Former U.S. police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for George...

Washington DC (USA) June 26: Former U.S. police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced on Friday to 270 months, or 22.5 years in prison, for the...

China hopes Canada will earnestly protect indigenous people's rights

Beijing (China) June 26: A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Friday said it is hoped that the Canadian government will adopt policies to earnestly protect the...

China to make all-out efforts in participating in UN affairs: Chinese FM

Beijing (China) June 26: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday said that China will continue to make all-out efforts in participating...

China issues white paper on its political party system

Beijing (China) June 26: China's State Council Information Office on Friday issued a white paper titled "China's Political Party System: Cooperation and Consultation," elaborating on...

Sri Lanka hopes to vaccinate all population aged above 30 by September

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 26: Sri Lanka hoped to vaccinate all citizens above the age of 30 years against the COVID-19 virus by September, President...

New transmission line under CPEC to help stabilize Pakistan's power system: Pakistani...

Islamabad (Pakistan) June 26: Pakistan's Energy Minister HammadAzhar said here Friday that the ±660kV Matiari-Lahore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission project under the China-Pakistan Economic...

EU Leaders Want EU Commission to Propose Sanctions in Response to Russia's...

Moscow (Russia), June 25: About 10 EU member states have voiced their opposition to the initiative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel...

UN opens office for counter-terrorism, training in Morocco

Rabat (Morocco), June 25: A UN office for counter-terrorism and training was inaugurated on Thursday in Rabat, as a training hub to build counter-terrorism capacities...

WHO says Africa's COVID-19 caseload at historic high amid third wave

Nairobi (Kenya), June 25: The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has surged at an unprecedented pace as the continent grapples with a third wave...

UN chief urges for EU solidarity in managing migration

Brussels (Belgium), June 25: Solidarity between all member states of the European Union (EU) should be the priority when addressing migration and asylum in the...

Israel-Hamas cease-fire remains fragile: UN Mideast envoy

United Nations, June 25: The UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, Tor Wennesland, warned Thursday that the cessation of hostilities reached last...

Serious differences remain over Iran nuclear deal talks: senior U.S. official

Washington (US), June 25: The United States and Iran still have serious differences in restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after six rounds of talks,...

U.S. to evacuate some Afghan interpreters before withdrawal: reports

Washington (US), June 25: The Biden administration plans to evacuate some Afghan interpreters and others who worked with the U.S. military before the withdrawal, according...

Biden says he has reached deal with bipartisan senators on infrastructure plan

Washington (US), June 25: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he has reached a deal with a bipartisan group of senators on a...

Russian bombers practice striking aircraft carrier in Pacific

Moscow (Russia), June 25: Russian strategic bombers have practiced striking enemy targets, including an aircraft carrier group, as part of large-scale drills in the central...

Iranian Supreme Leader to Get First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in Upcoming...

Moscow (Russia), June 24: Iranian Supreme leader Ali Khamenei, 82, will get the first dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus in the upcoming days,...

Hyundai Rotem signs US$110 mln deal for railway signal system in Egypt

Seoul (South Korea), June 24: A South Korean consortium led by railway system maker Hyundai Rotem Co. has struck a 124.8 billion-won (US$110.3 million) deal...

Samsung affiliates fined 235 bln won for unfair biz practice

Seoul (South Korea), June 24: South Korea's antitrust regulator said Thursday it has decided to fine five affiliates of Samsung Group a combined 234.9 billion...

S. Korea's exports set to maintain solid growth over Q3: KITA

Seoul (South Korea), June 24: South Korea's exports are expected to continue their growth over the third quarter on the back of the global economic...

U.S. will lead with diplomacy to mitigate threats from N. Korea: Austin

Washington (US), June 24: The United States will continue to maintain peace on the Korean Peninsula by reducing threats from North Korea through diplomacy, U.S....

New cases in 600s for 2nd day on cluster infections

Seoul (South Korea), June 24: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the second straight day Thursday on sporadic cluster infections...

G20 ministers call for steps to make post-pandemic labor markets stronger

Rome (Italy), June 24: Ministers of Labor from the world's biggest economies on Wednesday prioritized the need for reforms to help reduce gender inequality in...

Acting UN humanitarian chief reports dire economic situation in Syria

United Nations, June 24: Acting UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ramesh Rajasingham on Wednesday reported a dire economic situation in Syria, exacerbated by water shortages...

Trump-appointed U.S. border patrol chief to step down

Washington (US), June 24: U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, is stepping down, multiple media reported Wednesday.

U.S. reports over 1,200 heart problem cases after COVID-19 vaccination

Washington (US), June 24: More than 1,200 cases of myocarditis and pericarditis have been reported across the United States in young people who received mRNA...

UK reports highest daily rise of COVID cases since early February

London (UK), June 24: Britain has reported another 16,135 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest since early February, according to official figures...

12 EU member states' post-pandemic recovery plans endorsed by European Commission

Brussels (Belgium), June 24: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday concluded her first leg of visits to the capital cities of 12...