* The Democratic Individuals’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) carried out a “reconnaissance satellite tv for pc” improvement take a look at on Saturday, the official Korean Central Information Company (KCNA) reported on Sunday.
* US President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Saturday, the White Home stated. The decision lasted for about half-hour, the White Home added.
* France introduced on Saturday a comparatively minor cupboard reshuffle, with Jacqueline Gourault stepping down and being changed in her function as Minister for ‘Territorial Cohesion and Relations with Native Authorities’ by Joel Giraud.
* Russian state fuel firm Gazprom GAZP.MM was transport pure fuel to Europe through Ukraine in the identical quantity of 109.5 million cubic metres per day as on Saturday, the Interfax information company cited Gazprom as saying on Sunday.
* Turkey and Israel will talk about steps to enhance cooperation throughout talks between the 2 international locations’ presidents subsequent week in Ankara, the Turkish presidency stated on Saturday, because the regional rivals work to restore long-strained ties.
* Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog goal to resolve a standoff over the origin of uranium particles discovered at outdated however undeclared websites by early June, they stated in a joint assertion, aiming to take away an impediment to reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
* Burkina Faso’s interim president Paul-Henri Damiba has accepted a brand new authorities that features the identical defence minister as served below former president Roch Kabore earlier than his ouster in a navy coup, an official decree confirmed on Saturday.
* Sydney, Australia’s most populous metropolis that has been drenched in rain for days, braced for extra heavy downpours on Sunday because the loss of life toll from flooding throughout the nation’s east rose to 17.
* China reported 329 new confirmed coronavirus circumstances on the mainland on March 5, the nationwide well being authority stated on Sunday, in contrast with 281 circumstances a day earlier. There have been no new deaths, leaving the loss of life toll unchanged at 4,636. As of March 5, mainland China had confirmed 110,868 circumstances.
* The Philippines’ Division of Well being (DOH) reported 870 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, bringing the overall variety of confirmed circumstances within the Southeast Asian nation to three,667,542. The DOH stated 144 extra folks died from COVID-19 problems, taking the loss of life toll to 57,023.
* Italy reported 39,963 COVID-19 associated circumstances on Saturday, towards 38,095 the day earlier than, the well being ministry stated, whereas the variety of deaths fell to 173 from 210.