Traffic accident near Tripoli results in one death

A 22-year-old man died in a traffic accident near Tripoli in the early hours of Sunday morning. According to the police, the car collided with an outer fence of a nearby house.

The accident also left one 21-year-old passenger injured.

The Tripoli traffic police are conducting an investigation into the incident. Cyprus conference to be held on Jan. 11

The Cyprus international conference & expo is taking place on Wednesday, January 11, at the UNESCO Amphitheater of the University of Nicosia.

This fifth version of the annual event will have as a keynote speaker in its conference David Rutnam, Europe senior manager for industry distribution programs adoption at the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister: We will Extend the Protection of Ukrainian Refugees, but We have to Differentiate between Tourists

"We will continue the protection of Ukrainian refugees. We created an operational headquarters, which I head, with three working groups. We monitor which practices are standard across the EU and will implement them."

Azerbaijan’s blockade of Nagorno Karabakh leads to humanitarian crisis

Aram Hamparian, the Executive Director of the Armenian National Committee, joins Thanos Davelis to discuss Azerbaijan's blockade of Nagorno Karabakh, or Artsakh, and the humanitarian crisis unfolding over the last weeks, and look at what steps the US should take to support the people of Nagorno Karabakh and hold Baku accountable.

Israeli, Palestinian envoys spar at UN over Al-Aqsa visit

Israeli and Palestinian envoys to the United Nations on Thursday traded heated barbs at a Security Council meeting over the controversial visit by an Israeli minister to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, called the session "pathetic" and "absurd" while the Palestinian envoy accused the Jewish state of acting "with absolute contempt."

Putin orders weekend truce in Ukraine, Kiev won't take part

The impact of Russian President Vladimir Putin's order for his forces in Ukraine to observe a unilateral, 36-hour cease-fire was in doubt on Jan. 6 after Kyiv officials dismissed the move as a ploy but didn't clarify whether Ukrainian troops would follow suit.

Moscow also didn't say whether it would hit back if Ukraine kept fighting.

A country of 20 million people is left by the largest fast-food chain

The main reason for this move is that the Central Asian country was left without a replacement for Russian meat supplies, according to American Bloomberg.

The world's largest fast-food chain will pull out of the country of 20 million people bordering Russia after just six years.

Fourteen candidates join race for Cyprus presidency in February vote

Fourteen candidates formally joined the race on Thursday to become Cyprus's next president in an election next month dominated by the island's decades-old division, irregular migration and corruption scandals.

Cyprus has a presidential system of government and the head of state has wide executive powers.