Daily Monitor

September 11, 2019

Shinzo Abe promotes rising star Koizumi in cabinet

Speculation rises over Abe’s successor as PM set to become Japan’s longest-serving leader
September 11, 2019

Syria war: ‘Air strikes’ hit Iran-backed forces…

Warplanes have struck positions of Iran-backed militias near Syria's border with Iraq, activists say.
September 11, 2019

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods…

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world’s two largest economies.
September 10, 2019

Putin, Zelenskyy agree to Russia-Ukraine prison…

The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held nine hours of talks in a Paris summit brokered by France and Germany.
September 10, 2019

Kazakhstan’s GDP growth accelerated to 4.3%

Ruslan Dalenov, National Economy Minister, has announced the growth rate of the gross domestic product, Kazinform correspondent reports.
September 10, 2019

New structure of European Commission presented

President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission, Trend reports citing the organization’s website.
September 10, 2019

Pakistan warns of ‘genocide’ in Kashmir…

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the top United Nations human rights forum on Tuesday that India’s “illegal military occupation” of the Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir raises the specter of “genocide”.
September 9, 2019

U.S., China agree to resume trade talks, market…

China and the United States on Thursday agreed to hold high-level talks in early October in Washington, cheering investors hoping for a trade war thaw as new U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods chip away at global growth.
September 9, 2019

PM Johnson’s own brother quits on eve of Brexit…

England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest.
September 9, 2019

Uzbekistan establishes FEZ Nukus

Nukus Free Economic Zone (FEZ) has been created in Uzbekistan, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Justice. "It was set up on the basis of Nukus Farm, which specialized in the production of pharmaceutical products," read the message.
September 5, 2019

Iran gives Europe two more months to save nucle…

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani gave European powers another two months to save a 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday, but warned that Tehran was still preparing for further significant breaches of the agreement if diplomatic efforts failed.
September 5, 2019

Agriculture provides commercial opportunities…

Agriculture stands out as the sector with the biggest potential: it does not only provides commercial opportunities for Dutch companies, but also will contribute to strengthening the agricultural sector in Azerbaijan, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Trend.
September 5, 2019

As Afghanistan Seeks Peace, Social Media Raises…

In recent months, an increasing number of graphic images of atrocities in the Afghan war have circulated on social media — raising alarm that hatred sown deep into local communities would be difficult to resolve even if a peace agreement can be reached with the Taliban
July 25, 2019

Boris Johnson’s new-look cabinet to meet for first

Boris Johnson's new cabinet will meet for the first time on Thursday morning, before the new prime minister addresses the House of Commons.
July 25, 2019

Nursultan Nazarbayev, Shavkat Mirziyoyev talked…

First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone talk with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kazinform reports.
July 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold…

Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with “no ifs or buts” and warned that if the bloc refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit.
July 24, 2019

Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister.
July 24, 2019

Kazakhstan: Consensus-building council already…

Most of the people in the forum are already largely aligned with government positions.
July 24, 2019

Azerbaijani citizens start to travel more

In January-June 2019, 2.54 million Azerbaijani citizens visited foreign countries, which is by 25.8 percent more compared to the same period last year, a source in the State Statistics Committee told Trend
July 22, 2019

Britain calls for European naval mission to cou…

Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway.