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4.6-magnitude quake jolts southern Iran

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said Jan.13, Trend news agency reports. The epicenter of the quake was located 113 kilometers south of the Shiraz city. The seismic …

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Passenger flights cancelled in Tbilisi

According to the Tbilisi International Airport, two flights with the arrival in Tbilisi had to be canceled as there was visibility zero due to fog. Flights from Tehran and Dubai to Tbilisi were canceled, Georgia Online reports. …

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AZFAR kids football school invites to Open Doors Days

Every Sunday until the end of January, the children's and youth football school AZFAR will hold Open Doors Days, Azernews repors. The doors of the football school will be opened for guests -both for young football players and for …

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 Russia beats prison anti-record

The Federal Service for Execution of Punishment reported today that the number of prisoners in Russia fell to the lowest level in the history of the Russian Federation. For the moment,  602176 people are serving sentences in …

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Ufologists report paranormal activity in Georgia

Once again Georgia became the center of  the paranormal activity, ufologist Irakly Shonia said on the sidelines of the UFO Research Association meeting entitled "Man and Environment". According to him, the bursts of the …

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Fifth time of the year comes to Armenia

Today, the hydrometeorological center found it difficult to explain what is happening to the climate in Armenia - the head of the weather forecast department, Gagik Surenian, could only use a metaphor to explain the autumn that had returned to …

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Russian journalists celebrate Press Day

On Saturday, December 13, employees of newspapers and magazines, television and radio companies, news agencies and online publications celebrate the Day of Russian Press. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated …

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Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

Saudi Arabia has for the first time allowed women to spectate at a football match, part of an easing of strict rules on gender separation by the ultra-conservative Muslim country. It follows a series of reforms intended to modernise the country, …

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U.S. sanctions head of Iran's judiciary

The United States imposed sanctions on 14 individuals and entities on Friday, including the head of Iran’s judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that Larijani, a …

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Turkey sets up refugee tent camp in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish aid agency set up an accommodation center in Syria's northern Idlib countryside for Syrians fleeing ongoing violence and airstrikes in eastern Hama, a foundation official said. The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), one …

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Russia highly appreciates Azerbaijan's security

Azerbaijan was included in the list of safe travel destinations for employees of the Russian Interior Ministry, including civil servants, to go on vacation. Such an order was issued by the Russian Interior Minister Vladimir …

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ISIS 'agriculture minister' arrested in Turkey

ISIS co-called agriculture minister was arrested today during an anti-terror operation across Turkey, local media reported. Ten ISIS terror suspects were arrested in  counter-terrorism operation in Turkey's Kayseri …

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Nine Iraqi nationals die in Turkey road accident

Nine people have been killed and 28 have been wounded in a bus accident in the southeastern district of Silopi in Sirnak. The bus carrying Iraqi nationals had been moving from Turkey to Iraq, the Dogan News Agency reported. …

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Especially large quantity of heroin seized in Tbilisi

A Georgian citizen was detained in Tbilisi for the purchase and possession of an especially large quantity of drugs, Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. The ministry identified the individual as 42-year-old A.M, who was …

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