Armenia's Defense Ministry has issued a statement in connection with the recent escalation in Karabakh conflict zone.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed OAO Gazprom's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB'. The Outlook is Negative and capped by Russia's sovereign Outlook.
Italy and Poland today confirmed the two leading candidates for the job of EU foreign affairs chief as their nominations for commissioner, leaving Jean-Claude Juncker waiting for Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to complete the line-up of the new European Commission.
Law enforcement authorities in Austria have a compelling reason to believe that they are dealing with a killer. As the materials of the criminal case, the doctor Shoraz and his henchmen were slain two businessmen inflating their psychotropic drugs, strangled, and then hid the body in barrels of lime.In distant Kazakhstan, where the tragedy unfolded, Dr. Shoraz know the name of Rakhat Aliyev. The Regional Court of Vienna has several times made the decision to extend the period of detention. Despite attempts by lawyers doctor Shoraza, release on bail of the ward they did not go out. Too serious allegations made against this man.
Over the last 25 years, many proposals have been suggested for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Among them have been a swapping of territories between the two former Soviet republics and autonomy for Karabakh at the level approaching that of Finland’s Aaland Islands. Despite that, the Minsk Group, charged with settling the conflict, has not been able to find a solution that squares the circle between the principles of the maintenance of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and the right of national self-determination for the ethnic Armenians of Karabakh.
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine a day earlier.
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and his Tajik counterpart Sirodjidin Aslov discussed current status and prospects of the Uzbek-Tajik relations, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry`s report said.