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Police detain US consulate employee over allegedly PKK links in Turkey’s Adana

Police detain US consulate employee over allegedly PKK links in Turkey’s Adana

Police detained an employee of the U.S. consulate in the southern province of Adana on Feb. 23 on suspicion of involvement with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), according to a police official. The suspect, Hamza …

Trump vows military build-up

Trump vows military build-up

President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative …

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can not be resolved by military means, Leonid Isayev says

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can not be resolved by military means, Leonid Isayev says

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh can not be resolved by the military means, a senior lecturer in political science at the Graduate School of the overall economy said in Baku. "All the conflicts that occur in recent times, …

Appointment to the post of First Vice-President is expression of high trust and great honor, Mehriban Aliyeva say

Appointment to the post of First Vice-President is expression of high trust and great honor, Mehriban Aliyeva say

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mehriban Aliyeva thanked all those who congratulated her on the appointment to the new post. "In these days in connection with my appointment to the post of the …

Tajikistan considers joining EAEC

Tajikistan considers joining EAEC

Dushanbe is exploring the possibility and expediency of accession of Tajikistan to the Eurasian Economic Union, the Ambassador of Tajikistan in Moscow, Imomuddin Sattorov, said. The diplomat noted that the leadership of Tajikistan …

FSA #039in control of all neighborhoods#039 in Syria’s Al-Bab

FSA 'in control of all neighborhoods' in Syria’s Al-Bab

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army forces have taken control of all neighborhoods in Syria’s Al-Bab, Turkish military said Friday. In a statement, the Turkish Chief of General Staff said a sweep operation was ongoing to clear the …

 Heiko Langner: Referendum in Nagorno-Karabakh is provocation

Heiko Langner: "Referendum in Nagorno-Karabakh is provocation"

It is directed against the ongoing OSCE efforts exerted by equal Minsk Group co-chairs

Azerbaijan and Russia should join efforts, Oleg Valenchuk says

Azerbaijan and Russia should join efforts, Oleg Valenchuk says

Moscow and Baku should join forces and step up economic and trade cooperation, the deputy of the State Duma, Oleg Valenchuk, said in an interview to Vestnik Kavkaza. "The West is trying to weaken our economic state by the …

Oksana Pushkina about Mehriban Aliyeva’s appointment as First Vice President: Azerbaijan goes the right way

Oksana Pushkina about Mehriban Aliyeva’s appointment as First Vice President: Azerbaijan goes the right way

Appointment of Mehriban Aliyeva as the First Vice President of the Azerbaijan Republic is the correct decision, made by President Ilham Aliyev, the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on Family, Women and Children, TV presenter Oksana Pushkina …

Putin and Erdogan to meet on March 9-10

Putin and Erdogan to meet on March 9-10

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Russia on March 9-10, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Yes, such talks are being planned," Sputnik cited Peskov as saying. …

Alexander Yushchenko: Mehriban Aliyeva#039s appointment as First Vice-President of Azerbaijan is verified decision

Alexander Yushchenko: Mehriban Aliyeva's appointment as First Vice-President of Azerbaijan is verified decision

Mehriban Aliyeva's appointment as the First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was a verified decision of President Ilham Aliyev, the Deputy Chairman of of the State Duma Committee for Information Policy, Information …

 Georgian Prime Minister to visit Ukraine

Georgian Prime Minister to visit Ukraine

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will visit Ukraine, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Georgia Igor Dolgov said today, adding that the visit is scheduled for the second half of March. …

Turkey reveals when it plans to withdraw from Syria

Turkey reveals when it plans to withdraw from Syria

Turkish troops will not remain in Syria after the ISIS terrorist group is defeated there, a senior adviser to Turkish President Turkish President, Ilnur Cevik, told the RT broadcaster in an interview. According to …

Russia appoints acting permanent representative to UN

Russia appoints acting permanent representative to UN

Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Pyotr Ilyichev has been appointed as acting Permanent Representative to the organization after Vitaly Churkin’s unexpected death, a …

 Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

Trump plans to expand nuclear capacity of US

US President Donald Trump plans to expand the country's nuclear capacity to prove Washington's leading position. He expressed concern the US has fallen behind in nuclear weapon capacity. …

 Trump’s lifting of sanctions on Russia wouldn’t do harm

Trump’s lifting of sanctions on Russia wouldn’t do harm

Washington does not equally apply the same rules to all states when it comes to international law

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

The relations between Belarus and Georgia have acquired a new impetus, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said According to him, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Georgia in …

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria#039s Al Bab

Daesh announces withdrawal from Syria's Al Bab

The Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh, outlawed in Russia) terrorist group has started to leave the besieged northern Syrian town of Al Bab, media reports said Thursday. The Daesh has announced the start of its withdrawal …

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Geneva holds new inter-Syrian round of peace talks

Syrian government and opposition delegations started today a new round of peace talks at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, after 10 months of the failure of the last attempt to end the conflict, Prensa Latina reports. …

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Austrian Chancellor calls on EU to soften sanctions against Russia

Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, made an appeal to review the sanctions against Russia. According to him, such measures have not led to an improvement in the situation on the key contentious issues, Bloomberg reports. The EU must …