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Some in Canada seek 'decoupling' from China, but trade data say no

Mosaic cuts back production at Colonsay potash mine

Protesters cut off Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s COP15 speech

Bank of Canada raises rate another half percentage point, to 4.25%

Majority of Canadians fearful about feeding their families as economic anxiety grows: poll

B.C. records 5 influenza deaths in children in November as doctors warn of surging cases

Doctors warn Alberta's pediatric hospitals in 'chaos' as more children face care delays

'Intense' flu season hits Canadian kids hard, landing more in hospital

Lack of services forces expecting parents in rural B.C. to relocate before giving birth

'This type of a ban will affect the hunters': Yukon leaders say federal gun bill worrisome

New $2 coin with black ring will honour late Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of businesses that received CEWS may not have been eligible

NY Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Under Investigation by House Ethics Committee

White House Slams Twitter Leaks as “Not Healthy”

US says it has not 'enabled' Ukraine strikes inside Russia

Report: Classified Items Found at Trump Storage Unit in Florida

Volodymyr Zelensky Is TIME's 2022 Person of the Year

Turkish FM urges US to finalize F-16 sale 'as soon as possible'

Ex-Theranos president Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years for fraud

President Lopez Obrador calls for respect for human rights in Peru

Mexico suspends Pacific Alliance summit next week in Peru

Electoral constitutional reform blocked, but AMLO’s “plan B” passes

Army-run airline will begin operations by the end of 2023: AMLO

Mexico targets resolution of U.S. energy spat, eyes renewables plan

Mexico to review quotas to help keep prices down - official

Oldest Evidence of Maya Calendar Discovered in Guatemala

Volcanic Gold Announces the Appointment of Luc English as VP Exploration and the Extension of Guatemala Regional Exploration Rights

Honduran police move en masse in two largest cities to fight gangs

Midview students, staff to visit Panama for service trip

Naturgy to pump US$450mn into Panama power

Panama welcomes first Dior airport boutique in North and Central America

Caricom-Cuba Summit allows for promotion of regional projects

Cuban Foreign Ministry denounces cyber-attack

Cuban president pays an official visit to Grenada

Colombia killings of social leaders, rights defenders hit new high

Arajet Expands Service Between Santo Domingo and Colombia

Mudslide buries bus on highway in Colombia, killing at least 34

Colombia to create national mining company, 2022 royalties soar - gov't

Ecuador's Lasso seeks reforms to strengthen fight against drug trafficking

Ecuador: Unionized activists to hold a march in Quito Dec. 8

President of Peru detained after his dismissal

Protests and brawls after new president of Peru is sworn in

Peru's Congress votes to remove president Castillo in impeachment trial

US calls Peru's Castillo 'former president' after impeachment

Vale to break out base metals business, sell stake in 2023

Equinox Gold sells $51 million stake in Solaris Resources, stock rises

Paraguay Lawmakers Shelve Hotly Debated 'Crypto Law'

Paraguay opens public consultation for latest highway PPP

Molecular Energies drilling in Paraguay delayed as approval needed

Puebla Group convenes meeting in support of Argentine vice president

ALBA-TCP expressed support and solidarity to Cristina Fernández

Argentina's Kirchner banned from seeking office

Government denounces those involved in Lago Escondido scandal

Court approves offshore oil exploration projects off coast of Buenos Aires Province

Chile to sign modernization of bilateral agreement with the EU next week

Chile consumer prices rise 1% in November, exceed estimates

Chile's environmental regulator files charges against Antofagasta Minerals

Two solar developers vie for Enel's assets in Chile

JPMorgan helps MineSense raise $42m to close copper gap

Antofagasta faces charges, fines for environmental breaches in Chile

Beijing Urges Tokyo to Reject ‘Zero-Sum Game Trap’, Avoid Joining Confrontational Blocs

Tokyo marks Transgender Awareness Week with march

Court ruling over hate crime in Kyoto highlights calls for anti-discrimination law

With revisions to key security documents, pacifist Japan set to blaze a new trail

