UN helps Mauritius, Seychelles tackle rising chemical fertilizer costs

United Nations, August 6: A UN team for Mauritius and Seychelles is helping their authorities tackle rising chemical fertilizer costs, a UN spokesman said on...

Iran condemns Israel's deadly airstrikes on Gaza

Tehran (Iran), August 6: The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday strongly condemned Israel's deadly airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.

Lebanon's Hezbollah voices support for Palestinians after Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

Beirut (Lebanon), August 6: Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday expressed its support for Palestinians in responding to the deadly Israeli airstrikes against the Gaza Strip earlier...

Israeli defense minister says to send 25,000 reservists to Gazan border

Jerusalem (Israel), August 6: Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced on Friday that up to 25,000 reservists will be called up to the border with...

Canada confirms 957 monkeypox cases

Ottawa (Canada), August 6: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirmed 957 cases of monkeypox in the country as of Friday.

Malaysia reports 3,927 new COVID-19 infections, 6 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), August 6: Malaysia reported 3,927 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 4,701,140, according to the health...

Japan marks 77th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Tokyo (Japan), August 6: Japan marked the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of its western city of Hiroshima on Saturday.

DR Congo honors victims of deadly anti-UN protests in Goma

Goma [DRC], August 6: Local authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), accompanied by family members, on Friday buried the victims who died...

Putin bans "unfriendly" investors from making transactions in strategic enterprises, projects

Moscow (Russia), August 6: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday banning "unfriendly" investors from making transactions with their shares in strategic Russian...

U.S. California hits grim milestone of 10 mln confirmed COVID-19 cases

Los Angeles (US), August 6: California hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic as the most populous state in the United States officially reached...

Putin, Erdogan meet to further Russia-Türkiye ties

Moscow (Russia), August 6: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen bilateral relations during their talks in Russia's Sochi...

Egypt mediates between Israel, Palestinian factions to end Gazan tensions: official

Cairo (Egypt), August 6: Egypt is mediating between Israel and Palestinian factions in an effort to end the ongoing tensions in the Gaza Strip and...

RCEP to bolster Cambodia-South Korea economic cooperation: Cambodian FM

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), August 6: Cambodia's Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said here on Friday that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement will...

News Analysis: Banner U.S. jobs report offers new perspective on recession fears

Washington (US), August 6: A surprisingly robust jobs report calls into question whether the United States is in a recession, amid some economists' gloom-and-doom predictions...

Africa's Great Lakes bloc launches mission to observe Kenya's polls

Nairobi (Kenya), August 6: The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) on Friday launched its election observer mission to observe Kenya's August 9...

Tanzanians urged to embrace ICT to spur digital economy

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), August 6: A senior Tanzanian official on Friday urged fellow citizens to embrace information and communication technologies (ICT) with zeal, saying...

Zambia expects IMF to approve loan at end of August

Lusaka (Zambia), August 6: The Zambian government on Friday expressed optimism that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will approve the country's request for financial assistance...

White House Says No Calls to Announce Between Biden, Putin Regarding Prisoner...

Washington (US), August 5: The negotiations on a potential prisoner swap with Russia for Paul Whelan and Brittney Griner are being held at various levels,...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases above 100,000 for 4th day

Seoul (south Korea), August 5: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases exceeded 100,000 for the fourth straight day Friday amid a wave of infections driven by...

Pelosi says her trip to S. Korea reaffirmed strong U.S.-S. Korea relationship

Washington (US)/ Seoul (South Korea), August 5: Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, highlighted the strength of the U.S.-South Korea alliance on...

S. Korea's 1st lunar orbiter makes successful communication with ground station

Cape Canaveral (US)/ Seoul (South Korea), August 5: South Korea's first lunar orbiter has successfully communicated with its ground control station, the science ministry said...

Peru's president calls on political parties to help create "broad-based" cabinet

Lima (Peru), August 5: Peruvian President Pedro Castillo on Thursday called on the country's political parties to help his government form a new "broad-based" cabinet,...

UN chief follows with concern reports of Nagorno-Karabakh tensions: spokesman

United Nations, August 5: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following with concern recent reports of tensions in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region, said his spokesman...

UN regrets DR Congo expulsion of peacekeeper spokesman in "tense" situation

United Nations, August 5: The chief spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed regret on Thursday that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had...

AU, COMESA launch joint election mission to observe Kenya's polls

Nairobi (Kenya), August 5: The African Union (AU) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Thursday launched a joint election observer...

Italy unveils 17-bln-euro aid package to combat inflation, drought

Rome (Italy), August 5: Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday announced an aid package worth an estimated 17 billion euros (17.3 billion U.S. dollars)...

U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox

Los Angeles (US), August 5: The U.S. government on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, more than a week after the World Health Organization...