Russian Nobel Prize winner for physics Alferov dies age 88
He was the first Russian to win a Nobel Prize since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev won the peace prize in 1990.
Facebook, Google, Twitter urged to fight disinformation as European elections approach
The European Parliament elections are expected to be held between May 23 and May 26.
Israel discovers 1,600-year-old Samaritan mosaic with rare inscription
On the mosaic was written a blessing in the Greek language.
U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills 35 suspected al-Shabaab militants
U.S. forces are partnering African Union troops and the Somali National Security Forces in combined counterterrorism operations.
Democrats take step to block Trump’s national emergency declaration
House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, says the action is aimed at upholding and protect the constitution.
Trump’s ex- campaign chief, Manafort, to be sentenced March 8
Mr Manafort is facing criminal charges stemming from investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Saudi to invest $100 billion in India in two years
Mr Salman says he wants to expand commercial relations with India.
Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role
Israel’s acting foreign minister alleged that many Poles collaborated with the Nazis during the war.
Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit ‘betrayal’, anti-Semitism
The seven LP members say Britain’s main opposition party had been hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left.
Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released
Saudi Arabia on Sunday signed investment agreements with Pakistan worth $20 billion.
U.S. urges EU to recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s president
Mr Guaido, the Head of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself president of the crisis-wracked country in January, piling pressure on the president, Nicolas Maduro.
UK’s May seeks more time to find Brexit deal, tells lawmakers
Parliament is to hold a debate on Brexit on February 14.
Alabama executes inmate without imam following Supreme Court ruling
Ray was sentenced to death for the murder of 15-year-old Tiffany Harville in 1995.
Trump to focus on immigration in State of the Union
The U.S. Constitution requires that the president provide updates on the state of the union from time to time.
1,200-year-old Bible found in South-eastern Turkey
Three suspects were nabbed while trying to sell the ancient book
Venezuelan President invites Pope Francis to mediate political crisis
The president warns of civil war as pressure mounts on him to stand down.
Venezuelan crisis: Maduro slams EU countries over recognition of rival Guaido
Maduro and Guaido have been battling for legitimacy in a struggle that has drawn in the world’s major powers on one side or the other.
Nepalese woman suffocates after being banished for menstruating
The incident recently occurred three weeks after another woman and her two sons died in similar conditions.