Daily Monitor

January 28, 2020

Top EU official says Brexit is a ‘wound’ for th…

A top European official has warned that reaching a "good agreement" on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union will take time.
January 28, 2020

India Celebrates 70th Constitutional Anniversar…

Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital amid tight security to celebrate the Republic Day on Sunday, which marks the 1950 anniversary of the country’s democratic constitution.
January 27, 2020

Iran’s Zarif hits back after Trump’s ‘No thank…

President says US will not lift sanctions to negotiate with Iran after Zarif reiterates such demand before any talks.
January 27, 2020

Salvini faces setback in Italian regional election

Italy's far-right firebrand Matteo Salvini is facing a setback after his League Party looks set to be beaten by the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) in a closely watched election in the country's north.
January 27, 2020

Trump to meet with Netanyahu and Gantz as he re…

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday as he prepares to release his long-delayed Middle East peace plan.
January 24, 2020

China broadens lockdowns as coronavirus death…

Open-ended lockdowns encompass more than 20.5 million people as number of deaths jumps up to 25.
January 24, 2020

Trump says he’ll likely release Middle East pea…

Trump says he will likely unveil the long-awaited plan before Netanyahu, Gantz visit the White House next week.
January 24, 2020

Trump Exits With Trade Push, Digital-Tax Accord

The rich and powerful are in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, and the gathering is being closely watched to see how the global elite aims to tackle problems they helped create, above all climate change.
January 23, 2020

The rich have had enough of negative interest…

Banks are meant to hold cash. But in Switzerland, some rich savers are looking for alternatives.
January 23, 2020

Polish conflict over judges heats up after vote…

The conflict over judges in Poland deepened on Thursday, as a supreme court ruling and a parliament vote ratcheted up tensions over an issue that has set the country on a collision course with the European Union.
January 22, 2020

China virus toll rises to nine as pandemic fear…

The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.
January 22, 2020

‘Crushed by Brexit’: how Labour lost the election

In the first of a new series, leading figures in party’s campaign tell of tactical spats, mixed messages and frayed tempers
January 22, 2020

Lebanon announces new ‘expert’ government

Following a months-long political vacuum, Lebanon has formed a new government made up of specialist ministers, with Prime Minister Hassan Diab promising to address the demands of the recent protest movement.
January 21, 2020

Ukrainian leader to hold talks in Ankara

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to pay an official visit to Turkey on Nov. 3, according to Turkish diplomatic sources.
January 21, 2020

Extradition Hearings for Huawei Executive Meng…

The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom Monday, a case that has infuriated Beijing
January 21, 2020

Malaysia refuses to be world’s ‘garbage dump’

British government says it is 'working hard to stop illegal waste exports'
January 21, 2020

Абай мерейтойы қалай аталып өтеді?

Хакім Абайдың 175 жылдық мерейтойын жалпыхалықтық деңгейде ұйым­дастыру және мазмұндық деңгейде атап өту бо­йынша әзірлік жұмыстары жан-жақты пысықталуда.
January 20, 2020

Norway says its new giant oil field is actually…

It's not a boast you usually hear about an oil field: Norway says its huge new facility is great for the environment.
January 20, 2020

Moscow protest over Putin’s political shake-up…

Over 1,000 people marched through Moscow on Sunday in an event a Kremlin critic tried to turn into a protest against a constitutional shake-up by President Vladimir Putin, but many demonstrators chose to voice dissent about other issues instead.
January 20, 2020

Yemen war: At least 80 soldiers killed in missi…

A missile attack on a military training camp in Yemen has killed at least 80 soldiers.