53 dead in China building collapse, search for trapped ends VIDEO

06.05.2022 [11:42]
A building collapse one week ago in central China killed 53 people, state media reported Friday, as the search of the large pile of debris ended after rescuers found 10 survivors. Authorities said at a news conference that all the missing had been accounted for as of 3 a.m., state broadcaster CCTV said in an online post ...

Italy’s new COVID-19 cases down 8.9% in one week

06.05.2022 [10:59]
The number of new COVID-19 cases dropped by 8.9% in Italy in the April 27-May 3 period with respect to the previous week, taking the tally under the 400,000 mark, the GIMBE medical foundation said Thursday in its weekly coronavirus monitoring report, according to ANSA ...

10 rescued, 5 dead in central China building collapse

05.05.2022 [18:24]
Ten people have been rescued and five others died after a self-built residential structure collapsed in central China's Hunan Province on April 29, rescuers said early Thursday, according to Xinhua. At around 12:00 a.m. Thursday, the tenth survivor, a female ...

“Terminator insects” brought from Turkey will protect Belgian forests

05.05.2022 [11:45]
100 “terminator bugs” (Calosoma Sycophanta) were imported from Turkey to fight against the pine processionary caterpillar, one of the biggest enemies of forests in Belgium, according to Cumhuriyet Daily. The insects, which once lived in Belgium but became extinct over time, were produced in laboratories in Turkey for biological control and released into the wild ...

 Hawa Mahal – Palace of Winds

05.05.2022 [11:32]
Hawa Mahal, literally the Palace of Winds, was built using pink sandstone in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh and is the most recognizable monuments of Jaipur. This unique five-storey structure with small-latticed windows is a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Hawa Mahal ...

UNESCO and UN Human Rights Office issue joint statement on release of two of their staff members

05.05.2022 [11:30]
As families across Yemen gathered to mark Eid al-Fitr this year, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) Michelle Bachelet urged the immediate release of two of their staff members who have been detained since early November last year in Sana'a, according to the UNESCO ...

Hungary sends medical aid worth EUR 570,000 to Ukraine

04.05.2022 [19:21]
The Government of Hungary is sending medical aid worth 210 million forints (EUR 570,000) under the arrangements of Hungary Helps humanitarian scheme to Transcarpathia (Kárpátalja), a state secretary of the human resources ministry said on Tuesday, according to Daily News Hungary ...

Musk says Twitter may charge 'slight' fee for businesses and governments after takeover

04.05.2022 [15:08]
Elon Musk said on Tuesday Twitter might charge a "slight" fee for commercial and government users, part of the billionaire entrepreneur's push to grow revenue which has lagged behind larger rivals like Meta's Facebook, according to Euronews. "Twitter will always be free for casual ...

Qatar reclaims crown from US as world’s top LNG exporter

04.05.2022 [12:08]
Qatar reclaimed the crown as the world’s top liquefied natural gas exporter from the US just as the end of winter lowered demand for the heating fuel in the northern hemisphere, according to Al Arabiya. April exports of the superchilled fuel from Qatar surpassed 7.5 million metric tons, edging out the US ...

Latvia urged its citizens to leave Pridnestrovie

04.05.2022 [10:52]
The Latvian Foreign Ministry “urged” Latvian citizens not to visit Transnistria and leave it if they are currently there, reports the Associated Press. The Baltic News Service, a news agency of the three Baltic states, noted that the Latvian ministry’s ...

At least 27 killed in traffic accident involving passenger bus in northwestern Ukraine

04.05.2022 [10:08]
At least 27 people were killed in a traffic accident in Ukraine’s northwestern Rovenska district, Strana daily announced on its Telegram channel citing Ukrainian Interior Minister’s Aide Anton Gerashchenko, TASS reports. The traffic accident involving a minivan, a passenger bus and a fuel tank truck occurred ...

Putin tells Macron Russia is ready to continue dialogue with Kiev - Kremlin

03.05.2022 [20:16]
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday that despite Kiev’s unpreparedness for serious work Russia remained open to a dialogue, the Kremlin’s press service has said, according to TASS ...

Turkiye prepares new project for voluntary return of 1M Syrian refugees: President

03.05.2022 [17:17]
Turkiye is preparing a new project that would allow the voluntary return of 1 million Syrian refugees to their country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Mariupol civilian evacuation begins, 100 taken out of besieged steel plant: Ukraine

02.05.2022 [11:43]
The evacuation of civilians from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol has started and around 100 people are on their way to safety, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. The civilians are heading ...

Turkish president, UN chief hold phone talk

01.05.2022 [15:28]
The Turkish president and UN chief discussed the latest developments in the Russia-Ukraine war over the phone on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres briefed Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Turkish soldier killed in northern Iraq anti-terror operation

01.05.2022 [14:05]
A Turkish soldier was killed during an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, Turkiye’s National Defense Ministry said on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. Mumin Carkci, an infantry specialist sergeant, was killed in an explosion ...

Five people rescued so far from Changsha building collapse in China

30.04.2022 [15:52]
Five people were rescued as of Saturday morning after a residential building collapsed on Friday in Changsha City, capital of Central China's Hunan Province, according to CGTN. Local authorities said the five were treated at hospital ...

Pamukkale-Turkiye’s Cotton Castle

30.04.2022 [14:50]
Pamukkale, which literally translates to 'cotton castle' in Turkish, owes its name to enchanting formations of white limestone and calcium deposits from the mineral water flowing over the rocks. The sediments have crystallised over millennia creating a captivating winter wonderland facade ...

UK parliament passes controversial ‘anti-refugee bill’

30.04.2022 [12:38]
UK's controversial Nationality and Borders Bill, described as the "anti-refugee bill", has been adopted in the House of Lords, the upper house of Parliament according to Anadolu Agency. The bill was passed in the House of Lords by a vote of 212 to 157 ...