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Tohoku Electric Power Network says about 6,800 households in Niigata Prefecture, on the Sea of Japan, had no power as of 6 a.m. on Saturday due to strong winds and fallen trees caused by heavy snowfalls, according to NHK World-Japan ...

World 2022-12-24 16:53:00

The number of people who died in a fire in an illegal nursing home in Russia’s Kemerovo, Western Siberia region, rose to 20, according to TASS. "At the site of the fire, rescuers continue to work on the rubble in conditions of low air temperature ...

World 2022-12-24 11:00:00

A gunman in Paris opened fire on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring three others, local media reported, according to Anadolu Agency. A 69-year-old man, the suspected gunman, was placed in custody after ...

World 2022-12-23 18:45:00

Natasa Pirc Musar, 54, took the oath of office during a ceremonial session of Slovenia's National Assembly on Thursday, according to Xinhua.She is the country's fifth, and first female, president.Musar, who ran as an independent, replaces Borut Pahor, who held the post for the past 10 years ...

World 2022-12-23 11:58:00

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has allocated 374 million US dollars for humanitarian aid to Ukraine, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday at a joint news conference with visiting Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, according to TASS ...

World 2022-12-22 11:43:00

Dmitry Rogozin, former Roscosmos CEO and now the leader of the Tsar’s Wolves team of military advisers in Donbass, has been wounded in Donetsk as a result of a shelling attack by Ukrainian troops, his aide told TASS on Thursday. "A hotel in a Donetsk suburb accommodating a team of military advisers ...

World 2022-12-22 10:51:00

The first AERO Asia show will be held in Zhuhai in South China's Guangdong province from Nov. 23 to 26 next year, the organizers said at a news conference Wednesday, according to Xinhua. The exhibition, which will be held every odd year from 2023, is co-organized by Zhuhai Airshow ...

World 2022-12-22 10:44:00

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday he had held talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, according to TASS."Today, we had talks with the general secretary of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, leader of the Chinese People’s Republic Xi Jinping ...

World 2022-12-21 15:21:00

Türkiye will start mass producing three domestically designed and produced air defense systems, the country's Communications Directorate announced on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency. "To strengthen our country's air defense, decisions have been made for the new mass production ...

World 2022-12-21 13:12:00

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake Tuesday left at least two people dead and nearly a dozen others injured in the US state of California, according to multiple news outlets, Anadolu Agency reports. The quake happened near Ferndale, about 210 miles (338 kilometers) northwest of San Francisco ...

World 2022-12-21 12:08:00

Elon Musk said Tuesday that he will step down as chief executive officer of Twitter as soon as he finds a successor to take over the position, according to Anadolu Agency. “I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job!” Musk tweeted ...

World 2022-12-21 10:40:00

Emergency services have eliminated the gas flare at the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod transit gas pipeline in Russia’s Chuvashia, the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations directorate press office said Tuesday, according to TASS. "The gas flare at the incident site has been eliminated. It has been determined ...

World 2022-12-20 18:28:00

Norway’s King Harald V has been admitted to a hospital due to an infection and is being treated with intravenous antibiotics, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Monday, according to AP. The 83-year-old king is in stable condition and will remain at Rikshospitalet for a few days, the palace said ...

World 2022-12-20 14:58:00

The new look of banknotes featuring the image of King Charles has been unveiled by the Bank of England, according to BBC. The portrait will be the only change to existing designs of £5, £10, £20 and £50 notes and will start to enter circulation from mid-2024 ...

World 2022-12-20 14:49:00

Belarus has already deployed Russian S-400 and Iskander missile systems, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Monday, according to TASS. "Today, we have deployed the S-400 systems and, most importantly, the Iskander system that you have handed ...

World 2022-12-20 12:23:00

Rapidly changing “dynamics” of modern warfare, parameters of war theater and last but not least, conflicting geo-political and geo-strategic dimensions in the region and around the globe has encouraged Pakistan and Türkiye to strengthen cooperation in the diverse sector of defense ...

World 2022-12-19 19:29:00

Severe turbulence rocked a flight from Phoenix to Honolulu Sunday, seriously injuring 11 people in what an Hawaiian Airlines official called an isolated and unusual event, according to AP. Jon Snook, the airline’s chief operating officer, said the airline hasn’t experienced ...

World 2022-12-19 16:30:00

The trailer for Christopher Nolan’s latest film, “Oppenheimer” has been released by Universal Pictures, according to Variety. “Oppenheimer” documents the life and ethically questionable accolades of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is credited with inventing ...

World 2022-12-19 13:54:00

The Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport has extended temporary restrictions on flights to 11 airports in the southern and central part of the country until December 27, the press service of the agency said in a statement on Monday, according to TASS ...

World 2022-12-19 12:30:00

More than 14 million tons of grain have been carried by 556 ships via the Black Sea grain corridor Türkiye helped broker earlier this year in a bid to avert a potential food crisis amid the Russia-Ukraine war, said an official announcement, Anadolu Agency reports ...

World 2022-12-18 10:05:00