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Winners of first race of FIA Formula 2 in Baku

Winners of first race of FIA Formula 2 in Baku

Charles Leclerc, a driver of Prema Racing F1 team, came in first in the first race of the FIA Formula 2 in Baku. His result was 1:54.025. Nyck de Vries of Rapax F1 team came in second …

First crash at FIA Formula 2 Race 1

First crash at FIA Formula 2 Race 1

The first race of the FIA Formula 2 in Baku has witnessed the first accident as Rapax driver, Johnny Cecotto, missed the Turn 1 and crashed, Trend reports. His car hit a fence at the Turn 2 due to the blockage of tyres. …

First fencing school opens in Dagestan

First fencing school opens in Dagestan

First fencing and swimming school was built in Makhachkala, but it hasn't been officially opened yet, Deputy Minister of Physical Culture and Sport of the region Zainal Salautdinov said. He added, however, that …

Mecca bombing: Iran condemns attack, offers help to Saudi Arabia to tackle terrorism

Mecca bombing: Iran condemns attack, offers help to Saudi Arabia to tackle terrorism

Iran on Saturday condemned a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca and offered Saudi Arabia its assistance in tackling terrorism despite their severed ties. "Iran as always expresses its readiness to assist and …

FIA Formula 2 in Baku: Race 1 kicks off

FIA Formula 2 in Baku: Race 1 kicks off

The first race of the FIA Formula 2 has started in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku. Twenty drivers from 10 teams are taking part in the competition, Trend reports. The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which is the eighth …

Pentagon’s nuke-proof ‘Doomsday’ planes damaged by tornado

Pentagon’s nuke-proof ‘Doomsday’ planes damaged by tornado

Two of the Pentagon’s specially reinforced “Doomsday” planes, designed to withstand the heat from a nuclear blast, were grounded after being damaged by a tornado, the Air Force said yesterday. The E4-B Boeing 747s, …

Second day of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off in Baku

Second day of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off in Baku

Second day of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off in Baku today, June 24. Qualifying races will take place. Starting order of the pilots in the Grand Prix will be determined based on their results. In addition, …

Baku-Batumi bus route to open from June 26

Baku-Batumi bus route to open from June 26

Baku and Georgia’s Batumi will become closer from June 26 as a new bus service will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, AzerNews reported. The bus fare is 40 manat ($23) The fare is free for children under 5 …

Ross Brawn: thanks to Baku for Formula 1 Circuit

Ross Brawn: thanks to Baku for Formula 1 Circuit

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Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is very important and memorable for many people, Formula One's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn said during the free practice session. He noted that it's his first …

Qatar simplifies visa rules for Russian tourists

Qatar simplifies visa rules for Russian tourists

Qatar's authorities have introduced a visa-on-arrival system for nationals of 37 countries, including Russia, according to a document, circulated by national carrier Qatar Airways and obtained by Sputnik on Friday. "According …

Rouhani: Iran not to give in to US pressure

Rouhani: Iran not to give in to US pressure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country will not give in to US pressure and continue to go on the path it has chosen. "With this rally our nation is telling America that we are determined to continue our …

Lavrov: Russia no jealousy of Belarus-EU Rapprochement

Lavrov: Russia no jealousy of Belarus-EU Rapprochement

Russia is not resentful at Belarus' rapprochement with the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "As to the process of rapprochement between Belarus and the European Union, we do not have …

Putin and Miller give start to Turkish Stream pipeline segments jointing

Putin and Miller give start to Turkish Stream pipeline segments jointing

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chief Executive Officer of Gazprom Alexei Miller took part in jointing of shallow and deepwater segments of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in Friday. The head of state …

Ilham Aliyev: international sanctions should have been imposed on Armenia long ago

Ilham Aliyev: international sanctions should have been imposed on Armenia long ago

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be resolved within its territorial integrity on the basis of the norms and principles of international law and there's no other way, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said, …

Putin: Russia ready to deliver gas to Europe through Turkey

Putin: Russia ready to deliver gas to Europe through Turkey

Russia is ready to supply gas to South and Southeast Europe via Turkey, the country's President Vladimir Putin said during the telephone conversation with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. …

Azerbaijan GP practice: Max Verstappen top

Azerbaijan GP practice: Max Verstappen top

The first free practice session of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix came to an end in Baku. Max Verstappen headed a Red Bull one-two in opening free practice session (the Netherlands) with 1:44.410, ending the session …

 Force India F1 driver crashes out

Force India F1 driver crashes out

Force India F1 driver Sergio Perez crashed out during the first free practice session of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku. He crashed out in the narrow section near the Gosha Gala Gates. As Perez …

OSCE monitoring in Goranboy district passes without incidents

OSCE monitoring in Goranboy district passes without incidents

The monitoring of the Nagorno-Karabakh contact line in Azerbaijan's Goranboy district passed without any incident, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. The monitoring was held under the mandate of the OSCE …

Kazakhstan#039s population hits 18 million

Kazakhstan's population hits 18 million

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that the country's population has reached 18 million people. According to the President, Kazakhs were only 40% of the country's population in 1991, but today the …

Nine killed in Iraq suicide bombing

Nine killed in Iraq suicide bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a town in western Iraq on Friday, killing at least eight civilians and a soldier, officers said. He was one of a group of four suicide bombers who infiltrated a neighbourhood of Al-Baghdadi, a town on …