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U.S. stocks end mixed as Wall Street awaits Powell's speech

U.S. stocks end mixed as Wall Street awaits...

New York (US), November 30: U.S. stocks finished mixed on Tuesday, ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve Chairman...

Canada's economy rises 0.7 pct in third quarter

Canada's economy rises 0.7 pct in third quarter

Ottawa (Canada), November 30: Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.7 percent in the third quarter, the fifth consecutive...

Apple announces 2022 Apple Podcasts Award winner

Apple announces 2022 Apple Podcasts Award winner

San Francisco (US), November 30: Apple on Tuesday announced the Apple Podcasts Award honoring a Show of the Year and...

Black Friday sales rise modestly in Finland: statistics

Black Friday sales rise modestly in Finland: statistics

Helsinki (Finland), November 30: This year's Black Friday sales in Finland were higher than last year, if only modestly, the...

IAEA says to strengthen presence in all nuclear plants in Ukraine

IAEA says to strengthen presence in all nuclear...

Kiev (Ukraine), November 30: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will strengthen its presence at all nuclear power plants (NPPs)...

Horn of Africa facing unprecedented drought emergency with catastrophic outcomes: UN report

Horn of Africa facing unprecedented drought emergency with...

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 30: The Horn of Africa is facing an unprecedented drought emergency with catastrophic consequences, the United...

Israel's exports of hi-tech services rise 13.5 pct in Q3

Israel's exports of hi-tech services rise 13.5 pct...

Jerusalem (Israel), November 30: The exports of Israeli hi-tech services rose in the third quarter by 13.5 percent year-on-year, the...

U.S. takes N. Korean provocations seriously: Kirby

U.S. takes N. Korean provocations seriously: Kirby

Washington (US), November 29: The United States takes seriously the threats posed by North Korea's evolving military capabilities, a White...

Yoon warns of unprecedented response if N. Korea conducts nuclear test

Yoon warns of unprecedented response if N. Korea...

Seoul (South Korea), November 29: President Yoon Suk-yeol said any new nuclear test by North Korea will be met with...

UN chief saddened by death of former peacemaker

UN chief saddened by death of former peacemaker

United Nations, November 29: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by the death of Francesc Vendrell, a mediator who helped...

Aid access in Ethiopia's Tigray opens up but not wide enough: UN

Aid access in Ethiopia's Tigray opens up but...

United Nations, November 29: UN humanitarians said on Monday that access for aid deliveries in Ethiopia's Tigray region since the...

UN chief calls for action in 3 areas to prevent disaster of biological weapons

UN chief calls for action in 3 areas...

United Nations, November 29: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for action in three areas to prevent the disaster...

Cuba elects People's Power delegates at local level

Cuba elects People's Power delegates at local level

Havana (Cuba), November 29: Cubans on Sunday headed to polling stations nationwide to elect the delegates of the municipal assemblies...

Argentina announces 1st monkeypox death

Argentina announces 1st monkeypox death

Buenos Aires (Argentina), November 29: Argentina recorded its first death from monkeypox of an adult male with underlying pathologies, the...

Iran summons German envoy over officials' "meddlesome" remarks, UNHRC resolution

Iran summons German envoy over officials' "meddlesome" remarks,...

Tehran (Iran), November 29: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the German ambassador for the third time in the...

Iran signs 300-mln-USD MoU for car exports to Russia

Iran signs 300-mln-USD MoU for car exports to...

Tehran (Iran), November 29: Iran has signed a Memorandum of Understanding valued at 300 million U.S. dollars with Russia for...

Republic of the Congo's economy expected to grow 2.6 pct in 2022: president

Republic of the Congo's economy expected to grow...

Brazzaville (Congo), November 29: The Republic of the Congo's economy is recovering, with an estimated growth rate of 2.6 percent...

Over 20,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast since start of 2022

Over 20,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast...

Tripoli (Libya), November 29: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said a total of 20,842 were rescued and...

WHO renames monkeypox as "mpox" to avoid stigma

WHO renames monkeypox as "mpox" to avoid stigma

Geneva (Switzerland), November 29: To avoid racist stereotypes and stigmatization, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Monday that the...

Pakistani PM offers condolences over loss of lives in Indonesian quake

Pakistani PM offers condolences over loss of lives...

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 29: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has extended condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the loss...

UN recommends Great Barrier Reef be listed as "in danger"

UN recommends Great Barrier Reef be listed as...

Canberra (Australia), November 29: A landmark United Nations (UN) report has recommended Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef be added to...

Mexico's exports grow 19.5 pct

Mexico's exports grow 19.5 pct

Mexico City (Mexico), November 29: Mexico's exports grew 19.5 percent year on year to 479.56 billion U.S. dollars in the...

Intl' students contribute 5 bln euros a year to French economy : survey

Intl' students contribute 5 bln euros a year...

Paris (France), November 29: International students contribute around 5 billion euros (5.2 billion U.S. dollars) a year to the French...

New COVID-19 subvariants account for over half new cases in U.S.

New COVID-19 subvariants account for over half new...

Los Angeles (US), November 29: New Omicron subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 accounted for over half of new COVID-19 cases in...

Roundup: U.S. weekly flu hospitalizations hit record high since 2010

Roundup: U.S. weekly flu hospitalizations hit record high...

Los Angeles (US), November 29: Over 11,200 patients in the United States were hospitalized with flu in the latest week,...

Amazon Web Services to return more water than it uses by 2030

Amazon Web Services to return more water than...

San Francisco (US), November 29: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon, on Monday announced it will be water...

Japan's PM seeks to up defense budget to 2 pct of GDP in fiscal 2027

Japan's PM seeks to up defense budget to...

Tokyo (Japan), November 29: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday required cabinet ministers to increase Japan's defense budget to...