EU urges Trump to reconsider cutting ties with WHO

The European Union on Saturday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to rethink his decision to cut American funding for the World Health Organization amid global criticism of the move, as spiking infection rates in...

Chinese Navy’s indigenous aircraft carrier begins sea trials

China’s Defense Ministry said the navy’s only entirely home-built aircraft is carrying out sea trials to test weapons and equipment and enhance training of the crew. Ministry spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said Friday the exercises were...

Global coronavirus cases approach 6 million amid widespread relaxation of restrictions

As much of the world grapples to find the path forward, with the deadly virus still spreading in some places and a vaccine at best a distant reality, global cases are approaching 6 million...

British mercenaries involved in fly operation in Libya

5 mercenaries were offered up to $150,000 each to fly helicopters for warlord Haftar, British media reported. ANKARA Five British mercenaries were involved in an operation to fly assault helicopters for warlord Khalifa Haftar in his...

Turkey marks anniversary of Istanbul’s conquest

Locals in Turkey’s most populous city Istanbul marked the 567th anniversary of its conquest by the Ottoman Empire on Friday with a slew of celebrations and festivities throughout the city. The celebrations kicked off with...

US in chaos as black rights unrest spreads nationwide

As unrest spread across the U.S. over the deaths of black people during police encounters as flames ripped through a Minnesota police station and seven protesters were shot in Kentucky. America's racism is once more...

China & Pakistan Are Firm In Their Commitment To CPEC/BRI

Based on experiences gained during the last seven years and the present pandemic period, China is well-prepared to manage and expand BRI in the post-COVID-19 era. Speaking at a news conference, held on the sidelines...

England launches ‘track and trace’ system to curb COVID-19 spread

England launched a "test and trace" system on Thursday, the latest weapon deployed in a battle to halt the coronavirus' spread in one of the worst-affected countries in the world. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said...

Israel’s Netanyahu says no citizenship for Palestinians after illegal land grab

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will continue with his illegal annexation plan in occupied West Bank. Netanyahu said in an interview with Israeli daily Israel Hayom published on Thursday that Palestinians living...

Growth of external debt amid lockdown measures taken to mitigate the impact of the...

(By Dr. Ulugbek Saidiev, Head of Sector Center of economic research and reforms, Uzbekistan) Recently, various, often mutually opposing opinions have begun to appear on social media regarding the growth of public debt in connection...