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Ilham Aliyev arrives in Turkmenistan for visit

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Turkmenistan for visit

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Turkmenistan for a visit to attend the 6th Summit of the Heads of State of the Caspian Sea Littoral States. A guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at Ashgabat …

G7 leaders to attend G20 summit

G7 leaders to attend G20 summit

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that “as things stand today” all G7 leaders would attend the G20 summit in Indonesia this November even if Russian President Vladimir Putin participated. The Kremlin said …

Iran factory fire kills four

Iran factory fire kills four

Four people died and seven were injured in a fire at a detergent manufactory plant in the village of Shorukhiya in the Iranian province of Gum. According to the Public Relations Department of the Ambulance Department of Gum province, …

Azerbaijani wrestling team wins gold at European Championship

Azerbaijani wrestling team wins gold at European Championship

Wrestling team of Azerbaijan has won two gold medals at the European Youth Championship (U-20) in Rome. Azerbaijani wrestler Nihad Guluzade (55 kg) defeated Frenchman Aivil Fuake (9:0) and Ukrainian Mykola Khavritsky (3:1). Guluzade, …

Turkey clears way for Finland, Sweden to join NATO

Turkey clears way for Finland, Sweden to join NATO

Turkey has agreed to support Finland and Sweden's bids for NATO membership, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday. "I am pleased to announce that we now have an agreement that paves the way for Finland and …

U.S. Treasury imposes ban on Russian gold imports

U.S. Treasury imposes ban on Russian gold imports

The United States has imposed a ban on the import of gold from Russia. The order to that effect has been published on the website of the U.S. Treasury Department. "The importation into the United States of gold of Russian …

Georgia to ban export of wheat, barley for one year

Georgia to ban export of wheat, barley for one year

The Georgian Government has decided to ban the export of wheat and barley from the country over the next year starting on July 4, Georgian Agriculture Minister Otar Shamugia said on Tuesday. In his comments, Shamugia stressed the …

Macron: UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output

Macron: UAE, Saudi can barely raise oil output

Two top OPEC oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, can barely increase oil production, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had been told by the UAE's president. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been perceived …

Russia records 2,541 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 2,541 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 2,541 over the past day to 18,424,105, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Tuesday. As many as 1,425 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, up 131% from …

Elevator maker Kone divests Russia business

Elevator maker Kone divests Russia business

Finnish elevator maker Kone said on Tuesday it will sell its business in Russia to local management for an undisclosed amount. The firm had already reduced its activities in late February, it said in a statement, adding that Russia …