Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Lucerne [Switzerland], July 1: Former Chinese astronaut Jing Haipeng and his Swiss counterpart Claude Nicollier held an online exchange with university students from the two...

Caspian littoral countries reject foreign presence: Iranian president

Tehran [Iran], July 1: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the Caspian Sea littoral states refused to allow any foreign presence in the...

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center in Paris

Paris [France], July 1: The Chinese culture center in Paris held, jointly with Chinese Literature Fair, on Thursday evening a Chinese contemporary poetry recital for...

Saudi Arabia launches aircraft leasing company

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 1: Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday the founding of an aircraft leasing company named AviLease, as a way to diversify the...

Prague to host informal EU summit in October

Prague [Czech Republic], July 1: An informal European Union (EU) summit will be held in the Czech capital Prague on Oct. 6-7, European Council President...

Azerbaijani president reveals plan on Non-Aligned Movement office in New York

Baku [Azerbaijan], July 1: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev announced on Thursday that the country, which currently chairs the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), put forward an...

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career readiness programs

San Francisco [US], July 1: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced a 4-million-U.S.-dollar investment to support the San Francisco Unified School District...

Saudi Arabia unveils priorities in research, innovation

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 1: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud announced on Thursday national priorities in research, development and innovation in...

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid smuggling operation near border...

Houston [Texas], July 1: Four people were killed and three others were seriously injured in a car crash involving a migrant smuggling operation on Thursday...

Ukraine begins exporting electricity to Europe

Kiev [Ukraine], July 1: Ukraine began exporting electricity to Europe on Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said.

Most COVID-19 tests in Germany no longer free of charge

Berlin [Germany], July 1: A new regulation came into force in Germany on Thursday that means COVID-19 tests are no longer free for most residents.

First African American woman sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

Washington [US], July 1: Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in at noon on Thursday to formally become an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court,...

EU, New Zealand conclude negotiations on free trade agreement

Brussels [Belgium], July 1: The European Union and New Zealand on Thursday concluded negotiations on a free trade deal which will remove certain tariffs, and...

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Ottawa [Canada], July 1: Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Thursday confirmed a total of 278 cases of monkeypox in the country as...

Italy tightens COVID health protocols as pandemic indicators worsen

Rome [Italy], July 1: Italy on Thursday updated coronavirus heath protocols in the workplace, as the main pandemic indicators in the country continue to rise.

Russian, Indonesian presidents discuss Ukraine, food supplies

Moscow [Russia], July 1: Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday discussed the current situation in Ukraine and the supplies...

Former Chinese, Swiss astronauts interact online with students

Lucerne [Switzerland], July 1: Former Chinese astronaut Jing Haipeng and his Swiss counterpart Claude Nicollier held an online exchange with university students from the two...

Chinese poetry recital held at Chinese culture center in Paris

Paris [France], July 1: The Chinese culture center in Paris held, jointly with Chinese Literature Fair, on Thursday evening a Chinese contemporary poetry recital for...

Prague to host informal EU summit in October

Prague [Czech Republic], July 1: An informal European Union (EU) summit will be held in the Czech capital Prague on Oct. 6-7, European Council President...

U.S. San Francisco invests in college and career readiness programs

San Francisco [US], July 1: U.S. San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced a 4-million-U.S.-dollar investment to support the San Francisco Unified School District...

4 killed, 3 injured in car crash amid smuggling operation near border...

Houston [Texas], July 1: Four people were killed and three others were seriously injured in a car crash involving a migrant smuggling operation on Thursday...

First African American woman sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

Washington [US], July 1: Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in at noon on Thursday to formally become an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court,...

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Ottawa [Canada], July 1: Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam on Thursday confirmed a total of 278 cases of monkeypox in the country as...

Second tourist gored by bull bison this week in U.S. Yellowstone National...

Los Angeles [US], July 1: A woman was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park, one of the largest and best-known national parks...

9 injured in shooting in NE U.S.: media

Washington [US], July 1: A shooting in the northeastern U.S. city of Newark has left nine people injured, multiple media outlets reported.

Indigenous women institution concerned over U.S. Supreme Court's ruling expanding state jurisdiction

New York [US], July 1: The U.S. National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (NIWRC) on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma...

Vietnam reports 839 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 1: Vietnam recorded 839 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, up by 62 from Wednesday, according to its Ministry of Health.