US Economy Could Improve in 2nd Half of 2021 But Long Way...

Washington (United States), January 28: The US economy looks set to improve in the second half of the year but will not likely be able...

US indicts 3 people affiliated with oath keepers over capitol riot

Washington (United States), January 28: Three individuals affiliated with the Oath Keepers have been indicted in federal court for allegedly participating in the January...

Putin urges Russian foreign ministry to discuss document on New START extension...

Moscow (Russia), January 27: Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the Foreign Ministry with holding negotiations with the United States on signing a document to...

Moon to hold online summit meeting with Uzbek president

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in will hold a summit meeting with the president of Uzbekistan via video link this week to explore...

Japan confirms 3,852 new COVID-19 cases

Tokya (Japan), January 27: Japan on Tuesday confirmed 3,852 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the nation's cumulative total of infections to 373,044 as Prime Minister Yoshihide...

JCS chief, EU ambassador vow to strengthen military cooperation

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Gen. Won In-choul met with the European Union's (EU) ambassador to South Korea, Maria...

UN report accuses Yemen government of money laundering, Houthis of diverting state...

Washington (United States), January 27: The government of Yemen implemented a sophisticated money laundering scheme and was involved in corruption, while the armed Houthi opposition...

China, Pakistan launch online agro-industrial platform to boost cooperation

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 27: China and Pakistan on Tuesday launched an online platform to collect and display information and achievements of agricultural and industrial cooperation...

Israeli minister makes historic official visit to Sudan

Jerusalem (Israel), January 27: Israel said on Tuesday that an Israeli ministerial delegation arrived quietly in Sudan's capital Khartoum, marking the first official Israeli visit...

Iran calls on U.S. to end banking sanctions for COVID-19 fight

Tehran (Iran), January 26: Iran expects the United States to "quickly" lift sanctions on the Iranian banking sector, so it can access its own...

Jordan voices appreciation to Gulf states' support

Amman (Jordan), January 26: Jordan on Tuesday voiced appreciation to the Gulf states' support to the country and expressed keenness to boost cooperation between the...

N.K. paper stresses importance of admitting flaws along path to economic progress

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: North Korea's official newspaper on Wednesday stressed the importance of admitting flaws and fixing them at the right time as...

Iran should comply with 2015 nuclear deal if it wants US to...

Moscow (Russia), January 27: Tehran should desist from any provocative acts and implement its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if it...

FM, Blinken agree in phone talks that N.K. nuke issue urgent matter...

Seoul (South Korea), January 27: Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and new U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed Wednesday that the North Korean nuclear issue...

Majority of Canadians favor moving past keystone XL decision onto other US...

Toronto (Canada), January 27: A majority of Canadians are in favor of moving past the US decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline, to pursue...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 100 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

New York (United States), January 27: Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 100 million on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at...

EU foreign policy chief to visit Russia in February

Moscow (Russia), January 26: High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will pay a working visit to...

Sri Lanka re-opens schools in Western Province for higher grades

Colombo (Sri Lanka), January 26: Sri Lankan authorities on Monday re-opened schools in the Western Province for senior grades after shutting them down since October...

The E3 Decry Attempted Air Attacks on Saudi Arabia's Capital Over Weekend

Moscow (Russia) January 26: France, the United Kingdom, and Germany on Monday denounced the weekend attempts to launch drone or missile assault on the city...

Military deployed in Lebanon's Tripoli after protesters throw stones at city hall

Beirut (Lebanon), January 26: Lebanon's army is now in control of the center of the country's second-largest city, Tripoli, after demonstrators in the urban center...

S. Korea completes deployment of K-14 sniper rifle, observation device

Seoul (South Korea), January 26: South Korea has completed the deployment of K-14 sniper rifles and its observation device at infantry units to boost combat...

Preparatory session for 13th CPV National Congress to adopt agenda

Hanoi (Vietnam), January 26: Delegates to the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) attended a preparatory session here on Monday, during...

Greece, France sign Rafale jet deal worth 2.5 bln euros

Athens (Greece), January 25: Greece signed a contract with France on Monday for the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale fighter aircraft for 2.5 billion euros...

Iran says to stop IAEA additional protocol inspections if nuke parties not...

Tehran (Iran), January 26: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday that if the parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iranian...

U.S. Senate confirms Yellen as first female treasury secretary

Washington (United States), January 26: The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to approve President Joe Biden's nomination of former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to...

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase finance for climate change...

Washington (United States), January 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability of...

Nation on alert as coronavirus cases linked to unauthorized school reported in...

Seoul (South Korea), January 26:State and local health authorities on Tuesday were cautiously tracing and monitoring the development of a mass coronavirus outbreak at an...