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Canada
Franco-Nevada eyes $1 billion deals as base metals lag gold

Morneau didn’t recuse himself from WE Charity decision, despite traveling with organization, family ties

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, mother and brother paid to speak at WE Charity events

Hamilton mobster killed, two injured in shooting at Burlington plaza

Finance Minister Morneau's daughter confirmed to work for WE, another at multiple events

USA
Navy SEAL who oversaw bin Laden raid says America's biggest national security issue is the K-12 education system

U.S. insurers eye Legionnaires' disease safeguards as buildings re-open from pandemic shutdowns

China says will hit back against US sanctions over Uighur rights

Trump says he will sign immigration order with road to citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

Judge tosses Trump rule on insurance billing for abortion coverage

US partisanship makes fighting COVID-19 harder: Fauci

Trump commutes ex-adviser Roger Stone's sentence

Trump threatens to defund universities for ‘Radical Left Indoctrination’

With half the state now deemed a Native reservation, is a crime wave coming to Oklahoma?

Nasdaq ends at record, Dow rallies on COVID-19 vaccine progress

Fast-Moving Tropical Storm Fay Makes Landfall in New Jersey

Ghislaine Maxwell seeks $5 million bond in Epstein abuse case

House version of defense budget provides funding to rename bases

New York sheriff on violent crime spikes in NYC: 'We're starting to lose control'

Space Force proposes headquarters staff led by generals and civilians

Fed buys more corporate bonds but may soon end purchases

Dakota Access pipeline shutdown challenge moves to Federal appeals court

Mexico
Latam gas demand drop weighs on LNG imports from United States

Hit by account closure, Mexican billing companies remain in silence

Inter-parliamentary meeting held between Mexico, Azerbaijan

Lopez Obrador says Trump has 'completely changed' attitude toward Mexicans

Mexican president exits Trump embrace smiling, Democrats grumble

Mexico’s Jalisco New Generation Cartel blazes a bloody trail in rise to power

Migrants in Mexico have few coronavirus protections

Canadians help discover prehistoric mining complex in Mexico

Guatemala
Chiquita's transfer to Guatemala affects more than 160 banana cooperatives in Honduras

How ICE Spread Coronavirus At Home And Abroad

El Salvador
Storms batter El Salvador, worsen food insecurities

Honduras
Chiquita's transfer to Guatemala affects more than 160 banana cooperatives in Honduras

Nicaragua
Nicaragua rejected Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank

Panama
Dry Bulk Market Not “Out of the Woods” Yet

Baltic index snaps streak of 7 consecutive weekly gains

Panama court freezes La Prensa’s assets amid defamation suit by former president

Panama's public construction industry to reopen today

Coronavirus: Panama Now Has One of the Highest Rates of Cases

Cuba
Diaz-Canel highlights Cuban scientists' contributions against Covid-19

Progressive leaders to commemorate Puebla Group's anniversary

Dominican Republic
Despite the reopening of Dominican Republic, few tourists

Jamaica
320 pounds of ganja seized, two men arrested in St Catherine

Dengue outbreak over, but vigilance still necessary

Phillips says Holness fabricated response to extending DPP's tenure

Venezuela
Venezuela's Guaidó names Citgo chief executive to board

Venezuela submits proposals to International Labor Organization

In Florida Visit, Trump Melds Venezuela Policy, Campaign Strategy

Colombia
First container of Colombian avocados arrives at Mr. Avocado Ripening Center in China

Colombia’s television news: pimping journalism with elegant propaganda

Colombia’s healthcare saturates: lawmakers urge emergency basic income as 2nd lockdown looms

Court sinks decree allowing Colombia’s congress to work from home

‘Uribe is a war criminal’: Colombia’s former chief prosecutor

United Kingdom-Colombia Trade Dialogue: A new relationship for a new world

Ecuador
Ecuador’s speedy debt deal underscores Argentina’s hang-ups

China detects coronavirus on packages of Ecuadorian shrimp, suspends imports of three firms

Ecuador seeks private partner to invest in Esmeraldas refinery

China suspends imports of Ecuador shrimps on coronavirus risk

Peru
The Peruvians have now reduced weekly shipment volumes which should take the pressure off the market

