Politics

Does Iran#039s Khamenei really have a preferred candidate?

Does Iran's Khamenei really have a preferred candidate?

Underdogs trying to use the idea of being Khamenei's preferred candidate

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces conditions for inspections of Crimea

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces conditions for inspections of Crimea

Russia is ready to host inspectors, observers and assessment groups in Crimea, but in accordance with the  Vienna Document, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on the State Department's regular report on Adherence to and …

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia, claiming #039smear caign#039

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia, claiming 'smear campaign'

The government of Turkey is blocking access to Wikipedia under a law that allows it to restrict access to material that is considered to be a threat to national security. "After technical analysis and …

Armenian new parliament sets date of first meeting

Armenian new parliament sets date of first meeting

The National Assembly (Parliament) of Armenia of the 6th convocation will gather for its 1st meeting on May 18, the chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic, Tigran Mukuchyan said. "The 1st meeting of the new …

Nagorno Karabakh: outcome of Moscow round of negotiations

Nagorno Karabakh: outcome of Moscow round of negotiations

The Armenian society will not forgive another ‘April clashes’ and new losses of the positions

EU to meet with Turkey#039s Erdogan to mend fences

EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU …

Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey#039s border wiith Syria

Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey's border wiith Syria

The United States has deployed service personnel to Turkey's border with Syria to serve as a buffer between Ankara-led forces and Kurdish fighters, a source with the People's Protection Units (YPG) told Sputnik Turkey, speaking on …

Constructing EU army will ossify defunct ideologies and Cold-War enmities

Constructing EU army will ossify defunct ideologies and Cold-War enmities

Reunification with Crimea was surely a pale reflection of recent US military interventions

This little-known US ally could be pivotal on Russia, China policy

This little-known US ally could be pivotal on Russia, China policy

Right now would be a good time to further boost the U.S.-Kazakh relationship and get the U.S. back on the map in Central Asia

Will Turkey reinstate the death penalty

Will Turkey reinstate the death penalty

At one time, its cancellation was one of the results of Ankara's plans on accession to the EU

Russia#039s Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria

Russia's Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria

Moscow is ready to cooperate with the United States on settling the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, Reuters reported citing Russian news agencies. Lavrov's deputy …

Trump #039happy#039 with achievements in first 100 days

Trump 'happy' with achievements in first 100 days

US President Donald Trump said he was "happy" with his achievements on the eve of his 100 days as president of the United States, despite an admission that the job was harder than he had expected, eNCA reports. …

Usupashvili creates new party in Georgia

Usupashvili creates new party in Georgia

David Usupashvili, former speaker of the Georgian Parliament, has decided to create a new centrist party. He noted that he is returning to active political life. He pointed out that new party will be modern in its content, form and …

Yildirim: Turkey didn#039t become authoritarian state after referendum

Yildirim: Turkey didn't become authoritarian state after referendum

Turkey didn't become an authoritarian state after the referendum, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. According to him, if Turkey was indeed an authoritarian state, then a larger number of citizens would vote for …

Georgia-Moldova strengthens economic, tourism cooperation

Georgia-Moldova strengthens economic, tourism cooperation

The first meeting of the Georgia-Moldova economic cooperation council was held yesterday in Tbilisi to discuss the opportunities of developing economic cooperation and deepening trade ties between the countries, Agenda.ge reports. …

Ramazan Abdulatipov: Man should see sky above his head and stones under his feet

Ramazan Abdulatipov: "Man should see sky above his head and stones under his feet"

The head of Dagestan told Vestnik Kavkaza about the development of the republic in the economic and the humanitarian spheres.

Lavrov, Mammadyarov and Nalbandyan discuss Karabakh in Moscow

Lavrov, Mammadyarov and Nalbandyan discuss Karabakh in Moscow

A working meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, Sergey Lavrov, Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian, took place in Moscow on April 28. The talks on the settlement …

US State Department to cut workforce by 9% - Bloomberg

US State Department to cut workforce by 9% - Bloomberg

US State Department plans to cut 2300 US diplomats and civil servants - about 9% of the Americans in its workforce worldwide - as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presses ahead with his task of slashing the agency’s budget, …

Matviyenko: improvement of Russia-US ties requires time and patience

Matviyenko: improvement of Russia-US ties requires time and patience

There are grounds to believe that the Russian-US ties will improve if given time, patience and dialogue, Chairperson of the Russian upper house of parliament Valentina Matvienko said. "I want to express my personal …

Russia ready to mend ties with NATO

Russia ready to mend ties with NATO

A new and mutually beneficial system for European security can be formed only through joint efforts