Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday.
Russia writes off over $20bln debt to African countries
Russia decided to write off over $20 billion in debt to African countries, as President Vladimir Putin informed the press following his meeting with his counterpart from Guinea, Thursday.
Dacic in series of bilateral meeting on UNGA sidelines
First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldaev spoke in New York on Tuesday.
According to the Serbian government, they "pointed to the importance of friendly and traditionally good relations between the two countries."
Climate change: Himalayas melting more slowly than expected
Asia’s glaciers are holding out against global warming and are melting more slowly than expected. Extensive studies, carried out with satellites, have shown that the rise in surface temperature of the planet has not yet caused the feared effects on the Himalayan chain.
Bulgarian Dies in Khan Tengri Fall (Update)
The Bulgarian who died on Mount Han Tengri in Tian Shan Mountain, on the border between China, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, was Ivan Todorov, an employee of the Bulgarian National Television (BNT).
The incident happened on 8 August around 00:20. Upon descent from the top, at an altitude of 6,200 meters, Ivan fell though 600 meters onto rocks and died.
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Bulgarian Citizen Has Died at Mount Han Tengri in Tianshan Mountain, Falling from 6200m
A Bulgarian citizen has died at Mount Han Tengri in Tianshan Mountain, on the border between China, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, bTV learned. Foreign ministry confirmed the information. The age and the name of the man are not yet reported.
Bulgaria Might Be Main Supplier of Pharmaceutical Products to Azerbaijan
Bulgarian companies are interested in the Pirallahi Industrial Park and currently exploring the possibilities for future cooperation, according to AzerNews.
Kazakhstan Denies It's in Talks to Send Troops to Syria
Kazakhstan is not conducting negotiations on sending peacekeeping troops to Syria and would only despatch troops there under a United Nations mandate, the Kazakh foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday, cited by Reuters.
Antalya's tourist arrivals soar in April with skyrocketing rise in Russian tourists
The number of tourists visiting the Mediterranean resort of Antalya saw a sharp rise in April with a 40 percent increase since the same month in 2016.
The arrivals from Russia soared 15.5 times during the period, data from the Antalya Governor's Office showed, Doğan News Agency reported on May 2.
Suspect in Russia metro bombing travelled to Turkey, say co-workers
The man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St. Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after travelled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters.