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Iraq exports 101 mln barrels of crude oil in June

Iraq exports 101 mln barrels of crude oil...

Baghdad [Iraq], July 2: Iraq exported 101.19 million barrels of crude oil in June, bringing in revenues worth 11.5 billion...

Hamas welcomes UN report that calls for lifting Israeli siege on Gaza

Hamas welcomes UN report that calls for lifting...

Gaza [Palestine], July 2: The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) on Friday welcomed a UN report that called for the immediate...

6.2-magnitude quake hits 54 km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran: USGS

6.2-magnitude quake hits 54 km NE of Bandar-e...

New York [US], July 2: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted 54 km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran...

3 killed in 6.1-magnitude quake in S. Iran

3 killed in 6.1-magnitude quake in S. Iran

Tehran [Iran], July 2: At least three people were killed and 19 others wounded in a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck...

Ukraine needs "hard work, determination" to join EU, says von der Leyen

Ukraine needs "hard work, determination" to join EU,...

Brussels [Belgium], July 2: Ukraine's bid to join the European Union (EU) is "within reach" but requires "hard work, determination...

German retailers plan to further increase food prices

German retailers plan to further increase food prices

Berlin [Germany], July 2: German consumers must brace for higher food costs in the coming months, the Munich-based research center...

COVID-19 infections on the rise in Germany due to BA.5 variant

COVID-19 infections on the rise in Germany due...

Berlin [Germany], July 2: COVID-19 infections have been steadily growing in Germany due mainly to the spread of Omicron variant...

Czech Republic assumes six-month EU Council presidency

Czech Republic assumes six-month EU Council presidency

Prague [Czech Republic], July 2: The Czech Republic on Friday took over from France at the helm of the six-month...

Italy's COVID-19 transmission rate rises for 4th consecutive week

Italy's COVID-19 transmission rate rises for 4th consecutive...

Rome [Italy], July 2: Italy's COVID-19 transmission rate has increased for the fourth consecutive week, according to a weekly government...

Ukrainian president, Norwegian PM discuss support for Kiev

Ukrainian president, Norwegian PM discuss support for Kiev

Kiev [Ukraine], July 2: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store on Friday to...

Airbus confirms big orders with 4 Chinese airlines

Airbus confirms big orders with 4 Chinese airlines

Paris [France], July 2: Airbus confirmed the signature of orders with Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines...

Finland's energy imports surge by 93 pct in Q1

Finland's energy imports surge by 93 pct in...

Helsinki [Finland], July 2: Energy imports to Finland surged by 93 percent to 4.1 billion euros (4.28 billion U.S. dollars)...

UN Ocean Conference closes with adoption of Lisbon Declaration

UN Ocean Conference closes with adoption of Lisbon...

Lisbon [Portugal], July 2: More than 150 countries reached an agreement and proclaimed the "Lisbon Declaration" aiming to scale up...

Macron, Albanese discuss future France-Australia relations

Macron, Albanese discuss future France-Australia relations

Paris [France], July 2: French President Emmanuel Macron received on Friday Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to discuss the future...

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 [China], July 2: The following are the latest developments in the Ukraine crisis:

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

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

Houston [Texas], July 2: The number of active drilling rigs in the United States decreased to 750 this week, down...

U.S. announces additional security assistance to Ukraine

U.S. announces additional security assistance to Ukraine

Washington [US], July 2: The United States on Friday announced a new round of security assistance to Ukraine that included...

Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], July 2: Myanmar confirmed 32 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to...

Singapore reports 9,087 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 9,087 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, July 2: Singapore reported 9,087 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,453,155.

Track-laying begins on main line of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway

Track-laying begins on main line of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung...

Jakarta [Indonesia], July 2: As the first pair of 500-meter-long rails was slowly pulled out of the transport wagon, the...

Pakistan organizes mango festival as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations

Pakistan organizes mango festival as part of its...

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2: The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday organized a mango festival in Islamabad as a...

Pakistan to encourage talented youth for innovative policy-making

Pakistan to encourage talented youth for innovative policy-making

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that his government will set up special cells under an...

Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Lucerne [Switzerland], July 1: Former Chinese astronaut Jing Haipeng and his Swiss counterpart Claude Nicollier held an online exchange with...

Caspian littoral countries reject foreign presence: Iranian president

Caspian littoral countries reject foreign presence: Iranian president

Tehran [Iran], July 1: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the Caspian Sea littoral states refused to allow...

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center in Paris

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center...

Paris [France], July 1: The Chinese culture center in Paris held, jointly with Chinese Literature Fair, on Thursday evening a...

Saudi Arabia launches aircraft leasing company

Saudi Arabia launches aircraft leasing company

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 1: Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday the founding of an aircraft leasing company named AviLease, as...

Prague to host informal EU summit in October

Prague to host informal EU summit in October

Prague [Czech Republic], July 1: An informal European Union (EU) summit will be held in the Czech capital Prague on...