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Ukraine's ruling party ahead with 95% ballots counted

2019.07.23 19:08 GMT

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's Servant of the People Party has a commanding lead at the parliamentary elections with 95% of ballots counted, according to the data, announced by the country's Central Election Commission on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

India launches second Moon mission

2019.07.22 19:34 GMT

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 to The Guardian.

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax

2019.07.20 20:16 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country’s proposed digital services tax, the White House said, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Kenya to launch Africa's biggest wind farm

2019.07.19 12:25 GMT

Kenya will on Friday inaugurate Africa's biggest wind power plant, a mammoth project in a gusty stretch of remote wilderness that now provides nearly a fifth of its energy needs, AFP reported.

Dozen killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police HQ in Kandahar

2019.07.19 20:28 GMT

At least a dozen people have been killed and about 90 others wounded when Taliban militants attacked police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, Trend reports citing Press TV.

Ursula Von Der Leyen elected as President of European Commission

2019.07.16 19:12 GMT

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs, APA reports citing BBC.

French minister François de Rugy resigns over spending scandal

2019.07.16 20:35 GMT

French Environment Minister François de Rugy, at the center of a controversy over lavish spending, announced his resignation on Tuesday but lashed out at what he claimed was a “media lynching”, APA reports citing France 24.

Nuclear deal parties not ready to trigger dispute mechanism against Iran - EU's Mogherini

2019.07.16 20:33 GMT

The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran’s breaches as significant non-compliance and have not indicated any intent to trigger the accord’s dispute mechanism, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Monday, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Turbulence injures 37 on Air Canada flight to Sydney

2019.07.12 07:07 GMT

At least 37 people have been injured on board an Air Canada flight that hit severe turbulence and had to make an emergency landing, BBC News reported.

U.S. billionaire joins presidential race

2019.07.09 17:18 GMT

U.S. billionaire Tom Steyer Tuesday announced his presidential bid, becoming the latest addition to a crowded field of Democratic candidates, Xinhua reports.

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House

2019.07.09 20:25 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran’s threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1b with satellite Meteor-M launched from Vostochny Cosmodrome

2019.07.05 09:46 GMT

The carrier rocket Soyuz-2.1b with the upper stage Fregat, the weather satellite Meteor-M No.2-2 and 32 small spacecraft have been launched from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, TASS reported.

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Mojave desert in Southern California

2019.07.04 18:10 GMT

The tremors after the earthquake that hit near the Death Valley were felt across the Coachella Valley, APA reports citing Sputnik

Facebook downs

2019.07.03 17:23 GMT

Facebook has stopped working properly, at the same time as WhatsApp, APA reports citing Independent.

France hits record temperature of 45.8C

2019.06.28 16:23 GMT

France has hit its highest recorded temperature - 45.8C (114.4F) - amid a heatwave in Europe that has claimed several lives, APA reports citing BBC.

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by end of 2020

2019.06.27 17:12 GMT

Ford (F.N) said it will have cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by the end of next year to try to return the business to profit, part of a wave of cost reductions in an auto industry facing stagnant demand and record-level investments to build low emission cars, APA reports citing Reuters.

Stephanie Grisham appointed new White House spokeswoman

2019.06.25 18:42 GMT

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to and spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump, was appointed Tuesday to be the public face of the White House.

At least 44 killed as bus plunges into gorge in northern India

2019.06.21 06:25 GMT

At least 44 people were killed when a bus in India's mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh plunged into a gorge on Thursday, officials said, AFP reports.

Egypt's former president Mursi dies

2019.06.17 16:45 GMT

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

2019.06.15 14:08 GMT

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96, BBC reports.

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