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EU extends mandate for migrant-rescue operation in Mediterranean for 6 months

2019.09.13 19:50 GMT

According to the journalism company, the European Union's Political and Security Committee extended the operation's mandate on its current terms of using only air assets, but sources claim that the previous terms might be reinstated before the current mandate expires, Sputnik reports.

Fire at Rio de Janeiro hospital kills at least 10

2019.09.13 19:04 GMT

At least 10 people died when a fire ripped through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, firefighters said, Reuters reports.

Iran's Rouhani tells France's Macron: No talks with U.S. while sanctions in place

2019.09.12 20:08 GMT

Iran will not negotiate with the United States while sanctions on Tehran are still enforced by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Wednesday, according to Iranian state media, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau dissolves parliament

2019.09.11 18:12 GMT

"Canadians will head to the polls on Oct. 21," Trudeau told reporters outside Payette's official residence in Ottawa. "We've done a lot this past four years, but the truth is we're just getting started", Sputnik reports.

Apple unveils iPhone 11 Pro and 'always-on' Watch

2019.09.10 19:16 GMT

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster while consuming less power, Trend reports citing BBC.

Pompeo: Tump could meet with Rouhani at UN with no preconditions

2019.09.10 18:26 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that President Donald Trump could meet with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations "with no preconditions," Sputnik International reports.

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups

2019.09.10 20:05 GMT

Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms’ policies against spreading hate, reports Trend citing to Reuters.

Hurricane Dorian death toll in Bahamas rises to 43

2019.09.07 05:06 GMT

The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 43, Reuters reported.

Google's YouTube to pay $170 million penalty for collecting data on kids

2019.09.04 15:15 GMT

Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O), and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

Three men killed in fatal crash of maintenance gondola in Germany

2019.09.04 20:28 GMT

Three men were killed in the crash of a maintenance gondola at a transmission tower "Hoher Meissner" in Hesse, the North Hesse police headquarters announced on Tuesday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

U.S. blacklists 'oil for terror' ship network as it raises pressure on IRGC

2019.09.04 20:21 GMT

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted an “oil for terror” network of firms, ships and individuals allegedly directed by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for supplying Syria with oil worth hundreds of millions of dollars in a breach of U.S. sanctions, APA reports citing Reuters.

Death toll rises to 4 after torrential rain pounds southwest Japan last week

2019.09.03 09:49 GMT

The death toll from torrential rain that pummeled regions in Japan's southwest last week rose to four on Tuesday, local government officials said, as a woman who had been missing was confirmed dead, Xinhua reported.

34 unaccounted for, 5 rescued after boat fire off California coast, officials confirm

2019.09.03 20:35 GMT

A total of 34 people are unaccounted for and five crew members were rescued after a dive boat caught fire off Santa Cruz Island in Southern California early Monday morning, according to a press conference at the Coast Guard Station Chanel Islands in Oxnard, California, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

PM Khan: Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India

2019.09.02 19:05 GMT

Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions with arch-rival India after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the disputed Kashmir region, Reuters reports.

Germany makes citizenship easier for descendants of refugees from Nazis

2019.08.29 17:27 GMT

Germany will on Friday enforce two decrees to make it easier for people, mainly Jews, who fled the Nazi regime because of persecution as well as their descendents to have their citizenship restored, the interior ministry said, APA reports citing Reuters.

Andrei Zagorodnyuk appointed Ukraine’s new defense minister

2019.08.29 16:39 GMT

Andrei Zagorodnyuk has been appointed Ukraine’s defense minister, APA reports citing Ukrinform.

Google Play Store detects malware in Android App with 100 million downloads

2019.08.29 05:48 GMT

The Android-based CamScanner PDF creator app, created by Shanghai-based CC Intelligence, has been downloaded over 100 million times from the Google Play store since first becoming available in 2010, ZDNet reported Wednesday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

5 killed in east China tunnel fire

2019.08.27 18:45 GMT

Five people were killed after a truck caught fire Tuesday night in a tunnel on an expressway in east China's Zhejiang Province, local authorities said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

Brazil may accept G7 Amazon aid if France's Macron withdraws 'insults': Bolsonaro

2019.08.27 14:05 GMT

Brazil may accept an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, but only if French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his “insults,” President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

UN: At least 40 feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

2019.08.27 13:01 GMT

The latest shipwreck near the Libyan coast could have led to "potentially large loss" of life despite some 60 people have been rescued, UN refugee agency spokesman Charlie Yaxley said Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

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