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Biden to visit House Dems to talk reconciliation, infrastructure

United States President Joe Biden intends to speak with members of the House Democratic Caucus about the faith of the bipartisan infrastructure plan and his administration's massive reconciliation bill, containing much of his agenda, which will push his overseas trip to a later time than the one scheduled.

German import prices rise 17.7% in September

The import prices in Germany yearly increased by 17.7% in September narrowly going under market estimates, according to a report published by the Federal Statistics Office on Friday. Meanwhile, the import prices increased by 1.3% on a monthly basis.

Blinken talks Sudan coup with Saudi FM

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a conversation with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud talked about the developments in Sudan.

Biden rejects Trump's executive privilege claims

President Joe Biden's White House rejected two more of former President Donald Trump's claims of executive privilege, CNN reported.

Iran behind drone attack on US base in Syria - report

United States officials believe that Iran could be behind last week's drone attacks at the al-Tanf garrison in Syria where American troops are located, The Washington Post reported on Monday citing an anonymous government source, Baku Tribune reports citing Breaking News.

Russia-NATO relations cannot be called catastrophic because there are none

Russia-NATO relations cannot be called catastrophic because there are no such relations at all, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday after talks with his Norwegian counterpart, Anniken Huitfeldt, Baku Tribune reports citing teletrader.

Colombia captures country's most wanted drug trafficker

Dairo Antonio Usuga, known as Otoniel, leader of the Clan del Golfo, or Gulf Clan, drug trafficking group was the world´s “most feared” drug trafficker, according to President Ivan Duque, BakuTribune reports citing Anadolu.

Storm Kompasu leaves 30 dead, 13 missing in the Philippines

Thirty people were killed in landslides and flash floods caused by storm Kompasu in the Philippines, the national disaster agency said Thursday, with 13 people also reported missing, Baku Tribune reports citing anews.

US watchdog to inspect if Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan with money from country

John Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said on Wednesday his office would look into allegations that former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani took millions of dollars with him when he left the country.

Venezuela to reopen border with Colombia

The Venezuelan government announced the reopening of its border with Colombia for commerce beginning Tuesday.

US secretary of state to visit France, Mexico next week

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit the French capital Paris between Oct. 4 – 6 to chair a meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Iran, South Korea tensions spill over into education, trade

Tensions between Iran and South Korea, stemming from frozen Iranian assets, are spilling over into other areas now, with Tehran banning the import of South Korean home appliances and Seoul blocking the bank accounts of Iranian students.

Lukashenko: “Azerbaijan is brotherly country which always supported Belarus disinterestedly”

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has received credentials of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to this country Ulvi Bakhishaliyev, Baku Tribune reports citing Belta.

Erdogan:

We have not experienced such kind of disagreement with any US leader earlier. Unfortunately, the US does not fight against terror organizations, supports more than the expected, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while answering questions of journalists after Juma prayer, Baku Tribune in Turkey reports.

Afghanistan’s healthcare system on brink of collapse, as hunger hits 95 per cent of families

Afghanistan’s health system is on the brink of collapse, Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Wednesday, while on the streets of Kabul, the hunger families are suffering is as acute in urban areas as the drought-stricken rural parts of the country, according to the official website of the Organization.

Former Mossad Chief: Russia and Turkey should support the possibility of reaching a peace agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh - EXCLUSİVE

Former Mossad Chief Danny Yatom interviewed by Editor-in-Chief of Baku Tribune Seymur Mammadov.

Baku Tribune Exsclusive: The one, who really helped the Taliban to takeover, was US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, says Ahmad Wali Massoud

The brother of Anti-Taliban group leader, of famed commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, former Afghan envoy to the UK and founder of the Massoud foundation Ahmad Wali Massoud spoke exclusively to Baku Tribune divulging the details about the current situation in Afghanistan.

Taliban overrun Jalalabad city in eastern Afghanistan

Afghanistan's major eastern city of Jalalabad, next to Pakistan, fell Sunday to the Taliban with the local governor's surrender, according to Anadolu Agency.

Bangladesh lightning strike kills 17 wedding party guests

At least 17 members of a wedding party have died in Bangladesh after being struck by lightning, officials said, BBC reports.

Baku Tribune comments on forest fires in Turkey - VİDEO

The strongest fires have been raging in Turkey for 5 days.

Four killed as wildfires sweep Turkey, villages evacuated

The death toll from wildfires on Turkey's southern coast has risen to four and firefighters were battling blazes for a third day on Friday after the evacuation of dozens of villages and some hotels, Baku Tribune reports citing Reuters.

Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova on the path of EU integration

Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova on Monday signed a tripartite memorandum to strengthen cooperation on the path of integration with the EU, according to Anadolu Agency.

Death toll from Florida building collapse rises to 97

The number of victims pulled from the rubble of a collapsed condominium in a Miami suburb in the US state of Florida rose to 97 on Wednesday, said Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, according to Anadolu Agency.

Turkish, Israeli presidents speak over phone, discuss regional issues

Turkey’s president spoke by phone Monday with his Israeli counterpart and discussed relations between the two countries as well as regional issues, according to Anadolu Agency.

All dead as Russian An-26 airliner crashes in Kamchatka

All passengers and crew members were killed as a Russian An-26 plane, reportedly carrying 28 people, crashed in the Kamchatka Territory in the Far East on Tuesday

Pakistan: 5 suspected militants killed in raid on hideout

Security forces shot five suspected militants to death Monday during a raid on their hideout near Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta

2 journalists killed, 22 injured in Iran bus crash

Two female journalists were killed and at least 22 others injured after a bus carrying them overturned in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency.