Apr 27 2015 - 18:23
Shait as-Samerai, the defense chief of ISIS, has been killed in a special operation of the Iraqi forces in the Nineveh Governorate. 8 other militants were neutralized, TASS reports.Last week, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported mortally wounded and dead.
Apr 27 2015 - 16:06
President Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev, who won the presidential elections in Kazakhstan yesterday, will hold a bilateral meeting in Moscow in May, the Kremlin press service has announced."The preparations for the upcoming May bilateral meeting in Moscow, as well as the multilateral events in line with the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II were discussed," RIA Novosti cited the message of the press service.
Apr 27 2015 - 14:28
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced today in Astana that he will attend the Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9."I have decided that I will take part in the Victory Parade in Moscow," TASS cited him as saying.The Kazakh leader placed special emphasis on the fact that "it is a great celebration for all and a message to remember by the generations to come."
Apr 27 2015 - 12:44
Nursultan Nazarbayev, speaking at a gala concert in Astana, dedicated to his victory in the presidential elections, thanked the voters, his election headquarters, the members of electoral commissions, international observers and the press.Nazarbayev also assured that Kazakhstan will follow "its obligations to allies and partners."
Apr 27 2015 - 12:25
The mission head and chairman of the CIS Executive Committee, Sergei Lebedev, said that the elections in Kazakhstan were conducted in accordance with local laws.“I'd like to say that we saw no serious violations which could affect the election results. There were only minor organizational shortcomings," Interfax cited him as saying."The elections were open, transparent, open and in full compliance with the law," Lebedev said.
Apr 27 2015 - 12:13
President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said that Europe is not enthusiastic about deploying a peacekeeping contingent in conflict-hit Ukraine, but is ready to enhance the OSCE monitoring mission.
Apr 27 2015 - 10:08
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that any attempt to attack Israeli civilians or soldiers will meet a tough response. Commending the soldiers involved in the strike, Netanyahu said that "any attempt to harm our soldiers and civilians will be met with a determined response like the military action tonight that thwarted a terror attack".