Armenia's President congratulates President of Moldova

The President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has sent a congratulatory address to the President of the Republic of Moldova Nicolae Timofti on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day.

Ahmet Davutoglu elected AKP chairman

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was elected chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Deputy Executive Secretary of Azerbaijan's ruling New Azerbaijan Party, MP Siyavush Novruzov told Trend Aug. 27. ...
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Quake again shakes Mormouri in Ilam province in Iran

An earthquake measuring 4 on Richter scale shook Mormouri in western province of Ilam on Thursday early morning, IRNA reported. ...
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RPA executive body sitting to be held on August 29

The regular sitting of the executive body of the Republican Party of Armenia will be held on August 29. ...
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Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union to be clarified in October

Armenia's joining the Eurasian Customs Union will be clarified in October 2014, Mediamax reported Aug. 27, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a briefing following the meeting of the presidents of the Customs Union member-states in Minsk.
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Azerbaijan violates ceasefire regime about 40 times

In accordance with the operative data of the Defense Army of Nagorno Karabakh Republic, on August 26, the rival violated the ceasefire regime for about 40 times on the line of contact of Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing armies. More than 400 bullets were fired towards our troops during this period.
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Two earthquakes jolt Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan

Two earthquakes occurred in Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said Aug. 27.
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Georgia increases Azerbaijani gas imports by 17%

Between January and July 2014, Georgia imported from Azerbaijan 793,250 tons of natural gas in oil equivalent worth $162.3 million, Georgia's National Statistics Office (GeoStat) said Aug. 25.
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Iran FM due in Turkey

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in swearing-in ceremony of Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said a spokesman for Iranˈs Embassy in Ankara, IRNA reported.
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Talks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko positive: Putin

Russian and Ukrainian leaders have concluded their first official face-to-face meeting in Minsk during which they discussed Ukraine's Association Agreement with EU and the crisis and humanitarian disaster in the east of the country.
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Mass clashes between Turks and Syrian refugees in Istanbul

Hundreds of Istanbul residents angered by the presence of Syrian refugees clashed with police early August 25 in a violent protest in a suburb of Turkey's biggest city.
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Shenzhen woman auctions off 2-meter-long hair to donate money to school kids

After growing her hair out for 15 years, a 38-year-old woman in Shenzhen is now seeking someone to buy her two-meter-long locks in hopes to donate all the money to a middle school in Ningxia, reports Armenpress citing on shanghaiist.com.
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