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'Crop yields will suffer': Fertilizer reduction targets pitting farmers against federal government

Telus to add a credit card processing fee starting in October, pending CRTC approval

City staff begin removing tents from Vancouver Downtown Eastside

Montreal Pride Festival starts internal probe after embarrassing parade cancellation

Liberals planning temporary solution to dental care promise

Alberta NDP requests auditor general to investigate bonuses to pandemic management

4 in 5 people who died last year while receiving child welfare in Alberta were Indigenous

Alberta relaxes some restrictions on university partnerships with links to Chinese government

Canada's Ontario sees smaller deficit on higher tax revenue

Trump Facing Major Criminal Investigations as He Considers 2024 Presidential Run

Justice Department under pressure to explain raid on Trump’s estate

US police arrest man over murders of Muslim men

Biden gets stuck in his jacket as wife Jill comes to the rescue

US approves $89 million to help Ukraine clear landmines, unexploded ordnance

US not trying to ‘outdo’ other world powers for influence in Africa, says Blinken

Judge Who Signed Mar-A-Lago Search Warrant Exposed As Associate of Jeffrey Epstein

NYC renters desperate as soaring rents exacerbate housing crisis

Biden Administration Says 'Remain in Mexico' Policy is Over

Weather is working against Mexican miners trapped in flooded well

Falling water levels boost Mexican mine rescue mission

Homeless after deportation, migrants in Tijuana demand government help

Mexico's July inflation at highest level since 2000

How an electrical material distributor capitalizes on Mexico's potential

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Announces the First Wyndham Grand in Mexico

Mexico Adding Seaweed Barriers To Another Popular Tourist Hotspot In The Caribbean

Guatemalan Journalist Critical of President Charged With Four Felonies

Guatemala confirms first case of monkeypox

Costa Rica
Costa Rican Broad Front Youth sends an embrace of solidarity to Cuba

Potential Repeal of Tourism Investment Laws puts Panama's International Investment Grade at Great Risk

Cuba reiterates call to eliminate nuclear weapons

Former president of the French Senate expresses solidarity with Cuba

Third fuel tank collapses as helicopters battle days-old Cuban blaze

Dominican Republic
Two miners rescued in Dominican Republic after 10 days underground

Venezuela’s Oil Exports Drop By More than A Third In July

Venezuela seeks to reestablish military relations with Colombia, says minister

Colombia’s new government proposes tax reform to finance ambitious agenda

Peace talks with Colombia’s ELN guerrillas ‘about to be resumed’: Petro

Colombia Performed Public Debt Swaps Worth $461.1 Million in June and July

Chile is Committed To Supporting the Peace Process in Colombia

UN head calls for amplifying indigenous women’s voices

Ecuador says debt payments not affected by Luxembourg asset freeze

Ecuadorians celebrate Independence Day this week

Kentucky Air Guard maintainers provide training for Ecuadorian Air Force

President calls on researchers abroad to work for Peru

Peru: President thanks leaders over solidarity due to absence in Colombia

Peru: President inaugurates Southern Volcanological Observatory

3.3 million Peruvians left the country in the last three decades and have not returned

Peru: PCM reiterates commitment to work for well-being of indigenous peoples

Bolivia's unnamed ancient people

Bolivia's 'Death Road' once haunted drivers. Now it's a wildlife haven

Bolsonaro Attacks Pro-Democracy Letter again in Meeting with Bankers

German Consul in Rio Says The Husband Had a Fit before Dying

Poverty Reaches a Record of Almost 20 Million in Brazilian Major Cities

Brazil’s political brawler Ciro Gomes takes election fight to Lula and Bolsonaro

Brazilians fear return to dictatorship as ‘deranged’ Bolsonaro trails in polls

Brazil Prices Tumble Most Since 1980 on Bolsonaro's Tax Cuts

35 Extremely Dangerous Prisoners Escape From Paraguayan Prison Fearing They Might Enter Argentina

Chile seeks to sanction those responsible for sinkhole near copper mine

Inflation in Chile at its highest level since March 1994

Chile Vows Harsh Punishment for Those Responsible For Mysterious Sinkhole - Now Double Its Size

Nagasaki urges elimination of nukes as city marks 77th A-bomb anniversary

Kishida Cabinet’s approval rating falls as headwinds mount

Political newcomer Sanseito making waves in Okinawa elections

Japan recognizes Turkish Kurd as refugee

Japanese population in Tokyo area marks first ever drop

Tokyo has already broken record for severe heat days in a year

Pandemic delivers major blow to number of new marriages in Japan, study finds

In first, MSDF joins joint military exercise simulating 'threat to Japan's existence'