Japan parties move closer to passing donation bill targeting coercion

Pricier Christmas cake hits Japan’s holiday season as inflation bites

Kishida seeks to hike defense spending by more than 50% over five years

Japan plans to almost triple missile defense units on remote islands

Japan's place in Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy

Japan needs billionaires like Jack Ma, not just more tourists

Government alerts farmers over sharp rise in bird flu cases

Tokushima town vice speaker arrested over drug probe leak

Five arrested over October brawl at Tokyo restaurant

Japan to raise childbirth allowance to ¥500,000 amid rising costs

Al Hussein Technical University hosts Japanese academics for R&D seminar

N. Korea
Experts: North Korea Likely to Continue Escalating Threats Next Year

S. Korea
Bangladesh, South Korea year-long celebrations kick off

How not to retire: South Korean ex-president bedevilled by protests

Rio Tinto plays chancy round of Mongolian roulette

PM's attempt to quell Mongolia's 'coal mafia' protests drowned out by livid crowds

Proactive Investors USA ION Energy 'extremely pleased' with drilling results from Urgakh Naran lithium project in Mongolia

Violent clashes in Mongolia between protesters and police near government complex

China retreats from sweeping zero-Covid policies as economic toll mounts

China snuffs out worst protests in years as U.S. just watches

Chinese president looks forward to elevating Sino-Arab relations ‘to a new level’

China's foreign trade up 8.6% in Jan-Nov despite challenges; strong rebound expected

Rocket scientist named Communist Party chief for Chongqing mega city

Hong Kong’s Pando Finance launches blockchain-themed ETF

Philippines' Jollibee in talks to sell a stake in Vietnam's Highlands Coffee: sources

LPA to bring rains over large parts of Philippines

Arrival of Japanese warplanes in Philippines adds more uncertainty in South China Sea: experts

​Vietnamese military generals awarded Cuban Order of Playa Girón

Vietnam imports less pork in January-October

Thousands of cars imported unlawfully, National Assembly told

Railway transport sees bananas reach China unspoiled

Tesla Starts EV Sale in Thailand in Challenge for Chinese Rivals

Chamberlain of the Presidency paid a courtesy call on Ambassador of Thailand to Egypt to congratulate on the National Day of Thailand

Cambodia’s Mekong dolphin is dying despite efforts to save it

Cambodia ready to help find more US soldiers’ remains

No justice for Indigenous community taking on a Cambodian rubber baron

Anwar sends legal demand to Muhyiddin for claiming he got RM15m yearly from Selangor

After insinuation about royalty, Umno man tells Muhyiddin to accept losing PM’s post

Prime Minister’s Dept shoots down report of Ismail Sabri’s appointment as Petronas chairman

GE15: Perikatan wins Padang Serai with over 16,000-vote majority

GPS' PRS says will submit two names for PM Anwar to consider as deputy ministers

What you need to know about Singapore’s looming ‘holiday season’ Covid wave

Magnitude 6.2 quake rattles Indonesia's Bali, Java islands: geophysics agency

Bali bomb maker Umar Patek released from Indonesian prison

Govt maintains Level 4 alert for Mount Semeru

BRIN develops virus-like particle to make vaccines

People must report violence against women, children: Minister

Strengthen health protocols ahead of year-end holidays: Ministry

Stunting can increase poverty, inequality in society: official

Minister calls for development of local gaming industry

Still need investment in digital sector: Minister

Gojek most widely used transportation, logistics app: research

Foreign exchange reserves increase to US$134 billion in Nov

In Indonesia, a deadly inland earthquake exposes urgent preparedness gaps

Tourists ‘think twice’ about Indonesia following criminal code revisions

The Guardian view on Myanmar’s military: in power but not in control

Myanmar’s Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Praises Young Anti-Junta Resistance Fighters

Bangladesh Arrests Thousands of Political Activists Ahead of Opposition Protest

US wary of political violence in Bangladesh, warns citizens of BNP's Dec 10 rally

US Agrees to Resettle 62 Rohingya Refugees from Bangladesh

Bangladesh Arrests Thousands of Political Activists Ahead of Opposition Protest

Nepal is losing the status of migratory birds' paradise. How can you prevent this?

