Adib Meets ‘Two Khalils’, Impasse Reportedly Continues

Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Adib held talks Friday night with Hussein al-Khalil and Ali Hassan Khalil -- the political aides of Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and Speaker Nabih Berri. TV networks said the meeting did...

Adib Meets Aoun, Discusses Govt. Format ‘Ideas’

Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Adib met Friday afternoon with President Michel Aoun at the Baabda Palace. "I put the President in the picture of the consultations and we agreed to hold another meeting tomorrow at 11:00...

Azerbaijani president’s authority is based on manipulations of Karabakh conflict, Armenian foreign ministry says

YEREVAN, September 26. /ARKA/. The peoples of the region inherited a complex conflict, the final resolution of which requires an agreement that will be acceptable for the people of Armenia, the people of Artsakh...

Armenia to create nationwide civilian militia

The move comes as tensions with Azerbaijan continue to mount. But some in Armenia have objected to what they see as a further militarization of society. https://eurasianet.org-Ani Mejlumyan Armenian first lady Anna Hakobyan has...

Court in Yerevan allows to arrest Prosperous Armenia leader Gagik Tsarukyan

YEREVAN, September 26. /ARKA/. A court in Yerevan ruled on September 25 to approve a National Security Service’s (NSS) motion on remanding the leader of the opposition Prosperous Armenia party Gagik Tsarukyan in pre-trial...

Four stabbed in Paris attack, suspect arrested: officials

By Reuters Staff PARIS (Reuters) - Four people were stabbed on Friday near the former offices of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris that was attacked by Islamist militants over five years ago, Prime Minister...

Louisville anti-racism protests resume amid tensions over Breonna Taylor ruling

By Carlos Barria, Bryan Woolston LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - A second night of anti-racism protests got off to a tense but mostly peaceful start in Louisville, Kentucky, on Thursday, a day after a grand jury decided not...

Special Report: Will your mail ballot count in the U.S. presidential election? It may...

By Julia Harte, Jason Lange, Simon Lewis (Reuters) - Two elderly women in small towns in Wisconsin voted by mail during April’s presidential nominating contests. Both were sheltering in place as coronavirus surged across their state. Each mailed her...

After ‘Historic’ Dog Sex Abuse Case, Norwegian Animal Rights Group Demands Harsher Punishments

by Igor Kuznetsov Over the course of several years, dozens of dogs were raped on a weekly basis by a criminal group, which produced many videos of the abuse. After a shocking case in which about a...

Munich Security Conference Head: Building New Wall Between Russia, West Over Navalny Not Productive

by Aleksandra Serebriakova Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny was hospitalised in August after falling seriously ill while on a domestic flight and then transferred to a German clinic, in accordance with his family's wishes. Germany claimed...

Swiss to Vote on Free Movement Deal with EU amid Calls to Cap Number...

by Svetlana Ekimenko After narrowly winning a February 2014 Swiss referendum seeking immigration quotas to limit free movement from EU countries, the Swiss People’s party witnessed their demands being eventually watered down amid Bern’s lengthy talks...

Norway Negotiating to Resuscitate Cold War-Era Military Deal With US

by Igor Kuznetsov During the Cold War era, Norway received 300 US fighter jets and 8,000 military vehicles, free of charge. The total amount of US military aid to Norway reached $8.7 billion. Norway and the US...

Serbian Air Force’s MiG-21 Crashes in Country’s West

Firefighters have arrived at the scene, and police are securing the area in anticipation of the arrival of state investigators. The Ministry of Defence of Serbia announced that during a regular flight task at around...

Iran Intends to Cooperate With Russia on COVID-19 Vaccine Production, Envoy Reveals

Russia registered Sputnik V, the world's first coronavirus vaccine, on 11 August following two successful phases of clinical trials that proved that it was capable of building immunity against the virus in all of...

First Video From Scene of Stabbing Attack Near Charlie Hebdo Emerges Online

Four people were injured in a knife attack in Paris near the former office of Charlie Hebdo outlet. French Prime Minister Jean Casteks has urgently arrived at the crisis centre of the Ministry of Internal...

UK PM Johnson Offers Condolences to Family of Officer Who Was Shot Dead at...

by Maxim Minaev According to police, a 23-year-old man was detained at the scene and was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound and is in a critical condition. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered his...

‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’: Kim Jong-un ‘Greatly Sorry’ for Shooting of Missing S Korean National

by Maxim Minaev On Thursday, the South Korean Defence Ministry accused North Korea of fatally shooting a missing South Korean civilian and burning his body. Seoul also demanded that Pyongyang "provide an explanation and punish those...

Not a ‘Silver Bullet’: UK Scientists Say First COVID Vaccine Unlikely to Stop People...

by Aleksandra Serebriakova It was reported this week that the United Kingdom is expected to become the first country to hold controversial “COVID-19 human challenge trials” by infecting participants with Sars-Cov-2 in a bid to test...

Putin Invites US to Exchange Pledges of Non-Interference in Elections, Other Internal Affairs

Earlier this year, despite failing to find any substantive evidence of Russian meddling in the US elections process in 2016, some American officials began alleging that Moscow is once again using a "range of...

‘The only thing worse than 2020’: LinkedIn joins Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat in offering...

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has launched its latest revamp, which includes the new Snapchat-esque Stories feature. Despite the company’s claims to the contrary, the addition has been met with confusion and mockery. The professional networking site has...