Japan’s wildlife turns on the human population

S. Korea
Record Rain Leaves at Least 7 Dead in South Korean Capital

Rain to continue in S. Korea on Tuesday; 'level 3' warning in operation to prevent damage

Top 4 conglomerates account for 20% of S. Korea's total corporate sales since 2011

PPP National Committee to vote on approving transition to emergency leadership

S. Korea to join U.S.-led combined military exercise in Hawaii to prevent proliferation of WMDs

Top S. Korean, Chinese Diplomats Agree THAAD Should Not Hamper Bilateral Relations: Yonhap

Mongolian PM meets with Chinese FM

New measures agreed to strengthen the partnership between Mongolia and China

Mongolia's Prime Minister On Looking Beyond Russia and China

Beijing laws are the barrier to improving Hong Kong’s human rights image

Chinese molten-salt reactor cleared for start up

Chinese FM urges more independent, mature bilateral ties

US fried chicken chain Popeyes shuts most stores in Chinese mainland

Xi extends condolences to Cuban president over fuel farm explosions

Space station lab module Mengtian arrives at launch site

China Extends Military Drills Around Taiwan

Taipei accuses Beijing of trying to take control of Taiwan Strait

Taiwan begins live-fire artillery drill simulating defence against China attack

U.S. orders aircraft carrier to remain in the region amid China-Taiwan tensions

Bongbong Marcos attends burial of ex-President Fidel Ramos

Ex-President Fidel Ramos laid to rest at Libingan ng mga Bayani

DBM OKs release of additional P2B to aid families in ‘difficult circumstances’

Philippine GDP grew slower than expected in Q2

Manila Water showcases 25 years of success in photo exhibit

​Japan-bound flight returns to Hanoi to save child with nosebleed

Vietnamese artists accused of raping British girl in Spain still under investigation despite repatriation: foreign ministry

Thousands of resettlement apartments abandoned in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Medical facilities must not consider homosexuality as disease: Vietnam health ministry

Vietnam’s Co To Island to ban single-use plastic from next month

Burning cash, commercial EV startups race to deliver vehicles

FBI returns antiques to Vietnam

Laos welcomes 42,197 tourists in first six months of 2022

Thailand Approves Benefits for Airport-Centred Economic Zone

Thailand's Fisheries Management Transformation Is a Model for Fighting Illegal Fishing

Thailand Looks to Legalize Casinos in Latest Effort to Win Back Tourists

U.S. returns to Cambodia 30 antiquities looted from historic sites

Cambodia's Hun Sen orders end to clearance of Phnom Tamao forest

Cambodia’s air passengers increase by nearly 500%

Taiwanese being lured to Cambodia for illegal work: Taipei councilor

Biden Admin To Spend Thousands To Teach Cambodian Kids How To 'Stop The Spread Of Misinformation'

Cambodia to introduce special tourist policy to help boost industry

Malaysia Airlines implements baggage reporting and tracking solution

Rafizi claims ‘sharks’ took 200pc commission, with cost of LCS project having tripled

Najib officially withdraws bribery claims against SRC trial judge, insists on retrial

Ipoh socialite donates 50-year antique collection worth RM40,000 to NGO to improve women and children's lives

PM Ismail Sabri: Anti-party hopping law does not apply to senators

EC chairman says ready for GE15, expected to cost RM1b

President Raisi congratulates Singapore on national day

Vietnam invite Singapore, India to Ho Chi Minh City for friendly tournament next month

BNPB deploys helicopter to mitigate forest, land fires in S Kalimantan

Promoting healthy habits must prioritize schools, families: MPR

Ministry holds fossil-fuelled bike conversion training for MSMEs

Charging infrastructure can affect buyer interest in EVs: observer

Indonesia sets target to have 3.95% young entrepreneurs by 2045

Myanmar Ambassador to China Died Sunday

CCTV cameras are tools of repression in post-coup Myanmar

Bangladesh Seeks China Help to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh's finance minister warns on Belt and Road loans from China

US lauds Bangladesh’s success in Covid vaccination, food security

Alliance is not necessary for Nepal’s development and prosperity: UML General Secy Pokharel

Loan app scam: India, Nepal cops to start sharing info

Can Nepal maintain neutrality amid China-US tensions?

