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May 24, 2022
Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 23: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 11,596,707 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Tourist plane crashes in SE France, 5 dead
May 24, 2022
Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases
Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister
Austrian President Van der Bellen to run for second term
May 23, 2022
Pakistan reports 70 new COVID-19 cases
May 22, 2022
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 22: Pakistan reported 70 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total tally to 1,529,711, the country's Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
Singapore reports 3,775 new COVID-19 cases
Singapore, May 22: Singapore reported 3,775 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,266,808.
Netherlands confirms first monkeypox case
The Hague [Netherlands], May 22: The Netherlands confirmed its first monkeypox case on Friday and more cases are expected following similar instances in other parts...
Yoon, Biden agree to expand joint military exercises to cope with N.K. threats
Seoul [North Korea], May 22: President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed Saturday to begin discussions on expanding joint military exercises between the...
Russia confirms halt of gas supply to Finland
Moscow[Russia], May 22: Russian energy giant Gazprom confirmed a complete suspension of gas supply to the Finland's state-owned gas company Gasum starting Saturday due...
Opposition set for victory in Australian election: local media
Canberra [Australia], May 22: The opposition Labor Party is likely to be the winner of Australia's federal election, with Anthony Albanese to become the country's...
Vietnam reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases
Hanoi [Vietnam], May 22: Vietnam recorded 1,457 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down by 130 from Friday, according to its Ministry of Health.
British scholar says Biden's Asia trip to drum up U.S. efforts against BRI will fail
London [UK], May 22: U.S. President Joe Biden is in Asia to drum up support for his country's answer to the China-proposed Belt and Road...
Labor leader Albanese claims victory in Australian federal election
Canberra [Australia], May 22: Anthony Albanese has claimed victory for his Labor Party after incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat in Australia's 2022 federal...
Brunei's Ministry of Energy abolished
Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], May 22: Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah gave an order to abolish the Southeast Asian country's Ministry of Energy, local media reported on Saturday.
Canada provides additional financial support to Ukraine
May 21, 2022
France announces new government
Demining in Ukraine to take 5-7 years: official
Italy's oil imports from Russia quadruple since February: reports
Russian forces "completely liberate" Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol
Sweden classifies monkeypox as disease dangerous to society
HKSAR gov't strongly opposes European Commission report on Hong Kong
Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR urges EU to take off tinted glasses, face up to Hong Kong's bright future
Liaison office of central gov't congratulates John Lee on HKSAR chief executive appointment
Shanghai reports 84 confirmed, 784 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases