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Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Baghdad (Iraq), October 2: Thousands of Iraqis gathered Saturday in Baghdad and some Iraqi provinces to mark the third anniversary...

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of US USD 48 bln this year: report

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea is expected to post a record high trade deficit of nearly US$50 billion...

Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline starts commercial operation

Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline starts commercial operation

Sofia (Bulgaria), October 2: The Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline, the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), started commercial operation on Saturday, according to...

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Chicago (US), October 2: CBOT agricultural futures closed mixed in the past week as a result of a rapid decline...

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

Denver [US], October 2: A Colorado teen hospitalized since 2020 with unrelenting COVID-19 conditions has become a poster child for...

UN chief voices concern over coup in Burkina Faso

UN chief voices concern over coup in Burkina...

United Nations, October 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed deep concern over the situation in Burkina Faso following...

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 2: Singapore reported 3,510 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,911,417.

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Paju (South Korea), October 2: An anti-Pyongyang group of North Korean defectors said Sunday they released eight giant balloons carrying...

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day amid waning virus wave

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 30,000 for the third straight day Sunday as...

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son arrived in Seoul on Saturday amid speculation he could...

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this winter

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this...

Paris (French), October 2: Earlier this year, the French government announced it was expecting energy shortages during the upcoming winter...

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce extension

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce...

Aden (Yemen), October 2: An updated UN proposal calling for an extension of the existing truce set to expire on...

Cuban PM to visit Cambodia next week: foreign ministry

Cuban PM to visit Cambodia next week: foreign...

Phnom Penh (Cuba), October 2: Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz will pay an official visit to Cambodia from Oct....

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Prague (Czech Republic), September 2: The leading government coalition party, the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), won the most seats in...

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 2: Myanmar confirmed 473 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming Israeli elections

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming...

Ramallah (Palestine), October 2: Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday warned that the Israeli settlement construction took "center stage" in...

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since early 2020

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since...

Vienna (Austria), October 2: The OPEC+ oil cartel will meet in Vienna at the ministerial level on Oct. 5 to...

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

Riga (Latvia), September 2: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' center-right party New Unity on Saturday won the Baltic country's parliamentary...

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National Day

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National...

Islamabad (Pakistan), October 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday extended heartiest greetings to China and the Chinese people...

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: Foreign citizens seeking work in Portugal can stay in the country for six months under a...

Avian flu detected in Lisbon

Avian flu detected in Lisbon

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: A new outbreak of avian flu has been confirmed at a commercial unit for raising turkeys...

Sweden resumes weapons exports to Türkiye

Sweden resumes weapons exports to Türkiye

Stockholm [Sweden], October 1: Swedish companies have been granted export permits for the sale of military equipment to Türkiye, the...

NASA reveals first image of Jupiter's moon Europa from Juno spacecraft

NASA reveals first image of Jupiter's moon Europa...

Los Angles [US], October 1: NASA has revealed the first picture of Jupiter's ice-encrusted moon Europa, which was taken by...

Ian makes landfall in U.S. South Carolina as Category 1 hurricane

Ian makes landfall in U.S. South Carolina as...

Washington [US], October 1: Ian made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on the coast of the southeastern U.S. state...

Hurricane Ian destroys 8,583 hectares of crops in western Cuba

Hurricane Ian destroys 8,583 hectares of crops in...

Havana [Cuba], October 1: Hurricane Ian destroyed 8,583 hectares of cropland in western Cuba, the weekly Tribuna de La Habana...

Number of active U.S. drilling rigs up this week

Number of active U.S. drilling rigs up this...

Houston [US], October 1: The number of active drilling rigs in the United States rose to 765 this week, up...

NASA shifts Crew-5 launch to ISS due to Hurricane Ian

NASA shifts Crew-5 launch to ISS due to...

Los Angeles [US], October 1: The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than...