Political appointments

Tillerson fired as Secretary of State

US President Donald Trump has ousted Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, Washington Post reported.  Trump confirmed the news in a tweet, saying Tillerson will be replaced by CIA director …

Prime Minister of Dagestan appoints new advisor

A politician from Tatarstan, Dilyus Shavaliyev, became the adviser of the new head of the government of Dagestan, Artem Zdunov. The information about his appointment Shavaliev, who previously served as director of the guarantee fund of …

New Kazakh Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan named

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has named Karim Kokrekbayev as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazinform reported citing the Akorda's …

Samad Seyidov elected PACE VP

The head of Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Samed Saidov was elected its Vice-President at the opening of its Winter plenary Session, according to PACE’s website. The following are the new vice presidents of …

PACE elects new President

Italia's Michele Nicoletti was elected as President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at the winter session in Strasbourg, according to PACE’s website. He will replace Stella …