Nepal Airlines to sell 5 Chinese aircraft

What Was the UN Security Council's Agenda, and India's Role in Geopolitics

Can India replace China as ‘factory of the world’?

Opposition leaders attend meeting called by Congress chief Kharge to evolve joint strategy for winter session

A little girl's life: Sold for Rs 3,000 at 7, killed at 11

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar officiates as Rajya Sabha chairman, winter session commences

Usage of desi navigation system NavIC in national projects increased: Jitendra Singh

Studies on to develop critical techs needed to get autonomous precision landing of rockets: Space minister

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka domestic debt already de facto restructured: Cooray

A committee to explore establishing branches of international universities in Sri Lanka

Central Asia & Middle East
Arshad Sharif's murder 'planned assassination', says fact-finding team

Public, private schools in Lahore to remain closed every Friday, Saturday

Over 150 stalls burnt to ashes at Islamabad’s Sunday Bazaar

PM's son Suleman Shehbaz to return to Pakistan

COAS visits Quaid's mausoleum to pay homage to nation's founder

Killing of Pakistani journalist Sharif in Kenya ‘planned’: Report

Ousted PM Khan Accuses Gen. Bajwa of Playing ‘Double Game’

Afghan Taliban carry out first public execution since returning to power

US says 'despicable' public execution breaks Taliban promises to world

First Public Execution Conducted in Western Afghanistan

Afghan Traders Face Critical Challenges in Exporting Pine Nuts

Afghan Girls to Appear for Their High School Graduation Exams

China has won water dispute with Kazakhstan

Russian officer who fled to Kazakhstan could be deported, family says

Kazakhstan to continue introducing mechanisms to protect entrepreneurs

Expo dated to 30 years of Kazakhstan’s accession to UN being held in Vienna

Ferro-Alloy Shares Rise After Drilling Completion in Kazakhstan

Governor of E Kazakhstan Daniyal Akhmetov reappointed

Public debt of Kyrgyzstan grows by $700,000 for month

Cabinet to support scientific projects contributing to economic grow

List of border villages in Kyrgyzstan expanded to 105

Chairman of EEC Board to meet with President of Kyrgyzstan in Bishkek

Wanted for economic crime citizens of China detained in Osh

Case against actor Chingiz Mamaev sent for additional investigation

Iran, Tajikistan Signed 25 Agreements Over Past Year

Uzbekistan takes cool line on Russian 'gas union' plan

Azerbaijan Is Torturing and Beheading Armenians

Iran transfers modern missile systems to Armenia

Azerbaijan and Turkey in joint military exercises on Iranian border

Iran ex-president Mohammad Khatami voices support for protests

Raisi urges communication between government, universities

Conscript martyred by armed gangs in southeast Iran

Parliament approves Bazrpash as new transport minister

Rainfall fills Shadegan wetland by 70%

Ukraine warns Iran of "consequences" of arms supplies to Russia

Iranian patrol boat tried to temporarily blind US Navy ships in Strait of Hormuz, US says

2 Killed in Iraq Protest Over Activist's Prison Sentence

Iraq's border guard authority to hire 3,000 people

Kurdish man dies due to severity of injuries in Iran's northern Karaj

Denmark: Threatening letters to Syrian children part of government's hostile environment

Turkey is holding hostage NATO expansion of Finland and Sweden

Iranian writers’ Turkish editions launched at Istanbul book fair

Sen. Menendez states that he will not approve F-16 sale to Turkey

Book traces history of Palestinian migration to Latin America

Morocco players celebrate with Palestinian flag

King attends launch of masterplan to develop land adjacent to Baptism Site

King receives Maronite Patriarch Al Rahi

‘Climate-responsive development central to Jordan’s economic future’

