Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) A total of 2,819 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, raising the country's total infection tally to 1,004,694, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 70,000 people from 146 villages in Luonan county in China's Shaanxi province have been affected by floods triggered by torrential rain, authorities said on Sunday.
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
Santiago, July 25 (IANS) Chilean Ministers have met executives from the Chinese company Sinovac over the pharmaceutical firm's plan to create a potential vaccination production site.
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has announced the dismantlement of a terrorist cell linked to a recent bombing in capital Baghdad, which left dozens of people killed and wounded.
Madrid, July 25 (IANS) The Spanish government has announced that travellers from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia and Namibia will have to spend 10 days in quarantine following their arrival in the country.
Ramallah, July 25 (IANS) A senior Palestinian diplomat has slammed what he termed as the international community's inaction towards the Israeli violations in the Palestinian territories.
Johannesburg, July 25 (IANS) South Africa is ready to reopen schools from Monday as Covid-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce transmission, said the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga.
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) The Iraqi Communist Party has announced its withdrawal from the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
Sanaa, July 25 (IANS) A total of 21 Houthi rebels were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on the militia group's positions in Yemen's central province of Al Bayda, according to medics.
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll in China's rain-ravaged Henan province has increased to 58 as record downpours wreaked havoc, according to the local government.
Paris, July 25 (IANS) Five cultural sites in Saudi Arabia and Europe have been inscribed on the world heritage list, the Unesco announced in a statement.
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called for "a new coexistence" of all the countries of the Americas after stating that the model imposed more than two centuries ago "is exhausted; it has no future".
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Over two-thirds the size of India, Tibet, also known as the 'Roof of the World' or 'Third Pole of the Earth', may no more be an enigma for the outside world now.
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.81 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
New York, July 25 (IANS) On Monday, when Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be on his way to India, his deputy, Wendy Sherman, will be in China representing the interests of the US and its allies during talks with Beijing's top diplomats delivering a tough US message that it will act to defend its interests, according to senior administration officials.
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government imposed a curfew across almost all of the country on Saturday in an attempt to stop the Taliban from invading cities, the media reported.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.
Kabul/New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The French Ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, has said that the base for insurgency is in Quetta, adding that Afghan leaders and people should show unity against any foreign interferences.
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Senior government officials from across the world, including individuals in high national security positions who are "allies of the US", were targeted by governments using the NSO Group spyware in a 2019 attack against 1,400 WhatsApp users, according to the messaging apps Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian reported.
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan.
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines have evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and some other parts of the country amid a flood threat, a disaster management official said on Saturday.
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Thirty-three Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in strikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in two provinces, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Saturday.
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 13 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, with 12 in Jiangsu and one in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines on Saturday lowered the alert level from 3 to 2 for the Taal volcano, near Manila, due to "decreased unrest".