Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts
Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:40 25 June
Tens of thousands have fled violence in Congo Republic
More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last year, a joint U.N. and government statement said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:30 25 June
Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in Kazan
Team Mexico cruised past Russia with 2-1 win in the third and final group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, knocking the hosts out from further battle for the trophy, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:05 24 June
8 Emirati princesses sentenced for mistreating servants
Eight princesses from the United Arab Emirates were convicted Friday by a court in Belgium for "human trafficking and exploiting their servants", APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:46 24 June
Theresa May vows 'settled' status for EU expats in post-Brexit UK
UK Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to give EU expats living in Britain a settled status after the nation leaves the bloc in two years, APA reports citing Sputnik.
06:52 23 June
Azerbaijan provides aid to four countries stricken by famine threat
The Republic of Azerbaijan through Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided financial aid in the amount of 50,000 USD via the United Nations for the people in Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and north-eastern Nigeria stricken by famine threat as the result of humanitarian crisis unfolding this year.
16:56 22 June
Cuban FM: Trump's statements on Cuba do not conflict earlier agreements
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla said that one of the factors that prompted Obama to enter into a dialogue with Cuba was the strong, unanimous consensus of the Latin American and Caribbean countries that advocated the cancellation of the economic blockade of Cuba and opposed its exclusion from global political processes.
03:54 22 June
U.N. chief set to name new Libya envoy after rare contentious search
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was set to name a former Lebanese culture minister as new U.N. envoy to Libya, ending an unusually contentious four-month search that followed U.S. rejection of his first suggestion, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:28 17 June
Syrian army declares 48-hour cease-fire in Daraa city
The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in the southern city of Deraa for 48 hours from Saturday, as mediators announced two separate attempts to convene new peace talks next month, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:26 17 June
Putin says not surprised over US Senate’s attempts to tighten anti-Russian sanctions
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he is not surprised over the attempts in the US Senate to tighten sanctions against Russia for no apparent reason.
14:04 15 June
Hikmat Hajiyev: Armenia has particular fear of phrase ‘substantive talks’
APA presents interview with Hikmat Hajiyev, Spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
19:00 13 June
Qatar 'extremely comfortable' despite sanctions, markets stabilize
Qatar's financial markets stabilized on Monday after a week of losses as the government showed it could keep the economy running in the face of sanctions by its neighbors, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:31 13 June
Foreign minister: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must be settled based on Azerbaijan’s sovereignty
At the meeting, the sides expressed their satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Australia and increasing of mutual visits during last periods, the ministry told APA.
18:28 12 June
Mammadyarov: Karabakh conflict must be resolved on basis of UN resolutions
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must be resolved on the basis of the relevant resolutions of the United Nations, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov told a press conference following his meeting with his Estonian counterpart Sven Mikser, APA reported.
14:15 12 June
Trump calls on Qatar to stop "funding" terrorism
Taking what appeared to be a different position to Trump's hard line, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made clear on Friday he expected all parties to end the crisis, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:22 10 June
US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade
The U.S.' top diplomat on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to ease a blockade on Qatar while calling on Doha to do more to end its alleged support of terror groups, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:00 10 June
UN: Azerbaijan pays special attention to gender equality
The United Nations Office in Azerbaijan and the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development co-organized a panel discussion on the theme "Sustainable Development Goals: Women and Development” on Friday, APA reported.
12:55 09 June
North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles as South Korea delays THAAD
North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure to rein in its weapons program, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
06:26 08 June
Ambassador of Cultural Association ‘Simurgh’ from US joins Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform
Arif Guliyev, the ambassador of the Azerbaijani Cultural Association ‘Simurgh’ from the US, has made a statement about joining the Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform.
12:44 07 June
Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar
Jordan will downgrade diplomatic relations with Qatar, following the example of several nations in the Arab world, Amman said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:04 07 June