Bitcoin hits fresh all-time high of $6,000
Bitcoin surged to a new all-time high above $6,000 on Friday, sending its total market capitalization above $100 billion for the first time ever, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:45 21 October
US unfreezes Sudanese bank accounts
The United States has unfrozen bank accounts in Sudan after lifting decades-long sanctions on the country earlier this month, the Sudanese Central Bank said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
04:41 20 October
Venezuela's Maduro defends disputed vote, opposition divided
President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela’s “secure” election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote surprisingly won by the ruling socialists, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:36 18 October
North Korean official: We won’t negotiate until we can strike US east coast
An anonymous North Korean official has reportedly told CNN that diplomacy to end the current crisis is off the table until the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea can “counter” US aggression - by developing a missile that can reliably strike the US East Coast and urban centers like Washington, DC, and New York City, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:18 18 October
Lavrov: Agreement on UNSC reform unrealistic in next couple of years
Reforming the United Nations Security Council is possible only based on consensus, and it is unrealistic to reach it in the next year or two, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the website of the Valdai Discussion Club, TASS reported.
14:19 17 October
UN Secretary General welcomes summit between Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia
“The Secretary-General welcomes the summit held on 16 October in Geneva, Switzerland, between the President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, organized under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group,” said spokesperson for the Secretary-General Stéphane Dujarric, APA reports.
05:33 17 October
Four nations meet to resume stalled Afghan peace talks in Oman
Baku-APA. Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and the United States met in Oman on Monday to try to find ways of reviving peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, two officials in Pakistan’s foreign ministry said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:31 17 October
Tomahawks near the DPRK serious challenge to Pyongyang
The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered US submarine, has arrived in the South Korean port of Busan amid the ongoing escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula. According to military expert Dmitry Litovkin, the goal of this submarine is to put extreme pressure on North Korea, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:49 14 October
IAEA: Tehran Implements All Commitments Under Iran Nuclear Deal
The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano said Friday that "Iran is subject to the world’s most robust nuclear verification regime" pointing out that Tehran implements all the commitments under the nuclear deal, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:21 14 October
France's Azoulay wins UNESCO director general election
The United Nations’ cultural agency has selected France’s Audrey Azoulay as its new director general, two diplomatic sources said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:15 13 October
UN secretary general ‘deeply regrets’ US pulling out of UNESCO
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres deeply regrets the US withdrawal from the UN"s cultural organization UNESCO, given the major role it has played in it, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq told TASS on Thursday, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
21:49 12 October
US flies bombers over Korean peninsula with South Korean, Japanese fighter jets
The US military flew two Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday amid high tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, South Korea’s military said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:12 11 October
Prospects of Belarus-Azerbaijan military, technical cooperation discussed in Minsk
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov to discuss the prospects of military and technical cooperation, APA reported citing BelTA.
13:29 09 October
US addicted to imposing sanctions but Iran is immunized: Zarif
Amid US President Donald Trump’s threats to pull out of the historic nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is addicted to imposing sanctions but after four decades of such bans Iran is invulnerable, APA reports quoting Press TV.
23:46 07 October
Mexico warns U.S. against 'protectionist war,' peso weakens
Mexican officials warned on Thursday that U.S. proposals in ongoing NAFTA negotiations would result in protectionism and higher prices rather than free trade, as concerns about the future of the deal helped drag the peso to four-month lows, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:58 06 October
Trump expected to declare Iran noncompliant with nuclear deal
The Washington Post has reported that White House sources believe US President Donald Trump will not provide certification that Iran is following the 2015 nuclear deal, opening the door for a US exit from the deal and more intense sanctions against the Islamic Republic, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:03 06 October
Trump says foreign country planning to build five U.S. auto industry factories
President Donald Trump said in a speech on tax reform on Wednesday that a foreign leader told him at the United Nations last week that his country was soon going to announce five new factories in the United States in the automobile industry, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:10 28 September
UNHCR alarmed at violence against Rohingyas in Sri Lanka
The United Nations on Wednesday raised concern for the safety of Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers in Sri Lanka after Buddhist monks and hardline nationalists forced them to flee a U.N. shelter in the capital Colombo, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:29 27 September
UN chief welcomes recent meeting of Azerbaijani, Armenian FMs
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomes the recent meetings in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly between the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs and the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General said in a statement on Sept. 26.
14:04 27 September
Tillerson to meet Cuba's foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez later on Tuesday, the Department of State said, at a time of heightening tensions between the old Cold War foes, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:28 27 September