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In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

In last 12 months, Ireland's manufacturing saw drop in orders

DUBLIN, Ireland: Manufacturing in Ireland has declined for the first time in over one year, according to a June report ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

China recalibrating its strategy in Central and Eastern Europe

Ljubljana [Slovenia], July 6 (ANI): China considers Central and Eastern Europe as part of its sphere of influence on the ...

Africa's IGAD Bloc Seeks Support to Feed Millions Amid Severe Drought

Members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, a regional bloc that includes Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan ...

Taliban's policies keeping 'sanctions in place': US envoy

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): The US special envoy has said there is no reason that girls should not be ...

Euro slumps to 20-year low against US dollar

Frankfurt [Germany], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The Euro on Tuesday slumped against the U.S. dollar, hitting a 20-year low of 1.029 ...

CEO of French aircraft engine maker SAFRAN Group calls on Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): A high-level delegation of French company Safran Group led by its CEO Olivier Andries ...

European stocks tumble on recession fears

© Provided by Xinhua Amid the Ukraine crisis, global inflationary pressures have intensified sharply and the economic outlook for the ...

Spain Urges NATO to Address Threats from North Africa

Madrid - Southern European states including Italy and Spain are urging NATO allies to address threats from North Africa, after ...

161 Indian students win Erasmus Mundus scholarships for higher education in Europe

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): 161 Indian students, including 88 women, have been awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus scholarships ...

Euro Slumps to Two-Decade Low as Recession Fears Bite

London - The euro slumped to a two-decade low on Tuesday as the latest surge in European gas prices added ...

Uzbekistan Says 18 Killed, Hundreds Wounded in Unrest

Almaty - Eighteen people were killed and 243 wounded during unrest in Uzbekistan's autonomous province of Karakalpakstan last week, Uzbek ...

Soaring inflation pounds Portuguese' purchasing power

© Provided by Xinhua The summer of 2022 has been very different from previous years for the Portuguese who are ...

Europe faces Catch-22 on green energy transition expert

Environmental goals and solving the cost-of-living crisis may be incompatible in the short-term, a business school professor saysSurging energy prices ...

Scale of Ukraine's reconstruction costs revealed

The EU alone is supposed to provide half a trillion euros under a draft plan, Bloomberg reportedUkraine is asking foreign ...

Ronaldo no-show fuels exit talk

The Manchester United superstar reportedly skipped the first session of preseason for family reasonsPremier League giants Manchester United were forced ...

Ukraine admits no potential to join NATO anytime soon

The alliance is still dwelling in a pre-conflict world, Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba claimsUkraine's Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba has said ...

Every second German fears freezing this winter poll

People are concerned over a possible lack of gas due to cuts in Russian suppliesHalf of German citizens say they ...

Expelled Russian Diplomats Depart Bulgaria Amid Soaring Tensions

Sofia, Bulgaria - Two Russian airplanes departed Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid ...

EU provides additional Euro 40 million for polio vaccines, child protection in Afghanistan

New York [US], July 4 (ANI): The European Union contributed an additional Euro 25 million for polio vaccines and Euro ...

The African Union at 20: some reason to cheer, but lots of work ahead

The European Union (EU) has lived up to the primary reason it was created - ensuring that member states will ...

Dozens of Russian Weapons Tycoons Have Faced No Western Sanctions

As Russia's military continues to pound Ukraine with missiles and other lethal weapons, Western nations have responded in part by ...

UN Condemns Protesters' Storming of Libya's Parliament

CAIRO - A senior U.N. official for Libya on Saturday condemned the storming of the parliament's headquarters in the east ...

PM Modi delivers 'strong message' at G7 Summit

Munich [Germany], July 3 (ANI): In the recently concluded G7 meeting in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the necessity ...

PM Modi's message at G7 summit: Address Ukraine conflict through dialogue, peace

Schloss Elmau [Germany], July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a clear message for the world's richest nations comprising ...

Hungary suggests solution to curb global inflation

A ceasefire in Ukraine instead of anti-Russia sanctions could help tackle rising prices, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has saidA ceasefire ...

CRISIL sees India's average retail inflation in FY23 at 6.8 pc

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): India's retail inflation during the financial year FY22-23 is expected to average at 6.8 ...

'Homelessness' threatens thousands of Afghans amid cruel Taliban regime

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Due to the displacement of Afghans back to the country by the Taliban, up to ...

US Announces $820 Million Military Aid Package for Ukraine

The United States announced details Friday of $820 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, including new surface-to-air missile systems ...

Russian Missile Strikes Kill at Least 21in Odesa

At least 21 people were killed and dozens injured early Friday in Russian missile strikes in Ukraine's Odesa region. At ...

Russia in talks with EU on issue of goods transit to Kaliningrad: Deputy Foreign Minister

Moscow [Russia], July 1 (ANI): Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said on Friday Moscow is currently in talks with ...

Human Rights Council holds urgent debate on rights of women and girls in Afghanistan

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): The Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday held an urgent debate on the human rights ...

Ukraine needs 'hard work, determination' to join EU: Von der Leyen

Brussels [Belgium], July 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukraine's bid to join the European Union (EU) is "within reach" but requires "hard work, ...

Russian Missile Strike in Odesa Kills at Least 21

Russian missile strikes killed at least 21 people and injured dozens in Ukraine's Odesa region Friday. At least one of ...

Laos Faces Debt Crisis After Borrowing Billions From China

Washington - Laos, deeply indebted to China for large-scale infrastructure projects, is at high risk of defaulting on its obligations, ...

Pakistan refuses to abolish death penalty for GSP

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 1 (ANI): Pakistan has refused to ratify the European Union (EU) conditions including the abolition of the ...

German energy giant seeks government bailout Reuters

Uniper took a financial hit due to reduced gas supplies from Russia, according to media reportsGerman energy major Uniper is ...

UAE bourses in green as key global stocks end flat in volatile trading

ABU DHABI, 29th June, 2022 (WAM) -- With key global stocks ending flat in volatile trading on Wednesday worries over ...

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Six hikers dead when falling glacier strikes in Italian Alps

TRENTO, Italy: Record warm temperatures caused a mountain glacier in the Italian Alps to collapse on July 3, killing at ...

Qatar World Cup to receive US security assistance

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will assist Qatar with security during the 2022 World Cup, which begins ...

Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

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