News

page 5
Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

A coffin thought to belong to a Russian general has been unearthed during foundation excavations for a construction project in the Turkish province of Ardahan, Doğan News Agency reported. Workers found a coffin with cross on it during …

 Nazarbayev: businessmen should help people in need

Nazarbayev: businessmen should help people in need

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called on the country's businessmen to build socially important facilities in their native cities and regions.  Speaking at the 25th session of the …

Ex-chief of financial supervision appointed chief adviser of Armenian Defense Minister

Ex-chief of financial supervision appointed chief adviser of Armenian Defense Minister

Sona Gharibyan was appointed the chief adviser to Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan, the press service of the country's defense ministry said. Sona Gharibyan was born on August 13, 1969 in …

Bortnikov: countries fighting terrorism use too disparate approaches

Bortnikov: countries fighting terrorism use too disparate approaches

The countries fighting terrorism still use disparate approaches, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov said at the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security. Bortnikov stressed …

Russia ready for full-scale dialogue with NATO

Russia ready for full-scale dialogue with NATO

Russia is open to the restoration of full-scale dialogue with NATO on the basis of equality, trust and constructiveness, Russian Chief of General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov said at the 6th Moscow conference on international …

Putin: countering financing of terrorism is extremely important task

Putin: countering financing of terrorism is extremely important task

Russian President Vladimir Putin meet with the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) President Juan Manuel Vega-Serrano today. Putin said that under presidency of Juan Manuel …

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors from the Merle freighter detained in Libya have been released and taken back home, Russia's Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

ISIS intends to unite forces with other terrorist groups

ISIS intends to unite forces with other terrorist groups

Russian Federal Security Service FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov said at the Moscow Conference on International Security that the FSB has data on ISIS (outlawed in Russia) holding negotiations with other terror groups to unite …

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia will meet in Moscow on April 28, the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry said. Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia – Sergey Lavrov, …

MiG-31 interceptor jet crashes in Russia

MiG-31 interceptor jet crashes in Russia

A MiG-31 interceptor jet crashed near the Telemba proving ground in Buryatia during a training flight on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry said.  "A MiG-31 interceptor jet of the Eastern Military District crashed during a …

Iran demands Israel renounce nuclear weapons

Iran demands Israel renounce nuclear weapons

Iranian government considers it necessary to deprive Israel of any weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear and chemical weapons, the Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said, speaking at the Moscow Conference on …

North Korea stages largest ever drill - media

North Korea stages largest ever drill - media

North Korea has staged its largest ever military drill to mark the founding of the country's army, the South Korean military said. The live-fire exercises were in the Wonsan region in the east of the country Tuesday afternoon. …

TransCaspian/Translogistica 2017 exhibition kicks off in Baku

TransCaspian/Translogistica 2017 exhibition kicks off in Baku

The 16th Caspian International Transport, Transit and Logistics exhibition 'TransCaspian/Translogistica 2017' was opened at Baku Expo Center. The TransCaspian/Translogistica exhibition is one of the leading transport events in …

US destroyer forced to alter course after close encounter with Iranian ship

US destroyer forced to alter course after close encounter with Iranian ship

A US Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard "fast attack craft" in the Persian Gulf Monday, Fox News reported with reference to two US officials. The Iranian ship came within 1000 …

Putin: combating international terrorism require consolidated approach

Putin: combating international terrorism require consolidated approach

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that tackling the issue of combating terrorism and efforts to resolve the situation in the Middle East and North Africa require a consolidated and balanced approach. The Russian …

Kazakh Parliament starts working on draft law on amendments to Constitution

Kazakh Parliament starts working on draft law on amendments to Constitution

Kazakh Parliament has started consideration of the draft law "On amendments and additions to some constitutional laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan." MP Nurlan Abdirov, speaking at the plenary session, …

Georgian Prime Minister leaves for Romania

Georgian Prime Minister leaves for Romania

Georgian Prime Minister Georgi Kvirikashvili will pay an official visit to Romania on April 26-27. The head of the Georgian government will meet with the Romanian president Klaus Iohannis, the …

Azerbaijani Parliament  establishes first vice-president#039s office

Azerbaijani Parliament establishes first vice-president's office

Azerbaijan's Parliament adopted amendments to the law on state service aimed at ensuring the activities of First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva. These amendments are necessary to determine the status, provision and …

Trump appoints new Secret Service director

Trump appoints new Secret Service director

US President Donald Trump has appointed Randolph 'Tex' Alles to be the director of the US Secret Service, the White House announced on Tuesday. Alles presently serves as the acting deputy …

Erdogan: no solution in Syria with Assad

Erdogan: no solution in Syria with Assad

There could be no solution to Syria's conflict while President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "Assad is not the address for a prospective solution in Syria," …