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.
Dec 5 2013 - 15:10
The Kazakh Embassy in Azerbaijan will organize a special reception at the Fairmont Baku Hotel to mark the Independence Day of Kazakhstan, News Azerbaijan reports.State officials of Azerbaijan, diplomats accredited in Baku, scientists and artists will take part in the celebrations.Kazakhstan will mark the 22nd anniversary of independence on December 16.
Dec 5 2013 - 12:33
Ornella Muti, an Italian actress, arrived in Russia for the 8th In Family Circle International Theater and Cinema Festival held in Yekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk Region on December 6-11. She visited Baku last year.
Dec 5 2013 - 11:53
Dec 4 2013 - 15:20
Deputy Governor of the Rostov Region Igor Guskov said that the region will host the Caucasus Our Common Home Festival on December 9-13, Yuga.ru reports.Over 1000 students from universities of Russia, Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts, CIS and other countries will arrive for the festival. The goal of the festival is to strengthen friendship and good-neighbour relations of peoples of the Caucasus, enrich cultural and sports achievements, stimulate patriotism, expand cultural ties among young people, demonstrate students’ art achievements.
Dec 4 2013 - 09:02
US authorities will allow Dzokhar Tsarnayev, suspected organizer of the Boston Marathon blast, to have visitors, including psychiatrists.It will be clear in January whether prosecutors will demand a capital punishment for Tsarnayev or not.
Dec 2 2013 - 11:02
Oksana Gogol, aged 50, an actress of the Russian Drama Theater named after C. Aytmatova, has died at the national hospital of Kyrgyzstan. Unidentified assailants beat the actress in Bishkek city center on the night of November 29-30, Interfax reports.
Dec 1 2013 - 17:43
Protesters gathered in downtown Kyiv captured the City Hall today and stormed the residence of the presidential staff,
Nov 30 2013 - 17:10
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov condemns police violence against protesters on Kyiv's Independence Square, the press secretary of the head of the Ukrainian cabinet says.