Brazil reports 1,480 more deaths from COVID-19

Sao Paulo (Brazil), April 13: Brazil registered 1,480 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 354,617, the country's...

UK Wraps Up Vaccination of People Over 50 Ahead of Schedule, Downing...

London (UK), April 13: The United Kingdom has completed the vaccination of those over 50 ahead of schedule, administering first shots of coronavirus vaccines to...

Zarif Thanks Lavrov for Moscow's Condemnation of Natanz Incident

Tehran (Iran), April 13: Iran is grateful to Moscow for its condemnation of the recent incident at the Natanz nuclear facility, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...

N. Korea holds celebrations for founder's birthday in show of confidence in...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: North Korea appears to be showing "confidence" in handling the global coronavirus pandemic as it is holding various celebrations to...

New virus cases under 600 for 2nd day; spring resurgence in store

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained below 600 for the second straight day Tuesday on fewer tests over the...

S. Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision to release water from...

Seoul (South Korea), April 13: South Korea on Tuesday expressed strong regret over Japan's decision to release contaminated water into the sea from its wrecked...

IAEA chief: Efforts called to forestall further harm to environmental protection and...

Vienna (Austria), April 13: The chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) called for efforts on Monday to forestall further harm to environmental protection,...

UN chief calls for 6 measures to finance recovery from COVID-19

United Nations, April 13: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for six measures to help countries recover from COVID-19 and keep them on track...

Biden meets with executives to address semiconductor shortage

Washington (US), April 13: U.S. President Joe Biden and other White House officials on Monday met with executives from 19 major companies to

EU rejects attempts to derail diplomatic process to revive Iran nuclear deal

Brussels (Belgium), April 13: The European Union (EU) on Monday strongly rejected any attempts to derail diplomatic efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal currently...

Several U.S. states shut down Johnson & Johnson vaccine sites after adverse...

Washington (US), April 13: Several states in the United States have temporarily shut down some vaccine sites after people suffered adverse reactions to the shot.

Israeli PM says not to allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons

Jerusalem (Israel), April 13: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel will never allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons.

COVID-19 cases rise to 142,587 in Myanmar

Yangon (Myanmar), April 12: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar has risen to 142,587, including 11 newly detected infections, according to a...

COVID-19 death toll in U.S. California exceeds 60,000

San Francisco (US), April 12: The death toll from COVID-19 in the U.S. state of California has exceeded 60,000, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on...

NASA's Mars helicopter delays first flight

Washington (US), April 12: NASA has chosen to reschedule its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's first experimental flight on the Red Planet to no earlier than April...

International organizations express grave concern over situation in Somalia

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 12: The African Union (AU), the European Union (EU), Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations (UN) have expressed...

Russian ISS Crew Offers Congratulations on 60th Anniversary of First Manned Spaceflight

Moscow (Russia), April 12: Russian cosmonauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) have congratulated everyone with the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic space...

Iran urges ROK to unfreeze bank assets as soon as possible

Tehran (Iran), April 12: Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Sunday called on the Republic of Korea (ROK) to unfreeze Iran's assets in its banks...

Turkey confirms 50,678 new COVID-19 cases, 3,849,011 in total

Ankara (Turkey), April 12: Turkey on Sunday reported 50,678 new COVID-19 cases, including 2,548 symptomatic patients, raising the total number in the country to...

UN envoy informs Cypriot community leaders of meeting to restart peace talks

Nicosia (Cyprus), April 12: The United Nations (UN) special envoy on Cyprus Jane Holl Lute on Sunday briefed Cypriot community leaders on the details of...

New virus cases back under 600 on fewer tests; curbs extended amid...

Seoul (South Korea), April 12: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 600 for the first time in six days Monday partly due...

Moon's approval rating dips to record low of 33.4 pct: Realmeter

Soeul (South Korea), April 12: President Moon Jae-in's approval rating hit an all-time low of 33.4 percent, a poll showed Monday, as his Democratic Party...

AstraZeneca vaccine rollout resumed, those under 30 excluded

Seoul (South Korea), April 12: South Korea on Sunday decided to resume administering AstraZeneca vaccines to eligible recipients after temporarily putting the program on hold...

Rampant gun violence makes U.S. a proven hypocrite on human rights

Washington (US), April 12: A recent string of mass shootings in the United States have once again proved that the country, always proclaiming itself a...

France to extend interval between mRNA vaccine jabs to speed up rollout

Paris (France), April 12: France will extend the interval between the two doses of mRNA coronavirus vaccine by two more weeks to quickly inoculate more...

Australian PM concedes population may not all be vaccinated this year

Canberra (Australia), April 12: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded that Australians might not all receive coronavirus vaccines in 2021.

Russia Urges US to Take More Responsible Approach on Ukraine Instead of...

Moscow (Russia), April 11: Moscow urges Washington to take a more responsible approach toward the situation around Ukraine and not to escalate tensions that are...