|.|| The Turkish firm Vestel has had its application to buy a laser designator for its new local drones from the US firm West-Cam denied after the US administration refused permission.
West-Cam asked the US adminstration for permisson but this was
|.|| The third Caspian Forum kicked off in Istanbul on December 4.
The Forum brought together senior officials, representatives of companies, and leading experts from 30-35 countries.
|.|| South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
Mr Mandela led South Africa’s transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison for his political activities.
|.|| Yanukovych called on Monday for only peaceful rallies and appealed to both protesters and police to observe the law.
“Any bad peace is better than a good war”, he said.
|.|| Two people have been killed and 45 wounded during political violence in the Thai capital, emergency services have said, as the opposition vowed a final push to overthrow the government.
“The confirmed toll
|.|| Uncovering practices of China’s heavy-handed security, a US-based human rights group has revealed the three out of four people arrested in China on suspicion of “endangering state security” last year were from Xinjiang ( aka East Turkistan ) and likely ethnic Uyghurs.
“The level of transparency is quite low,” John Kamm, the founder of the San Francisco-based Dui Hua Foundation, told South China Morning Post on Thursday, November
|.|| Episode 8, Season 3 of the infamous TV show attacks Arabs for no reason! The insulting comment comes out of a Fars Iranian male’s mouth without any relevancy to the show.
Because of the established racist attitude of Fars minority against other nationalities, it is believed that the comment was implemented by Iranian actors or adviser to the show.
|.|| Protesters set fire to the office of Tunisia’s Islamist ruling party Ennahda in the city of Siliana as demonstrations erupted nationwide against tough economic conditions.
General strikes were called in the northwestern city of Siliana, Gafsa and in Gabes, which is along the southeastern coast, calling for greater government investment, the Associated
|.|| Afghan President Hamid Karzai is continuing to say that he will wait until his country’s presidential election in April before signing a security pact with the United States.
In an interview with U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty that aired Wednesday, Karzai said the agreement was in the best interests of his country. But he said the U.S.
The three accused of terrorist attacks during the “Eurovision” in North Azerbaijan sentenced to life imprisonment
|.|| the case of the accused in the preparation of a series of attacks in Azerbaijan on the eve of “Eurovision 2012″ completed in Baku Serious Crimes Court chaired by the judge Hajiyev Afgan. The verdict was read for 29 accused.
According to the verdict, Samir Sanaa and two other persons were sentenced to life imprisonment.
|.|| Those taking part accuse Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of being a puppet for her brother Thaksin, the country’s ex-leader.
Ousted in a 2006 military coup and later convicted of corruption, he lives in self-imposed exile.
|.||A seminar was held in Berlin-Germany concerning the future of Lake Urmu. Lake Urmu has been denied water for decades by Iranian government unreasonably. South Azerbaijanis have been protesting the policy of Iran regarding the lake but protesters have been harshly treated and even sentenced to long term jail time for “acting against the regime”!|
Cemil Hesenli (Jamil Hasanli) Continues His Meetings in US to Discuss Democratization of North Azerbaijan
|.|| Jamil Hasanli, recent presidential candidate of the united opposition of Azerbaijan, continues his visit to the United States as he meets with the US government officials, political experts and civic organizations which show interest to the issues of democratization in Azerbaijan.
On November 19, Jamil Hasanli visited the USAID office and had a meeting with Paige Alexander, USAID Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, and Alexander Sokolowski from the
|.|| The deal between the Islamic state and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia was nailed down after more than four days of negotiations.
“We have reached an agreement,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on his Twitter feed. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius also confirmed the deal.
|.|| The order says: “January 2014 marks the 130th anniversary of Mahammad Amin Rasulzadeh, one of the founders of Azerbaijan People’s Republic, chairman of Azerbaijan National Council.
Governed by paragraph 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of Azerbaijan Republic, with the view of marking the 130th anniversary of Mahammad Amin Rasulzadeh, great socio-political figure