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RUSSIA NATO TALK STARTED IN BAKU

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence ...

GAMBIA’S PRESIDENT refuses to step down

Hundreds of people fearing violence have fled Gambia’s capital in recent days as long-time President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down in the wake of an electoral loss in December. Instead, in s...

100 missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

About 100 migrant passengers are missing in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. The Italian coastguard, which is conducting a search, said eight bodies had been recover...

Israel-Palestinian conflict: France holds world summit

A major international conference to try to kick-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is being held in the French capital, Paris. Delegates from 70 nations are expected to reaffirm sup...

Trump may lift sanctions against Russia if…

US President-elect Donald Trump suggested on Friday that he may end sanctions against Russia if it helps Washington’s fight against terror. In an hour long interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trum...

Bibi visits Jewish education centers in Baku-VIDEO

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a working visit in Azerbaijan, visited the Chabad Ohr Avner Education Center for Jewish children in Baku together with his wife, Trend corresponden...

Israeli PM visits Alley of Martyrs in Baku – VIDEO

Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu visited the Alley of Martyrs in Baku Dec. 13. Netanyahu paid tribute to Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for...

Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected as Uzbekistan’s president

Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been elected as Uzbekistan’s president for the next five years. He was the country’s acting president after the death of Islam Karimov, who passed away after suffering a stroke ...

Israeli ambassador arrives in Turkey as countries mend relations

Tensions between the two countries began to ease in June after Israel offered $20 million in compensation and an apology for the 2010 raid of the Gaza-bound ship Mavi Marmara. Israel’s new ambas...

Castro’s ashes begin journey across Cuba

A funeral cortege carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro out of Havana left Wednesday on a three-day journey to his final resting place in the east of the island where the former president launched the Cu...