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At least 5 dead after explosion at fireworks warehouse in Barcelona Pozzo di Gotto

2019.11.21 20:31 GMT

At least five people - four men and a woman -have been killed in an explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, a town on the north coast of Sicily, la Repubblica has reported.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn-in as Sri Lanka’s 7th President, five ministers of previous govt. resign

2019.11.18 19:13 GMT

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the former defense secretary of Sri Lanka, was sworn-in as the island nation's seventh president for a five-year term on Monday, two days after winning election to the office by securing over 52 percent of the votes cast. He replaces Maithripala Sirisena in the post, Sputnik reports.

Three killed in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart

2019.11.18 17:03 GMT

At least three people were killed in a mass shooting at the Walmart store in Duncan, Oklahoma, on Monday, BNO News reported citing local authorities.

Graham blocks resolution on the disputed Armenian issue

2019.11.16 10:54 GMT

Following a meeting with US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the US senator stood up to tell his colleagues they should not sugarcoat or rewrite history, according to TRT World.

Trump: "US to keep control over oil fields in Syria"

2019.11.14 20:34 GMT

The United States intends to retain control over the oil fields in Syria’s northeast, despite scaling down its military presence in the area, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Bus crash kills 12, injures 17 in Slovakia

2019.11.13 18:05 GMT

A crash between a truck and a passenger bus killed 12 people and injured 17 in western Slovakia on Wednesday, in the central European country’s deadliest road accident in a decade, Slovak fire and rescue services said, APA reports citing Euronews.

Belarus to receive 1st two Su-30SM fighters from Russia on November 13

2019.11.13 20:14 GMT

Two Sukhoi Su-30SM multirole fighter jets purchased in Russia will arrive in Belarus on November 13, Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov said on Tuesday, TASS reports.

European concerns raise prospect of renewed U.N. sanctions on Iran

2019.11.13 20:06 GMT

Europe’s threat to trigger a mechanism that could reimpose United Nations sanctions on Iran marks a significant breakdown in diplomacy to try to save the 2015 nuclear deal and could presage its death knell, diplomats say, Reuters reports.

American Airlines follows Southwest in pulling 737 MAX until early March

2019.11.09 07:25 GMT

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said on Friday it is extending cancellations of Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX flights through March 4, 2020, mirroring an earlier announcement by Southwest Airlines (LUV.N), Reuters reported.

NATO chief says Turkey 'key to keeping Europe safe'

2019.11.07 17:18 GMT

NATO’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday that Turkey is "key to keeping Europe safe," APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Erdogan, Trump to meet in Washington on Nov. 13

2019.11.07 05:04 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump held a phone call Wednesday, reaffirming their meeting in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 13, Anadolu Agency reported.

Austrian Airlines plans to cut 500 jobs to reduce costs

2019.11.04 17:43 GMT

Austrian Airlines, owned by Germany’s Lufthansa (LHAG.DE), plans to lay off around 500 staff as part of efforts to reduce annual costs by about 100 million euros ($112 million), a person familiar with the plan said on Monday, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

U.S. sanctions nine people, one entity tied to Iran

2019.11.04 17:12 GMT

The United States imposed sanctions on nine people with ties to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of Iran’s judiciary, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.

17 killed in clashes between police, criminals in Brazil

2019.10.30 18:07 GMT

At least 17 people, alleged drug traffickers, were killed early Wednesday morning during a confrontation between criminals and police officers in Manaus, capital of the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas, local authorities said, reports Trend referring to Xinhuanet.com.

British MPs reject early election plan again

2019.10.28 19:31 GMT

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been demanding a general election for almost two months after growing frustrated with the deadlock in Parliament over Brexit, APA reports citing BBC.

Mark Esper: "US forces to remain in Syria"

2019.10.28 18:27 GMT

US forces in Syria will continue to counter against ISIS operations with its partners and further maintain its existing mission to protect oil fields there from the terror group, Secretary of Defence Mark Esper said during a press conference, APA reports.

Fast-moving LA fire prompts evacuation, state of emergency declared in California

2019.10.28 17:13 GMT

A fire broke out in Los Angeles earlier in the morning, threatening thousands of homes, the Los Angeles Times reported. As the raging fires across Los Angeles and Sonoma Counties continue to threaten people and cause severe damage to buildings in the area, the US state of California announced on 25 October a state of emergency, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Norwegian billionaire invests millions in disproving Darwinism

2019.10.24 19:18 GMT

Investor and shipowner Einar Rasmussen, one of Norway's richest men, doesn't believe that humans descended from monkeys and wants Norwegian schoolchildren to share his views, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Thirty-nine bodies found in truck near London, driver arrested

2019.10.23 19:19 GMT

British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder, Trend citing Reuters.

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions placed over Syria op

2019.10.23 16:40 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered sanctions on two Turkish ministries and three Turkish ministers be lifted Wednesday following what he said was Turkey's vow to halt fighting in northeast Syria, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

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