Traditions of the Kyrgyz people were being formed with the help of economic, trade, domestic and other relations with kindred and other tribes that were closely related to the geography of their ha...

After the coup of 19 March 1953 in the socio-political history of Iran there were fundamental changes: the powers of parliament were limited and the absolute power of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was...

In the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran are two countries that claim to leadership in the region. With a powerful resources and political potential these countries are the...

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The Tajik authorities intend to completely remove the existing limitations on the consumption of electricity. Thus, on January 4, the daily supply of electricity was increased by five hours: that is, from 5 am to 22 pm. According to the National Energy Holding
“Barki Tojik,” plans are afoot to completely abolish all the energy limits in the future.



Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who arrived in the capital of Azerbaijan on an official visit, spent a number of important negotiations. The most important of them were the talks between the Head of the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the President Ilham Aliyev.  As noted in the official press service of the Head of Azerbaijan, "during the meeting of President Ilham Aliyev with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, deep satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Israel in various activities was expressed".


By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran will manufacture at least seven important vaccines during the next four years, Iranian Health Minister, Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said, IRNA news agency reported.

He went on to note that, the country faces a shortage in supplying some needed vaccines, without unveiling any exact details.

Iran was a main vaccine producer and was able to supply all vaccine needs of the region, Qazizadeh Hashemi said, adding that at the present, unfortunately the county has to import its needed vaccine.


The upcoming 2014 presidential election in Afghanistan "is vulnerable to corruption and fraud," an Afghan watchdog said Monday, dpa reported.

Fraud, ballot stuffing, misuse of government resources by candidates and abuse of government positions are among the concerns, said Yama Torabi, a member of the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee.

Reviews have identified monitoring gaps that create opportunities for fraud and corruption, he said in a press conference.


Israeli negotiators have told their Palestinian counterparts that the Separation Wall that cuts through the occupied West Bank will serve as the border of a future Palestinian state, local media reports said Al JAzeera reported.

Just hours before US Secretary of State John Kerry's arrival for top-level talks on ongoing direct peace negotiations on Tuesday, two press reports said the Israeli team had made the proposal.


The so-called Syrian opposition was created by the neighbouring countries of Turkey and Saudi Arabia, adviser to the Syrian president Buseyn Shaaban said in an interview on the Russia Today TV channel on Wednesday.

According to Shaaban, there are groups and gangs created by third forces in Syria, rather than the opposition.


The Turkish population disapproves of the fact that boys and girls live in co-ed student hostels in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said, TRT Haber TV channel reported.

According to the Deputy Prime Minister, the separation of students' hostels for boys and girls shouldn't be perceived as an intervention in personal life.

"Currently, the government is not engaged in this issue, but in the housing will be separated," Bozdag said.

According to Bozdag, this step doesn't contradict the country's constitution.


Turkey has been waiting 50 years for accession to the EU, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during his official visit to Finland, TRT Haber TV channel reported on Wednesday.

According to Erdogan, despite the fact that Turkey beats some European countries in economic development, double standards are held against Turkey.

He also stressed that Ankara has done everything necessary for accession.

Earlier, Turkish President Abdullah Gul said it is possible that Turkey will not want to be an EU member.


Iranian delegation headed by country's deputy Foreign minister Abbas Araqchi has today morning left for Geneva, Fars news agency reported on Nov. 6.

The Iranian side has already arrived in Geneva for talks with P5+1 group on Iran's nuclear program.

The U.S. and its Western allies suspect Iran of developing a nuclear weapon - something that Iran denies. The Islamic Republic has on numerous occasions stated that it does not seek to develop nuclear weapons, using nuclear energy for medical researches instead.


Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Reza Faraji Dana will be questioned in Iranian parliament, Member of parliament's Education and Research Commission, Abdolvahid Fayyazi said, IRNA news agency reported on Nov. 6.

According to the report, some 60 MPs have signed the question bill.

Fayyazi said that the issue of questioning the minister came up due to his unprofessional appointments of deputy minister and other officials.