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The weapons of border guards killed at the Argkankeren in the Alma Ata Region of Kazakhstan have been found, Kazinform reports.The police are investigating the death of border guards. Different media said that 13 or 16 were killed. 15 border guards were serving at the post.The incident may have relation to marking of the Day of the Border Guards of August 18. The old day was marked on May 28 in the USSR.Director of the Border Service Nurzhan Myrzaliyev is supervising investigation.

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 15 bodies of soldiers have been found at the Alakolsky District of the Alma Ata Region in Kazakhstan at the Gorny post. They include an officer, 3 contract soldiers and 11 conscripts, Trend reports.The post was set to prevent illegal border crossing for herb collection every summer.The local forester’s body was found. The police say he was killed 2 days ago.Interfax said that the border post had a fire. 8 soldiers were mobilized. Their weapons are missing.

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A Russian court sentenced a man to 14 years in a high-security prison for organizing a September 2010 terrorist attack that killed 19 people in the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz, Russian Investigative Committee Spokesman Vladimir Markin said on Wednesday, RIA Novosti reports.

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 On May 30th Hurriyet published an article by Mustafa Akyol headlined 'An abortion war in Turkey?' A vehement abortion debate started in Turkey after a senior lawmaker proposed an anti-abortion law. The move immediately became a target of criticism.

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Azerbaijani National Security Ministry detained an armed criminal group which planned an attempt on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's life during his visit to the north-western region of the country, as well as sabotage and terror acts on the eve and during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Trend cites the Ministry's Public Relations Centre as saying.

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Assistant Minister for Education and Science of Chechnya Adlan Bachayev has become the new Director of the Grozny TV Channel. Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov praised the official, the governmental press service of Chechnya reports.Kadyrov emphasized that the TV channel has great responsibility, because it is broadcasted all over the world.The Chechen leader noted achievements of Alamakhad Yelsayev, former head of the Grozny and Vaynakh channels. Yelsayev will continue work as Director of the Vaynakh TV Channel.

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The Azerbaijani Ministry for National Security has caught a group of terrorists, head of the ministry’s PR center Arif Babayev said, 1news.az reports.The group planned terrorist attacks during the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku. It was operating under leadership of Vugar Padarov.

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 Abortion is a practice that “should be banned,” the head of Parliament’s Human Rights Commission has said, adding fire to a raging debate that was sparked by the Turkish prime minister’s recent remarks against abortion and Caesarian births, Hurriyet Daily News reports. 

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Georgian Minister for Labour, Healthcare and Social Protection Zurab Chiaberashvili has appointed Sopio Lebanidze as the new head of the mediation service of the Healthcare Ministry, Trend reports.Lebanidze will also be the Healthcare Ombudsman.Over 800,000 socially unprotected people will be supplemented by pensioners, children aged under 5, students. The number of state-insured people will total 1.8 million, the total number of insured people will reach 2.2 million.

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Baku: city of fire. Part 2

Fire mountain with flame coming out of Earth, no rain or snow can harm it. In ancient times travellers came here because of this fire - the main treasure of the prehistoric people. Previously, they had to obtain it through difficult operation and then protect it. And then they saw this mircacle. How could they explain it? Only by the will of the gods. This is how fire mountain became a temple. A city grew around this temple, the city of fire, Baku. Video by www.vesti.ru

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Baku: city of fire. Part 1

Fire mountain with flame coming out of Earth, no rain or snow can harm it. In ancient times travellers came here because of this fire - the main treasure of the prehistoric people. Previously, they had to obtain it through difficult operation and then protect it. And then they saw this mircacle. How could they explain it? Only by the will of the gods. This is how fire mountain became a temple. A city grew around this temple, the city of fire, Baku. Video by www.vesti.ru

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