• 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 ...

COVID-19 kills 118 more in Iran

04.09.2020 [17:03]
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 118 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 22,044, according to IRNA ...

11 hurt after M5.0 quake in central Japan

04.09.2020 [11:28]
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 shook central Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued, Japan's weather agency said, leaving at least 11 people hurt, according to Kyodo News ...

Pakistan reports 441 COVID-19 cases in one day

03.09.2020 [13:51]
Pakistan on Wednesday has reported 18 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 296,590, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has ...

300 hotel guests quarantined in Jordan after chef gets COVID-19

03.09.2020 [12:55]
Hundreds of hotel guests in Jordan have been forced to quarantine for another 14 days after a chef at the hotel tested positive for coronavirus, according to local media reports, Al Arabiya reports. A source told Assawsana News that 300 guests, who had already been quarantined in the hotel for two weeks ...

3 more terrorists surrender to Turkish security forces

02.09.2020 [13:21]
Turkey persuaded three more terrorists to turn themselves into security forces, the country's Interior Ministry said Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Police and gendarmerie worked together to convince the terrorist to surrender, the ministry said in a statement ...

Southwestern Japan urged to beware of powerful typhoon

02.09.2020 [10:22]
Japan's weather agency on Wednesday warned residents to be vigilant as a very powerful typhoon may cause storms, mudslides and flooding in Okinawa and the southwestern main island of Kyushu, according to Kyodo news agency ...

New school year in China begins with strict COVID-19 measures

01.09.2020 [17:09]
With a mixture of nerves and excitement, many students in China kicked off a new school year on Tuesday, Xinhua reports. In Wuhan, a megacity once hit-hard by the novel coronavirus, a total of 2,842 kindergartens, primary and secondary schools ...

Pakistan reports 213 coronavirus cases in one day

01.09.2020 [11:48]
Pakistan on Monday has reported 6 deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 295,849, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 6,294 ...

Uzbekistan passes 41,650 coronavirus cases

31.08.2020 [12:26]
Uzbekistan registered 123 new COVID-19 cases as of 10.00 a.m. of August 31, according to AKI press. These new cases included 89 in Tashkent, 14 in Kashkadarya region, 10 in Tashkent region, 8 in Andijan region, 2 in Namangan region ...

Turkish president marks 98th anniversary of Victory Day

30.08.2020 [20:53]
Turkey on Sunday celebrated the 98th anniversary of Victory Day, which commemorates the resounding defeat of the Greek forces at the hands of the Turks in the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922, according ...

With nearly 79,000 new cases of Covid-19, India sets grim world record

30.08.2020 [19:29]
India on Sunday recorded 78,761 cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data, Hindustan Times reported. This pushed the nationwide ...

Japan`s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to run in LDP leadership race to replace Abe

30.08.2020 [17:07]
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has decided to enter the Liberal Democratic Party leadership race, sources said Sunday, according to Kyodo. Suga has conveyed his intention to ...

Egypt seeking self-sufficiency in petroleum during 2022-2023: PM

30.08.2020 [15:32]
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced Saturday that Egypt is aiming to achieve self-sufficiency in petroleum during fiscal year 2022-2023, according to Egypt Independent. His remarks came during press statements made at the inauguration of several ...

‘Turkey determined to be production, technology center’

30.08.2020 [13:19]
Turkey is determined to become a global production and technology center, the country’s president said, Anadolu Agency reported. “We are committed to making Turkey, the center of three continents, a global production, and technology center ...

Restaurant collapse kills 29 in north China

30.08.2020 [11:30]
Twenty-nine people have been confirmed dead after a village restaurant collapsed Saturday in north China's Shanxi province, local authorities said Sunday, according to China Daily. The Work Safety Committee of China's State Council will supervise the investigation into the restaurant collapse ...

125 new coronavirus infections reported in Kyrgyzstan bring total to 43,712

29.08.2020 [18:49]
125 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Kyrgyzstan by the morning of August 29, the Ministry of Health reported, according to AKI press. 40 are PCR-confirmed coronavirus cases and 85 are pneumonia cases with coronavirus symptom ...

Pakistan reports 415 coronavirus cases in one day

29.08.2020 [10:37]
Pakistan on Friday has reported nine deaths in last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 295,053, according to The Nation. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped ...

Turkish president, NATO chief discuss E.Med on phone

28.08.2020 [22:22]
Turkey's president Friday spoke to the NATO head over the phone, with the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean discussed, the Turkish authorities said, according to Anadolu Agency. In the phone call with Jean Stoltenberg, Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that Turkey ...

Japan's PM Abe to step down due to health concerns

28.08.2020 [11:31]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced his intention to resign at a meeting of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party, saying he made the decision to minimize the impact of his deteriorating ...