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...

Mexican official refutes immigration claims by U.S. ex-adviser

Mexico City [Mexico], August 10: A senior Mexican foreign ministry official on Tuesday refuted a former U.S. presidential adviser's allegations about the Mexican government's actions...

Brunei's trade balance rises 73.1 pct in April

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], August 10: Brunei recorded a 409.4 million Brunei dollars (297.1 million U.S. dollars) trade balance in April 2022, up 73.1...

Cambodia records nearly 500 pct rise in air passengers in first 7...

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], August 10: Cambodia registered 908,059 air travelers during the first seven months of 2022, up nearly 500 percent compared to the same...

Philippines logs 2,618 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

Manila [Philippines], August 10: The Philippines reported 2,618 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to...

Petrol, diesel prices up around 3 pct in Myanmar

Yangon [Myanmar], August 10: Myanmar's petrol and diesel prices have risen some 3 percent from the prices a week earlier, before the central bank of...

Chinese, ROK FMs have in-depth exchange of views on THAAD

Qingdao [China], August 10: Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday had an in-depth exchange of views on the THAAD issue with...

New Zealand logs 5,169 new COVID-19 community cases

Wellington [New Zealand], August 10: New Zealand recorded 5,169 new community cases of COVID-19 and 18 more deaths from the pandemic, the Ministry of...

Malaysia reports 3,083 new COVID-19 infections, 12 more deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], August 10: Malaysia recorded 3,083 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the total tally to 4,714,498, according to the...

James Marape returns as PNG PM

Sydney [Australia], August 10: Incumbent Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (PNG) James Marape returned as the new prime minister after being elected unopposed in...

Google Cloud decides to establish New Zealand cloud region

Wellington [New Zealand], August 10: Google Cloud has decided to establish a New Zealand cloud region, a move welcomed by the New Zealand government.

German vaccine developer BioNTech could deliver Omicron vaccines in October

Berlin [Germany], August 9: German vaccine developer BioNTech could deliver its COVID-19 vaccines adapted to the Omicron BA.1 and BA.4/5 sub variants in October if...

Low water levels cause problems for river shipping in Germany

Berlin [Germany], August 9: The inland river shipping industry in Germany is struggling with low water levels, with the country hit by persistently high temperatures...

Azerbaijan's gas supplies to Europe up by 24 pct

Baku [Azerbaijan], August 9: Azerbaijan supplied 12.9 billion cubic metres of gas to its European consumers in the first seven months of 2022, an...

EU proposes "final text" for reviving Iran nuclear deal

Vienna [Austria], August 9: The European Union on Monday put forward a final text of the draft decision on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,...

Italy kicks off monkeypox vaccination campaign

Rome [Italy], August 9: Italy on Monday began vaccinating people against monkeypox.

Trains between Madrid and Barcelona suspended after fiber-optic cable stolen

Madrid [Spain], August 9: The high-speed AVE train service between Madrid and Barcelona was suspended for several hours on Monday morning, after the theft of...

Ukraine hopes for Germany's help in getting 8 bln euros from EU

Kiev [Ukraine], August 9: Ukraine is hoping for Germany's assistance in receiving 8 billion euros (about 8.17 billion U.S. dollars) in aid from the European...

Russia temporarily halts inspections of its facilities under New START treaty

Moscow [Russia], August 9: Russia has temporarily withdrawn its facilities from inspections under the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), the country's foreign ministry...

U.S. has failed to contain monkeypox: WP

New York [US], August 9: The COVID-19 pandemic and the monkeypox outbreak are quite different, but the early responses have exposed similar and disturbing shortcomings,...

Biden surveys flood damage in eastern Kentucky

Washington [US], August 9: U.S. President Joe Biden surveyed flood damage in eastern Kentucky on Monday afternoon.

Biden authorizes largest weapons assistance to Ukraine

Washington [US], August 9: The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden announced Monday that the United States will provide Ukraine with 1 billion U.S....