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At least 10 wounded in grenade blast in India's northeastern Assam state

2019.05.15 17:35 GMT

At least 10 people were wounded in a grenade explosion in the northeastern Indian state of Assam on Wednesday but no militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, police said, Reuters reports.

Qatar pledges $480 million in support of Palestinians: Foreign Ministry

2019.05.07 20:27 GMT

Qatar pledged 480 million dollars in support of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, Qatar’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday, Trend reports citing Reuters.

White House: Trump, Putin discuss nuclear pacts

2019.05.03 17:32 GMT

President Donald Trump spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin for over an hour on Friday, with much of the conversation focusing on the possibility of penning a new nuclear accord with Moscow and Beijing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders has said, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

Iker Casillas recovering in hospital after suffering heart attack

2019.05.01 17:39 GMT

Spain’s World Cup winning captain Iker Casillas, 37, suffered a heart attack while training with his team, Porto, on Wednesday and was taken to hospital, the Portuguese club said in a statement, adding that the goalkeeper’s life was not in danger.

Rada votes for Kyiv to host NATO Parliamentary Assembly in May 2020

2019.04.25 16:21 GMT

Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution on holding the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Kyiv in the period from May 22 to 25, 2020, AzerTag reports citing KyivPost.

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies at 98

2019.04.23 07:32 GMT

Luxembourg's Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial centre before abdicating and handing over to his son, has died at the age of 98, Euronews reported.

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.

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