Foreign News

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Opens Bangladesh's Longest Bridge
June 25, 2022 36 32

The landmark Padma Bridge is not a pile of brick and cement but a symbol of Bangladesh's pride, capacity and dignity, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ... Read more

Afghanistan Receives Iran's 3rd Humanitarian Aid
June 25, 2022 47 42

Afghanistan has received the third consignment of humanitarian aid from the Islamic Republic of Iran. According to Afghanistan's AVA news agency, ... Read more

Beijing To Reopen Schools, Shanghai Declares Victory Over Coronavirus
June 25, 2022 48 45

China reported zero new Covid-19 infections in Shanghai for the first time since March on Saturday, as the country's latest outbreak subsides after... Read more

US, Australia, Japan, New Zealand And UK Form Partners In The Blue Pacific
June 25, 2022 49 45

The Pacific group will seek to support Pacific regionalism and strengthen economic ties between the Pacific islands and the rest of the world. The... Read more

British Conservatives Lose 2 Elections In Blow To PM Boris Johnson
June 24, 2022 626 562

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double blow as voters rejected his Conservative Party in two special elections dominated by questio... Read more

Biden Accidentally Reveals ‘Embarrassing’ Cheat Notes To Himself
June 24, 2022 559 519

Joe Biden accidentally flashed a cheat sheet prepared by his staff that included specific directions for him stating, “YOU take YOUR seat&rdq... Read more

Prince Charles Tells Commonwealth Countries Becoming A Rebpulic Is Up To Them
June 24, 2022 515 480

Prince Charles has told Commonwealth countries considering becoming a republic that it is for them to decide, and that cutting cords with the Briti... Read more

UK's Johnson Faces Test In 2 Special Parliamentary Elections
June 23, 2022 922 866

Polls opened Thursday in Britain for two special elections that could deliver a new blow to scandal-tainted Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johns... Read more

Syria Capital Airport To Resume Flights After Israeli Strike
June 23, 2022 715 672

The international airport in Syria's capital will resume flights after nearly two weeks following an Israeli airstrike that caused serious damage t... Read more

Sri Lanka’s Economy Has ‘Completely Collapsed,’ Prime Minister Says
June 23, 2022 634 608

“We are now facing a far more serious situation beyond the mere shortages of fuel, gas, electricity and food,” Wickremesinghe said, spe... Read more

World Health Network Declares Monkeypox A Pandemic
June 23, 2022 628 613

The World Health Network (WHN), a coalition of scientists formed against the Covid-19 threat, has declared the Monkeypox outbreak a Public Health E... Read more

South Korea Confirms First Case Of Monkeypox Infection
June 22, 2022 887 847

South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first case of monkeypox infection, prompting concerns over the possibility of the spread of the virus. Acco... Read more

Taiwan Defies 'Big Bully' China After Latest Air Incursion
June 22, 2022 759 704

Taiwan said Wednesday it would not give in to "big bully" China and warned against its growing military threat one day after Beijing's latest incur... Read more

UK Inflation Hits 40-year Record, Highest In G7
June 22, 2022 694 668

Soaring food prices pushed British consumer price inflation to a 40-year high of 9.1% last month, the highest rate out of the Group of Seven countr... Read more

Saudi Crown Prince MBS Visits Egypt At Start Of Regional Tour
June 21, 2022 1020 960

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has arrived in Cairo on the first leg of a Middle East tour that comes ahead of United ... Read more

Macron To Hold Talks With Opposition Parties Over Hung Parliament
June 21, 2022 796 745

French President Emmanuel Macron is facing difficult negotiations after his centrist bloc lost its absolute majority in parliament. The conservativ... Read more

Hong Kong's Famous 'Floating Restaurant' Sinks In South China Sea
June 21, 2022 747 732

Hong Kong's iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea less than a week after it was towed away from the city, its parent... Read more

Israel Coalition To Fast-track Bill To Dissolve Parliament
June 21, 2022 644 611

Israel's outgoing coalition government will fast-track a bill this week to dissolve parliament, setting up the country for its fifth elections in t... Read more

Journalist Auctions His Nobel Medal For US$103m
June 21, 2022 602 589

Dmitry Muratov, the Russian editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta (New Newspaper), on June 21 auctioned off his Nobel Peace Pr... Read more

Strong Quake Hits Eastern Taiwan
June 20, 2022 780 741

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Monday in Taiwan’s east, 38 kilometres south of Hualien city, the US Geological Survey said. There were no... Read more

Sri Lanka Begins Two-week Shutdown As IMF Talks Open
June 20, 2022 660 621

Sri Lanka closed schools and halted all non-essential government services on Monday, beginning a two-week shutdown to conserve fast-depleting fuel ... Read more

North Korea Abruptly Stops Importing COVID-19 Containment Goods From China
June 20, 2022 635 608

North Korea abruptly stopped importing Covid-19 prevention and control products from China in May, trade data released by Beijing showed, after the... Read more

Colombia Elects Former Guerrilla Petro as First Progressive President
June 20, 2022 565 542

Former rebel Gustavo Petro narrowly won a runoff election over a political outsider millionaire Sunday, ushering in a new era of politics for Colom... Read more

China Announces New Hong Kong Leader John Lee's Cabinet
June 19, 2022 847 796

China unveiled on Sunday (June 19) a list of Hong Kong government officials in the new administration of incoming leader John Lee, set to be sworn ... Read more

Apple Workers Vote To Join Union, A First For The Tech Giant In US
June 19, 2022 716 678

Apple workers in Maryland have voted by a nearly two-to-one margin to join a union, becoming the first retail employees of the tech giant to unioni... Read more

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