New COVID-19 rapid molecular test developed in Peru seeks approval

Peru: FA Min coordinates joint response to COVID-19 crisis

Central Bank sees confidence in rapid recovery of Peruvian economy

Peru PM: Without adopted measures, COVID-19 numbers would be worse

Peru Women Min: Economic empowerment gives women chance to avoid dependency

Peru: Ministers present new temporary hospital to treat COVID-19 patients

Peru: Hytera donates 100,000 face masks, communication devices to Minsa

Peru: FA Min participates in WEF's Regional Action Group for Latin America

COVID-19 shifts Peru’s internal migration into reverse

Bolivia
Interim Bolivian president Jeanine Anez has become the latest world leader to test positive for the coronavirus

Brazil
Brazilian president reiterates need to reopen country

Toffoli Forces Car Wash Task Force to Share All Data with The Attorney General

Brazil's Health Ministry Changes Strategy and Recommends People Seek Doctor with First Symptoms of Covid-19

Coronavirus Transmission Accelerates again in Brazil and Completes almost Four Months without Control

'Living hell': Brazil capital a COVID-19 hotspot after reopening

Colombia lost forest area the size of Sao Paulo in 2019: report

Paraguay
Paraguay - Frontrunner In LATAM Despite Thorny Way

Paraguay Bungling Chance to Root Out Corruption in Customs

Argentina
Argentina reports more than 90,000 Covid-19 cases

Argentinians protest in Buenos Aires against government decisions

Chile
China Buying ‘Practically Zero’ Chile Salmon After Covid Scare

Chile’s indigenous communities face new challenges amid pandemic

SalmonChile president Arturo Clement takes on Chile-Russia development role

Chile estimates copper production will fall by 200000 tonnes this year

Agriculture and Water Resources - Business Opportunities in Chile

Chile, unemployment rise to over two million

Asia
Japan
Bain Capital extends deadline for Japan's Nichiigakkan bid for second time

Japan looks to ease travel ban on China, South Korea and others in Asia

Japan's Aegis Ashore project still alive, source says

With a year to go, experts warn of high-risk Tokyo Olympics amid pandemic

Over 2,000 staying at evacuation shelters in Kumamoto

Japan's coal closure plan a historic milestone, but what’s next?

Japan's wholesale price fall eases in June, weak demand clouds outlook

Japan unveils timeline for indigenous fighter jet program

N. Korea
North Korea asks for 'sacrifices' as coronavirus concerns rise

North Korean leader's sister says another summit unlikely but a 'surprise thing may still happen'

Japan's defense minister warns of North Korea weapons advances

S. Korea
S. Korea releases new COVID-19 guidelines for churches

News of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon's death ripples across global media outlets

Seoul City releases video manual of paramedics' response to COVID-19

WTO faces leadership vacuum amid growing protectionism, COVID-19 fallout

Nationwide Donghaeng Sale retail campaign ends on Sunday

Funeral for mayor of S.Korean capital Seoul to be held for 5 days

Seoul mayor left note saying 'sorry' as South Korea mourns

Mongolia
China ready to join Mongolia to deepen construction of community with shared future: Chinese FM

Mongolia extends heightened state of readiness until end of July

Mongolian woman gives birth to twins on airplane

China
Dollar peg is critical to Hong Kong amid U.S. threats, China worries

China cancels all international sports events due to Covid-19

BRI Conference lauds CPEC, seeks greater regional connectivity

Hong Kong protests: top court to hear legal challenge against mask ban

Chen Quanguo: Leader of Xinjiang crackdown under US scrutiny.

No More Stealth: China's Quantum Radar Could Reveal All Submarines

Taiwan
Is Taiwan the Next Hong Kong? China Tests the Limits of Impunity

The Taiwanese Island Fortress That Could Halt A Chinese Invasion

Taiwan hails defensive capability after US approves sale of missile upgrade

US arms sales to Taiwan more 'symbolic' than of military value: expert

Philippines
Philippine lawmakers deny license to broadcaster at odds with Duterte

Robredo: Denial of ABS-CBN franchise has 'chilling effect,' shows how ruling majority tags 'enemies'

ABS-CBN franchise death part of admin's 'kill, kill, kill' legacy: media watchdog trustee Palace claims neutrality as Congress fulfills Duterte threat against ABS-CBN franchise

Navy commissions PH newest warship

Vietnam
Vietnam: Lychees witness considerable price drops

Vietnam with no internal Covid-19 cases in 85 days

US and Việt Nam now can call each other friends: US Ambassador

Việt Nam needs to be cautious in the second half of 2020: CIEM

Vietnamese scientists make potential cancer breakthrough

High-speed boat service between HCM City, Bình Dương launched

Buddha bar, once Saigon’s COVID-19 epicenter, changes name, removes religious theme

