Train service in Israel shut down due to signal failure

Jerusalem [Israel], November 27: Israel's rail service halted on Saturday due to a nationwide train signaling failure, state-owned Israel Railways said in a statement.

Russia reports 6,088 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], November 27: Russia registered 6,088 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 21,568,846, said the official monitoring...

Over 1 mln vehicles pass through Croatia's Peljesac Bridge since inauguration

Zagreb [Croatia], November 27: Over 1 million vehicles have passed through the Peljesac Bridge since it was inaugurated on July 26 this year, said Slavisa...

UNESCO launches event in Italy to defend oceans, promote responsible consumption

Rome [Italy], November 27: Under the motto "Blue is the new Black," a two-day event of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Stockholm [Sweden], November 27: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish Energy Agency warned on Saturday.

Biden administration reluctant to declare emergency amid surge of kid flu, RSV...

Houston (Texas) [US], November 27:The Joe Biden administration is reluctant to declare a national emergency in the face of a surge of respiratory illness among...

Death toll from Indonesia's earthquake rises to 318

Jakarta [Indonesia], November 27: The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Indonesia's province of West Java rose to 318, with 14 others still missing,...

Myanmar reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], November 27: Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 633,157, according to the Ministry...

Road accident kills 3, injures 38 in eastern Uzbekistan

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], November 27:Three people were killed and 38 others injured in a road accident involving a bus and a truck in the Andijan region...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases in 50,000 range amid winter resurgence worries

Seoul (South Korea), November 26: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases came in the 50,000 range on Saturday for the third day in a row, continuing...

Peruvian president names Betssy Chavez as new prime minister

Lima (Peru), November 26: Peruvian President Pedro Castillo appointed Betssy Chavez as new prime minister Friday, replacing Anibal Torres, who resigned Thursday after Congress rejected...

U.S. makes profits from Russia-Ukraine conflict, says French journalist

Paris (France), November 26: The United States is making profits from the conflict in Ukraine in terms of liquefied natural gas, the arms industry and...

Proposed Australian rocket facility poses threat to endangered bird: conservationists

Canberra (Australia), November 26: A planned rocket launch facility in South Australia (SA) poses an extinction-level threat to an endangered bird species, conservationists have warned.

Turkish president, Pakistani PM inaugurate new ship for Pakistan navy

Istanbul (Turkey), November 26: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif jointly inaugurated on Friday a corvette warship, which was...

EU wants changes to "discriminatory" U.S. Inflation Reduction Act

Brussels (Belgium), November 26: The member states of the European Union (EU) on Friday voiced their concern about the discriminatory provisions contained in the U.S....

Malaysia reports 3,024 new COVID-19 infections, 8 more deaths

Kuala Lupur (Malaysia), November 26: Malaysia reported 3,024 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 4,981,374, according to the health...

Pakistan launches 16-day campaign against gender-based violence

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 26: Pakistani Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal has launched a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence in marking the...

9.4 mln people in South Sudan expected to require aid next year:...

United Nations, November 26: An estimated 9.4 million people - an increase of 500,000 - will need assistance and protection in South Sudan next year,...

Roundup: U.S. embraces Black Friday amid 3rd year of pandemic

New York (US), November 26: Millions of Americans are expected to visit brick-and-mortar stores on the Friday after Thanksgiving as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes and...

Roundup: EU ministers seek to de-escalate tension over migration

Rome (Italy), November 26: European Union (EU) interior ministers met in an extraordinary session in Brussels on Friday to discuss options to ease the tension...

UK hit by waves of labor action over pay, conditions

London (UK), November 26: Recurring strikes by nurses, university staff and postal workers, among others, have caused chaos in the United Kingdom (UK) in November...

Iran steps up military presence near Iraqi borders against "separatist" threats

Tehran (Iran), November 26: Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has stepped up military presence near the western and northwestern borders of the country to...

Türkiye tells Russia to continue military response in northern Syria

Ankara [Turkey], November 25:Turkish army will continue responding to the "attacks" on Türkiye from northern Syria.

Saudi Arabia approves 700-mln-USD development plan for Darin and Tarout Island

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia],November 25: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud approved on Thursday a 2.64-billion-Saudi riyal (700-million-U.S. dollar) development plan for the...

UN urges more support for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Beirut [Lebanon], November 25: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Thursday called for more support to help the organization assist vulnerable Palestinian...

Israeli researchers invent invisible face mask to protect against viruses

Jerusalem [Israel], November 25: Israeli researchers have developed an invisible face mask that protects users from coronavirus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), influenza and other...

Houthi drone attack kills 3 gov't soldiers in S. Yemen

Aden [Yemen], November 25: Three Yemeni government soldiers were killed in the southern province of Dhalea on Thursday in a drone attack launched by the...