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Eurovision winner cancels tour due to pandemic

Eurovision winner cancels tour due to pandemic

The Italian band Måneskin, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, will not go on a European tour, which was supposed to take place in the near future.  "We are very sorry", the group's leader Damiano …

Russia halts orders for EpiVacCorona vaccine

Russia halts orders for EpiVacCorona vaccine

The Russian Health Ministry has suspended orders of the country’s second coronavirus vaccine due to low demand nationwide, the Vedomosti business daily reported Tuesday. Citing the federal health watchdog’s drug …

Daily COVID-19 cases hit 15,762 in Georgia

Daily COVID-19 cases hit 15,762 in Georgia

Georgia has reported 15,762 new Covid-19 cases, which is a record high figure since the beginning of the pandemic. Meanwhile, 5,160 people have recovered from coronavirus and 42 have died in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for …

Russia records over 67,800 new COVID-19 cases

Russia records over 67,800 new COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 cases climbed by 67,809 in the past 24 hours to 11,241,109, the anti-coronavirus crisis center stated on Tuesday. In relative terms, the COVID-19 incidence increased by 0.61%. Over the past day, some …

Iran to contribute to Karabakh revival

Iran to contribute to Karabakh revival

Iran will contribute to the reconstruction of liberated territories of Azerbaijan within the framework of joint cooperation between the two countries, Minister of Roads and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran, co-chairman of …

Turkey reports over 67,000 daily COVID-19 cases

Turkey reports over 67,000 daily COVID-19 cases

Turkey reported more than 67,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, according to the Turkish Health Ministry. The ministry registered 67,023 new infections, 156 deaths, and 78,362 recoveries over the past day. Also, 401,636 virus tests were …

 Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

National flag carrier Turkish Airlines extended the suspension of its flights to and from Istanbul Airport until midnight Wednesday due to heavy snowfall, while winter weather snarled transport across the city. Istanbul Aiport, …

Kiev sees no threat of Russian invasion in near future

Kiev sees no threat of Russian invasion in near future

Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov said early on Tuesday he had received no information so far indicating the possibility of Russia’s invasion of his country in the near future. "As of today, the armed forces of …

Macron: EU should respond to Russia’s security proposals

Macron: EU should respond to Russia’s security proposals

French President Emmanuel Macron believes that the European Union should participate in drafting a response to Russia’s security proposals, the Elysee Palace announced on Tuesday after Macron’s video conference with US, European …

Iran regains UN Assembly voting rights

Iran regains UN Assembly voting rights

The U.N. General Assembly said that Iran, Guinea and Vanuatu had paid sufficient back dues to the United Nations’ regular operating budget to regain their voting rights in the 193-member world body. That leaves only two countries …

Central Asian countries report power outages

Central Asian countries report power outages

Power supply disruptions have been reported in Kazakhstan’s largest city of Almaty and the Almaty region, the Kazakhstan-based zakon.kz news portal reported on Tuesday. "Almaty and the Almaty region are experiencing power …

Istanbul Airport extends closure due to heavy snowfall

Istanbul Airport extends closure due to heavy snowfall

Istanbul Airport has halted all flights Tuesday until 1 p.m. local time (1000GMT) due to heavy snowfall in the city, according to Anadolu Agency. “Due to continuing bad weather conditions, there will be no aircraft landing and …