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Nigerian security forces kill gunmen, rescue kidnappees in northern state

Nigerian security forces kill gunmen, rescue kidnappees in...

Lagos [Nigeria], August 8: Eight gunmen were killed and six kidnapped victims were rescued by the military and police in...

4 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in terrorist attack in Mali

4 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in terrorist attack...

Bamako [Mali], August 8: Four Malian soldiers and two civilians were killed and two Malian soldiers and two civilians were...

UN support for Syria can encourage Lebanon's Syrian refugees return home: ambassador

UN support for Syria can encourage Lebanon's Syrian...

Beirut [Lebanon], August 8: The Syrian ambassador to Lebanon said on Sunday that UN organizations should deliver their financial support...

Gazan faction says reaches Egypt-brokered cease-fire with Israel

Gazan faction says reaches Egypt-brokered cease-fire with Israel

Gaza [Palestine], August 8: The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) active in the Gaza Strip announced on Sunday evening that it...

1 killed in forest fire in southern Croatia

1 killed in forest fire in southern Croatia

Zagreb [Croatia], August 8: One person was killed on Sunday in a forest fire that broke out between the towns...

Shipments of Ukrainian grain go into high gear with 2nd caravan of ships inspected|

Shipments of Ukrainian grain go into high gear...

Istanbul [Turkey], August 8: Efforts to bring Ukrainian grain to international markets via the Black Sea have gone into a...

Birthrate hits lowest in two decades in Sweden

Birthrate hits lowest in two decades in Sweden

Stockholm [Sweden], August 8: Childbirth in the spring of 2022 in Sweden reached the lowest level in more than two...

Portugal registers 70 municipalities in "maximum" fire danger level

Portugal registers 70 municipalities in "maximum" fire danger...

Lisbon [Portugal], August 8: Portugal registers 70 municipalities in northern and central regions of the country in "maximum danger of...

Downtown shooting in U.S. city Cincinnati leaves 9 injured

Downtown shooting in U.S. city Cincinnati leaves 9...

Washington [US], August 8: Nine people were injured after a shooting in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio early Sunday morning.

Singapore reports 4,798 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 4,798 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, August 8: Singapore reported 4,798 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,759,575.

Philippines logs 4,621 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths

Philippines logs 4,621 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more...

Manila [Philippines], August 8: The Philippines reported 4,621 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in...

5 killed, 7 injured in road accident in Myanmar

5 killed, 7 injured in road accident in...

Yangon [Myanmar], August 8: Five people were killed and seven others were injured in a car accident on Sunday morning...

China, Bangladesh pledge to strengthen partnership, deepen cooperation

China, Bangladesh pledge to strengthen partnership, deepen cooperation

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 8: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met here Sunday with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister...

Malaysia reports 4,684 new COVID-19 infections, 11 new deaths

Malaysia reports 4,684 new COVID-19 infections, 11 new...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), August 7: Malaysia reported 4,684 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to...

150 front-line Army commandoes to conduct joint training at U.S. Army's National Training Center

150 front-line Army commandoes to conduct joint training...

Seoul [South Korea], August 7:About 150 South Korean Army commandoes will leave for the United States later this month for...

Gaza's only power station shut down due to fuel shortage

Gaza's only power station shut down due to...

Gaza [Palestine], August 7: The only power plant in the Gaza Strip has been shut down because of fuel shortage,...

Israel says misfire by Palestinian militants kills civilians in Gaza

Israel says misfire by Palestinian militants kills civilians...

Jerusalem [Israel], August 7: Israel denied Saturday its responsibility for an airstrike that killed civilians, including four children, in Gaza,...

24 killed, 215 wounded as Israel-Gaza exchange of fire continues for 2nd day

24 killed, 215 wounded as Israel-Gaza exchange of...

Gaza [Palestine], August 7:At least 24 Palestinians have been killed and 215 injured as Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad...

Cyprus detects two more monkeypox cases

Cyprus detects two more monkeypox cases

Nicosia [Cyprus], August 7: Two more confirmed cases of monkeypox have been detected in Cyprus, raising the total to three,...

One killed in vessels collision in Croatia

One killed in vessels collision in Croatia

Zagreb [Croatia],August 7:A 44-year-old German citizen was killed on Saturday in a collision between two vessels near Cape Kamenjak in...

2nd caravan of grain ships from Ukraine arrive in Istanbul

2nd caravan of grain ships from Ukraine arrive...

Istanbul [Turkey], August 7: The second caravan of ships transporting grain from Ukraine arrived at the shores of Istanbul, according...

Biden tests negative in COVID-19 "rebound" case: doctor

Biden tests negative in COVID-19 "rebound" case: doctor

Washington [US], August 7: U.S. President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday in the process of his recovery...

At least 17 missing, 67 injured in Cuba's fuel tank explosion

At least 17 missing, 67 injured in Cuba's...

Havana [Cuba], August 7: A fuel storage tank at a supertanker port near the port of Matanzas in Cuba exploded...

White House slams Indiana's restrictive abortion law

White House slams Indiana's restrictive abortion law

Washington [US], August 7: Indiana's latest legislation on abortion "institutes a near-total abortion ban" in the state, said the White...

Pakistani PM sets up relief fund for flood-affected people

Pakistani PM sets up relief fund for flood-affected...

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 7: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday set up a relief fund for flood-affected people, the...

Singapore reports 5,633 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 5,633 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, August 7: Singapore reported 5,633 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,754,777.

Vietnam reports 1,609 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 1,609 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], August 7: Vietnam recorded 1,609 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, down 466 from Friday, according to the...