Israel to invest 6.13 mln USD in training Arabs for hi-tech sector

Jerusalem [Israel], August 11: Israel on Wednesday announced the investment of 20 million shekels (6.13 million U.S. dollars) to promote training programs that will prepare...

6,000 people evacuated as wildfires reignite in SW France

Paris [France], August 11: Wildfires near Landiras, a city in France's southwestern department of Gironde, have burnt 6,000 hectares of land and evacuated more than...

Hungary's Sziget Festival reopens after two-year hiatus

Budapest [Hungary], August 11: Hungary's Sziget Festival made a grand comeback Wednesday after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, starring Justine Bieber and...

Inflation in Portugal rises to 30-year high

Lisbon [Portugal], August 11: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Portugal rose to 9.1 percent in July 2022, the highest since November 1992, according...

Moscow Exchange to allow non-residents from friendly countries to trade on bond...

Moscow [Russia], August 11: The Moscow Exchange said Wednesday that it will allow non-residents from friendly countries to trade on the bond market starting Aug....

Hungary's MOL takes initiative to restart Russian oil flux

Budapest [Hungary], August 11: Major Hungarian oil and gas company MOL has tried to restart the flow of crude oil to Hungary by paying a...

12 vessels authorized to depart Ukrainian ports for grain export: UN official

New York [US], August 11: Under the Black Sea Initiative, 12 vessels have been authorized to depart the Ukrainian ports, a United Nations official coordinating...

Ajax captain Tadic victim of armed robbery

The Hague [Netherlands], August 11: Ajax captain Dusan Tadic was injured last month in an armed robbery near his home in Amsterdam, according to Dutch...

Trump declines to answer questions in civil investigation

Washington [US], August 11: Former U.S. President Donald Trump declined to answer questions in a civil investigation into his business dealings on Wednesday morning.

Biden travels to South Carolina for vacation with family

Washington [US], August 11: U.S. President Joe Biden traveled to Kiawah Island, South Carolina, on Wednesday afternoon for a summer vacation with his family.

Cuba makes progress in controlling fuel farm fire

Havana [Cuba], August 11: Specialists and firefighters from Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela are making progress in controlling the fire at a fuel storage facility in...

Canada confirms over 1,000 monkeypox cases

Ottawa [Canada], August 11: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) confirmed 1,008 cases of monkeypox in the country as of Wednesday.

Philippines logs 3,181 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths

Manila [Philippines], August 11: The Philippines reported 3,181 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to...

Japan's daily COVID-19 cases hit record high of 250,403

Tokyo [Japan], August 11: Japan logged 250,403 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a daily record high, amid concerns over a strain on the medical system...

Indonesia targets zero new foot-and-mouth cases by yearend

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 11: Indonesia is targeting zero new cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) by the end of this year as vaccination has reached more...

Foxconn to develop EV industry in Indonesia this year: minister

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 11: Indonesia's Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia said Wednesday that China's Taiwan region's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry, widely known as...

Thailand, Malaysia strengthen collaboration on trade, digital economy

Bangkok [Thailand], August 11: Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai and his Malaysian counterpart Saifuddin Abdullah on Wednesday announced to strengthen cooperation in areas such as...

Egypt, Qatar discuss regional developments, highlight concerted Arab efforts

Cairo [Egypt], August 10: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed on Tuesday the latest regional developments, highlighting concerted...

4 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in West Bank

Ramallah [Palestine], August 10: Four Palestinians were killed on Tuesday during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

July becomes Spain's hottest month on record: weather agency

Madrid [Spain], August 10: July this year was Spain's hottest month on record with an average temperature of 25.6 degrees Celsius, the national weather agency...

Germany records first case of monkeypox in child: RKI

Berlin [Germany], August 10: Germany recorded its first case of monkeypox in a child, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases said on Tuesday.

Wildfires spread in mountains of SE France

Paris [France], August 10: Wildfires were still rampaging across southeastern France on Tuesday, with several firefighters injured and thousands of residents evacuated.

French electric utility company EDF claims 8 bln euros to French gov't

Paris [France], August 10: French multinational electric utility company EDF announced on Tuesday to have filed a legal claim for an amount of 8.34...

Biden coughs throughout bill-signing remarks on White House lawn

Washington [US], August 10: U.S. President Joe Biden coughed throughout his remarks at a bill-signing event outside the White House on Tuesday morning.

U.S. returns 30 more looted cultural artifacts to Cambodia

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], August 10: The United States has returned 30 more stolen cultural artifacts to Cambodia, Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts said...

U.S. triples monkeypox cases in 15 days, with latest daily count of...

Los Angeles [US], August 10: The United States tripled its monkeypox cases in just 15 days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Man charged over killing Muslim men in U.S. New Mexico

Houston [US], August 10: A 51-year-old man was detained and charged on Tuesday for murdering at least two of four Muslim men who were killed...