Daily Monitor

November 20, 2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Warns of ‘Thugs’ in Gas P…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed.
November 19, 2019

As Belarus Elects New Parliament, Lukashenka Sa…

As Belarusian voters cast their ballots in elections for the country's rubber-stamp parliament, strongman leader President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has confirmed that he will seek another term in the country's 2020 presidential election.
November 19, 2019

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters ar…

Several protesters have been arrested while trying to run from a Hong Kong university campus surrounded by police.
November 19, 2019

Head Of Ukraine State Import-Export Bank Arrest…

Officers of Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) have arrested the chairman of the state-owned Ukreximbank, Oleksandr Hrytsenko, on suspicion of creating an organized crime group, embezzlement, and money laundering.
November 15, 2019

Lebanese media: major parties agree on ex-minis…

Three major Lebanese parties have agreed on nominating Mohammad Safadi, a former finance minister, to become prime minister of a new government, the Lebanese broadcasters LBCI and MTV reported on Thursday.
November 15, 2019

North Korea rebuffs US offer of December talks

North Korea's nuclear negotiator says country has 'no willingness' to have negotiations with US aimed at appeasing them.
November 15, 2019

Pakistan: Protesters seeking PM Imran Khan’s ou…

As part of their "plan B," anti-government demonstrators seeking the downfall of PM Imran Khan's government have blocked highways across the country. The government says it can weather the disruption.
November 12, 2019

Angela Merkel and Mateusz Morawiecki seek to re…

The Polish premier and the German chancellor have said in Berlin that they want to intensify their bilateral ties. However, "serious differences" on Poland's judicial reforms and the Nord Stream pipeline remain.
November 12, 2019

Former Malaysian PM Najib to enter defense on…

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was ordered to enter defense on Monday for the corruption charges related to the state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
November 12, 2019

Evo Morales leaves Bolivia to take asylum in Mexic

Bolivia’s former president, Evo Morales, is flying to Mexico, where he has been granted asylum, Mexico’s top diplomat said on Monday night, as unrest shook the South American nation.
November 8, 2019

Documents signed at XVI Kazakhstan-Russia Near…

Following the XVI Kazakhstan-Russia Interregional Cooperation Forum in Omsk, a number of bilateral documents were signed, Kazinform reports citing the Akorda press service.
November 8, 2019

Turkey launches Operation Kiran-5 in east

2,625 personnel, 179 units to be deployed in Diyarbakir, Mus, Bingol provinces, says Interior Ministry
November 8, 2019

Advertisement Ерекше құрмет: Путин Тоқаевты…

Мемлекет басшылары қос елдің ынтымақтастық форумына қатысты.
November 8, 2019

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Vladimir Putin

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Vladimir Putin noted the importance of holding the forums of interregional cooperation for the development of bilateral relations, Kazinform reports.
November 7, 2019

Iran fuels centrifuges, resumes uranium enrichm…

Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear facility, the country’s Atomic Energy Organisation (AEOI) said on Thursday, further stepping away from its 2015 nuclear deal with major world powers.
November 7, 2019

No request on holding next round of Syria talks…

Kazakhstan has not yet received any request on holding the next round of the Syria talks in November, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi told on Wednesday on the sidelines of the government session...
November 7, 2019

Serbia To Receive Russian Anti-Aircraft Missile…

Russia will deliver a sophisticated short-range air-defense missile system to Serbia despite U.S. warnings of possible sanctions against the Balkan country if the transaction goes through.
November 5, 2019

Moon, Abe meet briefly, agree to more talks to…

South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met one-on-one Monday for the first time in more than a year and called for more dialogue between the countries to settle a deep dispute over trade and history.
November 5, 2019

Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intent…

The US has begun the process of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, notifying the UN of its intention to leave, as other countries expressed regret and disappointment at the move.
November 5, 2019

Trump administration begins Paris climate pact…

The Trump administration said on Monday it filed paperwork to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change.