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At least 500 restaurants closed in Leban

Beirut/Xinhua: Tony Ramy, head of Lebanon's Syndicate of Restaurants Owners, announced Tuesday that 500 restaurants were closed in Lebanon in 2019, local media reported.

31-Dec-2019
Turkish president says to fully implemen

Ankara/Xinhua: Turkey will fully implement the agreements signed with Libya on security and maritime delimitation in 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

31-Dec-2019
Over 300 people evacuated from supermark

Paris/UNI: More than 300 customers and 35 staff members were evacuated at a supermarket in France's eastern city of Besancon after a fire broke out at an underground parking lot, media reported on Tuesday.

31-Dec-2019
Iraqi protesters storm US embassy in Bag

Baghdad/UNI: Hundreds of demonstrators, participating in mourning for the Hashd Shaabi members killed by US attack in Iraq, stormed the US embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone on Tuesday, a security official said.

31-Dec-2019
Trump says Iran to 'be held fully respon

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: President Trump on Tuesday warned that Iran would be held responsible after Iraqi demonstrators stormed the American Embassy in Baghdad to protest against recent US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

31-Dec-2019
China releases regulation on implementin

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: China has unveiled a regulation on implementing the foreign investment law to better protect the legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors.

31-Dec-2019
Turkish president says to fully implemen

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkey will fully implement the agreements signed with Libya on security and maritime delimitation in 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

31-Dec-2019
2 more confirmed dead, several missing i

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: Two more people were confirmed dead and several more remain missing in Australia on Tuesday as the result of severe bushfires in the country's southeast.

31-Dec-2019
Iraq: Protesters set ablaze US Embassy f

Baghdad/UNI: Protesters on Tuesday set on fire the outside fence of the US Embassy in the capital of Baghdad in response to the US airstrikes against the Shia Kata’ib Hezbollah militia.

31-Dec-2019
Turkish Police detain 5 Syrians planning

Ankara/Sputnik/UNI: Turkish police have arrested five Syrian nationals who were preparing a terrorist attack during New Year's celebrations in Ankara, media reported on Tuesday.

31-Dec-2019
Al Shabab takes responsibility for Mogad

Mogadishu/IBNS: Terror group Al Shabab on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack in Somalia capital Mogadishu last week that claimed over 80 lives.

31-Dec-2019
27 die in Ethiopia in head-on collision

Addis Ababa/Xinhua/UNI: Twenty seven people were killed after an overloaded minibus collided head-on with another bus on Sunday in Ethiopia's Oromia regional state, local police officials confirmed on Monday.

31-Dec-2019
Ex-Nissan Motor chief Ghosn may have jum

Tokyo/Xinhua/UNI: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn may have fled Japan and arrived in Lebanon in possible violation of his bail conditions which restrict overseas travel, local media reported on Tuesday.

31-Dec-2019
Sudan: UN mission envoy commends signing

New York/IBNS: The joint chief mediator for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID, welcomed on Monday a framework agreement between the Transitional Government of Sudan and the Darfur armed movements that was signed during peace talks in Juba, South Sudan, on Saturday.

31-Dec-2019
Turkish police arrest about 100 foreigne

Ankara/Sputnik/UNI: Turkish police have arrested about 100 foreign nationals in raids across the country on suspicion of having links to the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), media reported on Monday.

30-Dec-2019
US forces hit 5 Iran-backed military gro

Baghdad/Xinhua/UNI: The US forces on Sunday attacked five bases of Kata'ib Hezbollah (KH) in Iraq and Syria in response to repeated attacks by KH against US-led coalition forces in Iraq, a US military statement said.

30-Dec-2019
Somali, US forces kill senior al-Shabab

Mogadishu/Xinhua/UNI: Somali and US forces conducted an airstrike in southern region on Sunday, killing a senior al-Shabab terrorist, a government official said.

30-Dec-2019
Catastrophic bushfire warnings issued ag

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: South Australia (SA) has been warned to prepare for catastrophic bushfire conditions for the third time in 10 days.

30-Dec-2019
New Year's fireworks cancelled in Austra

Canberra/Xinhua/UNI: Australia's capital city has cancelled its planned New Year's Eve fireworks displays on account of high bushfire risk.

30-Dec-2019
Over 30,000 forced to flee Australia's G

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI: Over 30,000 people had been told to evacuate Australia's East Gippsland region before 9 a.m. local time on Monday, as soaring temperatures and high winds are expected to fan the flames of three enormous wildfires which have already burnt through 130,000 hectares of forest.

30-Dec-2019
Guterres's message for 2020: In world of

New York/IBNS: As the world enters 2020 with “uncertainty and insecurity all around”, the United Nations chief maintained that the world’s young people are its "greatest source” of hope.

30-Dec-2019
Continued airstrikes in western Libya â€

New York/IBNS: The top United Nations official in Libya has condemned recent airstrikes targeting civilian installations that left at least three people dead and several others injured.

30-Dec-2019
Terrorists Attacked Syrian Forces' Posit

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Terrorists attacked Syrian forces in the northwestern province of Idlib two times, and approximately 50 militants were involved in the attacks each time, Maj. Gen. Yuri Borenkov, the head of the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation, said on Saturday.

29-Dec-2019
20 bodies recovered after boat accident

Kinshasa/Xinhua/UNI: At least 20 bodies have been recovered from a boat accident taking place late Monday in Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local authorities said.

29-Dec-2019
UN Secretary-General condemns ‘horrend

New York/IBNS: Perpetrators behind the deadly terrorist attack in Somalia on Saturday must be brought to justice, the UN Secretary-General has said.

