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Antonio Guterres calls for global unity in 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has issued a red alert on 2018, calling for unity among the international community in order to face the world's challenges In his New Year message on Sunday, Guterres said the …

Trump reports about 'well-being' of US

US President Donald Trump told about the well-being of his country in his Thanksgiving Day message for the nation. Trump wrote in Twitter: Jobs are "coming back, highest Stock Market ever, Military getting really …

Trump tweets July 4th well-wishes

US President Donald Trump wished Americans a happy Independence Day via Twitter and tacked on a video that features a church choir singing 'Make America Great Again.' "Getting ready to celebrate the 4th of …

 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

Happy Eid al-Adha!

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the festival of the sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important festivals in the Muslim calendar. On this day believers gather at a mosque for common prayer and sacrifice an …

Millions of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The holy month of Ramadan has ended today with the Eid al-Fitr holiday, when millions of Muslims around the world refrained from food and drinks before sunset. Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques since the early morning. Eid al-Fitr is the second main feast after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The Eid al-Fitr holiday is celebrated for one or three days in various Muslim countries. It is officially announced as a non-working day in Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, Crimea, Adygeya, Tatarstan and Bashkiria.