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State Department news briefings to resume in early March

State Department news briefings to resume in early March

The State Department said it will resume regular news briefings early next month after facing criticism for not having held one since the Trump inauguration, NBC2 reports. The department said it will begin hosting the …

Trump proposal for terrorist listing of Iran Revolutionary Guard in limbo

Trump proposal for terrorist listing of Iran Revolutionary Guard in limbo

A proposal the Trump administration is considering to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization has stalled over warnings from defense and intelligence officials that the move could backfire, according to …

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

Russia wins 11 medals, Including 6 golds, on first day of Military World Games

The Russian team won 11 medals, including six gold ones, on the first day of the third Winter Military World Games, the competition’s press center informed journalists, Sputnik reports. "On the first competition day …

First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

Fabrikaffiti, Tbilisi's first graffiti school, gallery and shop, is set to open on Saturday, The Calvert Journal reports. Housed at Fabrika, a multifunctional space set in a former textile plant, Fabrikaffiti will be led by …

Armenia attempted frontline provocation

Armenia attempted frontline provocation

Armenian army attempted to infiltrate through the Azerbaijani positions along the line of contact on the night from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The Armenian side attempted to seize favorable positions on the Khojavand-Fuzuli ...

Witches gather at midnight to cast spell on Donald Trump

Witches gather at midnight to cast spell on Donald Trump

There was much fanfare when witches across the world pledged to stand together and cast a spell on US President Donald Trump on Friday night, Daily Mail reported. But it seems the self-proclaimed witches gathered …

3rd Winter World Military Games kick off in Sochi

3rd Winter World Military Games kick off in Sochi

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared the 3rd Winter World Military Games in the Russian Black Sea resort open at a gala ceremony at Sochi’s Ice Cube stadium. "Dear participants and guests! I declare the 3rd 2017 …

Turkey says it shares Azerbaijan#039s pain of 1992 Khojaly Massacre

Turkey says it shares Azerbaijan's pain of 1992 Khojaly Massacre

Turkey commemorated on Friday the 1992 Khojaly Massacre in which 613 people were killed in Azerbaijan's occupied-Karabakh by Armenian forces, Daily Sabah reports. The Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the "brutal …

Tel Aviv honors memory of victims of Khojaly tragedy

Tel Aviv honors memory of victims of Khojaly tragedy

Today, the Sokolov House of Journalists in Tel Aviv hosted a presentation of the book titled "Black Snowdrops", which took the prize of the international TEAS-2017 literary contest, held in London in memory of the events in Khojaly. …

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 …

Youth is a common future of Russia and Azerbaijan, Daria Grevtsova says

Youth is a common future of Russia and Azerbaijan, Daria Grevtsova says

Russia and Azerbaijan have a common future, and it is the youth of the both countries, the Baku Coordinator of the Group of Friends of Azerbaijan in Russia, Daria Grevtsova said. "It would be right to organize the Caspian Sea Youth …

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

Russia#039s UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia's UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia’s former Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, was buried at Moscow's Troyekurovskoye Cemetery today. Churkin's family, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and …

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Al-Bab

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Al-Bab

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in the city of Al-Bab on Friday, the Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said, hours after a suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels outside the Syrian town. …

 Iran and Saudi Arabia discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia discuss Hajj

A Saudi minister held talks with an Iranian delegation in the city of Jeddah about the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the annual Hajj. The kingdom’s minister in charge of pilgrimages, Mohammed …

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 …

Lavrov urges to immortalise Vitaly Churkin

Lavrov urges to immortalise Vitaly Churkin

Russia’s former Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has left a bright impression in history of the Russian foreign policy and diplomacy, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the farewell …

AZAL to show its passengers footage dedicated to Khojaly genocide

AZAL to show its passengers footage dedicated to Khojaly genocide

A footage dedicated to the Khojaly genocide will be shown on the flights of the Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) on the day of the 25th anniversary of this bloody massacre on February 26. The campaign will be implemented based on a joint …

Oil production from Kazakhstan on the rise

Oil production from Kazakhstan on the rise

Kashagan oil field offshore Kazakhstan should reach capacity by the end of the year