Irankhodro Powertrain Company unveils 1st all-electric car 'RANA'

19.02.2020 [15:46]
Irankhodro Powertrain Company (IPCO) unveiled its first all-electric car, named RANA, in a ceremony on Tuesday, according to Mehr News Agency. The ceremony was held on the sidelines of the 11th International Conference on Internal Combustion Engine and Oil in Tehran ...

IDF recovers helmet of pilot killed in accident 35 years ago

19.02.2020 [12:36]
The IDF has recovered the helmet of Israeli Air Force (IAF) pilot Major Daniel (Danny) Guri who was killed in a training accident 35 years ago. On May 27, 1984, on his fourth wedding anniversary, Danny was on a training flight with one of his students over ...

Turkey says 'return to Sochi deal' core policy in Syria

19.02.2020 [10:22]
Turkey's presidential spokesman said Tuesday that Ankara's policy in Idlib, the restive Syrian province, is based on the 2018 Sochi deal reached with Russia, according to Anadolu Agency. "Returning to the Sochi deal is the baseline of Turkey's policy for Idlib ...

Amazon's Bezos pledges $10 billion to climate change fight

18.02.2020 [19:54]
Amazon (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will commit $10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate change, he said on Monday, according to Reuters ...

Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Air Launched Cruise Missile “Ra’ad-II”

18.02.2020 [14:25]
Pakistan has conducted a successful flight test of Air Launched Cruise Missile “Ra’ad-II” having a range of 600 kilometers, which significantly enhances air delivered strategic standoff capability on land and at sea, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. ...

At the heart of the Jewish people’: Hundreds pray at Kotel for wellbeing of Chinese people

18.02.2020 [14:02]
Hundreds of Israelis gathered at the Kotel, Western Wall, in Jerusalem’s Old City for a special prayer session on Sunday following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus in the world, according to TPS news agency. ...

Coronavirus outbreak in China to peak this month

18.02.2020 [13:34]
The novel coronavirus outbreak in China is expected to peak in late February, Zeng Yixin, vice minister of China's National Health Commission, said on Tuesday, adding that the epidemiological situation in the country is expected to stabilize by April, according ...

Sharp releases details of 5G smartphone ahead of spring launch

18.02.2020 [11:18]
Sharp Corp on Monday released the specifications of its new smartphone that will operate on the 5G network that is set to launch in Japan this spring, according to Japan Today. The Osaka-based company said its Aquos R5G handset will ...

China reports 1,886 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 98 new deaths

18.02.2020 [10:51]
Chinese health authority Tuesday said it received reports of 1,886 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 98 deaths on Monday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, Xinhua reports. ...

Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

17.02.2020 [18:27]
The UN chief on Sunday voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable,” according to Anadolu Agency. Antonio Guterres’ remarks came during a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the ...

Subaru to recall 81,260 vehicles in China

17.02.2020 [12:13]
Japanese automaker Subaru will recall a total of 81,260 vehicles sold in the Chinese market over safety hazards, said China's market regulator, according to Xinhua. ...

Man stabs two persons with knife in Moscow church

16.02.2020 [15:10]
A man attacked worshippers with a knife in a church in downtown Moscow on Sunday, wounding two persons, Russian Interior Ministry Spokeswoman Irina Volk told TASS. The suspect has been detained. "Police detained in hot pursuit a 26-year-old resident of the Lipetsk Region ...

Japan’s Foreign Minister states change of phase in talks with Russia

16.02.2020 [11:31]
Talks between Japan and Russia are making a transition to another phase, when parties discuss key issues in a more positive way, Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said after talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference ...

China reports 2,641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 143 new deaths

15.02.2020 [10:04]
The death toll in China from the coronavirus outbreak rose to 1,524, the country’s National Health Commission said Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. Authorities said 66,492 confirmed cases have been reported, while in the last 24 hours ...

Israeli water tech deployed in Gaza to ease water crisis

14.02.2020 [10:19]
Israeli technology that produces clean drinking water out of air was introduced on Wednesday in the Gaza Strip, the first stage in a plan to help the locals fight the water crisis they are contending with, according to TPS news agency ...

China reports 5,090 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 121 new deaths VIDEO

14.02.2020 [10:16]
Chinese health authorities Friday said it received reports of 5,090 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 121 deaths on Thursday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, according to Xinhua ...

Eight citizens of Ukraine killed, one injured as result of car accident near Pskov in Russia

13.02.2020 [15:30]
Eight citizens of Ukraine were killed and one was injured in an accident involved a van with the Ukrainian registration on the road in Pskov region of Russia, a press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported, according to Interfax-Ukraine ...

Putin, Erdogan discuss Idlib, Syria over phone

12.02.2020 [19:51]
The Russian and Turkish presidents discussed the latest developments in Idlib, a de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, over the phone, both countries said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. The conversation between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan came ...

Philippines Duterte terminates troop pact with U.S.

12.02.2020 [09:01]
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced the termination of a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States (VFA), delivering on threats to downgrade an alliance important to U.S. interests, Reuters reported ...