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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 ...

World 2019-07-19 21:16:00

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 ...

World 2019-07-19 20:45:00

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 ...

World 2019-07-19 18:11:00

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 ...

World 2019-07-19 16:41:00

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 ...

World 2019-07-18 23:18:00

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. ...

World 2019-07-18 19:48:00

The Arab League welcomed on Wednesday the political agreement signed between the Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) and Forces of the Freedom and Change over a transitional phase in Sudan. A statement by the Arab League hailed the ...

World 2019-07-18 17:57:00

Ethnic Ukrainians living abroad may soon have an opportunity of getting the citizenship of Ukraine, according to Ukrinform. "The President of Ukraine instructs the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to elaborate ...

World 2019-07-18 14:48:00

More than 20 people are dead and nearly 40 others were injured Thursday after a man ignited a flammable liquid at an animation studio in Kyoto, local police and rescuers said, according to Kyodo News. The local authorities earlier said 13 had died in the three-story building of Kyoto Animation Co., where about ...

World 2019-07-18 14:20:00

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has decided to appoint Romanian Mircea Geoana as the next Deputy Secretary General, Romania Insider reports. Geoana will replace Rose Gottemoeller from the United States, who took up her position in ...

World 2019-07-18 12:56:00

A man started a fire at a Kyoto animation studio after spraying a flammable liquid Thursday morning, leaving at least 13 dead and nearly 40 injured, several of them unconscious, local police and rescuers said, according to Kyodo News ...

World 2019-07-18 12:13:00

Turkish president on Wednesday condemned the armed attack targeting Turkish diplomats in Erbil, Iraq, Anadolu Agency reports. “I condemn the heinous attack targeting our consulate employees in Erbil. I wish God's mercy upon our employee who was ...

World 2019-07-18 10:44:00

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has directed to host 200 men and women from the families and relatives of the victims of the massacre at the two mosques in Christchurch city in New Zealand to perform the Haj this year at his own personal expenses ...

World 2019-07-18 10:20:00

Turkey continues to receive components of Russian S-400 missile defense systems at the Murted Air Base in Ankara, Anadolu Agency reports. Delivery of the long-range air defense systems continued, with 14 shipments have so far landed in Turkey ...

World 2019-07-18 09:19:00

Three people were dead and four missing after a float plane crashed into a lake in a remote part of northeastern Canada, a charter airline service said on Tuesday, according to Reuters ...

World 2019-07-17 19:18:00

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs, according to BBC. The centre-right defence minister will replace Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November ...

World 2019-07-17 14:39:00

Some 5.42 million tourists came to Turkey’s largest city between the months of January and May this year, recording an 11% increase year-on-year, the provincial governorate said, according to Daily Sabah. “Istanbul, which is one of the world’s tourism capitals thanks to its historical ...

World 2019-07-17 09:37:00

Pakistani authorities said Tuesday they had rescued one miner who survived two days trapped in a coal mine after a fire that killed nine other workers in Balochistan, AFP reports. An electrical short circuit sparked the blaze on Sunday at the mine east of Quetta, the capital of oil and mineral ...

World 2019-07-16 21:15:00

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 ...

World 2019-07-16 21:03:00

At least 54 people in Myanmar have died from swine flu, a health official said Tuesday, after the H1N1 virus spread to a larger part of the country, according to Anadolu Agency. The latest outbreak of the virus began nearly a month ago with the first death reported in the country`s largest city, Yangon, on June 19 ...

World 2019-07-16 16:21:00