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Trump about Russia#039s influence on US elections

Trump about Russia's influence on US elections

US President-elect Donald Trump said that Russia has never tried to use leverage over him. "Russia has never tried to use leverage over me. I have nothing to do with Russia - no deal, no loans, no …

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

New York Governor: train crashes in Brooklyn

A Long Island Rail Road commuter train crashed at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, this morning, injuring 103 passengers, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, adding that the worst injury is believed to be a broken …

SCO official: Russia can cope with any sanctions

SCO official: Russia can cope with any sanctions

Russia will cope with any sanctions, the Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Rashid Alimov, said. He stressed that the policy of sanctions was doomed and it was wielding impact on the …

 Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Chionship

Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Championship

In round eight of the 2016 world championship, Russian Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the …

New York appeals court denies new trial for Viktor Bout

New York appeals court denies new trial for Viktor Bout

A New York appeals court on Monday denied Russian businessman Viktor Bout, accused by the United States of agreeing to supply Colombian militants with weapons, a new trial, Bout's lawyer Alexey Tarasov said, …

#039Ali and Nino#039 movie presented in New York

'Ali and Nino' movie presented in New York

Yesterday New York hosted the premiere of 'Ali and Nino' movie, which was filmed based on the novel - the international bestseller written by Gurban Said. It was presented in one of the famous cinemas of New …

Nurmagomedov destroys Johnson at UFC 205

Nurmagomedov destroys Johnson at UFC 205

Russian UFC star of Dagestani descent Khabib Nurmagomedov called Conor McGregor a "chicken" after staking a claim to a shot at the lightweight title with a dominating victory over Michael …

Does Trump provoke of split US?

Does Trump provoke of split US?

Protests across the US after Donald Trump was elected president continue. Portland, Oregon, was swept by riots, police officers were forced to use weapons to restore order. Portland Police declared …

Wonder Woman to be named UN Ambassador

Wonder Woman to be named UN Ambassador

The superhero Wonder Woman will officially be given her new title of a honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls in New York on 21 October – the character’s 75th anniversary – at the United Nations …

Putin banner appears on New York#039s Manhattan Bridge

Putin banner appears on New York's Manhattan Bridge

A large banner with a photograph of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the word "peacemaker" was hung from Manhattan Bridge. The 20ft by 30ft banner appeared on the side of the bridge between lower Manhattan …

UN Security Council meeting on situation in Aleppo to be held today

UN Security Council meeting on situation in Aleppo to be held today

The UN Security Council will hold a meeting on Sunday on the situation in Aleppo, where the Syrian army is carrying out a military operation against militants. The meeting is scheduled for 11am (6pm Moscow time) and included in the UN …

Refugee summit leaders seek $4.5bln increase in Global Humanitarian Funding

Refugee summit leaders seek $4.5bln increase in Global Humanitarian Funding

World leaders at a United Nations summit sought to increase aid for refugees by $4.5 billion while doubling the number of those resettled, a joint statement issued by the White House said on Tuesday.  "In order to mobilize …

Turkey#039s Erdogan urges world to fight against Gulen

Turkey's Erdogan urges world to fight against Gulen

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York, called on world leaders to take measures against a US-based cleric's "terrorist network" that he said threatened their …

International Syria Support Group to meet on September 20

International Syria Support Group to meet on September 20

The ministerial meeting of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in the Vienna format will be held on September 20 in New York, Germany’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Martin Schafer announced on Monday, TASS …

Turkey#039s Erdogan to address Syria crisis, terrorism fight in U.N. speech

Turkey's Erdogan to address Syria crisis, terrorism fight in U.N. speech

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to discuss the crises in Syria and Iraq, the fight against terrorism and the failed July 15 coup attempt at speech at the United Nations General Assembly this …

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili will be visiting New York on September 19-22 to attend 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Civil.ge reported. Kvirikashvili will address annual high-level debate of the General …

New York explosion leaves dozens injured

New York explosion leaves dozens injured

An explosion ripped through the Chelsea neighborhood in New York City Saturday night injuring dozens and a second device with wiring was found blocks away, authorities say, CNN reports. Police officers and federal agents were scouring …

71st session of UN General Assembly starts in New York

71st session of UN General Assembly starts in New York

The 71st session of the UN General Assembly - the chief deliberative body of the world organization, which annually brings together the leaders of all the 193 countries - will be opened today at 15:00 local time. The UN General Assembly …

Zarif to attend UN general assembly conference in New York

Zarif to attend UN general assembly conference in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in the 71st UN annual General Assembly conference in New York, …

Musicians from Georgia to perform at Carnegie Hall

Musicians from Georgia to perform at Carnegie Hall

Musicians from Georgia will perform in New York's Carnegie Hall. organizers of the event informed. The concert will be held on October 1 of this year. The audience will be able to see the performance of cellist Liza …

 Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend involved in car accident

Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend involved in car accident

The Academy Award-winner Leonardo DiCaprio and his Danish girlfriend Nina Agdal were involved in minor accident in New York. The duo’s Ranger Rover was …

New York imam killed near mosque

New York imam killed near mosque

A New York imam and his assistant were gunned down in broad daylight Saturday after prayers at a nearby mosque, police said, CNN reports. The two men were both shot in the head about 1:50 p.m. in Ozone …

Hundreds of New York citizens protest against NATO expansion

Hundreds of New York citizens protest against NATO expansion

Some 200 citizens of New York protested on Times Square on Saturday against NATO expansion, while the Alliance's Summit was being held in Warsaw, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported. According to Co-Chairman of United …

US businessman to pay $1 million for attempt to export specialty metals to Iran

US businessman to pay $1 million for attempt to export specialty metals to Iran

The chief executive officer of Global Metallurgy, LLC, a company based in New York, Erdal Kuyumcu, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act in connection with the export …

Has #039terrorist summer#039 started?

Has 'terrorist summer' started?

An unknown gunman shot and wounded five teens in a playground in New York's Brooklyn at around 17:00 local time (around midnight Moscow time). Police said that five teens, ages 15 to 18, were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. There have been no arrests yet, the police have launched an investigation, TASS reports. Another incident took place in the Paris suburb commune of Magnanville. A French police officer have been killed in knife attacks by an unknown assailant. The 42-year-old police commander was in plain clothes when he was stabbed to death as he arrived home in the evening. The attacker then entered the house and held hostage the commander’s wife.

Twin sister of Shah overthrown by Iranian Islamic Revolution passes away

Twin sister of Shah overthrown by Iranian Islamic Revolution passes away

97-year-old Ashraf Pahlavi has passed away in New York. She was a twin sister the last Shah of Iran Mohammed Reza Pahlavi who was overthrown during the Iranian Islamic Revolution.  …

Islamic State promises terrorist attacks in New York City

Islamic State promises terrorist attacks in New York City

The terrorist organization Islamic State released a video which promises terrorist attacks on New York, a local press reports. "While some of the video footage is not new, the video reaffirms the message that New York City remains …

United States holds month of Georgian wine

A month of Georgian wine has started in the United States. The event started with a tasting of Georgian wine, which took place in New York.  It was organized by Tastingwork, the National Wine …

Netanyahu: Iranian missiles aimed at Europe and US

Netanyahu: Iranian missiles aimed at Europe and US

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said today today during a speech on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly in New York that Iran is building intercontinental ballistic …

Steinmeier calls on Russia to stop bombing Syria

Steinmeier calls on Russia to stop bombing Syria

Speaking on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly in New York, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that political reforms are needed in Syria, rather than the ...