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FSB prevents New Year terrorist attacks in Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has exposed a terror group comprising people originating from Central Asia, who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, particularly involving suicide bombers, during the holiday season and ahead of …

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 Russia marks Constitution Day

Today Russia is celebrating Constitution Day. The Basic Law was adopted on December 12th in 1993 in a national referendum, by decree of the Russian President Boris Yeltsin as of September 19th 1994 this day was declared a public holiday (until …

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Explosion at New York bus terminal

Several persons have been injured after an explosion at New York Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan this morning.  A witness described hearing what sounded like two separate blasts at the largest bus station in New …

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Almaty region hit by 4.1-magnitude earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 points has been registered 258 km from Almaty at 16:13 (local time), the Seismological Expedition of the Kazakh Education and Science Ministry said. The epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 25 …

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New Year's Diplomatic Club

The members of the Diplomatic Club at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry were acquainted with the traditions of the peoples of the world at the festive club meeting. The rector of the Diplomatic Academy, Yevgeny Bazhanov, …

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 Chinese hobby drones used against ISIS

X-8 commercial drones manufactured by China-based Skywalker Technologies are used for military reconnaissance, artillery spotting and even aerial bombing against ISIS as soldiers fighting in Iraq and Syria have discovered, the Financial Times …

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Six people injured in Batumi explosion

An explosion at a flats in Georgia’s Batumi has injured six people, including two children. Batumi Mayor Lasha Komakhidze said the health condition of those injured is stable.  He noted that the …

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Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

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Priests to educate Georgian youth

The leadership of the Georgian Orthodox Church intends to help in the organization of the educational process of adolescents to influence the problem of violence and aggression among them, the special statement of the Patriarchate of Georgia …

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Georgia’s Ricotsky tunnel to be closed at nights

The movement of vehicles along the Ricotsky tunnel connecting Western and Eastern Georgia will be closed at night due to the updating of the automated control system (SKADA), the department of motorways of the Ministry of Regional Development and …

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Rospotrebnadzor checks air in Moscow

The experts of Rospotrebnadzor conducted more than a thousand studies of the air samples in Moscow, but no excess of the maximum permissible concentrations of harmful substances was found. The relevant message was published on the agency's …

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