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Medevedev: global situation worse than in 2008

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the global economic situation has become worse now than it was in 2008, when the financial crisis jolted the world. "Ten years ago we were much wiser and were ready …

Sochi vice-mayor charged with corruption

Russian investigators have asked the Basmanny District Court of Moscow to detain vice-mayor of Sochi Sergey Yurin as part of a bribery case, the press-service of the court said. The official is charged with taking …

Pashinyan goes to Kapan for 'open conversation'

Armenia’s Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that he will not speak only about the mayoral elections at the rally to be held in Kapan this evening. "I intend to speak about all the national matters …

 Turkey to host summit on Syria on October 27

A four-way summit between the leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France on the conflict in Syria will be held in Istanbul on Oct. 27, the spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Ibrahim Kalin said. …

Yalova Muslims prayed in wrong direction for 37 years

Muslims in a Turkish village of Yalova have discovered they had performed their prayers in the wrong direction for 37 years.  The Sugören mosque, which was built in the Sugören village of the Yalova province in 1981, …

Exxon Mobil discuss new projects with Russia?

Bloomberg, citing its sources, reported that Russia has started discussions with Exxon Mobil Corp. over possible new oil and gas projects. According to the agency, several options were prepared for Exxon, including in natural gas, …

Yerevan citizen hit by car dies

A young man recently discharged from the army died in a hospital after being hit by car, Armenian media reported. A fatal road accident occurred yesterday around 11։50pm in Yerevan. The driver of this vehicle helped the victim and …