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Chingiz Abdullayev: rhythmic gymnastics is close to music

Chingiz Abdullayev: rhythmic gymnastics is close to music

Rhythmic gymnastics is a kind of sports that is close to art, the People's Writer, the secretary of the Azerbaijani Writers' Union, President of the Azerbaijani PEN Centre Chingiz Abdullayev, who came to see the first …

Armenia fires Osa surface-to-air missile in direction of Khojavand and Fuzuli district

Armenia fires Osa surface-to-air missile in direction of Khojavand and Fuzuli district

Armenian air defense units have fired an Osa surface-to-air missile in the direction of Azerbaijan’s Khojavand and Fuzuli district on April 27, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense said. The guided missile fell on an empty area …

US State Department to cut workforce by 9% - Bloomberg

US State Department to cut workforce by 9% - Bloomberg

US State Department plans to cut 2300 US diplomats and civil servants - about 9% of the Americans in its workforce worldwide - as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presses ahead with his task of slashing the agency’s budget, …

Matviyenko: improvement of Russia-US ties requires time and patience

Matviyenko: improvement of Russia-US ties requires time and patience

There are grounds to believe that the Russian-US ties will improve if given time, patience and dialogue, Chairperson of the Russian upper house of parliament Valentina Matvienko said. "I want to express my personal …

Air Arabia Jordan to link Tbilisi and Amman

Air Arabia Jordan to link Tbilisi and Amman

Air Arabia Jordan, the Kingdom’s leading low-cost carrier (LCC), is launching its inaugural flight to Tbilisi from Amman today, becoming the first regular flight to directly link Georgia with Jordan. The inaugural flight departed …

The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opens in Baku

The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup opens in Baku

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup has started in Baku.  It will be held on April 28-30. The competitions will be held at the National Gymnastics Arena. Participation of 94 gymnasts …

Atambayev: biometric passports to make elections in Kyrgyzstan more fair

Atambayev: biometric passports to make elections in Kyrgyzstan more fair

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev discussed with Prime Minister Sooronbai Zheenbekov and Chief of Staff of President's Office Sapar Isakov the start of introduction of electronic …

Tillerson sums up his visit to Moscow

Tillerson sums up his visit to Moscow

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his talks in Moscow this month were inconclusive. "We didn't solve anything in that meeting," Tillerson said, adding that Russia has to decide whether it wants to …

ISIS builds network of tunnels beneath Mosul - media

ISIS builds network of tunnels beneath Mosul - media

ISIS built an extensive network of tunnels beneath Mosul to hide and store munitions. The discovery of the ISIS machine is credited to the Iraqi Army’s 9th Division, after which a technical adviser with Conflict Armament Research, …

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

International Forum of Victors opens in Astana

The International Forum of Victors titled 'Great Victory mined by unity' was opened in Astana. It is attended by state authorities, scientists and experts, veterans, representatives of youth organizations and cultural figures from all CIS …

Tillerson names common goal of US and China

Tillerson names common goal of US and China

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the Trump administration and China are not seeking a regime change or a collapse of the North Korean government but instead demanding Pyongyang denuclearize. "We do not …

Georgia and Romania discuss economic cooperation

Georgia and Romania discuss economic cooperation

Georgian and Romanian Prime Ministers Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Sorin Grindeanu held a meeting in Romania to discuss the economic cooperation between the two countries. An event dedicated to the …

Russia fulfills its S-300 missile system deal with Iran

Russia fulfills its S-300 missile system deal with Iran

Russia fulfilled all its commitments under the contract to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Iran in 2016, CEO of Russia’s state corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Turkey’s ruling party to convene extraordinary congress

Turkey’s ruling party to convene extraordinary congress

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to convene an extraordinary congress on May 21 immediately after the announcement of the results of the April 16 constitutional referendum, the party's press service …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia#039s objective is to contribute to Karabakh settlement

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia's objective is to contribute to Karabakh settlement

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told a briefing about the meeting of the Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian foreign ministers, which will be held in Moscow on April 28. …

Russian ship sinks after collision near Turkey#039s Bosphorus

Russian ship sinks after collision near Turkey's Bosphorus

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's research vessel Liman sank in the sea after it collided with another ship, with the vessel’s entire crew rescued, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. "The ship Liman sank from holes below …

SOCAR reconsiders construction of carbamide plant in Georgia

SOCAR reconsiders construction of carbamide plant in Georgia

SOCAR may reconsider construction ofcarbamide plant in Georgia, the head of carbamide plant in Sumgayit, Khayal Jafarov, said at the 2nd International Caspian and Central Asia Downstream Forum. "We postponed …

Georgia to host PACE session next year

Georgia to host PACE session next year

Tbilisi will host the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Monitoring Committee session next summer. Vice Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia Tamar Chugoshvili, who is attending this year’s …

Irina Deriugina: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has stunning president

Irina Deriugina: Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has stunning president

Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has a stunning president - the first vice-president of the republic Mehriban Aliyeva, the head coach of the Ukrainian national rhythmic gymnastics team, the vice-president of the Gymnastics Federation of Ukraine …

Stoltenberg: Turkey has right to prosecute coup suspect, but...

Stoltenberg: Turkey has right to prosecute coup suspect, but...

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Turkey it must fully respect legal due process, as Ankara continues to make mass arrests after last July's failed coup. "Turkey has the right to protect itself and to …