Myanmar reports 6 more COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], June 30: Myanmar confirmed six new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 613,583, the country's...

Uzbekistan eyes additional 9 bln USD in revenue from textile industry

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], June 30: Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has tasked the government to generate an additional 9 billion U.S. dollars in revenue per year by...

Uzbek court sentences 14 supporters of militant groups to jail terms

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], June 30: A court in Uzbekistan's southern Surkhandarya region has sentenced 14 supporters of religious militant groups to up to 10 years in...

Australian retail labor shortages reach 50-year high: survey

Sydney (Australia), June 29: A survey report from Australia's peak retail body, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), has shown that Australia's labor market is continuing...

N. Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases under 10,000 for 5th day: state...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: North Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases have remained below 10,000 for the fifth consecutive day, its state media said Wednesday.

Biz leaders of S. Korea, Japan to hold annual meeting next week...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: Business leaders of South Korea and Japan will hold their annual meeting early next week, the Federation of Korean Industries...

New COVID-19 infections hit 2-month high in Serbia

Belgrade (Serbia), June 29: A total of 810 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Serbia, the highest in two months, said the Institute of Public...

Jordan's king calls for transparent explanations on Aqaba port gas leakage

Amman (Jordan), June 29: King Abdullah II of Jordan on Tuesday underlined the need to provide transparent explanations to the public about the gas leak...

Canada losing billions of dollars in unpaid tax each year: report

Ottawa (Canada), June 29: The Canadian government is losing billions of dollars, or nine percent of federal tax revenue overall each year, according to a...

N. Korea maps out emergency measures to prevent flood damage amid pandemic:...

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: North Korea is taking emergency measures to prevent damage from flooding as it braces for the summer rainy season amid...

Inflation expectations in S. Korea hit 10-yr high in June

Seoul (South Korea), June 29: Inflation expectations in South Korea hit the highest level in about 10 years in June amid worries that prices are...

Yoon expresses hope for future-oriented ties with Japan in brief encounter with...

Madrid (Spain), June 29: South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol talked briefly with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during a gala dinner for NATO summit participants...

UN saddened by migrants found dead in U.S. Texas

United Nations, June 29: "We were deeply saddened" to learn that dozens of migrants died in the trailer of an abandoned truck in San Antonio...

Millions of hungry people in Yemen face imminent aid cuts: UN

United Nations, June 29: The number of hungry people in Yemen is the highest in seven years, with aid cuts possible in days, UN humanitarians...

Roundup: Global agrifood market more balanced, but trade costs must fall: FAO

Rome (Italy), June 29: Reducing trade costs would help boost sustainable development in the agrifood sector, enhancing integration and transformation especially in low-income economies, the...

Iran blames U.S., NATO destructive presence in Afghanistan

Tehran (US), June 29: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday blamed the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for their two-decade occupation of...

Turkey greenlights Sweden, Finland's NATO bid, internal conflicts remain

Madrid (Spain), June 29: Turkey changed its position and agreed to support Sweden and Finland's NATO membership applications on Tuesday during the ongoing NATO Summit...

UN envoy urges Houthis to expedite lifting siege on Yemen's Taiz

Sanaa (Yemen), June 29: UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg said Tuesday that he has urged the Houthi militia to open main roads to...

Cambodia detects new COVID-19 cases after zero cases for 52 days: PM

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), June 29: Cambodia reported new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday after having recorded zero cases for 52 consecutive days, Prime Minister Samdech Techo...

Greece to challenge EU agency approval of use of "Turkaegean" term by...

Athens (Greece), June 29: Greece will challenge a decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office to approve Turkey's application to register the term "Turkaegean"...

Bangladesh issues fresh directives as COVID-19 infections hit new high

Dhaka (US), June 29: Amid a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, Bangladesh's Cabinet Division issued a circular with the six-point directives to be effective immediately...

U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling a testament to country's divisions: The Guardian

London (UK), June 29: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that overturned women's abortion rights has shown that the United States is deeply divided, an opinion...

News Analysis: U.S. Fed rate hikes could hurt low-income Americans most

Washington (US), June 29: The U.S. Federal Reserve is scrambling to tamp down inflation via the most powerful interest rate hikes in decades, which are...

Presidents of Turkey, U.S. have phone talks ahead of NATO summit

Ankara (Turkey), June 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation with U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, discussing the agenda of the...

Australian capital hit by new COVID-19 wave: health authorities

Canberra [Australia], June 28: Health authorities in Australia's capital Canberra have warned of a new wave of coronavirus infections.

Armenia reports 139 new COVID-19 cases in a week

Yerevan [Armenia], June 28: Armenia reported 139 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, taking its total to 423,243, the Ministry of Healthcare said on...

Israel launches plan to promote air, sea pollution research

Jerusalem [Israel], June 28: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection on Monday announced a plan to promote research and surveys on reducing air pollution and greenhouse...