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Israel says test of bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist "inconclusive"

Israel says test of bullet that killed Al...

Jerusalem [Israel], July 5: Israel said Monday that tests of the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh...

U.S. threatens Iranians' economic, health rights: gov't spokesman

U.S. threatens Iranians' economic, health rights: gov't spokesman

Tehran [Iran], June 5: An Iranian government spokesman said Monday that the United States has constantly violated Iranians' economic rights...

Iran's daily COVID-19 infections surpass 1,000 after over 2 months

Iran's daily COVID-19 infections surpass 1,000 after over...

Tehran [Iran], July 5: Iran's daily COVID-19 cases on Monday surpassed 1,000 for the first time since April 27,...

Houthi drone strike kills 3 gov't soldiers in southern Yemen

Houthi drone strike kills 3 gov't soldiers in...

Aden [Yemen], July 5: Three soldiers of the Yemeni government's armed forces were killed Monday in a drone strike launched...

Israel raises base interest rate from 0.75 pct to 1.25 pct

Israel raises base interest rate from 0.75 pct...

Jerusalem [Israel], July 5: Israel's central bank raised on Monday the base interest rate from 0.75 percent to 1.25 percent,...

Saudi Arabia allocates 5.33 bln USD against rising global prices

Saudi Arabia allocates 5.33 bln USD against rising...

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 5: Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday the allocation of 20 billion Saudi riyals (5.33 billion U.S....

Protesting farmers block supermarket distribution centers in Netherlands

Protesting farmers block supermarket distribution centers in Netherlands

The Hague [Netherlands], July 5: Dutch farmers blocked around 20 supermarket distribution centers across the country on Monday to...

Russia, Venezuela to strengthen cooperation

Russia, Venezuela to strengthen cooperation

Moscow [Russia], July 5: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his visiting Venezuelan counterpart, Carlos Faria, on Monday voiced readiness...

U.S. mulls plan to train Ukrainian military: U.S. ambassador

U.S. mulls plan to train Ukrainian military: U.S....

Kiev [Ukraine], July 5: The United States is considering the possibility of providing training to the Ukrainian military, the Ukrainian...

Spanish police bust gang using underwater drug drones

Spanish police bust gang using underwater drug drones

Madrid [Spain], July 5: Police in Spain have broken up a gang that was allegedly smuggling drugs using semi-submersible drones...

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...