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Turkey hit by 4.1-magnitude earthquake

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake has shaken Turkey, Turkish media report. The epicenter of the quake was located 13.55 kilometers. There have been no reports about victims or possible damages. …

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IRGC forces bust terrorist cell in northwestern Iran

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have destroyed a nine-member gang of terrorists in the northwest of the country near the border with Iraq, Press TV reported. The public relations office of the IRGC Hamzeh …

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Office of EU field missions on fire in Zugdidi

There was a fire in the office of the EU field mission in Georgia's Zugdidi. As a result, the inventory in one of the containers burned down. The fire has already been extinguished, Sputnik - Georgia reported, adding that no …

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Bus with schoolchildren crashes on Gombori road

Four people were killed in a bus crash on the Gombori pass in Georgia's Kakheti. A minibus with Tbilisi schoolchildren fell into a gorge, killing three women and one schoolboy. Rescuers are helping the rest …

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Boy dies in Armenia village road accident

A 5-year-old boy died on the spot as a truck yesterday hit a family in Berdavan village in Armenia. The boy’s sister, brother, and mother sustained injuries and were hospitalized. Berdavan resident Smbat …

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Taliban announces Eid ceasefire - media

The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire over the Muslim Eid holiday in the middle of June, their first offer of its kind, days after the government declared an unconditional ceasefire of its own. The militants said foreign …

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Nargiz Pashayeva elected ANAS vice president

A general meeting of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) was held in Baku today. Rector of the Baku branch of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, full member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), …

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Akif Alizadeh re-elected ANAS president

A general meeting of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) held election of the ANAS president today. Academician Akif Alizadeh was re-elected as president of the National Academy of Sciences. Sixty-six …

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Two militants killed In Russia's Nazran

Two alleged militants have been killed in a counterterrorism operation in the North Caucasus region of Ingushetia, he National Antiterrorism Committee (NAK) said.  Ot was noted that security troops killed the two individuals in …

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Iranians start anti-Israel rallies

Thousands of Shiite Muslims marched in the capitals of Iran and Iraq today to mark "Jerusalem Day," in an annual protest against Israeli rule over the holy city and show of support for the Palestinians.  Later on Friday, …

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Southern Iran hit by 3.5-magnitude quake

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran yesterday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The epicenter of the quake was located 163 kilometers northwest of the Shiraz city. The seismic center was located at a …

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