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Eight soldiers killed in tunnel blast outside Damascus - media

Eight soldiers killed in tunnel blast outside Damascus - media

A tunnel bomb blast outside Damascus claimed nine lives, including a Syrian general and eight soldiers, a monitoring group said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, rebel fighters planted explosives yesterday in a …

Crimea waiting for Le Pen#039s visit

Crimea waiting for Le Pen's visit

Crimea will be happy if the French presidential candidate of the far right-wing party National Front, Marine Le Pen, visits it,  the vice-premier of the Crimean government Georgy …

Iran and Germany sign diesel locomotives deal

Iran and Germany sign diesel locomotives deal

Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi signed the deal to cooperate over production of 50 diesel locomotives which will be used in the Iranian rail network with Germany’s Minister of …

Antonio Tajani elected new EU parliament speaker

Antonio Tajani elected new EU parliament speaker

Italian conservative Antonio Tajani has been elected the new president of the European Parliament. Mr Tajani, 63, is a former spokesman for Italy's Silvio Berlusconi and an ex-European …

Czech Republic ready to receive Azerbaijani gas through SGC

Czech Republic ready to receive Azerbaijani gas through SGC

Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic have established sustainable economic relations, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mladek said at the Azerbaijani-Czech business forum in Baku. Mladek noted …

Cavusoglu to attend Trump’s inauguration ceremony

Cavusoglu to attend Trump’s inauguration ceremony

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said that he will attend the incoming Donad Trump administration's …

Is ruble defeating dollar?

Is ruble defeating dollar?

The dollar exchange rate dropped today to 59.13 rubles during trading on the Moscow stock exchange. As for 14:30, according to the MICEX, the dollar was trading at a minimum of 58.95 rubles, but late increased a little. Thus, the ruble …

Peskov: Russians eat goods of domestic production instead of snow

Peskov: Russians eat goods of domestic production instead of snow

Russians do not need to eat snow, because they have delicious goods of domestic production, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on the statement of Trump's advisor Anthony …

BP assumes average oil price in next two years of $55-60

BP assumes average oil price in next two years of $55-60

The chief executive officer at BP, Rob Dudley, has given his outlook on the oil prices during the next two years. …

Gagik Tsarukyan returns to politics

Gagik Tsarukyan returns to politics

Opposition Prosperous Armenia Party former leader and businessman Gagik Tsarukyan is returning to active politics, according to his today's statement. "Considering the internal and external challenges facing …

Russian football fans detained at 2016 Euro Cup to leave France

Russian football fans detained at 2016 Euro Cup to leave France

Russians, arrested in France for fights with English football fans during the 2016 Euro Cup, will be returned to Russia on Tuesday, the Russian Consul General in Marseilles Sergei Molchanov said. "According to the …

Russian Foreign Ministry sums up 2016: fight against terrorism the only way

Russian Foreign Ministry sums up 2016: fight against terrorism the only way

Terrorism was the key global threat last year but the international community is unable to unite to fight against it, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during his annual press conference to review the results of Russian …

Anzhi#039s Yannick Boli transfers to Al Ain

Anzhi's Yannick Boli transfers to Al Ain

Al Ain new recruit Yannick Boli vowed to let his football do his talking after finalising his transfer from Russia’s Anzhi Makhachkala. The French-born Ivorian, 29, completed his medical and then agreed to a …

Lavrov: US secret services try to recruit Russian diplomat

Lavrov: US secret services try to recruit Russian diplomat

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed at the press conference that the US secret services made an effort to recruit a minister-counsellor working in Russian embassy in Washington. "In April 2016, the US …

Lavrov: demands to liberate occupied Azerbaijani territories on negotiation table

Lavrov: demands to liberate occupied Azerbaijani territories on negotiation table

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov mentioned the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement at the press conference. …

Caught Istanbul nightclub attacker pleads guilty

Caught Istanbul nightclub attacker pleads guilty

Turkey’s prime minister Binali Yildirim said that the man suspected of carrying out the deadly New Year’s Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been detained. Yildirim told reporters in Ankara that …

Armenia’s provocation on state border with Azerbaijan (PHOTO)

Armenia’s provocation on state border with Azerbaijan (PHOTO)

Armenian Armed Forces have committed a provocation at the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. …

Davos 2017 to discuss #039Responsive and responsible leadership#039

Davos 2017 to discuss 'Responsive and responsible leadership'

The 47th World Economic Forum, which annually brings together leading representatives of political and business elites, will open in the Swiss ski resort of Davos today. About 50 heads of state and government, including the British Prime …

FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

FIG Intercontinental Judges’ Courses start in Baku

The Intercontinental Judges’ Courses on Artistic Gymnastics of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have started in Baku. The courses are being held in Azerbaijan’s capital on January 17- 21. Addressing the opening, …

 Kazakh Foreign Minister to visit Moscow soon

Kazakh Foreign Minister to visit Moscow soon

Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov plans to arrive in Moscow in the coming days, he said at a press conference in Astana, commenting on the site preparation for the Syrian settlement. "We will …