UK records another 32,417 coronavirus cases

London (UK), September 27: Another 32,417 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

S. Korea to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debt

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea plans to unveil additional measures next month to curb household debts, the head of the financial regulator said...

New cases in 2,000s for 2nd day amid jitters over further upticks

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases remained in the 2000s for a second day Monday amid concerns the daily caseload may...

S. Korea to increase support of startups' overseas expansion

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korea said Monday it plans to increase support for overseas expansion by startups and smaller firms as part of...

Iran seeks cooperation with all countries based on mutual respect: president

Tehran (Iran), September 27: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday that Iran seeks to cooperate with all countries based on mutual respect, Iranian Foreign...

Israel receives 3 new F-35 stealth jets

Jerusalem (Israel), September 27: Israel's Air Force received from the United States three new F-35 stealth fighter jets on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesperson said.

UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be eliminated

United Nations, September 27: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, declaring that nuclear...

Trade protectionism curtails U.S. economic development, says economist

Washington (US), September 27: U.S. actions in the trade sphere not only curtail America's economic development, but also undermine its alliances, thereby diminish its own...

Sudanese PM says current dispute not between military, civilians

Khartoum (Sudan), September 27: Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday said that the current dispute in the country is not between the military and...

Pakistan reports surge in dengue fever cases amid outbreak fears

Islamabad (Pakistan), September 27: A surge in the number of dengue fever cases has been reported in parts of Pakistan over the past 24 hours...

SPD leads slightly in German federal election, situation not yet clear

Berlin (Germany), September 27: Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) slightly led in the federal election on Sunday, while its major competitor plunged to a...

Sudan's empowerment removal committee condemns withdrawal of security forces guarding committee headquarters

Khartoum (Sudan), September 27: Sudan's Committee for Removal of Empowerment and Recovery of Public Funds on Sunday condemned withdrawal of security forces guarding 22 of...

5 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine administered in New Zealand

Wellington (New Zealand), September 27: New Zealanders are continuing to step up, come forward and get vaccinated, with 5 million doses of Pfizer having now...

S.Korean president's approval rating stays at 40.2 pct: poll

Seoul (South Korea), September 27: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating stayed at 40.2 percent last week, a weekly poll showed Monday.

New Zealand reports 18 new community cases of COVID-19

Wellington [New Zealand], September 26: New Zealand reported 18 new community cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Sunday.

N.K. leader's sister holds out prospect of end-of-war declaration, inter-Korean summit

Seoul (South Korea), September 26: North Korea could declare a formal end to the Korean War as suggested by South Korea and even discuss holding...

UN Under-Secretary-General on AUKUS: Differences Should Be Resolved Via Diplomacy

United Nations, September 26: UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday, regarding the establishment of the Australia-UK-US security alliance (AUKUS), that...

Daily new cases fall below 3,000 amid lingering woes over spreading virus

Seoul (South Korea), September 26: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases dropped below 3,000 on Sunday amid spiraling woes over the wide spread of the virus...

Int'l community should incentivize Taliban to honor commitments: Pakistani PM

United Nations, September 26: The international community should incentivize the Taliban to allow them to honor their commitments, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday...

UN chief calls for rapid decarbonization of energy systems

United Nations, September 26: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on countries to rapidly shift towards decarbonized energy systems, redirect their fossil...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures trade flat

Chicago (US), September 26: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures traded flat amid rising energy values in the past week.

U.S. equities post modest weekly gains amid Fed decision, economic data

New York (US), September 26: U.S. stocks recorded modest gains for the volatile week, as investors parsed a key statement from the Federal Reserve, while...

UN dialogue on energy ends with solid commitments

United Nations, September 26: The UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy, convened by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, ended Friday with over 400 billion U.S. dollars to finance...

Malaysian PM stresses importance of peaceful coexistence, multilateralism

United Nations, September 26: In his speech to the UN General Assembly on Saturday, Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob stressed the importance of peaceful...

Israeli PM says to meet Gulf ministers in U.S.

Jerusalem (Israel), September 26: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Saturday that he will hold his first meetings with senior Gulf ministers in New...

Putin nominates Volodin for speaker of new convocation of State Duma

Moscow (Russia), September 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin has nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, for the speaker...

Afghan political process impossible without Taliban's cooperation, says Russian FM

United Nations, September 26: It is impossible to achieve the political process in Afghanistan without the Taliban's cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday...