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Armenian banks to regularly hold pen tests against hackers

Armenian banks to regularly hold pen tests against hackers

Armenian banks will regularly hold pen tests, Head of Financial System Regulation Department of the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA), Mher Abrahamyan, said the aforementioned at a press-conference on Wednesday, News.am reports. …

Russian IT companies under Ukrainian sanctions don#039t need state aid, Minister says

Russian IT companies under Ukrainian sanctions don't need state aid, Minister says

Russian IT companies that fall under Ukrainian sanctions do not need state aid, Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolai Nikiforov said on Wednesday, TASS reports. "They do not need anybody's …

Erdogan: Turkey highly appreciates Azerbaijan’s achievements in all areas

Erdogan: Turkey highly appreciates Azerbaijan’s achievements in all areas

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. “I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Your Excellency …

Manchester bomber was part of a network

Manchester bomber was part of a network

The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said on Wednesday as troops deployed across Britain to help prevent further attacks, Reuters …

Pope Francis congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Pope Francis congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Pope Francis has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. “I’m pleased to convey my sincere congratulations to you and the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of …

 Tajik President beats Trump at his handshake game (VIDEO)

Tajik President beats Trump at his handshake game (VIDEO)

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US President Donald Trump has become infamous for his handshaking technique, but finally, he may have met his match. The president of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, met with Trump on Sunday at a summit in …

Stalin’s grandson passes away

Stalin’s grandson passes away

The grandson of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Alexander Burdonsky, National Artist of the Russian Federation and stage director of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, died on May 23 at the age of 75, the …

 ISIS #039minister of war#039 killed in Aleppo - source

ISIS 'minister of war' killed in Aleppo - source

The Syrian army said it had killed ISIS group's "minister of war" among other senior figures in operations east of the northern city of Aleppo, Syrian state media said. A source identified the war minister as Abu …

Russian tourist dies in car accident in Turey#039s Alanya

Russian tourist dies in car accident in Turey's Alanya

A Russian tourist died in a car accident in the southeastern resort of Alanya on May 23, Doğan News Agency reported. Marina Demidova, 34, was trying to cross the road in the Avsallar neighborhood of Alanya.  A car, whose driver was …

OSCE to monitor line of contact near Tartar district

OSCE to monitor line of contact near Tartar district

The OSCE will monitor the Nagorno-Karabakh contact line in Azerbaijan's Tartar district under the mandate of the OSCE chairperson-in-office's personal representative, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. On the Azerbaijani …

Ankara orders arrest of 139 municipality, ministry staff over Gulen links

Ankara orders arrest of 139 municipality, ministry staff over Gulen links

Turkish authorities ordered the detention of 139 staff from Ankara municipalities and two ministries in an investigation targeting supporters of the US-based cleric accused of being behind last July's failed coup. Detention warrants …

Theresa May: further attack may be imminent

Theresa May: further attack may be imminent

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the UK terror threat level to critical - meaning an attack is expected imminently - after 22 people died and 59 were injured by a suicide bomber in Manchester. The prime minister …

Four climbers found dead on Everest - media

Four climbers found dead on Everest - media

Four climbers including a woman mountaineer were found dead inside their tent at a high altitude camp on Mt Everest, the base camp officials have confirmed. Expedition officials said that Sherpa climbers spotted four bodies – two …

Russia#039s FSB special purpose units to hold drills in Crimea

Russia's FSB special purpose units to hold drills in Crimea

Special purpose units of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) will conduct large-scale counter-terrorism exercises in Crimea on May 24-29. "A total of about 2,000 servicemen will take part in the exercise," Sputnik …

Erdogan: Turkish language must be preserved

Erdogan: Turkish language must be preserved

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Turkish citizens to use their language with care, especially when it comes to naming places such as sports centers. "While our language has its own richness, naming …

 Dubai bus-truck collision kills seven people - media

Dubai bus-truck collision kills seven people - media

Seven people were killed and 35 injured in a bus-truck collision on Al Jelis Street in Dubai on Tuesday.  The bus was carrying 41 people, including the driver, which led to the high number of fatalities. Director General …

Man detained after suspected attack  in Manchester

Man detained after suspected attack in Manchester

UK police have arrested a man in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack on Tuesday. Greater Manchester police, who believe they know the identity of the bomber, detained a 23-year-old man in the south of the city in connection …

 Manchester#039s shopping center reopening after evacuation

Manchester's shopping center reopening after evacuation

A major shopping center in the northern English city of Manchester is reopening after it was temporarily evacuated, a witness said. Police had begun removing the cordon and workers were slowly being allowed back into site, Reuters …

Georgian gas stations among world#039s best top 10

Georgian gas stations among world's best top 10

Two Georgian gas stations are among the 10 most beautiful gas stations in the world, according to the London-based architecture website DesignCurial. DesignCurial has ranked the world’s 10 best, based on “design, innovation …

Turkish police seeking 144 people over FETO links

Turkish police seeking 144 people over FETO links

Turkish police said they are seeking 144 people including police, soldiers and prosecutors, over suspected links to the network of US-based Fetullah Gülen, accused by Ankara in orchestrating last year's failed …