Finland's economic growth slowing, inflation accelerating: Finance Ministry

Helsinki [Finland], September 20: Accelerating inflation is slowing economic growth in Finland, reducing the growth of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) to 0.5 percent...

Romanian gas storage over 80 percent: PM

Bucharest [Romania], September 20: Romania has reached the target of 80 percent natural gas storage set by the European Commission for Nov. 1, the country's...

Ukraine's agricultural exports under grain deal reach 3.9 mln tons

Kiev [Ukraine], September 20: Ukraine's agricultural exports under a key grain deal reached 3.9 million tons, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority said Monday.

Russian, French FMs discuss situation at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia NPP over phone

Moscow [Russia], September 20: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called for an immediate cessation of shelling in the area of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant...

France detects avian flu case increase in coastal birds since mid-May

Paris [France], September 20: France detected an increase of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases in coastal birds since mid-May, the French Ministry of Agriculture...

Boeing forecasts Middle East fleet to more than double by 2041

San Francisco [US], September 20: Boeing said on Monday that the Middle East region's passenger traffic and commercial fleet are projected to more than double...

NASA's InSight lander "hears" first meteoroid impacts on Mars

Los Angeles [US], September 20: NASA's InSight Mars lander has detected seismic waves from four space rocks that crashed on Mars in the past two...

Much of Puerto Rico still without power one day after hurricane landfall

Washington [US], September 20: Much of Puerto Rico was still without power as of Monday afternoon, a day after Hurricane Fiona hit the U.S. territory.

U.S. reports nearly 24,000 monkeypox cases

Los Angeles [US], September 20: Nearly 24,000 monkeypox cases had been confirmed in the United States as of Monday, according to the latest data of...

7.4 magnitude quake shakes Mexico on anniversary of 2 quakes

Mexico City [Mexico], September 20: An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 shook central Mexico on Monday, on the same day as commemorations of the...

7.7 magnitude quake hits Mexico, kills 1

Mexico City [Mexico], September 20: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook west-central Mexico on Monday, causing some structural damage on the anniversary of two previous major...

No immediate food security challenge for Pakistan despite floods: officials

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20: Pakistan is not facing any acute shortage of its basic staple food wheat, an official statement said on Monday.

Annual harvest fair kicks off in Mongolia's capital

Ulan Bator [Mongolia], September 20: The 17th edition of the "Green Days of Autumn" harvest fair opened in the Mongolian capital on Monday as the...

Pakistan kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign to inoculate children

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20: Pakistan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Monday for children aged five to 11 in order to inoculate a maximum number...

Myanmar reports 269 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 20: Myanmar has confirmed 269 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally to 619,167, according to the country's Ministry of Health on...

Dengue fever cases continue to rise in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20: The dengue fever cases in Pakistan continue to increase as a significant number of patients were reported in parts of the...

15 killed in floods in Pakistan in 24 hours

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20: At least 15 people were killed in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National...

BLACKPINK releases second full length album "BORN PINK"

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: K-pop girl group BLACKPINK released their second full-length album "BORN PINK" on Friday, and started targeting global music market.

Won-dollar exchange rate hits record high in 13 years and 6 months

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: The won-dollar exchange rate is expected to surpass 1,400 won soon as concerns over the US Fed policy tightening continue.

"Politicians' favorability" Oh Se-hoon 41%, Hong JoonPyo 40% and Lee Jae-myung 34%

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: In a survey on the favorability of major political figures from the ruling and opposition parties, Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon...

S. Korea's automobile production, export, and domestic sales increase in August

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: South Korea's automobile production, exports, and domestic sales increased simultaneously in August for the first time in a year and...

S. Korea develops three-dimensional separator that can overcome disadvantages of next-generation lithium-sulfur...

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: A separator that can solve the reduction in capacity and internal short circuits issues of lithium-sulfur batteries used in electric...

PPP launches task force against Moon's solar panels project

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: The ruling People Power Party (PPP) launched a task force aimed at uncovering alleged corruption in the spending of government...

5-term lawmaker Joo Ho-young elected ruling party's new floor leader

Seoul [South Korea], September 19: The ruling People Power Party (PPP) on Monday elected five-term lawmaker Joo Ho-young as its new floor leader.

Pilot killed in U.S. jet plane crash

Los Angeles [US], September 19: A pilot was killed after a jet plane crashed on Sunday at the Reno Air Races in western U.S. state...

New Zealand enhances protection for most-productive land

Wellington [New Zealand], September 19: The New Zealand government on Monday released a National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land, which will "enhance protection for...

Australian gov't announces 941 mln USD in additional COVID funding

Canberra [Australia], September 19: The Australian government on Monday extended funding for coronavirus testing and protocols in high-risk settings.