General elections end in Nepal with 61 percent turnout

Kathmandu [Nepal], November 21: The elections for the House of Representatives of the federal parliament and seven provincial assemblies ended in Nepal on Sunday, with...

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam agree to establish parliamentary summit

Phnom Penh [Cambodia],November 21: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) on Sunday signed a joint statement on the establishment of CLV parliamentary summit, according to a...

Pakistan strives to ensure children's rights for future generations

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 21: Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Sunday that his country has been striving to ensure children's rights for future...

Moderate earthquake hits central Indonesia

Jakarta [Indonesia], November 21:An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted East Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Sunday evening, the country's meteorology, climatology...

Cambodian PM meets Chinese defense minister|

Phnom Penh [Cambodia],November 21: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen met here Sunday with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe.

S.Korea reports 23,091 new COVID-19 cases

Seoul [South Korea], November 21:South Korea reported 23,091 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of...

India reports 492 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], November 20: India's daily COVID-19 caseload recorded on Sunday decreased to 492 from 556 on the previous day, officials said.

Twitter reinstates Trump's account

San Francisco (US), November 20 Former U.S. President Donald Trump's Twitter account was reinstated on Saturday following the permanent ban in January 2021.

Türkiye strikes Kurdish groups in Iraq, Syria after Istanbul explosion

Ankara (Turkey), November 20: Türkiye conducted an air operation early Sunday against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria and the outlawed Kurdistan...

Roundup: U.S. Long Beach highlights shared benefits of supply chain cooperation with...

Los Angeles (US), November 20: U.S. port officials and Chinese representatives met Friday in Long Beach, California, to discuss bilateral cooperation amid ongoing global supply...

S. Korea reaches grim milestone of 30,000 COVID-19 deaths

Seoul (South Korea), November 20: South Korea surpassed the milestone of 30,000 COVID-19 deaths Sunday as the country is bracing for another virus wave in...

U.S. attorney general names special counsel in investigations relating to Trump

Washington (US), November 20: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Friday the appointment of a special counsel to oversee investigations relating to former President...

APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting concludes with adoption of declaration, Bangkok Goals

Bangkok [Thailand], November 20: Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies issued a declaration and endorsed an outcome document on Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) Economy...

Iran vows countermeasures after IAEA's approval of anti-Iran resolution

Tehran (Iran), November 20: Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Saturday vowed to take countermeasures after the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy...

Voting for general elections begins in Nepal

Kathmandu (Nepal), November 20: Nepalis went to the polls on Sunday morning for elections to the House of Representatives of the federal parliament and seven...

Iranian FM says foreign military presence threatens regional energy security

Tehran (Iran), November 20: The presence of foreign military forces has threatened energy security in the regional waters, Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on...

CBOT agricultural futures go lower

Chicago (US), November 20: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures went lower in the past week on lukewarm demand.

Russia reports 5,445 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), November 20: Russia registered 5,445 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 21,531,012, said the official monitoring...

Bulgaria detains 5 suspects over links to deadly Istanbul bombing

Sofia (Bulgaria), November 20: Bulgarian authorities have detained five suspects over connection with the deadly bomb attack in Istanbul, the country's prosecution authority said Saturday.

No single party or coalition gains simple majority in Malaysia's national polling

Kuala lupur (Malaysia), November 20: No single party or political coalition gained simple majority in Malaysia's 15th general election, according to the results released early...

.Korea, U.S. conduct joint air drills involving U.S. strategic bombers

Seoul (South Korea), November 20: South Korea and the United States on Saturday conducted joint air drills near the Korean Peninsula, involving two U.S. strategic...

Iran busts "armed terrorist team" in NW province

Tehran [Iran], November 19: Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Friday that it has busted an "armed terrorist team" in the northwestern province...

Intelligence officer killed in stabbing attack in W. Iran

Tehran [Iran], November 19: An Iranian intelligence officer was killed in a stabbing attack in the western Iranian city of Sahneh on Friday, according to...

Israel welcomes Azerbaijan's decision to open embassy in Tel Aviv

Jerusalem [Israel], November 19: The Israeli government welcomed on Friday the "historic" decision by the Azerbaijani parliament to open an embassy in Tel Aviv, as...

ECB to carry on with rate hikes to fight inflation

Frankfurt [Germany], November 19: The European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde on Friday reiterated the central bank's determination to fight record high inflation, but...

Russia reports 5,546 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], November 19: Russia has registered 5,546 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 21,525,567, said the official...

Erdogan, Zelensky discuss Ukraine grain export deal

Istanbul [Turkey], November 19: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky discussed a deal of exporting grain from Ukraine, Türkiye's presidential...