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Joly calls for overhaul of Global Affairs to make diplomatic corps 'fit for purpose'

North American lobster industry confronts 'ropeless' traps after whale entanglements

Raging Canada Wildfires Threaten Critical Infrastructure, Force Evacuations

Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 4.75%

Canada is on track for another record-busting year of euthanasia deaths: a 35% jump to 13,500 cases

Trudeau Foundation effort to move sexual harassment lawsuit could sink the case, argues lawyer

Canadian Wildfires Increase Health Risks in the United States – Report

How 'severe and unusual' smoke from Canadian wildfires is spreading and what it means for your health

US Corn Crop Deteriorates After Midwest Hit By Worst Drought In Decades

San Fran's CRE Apocalypse: The City's Two Biggest Hotels Have Defaulted

Russia says U.S.-built F-16s could 'accommodate' nuclear weapons

Blinken Expected to Visit China Soon

China's Targeting of US Firms Politically Motivated, US Ambassador Says

Former VP Pence Denounces Trump While Launching Presidential Bid

U.S. East Coast Blanketed in Smoke From Canadian Wildfires

Hawaii’s Kilauea Erupting Again After 3-Month Pause

House Panel Drops Contempt Plans for FBI Chief After Making Deal Over Biden 'Bribery' Doc

GOP’s Right Wing Revolts After Debt Ceiling Deal With Bill Blockade, Attempted McCarthy Ouster

Justice Department informs Trump he is target of classified documents probe

Republican Senators Demand DOD Investigate Alleged Spy Balloon Intel Leak That Blurred Biden Critiques

Biden's drug czar: 165,000 lives might be lost annually to the opioid crisis by 2025

'Sold Out' Warehouse Operator in Mexico to Invest $700 Million

Silver Bull Provides Update on Its US$178 Million Legacy NAFTA Claim Against Mexico

Mexico's Proposed GM Corn Ban Sparks North American Trade

Mexico president plans public sector pay boost going into election

Mexico unveils tax break plan for southern business corridor

Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard announces he’ll resign Monday

US ambassador Ken Salazar visits southern Mexico border

US sanctions CJNG leaders and money laundering network

"El Chapo's" wife moved from federal prison in anticipation of release

Guatemala hopes it can start exporting Hass avocado to the United States

Why is a Cuban spy who was nabbed in the US and freed in a prisoner swap visiting Moscow?

At least 42 dead, thousands homeless after floods in Haiti

Opponents compete to square off against Venezuela’s powerful leader

Mine collapse kills at least 12 in southern Venezuela

Venezuela's Maduro visit to Saudi Arabia is another signal to US

Iran's Raisi to Visit Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Group of Global Leftist Leaders Warns “Soft Coup” Is Underway in Colombia

Columbia Struggles With The Rising Population Of Pablo Escobar's 'Cocaine Hippos'

Leftist Colombia Leader Delivers the Paralysis Markets Want

Hundreds in shelters following relentless rainfall, destructive flooding in Ecuador

Why Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso's Downfall Is Hitting Bonds

Party backing Ecuador's Lasso will not field candidates in elections

Illegal fishing for fish meal widespread in Ecuador marine reserve

Ecuador: Former President Moreno Not Go to Preventive Prison

Cocaine Trade and Gang Violence Strike Hard in Once-Peaceful Ecuador

Hundreds in shelters following relentless rainfall, destructive flooding in Ecuador

Congress members seek inquiry into the hidden Florida assets of Ecuadorian president

'I accuse you!': How a controversy over a tanker deal tore Ecuador's politics apart

Peru: Over 89.63 million COVID-19 vaccine doses applied

Peru's Alejandro Toledo: Control stage of indictment in Interoceanic case concluded

Prime Minister: Submission of memorandum to OECD is historic milestone for Peru's economy

Peru: Tourist arrivals expected to rise 50% thanks to "Transformers: Rise of the Beasts"