India begins trial run for trans-shipment of goods to NE via Bangladesh port

India's reported plan to ban certain Chinese smartphones 'politically charged': industry insider

'Confident' first batch of Indian students stuck back home will arrive in 'near future': China

Deve Gowda expresses hope of Janata Dal Parivar re-emergence

One leader alone cannot tackle all challenges before this country: Mohan Bhagwat

Thackeray loyalist Ambadas Danve named Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Council

‘Most regrettable' that evidence-based proposals to blacklist world's notorious terrorists being put on hold: India at UNSC

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Seeks Delay in Chinese Ship Visit

How Sri Lanka went from topping Lonely Planet’s list to almost 30% hunger levels

With Sri Lanka in mind Bangladesh minister warns against China's BRI lending India Narrative

Central Asia & Middle East
Police Arrest Close Aide to Ex-Pakistan PM Khan on Sedition Charges

Govt says Shahbaz Gill arrested in Islamabad on ‘sedition charges’

TTP confirms killing of Omar Khalid Khorasani

Shadab Khan ready to bat at any number for Pakistan

China helping Pakistan to gain skill in producing power from garbage

Afghanistan: One year since the Taliban takeover

Two-Year-Old Child Trapped Inside Well in Southern Afghanistan as Rescuers Race to Save Him

Multiple Disease Outbreaks Hit Afghanistan: WHO

Motorcyclist Tossed in Air in Traffic Accident Dies in Central Afghanistan

Iranian satellite launched from Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Exports Significantly Increase in First Five Months of 2022

Kazakhstan reduces electricity generation slightly

U.S. Senate approves new Ambassador to Kazakhstan

School year to start on September 1 in Kyrgyzstan

City Hall to take loan for garbage trucks from Uzbek-Kyrgyz Development Fund

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan hold negotiations on border demarcation

Kyrgyzstan discusses possible options for trade with Ukraine

Tajikistan bans onion exports

Closing the Gender Gap in Uzbekistan's Universities

Uzbekistan significantly reduces import of aviation fuel from Türkiye

Guatemala condemns barbaric attack on Azerbaijani embassy in London

Iran registers first import in cryptocurrency

Ashura mourning ceremony in Tehran

Iran releases Iranian-French academic Adelkhah on five-day furlough

Kurdish Iraqi farmer sprouts online advice, green awareness

Tourism in Zakho sees staggering reduction after deadly shelling

Iraqi security forces thwart suicide attack in Diyala during Ashura ritual

Syrian Gov’t expresses solidarity with Cuba in light tragic fire

Turkish drone strike kills 4 in northeast Syria: Monitor

Türkiye will clear last 'terror nests' in Syria: President Erdogan

Antigonish group seeks home for Syrian family of 6 due to arrive next month

Turkey sends off new drill ship into eastern Mediterranean

Flights for West Bank Palestinians to Turkey to start at end of August

Attacks on Alevi places of worship rattle Turkey

Hezbollah warns Israel against targeting Palestinian militants in Lebanon

Was Lebanon the world’s biggest Ponzi scheme?

Israeli forces kill several, wound dozens in West Bank raid

Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds

UN holds emergency session on Gaza as fragile truce holds

Gaza clears rubble, buries dead as truce with Israel holds

Pressure on Democratic leaders to support Palestinians will grow

Crown Prince visits PSD’s Special Police Command

Jordan, Palestine ink deal in field of higher education

King returns to Jordan after private visit

Kingdom sees 220.4% boost in tourist arrivals

Kuwait Fire Force urges everyone to be vigilant about unstable weather

Kuwait stresses nuclear weapons-free Middle East achieves peace, stability

Sailing ship Shabab Oman II departs Denmark after participating in racing competition

Hotel revenues in Oman rise over 120 per cent: NCSI

Oman Oil Marketing Company opens 7th station in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia
National Cybersecurity Authority launches CyberIC to develop sector in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia To Create $80 Billion Investment Fund For NEOM Megaproject

Saudi Arabia’s Economy Grows 12% In Q2 On High Oil Prices

Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

8,000-Year-Old Settlement Is Found in Saudi Arabia

Demolition of Jeddah neighborhoods sparks rare widespread criticism

U. A. E.
‘Not a switch’: UAE pushes for fair energy transition

FM reiterates Jordan’s support for Yemen’s stability

United Kingdom
Schools with only unisex lavatories breaking law, warns Attorney General

Tory hustings Sunak warns Truss's tax cuts alone are 'not much good'

Jeremy Corbyn: Second Scottish independence referendum ‘the right thing to do’

Oxfordshire village runs dry as drought leaves residents relying on bottled water

Traffickers offer migrants, refugees ‘summer sale’ to cross English Channel

Americans choosing Portugal over Italy, Spain and France

Two fire engines and two houses hit by fire in Covilhã

Police clamp down on wild camping

Poundland owners opening Pepco in Portugal

Heathrow’s Spanish owner considers selling stake amid airport chaos

Spanish Study Reveals 40% Have Severe Form of Monkeypox, Reports Say

Spain brings in drastic energy saving measures

Spain Emerging as India's Most Reliable Defence Allies

Q&A: How will Spain's new social security system for the self employed work?

