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.
Jul 22 2014 - 15:20
Ukrainian separatists of Alexey Mozgovoy and Chieftain Kizitsin have left Lisichansk and Severodonetsk. Some groups have refused to fall back and continue fighting, RIA Novosti reports.Military tanks are progressing. Lisichansk was heavy bombed last night.
Jul 22 2014 - 13:36
Abkhazians living in Moscow and Cherkessk will have an opportunity to vote for the president of Abkhazia at one of the polling stations that will open in the cities. The Abkhaz parliament passed a law on parliamentary polls on July 21, allowing polling stations to open in countries that have not recognized Abkhazia as an independent state.Abkhaz lawmakers are considering opening a polling station for a community in Turkey.
Jul 22 2014 - 08:23
Turkey has declared a three-day mourning for over 60 people killed in an Israeli bombing of Shujaya (Gaza Strip), according to Turkish Vice Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, Trend reports.He said that TIKA had started collecting humanitarian aid for Palestine. Necessities and food worth $1 million will be sent. AFAD granted the Palestinian office of the WHO $1.5 million.
Jul 21 2014 - 14:31
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko invited experts from the Netherlands, Malaysia, Germany, UK, Australia, U.S. and Russia to investigate the crash of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, ITAR-TASS reports.298 people died in the plane crash in the Donetsk Oblast on July 17.
Jul 21 2014 - 13:41
Four Dutch experts and officials of the OSCE have arrived at the scene of the crash of Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 in the Donetsk Oblast, RIA Novosti reports.298 people died in the crash on July 17.
Jul 21 2014 - 12:49
Adygeya will help Ukrainian refugee families find homes, money, assistance in filing documents and finding jobs, as recommended by Adygeya Head Aslan Tkhakushinov.Adygeya Vice Speaker Natalya Shirokova said that it was necessary to use the experience of helping Syrian Circassians who had recently arrived to help Ukrainian refugees adapt. In her words, locals have collected about 3 million rubles and tons of humanitarian aid in 3 weeks. The Ministry for Labour and Social Development of Adygeya is forming databases of housing that the refugees may use.
Jul 21 2014 - 11:34
Jul 20 2014 - 19:47
27 more dead bodies have been found at the site where the downed Malaysian jet crashed, Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman is quoted as saying by RIA Novosti.