• Pope Francis will visit Japan from Nov. 23 to 26, the Vatican said Friday, becoming the first pontiff in nearly four decades to travel to the country, according to Kyodo News. The pope is scheduled to visit the atomic-bombed cities of Hiroshima ...
  • Seven South American countries have signed an agreement to work together to protect the Amazonian forests from fires and the harmful effects of humans, according to Teller Report. “This pact obliges and motivates us to defend our Amazon, to work to prevent risks and eliminate ...
  • Iran and Russia will hold joint military exercises in the Indian Ocean, visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a briefing, according to TASS. "We will conduct joint military drills with Russia in ...
  • The UN Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for another year, according to Anadolu Agency. Unanimously adopting the resolution, the 15-member body extended UNIFIL's mandate until ...
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to limit parliament’s opportunity to derail Brexit by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who accused him of leading a “very British coup”, according to ...

PARLIAMENT OF KUWAIT POSTPONES DISCUSSION OF INVESTMENT PROJECT OF FOREIGN OIL COMPANIES

28.12.2005 [18:52]
As stated, the parliament of Kuwait has refused discussion of the investment project of the foreign oil companies for amount of 8,5 billion dollars and has returned the package ...

USA AMBASSADOR HIGHLY ESTIMATES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN TURKEY

27.12.2005 [12:43]
The new ambassador of the United States of America to Turkey Ross Wilson at the briefing carried out by him highly has estimated economic development in this country and has ...

PRICES RISE IN GEORGIA AS NEW YEAR NEARS

23.12.2005 [18:48]
Food prices have risen 4,3% in Georgia including strong drinks and cigarettes (32,7%), meat (12%), confectionery (11%) and butter (3,5), according to AzerTAj correspondent. The report suggests that given the ...

PUTIN AWARDS RUSSIA’S DISTINGUISHED PERSONS

22.12.2005 [14:10]
On December 21 President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin presented orders and medals to the country’a most distinguished persons, AzerTAj informs referring to ITAR-TASS. First Deputy General Director of ITAR-TASS ...

KOFI ANNAN RECEIVES $ 1 MLN BONUS

21.12.2005 [20:07]
United Arab Emirates handed one million dollars bonus over the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan for merits in environment protection. Mr. Annan influenced on political and public opinion saying that ...

HOW MANY PEOPLE LIVE IN THE WORLD

17.12.2005 [18:59]
According to the German Foundation for World Population /DSW/, number of population will make up 6 bln 517 mln 279 thousand 141 men for January 2006 that is more by ...

PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN SIGNS CONVENTION ON CASPIAN MILIEU PROTECTION

15.12.2005 [18:09]
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed Law ‘On initialling of the Framework Convention on Caspian milieu protection, President’s press-service reads.
The document includes elaboration of the plan of activities on ...

GERMANY RESPECTS ISLAMIC VALUES

14.12.2005 [21:17]
Number of Germans adopted Islam rapidly increases, according to the Federal Statistics Department of Germany and Central Islamic Archive.
In 2005, over 1000 Germans adopted Islam and started family. Majority ...

EU COOPERATES WITH IRAQ

13.12.2005 [18:06]
At the regular sitting held in Brussels, EU adopted decision to cooperate with Iraq in the field of trade and other areas, as well as open its office in ...

SITUATION IN GEORGIA-OSETIA REGION STRAINS

08.12.2005 [20:34]
Situation in Georgia-Osetia region remains strained, AzerTAc special based correspondent reports. As a result of operations carried out by the Ministry of Defense of Georgia, employee of the interior affairs ...

BEETHOVEN’S LOST SCORE PUTS UP FOR ACTION

02.12.2005 [15:25]
The 81 page manuscript of the score of world known German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, lost hundreds years ago, has been accidentally found in September 2005, was put up for ...

UKRAINE-EU SUMMIT LAUNCHES IN KIEV

01.12.2005 [19:29]
The 9th Ukraine-EU summit brought together Chairman of the European Commission Jose Barroso, Prime Minister of Great Britain Tony Blair, EU high representative for foreign policy and security policy Havier ...

BILL CLINTON VISITS KIEV

28.11.2005 [15:58]
The 27th President of the United States Bill Clinton now paying a visit to the capital of Ukraine, Kiev told a joint press conference with President Victor Yushenko November ...

UKRAINIAN FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS WITH AMBASSADOR OF USA

25.11.2005 [21:58]
On November 25, Foreign Minister of Ukraine Boris Tarasyuk met with the ambassador of the USA to Kiev John Herbst, press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine ...

DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NAMED WORLD'S BEST

23.11.2005 [17:14]
Dubai International Airport has been named the world's best by the World Travel Award Organization, in three nominations: “the best in the region”, “the best in the world” and “the ...

TURKEY ACQUIRE 298 TANKS “LEOPARD”

15.11.2005 [19:44]
298 tanks “Leopard-2”, which belong to the Bundeswehr, will be delivered to Turkey within the next few months.
German Ministry of Defense stated that Turkish side would receive the tanks ...

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND IRANIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS DISCUSSED THE ISSUES OF CASPIAN

11.11.2005 [19:15]
President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov met with Iranian foreign minister Manuchehr Muttagi on his official visit to Turkmenistan. During the meeting, the two sides discussed development of bilateral relations and ...

TBILISI-STANBUL FLIGHT OPENS

09.11.2005 [20:21]
According to Georgi Kodua, general director of Georgian Airlines, Tbilisi-Istanbul flight opened early this week. The cost of the ticket is $ 175. Until now only Turkish Airways made this ...

KING OF JORDAN VISITS KAZAKHSTAN

09.11.2005 [18:48]
President of Kazakhstan Nursaltan Nazarbayev received King Abdullah II of Jordan on his official visit at presidential palace in Almati. Development of political, economic and other bilateral relations between the ...