Jordan, Egypt, Iraq FMs talk trilateral cooperation in Amman

EBRD, Bank al Etihad support growth of small and women-led businesses in Jordan

US Navy seizes large ammunition shipment in Gulf of Oman

Pacts worth RO171mn signed to boost broadband network in Oman

Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman: A Lost Population

Turkish artisan introduces Qatari representative culture through design

Saudi Arabia
Chinese President Starts 3-Day Visit to Saudi Arabia

China's Xi arrives in Saudi Arabia to deepen energy ties

Pumping ‘new black gold’, Saudi DJs sense big opportunities

Budget 2023: Saudi Arabia exceeds surplus estimate and revises up GDP forecast

Summits in Riyadh reflect Kingdom’s desire to enhance relations with China: Saudi foreign minister

Saudi-Chinese cooperation scales new heights with each passing year

Saudi FM attends GCC preparatory session ahead of summit

Judge dismisses Khashoggi lawsuit against Saudi prince; Biden granted him immunity

China's Xi on 'epoch-making' visit to Saudi as Riyadh chafes at U.S. censure

U. A. E.
Russian, UAE presidents discuss bilateral cooperation over phone

United Kingdom
Army fury as soldiers told to give up their Christmas to cover striking workers

Tory MP has whip removed after police complaint

How the NHS’s aversion to the private sector has left millions stuck on waiting lists

Rishi Sunak's disappearing act is giving Labour a wide open goal

First 50p coins with portrait of King Charles enter circulation

Heat your living room and bedroom to 18C, Britons told as cold snap hits

UK government approves controversial new coal mine

CMO confirms death of child in Ireland from invasive Strep A

Supreme Court says bill to ban anti-abortion protests at clinics is lawful

Portugal hoping to make history

9 metre waves forecast for south coast of Portugal

What are the most popular types of houses in Portugal?

New TAP strikes could affect 1,500 Christmas flights

Three new easyJet routes for Portugal

Deaths from alcohol up by 32%

Commuter Trains Collision in Spain Lightly Injures Dozens

Colombia awards infrastructure project worth $674.5 mln to Spain's Sacyr

Orange and Yellow rain alerts for Southwestern Spain on Thursday

Cuba and France agree to connect submarine cable

France reports over 75,000 Covid-19 cases

France to begin citizens' debate on end-of-life care

French prosecutors will not seek Airbus, Air France convictions over 2009 Rio-Paris crash

Bird flu culls leave French foie gras in short supply for holiday season

CIA dictates to Macron what to say: Iran’s intelligence chief

French court upholds intl arbitration decision to recover $1.1 bln from Russia in favor of Oschadbank for Crimea

France puts two of its cultural institutions' savoir faire at Sisi's service

France-Uzbekistan Business Council talks support to Uzbekistan's economy

EU targets Russian armed forces and banks in new round of sanctions

NATO prepares for cyber war

Could Denmark follow Dutch example and reduce motorway speed limits?

The Netherlands To Make Menstrual Hygiene Products Freely Available To Individuals Living On Low Incomes

Netherlands Plans Curbs on China Tech Exports in Deal With US

Very difficult to get last 156 Afghans awaiting evacuation to Netherlands: Dutch FM

German police uncover alleged rightwing plot to overthrow government

Paris-Berlin Relations: Why Do the Two Remain at Odds?

Detained German Extremists Planned to Copy January 6 US Capitol Attack: Reports

Germany raids far-right 'terrorist' group suspected of planning coup

German rail to offer porcelain ware to reduce waste

Wirecard ex-boss on trial for fraud in scandal that rocked Germany

In Denmark, people roll up their sleeves for seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines

Int'l students "excellent business" for Denmark

Cost of living: Rent prices rise in Austria as fuel costs drop

Port of Koper continues to strengthen ties with Austria

Croatia set to join Schengen but Austria 'main hold-out' against Romania and Bulgaria's joint bid

Hopes run high for Credit Suisse multi-billion cash call

Italy implements one-way foot traffic in 'dangerously' overtouristed street

Italy's New Prime Minister Restates Commitment To NATO And EU Partners

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Why is Italy on holiday on Thursday?