​Vietnamese ring pockets huge profit by smuggling cheap fakes, selling them online

Laos
Social Media Uproar After Lao Schoolboy Kicked Out of Exam For ‘Wrong’ Haircut

Cambodia
Cambodia tightens repression under virus cover: Rights groups

Cambodia’s dynastic succession coming into view

The COVID-19 emergency's impact on women: Cambodia's case history

Malaysia
Malaysian police investigate Australian journalists over Al Jazeera documentary

IGP: Border security personnel who take bribes are traitors

Anwar says Malaysia rich, but many people still poor due to ingrained rent seeking culture

Dr M: Thank you for your heartening birthday wishes, gives me incentive to do something for Malaysia

Malaysian households spent RM4,534 per month on average in 2019, latest statistics show

Singapore
Singapore tests democracy in the time of pandemic

Voting begins in Singapore general election

Singapore poll results ‘respectable’ but show desire for diversity: PM Lee

Singapore’s ruling party holds on to power but faces setback.

Indonesia
World Population Day: BKKBN campaigns against unwanted pregnancy

Indonesia still suffering from access gaps, delayed diagnosis in fight against cancer: Report

Indonesians cautioned against using laser pointer, kites near airports

Parliament should safeguard against cartels in medical devices sector

Myanmar
Rohingya refugees shifted to new shelter in Lhokseumawe

Bangladesh
Bangladesh: Floods and Landslides - Jul 2020

Kuwait may charge Bangladesh envoy in human trafficking case

Bangladesh: COVID-19 sample testing falls sharply

Nepal
Mounting pressure on Prime Minister KP Oli from within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has sparked a domestic political crisis

High stakes in a Himalayan hotspot

Landslides in Nepal kill 10, leave dozens missing

India
Indian potato growers see steady demand, lower output

India's Reliance to load Venezuelan oil cargo under fuel swap deal

Indian economy needs additional reforms: KKR's David Petraeus

India to lose Rs 50,000 crore in forex if solar developers given exemption from customs duty on Chinese imports

Indian & Chinese troops disengaging on border as agreed – Beijing’s ambassador

Apple supplier Foxconn to invest $1 billion in India

74 probes complete in Uttar Pradesh, police get clean chit in all

Bhagalpur children get rice: ‘Finally, something has been done for us’

Mid-day meals out, losses pile up for dairy, poultry industries

Kerala gold smuggling: NIA files terror case against 4

Kolkata stops flights from 6 major cities

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's India ties strained as Rajapaksa rethinks port deal

Central Asia & Middle East
Pakistan
Coronavirus death toll in Pakistan crosses 5,000-mark

Why has Pakistan been left out of East Asia’s economic development boom?

Oxfam joins PM's call, says hunger can kill more people than Covid-19

IMF predicts recovery in Pakistan's economy in 2021: report

Afghanistan
Taliban says Afghan intelligence behind Russia rewards scandal

Afghanistan Says Will Not Release 600 'Too Dangerous' Taliban

How the CIA Made Afghanistan Safe for the Opium Trade

Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan denies Chinese reports of pneumonia deadlier than coronavirus

Chinese claim on origin of pneumonia deadlier than Covid false: Kazakhstan

Chinese students in Kazakhstan hope locals better protect themselves

Citizen of Kazakhstan charged with computer fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy for hacking hundreds of networks in more than 40 countries worldwide

Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan Opens Makeshift Hospitals As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Jeenbekov’s address to nation on epidemiological situation in country

Kyrgyz president discusses with governors epidemiological situation in regions

Tajikistan
OSCE donates supplies to various government and civil society partners across Tajikistan to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Tajikistan Government issues order on write off of EUR1.6m in debt for Tajik Air

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan confirms 241 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 forces Uzbekistan to suspend domestic flights, trains

Uzbekistan to simplify cement imports

Uzbekistan announces to introduce second lockdown from July 10 to Aug. 1

People riot in quarantine center in Uzbekistan

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan boosts electricity production in June

Hikmat Hajiyev: Int'l cargo transportation continues in Azerbaijan during pandemic

Assistant to president: No infected servicemen in Azerbaijani army

MFA: Baku supports substantial talks over Nagorno-Karabakh

Iran
Explosion heard in Tehran followed by power outages

Iran warns of consequences for any ‘foreign elements’ proven to be involved in mysterious Natanz nuclear-facility incident

