U.S. COVID-19 cases top 36 mln with over 618,000 deaths

Washington (US), August 11: U.S. COVID-19 cases topped 36 million Tuesday, fueled by a steep increase in infections due to the unchecked spread of the...

New cases at new high of over 2,200 despite month of toughest...

Seoul (South Korea), August 11: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases reached a new high of over 2,200 on Wednesday since the start of the...

Moon says S. Korea at critical time in fight against coronavirus

Seoul (South Korea), August 11: President Moon Jae-in stressed the urgency Wednesday of curbing the spread of COVID-19 as South Korea's daily count of additional...

Over half of migrant workers in Lebanon need urgent humanitarian assistance: IOM

Beirut (Lebanon), August 11: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned on Tuesday that more than half of migrant workers in Lebanon are in need...

Syrian president orders formation of new gov't with most ministers remained unchanged

Damascus (Syria), August 11: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday ordered the formation of a new government with most ministers remained unchanged.

Egyptian president, high-level UAE delegation discuss cooperation

Cairo (Egypt), August 11: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi discussed on Tuesday the bilateral relations and cooperation with a high-level delegation from the United Arab Emirates...

U.S. Senate approves 1.2-trln-USD bipartisan infrastructure bill after months of negotiations

Washington (US), August 11: The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved a long-awaited infrastructure bill, after months of strenuous negotiations between Democrats and Republicans.

U.S. COVID-19 cases top 36 mln with over 618,000 deaths

Washington (US), August 11: U.S. COVID-19 cases topped 36 million Tuesday, fueled by a steep increase in infections due to the unchecked spread of the...

Biden says Afghan forces must defend their country themselves

Washington (US), August 11: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the Afghan troops must defend their country themselves as multiple cities have fallen...

UK reports highest daily coronavirus death toll since March

London (UK), August 11: Britain recorded another 146 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest daily figure since March 12, according to official data released Tuesday.

New virus cases over 1,500, further surge in store

Seoul (South Korea), August 10: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to above 1,500 on Tuesday, as the nationwide resurgence of COVID-19 cases...

Pentagon declines comment on N.K. statement on exercises

Washington (US), August 10: The Pentagon declined comment Monday on a statement that the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un issued to denounce joint...

S. Korea to urge Moderna to swiftly supply vaccine amid delayed shipments

Seoul (South Korea), August 10: Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said Tuesday the government plans to call on Moderna Inc. to swiftly supply its COVID-19 vaccine...

Biden supports Pentagon in making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for U.S. troops

Washington (US), August 10: U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that he "strongly" supports the effort by the Department of Defense (DOD) to make COVID-19...

Vaccine developer BioNTech's revenues jump to 5.3 bln euros in Q2

Berlin (Germany), August 10: BioNTech's revenues jumped to 5.3 billion euros (6.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the second quarter (Q2) of this year, up from...

New COVID-19 cases rise as Canada eases health restrictions

Ottawa (Canada), August 10: Canada reported 1,203 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, raising the cumulative total to 1,442,087 cases, including 26,678 deaths, according to CTV.

U.S. to continue to support Afghan forces as Taliban advance

Washington (US), August 10: The Pentagon said on Monday that the U.S. military will continue to support Afghan troops as Taliban militants seized several cities...

Russia sanctions Britons in retaliation

Moscow (Russia), August 10: Russia said on Monday that it has barred a "proportionate" number of British citizens from entry in retaliation for British sanctions...

Biden Briefed on Taliban Offensive in Afghanistan, No Change in Plans -...

Washington (US), August 9: US President Joe Biden was informed on Sunday about the Taliban* offensive in Afghanistan and the seizure of several regional centres,...

Japan Orders Evacuation of 300,000 People From 3 Prefectures Over Lupit Typhoon,...

Tokyo (Japan), August 9: Japan has ordered the evacuation of some 300,200 people from the prefectures of Hiroshima, Shimane and Ehime over the Lupit typhoon,...

Israeli Prime Minister Says Lebanese Citizens 'Awakening' Against Hezbollah, Iran

Tel Aviv (Israel), August 9: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that the Lebanese citizens are "awakening" against the Hezbollah Shia movement and Iran.

Samsung's upcoming wireless earbuds to be cheaper than predecessor: report

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: Samsung Electronics Co.'s upcoming wireless earbuds are likely to be cheaper than its previous model, a report showed Monday, as...

S. Korea, U.S. to hold preliminary training this week ahead of main...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korea and the United States will conduct a preliminary training this week in the run-up to next week's main...

New infections under 1,500 on fewer tests; cases piling up outside of...

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back to below 1,500 on Monday on fewer tests over the weekend as...

UK universities to continue online lessons in autumn term despite lockdown lift

London (UK), August 9: Many of the top universities in Britian have refused to bring back full face-to-face teaching in the autumn, despite government advice...

S.Korean president's approval rating falls to 41.5 pct: poll

Seoul (South Korea), August 9: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 2.6 percentage points over the week to 41.5 percent last week, a...

UN chief repeats call for calm on Lebanon-Israel border

United Nations, August 9: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres repeated his call on Sunday for calm on the Lebanon-Israel border.