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Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures go lower

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures go lower

Chicago (US), December 4: CBOT agricultural futures ended the past week lower on slowing demand, Chicago-based research company AgResource...

Japan's nursery school teachers arrested over abuse of infants

Japan's nursery school teachers arrested over abuse of...

Tokyo (Japan), December 4: Three female teachers who previously worked at a nursery school in the central Japanese prefecture of...

IMF hails strong economic recovery in Seychelles: local media

IMF hails strong economic recovery in Seychelles: local...

Port Louis (Mauritius), December 4: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed the "very strong" economic recovery of the Seychelles...

Uganda issues new COVID-19 rules to curb flare-up

Uganda issues new COVID-19 rules to curb flare-up

Kampala (Uganda), December 4: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Friday issued new guidelines to prevent the flaring up of COVID-19...

Russia reports 6,669 new COVID-19 cases

Russia reports 6,669 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow (Russia), December 4: Russia registered 6,669 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to...

Lao deputy PM hails Laos-China Railway as pride of Laos

Lao deputy PM hails Laos-China Railway as pride...

Vientiane (Lagos), December 4: Lao Deputy Prime Minister SonexaySiphandone on Saturday hailed the Laos-China railway as a pride of Laos.

Swedish pension funds invest in cryptocurrency: media

Swedish pension funds invest in cryptocurrency: media

Stockholm (Sweden), December 4: Swedish public pension funds have invested hundreds of millions of kronor in a cryptocurrency company that...

UN refugee chief urges more support for vulnerable Lebanese, Syrian refugees

UN refugee chief urges more support for vulnerable...

Beirut (Lebanon), December 4: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Saturday appealed for sustained international support...

Iran begins construction of new nuclear power plant

Iran begins construction of new nuclear power plant

Tehran (Iran), December 4: Iran began on Saturday the construction of a new nuclear power plant in its southwestern province...

Palestinian killed by Israeli border police in northern West Bank

Palestinian killed by Israeli border police in northern...

Ramallah [Palestine], December 3: A Palestinian man was killed late Friday by the Israeli border police outside the northern West...

Senior Yemeni security official killed in bomb blast

Senior Yemeni security official killed in bomb blast

Aden [Yemen], December 3: A senior official of Yemen's security forces was killed in a bomb blast in the country's...

Turkish president, British PM discuss steps to enhance ties over phone

Turkish president, British PM discuss steps to enhance...

Istanbul [Turkey], December 3: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak discussed steps to enhance ties...

Iran says continuation of attacks in Afghanistan not in region's interests

Iran says continuation of attacks in Afghanistan not...

Tehran [Iran], December 3: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday strongly condemned recent attacks in Afghanistan, saying the continuation...

UK COVID-19 cases rise above one million in a week again

UK COVID-19 cases rise above one million in...

London [UK], December 3: The number of COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom (UK) has risen above one million once...

Volvo's e-car sales soar in November

Volvo's e-car sales soar in November

Stockholm [Sweden], December 3: Volvo Cars sold 11,644 fully electric vehicles in November, 332.4 percent more than in the same...

More delays to relaunch of damaged Swedish nuclear reactor

More delays to relaunch of damaged Swedish nuclear...

Stockholm [Sweden], December 3: A Swedish nuclear reactor that was taken off-grid in August will not be restarted until next...

EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against Russia

EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against...

Brussels [Belgium], December 3: The European Commission on Friday proposed making the circumvention of the European Union's (EU) sanctions against...

House prices drop 15 pct in Sweden

House prices drop 15 pct in Sweden

Stockholm [Sweden], December 3: House prices, pressed by rising interest rates and a weak economic situation, continued to drop in...

Ryanair November traffic up 10 pct to 11.2 mln passengers

Ryanair November traffic up 10 pct to 11.2...

Dublin [Ireland], December 3: Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair said on Friday that it carried a total of 11.2 million...

Czech detects 1st African swine fever case in 5 yrs

Czech detects 1st African swine fever case in...

Prague [Czech Republic], December 3: The Czech Republic confirmed its first case of African swine fever for the first time...

Ford U.S. sales down in November

Ford U.S. sales down in November

Chicago [US], December 3: Ford Motor Co. announced on its website Friday that it sold 146,364 new vehicles in the...

U.S. adds 263,000 jobs in November

U.S. adds 263,000 jobs in November

Washington [US], December 3: U.S. jobs continued to see growth in November despite the most aggressive interest rate hikes in...

Blast kills 1, wounds 2 in Afghan capital

Blast kills 1, wounds 2 in Afghan capital

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 3: One person was killed and two others injured as a blast rocked a mosque near the...

Vietnam's firm establishment up 30.4 pct in 11 months

Vietnam's firm establishment up 30.4 pct in 11...

Hanoi [Vietnam], December 3: Approximately 137,800 enterprises were estimated to be formed in Vietnam in the first 11 months of...

Vietnam's phone export up 6.6 pct in 11 months

Vietnam's phone export up 6.6 pct in 11...

Hanoi [Vietnam], December 3: Vietnam earned approximately 55.4 billion U.S. dollars from exporting phones and components in the first 11...

Thai central bank, BIS joint meeting focuses on addressing financial challenges

Thai central bank, BIS joint meeting focuses on...

Bangkok [Thailand], December 3: The Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) jointly held a conference...

Pakistani rupee retains stability against USD

Pakistani rupee retains stability against USD

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3: Pakistani rupee has retained stability against the U.S. dollar as the greenback was traded at 223.69...