Pompeo slams UN report saying US hit on Soleimani violated international law

Israel’s alleged Natanz strike ‘as complex as Stuxnet,’ a major blow to Iran

Russia says U.S. will never succeed in extending Iran arms embargo

Rouhani inaugurates industrial projects worth $1.4b in 3 provinces

Iran slams Soleimani assassination as ‘act of state terrorism’

Iraq
Tensions rose within the country as Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi took steps to attempt to rein in Iran-aligned paramilitary groups

The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

Iraqi MP dies of COVID-19 as cases jump 600%

Advisor’s killing deepens Iraqi leader’s face-off with militias

Syria
Syrians 'must exchange $100 to local currency' upon return

First COVID-19 case in north-west Syria raises fears of rapid outbreak in densely populated area

UNSC Fails to Adopt Russian Draft Resolution to Deliver Syria Aid via 1 Crossing for One Year

Militants Shell Towns in Syria's Idlib, Aleppo, Latakia Provinces, Russian Military Says

Turkey
Turkish airliner gives fruit exporters the advantage over other countries

Hagia Sophia to be reopened for Muslim worship: Erdogan

Ankara Testing Russian-Bought S-400s on US-Made Fighter Jets in Turkey, Report Says

Turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque will harm Christian-Muslim trust, hit tourism & turn West against Erdogan

US 'disappointed' by Turkey mosque move on Hagia Sophia

SOCAR Turkey: TANAP’s commercial operation not affected by global crises

Turkey, WHO sign agreement to open office in Istanbul

CHP will appeal to top court to annul amendments on bar associations

Central Bank expects positive current balance in 2nd half

Lebanon
Bachelet sounds alarm over Lebanon economic crisis, calls for urgent and unified response

Abdel Samad tackles with Helou activation of cooperation with United Nations Information Center

Diab receives US Ambassador

Hitti tackles with Tarraf, Girard outcome of Brussels 4 conference

Lebanon 'spiralling out of control': UN rights chief

Lebanon’s neo-liberal wheels sped to a dream future, but the past applies the brakes

"Modern-Day Slavery" Humiliation and Abuse in Lebanon's Kafala System

Israel
Student leaders at historically Black US colleges join Israel advocacy effort

After meet with PM, self-employed Israelis pushing ahead with major protest Sat.

Foreign diplomats tour northern border as Israel urges greater powers for UNIFIL

Over 1,000 anti-corruption protesters rally outside PM’s residence

Israelis angry at Netanyahu over new outbreak, economic pain.

Israel passes Germany as world’s largest importer of medical cannabis flower

Palestine
Israeli Annexation Plans The West Bank Faces a New Reckoning

Hundreds gather for funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli troops

For Israel and Palestine, Equality in a One-State Solution

Jordan
Study by UJ researchers aims to support health authorities in predicting virus spread

Authorities reinstate Aqaba Festival as port city becomes favourite domestic tourism destination

Panel explores training programmes with focus on labour market, women’s participation

Gov’t to pay nearly JD1b in dues to private sector by year-end — Al-Ississ

JIC urges Turkish investments in Jordan

Oman
Oman reports 1,889 new COVID-19 cases, 53,614 in total

Oman ranked fifth safest country in the world

Bahrain
Deadly silence: The fight against FGM in Arab states

UK's Foreign Secretary urged to intervene to stop execution of Bahraini activists

Qatar
IEA raises 2020 oil demand forecast but warns COVID-19 clouds outlook

Tunisia: Defence Minister, Ambassador of Qatar Discuss Military Cooperation

Saudi Arabia
OPEC+ deal compliance reaches 108% in June

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says explosive-laden boats destroyed

US court orders Iran to pay $879 mn over 1996 Saudi attack

U. A. E.
UAE firm and Uzbekistan sign deal

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi Global Market invite applications for the 2020 Innovation Challenge

Yemen
Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Ten million face acute food shortages in Yemen: UN

Tens of thousands of severely malnourished children are left without treatment in Yemen

IOM reaches more than 25,000 IDPs in Yemen with shelter support

Europe
United Kingdom
UK expected to order removal of Huawei 5G equipment by 2025

'Gone sour': Royal favourite reveals how Meghan changed Harry

Mandatory face masks will help Britain 'go back to work', Boris Johnson suggests

Nicola Sturgeon is using nationalism to deflect from Scotland's Covid fiasco

Royal Mail fined £1.5m over failure to deliver first-class post on time

Ireland
AIB admits 1,100 more tracker scandal victims

Mother 'appalled' as daughter (15) given date for MRI scan in 2029 - when she's 24

