Iraqis rally to mark 2019 anti-corruption protests anniversary

Baghdad (Iraq), October 2: Thousands of Iraqis gathered Saturday in Baghdad and some Iraqi provinces to mark the third anniversary of anti-corruption protests in 2019...

Trade deficit likely to hit record high of US USD 48 bln...

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea is expected to post a record high trade deficit of nearly US$50 billion this year due to high...

Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline starts commercial operation

Sofia (Bulgaria), October 2: The Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline, the Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), started commercial operation on Saturday, according to ICGB AD, owner and operator...

CBOT agricultural futures close mixed

Chicago (US), October 2: CBOT agricultural futures closed mixed in the past week as a result of a rapid decline in consumer demand which is...

U.S. long COVID victims seek Congressional relief

Denver [US], October 2: A Colorado teen hospitalized since 2020 with unrelenting COVID-19 conditions has become a poster child for millions of Americans afflicted by...

UN chief voices concern over coup in Burkina Faso

United Nations, October 2: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed deep concern over the situation in Burkina Faso following a coup that ousted President...

Singapore reports 3,510 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, October 2: Singapore reported 3,510 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,911,417.

Defector group sends propaganda balloons to N. Korea

Paju (South Korea), October 2: An anti-Pyongyang group of North Korean defectors said Sunday they released eight giant balloons carrying face masks, Tylenol pills and...

New virus cases under 30,000 for 3rd day amid waning virus wave

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 30,000 for the third straight day Sunday as the virus wave has been...

SoftBank chief visits Seoul amid Samsung-Arm merger speculation

Seoul (South Korea), October 2: SoftBank Group Corp. CEO Masayoshi Son arrived in Seoul on Saturday amid speculation he could meet Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman...

Feature: French people prepare for energy shortages this winter

Paris (French), October 2: Earlier this year, the French government announced it was expecting energy shortages during the upcoming winter due to reduced gas flows...

Yemen's warring parties receive UN proposal for truce extension

Aden (Yemen), October 2: An updated UN proposal calling for an extension of the existing truce set to expire on October 2 has been received...

Cuban PM to visit Cambodia next week: foreign ministry

Phnom Penh (Cuba), October 2: Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz will pay an official visit to Cambodia from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6, where...

Czech gov't parties win Senate elections

Prague (Czech Republic), September 2: The leading government coalition party, the Civic Democratic Party (ODS), won the most seats in this year's Senate elections, according...

Myanmar reports 473 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon (Myanmar), October 2: Myanmar confirmed 473 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 623,639, according to the Ministry...

PLO warns of settlement expansion ahead of upcoming Israeli elections

Ramallah (Palestine), October 2: Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Saturday warned that the Israeli settlement construction took "center stage" in the electoral campaigns of the...

OPEC+ to hold first in-person ministerial meeting since early 2020

Vienna (Austria), October 2: The OPEC+ oil cartel will meet in Vienna at the ministerial level on Oct. 5 to discuss future output strategy, according...

PM's party wins Latvian parliamentary elections: exit poll

Riga (Latvia), September 2: Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' center-right party New Unity on Saturday won the Baltic country's parliamentary elections, an exit poll conducted...

Pakistani PM extends heartiest greetings on China's National Day

Islamabad (Pakistan), October 2: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday extended heartiest greetings to China and the Chinese people on China's National Day, which...

Portugal changes visa regime for foreign jobseekers

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: Foreign citizens seeking work in Portugal can stay in the country for six months under a new visa regime announced by...

Avian flu detected in Lisbon

Lisbon [Portugal], October 1: A new outbreak of avian flu has been confirmed at a commercial unit for raising turkeys in the Portuguese capital Lisbon,...

Sweden resumes weapons exports to Türkiye

Stockholm [Sweden], October 1: Swedish companies have been granted export permits for the sale of military equipment to Türkiye, the country's Inspectorate of Strategic Products...

NASA reveals first image of Jupiter's moon Europa from Juno spacecraft

Los Angles [US], October 1: NASA has revealed the first picture of Jupiter's ice-encrusted moon Europa, which was taken by the Juno spacecraft as it...

Ian makes landfall in U.S. South Carolina as Category 1 hurricane

Washington [US], October 1: Ian made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on the coast of the southeastern U.S. state of South Carolina on Friday...

Hurricane Ian destroys 8,583 hectares of crops in western Cuba

Havana [Cuba], October 1: Hurricane Ian destroyed 8,583 hectares of cropland in western Cuba, the weekly Tribuna de La Habana reported Friday.

Number of active U.S. drilling rigs up this week

Houston [US], October 1: The number of active drilling rigs in the United States rose to 765 this week, up by one from the previous...

NASA shifts Crew-5 launch to ISS due to Hurricane Ian

Los Angeles [US], October 1: The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than noon next Wednesday, Oct. 5,...