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Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], July 2: Myanmar confirmed 32 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to...

Singapore reports 9,087 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 9,087 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, July 2: Singapore reported 9,087 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,453,155.

Track-laying begins on main line of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway

Track-laying begins on main line of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung...

Jakarta [Indonesia], July 2: As the first pair of 500-meter-long rails was slowly pulled out of the transport wagon, the...

Pakistan organizes mango festival as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations

Pakistan organizes mango festival as part of its...

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2: The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday organized a mango festival in Islamabad as a...

Pakistan to encourage talented youth for innovative policy-making

Pakistan to encourage talented youth for innovative policy-making

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that his government will set up special cells under an...

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career readiness programs

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career...

San Francisco [US], July 1: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced a 4-million-U.S.-dollar investment to support the...

Saudi Arabia unveils priorities in research, innovation

Saudi Arabia unveils priorities in research, innovation

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 1: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud announced on Thursday national priorities in...

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid smuggling operation near border in U.S. Texas

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid...

Houston [Texas], July 1: Four people were killed and three others were seriously injured in a car crash involving a...

Ukraine begins exporting electricity to Europe

Ukraine begins exporting electricity to Europe

Kiev [Ukraine], July 1: Ukraine began exporting electricity to Europe on Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said.

Most COVID-19 tests in Germany no longer free of charge

Most COVID-19 tests in Germany no longer free...

Berlin [Germany], July 1: A new regulation came into force in Germany on Thursday that means COVID-19 tests are no...

First African American woman sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

First African American woman sworn in as U.S....

Washington [US], July 1: Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in at noon on Thursday to formally become an associate justice...

EU, New Zealand conclude negotiations on free trade agreement

EU, New Zealand conclude negotiations on free trade...

Brussels [Belgium], July 1: The European Union and New Zealand on Thursday concluded negotiations on a free trade deal which...

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Ottawa [Canada], July 1: Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Thursday confirmed a total of 278 cases of...

Italy tightens COVID health protocols as pandemic indicators worsen

Italy tightens COVID health protocols as pandemic indicators...

Rome [Italy], July 1: Italy on Thursday updated coronavirus heath protocols in the workplace, as the main pandemic indicators in...

Russian, Indonesian presidents discuss Ukraine, food supplies

Russian, Indonesian presidents discuss Ukraine, food supplies

Moscow [Russia], July 1: Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday discussed the current situation...

Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Lucerne [Switzerland], July 1: Former Chinese astronaut Jing Haipeng and his Swiss counterpart Claude Nicollier held an online exchange with...

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center in Paris

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center...

Paris [France], July 1: The Chinese culture center in Paris held, jointly with Chinese Literature Fair, on Thursday evening a...

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career readiness programs

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career...

San Francisco [US], July 1: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced a 4-million-U.S.-dollar investment to support the...

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid smuggling operation near border in U.S. Texas

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid...

Houston [Texas], July 1: Four people were killed and three others were seriously injured in a car crash involving a...

First African American woman sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

First African American woman sworn in as U.S....

Washington [US], July 1: Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in at noon on Thursday to formally become an associate justice...

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Ottawa [Canada], July 1: Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Thursday confirmed a total of 278 cases of...

Second tourist gored by bull bison this week in U.S. Yellowstone National Park

Second tourist gored by bull bison this week...

Los Angeles [US], July 1: A woman was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park, one of the...

9 injured in shooting in NE U.S.: media

9 injured in shooting in NE U.S.: media

Washington [US], July 1: A shooting in the northeastern U.S. city of Newark has left nine people injured, multiple media...

Indigenous women institution concerned over U.S. Supreme Court's ruling expanding state jurisdiction

Indigenous women institution concerned over U.S. Supreme Court's...

New York [US], July 1: The U.S. National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (NIWRC) on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the...

Vietnam reports 839 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 839 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 1: Vietnam recorded 839 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, up by 62 from Wednesday, according to its...

Singapore reports 9,505 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 9,505 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, July 1: Singapore reported 9,505 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 1,444,068.

Pakistan to promote ancient Silk Road to boost tourism industry

Pakistan to promote ancient Silk Road to boost...

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 1: Pakistan has been working vigorously to promote the ancient Silk Road to give impetus to the...