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Moscow#039s proposals on Syria#039s constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow's proposals on Syria's constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow does not rule out that some Russian proposals will be taken into consideration while discussing the new Syrian constitution in Geneva, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told a press briefing on …

Maria Zakharova: killing of Voronenkov is prepared demonstrative action

Maria Zakharova: killing of Voronenkov is prepared demonstrative action

Moscow is shocked by the killing of former State Duma lawmaker Denis Voronenkov earlier in central Kiev, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "There are grounds to suggest …

Turkey refuses to liberate Raqqa alongside PYD

Turkey refuses to liberate Raqqa alongside PYD

Turkey will not join a campaign to liberate Raqqa from ISIL if it involves the PKK's Syrian offshoot the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said. "Turkey will also …

 ISIL claims responsibility for London attack - media

ISIL claims responsibility for London attack - media

ISIS has claimed that the terrorist who launched Wednesday’s deadly attack at London parliament was a "soldier" of the terror group, Amaq reported. Just two hours after British Prime Minister Theresa …

 4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

The fourth meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, timed to the 300th anniversary of the Astrakhan province, was held in Astrakhan yesterday. The experts met to discuss historical research and media projects within the framework of the 'Caspian …

Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Ex-Russian deputy Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov who fled to Ukraine last year has been shot dead outside a hotel in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov and his bodyguard were attacked as they left the Premier Palace hotel in the …

Kremlin: Ukraine#039s ban of Russia#039s Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin: Ukraine's ban of Russia's Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin hopes that Kiev would reconsider the ban for Russia's 2017 Eurovision participant Yulia Samoilova, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Undoubtedly, the Ukrainian side's …

Kvirikashvili to celebrate visa waiver for Georgia in Athens and Brussels

Kvirikashvili to celebrate visa waiver for Georgia in Athens and Brussels

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will travel to Europe to celebrate visa waiver the right of visa-free movement for Georgians across the EU. He said at today’s Government Meeting that it is important …

Scotland Yard: no further threats in UK expected

Scotland Yard: no further threats in UK expected

The London attacker acted alone, therefore, no further threats to the public are expected, the national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing and the Acting Deputy Commissioner, Mark Rowley, said. “It is still …

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia's former Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan has been appointed  the Ambassador of Armenia to Belarus, the press service of the Armenian president said. Yesayan has also been appointed tot …

Erdogan on London attack: we stand in solidarity with UK - our ally against terrorism

Erdogan on London attack: we stand in solidarity with UK - our ally against terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the attack outside Britain's Parliament in London. In a series of tweets posted late Wednesday, Erdogan said Turkey shared "the pain of the United …

Putin on London terror attack: we need to unify efforts against terrorism

Putin on London terror attack: we need to unify efforts against terrorism

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to UK Prime Minister Theresa May over the terrorist attacks in London. "The forces of terror are more insidious and cynical. It is evident …

Russian and French senators hold similar positions on Syria

Russian and French senators hold similar positions on Syria

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Dialogue between Russia and France will contribute to preserving the unity of Syria and the peaceful settlement of the military conflict

Jewish Novruz

Jewish Novruz

For the first time the holiday was celebrated in Israel only 10 years ago

 Tbilisi condemns London terrorist attack

Tbilisi condemns London terrorist attack

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said he is deeply outraged by the terrorist attack in the centre of London late yesterday. Condemning all forms of terrorism he said Georgia stands in solidarity with the UK. …

Baku strongly condemns London terrorist attack

Baku strongly condemns London terrorist attack

Baku strongly condemns the terrorist attack in London, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry posted on its Twitter page. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of victims. We wish speedy recovery to the injured,” Trend …

Ammunition depot on fire in northeastern Ukraine, sabotage suspected (VIDEO)

Ammunition depot on fire in northeastern Ukraine, sabotage suspected (VIDEO)

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An explosion in the small hours of Thursday triggered a fire and a chain detonation of munitions at a military depot near the city of Balakleya in Ukraine’s Kharkov region, Ukrainian 24 TV reports.

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with PKK

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with PKK

One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by PKK militants at the Gerkitepe Base defense zone in the district of Çukurca in southeastern Hakkari province, the Daily Sabah reported with reference to the Turkish …

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s Intelligence agency, the SBU, will probe Armenian singer Artsvik Harutyunyan in order to find out if they had ever violated the country’s laws, the SBU Speaker Yelena Gitlyanskaya …

 Ukraine bans Russia#039s Samoilova from performing at Eurovision

Ukraine bans Russia's Samoilova from performing at Eurovision

Ukraine has barred Russia's Eurovision contestant Julia Samoilova because she performed in Crimea. Samoilova was banned from attending the event because of her "illegal" visit , the Ukrainian SBU …