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Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

Georgian editions to be displayed at London Book Fair

A Georgian national stand with up to 200 new book editions, the latest foreign language translations, and catalogues of Georgian publishers will be showcased next month at London Book Fair.  Literature enthusiasts will also be able …

"Covent Garden" cancels London tour of Bolshoi Theater

"Covent Garden" cancels London tour of Bolshoi Theater

The Covent Garden Theater has canceled the summer tour of the artists of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater (SABT) due to events in Ukraine, the theater reported. "The Bolshoi Theater's London tour is organized …

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 …

London assesses CSTO countries involvement in Kazakhstan

London assesses CSTO countries involvement in Kazakhstan

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss commented on the involvement of the CSTO forces in Kazakhstan amid the ongoing unrest there. She stressed that Nur-Sultan has the sovereign right to choose its allies. "We must respect …

UK court permits Julian Assange extradition to U.S.

UK court permits Julian Assange extradition to U.S.

Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S. to face trial on espionage charges over the mass leak of classified and confidential military documents, senior British judges have ruled. The Wikileaks founder, 50, is accused in America of …

Italy defeats Spain to proceed to 2020 Euro Cup final

Italy defeats Spain to proceed to 2020 Euro Cup final

Italy defeated Spain in the semifinal of the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup at the Wembley stadium in London on Tuesday night. The goals were scored by Federico Chiesa of Italy (60’) and Alvaro Morata of Spain (80’). The score …

London rocked by enormous explosion and blaze

London rocked by enormous explosion and blaze

A huge fire has broken out at Elephant and Castle station in South London which sent an enormous fireball and smoke plume hundreds of metres into the air. Emergency services are at the scene and the station and surrounding area has been …

Uefa can move Euro 2020 final to Budapest

Uefa can move Euro 2020 final to Budapest

UEFA has refused to rule out moving the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final away from Wembley if overseas fans and 2,500 VIPs are not granted exemptions from COVID-19 quarantine rules. The Times reported on Friday that UEFA was considering …

UEFA has issues with CL Switch to London, Portugal a backup

UEFA has issues with CL Switch to London, Portugal a backup

People familiar with the talks say UEFA has given the British government until Tuesday to offer the travel waivers required to move the Champions League final to Wembley or the all-English game could be played in Portugal instead. …

U.S. ambassador Sullivan leaves Moscow for Washington

U.S. ambassador Sullivan leaves Moscow for Washington

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John J. Sullivan has departed from Sheremetyevo Airport on a London-bound flight from Moscow and will head to Washington on a connecting flight from the British capital, an informed source said. The plane, …

More than 100 protesters arrested in London

More than 100 protesters arrested in London

British police arrested more than 100 people after protests in central London on Saturday. The capital was swarmed by thousands of demonstrators as a number of protests took place simultaneously. Many were protesting the …

Cellist from Azerbaijan among 30 best musicians in the world

Cellist from Azerbaijan among 30 best musicians in the world

Azerbaijani virtuoso cellist Jamal Aliyev entered the rating of the 30 best musicians in the world under the age of 30. The list of musicians performing classical music on various instruments was compiled within the framework of the …

Armenian President's wife tested positive for Covid-19

Armenian President's wife tested positive for Covid-19

The wife of the President of Armenia, Nune Sarksyan, like her husband Armen Sarksyan, contracted the coronavirus, the press service of the president’s administration reported on Facebook. According to the report, the president and …

Dariga Nazarbayeva confirms deaths of her son

Dariga Nazarbayeva confirms deaths of her son

Dariga Nazarbayeva, former speaker of Kazakhstan’s Senate and a daughter of the country’s first President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has confirmed the death of her son Aisultan. "My family is grieving about the death of …

Sotheby’s to hold online Russian art sales for the first time

Sotheby’s to hold online Russian art sales for the first time

Sotheby’s auction house is set to organize two sales of Russian art which will be held online for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic that continues to affect businesses and industries around the world, the auction company …