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Daily virus cases hit new high; infections in non-capital area, delta variant worrisome

Daily virus cases hit new high; infections in...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hit a new high Wednesday, health authorities said, as...

Moderna to resume COVID-19 vaccine shipments to S. Korea next week: gov't

Moderna to resume COVID-19 vaccine shipments to S....

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: U.S. pharmaceutical company Moderna will resume provisions of COVID-19 vaccines to South Korea next week,...

Hyundai workers accept company's wage offers amid pandemic

Hyundai workers accept company's wage offers amid pandemic

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. voted to accept the company's wage offerings for the...

N.K. leader makes no mention of nuclear deterrence at national conference of war veterans

N.K. leader makes no mention of nuclear deterrence...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the country's armed forces are fully ready to deal...

IMF projects global economy to grow by 6 pct in 2021, highlighting widening divergence

IMF projects global economy to grow by 6...

Washington (US), July 28: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its global economic growth forecast at 6 percent...

Mexican president expects "positive" U.S. response to Cuban embargo plea

Mexican president expects "positive" U.S. response to Cuban...

Mexico City (Mexico), July 28: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that he was confident the U.S....

Almost all peacekeepers have left UN-AU mission in Darfur: UN official

Almost all peacekeepers have left UN-AU mission in...

United Nations, July 28: Almost all peacekeepers and staff have left the hybrid United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)...

Kuwait, UNDP sign deal to support solid waste management in Lebanon

Kuwait, UNDP sign deal to support solid waste...

Beirut (Lebanon), July 28: The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed on...

70 pct of EU adults get at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: von der Leyen

70 pct of EU adults get at least...

Brussels (Belgium), July 28: Seventy percent of adults in the European Union (EU) have received at least one vaccine dose...

U.S. CDC recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors in high-risk areas

U.S. CDC recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors...

Washington (US), July 28: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday updated its masking guidelines, recommending...

Biden says White House considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers

Biden says White House considering vaccine mandate for...

Washington (US), July 28: U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday his administration is considering a mandate that requires all federal...

UK reports another 23,511 coronavirus cases

UK reports another 23,511 coronavirus cases

London (UK), July 28: Britain has reported another 23,511 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number...

Zambian president lauds women football team's Olympic resilience against Brazil

Zambian president lauds women football team's Olympic resilience...

Lusaka (Zambia), July 28: Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday hailed the country's women national football team for their resilience...

AU urges restraint from all forms of violence in Tunisia

AU urges restraint from all forms of violence...

Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia), July 28: The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Tuesday urged rejection of...

Chile records lowest number of COVID-19 cases since April 2020

Chile records lowest number of COVID-19 cases since...

Santiago (Chile), July 28: Chile recorded on Tuesday 753 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily...

Brazil reports 578 more COVID-19 deaths

Brazil reports 578 more COVID-19 deaths

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), July 27: Brazil registered 578 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national...

Russian Health Ministry Greenlights Joint Trials of AstraZeneca, Sputnik Light Vaccines

Russian Health Ministry Greenlights Joint Trials of AstraZeneca,...

Moscow (Russia), July 27: The Russian Health Ministry approved joint trials of coronavirus vaccines AstraZeneca and Sputnik Light, according to...

S. Korea's economy grows 0.7 pct in Q2, on track for 4 pct growth this year

S. Korea's economy grows 0.7 pct in Q2,...

Seoul (South Korea), July 27: South Korea's economy grew at a solid pace in the second quarter and is on...

New virus cases in 1,300s for 2nd day; virus fight dogged by delta variant, vacationers

New virus cases in 1,300s for 2nd day;...

Seoul (South Korea), July 27: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 1,300s for the second straight day...

N. Korea says restoration of cross-border hotline will play positive role in improving relations

N. Korea says restoration of cross-border hotline will...

Seoul (South Korea), July 27: North Korea said Tuesday that the restoration of inter-Korean communication lines will play a positive...

UNESCO adds four natural, three cultural sites to World Heritage List

UNESCO adds four natural, three cultural sites to...

Paris (France), July 27: Four natural sites and three cultural sites were added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

UN disappointed over Houthi remarks on oil tanker Safer repair

UN disappointed over Houthi remarks on oil tanker...

United Nations, July 27: The United Nations is disappointed by Houthi rebels' comments on the derelict tanker Safer carrying 1.1...

Russian PM visits disputed island amid Japan's opposition

Russian PM visits disputed island amid Japan's opposition

Moscow (Russia), July 27: Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin visited the disputed island of Iturup, known as Etorofu in Japanese,...

Japanese gov't drops appeal against "black rain" ruling, offers support for victims

Japanese gov't drops appeal against "black rain" ruling,...

Tokyo (Japan), July 27: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday the Japanese government has decided to give up on...

Egyptian president, Jordanian FM discuss regional issues, cooperation

Egyptian president, Jordanian FM discuss regional issues, cooperation

Cairo (Egypt), July 27: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman al-Safadi discussed on Monday regional...

Newly appointed Lebanese PM vows to form cabinet quickly

Newly appointed Lebanese PM vows to form cabinet...

Beirut (Lebanon), July 27: Newly appointed Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati vowed on Monday to quickly form a cabinet capable...

U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year

U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by...

Washington (US), July 27: President Joe Biden said on Monday that U.S. forces in Iraq will end the combat mission...