Abortion pill still under legal threat despite US Supreme Court ruling

Washington [US], June 14: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Thursday keeping the abortion drug mifepristone on the market with no new restrictions ends one...

G7 agrees on loan deal to support Ukraine with Russian assets

Apulia [Italy], June 14: Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) major democracies agreed an outline deal to provide $50 billion of loans for Ukraine...

Canada to contribute 3.6 bln USD to new G7 deal for Ukraine

Ottawa [Canada], June 10: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday announced 5 billion Canadian dollars (3.6 billion U.S. dollars) in funding as the country's...

World Bank says Sri Lankan economy to expand 2.2 pct in 2024

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 14: Sri Lankan economy is expected to expand by 2.2 percent in 2024 and reach 3 percent in 2026, assuming successful...

Philippines confirms Filipino crew aboard ship attacked in Red Sea

Manila [Philippines], June 14: The Philippines on Friday said Filipino sailors were among the crew on board a commercial ship attacked by Houthi militants in...

Greece: Heat forces Acropolis closure for 2nd straight day

Athens [Greece], June 14: Greek authorities closed down the Acropolis in Athens on Thursday afternoon for a second day running as Athens experiences unusually high...

Record 120 million people displaced globally: UN report

New York [US], June 14: The UN said on Thursday that a record-breaking 120 million people were living in a forcibly displaced status globally between...

UAQ Ruler pardons number of inmates ahead of Eid Al Adha

Umm Al Quwain [UAE], June 14: H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, has ordered the...

Bank of Japan decides to reduce government bond buying

Tokyo [Japan], June 14: The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Friday decided to reduce its government bond buying, in a further step toward policy...

UAE participates in 20th CGIAR System Council meeting in Brazil

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 14: Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Head of International Affairs Office at the Presidential Court, led the UAE delegation to the 20th...

UNICEF calls for investment in basic education for African children

Nairobi [Kenya], June 14: Massive investments in basic education for African children are required to help the continent realise its long-term transformation agenda, the...

International film festival opens in Shanghai

Shanghai [China], June 14: The 26th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) kicked off on Friday in the east Chinese metropolis, ushering in a 10-day feast...

East African countries launch framework to guide kala-azar disease elimination

Nairobi [Kenya], June 13: The Eastern African countries on Wednesday launched a comprehensive framework to guide health sector players in the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis,...

Iranian, Venezuelan FMs vow to promote ties, cooperation to counter sanctions

Tehran [Iran], June 13: Iran's Caretaker Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani and Venezuela's Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto highlighted the necessity to further expand bilateral...

U.S.-British coalition launches 3 airstrikes on Yemen's Red Sea port city

Sanaa [Yemen], June 13: Warplanes of the United States and British naval coalition launched three airstrikes on Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah...

Cloud seeding claims overshadow record floods worldwide

Washington [US], June 13: Climate skeptics are scapegoating a weather modification technique known as cloud seeding to deny the role of global warming in historic...

New Caledonia vote reform that sparked riots 'suspended'

Paris [France], June 13: President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a voting reform that triggered deadly riots in French Pacific territory New Caledonia would be...

New Korean flare-up carries greater air of menace

Seoul [South Korea], June 13: Border tensions are a fact of life on the Korean Peninsula, but analysts warn that the current spike in incidents...

Denmark recalls Korean instant noodles for being too spicy

Copenhagen [Denmark], June 13: Denmark's food agency has recalled three brands of South Korean instant ramen, warning that they were so hot they might cause...

UAE, Uzbek ministers of justice discuss enhancing cooperation

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 13: Minister of Justice Abdullah bin Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, and Akbar Tashkulov, Minister of Justice of the Republic...

UN Independent International Commission finds Israel, Palestinian armed groups responsible for war...

New York [US], June 13: Palestinian armed groups and Israeli authorities have both committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during the attack on 7...

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery in Iraq's Erbil

Baghdad [Iraq], June 13: A massive fire broke out at the asphalt storage facility of an oil refinery in Erbil province, northern Iraq, last night.

Chinese premier says China, New Zealand share strong readiness to enhance win-win...

Wellington [New Zealand], June 13: Chinese Premier Li Qiang said here on Thursday that while the current international situation is undergoing complex changes, both China...

South Australian premier reveals plans for ban on political donations

Canberra [Australia], June 13: Donations and gifts to politicians, political candidates and political parties would be banned under world-leading laws proposed by the Premier of...

Russian navy ships visit Cuba

Havana [Cuba], June 13: Four Russian naval vessels arrived Wednesday at the port of Havana for a visit that will last until June 17.

Malawian vice president's body to be buried Monday: government

Lilongwe [Malawi], June 13: The body of Malawian Vice President Saulos Chilima, who died Monday in a plane crash, will be buried at his home...

Report all large consulting contracts: PwC Senate Probe

Sydney [Australia], June 13: The Australian government should be required to disclose every consulting contract worth over A$2 million ($1.33 million) and contracts should include...