More than 300 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught by Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade, according to Reuters ...

Germany’s Social Democrats score victory in regional election

16.10.2017 [10:46]
Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) scored a much-needed victory in a regional election Sunday, following a crushing defeat in last month’s national election. Projections on Sunday evening showed the SPD winning 37.3 percent of the votes in Lower Saxony ...

Death toll in Vietnam flooding, landslides rises to 68

15.10.2017 [14:08]
The death toll from landslides and heavy rain triggered by a tropical depression in Vietnam has climbed to 68, with another 34 people missing, officials said Sunday, according to the Assocıated Press ...

Facebook now lets you order food without leaving Facebook

15.10.2017 [11:58]
Users can now order food for delivery without ever leaving Facebook, CNBC reports. The company announced Friday that it has partnered with Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice and Olo ...

US withdraws from UNESCO over 'anti-Israel bias'

12.10.2017 [20:58]
The US is withdrawing from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, the US State Department announced on Thursday, according to CNN. The "Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of the US decision to withdraw from ...

Erdogan blames US for initiating visa row with Turkey

10.10.2017 [21:23]
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday laid the blame for the current visa row with the U.S. at Washington’s door, according to Anadolu Agency. “The offender in this problem is the United States of America itself,” Erdogan told a news ...

Russian Su-24 jet skids off runway in Syria, crew killed

10.10.2017 [14:06]
A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bomber skidded off the runway during takeoff in Syria on Tuesday, killing the entire crew, the Defense Ministry said, according to TASS. The accident occurred at the Hmeymim air base, in the Latakia ...

French actor Jean Rochefort dies at 87

09.10.2017 [18:40]
French actor Jean Rochefort, who starred in more than 100 movies over a half-century and was much loved by the French public, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 87. French culture minister Francoise Nyssen confirmed Rochefort's death on Monday after ...

Turkish troops begin reconnaissance mission in Syria

09.10.2017 [15:38]
Turkish troops have begun reconnaissance activities in Syria's Idlib province as part of an international agreement to establish de-escalation zones, the military said Monday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Nate upgraded to Category 1 hurricane, takes aim at US Gulf Coast

09.10.2017 [11:06]
Nate has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, CNN reported. The hurricane has sustained winds of 75 mph and is located 495 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, in the ...

Facebook will invest $1 billion in Virginia to build data center and 'multiple' solar facilities

09.10.2017 [11:04]
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Facebook is set to invest over $1 billion in the U.S. state, according to CNBC. The tech giant will invest $750 million to construct a 970,000 square foot data center in ...

London museum crash 'not terror-related', police say

08.10.2017 [10:39]
Police have confirmed the car crash outside the Natural History Museum this afternoon where a number of pedestrians were injured was a road traffic accident and not terrorist-related. According to The Independent, the Metropolitan Police put out a statement which said ...

14 killed in Pakistan road accident

07.10.2017 [18:12]
A speeding passenger van collided head on with a bus carrying university students and staff Saturday, killing 14 people and wounding 27 others in southwestern Pakistan, officials said, according to AFP ...

Kyrgyzstan Deputy Prime Minister dies in car crash

07.10.2017 [12:50]
Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Temir Dzhumakadyrov has died in a car accident. Preliminary reports suggest that Dzhumakadyrov's car was hit by a truck, according to Sputnik. Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Temir Dzhumakadyrov died ...

15 killed, 20 injured as suicide blast hits shrine in SW Pakistan

05.10.2017 [19:57]
At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate of a shrine in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Thursday evening, officials said, according to Xinhua. Confirming the death toll, spokesperson of Balochistan government ...

Donald Trump in Vegas: 'America Truly a Nation in Mourning'

05.10.2017 [11:05]
Solemn in the face of tragedy, President Donald Trump visited hospital bedsides and a vital police base in stricken Las Vegas on Wednesday, offering prayers and condolences to the victims of Sunday night's shooting massacre, along with the nation's thanks ...

Iran, Russia sign Caspian Sea oil MoU

05.10.2017 [10:01]
Senior Iranian and Russian oil officials signed a Memorandum of Understanding for mutual cooperation in the Caspian Sea, according to Irna. The Caspian Sea oil MoU was signed in a ceremony attended by visiting Petroleum Minister of Iran Bijan Zangeneh ...

Largest-ever bank robbery prevented in Brazil

04.10.2017 [11:29]
The largest-ever bank robbery was prevented in Brazil, according to Russian Reality. In Brazil, the police detained a group of malefactors who tried to commit the biggest heist in the history of the country. As ...

London to have “smart” benches via Ford

04.10.2017 [10:13]
Automotive major Ford has launched a range of solar-powered smart benches that are wi-fi-enabled, which can recharge phones and monitor air quality to help monitor pollution, according to Smartcity Bhubaneswar. The company has collaborated with ...