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Aid workers face increasingly dangerous situation: UN

Aid workers face increasingly dangerous situation: UN

Geneva (Switzerland), August 20: Aid workers around the world are working in increasingly dangerous and unstable situations and are being...

IAEA says consulting on sending mission to Zaporizhzhia plant soon

IAEA says consulting on sending mission to Zaporizhzhia...

Vienna (Austria), August 20: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Friday that it is actively consulting with all...

UN chief urges more in-depth examination of causes of hate

UN chief urges more in-depth examination of causes...

United Nations, August 20: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on the international community to do more to examine...

NASA unveils landing sites for manned Moon mission

NASA unveils landing sites for manned Moon mission

Los Angeles (US), August 20: NASA announced Friday that it has selected 13 possible regions at the South Pole of...

Philippine president to visit Indonesia, Singapore in first overseas trips after taking office

Philippine president to visit Indonesia, Singapore in first...

Manila (Philippine), August 20: Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos is scheduled to visit Indonesia and Singapore next month in his...

Monkeypox test kit unveiled in India

Monkeypox test kit unveiled in India

New Delhi [India], August 20: India's first indigenously developed RT-PCR kit for testing Monkeypox was launched in the southern state...

Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11

Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11

Ottawa (Canada), August 20: Canada's drug regulator announced Friday it has authorized Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine for use as a...

COVID-19 infection risk in Germany remains high despite falling cases

COVID-19 infection risk in Germany remains high despite...

Berlin (Germany), August 20: The number of daily COVID-19 infections in Germany continues to fall, but the infection risk remains...

U.S. admits COVID-19 response mistakes, but repeats them over monkeypox: NBC

U.S. admits COVID-19 response mistakes, but repeats them...

New York (US), August 20: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky has conceded that...

Denmark opens Rwanda office as part of new asylum center plan

Denmark opens Rwanda office as part of new...

Copenhagen (Denmark), August 19: The Danish government announced on Thursday the opening of a project office in Rwanda's capital Kigali,...

Ukrainian, Turkish presidents meet on cooperation, grain exports

Ukrainian, Turkish presidents meet on cooperation, grain exports

Kiev [Ukraine], August 19: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday met with visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss...

Top German court upholds mandatory measles vaccination for children

Top German court upholds mandatory measles vaccination for...

Berlin [Germany], August 19: Germany's compulsory measles vaccination for children in day-care centers and schools will remain in force, the...

Drought threatens Romania's agricultural production

Drought threatens Romania's agricultural production

Bucharest [Romania], August 19: Persisting drought threatens to reduce agricultural production in most of Romania's counties this year as...

Italy's COVID-19 infections rise again

Italy's COVID-19 infections rise again

Rome [Italy], August 19: Italy's coronavirus infection rate is on the rise again, reversing a month of declines to climb...

U.S. CDC acknowledges falling short in response to COVID-19

U.S. CDC acknowledges falling short in response to...

Los Angeles [US], August 19: The chief of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday acknowledged...

Oil prices rally for second day

Oil prices rally for second day

New York [US], August 19: Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending the gains they had scored in the prior session.

U.S. San Francisco faces surging hate crimes against AAPI community

U.S. San Francisco faces surging hate crimes against...

San Francisco [US], August 19: Officials and Asian communities in San Francisco, in the western U.S. state of California, addressed...

Canada's wheat price falls 20 pct in July

Canada's wheat price falls 20 pct in July

Ottawa [Canada], August 19: The price of wheat in Canada fell 20.4 percent in July, Statistics Canada said Thursday.

2 planes collide in U.S. airport, multiple fatalities feared

2 planes collide in U.S. airport, multiple fatalities...

San Francisco [US], August 19: Multiple people have been reportedly killed after two planes collided while attempting to land in...

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran agree to simplify international freight traffic regime

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran agree to simplify international freight...

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], August 19: Uzbekistan has agreed with Iran and Turkmenistan to simplify the regime of international freight traffic to...

Japan logs record high 255,534 daily COVID-19 cases

Japan logs record high 255,534 daily COVID-19 cases

Tokyo [Japan], August 19: Japan logged a record daily high of 255,534 new COVID-19 cases Thursday as the country feared...

Cambodia to host 54th ASEAN economic ministers' meeting, related meetings in mid-September

Cambodia to host 54th ASEAN economic ministers' meeting,...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], August 19: Cambodia will host the 54th ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Ministers'...

Philippines logs 3,758 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths

Philippines logs 3,758 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths

Manila [Philippines], August 19: The Philippines reported 3,758 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in...

Myanmar reports 31 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 31 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], August 19: Myanmar confirmed 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

CPEC brings era of green development to Pakistan under BRI: officials

CPEC brings era of green development to Pakistan...

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 19: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has brought an era of green development through green projects for...

Malaysia's vehicle sales down 23 pct month on month in July

Malaysia's vehicle sales down 23 pct month on...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], August 19: Malaysia's vehicle sales slipped 23.03 percent to 48,922 units in July from 63,563 units in...

Lebanon never accepts permanent settlement of displaced Syrians: president

Lebanon never accepts permanent settlement of displaced Syrians:...

Beirut [Lebanon], August 18: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Wednesday that Lebanon will never accept the permanent settlement of...