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Roundup: U.S. crude supplies up, other petroleum data mixed

Roundup: U.S. crude supplies up, other petroleum data...

Houston (US), December 1: U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 16.6 million barrels per day (b/d) during the week ending...

Sudan vows to strengthen regional trade bloc's solidarity, economic integration

Sudan vows to strengthen regional trade bloc's solidarity,...

Khartoum (Sudan), December 1: Sudan on Wednesday pledged to strengthen solidarity among member states of the trade bloc Inter-governmental Authority...

Dengue fever cases in Sudan exceed 4,000

Dengue fever cases in Sudan exceed 4,000

Khartoum (Sudan), December 1: The total number of suspected dengue fever cases in Sudan has exceeded 4,000 as the African...

Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand to jointly nominate kebaya for UNESCO heritage list

Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand to jointly nominate kebaya...

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei ), December 1: Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand will jointly nominate kebaya for inscription on...

New COVID-19 variant drives virus surge in France, says immunologist

New COVID-19 variant drives virus surge in France,...

Paris (France), December 1: The BQ.1.1 subvariant of COVID-19 is currently taking precedence over the BA.5 subvariant in France, immunologist...

U.S. House passes bill aimed at averting national rail shutdown

U.S. House passes bill aimed at averting national...

Washington (US), December 1: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday aimed at averting a national rail...

UN General Assembly president says goal to end AIDS by 2030 "badly off track"

UN General Assembly president says goal to end...

United Nations, December 1: UN General Assembly President Csaba Korosi on Wednesday called for action as the goal to end...

U.S. Q3 GDP revised upward amid looming recession fears

U.S. Q3 GDP revised upward amid looming recession...

Washington (US), December 1: The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace in the third quarter than initial estimates showed,...

Germany to facilitate immigration of skilled workers

Germany to facilitate immigration of skilled workers

Berlin (Germany), December 1: Germany will make it easier for skilled workers to immigrate, paving the way for the "most...

Iran summons French envoy over FM's "unacceptable" remarks

Iran summons French envoy over FM's "unacceptable" remarks

Tehran (Iran), December 1: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned Nicolas Roche, the French ambassador to Tehran, over the...

Russian poverty rate ticks down to 10.5 pct

Russian poverty rate ticks down to 10.5 pct

Moscow (Russia), December 1: Russia's poverty rate stood at 10.5 percent at the end of the third quarter of 2022,...

EU proposes new rules to reduce wasteful packaging

EU proposes new rules to reduce wasteful packaging

Brussels (Belgium), December 1: The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a raft of measures aimed at reducing unnecessary and wasteful...

Zimbabwean industries engage government over crippling power shortages

Zimbabwean industries engage government over crippling power shortages

Harare (Zimbabwe), December 1: Zimbabwean industries have approached the government with a view to finding solutions to the prevailing power...

AU deploys pre-electoral mission to monitor Nigeria's upcoming elections

AU deploys pre-electoral mission to monitor Nigeria's upcoming...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), December 1: The African Union (AU) said it has deployed a Special Pre-electoral Political Mission to monitor...

Samsung Heavy wins 331.3 bln-won order for 1 LNG carrier

Samsung Heavy wins 331.3 bln-won order for 1...

Seoul (South Korea), November 30: South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries Co. said Wednesday it has bagged a 331.3 billion-won...

Industrial output falls by most in 30 months in October

Industrial output falls by most in 30 months...

Seoul (South Korea), November 30: South Korea's industrial output fell by the most in 30 months in October, data showed...

Yoon, Biden to co-host 2nd Summit for Democracy next March

Yoon, Biden to co-host 2nd Summit for Democracy...

Seoul (South Korea), November 30: President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden will co-host the second Summit for Democracy...

UN chief reaffirms two-state solution on Int'l Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

UN chief reaffirms two-state solution on Int'l Day...

United Nations, November 30: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday reaffirmed the two-state solution on the International Day of Solidarity...

Biden meets with top U.S. lawmakers on lame-duck session

Biden meets with top U.S. lawmakers on lame-duck...

Washington (US), November 30: U.S. President Joe Biden met with top congressional lawmakers on Tuesday to discuss the agenda in...

Nigerian president urges tighter security around borders in Lake Chad Basin

Nigerian president urges tighter security around borders in...

Abuja (Nigeria), November 30: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged more vigilance and tightening of security around borders, drawing...

Libyan PM expresses readiness to hold national elections

Libyan PM expresses readiness to hold national elections

Tripoli (Libya), November 30: Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah on Tuesday expressed his government's readiness to hold general elections in...

Swedish households slash electricity use under high prices

Swedish households slash electricity use under high prices

Stockholm (Sweden), November 30: Swedish households slashed their electricity use in September and October, with consumption dropping by nearly a...

French PM warns of fresh COVID-19 wave in France

French PM warns of fresh COVID-19 wave in...

Paris (France), November 30: French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne warned on Tuesday of a resurgence of COVID-19 in France, saying...

Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong warehouse and awareness center

Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong warehouse and awareness center

Yangon (US), November 30: Myanmar has launched the Lancang-Mekong Project's Warehouse and Awareness Center in Shan state, according to a...

Oil prices end mixed as traders await OPEC+ meeting

Oil prices end mixed as traders await OPEC+...

New York (US), November 30: Oil prices closed mixed on Tuesday as market participants awaited a key meeting by major...

U.S. crude oil inventories down: API

U.S. crude oil inventories down: API

Houston (US), November 30: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a decrease of 7.85 million barrels of crude...

LatAm receives over 142 bln USD in FDI in 2021: UN agency

LatAm receives over 142 bln USD in FDI...

Santiago (Chile), November 30: Latin America and the Caribbean received 142.79 billion U.S. dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI) in...