N. Korea moves submersible missile test stand barge: U.S. think tank

Seoul (South Korea), April 7: North Korea has moved a submersible missile test stand barge at a shipyard on its east coast, a U.S. think...

N. Korea's decision to skip Olympics consistent with its COVID-19 response: Price

Washington (US), April 7: North Korea's decision to skip the Summer Olympics appears to be in line with its strong measures against the COVID-19 pandemic,...

New virus cases most since early Jan., another wave of pandemic looming

Seoul (South Korea), April 7: South Korea reported the most new coronavirus cases since early January on Wednesday as sporadic cluster infections continued to pile...

Renewable energy access key to climate adaptation in Africa, says UN chief

United Nations, April 7: Support for climate adaptation in Africa is crucial, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday in appealing for greater action...

Sudan says Nile dam talks end without progress due to "Ethiopian obstinacy"

Khartoum (Sudan), April 7: Sudan on Tuesday blamed the lack of progress during the new round of talks over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)...

UN calls for compromise, cooperation over Nile dam

United Nations, April 7: The United Nations on Tuesday called for compromise and cooperation in order to reach an agreement over the disputed Grand Ethiopian...

Biden announces all U.S. adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

Washington (US), April 7: U.S. President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that all American adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by April 19.

Libya, Greece PMs discuss improving bilateral relations

Tripoli (Libya), April 7: Libya's Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Tuesday met with his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the Libyan capital Tripoli to...

Usha Rao-Monari assumes role as UNDP associate administrator

United Nations, April 7: Usha Rao-Monari of India officially assumed her role Tuesday as undersecretary-general and associate administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),...

Brazil's COVID-19 cases exceed 13 mln

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 6: Brazil reported on Monday 28,645 new COVID-19 infections and 1,319 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally...

Chile's health system at capacity limit, warns president

Santiago (Chile), April 6: Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday that the country's health system is at its capacity limit due to COVID-19, amid...

Poland wants more investment from S. Korea: finance minister

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: Poland sees South Korea as its major economic partner and wants to further boost bilateral ties beyond e-mobility to make...

Putin Signs Laws Against Insulting War Veterans, Rehabilitating Nazism

Moscow (Russia), April 6: Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a set of laws that toughen criminal and administrative penalties for the rehabilitation of Nazism...

Russia's Prigozhin Ready to Help Navalny Crack Down on Abusers of His...

Moscow (Russia), April 6: Lawyers of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin are willing to help opposition figure Alexei Navalny bring to justice those who call for...

New virus cases in 400s for 2nd day, upticks worrisome amid spring...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6:South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 400s for the second day Tuesday amid sporadic cluster infections nationwide, with...

Parties scramble for last-minute campaigns on eve of by-elections

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: the eve of the April 7 Seoul and Busan mayoral by-elections, rival parties scrambled to make final appeals to...

N. Korea's decision not to join Tokyo Olympics dashes Seoul's hopes for...

Seoul (South Korea), April 6: North Korea's decision not to participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics represents a blow to South Korea's efforts to revive...

COVID-19 lays bare social inequality, warns UN chief

United Nations, April 6: The COVID-19 crisis "has revealed how unequal our societies are," said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message released on...

UN says 40 killed in violent clashes in Sudan's West Darfur

Khartoum (Sudan), April 6: At least 40 people were killed in violent clashes in El Geneina, the capital city of Sudan's West Darfur state, according...

U.S. expects Vienna talks setting stage for mutual return to JCPOA

Washington (US), April 6: The U.S. State Department said on Monday that its goal of the upcoming talks in Vienna is to set the stage...

Tunisian president, Arab League chief discuss Arab development

Tunis (Tunisia), April 6: Tunisian President Kais Saied received Monday the visiting Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit.

Israeli President hold talks to recommend next PM after inconclusive elections

Jerusalem [Israel], April 6: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday held talks with all elected parties to help form a new government amid yet another...

Russia Believes in Possibility of SWIFT Alternative, Deputy Foreign Minister Says

Moscow (Russia), April 5: Russia cannot rule out that an alternative to the SWIFT payment system could appear, based on new technologies, Deputy Foreign...

Sudan voices solidarity with Jordan to preserve stability

Khartoum (Sudan), April 5: Sudan on Sunday voiced solidarity with Jordan and the measures taken by the Jordanian leadership to preserve security and stability in...

1st shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Libya's Tripoli

Tripoli (Libya), April 5: The Libyan Minister of Health Ali Zanati on Sunday announced that a shipment of 101,250 dozes of Russia's Sputnik V...

Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected as Vietnam's new president

Hanoi (Vietnam), April 5: The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam on Monday elected Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as the state president.

Moon attends tree-planting day event at historic power plant site

Seoul (South Korea), April 5: President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed South Korea's commitment to going carbon neutral by 2050 on Monday, marking Korean Arbor Day, called...