Persian-language info offices to open in Armenia during Nowruz

Persian-language info offices to open in Armenia during Nowruz

February 27, 2017 - 14:17 AMT  10:17 GMT
The dissemination of publications among Iranian tourists at Armenia’s border checkpoints has been discussed.
Putin: Syria talks in Astana helped jumpstart Geneva

Putin: Syria talks in Astana helped jumpstart Geneva

February 27, 2017 - 14:15 AMT  10:15 GMT
At the first round of the talks in the Kazakh capital, Russia, Iran and Turkey reaffirmed a shaky ceasefire between insurgents and the Syrian government.
Turkey-backed Syrian rebels clash with govt forces in north

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels clash with govt forces in north

February 27, 2017 - 14:06 AMT  10:06 GMT
The latest incident occurred near the city of al-Bab, which the Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels captured last week from Islamic State.
EU Council backs visa liberalization for Georgia

EU Council backs visa liberalization for Georgia

February 27, 2017 - 14:04 AMT  10:04 GMT
The backing was another major step to make the Georgian visa waiver a reality after the EU legislature also backed it earlier this month.
Seoul: North Korea executes 5 senior security officials over “false reports”

Seoul: North Korea executes 5 senior security officials over “false reports”

February 27, 2017 - 13:58 AMT  09:58 GMT
Since taking power in late 2011, Kim Jong Un has reportedly executed or purged a large number of high-level government officials.
Four million left without water in Chile capital

Four million left without water in Chile capital

February 27, 2017 - 13:53 AMT  09:53 GMT
Chile's central region has had months of drought and a series of deadly wildfires which burned for weeks.
Armenia’s ruling Republican Party prioritizes security: deputy chairman

Armenia’s ruling Republican Party prioritizes security: deputy chairman

February 27, 2017 - 13:46 AMT  09:46 GMT
According to Armen Ashotyan, the security factor is one of the most important issues currently facing the region.
Top Taliban commander killed in northern Afghanistan air strike

Top Taliban commander killed in northern Afghanistan air strike

February 27, 2017 - 13:26 AMT  09:26 GMT
Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund, who commanded Taliban forces in Kunduz, was one of three fighters killed in a weekend strike by an unmanned aircraft.
Kim Jong Nam killing organized by N. Korean govt: South Korea

Kim Jong Nam killing organized by N. Korean govt: South Korea

February 27, 2017 - 13:11 AMT  09:11 GMT
The North Korean leader's estranged half-brother was killed by North Korean agents in an airport in the Malaysian capital.
New MiG 35 fighter jets may soon arrive in Armenia

New MiG 35 fighter jets may soon arrive in Armenia

February 27, 2017 - 13:06 AMT  09:06 GMT
"In a few years - the base can be equipped with the MiG-35s, which will soon go into production in Russia,” Petrov said.