Slovenia to allocate 1.2 bln euro to offset impact of energy crisis, keep jobs

Slovenia's c-bank lifts CCyB rate to 0.5%

Slovenia Tax Agency Issues Guidance on Withholding Tax Procedure, Forms

Croatia set to join Schengen but Austria 'main hold-out' against Romania and Bulgaria's joint bid

United States and Croatia Sign the Treaty for the Avoidance of Double Taxation in Washington

Bosnia and Herzegovina
FM says Iran backs national sovereignty, unity of all religions in Bosnia

Montenegro Govt Urged to Back Law to End 'Period Poverty'

Montenegro to Continue its Golden Passport Scheme, Despite EU Pressure

Industry caught in the throes of the energy crisis

EU agrees law to make airlines pay more for polluting

Roma protesters burn tires, public bus

Romania not responsible for Austria's migration problem, says minister

Hungary’s Matolcsy calls economic situation “near-critical”

Hungary Parliament Approves Lifespan Extension of Paks Nuclear Power Plant

Brand new graduation rules concerning all university students in Hungary accepted today

Hungary starts fourth quarter on a bad footing

Hungary supplies Egypt with dozens of new railcars within €1B deal

Czech Republic
Czech Republic Says Hello To Hydrogen Trains, Buh-Bye To Russian Gas

Czechia still not ready to adopt the euro

Survey finds that 40 percent of Czechs believe rape victims are 'partly responsible'

Why Russia Keeps Insisting That Poland Is Preparing to Partition Ukraine

German Patriots are back on the table for Poland

Poland to Keep Rates on Hold as Inflation Eases: Decision Guide

'Burn everything': Poland chokes on the smog of war

Hungary blocks joint EU aid to Ukraine at Ecofin meeting

World Media About Drone Attacks: Ukraine Changes Geographies Of War

Eight people killed, another five wounded due to Russian shelling of Kurakhove, Donetsk region

Ukraine's power system attacked with over 1,000 missiles, shells – Ukrenergo head

Is Russia putting additional pressure on Belarus to join the war?

Ukraine drone strikes show Russia it has ‘no safe zones’

Putin: We are not mad, but nuclear risk is rising

G7's Russian oil price cap evolves from revenue squeeze to market anchor

Russia nuke threat reduced thanks to international pressure: Scholz

Putin Sees Long War in Ukraine, but No Need Now for Additional Soldiers

Lithuania's pm on the war in Ukraine, the West's response

EU Sues China in WTO Over Trade Retaliation on Lithuania

Kazakhstan is Lithuania’s Major Trade, Economic Partner in Central Asia, Says Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Latvia and Estonia the only EU countries with GDP drop observed in Q3 2022

Latvian Decision to Revoke Russian TV Station’s License Sparks Fear, Disbelief

Estonia buys HIMARS, as eastern allies boost artillery arsenals

Bank of Estonia: Inflation slowing, but consumer confidence has suffered

Estonia revokes 'Kremlin activist' Aleksandr Kornilov's residence permit

Politico picks Estonia's Kaja Kallas as one of the most influential people in Europe

OECD: Reducing gender inequality would bring economic benefits to Estonia

Estonian customs warn not to order psychotropic substances by mail

Finland introduces new ways to monitor COVID-19 deaths

Turkiye: Finland must lift arms embargo on Ankara

Finland’s NATO dreams in jeopardy as Sanna Marin’s government nears a fall

Artists are boycotting Finland’s national gallery over an Israeli billionaire on its board

Norwegian oil fund to vote against companies without net zero targets

Iranian, Egyptian diplomats review issues of mutual interest

Warnings in Red Sea hotels against violating the minimum stay fare

Morni invests $10mln in Egypt to acquire mobility startups

Health Minister says presidential health initiative for pupils to continue

France puts two of its cultural institutions' savoir faire at Sisi's service

Foreign Ministry tells Libyan FM Greece respects international law

First National Olive Oil Prize launched

Egypt’s Bahna Engineering to activate its rail contract: Railways Libya

Total confirms willingness to start 500 MW solar energy project: GECOL

Tunisia: Nine clandestine migration attempts foiled, 306 individuals arrested

Tunisian president thanks China for long-term development support

Algeria in defence talks with Italy as it seeks new military alliances

Algeria Telecom and Djezzy ink QoS agreement

Honeywell and Sonatrach to collaborate on sustainability, digitalization and localization of Algeria's energy sector

