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Russia’s aerospace forces and naval aviation to get 160 new aircraft

Russia’s aerospace forces and naval aviation to get 160 new aircraft

Russia’s Aerospace Forces and naval aviation will have their air fleets boosted this year by a total of 160 planes and helicopters, the chief of the Aerospace Forces Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said. "The …

Fuad Muradov urges European Parliament to recognize Khojaly genocide

Fuad Muradov urges European Parliament to recognize Khojaly genocide

Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to Euronest PA, MP Fuad Muradov has urged the newly-elected management of the European Parliament to recognize Khojaly genocide, AZERTAC reports. In his appeal to the European …

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Iran's ex-president Mahmud Ahmadinejad published Sunday an open letter to Donald Trump, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but taking issue with his visa ban and attitude to women, NDTV …

Balbec: protests near Russian Embassy in Ankara were organized by Gulen

Balbec: protests near Russian Embassy in Ankara were organized by Gulen

Protests near the Russian Embassy in Ankara, held yesterday, were organized by supporters of Fethullah Gulen, posed as representatives of the Crimean Tatar diaspora, State Duma deputy from Crimea Ruslan Balbec said. …

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as #039best in history#039

Sochi 2017 Winter Military World Games praised as 'best in history'

The third International Winter Military World Games in Sochi are the best in the history of such events, Col. Abdulhakeem Alshino, the Military Sports Council's (CISM) president, said Sunday, Sputnik reports. …

Will EU become federation?

Will EU become federation?

Four European countries signed a document calling for more European integration. They proposed to enhance the EMU in its social dimension, to make the EU more democratic and to harmonise EU states’ foreign policies.  A …

Russia condemns terrorist attack in Syrian Homs

Russia condemns terrorist attack in Syrian Homs

Russia condemns strongly the terrorist attacks in Syria’s Homs on February 25, where at least 34 were killed and several dozen got hurt, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a comment published on the ministry’s website on Sunday, …

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA, The Guardian reports. “In recent …

Ilham Aliyev phones Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Ilham Aliyev phones Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a phone call to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Feb. 26, Trend reports. The head of state congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his birthday, …

Ercan Ozoral: those responsible for Khojaly tragedy must be punished

Ercan Ozoral: those responsible for Khojaly tragedy must be punished

Those responsible for the Khojaly genocide must be punished, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Ercan Ozoral told reporters. He stressed that Turkey feels the sorrow of Azerbaijani people and expresses its …

Earthquake hits Turkey#039s Canakkale

Earthquake hits Turkey's Canakkale

3.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Canakkale. Tremors were registered at the depth of 7.01 km. There's no information about any damage yet. …

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, Press TV reports. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari …

Khojaly tragedy - 25 years

Khojaly tragedy - 25 years

On February 26, 1992, Armenian military committed an act of genocide against the 7,000 population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly. As many as 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people were killed as a result of …

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

Military Winter Games project manager praises Sochi 2017 organization

The third International Military Sports Council's (CISM) Winter Military World Games in Sochi are held at the highest standard, the games' project manager Guilherme Keese said on Sunday, adding that Russia did a great job …

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Helicopter with passengers on board went missing in Kazakhstan

Rescuers are searching for helicopter C-341, which went missing in the East Kazakhstan Region with pilot and two passengers on board, the press service of regional department for emergency situations reported. It is assumed that the …

Ilham Aliyev, First VP Mehriban Aliyeva take part in march on 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

Ilham Aliyev, First VP Mehriban Aliyeva take part in march on 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

A nationwide march is being held in Baku to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva took part in the march, Trend …

Azerbaijani state budget undertakes payment of entrance exams of main part of students in 2017

Azerbaijani state budget undertakes payment of entrance exams of main part of students in 2017

Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev has ordered on additional measures concerning the regulation of the entrance examinations to higher and secondary specialized educational institutions, abc.az reports. Under the order, entrance exams will …

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

In Sochi, a ten-time winner of the Grammy award,  American jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gave performance in the framework of the Winter International Festival of Arts. "We try to be more accessible, to perform for a wider …

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Today in Baku, following his recent visit to Iran Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev of Azerbaijan has stated that countries are taking measures to foster tourist turnover, abc.az reports. "Azerbaijan and Iran have already …

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

Moscow platform ready for talks with SSCN, Qadri Jamil says

The Moscow platform is ready to begin negotiations with a delegation of Syria’s Supreme Committee for Negotiations (SSCN) about a possible association, the foundation for this can be laid during the current round, the leader of the group, …