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Roundup: U.S. weekly flu hospitalizations hit record high since 2010

Roundup: U.S. weekly flu hospitalizations hit record high...

Los Angeles (US), November 29: Over 11,200 patients in the United States were hospitalized with flu in the latest week,...

Amazon Web Services to return more water than it uses by 2030

Amazon Web Services to return more water than...

San Francisco (US), November 29: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon, on Monday announced it will be water...

Japan's PM seeks to up defense budget to 2 pct of GDP in fiscal 2027

Japan's PM seeks to up defense budget to...

Tokyo (Japan), November 29: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday required cabinet ministers to increase Japan's defense budget to...

Some 460,000 people in Cambodia fall below poverty line due to pandemic: WB

Some 460,000 people in Cambodia fall below poverty...

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), November 28: Some 460,000 people in Cambodia have fallen below poverty income thresholds since the onset of...

Australia lowers terrorism threat level

Australia lowers terrorism threat level

Canberra (Australia), November 28: Australia's terrorism threat level has been downgraded for the first time in almost a decade.

S. Korea seeks to change dividend-linked rules to attract more foreign investment to stock market

S. Korea seeks to change dividend-linked rules to...

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea will push to change regulations in a way that would allow investors to...

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 30,000 amid resurgence worries

S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 30,000 amid...

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea's new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 on Monday due to fewer tests over...

Yoon's approval rating rises to 36.4 percent: Realmeter

Yoon's approval rating rises to 36.4 percent: Realmeter

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose to 36.4 percent, surpassing the mid-30 percent range for...

S. Korea to reduce bond issuance of state-run firms, stabilize market

S. Korea to reduce bond issuance of state-run...

Seoul (South Korea), November 28: South Korea plans to reduce the issuance of bonds by state-run companies, the finance ministry...

UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

UNICEF hands over child-friendly classrooms to Bangladesh

Dhaka (Bangladesh), November 28: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has handed over 110 classrooms for 22 schools to the...

Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological corridors

Israel launches national plan to preserve, develop ecological...

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Sunday a national plan to preserve and develop ecological...

Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador registers new activity with gas emissions, ash fall

Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador registers new activity with...

Quito (Ecuador), November 28: Gas and water vapor emissions, a low level of ash and an increase in seismic activity...

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right party

Israel's Netanyahu signs coalition deal with 2nd far-right...

Jerusalem (Israel), November 28: Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party and far-right Noam party signed a coalition deal on...

Malaysia reports 2,022 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more deaths

Malaysia reports 2,022 new COVID-19 infections, 4 more...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), November 28: Malaysia reported 2,022 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to...

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to SCO

Iranian parliament approves bill for Iran's accession to...

Tehran (Iran), November 28: The Iranian parliament on Sunday approved a bill for Iran's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next...

Stockholm (Sweden), November 28: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish...

Israeli ministerial coalition to abandon bilateral agreements: Palestinian official

Israeli ministerial coalition to abandon bilateral agreements: Palestinian...

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: The Israeli ministerial coalition has signed a deal to abandon bilateral peace agreements signed under international...

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of Palestine's groundwater

Palestinian PM accuses Israel of seizing two-thirds of...

Ramallah (Palestine), November 28: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Sunday accused Israel of seizing two-thirds of the Palestinian groundwater...

Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems with U.S.

Iran's top leader says negotiation won't solve problems...

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the country's problems with the United...

Bomb blast kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich Shabwa

Bomb blast kills 5 soldiers in Yemen's oil-rich...

Aden [Yemen], November 27:At least five members of Yemen's government forces were killed Saturday in a bomb explosion in the...

Police seize batch of smuggled ammunition in SW Iran

Police seize batch of smuggled ammunition in SW...

Tehran [Iran], November 27: Iranian police seized a batch of smuggled ammunition in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province,...

Train service in Israel shut down due to signal failure

Train service in Israel shut down due to...

Jerusalem [Israel], November 27: Israel's rail service halted on Saturday due to a nationwide train signaling failure, state-owned Israel Railways...

Russia reports 6,088 new COVID-19 cases

Russia reports 6,088 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], November 27: Russia registered 6,088 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to...

Over 1 mln vehicles pass through Croatia's Peljesac Bridge since inauguration

Over 1 mln vehicles pass through Croatia's Peljesac...

Zagreb [Croatia], November 27: Over 1 million vehicles have passed through the Peljesac Bridge since it was inaugurated on July...

UNESCO launches event in Italy to defend oceans, promote responsible consumption

UNESCO launches event in Italy to defend oceans,...

Rome [Italy], November 27: Under the motto "Blue is the new Black," a two-day event of The United Nations Educational,...

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next winter: expert

Swedes may face "even worse" energy situation next...

Stockholm [Sweden], November 27: The energy situation will be even worse next winter in Sweden, an expert from the Swedish...

Biden administration reluctant to declare emergency amid surge of kid flu, RSV cases: report

Biden administration reluctant to declare emergency amid surge...

Houston (Texas) [US], November 27:The Joe Biden administration is reluctant to declare a national emergency in the face of a...