Israel to invest 880 mln USD in climate technology innovation

Jerusalem [Israel], June 27: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Sunday that the country will invest 3 billion shekels (about 880 million U.S....

China, Scotland enjoy various cooperation: ambassador

Edinburgh [Scotland], June 27: China and Scotland enjoy enormous scope for cooperation in trade and economy, education, culture, green energy, infrastructure, agriculture and creative industries,...

Thousands of demonstrators rally in Madrid against NATO summit

Madrid [Spain], June 27: Thousands of demonstrators rallied here on Sunday to call for peace and protest against a NATO summit to be held here...

Gun violence bill passage draws harsh criticism, mild praise in U.S.

Denver (Colardo) [US], June 27: U.S. Congress voted this week to enact the first gun control measures in America since assault weapons were banned for...

Excluding countries from Summit of Americas goes against history, future, says Mexican...

Mexico City [Mexico], June 27: The exclusion of countries from multilateral forums based on political differences, such as what the United States did at the...

Thousands of Angelinos protest Roe vs. Wade overturning

Los Angeles [US], June 27: At least four rallies for abortion rights were held in Los Angeles Friday after U.S. Supreme Court made decision to...

Biden signs gun bill as shootings continue to take toll on U.S.

Washington [US], June 27: U.S. President Joe Biden signed into law what has been described as a gun safety bill as shootings continue to take...

6 Mexican police officers killed in shootout with armed group

Mexico City [Mexico], June 27: At least six police officers died early Sunday during a shootout with armed individuals traveling in a convoy of about...

Vietnam reports 557 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], June 27: Vietnam recorded 557 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down 100 from Saturday, according to the Ministry of Health.

Cambodia's ruling party thanks people for overwhelmingly voting for it in commune...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], June 27: The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Sunday thanked the Cambodian people for...

Bangladesh reports 1,680 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 27: Bangladesh reported 1,680 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the biggest single-day increase in more than four months, bringing the total tally...

Dope test to be mandatory for university admission in Bangladesh

Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 27: Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said dope test will be made mandatory to students for university admission.

Pakistan reaffirms commitment to strengthening cooperation against drug abuse

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 27: Pakistan on Sunday reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening action and cooperation to achieve a world that is free of drug abuse...

Myanmar burns seized drugs in 3 cities to mark world drug day

Yangon [Myanmar], June 27: Myanmar ceremonially burnt seized narcotic drugs in the cities of Yangon, Mandalay and Taunggyi on Sunday, marking the International Day against...

Myanmar reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], June 27: Myanmar confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 613,556 on Sunday, according...

Singapore reports 5,116 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, June 27: Singapore reported 5,116 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,408,358.

7 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in military operation in NW Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 27: Pakistan's security forces have killed seven terrorists in the tribal district of North Waziristan in the northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the...

1st NASA rocket launched from northern Australia in 27 years

Canberra [Australia], June 27: A NASA rocket was launched early Monday from the Australian soil for the first time in 27 years.

Malaysia reports 2,302 new COVID-19 infections, no new deaths

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), June 26: Malaysia reported 2,302 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 4,554,661, according to the health...

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak not public health emergency: WHO

Geneva (Switzerland), June 26: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday said the latest monkeypox spread in over 50 countries does not constitute a Public...

Colombian president-elect names foreign minister

Bogota (Colombia), June 26: Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro on Saturday named Alvaro Leyva Duran as the foreign minister in his cabinet, ahead of Petro's inauguration...

New Zealand reports 4,429 community cases of COVID-19

Wellington (New Zealand), June 26: New Zealand reported 4,429 community cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

New COVID-19 cases below 7,000 for 2nd day as omicron slows

Seoul (South Korea), June 26: South Korea's new coronavirus cases remained below 7,000 for the second consecutive day Sunday as the omicron variant is slowing...

N. Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases under 10,000 for 2nd day: state...

Seoul (South Korea), June 26: North Korea's new suspected COVID-19 cases have remained below 10,000 for the second consecutive day, its state media said Sunday.

Lebanon faces new wave of COVID-19: ministry

Beirut (Lebanon), June 26: The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health warned on Saturday that the country is facing a new wave of COVID-19, urging the...

Iraqi PM to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia soon

Baghdad (Iraq), June 26: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is scheduled to pay an official visit in the upcoming days to Iran before heading to...

French-speaking Gabon joins the Commonwealth: Gabonese President

Libreville (Gabon), June 26: French-speaking Gabon joins Saturday the Commonwealth, almost all of whose members are the former territories of the British Empire, said the...