• The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan decided on Saturday that early presidential elections will be held on January 10, 2021, Xinhua reports. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on October 15 after violent protests in Bishkek following ...
  • Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has declared his resignation, the presidential press service said on Thursday, TASS reports. "I do not cling to power. I do not wish to go down in Kyrgyzstan’s history as a president who shed blood and shot at his own ...
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its forecast that Spain will suffer most among developed countries from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with a 12.8-percent fall in its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 ...
  • Turkey’s president on Tuesday spoke with Germany's chancellor on a number of issues, including bilateral relations, the Eastern Mediterranean, Libya, and developments in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, said Turkey's Communications Directorate, according to Anadolu Agency ...
  • Yoshihide Suga, the newly elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), was officially appointed as the country's new prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, becoming the country's first new leader in nearly eight years ...

Kyrgyzstan sets to elect new president on January 10

24.10.2020 [18:18]
The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan decided on Saturday that early presidential elections will be held on January 10, 2021, Xinhua reports. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on October 15 after violent protests in Bishkek following ...

U.S. crude, fuel stockpiles drop sharply amid hurricane: EIA

16.10.2020 [14:44]
U.S. crude stockpiles fell sharply last week, as offshore oil production was shut due to Hurricane Delta, while distillate inventories posted their biggest drop since 2003 as refiners shut as well, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday, according to Reuters ...

Kyrgyz prime minister assumes presidential powers

16.10.2020 [11:11]
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sadyr Zhaparov announced Thursday that he was assuming presidential powers after President Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigned earlier in the day, according to Anadolu Agency. Addressing his supporters who had gathered in front of the Prime Minister's office ...

Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigns

15.10.2020 [18:09]
Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has declared his resignation, the presidential press service said on Thursday, TASS reports. "I do not cling to power. I do not wish to go down in Kyrgyzstan’s history as a president who shed blood and shot at his own ...

IMF maintains economic forecast for Spain

15.10.2020 [17:53]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its forecast that Spain will suffer most among developed countries from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with a 12.8-percent fall in its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 ...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 38 million

14.10.2020 [12:17]
At least 38,006,121 cases of Covid-19 have so far been recorded globally as of 6:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University, CNN reports. The global death toll stands at 1,083,875. The United States leads with the most known ...

Russia reports over 13,800 new coronavirus cases

13.10.2020 [16:42]
Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 13,868 in the past day, the highest daily case tally since the start of the epidemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Tuesday, TASS reports. The average growth rate rose from 1% to 1.1%. The total COVID-19 case tally ...

Veteran Tajikistan president wins 5th term

12.10.2020 [17:48]
Tajikistan's veteran President Emomali Rahmon has won his fifth term, receiving 90.92% of votes, the head of the central election commission said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Bahtiyar Hudayarzade told a press conference that the voter turnout was 85.39% in Sunday's election ...

Wanted terrorist among ‘neutralized’ in SE Turkey

11.10.2020 [12:32]
A wanted terrorist neutralized last month in southeastern Turkey was on the country's wanted list, the Turkish Interior Ministry said, according to Anadolu Agency. Nurgul Duran, codenamed Yildiz, was in the orange category of Interior Ministry's wanted list, it said in a ...

Ankara slams ECHR over interim measures against Turkey

07.10.2020 [13:13]
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Wednesday criticized a decision by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to take interim measures against the country at the request of Armenia, which is locked in a conflict with Azerbaijan, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkish, German leaders discuss ongoing regional issues

06.10.2020 [18:48]
Turkey’s president on Tuesday spoke with Germany's chancellor on a number of issues, including bilateral relations, the Eastern Mediterranean, Libya, and developments in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, said Turkey's Communications Directorate, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkish leader, NATO chief hold talks in Ankara

06.10.2020 [10:30]
Turkey’s president received the head of NATO on Monday amid continued efforts to resolve differences between Turkey and Greece over the Eastern Mediterranean, according to Anadolu Agency. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met behind closed doors ...

3 terrorists ‘neutralized’ in eastern Turkey

04.10.2020 [13:06]
Turkish security forces "neutralized" at least three terrorists in an air-backed operation in eastern Turkey, the Interior Ministry said Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. The terrorists were neutralized as part of Operation Yildirim-3 in rural areas of the Dogubayazit district ...

Vision China puts spotlight on Yellow River civilization and Gansu

27.09.2020 [18:22]
The latest Vision China event, "Pearl of the Yellow River, Star of the Silk Road", was held in Lanzhou, capital of Northwest China's Gansu province, on Friday, according to China Daily.com.cn. It was part of the 10th Lanzhou Yellow River Cultural Tourism Festival which opened on the same day ...

Lebanon PM-designate steps down amid impasse over gov’t formation

26.09.2020 [14:03]
Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustapha Adib has announced his resignation after his efforts to line up a non-partisan cabinet ran into trouble, particularly over who would run the finance ministry, according to Aljazeera ...

Death toll in northeastern Ukraine plane crash rises to 25

26.09.2020 [10:38]
The number of people killed in the An-26 plane crash in northeastern Ukraine’s Kharkov region has risen to 25, the press service of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office said, according to TASS ...

Conference of People’s Council of Turkmenistan held at high organizational level

25.09.2020 [15:00]
On September 25, 2020, the utmost nation-wide assembly of Turkmenistan – the meeting of the People’s Council of Turkmenistan was held. In view of the world epidemiological situation, the participants of the People’s Council of Turkmenistan located in the other regions ...

Pakistan reports 799 COVID-19 cases in one day

25.09.2020 [13:00]
Pakistan on Thursday has reported 8 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 308,217, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,437 ...

Russia reports over 6,500 new coronavirus cases

24.09.2020 [15:45]
Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 6,595 in the past day, a record high since July 12, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday, according to TASS. According to its data, in the past six days, the ...