Journalist Khadija Ismayilova released

Journalist Khadija Ismayilova released

The Supreme Court of Azerbaijan made a decision on May 25th to release journalist Khadija Ismayilova, Trend reports. A cassation appeal by Ismayilova was considered by the Supreme Court, under the chairmanship of Judge …

FC Karabakh wins Azerbaijani Cup

FC Karabakh wins Azerbaijani Cup

The final match of Azerbaijan Cup was held between FC Karabakh" and FC Neftchi at the Tofig Bahramov Republican stadium, APA reports. The main 90 minutes did not reveal the winner – 0: 0. In extra time, 120 minutes, …

Evgeny Knyazev: long-standing friendship ties Russia with South Caucasus

Evgeny Knyazev: long-standing friendship ties Russia with South Caucasus

He have long standing good friendly relations with Russia and the countries of South Caucasus, as we lived together during a long period of time, the actor and the rector of the Schukin Theatre Institute, Evgeny Knyazev, told in …

Armenia to receive $2 million grant from Japan

Armenia to receive $2 million grant from Japan

Armenia is to receive a $2 million grant from the Government of Japan for socio-economic development of the country. It is reported that the corresponding agreement was signed today by Japan's Ambassador to Armenia Eiji …

Kazakhstan#039s largest low-cost airlines renamed

Kazakhstan's largest low-cost airlines renamed

'Halyk Air' is the new name of the 'Bek Air' largest low-cost airlines, the company informs. At the same time, representatives of the company assured that flight numbers will remain the same and tickets will be sold also …

EAEU countries ready to discuss with EU free trade area from Lisbon to Vladivostok

EAEU countries ready to discuss with EU free trade area from Lisbon to Vladivostok

The EAEU countries are ready to start negotiations with the European Union on the establishment free trade zone among organizations. The statement was announced today by the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of Russia Alexey …

Sberbank significantly improves macroeconomic forecast for 2016

Sberbank significantly improves macroeconomic forecast for 2016

Sberbank improved its forecast for the average oil price in 2016 from $35 to $40 per barrel, inflation - from 8.5% to 6.8%, according to the bank’s presentation on the financial results of the Q1 2016 under IFRS, Tass reports. …

France to supply air defense system to Georgia during several months

France to supply air defense system to Georgia during several months

Georgia plans to receive first air defense systems from France in early 2017. It was stated by Chief of General Staff of Georgian Armed Forces Vakhtang Kapanadze. It is also known that before the supply of air defense …

Armenia changes game#039s rules one year before elections

Armenia changes game's rules one year before elections

At today's meeting of the third and final reading the National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia adopted the new Electoral Code of the country. According to the results of the voting, 102 deputies voted positively, 17 deputies were against and …

Hollande: France to continue efforts for Karabakh conflict settlement

Hollande: France to continue efforts for Karabakh conflict settlement

French President Francois Hollande has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of 28 May – the Republic Day, APA informs.   “On the occasion …

Iran proposes  to deliver cargoes from Persian Gulf bypassing Turkey

Iran proposes to deliver cargoes from Persian Gulf bypassing Turkey

Iran has proposed a new transportation route for delivery of cargoes from the Persian Gulf to Europe bypassing Turkey. According to the Deputy director of 'Iranian Railways', Hossein Achouri, the new transit …

Media: EU may extend anti-Russian sanctions for the last time

Media: EU may extend anti-Russian sanctions for the last time

The European Union is to lift sanctions against Russia at the end of the year, but at the end of May the sanctions will be extended for the last time, RIA Novosti reported with reference to its sources in Brussels. "Probably, the …

Turkish Aerospace Industry to upgrade Pakistani F-16s

Turkish Aerospace Industry to upgrade Pakistani F-16s

Tusas Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is negotiating with Pakistan to upgrade 74 Pakistani Air Force (PAF) F-16 fighters, company officials said. “The negotiations are being held through our Pakistani …

 Vladimir Putin: Russian economy needs structural reforms

Vladimir Putin: Russian economy needs structural reforms

It is necessary to carry out structural reforms in Russia, which would raise the efficiency of the economy, while maintaining macroeconomic stability, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the first in two years meeting of the …

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry ready to meet OSCE MG co-chairs

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry ready to meet OSCE MG co-chairs

Azerbaijani foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov is ready to meet with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs in the near future in order to begin comprehensive and substantive talks as noted during the Vienna meeting, the Azerbaijani …

Vladimir Putin congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Azerbaijan#039s Republic Day

Vladimir Putin congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Azerbaijan's Republic Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory letter to the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Azerbaijan's Republic Day. "Please, accept my heartfelt …

EU membership is important but not #039sole option#039 for Turkey

EU membership is important but not 'sole option' for Turkey

Turkey's relationship with the European Union is very important but it is not the 'sole option' for Ankara, Turkey's new minister for EU affairs, Omer Celik, said. Celik, who has …

Baku ready to reconcile Ankara and Moscow

Baku ready to reconcile Ankara and Moscow

The President's Aide for Public and Political Affairs, Ali Hasanov, said that Baku is ready to contribute to the improvement of relations between Russia and Turkey. He stressed that the tensions between Moscow and Ankara cannot but …

Savchenko on her way to Ukraine, Alexandrov and Yerofeyev on their way to Moscow

Savchenko on her way to Ukraine, Alexandrov and Yerofeyev on their way to Moscow

Russia has released jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko following a prisoner swap, local media say. There has been no official confirmation but sources said she was swapped for Russian prisoners Yevgeny …

Russia halts strikes in Syria

Russia halts strikes in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry will hold off on carrying out airstrikes against extremist positions in Syria until they have managed to force out the Nusra Front jihadists there, the Russian Defense Ministry’s official spokesman, Igor …