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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that the impact of the ongoing drought that affected lowland regions of Ethiopia is "devastating" on children, according to Xinhua. Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have brought on severe drought in Ethiopia's lowland regions of Afar ...

World 2022-07-21 13:57:00

Turkiye did not carry out any attack against civilians in northern Iraq's Duhok province, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. "According to the information we received from the Turkish Armed Forces, we did not carry out any attack against ...

World 2022-07-21 13:50:00

Premier Mario Draghi announced in the Lower House on Thursday that he was reporting to President Sergio Mattarella to "communicate my resolution" to resign after his ruling coalition collapsed, according to ANSA. The Italian parliament is set to be dissolved for early elections after three of the big parties ...

World 2022-07-21 13:14:00

Four people died and 13 others were injured in a gas explosion that damaged part of an apartment building in north China's Tianjin Municipality, local government said Wednesday, according to Xinhua. The explosion took place at around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday in Beichen District ...

World 2022-07-21 11:35:00

Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom started construction of the El-Dabaa nuclear power plant in Egypt on Wednesday, an official at Rosatom told TASS. "We have started [the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt]," the official said ...

World 2022-07-21 10:17:00

Amazon has filed a lawsuit against administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups it accuses of coordinating fake reviews in exchange for money or free products, according to AP. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday ...

World 2022-07-20 17:29:00

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday called for a new coalition pact able to fully support his government and allow it to continue its reforming action, as Italians are asking, according to Anadolu Agency. Addressing the Senate on the political crisis that split his ruling coalition ...

World 2022-07-20 14:25:00

Sri Lanka's acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday was elected the country's new president, as the country has been grappling with its worst financial crisis, according to Anadolu ...

World 2022-07-20 13:08:00

NASA has selected SpaceX to launch the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope on a Falcon Heavy, but at a price significantly higher than previous agency contracts, according to Space News. NASA announced July 19 that it awarded a ...

World 2022-07-20 12:10:00

The Japanese government is finalizing arrangements to hold a state funeral for former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo on September 27 at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, according to NHK World-Japan. Abe was fatally shot in Nara City, western Japan ...

World 2022-07-20 11:00:00

A magnitude-5.7 earthquake has hit the south of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), CGTN reports. The quake was at a depth of 33 kilometers ...

World 2022-07-20 10:03:00

Türkiye and Iran need to continue to fight terrorist groups in solidarity, as they stir up trouble for both countries, the Turkish president said in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "The PJAK, PKK, PYD, YPG, and FETO terrorist organizations are troublemakers ...

World 2022-07-19 20:13:00

At least 22 people were killed and 33 others injured Tuesday in a bus-truck accident on the desert road of Minya Province in southern Egypt, according to Xinhua. "A passenger bus traveling to Cairo from the southern Province of Sohag crashed into the back of a truck parking on the side ...

World 2022-07-19 17:15:00

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Monday won a confidence vote it had called in itself, with members of the governing Conservative Party voting in support of ministers to avoid triggering a national election, according to Reuters ...

World 2022-07-19 15:39:00

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea agreed Monday they will seek an early settlement of a dispute over the issue of compensation demands from South Koreans about wartime labor that has frayed bilateral relations, according to Kyodo News ...

World 2022-07-19 12:23:00

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has warned of lightning storms in western Japan from July 18 to around July 20, and is calling for people to be on their guard against landslides, high river levels and flooding, according to The Mainichi ...

World 2022-07-19 11:49:00

Spain's health ministry said on Monday that 510 people died from heat-related causes in the first week of a heatwave when the mercury reached 45 degrees Celcius in some parts of the country, according to Xinhua. The fatalities were reported by the Carlos III Health Institute ...

World 2022-07-19 10:40:00

Several hundred flights were canceled in Italy on Sunday, a peak vacation travel day, because of four-hour walkouts involving employees of low-cost airlines as well as air traffic controllers, according to AP ...

World 2022-07-18 19:07:00

Sri Lanka's acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared state of emergency in the country amid ongoing protest and unrest, according to an official notification, Anadolu Agency reports. In the notification released late ...

World 2022-07-18 17:36:00

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday sacked the head of the country’s state security service and prosecutor general. “Today I made a decision to remove the Prosecutor General (Iryna Venediktova) from office and to dismiss the Head of the Security ...

World 2022-07-18 15:43:00