Daily Monitor

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.
January 17, 2020

China’s economic growth hits 30-year low

China's economy grew last year at the slowest pace in almost three decades.
January 17, 2020

Japan PM Shinzo Abe will go ahead with trip to….

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is proceeding as planned with a trip to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman from the weekend, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday.
January 17, 2020

Iran accuses Europe of yielding to ‘high school…

Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to “high school bully” Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear pact the U.S. president opposes, a step that could eventually lead to reimposing U.N. sanctions.
January 16, 2020

Қырғызстан мен Тәжікстан шекара мәселесін шешу…

Тәжікстанның Исфарин ауданы Гүлістан ауылында қырғыз-тәжік шекарасындағы жағдайға байланысты келіссөз өтті. Екі ел үкімет делегацияларының кездесуі 14 қаңтарда таңертең басталып, жарым түнде бір-ақ аяқталды.
January 16, 2020

Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia after 2.5 years

Turkey has lifted the ban on Wikipedia with the Constitutional Court releasing Wednesday a detailed explanation of its December ruling that said the more than two-year-old ban violated rights of freedom of expression.
January 16, 2020

‘Technocratic placeholder’? Putin picks low-pro…

Mikhail Mishustin, President Vladimir Putin’s surprise choice to become Russia’s prime minister, is a tax chief with almost no political profile who analysts say could be a “technocratic placeholder.”
January 15, 2020

Democrats release new documents on eve of Trump…

Cache provides new context to charges that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democrats as he withheld military aid.
January 15, 2020

Trump agrees with British PM Johnson on a ‘Trum…

U.S. President Donald Trump said he agreed with a comment by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a “Trump deal” should replace the Iran nuclear deal.
January 15, 2020

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of …

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases
January 14, 2020

What You Need to Know About 5G in 2020

After years of hype, carriers like AT&T and Verizon are giving consumers clarity on what their next-generation cellular networks will realistically do.
January 14, 2020

U.S. Drops China as Currency Manipulator Ahead…

The Trump administration on Monday lifted its designation of China as a currency cheat, saying the nation has made “enforceable commitments” not to devalue the yuan and has agreed to publish exchange-rate information.
January 14, 2020

S. Korea new prime minister vows to bolster econ..

New Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun pledged Tuesday to prop up the economy and seek cooperation with the National Assembly in managing state affairs, Yonhap reports.
January 13, 2020

Anger after Iran admits downing plane: All the…

Crowds in Tehran call on leadership to resign after Tehran admits mistakenly shot down plane with 176 people on board.
January 13, 2020

Iran plane downing: Canadian PM promises ‘justi…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will seek "justice" for those killed on board a Ukrainian passenger plane downed by Iran.