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OPEC+ countries agree to boost oil production

OPEC+ countries agree to boost oil production

Vienna (Austria), July 19: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries, known as OPEC+, agreed in...

UK PM, chancellor to self-isolate after health secretary tests positive for COVID-19

UK PM, chancellor to self-isolate after health secretary...

London (UK), July 19: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will enter quarantine as...

New daily cases over 1,000 for 2 weeks, tougher virus rules in place nationwide

New daily cases over 1,000 for 2 weeks,...

Seoul (South Korea), July 19: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell slightly Monday due to fewer tests over the...

Samsung launches upgraded modular microLED display

Samsung launches upgraded modular microLED display

Seoul (South Korea), July 19: Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it has launched the new model of its commercial microLED...

Approval ratings of Moon, ruling party climb for 2nd consecutive week: poll

Approval ratings of Moon, ruling party climb for...

Seoul (South Korea), July 19: President Moon Jae-in and the ruling Democratic Party (DP) both saw their approval ratings climb...

N. Korea blasts Japan over claim to Dokdo

N. Korea blasts Japan over claim to Dokdo

Seoul (South Korea), July 18: North Korea lashed out at Japan on Saturday for its claim to a set of...

Brazil reports 868 more COVID-19 deaths

Brazil reports 868 more COVID-19 deaths

Sao Paulo (Brazil), July 18: Brazil registered 868 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising its national...

Italian winemakers promote sustainable winemaking

Italian winemakers promote sustainable winemaking

Rome (Italy), July 18: Italy was among the first major wine-producing countries to champion the value of organic wines. Now,...

Kenya eyes Shenzhen city investors to boost manufacturing sector

Kenya eyes Shenzhen city investors to boost manufacturing...

Nairobi (Kenya), July 18: Kenya is seeking to attract investors from China's city of Shenzhen to establish a presence into...

Vietnam's daily COVID-19 infections hit new record of 3,718

Vietnam's daily COVID-19 infections hit new record of...

Hanoi (Vietnam), July 18: Vietnam reported a new high of 3,718 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, surpassing the previous record...

New virus infections stay in 1,400s for 2nd day on fewer tests

New virus infections stay in 1,400s for 2nd...

Seoul (South Korea), July 18: South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the mid-1,400s for the second day in...

Assad highlights production, investment, anti-corruption as 4th term as Syrian president begins

Assad highlights production, investment, anti-corruption as 4th term...

Damascus (Syria), July 18: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in on Saturday for a fourth seven-year term, emphasizing the...

Zambia reports good progress in COVID-19 vaccination program

Zambia reports good progress in COVID-19 vaccination program

Lusaka (Zambia), July 18: The Zambian government on Saturday expressed happiness that the COVID-19 vaccination program in the country has...

France tightens border control, appeals for vaccination amid mounting anti-health pass anger

France tightens border control, appeals for vaccination amid...

Paris (France), July 18: The French authorities on Saturday decided tougher restrictions on unvaccinated travelers from high-risk countries, and appealed...

UN forum pledges to bolster pandemic fight, green development

UN forum pledges to bolster pandemic fight, green...

United Nations, July 18: A United Nations forum adopted a far-reaching ministerial declaration on Friday, pledging to work together in...

UN chief urges driving forward efforts to achieve justice for all

UN chief urges driving forward efforts to achieve...

United Nations, July 18: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called on the international community to drive forward efforts...

CBOT agricultural futures rally amid worsening climate conditions

CBOT agricultural futures rally amid worsening climate conditions

Chicago [US], July 18: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures went higher in the past week amid worsening climate...

UK health secretary tests positive for COVID-19

UK health secretary tests positive for COVID-19

London (UK), July 18: British Health Secretary Sajid Javid said Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after feeling...

Brazilian president could be discharged in next few days: hospital

Brazilian president could be discharged in next few...

Sao Paulo (Brazil), July 18: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will receive a medical discharge in "the next few days" as...

Catastrophic floods leave over 120 dead in western Europe, many more still missing

Catastrophic floods leave over 120 dead in western...

Brussels (Belgium) July 17: Devastating flash floods due to intense rainfalls have swept through several western European countries in the...

Making, sharing and using vaccines priority for APEC leaders: New Zealand PM

Making, sharing and using vaccines priority for APEC...

Wellington (New Zealand) July 17: The top priority for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders is "achieving widespread access for...

Italy's exports recover to pre-pandemic levels: reports

Italy's exports recover to pre-pandemic levels: reports

Rome (Italy) July 17: Italy's exporters have recovered to pre-pandemic levels, according to two reports jointly released on Friday by...

Angola, Portugal sign agreements on visas, investment, and education

Angola, Portugal sign agreements on visas, investment, and...

Luanda (Angola) July 17: Angola and Portugal signed agreements on visa facilitation, investment, and education here on Friday.

Israel imposes quarantines on all inbound travellers

Israel imposes quarantines on all inbound travellers

Jerusalem (Israel) July 17: Israel's health ministry announced on Friday that all passengers entering Israeli borders will have to go...

Lebanese PM-designate Hariri announces resignation

Lebanese PM-designate Hariri announces resignation

Beijing (China) July 17: Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri announced on Thursday his resignation after failing to form a non-partisan...

U.S. vaccine hoarding "no different" from strangling others' lifeline: spokesperson of Chinese FM

U.S. vaccine hoarding "no different" from strangling others'...

Beijing (China) July 17: A spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry has criticized U.S. practice of hoarding and wasting valuable...

UK coronavirus daily cases pass 50,000 for first time since January

UK coronavirus daily cases pass 50,000 for first...

London (UK) July 17: Britain has recorded more than 50,000 new daily coronavirus cases, the highest number since mid-January, according...