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People in Japan are remembering the victims of one of history's most catastrophic wartime attacks as Tuesday marks 77 years since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki during World War Two, according to NHK World-Japan. Survivors of the bombing, along with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and representatives from dozens ...

World 2022-08-09 10:28:00

Three people on board a Cessna plane were killed earlier on Monday, when the aircraft caught fire upon landing 400 meters away from the airport of Ukhta, the Komi Republic’s emergencies department told TASS on Monday. "Reports came at 2.10 pm that a Cessna-177 plane caught fire upon landing 400 meters away ...

World 2022-08-08 18:06:00

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 17,862 over the past day to 18,730,561, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday, according to TASS. As many as 1,252 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 16.8% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients ...

World 2022-08-08 16:34:00

One of the longest ancient wooden bridges in China, located in Fujian province, collapsed on Saturday night after a fire broke out, according to China Daily. No casualties or injuries were reported. Wan'an Bridge, which has a history of more than 900 years, in the village of Changqiao in Pingnan ...

World 2022-08-08 11:29:00

Leftist leader Gustavo Petro was sworn in Sunday as Colombia’s new president with the challenge of delivering on promises to achieve social equality, fighting climate change, achieving peace in the country and ending a "failed" war on drugs, according to Anadolu Agency ...

World 2022-08-08 11:07:00

An Egyptian-brokered cease-fire in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad took effect late on Sunday at 11.30 p.m. local time (2030GMT), according to Anadolu Agency. The cease-fire agreement came after three days of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza ...

World 2022-08-08 10:26:00

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has stressed the importance of strengthening ties with the US in his first meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, according to NHK World-Japan. The two held talks in Manila on Saturday ...

World 2022-08-07 16:20:00

Ankara is working with Moscow on grain shipment from Russian ports, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, according to Anadolu Agency. "The Razoni dry cargo ship passing through Istanbul was actually a first. Behind it, there are about 20 ships waiting ...

World 2022-08-07 11:04:00

Engineer Sara Sabry has become the first Egyptian to travel on a suborbital flight, after New Shepard’s 22nd space flight (NS-22) - operated by the American private aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin - carried her and five others to the edge of space before returning to Earth on Thursday, according to "Al Ahram" news portal ...

World 2022-08-06 12:07:00

People in Hiroshima are marking the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing that devastated the city in the final days of World War Two, according to NHK World-Japan. Thousands of people gathered on Saturday morning for an annual ...

World 2022-08-06 10:56:00

The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia will hold talks in Brussels on Aug. 18, an EU official confirmed on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Kosovar Prime Minister Albin Kurti and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic both accepted the invitation of EU foreign policy chief Josep ...

World 2022-08-05 18:32:00

Türkiye's Communications Directorate launched a "center for combating disinformation," the country's communications director said on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Announcing the launch of a separate unit within the directorate ...

World 2022-08-05 17:18:00

China on Friday announced sanctions on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her family, accompanied by “countermeasures” against the US, following Pelosi’s Taiwan visit earlier this week, according to Anadolu Agency. "Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi insisted on visiting ...

World 2022-08-05 16:26:00

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan departed Türkiye for Russia on Friday to meet his counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks on bilateral ties, and international and regional issues, according to Anadolu Agency. According to the Turkish presidency, the leaders will hold a one-on-one ...

World 2022-08-05 15:17:00

A fire at a nightclub in Thailand's Chonburi province in the early hours of Friday has killed at least 13 people and injured more than dozens, the rescue team said, according to Xinhua. The fire, which broke out at about 1 a.m. (1800 GMT Thursday), has been put out and all the injured people have been hospitalized ...

World 2022-08-05 12:48:00

Sounding like an excited new parent, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson declared during a press briefing Wednesday that the agency's Artemis mission is ready to take its first physical steps to return to the moon and sometime later head to Mars, according to UPI ...

World 2022-08-04 20:16:00

Türkiye’s Supreme Military Council on Thursday gathered at the presidential complex under the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the capital Ankara, according to Anadolu Agency. The closed-door meeting sets the agenda for Türkiye’s military and typically deals with promotions ...

World 2022-08-04 17:28:00

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in northeast Japan on Thursday, the weather agency here said, according to Xinhua. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor, which occurred at 9:48 a.m. local time, struck at a depth of 60 km ...

World 2022-08-04 11:28:00

Officials in parts of Niigata and several other prefectures of Japan hit by torrential rain are urging residents to take action to immediately secure their safety, according to HNK-World Japan. A level 5 alert, the highest on Japan's disaster warning scale, was in effect ...

World 2022-08-04 10:24:00

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday concluded her controversial trip to Taiwan, according to Anadolu Agency. Pelosi reached Taipei Songshan Airport at around 5.15 p.m. (0915GMT) and spent some 14 minutes bidding goodbye and taking photos with Taiwanese, accompanying American lawmakers and officials, besides ...

World 2022-08-03 19:36:00