Donald Trump has told aides he has decided to remove Steve Bannon from his post as chief White House advisor after seven contentious months in the West Wing, according to Independent. It is unclear when Mr Bannon will leave 1600 Pennsylvania ...

Two killed in stabbing in Turku, Finland

18.08.2017 [21:03]
Two people have been killed by an unidentified knifeman who stabbed several passers-by in Finland’s city of Turku on Friday, a Finnish police official said at a press conference, TASS reports. "Eight people have been wounded and two of them have died," he said ...

13 killed as van rams into pedestrians in Barcelona

17.08.2017 [21:27]
At least 13 people have been killed in the Spanish city of Barcelona as a car plowed into pedestrians, TASS reports citing local media. According to the El Periodico daily, 20 to 25 people have been injured ...

Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

17.08.2017 [11:21]
Saudi Arabia will open its land border with Qatar to allow Hajj pilgrims to pass through, its official press agency said, according to Aljazeera news. A statement on the official Saudi Press Agency on Thursday said the Salwa border point would be open for Qatari ...

Death toll rises in Sierra Leone landslide

15.08.2017 [20:12]
The death toll of Monday's mudslide disaster in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown has surpassed 350 as rescue efforts continued through the night, Anadolu Agency reports. “A whole community was buried under the rubble. It’s a tragedy. We are still recovering ...

Turkish police detain Belgian Daesh suspect

15.08.2017 [12:39]
Turkish police sources on Tuesday said they detained a Belgian national in Istanbul last Thursday for suspected links to the Daesh terrorist organization, according to Anadolu Agency. The sources said Istanbul anti-terrorist police arrested the ...

Police arrest 11 PKK suspects in Ankara

14.08.2017 [12:53]
Eleven people were arrested early Monday in an operation targeting the terrorist PKK group in the Turkish capital Ankara, security sources said, according to Anadolu Agency. Counterterrorism forces conducted an operation at dawn to apprehend 15 suspects allegedly linked to the ...

4 dead in bus crash in central Turkey

14.08.2017 [11:18]
At least four people were killed and 18 others wounded early Monday in a bus crash on the Konya-Ankara highway, local authorities said, Anadolu Agency reports. The accident occurred in Ankara as the coach was on its way to the southern coastal province of Hatay from Erdek, a town in the ...

Three men injured in Malmö shooting

13.08.2017 [15:06]
Malmö police said one of the three men injured in a shooting at around 8pm on Sunday in the Holma district of the southern Swedish city remained in hospital on Monday morning, according to The Local ...

Flooding kills 11 in Iran’s northeast, west

13.08.2017 [14:03]
Heavy downpours have caused flooding in northeastern and western Iran, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, according to Press TV Iran. Torrential rains have been battering the Iranian provinces of Khorasan Razavi, Golestan ...

6.4 magnitude quake jolts Sumatra

13.08.2017 [12:42]
An earthquake measuring 6.4 in magnitude struck Indonesia’s Sumatra on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey, news agency AFP reported. Seismologists, however, said there was no risk of tsunami. The quake hit at a depth of 35 ...

15 martyred, 25 injured in bomb attack on army truck in Pakistan

13.08.2017 [11:23]
At least 15 people, mostly military men, were martyred and dozens wounded – some of them critically – in a terrorist attack targeting an army truck in a high-security neighbourhood of Quetta, Pakistan, on Saturday night, according to local The Express ...

China quake death toll reaches 24

12.08.2017 [12:30]
The death toll from a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday night has risen to 24, with five still missing, by 9 p.m. Friday, Xinhua agency reports. A total of 493 were injured, including 45 in serious condition ...

Donald Trump: US is ‘locked and loaded’ and ready for war

12.08.2017 [11:39]
Donald Trump has warned the US is ‘locked and loaded’ and ready for war in a dangerous tweet. The president wrote: ‘Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully ...

Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly

12.08.2017 [10:42]
Peru said on Friday it was expelling Venezuela's ambassador to Peru to protest the country's recent formation of an all-powerful constituent assembly that has been widely condemned as a power grab by socialist President Nicolas Maduro ...

Death toll in Egypt train collision rises to 36

11.08.2017 [21:30]
At least 36 people died and 123 were injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, according to the country’s health ministry, according to Euronews. Television reports, citing ministry of transport officials, said the accident happened ...

World’s oldest man dies at 113

11.08.2017 [21:22]
Israeli citizen Yisrael Kristal, who was recognized as the world’s oldest man, died in Israel’s Haifa on Friday, according to TASS. He was 113. Kristal was born in Poland on September 15, 1903. The Holocaust survivor was recognized as the oldest man in the world ...

29 killed, 88 injured in train crash in Egypt’s Alexandria

11.08.2017 [18:54]
29 people were killed and 88 injured in a train carsh in Alexandria. Egypt's Prime Minister Dr. Sherif Ismail said that hospitals in Alexandria are in high alert to receive the victims of the crash. Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that two trains collided on Friday in Khurshid ...

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Philippines' Luzon island, jolts buildings

11.08.2017 [13:48]
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit the Philippines' northern island of Luzon on Friday and was felt in the capital Manila, shaking buildings and forcing the evacuation of offices and schools, according to The Jerusalem Post ...