North Korea hinted Thursday it could resume its nuclear and long-range ballistic missile tests, as top officials led by Kim Jong Un said the country was preparing for a "long-term confrontation" with the United States, state-run media reported.
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US President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it is "not time to give up" on talks with Iran aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.
Superbug infections killed 1.2 million people in 2019, according to a study published Thursday, which authors described as the most comprehensive assessment of the impact of antimicrobial resistance to date.
A British woman named Angela Glover became a victim of the Tsunami that hit Tonga recently and this makes her the first reported victim of the deadly disaster.
US lawmakers Tuesday called on the UN human rights chief to release a report on Xinjiang, where Washington accuses China of perpetrating a genocide against minority Uyghur Muslims, before the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Germany has registered more than 100,000 new Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours, according to data released by the country's public health agency on Wednesday.
Australia's government will give visa rebates to students and backpackers who want to come to the country, in a bid to get them to fill a record number of job vacancies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A mass hamster cull in Hong Kong sparked fears among animal welfare groups on Wednesday that panicky people would abandon their pets after 11 of the rodents from one pet shop in the city tested positive for COVID-19.
The former first lady of America Michelle Obama celebrated her 58th birthday on January 17.
Researchers have identified a specific gene variant that protects against severe COVID-19 infection.
French teachers' unions called Monday for a second major strike this week to protest the government's Covid testing and isolation protocols, which they say are severely disrupting classes.
Fourth doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against Covid-19 are only "partially" effective for the Omicron variant of the virus, the authors of an Israeli trial said Monday.
China's postal service has ordered workers to disinfect international deliveries and urged the public to reduce orders from overseas after authorities claimed mail could be the source of recent coronavirus outbreaks
Forty-three migrants including three infants died after their boat capsized off the coast of Tarfaya in southern Morocco, Spanish organisation Caminando Fronteras said Monday.
Legendary Kathak Dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj passed away early today morning. He was 83.
Greece from Monday intends to fine all people ages 60 and over who aren't vaccinated against Covid-19 as a way to boost lagging inoculation levels and reduce pressure on health care.
The birth rate in China plummeted to a record low last year, official data showed Monday, as analysts warn that faster-than-expected ageing could deepen economic growth concerns.
A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was unclear with communications still hampered Monday.
The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty and inequality soared, a report said on Monday.
Taliban burned musical instrument in front of a musician in Afghanistan's Paktia province, a video posted by an Afghan journalist shows, in which the musician was seen crying after his instrument was set on fire.