Extending the rent freeze and ban on evictions 'could be illegal'

Kinahan cartel 'on brink of collapse' as Garda leads worldwide police operation

Waterford's €400m North Quays development is greenlit after four years of negotiations

Dublin lags behind other counties as numbers on Covid benefit plummet

Portugal
Baseless Portugal travel ban will cause lasting damage, warns ambassador

Portuguese police search wells near Praia da Luz for body of Madeleine McCann, say local reports

Portugal: More enforcement for police officers who write racist comments on social media

Current arrival of tourists to the Algarve is worse than in the low season

Spain
Spain: Citrus crops hit by disease in Vega Baja

Spanish organic surface grew by 4.8% in 2019, reaching 2.35 million hectares

The price difference for Spanish agricultural products at origin and destination has multiplied by 4.48

‘Spanish Schindler,’ who saved over 5,000 Jews during WWII, given online tribute

France
Macron demands Netanyahu scrap annexation plans as 'unlawful'

Notre-Dame spire to be rebuilt in original form

French police dismantle makeshift shelter camp in Calais, removing hundreds of migrants

Protesters rally against Macron-backed new French interior minister accused of rape

Decades on, 'hidden children' forced into orphanages of colonial France remain traumatised

US unveils 25% tariffs on $1.3 bn in French goods but suspends collection

Belgium
EU says UK spurning vaccine scheme would not affect drugmaker talks

Belgians holiday in trees as COVID-19 prompts staycations

EU Council head proposes €5bn Brexit emergency fund

Croatia, Bulgaria take big step toward joining the euro

Netherlands
Port of Rotterdam to start trial with PIN-free container handling

Drop in tomato production in the EU while imports increase

Dutch government brings MH17 case against Russia before ECHR

Moscow Slams Hague's Decision to Bring Russia Before European Court of Human Rights Over MH17 Crash

Germany
German Minister calls for a fresh start in Europe

Merkel press office staffer 'worked for years for Egyptian intelligence'

Kosovo, Serbia To Restart Talks After Video Summit With Merkel, Macron

Five young men from Germany, France convicted for Hamburg G20 riots.

USAF air wings gather in Germany for Large Force Exercise

Denmark
Uber agrees to pay $3.8 million Denmark fine over taxi law: police

Austria
Ancient relics smuggled to Austria back home

Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance appeals for Shoah victims' names

Switzerland
Credit Suisse settles U.S. shareholder lawsuit over debt writedowns, disclosures

New WHO guidance calls for more evidence on airborne transmission

IMF urges 'equity-like' government support for virus-hit firms

Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) excluded China's Huawei Technologies from a tender it launched this month for 5G equipment

Italy likely to extend state of emergency due to coronavirus crisis, PM says

Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 900,000 U.S. vehicles due to faulty air bag covers

France and Italy offer industrial production for May. Business sentiment opinion polls signaled a deep, deep contraction, even as lockdowns eased.

Pakistan surpasses Italy to become 11th most virus-stricken country

Holy See
Church leaders alleged to have abused children, kept details secret

Slovenia
Croatia stays on Slovenia's yellow list, countries to continue close cooperation

EC approves Slovenia's 222 mln euro scheme in support of coronavirus-hit companies

Slovenia's industrial output rises m/m, drops y/y in May

Slovenia celebrates 10th Mountain Division, 75th anniversary of Mt. Mangart race

Slovenia's Intereuropa sees 2020 cons net profit down to 1.3 mln euro

Croatia
Bulgaria, Croatia Join Eurozone's 'Waiting Room'

Croatia Welcomes US Tourists, Flouts EU Travel Ban–Here’s What To Know

TUI UK announces it will not resume Croatia flights this summer

164th anniversary of birth of Nikola Tesla marked in Croatia

Bosnia and Herzegovina
'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2020

Genocide denial gains ground 25 years after Srebrenica massacre

The Netherlands Looks Again at its Controversial Role in Srebrenica

Serbia
Serbia: Floods - Jun 2020

Riot Police Break Up Anti-Government Protests In Belgrade

Ban on Mass Gatherings in Belgrade After Protests

Kosovo
Leaders of Serbia & Kosovo to resume talks on Sunday – Berlin

Kosovo – Serbia leaders convene in virtual Paris Summit

Montenegro
Montenegro Activist Grilled for Facebook Post on Serbian Protests

Montenegro introduces the next generation of ID documents

Albania
Entire Staff At Albanian Embassy In Athens Fired

United Albanian Front in Montenegro Elections Still a Dream

Greece
Greek culture minister says Hagia Sophia verdict a 'provocation'

Greece protests: Violence as thousands march in Athens against protest law.

