U.S. dollar rises as traders assess Fed policy path

New York [US], November 19:The U.S. dollar moved higher in late trading on Friday as market participants bet on more rate hikes from the Federal...

Malaysians go to polls to elect new gov't

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], November 19: Malaysia kicked off its national polls on Saturday, with voters streaming to voting centers to elect representatives who will form...

Malaysia reports 3,037 new COVID-19 infections, 5 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], November 19: Malaysia reported 3,037 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Friday, bringing the national total to 4,963,216, according to the health...

DPRK test-fires new ICBM, KCNA

Seoul [South Korea], November 19:The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) toward eastern waters on Friday, under the...

Myanmar designates new protected public forest area in central region

Yangon [Myanmar],November 19:Myanmar has designated a new protected public forest area in central Myanmar's Magway Region, its state-run Mirror Daily reported on Saturday.

4 killed in gas tank explosion in N. Iraq

Baghdad [Iraq], November 18: Four people were killed and some 10 others were wounded on Thursday in a gas tank explosion at a house in...

Students stage cost-of-living protest in Brussels

Brussels [Belgium], November 18: An estimated 150 students from the Federation of Francophone Students (FEF) held a demonstration here on Nov.17, International Students' Day, to...

Employment in Germany reaches all-time high

Berlin [Germany], November 18:Employment in Germany reached a new all-time high of around 45.6 million in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, according to provisional...

Zelensky says Ukrainian experts to participate in probe of Poland's projectile falling

Kiev [Ukraine], November 18: Ukrainian President VolodymyrZelensky said Thursday that Ukrainian experts will participate in a probe of the deadly projectile falling in southeastern Poland,...

Slovenian students learn 5G, AI at Huawei's future seeds program

Ljubljana [Slovenia], November 18: Five Slovenian students were awarded certificates on Thursday after they successfully completed Huawei's third "Seeds for the Future" program.

Pelosi says to step down as top Democrat in U.S. House

Washington [US], November 18: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Thursday that she's stepping down as top Democrat in the House of Representatives.

U.S. reportedly running low on certain weapons to send to Ukraine

Washington [US], November 18: The United States is running low on some weapons and ammunition it has been sending to Ukraine amid the latter's military...

Boeing reorganizes Defense, Space & Security unit

San Francisco [US], November 18: Boeing on Thursday announced a series of executive leadership changes and reorganizations.

Weekly storage of natural gas in U.S. increases

Houston (Texas) [US], November 18:Working gas storage in the contiguous United States was 3,644 billion cubic feet in the week ending Nov. 11, a net...

Oil prices drop to multi-week lows

New York [US], November 18: Oil prices fell to their lowest levels in weeks on Thursday, driven by multiple headwinds.

U.S.-listed Chinese firms trade mostly higher

New York [US], November 18: U.S.-listed Chinese companies traded mostly higher on Thursday with eight of the top 10 stocks by weight in the S&P...

U.S. Uvalde acting police chief resigns months after school shooting killing 21

Houston (Texas) [US], November 18: Lt. Mariano Pargas, the acting police chief during the May 24 mass school shooting killing 19 children and two teachers...

3 high school students detained after calling in fake shooting threat in...

Houston (Texas) [US], November 18: Three students were in custody after calling in a fake active shooter threat on Thursday at a high school nearby...

U.S. dollar strengthens as traders bet on hawkish Fed

New York [US], November 18: The U.S. dollar appreciated in late trading on Thursday as market participants digested the latest comments from Federal Reserve officials.

U.S. stocks fall as investors assess Fed policy path

New York [US], November 18: U.S. stocks declined on Thursday, as Wall Street digested the latest comments from Federal Reserve officials and assessed the central...

Singapore reports 2,088 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore [Singapore], November 18:Singapore reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally to 2,148,794.

Intense battles erupt between gov't forces, Houthis in Yemen's Taiz, 10 killed

Aden [Yemen],November 18: Intense battles erupted between Yemen's government forces and the Houthi rebels in various areas of the southwestern province of Taiz on Thursday,...

Myanmar reports 45 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], November 18: Myanmar confirmed 45 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 632,910, according to the Ministry...

Bangladesh's central bank creates 500-mln-USD refinance scheme for food security

Dhaka [Bangladesh], November 18:Bangladesh Bank (BB) has worked out a 50 billion taka (about 500 million U.S. dollars) refinance scheme to ensure food security in...

Japan's consumer prices rise to highest level in 40 years in October

Tokyo [Japan],November 18:Japan's consumer prices increased 3.6 percent in October from a year earlier, marking a 40-year high, owing to a weak yen further inflating...

Russia identifies rocket falling in Poland as Ukrainian missile

Moscow [Russia], November 17: Russian experts have confirmed from pictures of the wreckage that the projectile falling in Poland was a Ukrainian missile, the Russian...

Russia bans 52 Irish officials from entry

Moscow [Russia], November 17: The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that 52 senior Irish officials are barred from entering Russia in response to Dublin's...