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Rally dedicated to Fidel Castro ends in Santiago de Cuba

Rally dedicated to Fidel Castro ends in Santiago de Cuba

A rally dedicated to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has ended in Santiago de Cuba, the country’s second largest city. Several hundred thousand residents of that city and other provinces in the east of the country came to Antonio Maceo Revolution Square to pay their last respects to Fidel...

Putin: attempts to establish uni-polar world have failed

Putin: attempts to establish uni-polar world have failed

The attempts to establish a one-polar world order have failed, and the balance on the international arena restores, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with a weekly program on the NTV channel. "The situation is changing," he said...

Syrian army regains full control over Al-Tall in Damascus province

Syrian army regains full control over Al-Tall in Damascus province

The Syrian army regained full control over Al-Tall city in the Damascus province, the Russian Defense Ministry stated on Sunday, Mehr news agency reported. "The city of Al-Tall in the Damascus province which had a …

Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church

Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church

The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church is consecrating a new church near the Eiffel Tower, FOX News reported. Patriarch Kirill is presiding over a blessing ceremony Sunday in the Saint Trinity Church on the …

Iranian FM to pay 2-day official visit to China

Iranian FM to pay 2-day official visit to China

The Chinese foreign ministry has announced that Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, will arrive in China on Monday for an official two-day visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, CCTV …

Karapetyan: Armenia won#039t raise minimum salaries

Karapetyan: Armenia won't raise minimum salaries

According to Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan the authorities don't plan to raise minimum salaries in 2017. "This doesn't mean that we don't want to do it. We just can't do it right …

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that US President Barack Obama not sign an extension of US sanctions, saying the bill is a violation of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world …

Election in Uzbekistan: Voter turnout at 55.9% as of 13:00

Election in Uzbekistan: Voter turnout at 55.9% as of 13:00

As of 13:00 (GMT+5), around 11.418 million people (55.9 percent) voted in the presidential election in Uzbekistan Dec. 4, chairman of the Uzbek Central Election Commission Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov said at a briefing, Trend …

Iranian teachers protest near parliament

Iranian teachers protest near parliament

Graduates of Iranian pedagogical universities protest in front of the parliament building today, before the draft budget of will be reviewed by MPs. Iranian teachers gathered at the square near parliament, demanding to adopt amendments, …

Presidential election in Uzbekistan is valid

Presidential election in Uzbekistan is valid

The presidential election in Uzbekistan is considered valid, as the turnover exceeds the required minimum of 33% - as of 11:00 local time the turnover was 6,891,000 (33.77%), the country's Central Election Commission said on Sunday, TASS …

Pentagon: US don#039t want to be enemies with Russia

Pentagon: US don't want to be enemies with Russia

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said today that the US don't want to see Russia as an enemy, stressing that Washington should continue to seek opportunities for cooperation with Moscow in areas beneficial for both countries. …

Think twice before walking out of nuclear deal, Iran cautions US

Think twice before walking out of nuclear deal, Iran cautions US

Iran does not believe its nuclear agreement is in jeopardy despite the election of Donald Trump as the next US President. Addressing a thinktank in India, Iranian foreign minister Javad …

Uzbekistan elects president

Uzbekistan elects president

Voting has begun in the presidential election in Uzbekistan. The country’s Central Election Commission informed that 9,378 polling stations opened at 6am local time (4am Moscow Time) on Sunday, which will be working until 8pm (6pm Moscow Time)

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world ch

Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world champ

Russian boxer Murat Gassiev beat his fellow countryman, unified cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, winning the title of IBF cruiserweight champion in Moscow, TASS reports. Gassiev overpowered …

Suspected IS bomb kills Iraqis in Baghdad city centre

Suspected IS bomb kills Iraqis in Baghdad city centre

At least six people were killed and 15 others wounded by a car bomb blast in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday. The blast occurred in the central Martyr's Square, a local source toldThe New Arab.  …

Margvelashvili promises to protect Georgians with disabilities

Margvelashvili promises to protect Georgians with disabilities

Today, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili  published a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. "The law of nature is that instead of a single …

Turkey seeks trade in national currencies with Russia, China, Iran: Erdogan

Turkey seeks trade in national currencies with Russia, China, Iran: Erdogan

Turkey is seeking to conduct trade with Russia, China and Iran in national currencies, announced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a shopping mall in Istanbul, Erdoğan said that he …

Iran and Russia have common goal  to eradicate terrorism, Rouhani says

Iran and Russia have common goal to eradicate terrorism, Rouhani says

Terrorism is one of the main directions of the permanent cooperation between Russia and Iran, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, said today during the negotiations with the Russian …

Avalanche descends on Yalta-Bakhchisarai road

Avalanche descends on Yalta-Bakhchisarai road

The EMERCOM of Russia in Crimea announced the avalanche descend on the Yalta-Bakhchisarai road in the south of the peninsula. The road is closed due to the clean-up works. "On the southern slope of …

American import banned in Iran

American import banned in Iran

Iranian media reported today about  the adoption of the law banning the import of the consumer goods produced in the US by the Iranian parliament. The law was adopted in response to the extension of Washington's anti-Iranian …