S. Korea, Japan to resume Gimpo-Haneda flight service next week

Seoul (South Korea), June 22: South Korea and Japan have agreed to reopen an air route between Seoul's Gimpo and Tokyo's Haneda airports after more...

UN chief condemns attacks in Mali that killed over 100 people

United Nations, June 22: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday condemned the killings of more than 100 people in terrorist raids in Mali, said his...

Chinese envoy calls on UN Security Council to adjust Sudan sanctions

United Nations, June 22: A Chinese envoy on Tuesday called on the Security Council to adjust sanctions against Sudan in a timely manner.

Turkey extends troop deployment in Libya for another 18 months

Ankara (Turkey), June 22: Turkish parliament on Tuesday extended a troop deployment mandate in Libya for another 18 months.

U.S. stocks rally after S&P 500's worst week in over 2 years

New York (US), June 22: U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday as the energy sector led the broad market higher.

Roundup: EU states using strategies to confront price hike at gasoline pump

Rome (Italy), June 22: As the crisis in Ukraine sends global fuel prices spiraling higher, governments in European Union (EU) member states are scrambling for...

Egyptian president, Saudi Arabian crown prince vow to address security threats

Cairo (Egypt), June 22: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Tuesday discussed the security threats and...

Israeli FM, Blinken discuss Biden's upcoming visit

Jerusalem (Israel), June 22: Israeli Foreign Minister YairLapid and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken talked on Tuesday over U.S. President Joe Biden's upcoming visit...

Biden appoints first Native American to serve as treasurer

Washington (US), June 22: U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the appointment of Marilynn Malerba, chief of the Mohegan Tribe, to serve as treasurer...

Aswan Forum kicks off in Egypt with focus on multidimensional crises in...

Cairo (Egypt), June 22: The third Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development kicked off on Tuesday with a focus on multiple crises faced by...

Pakistan fears another COVID-19 wave as positivity rate in 2 cities crosses...

Islamabad (Pakistan), June 22: Another wave of COVID-19 is feared in Pakistan as the positivity rate in the two cities of Karachi and Hyderabad in...

Japan's Kishida to attend nuclear nonproliferation conference in August

Tokyo (Japan), June 22: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is slated to attend a United Nations conference on nuclear nonproliferation to be held in New...

Russia to deploy Sarmat ballistic missile system by year end: Putin

Moscow (Russia), June 22: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the country's first Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile system would enter combat duty by the...

Nigerian president orders quickness in rescuing kidnapped railway passengers

Abuja (Nigeria), June 22: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered increased kinetic and non-kinetic efforts by security agencies to rescue the kidnapped victims of a...

132 civilians killed in central Mali

Bamako [Mali], June 21: A total of 132 civilians were killed in three villages in the rural commune of Bankass in central Mali, said a...

Monkeypox cases rise to 41 in Nigeria

Lagos [Nigeria], June 21: The number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Nigeria reached 41 as of Sunday, according to the latest data released by the...

Israel reports 1st domestic monkeypox infection, total rises to 9

Jerusalem [Israel], June 21: The Israeli Ministry of Health on Monday reported three new cases of monkeypox, including the first domestic infection.

Iraq declares new COVID-19 wave

Baghdad [Iraq], June 21: The Iraqi Health Ministry on Monday declared a new wave of COVID-19 infections in the country, with 515 new cases reported...

Saudi Arabian crown prince arrives in Egypt to start visit

Cairo [Egpyt], June 21: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi received Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Monday night at Cairo International Airport,...

Cyprus-Greece ferry resumes operation after 21 years

Athens [Greece], June 21: The Port of Piraeus in Greece on Monday welcomed the first passenger ferry on the newly inaugurated line between Cyprus and...

Italy's Lazio region to declare state of emergency due to drought, high...

Rome [Italy], June 21: The President of Italy's Lazio region said Monday he will shortly declare a state of emergency to a lack of rainfall....

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Ireland up by a third

Dublin [Ireland], June 21: Ireland's health authorities said as of 8 a.m. on Monday, there were 606 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the country, an...

Russia calls on Lithuania to "immediately" lift transit ban to Kaliningrad

Moscow [Russia], June 21: Russia has called on Lithuania to immediately lift its ban on the transit of a large number of goods through its...

EU calls for ceasefire in Ukraine to allow grain exports

Brussels [Belgium], June 21: The European Union is insisting on a ceasefire in Ukraine to allow millions of tons of grain to be exported, the...

U.S. to start COVID-19 vaccination for kids as young as 6 months...

Los Angeles [US], June 21: The United States is expected to start COVID-19 vaccination this week for children as young as 6 months old.

Myanmar reports four new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], June 21: Myanmar on Monday reported four new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 613,494, according...

China, Laos achieve two-way power transmission for 1st time

Vientiane [Laos], June 21: China and Laos have for the first time achieved the two-way transmission of electricity since the two countries' grid connectivity project...