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Putin to discuss draft budget for 2017-2019 with government

Russian President set the task to ensure the macro-economic conditions that will encourage the growth of the national economy and the preservation of the trends to reduce inflation
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Findings in WADA Independent Commission’s first report unchanged
The European Union (EU) has allocated 14.5 million euros for Azerbaijan as part of the program on the country’s regional development.
Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian discussed the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.
Slain South African hostage, Pierre Korkie, will be remembered in a new Netflix show set to be released on Friday.
Those who agreed to lay down weapons have been amnestied, the ministry said
The Russian top diplomat stresses military operations will go on until eastern Aleppo is liberated from militants
Schedule of events in the week from 12 to 18 December:
Earlier, the country’s parliament voted for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye
Jubilant South Koreans celebrated with cheers, hugs and selfies, after lawmakers voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-pedalling scandal.
The format of the OSCE Minsk Group has full consistency regarding the continuation of efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of previously agreed principles
The foreign minister says the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has carried out a very important work in Ukraine
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's visit to Moscow on Dec. 5-6 demonstrated Ankara's intention not only to restore its relations with Moscow, which had been undermined by the downing of a Russia
The issue of Azerbaijanis, who were taken hostage by Armenians in occupied Kalbajar district of Azerbaijan, is on the agenda.
Hungarian authorities have closed a camp for illegal migrants 30 km west of Budapest in the town of Bicske, according to the BBC.
Freedom Party leader (PVV) Geert Wilders has been found guilty of inciting discrimination against Dutch Moroccans in an election speech....
"Naturally, the deal was carried out under intensive legal supervision," the Kremlin spokesman stressed
The Kremlin expects that Russia and the United States will reach an agreement on settling the crisis in Syria’s Aleppo, the withdrawal of civilians from the city and deliveries of humanitarian cargoes
Bulgaria’s National Electricity Company has repaid its $601.6 mln euro debt
Impeached South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologised Friday for the political “chaos” in the country and urged the government to remain vigilant on the economy and national security.
National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has called on the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) to provide data of electronic declarations of officials.
The International Monetary Fund has not yet decided on the date of the Board of Directors meeting on Ukraine and does not rule out that the discussions of Ukraine’s reform program will be postpo
Slovenia's industrial output in October was 0.6% lower compared to the previous month, but it was still 6.6% higher than in October 2015, the Statistics Office said on Friday.
OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier commented on designing investigation mechanisms in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone.
Three kings who had all once languished in the Castle of Good Hope’s gloomy cells now stand tall on its grounds. [PICTURES]
Russia's main literary prize, the Big Book prize, has been awarded to Leonid Yuzefovich for his novel The Winter Road, about the Russian Civil War. The author was presented with the award at a ceremon
Ukraine's Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry has said that around 30% of the cost of Ukrainian-made agricultural machinery with the localization level of 50% could be refunded from the budget.
President Jacob Zuma on Friday called on public servants and representatives of state-owned enterprises to respect and account fully to Parliament.
The investigation department of Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) in Sumy region on December 6, 2016 notified the former board chairman and readjustment manager of public joint-stock company Sumykhimp
The Co-Chair countries are prepared to host a meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan when they are ready.
Azerbaijan has long ago expressed readiness for a meeting with the Armenian delegation in Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), however, Armenians have always avoided it
Armenia and the World Bank signed a US$50 million development policy finance operation to support the Government’s reforms program across key economic areas.
The last of four boys who discovered the Lascaux cave paintings, a stunning display of prehistoric art in southwest France, will visit a new replica of the site Saturday. Simon Coencas, now 89, will j
At the Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine on Thursday First Deputy Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, Lieutenant-General Vasyl Servatiuk and Vice President of

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