Turkish soldier martyred in bomb attack in SE Turkey
One Turkish soldier was martyred and two others injured early Tuesday in a bomb attack by PKK terrorists in the country's southeastern province of Siirt, said security sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:40 19 June
MERS kills scores in Saudi Arabia
Outbreaks of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have killed 23 people in Saudi Arabia over a roughly four-month span, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:10 19 June
World Cup: Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia
A last-minute goal by Harry Kane gave England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in the World Cup 2018 Group G match on Monday evening, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:31 19 June
2 people killed in English-speaking region of Cameroon
A couple in the English-speaking region of Cameroon was killed by separatist forces after celebrating the country's national day, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:45 18 June
Azerbaijani MFA: Manvel Grigoryan participated in Khojaly genocide and other war crimes
Armenia’s former deputy defense minister, national hero Manvel Grigoryan participated in numerous war crimes, such as the Khojaly genocide, looting of property of Azerbaijani residents during the occupation of Fuzuli and Jabrayil districts of Azerbaijan, torture and mass killing of prisoners of war, as well as hostage-taking, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs told APA on Monday.
14:21 18 June
Baku: No Azerbaijani nationals among Japan earthquake victims
There are no Azerbaijani nationals among those who died and were injured in a strong earthquake in western Japan, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told APA on Monday.
10:32 18 June
Turkey set to create own Antarctic research station next year — president
Turkey is set to create its own research station in the Antarctic next year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on his Twitter page on Saturday evening, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:04 17 June
FIFA World Cup: Croatia defeat Nigeria 2-0
Croatia Beat Nigeria 2-0 in teams' first match at FIFA World Cup, APA reports.
01:27 17 June
Erdogan vows improved animal protection laws post polls
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday vowed to boost animal protection laws in Turkey following the launch of a probe against a suspect linked to the killing of a puppy, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
22:57 16 June
Blast taints cease-fire in Afghanistan, 20 killed
At least 20 people were killed in an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday that crushed the spirit of goodwill and hope for peace in the country that was observing its second day of cease-fire between the government and the Taliban, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:50 16 June
Azerbaijan’s defense minister: Our army must always be ready to suppress provocation of enemy
On June 16, the extended session of the Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry Board on the results of preparation of troops in winter period of 2018 was held under the leadership of the Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and with the participation of the members of the Board, the Defense Ministry told APA.
16:05 16 June
France's Macron looks for common ground with Italy on immigration debate
President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged Italy’s new prime minister to work with France, Germany and Spain on resolving migration issues rather than siding with an anti-immigration “axis” emerging within the European Union, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:49 16 June
U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail pre-trial
A judge on Friday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness tampering, the latest episode in a slow fall from grace of a man who was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016,A PA reports quoting Reuters.
03:10 16 June
Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:36 16 June
Yemen gov’t forces take Al-Hudaydah’s southern entrance
Government forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition on Friday captured the southern entrance of Yemen’s strategic port city of Al-Hudaydah, a local military source has said, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:07 15 June
Greece, Macedonia to sign name change accord June 17: Greek ministry
Greece and Macedonia will sign an accord on Sunday to change the name of the former Yugoslav republic, the Greek government’s press ministry said on Friday as the governments of both countries faced mounting opposition at home over the deal, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:26 15 June
Trump tells G7 leaders that Crimea is Russian
President Donald Trump told G7 leaders that Crimea is Russian because everyone who lives there speaks Russian, according to two diplomatic sources, APA reports citing BuzzFeed News.
10:40 15 June
Nicaragua president's foes stage nationwide strike
Thousands of shopkeepers and businessmen in Nicaragua on Thursday heeded calls for a national strike by foes of President Daniel Ortega, shutting down much of the country after nearly two months of deadly protests urging his ouster, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:21 15 June
Azerbaijan marks National Salvation Day
Today Azerbaijan marks the National Salvation Day.
00:01 15 June
Facebook's chief of communications, policy to step down
Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network’s response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:47 14 June