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Ilham Aliyev meets Statoil Executive Vice-President

Ilham Aliyev meets Statoil Executive Vice-President

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation  today led by the Executive Vice-President of Development and Production International at Statoil Company, Lars Christian Bacher. …

Yeni Akit#039s chief editor stabbed to death in Istanbul

Yeni Akit's chief editor stabbed to death in Istanbul

The chief editor of a pro-Islamic Yeni Akit newspaper, Kadir Demirel, has died after being stabbed by his son-in-law, Turkey's Anadolu Agency said. Demirel, 56, died late on May 29 at his daughter's …

Russian special forces hold Dushanbe-Anti-Terror drills

Russian special forces hold Dushanbe-Anti-Terror drills

Russian special forces are carrying out military drills on the Afghan-Tajik border and are searching for provisional outlawed armed groups as part of the exercises, the spokesman of Russian Central Military District, Yaroslav …

Hospitality management studies to be launched in Tbilisi

Hospitality management studies to be launched in Tbilisi

Vatel International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management University will prepare the next generation to build their own future in the international tourism and hospitality industry in Tbilisi. Vatel International Business …

 Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

Storm death toll rises to 16 in Moscow

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Storm killed 16 people in Moscow and the Moscow Region on May 29, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said. "Eleven people were killed in Moscow and three others in the Moscow Region," TASS cited Petrenko as saying.

Latest data on injured in Moscow storm

Latest data on injured in Moscow storm

A total of 170 people sought medical assistance following Monday’s hurricane in Moscow, almost 150 of them were hospitalized, the head of the Moscow government’s healthcare department, Alexei Khripun, said. …

Bayterek to be reopened by June 10

Bayterek to be reopened by June 10

The major overhaul of the main symbol of Astana, Bayterek monument, is under completion. The builders plan to complete finishing works before the beginning of Expo 2017, Kazinform reported with reference to the press-service of the Astana …

Russian rocket artillery to be rearmed to Tornado-S by 2020

Russian rocket artillery to be rearmed to Tornado-S by 2020

Russian rocket artillery brigades will be rearmed from the Smerch systems to modernized Tornado-S multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) by 2020, Russian Missile Troops and Artillery commander Gen. Mikhail Matveyevsky said. …

At least 137 people injured in Moscow storm

At least 137 people injured in Moscow storm

At least 137 people have been injured in a severe thunderstorm hitting Moscow on Monday afternoon, a source from Moscow’s emergency services said, TASS reports. "As of the moment, 137 injured people have sought medical …

Around sports-cultural to be held in Yerevan this summer

Around sports-cultural to be held in Yerevan this summer

Around sixty sports and cultural events will be held this summer of Yerevan in the framework of program "Yerevan Summer 2017", created by the Yerevan City Hall. Traditional sports and cultural program called "Yerevan …

Makhachkala celebrates Azerbaijan#039s Republic Day

Makhachkala celebrates Azerbaijan's Republic Day

Event dedicated to the Republic Day of Azerbaijan was held in Makhachkala's House of Friendship. The event was organized by the House of Friendship and local national-cultural autonomy of Azerbaijanis of Makhachkala. …

Court of Arbitration for Sport rules against appeal of six Russian cross country skiers

Court of Arbitration for Sport rules against appeal of six Russian cross country skiers

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Monday to uphold the provisional suspensions of six Russian cross country skiers rejecting their appeal, the court said in its statement, TASS reports. "The Court of Arbitration for …

Moscow mayor says Monday#039s hurricane in Moscow #039unprecedented#039

Moscow mayor says Monday's hurricane in Moscow 'unprecedented'

The hurricane that struck Moscow City on Monday afternoon was unprecedented, Moscow City mayor Sergei Sobyanin said, TASS reports. "I can't remember within my recollection any other such calamity with the …

Russia ready to restore flights to Egypt if security measures met

Russia ready to restore flights to Egypt if security measures met

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated on Monday that the resumption of direct flights between Russia and Egypt would be possible only when Cairo fully implements security agreements reached after a 2015 tragedy …

President Ilham Aliyev phones Hassan Rouhani

President Ilham Aliyev phones Hassan Rouhani

On May 29, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a phone call to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Trend reports. The head of state congratulated Hassan …

Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

The death toll after Monday afternoon’s violent thunderstorms that hammered Moscow has left at least 11 people dead and 50 injured, a spokesman for the capital’s health department said, TASS reports. He said ten hospitals …

Iran to launch its first sensor-operational satellite in 2018

Iran to launch its first sensor-operational satellite in 2018

Iran will launch its first sensor-operational satellite in 2018, a top official of Iran Space Research Center Hassan Haddadpour said. Iran acquired the know-how of designing and constructing the satellites inside …

 Russia#039s Envoy: NATO strengthening in Europe is Cold War relic

Russia's Envoy: NATO strengthening in Europe is Cold War relic

NATO's strengthening in Europe has provoked a qualitative turn for the worse, the situation looks very dangerous, Russia's Permanent Representative to the alliance Alexander Grushko said during a video conference at …

 Kremlin: Europe and US should tackle their relations by themselves

Kremlin: Europe and US should tackle their relations by themselves

The European Union and the United States should sort out bilateral relations on their own, the matter does not bother Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on German Chancellor Angela …

 Five arrested in Georgia for identity theft

Five arrested in Georgia for identity theft

Five people have been arrested in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and the city of Gori today for identity theft and fraudulent activities. The officers of the division for the fight against cybercrime under the central criminal police …