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Deadly storm Friederike hits Western Europe
19/01/2018
At least nine people in two countries have died as the deadly storm swept across Western Europe including Germany and the Netherlands.
Cuba, US discuss cooperation in criminal affairs
17:38 19/01/2018
The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs on January 17th announced the second technical meeting on cooperation in criminal matters between the authorities of Cuba and the US took place in Washington.
Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 people
17:37 19/01/2018
The Kazakh Interior Ministry on January 18th announced a bus caught fire in a remote part of Kazakhstan, killing 52 citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
Thailand welcomes record number in foreign tourists
10:08 19/01/2018
The number of foreign arrivals to Thailand hit a record high of 3.5 million in December 2017, jumping 16 percent year on year.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on strong nations’ relationship
18:08 18/01/2018
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on January 16th said the relationship between the United States, China and Russia is "vitally important".
UN Secretary-General strongly condemns twin terrorist attacks in Iraq
18:06 18/01/2018
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned twin terrorist attacks in Iraq, said his spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
ADB supports SME development for economic growth and job creation in Sri Lanka
16:47 18/01/2018
(CPV) - ADB Board of Directors has approved USD75 million in additional financing to continue support toward the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), considered vital for economic growth and job creation in Sri Lanka.
Russian presidential election: Putin likely to win presidential race
21:47 17/01/2018
Russian incumbent President Vladimir Putin is likely to win the 2018 presidential race with 81.1 per cent of votes, a public opinion poll showed on January 15th.
Mihai Fifor appointed as Romania’s acting PM
21:46 17/01/2018
On January 16th, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis appointed incumbent Defence Minister Mihai Fifor as acting Prime Minister.
Egypt reshuffles government, appoints four new ministers
17:48 16/01/2018
Egypt on January 14th reshuffled its government and appointed four new ministers.