Daily Monitor

February 25, 2020

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Viral infection has now spread to nine Middle Eastern countries, with more than 79,000 cases worldwide.
February 25, 2020

Angela Merkel’s CDU to elect new leader in Apri…

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is to elect a new leader at the end of April, its current head has announced.
February 24, 2020

Battle against coronavirus turns to Italy; Wal…

The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a tailspin over fears of a global pandemic even as China eased curbs with no new cases reported in Beijing and other cities.
February 24, 2020

In India, Trump aims for crowds and strategic…

Donald Trump's biggest rally might not be in a red state, or even in the United States. It's likely to be inside a cricket stadium in Gujarat state, in western India, packed as promised by the President's loyal counterpart.
February 24, 2020

Pope Francis Warns Against ‘Unfair’ Solutions f…

Pope Francis has cautioned against “unfair” solutions aimed at ending the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
February 20, 2020

China economy: Why it matters to you

China is one of the world's biggest economies.
February 20, 2020

Turkey to allow visa-free travel for 6 European…

Citizens of six more European countries will be able to travel to Turkey without a visa from next month, a Foreign Ministry official said.
February 20, 2020

Eurasian Economic Commission chairman to visit…

Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich will be in Belarus on a working visit on 27-28 February, the commission's press service told BelTA.
February 19, 2020

Ankara prepares to inaugurate Presidential Library

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to inaugurate Turkey's Presidential Library in the capital Ankara on Thursday. The massive library will offer students, researchers and literature enthusiasts a collection enriched with millions of books, articles and reports available in printed and online formats.
February 19, 2020

In Hong Kong, the coronavirus outbreak is deepe…

In a video widely circulated earlier this month, a crowd of people swarm a cart of toilet rolls in a Hong Kong supermarket, pushing, shoving, and even elbowing each other out of the way for the coveted goods.
February 19, 2020

Wall hastily built ahead of Trump visit in Ind…

Senior government official says wall blocking view of slum area in Gujarat state was built ‘for security reasons’
February 18, 2020

South Korea’s Moon flags steps for virus-hit ec…

South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the government should make an all-out effort to cushion the economic impact from China’s coronavrius outbreak, boosting expectations of further monetary easing.
February 18, 2020

Mike Bloomberg dogged by more past controversia…

More past comments emerged on Monday to further dog media mogul and billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s chase for the Democratic presidential nomination, including an apparent attack on the intelligence of factory and farm workers in the US.
February 18, 2020

Apple Signals Coronavirus’s Threat to Global Bu…

Supply is a problem, the company warned, as factories slowly reopen in China, and demand is down, too, with stores there still mostly closed.
February 17, 2020

Global coronavirus cases top 71,000 as American…

Global coronavirus cases top 71,000 as Americans evacuated from Japan cruise ship
February 17, 2020

US bans Sri Lanka’s army chief from entry over…

US imposed sanctions against Lt General Shavendra Silva for extrajudicial killings at the end of Sri Lanka's civil war.
February 17, 2020

Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition warplane crashes

A warplane belonging to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has crashed in the northern province of al-Jawf.
February 13, 2020

Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran war …

The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict.
February 12, 2020

GDP of Kazakhstan rises by 3.6% in Jan. 2020

GDP of Kazakhstan rises by 3.6% in Jan. 2020
February 12, 2020

Philippines Notifies U.S. It’s Pulling Out of a…

The Philippines on Tuesday notified the United States of its intent to terminate a major security pact allowing American forces to train in the country in the most serious threat to the countries’ treaty alliance under President Rodrigo Duterte.