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"Armenia ready to sign peace agreement with Azerbaijan"

"Armenia ready to sign peace agreement with Azerbaijan"

Yerevan believes that a peace treaty with Baku should be signed, but this document must be developed in the process of negotiations, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at a press conference held online on his Facebook page on …

U.S. puts troops on alert for Europe deployment

U.S. puts troops on alert for Europe deployment

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin has put 8,500 American troops on “high alert” for possible deployment to Eastern Europe, the Pentagon announced. Most of the 8,500 troops would take part in a NATO response force …

Iranian delegation visit Azerbaijan's liberated areas

Iranian delegation visit Azerbaijan's liberated areas

Azerbaijani and Iranian delegations have jointly visited Azerbaijan's territories liberated from Armenian occupation, the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan said. The Iranian delegation was headed by the …

Iran to consider direct JCPOA talks with U.S.

Iran to consider direct JCPOA talks with U.S.

Tehran is willing to engage in direct talks with Washington if negotiations to revive the Iranian nuclear deal reach an advanced stage that requires such dialogue, Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said. …

Tiny Kox elected new PACE President

Tiny Kox elected new PACE President

Tiny Kox of the Netherlands has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for this year. The results of the voting were announced at the first meeting of the PACE winter session on Monday. …

Armenian parliament elects new human rights defender

Armenian parliament elects new human rights defender

Armenia’s former justice minister Kristine Grigoryan was elected by the parliament as new human rights defender. Grigoryan served as deputy justice minister since 2019. On December 17, 2021, the parliamentary standing committee on …

Azer Mirzayev wins second chess tournament in month

Azer Mirzayev wins second chess tournament in month

Azerbaijani chess player Azer Mirzayev has become the winner of the Marienbad Open 2022 held in Marianske Lazne, the Czech Republic. He secured the title with 6.5 points. Mirzayev had previously won the Prague Open 2022 and an …

Hilal Baydarov's film to be shown in London

Hilal Baydarov's film to be shown in London

Hilal Baydarov's film  "When the Persimmons Grew" will be screened in London on January 29. The film was recognized as the best documentary of the year at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival and won the Jury Prize at …

First passenger bus from Baku arrives in Shusha (PHOTO)

First passenger bus from Baku arrives in Shusha (PHOTO)

The first passenger bus from Baku city arrived in Azerbaijan’s Shusha city liberated from Armenia’s occupation. The Baku-Shusha-Baku passenger bus departed from the Baku International Bus Station Complex at 06:30 (GMT+4) on …

Russia records another 65,109 COVID-19 cases

Russia records another 65,109 COVID-19 cases

Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 65,109 to 11,173,300 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday. Russia’s coronavirus growth rate was 0.59%. A total of 5,970 coronavirus …

First passenger bus from Baku arrives in Aghdam (PHOTO)

First passenger bus from Baku arrives in Aghdam (PHOTO)

A 50-seat regular bus from Baku arrived in Aghdam city on January 24.  The regular bus trips on the Baku-Aghdam-Baku route started in the morning. The trips are operated from the territory of the Baku International Bus …

Dollar exchange rate nears 80 rubles

Dollar exchange rate nears 80 rubles

The Russian ruble weakened against the dollar this morning, trading more than 79 rubles per dollar, according to data from the Moscow Exchange. The Russian currency stood at 78.99 against the U.S. dollar, an increase by …

Kazakh central bank raises policy rate to 10.25%

Kazakh central bank raises policy rate to 10.25%

Kazakhstan's central bank raised its main interest rate to 10.25% from 9.75% on Monday. The bank said it expects inflation to slow to 6.0-6.5% this year from last year's 8.4% thanks to tighter monetary policy and other measures …

Georgia reports 7,947 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia reports 7,947 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 7,947 new Covid-19 cases, 5,550 recoveries, and 31 deaths in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate for the past 14 days increased to 13.08%. Overall 77,049 remain infected with coronavirus in Georgia. A …