Georgian Prime Minister, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities discuss cooperation
The cooperation between the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe agencies and Georgian authorities was discussed in a meeting involving Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Kairat Abdrakhmanov, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities ...
At least 29 people hospitalized in connection with Brooklyn subway shooting
At least 29 people have been hospitalized in connection with the Brooklyn subway shooting, according to information provided to CNN by several local hospitals. Twenty-one patients were admitted, and 10 have since been discharged ...
Death toll from Philippines landslides, floods rises to 58
The death toll from landslides and floods in the Philippines has risen to 58 as rescuers dug up more bodies with their bare hands in villages buried in rain-fuelled landslides, according to Aljazeera. Most of the deaths from tropical storm Megi – the strongest to hit the Southeast ...
UK premier apologizes, pays police fine for lockdown-breaking party
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Tuesday after receiving a fine from the police for attending his own birthday party in 2020 in breach of lockdown rules at the time, according to Anadolu Agency. In a statement, he said: "Today I've received ...
Georgia starts using coronavirus medicine “Paxlovid”
According to the Georgian Deputy Minister of Health, Tamar Gabunia, Georgia has started using coronavirus medicine “Paxlovid”, and already a few patients are being treated with the medicine, according to Georgia Today. “Last week we started ...
COVID-19 kills 28 more Iranians over past 24 hours
Some 28 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 140,678, Iran's Health Ministry said on Tuesday, according to IRNA. 2,737 new cases of infection ...
China's auto sales down in March
China's auto sales in March slid 11.7 percent year on year to 2.23 million units, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Monday, according to Xinhua. Auto sales in the January-March period totaled 6.51 million units ...
Italy seizes properties belonging to Russian racer Mazepin
Italy has seized properties worth some 105 million euros owned by Russian former Formula One driver Nikita Dmitrievich Mazepin and his oligarch father, two police sources told Reuters on Monday. The operation targeted a villa - known as Rocky Ram - located in the north of the island of Sardinia ...
EU includes 21 Russian airline companies in aviation security blacklist
The European Commission included 21 Russian airline companies, including Aeroflot, Rossiya, Pobeda and UTair in its aviation security blacklist, the EC said in its statement Monday, according to TASS. The companies in the blacklist are forbidden from flying to or through EU member states, although it has already been banned ...
Tesla plans to start production of Optimus humanoid robot in 2023
Tesla may begin production of the first version of the Optimus humanoid robots in 2023, Elon Musk said at the opening of a new plant in Austin, Texas, according to TechLog360. Optimus should take on tasks that people don’t want to do or that are too dangerous, Musk said ...
Nokia to exit Russian market, says statement
Nokia will stop activities on the territory of the Russian Federation over Moscow’s military operation in Ukraine, the Finnish producer of telecommunication equipment said in a statement on Tuesday, according to TASS ...
UK sanctions 2 Bosnian Serb leaders accused of undermining peace
The British government on Monday announced sanctions against two Bosnian Serb leaders for undermining peace and security in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wider Balkans region, according to Anadolu Agency. Milorad Dodik, the Bosnian Serb member of the country's tripartite Presidency Council ...
Iran summons Afghan envoy over attacks on diplomatic missions
Iran on Tuesday summoned Afghanistan's chargé d'affaires in Tehran to protest attacks on Iranian diplomatic missions in the cities of Kabul and Herat, according to Anadolu Agency. The Iranian Foreign Ministry said consular services at diplomatic missions in Afghanistan would ...
Honda Motor Plans to Produce 2 Million EVs Annually by 2030
Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday that it plans to produce 2 million electric vehicles annually by 2030 as part of its bid to cut carbon emissions, according to Morningstar. The Japanese auto maker said it aims to introduce 30 models globally by 2030 ...
Georgian PM, MEPs discuss country’s EU membership, security issues
Georgia's official application for European Union membership, and the European Parliament's support for the country were discussed in a meeting between Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and a delegation of the European Parliament in Tbilisi on Monday, according to agenda.ge ...
Turkish President congratulates Pakistan's new prime minister
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a phone call Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. According to the Turkish Communications Directorate, Erdogan called Sharif after he took the oath of office ...
Putin finishes talks with Nehammer in Novo-Ogaryovo — Kremlin spokesman
Russian President Vladimir Putin and visiting Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer have finished their talks at the Russian president’s residence in Novo-Ogaryovo, Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Monday. "Yes, the meeting is over," he said. He did not say however how long the talks lasted ...
World Bank: Georgia’s economic growth to drop to 2.5%
The Georgian economic growth is expected to slow to 2.5 percent in 2022 due to ongoing hostilities in Ukraine, the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Economic Update said, according to Agenda.ge. The report from the World Bank, which had forecasted a 5.5 percent growth ...
Scientists develop a recyclable pollen-based paper for repeated printing and ‘unprinting’
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a pollen-based 'paper' that, after being printed on, can be 'erased' and reused multiple times without any damage to the paper, according to ScienceDaily ...