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Trump#039s son-in-law to lead new White House office

Trump's son-in-law to lead new White House office

US President Donald Trump will unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises by harvesting ideas from the business world and, potentially, privatizing some …

Novak: Russia to receive additional $26 bln

Novak: Russia to receive additional $26 bln

Russia's budget in 2017 may receive additional revenues of some 1.5 trillion rubles ($25.9 billion) if global oil prices stand at the range of $50-$60 per barrel, the Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. …

Kazakh football team#039s plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

Kazakh football team's plane makes emergency landing in Yerevan

The plane with the Kazakh national football team on board made an emergency landing at the Yerevan airport. "The aircraft captain made a decision to return to the airport after the takeoff," the Kazakh journalist Yerbol …

British Foreign Secretary: Turkey to continue to be indispensable partner for UK

British Foreign Secretary: Turkey to continue to be indispensable partner for UK

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Turkey will continue to be an indispensable partner for the UK in the post-Brexit era, while expressing hope that Turkey and European countries will swiftly resolve difficulties in …

Ambassador: Azerbaijani-Danish turkey factory to be opened in Ismayilli district

Ambassador: Azerbaijani-Danish turkey factory to be opened in Ismayilli district

Azerbaijan and Denmark will open a joint turkey factory in the Ismayilli district of Azerbaijan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark Svend Olling said at the meeting with the …

Trump reportedly handed Merkel $374 billion invoice for NATO

Trump reportedly handed Merkel $374 billion invoice for NATO

US President Donald Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for money supposedly owed to NATO when they met last weekend in Washington DC, the Sunday Times reported. The gesture was …

Erdogan: we are not enemies with anyone

Erdogan: we are not enemies with anyone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed again the Swiss government over a mass meeting of the members and sympathizers of the PKK terrorist group in capital Bern. “You call the president of the …

Syria#039s dam partially collapses due to clashes near Raqqa

Syria's dam partially collapses due to clashes near Raqqa

Syria’s largest Tabqa Dam located on the Euphrates river partially has collapsed on Sunday as a result of the fighting between armed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and militants of ISIL near the city of Raqqa. Tabqa …

World faces a crisis of confidence in dollar

World faces a crisis of confidence in dollar

The level of the world's confidence in dollar continues to decline, which hurts the existing international financial system, National University of Singapore politics professor Huang Jing said on the sidelines of …

German minister: Erdogan rhetoric causing significant damage

German minister: Erdogan rhetoric causing significant damage

A senior German official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rhetoric in the standoff with European countries ahead of his country's April 16 referendum is causing damage that will take years to repair, ABC News …

Palestinian ambassador names date of Abbas#039 visit to Moscow

Palestinian ambassador names date of Abbas' visit to Moscow

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas plans to visit Russia on May 11, Palestinian ambassador to Russia Abdel Hafez Nofal said. In early March, the diplomat informed that Abbas will visit Moscow in the first …

Iran sanctions 15 US firms

Iran sanctions 15 US firms

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, Reuters reported citing the state news agency IRNA. The agency quoted Iran's foreign ministry as saying the …

Agramunt: PACE will be able to protect ideals of Council of Europe together with Russia

Agramunt: PACE will be able to protect ideals of Council of Europe together with Russia

The values of the Council of Europe, which are currently under threat, can be effectively protected only with the participation of Moscow, the head of PACE Pedro Agramunt said. "Today, when we face such important …

Russia#039s reaction to new US sanctions

Russia's reaction to new US sanctions

Washington's decision to impose restrictive measures against a number of Russian companies causes disappointment, but the sanctions bring no serious problems to Russia, Russian Foreign ministry’s spokeswoman …

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may hold a referendum on whether to carry on with negotiations about joining the European Union, Al Jazeera reports. Speaking at a Turkish-Anglo …

Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death

Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death

A rebel court in Yemen's insurgent-held capital has sentenced President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi to death for high treason in absentia, The New Arab reported citing the rebel news agency. The court found Hadi guilty …

Novak: OPEC and non-OPEC compliance on production cuts at 93%

Novak: OPEC and non-OPEC compliance on production cuts at 93%

As of February, OPEC members and countries outside of the cartel cut their oil production by 93% of the planned level, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. He explained that the monitoring committee is …

Armenia to attract more tourists with Days of Wine

Armenia to attract more tourists with "Days of Wine"

The Days of Wine will be held for the first time on one of the central streets of Yerevan on May 5-6. During this event people will be able to taste and buy wine, organizers of the festival said. The event will demonstrate the …

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track, Reuters reported. "Growing violations in recent …

Turkmen President orders to develop local airlines

Turkmen President orders to develop local airlines

Today President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a meeting with the country's Cabinet of Ministers, during which he reminded that he had previously ordered to develop local airlines, Turkmen government …