Day: May 26, 2020

Dominica PM Takes Part in Citizenship by Investment Webinar on May 27

May 26, 2020

LONDON, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dubai-based newspaper Khaleej Times is hosting a webinar on Citizenship by Investment (CBI) on Wednesday, May 27, starting at 2PM (UAE time). Themed “Immigrant Investment Opportunities in Post Pandemic World,” the event will feature Dr. the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica – the […]

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US: 4 officers fired after black man dies in custody

May 26, 2020

Four Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers have been fired after a black man was killed in an arrest that has elicited widespread condemnation, Mayor Jacob Frey announced Tuesday. “Four responding MPD officers involved in the death of George Floyd have been terminated,” Frey said on Twitter, referring to the victim. “This is the right call.” […]

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Turkish, Tunisian leaders discuss fight versus COVID-19

May 26, 2020

The presidents of Turkey and Tunisia discussed cooperation between their two countries against the novel coronavirus in a phone call Monday, according to an official statement. Turkey’s Communications Directorate said Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues. The leaders also exchanged greetings for Eid al-Fitr, the […]

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Syrian opposition marks Houla Massacre

May 26, 2020

The Syrian National Coalition of opposition groups, widely regarded in the West as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, marked the eighth anniversary of the Houla Massacre on Monday.   On May 25, 2012, 108 people in the Houla region of Homs province — mostly women and children — were killed by forces of […]

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Africa Day: Turkish diplomat hails Turkey-Africa ties

May 26, 2020

A senior Turkish diplomat praised relations between Turkey and African countries on Monday, which marks Africa Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the African Union. “Our embassies, operating in 42 countries of the African continent, are working hard,” said Nur Sagman, deputy general director for Africa at the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Sagman described Turkey’s […]

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Kremlin spokesman recovers from coronavirus

May 26, 2020

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was discharged from the hospital Monday after recovering from the novel coronavirus. Peskov told reporters that he would stay and work under home quarantine for some time and later gradually return to work. He tested positive for COVID-19 on May 12 before being hospitalized with moderately serious symptoms. Peskov is the […]

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5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Bangladesh

May 26, 2020

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Bangladesh’s capital and northeast on Monday evening. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Manipur state of India about 366 kilometers (227 miles) northeast of the capital Dhaka. Nizam Uddin Ahmed, an official at the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, told Anadolu Agency that the tremor was moderate and there was “likely […]

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Turkish coast guard rescues 72 asylum seekers

May 26, 2020

Turkish Coast Guard teams rescued at least 72 asylum seekers Monday from four boats in the Aegean Sea. Acting on a tip-off, the rescue team reached out to the asylum seekers, who were on board inflatable boats that were forced into Turkish territorial waters by the Greek Coast Guard. The asylum seekers – including Afghans, […]

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