Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

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At least 28 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Several attackers blew themselves up at Turkey’s largest airport after a confrontation with police on Tuesday night, according to Turkish authorities and television reports. Earlier, the justice minister, Bekir Bozdag, said that one of the attackers had fired an automatic weapon before detonating explosives, The New York Times reports. According to the TV channel CNN Turk, a Turkish government official said that the police fired shots at two suspected attackers at the entryway to the airport’s international terminal, in an effort to stop them before they reached the building’s security checkpoint. The two suspects then blew themselves up, the official said.

Sergey Mikheev: Erdogan#039s apology is moral victory for Russia

Sergey Mikheev: Erdogan's apology is moral victory for Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which the Turkish leader apologized for the downed Russian military jet and expressed sympathy and …

Russia ready to revive South Stream gas pipeline

Russia ready to revive South Stream gas pipeline

Russia is ready to implement the South Stream natural gas pipeline project in case of Europe’s guaranteed demand, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview aired by the Rossiya-24 TV news channel on Tuesday. …

Igor Morozov: domestic policy crisis pushes Erdogan to apologize

Igor Morozov: domestic policy crisis pushes Erdogan to apologize

Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which the Turkish leader apologized for the downed Russian military jet and expressed sympathy and …

US destroyer approaches dangerously close to Russian ship

US destroyer approaches dangerously close to Russian ship

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Russia's Defence Ministry said a US destroyer had approached dangerously close to a Russian warship in the Mediterranean Sea on June 17. The alleged incident involved the USS Gravely and the Russian Navy frigate Yaroslav Mudry, the …

 Mohammad Baqeri appointed new Iran Armed Forces#039 Chief of Staff

Mohammad Baqeri appointed new Iran Armed Forces' Chief of Staff

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri …

Veronica Krasheninnikova: our relations with Turkey to be built differently

Veronica Krasheninnikova: our relations with Turkey to be built differently

Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which …

Turkey to keep Alparslan Celik under custody few days more

Turkey to keep Alparslan Celik under custody few days more

The court in Turkey’s Izmir province has decided to keep the alleged murderer of the Russian Su-24 pilot, Alparslan …

EU allocates funds for rural development support in Azerbaijan

EU allocates funds for rural development support in Azerbaijan

The EU allocated 7.2 million euro to the Azerbaijani government in the framework of the Rural Development Support Program (RDSP), which supports regional and rural development reforms of the country’s government, the delegation of the …

Obama: UK#039s exit from EU pauses European integration

Obama: UK's exit from EU pauses European integration

The US President Barack Obama has warned against financial and global hysteria after Britain’s vote to leave the …

Hungary can start producing medicine in Azerbaijan

Hungary can start producing medicine in Azerbaijan

Hungarian companies can start medicine production in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani economy minister, Shahin Mustafayev, said. “We talked about the Hungarian companies’ producing …

 Maria Zakharova about Karabakh, Erdogan#039s apology and elections in Georgia

Maria Zakharova about Karabakh, Erdogan's apology and elections in Georgia

The Nagorno-Karabakh settlement demans silence, diplomats and experts should work with it, the official representative of the Russian Foreign …

Sergei Lavrov to visit Yerevan

Sergei Lavrov to visit Yerevan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will leave for Yerevan on July 4 to attend the ministerial meeting of member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, …

Turkey retracts compensation offer for downed Russian SU-24

Turkey retracts compensation offer for downed Russian SU-24

Ankara will not pay compensation to Russia over the downing of a fighter jet last year and has only expressed regret over the incident, the …

Ministry of Emergency Situations of North Ossetia: Verkhny Lars to be closed long time

Ministry of Emergency Situations of North Ossetia: Verkhny Lars to be closed long time

About 240 vehicles have gathered at the Verkhny Lars crossing post today waiting for the opening of the Russian-Georgian border, 200 of them are trucks. "There are 255 people. Our psychologists are working with them. The head of the main …

Kremlin: Putin and Erdogan to hold phone conversation tomorrow

Kremlin: Putin and Erdogan to hold phone conversation tomorrow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayip Erdogan on Wednesday, the Kremlin reports. "The phone conversation between President Putin …

Yildirim: Turkey#039s normalization of relations with Russia starts

Yildirim: Turkey's normalization of relations with Russia starts

Normalization of relations between Turkey and Russia has started, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, adding that an improvement in ties with all Black Sea and Mediterranean countries was an important goal. …

Military convoy explosion in Diyarbakir#039s Dicle

Military convoy explosion in Diyarbakir's Dicle

An explosion has occurred on a main road in Turkey’s Diyarbakir province, the Hurriyet newspaper reports. The explosion occurred when a military convoy was passing through the road, Tend reports. Two servicemen and three …

Turkey and Israel sign deal to normalize relations

Turkey and Israel sign deal to normalize relations

Turkey has signed an agreement with Israel on normalization of relations. After the signing of the agreement the sides will appoint ambassadors, CNN Turk TV channel reported  on June 28. It was formally signed by …

Azerbaijan invites Hungarian business to boost cooperation

Azerbaijan invites Hungarian business to boost cooperation

Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev has invited Hungarian companies to actively operate in Azerbaiajn. Very favorable business conditions were created in Azerbaijan, but currently, six companies with Hungarian capital operate in the …