Cyprus: New resident Infantry Battalion in Episkopi

Cyprus
September 27, 2022 0
The 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment took over as the Resident Infantry Battalion in Episkopi on August 8 and have immediately settled into life in Cyprus. Succeeding the 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, [...]
Cyprus, Turkey, Israel and Greece

Huge boost in Turkey’s tourism arrivals

September 26, 2022 0
The number of foreign visitors arriving in Turkey saw a 58.3-percent increase year-on-year in August to 6.3 million, the data from the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry showed on Friday. The number of foreign visitors [...]

Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon discuss means to boost food security

North Africa and Mediterranean
September 26, 2022 0
The agriculture ministers of Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon convened in Amman on Sunday to discuss means to boost food security. During the meeting, Jordan’s Agriculture Minister Khaled Hanaifat highlighted the magnitude of challenges facing [...]

NASA conducts first planetary defense test mission

Space
September 27, 2022 0
A NASA spacecraft intentionally slammed into an asteroid on Monday in a test to protect Earth in case of an asteroid impact threat. The agency’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) probe carried out the first-of-its-kind [...]

Cuba eyes rural tourism to boost economy

Travel
September 27, 2022 0
Cuba is betting on rural tourism to help boost the economy amid stepped up U.S. sanctions against the Caribbean nation. To get a taste of rural life in Cuba, tourists can visit the Coastal Farm [...]
Australia

Australian Treasurer “optimistic” despite forecast downgrade

September 27, 2022 0
Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers has said he is “still optimistic” about the country’s economy despite a downgraded outlook. In its latest projections, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) cut its forecast for Australia’s [...]
Climate and Weather

Super typhoon Noru slams Philippines, killing 5

September 26, 2022 0
Super typhoon Noru slammed Luzon island in the Philippines with heavy rainfall and winds since Sunday afternoon, leaving five people dead, as it blew away from the Southeast Asian country on Monday. Bulacan province Governor [...]

Super typhoon Noru slams Philippines, killing 5

Climate and Weather
September 26, 2022 0
Super typhoon Noru slammed Luzon island in the Philippines with heavy rainfall and winds since Sunday afternoon, leaving five people dead, as it blew away from the Southeast Asian country on Monday. Bulacan province Governor [...]

Israel plans for renewable energy infrastructures

Cyprus, Turkey, Israel and Greece
September 12, 2022 0
Israel launched a plan to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy infrastructures throughout the country, the energy ministry said in a statement on Sunday. The plan aims to set up renewable energy facilities in all [...]

Cuba eyes rural tourism to boost economy

Travel
September 27, 2022 0

Cuba is betting on rural tourism to help boost the economy amid stepped up U.S. sanctions against the Caribbean nation. To get a taste of rural life in Cuba, tourists can visit the Coastal Farm […]

Huge boost in Turkey’s tourism arrivals

Cyprus, Turkey, Israel and Greece
September 26, 2022 0

The number of foreign visitors arriving in Turkey saw a 58.3-percent increase year-on-year in August to 6.3 million, the data from the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry showed on Friday. The number of foreign visitors […]

India registers 5,383 new COVID-19 cases

Covid
September 23, 2022 0
India has reported 5,383 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total tally to 44,558,425 in the country, according to the federal health ministry’s data released on Friday morning. With the reporting of fresh cases, India’s [...]

Malaysia reported 1,483 new COVID-19 infections

Covid
September 12, 2022 0
Malaysia reported 1,483 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,805,107, according to the health ministry. There are two new imported cases, with 1,481 cases being local transmissions, data released [...]
China

China: 164 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases

September 12, 2022 0
The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 164 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 81 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission’s report on Monday. A total of 785 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. [...]
Covid

New Zealand records steady drop in Covid cases

September 12, 2022 0
New Zealand recorded 1,149 new community cases of COVID-19 and six more deaths from the pandemic, the Ministry of Health said on Monday. The country has seen the number of daily cases going down steadily [...]
Covid

India’s daily COVID-19 caseload falls to 10,256

August 26, 2022 0
India reported 10,256 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,389,176 in the country, according to the federal health ministry on Friday morning. The cases mark a slight [...]
Energy

EU unveils crisis measures to tackle energy price spike

The European Commission’s new “emergency intervention” plan aims to tackle the soaring energy costs for both households and businesses across the European Union (EU) through exceptional electricity demand reduction measures, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson [...]
Europe

Italy revises upwards GDP growth in 2021 to 6.7 pct

September 24, 2022 0
Italy revised upwards its gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2021 to 6.7 percent, according to the revised data issued by the country’s National Statistics Institute (ISTAT) on Friday. Italy’s GDP in 2021 was revised [...]
Sport

Carlos Alcaraz grabs his first Grand Slam title

September 12, 2022 0
No. 3 seed Carlos Alcaraz defeated fifth-seeded Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 to grab his first Grand Slam title at the US Open on Sunday, and will become the youngest player to top [...]