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11 killed in bus accident in Kazakhstan

2019.04.20 12:25 GMT

A bus accident in Kazakhstan has killed 11 people and injured 29 others, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said Saturday.

Brexit: UK and EU agree delay to 31 October

2019.04.11 06:58 GMT

European Union leaders have granted the UK a six-month extension to Brexit, after five hours of talks in Brussels.

Facebook blocks 200 accounts in Philippines

2019.03.29 07:27 GMT

Facebook Inc said on Thursday the company removed 200 pages, groups and accounts on Facebook and Instagram in the Philippines, citing "coordinated inauthentic behaviour", Reuters reported.

NATO keeps Jens Stoltenberg as its chief until 2022

2019.03.28 19:59 GMT

NATO has extended the mandate of its top civilian official, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for two years, making the former Norwegian premier one of the longest-serving heads of the military alliance, Washington Post reports.

Britain's May says she will quit if her Brexit deal passes

2019.03.27 19:22 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would quit if her twice-defeated EU divorce deal passes at the third attempt, making a last-ditch bid to persuade rebels in her Conservative party to back her, Reuters reports.

Syria urges UN commissioner to condemn Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Golan

2019.03.27 18:24 GMT

The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to publicly denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights, Trend reported referring to state news agency SANA.

Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

2019.03.19 15:23 GMT

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed “a new generation of leaders”.

Trump says considering possible Brazilian NATO membership

2019.03.19 20:09 GMT

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday while meeting with his Brazilian counterpart that he was looking into Brazil joining NATO or other alliances, Trend reported citing Sputnik.

Lavrov, UN chief discuss global issues over phone

2019.03.15 19:53 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed international issues in a phone call on Friday, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, TASS reports.

Germany under threat of growing neo-Nazi groups

2019.03.15 16:55 GMT

Facing growing far-right extremism, Germany has been shaken by more than 100 bomb and death threats sent by neo-Nazi groups to lawyers, politicians, and institutions in recent weeks, according to Daily Sabah.

Russian, North Korean diplomats to hold consultations in Moscow on March 14

2019.03.07 10:03 GMT

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov will hold consultations with his North Korean counterpart Im Chon-il in Moscow on March 14, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS on Thursday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg says he sees future in 'privacy-focused' internet

2019.03.07 20:22 GMT

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he believed secure private messaging would become more popular than open platforms, the latest sign that one of the companies that popularized social networking sees its future in more intimate online conversations, Reuters reports.

'London patient': second case ever of HIV remission

2019.03.05 12:11 GMT

A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers said Tuesday in what was hailed as proof that the condition could one day be cured.

Forbes names world's richest woman

2019.03.05 05:31 GMT

The richest woman according to Forbes 2019 is the L'Oréal heiress, who is also the chairwoman of her family’s holding company is Francoise Bettencourt Meyers with a fortune of 49.3 billion dollars.

One killed, 13 wounded in car bombing in Iraq's Mosul

2019.03.01 20:04 GMT

At least a civilian was killed and 13 others wounded on Thursday in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi military said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Trump arrives in Vietnam for summit with NKorea's Kim

2019.02.27 20:33 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Vietnam Tuesday to prepare for an imminent summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Anadolu Agency reported.

Prayers at Jerusalem mosque end peacefully after days of tension

2019.02.22 14:43 GMT

Prayers at the compound of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque passed off peacefully on Friday despite a week of tension over access to a corner of the compound, Trend reports referring to Reuters.

Blast hits minibus carrying oil workers in eastern Syria; 20 killed

2019.02.22 20:15 GMT

Nearly two dozen people have lost their lives and a number of others sustained injuries when a powerful bomb explosion struck a minibus carrying workers employed in a major oil facility in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.

Shootout in Marseille: Police shoot attacker who stabbed 4 people - reports

2019.02.19 19:38 GMT

The attack reportedly took place on La Canebière street in the French city of Marseille. The attacker has been neutralized by the police, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at the age of 85

2019.02.19 13:34 GMT

German haute-couture designer and creative director of French fashion house Chanel Karl Lagerfeld died on Tuesday morning at the age of 85, Le Figaro newspaper reported.

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