Peru delivers initial memorandum for OECD accession process

Brazil lawmakers propose reforms combining consumption taxes

Rice And Beans Is The Culinary Backbone Of Brazil

Brazil's May inflation seen at eight-month low, opening window for rate cuts

The enslaver next door: Why Brazil is fascinated by Margarida Bonetti

Brazil's nurses in Germany: More money, less responsibility

Brazil: Indigenous people fear for property rights

Argentine to add star power to US club amid global war for talent

Frente de Todos governors demand “a single candidate”

Inflation in Buenos Aires City hits 7.5% in May and 114.4% YoY

Senate green-lights tax bill for workers freelancing for abroad

Larreta against Macri: “My opinions won’t change because of what he thinks”

Córdoba to meet debt payment after court blocks capital controls

First variety of Chilean seedless mandarin seeks to position itself in the U.S.

Copper Exports Signal Top-Producer Chile Is Leaving Woes Behind

Chile's conservative assembly begins drafting new constitution

ERRE Arquitectos creates stilted Chilean beach house

Chile Moves Forward With New Constitutional Council With Calls

Chile urged to ‘clear up non-tax uncertainties

With last block off Uruguay up for grabs, Isle of Man-based player as sole bidder anticipates award in coming weeks

Tokyo could win ‘not China’ global hub status — but it must want it

Fukuoka court rules that ban on same-sex marriage is in ‘unconstitutional state’

Japan seeing no COVID-19 resurgence a month after downgrade

How Japan ensures you gamble exactly when and where it wants you to

Japan OKs bills to digitalize divorce and bankruptcy procedures

My Number ID cards face new hurdle over bank account issues

Japan voices ‘serious concerns’ over joint China-Russia air patrols

N. Korea
North Korean youth group donates rocket launchers to military

Wigs Made in North Korea May Move Through China to US Market

British insurance salesman kept North Korea’s fleet ‘afloat’

N. Korea says it 'never recognizes' IMO resolution condemning its missile launches

S. Korea
Algeria, SKorea, Slovenia Elected To UN Security Council

South Korea to investigate hundreds of adoption cases amid origin falsification claims

Terra founder Do Kwon claims to have funded top Montenegro political party

More Muscular US-China Presence Leads to Increasingly Close Encounters in Indo-Pacific

How US-China tensions shattered Sequoia’s venture capital empire

Chinese banks slash deposit rates in bid to boost sluggish growth

Military co-ordination with Taipei is ‘taboo’ issue for China, analysts said

Philippines on alert as volcano spews ash

Alert Level 3 raised over Mayon, eruption possible

Thailand set to exchange financial data to combat transnational tax evasion

Relief in Cambodia as Thailand extends workers’ contracts

Bangkok Aims to Be Safe Space for LGBT Asians

Missing Malaysian in Thailand says she is ‘safe and healthy’ in videos, Malaysians express doubt

Cambodia begins building new expressway to Vietnam

Work begins on 2nd Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia

Groundbreaking held for Cambodia's second expressway, linking capital to Vietnam

Cambodia threatens fines, prison for those urging election boycott

Cambodia supports Cuba's presidency in G-77 + China

No more B40, M40, T20? Economists welcome govt’s move to ‘household net disposable income’ for targeted subsidies

Jocelyn Chia’s two seconds of infamy and the pointless comparisons between Malaysia and Singapore — Kalimullah Hassan

Singapore launches carbon exchange despite market’s greenwashing scandals

Singapore top officials say sorry to Malaysia after nationwide uproar over stand-up performer’s crack; envoy says Jocelyn Chia no longer Singaporean

How Indonesian village aid funds weapons for Papua's rebellion

Indonesia, Malaysia aim to fight 'discrimination' against palm oil

Myanmar crackdown: Rohingya refugees testify in Argentina court

Bangladesh swelters through longest heatwave in decades

Bangladesh facing more power cuts amid fuel shortage

Bangladesh swelters through longest heatwave in decades

More rain or thundershowers likely in Dhaka, 7 other divisions

A ‘once-in-200 years’ heat wave caught Southeast Asia off guard

After Strong Start, Nepal Inches Toward LGBTQ Marriage Equality

Is Nepal doing enough to educate children on climate change?

