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Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport

Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport

Iraqi forces have regained control of the airport in Mosul, part of a months-long operation to push ISIS militants from the key city. The airport is now fully under Iraqi Federal Police control, the commander of the Rapid Response Unit …

Kvirikashvili congratulates Mehriban Aliyeva#039s appointment as first vice-president of Azerbaijan

Kvirikashvili congratulates Mehriban Aliyeva's appointment as first vice-president of Azerbaijan

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili made a phone call to the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Kvirikashvili extended his congratulations on Mehriban Aliyeva's …

Georgian scientist: epidemic of nationalism spread throughout Armenia in 1990

Georgian scientist: epidemic of nationalism spread throughout Armenia in 1990

Nationalist calls have been widespread in Armenia in the 1990s, the President of the Georgian Demographic Society, Professor Anzor Totadze, said at the international conference dedicated to the humanitarian catastrophe, which …

German Foreign Ministry to Vestnik Kavkaza: German government does not recognize #039referendum#039 in Nagorno-Karabakh

German Foreign Ministry to Vestnik Kavkaza: German government does not recognize 'referendum' in Nagorno-Karabakh

The German government does not recognize the so-called Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and, accordingly, considers that the 'referendum' held in Karabakh does not have any legal influence, the German Foreign Ministry said to the request of …

Diplomat: Yerevan afraid of truth about Khojaly tragedy

Diplomat: Yerevan afraid of truth about Khojaly tragedy

Whenever it comes to the Khojaly tragedy, the Armenian side is afraid of the truth, the former Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Georgia and Moldova, Professor Namig Aliyev, said at the international conference dedicated to the …

 Farhad Mammadov: international law on Azerbaijan#039s side in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Farhad Mammadov: international law on Azerbaijan's side in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Speaking about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict it is necessary to rely on the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's words that historical justice and international law are on the side of Azerbaijan, the Director of the Azerbaijani …

Vitaly Churkin#039s body returned to Moscow

Vitaly Churkin's body returned to Moscow

A plane carrying the body of the permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin has arrived in Moscow from New York. The plane arrived three days after Churkin died suddenly the day before his 65th …

Russian President lays wreath at Tomb of  Unknown Soldier

Russian President lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to celebrate the Defender of the Fatherland Day. The ceremony was also attended by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry …

 Iraqi army storms airport in western Mosul

Iraqi army storms airport in western Mosul

Iraqi security forces closing in on the Isis-held western half of Mosul stormed the city's airport and a nearby military base early on Thursday, state television said. Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops and elite interior …

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

Sochi hosts third Winter Military World Games

The third Winter Military World Games started today in the Russian city of Sochi, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) website says. This year, more than thousand athletes from 26 states are expected to participate in the …

 Political scientist Alan Kasaev celebrates his birthday

Political scientist Alan Kasaev celebrates his birthday

  Today is the birthday of the political scientist, historian, editor-in-Chief of the North Ossetia newspaper, Alan Kasayev. He was born in 1963 in the town of Ordzhonikidze (Vladikavkaz) in North Ossetia. Alan Kasaev …

Georgian president to visit Baku

Georgian president to visit Baku

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will arrive in Azerbaijan to take part in the 5th Global Forum to be held in Baku on March 16-17, the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Diaspora said. Margvelashvili is …

 Putin congratulates Sevastopol on Day of People’s Will and Defender of Fatherland Day

Putin congratulates Sevastopol on Day of People’s Will and Defender of Fatherland Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the people of Sevastopol on the Day of People’s Will and Defender of the Fatherland Day. He recalled that February 23, 2014 became a truly momentous day for …

Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day

Russia marks Defender of the Fatherland Day

Today Russia celebrates February 23rd – Defender of the Fatherland Day. The history of the holiday begins in 1918 with the Red Army.  The holiday marks the date in 1918 during the Russian Civil War when the first mass draft …

Azerbaijan launches national navigation system

Azerbaijan launches national navigation system

The first national navigation system AzNav is to be presented in Baku tomorrow. The State Committee on Property Issues said that operation of the system in real time will be possible already tomorrow, abc.az reported. The …

Azerbaijan expands economic cooperation with Italy

Azerbaijan expands economic cooperation with Italy

The Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has established a representative office in Italy. According to the Ministry of Economy, the task of the newly-created office is to coordinate communication between …

White House: Hollywood known for being rather far to left

White House: Hollywood known for being rather far to left

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that he doesn’t know why actors have suddenly taken to criticizing the president while accepting awards this season. “I have no idea. It’s a free …

 US Federal Reserve sees interest rate hikes coming soon

US Federal Reserve sees interest rate hikes coming soon

Central bankers at the US Federal Reserve held off on raising interest rates at their first meeting of 2017 but cited "moderate" economic growth and labor market conditions that have "continued to improve" as signs that the US …

 Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia has formally asked the Syrian government to temporarily halt military operations in areas of the country included in the ceasefire for the duration of the UN-backed peace negotiations, the UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de …

Scottish Parliament passes resolution on Khojaly tragedy

Scottish Parliament passes resolution on Khojaly tragedy

The Scottish Parliament passed a resolution on Khojaly tragedy. In early February, it was decided to give a political assessment to the Khojaly tragedy with the agreement of all political parties represented in the …