Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control...

Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead

Paris [France], May 23: A tourist plane crashed on Saturday afternoon near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France, French news channel BFMTV reported.

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term

Vienna [Austria], May 23: Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen announced on Sunday that he is running for a second term in office.

Bangladesh declares health alert amid monkeypox outbreak

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 23: The Bangladeshi government has declared a health alert amid the outbreak of the monkeypox virus in some parts of the world,...

Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 23: Vietnam recorded 1,319 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 138 from Saturday, according to its ministry of health.

Singapore reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, May 23: Singapore reported 2,827 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,269,635.

Philippine ferry catches fire at sea, 7 dead

Manila [Philippine], May 23: A ferry with 124 passengers and 10 crew members on board caught fire on Monday while traveling to a town in...

Malaysia reports 1,817 new COVID-19 infections, 2 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 23: Malaysia recorded 1,817 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday, bringing the total tally to 4,491,320, according to the health...

New Zealand reports 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19

Wellington [New Zealand], May 23: New Zealand recorded 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister

Canberra [Australia], May 23: Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in by the governor-general on Monday to become the country's 31st prime minister.

Hong Kong to distribute more RAT kits following sewage COVID-19 detection

Hong Kong, May 23: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that it will distribute a new batch of about 170,000 sets...

Chinese mainland reports 174 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], May 23: The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 174 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 83 were in Beijing, 55 in Shanghai and...

US "Indo-Pacific Strategy" bound to fail: Chinese FM

Shanghai [China], May 23: The United States' so-called "Indo-Pacific Strategy" is bound to fail, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.

Shanghai partially resumes cross-district public transport

Shanghai [China], May 23: Shanghai partially resumed its cross-district public transport on Sunday, as part of the city's efforts to restore the public transport system...

Chinese foreign minister holds talks with Pakistani counterpart

Guangzhou [China], May 23: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Pakistan's new foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday in...

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 11.59 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control...

Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead

Paris [France], May 23: A tourist plane crashed on Saturday afternoon near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France, French news channel BFMTV reported.

Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term

Vienna [Austria], May 23: Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen announced on Sunday that he is running for a second term in office.

Bangladesh declares health alert amid monkeypox outbreak

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 23: The Bangladeshi government has declared a health alert amid the outbreak of the monkeypox virus in some parts of the world,...

Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], May 23: Vietnam recorded 1,319 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 138 from Saturday, according to its ministry of health.

Singapore reports 2,827 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, May 23: Singapore reported 2,827 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,269,635.

Philippine ferry catches fire at sea, 7 dead

Manila [Philippine], May 23: A ferry with 124 passengers and 10 crew members on board caught fire on Monday while traveling to a town in...

Malaysia reports 1,817 new COVID-19 infections, 2 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 23: Malaysia recorded 1,817 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday, bringing the total tally to 4,491,320, according to the health...

New Zealand reports 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19

Wellington [New Zealand], May 23: New Zealand recorded 6,000 new community cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister

Canberra [Australia], May 23: Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in by the governor-general on Monday to become the country's 31st prime minister.

Hong Kong to distribute more RAT kits following sewage COVID-19 detection

Hong Kong, May 23: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that it will distribute a new batch of about 170,000 sets...

Chinese mainland reports 174 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], May 23: The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 174 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 83 were in Beijing, 55 in Shanghai and...