AstraZeneca vaccine rollout resumed, those under 30 excluded

Seoul (South Korea), April 12: South Korea on Sunday decided to resume administering AstraZeneca vaccines to eligible recipients after temporarily putting the program on hold...

France to extend interval between mRNA vaccine jabs to speed up rollout

Paris (France), April 12: France will extend the interval between the two doses of mRNA coronavirus vaccine by two more weeks to quickly inoculate more...

Australian PM concedes population may not all be vaccinated this year

Canberra (Australia), April 12: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded that Australians might not all receive coronavirus vaccines in 2021.

Russia Urges US to Take More Responsible Approach on Ukraine Instead of...

Moscow (Russia), April 11: Moscow urges Washington to take a more responsible approach toward the situation around Ukraine and not to escalate tensions that are...

COVID-19 variants spread leads to surge of new cases in Canada

Ottawa (Canada), April 11: The rapid spread of more contagious COVID-19 variants is believed to have driven a devastating third wave in Canada.

Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 11: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control...

Argentina surpasses 2.5 mln cases of COVID-19

Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 11: The Argentinean Ministry of Health reported on Saturday that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the...

Chile registers 8,124 new cases of COVID-19

Santiago (Chile), April 11: reported 8,124 new cases of COVID-19 and 105 more deaths on Saturday.

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 350,000

Rio De Janerio (Brazil), April 11: Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 351,334 after 2,616 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours,...

U.S. says Vienna nuclear talks productive, voicing hope for more "constructive attitude"...

Washington (US), April 4: A senior U.S. official said Friday that the Vienna talks over the Iran nuclear deal were productive, and hoped that Tehran...

Boris Johnson Opts Out of Prince Philip's Funeral Amid COVID19 Restrictions

Moscow (Russia), April 11: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend the funeral of Prince Philip later this month in order to make room...

Iran launches advanced IR-6 uranium enrichment centrifuges to mark Day of Nuclear...

Tehran (Iran), April 11: Iran celebrated its National Day of Nuclear Technology on Saturday with an event held simultaneously in Tehran and in nuclear sites...

Seoul stocks expected to gain ground next week on foreign buying

Seoul (South Korea), April 11: South Korean stocks are likely to continue upward movement next week as expected solid earnings reports for the first quarter...

New virus cases in 600s for 3rd day amid extended social distancing...

Seoul (South Korea), April 11: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the third consecutive day Sunday amid looming concerns over...

Moon offers condolences over Prince Philip's death

Seoul (South Korea), April 11: President Moon Jae-in on Saturday expressed his condolences over the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth...

S. Korea joins 'elite group' of fighter jet makers: CNN

Washington (US), April 11: South Korea has joined a handful of "elite group" countries that can produce supersonic fighter jets, CNN reported Friday, calling it...

UK records another 2,589 coronavirus cases, 40 deaths

London (UK), April 11: Another 2,589 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to...

Turkish president calls for peaceful, diplomatic solution to tensions in eastern Ukraine

Istanbul (Turkey), April 11: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for a peaceful and diplomatic solution to the "worrying developments" in eastern Ukraine...

Israel, U.S. suspected behind attack on ship in Red Sea: Iranian commander

Tehran (Iran) Apr 10: A senior Iranian military commander said that Israel and the United States are suspected to be behind the recent attack on...

2.3 mln people in Niger could face food insecurity in months: UN

Niamey (Niger) Apr 10: The number of food-insecure people in Niger during the coming months could reach 2.3 million people, UN humanitarians said on Friday.

New lockdowns aim to keep guard up against COVID-19, says Argentine president

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Apr 10: New lockdown measures took effect in Argentina on Friday to ensure the public continues to keep its guard up against...

Germany to amend law for nationwide COVID-19 response: official

Berlin (Germany) Apr 10: Germany would amend its infection protection act to "regulate on a nationwide basis" what restrictions would apply when local seven-day COVID-19...

IMF, World Bank urged to contain pandemic with fair, efficient distribution of...

Washington DC (USA) Apr 10: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group should work closely together to contain the impacts of the COVID-19...

Chinese envoy urges U.S. to immediately lift unilateral sanctions

Vienna (Austria) Apr 10: The U.S. promise on lifting unilateral sanctions must be put into action immediately, said Wang Qun, Chinese envoy to the United...

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing (China) Apr 10: The Chinese mainland on Friday reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

Claims about Russia, China waging "vaccine war" regrettable: Russian FM

Moscow (Russia) Apr 10: Western claims that Russia and China are waging a hybrid "vaccine war" or that they are exploiting vaccines as a geopolitical...

Chinese FM urges continuity, stability of China-EU relations

Beijing (China) Apr 10: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday called on China and the European Union (EU) to maintain continuity...