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U.S. and Turkish leaders conducted the first U.S.-Turkey reconnaissance flight, the Pentagon said, according to Anadolu Agency. Spokesman Sean Robertson told Anadolu Agency that two generals, one from each country, flew on the same helicopter on ...

World 2019-08-25 13:44:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the air force to enhance its capability to win and greet the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) with great achievements. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central ...

World 2019-08-25 11:03:00

Japan and the United States have agreed to the broad outlines of a trade agreement, Japan's top trade negotiator Toshimitsu Motegi suggested Friday as the two countries work to seal a deal by the end of September, according to Kyodo News ...

World 2019-08-24 19:57:00

China's national observatory issued a yellow alert Saturday for Typhoon Bailu as it's expected to bring gales and torrential rains to south China, according to Xinhua. The typhoon, the 11th this year, is expected to make landfall or pass by the southeast of Taiwan at around noon Saturday ...

World 2019-08-24 16:51:00

At least six people were killed, 12 others were wounded in a traffic accident in Kandahar highway on Saturday morning, local officials said, according to TOLOnews, Afghanistan's regional and world news television network. ...

World 2019-08-24 13:03:00

About 49% of Russians support a proposal to introduce a four-day work week in Russia, while less than one-third (31%) are against it, a poll conducted by the Superjob employment recruiting service has shown, according to TASS news agency. "Almost every second respondent (49%) backs the prime minister’s initiative ...

World 2019-08-24 10:31:00

A Japanese real estate developer says it will build Japan's tallest skyscraper in central Tokyo, according to NHK World. Mori Building executives say the 64-story main tower of the Toranomon-Azabudai redevelopment project in Minato Ward will be about 330 meters tall ...

Bu maraqlıdır 2019-08-24 10:15:00

Turkish police on Friday arrested 14 suspects for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt, security sources said, Anadolu Agency reports ...

World 2019-08-23 13:35:00

South Sudan has discovered a new oil well in the Adar area of Northern Upper Nile State that contains 5.3 million barrels of recoverable crude, Petroleum Minister Awow Daniel Chuang said, according to Anadolu Agency. “This is the first of its kind since independence” in 2011, Chuang told reporters in the capital, Juba ...

World 2019-08-23 08:38:00

Turkish and U.S. defense chiefs on Wednesday spoke over a phone call and agreed to launch the first phase of the Syria safe zone plan from today, according to Anadolu Agency. Hulusi Akar and Mark Esper also agreed that military delegations from two countries will meet in Ankara ...

World 2019-08-22 20:22:00

Cornell University food scientists have created a new low-calorie 'butter' spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and 25.2 calories. Butter, on the other hand, which is 84% fat and about 16% water ...

World 2019-08-22 16:24:00

Nine people were killed and 35 were missing after multiple mudslides struck Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province on Tuesday, local authorities said, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...

World 2019-08-22 13:18:00

Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over “statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range missiles,” according to the request seen by Reuters ...

World 2019-08-22 12:32:00

Applications for the first 2020 Tokyo Paralympic ticket lottery, open only to residents of Japan, started around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to Kyodo News. The online ticket lottery, where applications are submitted via an official ...

World 2019-08-22 11:45:00

A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket took off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Thursday to deliver to the International Space Station (ISS) the Soyuz MS-14 manned spacecraft with a Russian humanoid robot on board, TASS reports ...

World 2019-08-22 10:38:00

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland, according to Reuters ...

World 2019-08-21 16:04:00

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. The initial death toll after the Saturday night blast was ...

World 2019-08-21 12:21:00

An armed man is holding a number of passengers hostage on a commuter bus in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, according to BBC. Footage shot from a helicopter shows the bus stopped across two lanes on the bridge connecting Rio with the city of Niterói. ...

World 2019-08-20 19:05:00

The number of dengue cases in the Philippines in the first eight months of this year has surged more than 188,000 with 807 deaths, the Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines said on Tuesday, according to Xinhua ...

World 2019-08-20 14:16:00

A majority of economists expect a recession in the United States within the next two years but have pushed back the onset amid Federal Reserve actions, according to a new survey, Al Jazeera reported ...

World 2019-08-20 13:32:00