• An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, said the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC, causing some residents and visitors on the tourist island to flee buildings. According to Channel News Asia there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from ...
  • Settlement in southeastern Ukraine and prisoner release were in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said, according to TASS ...
  • The Turkish presidential spokesman on July 4 said Ankara will host a trilateral summit with the participation of Russia and Iran in August, according to Anadolu Agency. "The meeting will mainly be on Idlib and other parts of Syria, on the general security situation ...
  • The total number of registered organ donors in China exceeded 1.35 million as of June 15, with the majority of them young people under age 30, statistics released on Tuesday showed, China Daily reports. By June 15, more than 24,000 people in China had donated a total number of 69,302 organs after death ...
  • Northern pearl Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning province is gearing up for the 2019 World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, or Summer Davos Forum, from July 1 to 3, officials said in Beijing Tuesday, according to China Daily ...

Camping site fire in Russia’s Khabarovsk Region leaves 12 injured

23.07.2019 [16:04]
Twelve people, including seven children, have been injured in a blaze at a camping site in Russia’s Khabarovsk Region, one child was killed, the Russian Ministry of Health reported, according to TASS ...

Istanbul police seize record $271 million in counterfeit bills

23.07.2019 [14:56]
Police seized $271 million of counterfeit bills—an all-time record high—at an illegal printing press in the Esenyurt district on the European side of Istanbul, according to Daily Sabah. The Directorate of Combating Financial Crimes launched ...

At least 25 people reportedly killed in deadly clashes in Ethiopia

23.07.2019 [10:47]
Hospital officials in Ethiopia have reported that at least 25 people have died in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists in southern Ethiopia, China Global Television Network reported. The officials said security forces fired bullets during the protests across the Sidama region ...

Turkey warns of counter-steps if US takes harsh stance

23.07.2019 [09:42]
Turkey will take counter-steps if the U.S. adopts hostile attitude towards it, Turkish foreign minister said, according to Ana. Mevlut Cavusoglu was speaking on the U.S. decision to take Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program in a televised interview ...

India launches second Moon mission

22.07.2019 [18:52]
India`s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch, according The Guardian. Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 take off at 2.43pm local ...

10 people killed in car bomb blast in Somali capital

22.07.2019 [15:23]
At least 10 people were killed and several others wounded, when a car bomb blast targeted a security checkpoint, in Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday morning, local media reported, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Turkey condemns twin terror attacks in NW Pakistan

22.07.2019 [13:09]
Turkey on Sunday condemned twin terror attacks which killed at least seven people in northwestern Pakistan, Anadolu Agency reports. “We received the news with deep sorrow that the terror attack which took place in Kyber Pakhtunkwa Province of Pakistan ...

Two terrorist attacks in D I Khan left Pakistan in state of sorrowfulness

21.07.2019 [14:58]
When Pakistani team headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan is in Washington D C for showcasing Pakistan as a terrorism-free country, terrorists played havoc in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province again by launching two separate terrorist attacks in the city of Dera Ismael Khan which is also known ...

Lisbon City Council rejects using tourist tax to eradicate homelessness

20.07.2019 [20:50]
The Lisbon city council today rejected the use of part of the tourist tax revenue for the eradication of homelessness in the city, arguing that it “legally would easily be called into question,” according to the Portugal News. The tourist tax began to be applied in January 2016 on the overnight stays ...

Peru evacuates hundreds in South after volcano rumbles

20.07.2019 [17:42]
Hundreds of people living near a volcano in southern Peru have been evacuated after it erupted and spread ash on Friday, according to the Global Times. The Ubinas Volcano, the most active in Peru, recorded two explosions since dawn, which ...

Turkey marks 45th anniversary of Cyprus peace operation

20.07.2019 [12:22]
Turkey’s vice president marked the 45th anniversary of the country’s peace operation on the island of Cyprus on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. “Happy 45th anniversary of Cyprus Peace Operation, which brought peace to the island of Cyprus ...

Turkey: 48 suspects arrested over FETO links

20.07.2019 [11:06]
At least 20 military personnel were arrested on Friday for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 deadly defeated coup attempt in Turkey, according to a security source, Anadolu Agency reported ...

Saudi Arabia to host US armed forces

20.07.2019 [09:39]
Saudi Arabia has announced that it will host US armed forces to preserve peace in the region, Saudi press Agency reported on Saturday, quoting an official source in the Saudi Ministry of Defense, according to Saudi Gazette ...

3 killed in plane crash in Austrian Alps

19.07.2019 [21:16]
Austrian authorities say three people have been killed in a small airplane crash in the Alps near the German border, according to AP. Austrian police told the dpa news agency Friday that the identity of those killed in the Thursday evening ...

5.6-magnitude quake hits Tibet

19.07.2019 [20:45]
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Cona County in the city of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Friday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 27.67 degrees north latitude and 92.89 degrees east longitude ...

Talks ongoing with Virgin Galactic on UAE spaceport plans

19.07.2019 [18:11]
Plans to establish a spaceport in the UAE will hinge on a number of key criteria being met, according to the chairman of the UAE Space Agency, Dr Ahmad Al Falasi, according to Arabian Business. Speaking on the sidelines of the agency’s fifth anniversary celebrations in Abu Dhabi, Al Falasi ...

Eight children among 14 killed in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

19.07.2019 [16:41]
At least 14 people, including eight children, were killed and 53 suffered injuries in rain-related incidents across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday, according to Dawn. The relevant officials and rescue workers told Dawn that at ...

16 migrants die in vehicle crash in eastern Turkey

18.07.2019 [23:18]
At least 16 people died and 51 were injured on Thursday when a vehicle carrying irregular migrants crashed in eastern Turkey, a local official said, according to Anadolu Agency. The crash reportedly occurred when the driver lost control ...

Europe`s GPS system `Galileo` finally restored following major `technical incident`

18.07.2019 [19:48]
Europe`s satellite navigation system, `Galileo,` has been finally restored six days after a major technical error caused most satellites powering the system to break down, according to the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency. ...