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Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force seizes 7,792 kg drugs, arrests 68 in June

Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force seizes 7,792 kg drugs, arrests...

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 1: Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) said on Thursday that it has seized 7,792 kg of drugs and...

5.9-magnitude quake hits 51 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines: USGS'

5.9-magnitude quake hits 51 km NNE of Namuac,...

New York [US], July 1: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted 51 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines at...

6.0-magnitude earthquake rattles northern Philippines

6.0-magnitude earthquake rattles northern Philippines

Manila [Philippines], July 1: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 rattled Cagayan province in the northern Philippines before dawn...

Ghanaian FM calls for urgent attention to root out insecurity in West Africa

Ghanaian FM calls for urgent attention to root...

Accra [Ghana], June 30: Urgent attention is required to root out insecurity in West Africa, Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor...

Lebanon committed to UNSC Resolution 1701: president

Lebanon committed to UNSC Resolution 1701: president

Beirut [Lebanon], June 30: Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Wednesday said his country remains committed to the implementation of the...

China's luxury auto brand Hongqi opens 1st showroom in Israel

China's luxury auto brand Hongqi opens 1st showroom...

Jerusalem [Israel], June 30: Israeli car dealership Samelet Group on Tuesday opened the first showroom for China's limousine brand Hongqi...

Israeli PM announces not to run in upcoming elections

Israeli PM announces not to run in upcoming...

Jerusalem [Israel], June 30: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Wednesday that he will not run in the upcoming...

Iraq calls on int'l community to help it fight climate change

Iraq calls on int'l community to help it...

Baghdad [Iraq[, June 30: The Iraqi Environment Ministry Wednesday called on the international community to help Iraq meet the challenges...

Bahrain, Egypt stress two-state solution as imperative for Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Bahrain, Egypt stress two-state solution as imperative for...

Manama [Bahrain], June 30: Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met on Wednesday with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...

China donates 100 commuter buses to help Syrians in economic woes

China donates 100 commuter buses to help Syrians...

Damascus [Syria], June 30: Syria on Wednesday received the second batch of 100 commuter buses donated by China as part...

Montenegro's COVID-19 cases shoot up again

Montenegro's COVID-19 cases shoot up again

Belgrade [Serbia], June 30: Montenegro confirmed 221 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday by performing 980 tests -- which local experts...

Ukrainian president urges more defense, financial aid at NATO summit

Ukrainian president urges more defense, financial aid at...

Kiev [Ukraine], June 30: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday addressed a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit via a...

Surging passenger number at Irish airports as air travel rebounds

Surging passenger number at Irish airports as air...

Dublin [Ireland], June 30: More than three million passengers traveled through Irish airports in May, an over 18-fold increase year-on-year,...

Ukraine, Russia carry out largest prisoner exchange since conflict start

Ukraine, Russia carry out largest prisoner exchange since...

Kiev [Ukraine], June 30: Ukraine and Russia carried out their largest prisoner exchange since the start of the conflict on...

Russia summons Norwegian charge d'affaires over transit ban issue

Russia summons Norwegian charge d'affaires over transit ban...

Moscow [Russia], June 30: The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Norwegian Charge d'Affaires Solveig Rossebo over Norway's decision to block the...

Lavrov, Guterres discuss global food security challenges over phone

Lavrov, Guterres discuss global food security challenges over...

Moscow [Russia], June 30: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addressed global food security issues during a telephone conversation with United...

French court issues guilty verdicts over 2015 Paris terrorist attacks

French court issues guilty verdicts over 2015 Paris...

Paris [France], June 30: The French court handed down guilty verdicts to 20 men accused of involvement in the terrorist...

U.S. child-care system "a broken market": WP

U.S. child-care system "a broken market": WP

New York [US], June 30: U.S. states have gotten millions of dollars in federal aid for child care, the first...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire this week

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire...

Washington [US], June 30: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said on Wednesday that he will officially step down from...

Bull bison gores visitor in U.S. Yellowstone National Park

Bull bison gores visitor in U.S. Yellowstone National...

Los Angeles [US], June 30: A visitor was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park, one of the...

Boeing releases 2022 Sustainability Report

Boeing releases 2022 Sustainability Report

San Francisco [US], June 30: Boeing on Wednesday released its annual Sustainability Report with a commitment to delivering commercial airplanes...

Canada extending current COVID-19 border measures

Canada extending current COVID-19 border measures

Ottawa [Canada], June 30: The federal government of Canada is extending current COVID-19 border measures for travellers entering the country,...

Canada finalises Clean Fuel Regulations toward net-zero emissions

Canada finalises Clean Fuel Regulations toward net-zero emissions

Ottawa [Canada], June 30: Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault on Wednesday announced the publication of the...

U.S. stocks end mixed as inflation, recession worries persist

U.S. stocks end mixed as inflation, recession worries...

New York [US], June 30: U.S. stocks finished mixed on Wednesday, amid continued worries over inflation, the pace of rate...

Death toll rises to 53 from human-trafficking tragedy in U.S. Texas

Death toll rises to 53 from human-trafficking tragedy...

Houston [US], June 30: The death toll of migrants found on Monday inside a sweltering 18-wheeler in San Antonio, a...

Bangladesh to vaccinate kids aged 5-12 amid fresh surge in COVID-19 cases

Bangladesh to vaccinate kids aged 5-12 amid fresh...

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 30: Bangladesh has decided to start administering COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 5-12 amid a fresh surge...

Vietnam reports 777 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 777 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], June 30: Vietnam recorded 777 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, up by eight from Tuesday, according to its...