World

Chile's health system at capacity limit, warns president

Chile's health system at capacity limit, warns president

Santiago (Chile), April 6: Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday that the country's health system is at its capacity...

Poland wants more investment from S. Korea: finance minister

Poland wants more investment from S. Korea: finance...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: Poland sees South Korea as its major economic partner and wants to further boost bilateral...

Putin Signs Laws Against Insulting War Veterans, Rehabilitating Nazism

Putin Signs Laws Against Insulting War Veterans, Rehabilitating...

Moscow (Russia), April 6: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a set of laws that toughen criminal and administrative penalties...

Russia's Prigozhin Ready to Help Navalny Crack Down on Abusers of His YouTube Channel

Russia's Prigozhin Ready to Help Navalny Crack Down...

Moscow (Russia), April 6: Lawyers of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin are willing to help opposition figure Alexei Navalny bring to...

New virus cases in 400s for 2nd day, upticks worrisome amid spring break

New virus cases in 400s for 2nd day,...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6:South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 400s for the second day Tuesday amid...

Parties scramble for last-minute campaigns on eve of by-elections

Parties scramble for last-minute campaigns on eve of...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: the eve of the April 7 Seoul and Busan mayoral by-elections, rival parties scrambled...

N. Korea's decision not to join Tokyo Olympics dashes Seoul's hopes for talks

N. Korea's decision not to join Tokyo Olympics...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: North Korea's decision not to participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics represents a blow to...

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, warns UN chief

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, warns UN chief

United Nations, April 6: The COVID-19 crisis "has revealed how unequal our societies are," said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

UN says 40 killed in violent clashes in Sudan's West Darfur

UN says 40 killed in violent clashes in...

Khartoum (Sudan), April 6: At least 40 people were killed in violent clashes in El Geneina, the capital city of...

U.S. expects Vienna talks setting stage for mutual return to JCPOA

U.S. expects Vienna talks setting stage for mutual...

Washington (US), April 6: The U.S. State Department said on Monday that its goal of the upcoming talks in Vienna...

Tunisian president, Arab League chief discuss Arab development

Tunisian president, Arab League chief discuss Arab development

Tunis (Tunisia), April 6: Tunisian President Kais Saied received Monday the visiting Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit.

Israeli President hold talks to recommend next PM after inconclusive elections

Israeli President hold talks to recommend next PM...

Jerusalem [Israel], April 6: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday held talks with all elected parties to help form a...

Argentina registers 9,955 new COVID-19 cases

Argentina registers 9,955 new COVID-19 cases

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 4: Argentina registered 9,955 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 2,393,492, according...

Brazil registers 1,240 new deaths from COVID-19

Brazil registers 1,240 new deaths from COVID-19

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 5: registered on Sunday 1,240 more deaths from COVID-19 and 31,359 new cases, with...

Russia Believes in Possibility of SWIFT Alternative, Deputy Foreign Minister Says

Russia Believes in Possibility of SWIFT Alternative, Deputy...

Moscow (Russia), April 5: Russia cannot rule out that an alternative to the SWIFT payment system could appear, based...

Sudan voices solidarity with Jordan to preserve stability

Sudan voices solidarity with Jordan to preserve stability

Khartoum (Sudan), April 5: Sudan on Sunday voiced solidarity with Jordan and the measures taken by the Jordanian leadership to...

1st shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Libya's Tripoli

1st shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrives...

Tripoli (Libya), April 5: The Libyan Minister of Health Ali Zanati on Sunday announced that a shipment of 101,250...

Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected as Vietnam's new president

Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected as Vietnam's new president

Hanoi (Vietnam), April 5: The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam on Monday elected Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as...

Moon attends tree-planting day event at historic power plant site

Moon attends tree-planting day event at historic power...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed South Korea's commitment to going carbon neutral by 2050 on Monday,...

Defense ministry rejects Japan's renewed claims over Dokdo islets

Defense ministry rejects Japan's renewed claims over Dokdo...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: South Korea's defense ministry on Monday flatly dismissed Japan's renewed territorial claims to the...

New virus cases back below 500 on fewer tests; tougher curbs under review amid potential upticks

New virus cases back below 500 on fewer...

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 500 after six days on...

Iran not to hold "direct or indirect" talks with U.S. in Vienna: chief negotiator

Iran not to hold "direct or indirect" talks...

Tehran (Iran), April 5: Iran will not hold any direct or indirect talks with representatives of the United States in...

Colombian president announces new restrictive measures to slow spread of COVID-19

Colombian president announces new restrictive measures to slow...

Bogota (Colombia), April 5: Colombian President Ivan Duque announced on Sunday new restrictive measures for several Colombian cities where the...

George Floyd case underscores thorny issue of U.S. police reform

George Floyd case underscores thorny issue of U.S....

Washington (US), April 5: The ongoing murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin who last year killed unarmed black...

France's COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 470 in one day

France's COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 470 in one...

Paris (France), April 5: The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in France rose by 470 in a single day to...

Brazil surpasses 330,000 COVID-19 deaths

Brazil surpasses 330,000 COVID-19 deaths

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 4: Deaths from COVID-19 in Brazil surpassed 330,000 on Saturday after 1,987 new fatalities registered,...

Cuba registers over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth straight day

Cuba registers over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth...

Havana (Cuba), April 4: Cuba registered two more deaths and 1,029 cases of COVID-19, the fifth consecutive day with over...