European court slaps Hungary with €40,000 fine in refugee death

Paris [France], February 3: The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has sentenced Hungary to almost €40,000 ($43,630) in damages in connection with the death...

Finnish and Swedish leaders agree to continue NATO bid 'hand in hand'

Copenhagen [Denmark], February 3: The prime ministers of NATO candidate nations Sweden and Finland vowed on Thursday to continue their journey to accession together despite...

Veteran British soldier avoids jail for 1998 Troubles killing in NI

Dublin [Ireland], February 3: A former British soldier has been given a suspended sentence for killing a man at an army checkpoint in Northern Ireland...

IAEA reports secret modification of Iranian nuclear facility

Tehran [Iran], February 3: Iran has secretly modified a facility for the production of highly enriched uranium, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Peshawar mosque bomber who killed 101 people wore police uniform

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3: A suicide bomber who killed 101 people in Pakistan this week disguised himself in a police uniform to trick guards and...

Zionist warplanes strike Gaza following rocket fire

Gaza [Palestine], February 3: Zionist warplanes struck Gaza early Thursday, drawing retaliatory rocket fire from Palestinian militants, as violence flared despite US calls for "urgent...

Egypt mummy ingredients discovered

Cairo [Egypt], February 3: The discovery of dozens of beakers and bowls in a mummification workshop has helped reveal how ancient Egyptians embalmed their dead,...

UAE 'Sultan of Space' plans to fast on ISS

Dubai [UAE], February 3: The second Emirati to journey into space, martial arts enthusiast Sultan AlNeyadi, weighed up Thursday performing Ramadan in orbit - and...

Conflict over security, Turkey summons ambassadors of 9 Western countries

Ankara [Turkey], February 3: Turkey on February 2 summoned the ambassadors of nine Western countries, including the US and Sweden, to criticize the temporary closure...

Covid-19 situation: Canada requires visitors from China to test, deaths in Japan...

Ottawa [Canada], February 3: Canada has extended the requirement for pre-entry testing for passengers arriving from China, while the number of Covid-19 deaths in Japan...

Germany agrees to send Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine

Berlin [Germany], February 3: The German government has approved the delivery of Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine and is negotiating the acquisition of 15 Gepard...

Police ban planned Quran burning protest in Norway

Oslo [Norway], February 3: Police in Norway have banned a planned protest including the burning of a copy of the Islamic holy book, the Quran,...

Russian President Vladimir Putin compares Ukraine invasion to Stalingrad fight against Nazi...

Moscow [Russia], February 3: Russian President Vladimir Putin has compared the Ukraine invasion to the fight against Nazi Germany in a speech to mark the...

US secures deal on Philippines bases to complete arc around China

Washinton [US], February 3: The US has secured access to four additional military bases in the Philippines - a key bit of real estate which...

Israel says Sudan peace deal to be signed in Washington

Jerusalem [Israel], February 3: Israel and Sudan will sign a "historic peace agreement" in Washington in a few months' time, Israel's foreign minister announced following...

U.S. stocks rise after Fed delivers small rate hike

New York [US], February 2: U.S. stocks climbed on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve approved a small interest rate hike.

WTI crude futures settle lower

New York [US], February 2: U.S. oil prices dropped on Wednesday.

Bangladesh's largest annual book fair begins in Dhaka

Dhaka [Bangladesh], February 2: Bangladesh's largest annual book fair kicked off in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday.

S. Korea's consumer price rises 5.2 pct in January

Seoul [South Korea], February 2: South Korea's consumer price rose 5.2 percent in January from a year earlier, marking a faster increase in three months,...

German police nab serial killer who targeted older women

Berlin [Germany], February 2: A 31-year-old Serbian man suspected of having killed several older women in the Schwabisch Hall area of Germany has been taken...

Radioactive capsule found on remote Australian road after huge search

Sydney [Australia], February 2: Emergency teams in Western Australia have successfully located a tiny radioactive capsule that fell off a truck last month, officials said...

Ozzy Osbourne not 'physically capable' of tour after major surgery

London [UK], February 2: Ozzy Osbourne said that following extensive spinal surgery he is not "physically capable" of doing his tour dates in Europe in...

Syrians fear IS resurgence as Kurdish-led forces sweep Raqa

Damascus [Syria], February 2: From his rooftop in the Syrian city of Raqa, Youssef Nasser watches nervously as hundreds of heavily armed Kurdish-led fighters sweep...

Myanmar junta extends state of emergency

Yangon [Myanmar], February 2: Myanmar's junta was granted a six-month extension to a state of emergency, state media reported Wednesday, likely delaying elections the military...

Half a million strike in UK as crisis bites

London [UK], February 2: Half a million people stopped work over pay in Britain on Wednesday leaving transport networks paralyzed and thousands of classrooms empty...

Ukraine predicts a new escalation of Russia

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 2: Yesterday (February 1), Reuters quoted pro-Russian official Yan Gagin in Donetsk as saying that Russian forces had surrounded Bakhmut city and...

The Japan-NATO handshake in the middle of the "power game" in the...

Tokyo [Japan], February 2: The increased cooperation between Japan and NATO is assessed to create a lot of influence in the Indo-Pacific region in the...