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Fitch revises outlook on Georgia to positive

Global rating agency Fitch Ratings revised its outlook on Georgia's long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings to positive from stable and affirmed the rating at BB-, citing favorable growth prospects.  The …

US national debt hits $21 trillion

The United States national debt exceeded $21 trillion for the first time, a little more than six months after it hit first $20 trillion on September 8, 2017. The national debt was $21.031 trillion on Thursday. The government releases …

Pre-election agitation campaign starts in Azerbaijan

Pre-election agitation campaign has started in Azerbaijan today. According to the Calendar Plan of Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission (CEC), pre-election campaigning starts 23 days prior to the voting day and is stopped 24 …

Putin: government reshuffles to follow inauguration

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that government reshuffles will follow the inauguration. "As a matter of fact, all government reshuffles are carried out by the president after taking office. So, I will think …

Turkey's embassy in Denmark attacked with petrol bombs

At least two people attacked Turkey’s embassy in Copenhagen with petrol bombs this morning, causing some minor damage to the exterior of the building but no injuries, police in the Danish capital said. The building was empty at …

Vladimir Putin's landslide victory

Russia’s incumbent head of state Vladimir Putin has garnered 76.67% of the vote in the March 18 election with 99,75% of the ballots counted, the Russian Central Election Commission said, noting that it was a record support …

Zarif hospitalized due to 'severe illness'

Iranian state media says the country's foreign minister was briefly hospitalized due to severe illness, Daily Sabah reports. The state-run IRNA news agency cited a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying that Mohammad Javad …

Results of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

Finals of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup have ended today it Baku. On the first day of finals, Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Nekrasova won silver medal in vault competitions, scoring 14.216 points in …

Ilham Aliyev met with OPEC Secretary General

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammad Barkindo, APA reports. OPEC …