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Earthquake hits Turkey#039s Canakkale

Earthquake hits Turkey's Canakkale

3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Canakkale. Tremors were registered at the depth of 7.01 km. There's no information about any damage yet. …

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, Press TV reports. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari …

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job …

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Rescuers are searching for helicopter C-341, which went missing in the East Kazakhstan Region with pilot and two passengers on board, the press service of regional department for emergency situations reported. It is assumed that the …

Ilham Aliyev, First VP Mehriban Aliyeva take part in march on 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

Ilham Aliyev, First VP Mehriban Aliyeva take part in march on 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

A nationwide march is being held in Baku to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva took part in the march, Trend …

Azerbaijani state budget undertakes payment of entrance exams of main part of students in 2017

Azerbaijani state budget undertakes payment of entrance exams of main part of students in 2017

Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev has ordered on additional measures concerning the regulation of the entrance examinations to higher and secondary specialized educational institutions, abc.az reports. Under the order, entrance exams will …

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

In Sochi, a ten-time winner of the Grammy award,  American jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gave performance in the framework of the Winter International Festival of Arts. "We try to be more accessible, to perform for a wider …

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Today in Baku, following his recent visit to Iran Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev of Azerbaijan has stated that countries are taking measures to foster tourist turnover, abc.az reports. "Azerbaijan and Iran have already …

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

The Moscow platform is ready to begin negotiations with a delegation of Syria’s Supreme Committee for Negotiations (SSCN) about a possible association, the foundation for this can be laid during the current round, the leader of the group, …

Carriages loaded with coal derailed in Kazakhstan

Carriages loaded with coal derailed in Kazakhstan

The carriages loaded with coal derailed in the Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan, the according message appeared on the website of JSC ‘Kazakhstan Temir Zholy’. The incident occurred on the Shiderty-Boschekul stretch. …

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil#039 peace talks

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil' peace talks

Attacks in Syria's third city of Homs, which left dozens dead on February 25, aimed to "spoil" peace talks under way in Geneva, the UN's envoy said. The suicide assaults on the headquarters of state security and …

Donald Trump calls on supporters to hold #039biggest ever rally#039

Donald Trump calls on supporters to hold 'biggest ever rally'

President Donald Trump wants his supporters to counter the massive protests against his administration by staging a rally of their own. The president tweeted on Saturday that a demonstration staged by his voters would be 'the …

Georgia to discuss prospects of reforming the army

Georgia to discuss prospects of reforming the army

The Georgian Defense Ministry will soon hold a series of reforms of the armed forces. A corresponding order was made today by President Giorgi Margvelashvili to the National Security Council (NSC) of the country. "The armed forces …

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

International Army Games to be held in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

This year the International Army Games will expand its geography: China, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are ready to host a number of contests, Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu said. ”This year a …

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants, head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said in an interview with ISNA on Saturday.   "In the beginning of …

Armenian UAV destroyed by Azerbaijani Armed Forces

Armenian UAV destroyed by Azerbaijani Armed Forces

The Azerbaijani armed forces destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and a pillbox belonging to the Armenian armed forces, the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry reported. A pillbox of the Armenian armed forces, …

Ex-minister: Armenia’s possibilities exhausted

Ex-minister: Armenia’s possibilities exhausted

Armenia’s possibilities have been exhausted with the current economic policy and governance system, former defense minister Seyran Ohanyan said. “This is a turning point for Armenia: either we realize seriousness of the …

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

The U.S. Air Force will conduct a large scale deployment of its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters to the Middle East over the next five years to battle ISIL, and to keep the peace once ISIL is finally beaten. With …

Construction of Khudoni HPP in Georgia suspended

Construction of Khudoni HPP in Georgia suspended

In Georgia, the construction of the Khudoni HPP in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti was suspended for indefinite time, the technical  director of Trans Electrica, David Mirtskhulava said. "At this stage, the project is …

Russian paratroopers to learn skydiving by using  3D-technology

Russian paratroopers to learn skydiving by using 3D-technology

This year, the servicemen of the Russian Airborne Troops will begin to learn skydiving with the help of 3D-technologies, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense reported. The airborne servicemen …