Bulgaria
Three Romanian military ships to participate in "Breeze 20" multinational exercise offshore Bulgaria

Official: Bulgaria and Croatia Join the ERM II Exchange Rate Mechanism

Second Day in a Row: Protests For and Against the Government in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Head of National Service for Protection Krasimir Stanchev Resigns

Bulgaria: President's Security Adviser Iliya Milushev Has Been Arrested

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev: An Inspection of the Minister of Culture Has Been Appointed

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Zaharieva: We Should Not Allow Another Closure of EU Borders Again

Romania
Romanian drug smuggler uses fake fruit and veg business to traffic cocaine

PM Orban: Let Romanian certified centers run COVID tests for Greece holidaymakers

Government to pay special attention to investments in development of transport on the Danube

Romania reiterates importance of consulting ethnic Romanians in Ukraine on decisions with major implications

Neculaescu (MAE) - talk with Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control of US President

EU Justice Scoreboard finds Romanians' trust in judicial independence is going down

Hungary
Hungary Opens Humanitarian Corridor for Transit Travellers

Sightings of large carnivores in Hungary are becoming more and more common

Coronavirus - Majority of Hungarians 'Cautious' when Planning Holiday

Orbán: 'Life in a Hungarian village can soon be of similar quality to life in the capital'

Hungary could veto EU rescue plan ‘if conditioned on rule of law,’ Orban warns

Slovakia
Coronavirus in Slovakia: 19 new cases confirmed

New government set to put an end to any steps off the Euro-Atlantic road

People in Slovakia eat less chocolate than they used to

Slovaks know they are EU citizens and more flights take off from Bratislava

PM Matovič hints at stricter measures after coronavirus cases surge

Czech Republic
The Czech Republic has enough equipment for a second COVID-19 wave, says Interior Minister

Classic steam engine trains are returning to Czech railways this weekend

McDonald's raises cheeseburger prices in the Czech Republic for the first time in years

Czech MPs approve bill granting compensation to contract workers affected by coronavirus crisis

Czech inflation accelerated in June

Virus Helps Czech Billionaire Leader Go on a Spending Spree

Poland
MEPs pass EU road haulier reform against criticism by Baltics, Poland

The two men fighting for Poland's future

Ukraine
Yermak: New Normandy summit to be held in coming months

Ukrainian soldier wounded in enemy shelling in Donbas on July 10

Zelensky's Office announces new prisoner swap with Donbas soon

Zelensky signs law on enrollment of school graduates from temporarily occupied territories to higher education institutions

Kyiv determined to hold Normandy summit in Berlin

EBRD to provide EUR 25 mln loan to Ukraine's air navigator

European Solidarity say call released recordings; of conversations between Poroshenko, Biden are a crude, edited fake

Belarus
Belarus presidential election to have no outside observers, opposition may united by a single candidate

Belarus' export 17.4% down to $13.6bn in January-May

71 new resident companies added to Belarus' Hi-Tech Park

Russia
Russia's Nornickel fights cover-up accusations over Arctic oil spill

Russia is confident in its defense if US leaves Start-3 Treaty

Russia’s Vektor research center completes pre-clinical trials of anti-coronavirus vaccine

Russia Fines LGBT Аctivist for ‘Gay Propaganda’ Drawings

US Jury Finds Russian National Nikulin Guilty of Committing Cybercrimes

UN Security Council rejects Russia attempt to reduce Syria aid: diplomats

Netherlands Takes Russia To European Rights Court Over MH17 Downing

The Russian whistleblower risking it all to expose the scale of an Arctic oil spill catastrophe

Lithuania
Lithuania rolls out the “pink carpet” for tourists

Michel proposes to leave emigration compensation for Lithuania

Latvia
Latvia’s new Prosecutor General Juris Stukāns vows to be fair and honest

Žoržs Tikmers elected as president of Latvian Olympic Committee

Foreign trade turnover in Latvia down 24.1% in May

Requirements for entering military service in Latvia to be lowered

Latvia Wants US Troops, And Is Ready To Pay For Them

Estonia
Estonian exports in may dropped by 25% on year

U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drones Deploy to Estonia For The First Time In History

Finland
Finland spells out expectations for EU recovery package ahead of bloc's summit

