Officials sources in Uzbekistan refute rumors about the death of President Islam Karimov. The information about the arrest of a number of government officials has not received official confirmation either. As for the situation in general, the streets of Tashkent are quiet and peaceful
The forces of the Turkish army have struck at least 224 blows on 63 targets of Islamic State militants in Syria. Armored formations of the Turkish army were concentrated in the area of the Syrian city of Jarablus. Turkey had officially informed Russia about the start of the operation in the north of Syria
The Turkish authorities would release 38,000 prisoners on parole. In particular, it goes about the prisoners, who have less than two years left to serve and those who showed good behavior. Those convicted of murder, domestic violence, crimes against the state and crimes of sexual nature will not be amnestied
Representatives of a previously unknown Syrian group stated that they had at their disposal five bodies that allegedly belong to the pilots of the Russian Mi-8 helicopter that had been downed above Syria on August 1. The group also demonstrated the documents that allegedly identify the crew of the downed helicopter
Israeli officials, with the backing of police, violence and tractors are delineating the Jewish settlement of Hiran - over the homes of the Bedouin villagers of Um el Hiran. We have become accustomed to the Israeli Government rhetoric saying that it cannot provide for "every home on every hilltop" so the Bedouin villagers must move into towns.
The role of Russia in the world has been growing after a long period of retreat in international affairs, when it was believed that Russia's interests in foreign policy were limited to the countries of the former Soviet Union. The Americans assumed that Russia had left the international political arena
A few days after the coup in Turkey, many started wonder which countries could benefit from what happened in the country. Sowing chaos in Eurasia is part of the US global strategy. Yet, the United States is not involved in everything that has been going on lately. Organizing such an event is quite difficult without a leak of information
More than 290 people were killed in the military coup attempt in Turkey, spokespeople for the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. More than 100 of the victims are participants of the coup, RBC reports. More than 1,400 others were injured in violent clashes. Earlier reports indicated 265 deaths, including 104 coup members
"If this is how France struggles against terrorism under the condition of a state of emergency, one may only shudder at the thought of how this miserable struggle would be conducted under the conditions of normal life when the state of emergency is lifted. Here, we deal with a perverse form of tolerance
Five policemen were killed and six were seriously injured as a result of the sniper attack in Dallas that occurred as local residents were protesting against police violence. Some Americans are calling for war, while others urge everyone for unity. The latest events in the United States look very much like the "revolution of dignity" in Ukraine
US authorities took no adequate measures in connection with the attack on the CIA base, a US diplomatic mission. President Obama knew about the plans to attack the embassy in Benghazi. Obama was informed about the need to conduct the rescue operation, but the president decided not to hold it for unknown reasons
The news about the tragic death of 14 children that occurred during a boat on Syamozero Lake in Russia's Karelia Republic, came as a shock to the nation. Who is guilty of what happened in Karelia? Was it the camp administration, who agreed for a boat trip under dangerous weather conditions?
A unit of French special forces stopped a bus with Russian football fans aboard. The bus was traveling to Lille, for Russia-Slovakia match that is going to take place in the city as part of the Euro-2016 tournament on June 15. The Russians refused to leave the bus and asked for an interpreter and explanations