Ian damages U.S. Florida, hurricane warning issued for South Carolina

Washington [US], September 30: Ian has caused significant damage to Florida, the southeasternmost U.S. state, and a hurricane warning was issued for the entire...

5.5-magnitude quake hits 83 km SE of Mawlaik, Myanmar: USGS

New York [US], September 30: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 83 km SE of Mawlaik, Myanmar at 22:22:37 GMT on Thursday, the...

Six people injured in shooting at U.S. Oakland public school

San Francisco [US], September 30: Six people were injured in a mass shooting at an Oakland public school, in the western U.S. state of California,...

Ian regains hurricane strength after inflicting significant damage on Florida

Washington [US], September 30: Ian regained hurricane strength on Thursday afternoon after inflicting significant damage on the southeastern U.S. state of Florida.

California officials, organizations extend congratulations on China's National Day

Los Angeles [US], September 30: California officials, representatives of local organizations and Chinese communities extended greetings and congratulations on China's National Day, which falls on...

Myanmar reports 379 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 30: Myanmar has confirmed 379 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally to 622,802, the country's Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

Israeli minister orders expulsion of families of Palestinian attacker in Jerusalem

Jerusalem [Israel], September 29: Israeli Interior Minister AyeletShaked ordered on Wednesday the expulsion of families of a Palestinian man who carried out an attack five...

133 wounded in protests as Iraq's parliament reconvenes

Baghdad [Iraq], September 29: A total of 133 people, mostly security members, were wounded on Wednesday as the Iraqi parliament reconvened after nearly two...

Israel to bring hi-tech business skills to youth in remote areas

Jerusalem [Israel], September 29: Israel on Wednesday launched a national plan to upskill youth from outlying areas in high-tech business, the Israeli Ministry of Innovation,...

Pilot of Bulgarian military jet survives accident

Sofia [Bulgaria], September 29: Bulgaria's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that a Bulgarian Su-25 aircraft had an accident near the Bezmer Air Base earlier that...

Austria to start checks at Slovak border to stop illegal migrants

Vienna [Austria], September 29: Austria will start checks at its border crossings with Slovakia from Wednesday midnight to prevent people-smuggling, Interior Minister Gerhard Karner said...

Ukraine unveils mechanism for post-conflict reconstruction

Kiev [Ukraine], September 29: KyryloTymoshenko, the deputy head of the Ukrainian president's office, has unveiled a mechanism for Ukraine's post-conflict reconstruction named the Fast Recovery...

Ukraine needs 15 bln USD to restore farmland irrigation network: official

Kiev [Ukraine], September 29: Ukraine needs about 15 billion U.S. dollars to restore its farmland irrigation network, the government-run Ukrinform news agency reported Wednesday, citing...

Portugal announces new high-speed train between Lisbon, Porto

Lisbon [Portugal], September 29: Portugal will start building a new high-speed rail that will halve the travel time between its capital Lisbon and Porto and...

Hurricane Ian reaches Category 4 before landfall in Florida

Washington [US], September 29: Ian has gained the strength of a Category 4 hurricane before its landfall in the southeastern U.S. state of Florida, the...

U.S. stocks rally as Treasury yields drop

New York [US], September 29: Wall Street's three major averages rebounded markedly on Wednesday after a recent sell-off, supported by falling Treasury yields.

Cuba launches hurricane recovery efforts as Ian batters Florida

Havana [Cuba], September 29: Cuba launched recovery efforts on Wednesday in the wake of Hurricane Ian's destructive path across the island's western tip.

Pakistani police seize 6 kg heroin in Peshawar

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 29: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan foiled an attempt to smuggle 6 kg of heroin at the Bacha Khan International Airport...

Over 37.1 mln people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Myanmar

Yangon [Myanmar], September 29: Myanmar has vaccinated more than 37.1 million people against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, the Ministry of Health's data showed.

Singapore reports 3,454 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, September 29: Singapore reported 3,454 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 1,900,761.

China-Brunei ties maintain steady momentum of development: ambassador

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], September 29: China and Brunei have always respected each other and strengthened cooperation in the course of joint development and joint...

No budget surplus for at least 3 years: Australian treasurer

Canberra [Australia], September 29: Australia's Treasurer Jim Chalmers has ruled out a return to budget surplus within the next three years.

Aussie research center to focus on groundbreaking optical technology

Canberra [Australia], September 29: A research facility has been opened at Australian National University (ANU) to focus on groundbreaking optical technologies.

Spread of dengue fever continues in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 29: The number of dengue fever cases continues to rise in Pakistan amid an outbreak blamed largely on floods triggered by heavy...

Zelensky meets with French FM on support for Ukraine

Kiev [Ukraine], September 28: Ukrainian President VolodymyrZelensky on Tuesday met with visiting French Foreign Affairs Minister Catherine Colonna to discuss support for Ukraine, the presidential...

Danish PM: Nord Stream pipeline leaks "deliberate actions"

Copenhagen [Denmark], September 28: The government of Denmark considers the Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks "deliberate actions," Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said here on Tuesday.

U.S. reports over 25,000 monkeypox cases

Los Angeles [US], September 28: The United States had confirmed over 25,000 monkeypox cases as of Monday, according to the latest data of the U.S....