Nigerian president urges tighter security around borders in Lake Chad Basin

Abuja (Nigeria), November 30: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged more vigilance and tightening of security around borders, drawing attention to the increased number...

Libyan PM expresses readiness to hold national elections

Tripoli (Libya), November 30: Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah on Tuesday expressed his government's readiness to hold general elections in the country, calling for local...

Swedish households slash electricity use under high prices

Stockholm (Sweden), November 30: Swedish households slashed their electricity use in September and October, with consumption dropping by nearly a quarter in areas with the...

French PM warns of fresh COVID-19 wave in France

Paris (France), November 30: French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne warned on Tuesday of a resurgence of COVID-19 in France, saying that "more than 40,000 new...

Myanmar inaugurates Lancang-Mekong warehouse and awareness center

Yangon (US), November 30: Myanmar has launched the Lancang-Mekong Project's Warehouse and Awareness Center in Shan state, according to a release from the Chinese Embassy...

Oil prices end mixed as traders await OPEC+ meeting

New York (US), November 30: Oil prices closed mixed on Tuesday as market participants awaited a key meeting by major producers.

U.S. crude oil inventories down: API

Houston (US), November 30: The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday reported a decrease of 7.85 million barrels of crude oil in U.S. inventories for...

LatAm receives over 142 bln USD in FDI in 2021: UN agency

Santiago (Chile), November 30: Latin America and the Caribbean received 142.79 billion U.S. dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, 40.7 percent more than...

U.S. stocks end mixed as Wall Street awaits Powell's speech

New York (US), November 30: U.S. stocks finished mixed on Tuesday, ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

Canada's economy rises 0.7 pct in third quarter

Ottawa (Canada), November 30: Canada's real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.7 percent in the third quarter, the fifth consecutive quarterly increase, Statistics Canada said...

Apple announces 2022 Apple Podcasts Award winner

San Francisco (US), November 30: Apple on Tuesday announced the Apple Podcasts Award honoring a Show of the Year and its team for outstanding quality,...

Black Friday sales rise modestly in Finland: statistics

Helsinki (Finland), November 30: This year's Black Friday sales in Finland were higher than last year, if only modestly, the OP Financial Group's Corporate Bank...

IAEA says to strengthen presence in all nuclear plants in Ukraine

Kiev (Ukraine), November 30: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will strengthen its presence at all nuclear power plants (NPPs) in Ukraine, IAEA Director-General Rafael...

Horn of Africa facing unprecedented drought emergency with catastrophic outcomes: UN report

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), November 30: The Horn of Africa is facing an unprecedented drought emergency with catastrophic consequences, the United Nations Office for the Coordination...

Israel's exports of hi-tech services rise 13.5 pct in Q3

Jerusalem (Israel), November 30: The exports of Israeli hi-tech services rose in the third quarter by 13.5 percent year-on-year, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics...

U.S. takes N. Korean provocations seriously: Kirby

Washington (US), November 29: The United States takes seriously the threats posed by North Korea's evolving military capabilities, a White House official said Monday.

Yoon warns of unprecedented response if N. Korea conducts nuclear test

Seoul (South Korea), November 29: President Yoon Suk-yeol said any new nuclear test by North Korea will be met with an international response "not seen...

UN chief saddened by death of former peacemaker

United Nations, November 29: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by the death of Francesc Vendrell, a mediator who helped shepherd major political and peace...

Aid access in Ethiopia's Tigray opens up but not wide enough: UN

United Nations, November 29: UN humanitarians said on Monday that access for aid deliveries in Ethiopia's Tigray region since the cessation of hostilities is improving...

UN chief calls for action in 3 areas to prevent disaster of...

United Nations, November 29: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for action in three areas to prevent the disaster of biological weapons.

Cuba elects People's Power delegates at local level

Havana (Cuba), November 29: Cubans on Sunday headed to polling stations nationwide to elect the delegates of the municipal assemblies of the People's Power, the...

Argentina announces 1st monkeypox death

Buenos Aires (Argentina), November 29: Argentina recorded its first death from monkeypox of an adult male with underlying pathologies, the Health Ministry announced Monday.

Iran summons German envoy over officials' "meddlesome" remarks, UNHRC resolution

Tehran (Iran), November 29: The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the German ambassador for the third time in the past four weeks to protest...

Iran signs 300-mln-USD MoU for car exports to Russia

Tehran (Iran), November 29: Iran has signed a Memorandum of Understanding valued at 300 million U.S. dollars with Russia for car exports to the country,...

Republic of the Congo's economy expected to grow 2.6 pct in 2022:...

Brazzaville (Congo), November 29: The Republic of the Congo's economy is recovering, with an estimated growth rate of 2.6 percent in 2022, said the Congolese...

Over 20,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast since start of 2022

Tripoli (Libya), November 29: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said a total of 20,842 were rescued and returned to Libya so far...

WHO renames monkeypox as "mpox" to avoid stigma

Geneva (Switzerland), November 29: To avoid racist stereotypes and stigmatization, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Monday that the monkeypox virus be renamed "mpox."