Despite differences, Paris sees no rift with Berlin over Ukraine

Paris [France], March 3: Despite differing positions on support for Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne sees no rift between France and Germany, he said...

Europe risks losing credibility over silence on Israel's war on Gaza: MP

Gaza [Palestine], March 3: Europe risked any credibility to speak on Russia's actions in Ukraine if it remained silent on Gaza, according to a Belgian...

Zelensky appeals to West over deadly Russian drone attack on Odesa

Kyiv [Ukraine], March 3: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had called on Western allies to deliver more air defence systems after at least seven people were...

Bangladesh fire toll rises to 46; safety lapses to blame

Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 3: Bangladesh firefighters said Friday that glaring safety lapses were responsible for a Dhaka restaurant blaze that killed 46 people, with more...

Iran counts votes as reports suggest low turnout

Tehran [Iran], March 3: Iran began counting ballots on Saturday after a vote for parliament and a key clerical body, with local media estimating a...

US makes its first Gaza aid airdrop as mediators to seek truce...

Gaza [Palestine], March 3: The United States on Saturday carried out the first of what it said would be a series of humanitarian airdrops of...

Spain braces for wildfires as beef farmers battle red tape

Madrid [Spain], March 3: Across Europe, farmers have jammed roads, burned tyres and dumped manure in protest at a host of pressures threatening their livelihoods...

Gaza truce talks expected as offensive and aid crisis rage on

Gaza [Palestine], March 3: Mediators expected to reconvene in Cairo as soon as Sunday and search for a formula acceptable to Israel and Hamas for...

UN helps Zambian gov't tackle humanitarian crisis

United Nations, March 2: UN humanitarians said Friday that they are supporting the Zambian government-led response to a worsening humanitarian crisis caused by extreme...

Ethiopia secures 46 mln USD grant to improve water access, sanitation

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], March 2: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a 46 million U.S. dollars grant to improve access to water and sanitation...

German public transport paralyzed amid strikes

Berlin [Germany], March 2: The week-long strike in the German local public transport reached its climax on Friday with a nationwide action joined by climate...

19 injured as car strikes crowd in Poland

Warsaw [Poland], March 2: A car struck a crowd at a tram stop in the northwestern Polish city of Szczecin on Friday afternoon, injuring 19...

Ukraine, Netherlands sign deal on security cooperation

Kyiv [Ukraine], March 2: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte signed an agreement on security cooperation between the two countries,...

NASA, SpaceX target Saturday for launching 8th crew mission to space station

Los Angeles [US], March 2: NASA and SpaceX are targeting Saturday to launch the eighth crew mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Biden signs stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdown hours before deadline

Washington [US], March 2: U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law a short-term stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown,...

Canada announces additional ban on imports of Russian diamonds

Ottawa [Canada], March 2: Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly announced on Friday that Canada is imposing additional import restrictions on Russian diamonds.

Services, commerce leading advancement of Mexican economy in 2024

Mexico City [Mexico], March 2: Mexico's economy is advancing at a differentiated pace at the beginning of 2024, with the services and commerce sectors leading...

Australians warned to beware of deep fake scams

Canberra [Australia], March 2: Australians lost millions of dollars to scams promoted in deep fake videos and fake news articles in 2023, a government agency...

Teenager charged over stabbing in Australia's Victoria

Sydney [Australia], March 2: Australian police reported on Saturday that a teenager has been charged in Victoria after a stabbing incident injured two people in...

GETEX 2024 to commence in Dubai on April 24

Dubai [UAE], March 2: GETEX, the Global Education and Training Exhibition, returns to Dubai with its spring edition from April 24 to 26, 2024. The...

Brazil logs $2.17 trillion in GDP in 2023, ninth globally

Sao Paulo [Brazil], March 2: Brazil's gross domestic product (GDP) reached US$2.17 trillion in 2023, placing the South American nation ahead of Canada and...

Thailand attracts nearly 6 million foreign tourists in first eight weeks of...

Bangkok [Thailand], March 2: Thailand welcomed nearly six million foreign visitors between 1st January and 25th February, Minister of Tourism and Sports Sudawan Wangsuphakijkosol has...

Germany: 4 shot dead overnight, soldier turns himself in

Lower Saxony [Germany], March 2: A Bundeswehr soldier is suspected of killing four people overnight in the northern German state of Lower Saxony, police and...

Nicaragua accuses Germany of helping 'genocide' in Gaza in ICJ case

The Hague [Netherlands], March 2: Nicaragua on Friday accused Germany of facilitating "genocide" in Gaza in a case started in the International Court of...

Biden says US military to airdrop food and supplies into Gaza

Washington [USA], March 2: U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Friday plans to carry out a first military airdrop of food and supplies into Gaza,...

Gaza aid seekers: 100 plus dead, total toll exceeds 30,000

Gaza [Palestine], March 2: Gaza health authorities said Israeli forces on Thursday shot dead more than 100 Palestinians as they waited for an aid delivery,...

WTO 13th Ministerial Conference approves extension to TRIPS Waiver

Abu Dhabi [UAE], March 2: The WTO 13th Ministerial Conference today approved an extension to the TRIPS Waiver, enabling developing countries to increase vaccine production...