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.
Mar 31 2015 - 13:33
The US-based company SpaceX will launch the first communications satellite of Turkmenistan, the Turkmen Alem, on April 24. The satellite is plannes to be put into orbit with help of a Falcon 9 carrier rocket.The satellite was constructed by the French company Thales Alenia Space. It will be launched from Cape Canaveral, Trend reports.
Mar 31 2015 - 11:46
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will arrive in Astana on April 13.
Mar 31 2015 - 11:42
The United States has backed the Arab League's decision to create a joint military force to counter security threats in the Middle East, the head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter said."If they are willing to do more, in this case with respect to Yemen, then that is a good thing because ultimately it is their region," RIA Novosti cited him as saying.
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The current president of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, won the country’s presidential election, scoring 90.39% of the vote, the head of the Uzbek Central Electoral Commission (CEC) Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov told a briefing."As many as 17.2 million people, or 90.39% of those who came to the polls, cast their ballots for Karimov," TASS cited him as saying. <
Mar 30 2015 - 14:30
The Jerusalem district court convicted former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of fraud and breach of trust.In 2012, Olmert was acquitted of several corruption-related charges.The basis for the retrial in the case was the testimony of Olmert's former employee, he gave records of his talks.The defense has already announced its intention to appeal the verdict, Interfax reports.
Mar 30 2015 - 14:12
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has cancelled her visit to Ukraine.Mogherini had planned to come to Ukraine with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. After Juncker cancelled his visit, Mogherini decided to do the same," TASS cited a spokesman for the European Union’s office in Ukraine, David Stulik.