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Israel strikes Syria's Aleppo int'l airport

Israel strikes Syria's Aleppo int'l airport

Damascus [Syria],September 1: An Israeli missile strike hit the international airport of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, causing...

Portugal's Q2 GDP up 7.1 pct

Portugal's Q2 GDP up 7.1 pct

Lisbon [Portugal],September 1:Portugal's economy grew by 7.1 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of this year compared to the same...

First giant panda twins born in Germany turn 3

First giant panda twins born in Germany turn...

Berlin [Germany],September 1: A pair of giant pandas celebrated their third birthday in Zoo Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday. They are...

Belgium urges EU to manage soaring energy prices

Belgium urges EU to manage soaring energy prices

Brussels [Belgium],September 1:Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on Wednesday urged the European Union (EU) to take responsibility to manage...

Canadian PM announces two new cabinet ministers

Canadian PM announces two new cabinet ministers

Ottawa [Canada],September 1: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced minor changes to the cabinet.

Canada to launch nationwide suicide prevention hotline

Canada to launch nationwide suicide prevention hotline

Ottawa [Canada],September 1: A nationwide three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline will come online in 2023, Canada's broadcasting...

Gold falls on prospects of further rate hikes

Gold falls on prospects of further rate hikes

Chicago [US],September 1: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Wednesday as investors...

Oil prices fall despite drop in U.S. inventories

Oil prices fall despite drop in U.S. inventories

New York [US], September 1:Oil prices fell on Wednesday despite a drop in U.S. crude stockpiles.

5.5-magnitude quake hits south of Fiji Islands: USGS

5.5-magnitude quake hits south of Fiji Islands: USGS

New York [US], September 1: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted south of the Fiji Islands at 21:45:04...

U.S. stocks fall for 4th straight day

U.S. stocks fall for 4th straight day

New York [US], September 1:Wall Street's three major averages dropped on Wednesday, notching a four-day losing streak.

Chinese Red Cross donates 300,000 USD cash assistance for flood-affected people in Pakistan

Chinese Red Cross donates 300,000 USD cash assistance...

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 1: The handover ceremony of 300,000 U.S. dollars in emergency cash assistance from the Red Cross Society...

Vietnam reports 2,727 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 2,727 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam],September 1: Vietnam recorded 2,727 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, down by 514 from Tuesday, according to its ministry...

Philippines logs 1,558 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths

Philippines logs 1,558 new COVID-19 cases, 41 deaths

Manila [Philippines],September 1: The Philippines reported 1,558 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the...

Sri Lanka prepares for floods, landslides

Sri Lanka prepares for floods, landslides

Colombo [Sri Lanka],September 1: Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center (DMC) on Wednesday warned that there is a risk of floods...

Singapore reports 2,154 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 2,154 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore,September 1: Singapore reported 2,154 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 1,839,244.

Indonesia steps up measures to curb monkeypox spread

Indonesia steps up measures to curb monkeypox spread

Jakarta [Indonesia],September 1: Health authorities in Indonesia have stepped up their efforts to curb the spread of the monkeypox outbreak...

Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong data center

Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong data center

Yangon [Myanmar],September 1: Myanmar has launched the Lancang-Mekong Project's Data Center in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw, state-run...

Cambodia, UNDP jointly launch SDG Investor Map to accelerate sustainable development

Cambodia, UNDP jointly launch SDG Investor Map to...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia],September 1: The Cambodian government and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Wednesday jointly launched the Cambodia...

Laos, Cambodia agree to promote cooperation in border security

Laos, Cambodia agree to promote cooperation in border...

Vientiane [Laos],September 1: Personnel from the Lao and Cambodian armies will continue their cooperation in border security as well as...

Sunniest summer in Germany since records began

Sunniest summer in Germany since records began

Berlin [Germany], August 31: Germany has this year seen the sunniest summer since records began in 1951, according to preliminary...

Italy's industrial turnover slows in June

Italy's industrial turnover slows in June

Rome [Italy], August 31: Industrial turnover in Italy slumped in June, the government's main statistics entity reported Tuesday. However, in...

Workplace accidents up over 40 pct in Italy

Workplace accidents up over 40 pct in Italy

Rome [Italy], August 31:Workplace accidents in Italy, some with a fatal outcome, grew by more than 40 percent over the...

Former Soviet leader Gorbachev dies at 91

Former Soviet leader Gorbachev dies at 91

Moscow [Russia] August 31: Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91, Russian media reported Tuesday.

Ukraine gets 4.6 bln USD in foreign aid in August

Ukraine gets 4.6 bln USD in foreign aid...

Kiev [Ukraine], August 31:Ukraine received 4.6 billion U.S. dollars in international aid in August, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported Tuesday,...

Putin expresses deep condolences over death of Gorbachev

Putin expresses deep condolences over death of Gorbachev

Moscow [Russia] August 31: Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed deep condolences over the death of former Soviet Union leader...

U.S. job openings rise in July amid still tight labor market

U.S. job openings rise in July amid still...

Washington [US], August 31: The number of job openings in the United States rose to 11.2 million by the end...

Texas reports 1st possible death from monkeypox in U.S.

Texas reports 1st possible death from monkeypox in...

Houston [US], August 31: Health officials in the U.S. southern state of Texas on Tuesday confirmed the death of a...