Some 460,000 people in Cambodia fall below poverty line due to pandemic:...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), November 28: Some 460,000 people in Cambodia have fallen below poverty income thresholds since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020, said a...

Australia lowers terrorism threat level

Canberra (Australia), November 28: Australia's terrorism threat level has been downgraded for the first time in almost a decade.

Militants attack Somalia hotel, casualties unknown

Mogadishu (Somalia), November 28: Al-Shabab militants launched an attack on the heavily fortified Villa Rosa Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday, police said. Casualties...

S. Korea seeks to change dividend-linked rules to attract more foreign investment...

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea will push to change regulations in a way that would allow investors to know how much they would...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 30,000 amid resurgence worries

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the government...

Yoon's approval rating rises to 36.4 percent: Realmeter

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose to 36.4 percent, surpassing the mid-30 percent range for the first time in four...

S. Korea to reduce bond issuance of state-run firms, stabilize market

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea plans to reduce the issuance of bonds by state-run companies, the finance ministry said Monday, in line with...

New Zealand biologist describes journey to ocean's deepest region as "incredible"

Auckland (New Zealand), November 28: New Zealand Marine biologistDr.Kareen Schnabel from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) on Sunday used "incredible" many...

UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

Dhaka (Bangladesh), November 28: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has handed over 110 classrooms for 22 schools to the government of Bangladesh.

Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Sunday a national plan to preserve and develop ecological corridors throughout the country.

Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

Quito (Ecuador), November 28: Gas and water vapor emissions, a low level of ash and an increase in seismic activity were recorded on Sunday at...

Pakistan launches anti-polio vaccination drive to inoculate 13.5 mln children

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 28: The Pakistani Health Ministry on Sunday announced to launch the third anti-polio vaccination campaign of the year from Monday to vaccinate...

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and far-right Noam party signed a coalition deal on Sunday, moving Netanyahu one step...

Malaysia reports 2,022 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), November 28: Malaysia reported 2,022 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,986,294, according to the health...

New Zealand logs 27,076 new COVID-19 community cases over past week

Wellington (New Zealand), November 28: New Zealand recorded 27,076 new community cases of COVID-19 and 58 more deaths from the pandemic over the past week,...

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

Tehran (Iran), November 28: The Iranian parliament on Sunday approved a bill for Iran's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the semi-official Mehr news...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm (Sweden), November 28: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Ethiopia's Tigray receives first-round humanitarian aid after peace accord

Addis (Ababa), November 28: The Ethiopian government disclosed that more than 450,000 people in the country's conflict-affected northernmost Tigray region have been reached in the...

Israeli ministerial coalition to abandon bilateral agreements: Palestinian official

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: The Israeli ministerial coalition has signed a deal to abandon bilateral peace agreements signed under international auspices, a senior Palestinian official...

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Sunday accused Israel of seizing two-thirds of the Palestinian groundwater and diverting it into its...

Tunisia, Libya sign agreement to strengthen trade ties

Tunis [Tunisia], November 27: Tunisia and Libya have signed an agreement of a common working strategy for the year 2023 to develop trade relations between...

Tunisian president meets Algerian FM on bilateral ties

Tunis [Tunisia],November 27: Tunisian President Kais Saied met on Saturday with visiting Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual...

DRC to hold presidential election in December 2023

Kinshasa [DR Congo], November 27:The Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Saturday the next presidential election...

Bank of China celebrates 25 years' service in Zambia

Lusaka [Zambia], November 27: The Bank of China Zambia Ltd. celebrated its 25 years of banking services in Zambia as a bridge facilitating the ever-growing...

Namibia to intensify fight against wildlife crime during festive season

Windhoek [Namibia], November 27: Namibia will step up efforts against wildlife crime in the country during this year's festive season, an official said Saturday.

Over 100 al-Shabab militants killed in central Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia],November 27: Over 100 al-Shabab militants were killed during planned operations by Somali National Army and its international partners at the border of Middle...

Marathon kicks off in Libya's Tripoli

Tripoli [Libya], November 27: The Libyan capital of Tripoli on Saturday held the fifth annual marathon under the slogan "competing for peace" with more than...