NASA launches James Webb Space Telescope to see first galaxies, distant worlds

Washington (US), December 26: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was launched from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, on Saturday, in a revolutionary...

British Navy Frigate On Hand to Track Russian Ships in North Sea...

London (UK), December 26: The HMS Westminster frigate of the UK Royal Navy is currently in the North Sea, ready to watch for Russian submarines,...

Over 300 Palestinians Hurt in Clashes With Israeli Soldiers in West Bank

Gaza, December 26: The number of Palestinians injured on Saturday in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank has surpassed 300, according...

Moon stresses need for defense capabilities befitting S. Korea's geopolitical position

Seoul (South Korea), December 26: President Moon Jae-in has pointed out the need for South Korea to have defense capabilities not only to deter North...

New infections below 6,000 for 2nd day; critical cases at 1,081

Seoul (South Korea), December 26: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 6,000 for the second straight day Sunday following fewer tests on Christmas Day...

Brazil reports 164 more deaths, 4,164 new cases of COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), December 26: Brazil on Friday said it registered 164 more deaths and 4,164 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the previous 24...

Venezuela surpasses 1 mln barrels of crude produced per day

Caracas (Venezuela), December 26: State-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) exceeded one million barrels of crude produced per day at the end of 2021,...

Israel reports 591 new Omicron cases, 1,118 in total

Jerusalem (Israel), December 26: Israel on Saturday reported 591 new cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, according to the country's health ministry.

Egyptian, Russian leaders agree to intensify efforts to settle Libyan crisis

Cairo (Egypt), December 26: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed Saturday the importance of intensifying joint efforts to settle the Libyan...

Omicron's spread deepens U.S. travel woes: media

New York (US), December 26: Airlines continued to scrub flights on Friday as COVID-19 infections hit pilots and flight attendants, leaving carriers short-staffed to operate...

Putin assures Vucic of sufficient gas supplies to Serbia

Moscow (Russia), December 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic discussed the deliveries of Russian natural gas to Serbia during a phone...

Iraq calls for public adherence to health precautions during New Year celebrations

Baghdad (Iraq), December 25: The Iraqi Ministry of Health on Friday urged citizens to adhere to the health precautionary measures during New Year celebrations...

Death toll from Malaysia's floods rises to 41

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), December 25: The number of people who died in the massive floods in Malaysia has risen to 41 as of Friday,...

U.S. to lift travel bans on 8 southern African countries on New...

Washington (US), December 25: The United States will lift COVID-related travel restrictions on eight southern African countries on Dec. 31, the White House announced...

British writer says U.S. cannot outcompete with China

Moscow (Russia), December 25: U.S. Democratic Senator Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act exposed "deep political divides" and Washington's inability...

Germany's health system struggling to trace COVID-19 infection chains

Berlin (Germany), December 25: A large proportion of public health departments in Germany already stopped contact tracing for people infected with COVID-19 due to overload,...

Pentagon's Pacific Deterrence Initiative doomed to fail: former U.S. marine

Moscow (Russia), December 25: The Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI), the Pentagon's program to counter China, is doomed to fail before it even gets started, Scott...

Singapore reports 265 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore (Singapore), December 25: Singapore reported 265 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to 277,307.

Thailand records 1st cluster of Omicron variant of COVID-19

Bangkok (Thailand), December 25: Thailand reported its first cluster of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the northeastern Kalasin province, health officials said on Friday.

Indonesia reports 204 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 25: Indonesia confirmed 204 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 4,261,412, the country's...

Myanmar reports 213 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), December 25: The number of COVID-19 infections has risen to 529,327 in Myanmar after 213 new cases were reported in the past...

Singapore's manufacturing output grows 14.6 pct on year in November

Singapore (Singapore), December 25: The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said Friday that the country's manufacturing output increased by 14.6 percent year on year in...

Samsung stays put as omicron scares away big-name exhibitors at CES 2022

Seoul (South Korea), December 24: Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that it still plans to participate in the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) early next month,...

Putin opposes NATO's eastwards expansion

Moscow (Russia), December 24: Eastwards expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is unacceptable, and there should be security guarantees in Europe, Russian President...

New COVID-19 cases fall below 7,000 for 2nd day; critical cases hit...

Seoul (South Korea), December 24: South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 7,000 on Friday for the second day in a row on the back...

Peru warns of fast increase in Omicron cases

Lima (Peru), December 24: Peru has warned of a fast increase in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant after it reported 35 such cases...

UN official voices grave concern over alleged sexual violence in Sudan protests

United Nations, December 24: A UN official on Thursday voiced grave concern over alleged acts of sexual violence by the Sudanese security forces during Sunday's...