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Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

2019.06.15 14:08 GMT

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli has died aged 96, BBC reports.

US stands with Turkey in fighting terrorism

2019.06.14 19:18 GMT

The U.S. stands with Turkey in combating terrorism from the PKK, al-Qaeda and Daesh, the nation's counter-terrorism coordinator said, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan’s president

2019.06.12 08:16 GMT

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took the oath of office as Kazakhstan’s president at a ceremony in the Independence Palace in the capital Nur-Sultan on Wednesday, TASS reports.

Trump says he received a letter from North Korea's Kim

2019.06.11 19:23 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, calling the correspondence “beautiful”, Trend reports citing Reuters.

One dead after helicopter crash lands on roof of midtown Manhattan building

2019.06.10 18:53 GMT

A helicopter crash landed onto the roof of a building in midtown Manhattan and then caught fire on Monday afternoon, authorities said, Trend reports citing CNBC.

New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq

2019.06.10 11:45 GMT

New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq next month and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.

9 killed, 5 injured after vehicle overturns in India

2019.06.08 20:28 GMT

At least nine people were killed and five others injured Friday after a vehicle carrying them overturned in the western Indian state of Gujarat, police said, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

Shooting kills one person in U.S. city of Boston, suspect caught

2019.06.04 17:25 GMT

Police in U.S. city of Boston on Tuesday responded to a shooting that has led to one death, according to local police, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

World Transport Convention to be held in Beijing

2019.06.04 20:11 GMT

The 2019 World Transport Convention (WTC 2019) will be held from June 13 to 16 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, to showcase the latest technical developments in the transport industry, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

Last survivor of Sobibor uprising dies in Israel

2019.06.03 17:22 GMT

The last living Holocaust survivor who participated in the revolt and escape from the Sobibor death camp, Semyon Rosenfeld, died at the age of 97 in a hospital in Rehovot, near Tel Aviv, according to the Israeli authorities.

Zelensky appoints ex-Ukrainian President Kuchma envoy to Donbass Contact Group

2019.06.03 15:43 GMT

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has appointed ex-President of the country Leonid Kuchma Ukrainian representative to the Contact Group on peaceful settlement in Donbass, ONA reports citing TASS.

Vladimir Zelensky reinstates Ukrainian citizenship of Mikhail Saakashvili

2019.05.28 17:27 GMT

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has restored Ukrainian citizenship of former Georgian President and ex-governor of the Odessa Region Mikhail Saakashvili, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday, ONA reports.

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.

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