Only 4 pct eligible Americans received new COVID-19 booster ahead of potential...

Los Angeles [US], October 11: Early data shows that just over 11 million Americans, or about 4 percent of those eligible, have received the new...

Nasdaq logs lowest finish since July 2020 as market weakness continues

New York [US], October 11: U.S. stocks fell on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq posting its lowest close in more than two years, as investors...

Singapore reports 4,719 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 11: Singapore reported 4,719 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,957,916.

Myanmar reports 232 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], October 11:Myanmar confirmed 232 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally to 626,690, according to the country's Ministry of Health on Monday.

Laos reports 489 road accidents with 62 killed in September

Vientiane [Laos], October 11: A total of 62 people were killed in 489 road accidents in Laos in September, according to a report issued by...

Australian electricity prices set to soar in 2023: energy company executive

Canberra [Australia], October 11: The head of one of Australia's largest electricity companies has warned of soaring prices in 2023.

76 killed in Nigeria boat capsize

Abuja [Nigeria], October 10: At least 76 people were killed after a boat capsized in the southern state of Anambra at the weekend, Nigerian President...

Malawi bans sale of food in primary, secondary schools as cholera death...

Lilongwe [Malawi], October 10: Malawi has banned sale of food in primary and secondary schools ahead of the new school year, which starts Monday, as...

Security official, 4 soldiers killed in explosion in S. Yemen

Aden [Yemen], October 10: An official of Yemen's pro-government security forces and four soldiers were killed in an explosion that struck their vehicle in the...

Israel nabs 6 Palestinians for suspected links to deadly shooting attack

Jerusalem [Israel], October 10: The Israeli police arrested on Sunday six Palestinians for their suspected links to a deadly shooting attack in East Jerusalem on...

480 thalassemia patients died in 4 years due to U.S. sanctions: Iranian...

Tehran [Iran], October 10:The Iranian government spokesman said 480 thalassemia patients have died in Iran over the past four years because of the U.S. sanctions...

Israeli top court overturns election ban on Arab party

Jerusalem [Israel], October 10: The Israeli top court on Sunday overturned a ban preventing the Arab party of Balad from running in the country's parliamentary...

Energy firm begins testing at gas field in Israel-Lebanon disputed waters

Jerusalem [Israel], October 10: London-based Energean began on Sunday gas pumping testing at the production facility of the disputed Karish natural gas field in the...

Turkish intelligence kills senior PKK member in N. Iraq

Ankara [Turkey], October 10: The Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MIT) on Sunday killed a senior member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and his...

Jordan voices regret over failure of Yemen's truce renewal

Amman [Jordan], October 10:Jordan on Sunday expressed regret that the truce in Yemen was not renewed, according to a Foreign Ministry statement.

Iraq's regional Kurdistan parliament extends legislative term for 1 year

Baghdad [Iraq], October 10: The lawmakers of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region voted on Sunday to extend the current four-year legislative term of the regional parliament...

Russia adds 18,819 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], October 10: Russia confirmed 18,819 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 21,203,332, the official monitoring and...

Portugal to invest 3 bln euros in curbing energy inflation

Lisbon [Portugal], October 10: The Portuguese government will inject 3 billion euros (2.92 billion U.S. dollars) into electricity and gas systems to contain inflation in...

Austrian President Van der Bellen set to win 2nd term

Vienna [Austria], October 10: Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen was set to win a second term as he was projected to get over 50...

1 killed, several injured as car drives into terrace bars in Spain

Madrid [Spain], October 10: A man has been arrested after one person was killed and at least seven injured as a car drove into two...

Putin denounces Crimean Bridge explosion as terrorist act

Moscow [Russia], October 10: The explosion on the Crimean Bridge was no doubt a terrorist act aimed at destroying Russia's critical civilian infrastructure, Russian President...

1 killed, 7 injured after driver plows through crowd in U.S. Colorado

Los Angeles [US], October 10:One person was killed and seven others injured after a driver plowed through a group gathered outside a restaurant in the...

1,000 Afghan destitute families receive food aid in capital

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 10: A total of 1,000 Afghan destitute families, mostly orphaned and disabled folks, received food aid donated by a local charity, Bunyad-e-Qaria,...

Singapore reports 4,795 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 10: Singapore reported 4,795 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,953,197.

Nepali president tests positive for COVID-19

Kathmandu [Nepal], October 10: Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital of Kathmandu, tested positive for...

Feature: Myanmar's handmade lantern market sees low demand amid commodity price hike

Yangon (Myanmar), October 9: With Myanmar's lighting festival around the corner, lantern makers in Yangon are seeing low demand for their products compared to previous...

Malaysia reports 1,627 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), October 9: Malaysia reported 1,627 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 4,853,523, according to the health...