Finland to Finally Reopen Borders for Several EU & Third-Countries on July 13

Coronavirus cases fall in Finland despite increased testing

Finish Ambassador to Moscow: It Is Too Early to Open Finland's Borders With Russia

Finland now welcomes travellers from several countries; Finnair serves over 30 destinations in July

Sweden
Turkey slams Swedish FM for meeting with PKK members

Norway
Norway eases its border restrictions

A full-scale excavation of a Viking ship found within a settlement from Viking times is now underway

The electric recipe of Norway’s zero emissions transport boom

Norway lifts many European travel curbs from July 15, including to 3 Swedish provinces

Africa
Egypt
Egyptian orange export to China ends one month early this season

Nigerian govt evacuates 270 nationals from Egypt

Cairo Opera House reopens with open-air concert

Eleven People Drown at Closed Beach in Egypt's Alexandria - Report

German gov't press office employee probed over Egypt spying

Egypt welcomes 6000 tourists after resuming flights

Egypt carries out military drill near Libya border

Egypt changes law after social media campaign raises awareness of sexual assault scourge

Libya
CBL governor Al Kabir blocks payment of Deloitte audit

Libya lifts force majeure on its oil exports – report and analysis

Libya’s banking system on verge of collapse: Leading Libyan banker

Libyan government gathers war crimes evidence against Haftar

Tunisia
Tunisia: After the Truth Commission, Tunisia Must Pursue Inclusive Transitional Justice

Ennahda official advises Tunisia's PM to resign

'Tunisia Has No Domestic Infection With COVID-19'

Tunisia: Steg, International Qair Ink Co-Operation Agreement to Achieve Floating Photovoltaic Plant in Berges Du Lac

Algeria
Illegal ivory trade shrinks while pangolin trafficking booms, UN says

IFS looking to add more value in the African aerospace and defence sector

'I saw three people die' in the desert after Algerian police made migrants walk to Niger

Morocco
EU does not recognize Morocco's sovereignty over Western Sahara

Al Mada offshoots swap seats on pension fund CIMR board

Moroccan Gendarmerie gets new H125s

Senegal
Chesser raises cash for Senegal project

Liberia
Liberia: Chatters of Betrayal in NPP Ranks as Key Ally to VP Howard-Taylor Joins CDC

Liberia: 'No Substitute' - Ex-President Sirleaf's Appointment to WHO'S Global COVID-19 Panel Hailed

Liberia: Will You Be Impartial? Elections Nominee Must Answer the Million Dollar Question

Cote dIvoire
Cote d'Ivoire: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2020

National tribute on 14 July in Abidjan as Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies

Ghana
How Ghana's cocoa farmers can benefit from digital payments

Burkina Faso
US Warns Sahel Governments About Alleged Extrajudicial Killings

Burkina Faso queries Human Rights Watch report on army killings

A Burkinabe ‘killing field’, Uighur legal ‘pathway’, and an aging arms cache

Mali
1 Dead in Mali Protests Demanding President Resign

Mali protesters demand president's resignation over jihadist conflict, economy

Mali protesters occupy national broadcaster

'A drastic loss': Satellite imagery reveals Mali's farmers forced off land by militias

Niger
Agwara LG in Niger appeals for aid as rainstorm destroy over 20 rooftops

Nigeria
Visa: Immigration stops 58 Nigerian Medical Doctors from travelling to UK

Four Years Of Illegality: Buhari govt repeatedly violates Nigerian laws over sacked army officers

What I know about NDDC’s ‘reckless spending’ of N40bn — Akpabio

Nigeria’s Public Debt Stock Hits N28.63tn

Buhari Signs Revised Nigeria's 2020 Budget Into Law

Nigeria suspends anti-graft chief, attorney general's office says

Cameroon
Cameroon Truck Drivers Stuck at CAR Border After Health Officials Refuse to Accept their COVID Test Results

Cameroon Single Mothers Protest Forced, Early Marriages

Ahead of peace talks, a who’s who of Cameroon’s separatist movements

Chad
Regional armies in Africa must 'share intelligence' to defeat Boko Haram: ICG

Sudan
Sudan PM Shuffles Cabinet in Response to Protests

South Sudan
South Sudan President Admits Inter-Communal Fighting Threatens Country

Angola: President wishes peace and harmony for South Sudan

Eritrea
Tensions between the Eritrean government and the internationally recognised government of Yemen persisted as Asmara continued to detain dozens of Yemeni fishermen

Ethiopia
Two men arrested for murder of Ethiopian protest singer

Somalia
Ilhan Omar Demands Pentagon Acknowledge, Compensate US Drone Strike Victims 'Illegally Killed' in Somalia

How illegal fishing hampers Somalia's economic growth

Somalia- Kenya Traders demand Direct Flights to Hargeisa

Kenya
Kenya: How Govt Paid U.S.$65 Million for 'Non-Existent' Power

Kenya: Country Loses First Doctor to COVID-19 As Cases Surge to 9,448

Balloons bring internet to Kenya's rural Rift Valley

What Opportunities Might Kenya Provide US Agriculture?