Air India plane flying to San Francisco lands in Russia after engine problem

Legacy Craftsmen in Indian Kashmir Face Indifference, Low Demand

India standoff is hurting Chinese universities

Biden aide Sullivan heads to India to prep for Modi state visit

Sri Lanka
Where love is illegal: What it's really like travelling Sri Lanka as a gay couple

Sri Lanka to reduce drug prices by 16% as crisis eases

Travel Sustainability In Sri Lanka: How To Make A Difference

Central Asia & Middle East
China Hosts Rare Counterterrorism Talks With Iran, Pakistan

Pakistani Charities Burdened by Record Inflation

Govt may amend law to bring in dollars

Pakistan army vows to punish ‘planners’ of violent protests

Pakistan ex-PM Imran Khan accused in lawyer murder case

Imran Khan: U.S. was manipulated by Pakistan military into backing overthrow

'Mutiny in Pak Army...': 176 soldiers 'court-martialed'

Pakistan urged to stop arresting Afghan refugees after 250 detained recently

Kazakhstan is a bridge between the North, South, East and West

Kazakhstan to Join and Adopt BRICS Currency?

Kazakhstan president to visit Vietnam

Nighttime restrictions on water supply imposed in southern part of Bishkek

Government of Moscow donates aid to Leningrad siege survivors in Kyrgyzstan

Ten people get food poisoning after eating fast food in Bishkek

Russia, Tajikistan Strengthen Cooperation

Deconstructing regional cooperation in Central Asia and the role of Uzbekistan

Ukraine's population crashes to 29mn, Uzbekistan overtakes

Central Asians Seek Opportunities in Superpower Rivalry

Iran Sets 6am Start Time for State Workers to Save Energy

Iranian Journalist Remains in Jail Despite Posting Bail

Iran unveils first domestically-made hypersonic ballistic missile, claims it can evade US defenses: report

Scientist accused of developing Syria’s chemical weapons program traced to Edmonton

Turkish Lira Craters 7% In Record Drop, Hits All Time Low As State Banks Retreat From Defense

Turkish Lira Falls to Another Record Low

In New Term, Turkey’s Erdogan Makes Economic Pivot as Crisis Looms

Positive signals put out by Ankara

Turkish lira extends losses as Ankara loosens grip on forex market

Lebanese Christians who allied with Israel are grateful, but remain lonely and scared

Lithuanian city vows to preserve ancient Jewish cemetery it had sought to dig up

Government moves to reinstate 1-year residency requirement for passports

Israel can best any Iranian weapon, Gallant says after hypersonic missile claim

Top Fateh official warns of its ‘decline’ in West Bank

Princess Sumaya urges focus on sustainability alongside 5G development

Jordan: PM meets with Egyptian delegation over partnership

49th UNWTO Mideast Commission meeting kicks off in Jordan

Saqqaf stresses need for comprehensive investment support at JOPEX exhibition

Agriculture Ministry refutes rumours of watermelon contamination

Kuwait votes in opposition-led parliament, one woman elected

Saudi Arabia and Oman unified tourist visa announced

Uzbekistan considers Qatar 'promising partner': President Mirziyoyev

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's solo oil production cut is a risky strategy

Saudi Arabia to establish an institute for Global Cybersecurity Forum

Saudi Crown Prince, Blinken Had 'Candid' Talks in Jeddah -US Official

U. A. E.
US remains invested in Gulf partnerships, Blinken tells diplomats

UAE: Minor earthquake recorded on country's border with Oman, says NCM

Yemen's cessation of oil exports worsens Yemen's economic situation

Lawyer and diplomat Abda Sharif named as UK’s new ambassador to Yemen

United Kingdom
Weight-loss drugs pilot to begin in UK amid uncertainty over Wegovy launch

Biden To Host British Prime Minister Sunak for White House Talks

Prince Harry Finishes Evidence in Phone-hacking Case Against UK Tabloid

Is the 32-hour ferry from Ireland to Spain worth it?

