• The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Kyrgyzstan decided on Saturday that early presidential elections will be held on January 10, 2021, Xinhua reports. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on October 15 after violent protests in Bishkek following ...
  • Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has declared his resignation, the presidential press service said on Thursday, TASS reports. "I do not cling to power. I do not wish to go down in Kyrgyzstan’s history as a president who shed blood and shot at his own ...
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday maintained its forecast that Spain will suffer most among developed countries from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with a 12.8-percent fall in its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 ...
  • Turkey’s president on Tuesday spoke with Germany's chancellor on a number of issues, including bilateral relations, the Eastern Mediterranean, Libya, and developments in the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, said Turkey's Communications Directorate, according to Anadolu Agency ...
  • Yoshihide Suga, the newly elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), was officially appointed as the country's new prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, becoming the country's first new leader in nearly eight years ...

Pakistan and China sign development agreement for Rashakai Special Economic Zone

15.09.2020 [13:11]
Pakistan and China on Monday signed an agreement for the development of the Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ) under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Signing Ceremony of the Development Agreement for Rashakai Special Economic Zone ...

Turkish charity worker martyred in attack

14.09.2020 [18:04]
One charity worker was martyred and another was injured in an armed attack on a Turkish Red Crescent vehicle in northwestern Syria, the charity organization announced Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. In a statement, it said the vehicle, while traveling between the ...

Single voting day over in Russia

14.09.2020 [09:09]
Voting on Russia’s single election day on Sunday is over, with polling stations in the westernmost Kaliningrad region being closed at 21:00 Moscow time, TASS reported. The single voting day is held in Russia on the second Sunday of ...

At least 50 feared dead in Congo mine collapse

13.09.2020 [15:18]
At least 50 people are feared dead after a gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), local authorities have said, Al Jazeera reported. The accident in the makeshift mine occurred on Friday about 3pm local time ...

Talks between Afghan government and Taliban open in Qatar

12.09.2020 [13:08]
After nearly two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands, peace talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban have opened in Qatar's capital, according to Al Jazeera. Key speakers at Saturday's opening ceremony at a hotel in Doha included Abdullah Abdullah ...

Pakistan reports 548 COVID-19 cases in one day

12.09.2020 [11:25]
Pakistan on Friday has reported five deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 300,371, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,370. ...

India and China agree to de-escalate border tensions after Moscow meeting

12.09.2020 [10:04]
China and India have agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore "peace and tranquillity" following a high-level diplomatic meeting, according to ABC News ...

Run-off parliamentary elections starts in Iran

11.09.2020 [13:58]
The run-off parliamentary elections to send 10 remaining lawmakers to the legislative body started in Iran on Friday morning, according to IRNA. Eligible people will cast votes in 3,100 ballot ...

Pakistan reports six deaths, 441 new infections

11.09.2020 [10:06]
Pakistan’s Covid-19 tally rose to 299,855 after the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) reported 441 new cases on Thursday, according to The Nation. Six people succumbed to the virus in the country during the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 6,365 ...

Pakistan records 426 COVID-19 cases in one day

10.09.2020 [11:26]
Pakistan on Wednesday has reported 9 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 299,659, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has ...

Kyrgyzstan reports 87 new coronavirus cases, 44 613 in total

10.09.2020 [10:26]
87 new coronavirus cases were registered in Kyrgyzstan in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry's representative Ainura Akmatova told a briefing today, according to AKI press. 33 are PCR confirmed coronavirus cases and 54 are pneumonia cases with coronavirus symptoms ...

WHO: Mass virus vaccination unlikely until mid-2021

09.09.2020 [15:54]
The World Health Organization said Friday it is unlikely that there will be mass vaccination against the novel coronavirus before the middle of the next year, and the organization's chief said they will only be used when they are safe and effective, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Afghanistan’s VP Saleh survives Kabul blast, at least 10 killed

09.09.2020 [14:12]
Tariq Arian, Interior Ministry spokesman, confirmed 10 were killed and 16 were wounded in the Kabul blast targeting the convoy of First VP of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh, according to TOLOnews. The explosives were placed in a cart and were detonated when Saleh's convoy passed by, Arian said ...

COVID-19 kills 132 more Iranians over past 24 hours

08.09.2020 [19:00]
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 132 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours, according to IRNA. The spokeswoman said that, with the 132 new deaths, the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 18,264 ...

COVID-19 in Ukraine: 2,411 new infections, 57 dead, 73,999 active cases

08.09.2020 [14:13]
Ukraine has registered 2,411 new COVID-19 cases as of 9 a.m. on Sept. 8. Currently, there are 73,999 active cases across the country, according to Kyiv Post. In the past 24 hours, 57 people have died, 434 were hospitalized and 940 patients recovered. Laboratories carried ...

Pakistan reports only two deaths, 484 new corona cases

07.09.2020 [13:34]
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has reported two more deaths and 484 COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 298,509, according to The Nation. With the two fresh deaths during the last 24 hours ...

Coronavirus pandemic: Tracking the global outbreak

06.09.2020 [14:19]
Coronavirus is continuing its spread across the world, with more than 26 million confirmed cases in 188 countries. More than 870,000 people have lost their lives, according to BBC. Cases of the disease are continuing to surge in many countries. Some that had apparent success in suppressing ...

Turkey neutralizes 6 terrorists in eastern province

06.09.2020 [13:21]
At least six terrorists were neutralized in Turkey’s eastern province of Bitlis, the Turkish Interior Minister said on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Suleyman Soylu posted on Twitter that the Turkish gendarmerie neutralized six terrorists using an armed UAV ...

Pakistan reports 498 coronavirus cases in one day

05.09.2020 [11:17]
Pakistan on Friday has reported seven deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 297,512, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,335 ...