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Milli Majlis celebrates 100th anniversary

A solemn ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani parliament has been held at Milli Majlis in Baku today. It was attended by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The head of state is making a speech at the …

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Stolen Achaemenid bas-relief returned to Iran

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo said a bas-relief of Achaemenid era, stolen from Iran at a point around 90 years ago, was finally found in New York …

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Russia celebrates the Day Second World War ended

Day the Second World War ended is celebrated today in Russia. As Fox News writes, Sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of V-J Day – Victory over Japan, when World War II ended on Sept. 2, 1945 with Japan’s surrender …

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2,000-year-old villa unearthed in Turkey's Denizli

An archaeological team has unearthed a 12-room villa with mosaic-covered floors and walls decorated with colorful frescoes and vegetative geometric figures in the ancient city of Tripolis located in the southwestern Turkish province of …

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Göbeklitepe added to UNESCO heritage list

Göbeklitepe, a site in southeastern Turkey hailed as the world’s oldest temple, has been added to UNESCO World Heritage list, the country's Foreign Ministry said, adding that the decision was made during the ongoing 42nd UNESCO …

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"Azerbaijan proud of its army"

Azerbaijan is proud of its army, and the Armed Forces Day is a great holiday for the Azerbaijani people, the representatives of Azerbaijani public and government officials said, speaking with the correspondents of Vestnik …

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Russia marks Day of Remembrance and Sorrow

On June 22, Russia annually commemorates the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow, when in 1941, 77 years ago, Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. Some 27 million Soviet people perished during the war. June 22 was declared the Day of …

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