Kenya comes out of lockdown with a set of new managers

Uganda
Ugandan government earmarks Shs19 billion for Nwoya fruit factory

Ugandan government earmarks Shs19 billion for Nwoya fruit factory

Uganda Could Be Censoring Dead Covid-19 Patients

Uganda virus caseload passes 1,000 mark; no deaths till date

Ugandan shilling firms on low demand for dollars

Congo, DR
Who is the Israeli rep trying to sell drones to Kinshasa?

DRC: 3 killed in protests against election chief nomination

Eastern Congo militia pledges to surrender after leader forced out

Gabon
IFC and AfDB to stump up for Kinguélé aval dam

Angola
Angola: Isabel dos Santos Claims 'Justice Denied' After Rejection of Assets Appeal

Angola hopes strengthened cooperation with Sao Tome and Principe Angola hopes strengthened cooperation with Sao Tome and Principe

Angola records over 100cases of human trafficking

Giangzhou Agriculture farm stands out in cereal production

Zambia
Zambia copper production rises to 342,734 tonnes in first five months of 2020 - govt

Zambia acquires tablet computers for country's first electronic census

Tanzania
Tanzania to Register Fastest Economic Growth in East Africa

Tanzania: Govt Bans Kwanza Online TV for 'Misleading' Instagram Post on COVID-19

Tanzania signs road construction agreements with two Chinese firms

TANZANIA: AFD lends €230M for electricity, water and sanitation

Malawi
Spike in COVID-19 Cases Delays Plans to Reopen Schools in Malawi

Malawi: New Ministers' Council Has a Nepotism Stamp, Opposition Says

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe: State-Owned Railway Firm Splurges On Luxury Cars

Zimbabwe: 'We're Marching Against Looting'

Zimbabwe’s clock ticking towards immense crisis

Biggest Zimbabwe Bank to Buy Small Lenders in Consolidation Push

Botswana
‘Novel Disease’ May be Behind Hundreds of Elephant Deaths in Botswana

Namibia
Namibian blueberry harvest in full swing

Namibia to spend N$13 million a month on potato imports

Govt washes hands of Air Namibia woes

Namibia's first lady hails China for leading COVID-19 fight

South Africa
Productivity at all South Africa's port terminals currently well below norm

Foreign mineworkers return to South African mines after lockdown

Oxygen Already Runs Low as COVID-19 Surges in South Africa

Mining Companies 'SLAPP' South African Environmental Activists

Graves dug for coronavirus victims spook South Africans

Mayor's case shows scale of South Korea sexism: Activists

Alcohol sales ban back in the spotlight amid complaints to govt's coronavirus command council

Zuma and his faction wanted to capture State Security Agency, Zondo commission hears

Gunman kills principal outside school in KZN

Swaziland
Kenya, Eswatini mourn loss of doctors due to COVID-19

Oceania
Australia
Australia ships record volume of iron ore to China in June

Australia will halve the number of citizens allowed to return home from overseas each week

Project to combat fall armyworm in Australia and South East Asia

Adani Australia Chief To Step Down As Coal Prices Tank

Victorian healthcare workers in aged care and hospitals are rationed PPE as shortages continue

Victorian farmers hit hard as restrictions close down Melbourne restaurants

Australia approves remdesivir as virus treatment

Queensland solar retailer hit with hefty fine for telemarketing breaches

New Zealand
"It's going to happen again," says former New Zealand PM Clark tasked with WHO COVID-19 review

Could Govt have done more to save jobs at Tiwai Point?

The housing market change first-home buyers are begging for

Team NZ's $1-a-year rent at public events centre - Mayor may look to move team out early

Fourth escape from isolation: Person breaks window to get out of Auckland hotel

Papua New Guinea
Barrick escalates dispute with PNG over Porgera mine

Barrick escalates dispute with PNG over Porgera mine

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