Ireland weather: A few more days of sun to go, says Met Éireann – before a change in conditions

Irish town's smartphone ban for kids may steer national policy

Efforts to revitalise island populations off Ireland

Republic of Ireland 'needs influx of construction workers'

Trump made over $80 million from UK and Ireland while president

New 5 star Porto hotel to open next month

Civil Protection warns of rain, thunderstorms and strong winds until Friday

Government proposes desalination plant in Albufeira

Uniting the Netherlands and Portugal

High temperatures and heavy rain for Portugal

Spain Blasts ‘Dangerous’ Call to Reopen Renewables Plan

Urgent Spain warning for Brits as easy mistake could mean being hit with £170 fine

Spain saw hottest, second-driest spring on record this year

Spain registers hottest spring temperatures on record

Prehistoric cave paintings discovered in Spain using drones

Spain saw hottest, second-driest spring on record this year

France-Algeria relations: Colonial past still dominates ties

Most Europeans share Macron's view on China and U.S., survey finds

French parliament speaker to block attempt to repeal pension reform law

Ex-NATO Chief Says Possibility Exists That Some Countries Might Send Troops to Ukraine

President Canvasses EU’s Support in Fight against Insecurity, Poverty in Africa

Germany, Denmark, Netherlands: Hundreds of flights could be delayed due to NATO airspace closures

Dozens Of Dutch F-16s Were Just Freed Up Potentially For Ukraine

Netherlands Supports Nigeria's Green Economy Transit Plan

Tanzania and Netherlands signs MoU on horticulture production

Germany's far-right rides high on anti-immigration, anti-green agenda

Germany sends to Ukraine new package of military support, including Bandvagn 206 all-terrain vehicles

Nato members may send troops to Ukraine, warns former alliance chief

German Chancellor Scholz yells at protesters who call him ‘warmonger’

Flexibility in the office and the factory: five minutes with Volkswagen’s North America CEO

Climate activists deflate tires of more than 100 SUVs in Denmark's capital

Denmark goes two weeks without rain for first time since 2006

Princess Mary of Denmark is elegant as she visits a new hospital

Austria: Train emptied in Tyrol tunnel as fire breaks out

Austria's far-right aims to suspend granting of citizenship...

Italy’s Meloni Pledges Tunisia Cash, Support in IMF Talks

Italy wastes enough water for 43 million people a year - can it fix its leaky pipes?

Meloni Reshapes 'Made in Italy' With New Industrial Agenda

Italy faces a ‘demographic winter’

Most Europeans Do Not Believe They Can Rely On US for Defense - Poll

Embassy offers housing loans to Kyrgyzstanis living in Italy

Ex-Italian prime minister and health minister cleared of Covid culpability

Over 1,400 migrants are rescued from overcrowded boats off Italy by coast guard

Holy See
Pope Francis will have surgery on his abdomen this afternoon

Pope Francis awake, joking after operation

EU member Slovenia overwhelmingly defeats Moscow ally Belarus for UN Security Council seat

Croatia the safest country in Europe at night

Euro accession helps Croatia price flat to curve

Croatia seizes $21 mln worth of cocaine at Adriatic port

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia's Euro-Roal, Alternativa team up for sales in Croatia

Kosovo president open to new elections in Serb-majority municipalities

Centrist Newcomers Eye Breakthrough in Montenegro's Early Elections

Montenegro Urged to Probe Crypto Fugitive's Ties with Party Leader

Montenegro Urged to Probe Crypto Fugitive's Ties with Party Leader

World Bank affirms Montenegro's 2023 GDP growth f'cast at 3.4%

Police searching for shooters in double killing

President meets FM Kaskarelis to discuss Turkey trip

Greece’s new interlocutors in Turkey

Authorities rescue 91 migrants from Evros islet

Romania to Hold Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Defense Exercises on Thursday - Bucharest

Hungary says Paks II work to start in July : New Nuclear

Major announcement: Amazon to expand in Hungary

Significant change coming for all in the Hungarian property market

Hungary's largest solar power plant goes online

Hungary's April output fell by 8.3% y/y, above forecast -stats

Czech Republic
Czech state firm begins repairing Ukrainian tanks with Ukroboronprom