Workers in Spain get paid 20% less than average European Union salary

EDF sues French government for €8.4bn after Macron forces it to sell energy at a loss

France launches rescue mission for beluga whale stuck in Seine river

France expects wine production to rebound from frost-hit 2021 despite drought

Yandex changes business in France, UK, closes delivery in those countries

EU Lays Down 'Final' Text To Resurrect Iran Nuclear Deal

Europe is faking solidarity, and Putin knows it

Ukraine under pressure in east as NATO chief says Russia must not win

Village Farms Q2 Sales Grow 18% YoY, Acquires Netherlands-Based Cannabis Cultivator

More seals entangled in plastic waste in Netherlands

Bangladesh's IDCOL secures €80 million from Germany's KfW to deploy renewables

Germany’s love-hate relationship with nuclear power

Monkeypox Vaccine Offered Broadly in Denmark as Virus Spreads

Denmark could get 'last heatwave of the summer' this weekend

Iran official rejects report of 'final text' in Vienna talks with Europeans

Five of the biggest challenges facing Austria right now

Sour grapes: Italy takes Slovenia to court over balsamic vinegar

Croatia Still Lacking Five to Ten Thousand Tourist Workers

New prices at Croatian petrol stations

The Croatian hotel which made Forbes' list of 9 dreamiest on the Mediterranean

Montenegro's Crnogorski Telekom net profit declines in H1

Montenegro Launches War Crimes Probe Against former Military Chief

President calls for investigation of phone tapping scandal

Prolonged heatwaves killing Aegean’s sea life

US diaspora raises $350,000 for fire-stricken Greek hospital

North Macedonia
Southeastern European countries importing more and more fresh fruits and vegetables

Hungary records driest 7 months since 1901

Hungary stands by One China principle

Hungary is an illegal dog-breeding powerhouse

Czech Republic
Space models glow at Czech planetarium

Czech Republic registers 4 mln COVID-19 infections

Poland threatens to turn ‘all our cannon’ on EU in rule-of-law row

Poland: Kaczyński stokes tensions with EU

Polish university orders 162 Ukrainian refugees to leave dorms

Bubble Nasal Devices Saving Premature Babies in War-Torn Ukraine

War in Ukraine records 12,584 civilian casualties, 352 deaths in children for five months

Ukraine May Open Bayraktar Drone Factory in 2023, Ambassador Says

Ukraine is Irate After Amnesty Accuses Its Forces of Using Human Shields

Ukrainian Defense Ministry about explosions in Crimea: We cannot determine cause of fire, but remind you about rules of fire safety, prohibition of smoking in unidentified places

Russian Nuclear Blackmail: Zelensky Calls On The World To Increase Sanctions Against Russia

Explosions Rock Russian Air Base in Crimea

Kyiv Says Russians Trying to Dislodge Its Forces in Donetsk, As Nuclear Concerns Persist

Russian Disinformation Spreading in New Ways Despite Bans

Several Rounds of Ammunition Detonate at Crimea Airfield, Russian Defense Ministry Says

Russia’s foreign trade surplus up 2.5-fold in January-July to $192 bln, says regulator

Russia suspends US inspections of its nuclear arsenals under New START treaty

Problems remain with Kaliningrad transit despite EU deal, Russia says

Russia May Give Up Majority Stake in Eurasian Development Bank

State support ending more companies in Lithuania go bankrupt

Estonia, Finland want Europe to end Russian tourist visas

Estonia: Narva removes Soviet-era tank monument

Estonia, Finland want Europe to end Russian tourist visas

Finland parliament website targeted in cyber attack

Biden Signs Ratification Documents Advancing Finland, Sweden NATO Accession

Norway set to curb electricity exports in blow to European energy supplies

Egypt, China expand climate cooperation ahead of COP27

Egyptian Port Serves As New Route For Russian Oil

Egypt Dims the Lights as It Targets Boost in Gas-Export Revenue

Abu Dhabi's Chimera buys majority of Egypt's Beltone Financial

Egypt creates independent fund for Suez Canal

Downward spiral causes crash in Egypt's gold prices

Ports Authority to construct new turnkey admin buildings in Tripoli and Khoms ports

