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PKK mine explodes, killing Turkish militants

PKK mine explodes, killing Turkish militants

A car has exploded on the mine planted by the militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), resulting in one Turkish soldier killed and eight  injured. The explosion was followed by a shootout in the southeastern province of Mardin, …

Fire starts in Dagestani village

Fire starts in Dagestani village

A previous night, in six households in the Dagestani village of Tsehok fire started. ‘’A fire started in the private house holding and spread  to the nearest house, resulting in six …

Russian paratroopers celebrate anniversary

Russian paratroopers celebrate anniversary

Russia celebrates the 85th anniversary of creation of the Airborne Troops - highly mobile combat arms of the Russian Armed Forces, intended to cover the enemy in the air and fighting in his rear. Day of Airborne Forces celebrated on August 2 in …

Seven people die in accident in western Georgia

Seven people die in accident in western Georgia

Two collisions in Western Georgia on the motorway in the Black Sea resort of Grigoleti last night have resulted in seven people dead and three others injured. According to the Interior ...

US do not find violations of ethics during Congressmen’s visit to Baku

US do not find violations of ethics during Congressmen’s visit to Baku

The ethics committee of the House of Representatives did not reveal violations in the actions of the US lawmakers who have committed to a visit to Baku financed by the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) in May 2013. As announced ...

European Youth Olympic Festival - Tbilisi 2015 comes to an end in Georgia

European Youth Olympic Festival - Tbilisi 2015 comes to an end in Georgia

The competitions were held in Tbilisi from 26 July to 1 August. The event brought together more than 4000 athletes aged 13 to 18 from 49 European countries. The program of the festival included 9 ...

13th International Ballet Festival ends in Turkish Bodrum

13th International Ballet Festival ends in Turkish Bodrum

Today the 13th International Ballet Festival came to an end in the Turkish city of Bodrum. It was attended by dance groups from Spain, Russia and Turkey. Performances held in the historic Bodrum …

100 citizens of Tajikistan killed in ranks of IS

100 citizens of Tajikistan killed in ranks of IS

According to Attorney General of Tajikistan Yusuf Rakhmonov, more than 100 Tajik citizens fighting in the ranks of terrorist organization Islamic State have been killed in Syria and Iraq. …

FC CSKA beats FC Anji in 3rd round of championship of Russia

FC CSKA beats FC Anji in 3rd round of championship of Russia

Today in the third round of the championship of Russia on football FC CSKA from Moscow has played against FC Anji from Makhachkala at the stadium Arena Khimki. FC CSKA gained a victory with a score 1: 0. …

Muslim battalion to be created in Ukraine

Muslim battalion to be created in Ukraine

The authorized representative of President of Ukraine for the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Cemilev, has said at the 2nd World Congress of Crimean Tatars in Ankara that Ukraine is to create a Muslim ...

Egypt continues to participate in military operations in Yemen

Egypt continues to participate in military operations in Yemen

Egypt has extended its participation in the ongoing Arab coalition military operations in Yemen against Shiite-Huthi rebels for another six months.  This statement was made at the end of …

Ukraine doesn’t accept Crimea as part of Russia

Ukraine doesn’t accept Crimea as part of Russia

At the 2nd World Congress of Crimean Tatars in Ankara, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin has said that Ukraine won’t bring war to Crimea under any circumstances, but it will never ...

Energy costs subsidized for Armenian residents

Energy costs subsidized for Armenian residents

According to Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian’s statement, Armenian authorities are to subsidize higher prices of electricity for the population.  He also noted that the government will …

Year of specially protected natural areas announced in Russia

Year of specially protected natural areas announced in Russia

Today Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that 2017 will be the year of specially protected natural areas. ‘‘It was decided to hold the year of protected areas ...

Ukraine doesn't have enough gas for heating season

Ukraine doesn't have enough gas for heating season

The Minister of Energy and the Coal Industry of Ukraine, Volodymyr Demchishin, has said that the country needs to purchase 5-6 billion cubic meters of gas for the heating ...

Mutko thanks Usmanov for paying Capello’s compensation

Mutko thanks Usmanov for paying Capello’s compensation

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said that Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov assisted with the payment of the first tranche of compensation for the termination of the contract with the former coach ...

New leader of Taliban calls on like-minded people for unity

New leader of Taliban calls on like-minded people for unity

In an audiotape released today by the new leader of the Taliban movement, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor, he swore to continue a long struggle, and called on like-minded ...

FC Zenit beats FC Terek in 3rd round of Championship of Russia

FC Zenit beats FC Terek in 3rd round of Championship of Russia

Today in the third round of the championship of Russia FC Zenit has played against FC Terek from Grozny at the stadium "Petrovsky" in St. Petersburg.  FC Zenit won the game with a …

Kuban residents warned of high fire risk

Kuban residents warned of high fire risk

The EMERCOM of Russia in Krasnodar Territory has warned residents of the region about extreme fire danger. "Extreme fire danger is expected in the period from the 2nd to the ...

Syrians and Afghans fight in refugee camp in Germany

Syrians and Afghans fight in refugee camp in Germany

A mass fight among Syrians and Afghans has taken place at a refugee camp in Dresden. According to the police, about 50 people participated in the disorder. Eight foreigners suffered injuries of