Omicron drives surging COVID-19 cases in Nepal: health authority

Kathmandu (Nepal), January 24: The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now driving daily cases to surge in Nepal, accounting for 88 percent of the...

New COVID-19 cases above 7,000 for 3rd day amid persistent omicron fears

Seoul (South Korea), January 24: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 7,000 for the third straight day Monday amid deepening concerns over the fast...

S. Korea says it's closely monitoring N. Korea's nuclear, missile activities

Seoul (South Korea), January 24: South Korea's unification ministry said Monday it is keeping tabs on North Korea's nuclear and missile activities after Pyongyang hinted...

Moon calls for swift shift to new response measures to cope with...

Seoul (South Korea), January 24: President Moon Jae-in on Monday instructed the government to swiftly shift to new response measures to cope with the spread...

Israel approves new hi-tech R&D fund with UAE

Jerusalem (Australia), January 24: Israel's cabinet approved on Sunday the launching of an Israeli-Emirati industrial research and development fund, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said.

Aussie researchers find new way to fight "superbugs"

Sydney (Australia), January 24: Australian scientists have discovered a potential new way to defeat the growing legion of "superbugs" that have built up resistance to...

Australia's Sydney gears up for Lunar New Year celebrations

Sydney (Australia), January 24: Australia's Sydney is getting ready to leap into the Chinese Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Tiger, with...

Malaysia reports 3,856 new COVID-19 infections, 9 more deaths

Kualalumpur (Malaysia), January 24: Malaysia reported 3,856 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 2,832,945, according to the health ministry.

Pakistan confirms 7,586 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad (Pakistan), January 24: Pakistan confirmed 7,586 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Sunday.

Turkey registers 72,856 daily COVID-19 cases

Ankara (Turkey), January 23: Turkey on Saturday reported 72,856 new COVID-19 cases, raising its total tally of infections to 10,881,626, according to the health ministry.

Spanish MPs Oppose Sending Country's Warships to Black Sea Amid Tensions in...

Madrid (Spain), January 23: Nine Spanish parties have signed a joint manifesto against the sending of Spanish warships to the Black Sea as part of...

Death Toll From Airstrike in Yemen's Saada Rises to 82 - Doctors...

United Nations, January 23: The death toll from the airstrike that hit a prison in Yemen's Saada province has surpassed 80, the Medecins Sans Frontieres...

Biden Discusses Alleged Russian Aggression Toward Ukraine With National Security Team -...

Washington (US), January 23: US President Joe Biden held a meeting with his national security team, including national security adviser Jake Sullivan, a day after...

Moon returns home after trip to Middle East

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: President Moon Jae-in returned home Saturday from a three-nation trip to the Middle East, where bolstering economic and defense cooperation...

S. Korea not mulling lifting import ban on Japanese seafood to join...

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: South Korea is not considering lifting a ban on imports of Japanese seafood to win Japan's support for joining a...

U.N. offered to provide N.K. with 60 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines:...

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: The United Nations offered to send 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to North Korea last month and the North...

S. Korea to raise supply of beef, pork ahead of holiday to...

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: South Korea plans to increase the supply of beef and pork by around 50 percent on-year ahead of the Lunar...

One dead, 3 injured in fire at battery materials factory

Cheongju (South Korea), January 22: One worker died and three were injured in a fire at a battery materials factory in the central city of...

S. Korea still in negotiations with Egypt to sell K-9 self-propelled howitzers

Cairo (Egpyt), January 22: South Korea is still in negotiations with Egypt to K-9 self-propelled howitzers, though the two countries stopped short of signing a...

Leaders of U.S, Japan reaffirm commitment to complete denuclearization of Korea

Washington [US], January 22: U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reaffirmed their commitment to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula...

U.S. continues to see diplomacy as best way forward with N. Korea:...

Washington [US], January 22: The United States continues to seek complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and believes diplomacy is the best...

Virginia Mom Threatens to Bring 'Loaded Guns' to School Over COVID-19 Mask...

Virginia [US], January 22: A Virginia mom voiced her anger at a public school board meeting Thursday, and threatened to bring "loaded guns" to the...

US Reportedly Dropped Massive Bomb on Syrian Dam Marked as 'No-Go' Target

Washington [US], January 22: A US Special Operations drone unit carried out an airstrike targeting the 18-storey Syrian Taqba dam located on the Euphrates River,...

Iran Holding Talks With Russia on Constructing New Units of Bushehr NPP...

Moscow (Russia), January 22: The construction of new units is in line with the Iranian plans to generate at least 10,000 megawatts of electricity via...

Seoul shares to stay in tight range ahead of holiday

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: South Korean stocks are forecast to move in a tight range as investors will likely assume a wait-and-see strategy ahead...

Lee proposes meeting with other candidates to discuss increasing extra budget to...

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: Ruling party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung on Friday proposed an emergency meeting between all presidential candidates to discuss increasing an...

Japanese Embassy sends back Moon's New Year gift over Dokdo image box

Seoul (South Korea), January 22: The Japanese Embassy in Seoul has refused to accept South Korean President Moon Jae-in's Lunar New Year gift, claiming the...