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Russia may not hold Winter Paralympics 2018

Russia may not hold Winter Paralympics 2018

Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, the 13-times Paralympic champion Rima Batalova stated today that the International Paralympic Committee still has not announce the ICR criteria to restore …

Defense Minister Visits Georgian Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Minister Visits Georgian Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Minister, Levan Izoria, is visiting Afghanistan, where he met Georgian soldiers at the Bagram Air Field on August 27, Civil.ge reports. This is …

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Dormition of the Mother of God

Orthodox Christians Celebrate Dormition of the Mother of God

Today the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates one of the great feasts – the Dormition of the Mother of God. The faithful joined sadness and loss of the Mother of God and the joy of her reunion with Jesus …

Iran Exporting Radiopharmaceuticals to Europe: Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

Iran Exporting Radiopharmaceuticals to Europe: Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced that the country has started the exports of domestically-made radiopharmaceuticals to various countries, including some in Europe, Tasnim reports. …

Iran launches National Information Network

Iran launches National Information Network

The first phase of Iran’s National Information Network (National Internet) was launched Sun., after a gap of 11 years, during a ceremony attended by First VP Es’haq Jahangiri. The National Information Network with a …

Iran appoints new ambassador to Azerbaijan

Iran appoints new ambassador to Azerbaijan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry appointed Javad Jahangirzadeh as the Islamic Republic’s new ambassador to Azerbaijan, Trend reports. The Islamic Republic’s seven new ambassadors …

Uzbek president Karimov taken to hospital - government

Uzbek president Karimov taken to hospital - government

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has been taken to hospital, the Uzbek government said in a statement on Sunday, Reuters reported. Karimov, 78, whose ex-Soviet nation borders Afghanistan, has been Uzbek leader since the …

Russia lifts ban on charter flights to Turkey

Russia lifts ban on charter flights to Turkey

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order to lift the ban for chartered flights between Russia and Turkey. The document is published on the government's website, TASS reports. The document also …

Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: poll

Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic popularity has declined, a poll showed on Sunday, with 50 percent of Germans against her serving a fourth term in office after a federal election next year, Reuters reported. …

Musicians from Georgia to perform at Carnegie Hall

Musicians from Georgia to perform at Carnegie Hall

Musicians from Georgia will perform in New York's Carnegie Hall. organizers of the event informed. The concert will be held on October 1 of this year. The audience will be able to see the performance of cellist Liza …

New phase of ski tourism development begins in Georgia

New phase of ski tourism development begins in Georgia

New ski resort, Tetnuldi, is currently being constructed in Georgia near Mestia (Samegrelo region). It will have the longest ski slope in the South Caucasus. This resort will have modern infrastructure. It is planned to build …

Isinbayeva plans to stay in Russia after being elected to the IOC

Isinbayeva plans to stay in Russia after being elected to the IOC

Today, two-time Olympic champion in pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva said that she is not planning to leave Russia after she became a member of the IOC. According to Isinbayeva, her new position "implies certain …

Putin to open Russian school in Kyrgyzstan

Putin to open Russian school in Kyrgyzstan

Russian school will be opened in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, in September, the head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky said. "Russian Peace Foundation almost completed construction of …

Turkey sends more tanks to Syrian town of Jarablus

Turkey sends more tanks to Syrian town of Jarablus

More Turkish tanks have crossed the border into Syria in a military operation ostensibly aimed at taking the border town of Jarablus from Daesh, RT reports. According to a witness cited by Reuters, at least nine Turkish tanks entered …

Russian journalist found shot dead in Kiev apartment

Russian journalist found shot dead in Kiev apartment

A Russian journalist was found shot dead on Sunday in an apartment in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev police said in a statement, Sputnik reports. "Police are establishing the circumstances of the …

Turkish Air Force attacks YPG positions in Syria

Turkish Air Force attacks YPG positions in Syria

The Turkish Air Force is inflicting air strikes on the positions of the YPG (Kurdish People's Protection Units) in Syria, Trend reported citing Milliyet newspaper. The shelling of the YPG positions …

Rockets hit airport in Turkey’s southeast

Rockets hit airport in Turkey’s southeast

Passengers at Diyarbakir Airport, in the southeast Turkish province of the same name, on Saturday night sought shelter in a terminal building after an apparent rocket attack, local media report. The airport is used for both military and civilian …

Voronezh and Yerevan to launch direct flights

Voronezh and Yerevan to launch direct flights

The only Armenian airline that carries out flights to the CIS countries and Europe - Armenia Aircompany - launches direct flight between Yerevan and Voronezh. It is reported that the flights will be carried out on Tuesdays and Fridays …

Hurricane passed through Aghdam, Barda and Terter

Hurricane passed through Aghdam, Barda and Terter

Last night, a hurricane passed through Azerbaijani cities of Aghdam, Barda and Terter. It is reported that squally wind uprooted many trees and damaged electric poles, which led to blackouts. The Ministry of Emergency …

Azerbaijan to expand credit unions network

Azerbaijan to expand credit unions network

Azerbaijan must expand credit unions network, chairman of the board of the Credit Unions Association of Azerbaijan Jalil Suleymanov said. "We have already appealed to the government with the request to help expand …