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Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Vandals in Strasbourg, France, marked the start of 2020 by setting countless vehicles on fire. Police have not disclosed how many cars were torched, but a source told AFP that the figure was larger than the previous year. A number of …

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Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to collegues

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his greetings on Christmas and the New Year 2020 to heads of foreign states and governments, as well as leaders of international organisations. In his greetings addressed to President of …

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Azerbaijan’s Republic Day marked in Los Angeles

An event dedicated to the Republic Day of Azerbaijan and the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Service was held in Los Angeles.  Hosted by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the event was attended …

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Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world will start celebrating eight-day holiday Pesach (Passover), associated with one of the main events of biblical history - the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their liberation from slavery. In the …

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the Festival of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar. On this day Muslims gather at a mosque for a common prayer and sacrifice an animal to honor the …

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Muslims all over the world observe Laylat al-Qadr

Laylat al-Qadr — the 27th night of Ramazan — was observed all over the world Monday night. Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is in Islamic belief the night when the first verses …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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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.

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