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Israel says downs 3 Hezbollah drones flying to gas field

Israel says downs 3 Hezbollah drones flying to...

Jerusalem (Israel), July 3: The Israeli military said it shot down on Saturday three Hezbollah drones flying toward one of...

In 1st speech, Israeli interim PM warns Iran, extends hands to Palestinians

In 1st speech, Israeli interim PM warns Iran,...

Jerusalem (Israel), July 3: In his first televised speech as Israeli interim prime minister, YairLapid on Saturday reached out to...

New Zealand reports 4,924 community cases of COVID-19

New Zealand reports 4,924 community cases of COVID-19

Wellington (New Zealand), July 3: New Zealand reported 4,924 community cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, said the Ministry of Health...

Malaysia reports 2,527 new COVID-19 infections

Malaysia reports 2,527 new COVID-19 infections

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), June 3: Malaysia reported 2,527 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to...

Monkeypox cases in Colombia rise to 5

Monkeypox cases in Colombia rise to 5

Bogota (Colombia), July 3: Two new cases of monkeypox were detected in Colombia, bringing the total number of cases in...

New York passes new law after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gun-carrying in public

New York passes new law after U.S. Supreme...

New York [US], July 3: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday signed into law a bill restricting concealed...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases stay over 10,000 for 2nd day amid resurgence woes

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases stay over 10,000...

Seoul (South Korea), July 3: South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed above 10,000 for the second consecutive day Sunday as...

Umbrella union stages massive rallies in Seoul amid scorching heat

Umbrella union stages massive rallies in Seoul amid...

Seoul (South Korea), July 3: The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), a major umbrella labor group, on Saturday staged...

N. Korea lashes out at closer security ties among S. Korea, U.S., Japan

N. Korea lashes out at closer security ties...

Seoul (South Korea), July 3: North Korea lambasted South Korea, the United States and Japan on Sunday for their move...

Argentine economy minister resigns

Argentine economy minister resigns

Buenos Aires (Argentina), July 3: Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman on Saturday submitted his resignation from the post he has...

Syrian president accuses Turkey of aggression as Iran attempts to ease tension

Syrian president accuses Turkey of aggression as Iran...

Damascus (Syria), July 3: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday accused the Turkish leadership of committing aggression against Syria, even...

Nigerian president welcomes berthing of first ship at new deep seaport

Nigerian president welcomes berthing of first ship at...

Abuja (Nigeria), July 3: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday welcomed the successful berthing of the first ship at the...

Afghan official thanks China for aid to quake-affected families

Afghan official thanks China for aid to quake-affected...

Barmal (Afghanistan), July 3: MawlawiMansoor, head of Natural Disaster Management Authority of Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province, on Saturday thanked China...

Pakistan to switch state-owned buildings to solar energy

Pakistan to switch state-owned buildings to solar energy

Islamabad (Pakistan), July 3: Pakistan's task force on solar energy has decided to make all state-owned buildings in the capital...

Facts about Russia-Ukraine conflict: Russian FM says Moscow no longer trusts U.S., EU

Facts about Russia-Ukraine conflict: Russian FM says Moscow...

BEIJING, July 2 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis:

Aussie researchers warn of "long COVID" threat

Aussie researchers warn of "long COVID" threat

Sydney (Australia), July 3: As COVID-19 restrictions gradually ease across Australia, health professionals expressed concerns over a "very big wave"...

UNDP praises Cambodia for appealing donations for landmine clearance

UNDP praises Cambodia for appealing donations for landmine...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), July 3: The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Saturday praised the Cambodian government for appealing donations...

Romanian firefighters arrive in Greece for summer wildfire season

Romanian firefighters arrive in Greece for summer wildfire...

Athens (Greece), July 3: A group of 28 Romanian firefighters was welcomed by Greek authorities in Athens on Saturday during...

Ukraine earns 22.2 bln USD from grain, oilseeds exports in 2021-2022

Ukraine earns 22.2 bln USD from grain, oilseeds...

Kiev (Ukraine), July 3: Ukraine has earned 22.2 billion U.S. dollars from exporting grain and oilseeds in the 2021-2022 marketing...

Kenya to connect to Ethiopia, Tanzania electricity grids in 2022

Kenya to connect to Ethiopia, Tanzania electricity grids...

Nairobi [Kenya], July 2: The construction of the electricity interconnectors linking Kenya's transmission lines to the Ethiopian and Tanzanian national...

Tanzania to set 75 medical oxygen generation plants

Tanzania to set 75 medical oxygen generation plants

Dar es Salaam [Tanzania], July 2: The government Tanzania said on Friday it is in the process of setting 75...

Tunisia unveils draft of new constitution ahead of referendum

Tunisia unveils draft of new constitution ahead of...

Tunis [Tunisia], July 2: Tunisian President Kais Saied has validated the draft of a new constitution and unveiled it to...

Dubai implements green tariff on single-use plastic bags

Dubai implements green tariff on single-use plastic bags

Dubai [UAE], July 2: Dubai started on Friday imposing a 25-fils (6 U.S. cents) tariff for each single-use plastic bag,...

Iranian lawmaker says not optimistic about U.S. removal of sanctions

Iranian lawmaker says not optimistic about U.S. removal...

Tehran [Iran], July 2: A senior Iranian lawmaker said Friday that they still cannot express "definite optimism" that Washington will...

Iran's FM says durable guarantees key to conclusion of nuclear talks

Iran's FM says durable guarantees key to conclusion...

Tehran [Iran], July 2: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Friday that the negotiations to revive the Iranian nuclear deal...

Turkey, Armenia agree on new steps for normalizing ties

Turkey, Armenia agree on new steps for normalizing...

Ankara [Turkey], July 2: Turkey and Armenia on Friday agreed on taking new steps toward normalizing their bilateral relations after...

Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medals

Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medals

Beirut [Lebanon], July 2: A total of 410 peacekeepers of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping contingent to Lebanon were awarded UN...