Kazakhstan votes in presidential election
Voters lined up in front of polling stations in Kazakhstan as the country's presidential election kicked off early Sunday morning in which three candidates are running for presidency, including incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to Xinhua news. ...
Saudi Arabia catches ISIS gunman who killed 2 Cops: Police

Saudi Arabia catches ISIS gunman who killed 2 Cops: Police

25.04.2015 [20:55]
Saudi Arabia has arrested an ISIS supporter who shot dead two police officers earlier in the week, the country's interior ministry announced on Friday. Security forces detained Yazid Mohammed Abu Nayan after storming a farm near Riyadh, the ministry said in a statement. The 23-year-old ...
Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

25.04.2015 [18:38]
A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island on Friday was unfounded, according to a law enforcement official. The NYPD bomb squad examined a locker thought to contain a suspicious package and found it was empty, the official said ...
Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes in Nepal

Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes in Nepal

25.04.2015 [17:05]
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. The second tremor which came five minutes later was recorded at 6.6 on the Richter scale. While initial reports only suggest massive damage to the infrastructure in Nepal, now it is becoming ...
Moving Train Kills 14 Migrants in Macedonia

Moving Train Kills 14 Migrants in Macedonia

25.04.2015 [14:32]
Macedonian police said 14 migrants were killed on Thursday night on the railway line that runs from the central Macedonian town of Veles towards the capital, Skopje. Authorities said they fear the final ...
The Lotus Building grows from lake in Wujin, China

The Lotus Building grows from lake in Wujin, China

24.04.2015 [20:44]
Growing from the artificial lake at the center of Wujin, China is a fantastic new structure – “The Lotus Building” from Australian architecture firm Studio 505, according to Visual News. The exquisitely beautiful building takes its form from the blooming lotus flower, and throwing the formality ...
Shakira beams with pride as she lays on the couch with her newly-framed Guinness World Record triumphs

Shakira beams with pride as she lays on the couch with her newly-framed Guinness World Record triumphs

24.04.2015 [18:36]
She's one of the planet's most successful music artists in recent years. And, although a humble star, Shakira didn't waste time in revelling in some of her glory on Tuesday. The 38-year-old Colombian superstar is seen laying ...
Switzerland is 'world's happiest' country in new poll

Switzerland is 'world's happiest' country in new poll

24.04.2015 [16:12]
The land of clocks and chocolates is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey. Switzerland topped the third annual World Happiness index produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an initiative under the United Nations. ...
The World's Most Polluted Bird Hails From Vancouver

The World's Most Polluted Bird Hails From Vancouver

24.04.2015 [12:30]
Congrats to Vancouver—it now holds the title of having the "most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world." Technically, the toxin-ridden Cooper's hawk was found in the greater metro area in Langley, British Colombia, but here's hoping that won't ...
Sir Paul McCartney tops 2015 musicians' rich list

Sir Paul McCartney tops 2015 musicians' rich list

24.04.2015 [12:24]
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune. Sir Paul is worth an estimated £20m more than last year and enjoys a significant boost from his American heiress wife's £150m stake in ...
122-year-old Vietnamese named oldest woman in the world

122-year-old Vietnamese named oldest woman in the world

24.04.2015 [11:16]
Nguyen Thi Tru in Ho Chi Minh City has been verified as the oldest woman in the world, the World Records Association announced earlier this week. The Hong Kong-based association added that they will visit the 122-year-old Vietnamese in June to grant her the certification ...
Kyrgyz Prime Minister resigns

Kyrgyz Prime Minister resigns

23.04.2015 [21:02]
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbayev has resigned, Sputnik Kyrgyzstan reported Thursday. Otorbayev made the decision on Thursday after a report in the parliament on the government’s activity for 2014. Otorbayev has headed the government since April 9, 2014 ...
Roscosmos will be engaged in search for extra-terrestrial life

Roscosmos will be engaged in search for extra-terrestrial life

23.04.2015 [20:58]
The draft Federal space program (BFC) for 2015-2025 Roscosmos has included plans to search for traces of extra-terrestrial life. About this report RIA Novosti with reference to the text of the document. In addition to extra-terrestrial life, the Federal space Agency wants to study the evolution of Earth's climate, as well as other issues of ...

Turkey recalls envoy to Austria for consultations

23.04.2015 [20:14]
Turkey has said it is recalling its ambassador to Austria after parties represented in parliament signed a declaration recognizing the events of 1915 as genocide of Armenians, according to Associated Press. A Foreign Ministry statement protested against the move and said Austria had no right to "accuse ...
Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile, and nearby town evacuated

Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile, and nearby town evacuated

23.04.2015 [11:21]
The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. Authorities ordered the evacuation of the 1,500 inhabitants of the nearby ...
Forbes: China has a record 400 Billionaires

Forbes: China has a record 400 Billionaires

22.04.2015 [18:26]
A rally in stock prices to seven-year highs in mainland China has lifted the number of Chinese billionaires and billionaire families to a record 400, according to estimates by Forbes. That’s an increase from the then-record 242 that we identified on the Forbes China Rich List ...
2015 Pulitzer Prize winners named

2015 Pulitzer Prize winners named

22.04.2015 [13:45]
The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, recently in the news for its coverage of Walter Scott's death, received the Pulitzer for public service for an earlier series of stories about domestic violence. The series was titled "Till Death Do ...
Denmark’s ambassador to EU appointed Council secretary-general

Denmark’s ambassador to EU appointed Council secretary-general

22.04.2015 [12:08]
Leaders of the European Union member states have tonight approved Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen to be the next secretary-general of the Council of Ministers. Tranholm-Mikkelsen, who is currently Denmark’s ambassador to the EU, will take over from Uwe Corsepius on 1 July ...
Small plane crash in Dominican Republic kills seven

Small plane crash in Dominican Republic kills seven

21.04.2015 [20:18]
Seven people, including two Britons and two Spaniards, were killed when a small plane crashed in the Dominican Republic. Local aviation authorities said the aircraft took off from the resort area of Punta Cana and was ...