Norway tightens entry restrictions for Russian citizens

Oslo [Norway], May 24: The Norwegian government announced on Thursday further restrictions on the entry of Russian citizens into Norway, effective from May 29.

Finnish health authority calls for early COVID-19 boosters for vulnerable populations

Helsinki [Finland], May 24: The Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommended on Thursday an early rollout and two-stage approach to administering booster...

World Bank approves 40 mln USD project to improve skills for better...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], May 24: The World Bank has approved a 40-million-U.S.-dollar credit for a project to improve skills for better jobs in Cambodia, the...

Revealing the motive for the assassination of the Prime Minister of Slovakia

Bratislava [Slovakia], May 24: Slovak media stated the 71-year-old suspect's motive for opening fire, seriously injuring Prime Minister Robert Fico.

'Tough years ahead': German prez marks 75-year-old constitution

Berlin [Germany], May 24: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on citizens to defend freedom and democracy during a ceremony marking the entry into force of...

Net migration 'unusually high' as UK heads towards general election

London [UK], May 24: Net migration remains "unusually high" as the UK heads towards an election, experts said, despite official estimates suggesting a 10 percent...

France arrests man over suspected attack plot on Olympic torch relay

Paris [France], May 24: French security forces arrested a man suspected of planning an attack during the Olympic torch relay through the western city of...

Raisi laid to rest as scores bid farewell

Tehran [Iran], May 24: Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi was laid to rest on Thursday, concluding days of funeral rites attended by throngs of mourners after...

France's Macron urges calm in riot-hit New Caledonia

Noumea [New Caledonia], May 24: France's president held a flurry of meetings with local representatives in the restive Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Thursday,...

UN resumes transporting aid from US-built pier in Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], May 24: The United Nations has resumed transporting humanitarian aid arriving at a U.S.-built pier off the coast of the Gaza Strip after...

Germany's Scholz echoes Macron's call for deeper European military cooperation

Berlin [Germany], May 24: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Europe needs closer military collaboration.

Biden, Kenya's Ruto pledge to protect democracy in Africa

Washington [US], May 24: U.S. President Joe Biden welcomed Kenyan President William Ruto to the White House for a state visit, pledging a new era...

US preparing $275 million weapons package for Ukraine

Washington [US], May 24: The United States is preparing a $275 million military aid package for Ukraine, which will include 155mm artillery shells, precision aerial...

South Korea imposes sanctions on North Koreans

Seoul [South Korea], May 24: South Korea imposed sanctions on seven North Korean individuals and two Russian vessels over weapons trade and other activities between...

37 million children use tobacco globally: WHO Report

Geneva [Switzerland], May 24: An estimated 37 million children aged 13-15 years use tobacco globally, with the rate of e-cigarette use among adolescents exceeding that...

China hosts WCO Global AEO Conference for first time

Shenzhen [China], May 24: The 6th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Conference was held in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province from...

Abdullah bin Zayed meets with UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], May 24: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Sigrid Kaag, United Nations Senior...

Hundreds evacuated due to concerning quakes in Italy

Rome [Italy], May 23: The Phlegraean Fields near Naples continued to be shaken by tremors on Wednesday, prompting worries that a major earthquake in...

Russia says the West refuses to negotiate to reduce nuclear tensions

Moscow [Russia], May 23: On May 22, the Kremlin said that 'in-depth dialogue' was a way to reduce escalating tensions between Russia and the West,...

Strategic destination of the US and Saudi Arabia

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], May 23: Saudi Arabia remained tight-lipped while the US publicly expressed optimism that the two sides were about to reach a new...

Russian Ministry of Defence claims recapture of village near Bakhmut

Moscow [Russia], May 23: The Russian Ministry of Defence on Wednesday said its troops have recaptured the village of Klishchiivka in eastern Ukraine.

Chinese vlogger who reported on COVID-19 released

Beijing [China], May 23: Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who had been serving a four-year sentence for reporting on the early stages of the COVID-19...

Millions attend funeral procession for Iranian President Raisi in Tehran

Tehran [Iran], May 23: Millions of mourners flocked to a funeral procession in Tehran on Wednesday after the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in...

Europe trio recognize Palestine

Madrid [Spain], May 23: Norway, Ireland and Spain announced on Wednesday that they will recognize a Palestinian state from May 28, sparking delight from Palestinian...

20 people in intensive care after Singapore Airlines flight

Bangkok [Thailand], May 23: Twenty people were in intensive care in Bangkok hospitals on Wednesday after a terrifying high-altitude plunge on a flight from London...

Why did Sunak decide to call the summer election?

London [UK], May 23: The general election is on - it will soon be over to you.

Israeli forces move deeper into Rafah in night of heavy battle

Rafah [Palestine], May 23: Israeli tanks advanced to the edge of a crowded district in the heart of Rafah on Wednesday during one of the...