Czech police call in reinforcements for Europa Conference League

Czechia is not safe, foreign minister warns

Czech pro-life activists gain enough signatures to put abortion ban on Senate agenda

Czech president signs defense spending of at least 2 pct of GDP

Brussels launches action against Poland over 'Russian influence' law

Poland, Germany discuss avoiding repeat of deadly river pollution but ready for all scenarios

Poland takes to the streets ahead of a long summer of campaigning

Ukrainians face homelessness, disease as floodwaters crest from destroyed dam

Drinking Water Rushed to Those in Need After Dam Rupture

Ukraine Rejects Calls to 'Freeze' Conflict, Foreign Minister Says

Destruction of Ukraine Dam Raises Landmine Threat, Red Cross Says

The Disastrous Aftermath of Ukraine's Dam Collapse

IAEA Chief: Situation at Kakhovka HPP Serious But 'No Reason' for Panic

Ukraine Blows Up Togliatti-Odessa Ammonia Pipeline in Kharkov Region

Flooding extends over 600 square kilometres after Kakhovka dam breach, says Ukraine

Zelensky 'in shock' over lack of international aid for dam disaster

Ukrainian forces not launched counteroffensive yet – Danilov

Nord Stream: Zelenskiy rejects claim of Ukraine plot to destroy pipeline

Grossi to lead IAEA mission to Zaporizhzhia next week

Austria sends police officers, soldiers to EU Moldova mission

EU member Slovenia overwhelmingly defeats Moscow ally Belarus for a seat on the UN Security Council

Authorities Send Belarusian Joan of Arc For Psychiatric Examination

Russian Upper House Ratifies Agreement With China on Gas Supplies Via Far East Route

The Arctic will have summers with no sea ice as soon as the 2030s

400 Russian Air Attacks on Ukraine Already in June

Russia warns that supplying nuclear weapons to Ukraine would lead to 'global, irrevocable collapse'

Putin labels dam attack ‘barbaric.’ The world says he orchestrated it.

Lithuania parliament rejects election plan, government may resign

Lithuania's bicycle industry and its growing importance

Lithuania introduces a drone traffic management system next year

British soldier dies while on deployment to Estonia

Survey: Less than a third of Russian residents in Estonia identify as such

Study: Alcohol consumption in Estonia has been steadily increasing

Estonia must learn to turn science into capital, says Tartu rector

British soldier drowns after falling into a river in Estonia on the way back from a night out

One of Finland's Richest Men Slapped with $130000 Fine for Driving 20 mph Over Speed Limit

Finland expels 9 Russian diplomats suspected of spying

Finland places its first serial order under Common Armoured Vehicle System programme

Cost of summer cottages varies widely across Finland

Fortum, Westinghouse study new build opportunities

Swedish ambassador highlights shared aspiration with Jordan

Latvia Gazettes Texts of DTAs, Protocol With Czech Republic, Iceland

Beta Egypt completes 45% of third phase of Beta Greens New Cairo

Egypt charges people to leave the country amid weak economy

Egypt's Sisi offers condolences for IDF soldiers killed by Egyptian cop

Egypt bans Dutch curators accused of 'falsifying history' over portrayal of black celebrities

Egypt bans Dutch archaeology team from Saqqara due to museum’s ‘Afrocentric’ exhibition

Egypt knocks down mega-claim to US$22 billion

On way back from US, PM Narendra Modi to make a long overdue visit to Egypt

Libya's rival factions agree terms for long-delayed vote

Libyan PM Aldabaiba leads high level ministerial delegation to Rome: multi-sector MoU’s signed

Misrata Free Zone confirms its continuation to transform to full electronic management

Italy's Premier Giorgia Meloni to start official visit to Tunisia

ICSID Arbitration against the Republic of Tunisia

Vietnam-Algeria traditional friendship key to multifaceted cooperation: Algerian President

