FBI report tells less about overall state of U.S. crime in 2021:...

New York (US), October 9: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released its 2021 Crime in the Nation Report, for which only 63 percent of...

Iran says U.S. sanctions hurt Iranians' health

Tehran (Iran), October 9: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Saturday Iranian officials and individuals had been indiscriminately targeted by Washington's unprecedented sanctions,...

Putin orders intensified measures to protect Crimea-related facilities

Moscow (Russia), October 9: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday to strengthen measures for protecting transport crossing through the Kerch Strait, the...

U.S. military footage shows arrival of new rotational force in Korea

Seoul (South Korea), October 9: The U.S. military on Saturday released footage showing a Stryker armored fighting vehicle arriving in a port city south of...

PM set to visit Chile, Uruguay, Argentina this week

Seoul (South Korea), October 9: Prime Minister Han Duck-soo is set to depart for Chile on Sunday for a three-nation trip that will also take...

New COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 2nd day amid waning virus wave

Seoul (South Korea), October 9: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 20,000 for the second consecutive day Sunday, as the virus wave has subsided...

NSC condemns N. Korea's short-range ballistic missile launch

Seoul (South Korea), October 9: The presidential National Security Council (NSC) strongly condemned North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea...

Flash floods hit parts of Cambodia, killing 4: PM

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), October 9: Flash floods have been hitting parts of Cambodia, leaving at least four people dead, Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen...

Syria demands immediate withdrawal of U.S. forces

Damascus (Syria), October 9: The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria.

Kenya's forex reserves fall to 5-year low

Nairobi (Kenya), October 9: Kenya's foreign exchange reserves declined by 12.5 billion shillings (about 103 million U.S. dollars) this week to hit a five-year low...

Feature: Joint inspection teams work in concord to speed up grain export...

Istanbul (Turkey), October 9: A small boat carrying a multilateral inspection team approached the grain-laden vessel Moonlight from Ukraine that anchored here in the port...

S. European countries urge to enhance migrant check on borders

Nicosia (Cyprus), October 9: Ministers of interior and immigration of Italy, Spain, Greece, Malta and Cyprus on Saturday called for enhanced surveillance of external European...

Egypt textile expo reopens after COVID-19 outbreak, raising hope for improved business

Cairo (Egypt), October 9: At a spacious hall in an exhibition center in Cairo, businesses from eight countries display in adjacent partitions, booths and pavilions...

Tehran summons Danish envoy over attack on Iranian embassy in Copenhagen

Tehran [Iran], October 8: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned Denmark's ambassador to Iran to protest against an attack on Iran's embassy in Copenhagen...

Iraqi security officer killed in car-bombing attack

Baghdad [Iraq], October 8: A security officer in Iraq's Kurdistan region was killed on Friday by the explosion of two bombs attached to his car,...

Lithuania launches 1.3-bln-euro Rail Baltica tender

Vilnius [Lithuania], October 8:LTG Infra, the infrastructure subsidiary of Lithuanian Railways (LTG), has launched a procurement process worth 1.3 billion euros (1.27 billion U.S. dollars)...

COVID-19 cases spike in Bavaria after Oktoberfest

Berlin [Germany], October 8: Since the start of the Oktoberfest celebrations in mid-September in the German state of Bavaria, the seven-day incidence of COVID-19 cases...

Russia's MC-21 aircraft conducts first flight with domestic engines

Moscow [Russia], October 8: A prototype of the Russia's MC-21 passenger aircraft, previously tested with imported powerplants, has performed its first flight with domestic-made PD-14...

Zelensky outlines key challenges for Ukraine

Kiev [Ukraine],October 8: Ukrainian President VolodymyrZelensky on Friday outlined the key challenges for Ukraine amid its conflict with Russia, the presidential press service reported.

French politicians call for dialogues between TotalEnergies and strikers

Paris [France], October 8: Several French politicians, including President Emmanuel Macron, called on Friday for dialogues and responsibility between TotalEnergies strikers and the company as...

3 killed in blast at petrol station in Ireland

Dublin [Ireland],October 8: Three people have been killed on Friday in an explosion at a petrol station in Co Donegal, Ireland, according to local media...

U.S. unemployment edges down to 3.5 pct in September amid tight labor...

Washington [US], October 8: U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs in September amid a still tight labor market, with the unemployment rate edging down to 3.5...

Health Canada authorizes COVID-19 vaccine booster targeting Omicron subvariants

Ottawa [Canada], October 8: Health Canada authorized on Friday a second bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster targeting the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants.

Canada confirms 18,478 new COVID-19 cases in one week

Ottawa [Canada], October 8:Canada confirmed 18,478 new COVID-19 cases for the week ending Oct. 1, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said on Friday.

Canada confirms 1,411 monkeypox cases

Ottawa [Canada], October 8: Canada has confirmed 1,411 cases of monkeypox, including 38 hospitalisations, the Public Health Agency of Canada said on Friday.

New York City declares state of emergency amid rising influx of asylum...

New York [US], October 8: New York City Mayor Eric Adams declared a state of emergency on Friday in response to a record-breaking influx of...

Inflation in Mexico has topped out, says president

Mexico City [Mexico], October 8: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday said inflation in Mexico has topped out and could begin to decline.