Tunisian president, Kuwaiti FM discuss bilateral ties

Tunis (Tunisia), October 24: Tunisian President Kais Saied received Friday in Tunis the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.

CBA Roundup: Beijing stuns Shanghai, Sichuan beats Fujian

Beijing (China) Oct 23: The Beijing Ducks defeated the Shanghai Sharks 109-103 to end the latter's winning streak in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) here...

Canada's COVID-19 new cases continue declining

Ottawa (Canada) Oct 23: Canada saw an average of 2,821 COVID-19 new cases daily on Oct. 15-21, a decrease of 11 percent compared to the...

Biden, Macron discuss cooperation, to meet in Rome late October

Washington DC (USA) Oct 23: U.S. President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday discussed cooperation in the Sahel and Indo-Pacific regions...

Chinese FM meets with Nepalese ambassador

Beijing (China) Oct 23: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday met with Nepalese Ambassador to China Mahendra Bahadur Pandey, who is...

China issues position paper on cooperation with UN

Beijing (China) Oct 23: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a position paper on its cooperation with the United Nations ahead of a commemorative...

Xi urges notable progress in ecological protection, high-quality development of Yellow River...

Beijing (China) Oct 23: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday urged notable progress in ecological protection and high-quality development of the Yellow River basin during...

Premier Li stresses importance of improving farm produce supply capacity

Beijing (China) Oct 23: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for the improvement of the country's livestock, poultry and aquatic product supply capacities to better...

N. Korea's nuclear activity spawning, a big challenge for safeguard efforts: IAEA...

Washington (US), October 22: North Korea's nuclear activities has expanded over the years and continue to move ahead, creating a big challenge for verification and...

N. Korean delegation to attend U.N. climate conference in Glasgow

Seoul (South Korea), October 22: A North Korean delegation is expected to attend a U.N. climate conference slated to kick off in Britain later this...

Robust vaccination campaign keeps new infections largely in check

Seoul (South Korea), October 22: South Korea reported 1,440 new daily cases Friday in a downward trend in its coronavirus infections as its strong vaccination...

S. Korea to temporarily cut fuel taxes amid rising oil prices

Sejong (South Korea), October 22: South Korea plans to temporarily cut fuel taxes in a bid to ease upward pressure on inflation amid surging oil...

Some aid operations curtailed or closed due to volatile N. Ethiopia conflict:...

United Nations, October 22: Some assistance programs had to be curtailed or closed due to the intensifying, unpredictable and volatile northern Ethiopia conflict, coupled with...

UN chief urges public development banks to do more to "green the...

United Nations, October 22: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet" in a video message...

Lebanese president says forensic audit of central bank begins

Beirut (Lebanon), October 22: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday that the international auditing firm Alvarez & Marsal has begun its forensic audit of...

Pfizer says its vaccine booster restores full protection against COVID-19

Washington (US), October 22: Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that a large-scale trial of their COVID-19 vaccine booster showed it restored full protection against the...

NATO ministers agree on defense plan, investment in innovation

Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Defense ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) endorsed a plan on Thursday to defend against potential attacks on multiple...

Thousands of Afghans receive assistance within week: UN agency

Kabul (Afghanistan), October 22: Thousands of Afghans have received humanitarian assistance within a week from Oct. 11-17 across Afghanistan, a United Nations agency confirmed on...

Japan's Tokyo, Osaka plan to lift restrictions on eateries amid dwindling COVID-19...

Tokyo (Japan), October 22: The local governments in Japan's Tokyo and Osaka have planned to lift COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars next week in...

Merkel calls for dialogue with Poland at EU summit

Brussels (Belgium), October 22: Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday called for dialogue between EU member states and Poland to settle a row over...

U.S. House votes to hold Trump's former adviser in contempt of Congress

Washington (US), October 22: The U.S. House voted Thursday to refer Steve Bannon, the onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump, to the Justice Department...

Trump creates new company in bid to regain social media presence

Washington (US), October 22: Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will launch a new media company with its own social media platform,...

N. Korea says its recent SLBM test-launch not targeting U.S.

Seoul (South Korea), October 21: North Korea said Thursday its recent test-firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) was not targeted toward the United...

New virus cases slightly dip amid speedy vaccination campaign

Seoul (South Korea), October 21: South Korea reported fewer than 1,500 daily cases Thursday, continuing a downward trend since the fourth wave of the pandemic...

UN official urges using aid to leverage women's rights in Afghanistan

United Nations, October 21: A UN official on Wednesday asked the international community to use aid as leverage to promote women's rights in Afghanistan.

UN chief urges public development banks to do more to "green the...

United Nations, October 21: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet" in a video message...

NATO says to seek ways to engage with Russia

Brussels (Belgium), October 21: Despite Russia's decision to suspend its mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and to close the alliance's offices in...