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 ...

130,000 visitors enjoy national parks and nature reserves during Sukkot

17.10.2019 [16:47]
Despite the fickle weather across Israel over the last few days, 130,000 Israelis took to the road on Wednesday, visiting national parks and nature reserves throughout the country, according to TPS news agency. The two most popular national parks were ancient archeological sites with major historical significance ...

Allianz Insurance opens new quake, fire training center with TL 30M investment in Istanbul

17.10.2019 [11:42]
The Allianz Teknik Earthquake and Fire Testing and Training Center, established by Allianz Turkey on the Turkish-German University campus with an investment of TL 30 million, was inaugurated in Istanbul, according to Daily Sabah ...

Prince William, Kate visiting Pakistan to boost ties

17.10.2019 [10:41]
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Islamabad on Monday for the first royal trip to the country in more than a decade. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been accorded a red carpet welcome for their first visit to Pakistan, according to DW ...

NASA unveils high-tech spacesuits for upcoming Artemis moon program

16.10.2019 [16:30]
NASA showed off new spaceflight suits and red, white and blue moonsuits Tuesday that astronauts will wear when launching into deep space aboard the agency's Orion capsules and walking about on the moon during planned Artemis missions to the lunar south pole starting as early as 2024., according to CBS News ...

Netanyahu congratulates Ethiopian PM Ahmed on winning Nobel Peace Prize

16.10.2019 [16:29]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday and congratulated him on winning the Nobel Peace Prize, according to TPS news agency. The Nobel Peace Prize 2019 was awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali “for his efforts to achieve peace ...

Female pilots take control of first Iranian domestic flight

16.10.2019 [15:33]
The reports published on Tuesday showed photos of the two pilots taken from the social media showing them before and after the two-way flight between the capital Tehran and the second largest city of Mashhad, located east of the country, according to Press TV ...