At least 14 children were injured on Friday in a knife attack at a kindergarten in China's southwestern city of Chongqing, according to Euronews. A 39-year-old woman, identified only by her surname Liu, attacked the children at the gate of the kindergarten with a kitchen ...

Lukashenko, Poroshenko to meet on 26 October

25.10.2018 [19:16]
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is set to take part in a plenary session of the 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine in Gomel on 26 October, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader ...

Krasnodar Region floods leave two dead

25.10.2018 [17:23]
Floods have left two people dead and two others injured along with one missing in the Tuapse district of the Krasnodar Region, parts of which were hammered by severe storms, Municipal District Head Anatoly Rusin told TASS on Thursday ...

Moscow, Rome examine options of connecting Italy to TurkStream

25.10.2018 [13:47]
Moscow and Rome are exploring options of connecting Italy to the TurkStream gas pipeline, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after talks with Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, TASS reported ...

China to become largest global aviation market in mid-2020s: IATA

25.10.2018 [13:24]
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said Wednesday its 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast shows that China will displace the United States as the world's largest aviation market in the mid-2020s, according to Xinhua news agency ...

Japanese PM arrives in Beijing for official visit

25.10.2018 [11:57]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Beijing Thursday afternoon for an official visit to China, according to Xinhua. At the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ...

Turkey remands PKK terrorist handed over by Bulgaria

24.10.2018 [23:03]
A PKK terrorist who illegally crossed to Bulgaria has been handed over to Turkish officials from the Kapikule border crossing in western Edirne province, security sources said on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. The man, identified by officials as Hakki Goren, was allegedly planning ...

Japan confirms journalist held in Syria for 3 years released safely

24.10.2018 [20:12]
Japan confirmed Wednesday freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda has been released after more than three years of captivity in Syria and is now in Turkey, and will be coming home as soon as possible, Kyodo news agency reported ...

Nasa 'fixes' Hubble malfunction

24.10.2018 [12:50]
Nasa believes it has fixed a malfunction with the Hubble telescope which threatened to limit the orbiting observatory's performance, according to BBC. Earlier this month, one of Hubble's gyros - needed to point the spacecraft ...

Khashoggi's 'savage' murder premeditated: President Erdogan

23.10.2018 [20:51]
The Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "premeditated", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Speaking during his Justice and Development (AK) Party's group meeting at parliament ...

Ex-Croatian PM to serve jail term for bribery

23.10.2018 [20:18]
Croatia's former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader on Monday was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for bribery and unjustified profits in the 90s wars, Anadolu Agency reported. A court in Croatian capital Zagreb found Sanader guilty ...

Vietnam Parliament elects Communist Party chief as president

23.10.2018 [16:16]
Vietnam's rubber stamp National Assembly elected Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as the country's president on Tuesday, consolidating his influence as the most powerful man in the Southeast Asian nation, according to The Associated Press ...

UK, France, Germany condemn Khashoggi's 'violent death'

22.10.2018 [21:53]
The U.K., France and Germany have condemned the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggy in a joint statement issued on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency. The statement by British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt ...

Croatians protest over government plan to raise retirement age

22.10.2018 [12:22]
Several thousand people protested in Croatia’s capital on Saturday over government plans to raise the retirement age to 67 and cut pensions for those who retire early, according to Reuters. This week the government asked parliament to pass legislation lifting ...

19 killed as buses collide in Pakistan

22.10.2018 [12:11]
Nineteen passengers died and 35 others were injured when two speeding buses collided head-on near the Ghazi Ghat area, Pakistan, local The Express Tribune newspaper reported. The injured include three children and one woman. 10 of the passengers ...

At least 18 dead, 164 injured in Taiwan train derailment

21.10.2018 [23:02]
At least 18 people died and another 164 injured as of 11 p.m. Sunday, after a passenger train derailed in Taiwan earlier in the afternoon, according to the island's railway authority, Xinhua reported. The Puyuma Express No. 6432 bound for Taitung from Shulin ...

Arab League welcomes Saudi investigations into Khashoggi case

21.10.2018 [16:03]
The General Secretariat of the Arab League welcomed the Royal Orders issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, and the statement issued by the Attorney General regarding the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the UAE-based Khaleej Times newspaper reported ...

Attacks kill 15, leave 110 people wounded on election day in Afghanistan, says agency

20.10.2018 [20:24]
At least 15 people were killed and 110 wounded in Saturday attacks on the day of parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, the Pajhwok Afghan News wrote on its Twitter account, TASS reported. The state-run agency did not specify what attacks are in question ...

Death toll from West Nile virus in Greece rises to 41

20.10.2018 [14:45]
The list of victims who have succumbed to the West Nile Virus in Greece continues to grow, according to the international Greek news network Greek Reporter. An announcement by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention said the number of ...