• Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has announced his resignation earlier today, saying that the step is connected with the upcoming arrest of the opposition MP, the head of the United National Movement opposition party Nika Melia, according to Agenda. Ge ...
  • Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday to head the leading international trade body as it seeks to resolve disagreements over how it decides cases involving billions in sales and thousands of jobs, AP reports ...
  • Iran's revolutionary corps (IRGC) on Thursday kickstarted another major military drill in the southwest of the country, a day after marking the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 revolution, according to Anadolu Agency. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Pakpour, IRGC ground forces commander, announced the beginning of the ...
  • The second shipment of a second batch of COVID-19 vaccines ordered from China arrived early Friday in Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency. A Turkish Airlines plane that departed from Beijing landed at Istanbul Airport at 6.10 a.m. local time (0310GMT) carrying the 3.5 million doses of the vaccine ...
  • Kyrgyzstan’s President-elect Sadyr Japarov took office as the head of state on Thursday. His inauguration ceremony was broadcast live by the country’s state-run television, according to TASS. The ceremony was attended by former heads of state Sooronbay ...

Biden promises vaccine supply for all US adults by end of May

03.03.2021 [16:03]
The United States will have enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every adult in the country by the end of May, President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, as production of a third vaccine is set to ramp up, according to Al Jazeera ...

‘Turkey, France can contribute to stability in world’

03.03.2021 [10:52]
Cooperation between Turkey and France can contribute greatly to security, stability, and peace efforts in the world, the Turkish president said in a conversation with his French counterpart on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Houthi projectile injures 5 in Saudi Arabia

02.03.2021 [19:00]
Five Saudi civilians were injured Tuesday when a projectile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the southern Saudi region of Jazan, according to Anadolu Agency. Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, spokesman for the Civil Defense in Jazan, said the projectile hit a border village in Jazan, according to ...

Official: Iran COVID-19 death toll drops to 86

02.03.2021 [16:59]
Some 86 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 60,276, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday, according to IRNA. Some 8,495 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 784 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said ...

Turkey partially eases COVID-19 restrictions

02.03.2021 [12:34]
As Turkey’s vaccination campaign continues apace, an easing of coronavirus restrictions is beginning based on conditions in individual provinces, the president announced Monday night, according to Anadolu Agency. Weekend curfews, in place since December, will be lifted in low- and medium-risk provinces ...

COVID-19 claims 108 lives in past 24 hours in Iran: Official

01.03.2021 [20:19]
Some 108 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 60,181, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday, according to IRNA. Some 8,510 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 812 of whom were hospitalized, Lari ...

Thailand kicks off its COVID-19 vaccinations

01.03.2021 [17:01]
Thailand kicked off its COVID-19 inoculation campaign on Sunday, with cabinet ministers, health officials and medical professionals among the first in the queue to receive vaccinations, according to Reuters. The first doses of vaccine, developed by China's Sinovac Biotech, were given to Deputy Prime ...

5 died after accident in northeast China chemical fiber plant

28.02.2021 [17:31]
Five people were killed due to inhaling toxic gases after an accident occurred at a chemical fiber plant in the city of Jilin, northeast China's Jilin Province late Saturday, local authorities said Sunday, according ...

Turkey reports over 9,000 new coronavirus cases

28.02.2021 [13:02]
Turkey on Saturday reported over 9,000 new coronavirus cases, according to the Health Ministry data, Anadolu Agency reports. A total of 9,193 cases, including 621 symptomatic patients, were confirmed across the country, the data showed ...

Number of active U.S. drilling rigs increases this week

27.02.2021 [13:00]
The number of active drilling rigs in the United States increased five to 402 rigs this week, down by 388 year on year, according to the weekly data released Friday by Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes, Xinhua reports ...

European Council President to visit Georgia next week

26.02.2021 [17:13]
President of the European Council Charles Michel will visit Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine next week, according to Agenda.Ge. He will hold meetings in the three Eastern Partnership countries between February 28 and March 3, the European Council press ...

China Daily conducts survey to identify perspectives that how foreign readers think about China

25.02.2021 [16:43]
English-language China Daily newspaper is conducting a survey "Dialogue with China" to identify the perspectives that how foreign readers think about China. The survey link will be available on the website from February 25 to March 12. The link to the questionnaire is as below: ...

Turkey: 130 soldiers arrested over suspected FETO links

24.02.2021 [16:30]
Turkish security forces arrested 130 soldiers on Wednesday in operations centered in the western Izmir province over alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, according to Aanadolu Agency ...

Japan eyes lifting virus emergency early in 6 prefectures

24.02.2021 [10:51]
Japan is considering lifting the state of emergency declared in six prefectures over the coronavirus pandemic ahead of its scheduled end date on March 7, government sources said Tuesday, according to Kyodo News. The declaration is likely ...

China to see increased domestic tourism in 2021

23.02.2021 [13:21]
A total of 4.1 billion domestic tourist trips will be made in China in 2021, up 42 percent from 2020, according to a report released by the China Tourism Academy on Monday, Xinhua reports ...

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies in attack on UN convoy

23.02.2021 [11:12]
The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed on Monday during a visit to the eastern part of the country in a World Food Program (WFP) convoy, according to DW ...

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women in latest move for inclusivity

22.02.2021 [12:30]
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Defense announced that men and women in the Kingdom can now apply for positions in the military through their unified admission portal, according to Al Arabiya. Women will be able to sign up to join the Saudi Arabian Army, Royal Saudi Air Defense, Royal Saudi Navy ...

COVID-19 claims 74 lives in past 24 hours in Iran: Official

22.02.2021 [10:53]
Some 74 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 59,483, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday, according to IRNA. Some 7,931 new cases of infection with the ...

3 killed in Norilsk factory collapse

21.02.2021 [13:10]
Three workers caught under rubles after the shop gallery collapse at the Norilsk concentration plant died, according to the Russian media. Five workers are in grave condition, health ...