Economic Watch: Flaws and fallout of EU tariff plan
The probe of the European Commission into Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) has exposed multiple loopholes in rules with proposed duty hikes that could be self-defeating.
By 8 days ago
Economic Watch: Flaws and fallout of EU tariff plan
G7 summit opens amid protests
The three-day 2024 Group of Seven (G7) summit kicked off Thursday in Borgo Egnazia, a resort near the town of Fasano in southern Italy's Apulia region, amid protests.
By 9 days ago
G7 summit opens amid protests
Malawian political party asks UN chief to intervene in probing plane crash
Malawi's political party has written to UN Sec Gen asking the UN to intervene in investigations surrounding Monday's plane crash that killed Vice President Saulos Chilima and eight others.
By 9 days ago
Malawian political party asks UN chief to intervene in probing plane crash
South Africa's ANC says looking forward to national unity government
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) looks forward to the establishment of a government of national unity, said the party's Secretary-General Fikile Mbalula on Thursday.
By 9 days ago
South Africa's ANC says looking forward to national unity government
UNHRC: Global forced displacement hits record 120 million
Forced displacement surged to a historic high of 120 million by May 2024, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)said here Thursday.
By 9 days ago
UNHRC: Global forced displacement hits record 120 million
California university moves classes online after demonstrations over conflict in Gaza
California State University announced on Thursday that all classes and operations will be held remotely until further notice after a night of demonstrations over Israel-Hamas war.
By 9 days ago
California university moves classes online after demonstrations over conflict in Gaza
U.S unemployment rate hits 4pc in May, highest in over two years
U.S employers added more-than-expected 272,000 jobs in May, with the unemployment rate ticking up to 4.0 percent, the U.S Labor Department reported on Friday.
By 15 days ago
U.S unemployment rate hits 4pc in May, highest in over two years
UN highlights urgent marine conservation needs, action
The UN on Friday celebrated World Oceans Day focusing on "opening minds, igniting senses, and inspiring possibilities" for global marine life protection.
By 15 days ago
UN highlights urgent marine conservation needs, action
UN passes China-proposed resolution to establish International Day for Dialogue
The 78th session of the UN General Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by China to establish the International Day for Dialogue among Civilizations.
By 15 days ago
UN passes China-proposed resolution to establish International Day for Dialogue
Yemen's Houthis claim fresh attacks against two commercial vessels in Red Sea
Yemen's Houthi group on Friday claimed responsibility for launching missile and drone attacks against two commercial vessels in the Red Sea.
By 15 days ago
Yemen's Houthis claim fresh attacks against two commercial vessels in Red Sea
UN: Almost 33 million people in Sahel need lifesaving aid, protection
Facing a web of complex crises, 32.8 million people in Africa's Sahel region, stretching from Senegal to Eritrea, need lifesaving assistance and protection, UN humanitarians said on Friday.
By 15 days ago
UN: Almost 33 million people in Sahel need lifesaving aid, protection
Biden, Trump look to TikTok to woo voters in US presidential election
Before Trump joined TikTok, his 2024 presidential contender, the incumbent U.S. President Joe Biden, had already opened a TikTok account in February.
By 19 days ago
Biden, Trump look to TikTok to woo voters in US presidential election
WHO member states extend pandemic agreement negotiations for another year
WHO member states agreed to extend the talks over the pandemic agreement for another year, allowing for more time needed to finalize the landmark treaty.
By 21 days ago
WHO member states extend pandemic agreement negotiations for another year
Qatar, Egypt, U.S urge Hamas and Israel to reach agreement
Qatar, the United States, and Egypt have jointly called on Hamas and Israel to finalize an agreement based on the principles of a U.S. proposal.
By 21 days ago
Qatar, Egypt, U.S urge Hamas and Israel to reach agreement
Iran summons Sweden's envoy over controversial accusations
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday summoned Sweden's acting charge d'affaires over his country's "baseless and biased" accusations against Tehran.
By 21 days ago
Iran summons Sweden's envoy over controversial accusations
Feature: Children, greatest victims of Sudan's war tragedy
The civil war has prevented millions of Sudanese children from attending school and meeting friends, stolen their childhood, shattered their dreams, turned their lives upside down
By 21 days ago
Feature: Children, greatest victims of Sudan's war tragedy
First UN aid cargo plane in 3 months lands in Haitian capital
The first UN aid cargo flight in three months landed Thursday in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, UN humanitarians said Friday.
By 21 days ago
First UN aid cargo plane in 3 months lands in Haitian capital
Israel confirms "shooting incident" at Egyptian border
The Israel Defense Forces confirmed a 'shooting incident' occurred 'on the Egyptian border' after Israeli media reported an exchange of fire erupted between Israeli and Egyptian soldiers.
By 26 days ago
Israel confirms "shooting incident" at Egyptian border
Pakistan arrests 11 involved in attack on Chinese nationals
Pakistan's National Counter-Terrorism Authority said security forces have arrested 11 suspects accused involved in an attack on Chinese nationals in March this year.
