3rd Turkey-Africa summit commits to boosting cooperation in various fields

Istanbul (Turkey), December 19: The heads of Turkey and African countries agreed on Saturday to boost their partnership and cooperation in a wide range of...

China urges U.S. to stop bullying with economic, trade sanctions

Beijing (China), December 19: China strongly protests and firmly opposes the bullying of the United States, and urges the U.S. side to immediately stop its...

Interview: BRI fosters multilateralism and inclusive growth, says former AU official

Nairobi (Kenya), December 19: The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has created a platform for promoting multilateralism, inclusive growth, peace and cohesion, Erastus Mwencha,...

3 terrorists killed, security official injured in shootout in NW Pakistan: army

Islamabad (Pakistan), December 19: Three terrorists, including a commander, were killed and one security official was injured during an exchange of fire between security...

America not prepare well for Omicron: The Atlantic

Washington [US], December 18: America is not prepared for the Omicron variant of COVID-19, in any case, which is proved by shattered medical system, policy...

New COVID-19 cases above 7,000 for 3rd day ahead of tougher virus...

Seoul (South Korea), December 18: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 7,000 for the third consecutive day Friday, with the country set to...

S. Korea reports additional case of highly pathogenic bird flu

Seoul (South Korea), December 18: South Korea has confirmed an additional case of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a chicken farm in the central...

U.S. banking sector sees racial segregation in financing: FT

London [UK], December 18: The banking industry in the United States has long seen racial disparities, and many minority communities are still "struggling to get...

Biden warns of winter of "illness and death" for unvaccinated Americans

New York (US), December 18: U.S. President Joe Biden has warned that unvaccinated Americans are facing "a winter of severe illness and death" and...

Russia unveils draft agreement with NATO on security

Moscow (Russia), December 18: Russia on Friday published a draft agreement it has proposed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on measures to ensure...

Bank of Slovenia ups 2021, cuts 2022 GDP forecast

Ljubljana (Slovenia), December 18: Slovenia's economy will expand by 6.7 percent this year, the country's central bank said on Friday, raising its June forecast...

Indonesia reports 291 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 18: Indonesia recorded 291 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 4,260,148, the...

Germany's Bundesbank raises GDP growth forecast for 2022

Frankfurt (Germany), December 18: The German economy will gain growth momentum over the next two years and gross domestic product (GDP) will increase by 4.2...

Undemocratic U.S. tries to teach others democracy: Russian official

Moscow (Russia), December 18: The United States has failed to build democracy at home, but is very zealous to do it in other countries, First...

Indonesian volcano Mt. Semeru on alert level after eruption

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 18: The Indonesian authority has put Mt. Semeru on level three alert status, the second highest level, as it has shown...

9 terrorist suspects arrested in Indonesia's North Sumatra

Jakarta (Indonesia), December 18: The Indonesian police's anti-terror squad, locally known as Densus 88, has arrested nine suspected terrorists who are allegedly linked to...

N. Korea urges 'absolute trust' in its leader, marking his father's death...

Seoul (South Korea), December 17: North Korea's state media called for "absolute trust" in leader Kim Jong-un, as the country marked 10 years since the...

New COVID-19 cases above 7,400 for 3rd day ahead of restoring tougher...

Seoul (South Korea), December 17: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 7,400 for the third consecutive day Friday, with the country set to restore...

Arab League, IAEA officials discuss Iran, Israel nuclear issues

Cairo (Egypt), December 17: Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Thursday discussed in Cairo with the visiting International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General...

Iran says IAEA cameras to be installed at Karaj site only after...

Tehran (Iran), December 17: The spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Thursday only after meticulous technical, security and judicial inspections, the...

U.S. frontline workers' wage rises amount to "pennies" by inflation: CBS News

Washington (US), December 17: Although U.S. frontline employees like grocery clerks and retail workers saw increasing wages amid COVID-19, surging prices, or inflation, has crippled...

U.S. Senate confirms Burns as new ambassador to China

Washington (US), December 17: The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Joe Biden's nomination of Nicholas Burns as U.S. ambassador to China.

NATO, EU call for de-escalation of Russian-Ukrainian tensions

Brussels (Belgium), December 17: The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on Thursday called for de-escalation of Russian military build-up on the eastern borders of Ukraine,...

Turkey detains 14 suspects over links to IS

Istanbul (Turkey), December 17: Turkish security forces detained Thursday 14 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) in Turkey's financial and cultural hub Istanbul.

Egypt, Saudi agree to boost cooperation in maintaining regional security, stability

Cairo (Egypt), December 17: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Thursday agreed to boost...

Canada's minister urges people to avoid unnecessary travel amid surging Omicron cases

Ottawa (Canada) December 17: Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos on Wednesday urged Canadians with plans to travel abroad to cancel their trips as the Omicron variant...

S. Korea, U.S. trade officials hold talks to boost economic ties

Seoul (South Korea), December 16: Senior trade officials from South Korea and the United States discussed ways to deepen the two allies' economic ties, the...