UK ASSUMES UN SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENCY

04.08.2009 [14:06]
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has assumed the rotating Presidency of the Security Council for the month of August. The Presidency rotates monthly in alphabetical order of the Security Council member nations` ...

UZBEKISTAN AGAINST NEW RUSSIAN MILITARY BASE IN KYRGYZSTAN

04.08.2009 [13:28]
Uzbekistan is against the deployment of a new Russian military base in southern Kyrgyzstan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said Monday. The Ministry said Russia`s plan to open a second military base in Kyrgyzstan would destabilize the wider Central Asian region ...

NATO`S NEW SECRETARY GENERAL TO VISIT TURKEY

03.08.2009 [14:07]
The new NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is expected to pay an official visit to Turkey in upcoming days. “I plan pay my first official visit to Turkey in upcoming days and propose some ...

WOMAN HELD OVER SEX TRAFFIC

02.08.2009 [17:06]
A woman has been apprehended on suspicion of being involved in sex business, press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs said. The suspect, resident of Masally Mephara Azimova, is charged with luring young women ...

RUSSIA TO OPEN SECOND MILITARY BASE IN KYRGYZSTAN

02.08.2009 [17:06]
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his Kyrgyz counterpart Kurmanbek Bakiev have agreed to establish a second Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan. The deal was signed by on the sidelines of an informal summit of the ...

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PRESIDENT ISSUES STATEMENT ON OUTCOME OF MOLDOVAN ELECTIONS

31.07.2009 [13:49]
President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek issued a statement on outcome of parliamentary elections in Moldova. The statement reads: “I would like to congratulate the people of Moldova for their numerous participation in the ...

FIRE BURNS AT BRYAN CHEMICAL PLANT

31.07.2009 [11:08]
A fire has happened at a chemical plant in the city of Bryan, Texas. A column of orange smoke could be seen rising from the plant. The town, 160km northwest of Houston, was evacuated in stages ...

GLOBAL SWINE FLU DEATHS TOP 1,000

30.07.2009 [11:30]
A medic checks an isolation ward where 50 patients from a school in Indonesia were rushed yesterday after exhibiting suspected swine flu symptoms The global death toll from swine flu has topped 1,000 as the virus sweeps around the world ...

CAR BOMB BLAST HITS SPANISH CITY

29.07.2009 [12:46]
A car bomb has exploded in Spanish city of Burgos, injuring dozens, according to Russian TV. Police blamed the attack, which took place at around 0430 local time on Basque separatist group, Eta ...

RUSSIAN PREMIER TO MEET WITH GAZ DE FRANCE-SUEZ MANAGERS

28.07.2009 [14:43]
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will meet today with management of the Gaz de France-Suez company to discuss international energy cooperation including Europe`s energy security and relationship among producer, consumer ...

ELEVEN DIE IN DAGESTAN ROAD CRASH

28.07.2009 [13:04]
At least 11 people were killed in a multiple-car crash in Russia`s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, local police said. The accident involving three Zhiguli ...

DEATH TOLL JAPAN LANDSLIDES CLIMBS TO 27

27.07.2009 [21:29]
The death toll from mudslides and flooding caused by torrential downpours in Japan has risen to 27. Evacuation of people has started in some districts. Over 10,000 people left their homes in the city of Fukuoka alone ...

SIX DIE IN CROATIA TRAIN CRASH

25.07.2009 [12:39]
A two-car train carrying about 90 passengers derailed in a remote area of southern Croatia on Friday, killing six people and injuring at least 55. The high-speed train — traveling from Zagreb, Croatia`s capital, to the city of Split — derailed in a remote, hilly area at about noon local time ...

‘IRAN READY TO JOIN NABUCCO PIPELINE PROJECT’

24.07.2009 [21:02]
Baku, July 24 (AzerTAc). Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Managing Director Azizollah Ramazani said his country was ready to join the Nabucco pipeline project. According to him, Iran can supply gas to the ...

STRONG TORNADO HITS POLAND

24.07.2009 [14:26]
A strong tornado has hit Poland killing at least seven people. According to ...

SHIP WITH 185 ON BOARD SINKS IN AMAZON

22.07.2009 [14:13]
A ship carrying 185 people sank in the Amazon River near the Brazilian city of Manaus. The ship`s rudder broke shortly after leaving the harbor. Most of the passengers were rescued by people in the harbor, but it remained unclear whether ...

YUSHCHENKO TO RUN FOR SECOND TERM

19.07.2009 [14:10]
Incumbent Ukrainian leader Viktor Yushchenko has announced he would run for a second presidential term in elections set for next year. Speaking to journalists at his residence in Ivano-Frankovsk, the President said “I want to officially ...

UN SECRETARY-GENERAL ISSUES MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY

11.07.2009 [16:45]
Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has issued a message on world population day. The message says “in the midst of the worst global economic crisis in generations, we must find the most effective ways to continue progress ...

US PRESIDENT ARRIVES IN MOSCOW

06.07.2009 [23:01]
President of the United States Barack Obama arrived Monday in Moscow for an official visit. The President came with his wife, Michelle Obama, and two daughters. He began his visit by laying a wreath at the Grave of an Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall ...