Ukrainian parliament appoints Alexei Goncharuk as prime minister
The newly-elected Ukrainian parliament at its first session on Thursday voted to appoint Alexei Goncharuk as the country’s prime minister. Goncharuk was proposed by President Vladimir Zelensky and received the support of 290 parliament members ...
Toyota and Suzuki to form capital alliance as auto industry undergoes dramatic shift
Toyota Motor Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. are strengthening their alliance by taking stakes in one another, seeking to bolster their position as the auto industry shifts further toward electrified and self-driving cars, according to The Japan Times ...
Pakistan successfully carries out night training launch of Ghaznavi ballistic missile
Pakistan has successfully carried out night training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported. In a Tweet on Thursday, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said ...
Death toll in Ukraine building collapse rises to eight: emergency services
The number of people killed in the collapse of an apartment building in western Ukraine rose sharply to eight, including one child, the Ukrainian state emergencies service said on Thursday, according to Reuters ...
Turkey, US discuss latest developments in Syria
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone early Thursday with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, according to Turkey’s Presidential Communications Directorate, Anadolu Agency reported ...
Grand military parade to mark 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of China
China will hold a grand military parade in Beijing on its National Day, which falls on Oct 1, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, according to China Daily ...
8 killed after tornado hit Hainan, China
At least eight people died and one was seriously injured as a tornado lashed a township in China's southernmost island province of Hainan early Thursday morning, local authorities said, according to Xinhua. ...
British PM to restrict parliament time before Brexit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to limit parliament’s opportunity to derail Brexit by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who accused him of leading a “very British coup”, according to ...
Bar fire kills at least 23 in southern Mexico
At least 23 people died in a fire at a bar in Mexico’s southern port city of Coatzacoalcos, after what could have been an attack on the premises, authorities said, according to Reuters. The fire broke out on Tuesday night and killed at least eight women and 15 men ...
Leaders gathering in Yokohama for Africa summit
Leaders from over 50 African countries, and officials from a range of international organizations are descending on the Japanese port city of Yokohama, for a three-day summit, according to NHK World. The Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD ...
Iran introduces Mobin drone at MAKS 2019 air show in Russia
Iran has introduced one of the latest models of its home-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the international MAKS 2019 air show in the Russian city of Zhukovsky, Iranian Press TV reported. The three-meter-long drone, named Mobin, weighs 670kg and is capable of carrying equipment and arms ...
Second batch of S-400 missile system arrives Turkey
Turkey has received the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, according to Turkeys’ National Defense Ministryç Anadolu Agency reported. "The second batch of equipment of S-400 missile defense system has arrived at Murted Air Base near Ankara," the ministry ...
Turkish, Russian leaders attend inauguration ceremony of International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019 in Moscow
Ankara has taken “important steps” in the aviation sphere in the recent period, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "With the motto 'The future is in the skies', Turkey has made a breakthrough in the aviation area in the recent ...
Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7
A senior Brazilian official has told Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies” as Brazil rejected an offer from G7 countries of $20m (£16m) to help fight fires in the Amazon, according to The Guardian ...
Six Flags Qiddiya unveils park design
Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) on Monday unveiled the design for Six Flags Qiddiya, one of the key entertainment facilities in a new city that is being built just outside Riyadh, and is destined to become the Kingdom’s capital of entertainment, sports ...
Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft redocks to another ISS module
The crew of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft has redocked it from the International Space Station’s Zvezda service module to the Poisk module, where a Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock on Saturday, a TASS correspondent ...
Turkish president to visit Russia on Tuesday
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a one-day visit to Russia on Tuesday, his office said on Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The two ...
Seven killed in collision between helicopter, small plane in Mallorca
Seven people, including two minors, were killed on Sunday in a collision between a helicopter and a light plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the regional government said, according to Reuters ...
Turkey-US conduct first reconnaissance flight
U.S. and Turkish leaders conducted the first U.S.-Turkey reconnaissance flight, the Pentagon said, according to Anadolu Agency. Spokesman Sean Robertson told Anadolu Agency that two generals, one from each country, flew on the same helicopter on ...