Algeria seeks compensation for damage caused by France

Algeria: 3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Province of Oran

Ex-foreign minister Lamamra struggles to obtain diplomatic passport

Spain and Morocco Convene in Casablanca to Boost Investment

Senegal violence threatens country's stability as experts call on government to instill calm

Tension gradually easing in Senegal after 72 hours of violence

Doumbouya pressures Emirati firm GAC over alumina refinery

Liberia: NEC Hooks 27,000 for Double Voter Registrations

Cote dIvoire
Abidjan puts former Ivorian president's Paris mansion on the market for €150m

Ghana pays the price for our unwanted clothes

Youngest queen mother in Ghana dies one year after her coronation

Ghana patients in danger as nurses head for NHS in UK - medics

As 1200 nurses leave Ghana to UK in 2022, Health Minister appeals ...

Ghana-Togo Maritime Disagreement: Positive outcome

Burkina Faso
At least 21 people killed in suspected terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso

Attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso kill 21

Annual Tradition of Replastering Great Mosque of Djenne Revived in Mali

Bandits threaten to kill Niger abductees if ransom not paid in 2 days

Nigerian Immigrant Becomes New Mayor of Colorado Springs

New Nigerian President Says He Will Remove Fuel Subsidy

Gas Development: Exxon, Chevron Snub Nigeria

US Firm Appoints Lai Mohammed as Managing Partner on Govt Relations

Tinubu Seeks Partnership with State Governors to End Extreme Poverty

10th Senate Presidency: Tinubu Meets Senators-elect Today

Massive Fire as Sudanese Factions Battle for Control of Arms Factory

'No Woman Feels Safe': Sexual Violence Rampant in Sudan War

Sudanese Warring Factions to Resume Indirect Talks as Clashes Intensify

Blinken hails US diplomats efforts in Sudan's conflict

IPI Africa press freedom monitoring: Journalists in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Sudan face censorship, arrests, and violence

Sudan refugees struggle to exit to Ethiopia, while aid workers trying to enter are turned back

New video shows Al-Shabaab leader dispatching fighters to AU military base

Somali President holds meeting with SCC-Khatumo traditional elders in Mogadishu

A writer from Somalia dedicated a book to relations with Turkey

UN Security Council voices concern about violence in northern Somalia

LemFi rides on competitive pricing as it begins operations in Kenya

Kenya Closes Embassy in Kartoum Amid Increased Attacks

What Kenya is doing to secure World Bank billions

AI Poses New Threat to Integrity of Kenyan University Students’ Work

The journey of establishing a dried fruit business in Kenya

Deadly booze brings profit, pain to Kenya's streets

Tullow CEO still confident on Kenya project

Al-Shabab killed 54 Ugandan soldiers in Somalia, says Museveni

Uganda's troops in Somalia remain firm despite deadly attack: envoy

Congo, DR
In DR Congo's capital, homeless teens pin future on rap

Tanzania's researchers offered US$22,000 to publish in international journals

Tanzania could become the top investment destination for Australia

Tanzania: Will Samia crack the whip on ministries over irregular deals in audit report?

Tanzania: Conferment Ceremony for Ambassador Mtango

IDPs in Mozambique Find New Homes in Houses Made of Glass Bottles

Rajoelina brings in another French spin doctor

What to expect in the next Monetary Policy Committee announcement

Namibian authorities have requested for fugitive lawyer, arrested in SA, be extradited

Germany, Namibia Need a Rights-Respecting Reparations Process

Namibia Becomes Oil Drilling Hot-Spot With 13% of Africa's Rigs

South Africa
Soldiers confiscate R3 million plus worth of drugs in May border ops

SA/Portugal defence co-operation a reality

Denel directors face subpoenas if SCOPA no-show is repeated

Glencore sells CSA copper mine for $1.64b

Australia to Ban Public Display of Nazi Symbols

UNESCO hails $2.9-b Australian plan to protect Great Barrier Reef

New Zealand
Racism, homophobia fuelling thousands of crimes in New Zealand each year, figures show

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