2020-08-16 00:08:29
The US and its 'international partners' will offer financial aid to Lebanon, which is struggling to deal with the economic fallout of the massive port blast ' but only if it commits to 'real change,? a senior US official said.
2020-08-15 23:08:14
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said an air assault brigade will be moved to the country's border, amid massive anti-government protests that the leader has dubbed a 'color revolution? directed by foreign agents.
2020-08-15 22:08:59
Turkey will not bow to international pressure and 'banditry' in the contested waters of the eastern Mediterranean, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, promising to continue oil and gas exploration as planned.
2020-08-15 22:08:00
At least two unguided rockets fell inside Iraq's Taji military base that houses US troops, local media has reported, citing the country's military. No information on damage or potential casualties was immediately available.
2020-08-15 20:08:10
The head of Ireland's tourism development authority (F?ilte), Michael Cawley, has resigned after ignoring his own agency's advice to opt for domestic 'staycations? and heading off on holiday to Italy instead.
2020-08-15 16:08:55
Biogas is a form of energy production that rarely gets attention from mainstream media, but with so much beer going stale during lockdown it has been given a boost.
2020-08-15 16:08:45
Hollywood star Chuck Norris has filmed himself making a thinly veiled threat against Belarus? President Alexander Lukashenko, who is facing intense protests following accusations of election fraud.
2020-08-15 16:08:30
The leadership of the United Arab Emirates have made a 'huge mistake' by sealing a deal with Israel, the president of Iran has said. He believes they win nothing from it and are only helping Donald Trump on his campaign trail.
2020-08-15 14:08:00
Mass anti-government protests in Belarus are actually a 'color revolution' in action, and Russia may be the next target if the country fails to halt its progress, President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed.
2020-08-15 13:08:15
Warsaw and Washington have signed a new security pact, under which Poland will host some 1,000 additional US troops as well as the forward command of the V Corps Headquarters, which was reactivated in February.
2020-08-15 10:08:46
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to continue defending the country, while sending a veiled message to both China and Pakistan, with whom India clashed along disputed borders this year.
2020-08-15 10:08:16
The Russian market offers a lot of investment opportunities in this time of global economic uncertainty, says legendary investor Jim Rogers. He called for a closer look at Russia's domestic tourism and the economy of the Far East.
2020-08-15 08:08:00
Tehran has vowed a swift pushback to the US if the Trump administration moves to trigger 'snapback' sanctions envisioned by the 2015 nuclear deal, arguing that they would be 'illegal' since the US pulled out of the accord in 2018.
2020-08-15 08:08:00
US President Donald Trump has ordered Chinese firm ByteDance to divest from its US-based assets within 90 days and to scrub all data linked to the company's popular app TikTok, arguing both are a threat to national security.
2020-08-15 04:08:00
The Israeli military has pummeled the Gaza Strip for a fourth consecutive night. The air raids are said to come in response to explosive and incendiary balloon attacks by Palestinian militants.
2020-08-15 01:08:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed to hold an online summit featuring Iran, Germany and five UN Security Council permanent members. The meeting would focus on how to avoid conflict over the UN arms embargo on Tehran.
2020-08-15 00:08:00
Madrid has rolled out a new set of anti-coronavirus measures, shutting down some public venues and banning smoking in the street without social distancing. It comes as some 3,000 new cases of Covid-19 are being reported daily.
2020-08-14 20:08:00
President Aleksandr Lukashenko has called upon Belarusian citizens to not 'go into the streets' and to avoid protests, blaming foreign agents for stoking the unrest that has gripped the country after the controversial election.
2020-08-14 20:08:00
The European Union is refusing to recognize election results in Belarus and is preparing sanctions over the 'rigged' vote and the heavy-handed police response to protests, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has confirmed.
2020-08-14 18:08:00
Demonstrators left the protest-hit Minsk Tractor Works and headed towards government facilities in the center of the capital shortly after the country's prime minister arrived at the factory to talk to workers.
2020-08-14 17:08:00
More than 2,000 people who were detained during mass protests over the contested presidential elections in Belarus over recent days have been released, the country's Interior Ministry has said.
2020-08-14 17:08:00
Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said that the EU should rethink its approach towards Turkey, as its controversial maritime oil and gas exploration policy risks exploding into a bigger conflict.
2020-08-14 15:08:30
China's Commerce Ministry announced plans on Friday to expand the pilot program for its sovereign digital currency to include several large cities across the country.
2020-08-14 15:08:00
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's push to limit his country's contacts with Russian and Chinese firms and grant a nuclear power plant construction contract to an American firm.
2020-08-14 15:08:00
Pressure is ramping up on the Belarus government, as thousands of workers across the country staged protests on Friday denouncing the police crackdown and President Lukashenko laments the economic impact of looming strikes.