Category: World
World 06.05.19 | 23:04

Flight attendant dies trying to save passengers in plane fire at Moscow airport

Maksim Moiseev, a flight attendant on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane that burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport, died trying to open a door in the tail of the plane that was ravaged by fire to save the passengers, a source in the aviation circles told TASS. “The passengers were evacuated with...

World 06.05.19 | 22:50

US to deploy carrier to Middle East in ‘unmistakable message’ to Iran

The United States will deploy a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, National Security Adviser John Bolton said late Sunday. Bolton said the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to the US Central...

World 06.05.19 | 20:54

Turkey orders new election for Istanbul mayor, in setback for opposition

Turkey’s electoral authorities on Monday ordered a rerun of the election for the mayor of Istanbul, annulling a crushing electoral defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but raising the prospect that the highly contentious decision would usher in social unrest and a new economic crisis. The opposition...

World 06.05.19 | 17:29

41 people killed in Russian plane crash

Forty-one people died after a Russian plane made an emergency landing and burst into flames just after takeoff from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, BBC reported. Dramatic video shows passengers using emergency exit slides to escape the burning Aeroflot aircraft. Survivors suggest the plane was struck...

World 06.05.19 | 13:19

Szijjarto: Orban and Trump will use DC meeting to coordinate on their migrant policies

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced that the coming visit of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to Washington will include coordination with US President Donald Trump on global migration issues. Both Trump and Orban have pushed strongly to reduce illegal migration in the US and the...

World 05.05.19 | 21:09

Airplane fire in Moscow kills at least 13 passengers

A horrific plane fire in Moscow took the lives of 13 passengers. Nine more were injured when a Sukhoi Superjet – 100 carrying a total of 73 people caught fire during an emergency landing. The relatively new plane was taking the passengers from Moscow to Murmansk, when the pilot reported technical...

World 04.05.19 | 22:04

Trump insists nuclear deal will happen after North Korea fires projectiles

Donald Trump said he still believes a nuclear deal with North Korea will happen, after the country fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea, Guardian reports. The US president tweeted on Saturday that he believes that leader Kim Jong-un “fully realizes the great economic potential...

World 04.05.19 | 14:14

Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh after wreaking havoc in India

Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to hit South Asia in several years, barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after causing widespread damages and loss of lives in India. The cyclone struck India‘s eastern state of Odisha on Friday morning, packing windspeeds of up to 205 kilometres per hour...

World 03.05.19 | 11:49

Orban and Salvini agree: The problem is not distribution of migrants already here, but how to stop thousands more from coming

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini made a joint trip to the Hungarian – Serbian border yesterday, to inspect the work to prevent illegal migration into the European Union along the Balkan route. Orban and Salvini said that the efforts the two countries...

World 02.05.19 | 12:19

Trump invites Orban to Washington

US President Donald Trump invited Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to visit Washington on May 13th. According to a Hungarian Government spokesman, the meeting will be dominated by issues such as defense cooperation and regional security. Orban was one of the first and few European leaders to endorse...

World 30.04.19 | 23:49

Shocking images from Venezuela as the Government and the opposition fight for power

Shocking scenes continue to arrive from Venezuela, where supporters of Juan Guaido are clashing with military units loyal to Nicolas Maduro. Fighting broke out over a military base near Caracas, where Guaido called for a final push to remove Maduro from office. The US Government, including a presidential...

World 30.04.19 | 17:15

Fighting breaks out in Venezuela after Guaido calls for the ouster of Maduro

Figthing broke out near the La Carlota air base in Venezuela where rival Venezuelan security forces as Juan Guaido calls on the military to join him in his attempt to oust Nicolas Maduro from the presidency. So far there are few reports about casualties, and the fighting appears not to be widely spread....

World 30.04.19 | 13:53

Suspected explosives and ammunition found in Christchurch

New Zealand police on Tuesday arrested a man after finding a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition at a vacant address in Christchurch. The bomb disposal unit rendered the package safe, Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price said in a statement. Cordons had been...

World 30.04.19 | 11:38

New York officials issue fines, close schools in measles fight

Officials in New York closed more schools, issued more fines and lobbied the Legislature to eliminate religious exemptions for required vaccinations as part of efforts to contain a measles outbreak, New York Times reported. Federal officials have reported 704 measles cases so far in the U.S. since Jan....

World 27.04.19 | 10:46

CIA officially launches Instagram account

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has launched its own Instagram account, with a single photo showing an office desk covered in mysterious items, Mirror reports. The photo, which carries the caption “I spy with my little eye…” features a grey curly wig, a paper bag labelled “Top...

World 25.04.19 | 10:00

Putin and Kim begin first official meeting in Vladivostok

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday began their first official meeting in the Far Eastern Russian port city of Vladivostok. “I’m happy to see you here,” Putin told Kim, adding that he hoped he could help resolve the dispute between the United States...

World 24.04.19 | 20:33

Renovation workers smoked on Notre Dame scaffolding, confirms company

The company in charge of scaffolding at Notre Dame Cathedral before the fire admitted Wednesday that some of its staff had smoked on site, but said that was not the cause of the blaze. Satirical and investigative newspaper Le Canard Enchaine reported earlier that staff had admitted to police that they...

World 23.04.19 | 14:55

‘Islamic State fighters’ were behind Sri Lanka attacks, group says

Islamic State says its members were behind the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, in a statement carried by the extremist group’s mouthpiece Amaq. “Those who carried out the attack that targeted the citizens of the coalition and Christians in Sri Lanka the day before yesterday were...

World 23.04.19 | 09:45

Militia group was training to assassinate Soros, Clinton, Obama

A New Mexico man is accused of illegally detaining migrants at the US border with his right-wing militia group, which — according to him — was also training “to assassinate George Soros, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama,” authorities said Monday, New York Post reports. Larry Mitchell Hopkins,...

World 22.04.19 | 17:19

Danish retail billionaire loses 3 children in Sri Lanka attacks

Three children of retail billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen were killed in the attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday, according to a spokesperson for his company, CNN reported. The Danish entrepreneur owns clothing company Bestseller, which is the biggest shareholder in British fashion retailer Asos (ASOMY) with...

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