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Turkish Airlines jet diverted to Ireland after bomb threat

2016-01-25 02:03:30

A transatlantic jet has been forced to divert to Shannon Airport following a bomb threat, Irish Times reported.

Intense winter storm paralyzes US East Coast; 15 dead

2016-01-24 19:20:24

The death toll from the massive snowstorm pummeling the US East Coast has reached at least 15, according to tallies given by officials, APA reports quoting Press TV.

Turkmenistan to create electronics industry

2016-01-21 01:10:53

Turkmenistan has approved the state program on creation of enterprises for production of various kinds of electronic equipment in the country, the Turkmen "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper reported Jan.20.

Duma speaker confirms Russia to skip PACE’s January session

2016-01-19 02:31:15

Russian delegation will not going to participate in January session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), said Sergei Naryshkin, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, Sputnik International reported.

EU: Lifting sanctions off Iran – important step for region

2016-01-19 00:30:12

Lifting sanctions off Iran is an important step “in the right direction” for the entire region, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said, RIA Novosti reported Jan. 18.

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena wins 2016 Pritzker prize

2016-01-16 02:59:54

The radical Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, known for his pioneering social housing projects in Latin America, has been named as the winner of the 2016 Pritzker prize, the highest accolade in architecture.

Yatsenyuk: Experimental train on Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China route departs today

2016-01-16 02:37:25

“Today, the first test train will depart from Ilichevsk sea port to Chine bypassing Russia”, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk wrote on his facebook page.

Jakarta attacks: Bombs and gunfire rock Indonesian capital

2016-01-15 00:29:39

A series of bomb blasts have rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, followed by gun battles on the streets.

No Azerbaijanis among victims of terror attack in Indonesia

2016-01-14 22:30:20

According to the preliminary data, there are no Azerbaijani citizens among the victims of a terror attack in Indonesia, spokesperson of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Hikmet Hajiyev told Trend Jan. 14.

Terror attack in Istanbul: 10 killed, 15 injured- UPDATED

2016-01-12 21:40:03

An explosion occurred in the central square of Istanbul, which caused casualties, the Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported Jan. 12.

Turkey denies reports it plans re-introduce with regime with Azerbaijan

2016-01-08 23:10:59

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed reports that the country plans to re-introduce a visa regime with Azerbaijan later this year as part of an agreement with the European Union.

About 10 injured in Stockholm apartment building fire

2016-01-07 20:49:39

About 10 people were injured in a fire that broke out after the explosion in the basement of a high-rise in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, DHA agency reported.

CES 2016 kicks off in Las Vegas

2016-01-07 20:05:24

The world’s largest electronic exhibition - Consumer Electronics Show- 2016 (CES) kicked off in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The organizer is the Consumer Technology Association, the www.gazeta.ru said.

White House casts doubts on 'successful N. Korean nuclear test'

2016-01-07 18:45:07

The preliminary evaluation of the alleged North Korean nuclear test does not support Pyongyang’s claims of a successful tryout, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a briefing on Wednesday.

Iran-US phone calls peak as nuke deal implementation nears

2016-01-07 02:43:04

There have been a lot of phone calls between Iran and the US to coordinate the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, aka the nuclear deal), said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Islamic State threatens to destroy Saudi prisons after executions

2016-01-07 02:30:10

Islamic State threatened to destroy Saudi Arabian prisons holding jihadists after Riyadh's execution of 47 people including 43 convicted al Qaeda militants, APA reported citing Reuters.

UN Security Council to hold emergency talks on N Korea

2016-01-06 20:40:34

The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Wednesday in New York after North Korea claimed it had carried out a “successful” hydrogen bomb test, diplomats said, according to AFP.

Storming Saudi embassy in Tehran was organized – IRGC

2016-01-06 03:10:49

Storming the Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran was a “fully organized” move, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) top commander in Tehran province, Brigadier General Mohsen Kazzemeini told reporters on Jan.5.

Turkish airlines suspend flights to Russia

2016-01-06 02:12:16

Turkish airlines Pegasus and Onur Hava Yolları have temporarily suspended flights to Russia, the Milliyet newspaper reported Jan. 5.

U.S. Justice Department files lawsuit against Germany’s Volkswagen

2016-01-06 01:55:10

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing illegal devices to impair emission control systems in nearly 600,000 vehicles, the www.reuters.som said.

Turkey calls for caution from Saudi Arabia and Iran amid rising tension

2016-01-05 23:15:03

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has called for Iran and Saudi Arabia to be “careful” and use the language of diplomacy rather than threats, amid rising tension between Tehran and Riyadh Hurriyet Daily News reported

Israeli security forces scour Tel Aviv for shooting suspect

2016-01-03 18:55:33

Israeli authorities went house-to-house Saturday in Tel Aviv, searching for the man suspected of killing two people and injuring eight others in a shooting outside a pub, APA reports quoting CNN.

3 killed with suspect of swine flu in Turkey

2016-01-03 16:55:58

Three people, including two Syrians, were killed when they were under treatment on suspect of swine flu in southern Adana province of Turkey, APA reports citing private Dogan News Agency.

IS claims responsibility for Dagestan attack

2016-01-01 01:31:30

"Islamic state" has claimed responsibility for a recent attack on tourists in the restive North Caucasus region of Russia, Press TV reported.

Turkish PM wants lasting new constitution

2016-01-01 00:10:27

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has stressed that Turkey's new constitution should be long-lasting, free of personal imprints and human-based, Anadolu agency reported.

Several hurt after turbulence during China-to-Canada flight

2015-12-31 16:15:30

An Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Toronto made an emergency landing in Calgary on Wednesday so that several people injured in severe turbulence could get treatment, APA reports quoting AFP.

New Georgian PM appointed

2015-12-30 19:42:09

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili signed an order on appointment of Giorgi Kvirikashvili for the post of prime minister, the presidential administration said, RIA Novosti reported.

US Aircraft Carrier Truman Narrowly Avoids Collision With Iranian Rockets

2015-12-30 16:35:27

A US aircraft carrier came within about 1,500 yards of Iranian rockets in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, US military officials said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

AFP chooses Angela Merkel person of year

2015-12-28 21:45:27

AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises, APA reported citing France24.

Czech leader calls migrant wave in Europe an 'organised invasion'

2015-12-27 16:25:05

Czech President Milos Zeman called the current wave of refugees to Europe "an organised invasion", adding young men from Syria and Iraq should instead "take up arms" against the Islamic State (IS) group, APA reports quoting AFP.

Poroshenko confirmed the plan of admission of foreign troops on the territory of Ukraine

2015-12-27 16:11:39

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko confirmed the plan of admission of foreign troops on the territory of Ukraine in 2016. According to this document, in the teachings of the Ukraine can be involved several thousand troops from NATO, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Georgian president approves acting FM’s candidacy for premier’s position

2015-12-25 23:40:10

President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili approved the candidacy of the country’s acting foreign minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili for the position of the prime minister, RIA Novosti reported Dec. 25.