Turkmenistan organizes special flight to Mecca for pilgrims
Turkmenkhovayellary, the state airlines of Turkmenistan, organized a special flight of 188 pilgrims to Mecca and Medina (Saudi Arabia) on a Boeing-757, Trend reports.
Turkmenistan has been sponsoring pilgrims' visits to Mecca since 2001.
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TASS reports that extremists used a gaseous toxic agent during fighting in the east of Kobani. Among the symptoms caused as a result of this gas are dizziness and lachrymation. Kurdish doctors have no corresponding equipment to determine the type of gas at present. TASS reports that extremists used a gaseous toxic agent during fighting in the east of Kobani.
Oct 22 2014 - 13:15
Fans of FC Borussia Dortmund who had arrived in Istanbul for the team’s match with FC Galatasaray were attacked by people armed with knives. No injuries or detained suspects have been reported. According to foreign media, about 3,000 Borussia fans arrived for the match in Istanbul, RIA Novosti reports.
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Eduard Poletayev, the editor-in-chief of the Mir Yevrazii magazine, said at a session of the Club of Young Eurasian Politologists in Bishkek that the Eurasian information space was fragmented and needed integration. He noted that the crisis in Ukraine had pushed out the topic of values of Eurasian integration from discussions in Moscow, Astana, Pavlodar, Novosibirsk.
Oct 21 2014 - 13:01
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Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has promoted 23 more citizens as Honorary Elders of the Nation (Hormatly il ýaşulusy). The presidential decree says that elders educate young people, help to resolve topical problems, and propose new initiatives, Turkmenistan Zolotoy Vek reports.Pensioners, workers of industry, agriculture and other sectors can become Honorary Elders.
Oct 21 2014 - 08:27
Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of the Total petroleum company (France), died in a crash of a Falcon at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport at 0.00am on Tuesday. Three other people died in the accident.