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Japanese foreign minister to visit Cambodia

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa begins her visit to Cambodia today. Mrs. Kamikawa is scheduled for her first official visit to Cambodia from July 5-6, responding to an invitation from the Cambodian…

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Iran heads into runoff election

Iran is heading into a presidential run-off today following a record-low turnout in the election last week. Only 40 percent of approximately 61 million eligible citizens voted, a new low in presidential…

Anti-Ruto protests expected across Kenya

Activists will hold demonstrations in cities and towns across Kenya today to protest President William Ruto’s policies. Ruto has been under heavy scrutiny for imposing controversial decrees during his two-year tenure as…

China asks EU to remove EV tariffs

China has requested that the EU remove its provisional tariffs of up to 38.1% on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) by today. The European Commission is concerned about excessively high Chinese subsidies that…

UN conference on population and development concludes in Colombia

A UN conference on population and development concludes today. The Fifth Session of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean took place in Colombia and brought…

UK holds general election

The UK will hold its first general election today in nearly five years. Incumbent Prime Minister (PM) Rishi Sunak’s Conservative Party is looking to extend its 14-year control of 10 Downing Street…

Shanghai Cooperation Organization to hold summit
Shanghai Cooperation Organization to hold summit

The first day of the 24th summit of heads of state and representatives of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) begins today in Astana, Kazakhstan Initially an international economic union of five countries,…

Major Indian telecoms to raise charges
Major Indian telecoms to raise charges

Two of India’s leading telecom providers will increase service charges effective today. Barti Airtel and Reliance Jio’s price increases for both prepaid and post-paid plans will begin today. Under the new hike,…

Canada opens public consultation on Chinese EV tariffs

The Canadian government opens its 30-day public consultation period on imposing tariffs on imports of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) today. It follows recent announcements by both the US and the EU on…

Naruhito concludes visit to the UK

Japan’s imperial family concludes their visit to the UK today. Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan concluded their 7-day state visit to the UK today which included private engagements and official…

Iran holds presidential election

Iran holds its presidential election today, a month after the death of President Ebrahim Raisolsadati in a helicopter crash. Though the election takes place within the context of escalating regional tensions due…

Italian banking sector strikes today

Italian banking sector trade unions are expected to carry out the first-ever strike at Borsa Italiana, the Milan stock exchange, in the last two working hours of the day. Euronext, a major…