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Switzerland hosts first Ukraine Recovery Conference

Switzerland hosts first Ukraine Recovery Conference

Lugano [Switzerland], July 5: Tasked with establishing the principles and framework for the future reconstruction of the conflict-torn country, a...

Death toll rises to 7 in Italian glacier landslide

Death toll rises to 7 in Italian glacier...

Rome [Italy], July 5: The death toll from a dramatic landslide caused by a melting glacier has climbed to seven...

Kiev says Ukraine's military operation in Lugansk region "successful"

Kiev says Ukraine's military operation in Lugansk region...

Kiev [Ukraine], July 5: Ukrainian presidential advisor Oleksiy Arestovych on Monday described as "successful" Ukraine's military operation in the key...

Italy declares state of emergency to confront drought

Italy declares state of emergency to confront drought

Rome [Italy], July 5: The Italian government on Monday declared a state of emergency related to the prolonged heatwave and...

Bundesbank chief calls for restrictive monetary policy to tame inflation

Bundesbank chief calls for restrictive monetary policy to...

Frankfurt [Germany], July 5: The German central bank chief on Monday called for more drastic measures to bring down the...

British government paves way for standing areas at top flight stadiums

British government paves way for standing areas at...

London [UK], July 5: For the first time since Britain's worst ever football tragedy, standing at top-flight football stadiums...

Final settlement agreement on compensation signed for Canadian First Nations children

Final settlement agreement on compensation signed for Canadian...

Ottawa [Canada], July 5: A final settlement agreement, the largest in Canadian history, has been signed on compensation for...

U.S. city of Philadelphia reports "security incident" amid Independence Day fireworks

U.S. city of Philadelphia reports "security incident" amid...

Washington [US], July 5: There is a "security incident" in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's largest city, on Monday night amid the...

Suspect of Independence Day parade shooting in Chicago suburb arrested

Suspect of Independence Day parade shooting in Chicago...

Chicago [US], July 5: Robert "Bobby" Crimo III, the 22-year-old suspect of a mass shooting during an Independence Day parade...

Bangladesh records 12 more COVID-19 deaths

Bangladesh records 12 more COVID-19 deaths

Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 5: Bangladesh on Monday recorded 12 new COVID-19 deaths during the past 24 hours, the highest number...

Singapore president tested positive for COVID-19

Singapore president tested positive for COVID-19

Singapore, July 5: Singaporean President Halimah Yacob posted on Facebook on Monday evening that she was just tested positive for...

Ruling coalition expected to win Japan upper house election: poll

Ruling coalition expected to win Japan upper house...

Tokyo [Japan], July 5: Japan's ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito is headed for victory in...

Mongolian PM to visit Singapore to boost ties

Mongolian PM to visit Singapore to boost ties

Ulan Bator [Mongolia], July 4: Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene will pay an official visit to Singapore from Wednesday to...

Japanese telecom company almost recovers from large-scale disruption, compensation to be discussed

Japanese telecom company almost recovers from large-scale disruption,...

Tokyo [Japan], July 5: Japan's telecom giant KDDI Corp. said Monday that services including voice calls and data communications have...

Chinese FM hails Lancang-Mekong cooperation on fight against COVID-19, connectivity, livelihood

Chinese FM hails Lancang-Mekong cooperation on fight against...

Bagan [Myanmar], July 5: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Monday that the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation...

Singapore's manufacturing PMI declines to 50.3 in June

Singapore's manufacturing PMI declines to 50.3 in June

Singapore, July 5: The Singapore purchasing managers' index (PMI), an early indicator of manufacturing activity, edged down 0.1 points from...

Typhoon Aere makes landfall in southwest Japan, weather agency warns of landslides, flooding

Typhoon Aere makes landfall in southwest Japan, weather...

Tokyo [Japan], July 5: A typhoon made landfall in Japan's southwestern prefecture of Nagasaki on Tuesday morning, bringing with it...

Malaysia reports 2,536 new COVID-19 infections, 5 more deaths

Malaysia reports 2,536 new COVID-19 infections, 5 more...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 4: Malaysia reported 2,536 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total...

Yoon instructs aides to follow up on economic talks in Spain

Yoon instructs aides to follow up on economic...

Seoul [South Korea], July 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol instructed aides Monday to follow up on economic discussions he had with...

Yoon's health minister pick withdraws nomination over political fund misuse allegations

Yoon's health minister pick withdraws nomination over political...

Seoul [South Korea], July 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol's pick to lead the health ministry withdrew her nomination Monday over allegations...

Monkeypox cases in Brazil rise to 76

Monkeypox cases in Brazil rise to 76

Sao Paulo [Brazil], July 4: A new case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Brazil, bringing the total number in...

Peru reports 70 pct increase in COVID-19 cases between June 19 and 25

Peru reports 70 pct increase in COVID-19 cases...

Lima [Peru], July 4: Peru registered 17,841 COVID-19 cases between June 19 and 25, an increase of 70 percent compared...

2 women killed in shark attack near Red Sea resort: Egyptian ministry

2 women killed in shark attack near Red...

Cairo [Egpyt], July 4: Two women were killed after being attacked by a shark south of Egypt's Red Sea...

Tanzania's largest trade fair opens with 22 foreign countries participating

Tanzania's largest trade fair opens with 22 foreign...

Dar es Salaam [Tanzania], July 4: Tanzania's 46th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) officially opened Sunday, with...

Libyan PM stresses importance of Security Directorates Support Force

Libyan PM stresses importance of Security Directorates Support...

Tripoli [Libya], July 4: Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah on Sunday stressed the importance of the Security Directorates Support Force...

Chinese organizations donate clean water facilities to schools in southern Ethiopia

Chinese organizations donate clean water facilities to schools...

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 4: Chinese organizations have distributed much-needed clean and sanitary water facilities to selected primary schools in...

Ghanaian president urges for concerted efforts to root out terrorism in West Africa

Ghanaian president urges for concerted efforts to root...

Accra [Ghana], July 4: Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday called for member states of the Economic Community...