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Kazakhstan unlikely to meet Paris commitments

Six years since the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, Kazakhstan appears unlikely to fulfill its promise.The Paris Agreement requires ...

Turkmenistan: Plane wrong

As a country so well-endowed with oil and gas riches, Turkmenistan has devoted little serious thought to green energy. That ...

Tajik Authorities Release Imam Detained On Extremism Charges

DUSHANBE -- An imam at a Dushanbe mosque, who was arrested in April on extremism charges after he called a ...

Seven Non-EU Countries Align Themselves With Belarus Flight Sanctions

The European Union says seven non-aligned European states have agreed to deny permission to any aircraft operated by Belarusian air ...

OPEC+ may boost oil production to ease global supply deficit

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies will reportedly discuss increasing oil output to meet rising ...

China's Heilongjiang sees foreign trade rise 10 pct in first 5 months

© Provided by Xinhua HARBIN, June 22 (Xinhua) --China's Heilongjiang Province saw its foreign trade rise 10.2 percent year on ...

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With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...