24,000 Armenian citizens received Russian passports in 2019

24,000 Armenian citizens received Russian passports in 2019

January 23, 2020 - 12:37 AMT  08:37 GMT
About 498,000 people, including 2,500 Georgian and 13,500 Azerbaijani citizens, received Russian citizenship.
Armenia outperforms Georgia, Azerbaijan in fresh democracy index

Armenia outperforms Georgia, Azerbaijan in fresh democracy index

January 23, 2020 - 11:34 AMT  07:34 GMT
Raising its score to 5.54 in 2019 from 4.79 a year earlier, Armenia has jumped by 17 notches to rank the 86th.
U.S. threatens to kill Soleimani successor if he kills Americans

U.S. threatens to kill Soleimani successor if he kills Americans

January 23, 2020 - 10:57 AMT  06:57 GMT
After Soleimani’s death, Tehran swiftly appointed Esmail Ghaani as the new head of the Quds Force.
Trump planning to expand U.S. travel ban

Trump planning to expand U.S. travel ban

January 23, 2020 - 10:47 AMT  06:47 GMT
Countries from Europe, Africa and Asia are being considered for the expanded order, according to U.S. media.