Fire at military base in Crimea

Moscow [Russia], July 20: A fire that broke out at the military training grounds in the Kirovske district on the Crimean Peninsula.

WHO calls for urgent action as deaths from extreme heat surge in...

Copenhagen [Denmark], July 19: With 60,000 deaths in Europe last year due to extreme heat, a top World Health Organization (WHO) official has stressed the...

Russia to build int'l information exchange system to fight money laundering

Moscow [Russia], July 19: Russia will develop an international information exchange system to counter the legalization of illegal income, the government announced on Tuesday.

Office vacancies hit new high as U.S. cities struggle to recover from...

Washington [US], July 19: From West Coast to East Coast, major cities in the United States are seeing their office buildings getting emptier as they...

Australian scientists use AI to predict engagement in health programs

Canberra [Australia], July 19: Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to improve outcomes from health programs, Australian research has found.

Kremlin warns that pursuing grain deal without Russia is risky

Moscow [Russia], July 19: Following Russia's much-criticized decision not to renew an international deal enabling the export of grain from Ukraine, the Kremlin has warned...

For second day firefighters battle blazes near Athens; some partly under control

Athens [Greece], July 19: For the second day in a row, Greek firefighters on Tuesday battled numerous fires in the greater Athens area.

British govt secures passage of small boats law

London [UK], July 19: Controversial plans to tackle the arrival of large numbers of small migrant boats in Britain are poised to become law after...

More than 200 migrants freed from truck in Mexico

Mexico City [Mexico], July 19: Mexican authorities on Monday said they found more than 200 migrants in an abandoned lorry in the south-eastern state of...

Saudi and Turkey seal drone deal

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 19: A Turkish firm will provide drones to Saudi Arabia, Riyadh said Tuesday following a visit by Turkey's President RecepTayyip Erdogan...

Japan's PM rounds out energy-focused Gulf tour

Doha [Qatar], July 19: Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited gas-rich Qatar on Tuesday to wrap up a Gulf tour centered on energy security and...

U.S. soldier facing disciplinary action flees into North Korea

Washington [US], July 19: An American soldier facing disciplinary action fled across the inter-Korean border into North Korea.

U.S. hit by blazing heat, smoky air, tropical storm all at once

Washington, [US], July 19: The United States is experiencing a range of unusual weather, from a tropical storm in Hawaii to record-breaking heat across its...

Russia carries out air strikes for second night on Ukraine's Odesa port

Moscow [Russia], July 19: Ukrainian air defence systems were engaged in the early hours of Wednesday in repelling a Russian air attack on the southern...

Trump says he is a target in U.S. 2020 election probe

Washington [US], July 19: Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had received a letter from Special Counsel Jack Smith stating that he...

ADNOC Gas announces $7-9bn 14-year LNG Supply agreement with Indian Oil Corporation...

Abu Dhabi[UAE], July 19: ADNOC Gas plc (ADNOC Gas), a world-class integrated gas processing company, today announced a 14-year supply agreement with Indian Oil Corporation...

President of Türkiye arrives in UAE at start of official visit

Abu Dhabi [UAE], July 19: Turkish President RecepTayyip Erdogan has arrived in the UAE on an official visit, accompanied by Türkiye's First Lady Emine Erdogan.

5 killed as light aircraft crashes into hangar in Poland

Warsaw [Poland], July 18: Five people were killed, and five others were injured after a Cessna plane crashed into an airfield hangar in central Poland...

U.S. approves new drug to prevent RSV in babies, toddlers

Los Angeles [US], July 18: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday approved a new drug to protect babies and toddlers from Respiratory...

Vietnam to consider raising ceiling airfares for domestic flights

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 18: Vietnam will consider increasing ceiling airfares for domestic flight routes amid jet fuel price fluctuations, following eight years of having them...

At least 40 dead in South Korea flooding

Seoul [South Korea], July 18: The death toll from severe rainfall and flooding in South Korea has risen to at least 40, according to local...

Fifteen dead, 5 injured in Cairo apartment building collapse

Cairo [Egypt], July 18: A five-storey apartment building collapsed on Monday in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, leaving at least 15 people dead and five...

Residents flee as wildfires burn near Greek capital

Athens [Greece], July 18: Greek authorities issued evacuation orders for at least six seaside communities Monday as wildfires threatened vacation homes near Athens, with gusts...

UN hands over ship for Yemen oil transfer

Sanaa [Yemen], July 18: The United Nations on Monday handed over a vessel that will take on board oil from a decaying tanker in the...

Four dead as boat sinks in Bangladesh's Buriganga river

Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 18: At least four people died after a boat carrying 20 people sank in Bangladesh's Buriganga river near the capital Dhaka on...

Vladimir Putin vows response after 'terrorist' attack on Crimea bridge

Moscow [Russia], July 18: Vladimir Putin has vowed to retaliate following a "terrorist" attack on the bridge linking Crimea to Russia.

Climate change plan will leave the UK unprepared, advisors warn

London [UK], July 18: The UK is still not treating climate change as a national priority, warn the experts who advise the government.