UK police discover 39 bodies in truck, arrest driver

23.10.2019 [18:45]
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck believed to have come from Bulgaria at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday, and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder, according to Reuters. The discovery of the bodies ...

Elite IDF Search & Rescue unit shares know-how with the world

23.10.2019 [17:50]
Israel’s elite Search and Rescue Unit, codenamed 669, is sharing its vast professional knowledge with partners around the world, and especially with Jewish communities, in an effort to improve emergency response and save lives, according to TPS news agency ...

46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019 doors open from October 24

23.10.2019 [17:21]
Passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, carrozzeria, vehicle bodies, parts, machinery and tools as well as mobility-related services will be on exhibit at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show over a period of 12 days from October 24 through November 4 at the Tokyo Big Sight venue in the Ariake district of Tokyo`s Koto-ku ...

Belarusian Parliament speaker to attend NAM summit in Baku

23.10.2019 [11:12]
Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko will take part in the 18th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku on 25-26 October, according to BelTA ...

World's oldest pearl discovered near Abu Dhabi

22.10.2019 [16:08]
The world's oldest natural pearl has been discovered on an island off Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, BBC reported. The 8,000-year-old pearl was found during excavations at Marawah Island ...

Tashkent hosts event celebrating 30th anniversary of granting Uzbek language status of state language

22.10.2019 [13:26]
A solemn ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of granting the Uzbek language the status of state language has been held in Tashkent. President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, members of government ...

15 police, 8 militants killed in N. Afghanistan's clashes

22.10.2019 [12:36]
At least 15 police and eight militants were killed after a dozen Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint in Ali Abad district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province early on Tuesday morning, a provincial source said, according to Xinhua ...

74 people die of dengue in Sri Lanka

21.10.2019 [18:48]
Seventy four people had died and over 55,000 had been infected by the dengue virus across Sri Lanka till the second week of October this year, the government information department quoted the Epidemiology Unit as saying on Monday, according to Xinhua ...

Fire grips Turin's Cavallerizza Reale

21.10.2019 [18:06]
A big fire broke out on Monday at Turin's Cavallerizza Reale, a historic building in the centre of the northern city which has UNESCO World Heritage status thanks to its special architectural features, according to ANSA news agency. ...

30 killed in bus accident in western DR Congo

21.10.2019 [15:32]
At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in a bus accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said, according to Anadolu Agency. The accident occurred on Sunday in the western Mbanza-Ngungu city ...

Xi welcomes World Internet Conference attendees with letter

20.10.2019 [14:40]
President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 6th World Internet Conference, which opened Sunday in the town of Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang province, according to chinadaily.com.cn. Xi pointed out that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Internet. ...

Japan's former Empress Michiko turns 85, celebrations shelved over typhoon

20.10.2019 [14:39]
Former Empress Michiko marked her 85th birthday on Sunday, her first since the abdication of her husband former Emperor Akihito earlier this year, according to Kyodo News. Birthday celebrations were canceled following a deadly typhoon last weekend, according to the Imperial ...

Poland elected to UN Human Rights Council

20.10.2019 [13:27]
Poland was elected to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday. It will hold the post for two years from January 1, 2020, according to The First News. The UN Human Rights Council, which meets throughout the year at the UN Office in Geneva, is an international body within the ...

12 killed in dam collapse in Krasnoyarsk region

19.10.2019 [09:46]
Twelve people were killed and 19 others injured in the dam collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region, the Russian Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Saturday. According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, a dam on the Seyba river collapsed at 6am local time ...

At least 31 dead in Afghanistan mosque blast

18.10.2019 [17:33]
At least 31 people died in a blast that rocked a mosque in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province during Friday’s prayer service, the Pajhwok news agency reported, according to TASS. According to the agency, about 50 people suffered ...

China's GDP grows 6.2% Jan-Sept

18.10.2019 [15:06]
China's economy grew by 6.0 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, versus 6.2 percent in the second one, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, according to chinadaily.com.cn. The country's overall GDP growth reached 6.2 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of this year, the NBS said ...

Turkish soldier martyred in eastern Turkey

18.10.2019 [14:06]
One Turkish soldier was martyred and two were injured by a terrorist attack in eastern Turkey, governor's office said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Terrorists opened fire on soldiers on patrol in Caldiran ...

Cavusoglu: Pause of Turkey's op in Syria not cease-fire

18.10.2019 [09:40]
The pause in Turkey's anti-terror operation in Syria is not a ceasefire, Turkey’s foreign minister said, according to Anadolu Agency. "Turkey will end the operation in northern Syria only after YPG/PKK terrorists leave [the safe zone]," Mevlut ...

Saudi bus crash: 35 killed, four injured near Medina

17.10.2019 [18:35]
A passenger bus carrying pilgrims crashed into a heavy vehicle loader near the city of Medina, according to aljazeera.com. Thirty-five people have been killed and four injured after a passenger bus collided with a truck in the Saudi ...