Iran bans import of Chevrolets
Iran has banned the import of Chevrolet cars, a week after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized imports of U.S. autos and asked the government to support domestic production, Iran’s media said ...
Biotech company to try bringing the dead back to life

Biotech company to try bringing the dead back to life

05.05.2016 [13:04]
A biotech company based in Philadelphia has gotten approval to try reawakening nervous systems in patients who've been declared clinically dead, a move one doctor called "another step towards the eventual reversal of death in our lifetime”, according to nydailynews ...
Landslide in Uzbekistan kills five people

Landslide in Uzbekistan kills five people

05.05.2016 [11:20]
Five people died as a result of landslide in Qamchiq pass in Uzbekistan, the statement of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan said, according to UzDaily. According to the Uzbek Ministry, six people were rescued as a result of adopted measures ...
European Commission proposes visa-free travel for Turks

European Commission proposes visa-free travel for Turks

04.05.2016 [20:44]
The European Commission recommended on Wednesday visa-free travel inside Europe’s Schengen borderless zone for around 80 million Turkish citizens, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkey has five benchmarks, out of an initial total of 72, to fulfill by the end of June, according to the European Commission ...
Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation in Fort McMurray

04.05.2016 [16:09]
The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been forced to evacuate because of a huge wildfire, according to BBC. Some 80,000 people were told to leave as the blaze swept into the city, which is the gateway to the oil sands region ...
Parents keep children off school in test protest in England

Parents keep children off school in test protest in England

03.05.2016 [16:03]
Parents are keeping their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests in England, according to BBC. More than 40,000 parents have signed a petition calling for a boycott of primary school tests, which are due to be taken later this month ...
Competition issues scupper Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger

Competition issues scupper Halliburton-Baker Hughes merger

03.05.2016 [12:05]
Oilfield services provider Halliburton and smaller rival Baker Hughes have called off their merger after US and European anti-trust regulators said the tie-up could reduce competition and innovation, according to Euronews ...
First US cruise ship in decades arrives in Cuba

First US cruise ship in decades arrives in Cuba

03.05.2016 [11:39]
A US cruise ship has docked in the Cuban capital, Havana, after sailing from Florida - the first such crossing in more than 50 years, according to BBC. The Adonia sailed from the port of Miami carrying some 700 passengers ...
US cruise ship travels to Cuba for first time in decades

US cruise ship travels to Cuba for first time in decades

02.05.2016 [15:28]
An American cruise ship is sailing to Cuba from the US, the first such trip in more than 50 years, according to the BBC. The Adoni has sailed from the port of Miami carrying some 700 passengers. It is due to arrive in Havana on Monday ...
Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens

Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens

02.05.2016 [12:43]
The departure lounge at Brussels Airport partially reopened Sunday for the first time since suicide bombers attacked on March 22, about six weeks ago. The bombers detonated explosives near the check-in desks, killing 16 people and gutting the building ...
Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails

Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails

02.05.2016 [11:20]
A freight train has derailed in Washington DC, spilling hazardous liquid, but no injuries were reported and no evacuation orders were issued, according to BBC. Fourteen wagons of the CSX freight train overturned near Rhode Island metro ...
Hassan Rouhani`s allies win parliament elections second round

Hassan Rouhani`s allies win parliament elections second round

01.05.2016 [14:19]
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani`s allies have won in the second stage of the parliamentary elections. The second ballot to complete a new 290-seat parliament took place Friday because initial polls on February 26 did not produce clear winners in the 68 seats ...
Japanese Kitakyushu city hosts G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting

Japanese Kitakyushu city hosts G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting

01.05.2016 [13:05]
The G7 Energy Ministerial meeting has kicked off today in Kitakyushu city, Japan. The 2-day meeting will discuss a number of issues, including investment making in development of natural resources. ...
Nissan recalls 3.5 million cars over airbag issues

Nissan recalls 3.5 million cars over airbag issues

30.04.2016 [17:19]
Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Friday it will recall 3.53 million vehicles, most in the United States, citing passenger-side air bags that may not work properly because vehicle sensors may malfunction, according to The Telegraph ...
15 detained in connection with Bursa blast

15 detained in connection with Bursa blast

28.04.2016 [16:11]
A total of 15 suspects were detained as part of nationwide police operation after a deadly blast in Turkey's northwest, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said, according to Anadolu Agency. The detentions came a day after a suicide attack at the entrance of a historic ...
On anniversary of UN-backed treaty banning nuclear tests, Secretary General reiterates call to action

On anniversary of UN-backed treaty banning nuclear tests, Secretary General reiterates call to action

28.04.2016 [11:41]
Marking the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that instead of a celebration, the occasion is a call to action on the work that remains to be done to end nuclear testing and ...
Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

27.04.2016 [21:49]
A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights due to German union strike

Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights due to German union strike

27.04.2016 [17:33]
German airline Lufthansa on Tuesday said it had cancelled 895 flights due to airport strikes by German union Verdi which are planned for Wednesday, according to Reuters. Only 40 percent of an overall roughly 1,500 flights to an from German airports including hubs ...
BP eyes more spending cuts after 80 percent profit drop

BP eyes more spending cuts after 80 percent profit drop

26.04.2016 [13:26]
BP said on Tuesday it could cut capital spending further after reporting an 80 percent drop in profits in the first quarter of the year, when oil prices touched a near 13-year low, according to Reuters. BP's first-quarter underlying replacement cost profit, its definition of net ...