Turkish Soldiers death toll in Syria's air strike in Idlib rises to...

Idlib [Syria], Feb 28 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of Turkish soldiers killed in an air strike in Syria's Idlib has risen to 29 with a total...

22 Turkish servicemen killed in airstrikes in Syria

Idlib [Syria], Feb 28 (ANI): At least 22 Turkish servicemen were killed following an airstrike in Idlib province of Syria.

Toll from coronavirus rises to 17 in Italy

Rome [Italy]. Feb 28 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from coronavirus infection in Italy has risen to 17 with the addition of three more victims in...

Deadly bomb blast rocks Kabul, Taliban denies involvement

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 28 (Sputnik/ANI): A bomb explosion killed a civilian and injured 10 others in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, Interior Ministry...

Coronavirus cases in France double to 38

Paris [France], Feb 28 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen to 38, Minister of Social Affairs and Health Olivier Veran...

India asks UN rights body to develop better understanding before jumping to...

Geneva [Switzerland], Feb 28 (ANI): India on Thursday encouraged the United Nations' human rights body to develop a "better understanding and appreciation" of the freedoms...

Iranian Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

Tehran [Iran], Feb 27 (ANI): Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar has been tested positive for novel coronavirus, state media reported on Thursday.

Pak suspends flight operations to Iran amid coronavirus outbreak

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday announced the suspension of all flights to and from Iran -- the Middle Eastern country which has...

Ahead of US-Taliban peace deal in Qatar, Imran Khan leaves for...

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 27 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday left for a one-day visit to Qatar. The trip comes ahead the long-awaited...

Sri Lankan govt to build first electric rail track in Kandy

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Transport Services Management Ministry has decided to build the country's first-ever electric rail track in the central...

Cambodia launches online platform for investors to apply for import

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Feb 27: The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on Thursday launched an online platform for investors to apply for importing...

China's daily mask output exceeds 70 million units: ministry

Beijing (China), Feb 27: China's daily output of masks topped 76 million units as of Tuesday, 7.8 times the figure reported on Feb. 1, the...

China urges orderly resumption of entry, exit services

Beijing (China), Feb 27: China has rolled out a series of measures to facilitate entry and exit services in an effort to support the country's...

Crew members to start disembarking from virus-hit Diamond Princess in Japan

Tokyo (Japan), Feb 27: Crew members on the novel coronavirus-inflicted Diamond Princess cruise ship which was quarantined in the Japanese port of Yokohama will start...

NetEase revenue up 15.8 pct in 2019

Beijing (China), Feb 27: NetEase, one of China's leading internet and online game service providers, reported a 15.7-percent net revenue growth in 2019.

Chinese FM calls for concerted efforts with South Korea to minimize COVID-19...

Beijing (China), Feb 27: China and South Korea should jointly strive to minimize the COVID-19 outbreak's impact on bilateral exchanges as well as economic and...

Singapore's services industries report 4.6-pct revenue growth in Q4 2019

Singapore, Feb 27: Business receipts of Singapore's services industries, excluding the wholesale and retail trade services and the accommodation and food services, grew 4.6 percent...

Philippines to tighten measures against African swine fever, animal-borne diseases

Manila (Philippines), Feb 27: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered to create an inter-agency task force that will coordinate government measures to prevent the entry...

Lithuania declares state of emergency over possible spread of novel coronavirus

Vilnius (Lithuania), Feb 27: The Lithuanian authorities declared on Wednesday a state of emergency in the country over the possible spread of the novel coronavirus.

Kyrgyzstan quarantines passengers from Iran, South Korea, Italy, Japan

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Feb 27: Kyrgyzstan has decided to quarantine passengers from Iran, South Korea, Italy and Japan, local media reported on Wednesday.

China's investment key to Zimbabwe's economic development: minister

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Feb 27: Chinese investments are key to Zimbabwe's economic development, said a senior Zimbabwean official on Wednesday.

Police arrest 3 over weapons smuggling in E. Afghan province

Kabul (Afghanistan), Feb 27: The Afghan National Police in Afghan eastern province of Nangarhar have arrested three people in connection to the smuggling of a...

Considerable mucus found in small airways of COVID-19 patients: expert

Guangzhou (China), Feb 27: The novel coronavirus has a prominent feature whereby patients have a large amount of very sticky mucus in their small airways,...

China resolutely opposes groundless accusations on Xinjiang-related issues: Chinese envoy

Geneva (Switzerland), Feb 27: A Chinese envoy in Geneva on Wednesday categorically rejected certain Western countries' accusations against China on Xinjiang-related issues.

Big data helps with China's emergency management

Beijing (China), Feb 27: Big data technologies have helped with China's nationwide fight against the novel coronavirus in fields including monitoring analysis, virus tracing, treatment...

Italian medical experts suggest no panic over coronavirus

Rome (Italy), Feb 27: Some Italian medical professionals have suggested that people should not panic over the novel coronavirus and should acquire information from reliable...

Tokyo stocks close lower on concerns for global economy

Tokyo (Japan), Feb 27: Tokyo stocks fell for a fourth straight day on Thursday, with the Nikkei index closing below 22,000 for the first time...