Cuba Reiterates Readiness to Help Probe 'Health Incidents' Involving US Diplomats

Buenos Aires (Argentina), February 13: Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla has reiterated Havana's readiness to cooperate on an investigation into mysterious acoustic incidents involving...

Protests Against Military Coup Continue in Yangon, Myanmar

Moscow (Russia), February 13: Nearly two weeks ago, the Myanmar Armed Forces detained President Win Myint, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, and members of...

Reinforcing International Naval Cooperation Vital for Maritime Security, Pakistani President Says

St. Petersburg (South Korea), February 13: Transitional threats, such as maritime terrorism and piracy, make choosing greater participation and collaboration between international navies imperative, Pakistani...

N. Korean nuclear issue a top priority for Biden administration: State Dept.

Washington (USA), February 13: The North Korean nuclear issue remains a top priority for the U.S. government despite the recent lack of direct engagement with...

South Korea decides to ease social distancing, retains ban on gatherings of...

Seoul (South Korea), February 13: The government decided Saturday to lower social distancing levels by one notch each for the greater Seoul area and...

Biden says "anxious" to see if Republican senators to "stand up" on...

Washington (USA), February 13: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday he is "just anxious" to see if Republican senators would "stand up" during the...

Roundup: Japan decides against early lifting of virus emergency amid strained medical...

Tokyo (Japan), February 13: The Japanese government on Friday decided against an early lifting of the state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic in place...

UK coronavirus cases top 4 million with another 15,144 confirmed

London (UK), February 13: Another 15,144 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

Brazil reports 54,742 new COVID-19 cases

Sao Paulo (Brazil), February 12: Brazil registered 54,742 COVID-19 infections and 1,351 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the totals to 9,713,909 cases and...

Korean shipbuilders up 2021 order target on eco-friendly ships, sector recovery

Seoul (South Korea), February 12: South Korean shipbuilders led by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. have jacked up their order targets for this year by over...

Argentina opens healthcare centers at tourism resorts to treat COVID-19

Buenos Aires (Argentina), February 12: Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez on Thursday unveiled a series of new modular healthcare centers at 19 tourism resorts to treat...

Oman reports 245 new COVID-19 cases as land border closure continues

Muscat (Oman), February 12: The Omani Health Ministry on Thursday announced 245 new COVID-19 infections, raising the total number of

Cooperation between China, U.S. very important to int'l community, says UN chief

Unites Nations, February 12: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that cooperation between China and the United States is very important to the...

UN reports 79 pct rise in Haitians needing aid over last February

United Nations, February 12: Humanitarians at the United Nations on Thursday reported a 79 percent increase over last February in the number of people needing...

Arab League urges immediate talks among all Somali parties over elections

Cairo (Egypt), February 12: The Arab League called on all the Somali parties to immediately resume the talks to reach a deal that ensures a...

Portugal extends coronavirus lockdown to March 1

Lisbon (Portugal), February 12: Portugal's parliament on Thursday approved the renewal of the state of emergency in the country through March 1, allowing the government...

S. Korea, U.S. nearing agreement on defense cost sharing: CNN

Seoul (South Korea), February 12: South Korea and the United States are getting close to a new defense cost-sharing agreement for American troops here, CNN...

Turkey starts inoculation of 2nd doses of China's COVID-19 vaccines

Istanbul (Turkey), February 12: Turkey on Thursday began the inoculation of the second doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare workers.

U.S. imposes sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, entities

Washington (US), February 12: The United States on Thursday announced a series of sanctions against multiple Myanmar's military leaders and entities.

N. Korean Foreign Minister Ri named politburo member

Seoul (South Korea), February 12: North Korean Foreign Minster Ri Son-gwon has been elected a member of the powerful politburo of the ruling Workers' Party,...

US has ongoing concerns over China's activities with confucius institutes - State...

Washington (US), February 12: The Biden administration shares the concerns of its predecessors regarding China's activities involving Confucius institutes in the United States, US State...

US on track to have enough vaccines for 300Mln Americans by end...

Washington (US), February 12: The United States is on track to have enough coronavirus vaccine doses to immunize 300 million Americans by the end of...

FM Chung, Blinken stress close cooperation for complete denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

Seoul (South Korea), February 12: New Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed close bilateral cooperation for the complete denuclearization...

Australia releases coins of ox to celebrate Chinese New Year

Canberra (Australia), February 11: Featuring an ox standing in the river under willow branches, the gold and silver coins released by the Royal Australian Mint...

Japan's PM Suga congratulates overseas Chinese in Japan on Spring Festival

Toyko (Japan), February 11: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has sent his congratulations to overseas Chinese in Japan on the upcoming Spring Festival, or Chinese...

Nuclear power plant shutdown in December caused by human operation error: Finnish...

Helsinki (Finland), February 11: An automatic emergency shutdown of the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant in southwestern Finland on Dec. 10 was caused by a human...

Court prohibits German Health Ministry's cooperation with Google

Berlin (Germany), February 11: The regional court of Munich on Wednesday provisionally prohibited a cooperation arrangement between Germany's Ministry of Health (BMG) and U.S. technology...