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Macron: Notre-Dame to be rebuilt in 5 years

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged that work to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral will be completed in five years. "Yes, we will restore Notre-Dame, and we will make this cathedral even more …

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Fire erupts at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

A fire broke out in al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Monday night at the same time a massive blaze was ravaging Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was put out quickly with no injuries reported. ​The fire broke out in the …

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 Varvara Karaulova granted parole

The Vologda City Court has satisfied a motion to grant parole to Varvara Karaulova (aka Alexandra Ivanova) convicted for an attempt to join the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia). "The petition for …

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One killed, two injured in Yerevan shooting

Armenia's Investigative Committee launched a criminal case into carrying illegal arms, murder, and assassination attempt in Yerevan. According to the committee, a report was received yesterday from a medical center that two men …

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Russia's State Duma finally adopts Runet security bill

Russia's State Duma adopted a bill ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network today in a final third reading. The document has been drafted taking into account …

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EU and UN launching  EU4Climate project in Azerbaijan

The European Union and the United Nations are launching EU4Climate, a regional project to combat climate change in Azerbaijan, minister-counselor of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Simona Gatti said at the presentation of the …

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New flight to link Moscow and Kokshetau in May

A new flight en route Moscow-Kokshetau-Moscow will start flying since this mid-May, Deputy Governor of Akmola region Marat Igaliyev said. IrAero air carrier of Irkutsk will fly once a week on Sundays for a while. Lately …

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Israel announces Beresheet 2.0

Following the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s failure to land safely on the moon this week, SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn announced he was launching project Beresheet 2, effective immediately. "I’ve come …

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Firemen putting out forest fire in Guria

A forest fire occurred in a mountainous area in Georgia, the media report. The fire started in the region of Guria, on the border of the villages of Shamokmedi and Gomi, Sputnik Georgia reports. The quenching is complicated …

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Criminal case filed against former mayor of Izberbash

The former head of Izberbash, Abdulmedzhid Suleymanov, became the defendant in the criminal case, senior assistant to the head of the Russian Investigative Committee for Dagestan Rasul Temirbekov said. "He is suspected of …

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