Biden does not intend to meet with N.K. leader: White House

Washington (US), March 30: U.S. President Joe Biden does not intend to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as his approach to Pyongyang will...

Moon calls for speedy relief money handouts, vaccination

Seoul (South Korea), March 30: President Moon Jae-in instructed the government Tuesday to accelerate the emergency relief money payment that has just begun and the...

U.S. conducts combined training of missile defense units in Indo-Pacific

Seoul (South Korea), March 30: The U.S. military has completed a two-week combined training of its missile defense units in the Indo-Pacific region, including an...

US Tells Ukraine Official Biden Seeks to Revitalize Ties to Support Zelensky

Washington (US), March 30: US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and the head of the Ukrainian Presidential Office on Monday discussed the steps the Biden...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Announces Massive Cabinet Reshuffle

Mexico City (Mexico), March 30: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced a massive cabinet reshuffle, appointing new ministers of defense, justice, interior and foreign affairs, as...

UNICEF calls for more access to Syria, protection of children

United Nations, March 30: UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Monday called for more humanitarian access to Syria and for the protection...

Brazilian Defense Minister resigns

Brasilia (Brazil), March 30: Brazil's Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva announced his resignation on Monday.

Italy reports almost 13,000 new COVID-19 cases, more regions moved to red...

Rome (Italy), March 30: Italy on Monday reported 12,916 new COVID-19 infections as over half of its 20 regions turned into red zones, according to...

European economic activity starting to show signs of recovery: report

Rome (Italy), March 30: The overall economic activity of the eurozone decreased less than expected from October to December 2020 and the production rates are...

Biden says 90 pct of adult Americans eligible to be vaccinated in...

Washington (US), March 30: U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Monday that 90 percent of adult Americans will be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccination in...

UN chief asks for U.S. leadership in tackling global challenges

United Nations, March 30: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday asked for U.S. leadership in addressing global challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change.

UN chief calls for bold measures to tackle debt crisis

United Nations, March 30: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for urgent, bold measures to address an emerging debt crisis caused largely by COVID-19.

Myanmar reports 8 new COVID-19 cases, 142,385 in total

Yangon (Myanmar), March 29: Myanmar reported eight more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing its total tally to 142,385.

Vietnam's economy grows 4.48 pct in Q1

Hanoi (Vietnam), March 29: Vietnam recorded a year-on-year gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.48 percent in the first quarter of this year, exceeding the...

483 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN migration agency

Tripoli (Libya), March 29: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said that 483 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libya's western coast.

EU Condemns Crackdown on Myanmar Protesters, Threatens More Sanctions - Borrell

Moscow (Russia), March 29: The EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has condemned Myanmar's military response to the Saturday anti-junta protests that have reportedly killed...

Maduro Says Ready to Exchange Coronavirus Vaccines For Oil

Mexico City (Mexico), March 29: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his country is ready to pay for coronavirus vaccine deliveries with oil.

Colombia reports 7,139 new COVID-19 cases

Bogota (Colombia), March 29: registered 7,139 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 2,382,730, the Ministry of Health...

Seoul stocks continue to trade flat late in morning amid global uncertainties

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: South Korean stocks continued to trade nearly flat late Monday morning as investors took a wait-and-see approach as U.S.-China tensions...

Moon replaces Cheong Wa Dae policy chief amid property-related controversy

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: President Moon Jae-in replaced Kim Sang-jo, his top Cheong Wa Dae aide on policy, Monday, Moon's office announced amid a...

N. Korea accuses U.N. of 'double standard' for criticizing recent missile test

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: North Korea on Monday accused the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of violating its sovereignty and applying a "double standard"...

New virus cases again back below 400 on fewer tests, virus curbs...

Seoul (South Korea), March 29: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 400 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but...

UN chief urges humans to make peace with nature

United Nations, March 29: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday, when the world began to ripple to darkness as countries globally dimmed their lights...

Turkey's COVID-19 caseload surpasses 3.2 mln

Ankara (Turkey), March 29: Turkey on Sunday reported 29,058 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,305 symptomatic patients, as the total cases in the country reached 3,208,173.

UK records another 3,862 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

London (UK), March 29: Another 3,862 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Biden faces tough choices in Afghanistan as troop withdrawal deadline nears

Kabul (Afghanistan), March 29: U.S. President Joe Biden has mulled over extending the May 1 deadline set last year by his predecessor Donald Trump with...

COVID-19 accelerates innovative partnerships towards new public health order in Africa: Africa...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), March 29: Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John Nkengasong, said the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...