Addis Ababa, March 4 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 3,914,044, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Ankara, March 4 (IANS) In Turkey's capital city Ankara, there is a glimmer of hope among businesses following the partial easing of months-long coronavirus restrictions.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Russia on Wednesday threatened to retaliate against the sanctions imposed on it by the US and the EU for allegedly poisoning an opposition leader.
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) Two patients at the long-term care hospitals in South Korea's Gyeonggi province died after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, the first cases of deaths since the country launched its nationwide vaccination programme last week.
Guangzhou (China), March 3 (IANS) Top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci and leading Chinese respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan have called for global solidarity and cooperation to fight against Covid-19.
Karachi, March 3 (IANS) The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) in Pakistan, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has called for constant and active vigilance to thwart any attempt to disrupt the efforts by the countrys armed forces in rooting out terrorism from the troubled tribal regions of North and South Waziristan.
Addis Ababa, March 3 (IANS) The African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 28 Ebola virus cases and 11 deaths so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The Hague, March 3 (IANS) An explosion occurred near a Covid-19 testing centre in the town of Bovenkarspel in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning, police said.
Washington, March 3 (IANS) A senior US Federal Reserve official said that the central bank needs to be patient with easy monetary policy to achieve its inflation and employment goals.
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook on Wednesday met the European Union's (EU) Ambassador to Seoul Maria Castillo Fernandez to discuss security issues.
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday revealed that the country's economy has continued to recover from the Covid-19 crisis.
Baghdad, March 3 (IANS) At least 10 rockets were fired on Wednesday at a military airbase housing US-led coalition forces in Iraq's Anbar province, security sources said.
Yangon, March 3 (IANS) Myanmar's Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin attended an informal meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a state-media report said on Wednesday.
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) A tropical cyclone off Australia's northeast coast is forecast to intensify throughout Wednesday and overnight, with gale force winds impacting parts of the coastline.
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US Chamber of Commerce called on Congress to target the Covid-19 relief package based on the latest data, arguing that the economic situation has changed since the introduction of the plan.
Kabul, March 3 (IANS) About 60 people lost their lives in the increased targeted attacks in Afghanistan in February as fighting rages in the country, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) The Australian government on Wednesday announced that it has extended the nation's international border ban until June.
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday held its Senate polls to elect 37 members of the upper house of the country's Parliament.
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, will open its annual session on Thursday in Beijing, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Australia's Attorney General (AG) Christian Porter has identified himself as the government minister facing a historical rape allegation and fronted the media on Wednesday to deny the allegation.
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) Negotiators from South Korea and the US will hold talks in Washington this week to discuss how to share the upkeep cost for the US Forces Korea (USFK), Seoul's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Kabul, March 3 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a shooting attack that killed three female media workers in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US Senate has overwhelmingly voted to confirm President Joe Biden's nominee Cecilia Rouse, a Princeton University economist, to lead the White House Council of Economic Advisers, making her the first African-American to hold the position.
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) It seems that the halted trade ties between India and Pakistan are on the verge of gradual restoration with Pakistan likely to import cotton from India.
Brasilia, March 3 (IANS) The coronavirus variant detected in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas is twice as contagious and capable of re-infecting those who already had Covid-19, according to a study