China-aided security project completed at Myanmar's Botataung Pagoda

Yangon [Myanmar], September 27: The handover ceremony of China-aided installation of security glass doors and polycarbonate on the walls around the repository of sacred Buddha's...

Pakistani rupee gains strong recovery against USD

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27: The Pakistani rupee gained a strong recovery against the U.S. dollar as the greenback was being traded at 237.02 rupees in...

2 military personnel killed in terror attack in NW Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27: Two military personnel were killed when terrorists targeted security forces' check post in South Waziristan district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

51 people confirmed dead after boat capsizes in northern Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 27: At least 51 people have died after a boat capsized in a northern Bangladesh district on Sunday, a senior police officer...

Dengue fever continues to spread in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27: The number of dengue fever cases is continuing to rise in Pakistan amid an outbreak blamed largely on floods triggered by...

New Zealand logs 9,809 new COVID-19 community cases over past week

Wellington [New Zealand], September 27: New Zealand recorded 9,809 new community cases of COVID-19 and 54 more deaths from the pandemic, the Ministry of Health...

Pakistan devises rehabilitation plan after 30-bln-USD losses in flood

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27: Pakistan on Monday devised a plan to rebuild and restructure flood-hit areas of the country, which will be implemented during a...

Malaysia reports 1,186 new COVID-19 infections, 7 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 27: Malaysia reported 1,186 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the national total to 4,833,008, according to the Health...

Australian gov't flags data security reforms after telecommunications breach

Canberra [Australia], September 27: The Australian government has flagged new cyber security measures in response to a major hack of one of the nation's...

Saudi Arabia announces 5 renewable energy projects

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], September 26: Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday five new projects to produce electricity using renewable energy.

Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon discuss means to boost food security

Amman [Jordan], September 26: The agriculture ministers of Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon convened in Amman on Sunday to discuss means to boost food security.

Iranian lawmaker says French, Swiss presidents delivered U.S. messages over nuclear talks

Tehran [Iran], September 26: A senior Iranian lawmaker said that French and Swiss presidents delivered U.S. messages to the Iranian president in New York about...

2 killed in explosion targeting civilian bus in Yemen's Taiz

Aden [Yemen], September 26: At least two people were killed and 11 others injured when an explosion struck a civilian bus in Yemen's southwestern province...

Senior Yemeni military officers survive Houthi missile attack

Aden [Yemen], September 26: A celebration gathering, which was held in Yemen's northern province of Hajjah and attended by some senior military officers from the...

Yemeni leader, UN chief discuss peace efforts in Yemen

Sanaa [Yemen], September 26: Rashad Al-Alimi, chairman of Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council, has met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres over peace efforts to end the...

Yemen's Houthi group rejects accusation of threatening ongoing truce

Sanaa [Yemen], September 26: Yemen's Houthi rebel group has rejected the accusation that its recent military parade in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of...

Iraqi soldier, 2 IS militants killed in E. Iraq

Baghdad [Iraq], September 26: A soldier and two Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in clashes in a rugged area in Iraq's eastern...

Iran indicts 14 individuals for nuclear scientist's 2020 assassination

Tehran [Iran], September 26: Ali Salehi, chief prosecutor of Tehran, said on Sunday his office has filed criminal charges against 14 individuals for involvement in...

Russia confirms 46,758 daily COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], September 26: Russia registered 46,758 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 20,792,921, the official monitoring and...

Hungarian chief diplomat calls Western sanctions "complete failure"

Budapest [Hungary], September 26: Sanctions on Russia are causing damage to Europe and it is a "complete failure," said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and...

Right-wing coalition leads Italy's snap parliamentary elections

Rome [Italy], September 26: A right-wing coalition is projected to win the elections held to renew the parliament in Italy on Sunday, showed projections...

Czech opposition party sees strong showing in local elections

Prague [Czech Republic], September 26: The party of former Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, the Action of Dissatisfied Citizens (ANO), won most of the local...

Myanmar reports 278 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 26: Myanmar confirmed 278 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 621,402, according to the...

Explosion injures 1 in police dormitory compound in Indonesia's Central Java

Jakarta [Indonesia], September 26: An explosion took place in the compound of a police dormitory in Indonesia's Central Java province on Sunday, injuring one policeman,...

Blast kills 1, wounds 3 in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

Faizabad [Afghanistan], September 26: One person was killed and three others injured as a blast rocked Faizabad city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province,...

Brunei to see active weather conditions due to typhoon Noru

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], September 26: Typhoon Noru will indirectly affect Brunei's weather and cause windy and active weather conditions in the coming few days,...

Exhibition on China's Yunnan held in Bangladesh for promoting cooperation

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 26: A thematic exhibition highlighting China's southwestern Yunnan province has been held in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka.