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 Man responsible for killing Russian pilot in 2015 sentenced

Man responsible for killing Russian pilot in 2015 sentenced

Alparslan Celik, the man who took responsibility for murdering one of the pilots of Russia's Su-24 jet downed by Turkey in Syria in 2015, has been sentenced to five years, Celik's lawyer Murat Ustundag said. …

Antalya hosting International Media Forum

Antalya hosting International Media Forum

The International Global Media Forum 2017 has started its work in Turkey’s Antalya Province. The forum will bring together members of the international media, representatives and journalists from 52 countries, the Swiss-based …

Extremists killed in Ankara plotting attack on AK Party

Extremists killed in Ankara plotting attack on AK Party

Two ISIS terrorists killed during operations on Sunday were plotting attacks on the Justice and Development (AK Party) emergency congress, Ankara Governor Ercan Topaca said. The terrorists were preparing to target the …

Rebels leave last opposition district in Syria#039s Homs

Rebels leave last opposition district in Syria's Homs

The last buses carrying rebel fighters and their families left a besieged district of Syria's Homs on Sunday, completing a deal to bring the whole city back under government control for the first time since the start of the war, Reuters …

ISIS may be forming a ‘chemical weapons cell’ in Syria

ISIS may be forming a ‘chemical weapons cell’ in Syria

ISIS is forming a “chemical weapons cell” made up of countless experts from Iraq and Syria, New York Post reports. A US official told CNN that the terror group is gathering all of its chemical weapons specialists …

3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

3.8-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan’s Almaty region

An earthquake measuring 3.8 points on the Richter scale has occurred today 265 km away from Almaty in Kazakhstan. This information appeared on the site of the seismological experimental and methodological expedition of the Ministry of Education …

Erdogan says Turkey#039s state of emergency won#039t be lifted until peace achieved

Erdogan says Turkey's state of emergency won't be lifted until peace achieved

Turkey's President Erdogan said Sunday that the ongoing state of emergency will not be lifted soon until the country achieves peace and welfare, Xinhua.net reports. At the extraordinary congress of the ruling Justice and Development …

 Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are  the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

A Dolgan people developed in the territory of Taimyr after the Eastern Siberia merged with Russia, Elizaveta Alexandrova, an analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza said during a live broadcast of the Peoples of Russia program on Vesti.FM. …

Turkey planning new operations in Syria, Iraq against Kurdish armed groups

Turkey planning new operations in Syria, Iraq against Kurdish armed groups

Turkey’s General Staff has developed a new plan of anti-terrorist operations in the region against possible attacks of the Kurdish armed groups in Syria and Iraq, Sputnik reported citing local media. According to the Anadolu …

North Korea in new missile test, South says

North Korea in new missile test, South says

North Korea has conducted another missile test, South Korea's military has said, BBC reports. The White House said the medium-range missile had a shorter range than those used in North Korea's last three tests. It …

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, is believed to have orchestrated July, 2016 coup attempt which left 249 …

Bus with AKP congress delegates caught in road accident in Turkey

Bus with AKP congress delegates caught in road accident in Turkey

A bus with AKP congress delegates was involved in an accident in Ankara province of Turkey. 26 people were injured as a result of this accident. It is noted that driver lost control of the vehicle and bus crashed into a …

Woman reportedly killed by daughter in Tbilisi

Woman reportedly killed by daughter in Tbilisi

According to reports, a woman has been killed by her daughter in Ortachala district of Tbilisi.  Law enforcers detained one person regarding the incident, InterPressNews reported citing the press service of the …

2 suspected Daesh terrorists killed in Ankara raid

2 suspected Daesh terrorists killed in Ankara raid

Two suspected members of Daesh terror group were killed in a police raid early Sunday in the Turkish capital Ankara, the governor told reporters. The two males -- aged between 25 and 30 -- were driven to the city from Istanbul in a …

Safe Republic to be created in North Ossetia

"Safe Republic" to be created in North Ossetia

Collective security system called "Safe Republic" will be created in North Ossetia. According to the press service of the region's government, it will include four areas: automatic recording of violations of traffic rules, …

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

On May 26, on the eve of the All-Russian Library Day, the Stavropol Regional Library arranges an Open Day. The motto of the event is "Read with us! Read by yourself!". Interesting excursions, book expositions, presentations …

Bakhtiyar Aghakhanov: every medal is important

Bakhtiyar Aghakhanov: every medal is important

In sport, everyone is striving for victory, but sometimes it is impossible to achieve, the head coach of the Azerbaijani national diving team, Bakhtiyar Aghakhanov, said to a correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. The members of his team performed at …

Risk of storm in Karachay-Cherkessia

Risk of storm in Karachay-Cherkessia

The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for Karachaevo-Cherkessia issued an emergency warning in connection with an unfavorable forecast for the next 24 hours. The emergency department reports of heavy rains with a …

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

The national cinema industry had not enough time to develop in the Russian Empire, since only nine years passed from the premiere of Stenka Razin to the October Revolution. During this time the cinema did not go beyond a creation of a few movie …