With the Turkish and Russian presidents doing the honors, on Friday the last offshore section of a landmark natural gas pipeline was put into place, Anadolu Agency reported ...

Pakistani Army Chief: Comprehensive national response required to deal with hybrid conflict

19.11.2018 [18:01]
Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that “we are confronting hybrid conflict where focus is shifting to subversion on religious, sectarian, ethnic & social issues”, and stressed the need to have a comprehensive national ...

Painting found in Romania studied as possibly stolen Picasso

19.11.2018 [16:10]
Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania, according to Associated Press. Four Romanians were convicted in the 2012 heist of Picasso’s “Tete d’Arlequin” and ...

2 injured in helicopter crash in southwest China

18.11.2018 [22:32]
Two pilots were slightly injured after a sightseeing helicopter crashed into a road in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sunday, local authorities said, Xinhua reported. The injured pilots were sent to a local hospital for treatment after the crash ...

14 killed as bus falls into ditch in India

18.11.2018 [21:42]
At least 14 people were killed and 14 others injured after a bus fell into a ditch on Sunday in Damta town of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand, India, according to Hindustan Times newspaper. Six of the injured were air-lifted to AIIMS, Rishikesh and Jolly Grant ...

In 2018 Turkey neutralized 73 wanted PKK terrorists

18.11.2018 [18:34]
Over the course of 2018, Turkish security forces have neutralized 73 top YPG/PKK/KCK terrorists in operations at home and abroad, according to an Anadolu Agency analysis of official data, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word ...

3 killed, 10 injured in grenade blast at religious congregation in India

18.11.2018 [13:54]
At least three people were killed and ten injured in an explosion inside the Nirankari Bhavan at Adliwal village near Amritsar’s Rajasansi, India, on Sunday, police said, according to local daily newspaper Tribune. Inspector General SPS Parmar said at least 10 people were injured in the blast. Initial reports said two armed, masked people ...

Pakistani Army Chief reaffirms commitment to improve Karachi’s security environment

18.11.2018 [11:40]
Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Karachi is engine of national economy and we shall further improve its security environment so that positive business trajectory is maintained (Karachi’s security), the Pakistani DND news agency reported ...

Suicide bomber blows herself up in Chechnya’s capital - police

18.11.2018 [11:35]
An unidentified woman has detonated her suicide belt near a checkpoint on the outskirts of Chechnya’s capital Grozny, no one else was hurt in the attack, Chechen Acting Interior Minister Alti Alaudinov told reporters, TASS reports.. "At about 4 p.m. on Saturday, a young woman approached Federal Police ...

China`s Xi sees big potential for Pacific partnerships

17.11.2018 [17:54]
China and Papua New Guinea should strengthen the connection of development strategies under the Belt and Road Initiative framework and enhance cooperation in such areas as economy, trade, investment and finance, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ...

Spain to propose ban on sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2040

16.11.2018 [20:00]
Spain plans to propose a ban on sales of petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2040, government sources said on Tuesday, joining a string of countries taking aim at polluting vehicles to help cut greenhouse gas emissions, Reuters reported ...

U.S. has spent nearly $6 trillion on 'war on terror,' study says

16.11.2018 [11:12]
The United States has spent or will have spent nearly $6 trillion on its war on terrorism since it began in 2001, a new study showed Wednesday, according to UPI.com. The "Costs of War Project" by the Watson Institute of International ...

Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees

15.11.2018 [21:23]
A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for more than $36 million Wednesday at a rare auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby’s is calling a record price for a pearl at auction ...

Yonhap News Agency launches YouTube news channel “KOREA NOW”

15.11.2018 [20:17]
Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's representative news wire service, launched a new English-language news channel “KOREA NOW” on YouTube on Oct. 1, 2018 ...

Saudi Arabia charges 11 in relation to Khashoggi murder

15.11.2018 [17:45]
Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor’s office on Thursday announced it had charged 11 out of 21 suspects in relation to the murder early last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Anadolu Agency reported. At a press conference held in capital Riyadh, the prosecutor announced ...

4 dead, 41 injured in Shaanxi road accident

15.11.2018 [14:58]
Four people were killed and another 41 injured in a road accident in Jingbian County in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Thursday, Xinhua reported ...

Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman resigns

14.11.2018 [21:49]
Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman stated on Wednesday, addressing the media, that he resigns from his post, TASS reported. "Yes, I resign from the post of the Israeli minister of defense," he said. "Our party Yisrael ...

Turkey withdraws from Libya conference in Italy

13.11.2018 [21:37]
Turkey has withdrawn from an international conference on Libya in Italy's southern city of Palermo, the country’s vice president said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported. Speaking to reporters, Fuat Oktay said: “The international community, unfortunately, could not reach a consensus this morning ...

Abe, Pence reaffirm cooperation toward nuclear-free N. Korea

13.11.2018 [13:47]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence agreed on Tuesday to expand trade and investment for mutual benefit, Kyodo news agency reported. During their meeting in Tokyo, Abe and Pence also confirmed their cooperation in the ...