registers Russian Coronavirus Vaccine Sputnik V

Venezuelan Health Ministry Registers Russian Coronavirus Vaccine Sputnik...

Caracas (Venezuela), January 14: The Venezuelan Health Ministry registered the Russian vaccine against the Sputnik V coronavirus via a fast-track...

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New York - State Attorney General

Domestic Terrorists Planning Inauguration Day Riots in New...

Washington (US), January 14: The US state of New York is bracing for possible Inauguration Day riots, and has warned...

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold Vote to Bar Him From Running Again

Schumer Says if Trump Convicted Senate to Hold...

Washington (US), January 13: The US Senate will vote on whether to bar US President Donald Trump from running for...

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Over 70 People Detained Following Brussels Unrest

Brussels (Belgium), January 14: Over 70 participants in unrest in Brussels have been detained after police restored order, according to...

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican Desire to Leave Him Behind, Analyst Opines

US Senate Unlikely to Convict Trump Despite Republican...

Washington (US), January 14: The US Senate is unlikely to convict President Donald Trump despite Republican hopes to put him...

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over Capitol Hill 'Insurrection'

US House to Vote on Impeaching Trump Over...

Washington (US), January 13: The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives is expected to vote on Wednesday to impeach President Donald...

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as Asia Czar, Reports Suggest

Biden to Appoint Foreign Policy Expert Campbell as...

Washington (US), January 13: US President-elect Joe Biden will appoint veteran foreign policy expert Kurt Campbell to the newly created...

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports Say

Estonian Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Scandal, Reports...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas announced on Wednesday he was resigning in the wake of a...

Russia Slams US Claims About Iran Becoming 'Safe Haven' for al-Qaeda as Baseless

Russia Slams US Claims About Iran Becoming 'Safe...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: Washington's claims about Iran becoming a "safe haven" for al-Qaeda are baseless, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman...

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering US Capital

Mutant Coronavirus Strain Hits State of Maryland Bordering...

Washington (US), January 13: The state of Maryland, adjacent to Washington DC, confirmed two cases of the highly-contagious mutation of...

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All Air Passengers Beginning January 26

US to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for All...

Washington (US), January 13: All air passengers will be required to present a negative coronavirus test result prior to boarding...

Four Chinese Ships Enter Japan's Territorial Waters Near Disputed Senkaku Islands, Reports Say

Four Chinese Ships Enter Japan's Territorial Waters Near...

Tokyo (Japan), January 13: Four Chinese ships have entered Japan's territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the Kyodo news...

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

US Congresswoman Omar Urges Biden Administration to Cancel...

Washington (US), January 13: The incoming Biden administration, after taking power on January 20, must cancel outgoing President Donald Trump's...

Ireland to Apologize for Subhuman Conditions in Mother-Baby Homes, Children's Minister Says

Ireland to Apologize for Subhuman Conditions in Mother-Baby...

Moscow (Russia), January 13: The Irish government on Tuesday approved the publication of the final report on the inquiry into...

Turkish Leader Opens Telegram Account After Presidential Administration Quits WhatsApp

Turkish Leader Opens Telegram Account After Presidential Administration...

Ankara (Turkey), January 13: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has registered official accounts on the Telegram and BIP messenger apps,...

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against Second Trump Impeachment - Reports

US House Republican Leaders Not Lobbying Members Against...

Washington (US), January 13: Republican leaders in the US House of Representatives are not actively preventing members of their party...

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden Inauguration

US Arrests Man for Threatening Attacks During Biden...

Washington (US), January 13: Authorities have arrested a man who threatened to kill any Democrat seen at the White House...