Russian air strike leaves 100,000 people without power in Ukraine's Sumy

Kyiv [Russia], July 7: A Russian attack on a power facility in Ukraine has left 100,000 people without power in the north-western region of Sumy.

Defiant Biden says no intention to exit presidential race

Washington [US], July 7: United States President Joe Biden has used a much-anticipated interview with ABC News to reiterate that he is the candidate to...

Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Mexico

Mexico City [Mexico], July 7: Hurricane Beryl has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm as it slammed into the eastern coast of Mexico, causing...

Jordan's GDP grew 2% during Q1 2024

Amman [Jordan], July 7: The latest economic indicators monitored by the Jordan News Agency (Petra) showed that Jordan's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded a growth...

New Kiswa installed at Kaaba in Makkah

A new covering (Kiswa) was installed early Sunday at the holy Kaaba in Makkah on the first day of the Islamic new year (1 Muharram,...

NASA project simulating stay on Mars comes to an end

New York [US], July 7: The first mission of the US space agency NASA's multi-mission project, which aims to simulate life on Mars, ended on...

Iran election: Moderate Pezeshkian wins presidential runoff

Tehran [Iran], July 6: Masoud Pezeshkian, a moderate who has promised to open Iran to the world, won the run-off presidential election, officials said early...

"We will rebuild Britain," says Keir Starmer as he delivers his first...

London [UK], July 6: After Keir Starmer was elected as the United Kingdom's new Prime Minister on Friday, he delivered his first speech outside 10,...

"Connectivity is backbone of India-Iran relationship": Iran's envoy to India

New Delhi [India], July 6: Iran's Ambassador to India, Iraj Elahi, on Friday emphasized that connectivity is the backbone of the India-Iran relationship, adding that...

Nepal: Another ally walks out of Prachanda-led government ahead of vote of...

Kathmandu [Nepal], July 6: The Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) in Nepal, another ally of the government led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda has deserted...

Biden admits debate was "bad episode", blames illness and lack of preparation

Madison (Wisconsin) [US], July 6: In his first television interview since the CNN debate with Donald Trump, President Joe Biden candidly addressed his performance,...

EU voices deep concern about Israeli army orders to evacuate civilians from...

Brussels [Belgium], July 6: The European Union is deeply concerned about the Israeli army orders to evacuate civilians from the area of Khan Younis. Some...

European banks face probe into their stress-testing abilities

Frankfurt [Germany], July 6: European banks are facing investigations into how good they are at carrying out the stress tests that became a hallmark of...

Slovakia classifies assassination attempt on leader as terrorist act

Bratislava [Slovakia], July 6: The Slovakian authorities are classifying the attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Robert Fico as a terrorist act rather than attempted murder,...

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits northwest Argentina

Buenos Aires [Argentina], July 6: A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit San Juan province, northwest Argentina, on Friday, according to authorities of the South American country.

Israel reports 61 new cases of West Nile fever, fatalities rise to...

Jerusalem [Israel], July 6: The Israeli Ministry of Health reported on Friday a new death case from West Nile fever, bringing the total in the...

Voting ends in Iran's presidential runoff

Tehran [Iran], July 6: Voting for Iran's presidential runoff came to an end at midnight Friday after 16 straight hours, said Spokesman of Iran's Election...

UN warns of escalation of tension on Lebanon-Israel border

New York City [US], July 6: The United Nations expressed grave concerns on Friday about intensified clashes along the Lebanon-Israel frontier, known as the Blue...

Breakthrough for peace in Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], July 6: According to AFP, Mr. Netanyahu also convened a security cabinet meeting on the night of July 4 to discuss the new...

President Biden gives first TV interview since debate

Washington DC [US], July 6: President Biden had an interview with ABC News on July 5, at a time when his campaign schedule at this...

Cost of US nuclear missile program skyrockets

Washington DC [US], July 6: The Sentinel nuclear missile project is being developed by contractor Northrop Grumman and is intended to replace the Minuteman III...

Labour Party wins, Britain has a new prime minister

London [UK], July 6: The Guardian reported on July 5 that the Labour Party won 412 seats while the Conservative Party of former Prime Minister...

Ukraine War Day 862: Russia conducts nuclear drills, Ukraine receives additional Patriot...

Kyiv [Ukraine], July 6: Russia's Defense Ministry said on July 5 that its forces were conducting exercises involving Yars mobile nuclear missile launchers, less than...

Taiwan boosts asymmetric warfare capabilities

Taipei City [Taiwan], July 6: It is expected that in the first days of July, Taiwan will officially put into operation 2 Da Jiang class...

SpaceX targeting July 31 for launch of first commercial spaceflight mission with...

New York [US], July 5: SpaceX is set to launch Polaris Dawn, the first commercial spaceflight mission with an all-civilian spacewalk plan, no earlier...

Putin hails multipolar world as Belarus joins Shanghai group

Beijing [China], July 5: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday hailed the new "multipolar world" at a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) focused...

Ukrainian army forced to surrender parts of Chasiv Yar in Donetsk region

Kiev [Ukraine], July 5: The Ukrainian army was forced on Thursday to abandon the easternmost part of the small town of Chasiv Yar in the...