Iraq, Iran call for enhancing regional security, stability

Baghdad (Iraq), March 7: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for enhancing security and stability of the region.

US Climate Envoy to Visit London, Brussels, Paris Next Week

Moscow (Russia), March 7: US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will head to Europe on Monday, ahead of the upcoming climate summits,...

Israel approves 3rd-phase exit from full lockdown

Jerusalem (Israel), March 7: The Israeli cabinet on Saturday approved the third phase of the exit plan from the full lockdown imposed in the country...

New virus cases above 400 for 2nd day on cluster infections

Seoul (South Korea), March 7: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for a second straight day on Sunday on continued cluster infections.

N.K. leader calls on local party officials to bring 'clear changes' for...

Seoul (South Korea), March 7: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un urged local party officials to achieve "clear changes and successes" that can be welcomed by...

S. Korea, U.S. to kick off scaled-back combined exercise this week: JCS

Seoul (South Korea), March 7: South Korea and the United States will stage a major springtime combined military exercise starting this week in a scaled-back...

Portuguese divided on vaccination passport in Europe

Lisbon (Portugal), March 7: Opinions are divided among Portuguese people when it comes to the creation of a European vaccine passport for COVID-19, a document...

Venezuelan Armed Forces launch military drills to bolster nation's defense

Caracas (Venezuela), March 6: The Chief of Staff of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) Admiral Remigio Ceballos on Friday...

France sees 23,507 COVID-19 infections, 439 deaths in 24 hours

Paris (France), March 6: The number of people who tested positive for COVID-19 in France increased by 23,507 in the past 24 hours, while another...

Mystery person infected with COVID "variant of concern" found in UK: health...

London (UK), March 6: British Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed Friday that the mystery person infected with the coronavirus "variant of concern" first emerged in...

Russia's 'Open Skies' Plane inspects camouflage of military facilities in crimea, source...

Moscow (Russia), March 6: A Russian Tu-214ON plane designed for carrying out reconnaissance missions under the Open Skies Treaty has carried out a flight as...

UN calls for greater humanitarian access in Ethiopia's Tigray

United Nations, March 6: There is a need for greater access in the Tigray region of Ethiopia to reach large groups in dire humanitarian need,...

WHO warns of "mass trauma" caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva (Switzerland), March 6: World Health Organization (WHO) officials said on Friday that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused more "mass trauma" than World War II...

Blinken Speaks to Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan About Rule of Law, Karabakh...

Washington (US), March 6: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan about the importance of rule of law and...

NASA's Perseverance rover performs first drive on Mars

Washington (US), March 6: NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover performed its first drive on Mars on Thursday, covering 6.5 meters across the Martian landscape, said...

Biden agrees war power authority to be updated: White House

Washington (US), March 6: U.S. President Joe Biden agreed that authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) that justify U.S. military operations need to...

Egyptian FM, UN chief discuss Ethiopia's disputed Nile dam

Cairo (Egypt), March 6: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday exchanged views on the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance...

EU, U.S. agree to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing disputes

Brussels (Belgium), March 6: The European Union (EU) and the United States have agreed to suspend the tariffs imposed over the Airbus-Boeing disputes, European Commission...

New virus cases over 400, rising travellers worried to strain virus fight

Seoul (South Korea), March 6: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hovered above 400 on Saturday as sporadic cluster infections showed no signs of a...

Moon calls for release of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, condemns crackdown...

Seoul (South Korea), March 6: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday condemned the violent crackdown on protests in Myanmar and called for the release...

Gov't urges people to use encrypted personal number for entry logs to...

Seoul (South Korea), March 6: The government asked the public Saturday to use their encrypted personal numbers, instead of phone numbers, to protect privacy when...

UN chief appoints U.S. diplomat as assistant secretary-general for General Assembly and...

New York (USA) Mar 5: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Cherith Norman Chalet of the United States as assistant secretary-general for General Assembly...

UN receives new letter concerning position of Myanmar's permanent representative

New York (USA) Mar 5: The United Nations has received new communication from Myanmar's UN Mission concerning the position of the country's permanent representative to...

Iran's FM reiterates nuke deal not renegotiable

Tehran (Iran) Mar 5: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad JavadZarif on Thursday reiterated that the 2015 nuclear deal is not renegotiable.

U.S. adds Myanmar ministries, commercial entities to blacklist

Washington DC (USA) Mar 5: The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday added Myanmar's Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Home Affairs, and two commercial entities...

Xiplomacy: Xi on China's pursuit of high-quality development

Beijing (China) Mar 5: China's development has been advancing in a new historic journey since late 2017, when Chinese President Xi Jinping noted at the...

China's top legislature has power, responsibility to improve HK electoral system: spokesperson

Beijing (China) Mar 5: China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), has the power and responsibility to make a decision at the constitutional level...