Med Sky to launch delayed Malta-Misrata flights on 17 September

Tunisia visited by fewer Algerian tourists than expected

Tunisia: With New Constitution, Tunisia Begins Uncertain Chapter

With New Constitution, Tunisia Begins Uncertain Chapter

New Constitution Charts Uncertain Future for Tunisia

Tunisia police storm comedy show after joke about president

'Smear Campaign': Algerian Media Outraged by France, Canada Travel Notices on Algeria

New Libyan Ambassador to Algeria submits credentials

Submission deadline of proposals for “Solar 1000MW” project in Algeria postponed

African Union of Broadcasting appoints managers for Content Exchange Center in Algeria

Conclusion of UESARIO 4th Congress: Role of students in struggle for liberation of Western Sahara emphasized

Process of peaceful settlement of conflict seriously deviated from its path

Germany-Senegal gas plan sparks outcry from environmentalists

'It's never enough': the Senegal goldminers surviving from one nugget to the next

BP’s Senegal gas-to-power and LNG scheme is making progress

Guinea dissolves FNDC opposition coalition

Liberia: 'Stealing from Govt and Building Here in Liberia is Good'

“Diaspora Liberians Become More Corrupt When Offered Public Positions Back Home” – Says Chris Neyor

$425m facility to fund gas midstream projects in Ghana

Ghana: Orange growers hopeful of bountiful yield

Ghana: GHS Records 14 New COVID-19 Cases

Burkina Faso
Several soldiers killed in twin blasts in Burkina Faso

Mali: Rights Reforms Crucial for Civilian Rule

Mali receives six more warplanes from Russia

Nigerians Praise London Museum's Decision to Return Precious Artifacts

Those behind Owo Church attack captured- Defence Chief

Buhari suspends $418 million Paris Club refund plan as ministers clash at FEC

Don’t Allow Another Civil War in the Country, Buhari Urges Nigerians

Military Leader, Opposition Groups Sign Peace Talks Deal in Chad

South Sudan
South Sudan: Five Southern African Countries Kick-Start Elephant Census

Ethiopia Deploys New Troops Into Neighboring Somalia

Somali Parliament Approves New Cabinet Amid Attacks

Blasts kill 4 in southern Somalia

Improving access to blood and transfusion services in Somalia

Polls Close Peacefully in Kenya

Long Queues as Kenyans Vote in High-Stakes National Election

Tycoon Says Corn Supply to Help Slow Kenya Inflation by December

The Key Economic Hurdles Facing Kenya's Next President in Charts

Somalia: Salaam African Bank Exports to Uganda

Kenyans based in Uganda cross into the country to vote

Uganda: Soilless farming highlights Kabale Farm Clinic

Congo, DR
Blinken Arrives in DRC; Regional Stability Tops Agenda

Tanzania and Zambia agree to upgrade Tazara railway

US 'concerned' by reports of Rwandan support for DRC rebels

Tanzania's Samia Suluhu sends wishes as Kenyans vote

Using Indian mode to expands clear cooking energy use in Tanzania

Tanzania targets to reclaim its position as global top sisal producer

Malawi: Former Anti-Corruption Chief Arrested Over Graft

Zimbabwe: Consumers Blast Profiteering As Basic Goods Prices Stabilise

Zimbabwe: Farmers Deliver 46 Million Kg Seed Cotton, Pocket U.S.$13,8m

EU equips 88 rural women with solar-powered tricycles in Dombosha

Police ban CDF meetings, claim they are political

Ex-ZPRA fighters hold Heroes Day commemorations

Hamilton advertises 'stunning' Namibia to millions of people

Osino Reports Increased Mineral Resource at Higher Grade at Twin Hills Gold Project, Namibia

Icy weather affects crops at Etunda, Namibia

Why is India getting eight cheetahs from Namibia this month

South Africa
Biden Administration Reveals New U.S. Strategy on Africa

South African Govt Deploys Force to Stop Illegal Mining

Tonnes of fruit stranded in EU, South Africa battle of oranges

Ex Winter Solstice preparing SAAF for out of country deployment

10 Foot Tall SpaceX "Space Junk" Crashes To Earth, Lands On Australian Sheep Farm

Australia's Central Bank Working With BIS To Launch Digital Currency System

BHP likely to raise bid for ‘strategically sensible target’ OZ Minerals, say analysts

Australia’s coal shipments face a ‘deadline,’ Greens leader says

Australia is not among the 12 diaspora countries participating in Kenya's election

New Zealand
Jacinda Ardern under pressure as approval rating slumps to record low

New Zealand’s rare kakapo parrot sees population boom

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