Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suspected suicide attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande ...

South Korean President names top ministers, chief security advisor

21.05.2017 [11:50]
South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday announced his picks for finance and foreign ministers while appointing a former diplomat as his top security advisor for his new government, according to AFP. ...

Hyundai targets commercialization of electric bus next year

20.05.2017 [11:55]
Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's biggest carmaker by sales, said it will unveil a new bus fully powered by electricity this month with the aim of getting it on the streets in 2018, according to Yonhap news ...

Rouhani still leads Iran presidential race, according to initial results

20.05.2017 [11:40]
Presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani still leads Iran presidential competition obtaining over 22.7 million of the counted votes, senior Interior Ministry official said on Saturday, according to IRNA ...

Polls open in ‘important’ Iran presidential election

19.05.2017 [11:59]
Iranians have begun voting in a presidential contest which pits President Hassan Rouhani against a serious challenger, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, in what is believed to be a close race, according to Press Tv.IR ...

Massive Times Square car crash kills one, injures 19

18.05.2017 [21:37]
An out-of-control car speeding the wrong way on Seventh Avenue plowed into several pedestrians in Times Square Thursday — killing one and injuring 19 others, authorities said, according to New York Daily News. ...

Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror

17.05.2017 [12:32]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday stressed continued cooperation with the U.S. against terrorism during his first meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

17.05.2017 [11:40]
US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed ways to strengthen the Turkish-American relationship during their first face-to-face, the White House said after they met Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. ...

About 67% of Iranians to vote in presidential elections: Polls

15.05.2017 [12:45]
Some 66.7 percent of respondents to a survey carried out by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on May 7-8 said they will participate in Iran’s May 19 presidential elections, according to IRNA. The survey was carried out randomly asking 6,089 persons from 31 provinces to ...

Minibus veers off cliff in western Turkey, 20 killed

13.05.2017 [16:33]
Twenty people were killed and 11 others were wounded when a minibus veered off a cliff in western Mugla province on Saturday, according to a provincial governor, according to Anadolu Agency. All the people inside the minibus were tourists from within Turkey, Mugla Governor Amir Cicek ...

10 workers linked to Chinese project killed in Pakistan

13.05.2017 [15:13]
Gunmen shot dead 10 laborers and injured two others who were working on a road project linked to the multi-billion-dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in southwestern Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Saturday, according to a provincial minister, according to Anadolu Agency. ...

Turkish army kills 2 PKK terrorists

11.05.2017 [20:10]
Turkish forces killed 2 PKK terrorists in the country's eastern Agri province Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Troops clashed with PKK terrorists during a search operation in the Dogubayazit district of the province, according to an anonymous source ...

Victory Day military parade held in Moscow

09.05.2017 [13:36]
Russia celebrates the Victory Day, marking the 72nd anniversary of the USSR's victory over Nazi Germany with a military parade, according to TASS. The Victory Day parade involves about 10,000 people and more than 114 pieces ...

Explosion kills senior religious official in Afghan province

09.05.2017 [10:21]
A senior religious official and at least seven people were killed in a bomb attack in eastern Afghan province of Parwan on Tuesday, reported local media Tolo News. "Chief of Provincial Ulema Council Abdul Rahim Shah Hanafi was killed following an Improvised Explosive Device attack inside a local ...

One crew member dead after chopper makes emergency landing in South Korea

08.05.2017 [11:37]
A crew member died after a fire-fighting helicopter made an emergency landing in eastern South Korea on Monday, according to Yonhap. The 47-year-old maintenance worker on board the helicopter, identified only by his last name Cho, fell unconscious and later died ...

Voting begins in final round of French presidential election

07.05.2017 [12:45]
Voters across France are choosing a new president Sunday in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen, according to FRANCE 24 ...

China's homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky

05.05.2017 [16:40]
China's homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, took to the sky on Friday, according to Xinhua. The flight makes China the fourth jumbo jet producer after the United States, West Europe and Russia. It also marks a milestone ...

Record number of S. Koreans participate in early presidential voting

05.05.2017 [12:58]
A record number of South Koreans have taken part in early voting in the presidential election, attesting to high voter attention, the election management office said Friday, according to Yonhap news agency. As of 5 p.m., about 10.34 million people, or 24.34 percent of the electorate, had cast their ...