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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.

One killed, 13 wounded in car bombing in Iraq's Mosul

2019.03.01 20:04 GMT

At least a civilian was killed and 13 others wounded on Thursday in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi military said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Trump arrives in Vietnam for summit with NKorea's Kim

2019.02.27 20:33 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Vietnam Tuesday to prepare for an imminent summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Anadolu Agency reported.

Prayers at Jerusalem mosque end peacefully after days of tension

2019.02.22 14:43 GMT

Prayers at the compound of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque passed off peacefully on Friday despite a week of tension over access to a corner of the compound, Trend reports referring to Reuters.

Blast hits minibus carrying oil workers in eastern Syria; 20 killed

2019.02.22 20:15 GMT

Nearly two dozen people have lost their lives and a number of others sustained injuries when a powerful bomb explosion struck a minibus carrying workers employed in a major oil facility in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.

Shootout in Marseille: Police shoot attacker who stabbed 4 people - reports

2019.02.19 19:38 GMT

The attack reportedly took place on La Canebière street in the French city of Marseille. The attacker has been neutralized by the police, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at the age of 85

2019.02.19 13:34 GMT

German haute-couture designer and creative director of French fashion house Chanel Karl Lagerfeld died on Tuesday morning at the age of 85, Le Figaro newspaper reported.

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz dies, aged 77

2019.02.16 13:22 GMT

Bruno Ganz, who starred in numerous films including as Adolf Hitler in "Downfall," has died in Zurich. He was renowned as one of the greatest actors in the German-speaking world.

Trump declares U.S.-Mexico border emergency, Democrats object

2019.02.15 19:48 GMT

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan arrives in Afghanistan

2019.02.11 06:27 GMT

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan arrived in Afghanistan on a surprise visit Monday as the United States seeks to support the Kabul government while negotiating peace with the Taliban, AFP reports.

Death toll rises to 134 in Brazil dam collapse

2019.02.05 20:29 GMT

The death toll rose to 134 from a dam collapse late last month in southeastern Brazil, according to the Civil Defense in Minas Gerais.

UN: Nearly 5,000 people leaving Venezuela every day

2019.01.31 06:05 GMT

Nearly 5,000 people leave Venezuela every day, Anadolu Agency cited the UN Refugee Agency as saying.

Council of Europe urges 'calm' amid French protests

2019.01.30 12:57 GMT

A top European human rights official on Wednesday expressed her concerns about the Yellow Vest protests which have rocked France since last November.

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