May 31, 2021

Zangezur corridor to strengthen ties with Turkey: Azerbaijani president

Ilham Aliyev says belt of land Turkic countries should pass through Armenia […]
May 31, 2021

Turkey’s COVID-19 cases continue to fall amid vaccination campaign

The number of COVID-19 cases in Turkey continued its downward trend as the country reported 6,933 new cases Sunday compared to 7,656 yesterday, according to the Health Ministry. […]
May 28, 2021

Biden move to investigate Covid origins opens new rift in US-China relations

Beijing reacts angrily to calls for WHO to carry out second phase of investigation, while US intelligence split on virus’s likely origin […]
May 27, 2021

Minsk to host CIS summit on May 28

The next meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government will be held in Minsk on 28 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
May 26, 2021

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin to meet in Geneva on June 16

Joe Biden will meet Vladimir Putin in Geneva next month in their first face-to-face meeting as presidents, the White House has announced. […]
May 26, 2021

EU summit: COVID, climate change top second-day agenda

EU leaders have hailed the introduction of a bloc-wide COVID pass to allow tourist travel over summer. Member states also pledged to donate at least 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries in 2021. […]
May 24, 2021

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court for first time since military coup

Myanmar’s former leader Aung San Suu Kyi has appeared in court in person for the first time since her government was overthrown by the military in February. […]
May 24, 2021

Belarus condemned for ‘hijacking’ Ryanair plane to detain journalist

Ryanair flight 4978 was about to begin its descent to Vilnius in Lithuania on Sunday when it suddenly changed direction after a “security alert,” turning sharply east and descending towards the capital of Belarus, Minsk. […]
May 19, 2021

U.S., Russia to hold Arctic talks in push for summit

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia’s veteran Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were expected to hold talks on Wednesday night amid a push to agree a presidential summit despite dire ties between the former Cold War foes. […]
May 19, 2021

Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis

The Palestinian enclave was already in a dire state. The war with Israel has made it worse, damaging the health and sewage systems, closing schools and displacing tens of thousands. […]