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Top North Korea envoy meets Trump at White House for nuclear talks

2019.01.19 20:54 GMT

A top North Korean nuclear envoy met President Donald Trump at the White House after holding talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday in a diplomatic flurry aimed at laying the groundwork for a second U.S.-North Korea summit, Trend reported citing Reuters.

May: We are leaving the EU on March 29

2019.01.16 14:59 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that Britain will be leaving the European Union on March 29 and that the bloc would only consider extending the ‘Article 50’ negotiating period if there was a credible alternative exit plan, Trend report referring to Reuters.

Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

2019.01.14 17:04 GMT

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity event.

Macedonian parl't approves country's name change to Republic of North Macedonia

2019.01.12 20:38 GMT

The name dispute between Greece and Macedonia have been souring bilateral relations for years, with Athens opposing the use of "Macedonia," which is also the name of a region in Greece, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

US withdraws some military equipment from Syria

2019.01.11 18:38 GMT

The U.S. has started withdrawing military equipment from Syria, an official from the Pentagon confirmed Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported.

Venezuelan Embassy attacked in Peru - foreign minister

2019.01.11 05:40 GMT

Venezuelan Embassy in the Peruvian capital, Lima, was attacked on Thursday following the sharp deterioration of relations between the two countries in light of incumbent President Nicolas Maduro's inauguration for second term in office, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said, Sputnik reports.

Miss Algeria stands up against attacks over skin color

2019.01.10 17:30 GMT

Winning a beauty pageant should be a moment of joy, but Miss Algeria Khadija Ben Hamou, from the country's vast desert south, was immediately targeted online for her dark skin color.

World's richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos divorcing wife after 25 years

2019.01.10 20:09 GMT

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos was named by Forbes as the biggest winner of 2018, with his personal net worth growing by $28 billion between 29 December 2017 and 17 December 2018, reaching $126.2 billion. However, affairs in his private life are seemingly not going so well.

Rose scent reduces risk of car accidents by 64 pct, study says

2019.01.09 20:12 GMT

Spraying a rose-scented air freshener in vehicles could reduce the chance of accidents by almost 65 percent, while other scents may increase the risk of accidents, a study conducted by Sussex University said.

Drone aighted at Heathrow airport, all flights grounded indefinitely - report

2019.01.08 19:37 GMT

Fresh drone sightings have been reported at Heathrow Airport, with all flights suspended until further notice as an investigation is underway, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Israel former defense minister dead at 93

2019.01.07 15:36 GMT

Moshe Arens, an English-speaking US-educated aeronautical engineer who rose to become Israel’s three-time defense minister and mentored a young Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of his career, died on Monday at age 93, Trend reports referring to The Times of Israel.

Record-high number of Americans want to leave the US, suggests poll

2019.01.05 14:28 GMT

A record-high number of Americans want to permanently move to another country, suggests a Gallup opinion poll whose data was made public on Friday, TASS reports.

Trump threatens prolonged shutdown: top Senate Democrat

2019.01.04 19:52 GMT

President vows to 'keep the government closed for a very long period of time,' Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer says.

Putin, Netanyahu discuss Syria over phone

2019.01.04 19:03 GMT

In a phone conversation, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the situation in Syria on Friday, said the Kremlin.

China`s population shrinks first time in 70 years

2019.01.04 16:16 GMT

China's population has fallen for the first time in 70 years, so in 2018 the country's population decreased by 1.27 million.

Tourist bus blast near Pyramids in Cairo leaves casualties – Egyptian Ministry

2018.12.28 19:58 GMT

The blast occurred in the city of Cairo on Friday, Sputnik reports according to Sky News Arabia.

Indonesia ready to overcome challenging tsunami

2018.12.27 08:07 GMT

Charity groups are helping thousands of people displaced in Indonesia's tsunami-hit areas as search for the missing continues, Anadolu Agency reports.

Donald and Melania Trump see US troops in Iraq in Christmas trip

2018.12.27 20:55 GMT

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have made an unannounced Christmas visit to US troops in Iraq, Trend reported citing BBC.

Poroshenko announces end of martial law in Ukraine

2018.12.26 18:38 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko officially announced on Wednesday that martial law in the country has terminated, TASS reported.

Queen Elizabeth II calls for unity ahead of Brexit in 2018 Christmas message

2018.12.25 15:32 GMT

The UK monarch has remained carefully and deliberately neutral on all political matters in her 66 years on the throne, Trend reports referring to CNN.

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