Germany's SPD backs coalition talks with Merkel
Politics 5h ago
  • Erdogan promises swift end to Afrin offensive
    Erdogan promises swift end to Afrin offensive
    War / Terrorism 9h ago

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised on Sunday a swift end to the offensive the country is leading in Afrin region of Syria against the Kurds, local media reported.

    "We will complete the operation in a very short...

  • Russia's Novak predicts early oil market stabilization
    Russia's Novak predicts early oil market stabilization
    Economy 10h ago

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak stated on Sunday that he expects the oil market to stabilize before the year-end, RIA Novosti reported. The minister added that the balance between supply and demand should be restored throughout t...

  • UK sent army to S.Korea to design evacuation plan - report
    UK sent army to S.Korea to design evacuation plan - report
    Politics 11h ago

    The United Kingdom sent high-ranking army officials to South Korea in order to design an evacuation plan for British citizens in the event of a war with the North, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. There are approximately 8,000 UK nat...

  • Turkish forces cross into Afrin region
    Turkish forces cross into Afrin region
    War / Terrorism 12h ago

    Turkish forces have crossed into Afrin region of Syria on Sunday during an ongoing offensive, AFP reported. Earlier today, Turkish media stated that the country's tanks are supporting the Free Syrian Army attack on Kurds in Afrin as ...

  • Rocket Lab deploys its first smallsats
    Rocket Lab deploys its first smallsats
    Business 16h ago

    Rocket Lab USA Inc.'s Electron booster successfully took three research and mapping satellites to orbit and completed its first mission. The launch was conducted after a one-day delay, which was prompted by unfavorable weather and a ...

  • Bitcoin holds above $12K on acceptance speculation
    Bitcoin holds above $12K on acceptance speculation
    Markets 17h ago

    Bitcoin slightly declined as profit taking set in after two days of substantial gains. The marketplace in the United States, already with numerous cryptocurrency-related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the pipeline, may be propped up wit...

  • Twitter's Noto mulls offer to lead SoFi: insiders
    Twitter's Noto mulls offer to lead SoFi: insiders
    Business 19h ago

    Anthony Noto, chief operating officer of Twitter Inc., is in talks with Social Finance Inc. about taking the helm, the Wall Street Journal said it learned from well-informed sources. The startup based in San Francisco is providing online...

  • UK companies lobby for customs union
    UK companies lobby for customs union
    20h ago

    Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the Confederation of British Industry, will say the country should stay in the customs union for as long as it is beneficial, domestic media reported, quoting excerpts from a speech. She intends to ...

  • US Senate to vote on temporary funding bill
    US Senate to vote on temporary funding bill
    Politics 21h ago

    Mitch McConnell, leader of the Republican Party in the United States Senate, scheduled a new session for Sunday, when the lower chamber is also set to reconvene and step up efforts to bridge differences that led to the current government...

  • Several people die in attack on Kabul hotel
    Several people die in attack on Kabul hotel
    World 21h ago

    Security forces in Afghanistan's capital city continued the gunfight against at least two remaining militants in the Intercontinental Hotel following a lull, while the latest update from the authorities revealed several people were k...

  • Trump's trip to Davos not certain due to shutdown
    Trump's trip to Davos not certain due to shutdown
    Politics 22h ago

    Mick Mulvaney (pictured), White House budget director, told journalists on Saturday that President Donald Trump's planned participation at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland will depend on "day-to-day" developments. Th...

  • Yildirim: Turkey's ground forces ready to go to Afrin
    Yildirim: Turkey's ground forces ready to go to Afrin
    World 23h ago

    Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said 72 military jets destroyed 108 or nearly all the targets they intended in the air campaign against the Kurdish-dominated People's Protection Units (YPG) while that his country's la...

  • Trump wants Dems to 'stop playing games' - WH
    Trump wants Dems to 'stop playing games' - WH
    Politics 1/20

    United States President Donald Trump will not be willing to negotiate on immigration with Democrats until they "stop playing games" and end the government shutdown, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Saturday.

  • Russia removes its personnel from Afrin
    Russia removes its personnel from Afrin
    War / Terrorism 1/20

    Russia's Ministry of defense announced on Saturday that it is moving its military police and troops from the Afrin district in northwestern Syria after Turkey started a military operation on the ground with the support of Ankara'...

  • Moscow 'alarmed' as Turkey conducts airstrikes on Afrin
    Moscow 'alarmed' as Turkey conducts airstrikes on Afrin
    War / Terrorism 1/20

    Russia's Foreign Ministry said it was "alarmed" by reports that Turkey started conducting airstrikes using F-16 jets in the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin, Interfax reported on Saturday. After confirming the continuance ...