Prague offers to make use of Denmark’s unwanted AstraZeneca jabs

15.04.2021 [19:45]
The Czech Republic expressed its willingness to buy any excess AstraZeneca jabs Denmark does not plan to use after the country's decision to suspend the use of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Daily Sabah ...

India exceeds 200,000 daily coronavirus cases for 1st time

15.04.2021 [14:09]
India recorded over 200,000 coronavirus cases in a single day for the first time since the start of the pandemic, taking the country’s tally to over 14 million, according to Anadolu Agency. According to figures released Thursday by the Health Ministry, a total of 206,793 cases were registered, which ...

Turkey sends COVID-19 vaccine donation to Libya

15.04.2021 [12:12]
Turkey's donation of 150,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Libya has arrived in the North African country, said the Turkish National Defense Ministry on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. The ministry said on Twitter that the vaccines were given to Libyan officials ...

UK to host 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties

14.04.2021 [18:57]
The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals ...

Britain to withdraw nearly all its troops from Afghanistan

14.04.2021 [18:22]
Britain will withdraw nearly all its troops from Afghanistan following the U.S. plan to withdraw its troops by Sept. 11, 2021, The Times reported on Tuesday. Britain has drawn up plans to hand over control of the academy in Kabul where troops help to train Afghan ...

Vienna ready to host possible Russian-US summit

14.04.2021 [16:12]
Austria is always ready to provide a venue for a possible meeting between Russian and US Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, if the sides opt to organize their summit on its territory, an Austrian foreign ministry official told TASS on Tuesday. The While House and the Kremlin reported after a telephone call between Biden and Putin ...

Biden says US to leave Afghanistan on September 11

14.04.2021 [13:32]
US President Joe Biden is set to announce the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, an official told reporters on condition of anonymity on Tuesday, DW reports. The symbolic date, 20 years ...

Maqnitude 5.1 quake strikes off southwestern Turkey

14.04.2021 [11:18]
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck off the Aegean coast near Turkey’s southwestern Mugla province, the country's disaster agency said Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Japan decides to release Fukushima wastewater into sea

13.04.2021 [15:49]
Japan decided Tuesday to dispose of radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced his government's decision following a cabinet meeting and said that disposing of the treated water ...

Turkey: 85% of new COVID-19 cases due to UK variant

13.04.2021 [14:28]
Some 85% of new COVID-19 cases across Turkey are due to the UK variant, the country's health minister said on Monday, urging people to take further steps to stem the virus' spread, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Germany's Merkel says third wave of pandemic may be toughest

13.04.2021 [14:00]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the current COVID-19 infection rate in the country was much too high, warning that the current third wave of the pandemic could prove to be the toughest yet, according to Reuters ...

New Christ statue in Brazil's Encantado to be taller than Rio's

12.04.2021 [19:34]
A new statue of Christ being built in Brazil will be taller than the famous Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, according to BBC. Christ the Protector in the southern city of Encantado will be 43m (140 ft) high with its pedestal ...

Pak-India track-II Diplomacy

12.04.2021 [15:48]
IT seems that track-II diplomacy between Pakistan and India has now somehow succeeded to lessen gestures of ongoing tugs-of-war and tit-for-tat syndrome. Diplomatic resources say that track-II diplomacy with India had been active since 2018 and Indian ...

Turkey's hybrid engine for moon mission passes 1st test

12.04.2021 [13:12]
Turkey has successfully tested its first hybrid engine that will be used in its planned Moon Mission, the country's technology and industry minister said on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reports. Mustafa Varank was briefed on the system in the Sile district of Istanbul ...

Libya’s interim premier to visit Turkey on Monday

12.04.2021 [11:08]
Libya's interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh will pay an official visit to Turkey on Monday at the invitation of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility suffers electrical problem

11.04.2021 [17:47]
Iran’s Natanz nuclear site has suffered a problem involving its electrical distribution grid , the state TV reported. State TV quoted Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for Iran’s civilian nuclear program, announcing the incident ...

At least 8 dead after earthquake strikes off Java in Indonesia

11.04.2021 [12:04]
At least 8 people were killed after a 6.0-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Indonesia's main Java island, as the country reels from a cyclone disaster in another part of the archipelago, according to the Channel News Asia ...

Kyrgyzstan votes on new constitution

11.04.2021 [10:35]
Voters in Kyrgyzstan went to polls on Sunday for a constitutional referendum widely expected to see President Sadyr Japarov’s powers expanded while allowing him to run for office a second time, according to Al Jazeera. President Sadyr Japarov—elected in January—signed a law approving the vote in March ...

Foreign ministers of Turkey, Egypt speak over phone

10.04.2021 [17:45]
Turkey’s foreign minister spoke to his Egyptian counterpart over phone on Saturday, a diplomatic source said, Anadolu Agency reports. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sameh Shoukry exchanged greetings ...