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Boris Johnson calls for Russian Embassy protests during Syria debate

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has used his debut at the House of Commons dispatch box to accuse Russia of bombing an aid convoy in Aleppo, and asked why anti-war activists have not mounted protests outside the Russian Embassy in London. Read Full Article at
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News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned. Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba  area of Lagos Sta
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will chair the session of the country's Security Council.
The sale of the Domžale-based coatings maker Helios to Japan's Kansai Paint gives Slovenia a simple lesson in economics that better companies sell at a better price, the daily Finance points out o
The state will provide equity injections of USD172m and EUR204m to Azerenerji over 2016-2025 to assist the company in repaying its foreign currency loans, Fitch Ratings reported.
Footage has emerged showing the moment that Syrian forces liberated civilians from an area inside Aleppo’s Old City. It comes as the army continues to force rebels out of their last urb
Donald Trump embarked Tuesday on the second leg of an unorthodox “victory tour,” promising tough policies to put the US economy first and boasting of securing a $50 billion Japanese invest
Recreational runners and hikers have a choice of several events this weekend, in the warmer west as well as in the east.
The banks in Romania are among the most profitable lenders in Europe, after having cleaned up most of their non-performing loans, ranking third after banks in Bulgaria and Hungary.
Eurest, the local subsidiary of UK’s food service group Compass, has reached 1,000 employees in Romania and expects about 83 million lei (EUR19 million) revenue in 2016, an increase of 5% on 2015.
China has urged Washington to block Taiwan’s president from passing through the US, after reports said she may stop in New York for talks with Donald Trump’s team, following a protocol-sma
A parliamentary inquiry commission looking into stent purchases by hospitals has started taking testimonies eight months after it was founded. The testimonies by the first witnesses on Tuesday produce
Lucas Perez made the most of a rare start by scoring a hat-trick in Tuesday’s 4-1 rout of Basel that sent Arsenal through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners. The Spaniard missed ov
You might have expected Bernard Cazeneuve, the man who takes over from Manuel Valls as French prime minister, to be the main item of interest in this morning's papers. In fact, he is obliged to play s
A Russian military adviser has died in Syria after shelling in Aleppo ‘by the so-called opposition forces,’ the Russian Ministry of Defense has stated. Read Full Article at
A GANG posing as police officers to rob foreign tourists has been broken up in Madrid, with eight individuals arrested and six vehicles seized.
Iran has increased the number of its ballistic missiles, while increasing their precision-striking capability.
Concerns over the Russia-Japan summit, which will be held on Dec. 15-16, have been growing since September, when the dates of the summit were confirmed.  Both countries fear that something may happen
Photographer Anton Lange, the author of the documentary "The Range. The Caucasus from Sea to Sea", in an exclusive interview with TASS
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $1 billion in private and public sector assistance to expand Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz II, one of the world’s largest gas fields
Putin has ordered to ensure that Russia's economy growth exceeds global rate.
Four heavily armed men allegedly robbed an ATM at the Caltex filling station garage in Doornfontein, making off with an undisclosed amount of money.
According to the new agency, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as the Al-Nusra Front, terrorists turned a school into a workshop to produce toxic chemicals.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Azerbaijan-based utilities company JSC Azerenerji's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB+' and Short-term IDR at 'B'.
Two thieves stole ancient gold ring and three brooches from Balneological museum in Pieš?any.
A man died after being hit by a truck during a service delivery protest in Boksburg.
Unknown cracked window, entered director's room and did not find the money and disappeared.
Foreign Affairs Minister Lazar Comanescu underscored on Tuesday at the NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels the need to continue an active support on behalf of the Alliance for the eastern partners -
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received credentials of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba Alfredo Nieves Portuondo Dec. 7.
Official exchange rates of the US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for Dec. 7 were set at 1.7369 manats and 1.8625 manats, respectively.
A 28-year-old paratrooper sniper Valeriy Chibineev was granted a Star of Hero of Ukraine in August 2016. On the eve of the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, UNIAN talked with the young commander of

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