By 26 days ago
Pakistan arrests 11 involved in attack on Chinese nationals
Protests erupt in Istanbul against Israeli bombing of civilians
Widespread protests erupted overnight in Istanbul following Israel's attack on a Palestinian camp in the Gaza Strip, local media reported on Monday.
By 26 days ago
Protests erupt in Istanbul against Israeli bombing of civilians
Algeria, Slovenia ink deal to boost gas exports
Algeria and Slovenia signed on Monday several cooperation agreements, including a deal to boost Algeria's gas exports to Slovenia, Algeria's official APS news agency reported.
By 26 days ago
Algeria, Slovenia ink deal to boost gas exports
Over 488,000 dengue cases reported in Argentina in first 5 months
Argentina has detected over 488,000 cases of dengue during the first five months this year, 3.35 times that of last year, the health ministry said Sunday.
By 26 days ago
Over 488,000 dengue cases reported in Argentina in first 5 months
ICRC: Yemen's Houthis unilaterally release 113 detainees
Yemen's Houthi group unilaterally released 113 detainees in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.
By 27 days ago
ICRC: Yemen's Houthis unilaterally release 113 detainees
Hamas launches rocket attack on central Israel, no injury reported
The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, announced on Sunday that it had launched a barrage of rockets towards Tel Aviv in central Israel, marking the first such attack in months.
By 27 days ago
Hamas launches rocket attack on central Israel, no injury reported
Incumbent President Nauseda wins Lithuania's presidential election
Incumbent President Gitanas Nauseda has won Lithuania's presidential election, beating his rival Ingrida Simonyte in the run-off on Sunday, data from the country's Central Electoral Commission show.
By 27 days ago
Incumbent President Nauseda wins Lithuania's presidential election
Comoros President Assoumani pledges unity, growth during inauguration
President of the Comoros Azali Assoumani, who took office Sunday in the capital of Moroni, pledged to build a "united and solidary" nation.
By 27 days ago
Comoros President Assoumani pledges unity, growth during inauguration
40 killed in Israeli bombing on camp in Gaza's Rafah
At least 40 people were killed and some others injured on Sunday evening in Israel's bombing of tents in northwestern Rafah, the southernmost city of the Gaza Strip.
By 27 days ago
40 killed in Israeli bombing on camp in Gaza's Rafah
Four dead in Spanish resort restaurant collapse
The establishment was located in the popular holiday resort of Playa de Palma on the Mallorca Islands in the Western Mediterranean Sea.
By 30 days ago
Four dead in Spanish resort restaurant collapse
Resumed Turkish Airlines flight arrives in Afghanistan
A Turkish Airlines plane arrived at the Kabul International Airport on Tuesday morning, as the national flag carrier of Türkiye resumed its flights following 3 years of suspension.
By 1 month ago
Resumed Turkish Airlines flight arrives in Afghanistan
EU gives final nod to AI rules
The Council of the European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday that ministers from the EU member states have given their final approval to the bloc's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act.
By 1 month ago
EU gives final nod to AI rules
IOM: 80,000 illegal migrants voluntarily deported from Libya since 2015
IOM said that 80,000 illegal migrants have been voluntarily deported from Libya to their countries of origin since 2015 under IOM's Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) program.
By 1 month ago
IOM: 80,000 illegal migrants voluntarily deported from Libya since 2015
12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort
At least 12 people were murdered in the span of a few hours in the latest spate of violence in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, local media reported Tuesday.
By 1 month ago
12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort
People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president
People in Tehran on Tuesday attended, in large numbers, a farewell ceremony held for Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi, late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.
By 1 month ago
People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president
Death toll from south Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161
The discovery of four more bodies in the last few hours in south Brazil's weather-battered Rio Grande do Sul state has pushed the death toll to 161, the Civil Defense agency said Tuesday.
By 1 month ago
Death toll from south Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161
Mideast countries offer condolences over deaths of Iranian president, FM
Leaders across Middle Eastern countries on Monday offered their condolences to Iran over the deaths of President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian
By 1 month ago
Mideast countries offer condolences over deaths of Iranian president, FM
Iran to hold presidential election on June 28
Iran's government decided on Monday that the country's 14th presidential election would be held on June 28, the official news agency IRNA reported.
By 1 month ago
Iran to hold presidential election on June 28
Julian Assange wins High Court victory in case against extradition to U.S
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won against extradition from the United Kingdom to the United States after the High Court in London permitted him to appeal.
By 1 month ago
Julian Assange wins High Court victory in case against extradition to U.S
409 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said that 409 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya in the past week.
By 1 month ago
409 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week
Tanzania's weather authorities warn of strong winds, waves in Indian Ocean
Tanzania's weather authorities on Monday issued a warning for periods of strong winds exceeding 40 kilometers per hour and waves exceeding 2 meters in the Indian Ocean.
By 1 month ago
Tanzania's weather authorities warn of strong winds, waves in Indian Ocean
UN: Seven million South Sudanese face high levels of food insecurity
More than 7 million of the estimated 11 million population of South Sudan are likely to suffer high levels of food insecurity through July, said UN humanitarians on Tuesday.
By 1 month ago
UN: Seven million South Sudanese face high levels of food insecurity
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