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Margvelashvili signs 40 laws

The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili signed 40 laws, Ana Natsvlishvili, the parliamentary secretary of the president, told journalists, InterPressNews reported.  According to …

Heydar Aliyev International Airport hits new record

In 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport – the main air gate of Azerbaijan’s capital - hit a new record. In 2017 4.06 million passengers were served. It exceeded last year's figure by 23 percent, reports. In …

Mogherini: EU concerned over Iranian missile program

The EU, UK, German and French foreign ministers during a meeting with the Iranian foreign minister expressed concern over Iran's ballistic program, increased tension in the region and briefly discussed the protests taking place in the …

Astana Airport resumes operations

The Astana Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport that was shut down due to bad weather has resumed operations at 5:00 pm, Kazinform reported. "The airport opened at 17:00. It started operating as normal," the airport …

Will Poland quit EU?

Poland’s right-wing government could try to drive the country out of the European Union if it stops being a net recipient of bloc funding, EU President Donald Tusk warned. "For PiS the benefit of being in the …

Women above 25 can travel to Saudi Arabia alone now

Women aged 25 and over can be granted a tourist visa to go to Saudi Arabia without the need to be accompanied by a family member, local media reported. "The tourist visa will be a single-entry visa, and valid for 30 days maximum. …

Maros Sefcovic to visit Baku

European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic will visit Baku, the European Commission said. Sefcovic will take part in the upcoming meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Consultative Council to be …

Kazakhstan has no plans to decline oil output

Kazakhstan produced 86.2 million tonnes of oil in 2017, up from 78 million tonnes a year earlier, the country's Economy Minister Timur Suleimenov said. The minister said that the Central Asian nation plans to produce just as much or …

 Russia to purchase record volume of dollars

Russia's finance ministry said it will increase its daily purchases of foreign currency for state reserves to the equivalent of 15.1 billion rubles ($265.10 million) between January 15 and February 6. Total purchases for the …