Iran warns of "crushing" response against threat

Tehran (US), September 21: Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani on Monday dismissed recent threats by the Israeli officials, warning of a "crushing" response.

635,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN

United Nations, September 21: UN humanitarians said on Monday that 635,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with...

Moon says S. Korea will be steadfast partner for inclusive global cooperation...

New York (US), September 21: South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed his country's commitment Monday to "inclusive international cooperation" to address pending global challenges.

New cases slightly over 1,700; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok...

Seoul (South Korea), September 21: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases increased to over 1,700 on Tuesday despite fewer tests over the weekend, adding to woes...

UN expert highlights "renewed multilateralism" in face of COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva (Switzerland), September 21: A UN expert on Monday stressed that in order to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, a renewed multilateralism...

Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary elections

Buenos Aires (Argentina), September 21: Argentine President Alberto Fernandez swore in new cabinet ministers on Monday during a ceremony at the Bicentennial Museum at Government...

Canadians vote to decide who will lead the country

Ottawa (Canada), September 21: Canadians are heading to the polls across the country on Monday to choose a prime minister who will form the next...

Germany to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children in early 2022: minister

Berlin (Germany), September 21: Germany would likely offer COVID-19 vaccines to children under 12 in early 2022, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn said on...

Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine deal rift

Washington (US), September 21: U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to hold a phone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, U.S. officials said on...

UN chief urges rich states to deliver promised 100 bln USD for...

United Nations, September 21: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged rich countries to deliver the promised 100 billion U.S. dollars a year for...

U.S. to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign visitors

Washington (US), September 21: The United States will no longer prohibit foreign visitors from entering the country starting November if they are fully vaccinated against...

Russia's ruling party retains majority in lower parliament house

Moscow (Russia), September 21: The United Russia, the country's ruling party, has retained the "constitutional majority" in the lower house of parliament, preliminary results of...

Daily COVID-19 cases in Australia's epicenter state show signs of easing

Sydney (Australia), September 20 : As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in daily locally acquired cases, authorities have cautiously...

Israel reports 7,445 new COVID-19 cases

Jerusalem (Israel), September 20: Israel's ministry on Sunday reported 7,445 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally of infections in the country to 1,221,713.

N. Korea discounts S. Korea's new SLBM as 'rudimentary, toddling-stage' weapon

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: North Korea on Monday questioned whether South Korea's newly unveiled submarine-launched ballistic missile is a real SLBM, claiming even if...

S. Korea to deploy homegrown SLBM next year: sources

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea plans to put into operations a newly unveiled homegrown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at sea around the second...

Moon in New York for U.N. speech during Chuseok holiday in Korea

New York (US), September 20: South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in New York on Sunday to attend an annual session of the United Nations...

New cases slightly over 1,600; concerns grow over further spread after Chuseok...

Seoul (South Korea), September 20: South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell to around 1,600 on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but concerns...

Voter support for Australian PM falls to 18-month low

Canberra (Australia), September 20: Voter support for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has fallen to its lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

France rebukes Australia, U.S. for lying, contempt over submarine deal

Paris (France), September 20: France on Saturday rebuked Australia and the United States for "a major breach of trust and contempt" in the submarine row,...

Upcoming Canadian election to decide whether Trudeau's Liberal Party will have third...

Ottawa (Canada), September 20: Canada's 44th national election on Monday will not only decide whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party receives a third mandate,...

Time for U.S. to deal with domestic weaknesses first: expert

Washington (US), September 20: The key to building more harmonious economic relations is to recognize that China's development will not threaten the well-being of the...

Yellen says U.S. economic recovery would reverse into recession if debt limit...

Washington (US), September 20: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday warned that U.S. economic recovery would reverse into recession if Congress fails to swiftly...

Alumni association launched to deepen South Sudan-China relations

Juba (South Sudan), September 20: An alumni association was launched to enhance good relations between South Sudan and China.

Tanzania sees rise in new registered investment projects amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), September 20: The number of new investment projects registered in Tanzania between March and August in 2021 rose to 133, worth...

Egypt urges Israel to revive peace talks with Palestinians

Cairo (Egypt), September 20: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held on Sunday a phone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid, and urged Israel to...

Romania's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 5,000

Bucharest (Romania), September 19: Daily COVID-19 cases surpassed 5,000 in Romania on Saturday, reaching 5,388, bringing the country's total infections to 1,144,893, announced the authorities.