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Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan agreed on ceasefire

Foreign Ministers of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have agreed on a ceasefire, Baku Tribune reports citing TASS.

Kyrgyzstan sends note to Tajikistan

The investigation on provocations is underway, Speaker Talant Mamytov told citizens rallying outside the Government House in Bishkek, Baku Tribune reports citing AKI Press.

Nazarbayev hands over chairmanship of Kazakhstan's People's Assembly to Tokayev

First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on Wednesday announced his resignation as chairman of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan and handed over power to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, according to Xinxua.

Vandalism against Gandhi's monument in Yerevan: Armenians are unable to accept the defeat from Azerbaijan, says indian experts

A monument to Mahatma Gandhi in Yerevan was pelted with eggs and set on fire, because Armenians suspected him of sympathizing with Turkey. Shoaib Khan, a researcher at the Center for Central Eurasian Studies at the University of Mumbai commented on the fact of vandalism against Ghandi's monument for Baku Tribune.

4 killed, 1 injured in Germany care clinic attack

Four people have been killed and one person seriously wounded in an attack at a care clinic in Germany, police said Thursday, Baku Tribune reports citing NDTV.

Fed holds interest rates near zero, sees faster growth and higher inflation

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday declined to let up on its easy money policy despite an economy that it acknowledged is accelerating, Baku Tribune reports citing CNBC.

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Azerbaijani President Aliyev

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev today. Secretary Blinken and President Aliyev emphasized the continuing importance of the U.S.-Azerbaijan bilateral partnership, and discussed a range of issues, reports Baku Tribune citing United States Department of State.

Russia expels Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian diplomats as response measure

Russia expels Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian diplomats as a response measure, Baku Tribune reports citing TASS.

16 kids, 2 teachers injured as knifeman attacks kindergarten in China

16 kids, 2 teachers injured as knifeman attacked kindergarten in China, Baku Tribune reports citing CGTN.

Lithuanian FM visits Georgia

Foreign Minister of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis has paid an official visit to Georgia, Baku Tribune reports.

Ukrainian President to pay a visit to Poland

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will take part in the celebration of the 230th anniversary of the adoption of the first Constitution of Poland and hold talks with President Andrzej Duda on May 3, Baku Tribune reports citing UNIAN.

Unknown vandals thrash 14 police cars in Paris suburb

Fourteen police cars have been vandalized in the French commune of Rungis, located in the southern suburbs of Paris, Le Parisien reported on Monday, Baku Tribune reports citing Sputnik.

Armenia's My Step faction nominates Pashinyan for PM's post

The ruling My Step bloc of Armenia announced that it has nominated the candidacy of Nikol Pashinyan for prime minister of Armenia as a formality in the upcoming first round of vote in parliament required to dissolve parliament ahead of expected snap election, Baku Tribune reports citing Armenpress.

Turkic Council denounces US statement on 1915 events

The Turkic Council deplored the statement by US President Joe Biden on the events of 1915, saying it harms the hopes of regional cooperation and stability.

UK govt minister dismisses mounting corruption concerns

Government minister Liz Truss on Sunday dismissed allegations of corruption leveled at British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a televised interview, reflecting a ruling party and its leader facing more criticism and skepticism over playing it straight.

Iran announces production of local COVID-19 vaccine

Iran on Sunday announced the start of production of a local coronavirus vaccine as it entered Phase 3 of human trials, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Israel reports no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time in 10 months

The Covid death toll remained unchanged in Israel Thursday, with the country, which is carrying out the world’s largest vaccination drive on a per capita basis, seeing no new daily fatalities for the first time since June 2020.

China prepares to launch space station core module

The combination of the core module of China's space station, Tianhe, and the Long March-5B Y2 rocket has been transported to the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province on Friday.

India, US firm up ties on clean energy, climate

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the launch of the ‘India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership’, which can be a template of green collaborations to help developing countries access affordable green finance and clean technologies.

Australia cancels deal with China belt/road project

The government of Australia has scuttled a deal its Victoria state made with China as part of Beijing's massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the Foreign Ministry has said.

Turkish Airlines to resume flights from UK, Denmark

Flag carrier Turkish Airlines will resume flights from the UK and Denmark, the company's CEO said on Wednesday.

UK to scrap 'ludicrous' Brexit border curbs: Premier

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said in an interview that he is trying to remove “ludicrous” Brexit border checks on Northern Ireland.

Venezuela, UN to supply food to 185,000 children

A deal by the UN and the government to supply food to 185,000 children in Venezuela through the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was widely praised on Tuesday by activist groups, think tanks and diplomatic delegations.

Pakistan wins membership of three key United Nations bodies

Pakistan has been elected to three key United Nations bodies, reflecting international community’s recognition of the country’s positive role at the UN, Baku Tribune reports citing app.com.pk.global.

Soldier committed suicide in Armenia

A soldier serving in one of the military units in the South of Armenia has committed suicide, Baku Tribune reports citing Armenian Defense Ministry.

Germany's Merkel says very concerned about Navalny's health

Germany is very concerned about Alexei Navalny's health, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, Baku Tribune reports citing Reuters.

Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93

Walter Mondale, a leading liberal Democratic voice of the late 20th century who was U.S. vice president under Jimmy Carter and lost in a landslide to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election, died on Monday at age 93, his family said, Baku Tribune reports quoting Reuters.

Armenian Ambassador to Israel charged with money laundering

The Armenian Ambassador to Israel Armen Smbatyan is charged with money laundering and accessory to misconduct in a case involving a former Cabinet member, Baku Tribune reports citing Armenpress.