POSCO's Q3 net rises more than fourfold on robust demand

Seoul (South Korea), October 25: POSCO, the world's fifth-largest steelmaker by output, said Monday its third-quarter net profit rose more than fourfold from a year...

S. Korea ranks 4th in relative poverty among OECD nations

Sejong (South Korea), October 25: South Korea ranks fourth in relative poverty among major economies in the world, data showed Monday, in a sign...

Moon says S. Korea commencing gradual return to normal life from November

Seoul (South Korea), October 25: South Korea will commence a gradual return to normal life from the COVID-19 pandemic next month, President Moon Jae-in said...

Palestinian PM says tourism back after 1.5-year pause

Ramallah (Palestine), October 25: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Sunday announced that international tourism in Palestine was back after it had stopped for one...

Cuba ramps up COVID-19 vaccination, paving way for full reopening

Havana (Cuba), October 25: The Cuban government continues to ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions as the island has ramped up its immunization rate with homegrown coronavirus...

Palestine condemns Israeli plan to build new settlement homes

Ramallah (Palestine), October 25: Palestine on Sunday condemned Israel for issuing tenders to construct 1,355 new housing units in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

Yellen expects U.S. inflation to fall to acceptable levels in second half...

Washington (US), October 25: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that she expected U.S. inflation rates to fall to acceptable levels in the...

U.S. House speaker says Democrats close to reach deal on Biden's social...

Washington (US), October 25: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that Democrats are close to reach a deal on President Joe Biden's social...

Libya announces plan for upcoming presidential, parliamentary elections

Tripoli (Libya), October 25: Libya's High National Elections Commission (HNEC) on Sunday announced a plan for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.

Former prime minister worries about Canadian economy

Ottawa (Canada), October 25: Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien said on Sunday that he is concerned about the future of the country's economy because...

Britain says talks with EU on Northern Ireland Protocol "constructive"

London (UK), October 25: Britain and the European Union held "constructive" technical discussions on the Northern Ireland Protocol, but substantial gaps remain on the role...

Russia says UN Charter "irreplaceable"

Moscow (Russia), October 25: The goals and principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations are enduring, universal and irreplaceable, the Russian Foreign Ministry...

UK records another 39,962 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 25: Another 39,962 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

Kremlin says it was right to sever ties with NATO

Moscow (Russia), October 25: Russia isn't wrong for halting official dialogue with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) given its aggressiveness, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov...

S. Korea's seaport cargo up 8.1 pct in Q3 amid global rebound

Seoul (South Korea), October 24: Cargo processed at South Korean seaports advanced 8.1 percent in the third quarter of this year as trade gained traction...

New virus cases below 1,500 amid progress in vaccination campaign

Seoul (South Korea), October 24: South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases fell below 1,500 on Sunday amid signs of a letup in the fourth wave of...

IAEA chief expresses concern over AUKUS setting bad precedent

London (UK), October 24: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head has expressed concern over AUKUS being used by other non-nuke countries as a precedent...

Interview: China's experience getting more attention in UN, says program officer

Bonn (Germany), October 24: China's experience in various fields such as anti-desertification and climate change has attracted more and more attention in the United Nations...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures rally on demand

Chicago (US), October 24: CBOT agricultural futures rallied in the past week on rising market demand worldwide, Chicago-based research company AgResource noted.

UK records another 44,985 new coronavirus cases

London (UK), October 24: Another 44,985 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

German DM must know result of pulling forces to Russian borders: Shoigu

Moscow (Russia), October 24: Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that his German counterpart Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer must know the result of pulling troops to Russian...

Best option to save Iran nuke deal is to fully comply with...

Tehran (Iran), October 24: The best option to save the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), from...

COVID-19 hospitalizations hover in record territory in U.S. Alaska

San Francisco (US), October 24: The U.S. state of Alaska reported six deaths and 877 new COVID-19 cases Friday as COVID-19-related hospitalizations hovered in...

Roundup: Indonesia pushes for mangrove forest conservation

Jakarta (Indonesia), October 24: Indonesia has been working for the restoration of mangrove forests in a number of areas in the Southeast Asian country so...

Canada lifts advisory against non-essential int'l travel

Ottawa (Canada), October 24: The Canadian government has lifted its advisory against all non-essential international travel by Canadians outside the country which were in place...

New migration route via Belarus causes major concern among EU leaders

Brussels (Belgium), October 24: An emerging route where migrants enter the European Union (EU) via Belarus has aroused concerns among the bloc's heads of state...

127 illegal immigrants voluntarily deported from Libya: IOM

Tripoli (Libya), October 24: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday said 127 illegal immigrants were voluntarily deported from Libya to their country of...