2nd Regional Seminar for African Parliaments: Delegation of Council of Nation highlights Algeria's commitment to develop different sectors

Senegal's opposition leader faces rape accuser in court hearing

In exile in Turkey, Alpha Conde keeps a hand in politics

Liberia: Former President Sirleaf 'Shocked And Dismayed Over Death Rumors

Liberia: Planners of December 17 Gathering Says the Rally Will Stand

Liberia: Planners of December 17 Gathering Says the Rally Will Stand

US Ambassador Challenges Liberian Government to Support Anti-Graft Institutions

Fake soldier arrested in Ghana, attempting to access military installation

Nigeria's TEMPLARS marks international expansion with Ghana JV

Barrick Gold reassured about its future in Mali after audit

Roscan Gold reports solid grade at Kandiolé in Mali

MALI: financed by China, the Gouina hydroelectric power station comes into service

Niger lures investments in Paris to finance national development program

Niger: Vatsa condemns attempt on senator’s life

Minister laments plight of juvenile inmates in borstal centres

ICPC confirms arrest, detention of D’banj over alleged N-Power fraud

2023: Tinubu speaks on source of wealth, says Atiku, Obi incompetent

West uncomfortable with Buhari, Tinubu says about insecurity in Nigeria

Nigerian pop star D’banj arrested, detained

Jihadists and bandits are cooperating – why this is bad news for Nigeria

Police Arrest, Detain Officer for Shooting Man to Death in Lagos

2023: Enugu Catholic Diocese Restates Support for Mbah

Nigeria's TEMPLARS marks international expansion with Ghana joint venture

Outbreak Brief 11: Sudan Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Uganda – Africa CDC

South Sudan
UN refugee agency says fighting in S. Sudan displaces over 20,000 in 3 months

British Foreign Secretary to visit Addis Ababa

Over 2.6 mln Somali children vaccinated against polio, measles: UN

Somalia forces and allies retake key town from al-Shabab

Scorned by Ruto, major media houses brace for a grim 2023

Kenya: President Ruto Urges 20 New High Court Judges to Serve Country With Diligence

Kenya: Drought Situation Still Critical

Kenyan Newspapers Review for Wednesday, December 7: Disquiet in Ruto's Gov't as Allies Blame President

Who paid the price for Uganda’s refugee fraud scandal (and who didn't)?

Uganda MPs arrive in Somalia to assess the contributions of their troops to peace and security

Uganda holds main lending rate after inflation declines

Congo, DR
Kinshasa finalises expropriation phase

Congo-Kinshasa: Without M23, DR Congo Talks Won't Bring Peace - Experts

Elysee gets going on One Forest Summit in Libreville

Brahim Ghali: "Tanzania was leading the African liberation struggle, under the leadership of the respected leader, Julius Nyerere"

Tanzania in legal dilemma after verdict on CAG

Gukurahundi outreach meetings to begin early next year

There is no room for political violence in a democracy: US Embassy

Chamisa blasts Mnangagwa for planning to disconnect houses, amid power crisis

ZBC Bureau Chief Lands Top ZANU PF Post

Namibia International Energy Conference Returns in 2023 With a Focus on Shaping the Future of Energy towards Value Creation

After Namibia, more cheetahs coming from South Africa

Askari Metals acquires lithium project in Namibia

South Africa
Top UN official praises SA contribution to peacekeeping

SA soldiers fined for breaking the law while on border protection duty

South Africa: Anti-Apartheid Icon Hani's Killer Released on Parole

South Africa: Parliament Silent On MPs Implicated in Prasa Corruption

Cambodian community calls for casino union leader Chhim Sithar's release from prison after visit to Australia

Glencore scraps giant Australian coal project on net-zero goals

Disabled Australian removed from Qatar Airways plane for needing help to toilet

New Zealand
Vietnam treasures ties with New Zealand: NA chairman

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