TERRORIST ATTACK KILLS 10 IN RIYADH

22.04.2004 [21:28]
A terrorist attack committed on April 21 at 13.30 p.m. in downtown Riyadh killed 10, injured some 100 people, and caused serious damage to adjacent buildings and citizens’ property, Embassy ...

EURASIAN MEDIA FORUM OPEN IN ALMATY

22.04.2004 [16:44]
The III Eurasian Media Forum has opened today, on 22 April, in Almaty. Around 400 journalists, analysts, scientists, researchers, experts, and politicians from more than 50 world countries participate in ...

BERLIN PREPARES FOR ANTI-SEMITISM CONFERENCE

21.04.2004 [17:51]
International Anti-Semitism conference with the participation of the political and public figures and representative of Jewish organizations from over 60 countries of world will commence under OSCE aegis in Berlin, ...

FRANCE AND EGYPT CONCERNED WITH SITUATION IN MID-EAST

20.04.2004 [18:15]
President of France Jacques Chiraq met with President Hosni Mubarak at the Elysee palace, April 19. In the course of the negotiations, the presidents expressed concern with the last developments ...

CEC PROMULGATES PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION RETURNS IN GEORGIA

20.04.2004 [11:03]
The Central Election Commission of Georgia promulgated on April 18 the returns of parliamentary re-elections conducted on November 2, 2003 according to majority system and March 28, 2004 – to ...

NEW EMBLEM OF GEORGIA

19.04.2004 [15:39]
State Commission for preparation of state attributes announced contest for new state emblem of Georgia. As known, Georgia will celebrate Independence Day on May 26 with new emblem, AzerTAj correspondent ...

GEORGIA, TURKEY: EXCHANGE OF PENITENTIARY KNOW-HOW

19.04.2004 [15:34]
Minister of Justice of Georgia Georgy Papuashvili met with Ambassador of Turkey to Georgia Fatma Decle Kopuz, AzerTAj correspondent reports. The sides discussed issues of mutual cooperation between the Ministries ...

EUROPE REJECTS USAMA BIN LADEN’S “TRUCE” PROPOSAL

17.04.2004 [21:28]
Al-Arabiya, Dubai and Al Jazeera, Qatar have aired the audiotaped message of “Al-Qaida” leader addressed to the European countries with truce proposal. The voice on the tape offers the European ...

ARMENIAN OPPOSITION KEEPS PRESSING FOR PRESIDENT’S RESIGNATION

17.04.2004 [18:17]
The Armenian opposition keeps pressing for the resignation of President Robert Kocharian.
“The public’s demand may well be implemented by peaceful, political means,” the opposition bloc Justice and the ...

FRENCH JOURNALIST RELEASED

15.04.2004 [20:15]
According to representative of France to Iraq Franc Jele, French journalist Alexander Iordanov taken hostage by sunnits, on the south of Bagdag, April 11 was released on April 14 before ...

ONE ITALIAN HOSTAGE KILLED IN IRAQ

15.04.2004 [17:51]
One of the four Italians taken hostage in Iraq has been killed, Qatar's Al-Jazeera television said on Thursday.
The television has a videotape showing militants of the earlier-unknown group ...

UN”S DISSATISFACTIONS ON BELARUS AND TURKMENISTAN

14.04.2004 [19:15]
The UN Commission on Human Rights received drafts resolution, condemning human rights abuses in Belarus, Turkmenistan, and Chechnya, AzerTAj reports in reference to the UN information centre.
EU delegations co-authored ...

PRIME MINISTER & SECRETARY OF NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL OF GEORGIA ARRIVED IN BATUMI

14.04.2004 [16:13]
Prime Minister of Georgia Zurab Zhvaniya and Secretary of National Security Council Vano Merabishvili arrived in Batumi, April 13, to discuss issues of division of powers between the head of ...

KAZAKHSTAN NOT TO PULL OUT ITS TROOPS FROM IRAQ

12.04.2004 [22:12]
Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Altinbayev stated that the term of service of Kazakh militaries in Iraq expires in summer, and that they would not be sent there any ...

KAZAKHSTAN FIELD KASHAGAN OWNS 5 BLN TONS OIL RESERVES

12.04.2004 [17:02]
Kazakhstan plans to produce over 56 mln tons of oil in Kashagan field of the Caspian shelf, in 2015, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Vladimir Shkolnik stated at the ...

EARTHQUAKE HITS TURKISH PROVINCE

12.04.2004 [17:02]
According to the seismological center Kandilli, Richter 3,4-3,4-earthquake magnitude hit the Turkish province Van at 8.00 a.m. local time with epicenter in Murady region, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
No casualties ...

ON THE OCCASION OF EASTER

12.04.2004 [17:01]
On the occasion of Easter, thousands of people held peaceful meetings to put an end the wars, conflicts, as well as military operations in Iraq, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
Crowded meeting ...

PROTEST MARCH ARMENIAN OPPOSITION

12.04.2004 [14:38]
Armenia’s radical opposition held a rally and a march to the presidential palace demanding the resignation of incumbent Armenian President Robert Kocharyan. Having failed to gather huge crowds at the ...

TERRORISTS INTEND TO BUILT “CALIPHATE” IN UZBEKISTAN

12.04.2004 [14:05]
Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan Rashidjan Gadirov held briefing related to terrorist acts in Tashkent and Bukhara, late March, as well as Tashkent oblast on neutralization and arrest of terrorists.
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