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Poland to build Europe's strongest NATO army: defense minister

Poland to build Europe's strongest NATO army: defense...

Warsaw (Poland), July 29: Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Thursday that his country aims...

African countries report 2,101 monkeypox cases, 75 related deaths

African countries report 2,101 monkeypox cases, 75 related...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 29: The African continent has so far reported 2,101 monkeypox cases and 75 people have died...

S. Korea's 1st lunar orbiter mission to be delayed amid SpaceX rocket maintenance issue

S. Korea's 1st lunar orbiter mission to be...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: The upcoming launch of South Korea's first lunar orbiter mission will be postponed by at...

N.K. leader warns S. Korean gov't, military to be annihilated in event of preemptive strike bid

N.K. leader warns S. Korean gov't, military to...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned that South Korea's Yoon Suk-yeol government and its "military...

Indonesian president arrives in S. Korea for summit with Yoon

Indonesian president arrives in S. Korea for summit...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in South Korea Wednesday for a two-day official visit that...

Yoon vows to defend freedom through firm alliance with U.S.

Yoon vows to defend freedom through firm alliance...

Seoul (SoUTH Korea), July 28: President Yoon Suk-yeol celebrated the unveiling of a new Korean War monument in Washington on...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 90,000

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases fall below 90,000

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 90,000 on Thursday, cooling from the steep rise...

Samsung Electronics logs record Q2 revenue on server chips, warns of market uncertainties

Samsung Electronics logs record Q2 revenue on server...

Seoul (South Korea), July 28: Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net profit of 11.09 trillion won (US$8.5...

Venezuelan special economic zones to boost technology transfer, specialized jobs, says lawmaker

Venezuelan special economic zones to boost technology transfer,...

Caracas (Venezuela), July 28: The creation of special economic zones (SEZs) in Venezuela will promote the transfer of technology and...

Iran welcomes more diplomacy to revive nuclear deal: FM

Iran welcomes more diplomacy to revive nuclear deal:...

Tehran (Iran), July 28: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Wednesday that his country "welcomes the continuation of diplomacy and...

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament against nomination for new PM

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament against nomination for new...

Baghdad (Iraq), July 28: Hundreds of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday broke into the Iraqi parliament building...

UN condemns fighting in South Sudan's oil-rich state

UN condemns fighting in South Sudan's oil-rich state

Juba (South Sudan), July 28: The United Nations on Wednesday condemned clashes between rebel forces and the South Sudan People's...

4 million Indonesian medical workers to get 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine

4 million Indonesian medical workers to get 4th...

Jakarta (Indonesia), July 28: Four million medical workers will receive a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine amid increasing transmissions...

Mexico's exports grow 18.8 pct in first half of 2022

Mexico's exports grow 18.8 pct in first half...

Mexico City (Mexico), July 28: Mexico's exports grew 18.8 percent year on year in the first half of 2022, driven...

Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest: WHO

Monkeypox hits Europe, Americas hardest: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), July 28: Europe and the Americas have been affected the most by the monkeypox outbreak, Director General of...

U.S. Fed raises rates by another three-quarter point amid persistent inflation

U.S. Fed raises rates by another three-quarter point...

Washington (US), July 28: The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points, the...

Namibia says more needs to be done to address disparities in healthcare

Namibia says more needs to be done to...

Windhoek (Namibia), July 28: Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services Executive Director Ben Nangombe on Wednesday said while there...

Bangladesh's forex reserves enough to cover up to 9 months of imports: PM

Bangladesh's forex reserves enough to cover up to...

Dhaka (Bangladesh), July 28: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the South Asian country would be able to...

U.S. records world's highest monkeypox tally with over 3,500 cases

U.S. records world's highest monkeypox tally with over...

Los Angeles (US), July 28: The United States has confirmed more than 3,500 monkeypox cases, according to the latest data...

Biden urges precautions as Omicron subvariant BA.5 spreads in U.S.

Biden urges precautions as Omicron subvariant BA.5 spreads...

Washington (US), July 28: U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged precautions as the Omicron BA.5 subvariant of COVID-19 continues...

Poland may reach gas independence by end of 2022: PM

Poland may reach gas independence by end of...

Warsaw (Poland), July 28: Poland could become sovereign in selecting gas supplies by the end of this year, Prime Minister...

Macron reaffirms France's support for fight against terrorism in Benin

Macron reaffirms France's support for fight against terrorism...

Cotonou (Berlin), July 28: Beninese President Patrice Talon and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron pledged on Wednesday to fight against...

Kenya's central bank maintains benchmark lending rate at 7.5 pct amid rising inflation

Kenya's central bank maintains benchmark lending rate at...

Nairobi (Kenya), July 28: The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Wednesday retained its benchmark lending rate at 7.5 percent...

Iran says Israel-linked spies seek to bomb sensitive defense center

Iran says Israel-linked spies seek to bomb sensitive...

Tehran (Iran), July 28: The Iranian Intelligence Ministry said on Wednesday that the arrested members of an "Israel-linked spy network"...

Uzbekistan hosts conference to rally support for Afghanistan

Uzbekistan hosts conference to rally support for Afghanistan

Tashkent (Uzbekistan), July 27: Uzbekistan hosted an international conference here on Tuesday to garner support for the economic and social...

French Parliament votes bill ending state of health emergency on Aug. 1

French Parliament votes bill ending state of health...

Paris (France), July 27: The French Parliament adopted on Tuesday a bill ending the state of health emergency and COVID-19...

Microsoft reports Q4 results with revenue up 12 pct

Microsoft reports Q4 results with revenue up 12...

San Francisco (US), July 27: Microsoft on Tuesday posted a revenue of 51.9 billion U.S. dollars for the fourth quarter...