S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 90,000 for 2nd day

Seoul (South Korea), July 29: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 90,000 for the second consecutive day Friday but were sharply up from a...

Yoon, Widodo agree to boost cooperation on supply chains of key minerals

Seoul (South Korea), July 29: President Yoon Suk-yeol and Indonesian President Joko Widodo held a summit in Seoul on Thursday and agreed to work together...

Brazilian authorities rescue over 300 workers in slave labor

Brasília (Brazil), July 29: Brazilian authorities rescued 337 people working as slave laborers in a joint operation since July 4, the federal Public Prosecutor's Office...

Yemen's presidential council appoints 4 ministers

Aden (Yemen), July 29: Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) on Thursday appointed four ministers, including a war-worn veteran who will head the Saudi-backed Yemeni government's...

U.S. daily COVID-19 cases remain close to 130,000

Washington (US), July 29: Newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases in the United States remain close to 130,000 daily, the highest level since February, MarketWatch reported on...

Ukrainian parliament adopts draft law on special status for Polish citizens

Kiev (Ukraine), July 29: The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday adopted a draft law to grant special status to Polish citizens in Ukraine, a parliament member...

Uzbek president says China is always Uzbekistan's reliable friend, partner

Tashkent (Uzbekistan), July 29: Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Thursday that Uzbekistan values its high-level strategic communication and coordination with China, and China will...

News Analysis: U.S. hits technical recession, but many sectors remain healthy

Washington (US), July 29: The U.S. economy shrank for the second consecutive quarter, meeting the textbook definition of recession, but the job market and other...

Australian energy prices hit all-time high

Canberra (Australia), July 29: Australian energy prices have soared to their highest level amid "an unparalleled period."

Finland ranks first in EU digital performance comparison

Helsinki (Finland), July 29: Finland ranks first in the European Union's (EU) digital performance comparison, according to a press release issued by the Finnish...

Poland to build Europe's strongest NATO army: defense minister

Warsaw (Poland), July 29: Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Thursday that his country aims to build the strongest ground...

S. Korea's 1st lunar orbiter mission to be delayed amid SpaceX rocket...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: The upcoming launch of South Korea's first lunar orbiter mission will be postponed by at least two days due to...

N.K. leader warns S. Korean gov't, military to be annihilated in event...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned that South Korea's Yoon Suk-yeol government and its "military gangsters" will face annihilation should...

Indonesian president arrives in S. Korea for summit with Yoon

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in South Korea Wednesday for a two-day official visit that includes summit talks with President...

Yoon vows to defend freedom through firm alliance with U.S.

Seoul (SoUTH Korea), July 28: President Yoon Suk-yeol celebrated the unveiling of a new Korean War monument in Washington on Wednesday, saying the installation symbolizes...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 90,000

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 90,000 on Thursday, cooling from the steep rise earlier in the week but...

Samsung Electronics logs record Q2 revenue on server chips, warns of market...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net profit of 11.09 trillion won (US$8.5 billion), up 15.2 percent from...

Venezuelan special economic zones to boost technology transfer, specialized jobs, says lawmaker

Caracas (Venezuela), July 28: The creation of special economic zones (SEZs) in Venezuela will promote the transfer of technology and create specialized jobs, Ramon Lobo,...

Iran welcomes more diplomacy to revive nuclear deal: FM

Tehran (Iran), July 28: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Wednesday that his country "welcomes the continuation of diplomacy and talks" to rescue the Iranian...

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament against nomination for new PM

Baghdad (Iraq), July 28: Hundreds of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday broke into the Iraqi parliament building in central Baghdad to protest...

4 million Indonesian medical workers to get 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Jakarta (Indonesia), July 28: Four million medical workers will receive a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine amid increasing transmissions triggered by the virus' sub-variants...

Mexico's exports grow 18.8 pct in first half of 2022

Mexico City (Mexico), July 28: Mexico's exports grew 18.8 percent year on year in the first half of 2022, driven by oil and manufacturing shipments,...

Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), July 28: Europe and the Americas have been affected the most by the monkeypox outbreak, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO)...

U.S. Fed raises rates by another three-quarter point amid persistent inflation

Washington (US), July 28: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points, the second in a row of...

Namibia says more needs to be done to address disparities in healthcare

Windhoek (Namibia), July 28: Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive Director Ben Nangombe on Wednesday said while there has been progress over the...

Bangladesh's forex reserves enough to cover up to 9 months of imports:...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), July 28: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the South Asian country would be able to meet 6-9 months of import...

U.S. records world's highest monkeypox tally with over 3,500 cases

Los Angeles (US), July 28: The United States has confirmed more than 3,500 monkeypox cases, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for...