Four people were killed and 11 injured on Monday after a minibus mowed down pedestrians in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said Information Services Department of the HKSAR government, Xinhua reported. The department said that according ...

Taliban kill 8 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpoint

09.12.2018 [18:33]
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in the western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan soldiers, according to AP. Abdul Samad Salehi, a provincial council member, says the insurgents abducted another ...

1700 arrested in France, Paris takes stock of destruction

09.12.2018 [16:02]
More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest "yellow vest" protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in Paris than a week ago, officials said on Sunday, according to AFP ...

11 killed in road mishap in India

09.12.2018 [13:31]
At least 11 persons, including seven women and two minors, were killed and three others injured in a road mishap in India's southwestern state of Maharashtra, local media reported Sunday, according to Xinhua. The accident happened in the state's Chandrapur district ...

Three weeks long Pak-China Joint Military Exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’ begins

08.12.2018 [19:07]
A Special Forces Contingent of People Liberation Army China has arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to participate in Pak-China Joint Military Exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’, DND News Agency reported. Troops of Special Service Group from both armies will participate in three ...

China launches two satellites for Saudi Arabia

07.12.2018 [21:30]
China launched two satellites for Saudi Arabia on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 12:12 p.m. Friday, Xinhua reported. Each weighing 425 kg, the two low orbit remote sensing satellites developed by Saudi Arabia ...

Trial in Russian ambassador’s murder case to begin in Turkey on January 8

07.12.2018 [20:58]
A court in Turkey has accepted the prosecution’s indictment concerning the murder of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrei Karlov, Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday. According to the newspaper, the trial in the case will start on January ...

Saudi Arabia launches two satellites into space

07.12.2018 [20:44]
Saudi Arabia on Friday launched two locally-designed satellites into space from China, Anadolu Agency reported. The two satellites, Sat 5a and Sat 5b, were developed by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and will be used for aerial surveying purposes ...

China demands Canada release Huawei executive

06.12.2018 [21:42]
The Chinese government demanded Thursday that Canada free a Huawei executive believed to be arrested for allegedly breaching U.S.-imposed sanctions on Iran, Anadolu Agency reported ...

1.27 tons of heroin bust largest in Turkish history

06.12.2018 [21:31]
Turkey’s interior minister said on Thursday that Wednesday’s heroin bust of over 1 ton was the largest in Turkish history, according to Anadolu Agency. Speaking at an international drug conference in the Mediterranean city of Antalya, Suleyman Soylu said that anti-drug teams ...

Slovakia expels Russian diplomat, says Prime Minister

05.12.2018 [16:24]
Slovakia has expelled a Russian diplomat, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini told reporters on Wednesday, according to TASS. "Based on data provided by military intelligence, the diplomat, who worked for the mission’s military attache, was ...

Turkey 'neutralizes' 14 terrorists over past week

03.12.2018 [17:26]
Turkish security forces have neutralized 14 PKK terrorists -- including two senior operatives -- during nationwide operations over the past week, said the Interior Ministry on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the ...

UAE passport ranked most powerful globally

02.12.2018 [14:42]
The UAE now has the now the world's most powerful passport, achieving the top ranking in an achievement hailed as a tribute to the legacy of the Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed, and the country's diplomacy, according to Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper ...

Eight dead in SW China residential building fire

02.12.2018 [12:08]
Eight people were killed and three more injured in a residential building fire early Sunday in southwest China's Yunnan province, local authorities said, according to Xinhua. The fire broke out at about 1:58 am in a residential building for rural residents in Xishan ...

Turkish, Russian leaders meet in Argentina

01.12.2018 [20:51]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported. “Our talks regarding TurkStream are of great importance,” Erdogan said before his meeting with Putin ...

About 5,500 people take part in Paris protests

01.12.2018 [17:03]
More than 100 out of about 5,500 demonstrators have been detained during disorders in central Paris, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who arrived to the Paris police management center, reported on Saturday, according to TASS ...

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

01.12.2018 [11:13]
George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, has died at 94, his office reported on Saturday, according to Tass. "George Herbert Walker Bush, World War II naval aviator, Texas oil pioneer, and 41st President of the United States of America ...

At least 5 dead, over 30 injured in car crash in Hong Kong

30.11.2018 [21:40]
At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash early Friday in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Xinhua reported. A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly before 5:00 ...

Turkish jets 'neutralize' 14 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

30.11.2018 [18:05]
Turkish jets have "neutralized" 14 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the military said on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured ...