Some 460,000 people in Cambodia fall below poverty line due to pandemic:...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), November 28: Some 460,000 people in Cambodia have fallen below poverty income thresholds since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020, said a...

Australia lowers terrorism threat level

Canberra (Australia), November 28: Australia's terrorism threat level has been downgraded for the first time in almost a decade.

S. Korea seeks to change dividend-linked rules to attract more foreign investment...

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea will push to change regulations in a way that would allow investors to know how much they would...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 30,000 amid resurgence worries

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the government...

Yoon's approval rating rises to 36.4 percent: Realmeter

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose to 36.4 percent, surpassing the mid-30 percent range for the first time in four...

S. Korea to reduce bond issuance of state-run firms, stabilize market

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea plans to reduce the issuance of bonds by state-run companies, the finance ministry said Monday, in line with...

UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

Dhaka (Bangladesh), November 28: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has handed over 110 classrooms for 22 schools to the government of Bangladesh.

Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Sunday a national plan to preserve and develop ecological corridors throughout the country.

Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

Quito (Ecuador), November 28: Gas and water vapor emissions, a low level of ash and an increase in seismic activity were recorded on Sunday at...

Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mln children

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 28: The Pakistani Health Ministry on Sunday announced to launch the third anti-polio vaccination campaign of the year from Monday to vaccinate...

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and far-right Noam party signed a coalition deal on Sunday, moving Netanyahu one step...

Malaysia reports 2,022 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), November 28: Malaysia reported 2,022 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,986,294, according to the health...

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

Tehran (Iran), November 28: The Iranian parliament on Sunday approved a bill for Iran's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the semi-official Mehr news...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm (Sweden), November 28: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Israeli ministerial coalition to abandon bilateral agreements: Palestinian official

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: The Israeli ministerial coalition has signed a deal to abandon bilateral peace agreements signed under international auspices, a senior Palestinian official...

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Sunday accused Israel of seizing two-thirds of the Palestinian groundwater and diverting it into its...

Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems with U.S.

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the country's problems with the United States will not be solved...

Bomb blast kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich Shabwa

Aden [Yemen], November 27:At least five members of Yemen's government forces were killed Saturday in a bomb explosion in the country's southern oil-rich province of...

Police seize batch of smuggled ammunition in SW Iran

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iranian police seized a batch of smuggled ammunition in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, the semi-official Tasnim news agency...

Train service in Israel shut down due to signal failure

Jerusalem [Israel], November 27: Israel's rail service halted on Saturday due to a nationwide train signaling failure, state-owned Israel Railways said in a statement.

Russia reports 6,088 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], November 27: Russia registered 6,088 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 21,568,846, said the official monitoring...

Over 1 mln vehicles pass through Croatia's Peljesac Bridge since inauguration

Zagreb [Croatia], November 27: Over 1 million vehicles have passed through the Peljesac Bridge since it was inaugurated on July 26 this year, said Slavisa...

UNESCO launches event in Italy to defend oceans, promote responsible consumption

Rome [Italy], November 27: Under the motto "Blue is the new Black," a two-day event of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm [Sweden], November 27: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Biden administration reluctant to declare emergency amid surge of kid flu, RSV...

Houston (Texas) [US], November 27:The Joe Biden administration is reluctant to declare a national emergency in the face of a surge of respiratory illness among...

Death toll from Indonesia's earthquake rises to 318

Jakarta [Indonesia], November 27: The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Indonesia's province of West Java rose to 318, with 14 others still missing,...

Myanmar reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], November 27: Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 633,157, according to the Ministry...