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Larry King dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87, CNN informs. His son, Chance, confirmed King's death …

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Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Albans

It is important to know Karabakh's history to understand the reasons behind current geopolitical developments in the South Caucasus, Fazil Gasimov, a PhD student in Istanbul University, UNESCO Representative of UNESCO-accredited "Ashiq Shamshir" Cultural Center Public Union writes in the article OPINION - Gregorian Church bears responsibility for disappearance of Karabakh's Christian Albanians for Anadolu Agency. He shares the results of his research on Karabakh's history from different sources

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What can ICESCO do for Azerbaijan in Karabakh?

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation today led by ICESCO Director General Salim bin Mohammed AlMalik. The ISESCO delegation has arrived in Azerbaijan on January 11. They held a meeting with …

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Georgian Metropolitan tests positive for Covid-19

Metropolitan Bishop of Vani and Baghdati Anton (Bulukhia) tested positive for Covid-19, Georgian media reports. The Bishop assessed his state of health as good. “I was in the Patriarchate when I just had a runny nose. …

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Cannes Film Festival may be postponed till summer

The Cannes Film Festival, the world's biggest, may be pushed back to the summer this year from its usual May date because of the Covid crisis, organizers said Wednesday, France 24 informs. The festival, scheduled for May 11 to 22, …

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Azerbaijan declares 2021 as 'Year of Nizami Ganjavi'

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree declaring 2021 as the Year of Nizami Ganjavi. The 880th anniversary of the great poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi will be celebrated in the country this year.  The Cabinet …

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Iran appoints ambassador to UNESCO

Iran has appointed a new ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Tehran Times reports. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday appointed Ahmad Pakatchi as the new ambassador and …

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Vasily Lanovoy hospitalized with Covid-19

People's Artist of the USSR Vasily Lanovoy tested positive for  Covid-19,  director of the Vakhtangov Theater Kirill Krok informed. According to him, the actor feels rather well, however, due to his age, he was …

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Kazakhstan to immortalize memory of Roza Baglanova

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ordered to hold events to perpetuate the memory of singer Rosa Baglanova. The relevant information appeared on the president’s Twitter account. "On January 1, 2022, the legendary …

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Actor Robert Hossein passes away

French director and actor Robert Hossein has died after contracting Covid-19, just hours after he celebrated his 93rd birthday. The multi-talented star carved out a decades-long legacy in theater, cinema, and television. During his …

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Ancient glazed bricks returned to Iran

Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Ali Asghar Mounesan said last Sunday that some 49 pieces of 2800-year old glazed bricks were repatriated to Iran from Switzerland, …

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