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Caucasus

The Caucasus, or Caucasia, is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and south western Russia. [Wikipedia]

Turkey hails Azerbaijan's show of unity against virus

ANKARA Turkey on Saturday hailed a gesture by neighboring Azerbaijan in the capital Baku honoring the countries’ cooperation against coronavirus. “As part of the mutual fight against COVID-19, Turkish and Azerbaijani...

Georgia reports 1st death from coronavirus

TBILISI Georgia announced Saturday its first death from coronavirus as the total number of infections reached 156. Levan Ratiani, the director of the First University Clinic of Tbilisi State Medical University,...

Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia sign Tbilisi statement

ANKARA/TBILISI, Georgia The foreign ministers of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia assessed progress made in trilateral cooperation and discussed recent regional and global developments in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Monday.  Turkish...

Turkey, Azerbaijan inaugurate gas pipeline project

ANKARA    The Turkish and Azeri presidents on Saturday inaugurated the Europe link of the strategic Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP). The ceremony was held in the northwestern Turkish province of...

Turkey praises cooperation with Georgia

ANKARA Turkey's president on Thursday praised the country's economic and strategic cooperation with Georgia. "Unfortunately, our relations that we have maintained at the level of strategic partnership have been suspended. Today,...

Georgia’s prime minister to visit Turkey Thursday

ANKARA Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia will visit Turkey on Thursday, according to the Turkish Communications Directorate. In a statement, the directorate said Gakharia’s first official visit to Turkey after taking...

Azerbaijan condemns US vote on Armenian claims

US House of Representatives' resolution on recognizing claims of 1915 events 'biased, unjust', says Azerbaijan's top official

Defense ministers' meeting held in Azerbaijan

BAKU Top military officials and defense ministers gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday for a meeting. The Council of Defense Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a regional Eurasian...

Top Turkmen diplomat touts non-aligned summit

ANKARA A recent summit in Azerbaijan made it possible to constructively consider the role and place of the non-aligned movement in the modern world, said the foreign minister of Turkmenistan...

Summit of Non-Aligned Movement launches in Azerbaijan

ANKARA As many as two dozen heads of state and governments have arrived in Baku on Thursday, the capital of Azerbaijan, to attend a two-day summit of the Non-Aligned Movement...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...