Japan, US, S.Korea defense chiefs discuss N.Korea

04.06.2017 [16:19]
The defense chiefs of Japan, the United States and South Korea have agreed to work closely together to deal with North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, according to the Japanese broadcaster NHK. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ...

Investigation begins into murder of eight people in central Russia

04.06.2017 [12:13]
Russia's Investigative Committee opened criminal proceedings on murder of eight people in a conflict in central Russia's Tver region, the authority's representative Svetland Petrenko said on Sunday, TASS reports ...

Six people died in terrorist acts in London - police

04.06.2017 [10:19]
Six people are victims of terrorist attacks in London on Saturday, Assistant Commissioner of Metropolitan Police Mark Rowley said on Sunday, according to TASS. "At this stage, we believe that six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police. And at least 20 ...

Gazprom Neft, OMV and Iranian NIOC to study oil fields in Iran

03.06.2017 [17:13]
Russia’s Gazprom Neft together with Austrian OMV and Iranian NIOC will study oil fields in Iran, the Russian company said in a press release, according to TASS. Gazprom Neft and OMV signed the relevant memorandum of understanding at the St ...

UN Security Council increases sanctions on North Korea

03.06.2017 [11:36]
The United Nations Security Council voted Friday to broaden sanctions on North Korea in a unanimous decision from the council’s 15 member nations. The new sanctions will apply a travel ban and asset freeze to 14 people and four North Korean entities. ...

At least 36 dead in attack on Philippines casino

02.06.2017 [11:33]
At least 36 people died after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, a spokesman for the Philippine president said on Friday, in what officials believe was a botched robbery attempt, according to Reuters ...

13 martyred in military helicopter crash in Turkey

01.06.2017 [01:57]
Thirteen people were martyred Wednesday in a crash of a Cougar-type military helicopter in the southern province of Sirnak, according to the Turkish General Staff, Anadolu Agency reports. ...

Brazil supreme court authorises police questioning of president

31.05.2017 [19:51]
Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that it has authorized police to question President Michel Temer about corruption allegations.According to EFE, the head of state has the option to respond in writing to a list of questions, rather than submit to an interrogation in person. ...

Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods climbs past 200

31.05.2017 [11:54]
The death toll from mudslides and floods in Sri Lanka has climbed past 200, with 96 others missing, the government said Wednesday, according to the Washington Post. The Disaster Management Center said that 202 people were confirmed dead. More than 77,000 have been displaced ...

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

29.05.2017 [11:40]
Helicopters searched for people marooned four days after rain-triggered floods and mudslides inundated Sri Lankan neighborhoods and killed at least 164 people, according to the Associated Press. With more rain expected Monday, rescuers raced to evacuate people ...

Turkish airstrikes kill 13 PKK militants in northern Iraq

28.05.2017 [13:10]
Turkish military launched airstrike on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq on early Sunday, killing 13 PKK militants, the military said in a statement, according to Xinhua. The warplanes struck seven PKK targets in Avasin-Basyan region of northern Iraq ...

19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups in Philippines

28.05.2017 [11:09]
Fighters locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city on Mindanao island have killed 19 civilians, the military said on Sunday, bringing the official death toll from nearly a week of fighting to at least 85, according to Al Jazeera. The violence prompted President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

27.05.2017 [12:32]
Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. According to BBC, the bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from ...

Oil-rig count rises for 19th straight week

27.05.2017 [11:36]
The US oil-rig count rose by two to 722 last week, according to oilfields-services company Baker Hughes. This week marks the one-year anniversary of when the tally bottomed after the price downturn. The stunning drop in the number ...

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

26.05.2017 [21:42]
G7 leaders signed a declaration on combating terrorism and extremism at the summit in the Italian city of Taormina. The signing ceremony was broadcast live in the summit's press center ...

Theresa May calls on tech firms to lead fight against online extremism

26.05.2017 [18:20]
Theresa May will urge G7 leaders to tell technology firms that they should do more to suppress extremist content online, arguing that fight against Islamic State is shifting from the “battlefield to the internet”, according to The Guardian ...

29 terrorists killed in eastern Turkey

26.05.2017 [14:03]
At least 29 terrorists were killed in a counter-terrorism operation in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, the governor's office said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Gendarmerie forces conducted an operation after three trucks were set fire by PKK terrorists on a highway, the office said in a statement. ...

BMW 8 Series Rendered Before Concept’s Premiere at Villa d’Este

26.05.2017 [12:21]
After BMW spoiled us last year with plenty of concepts and anniversary models celebrating its 100 years of existence, the Bavarian manufacturer is not showing any signs of slowing down. During this weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the Germans plan ...

5 police killed in suspected al-Shabaab attack in Kenya

25.05.2017 [15:30]
Five police officers attached to a Kenyan government official were killed Wednesday after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device in Kenya's Mandera County, according to Anadolu Agency. Confirming the deaths of the police officers, Mandera County Governor Ali Roba said in a statement that among the dead ...