Israel reports 20 new cases of monkeypox

Jerusalem [Israel], June 28: The Israeli Ministry of Health on Monday reported 20 new cases of monkeypox, bringing the total to 29 cases detected...

Iran confirms nuclear talks to start in Doha on Tuesday

Tehran [Iran], June 28: Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanani said on Monday night that the Iranian negotiating team will depart for Qatari capital Doha...

Turkey's Black Sea provinces hit by heavy rain, floods

Ankara [Turkey], June 28: Several provinces in northern Turkey were hit by floods and landslides on Monday over a new wave of heavy rainfall that...

Israel reports 11,483 new COVID-19 cases, highest since late March

Jerusalem [Israel], June 28: The Israeli Ministry of Health on Monday reported 11,483 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily figure in the country since March...

Air China resumes Beijing-Budapest flights

Budapest [Hungary], June 28: Air China will resume direct flights between Beijing and Budapest on July 7, the company's Budapest office said here on Monday.

German airports struggle with rising passenger numbers as holidays begin

Berlin [Germany], June 28: German airports struggled with rising passenger numbers on Monday as the school holidays kicked off in the country's most populous state...

Germany's export expectations fall due to logistics problems: ifo Institute

Berlin [Germany], June 28: Sentiment among German exporters has deteriorated slightly as the ifo Export Expectations index fell from 4.4 points in May to 3.7...

Russian, Brazilian presidents discuss global food security, bilateral relations

Moscow [Russia], June 28: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, discussed global food security challenges and bilateral cooperation in agriculture and...

Romania backs Serbia's EU integration process: president

Bucharest [Romania], June 28: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Monday reiterated his country's support for Serbia's European Union (EU) integration process.

Ukrainian, Moldovan presidents meet on cooperation, EU integration

Kiev [Ukraine], June 28: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with visiting Moldovan President Maia Sandu on Monday to discuss bilateral cooperation and the two countries'...

New channel of China-Europe Land-Sea Express Line launched between Italy, Slovenia

Trieste [Italy], June 28: A block train service for facilitating transportation of products from Chinese home appliances manufacturer Hisense was launched here on Monday.

Italian region calls for limiting non-essential water use amid severe drought

Rome [Italy], June 28: Italy's most populous region of Lombardy said it will turn off public fountains and urged residents to be "extremely thrifty" when...

French health minister recommends mask use in public transport

Paris [France], June 28: French Minister of Health Brigitte Bourguignon has recommended wearing a face mask in public transport, local media reported on Monday.

EU Council adopts regulation on gas storage

Brussels [Belgium], June 28: The Council of the European Union (EU) on Monday adopted a regulation aiming to ensure that gas storage capacities in the...

U.S. reports nearly 330,000 child COVID-19 cases in past 4 weeks

Los Angeles [US], June 28: Nearly 330,000 child COVID-19 cases had been reported in the United States in the past four weeks, according to the...

At least 3 people dead in U.S. Missouri Amtrak crash

Chicago [US], June 28: At least three people were killed following an Amtrak passenger train derailment after the train struck a dump truck in the...

Federal agency sends team to investigate deadly Amtrak derailment in U.S. Missouri

Washington [US], June 28: A federal agency announced on Monday evening the launch of a team to investigate the deadly Amtrak derailment in the U.S....

U.S. New Mexico governor issues order to protect access to abortion

Houston [Texas], June 28: New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed an executive order to protect women seeking abortions and abortion providers in...

At least 40 found dead in truck in San Antonio, Texas: local...

Washington [US], June 28: At least 40 people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, local media reported.

Dengue fever infections in Laos rise to 4,087

Vientiane [Laos], June 28: An additional 161 dengue fever cases were reported across Laos in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country...

Vietnam reports 637 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], June 28: Vietnam recorded 637 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, up by 80 from Sunday, according to its Ministry of Health.

Pakistani PM announces anti-polio campaign targeting most vulnerable districts

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced that an anti-polio campaign was launched in Pakistan on Monday targeting 25 most vulnerable districts...

Bangladesh's daily COVID-19 cases exceed 2,000

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 28: Bangladesh reported over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking the highest daily toll of new infections in four months.

Singapore reports 5,309 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, June 28: Singapore reported 5,309 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,413,667.

Myanmar reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], June 28: Myanmar confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 613,568 on Monday, according to the...

Pakistan takes leap towards green energy goal with CPEC's Karot hydropower project

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28: The extreme weather conditions in Pakistan including this month's pre-monsoon rains, abrupt snowfall and melting of glaciers have already started taking...

Brunei reports 1,185 new COVID-19 cases

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], June 28: Brunei recorded 1,185 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, its health ministry said in its weekly briefing on COVID-19 updates.