29-Dec-2019
Tropical Cyclone Sarai in Fiji leaves 1

Moscow/Sputnik: An 18-year old male student marked the first fatality of tropical cyclone Sarai in Fiji, while another unidentified person sustained injured and more than 2,500 others have been evacuated across the country, the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) said.

29-Dec-2019
20 bodies recovered after boat accident

Kinshasa/Xinhua: At least 20 bodies have been recovered from a boat accident taking place late Monday in Kasai province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local authorities said.

29-Dec-2019
Somalia: Car bomb blast rocks Mogadishu,

Mogadishu/IBNS: At least 60 people were killed as a suicide car bomb blast rocked Somalia's capital city Mogadishu on Saturday, media reports said.

28-Dec-2019
Islamic State claims responsibility for

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Islamic State terrorist organization (banned in Russia) claimed responsibility for the recent attacks in Burkina Faso that took dozens of lives, Reuters news agency reported on Friday, citing the organization's statement.

28-Dec-2019
Kyrgyz President extends condolences ove

Bishkek/Xinhua/UNI: President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov has expressed condolences to his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and the people of Kazakhstan in connection with the victims of an airplane crash near Almaty city.

28-Dec-2019
Militants tried to attack Syrian airfiel

Damascus/Sputnik/UNI: Militants tried to attack a military airfield in the Syrian city of Hama with unmanned aerial vehicles, media reported.

28-Dec-2019
Haiti: Food insecurity expected to rise

New York/IBNS: The number of Haitians who do not have sufficient food to eat is expected to surpass four million next year, the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, said on Friday.

28-Dec-2019
Women in Business 'must be knowledgeable

New York/IBNS: Women who set up their own businesses will succeed if they are knowledgeable about their field and “trust their knowledge”; that’s according to the owner of a successful wine bar and store in the city of New Orleans in the United States.

28-Dec-2019
Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud leadership

Jerusalem/UNI:  Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday scored a "huge win" in a vote that was seen a challenge to his leadership of the Likud party.

27-Dec-2019
Plane crash in Kazakhstan kills 14, 35 i

Nur-Sultan/UNI: A Bek Air plane crashed near Kazakhstan's biggest city Almaty shortly after taking off, killing at least 14 people, living 35 injured on Friday, the government said.

27-Dec-2019
French Foreign Ministry Condemns Recent

Paris/Sputnik/UNI: Paris strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum that claimed dozens of lives and wishes soon recovery to all those injured, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

27-Dec-2019
Sydney's drinking water supply under thr

Sydney/Xinhua/UNI Authorities have raised concerns about severe bushfires near Sydney's main drinking water catchment, suggesting that a build of ash could soon contaminate the precious resource.

27-Dec-2019
UN refugee agency welcomes move to regis

New York/IBNS: The decision to ensure that all babies born in Kazakhstan are registered at birth and issued birth certificates has been welcomed by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.

27-Dec-2019
Ending war only ‘real hope’ for pros

New York/IBNS: Only by ending the war in Afghanistan can there be “real hope” for a prosperous future for the country, the top UN official there said on Thursday.

27-Dec-2019
Independent UN rights experts raise alar

New York/IBNS: Independent United Nations human rights experts expressed apprehension on Thursday over the “incommunicado detention” of a Uyghur Muslim academic who has reportedly been sentenced to death.

27-Dec-2019
Seven people died in Bek air plane crash

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A plane of the Bek Air airline crashed on Friday near the airport of the Kazakh city of Almaty, leaving seven people dead, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development said.

27-Dec-2019
Six servicemen killed in car bomb blast

Moscow/Sputnik: Six servicemen were killed on Thursday after a car filled with explosives detonated near a military base in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, media reported, citing the Afghan Defense Ministry.

26-Dec-2019
Russian companies interested in working

Tehran/Sputnik: Russian companies are interested in working with Iran on various projects in such sectors of the economy as energy, agriculture, automobile manufacturing and many others despite the punitive US sanctions against Tehran, Rustam Zhiganshin, Russia’s trade representative in Iran, told Sputnik.

26-Dec-2019
Violent attack in Burkina Faso leaves do

New York/IBNS: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has “strongly" condemned an attack carried out yesterday by unidentified gunmen in northern Burkina Faso.

26-Dec-2019
UN chief offers the world wishes for ‘

New York/IBNS: While visiting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres extended wishes for a peaceful Christmas and a blessed New Year.

26-Dec-2019
Three people injured as masked gunmen op

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Unknown masked gunmen opened fire in the French city of Besancon, leaving three people injured, French media reported.

26-Dec-2019
11 soldiers killed in Burkina Faso attac

Ouagadougou/Xinhua/UNI: At least 11 soldiers were killed after a group of unidentified gunmen attacked a military detachment in center-north Burkina Faso a security source told Xinhua.

26-Dec-2019
U.S. military eyes information warfare t

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: The U.S. military cyber unit is developing information warfare tactics targeting Russian officials if Moscow interferes with the U.S. elections next year, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

26-Dec-2019
Pope Francis prays for peace in world’

Vatican City/Sputnik: Pope Francis called for peace in the world’s conflict hot spots and an end to children’s suffering across the globe on Wednesday during his annual "Urbi et Orbi" Christmas Day message delivered at the Vatican.

25-Dec-2019
Uighur: Top Muslim preacher urges Islami

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/IBNS: Keeping in mind the treatment given to ethnic Uighurs, an influential Muslim preacher has asked the Islamic countries to start the process of boycotting Chinese products.

25-Dec-2019
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