S. Korea logs current account surplus for 2nd month; surplus shrinks amid...

Seoul (South Korea), August 5: South Korea posted a current account surplus for the second straight month in June, but its amount sharply contracted from...

AU, COMESA launch joint election mission to observe Kenya's polls

Nairobi (Kenya), August 5: The African Union (AU) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Thursday launched a joint election observer...

U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox

Los Angeles (US), August 5: The U.S. government on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, more than a week after the World Health Organization...

Nuclear talks resume in Vienna after 5-month hiatus

Tehran (Iran), August 5: A new round of talks on the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers began in Vienna...

New Zealand logs 5,296 new COVID-19 community cases

Wellington (New Zealand), August 5: New Zealand recorded 5,296 new community cases of COVID-19 and 19 more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.

China ready to advance comprehensive strategic partnership with New Zealand: FM

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), August 5: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Thursday that China is ready to work with New Zealand...

Biden's cough "is improving": doctor

Washington (US), August 5: U.S. President Joe Biden's cough "is improving," his doctor said on Thursday.

3 more grain vessels set to sail from Ukraine on Friday

Ankara (Turkey), August 5: Three ships loaded with grain and other food supplies that have been waiting in Ukrainian ports are scheduled to set sail...

Israel sends more troops near Gaza amid tensions

Jerusalem (Israel), August 5: Israel's military announced Thursday it was sending more troops to the area near Gaza in case there were possible reprisal attacks...

Cameroonian PM says life gradually returning to normal in war-torn Anglophone regions

Yaounde (Cameroon), August 5: Cameroon's Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute said Thursday that peace and stability are gradually returning to the country's Anglophone regions of...

South Sudan raises USD auction to 20 mln USD weekly to stabilize...

Juba (South Sudan), August 5: South Sudan's central bank said Thursday it will inject 20 million U.S. dollars, an increase from the previous 13 million...

EU Commission Allocates USD 174Mln on Migration Projects in Several EU Countries

Moscow (Russia), August 4: The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it has allocated 171 million euros ($173.83 million) on projects dealing with reception and...

US Senate Secures Votes to Advance Finland, Sweden NATO Membership Applications

Washington (US), August 4: The US Senate is set to pass a resolution ratifying the applications of Finland and Sweden to join NATO, allowing the...

Nancy Pelosi's Husband Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charges

Washington (US), August 4: Paul Pelosi, husband of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has pled not guilty to two charges related to his involvement in...

White House Sent National Security Officials to Warn Pelosi of Taiwan Trip...

Washington (US), August 4: The White House attempted to dissuade House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from visiting Taiwan by sending a team of National Security Council...

US Could Do Another 75-bps Rate Hike, No Repeat of Great Recession...

Washington (US), August 4: The United States can digest a 75-basis point rate hike for a third time in a row if necessary as the...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases above 100,000 for 3rd day; critical cases...

Seoul (South Korea), August 4: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed above 100,000 for the third straight day Thursday amid a fresh wave of infections...

Yoon to speak by phone with U.S. House Speaker Pelosi

Seoul (South Korea), August 4: President Yoon Suk-yeol plans to speak by phone with visiting U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi later Thursday, his office said,...

Iran urges U.S. to seize chance of upcoming nuke talks

Tehran (Iran), August 4: Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said on Wednesday that the United States should seize the opportunity of a new round of negotiations...

Canada confirms 890 monkeypox cases

Ottawa (Canada), August 4: The Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed 890 cases of monkeypox in the country as of Wednesday.

Italy's retail sales fall in Q2: ISTAT

Rome (Italy), August 4: Retail sales in Italy contracted in terms of volume over the second quarter (Q2) of the year compared to the previous...

Cambodian PM meets with China's Wang Yi

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), August 4: Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi,...

U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski dies in car accident in Indiana

Washington (US), August 4: U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski died in a car accident while traveling in the state of Indiana on Wednesday.

Biden signs executive order on abortion rights

Washington (US), August 4: U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new executive order on Wednesday to help ensure access to abortion.

Ukraine needs to export 50 mln tons of grain in 2022-2023 marketing...

Kiev (Ukraine), August 4: Ukraine needs to export some 50 million tons of grain in the 2022-2023 marketing year amid the need to store last...

French bank Societe Generale reports net loss 1.5 bln euros after Russia...

Paris (France), August 4: French bank Societe Generale said on Wednesday it reported a net loss of almost 1.5 billion euros (1.53 billion U.S. dollars)...

Cuba's Gibara International Film Festival returns after two-year hiatus

Havana (Cuba), August 4: The 16th edition of the Gibara International Film Festival (FICG) is underway in Cuba's eastern province of Holguin after a two-year...