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Media: Iraq lacks electricity due to Iranian gas shortages

Media: Iraq lacks electricity due to Iranian gas shortages

Iraq is facing electricity shortage as Iran cuts natural gas supplies, Shafaq News reported today, citing a source in the Iraqi Electricity Ministry. "The decrease in the volume of Iranian gas supplies to Iraq over the past 24 …

Israel becomes global gaming superpower

Israel becomes global gaming superpower

The Israeli gaming industry is relatively young, but it has already managed to record global successes in the form of companies such as CrazyLabs, Plarium and Playtika

WHO: Monkeypox could accelerate spread in summer

WHO: Monkeypox could accelerate spread in summer

The incidence of monkeypox could jump this summer due to mass events, Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe, said. "We are approaching the summer period in Europe, which is accompanied by mass gatherings, festivals and …

First monkeypox case detected in France

First monkeypox case detected in France

France confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the country on Friday in the Ile-de-France region, which includes Paris. The 29-year-old man isn’t in a serious condition and is self-isolating at home, according to a statement from …

Russia records 5,089 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 5,089 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 5,089 over the past day to 18,283,706, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Friday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%. As many as 2,081 people were …

Turkey 'neutralizes' 19 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkey 'neutralizes' 19 terrorists in northern Syria

Some 19 PKK terrorists have been neutralized in the scope of the Operation Olive Branch, Operation Peace Spring and Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish Defense Ministry has said. “Nineteen terrorists opening …

 Famed film composer Vangelis passes away

Famed film composer Vangelis passes away

Vangelis, the Greek prog-rocker and Oscar-winning composer for films like Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner, has died at the age of 79. The law firm representing the composer said he died late on Tuesday, without giving a …

Opposition stages protests against US and EU policies in Yerevan

Opposition stages protests against US and EU policies in Yerevan

Supporters of the opposition Resistance movement staged a protest on Friday outside Armenia Marriott Hotel on the Republic Square in central Yerevan, where the Armenian Democratic Forum with participation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, US …

UK sanctions Russian airlines

UK sanctions Russian airlines

Britain said on Thursday it was introducing new sanctions against the Russian airline sector to prevent state-owned Aeroflot, Ural Airlines and Rossiya Airlines from selling their unused landing slots at British airports. The British …

Shusha holds international conference

Shusha holds international conference

International conference - "Development of post-conflict humanitarian agenda: sustainable development by reviving the cultural environment” is taking place in Azerbaijan’s cultural capital – the city of Shusha. …

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 4,927 over the past day to 18,278,617, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%. As many as 2,117 people were …

Two more cases of monkeypox found in UK

Two more cases of monkeypox found in UK

Two more cases of monkeypox have been detected in the United Kingdom, health authorities have said. Nine cases in total have now been confirmed since 6 May, all of them in England, the UK Health Security …

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million - a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. North …

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 in U.S.

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 in U.S.

A shooting near Philadelphia's Temple University wounded five people on Wednesday - two in extremely critical condition. A suspect was caught with the help of university police, a spokesperson for the school told WPVI-TV. …