Baghdadi raid video released as Pentagon reveals Isis leader 'fired from his hideout'

31.10.2019 [15:00]
The US Defence Department has released the first images and videos of the special forces raid that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Isis terror group, in Syria, according to Independent. In the videos, around a half dozen American troops can be seen approaching the compound ...

Shuri Castle, once the heart of Okinawa's Ryukyu Kingdom, destroyed in fire

31.10.2019 [14:12]
Large parts of Shuri Castle, a symbol of Okinawa Prefecture and popular tourist attraction in the city of Naha, were destroyed in a fire early Thursday morning, authorities said, according to The Japan Times. The cause of the blaze remains ...

Israeli teens win silver at robotics Olympics in Dubai for ocean-cleaning robot

31.10.2019 [12:47]
An Israeli delegation of high school students returned victorious from the FIRST Global Challenge held in Dubai this weekend, winning a silver medal for their robot which they built to aid the global effort to clean the oceans, according to TPS news agency ...

Twitter to ban all political advertising, raising pressure on Facebook

31.10.2019 [10:49]
Twitter will ban all political advertising, the company’s CEO has announced, in a move that will increase pressure on Facebook over its controversial stance to allow politicians to advertise false statements, according to The Guardian ...

31 passengers of Tezgam Express train burnt to death in Rahim Yar Khan Pakistan

31.10.2019 [10:47]
As many as 27 passengers of Rawalpindi-bound Tezgam Express train were burnt to death when three bogies of Karachi-Rawalpindi Tezgam Express caught fire near Rahim Yar Khan city, reports DND News Agency from Pakistan. Train got fire near a small town Liaqatpur which is 30 kilomtere away from Rahimyar Khan city. Transportation ...

Germany to unveil European cloud to rival Amazon, Alibaba

30.10.2019 [17:30]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is about to unveil plans for a cloud service to allow European companies to avoid storing data with U.S. or Asian rivals such as Amazon.com Inc. or Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, according to Bloomberg. ...

The first aircraft carrier hit by Japanese kamikaze was found at the bottom of sea

30.10.2019 [16:36]
The aircraft carrier was destroyed during a special operation – the first successful attack by a kamikaze pilot on a U.S. Navy ship during World War II, according to Top News. Scientists have discovered the first American aircraft carrier sunk ...

Turkey rejects US resolution on Armenian claims

30.10.2019 [11:56]
Turkey rejects a resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Armenian claims, the country’s Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. “We reject the resolution H.R. 296 entitled ‘Affirming the ...

In historic first, leaders of monotheistic religions sign document against mercy killings

30.10.2019 [10:49]
Representatives of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate on Monday attended a historic meeting at Vatican City with leaders of the major monotheistic faiths and signed a historic document calling on doctors around the world not to assist in ending the lives of ...

Terrorists withdraw from safe zone area: Erdogan

30.10.2019 [09:17]
Russia informed Turkish authorities that terrorists withdrew from northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, according to Anadolu Agency. "The 120-hour agreement with the U.S. and the 150-hour agreement with Russia, that w e made ended. We will have talks ...

Police arrest 84-year-old man over gun and arson attack at French mosque

29.10.2019 [15:14]
An 84-year-old man who once stood as a far-right candidate in local elections has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a shooting and arson attack that injured two people outside a mosque in south-west France, according to The Guardian ...

Robert Evans death: Chinatown and The Godfather producer dies, aged 89

29.10.2019 [13:40]
Robert Evans, the fast-living Hollywood producer who backed such seminal Seventies films as Chinatown, The Godfather and Harold and Maude, has died aged 89, according to Independent. The producer died on Saturday, a representative confirmed ...

U.S. stops flights to all Cuban cities except Havana

28.10.2019 [19:27]
The Trump administration further limited the ability of U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba Friday, ordering American airlines to discontinue flights to any city there other than Havana, according to The Washington Post. U.S. carriers currently offer direct flights from various U.S. cities to nine destinations ...

Israeli appointed to serve in top position at the UN, shattering glass ceiling

28.10.2019 [18:21]
Israeli Natalia Nadal has been appointed the head of Enabling and Outreach Service at the United Nations (UN) and has become one of the most senior Israelis serving in the international organization, according to TPS news agency ...

Helicopter crash kills 6 in Colombia

28.10.2019 [16:31]
A helicopter, which was part of the presidential fleet, crashed in a countryside in central Colombia's Cundinamarca department, killing all the six crew members, the Colombian Air Force (FAC) said on Sunday, according to Xinhua. "The Colombian Air Force deeply regrets the loss of the six crew members of FAC helicopter ...

Argentine central bank cuts dollar purchase limit sharply as forex reserves tumble

28.10.2019 [15:41]
Argentina’s central bank announced early Monday morning it would sharply cut the amount of dollars individuals could buy, amid concerns over outflows of foreign exchange reserves accelerating after President Mauricio Macri was voted out of power on Sunday, according to Reuters ...

Japanese typhoon farm, forest, fishery losses top $1.5 billion

28.10.2019 [10:30]
Japan's agriculture ministry says the damage to the farming, forestry and fishery industries from the recent typhoons has surpassed 170 billion yen, or about 1.5 billion dollars, according to NHK World. The ministry said on Monday that the financial losses from Typhoon Hagibis ...

G20 ministers vow to address issue of 'over-tourism' at Hokkaido meeting

27.10.2019 [18:14]
Tourism ministers from the Group of 20 leading industrialized nations and emerging economies agreed to step up efforts to address friction between visitors and local residents and the destruction of nature through what is called ‘over-tourism", ...

Putin informs Macron of results of Russia-Africa Summit held in Sochi

27.10.2019 [11:00]
In a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron, Russian President Vladimir Putin notified him of results of the Russia-Africa Summit held in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin said in a statement. "Vladimir Putin told [Macron] about the results ...