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Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect captured

Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year's Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul after a huge manhunt. Abdulkadir Masharipov (Ebu Muhammed Horasani) is believed to have mounted the …

Iranian oil minister predicts $41 billion in oil export earnings

Iranian oil minister predicts $41 billion in oil export earnings

Iran will earn $41 billion from oil and gas condensate exports by the end of the present fiscal year in March, the Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. "The sale of oil and condensates will reach $41 …

Britain wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

Britain wants to maintain Iran nuclear deal

British foreign minister Boris Johnson said that the Iran nuclear accord that US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to tear up must be maintained. As he went into an EU foreign ministers …

Russia pays last Respects to Tu-154 plane crash victims

Russia pays last Respects to Tu-154 plane crash victims

Public ceremonies of paying last respects to victims of the Tu-154 aircraft crash in the Black Sea was held in Russian cities such as Moscow, Sochi, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Yevpatoria, Bryansk and others. The funeral ceremony …

Russia to increase export duty on oil by $10

Russia to increase export duty on oil by $10

According to the Russian Finance Ministry estimates, export duty on oil in Russia will increase by $10.4 dollars and will reach $89.5 per tonne from February 1, 2017. Currently, the export duty on crude oil totals $79.1 per tonne. …

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

German foreign ministry comments on Trump’s remarks about NATO

President-elect Donald Trump’s remarks that NATO is obsolete have caused concern at the US-led military alliance and also appeared at odds with his own officials, German foreign minister Frank-Walter …

EU to stand by Iran nuclear deal

EU to stand by Iran nuclear deal

EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini insisted the bloc will stand by the Iran nuclear accord, because it serves Europe's security needs. "The European Union will continue to work for the respect and …

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

Should we wait for new nuclear disarmament?

No talks between the US and Russia on reducing nuclear potentials are in progress at the moment, the Russian presidential spokesman …

Azerbaijan and WB to sign loan deal on TANAP

Azerbaijan and WB to sign loan deal on TANAP

Today Baku will host a ceremony for signing of a loan agreement between Azerbaijan and the World Bank on the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, the WB Baku office said. The signing ceremony will be held as part of the …

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Atambayev over plane crash

Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Atambayev over plane crash

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences to the Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev over the plane crash near Bishkek. "I was deeply saddened by the news of tragic death of …

Witnesses of Boeing crash in Kyrgyzstan about first minutes of tragedy

Witnesses of Boeing crash in Kyrgyzstan about first minutes of tragedy

Residents of the Dacha-Suu village, which was damaged by the cash of a Turkish Airlines cargo plane this morning, did not realize what happened at first, they thought it was an earthquake. Zumriyat …

Putin offers condolences to Kyrgyz president over Bishkek plane crash

Putin offers condolences to Kyrgyz president over Bishkek plane crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to his Kyrgyz counterpart, Almazbek Atambayev, over loss of life in the plane crash near Bishkek's airport, the Kremlin press service reported. …

Kazakhstan#039s Mailybayev accused of sharing classified information

Kazakhstan's Mailybayev accused of sharing classified information

Kazakhstan's state security service has detained President Nursultan Nazarbayev's former deputy chief of staff, Baglan Mailybayev, on charges of illegally collecting and sharing classified …

Azerbaijani-Iranian pharmaceutical plant#039s construction launched in Baku

Azerbaijani-Iranian pharmaceutical plant's construction launched in Baku

A groundbreaking ceremony of the Azerbaijani-Iranian joint pharmaceutical plant, Caspian Pharmed, was held in the Pirallahi Industrial Park in Baku. Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and …

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkish parliament adopts constitutional reform in first round

Turkey's parliament has voted in favor in a first round ballot on a constitutional bill that will extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers. …

Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimea drafts UN resolution on Ukraine

Crimean authorities have drafted a UN resolution on human rights violations committed while Crime was ruled by Kiev, the Chairman of the State Committee on …

 EU foreign ministers to discuss situation in Syria

EU foreign ministers to discuss situation in Syria

EU foreign ministers are set to discuss the Syrian settlement, as well as the conclusions of Sunday's Paris conference on peace in the Middle East on Monday, European Union sources said. It was uncertain whether they would …

 Trump administration urged to work with Iran opposition

Trump administration urged to work with Iran opposition

Nearly two dozen former top US government officials have urged President-elect Donald Trump to work with Iran's opposition once in office, …

Trump: NATO is obsolete

Trump: NATO is obsolete

US President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was …

Turkish cargo plane crashes near Bishkek

Turkish cargo plane crashes near Bishkek

A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747 as it tried to land in dense fog, Kyrgyz officials said. According to the …