Top European Union (EU) leaders sent a message of unity and hope on the day of the United Kingdom's departure, vowing that a smaller bloc would not translate into a weaker one.
29 killed, 42 rescued in eastern Turkey earthquake2020-01-26
The death toll from an earthquake that jolted eastern Turkey on Friday has risen to 29, as 42 people were rescued from ruins of collapsed buildings, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said Saturday.
Trump defense team makes opening arguments in impeachment trial2020-01-26
U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team started Saturday to make opening arguments in defense of the president in the ongoing impeachment trial in the Senate, after House managers, a group of seven House Democrats acting as prosecutors, argued for the president's conviction and removal from office over the last three days.
Eastern Turkey earthquake death toll rises to 202020-01-25
At least 20 people have been killed and 1,015 others wounded in a powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey Friday night, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on Saturday.
French gov't adopts pension reform plan as protests continue unabated2020-01-25
Discussed at length with the unions, the French government's pension reform was formally presented during a cabinet meeting here on Friday before it was sent to the National Assembly, where President Emmanuel Macron enjoys majority support and will likely be able to transform the controversial plan into law by the summer.
Uzbekistan outlines tasks for development in 20202020-01-25
Uzbekistan will prioritize the development of the digital economy, science and education, and fight against corruption in 2020, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said Friday in his message to the country's parliament.
Germans divided over gov't refugee policy: survey2020-01-25
Germans are divided over the government refugee policy as 42 percent believed that the country should continue to take in as many refugees as it currently does, according to the DeutschlandTrend survey published by public broadcaster ARD on Friday.
EU appoints head of delegation to post-Brexit UK2020-01-25
The European Union (EU) has appointed veteran Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida as head of its future diplomatic delegation to post-Brexit United Kingdom (UK), said Josep Borrell, the Union's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, in a statement on Friday.
Bolivia suspends diplomatic relations with Cuba2020-01-25
The interim government of Bolivia has suspended diplomatic relations with Cuba due to alleged interference in the country by the Cuban government, the Bolivian Minister of the Presidency, Yerko Nunez, announced on Friday.